Downloads & External Resources
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"Thomas Brooks of Watertown and Concord," by John Brooks Threlfall
"Timothy Brooks of Massachusetts and His Descendants," by Robert Peacock Brooks (1927 — West Jersey branch of Woburn line)
"The Brooks Family of Woburn, Mass.," by William R. Cutter and Arthur G. Loring (1904)
"My Great-Grandfather's House in Exeter, New Hampshire," by James Emery Brooks (1932)
"Brooks Family of Oswego, New York and Winnebago County, Wisconsin," web pages of Wayne Hollister
"Brooks in Connecticut and New York," web pages of Carol Pullen-Reynolds (returning 2018?)
Personal narrative by Sarah White Brooks, Concordia, KS, of her capture by Cheyenne Indians, subsequent captivity, and eventual liberation, 1868-69. (Typed transcription of a Kansas City Star feature, March 1933.) See also The Kansas Historical Quarterly, "Defense of the Kansas Frontier 1868-1869," by Marvin H. Garfield, https://www.kshs.org/p/defense-of-the-kansas-frontier-1868-1869/12560, in which the two captives are first referenced (though not named) at 468.
"The Four Spencer Brothers — Their Ancestors and Descendants," by Donald Lines Jacobus
"MayflowerHistory.com" by Caleb Johnson
"Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England," by James Savage (1860)
Colonial Connecticut Records, 1636-1776 (University of Connecticut)
*** Early Vital Records of Massachusetts From 1600 to 1850 ***
Rediscovering the Old Connecticut Path, web pages of Jason Newton
Boston 1775, weblog by J.L. Bell