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  • ID: I0191
  • Name: Jeremiah BROOKS
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1773 in VA
  • Death: 6 FEB 1871 in Person County, NC
  • Burial: Ebenezer Primitive Baptist Church, Person County, NC
  • Note:
    Jeremiah BROOKS was born in Virginia, 1773, likely s/o David, b. VA 1740.
    Jeremiah died Person County, 1871. Married in Caswell County to Elizabeth
    THOMAS, b. Pennsylvania, died in Person Co. 1855. Both buried at
    Ebenezer Baptist Church. Marriage bond, 18 March 1795, gives name
    BROOKES- all later records are BROOKS. Marriage bond signed by Thomas
    THOMAS, evidently Elizabeth's brother. Census of 1800
    shows Jeremiah and Elizabeth with three children, and their family is
    listed through the 1870 census in Person. From the 1850 census
    Thomas THOMAS was living with Jeremiah. In 1805 a deed from Lord
    Granville shows purchase of their farm near Leasburg, and they
    bought more land through the years.

    1850 Person County
    Jeremiah Brooks 76 VA Farmer
    Elizabeth 75 Pa
    Elizabeth 28 NC
    Sarah E. 17 NC
    Thomas Thomas 88 PA

    1860 Person County Bushy Fork p. 543
    Jeremiah Brooks 85 VA
    Elizabeth Brooks 30 NC
    Sarah Brooks21 NC

    1870 Person County, Olive Hill
    Jeremiah Brooks 98 NC no occupation 800 1500
    Elizabeth Brooks 50 NC Keeping house
    Sarah Brooks 32 NC at home can't read can't write

    Belief of Jeremiah Brooks' relationship to David Brooks comes from a me mo in possession of Newton Brooks, written by Richard Brown many years ag o. Richard's mother was Sarah Florence Brooks, (d/o Haywood L. Brooks) a nd George W. Brown. When Richard was orphaned,in 1908, he was reared by H aywood and Millie Brooks. According to Newton Brooks, memo states that Je remiah was s/o David.

    Father: David BROOKS b: ABT 1740 in Virginia

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth THOMAS b: 1775 in PA
    • Married: 18 MAR 1795 in Caswell County, NC
    1. Has Children David BROOKS b: 1796 in Person County, NC
    2. Has Children Nancy Woody BROOKS b: 1798 in NC
    3. Has No Children Green BROOKS b: ABT 1800 in NC
    4. Has No Children Hosey BROOKS b: AFT 1800 in NC
    5. Has No Children Susan BROOKS b: AFT 1800 in NC
    6. Has Children Jane BROOKS b: 25 FEB 1804 in Caswell County, NC
    7. Has Children Andrew BROOKS b: 1805 in NC
    8. Has Children Logan BROOKS b: 1814 in NC
    9. Has No Children Elizabeth BROOKS b: 1822 in NC
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