She was the 2nd great grand-aunt of President James A. Garfield, making her children 1st cousins three times removed of the President.

Elizabeth/5 Garfield

F, #2796, (10 August 1708 - 31 January 1782)
Father*Lt. Thomas/4 Garfield1 b. 12 Dec 1680, d. 4 Feb 1752
Mother*Mercy Bigelow1 b. 1686, d. 28 Feb 1744/45
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/4a Brooks
Last Edited:2 Jul 2018

Children with Samuel/4a Brooks:

  • Samuel/5a Brooks7 b. 23 Aug 1739, d. 12 Jan 1812
  • Elizabeth/5a Brooks8 b. 18 Jan 1740/41, d. 20 Oct 1768
  • Lieut. Enoch/5a Brooks9 b. 9 Sep 1742, d. 18 Sep 1825
  • Mary/5a Brooks10 b. 13 Feb 1743/44, d. 22 Aug 1791
  • Elisha/5a Brooks11 b. 28 Jun 1746, d. 14 Oct 1771
  • Anna/5a Brooks12 b. 30 Apr 1748, d. 17 May 1767
  • Sarah/5a Brooks13 b. 3 Sep 1751, d. 25 Mar 1794
  • Mercy/5a Brooks14 b. 26 Apr 1755, d. 27 Apr 1770
Elizabeth/5 Garfield was born 10 Aug 1708 at Weston, Massachusetts1, where she owned the covenant, 14 Apr 1728, and was received into the church 29 Jul 1733.2 There she married, 6 Sep 1738, Samuel/4a Brooks, son of Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks and Anna/3 Merriam.3 They lived at Concord, where he died 6 Apr 1758, a. 634, and she 31 Jan 1782, a. 73.5 They are interred in the Hill Burying Ground.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S312] Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages 1707–1850, 1, Elisabeth Gearfield b.
  2. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 412, Elisabeth Gearfield o.c. (c.r.); 416, Elisabeth Gearfield adm. ch.
  3. [S312] Pierce, Weston BDM, 54, Samuel Brooks/Elisabeth Gearfield m.
  4. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 195, Samuel Brooks d.
  5. [S185] Concord BMD, 245, Elizabath Brooks d.
  6. [S2363] Concord Gravemarker Data, OHBG-371, Mr. Samuel Brooks; OHBG-372, Mrs. Elizabeth Brooks.
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 149, Samuel Brooks b.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 151, Elisabeth Brooks b.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 155, Enoch Brooks b.
  10. [S185] Concord BMD, 157, Mary Brooks b.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 167, Elisha Brooks b.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 173, Anna Brooks b.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 180, Sarah Brooks b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 190, Marcy Brooks b.