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Thomas Brooks

Also Known As: "Brooke"
Birthplace: Concord, (Present Middlesex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain Thomas Brooks, "Immigrant" and Grace Brooks (Cunliffe)
Husband of Lucy; Alice Brooks and Alice Marah Spencer
Father of Rebecca Johnson; Sarah Ingram / Lord; Deacon Thomas Brooks; Mary Brooks; Alice Brooks and 2 others
Brother of Mary Wheeler; Gershom Brooks; Capt. Joshua Brooks; Caleb Brooks; Gersham Brooks and 3 others

Managed by: Richard Frank Henry
Last Updated:

About Deacon Thomas Brooks

Thomas Brooks Founders of Haddam

1. THOMAS (HADDAM FOUNDER)2 BROOKS (HENRY1) was born 1639 in Concord, Middlesex, MA, and died October 18, 1668 in Haddam, Middlesex, CT. He married (1) . He married (2) ALICE (MARAH) SPENCER 1662 in Haddam, Middlesex, CT, daughter of Gerrard Spencer and Hannah Hills.

Notes: From Probate Records, Volume III, 1663 To 1677, Page 75.

Brooks, Thomas, Haddam. Died 18 October, 1668: Invt. 109-09-00. Taken by Simon Smith & George Gates. The children: Sarah, born December 1662; Thomas, June 1664; Marah, June 1666; Alice, December, 1668.

Court Record, Page 99-11 April 1670: Adms. is granted to the present Husband of the Widow of sd. Brooks. Order for Dist: To the Widow, 32 and 1/3 of the profits of the Land during life, she maintaining & bringing up the Children & teaching the daughters to read and sew and the son to read and write; to the son 22, to the three daughters to each of them 14.

Thomas Brooks was the town Blacksmith.

On the lot south of James Wells's ravine, was the home of Thomas Brooks the blacksmith. Thomas is thought to have come over in the "Susan and Ellen" in 1635. He kept a hotel at New London in 1659. By his second wife, Alice Spencer, he became the father of Thomas Brooks, the second deacon.

Children of Thomas Brooks and Alice Spencer are:

i. SARAH3 BROOKS, b. December 1662, Haddam, Middlesex, CT.

2. ii. THOMAS (DEACON) BROOKS, b. June 1664, Haddam, Middlesex, CT; d. April 06, 1734, Haddam, Middlesex, CT.

iii. MARY (MARAH) BROOKS, b. June 1666, Haddam, Middlesex, CT; m. HENRY SMITH, February 15, 1688/89.

iv. ALICE BROOKS, b. December 1668, Haddam, Middlesex, CT.

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Deacon Thomas Brooks's Timeline

June 15, 1617
Didsbury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Concord, (Present Middlesex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
December 1662
Age 45
Haddam, Connecticut Colony
June 1664
Age 47
Haddam, Connecticut
June 1666
Age 49
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
October 18, 1668
Age 51
Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
December 1668
Age 51
Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
Age 51
Canterbury, Windham, CT, USA
October 16, 1683
Age 51
Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut