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Henry Brooks, of Woburn

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Death: April 12, 1683 (86-95)
Woburn, Middlesex County , Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Brooke, of Manchester and wife of John Brooke, of Manchester
Husband of 1st wife of Henry Brooks, of Woburn; 'Goodwife' Susanna Brooks and Annis Brooks
Father of Dea. John Brooks, of Woburn; Hannah ‘Anna’ Willey; Sarah Mousall; Mary Brooks; Martha Bateman and 3 others
Brother of Thomas Brooke; John Brooke and Richard Brooke

Occupation: Clothier
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About Henry Brooks, of Woburn

Henry Brooks 1592–1683

  • BIRTH ABT. 1592 • Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • DEATH 12 APR 1683 • Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, US

Henry/1w Brooks was probably born in or near Manchester, Lancashire circa 1592. The location of his birth is inferred from Y-DNA testing which has established Henry's close relationship to Richard/b Brooke (d. 1607) of Manchester. Henry's birthdate is calculated from a December, 1658 suit in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in which he testified he was then "about 66" years of age.2,3 He was probably the Henry, son of John deceased, whose grandfather Richard/b Brooke, of Manchester, in his will dated 5 Aug 1607, left Henry Brooke, son of his son John Brooke, five shillings.4

Henry Brooks married (1), probably by 1622 in England, an unnamed first wife with whom he had all of his 8 known children.5,3 (Here we include Hannah Brooks, who, while sometimes erroneously ascribed to Thomas Brooks of Concord, was Henry's daughter.)

From Shattuck in 1835 to John Brooks Threlfall in 1973, many authorities have suggested a sibling relationship between Henry and Thomas Brooks. In this regard, the year 2006 brought a gratifying conjunction between Y-DNA testing and the unpublished English research of John Brooks Threlfall. (Full details are available via the DNA Testing link on this site's home page.) Here we will simply state that Henry and Thomas Brooks were evidently 1st cousins, grandsons of the aforementioned Richard Brooke. Previously, the scant evidence for such a close connection was found in the will of Henry's son-in-law Thomas Fox, which speaks of "uncle Thomas Brooks," and in the fact that Thomas's son Joshua was living at Henry's son Isaac's place at Concord in 1666.6,7,4

Henry Brooks first appears in New England records on 14 Mar 1639, when, of Concord, he was admitted a freeman of the Bay Colony8, and was a Concord resident 12 Apr 1641, when the birth of his son Joseph was recorded there.9,10 He then appears between 1649 and 1657 on the tax list of Woburn, Massachusetts.11 20 Dec 1650, William Brackenbury ["Brakenbury"], late of Charlestowne (where he had been constable), sold to Henry Brookes of Woburn, yeoman, for £50, six parcels of upland and meadow (178 acres in all) at Horn Pond, together with a house frame. Brackenbury's wife Alice ["Ales"] gave her consent by mark. Henry Brooks's homestead, described in Woburn records in 1678, was located on South Street (later, lower Main Street), and as late as 1789 was owned by a direct descendant, Capt. Nathaniel Brooks.12,13

Henry Brooks married (2), before 27 Mar 1651, Susanna ?Bradford, widow of Ezekiel/1 Richardson of Woburn. An herbalist (see her own person page entry), she was described by Daniel Gookin as "an ancient and skilful woman, living at Woburn."14,15

