Elizabeth Lewis

F, #38871, (circa 1746 - 9 October 1773)
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Last Edited:8 Oct 2016

Child with Capt. Benjamin/4f Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #20916329. Photo by Rebecca Arkenberg.
Elizabeth Lewis, born circa 1746 (g.s.)1, married, 15 Jan 1770 at Stratford, Connecticut, Capt. Benjamin/4f Brooks of Stratford, son of John/3f Brooks and Anna Sherwood.2 She died 9 Oct 1773 (g.s.), 28th y., "Beloved Consort of Mr. Benjamin Brooks."3,1 Her husband remarried, and died at Bridgeport in 1810.4 Elizabeth is buried in Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Stratford.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #20916329.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Benjamin Brooks/Elizabeth Lewis m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford Episcopal Cemetery, Elizabeth Brooks d.
  4. [S59] Connecticut Courant, 7 Nov 1810, Deaths.
  5. [S1555] Rev. Samuel Orcutt, History of Stratford and Bridgeport, 1165, Benjamin (11.) Brooks.

John Benjamin

M, #38872, (5 April 1754 - 30 October 1817)
Father*Capt. John Benjamin1 b. c 1732, d. 14 Sep 1796
Mother*Lucretia Backus1 b. 22 Feb 1733/34
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Last Edited:5 Jan 2016

Children with Anna/4f Brooks:

John Benjamin III, born 5 Apr 1754 at Stratford, Connecticut1, there married, 8 Feb 1773, Anna/4f Brooks of S., daughter of John/3f Brooks and Anna Sherwood.2 His brother Aaron Benjamin married Dorothy/5f Brooks, his wife's niece. John Benjamin died 30 Oct 1817 at age 63.3 His widow died at Milford in 1825.4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Benjamin 3rd b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Anna Brooks/John Benjamin 3rd m.
  3. [S703] Jean McKee, citing Benjamin family history m.s. at Connecticut State Library, page B6.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Milford VR, wid. Anna Benjamin d.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Catharine Benjamin b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Anna Clarrissa Benjamin b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Benjamin b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Lucretia Benjamin b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Peter Woodward Benjamin b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, DeLucena Benjamin b.

John Peck

M, #38874, (2 April 1747 - )
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of David/3f Brooks
Last Edited:17 Aug 2017

Children with Mary/4f Brooks:

John Peck was born 2 Apr 1747 at Stratford, Connecticut1, where he married, 8 May 1770, Mary/4f Brooks of Stratford, daughter of David/3f Brooks and Mrs. Anne Deane.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Peck b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Mary Brooks/John Peck m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Mary Peck b.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Peck b., d.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, William Peck b.

Birdsey/6f Brooks

M, #38876, (3 September 1797 - )
Father*Capt. John/5f Brooks1 b. 3 Nov 1763, d. 1861
Mother*Mary (Polly) Coe1 b. 6 Mar 1764
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:8 Jan 2016

Children with Emily Booth:

  • Capt. John/7f Brooks1 b. say 1826
  • ch2/7f Brooks3 b. say 1827, d. 3 Feb 1829
  • ch1/7f Brooks3 b. circa Mar 1828, d. 3 Sep 1828
  • Maria/7f Brooks1 b. say 1830
  • ch3/7f Brooks3 b. circa May 1830, d. 31 Dec 1830
  • ch5/7f Brooks4 b. circa Feb 1834, d. Apr 1835
  • ch4/7f Brooks3 b. 28 Dec 1838, d. 28 Dec 1838
Birdsey/6f Brooks was born 3 Sep 1797 at Stratford, Connecticut,(now Bridgeport)1, where he married, "on or about" 15 May 1823, Emily Booth.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S951] Paul Audley (Bridgeport, CT, e-mail address), research shared with the author, 2003, citing family bible of Capt. John Brooks.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Birdsey Brooks/Emily Booth m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, 1st Presbyterian c.r., New Haven, child of Birdseye Brooks d.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New Haven VR, child of B. Brooks d.

Isaac/5f? Brooks

M, #38878, (say 1796 - )
Father-Candidate*Isaac/4f Brooks b. 22 May 1750, d. 11 Jul 1797
Mother-Candidate*Martha Curtiss b. s 1760
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014
Isaac/5f? Brooks Jr. married, 23 Oct 1826 at Stratford, Connecticut,(both of Stratford), Sally Lewis.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, Stratford, Isaac Brooks, Jr./Sally Lewis m.