Desire/5c Brooks

F, #23552, (27 September 1765 - 27 December 1837)
Father*Thomas/4c Brooks1 b. 2 Dec 1733, d. 20 Mar 1801
Mother*Mary Hotchkiss1 b. Dec 1740, d. 3 May 1798
Appears on charts:Descendants of Lt. Thomas/2c Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/3c Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/4c Brooks
Last Edited:4 Jan 2016
Findagrave.com, memorial #28053199. Photo by Erik Andersen.
Desire/5c Brooks, born 27 Sep 176[5] at Wallingford, Connecticut,1,2, married, 6 Oct 1783 at Cheshire, Jonathan Gorham Bristol, her 1st cousin once rem., son of Jonathan Bristol and Elizabeth Hotchkiss.3,1 He died 17 Mar 1834 (g.s.), a. 734, and she 27 Dec 1837 (g.s.), a. 72.1 They are buried in Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire.1,5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S696] Donald Lines Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:338, Fam. 4, Thomas 5, Desire iii.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Wallingford VR, dau Thomas & Mary Brooks b.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire VR, Desire Brooks/Jonathan Gorham Bristol m.
  4. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #28053192.
  5. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #28053192, #28053199.

Hope/5 Benham

F, #23559, (21 December 1754 - 3 May 1835)
Father*Ens. John/4 Benham1 b. 4 Oct 1723, d. 24 May 1811
Mother*Mary Curtis1 b. 20 Nov 1724, d. 10 Nov 1809
Appears on charts:Descendants of Lt. Thomas/2c Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/3c Brooks
Descendants of Thomas/4c Brooks
Last Edited:1 Jan 2016

Children with Amasa/5c Brooks:

  • Lovina/6c Brooks5 b. 11 Jul 1779
  • Ethurel/6c Brooks6 b. 14 Aug 1781, d. 15 Aug 1846
  • Amasa/6c Brooks7 b. 21 Nov 1785, d. 30 Nov 1822
  • Isaac/6c Brooks8 b. 24 Sep 1790, d. 19 Feb 1791
  • Mary Hotchkiss/6c Brooks9 b. 27 Mar 1794, d. 9 Dec 1794
  • Isaac Richard Wood/6c Brooks10 b. 14 Mar 1796, d. 10 Mar 1835
  • Thomas Hotchkiss/6c Brooks11 b. 13 Sep 1800, d. 7 Sep 1874
The stub to the right of Amasa's stone once supported his wife's stone. Findagrave.com, memorial #27910415. Photo by Jan Franco.
Hope/5 Benham, born 21 Dec 1754 at Wallingford, Connecticut2,1, there married, 20 Jan 1778, Amasa/5c Brooks, son of Thomas/4c Brooks and Mary Hotchkiss.2,3 He died 4 Sep 1828, a. 702, and she 3 May 1835 (g.s.), a. 80.2 They are buried in Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire.2,4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Walllingford VR, Hope Benham b.
  2. [S696] Donald Lines Jacobus, Ancient New Haven, 2:338, Fam. 4, Thomas 5, Amasa i.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Wallingford VR, Amasa Brooks/Hoppe Benham m.
  4. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #26050049, #27910415.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire & Wallingford VR, Lovina Brooks b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire VR, Ethurel Brooks b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire VR, Amasa Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire VR, Isaac Brooks b.; d.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire VR, Mary Hotchkiss Brooks b.; d.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire VR, Isaiah Richard Wood Brooks b.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Cheshire VR, Thomas Hotchkiss Brooks b.