Abigail/5 Hawley

F, #31202, (22 November 1773 - 13 February 1839)
Father*Edward/4 Hawley1 b. 16 Jun 1720, d. 11 Jan 1782
Mother*Abigail Southworth1 b. s 1731
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:9 Aug 2017

Children with David/5f Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #20833911. Photo by tcmk1971.
Abigail/5 Hawley, "4th daughter," was born 22 Nov 1773 at Stratford, Connecticut1, where she married, 13 Nov 1796, David/5f Brooks of Stratford, son of John/4f Brooks and Dorothy/5 Birdsey.2 There she died 13 Feb 1839, a. 653,4, and he 26 Apr 1860, a. 87.5 They are interred in the Old Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Abigail Hawley b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, David Brooks/Abigail Hawley m.
  3. [S562] Barbour Collection, Stratford, Abigail Brooks d.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Abigail Brooks d.
  5. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #20833879.
  6. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #20833879, memorial #20833911.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, David Brooks b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Cornelius Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Abigail Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Maria Brooks b.; d.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Edward Brooks b.; d.

David/5f Brooks

M, #31203, (26 May 1772 - 26 April 1860)
Father*John/4f Brooks1 b. 9 Oct 1739, d. 22 Oct 1788
Mother*Dorothy/5 Birdsey1 b. 10 Aug 1742, d. Sep 1834
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:9 Aug 2017

Children with Abigail/5 Hawley:

Findagrave.com, memorial #20833879. Photo by tcmk1971.
David/5f Brooks was born 26 May 1772 at Stratford, Connecticut,1, where he married, 13 Nov 1796, Abigail/5 Hawley of Stratford, daughter of Edward/4 Hawley and Abigail Southworth.2 There she died 13 Feb 1839, a. 65.3,4 The 1850 census recorded David Brooks (a. 78, merchant, r.e. $3000) and Roda Tonkins (a. 42, black) in his Stratford household.5 He died 26 Apr 1860 (g.s.), a. 87.6 He and his wife are interred in the Old Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford.7

Census Detail:

30 Aug 1850Stratford, CT313 | 344 | David Brooks | 78 | M | Merchant | 3000 | CT
Roda Tonkins | 42 | F | Black | CT5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, David Brooks b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, David Brooks/Abigail Hawley m.
  3. [S562] Barbour Collection, Stratford, Abigail Brooks d.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Abigail Brooks d.
  5. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Stratford, Fairfield, CT, M432/37/315, David Brooks.
  6. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #20833879.
  7. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #20833879, memorial #20833911.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Cornelius Brooks b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Abigail Brooks b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Maria Brooks b.; d.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Edward Brooks b.; d.

Dorothy/5f Brooks

F, #31204, (3 March 1768 - )
Father*John/4f Brooks1 b. 9 Oct 1739, d. 22 Oct 1788
Mother*Dorothy/5 Birdsey1 b. 10 Aug 1742, d. Sep 1834
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:2 Jan 2016

Children with Aaron Benjamin:

Dorothy/5f Brooks, born 3 Mar 1768 at Stratford, Connecticut1, there married, 1 Feb 1787, Aaron Benjamin of Stratford, son of Capt. John Benjamin and Lucretia Backus.2 Her aunt Anne/4f Brooks married her husband's brother John Benjamin.

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Dorothy Brooks b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Dorothy Brooks/Aaron Benjamin m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Delia Benjamin b.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, DeLucena Polasskie Benjamin b.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Olivia Eloiza Benjamin b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Elvira Benjamin b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, William Massena Benjamin b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Benjamin b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Lucy Emily Benjamin b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Richard Montgomery Benjamin b., d.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Frederick A. Benjamin b.

Aaron Benjamin

M, #31205, (17 August 1757 - )
Father*Capt. John Benjamin1 b. c 1732, d. 14 Sep 1796
Mother*Lucretia Backus1 b. 22 Feb 1733/34
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:2 Jan 2016

Children with Dorothy/5f Brooks:

Aaron Benjamin, born 17 Aug 1757 at Stratford, Connecticut1, there married, 1 Feb 1787, Dorothy/5f Brooks of Stratford, daughter of John/4f Brooks and Dorothy/5 Birdsey.2 His brother John Benjamin married Anne/4f Brooks, his wife's aunt.

