Samuel/2g Brooks

M, #17461, (6 September 1662 - after 1739)
Father*John/1g Brooks1 b. s 1618, d. 3 Sep 1682
Mother*Susanna Hanmore1 b. 1632, d. 7 Nov 1676
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Y-DNA Overlay Chart -- GLASTONBURY line
Last Edited:17 May 2018

Children with Sarah ?Robbins:

Signature and seal of Samuel Brooks. Courtesy Roger Stephens Brooks.
Samuel/2g Brooks was born 6 Sep 1662 at Windsor, Connecticut.2,1 His parents removed to Simsbury, where he married, by 1690 (Torrey), Sarah ?Robbins.3,4 He removed to Glastonbury, perhaps in 1692, when he received a grant of 50 acres of land there.5
     "In 1712 permission was given to Gershom Smith, Thomas Hollister, Jonathan Judd, Samuel Brooks, Ebenezer Kilbourn, and Thomas Kimberly 'to build a saw-mill on the northernmost branch of Roaring Brook' at Wassuc, and confirmed to the above with John Kilbourn and Joseph Tryon a year or two later. The site of this mill now [1886] occupied by the mill of the Roaring Brook Paper Manufacturing Company."6
     5 Dec 1721, administration of the will of Susannah Brooks (q.v.) of Wethersfield was given to brother Samuel Brooks of Glastonbury.7,8 Jan 1721/2, his account of the administration of Susanna's estate was allowed, and he received £5-19-08½ in the subsequent distribution.7

Local Notes:

Property18 Dec 1719, Glastonbury, CT18 Dec 1719, Samuel Brooks had laid out to him 86 acres of land, north of Roaring Brook near Assawauseck, granted by the Town, "Thirty Six thereof being his proportion by Rate and fifty afterwards granted …"9
Property20 Jan 1721/22, Glastonbury, CT20 Jan 1721/2 (rec. 8 May), Samuel Brooks Senr of G. sells to Daniel Baccus of Windham, for unspecified considerations, "one certain parcell of land lying in Glastonbury and Something NorthWest of Thomas Hollister, and near a place then called Assawausuck, and running over Roaring Brook being Thirty rods wide East and West, and one Hundred & Sixty rods long North and South Containing by Estimation Thirty acres, butting East on Thomas Hollister and West on ye s.d [___], and North on Commons or undivided lands and South on the lands of Richard Goodrich …"10
Property30 Jun 1722, Glastonbury, CT30 Jun 1722, Samuel Brooks Senr of G. sells, for £14, to Samuel Hale of G., "one certain parcell of land lying in Glastonbury aforesaid at or near a place called Assawausuck containing 50 acres, bounded against land of the said Samuel Hale East and West — and Land of Richard Goodrich South and undivided common Land North, being one Hundred and Sixty rods long North and South, amd fifty rods East and West."11
Property12 Apr 1726, Glastonbury, CT12 Apr 1726, Samuel Brooks Senr of G. sells, for £2-8 "currant mony," to Robert Powell of Wethersfield, "my Division of Land granted unto me in December 1723 and confirmed unto me the March following which land by Number of acres being twenty six acres and 33 rods of ground and the Eighty Seventh Draught."12
Property1 Nov 1733, Glastonbury, CT1 Nov 1733, Samuel Brooks Senr. of G. buys of Dorotheus Treat of G., for £9, "one piece of Land Situate in sd. Glastenbury Containing [illegible] acres & ____ north & South upon Land of me sd. Dorotheus Treat, East upon Land of Nathaniel Bidwell & West upon Land of Isaac Treat."13
Property8 Mar 1734/35, Glastonbury, CT8 Mar 1734/35, Samuel Brooks Senr. of G., "for the Consideration of the Love & affection I have & do bear towards my Son Timothy Brooks," deeds to son Timothy "one piece of land Situate in sd. Glastenbury; at the place where I now dwell Containing four acres & abutts North & South on Land of Dorotheus Treat, East on Land of Nathaniel Bidwell & West on Land of Isaac Treat, together with the pasturing & orcharding thereon With all my Carpentry Tools."14
Property4 Nov 1739, Glastonbury, CT4 Nov 1739, Samuel Brooks Senr of G. sells, for £12 money in hand, to Thomas Hollister Junr of G., "one piece of Land Situate in sd. Glastonbury near the place called Assawassuck Containing Thirty acres be It more or Less & is Thirty Rods wide East & west & half a mile Long north & South & abutts East upon Land of Samuel Hale & South upon Land of Thomas Welles, & North & West upon Comon Land —"15

