Jerusha (–?–)

F, #37573, (circa August 1779 - 26 March 1862)
Appears on charts:Descendants of John/1g Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3g Brooks Jr.
Descendants of Thomas/4g Brooks
Descendants of Capt. John/4g Brooks
Last Edited:17 Jan 2016

Child with John/6g Brooks:

  • Horace/7g Brooks3 b. circa 1814, d. 3 Feb 1890
Findagrave.com, memorial #84321675. Photo by Theron Rogers.
Jerusha (–?–), born in New York or Vermont circa Aug 17791,2,3, married John/6g Brooks of Chenango County, New York, son of Thomas/5g Brooks and Lucy/5g Brooks.1 John Brooks (a. 75, farmer) and wife Jerusha (a. 70) were recorded in the 1850 census in their son Horace's household at Smyrna, New York.3 John died by 1852.4 In 1860 Jerusha was again recorded in her son Horace's census household.5 She died 26 Mar 1862, aged 82-7 (g.s.)1 Buried in West Hill Cemetery, Sherburne, New York.1

Census Detail:

12 Jul 1850Smyrna, NY1 | 1 | Horace Brooks | 36 | M | W | Farmer | 2000 | NY
Lorinda Brooks | 39 | F | W | NY
John Brooks | 75 | M | W | Farmer | NY
Jerusha Brooks | 70 | F | W | NY
Jehiel Sprague | 43 | M | W | Farmer | NY
Mary Sprague | 19 | F | W | NY3
1860Smyrna, NY874 | 89[3] | Horace Brooks | 46 | M | Cooper | 5000 | 1200 | NY
Sally " | 36 | F | NY
Jarusha " | 81 | F | VT5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #84321675.
  2. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Smyrna, Chenango, NY, M653/733/99A, Horace Brooks.
  3. [S1850] 1850 U.S. Census, Smyrna, Chenango, NY, M432/487/1A, Horace Brooks.
  4. [S714] M. Anne Holford Hart, citing Chenango Co. Deeds, 92:200–220.
  5. [S1860] 1860 U.S. Census, Smyrna, Chenango, NY, M653/733/99B, Horace Brooks.