May 31, 2013
Last Fridays: Blues on the Burwell Lawn summer concert series
June 1, 2013
Elizabeth Keckly Lecture at Dickerson Chapel AME Church
June 8, 2013
The Homefront in Hillsborough: Civil War Living History Event
John Venable Brooks
At a Glance
John Venable Brooks is the brother of Burwell students Sallie Faulkner Brooks and Harriet L. Brooks . He married Burwell student Mary Owen .
John Venable Brooks was born c. 1838, in Halifax County, VA. He died c. 1900.
Places of Residence
- Parents: James Faulkner Brooks (1805-1880) and Sarah Atkinson (1805-1860).
- Spouse: Mary Owen (1844-1927), married from May 1, 1863 to 1900. John Venable Brooks married Mary Owen in May 1863 in Halifax County, VA.
- Others: Alice Elizabeth Easley (niece, b. 1857), Mary B. Easley (niece, b. 1863), Sallie A. Easley (niece, b. 1860), Thomas Easley (nephew), Harriett A. Owen (mother-in-law), William L. Owen (father-in-law), John V. Brooks (grandson), Mary E. Brooks (granddaughter) and Samuel O. Brooks (grandson).