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William Brooks

BROOKS. -- On the 2d instant at the residence of Wm. Davis 5 miles southwest of Valparaiso, Mr. Wm. Brooks, in the 85th year of his age.

The deceased was born in Washington co., Pa., April 7, 1799. He came to Indiana about 30 years ago -- came to Porter co. 26 years ago, and has lived here ever since till the day of his death. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Collins, to mourn her loss. The funeral services were conducted by Elder Riley at the Hesser Schoolhouse on Saturday at 10 a. m., and she was buried in the Fleming grave yard.

[Note: Typographical error in last sentence of original should read "he" rather than "she."]

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: August 9, 1883
Volume Number: 27
Issue Number: 32
Page: 5
Column(s): 6

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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