Fawcett:FAWCETT, Mildred Elizabeth (1919 - 2005)

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Biographical sketch

MILDRED ELIZABETH FAWCETT (BROOKS) was born to Arthur Lee Fawcett and Lelia R. McFaddin on May 11, 1919 (or 1912 on Certificate 69448) in Del Rio, Val Verde County, Texas. During her early childhood she lived in Comstock where her father operated a garage for repairing Model T Fords. During the 1920s she lived with her parents in Dryden and Pumpville, before moving to Sanderson, Texas in about 1930. There Mildred attended and graduated from Sanderson High School in 1938. She married in 1940, but divorced in 1948 in El Paso. She was then working as an assistant in the Dietician's Department of Southwestern General Hospital. She married Raymond R. Brooks in Las Cruces, New Mexico on November 15, 1950. He was then stationed at Fort Bliss, and they continued to reside in El Paso. Next they were stationed in Japan (1952-54). Their first child, Barbara J. Brooks was born at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on July 26, 1955. From 1956 through April 1958 they were stationed in Augsburg, Germany where the twins, Charles Lee Brooks and Charlotte Ann Brooks, were born on Feb. 18, 1958. They were stationed at Fort Hood at Killeen, Texas (4/1959-7/1960). After his retirement in July 1960, they moved to Copperas Cove, Texas, where they continued to live through the 1970s (Downie 1978:374-375).


From A History of the Fawcetts and Related Families in America by William Bloys Fawcett. Used by permission of Dr. Fawcett.

This book was first published in 1996 and some of the information is quite dated. If you find errors or want to add updates, contact me, and I will add notes to the page.

Copyright © 1996, 2007 by William Bloys Fawcett, Jr. All rights reserved. No copies may be made of this document through any electronic, photocopying or other means without permission of the author.

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