William Brooks

Male Abt 1629 - 1688  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name William Brooks  [1
    Born Abt 1629  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Oct 1688  Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I43215  alger
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2016 

    Father Henry Brooks,   b. 1592, , , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1683, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Grace Wheeler,   b. Est 1598, , , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1664, Concord, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F9621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Burt,   b. Abt 1635,   d. 31 Aug 1689, Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Children 
     1. Remembrance Brooks,   b. Abt 1655, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Brooks,   b. 18 Aug 1655, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1675, Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     3. John Brooks,   b. 13 Feb 1657, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1675, Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     4. Sarah Brooks,   b. 4 May 1658, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1733, Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Patience Brooks,   b. 5 Jun 1661, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ebenezer Brooks,   b. 21 Dec 1662, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Nathaniel Brooks,   b. 9 May 1664, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Abigail Brooks,   b. 25 Jan 1665, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1746, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     9. Joseph Brooks,   b. 17 Oct 1667, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     10. Mercy Brooks,   b. 25 Aug 1669, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1701, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     11. Benjamin Brooks,   b. 25 Jul 1671, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1755, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     12. Deliverance Brooks,   b. 28 Feb 1673, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Brimfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Thankful Brooks,   b. 28 Feb 1673, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1673, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     14. Jonathan Brooks,   b. 13 Oct 1674, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725  (Age 51 years)
     15. Mary Brooks,   b. 11 Jul 1677, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1723, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     16. Thankful Brooks,   b. 16 Sep 1679, Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F18675  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • While some authors have suggested that William Brooks traveled from London to Virginia in 1635, it is unlikely that it is the same person. He is first recorded in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1653, a year before his marriage to Mary Burt.

      See "Early Days in New England - Life and Times of Henry Burt and Some of His Descendants," by Henry M. Burt (Springfield, Massachusetts, 1893), pages 235/7 for a record of land grants and transactions involving William Brooks. One sale, at least, was to John Pynchon for goods which had been purchased on credit at Pynchon's store.

      In 1685 William and Mary Brooks moved to Deerfield, Massachusetts, where land was cheaper.

      References:
      Records in the Ancestral File (ver 4.01).
      Pedigree sheet dated 1 Apr 1972 received from Janice Larsen Young,
      23042 Calvert Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91634.
      Pedigree sheet received in 1955 from Lucy Walker Burns, Salt Lake City, Utah
      Pedigree sheet dated 27 Jul 1987 prepared by United Ancesties.

      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Alger Family Historian - e-mail: alger@alum.mit.edu [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Web site, GEDCOM of rshdsh database from rootsweb.com - 14 Aug 2004 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S15] Family Search Ancestral File - V 4.19, Mormon Church, Pedigree chart for Samuel Fox - AFN=G4B2-D4 - 30 Dec 2004 (Reliability: 3).


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