A soldier in Co. I, 8th Maine Infantry, in the Civil War.1

Nathaniel/6k Brooks

M, #56449, (1833 - 5 February 1870)
Father*Rev. Nathaniel/5k Brooks1 b. btw 24 Dec 1790 - 1793, d. 31 Dec 1880
Mother*Hannah Moulton1 b. c Apr 1792, d. 2 Sep 1864
Appears on charts:Descendants of Joshua/3k Brooks
Descendants of Sgt. Joseph/4k Brooks
Last Edited:3 Aug 2017

Children with Martha Ann Littlefield:

Findagrave.com, memorial #62100458. Photo by Kathy Burr.
Nathaniel/6k Brooks Jr., born in Maine in 18332,3, was recorded there (a. 17, farmer, attended school) in his father's 1850 census household at York.2 He married, 4 Oct 1855 at Alfred, Maine, Martha Ann Littlefield, daughter of Oliver Littlefield.1,4 The 1860 census recorded Nathaniel (a. 27, seaman, real estate $700, personal estate $100), Martha A. (a. 26), and sons George (a. 3) and William (a. 2) in their household at Wells.5
     Nathaniel died at Wells 5 Feb 18703, and his wife 11 Feb 1911 (g.s.), a. 76.1 They are buried with his parents in Locust Grove Cemetery, Ogunquit, Maine.1

Census Detail:

26 Jul 1850York, ME176 | 176 | George Brooks | 32 | M | Sailor | ME
Lucy " | 35 | F | ME
Charles " | 9 | M | ME | Student
Lucy " | 8 | F | ME | Student
Martha " | 4 | F | ME
Elizabeth | 1 | F | ME

177 | 177 | Nathaniel Brooks | 57 | M | Farmer | 300 ME
Hannah " | 56 | F | ME
James " | 21 | M | Farmer | ME
Nathaniel " | 17 | M | Farmer | ME | Student2
2 Jul 1860Wells, ME620 | 596 | Nathaniel Brooks | 27 | M | Seaman | 700 | 100 | ME
Martha A. " | 26 | F | ME
George B. " | 3 | M | ME | attended school
William W. " | 2 | M | ME5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Cemetery Inscriptions at Wells, Maine" (Apr 1939), 93:108.
  2. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, York, York, ME, M432_274/210A/414, Nathaniel Brooks.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #62100458.
  4. [S1663] Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, 4:1:57, "Town Records of Alfred, Me.," Nathaniell Brooks/Martha A. Littlefield m.
  5. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Wells, York, ME, M653/449/1055, Nathaniel Brooks.

George B/7k Brooks

M, #56450, (24 October 1856 - 23 December 1874)
Father*Nathaniel/6k Brooks1 b. 1833, d. 5 Feb 1870
Mother*Martha Ann Littlefield1 b. 22 Feb 1834, d. 11 Feb 1911
Appears on charts:Descendants of Sgt. Joseph/4k Brooks
Last Edited:11 Nov 2017
George B/7k Brooks, born 24 Oct 1856 at Wells, Maine2,3, was recorded there (a. 3) in his parents' 1860 census household.1 He died 23 Dec 1874 (g.s.), a. 184, and is buried with his father in Locust Grove Cemetery, Ogunquit, although his stone could no longer be found in October 2017.4

Census Detail:

2 Jul 1860Wells, ME620 | 596 | Nathaniel Brooks | 27 | M | Seaman | 700 | 100 | ME
Martha A. " | 26 | F | ME
George B. " | 3 | M | ME | attended school
William W. " | 2 | M | ME1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Wells, York, ME, M653/449/1055, Nathaniel Brooks.
  2. [S106] NEHGS Register, 93:107, "Cemetery Inscriptions at Wells, Maine" (Apr 1939).
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #62265316: Wells.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #62265316.