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Jemima Brooks (Locke)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Cause of death: Bloody flux
Place of Burial: Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Locke and Jemima Locke
Wife of Ebenezer Brooks
Mother of Hephzibah Converse and Jonas Brooks
Sister of Gary's 5th Generation Russell

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About Jemima Brooks

Tombstone: Here lies the Body of Mrs. Jemima Brooks, Wife to Mr. Ebenezer Brooks, who departed this life Nov'br the 5th, 1774, in ye 57th Year of Her Age.

Jemima (Locke) Brooks, wife of Ebenezer Brooks, married Oct. 28, 1736; daughter of William and Jemima (Russell) Locke, born July 4, 1718.  Ebenezer Brooks, her husband, was son of Jabez and Hephzibah (Cutter) Brooks, and born June 1, 1712.  "Ebenezer Brook's wife died - bloody flux." (S. Thompson's Memoranda.)

13 Children, all born at Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts:

  1. Jemima,   b. 29 Aug 1737,   d. 11 Sep 1817
  2. Hepzibah,   b. 15 Jan 1739   d. 11 Mar 1813
  3. Sally,   b. 9 Dec 1740   d. 14 Sep 1828
  4. Ebenezer,   b. 15 Sep 1742
  5. Molly,   b. 29 Aug 1744
  6. William, b. 5 Apr 1745
  7. Sarah, b. 6 Apr 1748
  8. Jonas, b. 6 May 1750
  9. Abigail, b. 2 Jun 1752
  10. Mary, b. 14 Nov 1753
  11. Jabez, b. 8 May 1755, d. Abt 1780
  12. Ruhamah, b. 4 Mar 1761   d. 16 Sep 1833, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  13. Betty,   b. 8 Mar 1766   d. 14 Oct 1789

Sources 

  • [S1483] Book of the Lockes : a genealogical and historical record of the descendants of William Locke, of Woburn ; with an appendix containing a history of the Lockes in England, also of the family of John Locke, of Hampton, N. H., and kindred families and individuals, Locke, John Goodwin, (Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts: James Monroe and Company, 1853.), page 23, 37, 40 (Reliability: 3).

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Jemima Brooks's Timeline

1718
July 4, 1718
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1736
October 28, 1736
Age 18
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1739
January 14, 1739
Age 20
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1750
May 6, 1750
Age 31
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1774
November 2, 1774
Age 56
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts
November 5, 1774
Age 56
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts