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Thomas Brooks

General Store

Brooks & Boyle

Undertakers

 

1865

03 30       A SMALL RED COW

STRAYED.   Came into the enclosures of the subscriber on Mr. Lavy’s farm in the southwest part of the town of Watertown, about 7 miles from the city, on the 18th of March, a small red cow, with a knob on one horn, and giving a little milk.  The owner is requested to prove property, pay charges and take her away.  – Thomas Brooks   WD

 

1900

05 04       FIRE AT THOMAS BROOKS HOME

Last Sunday afternoon a couch at the home of Thos. Brooks, West Main Street, took fire from a lighted match carelessly thrown aside, and but for its timely discovery, a serious fire might have been the result.  The fire was communicated to other articles of furniture in the room, the loss being about $20.   WG

 

1905

THOMAS BROOKS GROCER AND UNDERTAKER

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1908

09 25       NEW FUNERAL CAR

 Brooks & Boyle, the West Main Street undertakers, have now one of the finest funeral cars in the state.  It arrived here on Saturday last from the well-known Janesville carriage works.  It is of the very latest styles in funeral cars and is fitted out with everything late that goes with it.   WG

 

12 18       WATERLOO BRANCH

Brooks & Boyle, the West Main Street undertakers, have opened a branch of their business in that line at Waterloo.  They are experts in the undertaking business and any one in Waterloo or vicinity requiring their services will find them first-class people to deal with.   WG

 

1909

Brooks & Boyle, 1909, 220 W Main, General mdse, undertakers

 

 

 

 

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