Mary/3w Brooks

F, #20085, (say 1665 - 2 July 1670)
Father*Capt. Timothy/2w Brooks1 b. c 1635, d. b 7 Oct 1712
Mother*Mary Russell1 b. c 1634, d. 15 Sep 1680
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Timothy/2w Brooks
Last Edited:10 Aug 2014
Mary/3w Brooks, 1st so-named, probably born at Woburn ca 1665 (no town rec.), died at Billerica 2 Jul 1670.2,1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S300] Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 346, Mary Brooks d.
  2. [S298] Cutter & Loring, Brooks Family of Woburn, 7, Mary (3.iv.) Brooks.

Mary/3w Brooks

F, #20086, (10 December 1671 - before 9 April 1713)
Father*Capt. Timothy/2w Brooks1 b. c 1635, d. b 7 Oct 1712
Mother*Mary Russell1 b. c 1634, d. 15 Sep 1680
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Timothy/2w Brooks
Descendants of Mary/3w Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017

Children with (–?–) Salisbury:

Mary/3w Brooks, 3rd so-named, was born 10 Dec 1671 at Billerica, Massachusetts.1 She married (1?) (–?–) Mason of Swansea2,3, and (2?) (–?–) Salisbury.4 The will of her brother John/3w Brooks of Swansea, 9 Apr 1713, names son Samuel and daughter Mary of "my sister Mary Salisbury dcd."5,4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S300] Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 29, Mary Brooks b.
  2. [S132] Robert Peacock Brooks, Timothy Brooks, 43.
  3. [S106] NEHGS Register, 29:153–157.
  4. [S692] H.L. Peter Rounds, Abstracts of Bristol County, 3:212-213, John Brooks.
  5. [S216] H. Stanley Craig, New Jersey Colonial Documents, Calendar of Wills, 62-63, John Brooks.

Mary/3w Norcross

F, #20087, (27 August 1652 - 19 October 1661)
Father*Richard/2 Norcross1 b. 1621, d. c 1709
Mother*Mary/2w Brooks1 b. s 1630, d. 24 Feb 1671/72
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2w Brooks
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017
Mary/3w Norcross, 1st so-named, was born 27 Aug 1652 at Watertown, Massachusetts, and there died 19 Oct 1661.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S254] Watertown Records, 16, Mary Norcroffe b.; 23, Mary Norcroff d.

Sarah/3w Norcross

F, #20088, (28 December 1657 - )
Father*Richard/2 Norcross1 b. 1621, d. c 1709
Mother*Mary/2w Brooks1 b. s 1630, d. 24 Feb 1671/72
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2w Brooks
Descendants of Sarah/3w Norcross
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017

Children with Joseph Child:

Sarah/3w Norcross was born 28 Dec 1657 at Watertown, Massachusetts1, where she married, as his 1st wife, 23 Sep 1680, Joseph Child Jr., son of Joseph Child and Sarah Platts.2 She died by 1705, when he married (2) Ruth/3 Church, with whom he had further issue.3 The ch. of my daughter Child are mentioned in the will of Richard/2 Norcross, 8 Apr 1708.4 Joseph Child died at Watertown 3 Nov 1711.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S254] Watertown Records, 19, Sary Norcrofs b.
  2. [S254] Watertown Records, 48, Jofeph Child/Sary Norcroff m.
  3. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:156, Joseph (77.) Child.
  4. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:376–77, Richard (3.II.) Norcross.
  5. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:155, Joseph (77.76.1.) Child.
  6. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:156, Sarah (78.1) Child.
  7. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:156, Joseph (79.2.) Child.
  8. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:156, Mary (76.88.3.) Child.
  9. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:156, John (89.4) Child.
  10. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:156, Samuel (96.5) Child.
  11. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:156, Isaac (96.6.) Child.

Richard/3w Norcross

M, #20089, (4 August 1660 - )
Father*Richard/2 Norcross1 b. 1621, d. c 1709
Mother*Mary/2w Brooks1 b. s 1630, d. 24 Feb 1671/72
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2w Brooks
Descendants of Richard/3w Norcross Jr.
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Rose/3 Woodward:

Children with Hannah Sanders:

Richard/3w Norcross Jr., like his father a schoolmaster, was born 4 Aug 1660 at Watertown, Massachusetts.1 By a vote of town meeting, 3 Mar 1683/84, Richard Norcross Junior was ordered to appear before the selectmen, "to give an account of his living from under family government and how he hath improved his time being complained of for negligence in his calling he manifested a willingness to reform and also John Traine appearing with him engaged to take him into his family..."2 He married (1), 10 Aug 1686, Rose/3 Woodward, daughter of John/2 Woodward and Abigail Benjamin, who died about 1694.3 He married (2), 6 Aug 1695, Hannah Sanders.4 Mentioned in his father's will, dated 8 Apr 1708.5 A grandchild under the care of Richard and Hannah Norcross, Edmund Mason, was also baptised there 16 Dec 1739.3,6 Hannah died at Weston 14 May 1743.4,7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S254] Watertown Records, 23, Richard Norcrofs b.
  2. [S1349] Helen Louise Cropley, "Anc. John Peter Hayes", citing Watertown Records, 2:18.
  3. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:376, Richard (6.10) Norcross Jr.
  4. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:376, Richard (6.10.) Norcross Jr.
  5. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:376–77, Richard (3.II.) Norcross.
  6. [S312] Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages 1707–1850, 434, Edmund Mason bp.
  7. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 395, Hannah Norcross d. (c.r.).
  8. [S254] Watertown Records, 61, Richard Norcrofs b.
  9. [S254] Watertown Records, 62, Samuell Norcrofs b.
  10. [S254] Watertown Records, 65, Abigail Norcross b.
  11. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, John Norcross b.
  12. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Hannah Norcross b.
  13. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Joseph Norcross b.
  14. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Jeramiah Norcross b.
  15. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, George Norcross b.
  16. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, Rose (Ruth) Norcross b.
  17. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, peter Norcross b.
  18. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 11, William Norcross b.

Mary/3w Norcross

F, #20090, (10 July 1663 - )
Father*Richard/2 Norcross1 b. 1621, d. c 1709
Mother*Mary/2w Brooks1 b. s 1630, d. 24 Feb 1671/72
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Mary/2w Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017
Mary/3w Norcross, 2nd so-named, was born 10 Jul 1663 at Watertown, Massachusetts1, and mentioned in her father's will, 8 Apr 1708.2 She married, as his 2nd wife, 2 Apr 1713 at Cambridge, John Stearns, son of Charles Stearns and Rebecca Gibson.3

Local Notes:

Property31 Jan 1709/10, Watertown, MA"Jan. 31, 1709-10, Jeremiah Norcross and Mary Norcross, semster (spinster), sold to Joseph Child, 19 acres, late of Richard Norcross, d., bounded N. and W. by Capt. N. Barsham; S. by Charles River; E. by land of J. and M. Norcross. Also 1 acre of marsh, E. of the above, on Charles River."4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S254] Watertown Records, 25, Mary Norcroffe b.
  2. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 1:376–77, Richard (3.II.) Norcross.
  3. [S308] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 2:287, Mary Norcross/John Stearns m.
  4. [S83] Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 2:861, Jeremiah and Mary (4. and 7.) Norcross.