17 Jun 1651, Dea. Edward/1 Converse of Woburn, yeoman, sold to Henry/1w Brooks of Woburn seven acres.16,17 13 May 1654, Henry Brooks bought 37 acres in Woburn of Alice and Thomas Rand.18,19 Susanna Richardson (now Brooks), widow of Ezekiel Richardson, quitclaimed, 23 Mar 1655, 35 acres of land in Charlestown to Thomas Moulton and John Greenland [Midd. Deeds, ii. 36.].20,21 27 Mar 1657, Samuel Richardson, brother of Ezekiel, now deceased, quitclaimed forty acres of land in Woburn, on the side towards Reading, to my sister Susanna Richardson, now Brooks, during her lifetime, and then to my cousin [nephew] Theophilus Richardson. [Midd. Deeds, ii. 72.]22 Henry Brooks was, Dec 1658, "about 66," a witness in Capt. Edward Johnson's suit for slander against Ensign John Carter.2,3 13 Dec 1659, Henry Brookes and Susanna Brookes of Woburn, in accordance with an award of the court, resigned one-half of Ezekiel Richardson's house and lands, deeding the property to her son Theophilus Richardson. Both signed by mark.23,24 In 1668 Henry Broockes and his sons John and Isaac Broockes each signed a petition in support of Thomas Dutton, who had sued Michael Bacon Jr. for calling him a thief.25,26

Henry Brooks seems to have materially increased his estate and wealth during his lifetime. While in 1650 he called himself a simple yeoman, in his old age he called himself a clothier. In Pope's words, "A 'clothier' was a man who combined the various departments of cloth-making and handled the products. The carder prepared the wool for the spinster; the weaver passed his pieces over to the webster and fuller; the tucker got things in shape for the shearman; and the clothier criticized, accepted, or rejected, and adjusted the prices of the cloths, and put them on the market. … Clothiers were generally men who comprehended the entire process of manufacturing cloth, and who were cloth merchants; so the trade or business implied a person of large brain and strong grasp of details and good sagacity. It was also usually very profitable, so that clothiers were very often more wealthy than the gentry …

“27 There his wife Susanna died 15 Sep 1681.28 There he married (3), 12 Jul 1682, Annis Jordan, widow of Abraham Jaquith of Woburn, and there he made his will six days later.29,5

Henry Brooks, "cloathyer … stricken in years and may expect every day my change," dated his will 18 Jul 1682, signing with the initial "H." To loving wife Annes he left an annuity of three pounds a year, "covenanted under my hand on day of marriag upon her renowncing any other Dowry," and the use of a cow during her lifetime. To son John, the £10 owed for a yoke of oxen and one third of the wearing apparel, "but he hath had his portion already." To son Timothy, one third of the wearing apparel and confirmation of all that land I gave him; "he hath his portion already." For son-in-law John Mousall, he forgave a bond (note) of £50 for land and housing held jointly with his son John Brooks, and his wife my daughter Sarah may have the disposing of £20 of the said fifty. To son Isaac, all my land on the east side of the highway except 8 acres reserved for Isaac's sons Isack and Henery, half my herbage and woodlots, and all my plowland lots except my great lot which I give to his daughter Miriam. To daughter Lestor, five shillings and no more because she hath received her portion already as will appear by a receipt in her hand. To his grandchildren Isaac and Henry, all his lands west of the highway leading to Charlestown, a piece of land on the west side of James Convers, the previously mentioned 8 acres in the meadow on the east side, half my woodlots and half my herbage, "the little playne," and passage for their catoll [cattle] to and from the Common. To reverend pastors Thomas Carter and Jabez Fox, twenty shillings apiece. He appointed his son Isaac sole executor and residuary legatee, and his trusted friend Lieut. William Johnson overseer to see the will performed, for which in token of my love I give him twenty shillings in silver: the which I have payd alredy. Finally he desired that his two grandchildren not alienate [sell] any of the land he gave them during their father's lifetime. Witnesses were Jabez Fox, Daniel Boldwen and Peter ffowle.3,30,31

Henry Brooks died at Woburn 12 Apr 1683.32 His inventory, returned 17 Apr 1683 by James Convers Junr and Nathaniel Pearce, was as follows:

An Invoyce of the Estate of Henry Brooks deseased taken this 17th of aprill anno dom 1683

