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John I Brooks

Male 1774 - 1852


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  • Born  1774  Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Aug 1852  Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4125  markhamchest
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2018 

    Father  Jonathan Brooks,   b. 1740-1750, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1811, Blooming Grove, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hettie Lewis,   b. 1750, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F1464  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1790 Census of Orange county New York: New Cornwall - Jonathan Brooks; 3m 0-16; 5m 16+; 3f; 1 other free person; 1 slave.

      Jonathan Brooks, son of John Brooks, was born in 1747, died September 25, 1811, in Blooming Grove township, Orange county, New York. He was one of the prominent citizens in Orange county, and owned a large farm, which he cultivated until his death. He married (first) Hetty Lewis, and (second) Katharine Matthews. Children, five by first marriage: Anne, born 1770, died September 25, 1837; Thomas L., 1772, died September 6, 1841; John I., referred to below ; Jonathan, 1776, died June 25, 1828; William W., 1780, died November 21, 1826.
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      John I. Brooks, son of Jonathan and Hetty (Lewis) Brooks, was born in 1774, died August 7, 1852. He was a prominent farmer and landholder of Orange county, New York, where he cultivated a farm of over six hundred acres until his death. He married (first) Hannah Denniston, and (second) Eliza Denniston. Children, both by first marriage: Fletcher Beekman Brooks, [married Sarah Welling]; Charles Edward Brooks, married Adeline Cannon . .
      [source] Genealogies of the State of New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People . . . Volume 1; Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915.

      1816; This Indenture made the twentieth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Between Thomas L Brooks and John I Brooks and Eliza the wife of the said John I Brooks of the town of Blooming grove in the county of Orange and State of New York of the first part and Fletcher M Brooks of the town county and State aforesaid of the second part. Witness that the said parties of the first part for and in considerations of Four Thousand and two hundred Dollars to them in hand paid . . . have granted bargained sold . . . unto the Fletcher M Brooks and to his heirs and assigns . . All that equal undivided moiety or half part of that certain farm or plantation situated partly in the said town of Blooming Grove and partly in the town of New Windsor which upon the partition of the estate of Fletcher Mathews Esquire deceased by Commissioners for that purpose appointed was set off to the right of Catharine Brooks, the then wife of Jonathan Brooks deceased containing by estimation Two hundred and ten acres of land reference being had to the report of the said Commissioners on the record thereof the particular boundaries thereof will more fully appear which and equal undivided moiety or half part was conveyed to Thomas C Waters by Hester Brooks one of the heirs of the said Catharine Brooks by indenture leaving date the twenty first day of March one thousand eight hundred and sixteen and conveyed by the said Thomas C Waters to the said Thomas Brooks and John I Brooks by Indenture bearing date the thirteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, Together with all and singular rights . . . In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeable set their hand and seals the day and year first above written.
      Thomas L Brooks, John I Brooks, Eliza Brooks; In the presence of Thos O Brewster, Wm W Brooks.
      [source] Orange County New York Deed Book 40, page 48.

      1850 Census of Orange county New York; Cornwall ts
      Jno I Brooks; 72 (1778) New York
      Fletcher B Brooks; 46 (1804) New York
      Sarah A Brooks; 36 (1814) New York
      Anne Brooks; 9, New York
      Tho Brooks; 6, New York
      Virginia Brooks; 3, New York
      Elizabeth Brooks; 23, New York
      Mary I Brooks; 18, New York
      Willm Brooks; 13, New York
      Margaret Mooney; 55, Ireland
      Catherine Crofton; 15, New York

      1852; To Charles E Brooks and Fletcher B Brooks of the Town of Blooming Grove in the County of Orange, the sons of John I Brooks, late of the said Town of Blooming Grove, deceased. Whereas the said John I Brooks as is alleged, lately died intestate . . . administrators. James W Fowler esq, Surrogate of the said county at Goshen, the twenty third day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two.

      Records of the St Nicholas Society
      JAMES WARD BROOKS.
      Born September 5, 1863. Elected September 25, 1885. Died July 31, 1
      John I. Brooks 1835- - Pauline Augusta Brown 1843-1892
      Charles Edward Brooks 1805-1875 - Adeline Cannon 1809-1875
      John I. Brooks 1774-1852 - Hannah Deniston 1779-1807
      Jonathan Brooks 1748-1811 - Hettie Lewis
      Jonathan Brooks 1722- - Hannah Bloomfield 1725
      JOHN I. BROOKS.
      Born February 7,1835. Elected June I, 1874.
      Charles Edward Brooks 1805-1875 -Adeline Cannon 1809-1875
      See James Ward Brooks.

      Notes for John I Brooks; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2018; for Markham of Chesterfield website.