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IDA MATILDA BROOKS (2.3.3.9) is the daughter of Isaac Turner Brooks and Mary Frances (Wynn) Brooks.  Ida was born on April 27, 1859 in Columbus, Georgia.  On February 11, 1877, Ida Brooks married Isaac Tamblin King in Muscogee County, Georgia.  Isaac was born on October 3, 1853 in Talbot County, Georgia and is the son of Tamblin King and Sophia (Dimon) King.  Isaac and Ida King were the parents of five children:

  Eula Buford King (2.3.3.9.1), b. April 23, 1878, Muscogee County, Georgia
  Claude Adele King (2.3.3.9.2), b. March 31, 1880, Muscogee County, Georgia
  Effie Estelle King (2.3.3.9.3), b. February 7, 1884, Muscogee County, Georgia
  George Lewis King (2.3.3.9.4), b. January 22, 1887, Muscogee County, Georgia
  Ralph Irwin King (2.3.3.9.5), b. August 14, 1893, Midland, Georgia

From 1880 to 1900, Isaac and Ida King lived in Muscogee County, Georgia.  Ida (Brooks) King died on October 13, 1934 in Columbus, Georgia and Isaac Tamblin King died on November 21, 1937.  Both were buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.

References:  1)  1880 and 1900 Censuses, Muscogee County, Georgia  2)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  3)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  4)  Letter, Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. to Robert Casey, July 24, 1982

EULA BUFORD KING (2.3.3.9.1) is the son of Isaac Tamblin King and Ida Matilda (Brooks) King.  Buford was born on April 23, 1878 in Muscogee County, Georgia.  On October 9, 1907, Buford King first married Susan “Susie” Lee Hamer in Muscogee County, Georgia.  Susie was born on January 26, 1880 in Muscogee County, Georgia and is the daughter of George Washington Hamer and Frances Margaret (Parker) Hamer.  Buford and Susie King were the parents of three children:

  Infant
  George William King, b. 1910, d. 1913
  Infant

Susie (Hamer) King died on October 21, 1913 in Columbus, Georgia and was buried there in the Linwood Cemetery.  On November 7, 1915, Buford King married a second time to Lillian Irene Glenn in Columbus, Georgia.  Lillian was born on September 3, 1894 in Muscogee County, Georgia.  Buford and Lillian King were the parents of five children:

  E. Buford King, Jr. (2.3.3.9.1.1), b. September 16, 1918, Columbus, Georgia
  Edwin Vernon King (2.3.3.9.1.2), b. December 23, 1920
  Everett Glenn King, b. December 23, 1920
  Jack Frederick King (2.3.3.9.1.4), b. September 8, 1922, Columbus, Georgia
  James Perry King (2.3.3.9.1.5), b. July 12, 1924, Columbus, Georgia

Buford King, Sr. died on January 23, 1959 in Columbus, Georgia and Lillian (Glenn) King died on April 5, 1981.  Both were buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.  Everett Glenn King died in France without children on August 15, 1944.

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References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Letter, Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. to Robert Casey, July 10, 1980;  3)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  4)  Irene (King) Nixon to Bernice (Brooks) Casey, November, 1984

E. BUFORD KING, JR. (2.3.3.9.1.1) is the son of E. Buford King and Lillian Irene (Glenn) King.  Buford was born on September 16, 1918 in Columbus, Georgia.  On September 22, 1945, Buford King married Rebecca Money Hardaway in Columbus, Georgia and they were the parents of three children:

  Rebecca Hardaway King, b. April 30, 1947
  E. Buford King, III, b. October 21, 1949
  Lillian Glenn King, b. July 24, 1955

Buford King, Jr. lives in Midland, Georgia.  On September 6, 1969, Rebecca King married Robert Wilkinson Speir in Columbus, Georgia.  Robert and Rebecca Speir live in Charlotte, North Carolina and they have two children:  -  Robert Wilkinson Speir, Jr., b. January 10, 1973,  -  Benjamin King Speir, b. May 11, 1976.  On August 11, 1973, Buford King, III married Mary Patricia Ward in Columbus, Georgia.  Buford and Mary King live in Columbus and they have two children:  -  Elizabeth Glenn King, b. November 15, 1976,  -  Rebecca Hardaway King, b. October 28, 1979.  On August 20, 1977, Lillian King married John Whatley Springer in Columbus, Georgia.  John is the son of Curtis H. Springer.  John and Lillian Springer have one daughter:  -  Lillian Glenn Springer, b. June 28, 1982, Columbus, Georgia.

