Sgt. Gilbert Brooks, of Rehoboth

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Sgt. Gilbert Brooks, of Rehoboth

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably Essex, England
Death: Died in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of unknown Brooks and unknown Brooks
Husband of Elizabeth Brooks and Sarah Brooks
Father of Elizabeth Stevens; Sarah Lyon; Mary Colburne; Rachel Wiggin; Phebe Manley and 4 others

Occupation: Soldier, Farmer
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Immediate Family

About Sgt. Gilbert Brooks, of Rehoboth

Parents unknown, but probably the brother of William Brooks.

Date and place of birth have also been (erroneously?) reported to be March 14, 1621 at Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Date of death has also been (erroneously?) reported to be June 13, 1695.

Date of burial has been (erroneously?) reported to be June 13, 1695.


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.


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. Source: Anderson's Great Miogration Study Project. Memorialized as one of the first settlers of Marshfield on cenotaph at Old Winslow Cemetery.


Family links:

Spouses:
 Elizabeth Simmons Brooks (1628 - 1687)
 Sarah Redway Carpenter Brooks (1642 - 1717)

Children:
 Elizabeth Brooks Stevens (1645 - 1675)*
 Phebe Brooks Manley (1652 - 1720)*
 Bathsheba Brooks Walker (1653 - 1738)*
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Burial: Winslow Cemetery Marshfield Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA


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Created by: Linda Mac Record added: Jun 16, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 38414193

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

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Sgt. Gilbert Brooks, of Rehoboth's Timeline

1621
1621
Probably Essex, England
1635
1635
Age 14
1645
August 2, 1645
Age 24
Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
1646
June 21, 1646
Age 25
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1649
July 15, 1649
Age 28
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
1650
July 7, 1650
Age 29
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
1652
September 5, 1652
Age 31
Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony
1655
April 8, 1655
Age 34
Weymouth, Dorset, England
1657
April 12, 1657
Age 36
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)