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Aaron Benjamin b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Dorothy Brooks/Aaron Benjamin m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Delia Benjamin b.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, DeLucena Polasskie Benjamin b.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Olivia Eloiza Benjamin b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Elvira Benjamin b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, William Massena Benjamin b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, John Benjamin b.
  9. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Lucy Emily Benjamin b.
  10. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Richard Montgomery Benjamin b., d.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Frederick A. Benjamin b.

Esther/5f Brooks

F, #31206, (11 August 1776 - )
Father*John/4f Brooks1 b. 9 Oct 1739, d. 22 Oct 1788
Mother*Dorothy/5 Birdsey1 b. 10 Aug 1742, d. Sep 1834
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:20 Feb 2016
Esther/5f Brooks was born 11 Aug 1776 at Stratford, Connecticut,1, where she married, 9 Feb 1796, Robert Fairchild, son of John Fairchild and Mrs. Martha Allen.2,3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Esther Brooks b.
  2. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, Stratford Cong. Church, Esther Brooks/Robert Fairchild m.
  3. [S1555] Rev. Samuel Orcutt, History of Stratford and Bridgeport, 1165, John (8.), Esther (30.).

Robert Fairchild

M, #31207, (19 January 1775 - )
Father*John Fairchild1 b. s 1743
Mother*Mrs. Martha Allen1 b. s 1745
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:20 Feb 2016
Robert Fairchild, born 19 Jan 1775 at Fairfield or Stratford, Connecticut (rec. both places)1, married, 9 Feb 1796 at Stratford, Esther/5f Brooks of Stratford, daughter of John/4f Brooks and Dorothy/5 Birdsey.2,3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Fairfield & Stratford VR, Robert Fairchild b.
  2. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, Stratford Cong. Church, Esther Brooks/Robert Fairchild m.
  3. [S1555] Rev. Samuel Orcutt, History of Stratford and Bridgeport, 1165, John (8.), Esther (30.).

Theodosia/5f Brooks

F, #31208, (13 July 1774 - )
Father*John/4f Brooks1 b. 9 Oct 1739, d. 22 Oct 1788
Mother*Dorothy/5 Birdsey1 b. 10 Aug 1742, d. Sep 1834
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:27 Jan 2016
Theodosia/5f Brooks, 2nd so-named, was born 13 Jul 1774 at Stratford, Connecticut1, where she married, 1 Jan 1798, Ralph Snow.2,3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford, Theodosia Brooks b.
  2. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, Stratford Cong. Church, Theodocia Brooks/Ralph Snow m.
  3. [S1555] Rev. Samuel Orcutt, History of Stratford and Bridgeport, 1165, John (8.), Theodosia (29.).

Mary (Polly) Coe

F, #31210, (6 March 1764 - )
Father*Ebenezer Coe1 b. 29 Jul 1735
Mother*Sarah Backus1 b. s 1737
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1f Brooks
Descendants of Benjamin/2f Brooks
Descendants of John/3f Brooks
Descendants of John/4f Brooks
Last Edited:6 Aug 2017

Children with Capt. John/5f Brooks:

Mary (Polly) Coe was born 6 Mar 1764 at Stratford, Connecticut1, where she married, 25 Nov 1787, Capt. John/5f Brooks III of Stratford, son of John/4f Brooks and Dorothy/5 Birdsey.2,3 He died in 1861, "aged 97 years."4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Stratford VR, Mary Coe b.
  2. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, Stratford Cong. Church, John Brooks/Polly Coe m. __ Nov 1787.
  3. [S951] Paul Audley (Bridgeport, CT, e-mail address), research shared with the author, 2003, personal communication, Mar 2003: "'solemnized their earlier commitment' in a ceremony on Nov 25, 1787."
  4. [S1555] Rev. Samuel Orcutt, History of Stratford and Bridgeport, Genealogies, 1165, John (8.).
  5. [S951] Paul Audley, citing family bible of Capt. John Brooks.