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Thankful (Brooks) Church (1679 - 1773)

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Thankful Church formerly Brooks
Born in Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 24 Nov 1699 in Deeerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Springfield, Franklin, Massachusetts Baymap
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William and Mary Brooks' daughter Thankful, b. 19 Sep 1679 in Springfield, Mass.[1]

(This was the second daughter named Thankful born to this family. Her older sister, one of twins, was born 28 Feb 1673, and died just over a month later. The twin brother, Deliverance, survived.[2])


Josiah Church married Thankfull Brooke, 24 Nov 1699 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.[3]

Birth: 19 SEP 1679 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 3 2 Death: in (or near), Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts 3

Father: William Brooks b: 1610 in Whitechurch, Hampshire, England Mother: Mary Burt

Marriage 1 Josiah Church b: 10 APR 1673 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Married: 24 NOV 1699 in Deerfield, Franklin, or, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts 1 2 4 5 6 Children Mary Church b: 15 JAN 1701 in Massachusetts Jonathan Church b: 13 DEC 1702 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts John Church b: 02 OCT 1704 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Elizabeth Church b: 10 APR 1707 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Josiah Church b: 27 NOV 1709 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Mehitable Church b: 03 SEP 1711 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Joseph Church b: 12 JAN 1714 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Samuel Church b: 30 APR 1716 in Hadley, Hampshire, or, Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts Ann Church b: 31 AUG 1718 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Martha Church b: 04 OCT 1720 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts


  1. "Massachusetts, Springfield Vital Records, 1638-1887," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 February 2018), Thankful Brookes, 19 Sep 1679; citing , Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, Springfield City Hall; FHL microfilm 185,414.
  2. Vital Records of Springfield: Births, Deaths
  3. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 November 2017), Josiah Church and Thankfull Brooke, 24 Nov 1699; citing Marriage, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 186,146.
  • Title: NEHGR: William Brooks of Springfield, Mass., and Some of his Descendants, Volume: Vol. 72 (Apr 1918), pp 142-147, Abbrev: Wm Brooks of Springfield CT FA, Author: Eno, Joel Nelson, Publication: reprinted in Connecticut Genealogies, Vol. 1, Family Archives CD #179
  • Title: Gene Pool Individual Records, Abbrev: Gene Pool, Author: Compiler: Lineages Inc., Publication:, Provo, UT, 2000, Page: (Deerfield)
  • Title: Early Days in New England, :Life and Times of Henry Burt of Springfield and Some of His Descendants, Abbrev: Henry Burt of Springfield, Author: Burt, Henry M.; Burt, Silas W., Publication: Clark W. Bryan Co., Springfield, Mass., 1893, Page: p 128
  • Source: S236 Record ID Number: MH:S236 User ID: 5192C8FDA63DD669C9CB70DDE71C53CD Author: Ron Heroux Title: Heroux Web Site Text: family tree CONT Family site: Heroux Web Site CONT Family tree: 5630685-1 Media: 370563-1 Type: Smart Matching Record ID Number: MH:SC1320 Page: Thankful Brooks Event: Smart Matching Role: 1000299 Data: Date: 14 MAY 2013 Text: Added by confirming a Smart Match Quality or Certainty of Data: 3


Thank you to Greg Wendt for creating WikiTree profile Brooks-4032 through the import of Wendt.ged on May 26, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Greg and others.

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811 Uncleaned profile after merge
posted by Stephen McCallum
633 USA too early in death location
posted by Stephen McCallum
Brooks-4031 and Brooks-412 appear to represent the same person because: Same person
posted by Jerry Smith
Brooks-412 and Brooks-4031 are not ready to be merged because: They may be sister with one dying as a child.
posted by Maggie N.
Brooks-669 and Brooks-412 do not represent the same person because: These were sisters. the first one died in 1673 and the second one was born in 1679.
posted by Carole Partridge
Brooks-4032 and Brooks-4031 appear to represent the same person because: same person
posted by Jerry Smith

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