Anna/5k Brooks

F, #12383, (14 April 1778 - )
Father*Pvt. William/4k Brooks1 b. 3 Jun 1755, d. 1837
Mother*Mary Gowell1 b. c 1760, d. 9 Jan 1814
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Last Edited:5 Jan 2016
Anna/5k Brooks was born 14 Apr 1778 at Kittery, Maine,1, where she married (1), 3 Dec 1797 (int. 5 Nov), Elijah Varney.2 She married (2), 23 Nov 1806, Ichabod Cole.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 162, Anna Brooks b.
  2. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Kittery VR, 254, Anna Brooks/Elijah Varney, int.; 190, m.
  3. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.

Joshua/5k Brooks

M, #12386, (14 October 1779 - )
Father*Pvt. William/4k Brooks1 b. 3 Jun 1755, d. 1837
Mother*Mary Gowell1 b. c 1760, d. 9 Jan 1814
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Last Edited:6 Aug 2014
Joshua/5k Brooks was born 14 Oct 1779 at Kittery, Maine.1 Unmarried, he was lost at sea.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 162, Joshua Brooks b.
  2. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.

William/5k Brooks

M, #12387, (11 August 1782 - )
Father*Pvt. William/4k Brooks1 b. 3 Jun 1755, d. 1837
Mother*Mary Gowell1 b. c 1760, d. 9 Jan 1814
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Last Edited:29 Jan 2016
William/5k Brooks, 1st so-named, was baptised 11 Aug 1782 at Kittery, Maine.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.

Hannah/5k Brooks

F, #12388, (September 1784 - )
Father*Pvt. William/4k Brooks1 b. 3 Jun 1755, d. 1837
Mother*Mary Gowell1 b. c 1760, d. 9 Jan 1814
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Last Edited:31 Jul 2017
Hannah/5k Brooks was baptised in Sep 1784 at Kittery, Maine1, where she married, 17 Nov (int. 15 Oct) 1803, William Varney of Kittery.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, 260, Hannah Brooks/William Varney, int.; 198, m.

William/5k Brooks

M, #12390, (26 September 1786 - 23 April 1877)
Father*Pvt. William/4k Brooks1 b. 3 Jun 1755, d. 1837
Mother*Mary Gowell1 b. c 1760, d. 9 Jan 1814
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1k Brooks
Descendants of William/2k? Brooks
Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. William/4k Brooks
Descendants of William/5k Brooks Jr.
Last Edited:18 Oct 2017

Children with Prudence Hammond:

Findagrave.com, memorial #85029794. Photo by R. Moore.
William/5k Brooks, 2nd so-named, born 26 Sep 1786 at Eliot, Maine2,3, was baptised 19 Oct 1786 at nearby Kittery, Maine.1,2 He married, 30 Nov 1808 at Kittery (int. 6 Nov, as William III), Prudence Hammond of Kittery, daughter of Joseph Hammond and Mary Fernald.4 (His cousin William/5k Brooks married Mary Hammond, his wife's sister, the following year.)5
     The 1850 census recorded William Brooks (a. 64, farmer, real estate $1500), Prudence (a. 60), Hannah (a. 26), Isaiah (a. 24, farmer), William (a. 22, joiner), Leander (a. 18, farmer) and Abraham (a. 9) in their household at Eliot, Maine. This Isaiah may have been a nephew, but was probably not William's son; Abraham was probably a grandchild. Next door was Shuah ("Mashiur") Brooks, widow of William's brother Levi, and her 6 children.6
     Prudence died 21 Jan 1865, a. 757, and William 23 Apr 1877 (g.s.), a. 90.2 They are buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Eliot.8,9

Census Detail:

20 Sep 1850Eliot, ME108 | 119 | William Brooks | 64 | M | Farmer | 1500 | ME
Prudence " | 60 | F | ME
William " | 22 | M | Joiner | ME
Isaiah " | [3]4 | M | Farmer | ME
Leander " | 18 | M | Farmer | ME | attended school
Abraham " | 9 | M | ME
Hannah " | 26 | F | ME6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S961] Everett S. Stackpole, Old Kittery, 305.
  2. [S1477] Dana Rae Pelletier, "Mount Pleasant and Greenwood Cemeteries, Bolt Hill Road, Eliot, ME," William Brooks.
  3. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 2986 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, Joshua Brooks.
  4. [S1377] Anderson and Thurston, Vital Records of Kittery, Maine, Prior to 1892, 265, William Brooks III/Prudence Hammond, int.; 199, William Brooks/Prudence Hammond m.
  5. [S961] Stackpole, Old Kittery, 307.
  6. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Eliot, York, ME, M432/274/242, William Brooks.
  7. [S1477] "Mount Pleasant and Greenwood Cemeteries," Prudence Brooks.
  8. [S1477] "Mount Pleasant and Greenwood Cemeteries," Prudence Brooks, William Brooks.
  9. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #85029794, #85029853.
  10. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #85029673.
  11. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #85030120.