Lieut. & Deacon Joshua Brooks

14 October 1688–26 June 1768 (Age 79)
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joshua

When Lieut. & Deacon Joshua Brooks was born on 14 October 1688, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Noah Brooks, was 32 and his mother, Dorothy Potter, was 25. He married Lydia Wheeler on 24 April 1713, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 26 June 1768, in Lincoln, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Lieut. & Deacon Joshua Brooks
1688–1768
Lydia Wheeler
1694–1750
Marriage: 24 April 1713
Lydia Brooks
1714–1732
Dorothy Brooks
1717–1790
Joshua Deacon Brooks I
1721–1790
Lois Brooks
1723–1805
Ephraim Brooks
1725–1792
Hepzibah Brooks
1727–1783
Martha Brooks
1731–1795
Timothy Brooks
1733–1803

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 April 1713
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joshua Brooks, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Joshua Brooks, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joshua Brooks, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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