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A Man of Many Interests: Alvan Brooking a Respected Citizen
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TitleA Man of Many Interests: Alvan Brooking a Respected Citizen
AbstractFirst of a two-part biographical article about early Jackson County Judge Alvin Brooking (1796-1857), the namesake of Brooking Township in Jackson County arriving in Missouri from Kentucky in 1838 and moving from Clay County to Jackson County in 1839, describing his life "as a farmer [with several slaves], churchman, and politician."
NotesPage 4: "He was called 'Alvan' by his family, but his name is recorded as 'Alvin' in county and state documents."
AuthorRoberta L. Bonnewitz
SourceJackson County Historical Society Journal
Locationq977.841 J14j
Page4, 11
Local SubjectBrooking, Alvin
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID107823
CONTENTdm number15016
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