Joseph/7k Brooks

M, #45333, (17 January 1814 - 9 February 1903)
Father*Samuel/6k Brooks1 b. c Jul 1783, d. 6 May 1864
Mother*Clarissa Skillings1 b. c 14 Jun 1783, d. 31 Jul 1868
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Last Edited:15 Oct 2017

Children with Ruth P. Godfrey:

Findagrave.com, memorial #36373831. Photo by Linda Walls.
Photo by Linda Walls 36373831
Joseph/7k Brooks, born in New Hampshire 17 Jan 1814 (g.s.)2,3, married, by 1844, Ruth P. Godfrey.4,5
     The 1850 census recorded their Freedom household as Joseph (a. 37, farmer, r.e. $1000), Ruth (a. 29), Frances (a. 6, student), Samuel (a. 2), and Lewis H. (a. 5 mos.) Five dwellings up the road was his brother Edward, and another four dwellings up, his uncle Charles.2 The 1860 census again found them at Freedom: Joseph, 47, farmer, with real estate of $1500 and personal property of $1130; Ruth, 39; and children Frances E., 16, Samuel, 11, and Lewis H., 10.4
     Ruth died 15 Jan 1888, a. 676, and Joseph 9 Feb 1903 (g.s.), a. 89.3,7 They are buried in Swett Hill Cemetery, Freedom.8

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH32 | 32 | Joseph Brooks | 37 | M | Farmer | 1000 | NH
Ruth " | 29 | F | NH
Frances E. " | 6 | F | NH | attended school
Samuel " | 2 | M | NH
Lewis H. " | 5/12 | M | NH2
16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH381 | 339 | Joseph Brooks | 47 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 1130 | N. Hampshire
Ruth Brooks | 39 | F | Do
Frances E. Brooks | 16 | F | Do | Attended school
Samuel Brooks | 11 | M | Do | Attended school
Lewis H. Brooks | 10 | M | Do | Attended school4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1168] Irene Dunham.
  2. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/80, Joseph Brooks.
  3. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 41, Joseph Brooks.
  4. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, Joseph Brooks.
  5. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 41, Ruth P. Brooks.
  6. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 3075 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, Ruth P. Brooks.
  7. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Joseph Brooks.
  8. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36373831, #36373843.
  9. [S1419] Henney Room Card File, File 2, Lewis H. Brooks/Elizabeth Sargent m.

Ruth P. Godfrey

F, #45334, (circa 10 May 1820 - 15 January 1888)
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/4k Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Last Edited:15 Oct 2017

Children with Joseph/7k Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #36373843. Photo by Linda Walls.
Photo by Linda Walls 36373843
Ruth P. Godfrey, born in New Hampshire circa 10 May 18201, married, by 1844, Joseph/7k Brooks, son of Samuel/6k Brooks and Clarissa Skillings.2,3
     The 1850 census recorded their Freedom household as Joseph (a. 37, farmer, r.e. $1000), Ruth (a. 29), Frances (a. 6, student), Samuel (a. 2), and Lewis H. (a. 5 mos.) Five dwellings up the road was his brother Edward, and another four dwellings up, his uncle Charles.1 The 1860 census again found them at Freedom: Joseph, 47, farmer, with real estate of $1500 and personal property of $1130; Ruth, 39; and children Frances E., 16, Samuel, 11, and Lewis H., 10.2
     Ruth died at Freedom 15 Jan 1888, a. 67-8-5.4 Joseph died 9 Feb 1903, a. 89.5,6 They are buried in Swett Hill Cemetery, Freedom.7

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH32 | 32 | Joseph Brooks | 37 | M | Farmer | 1000 | NH
Ruth " | 29 | F | NH
Frances E. " | 6 | F | NH | attended school
Samuel " | 2 | M | NH
Lewis H. " | 5/12 | M | NH1
16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH381 | 339 | Joseph Brooks | 47 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 1130 | N. Hampshire
Ruth Brooks | 39 | F | Do
Frances E. Brooks | 16 | F | Do | Attended school
Samuel Brooks | 11 | M | Do | Attended school
Lewis H. Brooks | 10 | M | Do | Attended school2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/80, Joseph Brooks.
  2. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, Joseph Brooks.
  3. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 41, Ruth P. Brooks.
  4. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 3075 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, Ruth P. Brooks.
  5. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 41, Joseph Brooks.
  6. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Joseph Brooks.
  7. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36373831, #36373843.
  8. [S1419] Henney Room Card File, File 2, Lewis H. Brooks/Elizabeth Sargent m.

