Julius Harrington/7w Brooks

M, #21036, (9 January 1813 - 1 May 1891)
Father*Asahel/6w Brooks1,2 b. c 13 Jun 1781, d. 23 Dec 1836
Mother*Polly Todd1,2 b. c Oct 1784, d. 21 Jul 1842
Appears on charts:Descendants of Eleazer/4w Brooks
Last Edited:6 Sep 2017

Children with Elizabeth Ann Greene:

  • Homer/8w Brooks8,12 b. 29 Mar 1844, d. 28 Sep 1914
  • Frances/8w Brooks8 b. circa 1849
  • Walter/8w Brooks13 b. 4 May 1857, d. 26 Jan 1927
Findagrave.com, memorial #147838814. Photo by Barb Destromp.
Julius Harrington/7w Brooks, born 9 Jan 1813 at St. Albans, Vermont3,4, was recorded there as a head of household in the 1840 census.5 He married, 7 Jun 1843 at St. Albans, Elizabeth Ann Greene, daughter of Col. Heman Greene and Nellie Billings.6,7 (Their siblings Mary Lucilia/7w Brooks and Nathan Ware Greene also married.), and was recorded there (a. 37, farmer, r.e. $7000) in the 1850 census.8
     A county history reported in 1891, "Julius H. Brooks has a fine farm just at the head of the bay, opposite to Governor Smith's large buildings; and although somewhat advanced in years, Mr. Brooks is still in the enjoyment of good health and a comfortable fortune. Likewise Mr. Brooks has been a somewhat prominent person in town affairs, but he has never sought political preferment."2
     He died at St. Albans 1 May 1891, a. 789, and his widow in 1896.10 They are buried in Greenwood Cemetery.11

Census Detail:

1840St Albans, VTJulius Brooks
MALES: Three 10-15
One 16-19
One 20-29
FEMALES: Two 20-29
One 50-595
12 Sep 1850St Albans, VT251 | 253 | Julius H Brooks | 37 | M | Farmer | 7000 | VT
Elisabeth " | 30 | F | VT
Homer " | 6 | M | VT | attended school
Frances | 1 | F | VT8

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S342] Cynthia Graber Schroeder, 1. Records of the City Clerk, St. Albans, VT.
  2. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing Hist. Franklin & Grand Isle Counties (1891), 354.
  3. [S342] Cynthia Graber Schroeder, 1. Records of the City Clerk, St. Albans, VT
    4. 1850 Census: Franklin Co. VT [350.4]
    5. 1840 Census: Franklin Co. VT [340.1].
  4. [S766] Barbara Brooks Spear, citing St. Albans town clerk, Brooks Cemetery, Historical Society sources.
  5. [S342] Cynthia Graber Schroeder, 5. 1840 Census: Franklin Co. VT [340.1].
  6. [S342] Cynthia Graber Schroeder, citing city clerk records, St. Albans; State of VT vital records.
  7. [S766] Barbara Brooks Spear, citing St. Albans city records.
  8. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, St. Albans, Franklin, VT, M432/924/87, Julius H. Brooks.
  9. [S342] Cynthia Graber Schroeder, citing City Clerk records, St. Albans.
  10. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #147838823.
  11. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #147838814, #147838823.
  12. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing A.N. Marquis, Who's Who in New England, 1915, p. 163.
  13. [S342] Cynthia Graber Schroeder, citing city clerk records.