Photo of Emma Laughlin Brooks

Emma Agnes Laughlin was born near Postville, Iowa, on January 11, 1871, the daughter of John Henry Laughlin and Mary Douglas. While still a teenager, her mother died from consumption. She was married to Web Washington Brooks on April 19, 1892. Web worked as a pharmacist and the family lived in Clear Lake and in Corning, Iowa. They were the parents of three children.

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Updated 01 Aug 1999