Rev. Nathaniel/5k Brooks

M, #12361, (between 24 December 1790 and 1793 - 31 December 1880)
Father*Sgt. Joseph/4k Brooks1 b. 20 Jan 1760
Mother*Abigail Fernald1 b. 26 Jul 1759
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Sgt. Joseph/4k Brooks
Last Edited:3 Sep 2017

Children with Hannah Moulton:

Rev. Nathaniel/5k Brooks, born circa 27 Dec 17902, married (int. 2 Jan 1813, York, Maine) Hannah Moulton of York, daughter of Theodore Moulton and Alice Donnell.3
     The 1850 census recorded their York household as Nathaniel (a. 57, farmer, r.e. $300), Hannah (a. 56), James (a. 21, farmer) and Nathaniel (a. 17, farmer, attended school). Next door was the household of their son George.4 In 1860, Nathaniel (a. 71, occ. cordwainer) and Hannah (a. 69) were living in the dwelling of John A. Trafton at York.5
     Hannah died 2 Sep 1864.6 In the 1870 census, Nathaniel (a. 77, retired clergyman) was living with his son George's family at York.7 He died 31 Dec 1880 (g.s.), "aged 90 yrs., 7 ds."6, and is buried with Hannah in Locust Grove Cemetery, Ogunquit, Maine.6

Census Detail:

26 Jul 1850York, ME176 | 176 | George Brooks | 32 | M | Sailor | ME
Lucy " | 35 | F | ME
Charles " | 9 | M | ME | Student
Lucy " | 8 | F | ME | Student
Martha " | 4 | F | ME
Elizabeth | 1 | F | ME

177 | 177 | Nathaniel Brooks | 57 | M | Farmer | 300 ME
Hannah " | 56 | F | ME
James " | 21 | M | Farmer | ME
Nathaniel " | 17 | M | Farmer | ME | Student4
20 Jul 1860York, ME843 | 879 | John A. Trafton | 32 | M | ME
Nathaniel Brooks | 71 | M | Cordwainer | ME
Hannah " | 69 | F | ME5
27 Jun 1870York, ME333 | 357 | Brooks George | 53 | M | W | Fisherman | 200 | ME | citizen
" Mary | 44 | F | W | Keeping House | ME
" Martha J. | 22 | F | W | at Home | ME
" Elizabeth W. | 20 | F | W | at Home | ME, attended school
" George E. | 3 | M | W | at Home | ME
" Nathaniel | 77 | M | W | Retird. Clergyman | ME | citizen7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #61360006.
  3. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Vital Records of York, Maine" (Oct 1962), 116:294, Mr Nathaniel Brooks/Miss Hannah Moulton, int.
  4. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, York, York, ME, M432_274/210A/414, Nathaniel Brooks.
  5. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, York, York, ME, M653/451/942, John A. Trafton.
  6. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Cemetery Inscriptions at Wells, Maine" (Apr 1939), 93:108.
  7. [S1870] 1870 U.S. Census, York, York, ME, M593/565/763, George Brooks.
  8. [S1384] Joyce Noonan, citing marriage cert., Job Curtis/Elizabeth Farrar.
  9. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Vital Records of York, Maine" (Apr 1965), 119:145.
A Revolutionary soldier, he lived at Kittery, Maine , where 5 children were baptised.2,3

Pvt. Josiah/4k Brooks

M, #12362, (circa 1740 - 16 August 1814)
Father*Joshua/3k Brooks1 b. 2 Oct 1712
Mother*Anna Staples1 b. 10 Mar 1715
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Josiah/4k Brooks
Custom index:Revolutionary War
Last Edited:2 Aug 2017

Children with Lucy Baker:

