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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
DateFall//1970
SourceJackson County Historical Society Journal
Locationq977.841 J14j
Volume13
Number3
Page4, 11
Local SubjectBrooking, Alvin
Judges
Settlers--Early
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID107823
CONTENTdm number15016
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