Dillard Gilbert Brook, Jr and Lizzie Oleta Fairris married 7/18/1937 Mansfield, DeSoto, Texas. Lizzie went to school in Joaquin, Texas. She was the daughter of Eddie Luther Fairris (Farris) and Mary Jane Daugherty. Dillard was the son of Dillard Gilbert Brook, Sr and Leona Cline Giles.
Eddie Luther was born 1885 in Shelby County, Texas to William Hamilton and Sara Elizabeth Perkins Farris.
Mary Jane Daugherty was born 1887 to Joseph Samuel and Sarah Elizabeth Davis Daugherty.
These families lived in and around Shelby County for a number of years.
|Leona Cline Giles Brook and Dillard Gilbert Brook, Sr about 1912|
|Dillard Gilbert Brook, Jr son of Leona Cline Giles and Dillard Giblert Brook, Sr. Husband of Lizzie Oleta Fairris (Farris) about 1915, age 2.|
Lizzie Oleta Fairris Brook wrote her family history in the bible gifted her by her then husband Dillard Gilbert Brook. Jr. Most use the spelling of Farris, however the bible has Fairris. I could not get a good scan. Here is a translation of the bible:
Marriage: July 18, 1937 Mansfield, La
Husband: D G Brook, Jr birth Nov 28, 1913 Tree City, La
Wife: Lizzie Oleta Fairris birth Oct 20, 1917 Logansport, La
Children are listed, however they are living so I will not list them.
Father's Family Tree
Father's Name: Dillard Gilbert Brook, Jr
His brothers (blank)
His Sisters: Martha Ann, Ruth Evelyn, Ollie
His Father: Dillard Gilbert Brook
His brothers: Wiliie Brook, Clem, Preston, Dorwood
His Sisters: Ettie
His Father (Dillard Gilbert, Sr's): Billie Brook
His mother (Dillard, Sr's): Martha Hosey
His Mother: Leona Giles
Her sister (Leona's): Lola
Her Father: (Leona's) Benjamin F Giles
No siblings for Benjamin listed
Her Mother: (Leona's) Della Fisher
Her Brothers (Della) : Joe, Oscar
Her Sisters: Zenna, Nora, Vergia
MOTHER's FAMILY TREE
Lizzie Oleta Fairris
Her Brothers: Thomas, William
Her Sisters: Bertie Lee
Her Father (Lizzie's) Eddie Luther Fairris
His (Eddie's) Brothers Archie, Hamilton, Asia, Elzie
His (Eddie's) Sisters: Belle
Her Mother: Mary Jane Daugherty
Her Brothers: Jim, Davis, Sam
Her Sisters: Ida, Cynthia, Lizzie, Ginny
Father of Mary Jane Daugherty: Joe Daugherty
Transcribed bible record of Lizzie Oleta Brook's bible presented to her by husband Dillard Gilbert Brook, Jr.