Pvt. Josiah/4k Brooks, born circa 17402, was probably the same who married, 18 Mar 1765 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire,(South Ch. rec.), Lucy Baker.4 1 May 1775, "Isaiah" Brooks of Kittery there enlisted in Capt. Tobias Fernald's Company, Col. Scammon's regiment. [The fact that Josiah's brothers Samuel and William enlisted in the same unit at the same time strongly suggests that Josiah was the "Isaiah" of Kittery named in the unit's 1775 enlistment record.]5
     Their 1790 census household at Kittery included Josiah and two females.6 He died at Kittery 16 Aug 1814, "aged about 75."2,7

Census Detail:

1790Kittery, MEMALES: One over 16
FEMALES: Two6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305, 306.
  2. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 306.
  3. [S1168] Irene Dunham.
  4. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N.H." (Jul 1928), 82:283.
  5. [S1663] Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, 3:4:283, "Roll of Men Inlisted into Capt. Tobias Fernald's Company, 30th Regt of Foot, Commanded by Col. James Schamons for the Year 1775."
  6. [S1790] 1790 U.S. Census, Kittery, York, ME, M637/2/301, Josiah Brooks.
  7. [S1396] Oliver P. Remick, Officers and Men of Kittery and Eliot, 63, Pvt. Josiah Brooks.

Samuel/5k Brooks

M, #12364, (30 May 1784 - )
Father*Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. Jun 1826
Mother*Olive Knight1 b. s 1751
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017
Samuel/5k Brooks Jr. was baptised as an adolescent 30 May 1784 at Kittery, Maine1, where he married, 18 Nov 1790 (int. 16 Oct), Lydia Staples.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.
  2. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 247, Samuel Brooks/Lydia Staple, int.;176, Samuel Brooks Jr./Lydia Staple m.

Daniel/5k Brooks

M, #12366, (circa September 1770 - 28 April 1844)
Father*Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. Jun 1826
Mother*Olive Knight1 b. s 1751
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/5k Brooks
Y-DNA Overlay Chart -- KITTERY line
Last Edited:29 Jul 2017

Children with Mary (Molly) Spinney:

Findagrave.com, memorial #84733436. Photo by Bill Paschal.
Daniel/5k Brooks, born in Maine circa Sep 1770 (g.s.)2, married, 31 Dec 1792 (int. 16 Nov) at Kittery, Maine, Mary (Molly) Spinney of K., daughter of John Spinney and Joanna Pettegrew.3,4 He died 28 Apr 1844 (g.s.), "a. 73-7."5
     Widow Mary Brooks was living with daughter Eliza Brooks (a. 31) in the household of son Abraham Brooks at Eliot in 1850, and again in 1860.6,7 Mary died 28 Feb 1868 (g.s.), "a. 92-9-12,"5, and is buried with Daniel in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Eliot.4

Census Detail:

18 Sep 1850Eliot, ME7 | 8 | Abraham Brooks | 41 | M | Sailor | 1000 | ME
Eliza " | 31 | F | ME
Mary " | 75 | F | ME
Leonard Spinney | 15 | M | ME | attended school
James H. Lord | 11 | M | ME | attended school
Mary Lord | 8 | F | ME | attended school6,7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #84733436.
  3. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 182, Daniel Brooks/Molly Spinney m.; 249, Danniel Brooks/Molly Spinney, int.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #84733436, #84733377.
  5. [S1626] Joan Gerrish, citing Mt. Pleasant/Greenwood Cemetery records, 22.
  6. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M432/274/236, Abraham Brooks.
  7. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M653/450/22, Abram Brooks.
  8. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 306.

Mary (Molly) Spinney

F, #12367, (circa 16 May 1775 - 28 February 1868)
Father*John Spinney1 b. s 1735
Mother*Joanna Pettegrew1 b. s 1738
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/5k Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with Daniel/5k Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #84733377. Photo by Bill Paschal.
Mary (Molly) Spinney, according to her g.s., was born circa 16 May 1775.2 [Stackpole records her baptism at Kittery on 12 Aug 1760, a chronological impossibility.]1 There she married, 31 Dec 1792 (int. 16 Nov), Daniel/5k Brooks of Kittery, son of Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks and Olive Knight.3,4
     Daniel Brooks died 28 Apr 1844, "a. 73-7" (g.s.)2 Widow Mary Brooks was living with daughter Eliza Brooks (a. 31) in the household of son Abraham Brooks at Eliot in 1850, and again in 1860.5,6 Mary died 28 Feb 1868 (g.s.), "a. 92-9-12."2 Daniel and Mary are buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Eliot.4

