Abigail/3g Brooks

F, #23631, (4 May 1703 - )
Father*Samuel/2g Brooks1 b. 6 Sep 1662, d. c 1723
Mother*Sarah ?Robbins1
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Last Edited:4 Jan 2016

Child with an unknown spouse/person:

Abigail/3g Brooks was born 4 May 170_ at Glastonbury, Connecticut. (Barbour reads the year 1703; Steve Simpson reads it 1708. The latter is more likely by the sequence of births.)1 There she bore, 8 Feb 1727/28, a natural son, Samuel Benjamin Brooks.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Abigail Brooks b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Samuel Benjamin Brooks b.

Elizabeth/3g Brooks

F, #23632, (24 January 1711 - )
Father*Samuel/2g Brooks1 b. 6 Sep 1662, d. c 1723
Mother*Sarah ?Robbins1
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014
Elizabeth/3g Brooks was born 24 Jan 1711 at Glastonbury, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Elizabeth Brooks b.

John/3g Brooks

M, #23633, (8 March 1695 - )
Father*Samuel/2g Brooks1 b. 6 Sep 1662, d. c 1723
Mother*Sarah ?Robbins1
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Last Edited:5 Aug 2014
John/3g Brooks was born 8 Mar 1695 at Glastonbury, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, John Brooks b.

Sgt. Samuel/3g Brooks

M, #23634, (27 May 1697 - )
Father*Samuel/2g Brooks1 b. 6 Sep 1662, d. c 1723
Mother*Sarah ?Robbins1
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3g Brooks Jr.
Y-DNA Overlay Chart -- GLASTONBURY line
Last Edited:25 Jan 2016

Children with Mary (–?–):

Sgt. Samuel/3g Brooks Jr., born 27 May 1697 at Glastonbury, Connecticut1, married, by 1719, Mary (–?–), with whom he had 10 children there.2,3 George Henry Fox calls him Sergt.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Samuel Brooks b.
  2. [S562] Barbour Collection, Glastonbury, Thomas Brooks b.
  3. [S615] Rev. Alonzo B. Chapin, Glastenbury for Two Hundred Years, Appendix 2, 188, "Families residing in Glastenbury when the First Meeting House was Built (1693): with a short genealogical account of the same."
  4. [S2078] George Henry Fox, "Descendants of Eliphalet Fox of Concord, Mass.," 13.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Thomas Brooks b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Elizabeth Brooks b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, John Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Mary Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Theodore Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Anne Brooks b.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Ruth Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Ellener Brooks b.

Timothy/3g Brooks

M, #23635, (28 October 1701 - )
Father*Samuel/2g Brooks1 b. 6 Sep 1662, d. c 1723
Mother*Sarah ?Robbins1
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Last Edited:16 Nov 2006
Timothy/3g Brooks was born 28 Oct 1701 at Glastonbury, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Timothy Brooks b.

Thomas/4g Brooks

M, #23637, (28 June 1719 - )
Father*Sgt. Samuel/3g Brooks1 b. 27 May 1697
Mother*Mary (–?–)1 b. s 1700
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3g Brooks Jr.
Descendants of Thomas/4g Brooks
Y-DNA Overlay Chart -- GLASTONBURY line
Last Edited:5 Aug 2017

Children with Susanna (–?–):

Thomas/4g Brooks, born 28 Jun 1719 at Glastonbury, Connecticut1, was probably the same who married, by 1742, Susanna (–?–), with whom he had children at Bolton and Glastonbury.2
     His wife Susanna died 8 Feb 17953, and he perhaps remarried. Glastonbury church records note that the widow of Thomas Brooks died 12 Sep 1826, ae. 92 — although this might be Lucy (said to have died "1827"), wife of his son Thomas/5 Jr., who died in 1822 in Chenango County, New York.2

Local Notes:

Property23 Mar 1779, Glastonbury, CTLevi and Lydia Brooks transferred "a certain piece of land situated in said Glastenbury in the Parish of Eastbury containing three acres of land to their honorable father Thomas …"4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Thomas Brooks b.
  2. [S548] "Connecticut Church Records, Glastonbury, Buckingham-Eastbury Church, 1731–1873", 2A:F, wid. Thomas Brooks adm. ch., d. Hereafter Glastonbury Ch. Recs.
  3. [S548] Glastonbury Ch. Recs., 2:134, Thomas Brooks's w. d.
  4. [S944] Carol Pullen-Reynolds, citing Glastonbury Land Recs., v.8, microfilm #824.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Bolton VR, Sarah Brooks b.
  6. [S562] Barbour Collection, Glastonbury, Susannah Brooks/Joseph Andrews m.
  7. [S944] Carol Pullen-Reynolds, citing Bolton church records (NEHGR), Susannah Brooks bp.
  8. [S944] Carol Pullen-Reynolds, citing Bolton church records (NEHGR), Ruth Brooks bp.
  9. [S944] Carol Pullen-Reynolds, citing Bolton church records (NEHGR), Samuel Brooks bp.
  10. [S513] James Brooks, M.D., Ledger book, 1874–1883.
  11. [S548] Glastonbury Ch. Recs., 2:16, Clarissa Brooks bp.
  12. [S714] Anne Hart, BROOKS-NE-L posting, 9 Apr 2002.

