Miriam/4w Brooks

F, #10481, (say 1705 - 13 May 1713)
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother-Candidate*Eleph/3 Chappell1 b. c 1680, d. 5 Feb 1751/52
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Last Edited:10 Aug 2014
Miriam/4w Brooks was living at Joseph Beckwith's at the time of her death, 13 May 1713, at New London, Connecticut. Her stepsister Ruth Beckwith is mentioned in the later will of Miriam's mother.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S183] Craig Beeman, citing NEHGR 29:153–157.

Isaac/4w Brooks

M, #10483, (29 September 1706 - )
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother-Candidate*Mary Graves1 b. s 1675, d. b 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Last Edited:4 Aug 2014
Isaac/4w Brooks, with 3 siblings, was baptised 29 Sep 1706 at the 1st Church, New London, Connecticut.1 His father's will, 20 May 1727, left him £2 current money.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 45, Isaac & ch. of Henry Brooks bp.
  2. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.

Hannah/4w Brooks

F, #10484, (say 1699 - )
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother*Mary Graves1 b. s 1675, d. b 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Last Edited:1 Jan 2016
Hannah/4w Brooks, baptised with 3 siblings 29 Sep 1706 at the 1st Church, New London, Connecticut,1, married, 4 May 1722 at N.L., John Beckwith, son of Jonah Beckwith and Rebecca (–?–).2 Daughter Hannah Beckwith was left £2 current money in her father's will, 20 May 1727.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 44, Hannah & ch. of Henry Brooks bp.
  2. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, New London, Hannah Brooks/John Beckwith m.
  3. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.

Ruth/4w Brooks

F, #10485, (29 September 1706 - )
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother-Candidate*Mary Graves2 b. s 1675, d. b 1704
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Last Edited:1 Jan 2016
Ruth/4w Brooks and 3 siblings were baptised 29 Sep 1706 at New London, Connecticut.1 Daughter Ruth Brooks was left £2 current money in her father's will, 20 May 1727.3 She subsequently married William Beckwith.4,5 Ruth Beckwith, wife of William, had a bequest in the will of her stepmother Eleph/3 Chappell, 1748.6,3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 46, Ruth & ch. of Henry Brooks bp.
  2. [S183] Craig Beeman, citing NEHGR, 29:153-157, at 153.
  3. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.
  4. [S183] Craig Beeman, citing NEHGR, 29:153-157.
  5. [S909] Daniel J. Cruson and Daniel J. Cruson Jr., "Brooks Family of Waterford," 9.
  6. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Notes and Queries": "Brooks Family of Woburn," submitted by Benj. F. Gates (Jul 1904), 58:316.

John/4w Brooks

M, #10486, (1 May 1709 - )
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother*Eleph/3 Chappell1 b. c 1680, d. 5 Feb 1751/52
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Descendants of John/4w Brooks
Last Edited:17 Jan 2016

Children with Sarah Lester:

  • Anna/5w Brooks7 b. 21 Jun 1741
  • Isaac/5w Brooks8 b. 21 Jun 1741
  • Jabez/5w Brooks9 b. 21 Jun 1741
  • John/5w Brooks10 b. 21 Jun 1741
  • Sarah/5w Brooks11 b. 21 Jun 1741
  • Abigail/5w Brooks4 b. 2 May 1744
John/4w Brooks, baptised 1 May 1709 at New London, Connecticut,1, received £2 current money in his father's will, 20 May 1727.2 He married (int. 31 May 1730, N.L.), Sarah Lester.3,4,5 Mentioned in his mother's will, 1748.6,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 45, John Brooks bp.
  2. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.
  3. [S183] Craig Beeman, citing NEHGR 29:153–157.
  4. [S909] Daniel J. Cruson and Daniel J. Cruson Jr., "Brooks Family of Waterford," 9.
  5. [S933] Joshua Hempstead, Hempstead Diary, 221, John Brooks/Sarah Lester, int.
  6. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Notes and Queries": "Brooks Family of Woburn," submitted by Benj. F. Gates (Jul 1904), 58:316.
  7. [S562] Barbour Collection, 43, Ann & other ch. John & Sarah Brooks bp.
  8. [S562] Barbour Collection, 45, Isaac & other ch. John & Sarah Brooks bp.
  9. [S562] Barbour Collection, 45, Jabez & other ch. John & Sarah Brooks bp.
  10. [S562] Barbour Collection, 45, John & other ch. John & Sarah Brooks bp.
  11. [S562] Barbour Collection, 46, Sarah & other ch. John & Sarah Brooks bp.