Census Detail:

18 Sep 1850Eliot, ME7 | 8 | Abraham Brooks | 41 | M | Sailor | 1000 | ME
Eliza " | 31 | F | ME
Mary " | 75 | F | ME
Leonard Spinney | 15 | M | ME | attended school
James H. Lord | 11 | M | ME | attended school
Mary Lord | 8 | F | ME | attended school5,6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 306.
  2. [S1626] Joan Gerrish, citing Mt. Pleasant/Greenwood Cemetery records, 22.
  3. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 182, Daniel Brooks/Molly Spinney m.; 249, Danniel Brooks/Molly Spinney, int.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #84733436, #84733377.
  5. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M432/274/236, Abraham Brooks.
  6. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M653/450/22, Abram Brooks.

Gideon/5k Brooks

M, #12368, (15 August 1779 - 30 December 1853)
Father*Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. Jun 1826
Mother*Olive Knight1 b. s 1751
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Gideon/5k Brooks
Last Edited:13 Jan 2016

Children with Betsy Haven:

Gideon/5k Brooks, baptised 15 Aug 1779 at Kittery, Maine,1, married (int. 13 Aug 1799 [which Stackpole gives as the marriage date], Kittery) Betsy Haven.2,3 The 1850 census recorded Gideon (a. 71, no occupation, real estate $200), Betcy (a. 68), and Mary Brooks (a. 47, relationship unknown) in their household at Eliot.4 He died 30 Dec 1853, "aged 75."3

Census Detail:

18 Sep 1850Eliot, ME19 | 22 | Gideon Brooks | 71 | M | [occ.] none | 200 | ME
Betcy " | 68 | F | ME
Mary " | 47 | F | ME

-- | 23 | Hiram Spinney | 40 | M | Farmer | 1500 | ME4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.
  2. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 255, Giddeon Brooks/Betsy Haven, int.
  3. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305, 306.
  4. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M432/274/237, Gideon Brooks.
  5. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 306.

William/5k Brooks

M, #12370, (9 July 1786 - before 19 September 1850)
Father*Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks1 b. 18 Jun 1749, d. Jun 1826
Mother*Olive Knight1 b. s 1751
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Sgt. Samuel/4k Brooks
Descendants of William/5k Brooks (s. Samuel)
Last Edited:5 Aug 2017

Children with Mary (Polly) Hammond:

William/5k Brooks was baptised 9 Jul 1786 at Kittery, Maine2, where he married, 20 [27, Stackpole] Jul 1809 (int. 3 Jun, as William Jr.), Mary (Polly) Hammond of Kittery, daughter of Joseph Hammond and Mary Fernald, with whom he had 6 children.3,4 His wife's sister Prudence married his cousin, also named William/5k Brooks, the preceding year.2 He was dead by the time of the 1850 census, when his widow and unmarried daughter Sarah were boarding with Charles Spinney at Eliot, Maine.5

Census Detail:

19 Sep 1850Eliot, ME76 | 83 | Charles Spinney | 76 | M | Farmer | 300 | ME

-- | 84 | Mary Brooks | 64 | F | ME
Sarah " | 28 | F | ME

77 | 85 | William W. Brooks | 38 | M | Carpenter | 500 | ME
Abbigail " | 37 | F | NH
William " | 5 | M | Maine | Student
Almeda " | 1 | M [sic] | ME5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.
  2. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305-06.
  3. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305-06: 27 Jul 1809.
  4. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 265, William Brooks Jr./Polly Hammond, int.; 199, William Brooks/Polly Hammond m.
  5. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M432/274/240B, Mary Brooks.
  6. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 306.