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Jonathan Brooks

Male 1745 - 1811


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  • Born  30 Sep 1745  Ridgefield, Fairfield Co, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Aug 1811  Blooming Grove, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3683  markhamchest
    Last Modified  5 Apr 2018 

    Family 1  Hettie Lewis,   b. 1750, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1770 
    Children 
     1. Anne Brooks,   b. 1770, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1837
     2. Thomas Lewis Brooks,   b. 1772,   d. 6 Sep 1841
     3. John I Brooks,   b. 1774, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1852, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Jonathan Brooks,   b. 1776, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1828
     5. William W Brooks,   b. 1780, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1836
    Family ID  F1464  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Catherine Mathews,   b. Between 1766 and 1770, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1790 
    Children 
     1. Fletcher Mathews Brooks,   b. 1795, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1861, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Esther Hester "Hettie" Brooks,   b. 1795-1800, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F1293  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Mary Mathews,   b. Between 1766 and 1770, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1821, New Windsor, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1800 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Brooks,   b. 1802, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Benjamin Franklin Brooks,   b. 1803, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1888, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Catharine Brooks,   b. 1806, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1875, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Henry "Harry" Brooks,   b. 20 Feb 1807, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1834, Plain City, Madison Co, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. David A Brooks,   b. 1800-1810, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ellsworth Brooks,   b. 1800-1810, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F1465  Group Sheet

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    Markham of Chesterfield Blog
    Markham of Chesterfield Blog
    They are off! - A Horseracing Family Tradition. Read the June 2018 blog posting at the Markham of Chesterfield Blog.

    Biographies
    Will: Jonathan Brooks
    Will: Jonathan Brooks
    Will of Jonathan Brooks of Orange County New York; written 21 August 1811; probated 11 October 1811; New York Wills and Probate Records - Orange County.

    Sketches
    Sketch: Jonathan Brooks, A Collection of Records
    Sketch: Jonathan Brooks, A Collection of Records
    Jonathan Brooks was probably born about 1740-1750. Some researchers identify him as Jonathan Brooks who was born 1745 in Ridgefield, Fairfield county Connecticut, son of John (or Jonathan) Brooks. But, many questions remain, related to this identification.