- I have been working on Brooks born 1837 in Whitley co., Ky. for some time. No sure who he married. But this is what I have found.
1880 US census Paris, Linn co., Kansas age 43; father born in Va., and mother born in Va. (?) his occupation is farmer.
Living with the Johathan Tucker family.
US 1910 Census Elm, Allen county, Kansas living with John Smith born Kansas and family .Lists Brooks Smith as a Foster father;
born in Ky. Widowed, father born Va, and mother born in Va, His age is 72.
In 1875 Brooks Smith age 38 looks like living with a Debra Unphy or Umphy age 39
I was in contact with a person who said she had an affadavit which was signed by Brooks Smith in 1892 , while living in Milton,
But I cannot find him living in Oregon or who his spouse was. The above information is all I can find on him.