Joshua Brooks (1822 - 1891)

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Birthplace: Erie, OH, USA
Death: Died in California
Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Chuck Bury
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

About Joshua Brooks

Brooks, Joshua 1852 Tax roll Linn Provisional and Territorial 14112

Brooks, Joshua 1854 Tax roll Linn Provisional and Territorial 14113

Brooks, Joshua 1856 Tax roll Linn Provisional and Territorial 14114

Brooks, Joshua 1857 Tax roll Linn Provisional and Territorial 14121

Brooks, Joshua 1858 Tax roll Linn Provisional and Territorial 14122

Brooks, Joshua 1859 Tax roll Linn Provisional and Territorial 14131

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The Tributaries.us Brooks genealogy site has three different children by Frances, plus an additional wife:

http://www.tributaries.us/secondsite/founders2-o/ui239.htm

Joshua/6s Brooks (1822 - )

+ Harriet (–?–) (s 1825 - )
+ Frances Hackley (s 1824 - )
- - - George/7s Brooks (1843 - )
- - - David/7s Brooks (1847 - )
- - - Francis/7s Brooks (1850 - )
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Joshua Brooks's Timeline

1822
November 15, 1822
Erie, OH, USA

http://brookshistorian.org/bbrooks/public_html/bh/BFB_V2_1.htm

THE BROOKS FAMILY BULLETIN - Volume II, No. 1 - January 1973 Page 21

"Brooks, Donald Hobson, 4817 S.W, 42nd Ave., Portland, OR 97221. Wish to contact desc of the foll: (1) Joshua Brooks; b 1822, Huron Co., OH, m Linn Co., OR on 20 Aug 1854 to Francis M Beckley "

1843
May 8, 1843
- 1850
Age 20
St Joseph, Michigan

Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935
St Joseph
Marriage certificates, 1832-1846, v. 1

Name: Joshua Brooks
Event: Marriage
Event Date: 08 May 1843
Event Place: St. Joseph, Michigan
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: 1821
Spouse: Harriete Harding
Spouse's Titles & Terms:
Spouse's Age: 29
Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: 1814
Film Number: 1295528
Digital Folder Number: 4674270
Image Number: 00131

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Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935
St Joseph
Marriage certificates, 1832-1846, v. 1

Joshua Brooks to Harriet Harding
on the 8th day of May 1843 Joshua Brooks aged 22 years + Harriet Harding aged 29 years all of Lagrange County Indiana were duly married by me in the presence of Abraham Craft and Hiram Craft in the Township of Shuman St Joseph County Michigan - Wm Morris JP
Filed Feb 29th, 1844 B. Osgoode Dep. Clk.
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http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/1845-census-mi-st-jo...

1845 State Census - Town of White Pigeon - St. Joseph County, Michigan

A Males under ten
B Males ten to twenty-one
C Males twenty-one to forty-five
D Males forty-five to seventy-five
E Males over seventy-five
Total Males

A Females under ten
B Females ten to twenty-one
C Females twenty-one to forty-five
D Females forty-five to seventy-five
E Females over seventy-five
Total Females

Head of Household . A B C D E F . . . A B C D E F . . . Males over 21
Harding, Jessie . . 2 2 - 1 - 5 . . . 1 - 1 - - 2 . . . Jessie Harding
Brooks, Joshua . . .1 - 1 - - 2 . . . - - 1 - - 1 . . . Joshua Brooks
.........
Brooks, James . . . - - 1 - - 1 . . . 2 - 1 - - 3 . . . James Brooks

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1850 Census: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MF8P-MMG
Name: Harriett Brooks
Event: Census
Event Date: 1850
Event Place: White Pigeon, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 33
Marital Status:
Race (Original):
Race (Expanded):
Birthplace: New York
Estimated Birth Year: 1817
Dwelling House Number: 258
Family Number: 261
Line Number: 26
NARA Publication Number: M432
NARA Roll Number: 363
Film Number: 443578
Digital Folder Number: 004200037
Image Number: 00325
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Josna Brooks M 26 Ohio - farmer
Harriett Brooks F 33 New York
George Brooks M 7 Michigan
David Brooks M 3 Michigan
Frances Brooks M 0 Michigan
Sara Miller F 17 New York

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Tributaries.us has both marriages, but lists three Harriet's children as those of Frances, and none of Frances's own children:

http://www.tributaries.us/secondsite/founders2-o/ui239.htm

Joshua/6s Brooks (1822 - )

+ Harriet (–?–) (s 1825 - )

+ Frances Hackley (s 1824 - )
- - - George/7s Brooks (1843 - )
- - - David/7s Brooks (1847 - )
- - - Francis/7s Brooks (1850 - )
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On 1860 Census, Frances is still alive, indicating first marriage ended in divorce: http://is.gd/PluDkX

name: David Brooks
residence: , St. Joseph, Michigan
ward: White Pigeon Township
age: 14 years
estimated birth year: 1846
birthplace: Michigan
gender: Male
page: 40
family number: 287
dgs number: 4232714
nara number: M653

name: Harriet Brooks
residence: , St. Joseph, Michigan
ward: White Pigeon Township
age: 43 years
estimated birth year: 1817
birthplace: New York
gender: Female
page: 40
family number: 288
dgs number: 4232714
nara number: M653

name: George Brooks
residence: , St. Joseph, Michigan
ward: White Pigeon Township
age: 16 years
estimated birth year: 1844
birthplace: Michigan
gender: Male
page: 40
family number: 288
dgs number: 4232714
nara number: M653

name: Francis Brooks
residence: , St. Joseph, Michigan
ward: White Pigeon Township
age: 9 years
estimated birth year: 1851
birthplace: Michigan
gender: Male
page: 40
family number: 288
dgs number: 4232714
nara number: M653
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1870 Census: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHCF-F8F

