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Commodore Hudson Brooks (1893 - 1936)

Commodore Hudson (Hudson) Brooks
Born in Alvarado, Johnson, Texas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 43 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Aug 2009
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Biography

According to his death certificate, he was the son of Young Brooks and Emma Perry. On the certificate documenting the birth of his son, the mother is Mary Ann Hall. The certificate documenting the birth of his daughter identifies him as a farmer and says he was born in Texas. The death certificate transcription says he was divorced. He was murdered, died of a gunshot wound. [1] [2] [3] ______________________________________

Commodore Hudson Brooks, 1893-1936, was born in Texas, the son of Young Brooks (1863-1930) and Mary Emma Perry (1875-1957), who married in 1891 in Hood, Cooke, Texas. Hudson Brooks and Mary Annie Hall (1893 TX-1978 TX) were married on 9 November 1911 in Johnson County, Texas. [4]

In 1900, the Brooks family lived on a farm lived in Hood County, Texas. They owned their farm with a mortgage. The household included Young Brooks, 33, born in June 1867 in North Carolina (parents b. NC), a farmer; his wife of eight years (both could read and write), Emma, 23, b. Sept.1877 in Texas (father b. Alabama; mother b. Georgia), who had had two children, both of whom were living; their children, both b. Texas, Hudson, 7, b. Dec. 1893; and Cleda, 2, b. May 1898. [5]

In 1910, the Brooks family lived on a farm in Alvarado, Johnson, Texas. They owned their farm without a mortgage. The family included

  • Young Brooks Head Male 45 born in North Carolina, a farmer
  • Emma Brooks Wife Female 32 b. Texas, had had three children, all living
  • Hudson Brooks Son Male 16 Texas, in school
  • Clelloh Brooks Daughter Female 12 Texas, in school
  • Winnie Brooks Daughter Female 7 Texas [6]

Hudson Brooks, 23, of R#5, Alvarado, Johnson, Texas, registered for the WWI Draft in Johnson, Texas on 5 June 1917. He was born in Alvarado, Texas on 7 December 1893. He worked in farming, for J.M. Childress. Brooks was married with two children. He was of medium height and build, with blue eyes and brown hair. [7]

In 1920, the Brooks family lived on their rented farm in Johnson County, Texas. The family included Hudson Brooks, 27; his wife Marion (Mary), 26; their children, Archie, 6 and Marsha, 2. [8]

In 1930, Hudson Brooks, 37, lived at 218 Elizabeth Street, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas. He rented his apartment for $12 per month. There were four other rental units bat that property. Hudson was divorced. He had first married at age 18. He was born in Texas, as were his parents. Hudson worked as a waiter at a cafe. [9]

Hudson Brooks, 43, of 306 Mo, Fort Worth Texas, was shot at a night club, at 701 Main, Fort Worth, on 30 December 1936. He died route to Harris Hospital. He was “shot in the left groin, ranged upward, came out lower back.” His death was ruled a homicide. Brooks was born on 7 December 1893 in Texas, the son of Young Brooks (b. NC) and Emma Perry (b. TX). He was divorced. He was buried at Cahill cemetery. The informant to his death was (probably his brother) C.Y. Brooks, 3305 Ave. J, Fort Worth, Texas. [10]

research notes

Orphaned profile, created with first name of Commodore. I have found no record of that name. All records are in the name Hudson Brooks.

Not listed on findagrave.

His father is not on Wikitree.


Sources

  1. Birth of a son, 1917 - "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X2VW-922 : 4 April 2020), Commodore Hudson Brooks in entry for Marvin Younger Brooks, 21 Apr 1917; citing Cahill, Johnson, Texas, United States, certificate 15288, Texas Department of Health, Austin; FHL microfilm 4,490,981.
  2. Birth of a daughter - "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X2Y9-MF6 : 4 April 2020), C H Brooks in entry for Brooks, 07 Jun 1920; citing Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, certificate 31587, Texas Department of Health, Austin; FHL microfilm 4,516,072.
  3. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3HG-J8B : 13 March 2018), Commodore Hudson Brooks, 30 Dec 1936; citing certificate number 62159, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,123.
  4. familysearch.org Family Tree, with sources (https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L2N4-JYZ)
  5. "United States Census, 1900", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3GT-HND : 30 November 2021), Hudson Brooks in entry for Young Brooks, 1900.
  6. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M23G-QLH : accessed 10 January 2022), Hudson Brooks in household of Young Brooks, Alvardo, Johnson, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 55, sheet 19A, family 339, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1569; FHL microfilm 1,375,582.
  7. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZXJ-L2L : 23 December 2021), Hudson Brooks, 1917-1918.
  8. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHY8-4LS : accessed 10 January 2022), Hudson Brooks, Johnson, Texas, United States; citing , sheet , line , family , NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll ; FHL microfilm .
  9. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HVKT-RMM : accessed 10 January 2022), Hudson Brook, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 19, sheet 4B, line 60, family 35, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2393; FHL microfilm 2,342,127.
  10. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3HG-J8B : 20 February 2021), Commodore Hudson Brooks, 30 Dec 1936; citing certificate number 62159, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,123.


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Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3HG-J8B : 13 March 2018), Commodore Hudson Brooks, 30 Dec 1936; citing certificate number 62159, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,123.
posted by Cari (Ebert) Starosta
I found a source for this profile.

Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.

His date of death is 30 December 1936 according to the document.

posted by Tim Brooks

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