References:  1)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  2)  Letter, Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. to Robert Casey, July 24, 1982

EDWIN VERNON KING (2.3.3.9.1.2) is the son of E. Buford King and Lillian Irene (Glenn) King.  Edwin was born on September 23, 1920.  Edwin married Mrs. Charmayne and they are the parents of four children:

  Michele Vernon King
  Kevin King
  Michael Morris King
  Edwin Vernon King, Jr.

Mrs. King had another daughter by her previous marriage, Cherie Minatra King, and she is now married.  Mrs. King died on October 28, 1965 in Clovis, New Mexico and was buried in Dallas, Texas.  Edwin King, Sr. is a Colonel in the United States Air Force and lives in Miami, Florida.  On May 23, 1976, Michele King married in Austin, Texas to William Mather McKellar of Beaumont, Texas.  Kevin, Michael and Edwin are single.

Reference:  1)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981

JACK FREDERICK KING (2.3.3.9.1.4) is the son of E. Buford King and Lillian Irene (Glenn) King.  Jack was born on September 8, 1922 in Columbus, Georgia.  On October 10, 1947, Jack King married Wistar Morris Watts in Lynchburg, Virginia and they are the parents of three children:

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  Jack Frederick King, Jr., b. March 4, 1949
  Langhorne Glenn King, b. July 23, 1951
  Thomas Watts King, b. October 4, 1954

Jack King, Sr. lives in Columbus, Georgia.  On June 8, 1973, Jack King, Jr. married Jane Blackman Buchanan of Nashville, Tennessee and they have one daughter:  -  Rachel Courtney King, b. August 4, 1978.  On August 21, 1976, Langhorne King married in Columbus, Georgia to Robert Brundred Murray of Earlysville, Virginia and they have two children:  -  Thomas Bradley Murray, b. June 9, 1979,  -  Wistar Watts Murray, b. September 25, 1980.  On June 17, 1978, Thomas King married Anne Everett Russell.  They live in Columbus, Georgia and have no children.

Reference:  1)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 29, 1981

JAMES PERRY KING (2.3.3.9.1.5) is the son of E. Buford King and Lillian Irene (Glenn) King.  James was born on July 12, 1924 in Columbus, Georgia.  On October 15, 1949, James King married Mary Edna Simmons in Tallahassee, Florida.  Mary was born on March 10, 1929 in Tallahassee, Florida and is the daughter of John “Jack” Whiteford Simmons and Sarah Irene (Scott) Simmons.  James and Mary King are the parents of four children:

  James Perry King, Jr., b. November 13, 1951, Columbus, Georgia
  Everett Glenn King, b. June 11, 1953, Tallahassee, Florida
  Frances Irene King, b. September 13, 1957, Tallahassee, Florida
  Robert Simmons King, b. May 8, 1959, Tallahassee, Florida

James King, Sr. lives in Tifton, Georgia.  On September 3, 1983, James King, Jr. married Kathleen Palombo and they have one son:  -  James Joseph King, b. September 23, 1984, Sanford, Maine.  On July 22, 1978, Everett King married Rosangela Maria Vieira.  Rosangela was born on April 13, 1954 in Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brasil and is the daughter of Joao Batista Vieira and Oraide (Ferreira) Vieira.  Everett and Rosangela King have two children:  -  Natalie Vieira King, b. August 5, 1980, Bryan, Texas,  -  Kristi Irene King, b. November 20, 1981, Longview, Texas.  On June 5, 1982, Irene King married Toby Lee Nixon.  Robert King died as a child on June 28, 1972.

References:  1)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  2)  Letter, Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. to Robert Casey, July 24, 1982;  3)  Irene (King) Nixon to Bernice (Brooks) Casey, November, 1984

CLAUDE ADELE KING (2.3.3.9.2) is the daughter of Isaac Tamblin King and Ida Matilda (Brooks) King.  Adele was born on March 31, 1880 in Muscogee County, Georgia.  In 1900, Adele King married James Kyle Harris.  James and Adele Harris were the parents of one son:

  Willie Kyle Harris, b. 1903

On October 30, 1912, Adele married a second time in Columbus, Georgia to Jesse Thomas Smith and they had no children.  Adele (King) Smith died on May 3, 1974 and was buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.  Willie Kyle Harris died in 1909.