Comfort/4w Brooks

M, #10487, (4 June 1710 - )
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother*Eleph/3 Chappell1 b. c 1680, d. 5 Feb 1751/52
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Descendants of Comfort/4w Brooks
Last Edited:18 Feb 2016

Children with Hannah/3 Daniels:

  • William/5w Brooks5 b. circa 1731, d. circa Jan 1804
  • Eleph/5w Brooks6 b. say 1733, d. 2 Jun 1758
  • Nehemiah/5w Brooks7 b. 19 Jul 1741
  • Lucretia/5w Brooks8 b. 26 Jul 1741
  • Grace/5w Brooks9 b. 10 Jul 1743
  • James/5w Brooks10 b. 10 Jul 1743, d. 1806
  • Joshua/5w Brooks10 b. 10 Jul 1743
  • Thomas/5w Brooks11 b. 10 Jul 1743
  • Son1/5w Brooks6 b. circa 1751
  • Col. Thaddeus/5w Brooks12 b. 23 Jun 1755, d. 11 Feb 1831
  • Hannah/5w Brooks13 b. 1758, d. 23 Jul 1790
  • Elizabeth/5w Brooks13 b. 1758
Comfort/4w Brooks, baptised 4 Jun 1710 at the 1st Church, New London, Connecticut,1, received £2 current money in his father's will, 20 May 1727.2 He married his 2nd cousin Hannah/3 Daniels of New London, daughter of John/2 Daniels and Agnes Baker.3 Comfort and Hannah Brooks made profession of faith 19 Jul 1741 at the 1st Church, where Hannah and their child Nehemiah were baptised the same day.3 Comfort was mentioned in his mother's will, 1748.4,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 43, Comfort Brooks bp.
  2. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.
  3. [S562] Barbour Collection, 43, Comfort/Hannah Brooks made prof.
  4. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Notes and Queries": "Brooks Family of Woburn," submitted by Benj. F. Gates (Jul 1904), 58:316.
  5. [S562] Barbour Collection, 47, William & Lucretia Brooks bp.
  6. [S909] Daniel J. Cruson and Daniel J. Cruson Jr., "Brooks Family of Waterford," 10.
  7. [S562] Barbour Collection, 46, Nehemiah Brooks bp.
  8. [S562] Barbour Collection, 46, Lucretia & William bp.
  9. [S562] Barbour Collection, 44, ch. Comfort Brooks bp.
  10. [S562] Barbour Collection, 45, ch. Comfort Brooks bp.
  11. [S562] Barbour Collection, 47, ch. Comfort Brooks bp.
  12. [S1411] Edward Forsyth, letter of 9 Aug 1992 to Phoebe Cortessis, Lafayette, CA.
  13. [S562] Barbour Collection, 35, Hannah Brooks/Allen Chadwick m.

Eleph/4w Brooks

F, #10488, (28 September 1712 - )
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother*Eleph/3 Chappell1 b. c 1680, d. 5 Feb 1751/52
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Last Edited:17 Feb 2016
Eleph/4w Brooks was baptised 28 Sep 1712 at the First Church, New London, Connecticut.1,2 Eliff Brooks, left £2 current money in her father's will, 20 May 17273, recorded, 22 Apr 1733 at New London, intention of marriage with David Culver of N.L.4 (Their siblings Timothy Brooks and Elizabeth Culver also married.) Daughter Elleff Culver was mentioned in her mother's will, 1748.5,3 David Culver died at New London 22 Nov 1790, a. 81.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 44, Elleph Brooks bp.
  2. [S933] Joshua Hempstead, Hempstead Diary, 15: Sunday 28/1712.
  3. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.
  4. [S183] Craig Beeman, citing NEHGR, 29:153-157.
  5. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Notes and Queries": "Brooks Family of Woburn," submitted by Benj. F. Gates (Jul 1904), 58:316.
  6. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, New London VR, David Culver b.; d.