Name: Harriet Brooks
Estimated Birth Year: 1814
Gender: Female
Age in 1870: 56y
Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1870: Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
George Brooks M 27y Indiana - Work on R.R.
Harriet Brooks F 56y New York - Keeping house
Francis Brooks M 21y Michigan - Work on R.R.
Emma Cutler F 19y New York - Domestic servant
Ida M Cutler F 1y Michigan

On same page of Census but seperate household:
1870: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHCF-FZR
Name: David Brooks
Estimated Birth Year: 1849
Gender: Male
Age in 1870: 21y
Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1870: Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
William Johnson M 47y New York - Work on R.R.
Laura Johnson F 33y New York - Keeping house
David Brooks M 21y Michigan - Work on R.R.

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Possible second marriage for Harriet: http://tfred.tripod.com/marrfh.html

E-16 Hattie M. Harding to Silas L. Bacholder

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Other records for David:

1910: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MLT9-PCT
Name: David L Brooks
Birthplace: Michigan
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Residence: White Pigeon, St Joseph, Michigan
Marital Status: Single
Race : White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Family Number: 189
Page Number: 13
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1920: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ7Z-RKS

Name: David Brooks
Residence: , St Joseph, Michigan
Estimated Birth Year: 1846
Age: 74
Birthplace: Michigan
Relationship to Head of Household:
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Birthplace:
Film Number: 1820796
Digital Folder Number: 4311634
Image Number: 00575
Sheet Number: 6
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Herman Leaders M 52y Ohio
David Brooks M 74y Michigan

1846
1846
- 1848
Age 23
Texas Volunteers
1854
August 20, 1854
Age 31
OR, USA

http://genealogy.state.or.us/detail.php?id=38181

Oregon State Archives
Oregon Historical Records Index Detail Information

Case#
Name Hackley, Frances Mary & Brooks, Joshua
Date 1854
Record Type Marriage
County Linn
Source County
Identifier
Remarks

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https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/MYQY-7GL/p4

Oregon Marriages, 1853-1935

Groom's Name: Joshua Brooks
Bride's Name: Frances Mary Hackley
Marriage Date: 20 Aug 1854
Marriage Place: Linn, Oregon
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59410-1
System Origin: Oregon-EAsy
Source Film Number: 908959
Reference Number: P9
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Emigrants To Oregon in 1850: http://www.oregonpioneers.com/1850.htm

BROOKS, Caleb (1825- ): m'd 1851 PETERSON, Sarah; settled Marion Co

BROOKS, Joshua (1822- ): m'd 1854 [ ], Frances M.; settled Linn Co

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United States Census, 1860 living near brothers Caleb and Duren

name: Joshua Brooks
residence: , Linn, Oregon
ward: [Blank]
age: 36 years
estimated birth year: 1824
birthplace: Ohio
gender: Male
page: 93
family number: 636
dgs number: 4282811
nara number: M653

name: Frances Brooks
residence: , Linn, Oregon
ward: [Blank]
age: 32 years
estimated birth year: 1828
birthplace: Kentucky
gender: Female

name: Myron Brooks
residence: , Linn, Oregon
ward: [Blank]
age: 3 years
estimated birth year: 1857
birthplace: Oregon
gender: Male

name: Marietta Brooks
residence: , Linn, Oregon
ward: [Blank]
age: 2 years
estimated birth year: 1858
birthplace: Oregon
gender: Female

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1870 Census:

Name: John Brooks
Estimated Birth Year: 1823
Gender: Male
Age in 1870: 47y
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: California, United States

Name: Mary J Brooks
Estimated Birth Year: 1830
Gender: Female
Age in 1870: 40y
Birthplace: Indiana

Children: . . . . . . . . .Gender Age
Myron H Brooks M 15y b. OR
Margarett Brooks F 12y b. OR
Dewit Clinton Brooks M 10y b. CA
Ellen Brooks F 6y b. CA
T W Brooks M 4y b. CA
Eunice Brooks F 1y b. CA

1855
May 30, 1855
Age 32
OR, USA
1858
1858
Age 35
OR, USA

1880 separated from family except for her youngest sister.

LivingName: Mary Etta Brooks
Residence: College City, Colusa, California
Birthdate: 1858
Birthplace: Oregon, United States
Relationship to Head: Other
Spouse's Name:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana, United States
Race or Color (Expanded): White
Ethnicity (Standardized): American
Gender: Female
Martial Status: Single
Age (Expanded): 22 years
Occupation: Domestic Servant
NARA Film Number: T9-0064
Page: 469
Page Character: D
Entry Number: 2111
Film number: 1254064
Household Gender Age
Isaac N. Cain M 56
Susan J. Cain F 49
J. Edgar Cain M 21
T.D. Cain M 19
Mary Etta Brooks F 22
Eva M Brooks F 7
William Brasfield M 46

1860
August, 1860
Age 37
CA, USA
1864
1864
Age 41
CA, USA
1866
1866
Age 43
CA, USA
1868
August, 1868
Age 45
Sutter, CA, USA