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Hannah (Mason) Brooks (1636 - 1696)

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Hannah Brooks formerly Mason
Born in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Died in Dorchester, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Biography

Hannah Mason was born at Watertown on Sept. 23, 1636[1], daughter of Capt. Hugh and Esther Mason. (p. 356) [2]

Hannah married on Oct. 17, 1653[1], Capt. Joshua Brooks of Concord, eldest son of Capt, Thomas Brooks of Watertown. (p. 356; p. 720)[2]

Deacon Joshua Brooks, was a tanner by trade. They settled in that south part of Concord. It is conjectured that he learned his trade of Capt. Mason and soon after marrying his daughter. (p. 720)[2]

Children:

  1. Hannah born ___; married in Watertown on Jan. 15, 1677/8, Benjamin Pierce.[1][2]
  2. Noah born about 1646; died on Feb. 1, 1738/9 aged 83[3]; married Dorothy Wright of Sudbury; his widow died Mar. 15, 1750 aged 90.[2]
  3. John born about 1657; ?died May 18, 1697: married on Nov. 8, 1682, Deborah Garfield, who was born about 1662, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Benfield) Garfield of Watertown.[2] vs died at Sudbury Aug. 4, 1713.[4]
  4. Grace born Mar 10, 1660/1; died Apr. 20, 1752; married on Dec. 6, 1686 Judah Potter, son of Luke Potter.[3][2]
  5. Daniel born Nov. 15, 1663; died at Concord on Oct. 18, 1733; married Ann Meriam on Aug. 9, 1692.[3][2]
  6. Thomas born May 5, 1666; died. Sept. 9, 1671.[3][2]
  7. Esther born July 4, 1668; married on Aug. 17, 1692, Benjamin Whittemore,[3] who was born Sept 1, 1669.[2]
  8. Elizabeth born Dec. 16, 1672; married on Dec. 7, 1705, Ebenezer Merriam.[3][2]
  9. Job born July 26, 1675; died May 18, 1697[3] aged 22; unmarried.[2]
  10. Hugh born Jan. 1, 1677 at Concord; died Jan. 18, 1746 aged 70; married Apr. 9, 1701/2, Abigail Barker.[3] (p. 720)[2]

Source notes

Watertown Births

MASON, Hannah, d. Hugh and Ester, 23: 7m: 1636. (p. 4)

Watertown Marriages

BROOKS, Joshuah and Hannah Mason, 17: 8m: 1653. (Oct. 17) (p. 16)
BROOKES, Hannah and Benjamin Peirse, Jan. 15, 1678. (p. 45)[1]

Concord Births

Children: BROOKS

Danill, s. Josuah and Hanna, Nov. 15, 1663. (p. 11)
Elizabeth, d. Joshua and Hanna, Dec. 16, 1672. (p. 16)
Esther, d. Joshua and Hanna, July 4, 1668. (p. 14)
Grace, d. Josuah and Hanna, Mar. 10, 1660/61. (p. 9)
Jobe, s. Joshua and Hanna, July 26, 1675. (p. 20)
Thomas, s. Josuah and Hanna, May 5, 1666. (p. 12)

Children: BROOK

Hugh, s. Joshua and Hanna, Jan. 1, 1677. (p. 20)

Concord Deaths

BROOKES, Job, s. Joshua, May 18, 1697. (p. 57)
BROKS, Noah, h. Dorothy, Feb. 1, 1738/9, a. 83 y. (p. 143)
BROOKS, Thomas, s. Joshua and Hanna, Sept. 9, 1671. (p. 15)
POTTER, Grace, wid. Judah, Apr. 20, 1752, a. 93 y. CH (p. 415)
BROOKS, Hugh, Jan. 18, 1746 a. 70 y. (p. 171)
BROOKS, Daniel, Ens., h. Anna, Oct. 18, 1733. [a. 69 y. 11 m. GS] (p. 127)
BROOKES, Abegail, w. Joseph, Jan. 24, 1704-5. (p. 68)

Concord Marriages

BROOKES, Elizebeth, and Ebenezer Miriam, Dec. 6, 1705. (p. 64)
BROOKES, Ester, and Benjamin Whittemore, Aug. 17, 1692. (p. 36)
BROOKS, Hugh, and Abegail Barker, ––– 9, 1701-2. (p. 54)
BROOKES, Daniel, and Anne Miriam, Aug. 9, 1692. (p. 36)
POTTER, Judah, and Grace Brookes, Dec. 2, 1686. (p. 26)[3]

Sudbury Deaths

BROKS, John, Aug. 4, 1713. (p. 298)[4]

Sources

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Watertown Records
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 Bond
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Concord, Mass. BMD
  4. 4.0 4.1 Vital Records Sudbury


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