Samuel/4w Brooks

M, #10489, (29 August 1714 - )
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother*Eleph/3 Chappell1 b. c 1680, d. 5 Feb 1751/52
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/4w Brooks
Last Edited:25 Jan 2016

Children with Mary Calkins:

  • Ezekiel/5w Brooks8 b. 9 Apr 1736, d. 1819
  • Samuel/5w Brooks9 b. 15 Oct 1737, d. 20 Aug 1823
  • George/5w Brooks10 b. 5 Sep 1742
  • Richard/5w Brooks11 b. 10 Oct 1744
  • Stephen/5w Brooks12 b. 15 Apr 1750
  • Anna/5w Brooks13 b. 16 Jan 1754
  • David/5w Brooks14 b. 8 Sep 1757
Samuel/4w Brooks, baptised 29 Aug 1714 at the 1st Church, New London, Connecticut,1,2, was left £2 current money in his father's will, 20 May 1727.3 He married, 9 Dec 1734 (town rec.) or 1735 (ch. rec.) at New London, Mary Calkins of N.L., daughter of John Calkins.4,5 "He had children (no names given) bapt. July 3, 1740."6 Mentioned in his mother's will, 1748.7,3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 46, Samuel Brooks bp.
  2. [S933] Joshua Hempstead, Hempstead Diary, 23, Samuel Brooks bp.
  3. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.
  4. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, New London, Samuel Brooks/Mary Calkins m.
  5. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Samuel Brooks/Mary Calkins m.
  6. [S106] NEHGS Register, 58:316 (Jul 1904), "Notes and Queries": "Brooks Family of Woburn," submitted by Benj. F. Gates.
  7. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Notes and Queries": "Brooks Family of Woburn," submitted by Benj. F. Gates (Jul 1904), 58:316.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Ezekiel Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Samuel Brooks b.
  10. [S562] Barbour Collection, 44, George Brooks bp.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Richard Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Stephen Brooks b.
  13. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Anna Brooks b.
  14. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, David Brooks b.

Josiah/4w Brooks

M, #10490, (22 July 1716 - 1 March 1754)
Father*Henry/3w Brooks1 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 17 Feb 1733/34
Mother*Eleph/3 Chappell1 b. c 1680, d. 5 Feb 1751/52
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1w Brooks
Descendants of Isaac/2w Brooks
Descendants of Henry/3w Brooks
Descendants of Josiah/4w Brooks
Last Edited:19 Jan 2016

Children with Bathshua Fargo:

  • Josiah/5w Brooks7 b. 9 Jun 1739
  • Benjamin/5w Brooks8 b. 3 Sep 1740
  • ch1/5w Brooks6 b. say Jun 1742
  • Bathshua/5w Brooks9 b. 19 Jan 1743/44
  • Alice/5w Brooks10 b. 16 Oct 1745
  • Thomas/5w Brooks11 b. 30 Aug 1747
  • Elizabeth/5w Brooks12 b. 28 Jul 1749, d. 2 Oct 1750
Josiah/4w Brooks, baptised 22 Jul 1716 at the 1st Church, New London, Connecticut,1,2, was left £2 current money in his father's will, 20 May 1727.3 He married, 3 Nov 1738 at New London, Bathshua Fargo of N.L., daughter of Moses Fargo, Jr.4 Mentioned in his mother's will, 17485,3, he died of pleurisy 1 Mar 1754, a. 37.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S562] Barbour Collection, 46, Josiah Brooks bp.
  2. [S933] Joshua Hempstead, Hempstead Diary, 57, Josiah Brooks bp.
  3. [S1407] Charles Dyer Parkhurst, "Early Families of New London, Connecticut and Vicinity", Henry Brooks, 4a/2. Hereafter Parkhurst Manuscript.
  4. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Josiah Brooks/Bathshua Fargo m.
  5. [S106] NEHGS Register, "Notes and Queries": "Brooks Family of Woburn," submitted by Benj. F. Gates (Jul 1904), 58:316.
  6. [S909] Daniel J. Cruson and Daniel J. Cruson Jr., "Brooks Family of Waterford," 10.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Josiah Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Benjamin Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Bathshua Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Alliss Brooks b.
  11. [S562] Barbour Collection, New London, Thomas Brooks b.
  12. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Elizabeth Brooks b.