Gilbert Brooks (1621 - 1695) MP

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Birthplace: Possibly Essex, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Gilbert Brooks

From the Find A Grave page on Gilbert Brooks:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38414193

Birth: 1621, England

Death: Jun. 13, 1695 - Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA

Born about 1621 (aged 14 in 1635). Came to Plymouth Colony in 1635 on the Blessing," & first settled in Scituate. Moved to Marshfield by 1643, Scituate by 1646, & Rehoboth by 1662. Died 13 Jun 1695 (from inventory).

Married (1) by 1646, Elizabeth ____. She was buried at Rehoboth on 17 Jul 1687. (2) in Rehoboth, 18 Jan 1687[/8], Sarah (Redway) Carpenter, daughter of James Redway & widow of Samuel Carpenter.

Almost certainly brother of WILLIAM BROOKS, who also sailed on the "Blessing," & who appears immediately before Gilbert on the 1643 list of men able to bear arms, at his admission to freemanship in 1658, & on the 1658 list of freeman.

His early association with WILLIAM VASSALL may indicate that Gilbert Brooks was from Essex in England,


Family links:

Children:

  • Elizabeth Brooks Stevens (1645 - 1675)*
  • Phebe Brooks Manley (1652 - 1720)*
  • Bathsheba Brooks Walker (1653 - 1738)*

Spouses:

  • Elizabeth Simmons Brooks (____ - 1687)
  • Sarah Redway Carpenter Brooks (1642 - 1718)

Burial: Unknown

Created by: Linda Mac

  • Record added: Jun 16, 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 38414193

-------------------- Appears to be married 6 times.

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Sgt. Gilbert Brooks's Timeline

1621
April 14, 1621
Possibly Essex, England, (Present UK)
1635
1635
Age 13
1644
September 10, 1644
Age 23
Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1645
August 2, 1645
Age 24
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1646
June 21, 1646
Age 25
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1649
July 15, 1649
Age 28
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1650
July 7, 1650
Age 29
Scituate, Plymouth, MA, USA
1652
September 5, 1652
Age 31
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
1655
April 8, 1655
Age 33
Weymouth, Dorset, England
1657
April 12, 1657
Age 35
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)