Elizabeth/3a Brooks

F, #1969, (18 January 1680/81 - say 1740)
Father*Gershom/2a Brooks1 b. c 1634, d. 1686
Mother*Hannah/2 Eccles1 b. s 1647, d. 2 Jan 1716/17
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Gershom/2a Brooks
Descendants of Elizabeth/3a Brooks (of Gershom)
Last Edited:13 Aug 2017

Children with Ebenezer/3 Merriam:

Elizabeth/3a Brooks, born 18 Jan 1680/81 at Concord, Massachusetts1, was mentioned in her mother's will, and a signatory to a subsequent agreement regarding division of her mother's property dated 30 Jun 1701.2 She married, as the 1st of his 5 wives, 6 Dec 1705 at Concord, Ebenezer/3 Merriam of Concord, son of John/2 Merriam and Mary/2 Cooper, with whom she had three children3, and died by 1742, when he remarried.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 24, Elizab. Brooks b.
  2. [S572] William Gray Brooks, "A Genealogical Account of the Brooks Family," 28, 56.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 64, Ebenezer Miriam/Elizebeth Brookes m.
  4. [S304] Vital Records of Bedford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 90, Ebenezer Meriam/Elizabeth Davis m.
  5. [S185] Concord BMD, 92, Ebenezer Merriam b.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 99, Timothy Meriam b.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 105, Oliver Meriam b.

Elizabeth/3a Brooks

F, #1970, (16 December 1672 - )
Father*Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks1 b. c 1630, d. b 24 Aug 1697
Mother*Hannah/2 Mason1 b. 23 Sep 1636
Appears on charts:Descendants of Simon/2 Dakin
Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Elizabeth/3a Brooks (of Joshua)
Last Edited:25 Jul 2017

Children with Simon/2 Dakin:

Elizabeth/3a Brooks, born 16 Dec 1672 at Concord, Massachusetts1, married, by 1694, Simon/2 Dakin of Concord, son of Thomas/1 Dakin and Susanna (–?–).2,3 She followed her husband in 1696 to what is now Dorchester, South Carolina, where two of their children were born, and where they remained until 1701, when they returned to Concord.4,5 Simon died at Concord 11 Jan 1739.6 Elizabeth's death is not of record.7
     Simon's will, dated 26 Oct 1739 and proved the following March, made Elizabeth executrix and left her his property, enjoining her to take care of their son Benjamin, all the other children having had their share.8
     Simon and Elizabeth Dakin are said to be ancestors of playwright Tennessee Williams.9

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 16, Elizabeth Brooks b.
  2. [S185] Concord BMD, 39, Simon Dakin b.
  3. [S282] John Brooks Threlfall, "Thomas Brooks," 10: "m. about 1693 Simon Dakin."
  4. [S185] Concord BMD, 59, Ebenezer Dakin b.
  5. [S282] Threlfall, "Thomas Brooks," 10.
  6. [S185] Concord BMD, 435, Simon Dakin d. (g.s.).
  7. [S282] Threlfall, "Thomas Brooks," 10: no DOD.
  8. [S2202] Albert H. Dakin, Thomas Dakin, 13, Simon (4.) Dakin.
  9. [S401] Marilyn Whyman Williams.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 59, Ebenezer Dakin b. Carolina.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 59, Samuel Dakin b. Carolina.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 59, Elizebeth Dakin b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 65, Jonathan Dakin b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 72, Benjamin Dakin b.
  15. [S185] Concord BMD, 79, Sarah Dakin b.