Brooking, James Harvey
Brooking, James Harvey a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Virginia, May 20, 1809. He studied law, and was licensed to practice; experienced religion in 1831; and in 1852 received license to preach, and entered the Kentucky Conference, wherein he labored until his decease, September 20, 1865. Mr. Brooking was uniform in piety, and exemplary in life; he was modest, cultured, and laborious beyond his strength. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1866, page 66.