Timothy/5w Brooks

M, #4398, (3 November 1726 - November 1788)
Father*Capt. Timothy/4w Brooks1 b. 14 Feb 1699/0, d. 13 Oct 1786
Mother*Abigail/3 Wyman1 b. 6 Feb 1698/99, d. 16 Mar 1780
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/2w Brooks
Descendants of John/3w Brooks
Descendants of Capt Timothy/4w Brooks
Y-DNA Overlay Chart -- WOBURN line
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Ruth/4 Wyman:

  • John/6w Brooks8,9 b. 19 Jul 1749
  • Timothy/6w Brooks10 b. 24 Oct 1751, d. 27 Sep 1810
  • Ruth/6w Brooks11 b. 13 Jan 1753, d. 6 Sep 1807
  • Abigail/6w Brooks12 b. 18 Jun 1756, d. 9 Jan 1840
  • Samuel/6w Brooks13 b. 21 Dec 1758, d. 12 Nov 1805
  • Seth/6w Brooks14 b. 2 Mar 1760, d. 2 Dec 1806
  • Susanna/6w Brooks15 b. 11 Mar 1764
  • Thomas/6w Brooks16 b. 31 Mar 1767, d. 24 Mar 1827
  • Capt. Asa/6w Brooks17 b. 24 Aug 1768, d. 24 Jan 1825
  • Luke/6w Brooks18 b. 23 Sep 1772, d. 14 May 1850
Timothy/5w Brooks Jr. was born 3 Nov 1726 at Woburn, Massachusetts.1 It was probably there that he married, circa 1748 (the record is not found), his 2nd cousin Ruth/4 Wyman, daughter of Ens. Samuel/3 Wyman and Susanna/3 Simonds.2,3,4 He moved his family to Salem, where he died in 1788 [newspaper notice dated 11 Nov].5 His widow died there about the beginning of 1797 [newspaper notices dated 10 and 11 Jan].6,7

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S210] Edward P. Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:28, Timothy Brooks b.
  2. [S41] General Register of the Society of Colonial Wars, 1899–1902, 578. Hereinafter SCW General Register, 1902.
  3. [S58] Frederick Adams Virkus, ed., Compendium of American Genealogy, "Timothy (1726-88), m Ruth Wyman (d 1797)."
  4. [S422] J. Montgomery Seaver, Brooks Family History, 20, probably following Virkus.
  5. [S600] Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts to the End of the year 1849, 5:111, Timothy Brooks d. (Salem Gazette, 11 Nov 1788).
  6. [S600] Salem VR, 5:110, Ruthy Brooks d. (Salem Advertiser, 10 Jan 1797).
  7. [S59] Columbian Centinel, 11 Jan 1797, Deaths.
  8. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, John Brooks b.
  9. [S291] John Brooks Stevens, citing Jonas Brooks Bible: "son of Timothy Brooks."
  10. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Timothy Brooks b.
  11. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Ruth Brooks b.
  12. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Abigail Brooks b.
  13. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Samuel Brooks b.
  14. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Seth Brooks b.
  15. [S181] International Genealogical Index (IGI), 1992 edition, MA: 10,974, Susanna Brooks b.
  16. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Thomas Brooks b.
  17. [S210] Johnson, Woburn Records, 1:29, Asa Brooks b.
  18. [S181] IGI (1992), MA: 10,923, Luke Brooks b.