Esther/4s Brooks

F, #35091, (9 October 1732 - 4 August 1742)
Father*William/3s Brooks1,2 b. 1 Aug 1708, d. 28 May 1795
Mother*Esther Kibbe1,2 b. 24 Dec 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Last Edited:31 Jul 2017
Esther/4s Brooks, 1st so-named, was born 9 Oct 1732 at Enfield, Connecticut1,2, and there died 4 Aug 1742, a. 9. (Her sister Love died there three days later.)3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Esther Brooks b.
  2. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield, Connecticut, Volume II, 1616, Public Documents, Esther Brooks b.
  3. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1867, Deaths, Esther Brooks d.

Esther/4s Brooks

F, #35092, (20 June 1743 - )
Father*William/3s Brooks1,2 b. 1 Aug 1708, d. 28 May 1795
Mother*Esther Kibbe1,2 b. 24 Dec 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Last Edited:11 Sep 2016
Esther/4s Brooks, 2nd so-named, was born 20 Jun 1743 at Enfield, Connecticut.1,2 On 20 Dec 1767 at Enfield, a daughter Elizabeth is recorded to 'John McClester & Esther Brooks.3' 30 Oct 1774, Esther Brooks, of Enfield, there marries Reuben Stockwell of Enfield.4,5 Finally, 10 Jun 1800, the town of Enfield pays Christopher Bullen $1.08 for carrying one Esther Brooks to Springfield, Massachusetts.
     Was the 1800 passenger Esther/4s Brooks or her mother Esther (Kibbe) Brooks?6 Can all these events belong to the same Esther Brooks?

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Esther Brooks b.
  2. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield, Connecticut, Volume II, 1638, Public Documents, Esther Brooks b.
  3. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1662, Public Documents, Elizabeth McClester b.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Esther Brooks/Reuben Stockwell m.
  5. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1792, Public Documents, Reuben Stockwell/Esther Brooks m.
  6. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1269, Select Men's Account.

Love/4s Brooks

F, #35093, (29 September 1740 - 7 August 1742)
Father*William/3s Brooks1,2 b. 1 Aug 1708, d. 28 May 1795
Mother*Esther Kibbe1,2 b. 24 Dec 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017
Love/4s Brooks was born 29 Sep 1740 at Enfield, Connecticut, and there died 7 Aug 1742.2,3 Her death followed that of her sister Esther by three days.1,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Love Brooks b.; d.
  2. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield, Connecticut, Volume II, 1638, Public Documents, Love Brooks b.; 1867, Deaths, d.
  3. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1638, Public Documents, Love Brooks b,; 1867, Deaths, d.

Mary/4s Brooks

F, #35094, (2 June 1734 - )
Father*William/3s Brooks1,2 b. 1 Aug 1708, d. 28 May 1795
Mother*Esther Kibbe1,2 b. 24 Dec 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Last Edited:10 Aug 2014
Mary/4s Brooks was born 2 Jun 1734 at Enfield, Connecticut.1,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Mary Brooks b.
  2. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield, Connecticut, Volume II, 1619, Town Records, Mary Brooks b.

William/4s Brooks

M, #35095, (7 July 1736 - )
Father*William/3s Brooks1,2 b. 1 Aug 1708, d. 28 May 1795
Mother*Esther Kibbe1,2 b. 24 Dec 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Descendants of William/4s Brooks Jr.
Custom index:Revolutionary War
Last Edited:5 Aug 2017

Children with Joanna (–?–):

  • Joanna/5s Brooks3,7 b. 25 Feb 1765
  • William/5s Brooks1,8 b. 12 Jul 1783
William/4s Brooks Jr., born 7 Jul 1736 at Enfield, Connecticut1,2, had a wife Joanna (–?–).3 11 Apr 1763, Enfield selectmen authorized 15s. 9p. to Wm Brooks Jr "for his being forefolded 1761."4 Probably the same who served as a quartermaster with an unidentified Vermont unit in the Revolutionary War.5

Local Notes:

