Ann Wickham

F, #27605, (circa 1701 - 23 October 1729)
Father*Thomas Wickham1 b. s 1670
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Jabez/3w Brooks
Descendants of Jabez/4w Brooks Jr.
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Child with Jabez/4w Brooks:

  • Capt. Jabez/5w Brooks6 b. 4 May 1729, d. 14 May 1817
Gravestones of Ann Wickham (L) and Abigail Johnson (R), wives of Jabez Brooks Jr. Photo by Jan Patrick Mongoven.
Ann Wickham, born circa 1701 (g.s.)2, married, as his 1st wife, 4 Apr 1728 at Middletown, Connecticut, Jabez/4w Brooks Jr. of Middletown, son of Jabez/3w Brooks and Hepsibah/3 Cutter.3 She died at Middletown 23 [town rec; 20, g.s.] Oct 1729, after bearing one child ("a. 28", g.s.)2, and is buried in the Old Farm Hill Cemetery with Jabez and his 2nd wife.4,5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S563] Wayne Hollister, citing A Pioneer's Legacy, Sheldon Brooks, 2:6.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Ann Brooks d.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Jabez Brooks/Ann Wickham m.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Ann Brooks g.s.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #70864272.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Jabez Brooks b.

Abigail/5 Johnson

F, #27607, (8 December 1707 - 31 August 1752)
Father*Daniel/4 Johnson1
Mother*Abigail Leek2 b. s 1680
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Jabez/3w Brooks
Descendants of Jabez/4w Brooks Jr.
Last Edited:10 Aug 2017

Children with Jabez/4w Brooks:

  • Ann/5w Brooks8 b. 2 Jul 1733, d. 15 Sep 1753
  • Abigail/5w Brooks9 b. 15 Apr 1735
  • Daniel/5w Brooks10 b. 9 Apr 1737, d. 1818
  • Hepsibah/5w Brooks11 b. 25 Mar 1739, d. 20 Dec 1806
  • Samuel/5w Brooks12 b. 24 Mar 1740/41, d. 1 Jul 1819
  • Ruhamah/5w Brooks13 b. 1 Jun 1744
  • Timothy/5w Brooks14 b. 3 May 1747, d. 18 Mar 1801
Photo by Jan Patrick Mongoven.
Abigail/5 Johnson, born 8 Dec 17072, married, as his 2nd wife, 13 Apr 1732, Jabez/4w Brooks Jr. of Middletown, Connecticut, son of Jabez/3w Brooks and Hepsibah/3 Cutter, with whom she had 7 children.3 Abigail died at Middletown 31 Aug 1752, a. 444, and is buried in the Old Farm Hill Cemetery with Jabez and his 1st wife.5,6 Jabez married once more, and died at Middletown 19 Sep 1794.7

Local Notes:

Property16 Nov 1736, Middletown, CTVol. 6, pp. 281 & 282, November 16, 1736, Daniel Johnson to Abigail Brooks, W. side Conn. River.  I, Daniel Johnson Senior, of Middletown in the county of Hartford and Colony of Connecticut in New England, for the consideration of the paternal love and affection which I have for my Daughter Abigail the wife of Jabez Brooks of the same Middletown, do give…3 acres and fifty-two rods of land on the west side of the Connecticut River in Middletown near the dwelling house of the said Jabez Brooks, [next to a lot…of Joseph Johnson, Jr.]…1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S979] Ramona Curtis, abstract of Middletown Deeds, 6:281-82, Daniel Johnson Sr. to Abigail Brooks.
  2. [S563] Wayne Hollister, citing Capt. John Johnson, 26–27.
  3. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Jabez Brooks/Abigail Johnson m.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Abigail Brooks d.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Abigail Brooks g.s.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #70864271.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Jabez Brooks g.s.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Ann Brooks b., d.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Abigail Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Daniel Brooks b.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Hysekiah Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Samuel Brooks b.
  13. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Ruhamah Brooks b.
  14. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Timothy Brooks b.

Rebecca Eaton

F, #27608, (circa 1709 - January 1801)
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of Jabez/3w Brooks
Descendants of Jabez/4w Brooks Jr.
Last Edited:7 Nov 2017

Child with Nathaniel Goodwin:

  • Nathaniel Goodwin9 b. circa 1737, d. 17 Apr 1754
Rebecca Eaton, born circa 17091, married (1) Nathaniel Goodwin2, and (2?), 16 Feb 1758 at Middletown, Connecticut, as his 3rd wife, Jabez/4w Brooks Jr. of Middletown, son of Jabez/3w Brooks and Hepsibah/3 Cutter.3,4
     The will of Jabez Brooks, 11 Dec 1793, leaves well beloved wife Rebecca the West end of my Dwelling House & the equal Half of my Barn & also the use & improvement of my Homelot on which my House stands Contain’g Eleven Acres more or less during the Term of her natural Life & also one third of the moveables.5
     Jabez died 19 Sep 1794, a. 946, and Rebecca in Jan 1801 (g.s.), a. 93.7 She is buried with Nathaniel Goodwin and their son Nathaniel in Washington St. Cemetery, Middletown. In 2012 her gravestone could not be identified, and it is presumed to be among the weathered brownstones in this cemetery which are no longer legible.7,8

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S945] Jane Devlin, transcr. Hale Collection, Washington St. Cemetery, Rebeckah (Brooks) Goodwin.
  2. [S979] Ramona Curtis, citing Hale Collection, p. 607, Washington St. Cemetery, Middletown, Nathaniel Goodwin & Rebeckah Brooks.
  3. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Jabez Brooks/Rebeckah Goodwin m.
  4. [S2307] FamilySearch.org, "Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939," 007615715 > image 211 of 288, Jabez Brooks/Rebeckah Goodwin m.
  5. [S1067] Probate Records of Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, 86-87, will of Jabez Brooks.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Jabez Brooks g.s.
  7. [S979] Ramona Curtis, transcr. Hale Collection, p. 607, Washington St. Cemetery, Middletown, Nathaniel Goodwin & Rebeckah Brooks.
  8. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial # 24750969.
  9. [S945] Jane Devlin, transcr. Hale Collection, Washington St. Cemetery, Nathaniel Goodwin.