Tag Archives: BROOKS

Anderson JOHNSON (1770-1857) : Devout North Carolina Quaker, Persecuted – 52 Ancestors (2015 #5)

Anderson JOHNSON was born the fifth child of ten into a Quaker family on “the 7th day of the 6th month in the year of our Lord 1770,” in North Carolina, probably in what was then Surry County, and what … Continue reading

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George W. TAGUE – Union Captain and Doctor in the Civil War – 52 Ancestors

My 3rd great grandfather George W TAGUE was born in Indiana on about 2 August 1831 to Jacob TAGUE and Mary MARTINDALE. I have found six probable siblings, all of them sisters. George married Emaline Eliza “Emily” BROOKS on 24 … Continue reading

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Thomas JOHNSON, Almost a Veteran – 52 Ancestors

My 3rd great grandfather Thomas JOHNSON was born on the 3rd day of the 1st month of the year 1794 (for us, this is 3 January 1794). He was the first child of devout Quakers Anderson and Sarah (BROOKS) JOHNSON.

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Emaline Eliza (BROOKS) TAGUE: Struck By a Railroad Car in 1912 – 52 Ancestors

Emaline Eliza BROOKS, generally referred to as Emily, was born 27 January 1829, in Indiana to William BROOKS and wife Sarah, whose maiden name is unknown. Emily married George W. TAGUE on 24 August 1849, and they had five children: … Continue reading

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Thomas and Rachel (JOHNSON) JOHNSON – 52 Ancestors

Before I go further, no I did not post for Weeks 1 or 2 of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge. I didn’t know about the challenge for Week 1. It took me all of Week 2 … Continue reading

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