Imprims, about twenty acres of upland on the est side of the highwaye att 20-00-00 and seven acres of Meddow adjoyning to the said land 26-00-00 Item, for eaight acres of Meddow In forty pound meddow given to the children of Isack Brooks att 32-00-00 Item, for about eaighty acres of upland on the west side of the highway on both sides the river Given to the 2: sonns of Isack Brookes att 90-00-00 Item for the greatt Lott In Woburne Coman Given to Meriam the daughter of Isack Brookes, forty too acres 10-10-00 Item for three small Lotts in Wooburne Coman amounting to, about fiveteen acres att 07-00-00 Item for a division of Woodland In Wooburne comman land the one half Given to the 2: Sonns of Isack Brooks att 12-00-00 Item for six acres of Meddowland In Shredvine Meddow att 20-00-00 Item for the Towne priviledge in herbidg [herbage] the one half given to the too sonns of Isack Brooks att 02-00-00 Item for five acres ¼ [sic] of swamp Botum att 02-12-00 Item for three Cows att 09-00-00 Item for nine Sheep att 03-00-00 Item for one Barne att 12-00-00 Item In Silver 07-12-00 Item for fivety pounds In the hands of John Brooks due by bill: 50-00-00 Item for a bill In the hands of John Brooks for a pair of oxen 10-00-00 Item for a fetherbedd and furniture att 08-00-00 Item for a flock bed bedsted and beding att 02-10-00 Item for other beding att 04-10-00 Item for his wareing Cloaths att 09-00-00 Item for 17 yards of linen Cloth att 02-00-00 Item for one cubard [cupboard] and table Linen att 02-05-00 Item for brass and pewter att 04-00-00 Item for axes crow [colter?] and other old oyron [iron] att 00-15-00 Item for and oyrons [andirons] and Spitt att 00-10-00 Item for a bed pann 00-08-00 Item for 4 old bags and tenn bushels of Indian corn 8s ___ 02-05-00 Item for seals & waights 00-01-00 Item for an old lumb [loom] and old geers for a weaver and combs 01-02-00 Item for three chests barils and tubbs and lumber 01-12-00 Item for too barils of Silver 01-00-00 [TOTAL:] 355-15-00 aprized by James Convers Junr & Nathaniel Pearce.33,34

One further appearance of Henry Brooks may be related. Rev. Increase Mather's history of King Philip's War interpreted the conflict as a manifestation of divine displeasure with New England. In Mather's view, many paranormal events preceding the war had represented divine warnings which had fallen on deaf ears. In one such account he mentions Henry Brooks, as follows.

And now that I am upon this Digression, let me add, that the monstrous births which have at sundry times hapned, are speaking, solemn providences. Especially that which was at Woburn, Febru. 23, 1670. When the wife of Joseph Wright was delivered of a Creature the form whereof was as followeth. "The head, neck and arms in true Form and shape of a child; but it had no breast bone nor any back bone; the belly was of an extraordinary bigness, both the sides and back being like a belly, the thighs were very small without any thigh bones; It had no buttocks, the Membrum virile was a meer bone; it had no passage for nature in any part below; the feet turned directly outward, the heels turned up, and like a bone; It being opened, there were found two great lumps of flesh on the sides of the seeming belly; the bowels did ly on the upper part of the breast by the Vitalls. This was testified before the Deputy Gouernour Mr. Willoughby on the 2d of March following, by Mrs. Johnson Midwife, Mary Kendal, Ruth Bloghead, Lydia Kendall. Seen also by Capt. Edward Johnson, Lieut. John Carter, Henry Brook, James Thomson, Isaac Cole. There are judicious persons, who upon the consideration of some relative circumstances, in that monstrous birth, have concluded that God did thereby bear witness against the Disorders of some in that place. As in the dayes of our Fathers, it was apprehended that God did testifie from heaven against the monstrous Familistical Opinions that were then stirring, by that direfull Monster which was brought forth by the wife of William Dyer, Octo. 17, 1637, a description whereof may be seen in Mr. Welds his History of the Rise and Ruine of Antinomianisme, p. 43, 44, and in Mr. Clarks Examples, vol. I, p. 249 Source: http://www.tributaries.info/p262.htm#i2619

