Rev. James Black “Elder Jimmy” Hamilton
Lousina Whitting
(Abt 1808-1835)
Ira H. Brookins
Mary Ann Hamilton
Virginia Ella Brookins


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1. Joseph P. Hardy

Virginia Ella Brookins 1

  • Born: 8 Feb 1871, Ashford, Houston County, Alabama, USA
  • Marriage (1): Joseph P. Hardy on 3 Mar 1890 in Dale County, Alabama, USA
  • Died: 27 Sep 1933, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA at age 62
  • Buried: Springhill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Campbellton, Jackson County, Florida, USA

bullet  General Notes:

It is told by those that knew her she had the best and greenest crops in Jackson County, FL. She was a giver to Missionaries and played the organ during worship service at New Hope Church. She often would be in meetings until morning hours, then back to the fields by five am. By 1916, she was a widow with five young children to finish raising. She was a hard worker.

In the 1920 Jackson Co., FL Census, the family is in Dist. 91, Precinct 14, Graceville (part of) excluding Graceville town. Beginning in the south and east corners running north and west to limits of Graceville town.
Hardy Jennie head F W 44 WD AL AL AL farmer
Hardy Darla daughter F W 23 S AL AL AL none [Perlay]
Hardy Grady son M W 20 S AL AL AL none
Hardy Hubert son M W 18 S AL AL AL none
Hardy Auvist ? son M W 15 S AL AL AL none
Hardy Audey son M W 13 S AL AL AL none 1


Virginia married Joseph P. Hardy, son of Richard I. Hardy and Phoebe Jane Hammock, on 3 Mar 1890 in Dale County, Alabama, USA. (Joseph P. Hardy was born in Feb 1864 in Henry County, Alabama, USA, died on 3 Jun 1916 in Chattahoochee, Gadsden County, Florida, USA and was buried in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Grimes, Dale County, Alabama, USA 2.)



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