Capt. John/4g Brooks

M, #23638, (19 April 1724 - before 25 April 1807)
Father*Sgt. Samuel/3g Brooks1 b. 27 May 1697
Mother*Mary (–?–)1 b. s 1700
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3g Brooks Jr.
Descendants of Capt. John/4g Brooks
Last Edited:1 Aug 2017

Children with Mary Crofoot:

  • Mary/5g Brooks5 b. 20 May 1748
  • John/5g Brooks1 b. 7 Nov 1749
  • Mabel/5g Brooks6 b. 12 Feb 1752
  • Lucy/5g Brooks+7 b. 1 Jul 1754, d. 31 Dec 1827
  • Jemima/5g Brooks8 b. 17 Nov 1756
  • Elizabeth/5g Brooks9 b. 22 May 1759
  • Elijah/5g Brooks10 b. 22 Mar 1762, d. before 14 Jan 1777
  • William/5g Brooks11 b. 23 May 1764
  • Capt. Ephraim/5g Brooks12 b. 1 Jun 1766, d. 1862
  • Eleanor/5g Brooks+13 b. 17 Apr 1768
Capt. John/4g Brooks was born 19 Apr 1724 at Glastonbury, Connecticut1, where he married, 10 Jun 1746, Mary Crofoot, daughter of Ephraim Crofoot and Hannah Backus, with whom he had 10 children.2 The 1790 census recorded their household (John and three females) at Bernardston, Massachusetts3, perhaps where he died.4

Local Notes:

Property25 Apr 1807, Guilford, VTApril 25, 1807, [Perley Streeter] and wife Eleanor of Guilford, Vt., and Thomas Bidwell and wife Elizabeth of Conn., deed all interest in the estate of their father, Capt. John Brooks, in Bernardston, Mass.4

Census Detail:

1790Bernardston, MACapt John Brooks
MALES: One over 16
FEMALES: Three3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, John Brooks b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, John Brooks/Mary Crofott m.
  3. [S1790] 1790 U.S. Census, Bernardston, Hampshire, MA, M637/4/126, Capt John Brooks.
  4. [S955] Milford B. Streeter, Stephen and Ursula Streeter, 217.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Mary Brooks b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Mabel Brooks b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Lucy Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Jemima Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Elizabeth Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Elijah Brooks b.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, William Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Ephraim Brooks b.
  13. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Eleanor Brooks b.

Theodore/4g Brooks

M, #23639, (4 October 1727 - )
Father*Sgt. Samuel/3g Brooks1 b. 27 May 1697
Mother*Mary (–?–)1 b. s 1700
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3g Brooks Jr.
Last Edited:16 Nov 2006
Theodore/4g Brooks was born 4 Oct 1727 at Glastonbury, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Theodore Brooks b.

Samuel/4g Brooks

M, #23640, (30 May 1732 - )
Father*Sgt. Samuel/3g Brooks1 b. 27 May 1697
Mother*Mary (–?–)1 b. s 1700
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/2g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3g Brooks Jr.
Descendants of Samuel/4g Brooks III
Y-DNA Overlay Chart -- GLASTONBURY line
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017

Children with Sarah (–?–):

  • Hepsibah/5g Brooks4 b. say 1755
  • Cpl. Josiah/5g Brooks5 b. 25 Oct 1759, d. 9 Feb 1838
  • Samuel/5g Brooks6 b. circa 1768, d. 2 Aug 1810

Child with an unknown spouse/person:

  • Prudence/5g Brooks7 b. say 1760
Samuel/4g Brooks III, born 30 May 1732 at Glastonbury, Connecticut1, married (1) Sarah (–?–).2 Probably the same who married (2?), 1 Jun 1769 at Glastonbury, Eunice Aulger.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Samuel Brooks b.
  2. [S562] Barbour Collection, Glastonbury, Josiah Brooks/Abigail Goslee m.; Hephzibeth Brooks/David Fox Jr. m.
  3. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, Glastonbury, Samuel Brooks Jun./Eunice Aulger m.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Glastonbury VR, Hephzibeth Brooks/David Fox Jr. m.
  5. [S562] Barbour Collection, Glastonbury, Josiah Brooks/Abigail Goslee m.
  6. [S1345] Kathleen Baker, "Glastonbury, Connecticut", U.S. GenWeb pages. Hereinafter U.S. GenWeb pages: Glastonbury, Hartford, CT.
  7. [S801] Revolutionary War Pension Record Abstracts (Washington, DC: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1919). Extracted record of Josiah Brooks, W. F. 20766, Connecticut Service, v. 48, posted to BROOKS-L at RootsWeb 15 Apr 2002.