The origins of Henry Brook [Brooks] of Concord and Woburn, Massachusetts are unknown (Robert Charles Anderson, FASG [Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists], The Great Migration Directory: Immigrants to New England, 1620–1640; A Concise Compendium [Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2015], 42). Contributor: Perry Streeter (47346831)

Henry Brooks

  • Birth: 1592 - probably Manchester, England
  • Parents: John Brooks
  • Wife: (unknown); Susannah, widow of Ezekiel Richardson; Annis Jordan, widow of Abraham Jaquith
  • Death: Apr 12 1683 - Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Christopher Brooks comments:

"Henry Brooks seems to have materially increased his estate and wealth during his lifetime. While in 1650 he called himself a simple yeoman, in his old age he called himself a clothier. In Pope's words, "A 'clothier' was a man who combined the various departments of cloth-making and handled the products. The carder prepared the wool for the spinster; the weaver passed his pieces over to the webster and fuller; the tucker got things in shape for the shearman; and the clothier criticized, accepted, or rejected, and adjusted the prices of the cloths, and put them on the market. … Clothiers were generally men who comprehended the entire process of manufacturing cloth, and who were cloth merchants; so the trade or business implied a person of large brain and strong grasp of details and good sagacity. It was also usually very profitable, so that clothiers were very often more wealthy than the gentry …."27 "

  • Children: John Brooks, Joshua Brooks, William Brooks, Gilbert Brooks, Timothy Brooks, Isaac Brooks, Hannah Brooks, Hannah Brooks, Sarah Brooks

Henry Brooks is the noted father of Hannah Brooks, proof found in 2006 samples of the male descendants of Hannah's brothers. Henry is related but most likely a cousin of Thomas Brooks. Henry had 3 marriages (though his children were by his first wife) and the third marriage took place when this spry gentleman was 90 years of age.


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Henry Brooks1,2,3,4

  • #387, b. 1592, d. 12 April 1683

Henry Brooks was born in 1592 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. His birth date is calculated from a Dec. 1658 suit in which he testified that he was about 66 years old.5,4 He was the son of John Brooke. Henry Brooks married as his first wife Unidentified Wife'before 1624.5

Henry Brooks married as his second wife Susanna (?) before 27 March 1651 in Woburn, Massachusetts Bay Colony.6,5,4 Henry Brooks married as his third wife Annis Jordan on 12 July 1682 in Woburn, Massachusetts Bay Colony.2,3,5,7,4 Henry Brooks died on 12 April 1683 in Woburn, Massachusetts Bay Colony.3,2,7

Henry Brooks became a freeman on 14 March 1639 in Concord, Massachusetts Bay Colony.8,3,5 He lived in Woburn, Massachusetts Bay Colony, circa 1650.2 He left a will on 18 July 1682. In his will he names his wife Annes, son-in-law John Mousall, sons John, Timothy and Isaac, and daughters Sarah and Lestor. Several researchers have believed that Lestor was the first name of a daughter, but it is Hannah's married name as her second husband was Andrew Lester.9,2

Children of Henry Brooks and Unidentified Wife

  • 1. John Brooks10 b. 1 Jan 1623/24, d. 29 Sep 1691
  • 2. Martha Brooks b. c 1626, d. 3 Aug 1665
  • 3. Hannah Brooks+4 b. 1626, d. 1692
  • 4. Mary Brooks5 b. c 1628, d. 24 Feb 1671/72
  • 5. Timothy Brooks b. c 1629, d. b 7 Oct 1712
  • 6. Sarah Brooks5,10 b. c 1636, d. b 10 Sep 1705
  • 7. Joseph Brooks11 b. 12 Apr 1641, d. b 16 Jul 1682
  • 8. Isaac Brooks+ b. c 1643, d. 8 Sep 1686

Citations

  • [S50] William Freeman Fox, Thomas Fox of Concord.
  • [S327] Dr. Benjamin Cutter, "Brooks Family of Woburn, MA."
  • [S332] Woburn GenWeb Page, online www.yeoldwoburn.com.
  • [S1103] John Brooks Threlfall, Ancestors of J. B. Threlfall.
  • [S586] Brooks Families of NE, online www.tributaries.us.
  • [S329] "NEHGR Notes", Volume 98, page 363, 1944.
  • [S901] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Woburn.
  • [S84] John Farmer, A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England.
  • [S324] Charles Henry Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts.
  • [S887] Great Migration Online, online www.greatmigrationonline.org.
  • [S901] Early VR Middlesex Co. MA (published), Vital Records of Concord.

Links

HENRY BROOKS, b. about 1591; d. April 12, 1683; m. (1) an unknown woman; m. (2) Susanna, widow of Ezekial Richardson, prior to March 27, 1651; m. (3) Annis Jasquith, July 12, 1682.

Ch. of Henry and his first wife:

  1. John.
  2. Isaac.
  3. Timothy.
  4. Sarah, b. ---? m. John Mousall, May 13, 1650.
  5. Hannah, b. ---? m. (1) Thomas Fox, Feb. 13, 1647-48; (2) Andrew Lester.
  6. Joseph; b. Dec. 2, 1641, in Concord (nothing else is known).

Susanna, wife of Henry, was well known in Woburn, her familiar name being, "Goodwife Brooks." She seems to have been a very helpful member of the community as records speak of her as, "an ancient and skillful woman, famous for her attainments in medical science." She died on Sept. 15, 1681. It will be noted that Henry married Annis, his third wife, at the age of 90.


GEDCOM Note

Puritan Great Migration Category: Woburn, Massachusetts

Biography

From Beeman:

Of Concord. Freeman, 14 Mar 1639. Henry BROOKS a resident of Concord in 1639, having a wife and children previous to his coming to Woburn about 1650, married after arrival here before Mar. 27, 1651, Susanna, the widow of Ezekiel RICHARDSON, She, in 1670, was described by an authority of that time as "an ancient and skillful woman, living at Woburn," famous for her attainments in medical science. She died Sept. 15, 1681<ref name="wo2">Johnson, Edward F., <i>Woburn Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages,from 1640 to 1873. Part II - Deaths</i> (Woburn, Mass. : Andrews, Cutler & Co., Steam Book and Job Printers. 1890) (Free e-book) (Recordsare also available at ma-vitalrecords.org) p. 20</ref>; and Henry married, probably his third wife, Annes JAQUITH.

In his will, dated July 18, 1682 (six days after his last marriage),henames wife Annes; son-in-law, John MOUSALL; sons John, Timothy and Isaac; and daughters, Sarah and Lestor; also grandchildren, Isaac and Henry, sons of his son Isaac, and Miriam, their sister. All his childrenwere probably by his first marriage.

William BRACKENBURY, of Charlestown, conveyed to Henry BROOKS six parcels of land in Woburn (178 acres) at a place commonly called Horn Pond, together with a house frame, Dec. 20, 1650. The homestead estate of Henry BROOKS is described in the Woburn Records, in 1678. The buildings were then located on what was called South Street (present lower Main Street.) In 1789 this homestead was owned by Capt. Nathaniel BROOKS,son of Nathaniel.

In a suit, Dec., 1658, Henry BROOKS testified he was then aged "about 66" years.

An abstract of his will is published in the Hon. Edward F. Johnson's "Abstracts of Early Woburn Deeds" p. 31. He described himself in the will as a clothier, and as "stricken in years" his age being then about ninety-one years. The will describes his lands with some particularity; to his daughter,Lester, or Lestor, he gives and bequeaths 5 shillings, and no more, because "she hath received her portion alreadyd"; to his "Rev. pastors,Mr. Thomas CARTER and Mr. Jabez FOX," he gives 20 shillings apiece. Isaac, his son, was his sole executor, and his trusted friend, Lieut. William JOHNSON, he desired should be overseer, and he gave him 20 shillings. He made his executor his residuary legatee, and desired that his two grandchildren should not alienate any of the land he gave them during their father's life.

The inventory discloses about 20 acres of upland on the east side of the highway; 7 acres of meadow, adjoining to said land; 8 acres of meadow in Forty Pound Meadow, given to the children of Isaac BROOKS; about80 acres of upland on west side of the highway on both sides of the river, given to the two sons of Isaac BROOKS; the great lot in Woburn Common, given to Miriam, daughter of Isaac BROOKS, 42 acres; 3 small lots in Woburn Common, amounting to about 15 acres; for a division of woodland in Woburn Common land, the half given to the two sons of Isaac BROOKS; 6 acres of meadow land in Shred Pine Meadow; for the town privilege in herbage, the half given to the two sons of Isaac BROOKS; 54 acres of swamp bottom; and 15 acres of land by Mount Discovery. These lands can be traced by deeds for three generations. (See _Early Woburn Deeds_, by Hon. Edward F. Johnson) Selectman Woburn 1667,1671, 1672 NEHGR, April, 1875, Volume 29, pp. 153-157. 1

Noted events in his life were:

• He was employed. Clothier

Name

Henry Brooks<ref>#AFT|Ancestry Family Trees</ref><ref>#MCMP|Middlesex County, Massachusetts Probate</ref><ref name=TAG53>#TAG|The American Genealogist: Vol. 53, Pages: 94–1000</ref><ref name=TAG54>#S896|The American Genealogist: Vol. 54, Pages: 234-235</ref> : Henry Brooke<ref name=Jaquith>#Jaquith|Jaquith: 1-5</ref>

Birth

:: EITHER 1591 OR 1592 England:: Note: as he was aged 91 when he wrote his will in July 1682<ref name=Jaquith/><ref name=TAG54/> :: 1592 Norwich, Norfolk, , England :: 1592 Cheshire, England

Residence

1639 Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts<ref name=TAG54/><ref name=TAG53/><ref name=Jaquith/>:: 1649 Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts<ref name=TAG54/><ref name=TAG53/><ref name=Jaquith/>

Death

12 APR 1683 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts<ref name="wo2"/><ref name=Jaquith/><ref name=TAG54/>

Will

:: 18 JUL 1682<ref name=Jaquith/><ref name=TAG54/>

Family

Henry married No Name. (No Name UNKNOWN-172681|Unknown UNKNOWNwasborn about 1600 and died before 1650.)

  • : Child: Brooks-2844|Timothy Brooks
  • : Child: Brooks-2847|Sarah Brooks
  • : Child: Brooks-2848|Martha Brooks
  • : Child: Brooks-2849|Mary Brooks
  • : Child: Brooks-2843|Hannah Brooks
  • : Child: Brooks-2846|John Brooks
  • : Child: Brooks-2845|Joseph Brooks
  • : Child: Brooks-2850|Isaac Brooks

:: England

Henry next married Susanna BRADFORD about 1651.

Henry next married Annes JAQUITH on 12 Jul 1682. Died: 12 Apr 1683 about age 91

Child: BROOKS, Henry

  • Birth: 1592 Norwich, Norfolkshire, ENGLAND
  • Father: BROOKS, Thomas Sr. (Abt 1567-)