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References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981

EFFIE ESTELLE KING (2.3.3.9.3) is the daughter of Isaac Tamblin King and Ida Matilda (Brooks) King.  Effie was born on February 7, 1884 in Muscogee County, Georgia.  On March 23, 1912, Effie King married George Stanford Hamer.  George was born on August 5, 1884 in Midland, Georgia.  George and Effie Hamer were the parents of three children:

  Sarah Teasdale Hamer (2.3.3.9.3.1), b. September 19, 1913, Columbus, Georgia
  Claire King Hamer, b. July 10, 1915
  George Stanford Hamer, Jr., b. October 15, 1922

George Hamer, Sr. died on January 13, 1962 and Effie (King) Hamer died on April 24, 1968.  Both were buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.  Claire Hamer died on October 29, 1920.  George Stanford Hamer, Jr. married Leah Desportes (born February 7, 1929 in Columbus, Georgia) and they have one son:  -  George Stanford Hamer, III, b. September 20, 1952.  George and Leah Hamer live in Columbus, Georgia.

References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981

SARAH TEASDALE HAMER (2.3.3.9.3.1) is the daughter of George Stanford Hamer and Effie Estelle (King) Hamer.  Sarah was born September 19, 1913 in Columbus, Georgia.  On June 20, 1937, Sarah Hamer married Jack Slayton Copelan (born July 7, 1914 in Greensboro, Georgia).  Jack and Sarah Copelan were the parents of two sons:

  Jack Slayton Copelan, Jr., b. June 5, 1939
  George Delamar Copelan, b. January 9, 1944, Columbus, Georgia

On August 28, 1964, Jack Copelan, Jr. married in Dadeville, Alabama to Miriam Jacqueline Byars of Columbus, Georgia.  Jack and Miriam Copelan live in Columbus and have two children:  -  James Stanford Copelan, b. April 17, 1969,  -  Miriam Joy Copelan, b. October 2, 1973.  On February 1, 1969, George Copelan married in Columbus, Georgia to Ethelyn Williams Riley of Columbus and they had two children:  -  George Delamar Copelan, Jr., b. December 25, 1971,  -  Cora LaDelle Copelan, b. November 13, 1972.  George and Ethelyn were later divorced and George still lives in Columbus, Georgia.

References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  3)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981

GEORGE LEWIS KING (2.3.3.9.4) is the son of Isaac Tamblin King and Ida Matilda (Brooks) King.  George was born on January 22, 1887 in Muscogee County, Georgia.  On December 11, 1912, George King married Lydia Lockhart (born November 5, 1893).  George and Lydia King were the parents of three children:

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  George Lewis King, Jr. (2.3.3.9.4.1), b. September 18, 1913
  Benjamin H. King, b. July 15, 1915
  William Walter King (2.3.3.9.4.3), b. July 15, 1915

George King, Sr. died on December 10, 1930 and was buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.  Lydia (Lockhart) King later married Edward Haines.  Lydia (Lockhart) Haines died on March 20, 1958 and was buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.  Benjamin King died in 1915.

References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981

GEORGE LEWIS KING, JR. (2.3.3.9.4.1) is the son of George Lewis King and Lydia (Lockhart) King.  George was born on September 18, 1913.  On November 24, 1935, George King married in Columbus, Georgia to Marjorie Elizabeth Sykes of Columbus, Georgia and they were the parents of one son:

  George Lewis King, III, b. October 18, 1937

George and Marjorie King were later divorced.  In 1945, George King married a second time to Carolyn Virginia Woodall (born March 2, 1920).  George and Carolyn King were the parents of two children:

