Charles/5f Brooks

M, #35141, (14 September 1785 - )
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:9 Jan 2016
Charles/5f Brooks was born 14 Sep 1785 at Norwalk, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Charles Brooks b.

Eli/5f Brooks

M, #35142, (23 July 1783 - 14 February 1786)
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:31 Jul 2017
Findagrave.com, memorial #74216924. Photo by Erik Anderson.
Eli/5f Brooks was born 23 Jul 1783 at Norwalk, Connecticut2, and there died 13 [town rec; 14, g.s.] Feb 1786, a. 2.1,3 Buried in St. Paul's Cemetery.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, Norwalk, Eli Brooks b., d.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Eli Brooks b.; d.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #74216924.

Esther/5f Brooks

F, #35143, (14 June 1778 - )
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014
Esther/5f Brooks was born 14 Jun 1778 at Norwalk, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Esther Brooks b.

George/5f Brooks

M, #35144, (18 March 1781 - )
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014
George/5f Brooks was born 18 Mar 1781 at Norwalk, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, George Brooks b.

Hannah/5f Brooks

F, #35145, (13 February 1765 - )
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014
Hannah/5f Brooks was born 13 Feb 1765 at Norwalk, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Hannah Brooks b.

Henry/5f Brooks

M, #35146, (5 March 1769 - 27 March 1796)
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:31 Jul 2017

Children with Phebe Young:

Findagrave.com, memorial #74216889. Photo by Erik Andersen.
Henry/5f Brooks was born 5 Mar 1769 at Norwalk, Connecticut,1, where he married, 8 Dec 1791, Phebe Young.2 There he died 27 Mar 1796, a. 27.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Henry Brooks b.; d.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Henry Brooks/Phebe Young m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Sally Brooks b.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Julia Brooks b.
On 22 Nov 1837, Lemuel Brooks of Norwalk, aged 70, made a declaration concerning his father's Revolutionary War service, to support his widowed mother's pension claim. "My younger Days was Imployed in Different Voyages on the Water frequently with my father Brooks," he begins.1

Capt. Lemuel/5f Brooks

M, #35147, (22 January 1767 - 11 March 1847)
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1,2 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1,2 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:19 Aug 2017

Children with Lydia Benedict:

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Capt. Lemuel/5f Brooks Jr., born 22 Jan 1767 at Norwalk, Connecticut1,2, there married (1), 16 Mar 1788, Lydia Benedict of Norwalk, daughter of Dea. Nathaniel Benedict and Hannah Hawley.3 Their 1790 census household at Norwalk included Lemuel, Lydia, and one slave.4 Lydia died at Norwalk 18 Feb 1828, a. 605, and Lemuel married there (2), circa Mar 1829 [newspaper announcement dated 7 Apr], Hannah Raymond.6 There she died the same year [newspaper announcement dated 7 Jul], "aged 46,"7,8 and he married (3) Hannah (–?–)9, who died 30 Dec 1844.9 He died 11 Mar 1847 (g.s.), a. 8010, and is buried with all his wives in Pine Island Cemetery.11

Census Detail:

1790Norwalk, CTLemuel Brooks Junr
MALES: One over 16
FEMALES: One
SLAVES: One4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1205] Lemuel Brooks, Revolutionary pension file M805/125/16/R1248.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Lemuel Brooks b.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Lemuel Brooks Jr./Lydia Benedict m.
  4. [S1790] 1790 U.S. Census, Norwalk & Stamford, Fairfield, CT, M637/1/305, Lemuel Brooks Junr
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Lydia Brooks d.
  6. [S59] Connecticut Courant, 7 Apr 1829, p. 2.
  7. [S59] Connecticut Courant, 7 Jul 1829, Deaths.
  8. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #24525507.
  9. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #24525529.
  10. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #24525581.
  11. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #24525581, #24525559, #24525507, #24525529.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Eli Brooks b.
  13. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Eliza Brooks b.
  14. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Henry Brooks b.; d.
  15. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Charles Brooks b.

Mary Bowden/5f Brooks

F, #35148, (16 May 1790 - )
Father*Lemuel/4f Brooks1 b. 23 Mar 1741/42, d. 9 Oct 1815
Mother*Hannah Raymond1 b. 21 Nov 1745, d. 11 Nov 1841
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:9 Aug 2014
Mary Bowden/5f Brooks was born 16 May 1790 at Norwalk, Connecticut.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Mary Bowden Brooks b.

Lydia Benedict

F, #35149, (30 April 1767 - 18 February 1828)
Father*Dea. Nathaniel Benedict b. c 1717, d. 2 Apr 1806
Mother*Hannah Hawley b. 15 Apr 1728, d. 31 Jan 1795
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:28 Jul 2017

Children with Capt. Lemuel/5f Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #24525559. Photo by Dana Laird.
Lydia Benedict, born 30 Apr 1767 at Norwalk, Connecticut1, there married, as his 1st wife, 16 Mar 1788, Capt. Lemuel/5f Brooks of Norwalk, son of Lemuel/4f Brooks and Hannah Raymond.2 There she died 18 Feb 1828, a. 603, and he 11 Mar 1847, a. 80.4 She is buried with her husband and two additional wives in Pine Island Cemetery.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Lydia Benedict b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Lemuel Brooks Jr./Lydia Benedict m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Lydia Brooks d.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #24525581.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #24525581, #24525559, #24525507, #24525529.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Eli Brooks b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Eliza Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Henry Brooks b.; d.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Charles Brooks b.

Eli/6f Brooks

M, #35150, (23 August 1792 - 28 December 1857)
Father*Capt. Lemuel/5f Brooks1 b. 22 Jan 1767, d. 11 Mar 1847
Mother*Lydia Benedict1 b. 30 Apr 1767, d. 18 Feb 1828
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of Lemuel/4f Brooks
Last Edited:22 Aug 2017

Children with Nancy Ellis Taylor:

  • Mary Borden/7f Brooks5 b. 12 Apr 1818, d. 21 Mar 1906
  • Jeremiah T[aylor]/7f Brooks8 b. Mar 1820, d. 30 Nov 1911
  • Julia Ann/7f Brooks9 b. 7 Feb 1822, d. 29 Feb 1904
  • Alanson/7f Brooks10 b. circa Sep 1826, d. 28 Dec 1849
  • Sarah A/7f Brooks10 b. circa Aug 1830, d. 28 Sep 1854
Findagrave.com, memorial #24330195. Photo by Jeanne Jain.
Eli/6f Brooks, born 23 Aug 1792 at Norwalk, Connecticut1, there married, circa Apr 1817 (newspaper announcement dated 6 May), Nancy Ellis Taylor.2
     Their 1850 census household at Norwalk included Eli (a. 57, laborer), Nancy (a. 64), and daughter Sarah A. (a. 20).3
     Eli died 28 [g.s; 30, family bible] Dec 1867, a. 654, and Nancy 6 Jan 1866 [g.s; 6 Jan 1867, family bible], a. 82.5,6 They are buried in Pine Island Cemetery, Norwalk.7

Census Detail:

22 Aug 1850Norwalk, CT239 | 309 | Eli Brooks | 57 | M | Labour | CT
Nancy " | 64 | F | CT
Sarah A " | 20 | F | CT3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Norwalk VR, Eli Brooks b.
  2. [S59] Connecticut Courant, 6 May 1817, Marriages.
  3. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, M432/38/150, Eli Brooks.
  4. [S1274] Lois Jeanne Jain, citing g.s., recorded Aug 2005; scanned Moses Van Houten family bible pages (Ann Neil).
  5. [S1274] Lois Jeanne Jain, scanned Moses Van Houten family bible pages (Ann Neil).
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #24330360.
  7. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #24330195, #24330360.
  8. [S1274] Lois Jeanne Jain, personal communication, 4 Aug 2005.
  9. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #24299918.
  10. [S1274] Lois Jeanne Jain, citing g.s., recorded Aug 2005.