Sources

  • The BROOKS FAMILY OF WOBURN, MASS. By William R. Cutter and Arthur G. Loring, Esqrs., of Woburn.
  • The New England Historical And Genealogical Register January 1904 Volume LVIII Boston Published By The Society (see pages 48, 49, 50, 51,52, 53, 54) to be continued.
  • Parents and grandparents of Henry Brooks (c.1592–1683) of Concord and Woburn, Mass., and his 1st cousin Brooks-441|Capt. Thomas Brooks(1595–1667) of Watertown and Concord, Mass., were identified by John Brooks Threlfall, and published in 1998 in Supplement 3 to his Ancestry of My Children<ref>#Threlfall|Threlfall</ref>. A copy is held by the Mormon Family History Library and available through the Family History Centers on microfilm and microfiche. Supplement 3 is available on microfiche 6004806, though curiously it has been miscatalogued as Supplement5. :: Note: though Jaquith Family says 1639 in Concord<ref name=Jaquith/><ref name=TAG54/> :: BEF 27 MAR 1651 Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts :: Note: as their second marriages<ref name=Jaquith/><ref name=TAG54/> : Wife: Jordan-2702|Ann Jordan :: 12 JUL 1682 Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts :: Note: as his third and her second marriages<ref name=Jaquith/><ref name=TAG54/> :: Arrival: 1630 Cambridge, Massachusetts ::
  • Henry Brooks, mostly, and John Mousall-- from the web:: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=efb07b89-a0a1-42de-8bc...
  • :: Origins of "American" Brooks:: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=document&guid=3aafa7dd-caa4-4a5c-9eb...
  • :: Immigrant England:: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=de163ee1-a240-4bab-8ed7-e...
  • Threlfall, John Brooks, comp., The Ancestry of My Children: Anna Maarit Threlfall, John Hyyrylainen Threlfall, Margaret Ellen Threlfall, Robert Andrews Threlfall, 3 vols. and 4supps., (Madison, Wisc.: the compiler, 1970–2000), Supp. 3
  • Cutter, William Richard. <i>Space:The Brooks Family of Woburn, Mass.|The Brooks Family of Woburn, Mass.</i> (Woburn, Mass., 1904) Page 3
  • Middlesex County, Massachusetts Probate Index, 1648-1870 Author: Flint, James, comp Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.
  • Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.::: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/15949597/person/33...::: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/15949597/person/34...::: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/15949597/person/34... ::: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/7318691/family ::: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/16692088/person/11...::: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/24279608/person/16...
  • The American Genealogist::: Thomas, Henry and Hannah Brooks of Concord, Volume: 54, Pages: 234–-235 Author: Eddy, Miriam Brightman Publication: 1978 ::: Thomas Brooks of Watertown and Concord, Volume:53, Pages: 94–1000Author: Threlfall, John Brooks
  • Jaquith, George Oakes; Walker, Georgetta Jaquith. The Jaquith Family in America (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass., 1982)
  • An abstract of his will is published in the Hon. Edward F. Johnson's"Abstracts of Early Woburn Deeds" p. 31.
  • Early Woburn Deeds, by Hon. Edward F. Johnson) Selectman Woburn 1667,1671, 1672 Space:NEHGR|The New England Historical & Genealogical Register (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass.), April, 1875, Volume 29, pp. 153-157. 1
  • 1 Beeman, Craig, Register Report & Ahnentafel Chart for Nathan Brooks(Nov. 1997).
  • Space:New Jersey Historical Society Proceedings|New Jersey Historical Society Proceedings (The New Jersey Historical Society, Newark, New Jersey, Jan. 1924) New Series Vol. 9 No. 1, Page 40-9
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 29 June 2019), memorial page for Henry Brooks (1592–12 Apr 1683), FindAGrave188961720, citing First Burial Ground, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Our Family History (contributor 47719401) Burial Details Unknown.
  • WikiTree profile Brooks-1955 created through the import of Winn.ged on Dec 20, 2011 by S-314 | Elizabeth S. See
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Henry Brooks, of Woburn's Timeline

1592
1592
Manchester, Lancashire, England
1592
Of Norwich, Norfolk, England
1592
of Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
1592
Of Norwich, Norfolk, England
1592
of Norwich, Norfolk, England
1592
Norwich, Norfolkshire, England, United Kingdom
1624
January 1, 1624
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Colonial America

Was born before his father came to Woburn.

1625
November 21, 1625
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1625
Camden Town, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom