Thankful/4c Gaylord

F, #27581, (5 September 1758 - 24 October 1822)
Father*Nathan Gaylord1 b. c 1724, d. 2 Jul 1802
Mother*Thankful/3c Brooks1 b. 19 Dec 1725, d. 18 Apr 1795
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1c Brooks
Descendants of Lt. Thomas/2c Brooks (#1)
Descendants of Lt. Thomas/2c Brooks (#2)
Descendants of Thomas/3c Brooks
Descendants of Desire/4c Brooks
Descendants of Thankful/3c Brooks
Descendants of Thankful/4c Gaylord
Last Edited:26 Jan 2016

Children with Solomon/5c Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #27907506. Photo by Jan Franco.
Thankful/4c Gaylord, born 5 Sep 1758 at Wallingford, Connecticut1, married, 12 Jun 1783 (Cheshire c.r.), her 1st cousin once removed, Solomon/5c Brooks, son of Desire/4c Brooks.2,1 She died 24 Oct 1822 (g.s.), a. 641, and he 3 Mar 1823.1 They are buried in Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire1,3, where her gravestone is inscribed, Why should we mourn for dying friends | Since 'tis the voice that Jesus sends.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S696] Donald Lines Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:339, Fam. 4, Desire 8, Solomon i.
  2. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, Cheshire: Solomon Brooks/Thankful Gaylord m.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #27907496, #27907506.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #27907506.
  5. [S696] Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:343, Fam. 11, Orilla 1.
  6. [S696] Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:343, Fam. 11, Flavella 2.
  7. [S696] Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:343, Fam. 11, Loyal 3.
  8. [S696] Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:343, Fam. 11, Maverick 4.
  9. [S696] Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:343, Fam. 11, Oretta 5.
  10. [S696] Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:343, Fam. 11, Loyal 6.
  11. [S1529] Marilyn L. Evans, citing will of Solomon Brooks.
  12. [S1529] Marilyn L. Evans, citing will of Solomon Brooks and Cheshire land records, 1846.

Elizabeth Smith

F, #27582, (4 April 1753 - )
Father*John Smith1 b. s 1723
Mother*Mary Cook1 b. s 1725
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1c Brooks
Descendants of Lt. Thomas/2c Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3c Brooks
Descendants of Stephen/3c Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with Stephen/4c Brooks:

  • John/5c Brooks3 b. 4 Oct 1773
  • Clara/5c Brooks4 b. 3 Oct 1775
  • Stephen/5c Brooks5 b. circa 1776
  • Charlotte/5c Brooks6 b. 15 Oct 1777
  • Dau1/5c Brooks5 b. say 1780
  • Dau2/5c Brooks5 b. say 1782
  • Dau3/5c Brooks5 b. say 1784
  • Peter/5c Brooks5,7 b. 1790
Elizabeth Smith was born 4 Apr 1753 at Wallingford, Connecticut1, where she married, 13 Feb 1772, Stephen/4c Brooks of Wallingford, son of Henry/3c Brooks and Mary Cooper.1,2
     "Family incomplete," says Jacobus.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S696] Donald Lines Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:342, Fam. 8, Stephen 3.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Wallingford VR, Stephen Brooks/Elisabeth Smith m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Wallingford VR, John Brooks b.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Wallingford VR, Clary Brooks b.
  5. [S649] Christopher B. Webber, "Descendants of Henry Brooks of Wallingford," citing Donna Jean McDaniel.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Wallingford VR, Cholattie Brooks b.
  7. [S1820] 1820 U.S. Census, Hampton, Washington, NY, M33/76/234, Peter Brooks.