Herbert/8k Brooks

M, #45321, (circa 18 March 1860 - )
Father*Zebulon/7k Brooks1 b. 24 Oct 1810, d. 13 Jun 1873
Mother*Julia Ann Patch1 b. 8 May 1821, d. 26 May 1892
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Last Edited:14 Jan 2016
Herbert/8k Brooks, a twin, born circa 18 Mar 1860 at Freedom, New Hampshire1, was recorded there (a. 3 mos.) with his parents in the household of his grandfather Samuel/6k Brooks.1

Census Detail:

16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH392 | 349 | Samuel Brooks | 76 | M | Farmer | 1000 | 475 | Maine
Clarisa Brooks | 77 | F | Do
Zebulon Brooks | 49 | M | 1000 | 430 | N. Hampshire
Julia A. Brooks | 39 | F | Do
Fernando C. Flood | 12 | M | Do | Attended school
Josiah A. Flood | 7 | M | Do | Attended school
Lyman Brooks | 4 | M | Do | Attended school
Herbert Brooks | 3/12 | M | Do1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/628, Samuel Brooks.

John/6k Brooks

M, #45325, (circa 18 March 1797 - 27 December 1874)
Father*Daniel/5k? Brooks1 b. c 1761, d. 24 Nov 1836
Mother*Susanna Dunn1 b. s 1762, d. 4 Aug 1838
Appears on charts:Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Descendants of John/6k Brooks
Last Edited:27 Oct 2017

Children with Elizabeth Cummings:

Findagrave.com, memorial #36269509. Photo by Dotty Brooks.
Photo by Dotty Brooks 36269509
John/6k Brooks, born circa 18 Mar 1797 (g.s.), perhaps at Effingham, New Hampshire (though his census returns both say Maine)2,3,4,5, married (1), 13 May 1819, Elizabeth Cummings, daughter of William Cummings and Ann (–?–), of Cape Elizabeth, Maine.6 He was mentioned, of Buxton, Maine, in an affidavit of his brother Samuel's, 1845. (Yet his children from 1828 on are recorded in the census as born in New Hampshire.)1
     The 1850 census recorded John Brooks (a. 54, farmer), wife Eliza (a. 49), children William F. (a. 22), Gardner (a. 19), John M. (a. 17), Weltha (a. 15), Lucy (a. 13), Mary L. (a. 11), George A. (a. 7) and Charles O. (a. 5) in their household at Freedom, New Hampshire. Next door was the household of John Wood, whose daughter Elizabeth married their son Gardner Brooks in 1858.7
     John's wife Eliza died 11 Dec 18508, and he married (2), 5 Jan 1852, Sarah A. Huntress of Parsonfield, Maine, 21 years his junior.9 The 1860 census recorded John (a. 63, farmer), Sarah A. (a. 42), and two sons by his 1st wife in their Freedom household.10
     John died 27 Dec 1874 (g.s.), "77y, 9m, 9d."3 Sarah died 13 Feb 1880, "63y."11 He is buried with both wives in Swett Hill Cemetery, Freedom.12,13

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH19 | 19 | John Brooks | 54 | M | Farmer | ME
Eliza " | 49 | F | ME
William F. " | 22 | M | Ship Carpenter | 1800 | NH
Gardner " | 19 | M | Ship Carpenter | NH
John M. " | 17 | M | Farmer | NH | Attended school
Weltha " | 15 | F | NH | Attended school
Lucy " | 13 | F | NH | Attended school
Mary L. " | 11 | F | NH | Attended school
George A. " | 7 | M | NH | Attended school
Charles O. " | 5 | M | NH | Attended school

20 | 20 | John Woods | 55 | M | Farmer | 2000 | ME
Lucy " | 48 | F | ME
Elizabeth " | 19 | F | NH
Joseph Smith | 34 | M | Farmer | NH
Jane " | 29 | F | NH
Mary " | 9 | F | NH | attended school
John " | 6 | M | NH | attended school
Daniel " | 5 | M | NH | attended school7
16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH386 | 344 | John Brooks | 63 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 777 | Maine
Sarah A. Brooks | 42 | F | Do
George A. Brooks | 17 | M | Farmer | N. Hampshire | Attended school
Charles W. Brooks | 14 | M | Do | Attended school10

