Section HH: Descendants of William Brooks

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Report generated by MagiCensus Deluxe v5.1.0 on 29 June 2017
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Generation One

1. WILLIAM1 BROOKS was born in 1610[28] in England, United Kingdom[28], and died on 30 Oct. 1688[28, 16, 30] in Deerfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, United States[28, 16, 30]. He married in Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts[28, 30], on 18 Oct. 1654[28, 30], (IO-6) MARY BURT, daughter of (IO-2) Henry and (ABE-4) Ulalia (MARCHE) BURT, who was christened on 13 April 1635[20, 12] in Harberton, Devonshire, England[20, 12], and died on 30 Aug. 1689[28, 12, 30] in Deerfield[16]. [28, 19, 20, 30, 28, 27, 28, 16]
Children:
2i.REMEMBRANCE2 BROOKS, b. about 1660 in Springfield[28].
3ii.WILLIAM BROOKS, b. on 8 Aug. 1655[28] in Springfield[31]; d. on 27 Oct. 1675[28] in Westfield, Hampden Co.[28].
4iii.JOHN BROOKS, b. on 10 Feb. 1656/7[28] in Springfield[28]; d. on 27 Oct. 1675[28] in Westfield[28].
5iv.SARAH BROOKS, b. on 4 May 1658[28] in Springfield[28].
6v.MARY BROOKS, b. on 21 Dec. 1659[28] in Springfield[28]; d. before 1677[28].
7vi.PATIENCE BROOKS, b. on 5 June 1661[28] in Springfield[28].
8vii.EBENEZER BROOKS, b. on 21 Dec. 1662[28] in Springfield[28].
+9viii.NATHANIEL BROOKS, b. on 9 May 1664[28] in Springfield[28]; d. after 1724; m. (1) in 1695[28] in Springfield[28] MARY WILLIAMS, b. on 24 Dec. 1673[28], d. in Deerfield[28, 16] on 7 March 1703/4[28, 16]; m. (2) on 3 Feb. 1709/10[28] (BG-10) MARY ALLIS, b. on 6 July 1682[18], daughter of (BG-3) Samuel and Alice (_____) ALLIS.
10ix.ABIGAIL BROOKS, b. on 25 Jan. 1665/6[28] in Springfield[28]; d. in 1720[28].
11x.JOSEPH BROOKS, b. on 17 Oct. 1667[28] in Springfield[28].
12xi.MERCY BROOKS, b. on 25 Aug. 1669[28] in Springfield[28]; d. in 1701[28].
13xii.BENJAMIN BROOKS, b. on 25 July 1671[28].
14xiii.DELIVERANCE BROOKS, b. on 28 Feb. 1672/3[28] in Springfield[28].
15xiv.THANKFUL BROOKS, b. on 28 Feb. 1672/3[28] in Springfield[28]; d. in 1673[28].
16xv.JONATHAN BROOKS, b. on 13 Oct. 1674[28] in Springfield[28]; d. after 1725[28].
17xvi.MARY BROOKS, b. on 11 July 1677[28] in Springfield[28].
18xvii.THANKFUL BROOKS, b. on 13 Sept. 1679[31] in Springfield[28].


Generation Two

9. NATHANIEL2 BROOKS (William1), son of (1) William1 and (IO-6) Mary (BURT) BROOKS, was born on 9 May 1664[28] in Springfield[28], and died between 1724 and 1774. He married (1st) in Springfield[28], in 1695[28], MARY WILLIAMS, who was born on 24 Dec. 1673[28], and died on 7 March 1703/4[28, 16] in Deerfield[28, 16]. He married (2nd) on 3 Feb. 1709/10[28], (BG-10) MARY ALLIS, daughter of (BG-3) Samuel and Alice (_____) ALLIS, who was born on 6 July 1682[18]. [28, 10, 18, 19, 25, 31, 28]
Nathaniel and his first wife (Mary Williams) and two children (William and Mary) were taken in the raid on Deerfield, MA 1704. His wife Mary was killed and the two children were never redeemed, but were left in Canada. Nathaniel was redeemed and married another redeemed captive Mary Allis, who is the mother of Moses Brooks Sr. [26]
In the attack by De Rouville on Deerfield, in 1703/4, Nathaniel Brooks and his [first] wife Mary, with their two children, Mary and William, were captured and taken to Canada. While they were on their march thither his wife was killed, and the fate of their two children remains unknown. He returned from Canada in 1707.[28]
Children of: Nathaniel2 BROOKS and Mary ALLIS:
19i.NATHANIEL3 BROOKS, b. on 26 Oct. 1710[28] prob. Deerfield[28].
20ii.SAMUEL BROOKS, b. on 20 Aug. 1712[28].
21iii.EUNICE BROOKS, b. on 22 Nov. 1714[28].
22iv.AARON BROOKS, b. on 17 Oct. 1717[28].
+23v.MOSES BROOKS, b. on 14 Sept. 1722[28, 10] in Deerfield[28, 10]; m. on 15 Sept. 1748[10, 11] in New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut, United States[10, 11] (AGT-16) MARTHA PERKINS, chr. in New Haven[11] on 20 Aug. 1728[11], daughter of (AGT-13) Aaron and (BD-5) Mary (ALLING) PERKINS.
24vi.DINA BROOKS, b. on 13 May 1725[28].