  William Thomas King, b. September 6, 1946
  Ralph Irwin King, b. June 21, 1948

George and Carolyn King were later divorced.  On September 17, 1981, George King, Jr. remarried his first wife, Mrs. Marjorie (Sykes) Search in Columbus, Georgia.  George King, III married Nancy Beth Chamberlin of Bangor, Pennsylvania.  George and Nancy King live in Media, Pennsylvania and they have three children:  -  James Albert King, b. April 28, 1959,  -  George Lewis King, IV, b. January 6, 1964,  -  Randall Chamberlin King, b. February 27, 1967.  On May 29, 1971, William King married in Columbus, Georgia to Susan Singleton Perrott of Columbus and they have one daughter:  -  Courtney Lockhart King, b. December 21, 1977.  William King lives in Atlanta, Georgia.  On May 25, 1977, Ralph King married in New York City, New York to Alexandra Veronica McKenna of New York and they have two children:  -  Tarver McKenna King, b. June 28, 1978,  -  Christopher Holmes King, b. August 14, 1979.

References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  3)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  4)  Letter, Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. to Robert Casey, March 23, 1982

WILLIAM WALTER KING (2.3.3.9.4.3) is the son of George Lewis King and Lydia (Lockhart) King.  William was born on July 15, 1915.  On June 5, 1945, William King married Elizabeth Virginia Kehoe (born May 9, 1918) in Toledo, Ohio.  William and Elizabeth Key are the parents of two daughters:

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  Diane Louise King, b. July 8, 1944
  Dorothy Kehoe King, b. May 4, 1946

William King died on August 8, 1972 and was buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.  On October 29, 1977, Elizabeth (Kehoe) King married again to William B. Fortson and lives in Columbus, Georgia.  On October 29, 1963, Diane King married Robert Spence Yarbrough in Athens, Georgia and they had one daughter:  -  Elizabeth A. Yarbrough, b. November 25, 1964.  Robert and Diane Yarbrough were later divorced.  On December 5, 1970, Diane married a second time to Major Richard Ardeen Foss and they have two children:  -  Lydia Warren Foss, b. 1972,  -  William Richard Foss, b. April 15, 1974.  Diane (King) Foss died on April 7, 1982 in Colorado Springs, Colorado and was buried in the Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia.  On September 20, 1969, Dorothy King married in Columbus, Georgia to Charles N. Rambo of Columbus, Georgia and they have two children:  -  Charles N. Rambo, Jr., b. July 28, 1972,  -  William Walter Rambo, b. August 27, 1974.  Dorothy (King) Rambo lives in Columbus, Georgia.

References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Additions and Corrections by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  3)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981;  4)  Letter, Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. to Robert Casey, July 24, 1982

RALPH IRWIN KING (2.3.3.9.5) is the son of Isaac Tamblin King and Ida Matilda (Brooks) King.  Ralph was born on August 14, 1893 in Midland, Georgia.  On August 19, 1930, Ralph King married Martha Rogers Brooks in Columbus, Georgia.  Martha was born on August 14, 1905 in Glascock County, Georgia and is the daughter of John Reese Brooks and Mary Julia (Gibson) Brooks.  Ralph and Martha King were the parents of two children:

  Martha Rogers King, b. July 8, 1931
  Mary Matilda King, b. November 9, 1940

Ralph King was in the grocery business in Columbus.  Ralph King died on August 22, 1971 and Martha (Brooks) King died on September 16, 1980.  Both died in Columbus, Georgia and both were buried there in the Parkhill Cemetery.  On October 23, 1954, Martha King married in Columbus, Georgia to Dr. William Johnston Cunningham and they have two children:  -  William Johnston Cunningham, Jr., b. September 14, 1955,  -  Martha Brooks Cunningham, b. January 10, 1958.  William and Martha Cunningham live in Columbus, Georgia.  On April 3, 1965, Mary King married in Columbus, Georgia to Robert Harris Smalley, Jr. and they have three children:  -  Robert Harris Smalley, III, b. January 4, 1967,  -  Ralph King Smalley, b. October 15, 1969,  -  Mary Brooks Smalley, b. January 27, 1971.  Robert Smalley, Jr. has another daughter, Janet Smalley, from a previous marriage.  Robert and Mary Smalley live in Griffin, Georgia.

