Joseph Brooks

about 1745–December 1816 (Age 71)
Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Brooks was born about 1745, in Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, David Brooks, was 36 and his mother, Betty Buss, was 31. He married Abigail Perry about 1770. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in December 1816, in Dublin, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Brooks
1745–1816
Abigail Perry
1745–1833
Marriage: about 1770
Jonas Brooks
1772–1842
Abigail Brooks
1775–1864
Betsey Brooks
1784–1843
Joseph Brooks
1786–
Mehitable Brooks
1777–1866
Esther Brooks
1780–1878
Rhoda Brooks
1782–1837

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1770
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Silas Brooks

    Male1745–Male

    Male1745–1816Male

    David Brooks

    Male1748–Male

    Reuben Brooks

    Male1752–Male

    Betty Brooks

    Female1755–Female

World Events (6)

1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 31

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 38

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Joseph Brooks, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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