Eliza Brookens bible records
Typed copies filed BRO004
These are copies of newspaper clippings found in Eliza (Brookens) family bible. Copied on typewritten paper.
John Franklin Brookens, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Brookens. Died December 28th, 1864, age 6 years, 7 months and 22 days, thus little Franklin was taken from earth in the springtime of life, and transferred to the world of joy to bloom for ever in the sunbright clime.
May God sustain the bereft parents and friends.
Signed by Alexander Collins
Thomas Brookens, died May 14th 1865, age 82 years, 9 months and 1 day.
Thirty-three years ago he embraced religion and joined the
He leaves an aged companion, who will soon follow him home. To that happy place where death will separate no more; and many other dear ones are called to mourn the death of one who was much interested in their welfare.
Jane Brookens, wife of Thomas Brookens, died February 12th 1873 aged 90 yrs. 10 months and 15 days, The emigrated to this county fifty-five years ago. She united with the church forty years ago. In which she lived a consistent Christian. After a prayer meeting a few months ago before her death, she passed around, gave to all the parting hand and told them to meet her in heaven.
She leaves a large circle of friends. Twelve children, ninty grand children, seventy-four great grand children and three great great grandchildren.
May the grace of God keep them all faithful.
Amos Callender born November 11, 1813
Eliza Brookens, born August 8, A D 1814
Mary Jane Callender born April 8 AD 1840
Thomas Franklin Callender born February 23, A D 1842
William Henry Callender born Dec. 12, A D 1844
Martha Ann Callender born July 18, A D 1847
Joseph Wanby, born August 9, A D 1850 (Callender)
Hester Inona Callender born January 26, A D 1858
Father and Mother of Mrs. Eliza
Thomas Brookens born August 13 1781
Jane Brookens born March 27th 1782
Ozio Callender born January 27, 1872
Milton A. Callender born March 13, 1872
Born, to Mr and
Mrs. Clarence Woodcox at
A Daughter was born on Sunday morning to C. C. Woodcox and
Amos Callender and Eliza Brookens were married June 19,
Mary J. Callender, was married Peter Immel, March 28, 1857.
W. H. Callender was married to Ellen J. Switzer January 20, 1870.
Martha A. Callender was married to G. W. Woodcocks March 16, 1871
J. H. Callender was married to Rachel A. Lee. January 1, 1878
H. I. Callender was married to S. K. Mezerhoeffer June 2, 1881
T. F. Callender was married to Samantha A. Switzer December 25, 1870
The above records sent in by Berniece E. (Woodcox) Miller May 1967
They are believed to be from the bible of Eliza (Brookens) Callender.
Family Death Records
Amos Callender died near
Hicksville Defiance Co.,
He was a man of deep piety, and had unshaken confidence in God. He served as class leader more than twenty years. The itinerant always met a hearty welcome at his door; and those who loved to talk about Jesus and a home in heaven were always benefited spiritually by his presence.
An aged companion and a number of children realize the loss of a kind companion and father.
Thomas Franklin Callender was born
Obituary related to the Woodcox.
Henry Saylor, who has been sick for the past four months,
died at his home just east of this place, on Friday May 13th, aged
nearly 72 years. He was born in