Generation Three

23. MOSES3 BROOKS (Nathaniel2, William1), son of (9) Nathaniel2 and (BG-10) Mary (ALLIS) BROOKS, was born on 14 Sept. 1722[28, 10] in Deerfield[28, 10], and died between 28 June 1786 and 1832. He married in New Haven[10, 11], on 15 Sept. 1748[10, 11], (AGT-16) MARTHA PERKINS, daughter of (AGT-13) Aaron and (BD-5) Mary (ALLING) PERKINS, who was christened on 20 Aug. 1728[11] in New Haven[11]. [28, 10, 11, 18, 28, 29, 1]
He resided at Montague, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts.[28]
Children:
25i.MARTHA4 BROOKS, b. on 2 Aug. 1749[10] in New Haven[10].
26ii.MARY BROOKS, b. on 9 Sept. 1751[10] in New Haven[10].
+27iii.MOSES BROOKS, b. on 12 March 1754[10] in New Haven[10]; m. on 9 March 1784[15] in Montague, Franklin Co., Massachusetts[15] (RH-112) MARIA FULLER, daughter of (RH-89) Isaiah and Sarah (_____) FULLER.
28iv.EUNICE BROOKS, b. on 17 April 1757[10] in New Haven[10].
29v.SARAH BROOKS, b. on 29 April 1760[10] in New Haven[10].
30vi.LOWLY BROOKS of Montague, b. about 1760.


Generation Four

27. MOSES4 BROOKS (Moses3, Nathaniel2, William1), son of (23) Moses3 and (AGT-16) Martha (PERKINS) BROOKS, was born on 12 March 1754[10] in New Haven[10], and died between 1801 and 1864. He married in Montague[15], on 9 March 1784[15], (RH-112) MARIA FULLER, daughter of (RH-89) Isaiah and Sarah (_____) FULLER. [15, 10, 23, 29, 1, 2, 4]
Children:
+31i.PHILENIA5 BROOKS, b. on 25 June 1784[14] in Montague[14]; d. in May 1860[8] in Brooks Twp., Newaygo Co., Michigan, United States[8]; m. on 1 Dec. 1808[15] in Montague[15] (EY-4) JAMES BERRY of Deerfield, b. in 1785[9, 17], d. between 1 June 1830 and 1 June 1840, son of (EY-1) John and Margaret (BAYLEY) BERRY.
32ii.CHARLOTTE BROOKS, b. on 2 March 1786[14] in Montague[14]; m. MERRICK HINCKLEY.
33iii.MARY BROOKS, b. on 31 Dec. 1787[14] in Montague[14].
+34iv.CAPT. ORRIS BROOKS, b. on 19 Feb. 1789[14] in Montague[14]; m. ELIZABETH _____.
35v.PARLEY BROOKS, b. on 20 Oct. 1792[14] in Montague[14]; d. on 18 June 1830 in Huron Co., Ohio, United States; m. on 14 Oct. 1814 ELIHU CLARY, b. in Montague on 18 July 1791.
36vi.MARTHA BROOKS, b. on 30 Sept. 1794[14] in Montague[14].
37vii.CLARACY BROOKS, b. on 22 Feb. 1797[14] in Montague[14].
38viii.HARRIET BROOKS, b. on 20 Sept. 1800[22]; d. on 1 Nov. 1802[22].
39ix.MOSES BROOKS, b. on 27 Feb. 1802[14] in Montague[14].
40x.AMISIAH BROOKS, b. on 27 Feb. 1802[22]; d. on 13 Oct. 1802[22].


