Miriam/4s Brooks

F, #241, (9 February 1761 - between 4 July 1788 and 12 December 1790)
Father*Joseph/3s Brooks1 b. 3 Feb 1713/14, d. b 7 Jul 1768
Mother*Miriam Wright1 b. 8 Nov 1732, d. 14 Mar 1816
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/2s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/3s Brooks
Descendants of Miriam/4s Brooks
Last Edited:16 Aug 2017

Children with John Morley:

  • Betty/5s Morley8 b. 8 Nov 1779, d. 12 Apr 1792
  • Matilda/5s Morley9 b. 2 Nov 1781
  • John/5s Morley10 b. 3 Aug 1783, d. 16 Jun 1799
  • Miriam/5s Morley11 b. 29 Jul 1785
  • Eri/5s Morley12 b. 20 Jun 1787
  • Roxanna/5s Morley13 b. 4 Jul 1788
Miriam/4s Brooks, born 9 Feb 1761 at Northfield, Massachusetts2,1,3, married, as his 1st wife, 2 Apr 1779 at Greenfield, John Morley Jr. [Sheldon: Moseley], son of John Morley and Sarah Green, with whom she had 6 children.4,5 She died sometime after the birth of their 6th child on 4 Jul 1788.6 Her husband married (2), 1790, Sally Fisher, had further issue6, and died 11 May 1827 at Bristolville, Ohio, a. 73.7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S742] L.M. Boltwood, Hadley Families, 16, Joseph Brooks.
  2. [S403] Joel Nelson Eno, "William Brooks of Springfield," 143.
  3. [S1188] George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2:91.
  4. [S11] Vital Records of Greenfield, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, 155, Miriam Brooks/John Morley m.
  5. [S1338] Francis M. Thompson, History of Greenfield, 703, Marriages consecrated by Rev. Roger Newton.
  6. [S11] Greenfield VR, 199, John Morley/Sally Fissher m.
  7. [S9] Janis Ragar, source unreported.
  8. [S24] Vital Records of Gill, Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 27, Betty Morley b.
  9. [S24] Gill VR, 27, Matilda Morley b.
  10. [S24] Gill VR, 27, John Morley b.
  11. [S24] Gill VR, 27, Meriam Morley b.
  12. [S24] Gill VR, 27, Eri Morley b.
  13. [S24] Gill VR, 27, Roxany Morley b.

Eunice/3s Brooks

F, #242, (11 November 1714 - )
Father*Nathaniel/2s Brooks1 b. 9 May 1664
Mother*Mary/3 Allis1 b. 6 Jul 1682
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Nathaniel/2s Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014
Eunice/3s Brooks was born 11 [22, Sheldon] Nov 1714 at Deerfield, Massachusetts.1,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S20] Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 35, Eunice Brooks b.
  2. [S1188] George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2:91: 22 Nov.

Benjamin Rose

M, #243, (1724 - before 6 January 1786)
Father*Joseph Rose1 b. s 1695
Mother*Patience (–?–)1
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Nathaniel/2s Brooks
Descendants of Nathaniel/3s Brooks
Descendants of Eunice/4s Brooks
Custom index:French and Indian War
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with Eunice/4s Brooks:

  • Benjamin/5s Rose3 b. 10 Jun 1759, d. 31 Mar 1839
  • Pvt. Joseph/5s Rose1 b. 19 Apr 1761
  • Eunice/5s Rose1 b. 17 Oct 1762
  • Nathaniel/5s Rose3 b. 1 Jul 1764
  • Freedom/5s Rose1 b. 10 Jun 1770
  • Lucinda/5s Rose1 b. 10 Jun 1770
  • John/5s Rose3 b. 1772
  • Samuel/5s Rose3 b. 1774
  • Huldah/5s Rose3 b. 1776
Benjamin Rose was born in 1724, perhaps at Bolton, Massachusetts (Hist. Northfield)1, and was of Northfield, 1748.1 A soldier in the French & Indian War, 17571, he married, 2 Feb 1758 at Northfield, Eunice/4s Brooks of Montague, daughter of Nathaniel/3s Brooks and Abigail/4 Allen.2 Removed to Winhall, Vermont before 1783.1 Will, 6 Aug 1785, Winhall.3 Inventory, 6 Jan 1786.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S269] George Sheldon and J.H. Temple, History of Northfield, 530, Benjamin Rose genealogy.
  2. [S32] Miriam (Rose) Hughes, citing FHL film #886783, "Vital Records of Northfield, MA."
  3. [S32] Miriam (Rose) Hughes.

