Abigail/4a Brooks

F, #1804, (6 October 1699 - 30 June 1728)
Father*Capt. Ebenezer/3a Brooks1 b. c 24 Feb 1670, d. 11 Feb 1742/43
Mother*Abigail/3 Boylston1 b. 15 Nov 1674, d. 23 May 1756
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Caleb/2a Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Ebenezer/3a Brooks
Descendants of Abigail/4a Brooks
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017

Children with Thomas Oakes:

  • Abigail/5a Oakes5 b. 2 Sep 1721, d. 1728
  • Thomas/5a Oakes5 b. 28 Jan 1722/23
  • Ebenezer/5a Oakes6 b. 28 Sep 1725
  • Sarah/5a Oakes7 b. 2 Mar 1726/27
  • Caleb/5a Oakes8 b. 12 Jun 1728, d. before 1766
Abigail/4a Brooks, born 6 Oct 1699 at Medford, Massachusetts1, there married, 27 Oct 1720, as his 2nd wife, Thomas Oakes of Medford, son of Edward Oakes.2 There she died 30 Jun 1728, several weeks after childbirth, a. 28.3 Thomas married again, 1730, and died at Medford 14 Nov 1769.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S368] Vital Records of Medford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 29, Abigael Brooks b.
  2. [S368] Medford VR, 193, Abigall Brooks/Thomas Oaks m.
  3. [S368] Medford VR, 410, Abigail Oakes d.
  4. [S368] Medford VR, 410, Thomas Oakes d.
  5. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 2:723.
  6. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Ebeneser Oakes b.
  7. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Sarah Oakes b.
  8. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Caleb Oakes b.

Thomas Oakes

M, #1805, (say 1695 - 14 November 1769)
Father*Edward Oakes1 b. s 1665, d. 26 Apr 1751
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Caleb/2a Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Ebenezer/3a Brooks
Descendants of Abigail/4a Brooks
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017

Children with Abigail/4a Brooks:

  • Abigail/5a Oakes9 b. 2 Sep 1721, d. 1728
  • Thomas/5a Oakes9 b. 28 Jan 1722/23
  • Ebenezer/5a Oakes10 b. 28 Sep 1725
  • Sarah/5a Oakes11 b. 2 Mar 1726/27
  • Caleb/5a Oakes12 b. 12 Jun 1728, d. before 1766

Children with Sarah Blunt:

  • David Oakes13 b. 16 Oct 1731
  • William Oakes14 b. 16 Aug 1732
  • John Oakes15 b. 5 Nov 1733
  • David Oakes13 b. 15 Jan 1734/35
  • Isaac Oakes16 b. 13 Apr 1740
  • Isaac Oakes17 b. 28 Feb 1742
Thomas Oakes married (1), 2 Aug 1716 at Newbury, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Greenleaf.2 He lived at Medford, where she died 3 Feb 1717/18.3 There he married (2), 27 Oct 1720, Abigail/4a Brooks of Medford, daughter of Capt. Ebenezer/3a Brooks and Abigail/3 Boylston,4 who died at Medford 30 Jun 1728, a. 28.5 He married (3), 26 Nov 1730 at Andover, Sarah Blunt of Andover.6 In 1743, in a settlement of the estate of his late father-in-law Capt. Ebenezer Brooks, Thomas Oakes received £705-1-3 for the heirs of his late wife Abigail Oakes, five children under age.7 Thomas died at Medford 14 Nov 1769.8

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S572] William Gray Brooks, "A Genealogical Account of the Brooks Family," 74.
  2. [S368] Vital Records of Medford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 269, Thomas Oakes/Elizabeth Greenleaf m. Newbury.
  3. [S368] Medford VR, 410, Elizebeth Greenleaf d.
  4. [S368] Medford VR, 193, Abigall Brooks/Thomas Oaks m.
  5. [S368] Medford VR, 410, Abigail Oakes d.
  6. [S368] Medford VR, 269, Thomas Oakes/Sarah Blunt m. Andover.
  7. [S572] William Gray Brooks, 61, 64.
  8. [S368] Medford VR, 410, Thomas Oakes d.
  9. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 2:723.
  10. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Ebeneser Oakes b.
  11. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Sarah Oakes b.
  12. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Caleb Oakes b.
  13. [S368] Medford VR, 103, David Oakes b.
  14. [S368] Medford VR, 103, William Oakes b.
  15. [S368] Medford VR, 103, John Oakes b.
  16. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Isaac Oacks bp.
  17. [S368] Medford VR, 103, Isaac Oaks bp.