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Windsor VR, Samuell Brooks b.
  2. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Record of Marriages & Births Copied from the 1st Book of Records under the date 18 May 1674," 5:63 et. seq. (1851).
  3. [S221] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages, 103, Samuel Brooks.
  4. [S615] Rev. Alonzo B. Chapin, Glastenbury for Two Hundred Years, Appendix 2, 188, "Families residing in Glastenbury when the First Meeting House was Built (1693): with a short genealogical account of the same."
  5. [S615] Chapin, Glastenbury for 200 Years, 59, 60.
  6. [S641] J. Hammond Trumbull, Memorial History of Hartford County, vol. 2, p. unrecorded.
  7. [S476] Charles William Manwaring, Early Connecticut Probate Records, 2:361–62, Brooks, Susannah, Wethersfield.
  8. [S2314] Sussanna Brooks probate file.
  9. [S2312] Town of Glastonbury, CT, Glastonbury Land Records, Book 3, p. 43, grant to Samuel Brooks.
  10. [S2312] Glastonbury Land Records, Book 2, p. 184, Samuel Brooks Senr to Daniel Baccus.
  11. [S2312] Glastonbury Land Records, Book 2, p. 185, Samuel Brooks Senr to Samuel Hale.
  12. [S2312] Glastonbury Land Records, Book 3, p. 122, Samuel Brooks Senr to Robert Powell.
  13. [S2312] Glastonbury Land Records, Book 4, p. 121, Dorotheus Treat to Samuel Brooks.
  14. [S2312] Glastonbury Land Records, Book 4, p. 194, Samuel Brooks Senr. to Timothy Brooks.
  15. [S2312] Glastonbury Land Records, Book 5, p. 107, Samuel Brooks Senr to Thomas Hollister Junr
  16. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Simsbury VR, Thomas Brooks b.
  17. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Sarah Brooks b.
  18. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, John Brooks b.
  19. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Samuel Brooks b.
  20. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Mary Brooks b.
  21. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Timothy Brooks b.
  22. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Abigail Brooks b.
  23. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Ledda Brooks b.
  24. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Hannah Brooks b.
  25. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Elizabeth Brooks b.

Esther Sprague

F, #17463, (19 April 1779 - 6 December 1823)
Father*Nehemiah Sprague1
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Descendants of Pvt. Lemuel/4s Brooks
Last Edited:14 Aug 2016

Children with Pvt. Lemuel/4s Brooks:

  • Lemuel Sprague/5s Brooks1 b. 30 Oct 1806
  • Harrietta Esther/5s Brooks1 b. 27 Feb 1808
  • William A/5s Brooks1 b. 6 Aug 1809
  • Philo/5s Brooks1,6 b. 6 Apr 1811, d. 25 Nov 1890
  • Celia/5s Brooks1,7 b. 18 Dec 1812, d. 8 Feb 1883
  • Nehemiah/5s Brooks1,8 b. 13 Aug 1814, d. 2 Apr 1897
  • Irena/5s Brooks1,6 b. 13 Aug 1817, d. 6 Feb 1892
  • Jerusha/5s Brooks1,9 b. 20 Mar 1820, d. 8 Nov 1882
Findagrave.com, memorial #53967656. Photo by Garry Boice.
Esther Sprague, born 19 Apr 1779 at Whitingham, Vermont1,2, married, as his 2nd wife, 13 Feb 1806 at Marlborough, J. Whitney officiating, Pvt. Lemuel/4s Brooks of Marlborough, son of William/3s Brooks and Esther Kibbe.3 They removed to Ohio about 1817, where Esther died at Greenfield, Huron County, 6 Dec 1823, a. 442, and he 25 Oct 1832, a. 84.4 They are buried in Steuben Cemetery.4,5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1291] Kitty Ann (last name withheld by request.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #53967656.
  3. [S339] Clement and Newton, Hist. Marlborough VT, p. unrecorded.
  4. [S366] Patricia Law Hatcher, Abstracts of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, vol. 1. Hereinafter Patriot Graves.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #47026489, #53967656.
  6. [S2054] J.H. Beers & Co., Counties of Huron and Lorain, 60-62, Irving J. Brooks.
  7. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #77793555.
  8. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #45639011.
  9. [S1530] Shirley Lindenberger Hazelwood, 15 Jun 2007.

Esther Kibbe

F, #17465, (24 December 1704 - )
Father*James Kibbe1 b. 27 Dec 1675, d. 1730
Mother*Hannah Kelsey1 b. c 1678
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1 Burt
Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Last Edited:13 Aug 2017

Children with William/3s Brooks:

Esther Kibbe was born 24 Dec 1704 at Enfield, Connecticut1, where she married, 2 Mar 1731/32 (int. 1 Jan), William/3s Brooks of Simsbury, son of Benjamin/2s Brooks and Mary Barnard, with whom she had eight children.2,3 They lived at Enfield, where he died 28 May 1795 (g.s.)4 Was she (then aged 95) the Esther Brooks carried in June, 1800 from Enfield to Springfield by Christopher Bullen, who was paid by the town $1.08 for the task?5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Hestor Kibbe b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, William Brooks/Esther Kibbe m.
  3. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield, Connecticut, Volume II, 1757, Intentions of Marriage, William Brooks/Esther Kibbe; 1770, m.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield Street Cemetery, William Brooks g.s.
  5. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1269, Select Men's Account.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Esther Brooks b.
  7. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1616, Public Documents, Esther Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Mary Brooks b.
  9. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1619, Town Records, Mary Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, William Brooks b.
  11. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1638, Public Documents, William Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Zerah Brooks b.
  13. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1638, Public Documents, Zerah Brooks b.
  14. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Love Brooks b.; d.
  15. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1638, Public Documents, Love Brooks b.; 1867, Deaths, d.
  16. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1638, Public Documents, Esther Brooks b.
  17. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Lemuel Brooks b.; d.
  18. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1638, Public Documents, Lemuel Brooks b.
  19. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Lemuel Brooks b.