References:  1)  “Brooks and Kindred Families,” by Ida Brooks Kellam, 1950;  2)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 30, 1981

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ISAAC CHENEY BROOKS (2.3.3.10) is the son of Isaac Turner Brooks and Mary Frances (Wynn) Brooks.  Isaac was born on April 27, 1859 in Georgia.  On October 30, 1878, Isaac Brooks married Sarah A. Hoopaugh in Muscogee County, Georgia.  Sarah was born in October of 1857 in Columbus, Georgia and is the daughter of John M. Hoopaugh.  Isaac and Sarah Brooks were the parents of eleven children:

  Henry Cheney Brooks, b. November, 1879, Georgia
  Kathy Bethune Brooks, b. 1881
  William Elmore Brooks, b. April, 1883
  Robert Paul Brooks, b. August, 1884
  Isaac Joseph Brooks, b. 1888
  Charles Richard Brooks, b. March, 1893
  Mary Matilda Brooks, b. April, 1895
  Rosa May Brooks, b. December, 1896
  Sam Turner Brooks (2.3.3.10.9), b. January, 1899, Girard, Alabama
  Sarah Elizabeth Brooks, b. March, 1900
  Harry Freeman Brooks

In 1880, Isaac and Sarah Brooks were living in Muscogee County, Georgia.  Isaac Cheney Brooks was a grocer.  Isaac Brooks died on December 12, 1911 in Columbus, Georgia and was buried there in the Linwood Cemetery.  Sarah (Hoopaugh) Brooks died in 1944 in Lakeland, Florida and was buried there in the Oak Hill Cemetery.  Henry Brooks died in August of 1881, Kathy Brooks died on August 3, 1888, Isaac Joseph Brooks died on May 21, 1889, Charles Brooks died January 26, 1905, Mary Brooks died on July 1, 1895, Rosa Brooks died on June 18, 1897, Sarah Elizabeth Brooks died on May 24, 1900 and Harry Brooks died at the age of eight months.  Elmo Brooks was the father of two sons:  -  Herbert Brooks,  -  Joe Brooks.  Herbert Brooks lives in Auburndale, Florida and Joe Brooks lives in Nashville, Tennessee.  William Elmore Brooks died in 1929 in Florida.  Robert Paul Brooks married, had children and died in Akron, Ohio.

References:  1)  1880 Census, Muscogee County, Georgia;  2)  Letter, John Sheftall to Robert Casey, July 10, 1980;  3)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 29, 1981

Photograph
Isaac Cheney Brooks and
Ida Matilda (Brooks) King

SAM TURNER BROOKS (2.3.3.10.9) is the son of Isaac Cheney Brooks and Sarah A. (Hoopaugh) Brooks.  Sam was born in January of 1899 in Girard, Alabama.  Sam Brooks married Olive Maye Guilford and they were the parents of four children:

  Grace Louise Brooks, b. June 8, 1921, Lakeland, Florida
  Maye Brooks
  Sam Turner Brooks, Jr.
  Richard Eugene Brooks

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Olive (Guilford) Brooks died in 1961.  Sam Brooks, Sr. married a second time to Eva Simmons who died five years later.  Sam Brooks, Sr. was a printer.  Sam Brooks died on August 28, 1974 and was buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lakeland, Florida.  On November 26, 1963, Grace Brooks married a Samuel Leighton Snyder.  Samuel was born on October 14, 1894 in Spring City, Pennsylvania and is the son of William Moyer Snyder and Emma (Gerhart) Snyder.  Samuel Snyder served in the United States Navy for thirty years.  Samuel and Grace Snyder have no children.  Grace lives in Clearwater, Florida.  Maye Brooks married E. J. Daughtry of Lakeland, Florida and they have one daughter:  -  Sharon Daughtry.  Maye lives in Lakeland, Florida.  Sam Brooks, Jr. married Lillie Mae Rackley and they have one son:  -  Sam Turner Brooks, III, b. 1946.  Sam Brooks, Jr. lives in Lakeland, Florida.  Sam Brooks, III has one son:  -  David Brooks.  Richard Brooks and his wife, Barbara Ann Brooks, have three children:  -  Paul Brooks,  -  Deborah Ann Brooks,  -  name unknown.  Richard lives in Tampa, Florida.

References:  1)  Letter, John Sheftall to Robert Casey, July 10, 1980;  2)  Family Group Sheet by Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., August 29, 1981;  3)  Letter, Maye (Brooks) Daughtry to Bernice (Brooks) Casey, July, 1983;  4)  Letter, Grace (Brooks) Snyder to Bernice (Brooks) Casey, July, 1983