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Mary Brooks

Female 1769 - 1842  (73 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Brooks was born on 27 Jan 1769 (daughter of Rev. Edward Brooks and Abigail Brown); died on 30 Jan 1842 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Mary married Samuel Gray on 25 Apr 1799. Samuel (son of Abraham Gray and Lydia Calley) was born on 2 Aug 1760; died on 21 Jan 1816 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Henrietta Gray was born on 1 Oct 1811; died on 3 Apr 1891 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Rev. Edward Brooks was born on 31 Oct 1733 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Samuel Brooks and Mary Boutwell); died on 6 May 1781 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 4 Nov 1733

    Notes:

    Graduated from Harvard College in 1757. "Edward was ordained minister of the church at North Yarmouth, Maine, but his liberal religious views led to his dismissal, and he returned to Medford. During the Revolution he fought at Concord and was taken prisoner by the British while serving as chaplain on the frigate Hancock.. ["Out Here at the Front", citation details below.]

    Edward married Abigail Brown in Sep 1764. Abigail (daughter of Rev. John Brown and Joanna Cotton) was born in 1732 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 28 Nov 1800 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Abigail Brown was born in 1732 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of Rev. John Brown and Joanna Cotton); died on 28 Nov 1800 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    John Wingate Thornton calls her merely "a dau." of "Rev. J. Brown, of Haverhill" and his wife Joanna Cotton, but he is specific that she was the wife of "Rev. Edw. Brooks of North Yarmouth, Me."

    Children:
    1. 1. Mary Brooks was born on 27 Jan 1769; died on 30 Jan 1842 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Samuel Brooks was born on 3 Sep 1700 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Samuel Brooks and Sarah Boylston); died on 5 Jul 1768 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    "His will proves him to have been one of the few slaveholders in the town" (of Medford, Massachusetts). [Register of Families Settled at the Town of Medford, Mass., citation details below.]

    Samuel married Mary Boutwell on 25 Mar 1725 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of Thomas Boutwell and Abigail) was born on 23 May 1698 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 25 May 1772 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary Boutwell was born on 23 May 1698 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Thomas Boutwell and Abigail); died on 25 May 1772 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 2. Rev. Edward Brooks was born on 31 Oct 1733 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 6 May 1781 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Rev. John Brown was born on 1 Nov 1696 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Ichabod Brown and Martha Woodbury); died on 2 Dec 1742 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts.

    John married Joanna Cotton in 1719 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts. Joanna (daughter of Rev. Rowland Cotton and Elizabeth Saltonstall) died in 1772. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Joanna Cotton (daughter of Rev. Rowland Cotton and Elizabeth Saltonstall); died in 1772.
    Children:
    1. 3. Abigail Brown was born in 1732 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 28 Nov 1800 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Samuel Brooks was born on 1 Sep 1672 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Caleb Brooks); died on 3 Jul 1733 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1 Sep 1672, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    A son of his father's second marriage; his mother may have been named Hannah or Anna.

    Samuel married Sarah Boylston. Sarah (daughter of Dr. Thomas Boylston and Mary Gardner) died on 16 Oct 1736 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Sarah Boylston (daughter of Dr. Thomas Boylston and Mary Gardner); died on 16 Oct 1736 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 4. Samuel Brooks was born on 3 Sep 1700 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 5 Jul 1768 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  Thomas Boutwell was born on 28 Mar 1669 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Lt. James Boutwell and Rebecca Kendall); died on 20 Dec 1737 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Thomas married Abigail on 11 Nov 1691. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Abigail
    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Boutwell was born on 23 May 1698 in Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 25 May 1772 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Ichabod Brown was born on 5 Sep 1666 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Thomas Brown and Martha Eaton); died in 1728 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Ichabod married Martha Woodbury on 31 Mar 1693. Martha (daughter of Peter Woodbury and Sarah Dodge) was born before 29 May 1677 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 1 Sep 1708 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Martha Woodbury was born before 29 May 1677 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of Peter Woodbury and Sarah Dodge); died on 1 Sep 1708 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 May 1677, Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 6. Rev. John Brown was born on 1 Nov 1696 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 2 Dec 1742 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts.

  7. 14.  Rev. Rowland Cotton was born on 27 Dec 1667 (son of Rev. John Cotton and Joanna Rossiter); died on 22 Mar 1722.

    Rowland married Elizabeth Saltonstall in 1690. Elizabeth (daughter of Nathaniel Saltonstall and Elizabeth Ward) was born on 17 Sep 1668; died on 8 Jul 1726 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Elizabeth Saltonstall was born on 17 Sep 1668 (daughter of Nathaniel Saltonstall and Elizabeth Ward); died on 8 Jul 1726 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 7. Joanna Cotton died in 1772.