John/3s Brooks

M, #245, (20 October 1696 - 9 December 1696)
Father*Ebenezer/2s Brooks1 b. 21 Dec 1662
Mother*Elizabeth/4 Belden1 b. s 1672, d. 17 Nov 1745
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Ebenezer/2s Brooks
Last Edited:1 Aug 2017
John/3s Brooks, 1st so-named, was born 20 Oct 1696 at Deerfield, Massachusetts1, and there died 9 Dec following.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S20] Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 35, Jno. Brooks b.; 269, John Brooks d.
"Prob. a soldier in Father Rale's War," Sheldon says of John Brooks.1

John/3s Brooks

M, #246, (say 1699 - )
Father-Candidate*Ebenezer/2s Brooks1 b. 21 Dec 1662
Mother-Candidate*Elizabeth/4 Belden1 b. s 1672, d. 17 Nov 1745
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Ebenezer/2s Brooks
Last Edited:5 Aug 2014
Seaver reports a second son John, say 1699, but no record is found at Deerfield.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1188] George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2:90.
  2. [S422] J. Montgomery Seaver, Brooks Family History, 16: n.d.

Ebenezer/3s Brooks

M, #247, (24 March 1701/2 - )
Father*Ebenezer/2s Brooks1 b. 21 Dec 1662
Mother*Elizabeth/4 Belden1 b. s 1672, d. 17 Nov 1745
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Ebenezer/2s Brooks
Descendants of Ebenezer/3s Brooks Jr.
Last Edited:3 Aug 2014

Children with Jane St. John (Sention):

Ebenezer/3s Brooks Jr. was born 24 Mar 1701/2 at Deerfield, Massachusetts.1 His family's home was burned in the French and Indian raid on Deerfield, 29 Feb 1703/4, but they escaped death or captivity by hiding in a cellar.2,3 Removed to Ridgefield, Connecticut where he married, 27 Aug 1730, Jane St. John (Sention), daughter of Capt. Samuel St. John (Sention).4 Her death was recorded at Ridgefield in 1773.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S20] Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 35, Ebenezer Brooks b.
  2. [S462] Mrs. Beverly Brooks, "Genealogy of the Brooks Family," 60, citing John Winthrop's journal, Table of Losses in the Deerfield Massacre.
  3. [S1188] George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2:90.
  4. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Ebenezer Brooks/Jane St. John m.
  5. [S1702] Kathy Alvis Patterson, citing G.L. Rockwell, History of Ridgefield, Connecticut (1927), accessed as online database at Ancestry.com: 459, 460, 461, 462, 464, 465, 511, 515, 516.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Ebenezer Brooks b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Jane Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Mary Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Elizabeth Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Samuel Brooks b.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Dan[ie]ll Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Rebeckah Brooks b.
  13. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Ridgefield VR, Joseph Brooks b.

Rebecca Clary

F, #248, (circa 1702 - 12 April 1776)
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Nathaniel/2s Brooks
Descendants of Nathaniel/3s Brooks
Last Edited:6 Aug 2017

Children with Ezekiel Bascom:

  • Dea. Moses Bascom6 b. 8 Jun 1736, d. 19 Sep 1805
  • Elias Bascom7 b. 3 Apr 1738
  • Rebecca Bascom8 b. 24 Dec 1740
  • Ezekiel Bascom9 b. 4 Jul 1742
Findagrave.com, memorial #38336483. Photo by Brad Bascom.
Photo by Brad Bascom 38336483
Rebecca Clary, born circa 17021, married (1), as his 2nd wife, 23 May 1734 at Northampton, Massachusetts, Ezekiel Bascom2,3, who died at Greenfield, Massachusetts, 1746.2 She married (2), as his 2nd wife, 25 Oct 1750 at Deerfield, Nathaniel/3s Brooks Jr., son of Nathaniel/2s Brooks and Mary/3 Allis.4
     Rebecca died at Greenfield 12 Apr 1776 (g.s.), "75th y.,"1and is buried in the Old Cemetery, Bernardston.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S11] Vital Records of Greenfield, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, 247, Rebekah Bascom d.
  2. [S269] George Sheldon and J.H. Temple, History of Northfield, 404, Thomas Bascom genealogy.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #38336483.
  4. [S20] Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, To the Year 1850, 165, Nathaniel Brooks/Rebecca Bascom m.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, #38336483.
  6. [S20] Deerfield VR, 28, Moses Bascom b.
  7. [S20] Deerfield VR, 28, Elias Bascom bp.
  8. [S20] Deerfield VR, 28, Rebecca Bascom bp.
  9. [S20] Deerfield VR, 28, Ezekiel Bascom bp.

David/4s Brooks

M, #250, (10 February 1758 - 2 March 1758)
Father*Joseph/3s Brooks1 b. 3 Feb 1713/14, d. b 7 Jul 1768
Mother*Miriam Wright1 b. 8 Nov 1732, d. 14 Mar 1816
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/2s Brooks
Descendants of Joseph/3s Brooks
Last Edited:29 Jul 2017
David/4s Brooks was born 10 Feb 1758 at Springfield, Massachusetts2, and there died 2 Mar following.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S403] Joel Nelson Eno, "William Brooks of Springfield," 143.
  2. [S1594] Springfield VR, 253, David Brooks b.
  3. [S1594] Springfield VR, 517, David Brooks d.; 1826, First Church Records, Infant Child of Joseph Brooks d.