Job/4a Brooks

M, #1807, (16 April 1698 - 26 October 1788)
Father*Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks1 b. 15 Nov 1663, d. 18 Oct 1733
Mother*Anna/3 Merriam1 b. 7 Sep 1669, d. 24 Jan 1757
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks
Descendants of Job/4a Brooks (of Daniel)
Last Edited:1 Aug 2017

Children with Elizabeth/4 Flagg:

  • Jerusha/5a Brooks10 b. 14 Nov 1721, d. 2 Oct 1747
  • John/5a Brooks11 b. 13 Jun 1723, d. 2 Aug 1812
  • Elizabeth/5a Brooks12 b. 16 Nov 1724, d. 15 Mar 1739/40
  • Gen. Eleazer/5a Brooks13 b. 10 Sep 1727, d. 9 Nov 1806
  • Hannah/5a Brooks14 b. 26 Sep 1729, d. 7 May 1750
  • Daniel/5a Brooks15 b. 12 May 1731, d. 30 Jan 1773
  • Abigail/5a Brooks16 b. 21 Apr 1734
Findagrave.com, memorial #20670360. Photo by Bill Boyington.
Job/4a Brooks, born 16 Apr 1698 at Concord, Massachusetts2,1, married, 26 Jan 1721 at Woburn, Elizabeth/4 Flagg, daughter of Ebenezer/3 Flagg and Elizabeth/4 Carter.3 With his brother Samuel he was executor of his father's will dated 6 Jan 1728/29.4
     His wife Elizabeth died 21 Feb 1786, a. 84.5 "A respectable farmer," and father of Gen. Eleazer Brooks, Job died at Concord 26 Oct 1788, a. 906,7, and is interred with Elizabeth in the Hill Burying Ground.8 His gravestone is inscribed, He lived in the belief of ye truths | of the Gospel of Christ, | and died in hopes of salvation | through his merits; | and was considered by survivors | as coming to ye grave in a full age | as a shock of corn cometh in, | in his season. | Now let my death be all serene | Exclaim'd the ancient saint; | Since thy salvation I have seen; | I die without complaint.9

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 45, Job Brooks b.
  2. [S53] Gravestone, recorded 21 Aug 1996.
  3. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:33, Job Brooks/Elizabeth Flagg m.
  4. [S1495] Daniel Brooks probate file.
  5. [S185] Concord BMD, 434, Mrs. Elizabeth Brooks d. (g.s.).
  6. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 318, 365: "a respectable farmer."
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 434, Job Brooks d. (g.s.).
  8. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #20670360, #20670307.
  9. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #20670360.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 103, Jerusha Brooks b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 111, John Brooks b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 113, Elisabeth Brooks b.; 143, d.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 118, Eleazer Brooks b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 122, Hannah Brooks b.
  15. [S185] Concord BMD, 127, Daniel Brooks b.
  16. [S185] Concord BMD, 136, Abigail Brooks b.

Elizabeth/4 Flagg

F, #1808, (25 July 1701 - 21 February 1786)
Father*Ebenezer/3 Flagg1 b. 21 Dec 1678, d. 10 Jul 1746
Mother*Elizabeth/4 Carter1 b. 18 Sep 1680
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks
Descendants of Job/4a Brooks (of Daniel)
Last Edited:8 Aug 2017

Children with Job/4a Brooks:

  • Jerusha/5a Brooks8 b. 14 Nov 1721, d. 2 Oct 1747
  • John/5a Brooks9 b. 13 Jun 1723, d. 2 Aug 1812
  • Elizabeth/5a Brooks10 b. 16 Nov 1724, d. 15 Mar 1739/40
  • Gen. Eleazer/5a Brooks11 b. 10 Sep 1727, d. 9 Nov 1806
  • Hannah/5a Brooks12 b. 26 Sep 1729, d. 7 May 1750
  • Daniel/5a Brooks13 b. 12 May 1731, d. 30 Jan 1773
  • Abigail/5a Brooks14 b. 21 Apr 1734
Findagrave.com, memorial #20670307. Photo by Bill Boyington.
Elizabeth/4 Flagg was born 25 Jul 1701 at Woburn, Massachusetts1, where she married, 26 Jan 1721, Job/4a Brooks of Concord, son of Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks and Anna/3 Merriam.2 She died at Concord 21 Feb 1786 (g.s.), a. 84.3 Job, "a respectable farmer," and father of Gen. Eleazer Brooks, died there 26 Oct 1788, a. 90.4,5 They are interred in the Hill Burying Ground6, where her gravestone is inscribed, After having lived with her said | Husband upwards of 65 years; she died | in the belief of a resurection to a | better Life. | Though not til ninety some retire; | Yet monuments around declare; | How ____ the numbers who expire, | While youth & beauty promise fair.7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:92, Elizabeth Flagg b.
  2. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 3:33, Job Brooks/Elizabeth Flagg m.
  3. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 434, Mrs. Elizabeth Brooks d. (g.s.).
  4. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 318, 365: "a respectable farmer."
  5. [S185] Concord BMD, 434, Job Brooks d. (g.s.).
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #20670360, #20670307.
  7. [S861] Dalby B. Morkill, "Brooks—From A.B.M.'s Memoranda" (typewritten page of notes on letterhead), (Barkerville, B.C.: n.d., say 1940): citing stones in the "old burying ground on the hill at Concord."
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 103, Jerusha Brooks b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 111, John Brooks b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 113, Elisabeth Brooks b.; 143, d.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 118, Eleazer Brooks b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 122, Hannah Brooks b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 127, Daniel Brooks b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 136, Abigail Brooks b.