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1366] Daniel Brooks, Revolutionary pension file M805/124/330/R1260.
  2. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/78, John Brooks.
  3. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 39, John Brooks.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36269509.
  5. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 2913 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, George A. Brooks: father b. Effingham.
  6. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, John Brooks family.
  7. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/78, Gardner Brooks.
  8. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 39, Eliza Brooks.
  9. [S1427] York County Marriage Returns 1831-1888, 191, John Brooks/Sarah A. Huntress m.
  10. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, John Brooks.
  11. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36270065.
  12. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 39, Eliza Brooks, John Brooks.
  13. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36269509, #36269518, #36270065.
  14. [S1168] Irene Dunham.
  15. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36269949.
  16. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36269773.
  17. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 39, Lucy Brooks.
  18. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 39, Lydia Brooks.
  19. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36270021.
  20. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 2921 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, George A. Brooks.

Sarah A. Huntress

F, #45326, (circa 1818 - 13 February 1880)
Appears on charts:Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Descendants of John/6k Brooks
Last Edited:26 Jan 2016
Findagrave.com, memorial #36270065. Photo by Dotty Brooks.
Photo by Dotty Brooks 36270065
Sarah A. Huntress, born in Maine circa 18181,2,3, was of Parsonfield when she married, as his 2nd wife, 5 Jan 1852, John/6k Brooks of Freedom, New Hampshire.2 The 1860 census recorded John (a. 63, farmer), Sarah A. (a. 42), and two sons by his 1st wife at Freedom.1
     John died 27 Dec 18744, and Sarah on 13 Feb 1880 (g.s.), "63 y."3 She is buried in Swett Hill Cemetery, Freedom with John and his 1st wife.5,6

Census Detail:

16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH386 | 344 | John Brooks | 63 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 777 | Maine
Sarah A. Brooks | 42 | F | Do
George A. Brooks | 17 | M | Farmer | N. Hampshire | Attended school
Charles W. Brooks | 14 | M | Do | Attended school1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, John Brooks.
  2. [S1427] York County Marriage Returns 1831-1888, 191, John Brooks/Sarah A. Huntress m.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36270065.
  4. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 39, John Brooks.
  5. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 39, Eliza Brooks, John Brooks.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36269509, #36269518, #36270065.

George Albion/7k Brooks

M, #45327, (27 May 1843 - 25 June 1885)
Father*John/6k Brooks1,2 b. c 18 Mar 1797, d. 27 Dec 1874
Mother*Elizabeth Cummings1,2 b. c 13 Sep 1800, d. 11 Dec 1850
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Descendants of John/6k Brooks
Last Edited:27 Oct 2017
George Albion/7k Brooks, 2nd so-named, born 27 May 1843 at Freedom, New Hampshire1,3, was recorded there (a. 7, attended school) in his parents' household in the 1850 census4, and again (a. 17, farmer, attended school) in 1860.5 Of Farmington, Maine6, he married Flora Tufts.6 A clerk, he died at Freedom 25 Jun 1885, a. 42, cause of death recorded as insanity.2

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH19 | 19 | John Brooks | 54 | M | Farmer | ME
Eliza " | 49 | F | ME
William F. " | 22 | M | Ship Carpenter | 1800 | NH
Gardner " | 19 | M | Ship Carpenter | NH
John M. " | 17 | M | Farmer | NH | Attended school
Weltha " | 15 | F | NH | Attended school
Lucy " | 13 | F | NH | Attended school
Mary L. " | 11 | F | NH | Attended school
George A. " | 7 | M | NH | Attended school
Charles O. " | 5 | M | NH | Attended school

20 | 20 | John Woods | 55 | M | Farmer | 2000 | ME
Lucy " | 48 | F | ME
Elizabeth " | 19 | F | NH
Joseph Smith | 34 | M | Farmer | NH
Jane " | 29 | F | NH
Mary " | 9 | F | NH | attended school
John " | 6 | M | NH | attended school
Daniel " | 5 | M | NH | attended school4
16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH386 | 344 | John Brooks | 63 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 777 | Maine
Sarah A. Brooks | 42 | F | Do
George A. Brooks | 17 | M | Farmer | N. Hampshire | Attended school
Charles W. Brooks | 14 | M | Do | Attended school5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/78, John Brooks.
  2. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 2921 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, George A. Brooks.
  3. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, John Brooks family.
  4. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/78, Gardner Brooks.
  5. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, John Brooks.
  6. [S1168] Irene Dunham.