Property7 Nov 1774, Enfield, CTNovemr 7th 1774 by an order to wareham Parsons for ye abatement of sundry Mens rates (viz)
Benjamin Terry Junr Rate 0-11-8½
Henry Chandlers Rate 0-12-9
Joel Baldins Rate 0-10-11½
William Brooks Junr Rate 0-6-66

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, William Brooks b.
  2. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield, Connecticut, Volume II, 1638, Public Documents, William Brooks b.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Joanna Brooks b.
  4. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1139, Select Men's Account, Wm Brooks Jr
  5. [S793] Carleton E. and Sue G. Fisher, Soldiers, Sailors and Patriots of the Revolutionary War—Vermont, 74.
  6. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1159, Select Men's Account.
  7. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1639, Public Documents, Joanna Brooks b.
  8. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1639, Public Documents, William Brooks b.

Zerah/4s Brooks

M, #35096, (15 June 1738 - 25 February 1798)
Father*William/3s Brooks1,2 b. 1 Aug 1708, d. 28 May 1795
Mother*Esther Kibbe1,2 b. 24 Dec 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of William/1s Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2s Brooks
Descendants of William/3s Brooks
Descendants of Zerah/4s Brooks
Last Edited:5 Aug 2017

Children with Mary Parsons:

  • Elam/5s Brooks8,9 b. 9 Apr 1769
  • Nancy/5s Brooks10,11 b. 2 Nov 1771
  • Polly/5s Brooks b. 22 Aug 1773, d. 8 Jul 1831
  • Dorothy (Dolly)/5s Brooks b. say 1776
  • Simeon/5s Brooks b. circa 18 Nov 1778, d. 7 May 1795
Zerah/4s Brooks was born 15 Jun 1738 at Enfield, Connecticut1,2, where he married, 19 Nov 1767, Mary Parsons of Enfield.3,4 Enfield town records show, 9 Jan 1771, two expenditures involving Zerah Brooks. In the first, the selectmen paid William Mather of Suffield, against whom they had lost in court, £15-11-5 "for a Rode from the River near William Brookss to the highway near Zerah Brookss." In the second, the selectmen issued an order to Isaac Kibbe "for a high way from the River to Zerah Brookss."5
     The 1790 Zerah Brooks household at Enfield consisted of three males over 16, three males under, and five females.6 He died 25 Feb 1798 at Somers, Connecticut, a. 59.7

Census Detail:

1790Enfield, CTMALES: Three 16+
Three under 16
FEMALES: Five6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Zerah Brooks b.
  2. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield, Connecticut, Volume II, 1638, Public Documents, Zerah Brooks b.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Zerah Brooks/Mary Parsons m.
  4. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1780, Public Documents, Zerah Brooks/Mary parsons m.
  5. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1148, Public Documents.
  6. [S1790] 1790 U.S. Census, Enfield, Hartford, CT, M637/1/421, Zerah Brooks.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Somers VR, Zerah Brooks d.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Elam Brooks b.
  9. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1639, Public Documents, Elam Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Enfield VR, Nancy Brooks b.
  11. [S2055] Francis Olcott Allen, Hist. Enfield, CT, II, 1639, Public Documents, Nancy Brooks b.

Anna Sherwood

F, #35100, (circa 1715 - 19 March 1804)
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Children with John/3f Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #20833998. Photo by Gary Boughton.
Anna Sherwood, born circa 1715 (g.s.)1, was of Stratfield when she married, 5 Sep 1738 at Stratford, Connecticut, John/3f Brooks of Stratford, son of Benjamin/2f Brooks and Mary Booth.2 He died at Stratford 7 Mar 1777, a. 613, and she died 19 Mar 1804 (g.s.), a. 89.1 They are interred in the Old Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #20833998.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Brooks/Ann Sherwood m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Brooks b.; d.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #11231050, #20833998.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Brooks b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Lemuel Brooks b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Ann Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Benjamin Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Joseph Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Isaac Brooks b.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Abijah Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, William Brooks b.
  13. [S562] Barbour Collection, Stratford, Eli Brooks b., d.
  14. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Mary Brooks b.