Frances E/8k Brooks

F, #45335, (circa 1844 - 1912)
Father*Joseph/7k Brooks1 b. 17 Jan 1814, d. 9 Feb 1903
Mother*Ruth P. Godfrey1 b. c 10 May 1820, d. 15 Jan 1888
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017
Frances E/8k Brooks, born in New Hampshire circa 18441, was recorded there (a. 6, attended school) in her parents' household at Freedom in the 1850 census1, and again (a. 16, student) in 1860.2 She married John W. Smith.3 She died in 19123, and he in 1928.3

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH32 | 32 | Joseph Brooks | 37 | M | Farmer | 1000 | NH
Ruth " | 29 | F | NH
Frances E. " | 6 | F | NH | attended school
Samuel " | 2 | M | NH
Lewis H. " | 5/12 | M | NH1
16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH381 | 339 | Joseph Brooks | 47 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 1130 | N. Hampshire
Ruth Brooks | 39 | F | Do
Frances E. Brooks | 16 | F | Do | Attended school
Samuel Brooks | 11 | M | Do | Attended school
Lewis H. Brooks | 10 | M | Do | Attended school2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/80, Joseph Brooks.
  2. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, Joseph Brooks.
  3. [S1168] Irene Dunham.

Samuel B/8k Brooks

M, #45336, (circa 1848 - 1904)
Father*Joseph/7k Brooks1 b. 17 Jan 1814, d. 9 Feb 1903
Mother*Ruth P. Godfrey1 b. c 10 May 1820, d. 15 Jan 1888
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Last Edited:25 Jan 2016
Samuel B/8k Brooks, born in New Hampshire circa 18481, was recorded there (a. 2) in his parents' household at Freedom in the 1850 census1, and again (a. 11, student) in 1860.2 He died in 1904.3

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH32 | 32 | Joseph Brooks | 37 | M | Farmer | 1000 | NH
Ruth " | 29 | F | NH
Frances E. " | 6 | F | NH | attended school
Samuel " | 2 | M | NH
Lewis H. " | 5/12 | M | NH1
16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH381 | 339 | Joseph Brooks | 47 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 1130 | N. Hampshire
Ruth Brooks | 39 | F | Do
Frances E. Brooks | 16 | F | Do | Attended school
Samuel Brooks | 11 | M | Do | Attended school
Lewis H. Brooks | 10 | M | Do | Attended school2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/80, Joseph Brooks.
  2. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, Joseph Brooks.
  3. [S1168] Irene Dunham.

Lewis H/8k Brooks

M, #45337, (17 January 1850 - 29 November 1911)
Father*Joseph/7k Brooks1,2 b. 17 Jan 1814, d. 9 Feb 1903
Mother*Ruth P. Godfrey1,2 b. c 10 May 1820, d. 15 Jan 1888
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017

Child with Elizabeth A. Sargent:

Findagrave.com, memorial #36373850. Photo by Linda Walls.
Photo by Linda Walls 36373850
Lewis H/8k Brooks, born in New Hampshire 17 Jan 1850 (g.s.)3,4, was recorded there (a. 5 mos.) in his parents' household at Freedom in the 1850 census3, and again (a. 10, student) at Freedom in 1860.1 He married, 28 May 1880, Elizabeth A. Sargent, daughter of Jesse Sargent,2, and died 29 Nov 1911 (g.s.), a. 61.4 She married (2) ____ Meserve, and died 10 May 1935, a. 77.5 Lewis and Eliza are buried in Swett Hill Cemetery, Freedom.6,7

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH32 | 32 | Joseph Brooks | 37 | M | Farmer | 1000 | NH
Ruth " | 29 | F | NH
Frances E. " | 6 | F | NH | attended school
Samuel " | 2 | M | NH
Lewis H. " | 5/12 | M | NH3
16 Jun 1860Freedom, NH381 | 339 | Joseph Brooks | 47 | M | Farmer | 1500 | 1130 | N. Hampshire
Ruth Brooks | 39 | F | Do
Frances E. Brooks | 16 | F | Do | Attended school
Samuel Brooks | 11 | M | Do | Attended school
Lewis H. Brooks | 10 | M | Do | Attended school1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M653/667/627, Joseph Brooks.
  2. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, File 2, Lewis H. Brooks/Elizabeth Sargent m.
  3. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/80, Joseph Brooks.
  4. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 41, Lewis H. Brooks.
  5. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 41, Eliza A. Brooks Meserve.
  6. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 41, Lewis H. Brooks, Eliza A. Brooks Meserve.
  7. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36373850, #36373857.
  8. [S1168] Irene Dunham.