Generation Five

31. PHILENIA5 BROOKS (Moses4, Moses3, Nathaniel2, William1), daughter of (27) Moses4 and (RH-112) Maria (FULLER) BROOKS, was born on 25 June 1784[14] in Montague[14], and died in May 1860[8] in Brooks Twp.[8]. She married in Montague[15], on 1 Dec. 1808[15], (EY-4) JAMES BERRY of Deerfield, son of (EY-1) John and Margaret (BAYLEY) BERRY, who was born in 1785[9, 17], and died between 1 June 1830 and 1 June 1840. [24, 14, 2, 3, 5, 21, 6, 7, 8]
Obituary of George W. Rogers; Grand Rapids Public Library;
Anderson Scrapbook; v. 3
Children: See (EY-4) James BERRY
34. CAPT. ORRIS5 BROOKS (Moses4, Moses3, Nathaniel2, William1), son of (27) Moses4 and (RH-112) Maria (FULLER) BROOKS, was born on 19 Feb. 1789[14] in Montague[14], and died between 1824 and 1899. He married ELIZABETH _____. [14, 2, 3, 21]
Children:
41i.MARTHA6 BROOKS, b. on 14 March 1820[14] in Montague[14].
42ii.MARY JANE BROOKS, b. on 17 Nov. 1821[14] in Montague[14].
43iii.JAMES EDMOND BROOKS, b. on 12 Dec. 1824[14] in Montague[14]; d. on 12 May 1826[13] in Montague[13].



1. Montague, Massachusetts, 1786 Tax List; FHL microfilm 886,884.
2. 1790 United States Federal Census, Montague, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
3. 1800 United States Federal Census, Montague, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
4. 1810 United States Federal Census, Montague, Franklin Co., Massachusetts; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
5. 1810 United States Federal Census, Deerfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
6. 1830 United States Federal Census, Solon, Cortland Co., New York; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
7. 1850 United States Federal Census, Newaygo Co., Michigan; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
8. 1860 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
9. 1880 United States Federal Census; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com).
10. Donald Lines Jacobus, "Families of Ancient New Haven" (Family Tree Maker CD179, Connecticut Genealogies #1, online at ancestry.com), Vol. II, p.344.
11. Ibid., Vol. VI, p.1429.
12. Burton W. Spear, Search for the Passengers of the Mary and John - 1630 (Toledo, Ohio: B.W. Spear, 1985-1992), 17:23.
13. Vital Records of Montague Massachusetts to the Year 1849 (Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1934), 129.
14. Ibid., 15.
15. Ibid., 60.
16. Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Deerfield, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass.: Wright & Potter, 1920), 269; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
17. Sandra Hassler, "Looking for Berry History in MA; VT; NY," Berry Family Genealogy Forum, April 5, 1999 (http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?deerfield::berry::1426.html).
18. Horatio D. Allis, Genealogy of William Allis of Hatfield, Mass. and Descendants (Hartford, Conn.: Art Press, [1920?]), 10; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 20 March 2011).
19. Henry M. Burt and Silas W. Burt, Early Days in New England: Life and Times of Henry Burt of Springfield (Springfield, Mass.: Clark W. Bryan Co., 1893), 244; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
20. N. Grier Parke II and Donald Lines Jacobus, The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley & his wife Emma Arabella Bosworth (Woodstock, VT: No publisher, 1960), 233.
21. Montague, Massachusetts, probate case files, no. 6049, Isaiah Fuller (1824); FHL microfilm 1,838,417.
22. Hannah, "Philena Brooks Berry," (http://boards.ancestry.com/surnames.brooks/47/mb.ashx).
23. Christopher Brooks, Genealogies of the Brooks Families of New England (http://www.tributaries.us/secondsite/founders2-o/index.htm), http://www.tributaries.us/secondsite/founders2-o/p67.htm#i667.
24. George Sheldon, A History of Deerfield Massachusetts (Deerfield, Mass.: E. A. Hall & Co., 1896), 2:82; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
25. John Williams, The Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion (Northampton: Hopkins, Bridgman, and Company, 1853); digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
26. Ibid., 141.
27. Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), 145.
28. New England Historical and Genealogical Register 72 (1918): 142-143.
29. Montague, Massachusetts, 1785 Tax List; FHL microfilm 886,884.
30. Henry M. Burt, The First Century of the History of Springfield, Volume II (Springfield, Mass.: Henry M. Burt, 1899), 535; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 5 June 2011).
31. Ibid., 536.