Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks

M, #28622, (circa 1658 - 19 May 1730)
Father-Candidate*Thomas/1r Brooks1 b. s 1610
Appears on charts:Descendants of Thomas/1r Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2017

Children with Mary (–?–):

Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks, born circa 1658 (g.s.), is, by location and chronology, likely a son of Thomas/1r of Newport, although this is unproven. Both Thomases were of Newport, and each had a daughter Hannah noted in Friends records (birth, in the case of the elder Hannah, marriage in the case of the younger).2
     6 May 1679, Thomas Brookes was admitted "freeman of towne of Neuport."3 Thomas Brooks signed a petition to the King, 29 Jul 1679, as an inhabitant of Narragansett City.4 Grand juror, Newport, 13 Dec 1687 and again in 1688.5
     He married, (2? 3?), say 1712, Mary (–?–).2 She died 16 Jul 1723, a. 35 (g.s.), and he 19 May 1730, a. 72 (g.s.)2,6 They are interred in the Common Burial Ground, Newport.2,6
     His will, proved 7 Sep 1730, the first page of which is lost, mentions sons Thomas and Samuel (under 21) and daughter Hannah Brooks (under 18). Friends Benjamin Stanton & ____ Wanton, both of Newport, executors. Witnesses: David Wiatt, ____ __anning, James Martin.7

Local Notes:

Property5 Jul 1687, Newport, RIWilliam Read to Thomas Brookes8

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S944] Carol Pullen-Reynolds, citing RI Cemeteries Database, http://members.tripod.com/~debyns/cemetery.html: Wethersfield Church Records, 2:134.
  2. [S953] Deby Jecoy Nunes, Rhode Island Cemeteries Database, Thomas/Mary Brookes g.s., Newport.
  3. [S952] Records of the Colony of Rhode Island, 3:29.
  4. [S952] RI Records, 3:60.
  5. [S952] RI Records, 3:233, 245.
  6. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing Edith M. Tilley, 1927. From Dr. Turner's Manuscript, in possession of the Newport Historical Society. Published in the Genealogical Column of the Newport Mercury, 1912.
  7. [S1592] Rhode Island Genealogical Register, Apr 1985, p. 300, extr. Debbye Lansing. Hereinafter RI Gen. Reg.
  8. [S876] Dorothy Worthington, Rhode Island Land Evidences, 1648–1696, 200 (#318).
  9. [S953] Nunes, RI Cemeteries Database, Thomas Brookes g.s., Newport.
  10. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing Edith M. Tilley, 1927. From Dr. Turner's Manuscript, in possession of the Newport Historical Society. Published in the Genealogical Column of the Newport Mercury, 1912.: 19 May 1720.
  11. [S896] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 7:6, RI Friends Records, Hannah Brooks/James Coggeshall m.
  12. [S1310] Coggeshalls in America, 38, James (63.) Coggeshall.

Mallett/3r Brooks

M, #28624, (circa 1719 - 12 May 1721)
Father*Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks1 b. c 1658, d. 19 May 1730
Mother*Mary (–?–)1 b. c 1687, d. 16 Jul 1723
Appears on charts:Descendants of Thomas/1r Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks
Last Edited:8 Aug 2014
Mallett/3r Brooks died 12 May 1721, a. 19 months.2,1 Buried in the Common Burial Ground, Newport, Rhode Island.2,1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing Edith M. Tilley, 1927. From Dr. Turner's Manuscript, in possession of the Newport Historical Society. Published in the Genealogical Column of the Newport Mercury, 1912.
  2. [S953] Deby Jecoy Nunes, Rhode Island Cemeteries Database, Mallett Brookes g.s., Newport.

Mary Cranston

F, #28625, (say 1713 - )
Appears on charts:Descendants of Thomas/1r Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/3r Brooks
Last Edited:20 Jan 2016

Children with Thomas/3r Brooks:

Mary Cranston married, 15 Jul 1731 at Newport, Rhode Island,(Trinity Church rec.), Thomas/3r Brooks III, son of Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks and Mary (–?–).1,2 Adult baptism, as Maria Brooks, 29 Aug 1731 at Trinity Church.3 Her husband died 14 Nov 1745, a. 32.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S896] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 10:438, Thomas Brooks/Mary Cranston m. (Trinity Church rec.).
  2. [S953] Deby Jecoy Nunes, Rhode Island Cemeteries Database, Thomas Brookes g.s., Newport.
  3. [S896] Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 10:485, Maria Brooks, adult bp.
  4. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing Edith M. Tilley, 1927. From Dr. Turner's Manuscript, in possession of the Newport Historical Society. Published in the Genealogical Column of the Newport Mercury, 1912.
  5. [S896] Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 4.2:11, Thomas Brooks b.
  6. [S896] Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 10:485, Mary Brooks bp.

Mary/4r Brooks

F, #28626, (11 June 1732 - 13 July 1733)
Father-Candidate*Thomas/3r Brooks1 b. c 1713, d. 14 Nov 1745
Mother-Candidate*Mary Cranston1 b. s 1713
Appears on charts:Descendants of Thomas/1r Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/3r Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017
Mary/4r Brooks, 1st so-named, baptised 11 Jun 1732 at Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Island2, died 13 Jul 1733 (g.s.), a. 1-1-14.1 Interred in Newport's Common Burying Ground.3,1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing Edith M. Tilley, 1927. From Dr. Turner's Manuscript, in possession of the Newport Historical Society. Published in the Genealogical Column of the Newport Mercury, 1912.
  2. [S896] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 10:485, Mary Brooks bp.
  3. [S953] Deby Jecoy Nunes, Rhode Island Cemeteries Database, Mary Brookes g.s., Newport.

Thomas/3r Brooks

M, #28627, (circa 1713 - 14 November 1745)
Father*Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks1 b. c 1658, d. 19 May 1730
Mother*Mary (–?–)1 b. c 1687, d. 16 Jul 1723
Appears on charts:Descendants of Thomas/1r Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Thomas/2r? Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/3r Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2017

Children with Mary Cranston:

Thomas/3r Brooks III was born circa 1713 (g.s.), probably at Newport, Rhode Island.2 Son Thomas Brooks (under 21) is mentioned in the will of Thomas Brooks of Newport, proved 7 Sep 1730.3 There he married, 15 Jul 1731 (Trinity Church rec.), Mary Cranston.4,1 30 Apr 1734, Thomas Brooks of Newport was admitted a freeman of the Colony.5 He died 14 Nov 1745 (g.s.)2 Buried in the Common Burial Ground, Newport.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S953] Deby Jecoy Nunes, Rhode Island Cemeteries Database, Thomas Brookes g.s., Newport.
  2. [S486] Debbye Lansing, citing Edith M. Tilley, 1927. From Dr. Turner's Manuscript, in possession of the Newport Historical Society. Published in the Genealogical Column of the Newport Mercury, 1912.
  3. [S1592] Rhode Island Genealogical Register, Apr 1985, p. 300, extr. Debbye Lansing. Hereinafter RI Gen. Reg.
  4. [S896] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 10:438, Thomas Brooks/Mary Cranston m. (Trinity Church rec.).
  5. [S952] Records of the Colony of Rhode Island, v.4, page unrecorded.
  6. [S896] Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 4.2:11, Thomas Brooks b.
  7. [S896] Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 10:485, Mary Brooks bp.