William Brooks

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

WILLIAM "WILL" BROOKS

(sheriff)

BIOGRAPHY

William "Will" Brooks was born in St. George, Utah on April 23, 1881.

Nellie Marie Stevens was born in Salt Lake City on October 15, 1884. Her parents were Edward Stevens & Sarah J. Dison Stevens.

Brooks was sheriff of Washington County from January 1927 to December 1934. His father, George Brooks Sr., was sheriff before him from September 1888 to December 1900.

Nellie died in St. George on February 19, 1932. She was buried in Plot B_5_7_6_EH of the St. George City Cemetery.

In 1933, widower Will Brooks married widow Juanita Leavitt Pulsipher.

Will died on March 28, 1970 and was buried in Plot B_5_7_5 of the St. George City Cemetery.

Juanita died in St. George on August 26, 1989. She was buried in Plot B_5_7_4 of the St. George City Cemetery.


FAMILY

Parents and Siblings:
George & Cornelia's Family:
    George Brooks Sr.
    Emily Cornelia Branch Brooks
        Emily Brooks
        Mary "May" Brooks
        Josephine Brooks
        George Brooks Jr.
        William "Will" Brooks
        Rosilla "Zill" Brooks
        Cornelia Brooks
        Samuel Brooks
        Edith Brooks
        Edward Parry Brooks
        Albert Llewellyn Brooks
        Laura Brooks


(3/6/1845-4/26/1930)   (married 9/21/1874)
(11/10/1855-2/10/1929)
(7/7/1875-8/28/1939)   (married Robert Turner Ashbyy)
(2/7/1877-10/30/1966)   (married Abner Britnel Harris)
(5/4/1878-6/7/1963)   (married John Willard Pace)
(12/21/1879-11/28/1940)   (married Flora Morris)
(4/23/1881-3/28/1970)   (married Nellie Marie Stevens and Juanita Leone Leavitt)
(2/6/1883-1/3/1967)   (married Alexander B Andrus)
(4/8/1884-2/1/1974)   (married Joseph Allan)
(6/10/1886-10/23/1962)   (married Winnifred Parry)
(6/26/1888-2/21/1972)   (married Heber Walter Cottam)
(4/5/1890-12/31/1979)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(8/5/1893-4/16/1972)   (married Pauline LeMaitre)
(1/19/1895-2/16/1925)

First Wife and Children:
    Nellie Marie Stevens Brooks
        Walter Stevens "Walt" Brooks  
        Dee William Brooks
        Paul Virgil Brooks
        Robert Gordon "Bob" Brooks
        Grant Leroy Brooks
        Clarence James Brooks


(10/15/1884-2/19/1932)   (married xx/xx/xxxx)
(6/24/1912-1/18/2004)   (married Irene Cox)
(10/13/1913-5/13/1914)
(2/12/1915-1/28/1928)
(2/22/1917-9/16/2005)   (married Florence Mary Milbauer)
(8/30/1918-1/21/1955)   (married Maxine Abbott Pendleton)
(3/10/1925-5/16/2012)   (married LaVon Adams)

Second Wife and Children:
    Juanita Leone Leavitt Brooks
        Willa Nita Brooks
        Karl Francis Brooks
        Joseph Kay Brooks
        Antone Leavitt "Tony" Brooks


(1/15/1898-8/26/1989)   (married xx/xx/1933)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Thayles Alfred Derrick)
(11/7/1935-10/31/2015)   (married Carla Irene Hoyt)
(4/24/1937-6/10/2017)   (married Ida Jean Lewis Taylor)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Janet X. Xxxxxxxx)


PHOTOS

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Nellie Brooks
Nellie Brooks in 1931
      juanita Brooks
      Juanita Brooks

WCHS photos:
WCHS-03418   Photo of people in the Kay Brooks and Clark Nelson families in 2003


REFERENCES

Find-A-Grave entry for William Brooks

Death certificate for Nellie Stevens Brooks

Find-A-Grave entry for Nellie Marie Stevens Brooks

Find-A-Grave entry for Juanita Leone "Pulsipher" Leavitt Brooks

Obituary for Karl Francis Brooks

Obituary for Joseph Kay Brooks