William/6k Brooks

M, #5988, (circa 29 April 1800 - 20 November 1883)
Father*Daniel/5k? Brooks1,2 b. c 1761, d. 24 Nov 1836
Mother*Susanna Dunn1,2 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 William/6k Brooks
Last Edited:29 Oct 2017

Children with Asenath Hersom:

Findagrave.com, memorial #77519508. Photo by AuntieJ.
William/6k Brooks, born in Maine circa 29 Apr 18003,2, was of Eaton, New Hampshire when he married, by 1832, Asenath Hersom of Ossipee, daughter of Timothy Horsom and Judith Hanson.3,4 Mentioned, of Buxton, Maine, in an affidavit of his brother Samuel's, 1845.1
     The 1860 census recorded them at Eaton with six children in the household, ages 28 to 16. William (a. "68," actually 60, farmer) reported real estate of $1200 and $500 in personal property. Three dwellings down was the household of William's nephew Samuel Brooks.3 In 1870 their Eaton household included William (a. 70), Senath, son Charles A. and family, and son William P.5
     William died at Eaton 20 Nov 1883, a. 83-6-222, and Asenath 30 Nov 1895, a. 87.6,7 They are buried in Snowville Cemetery4, where his epitaph reads, Thou art gone to the grave but we will not deplore thee. He gave thee, He took thee, and He will restore thee.2

Census Detail:

27 Jun 1860Eaton, NHPAGE 900:
579 | 573 | William Brooks | 68 | M | Farmer | 1200 | 500 | ME
Asenath " | 5[3? 8?] | F | NH
John " | 28 | M | Farm laborer | NH
Mary " | 24 | F | NH
Susan " | 22 | F | NH
PAGE 901:
Drufilla " | 20 | F | NH
Charles A. " | 19 | M | NH
William " | 16 | M | NH

Then two GILES households interposed

582 | 576 | Samuel Brooks | 48 | M | Farmer | 1000 | 350 | NH
Abigail " | 39 | F | NH
Albert H " | 19 | M | Farm laborer | NH | Student
George F " | 15 | M | NH | Student
Daniel A " | 12 | M | NH | Student
Orrin W " | 10 | M | NH | Student
Clara E " | 8 | F | NH | Student
Mary E " | 5 | F | NH | Student3
15 Jul 1870Eaton, NH32 | 36 | Brooks William | 70 | M | W | Farmer | ME | Citizen
Sen[i]th | 62 | F | W | Keeping house | NH
Charles A. | 29 | M | W | drover | 1600 | 1000 | NH | Citizen
William P. | 24 | M | W | drover | [0] | [0] | NH | Citizen
Harriet | 31 | F | W | Keeping house | NH
[Ann] B. | 8 | F | W | NH |Attended school
Susan E. | 5 | F | W | NH5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1366] Daniel Brooks, Revolutionary pension file M805/124/330/R1260.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #77519508.
  3. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Eaton, Carroll, NH, M653/667/900-01, William Brooks.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #77519508, #77519515.
  5. [S1870] 1870 U.S. Census, Eaton, Carroll, NH, M593/837/283, William Brook.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #77519515.
  7. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," 004243485 > image 2790 of 5035; Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, Asaenith Brooks.
  8. [S1423] Conway (NH) Vital Records, Drusilla B. Brooks d.
  9. [S76] NH Vital Records, state copy, Charles A. Brooks/Francianna P. Bartlett m.
  10. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, William P. Brooks family.
  11. [S1419] Henney Room Card File, Alran Brooks b.

William Edward/7k Brooks

M, #5990, (22 October 1822 - 6 July 1894)
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:5 Aug 2017

Children with Sabrina D. Patch:

William Edward/7k Brooks (known as Edward), born 22 Oct 1822 at Freedom, New Hampshire1,2, married (1), 28 Feb 1850 at Eaton, Sabrina D. Patch.1,3,4 The 1850 census recorded Edward (a. 27, farmer, r.e. $1000), Sabrina (a. 25), and daughter Martha (a. 3 mos.) in their Freedom household. Next door were his parents; four dwellings up was his uncle Charles Brooks, and five dwellings down was his brother Joseph.5
     Sabrina died 18 Sep 1869, a. 446, and Edward married (2) Sarah E. Barnes.6 He died 6 Jul 1894 at Kirkwood, Illinois, a. 71.6

Census Detail:

9 Sep 1850Freedom, NH27 | 27 | Edward Brooks | 27 | M | Farmer | 1000 | NH
Sabrina " | 25 | F | NH
Martha " | 3/12 | F | NH5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/79, Edward Brooks.
  2. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, File 2, Edward Brooks b.
  3. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 50-51, Martha O. Brooks.
  4. [S1419] Henney Room Card File, William Edward Brooks/Sabrina D. Patch m.
  5. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Freedom, Carroll, NH, M432/426/79, Charles Brooks.
  6. [S1168] Irene Dunham.
  7. [S1416] Brooks and Cutter, Cemetery Records of Freedom, 50-51, Orsina M. Brooks.