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Captain Luke Brooks

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Concord, MA, United States
Death: January 17, 1817 (85)
Stow, MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Brooks and Hannah Brooks
Husband of Lucy Brooks
Father of Stephen Brooks
Brother of Rebeckah Brooks; Ruth Brooks; Aaron Brooks; Noah Brooks; Hannah Brooks and 1 other

Managed by: Candace Stewart Brown
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About Captain Luke Brooks

  • Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A015050
  • Birth: 10 Aug 1731 CONCORD MASSACHUSETTS
  • Death: 7 Jan 1817 STOW MASSACHUSETTS
  • Service Description: 1) CAPT.WHITCOMB,COL.PRESCOTT

1. "Luke Brooks served in Capt. William Whitcomb's company, Col. James Prescott's regiment, at the Lexington Alarm. He was born in Concord, 1731, died in Stow, Ma." A national register of the society, Sons of the American Revolution

By Sons of the American Revolution

2. Pvt. Luke/5a Brooks was born 10 Aug 1731 at Concord, MA.1 He married (int. 16 May 1755, Stow), Lucy/5 Wheeler, daughter of Capt. Timothy/4 Wheeler and Abigail/3 Munroe, with whom he had 10 children.2 They lived at Stow, where his 1790 census household included Luke, three other males over 16, and three females.3 Lucy died at Stow 8 Jan 1817.4 There he died the 17th of the same month, at age 85.5

    His home, a brick house on the Stow/Boxborough town line, still stands, said his descendant Cynthia Walker in 1998: "I've never been there, but I've been told ... Go to Boxborough, and as you cross the town line into Stow, it's the 1st house over the town line, a large brick house on the left." But according to The Minute Men, he lived in Assabet Village, then part of Stow, later set off to Maynard; this location was, in 1975, at the corner of Summer Hill Rd. and Summer St.6,7 
    Luke Brooks was in the Assabet company of minute men which marched on the Lexington Alarm, 19 Apr 1775.7

Source Citations/Notes: 1. [S185] Concord BMD, 129, Luke Brooks b. 2. [S43] DAR Patriot Index (1966), 89: 16 May 1756 (in error). 3. [S985] 1790 U.S. Census, Stow, Middlesex, MA, M637/4/561, Luke Brooks. 4. [S80] Stow VR, 236, Lucy Brooks d. 5. [S80] Stow VR, 236, Luke Brooks d. 6. [S208] Cynthia (Pennock) Walker, telephone calls, 11 and 23 Apr 1998. 7. [S219] The Minute Men, 1775–1975, 37, Assabet Village Minute Men roster. 8. [S80] Stow VR, 15, Stephen Brooks b. 9. [S80] Stow VR, 14, Joel Brooks b. 10. [S80] Stow VR, 14, Lucy Brooks b. 11. [S80] Stow VR, 15, Nathan Brooks b. 12. [S80] Stow VR, 15, Silas Brooks b. 13. [S80] Stow VR, 13, Amos Brooks b. 14. [S80] Stow VR, 14, Luke Brooks b. 15. [S80] Stow VR, 14, Dolle Brooks b. 16. [S80] Stow VR, 15, Timothy Brooks b. 17. [S80] Stow VR, 14, Lydia Brooks b.; 236, d.

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Captain Luke Brooks's Timeline

August 10, 1731
Concord, MA, United States
December 1, 1756
Age 25
Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
January 17, 1817
Age 85
Stow, MA, United States