Thomas/4a Brooks

M, #2225, (28 May 1701 - 22 December 1790)
Father*Noah/3a Brooks1 b. 1656 or 1657, d. 1 Feb 1738/39
Mother*Dorothy/2 Potter1 b. c 1662, d. 15 Mar 1752
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Noah/3a Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/4a Brooks
Y-DNA Overlay Chart -- CONCORD line
Last Edited:27 Jan 2016

Children with Hannah/3 Dakin:

  • Rebecca/5a Brooks7 b. 16 Mar 1725/26, d. Aug 1764
  • Aaron/5a Brooks8 b. 24 Aug 1727, d. 23 Feb 1811
  • Ruth/5a Brooks9 b. 28 Jun 1729, d. 3 Feb 1770
  • Pvt. Luke/5a Brooks10 b. 10 Aug 1731, d. 17 Jan 1817
  • Noah/5a Brooks11 b. 15 Aug 1733, d. 18 Feb 1790
  • Hannah/5a Brooks12 b. 8 Mar 1736/37, d. 8 Jun 1829
  • Pvt. Stephen/5a Brooks13 b. 5 Jun 1741, d. 1761
Findagrave.com, memorial #20670553. Photo by Bill Boyington.
Thomas/4a Brooks, born 28 May 1701 at Concord, Massachusetts1, there married, 24 Jun 1725, Hannah/3 Dakin of Concord, daughter of Dea. Joseph/2 Dakin and Dorothy/3 Worcester, with whom he had 7 children.2 His wife died at Concord 3 Jul 17843, and he 22 Dec 1790 (g.s.), a. 89.4 They are interred in the Hill Burying Ground.5

Local Notes:

Elected1751/52, Concord, MASelectman6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 51, Thomas Brookes b.
  2. [S185] Concord BMD, 106, Thomas Brooks/Hannah Dakin m.
  3. [S185] Concord BMD, 418, Mrs. Hannah Brooks d.
  4. [S185] Concord BMD, 434, Thomas Brooks d. (gs).
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #20670553, #20670629.
  6. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 234, town officers.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 115, Rebeckah Brooks b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 118, Aaron Brooks b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 122, Ruth Brooks b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 129, Luke Brooks b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 135, Noah Brooks b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 142, Hannah Brooks b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 157, Stephen Brooks b.

Thomas/4a Brooks

M, #2226, (18 April 1705 - 14 November 1784)
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
Last Edited:28 Jan 2016
Findagrave.com, memorial #26920873. Photo by BobBoston.
Thomas/4a Brooks, born 18 Apr 1705 at Medford, Massachusetts1, "inherited jointly with his brother Samuel the homestead and buildings of his father, and of his grandfather Caleb."2 In the settlement of his father's estate, 1743, Thomas and his brother Samuel had the homestead, and, with their brothers Caleb and Ebenezer, all of the considerable real estate.3 A surveyor, of Medford2, he died at Medford, unmarried, 14 Nov 1784, a. 794, with his funeral on the 17th.5 Buried in Salem Street Cemetery.6

Local Notes:

Elected1779, Medford, MARepresentative2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S368] Vital Records of Medford, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 32, [T]homas Brooks b.
  2. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 2:723.
  3. [S572] William Gray Brooks, "A Genealogical Account of the Brooks Family," 61, 64.
  4. [S368] Medford VR, 349, Thomas Brooks d.
  5. [S572] William Gray Brooks, 73, citing c.r.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #26920873.