Mary Thomas BROOKS

HAIRSTON.org ID#118, b. 22 June 1845
Father*Thomas B. BROOKS1 b. 5 May 1816, d. 12 Jan 1860
Mother*Sarah Alsey HAIRSTON b. 12 Jun 1817, d. 13 Jun 1883
Birth*Mary Thomas BROOKS was born on 22 June 1845 in Mississippi.2,3,4,5 
She was the daughter of Thomas B. BROOKS and Sarah Alsey HAIRSTON.1 
Census 1850Mary Thomas BROOKS appeared on the 1850 census of Thomas B. BROOKS on 1 June 1850 in Lowndes County, Mississippi; Thomas B 34 GA, Sarah A 32 VA, Harriet E 15 MS (see Note), Mary T 4 MS, Hardin H 3 MS, James T W Brooks 15 VA (see Note), Samuel Thomas 45 SC (Overseer); Note: both Harriet and James were born 7 years before Thomas and Sarah were married and they are not listed in the Harden Bible with their other children. They could be from a previous relationship.1

 
Census 1860Mary Thomas BROOKS appeared on the 1860 census of Sarah Alsey HAIRSTON on 10 August 1860 in Crawford, Lowndes County, Mississippi; Ailsie Brooks 40 VA, Mary 14 MS, Harden 12 MS, Sallie 4 MS.6

 
Marriage*Mary Thomas BROOKS married William H. HELM on 22 November 1866 in Noxubee County, Mississippi.4,7,2 
Census 1870Mary Thomas BROOKS appeared on the 1870 census of William H. HELM on 30 June 1870 in Brooksville, Noxubee County, Mississippi.3

 
Census 1880Mary Thomas BROOKS appeared on the 1880 census of Sarah Alsey HAIRSTON on 11 June 1880 in Beat 5, Noxubee County, Mississippi; Mrs S A Brooks 62 VA, Belle Brooks 20 MS daughter, Mrs M T Helm 33 MS daughter, Watt Helm 9 MS grandson, Ada Hairston 17 AL niece, and 2 servants.4

 
Census 1900Mary Thomas BROOKS appeared on the 1900 census of William H. HELM on 7 June 1900 in Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi.5

 
Census 1910*Mary Thomas BROOKS appeared on the census of 1910 in Brooksville, Noxubee County, Mississippi, Mary T 64 (born in MS, widowed, 2 children, 1 living), Sarah B. Brooks 55 (born in MS, sister, single).8

 

Family

William H. HELM b. Mar 1844
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S55] Harden Hairston Family Bible, 1750-1908. The Holy Bible containing The Old & New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues,.....J. Holbrook's Sterotype Copy., Eighth Edition, Brattleborough, (Vt.), 1817, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  3. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S76] Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Ancestry.com.
  8. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited18 Mar 2019