Re: Trannie Louella Brooks Jordan DOB 29 Jan1887
There's a TX birth record for a John Hudson JORDAN b. 18-Nov-1918 in Nocona, Montague, TX.His parents are listed as Thomas Ralph JORDAN and Trannie Lou BROOKS.
On his WWI draft registration Thomas Ralph JORDAN lists his date of birth as 13-Sept-1885, his next of kin as wife Trannie JORDAN and address as R1, Nacona, Montague, TX.
1920 census for Leeper, Murray, OK:
JORDAN, Thomas R. age 34 b. OK, father b. AL, mother b. TX
wife Trannie L. age 33 b. AR, both parents b. MS
son Willie G. age 13 b. TX
son Ray B. age 12 b. TX
dau Fannie L. age 6 b. TX
son Thurman age 4 b. TX
dau Ardella age 2 b. TX
son John H. age 1 b. TX
1930 census for Davis, Murray, OK:
JORDON, Tom age 44 b. OK, father b. AL, mother b. TX
wife Frannie age 43 b. AR, both parents b. MS
son Thurman age 15 b. TX
dau Ardelia age 13 b. TX
son John age 11 b. TX
son Thomas R. age 4 b. OK
1940 census for Davis, Murray, OK:
JORDAN, Trannie age 53 b. AR, widow
son Ray B. age 33 b. TX
son Tomay R. age 14 b. OK
dau Jimmy R. age 13 b. OK
There's an OK marriage record for a T.R. JORDAN to a Freemie BROOKS on 25-Jan-1905 in Carter Co, OK.Residence was Davis Co.He was 20, she was 18.
It's interesting that Trannie is listed as a widow in 1940.There's a TX death record for Thomas Ralph JORDON b. 13-Sept-1885 in Davis, OK, d. 25-Apr-1950 in Pampa, Gray, TX.Parents were John JORDON and Fannie Lou LILLY.The informant was a Mrs. Leila JORDON.He is buried in the Fairview Cemetery in Pampa, TX.
According to the findagrave entry for Trannie, her parents were William David BROOKS and Mary Jane WESSON.
This is probably Trannie's family in the 1900 census for J.P. 4, Cooke Co, TX:
BROOKS, Wm. D. b. June 1850 in MS, married 32 yrs, both parents b. MS
wife Mary J. b. Sept 1853 in MS, 14 children born, 13 children living, both parents b. MS
son Luther G. b. Oct 1883 in AR
son Oscar A. b. Feb 1885 in AR
dau Tronnie E. b. Jan 1887 in AR
son John H. b. June 1888 in AR
dau Fannie L. b. Jan 1893 in AR