Third Generation

Family of Hannah Mason (2) & Capt. Joshua Brooks

7. Hannah Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Data from Mason.

Bond's Info: Hannah, m., in Wat., Jan. 15, 1677-8, Benjamin Peirce, of Wat., by whom she had 8 chil. [See Peirce, 21.] Vol. II: Hannah Brooks wit. of a case in Wat. June, 1671, then aged (?) 13, showing her birth to be in 1658.

She married Benjamin Peirce, son of Anthony Peirce & Ann, on 15 Jan 1677. Born Watertown, Mass., in 1649. Residence: Watertown, Mass. Data from Mason.

Mother was (2) wife of his father. Benjamin was made Freeman, April 18, 1690.

Bond's Info: BENJAMIN PEIRCE, m., in Wat., Jan. 15, 1677-8, HANNAH BROOKS, dr. of Joshua and Hannah (Mason) Brooks, of Concord. [See Mason, 2.] By a deed, dated Aug. 24, 1697, Noah Brooks, Daniel Brooks, Sen., Joseph Brooks Sen., Benjamin Peirce, of Wat., and Benjamin Whittemore and Judah Potter, of Concord, sold, to "our brother Hugh Brooks," all right in estate of our brother Hugh Brooks, " had of our father Joshua Brooks, deceased." Vol. II: Benjamin Peirce was a deacon.

They had the following children:
i.  Hannah. Born Watertown, Mass., on 25 Dec 1679. Data from Mason.
Probably died young.

Bond's Info: HANNAH, b. Dec. 25, 1679.

ii.  Benjamin. Born Watertown, Mass., on 29 Apr 1682. Died Watertown, Mass., on 16 Nov 1683. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: BENJAMIN, b. Ap. 29, 1682; d. Nov., 1683.

iii.  Grace. Born Watertown, Mass., on 4 Jun 1685. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: GRACE, b. June 4, 1685.

iv.  Sarah. Born Watertown, Mass., on 1 Jan 1687. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: SARAH, b. Jan. 1, 1687-8.

31 v.  Samuel (1689-1737)
32 vi.  Lydia (1692-1775)
vii.  Hannah. Born Watertown, Mass., on 2 Jan 1700. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: HANNAH, b. Jan. 2, 1699-1700.


8. Noah Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Born Concord, Mass., in 1656. Died Concord, Mass., on 1 Feb 1739. Residence: Concord, Mass. Data from Mason.

In 1684 Noah Brookls was a witness to an Indian deed, and selectman, 1702, 1704, 1709.

Bond's Info: Noah, d. Feb. 1, 1739, aged 83. By wife, Dorothy, he had 1. Dorothy. 2. Joshua. 3. Ebenezer. 4. Benjamin. 5. Mary. 6. Thomas. 7. Elizabeth. Vol. II: NOAH, Of Concord. Vol. II: NOAH BROOKS, of Concord, afterwards of Acton; m., DOROTHY WRIGHT, of Sudbury. He was witness of an Indian deed in 1684, and was Selectman 1702, 4 and 9. When Acton was set off from Concord, and incorporated, July 3. 1735, his farm was included in the new town. He d. Feb. 1, 1738, aged 82, and his wid. d. Mar. 15, 1750, aged 90 [gravestones in Concord].

He married Dorothy Wright, daughter of Edward Wright & Hannah Epsom, in 1685. Born Sudbury, Mass., on 20 Oct 1662. Died Concord, Mass., on 15 Mar 1752. Data from Mason. 

They had the following children:
33 i.  Dorothy (1685-)
34 ii.  Joshua (1688-1768)
35 iii.  Ebenezer (1691-1758)
36 iv.  Benjamin (1698-)
37 v.  Mary (1699-1760)
38 vi.  Thomas (1701-1790)
39 vii.  Elizabeth (1703-1781)

9. Grace Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Born Concord, Mass., on 10 Mar 1660. Died Concord, Mass., on 20 Apr 1753. Residence: Concord, Mass. Data from Mason.

Bond's Info: Grace, m., 1686, Judah Potter. [See Shattuck, p. 381.] Vol. II: GRACE, b. Mar. 10, 1660-1; m., Dec. 6, 1686, JUDAH POTTER, Son of Luke Potter, one of the first settlers of Concord. He was burnt in his dwelling, June 20, 1731; and his wid. Grace, d. in 1753, aged 93. This family have been remarkable for longevity.

She married Judah Potter, son of Dr. Luke Potter & Mary Edmunds, on 2 Dec 1686 in Concord, Mass. Married by Rev. Mr. Joseph Estabrook. Born Concord, Mass., in 1657. Died Concord, Mass., on 20 Jun 1731. Data from Mason.

Burned to death in dwelling.

They had the following children:
40 i.  Eunice (1688-)
41 ii.  Hannah (1690-1782)
iii.  Luke. Born Concord, Mass., on 18 Mar 1692. Died Concord, Mass., on 25 Sep 1784. Unmarried. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: Luke, b. Mar. 10, 1693; d. Sept. 25, 1784, aged 91.

iv.  Mary. Born Concord, Mass., on 24 Oct 1695. Died Concord, Mass., on 1 Sep 1696. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: Mary, b. Sept. 1, 1696.

42 v.  Elizabeth (1697-)
43 vi.  Sarah (1701-1748)
44 vii.  Samuel (1704-1800)

10. Ens. Daniel Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Born Concord, Mass., on 15 Nov 1663. Died Concord, Mass., on 18 Oct 1733. Residence: Concord, Mass. Data from Mason.

Bond's Info: Daniel, m. Ann Merriam; d. Oct. 18, 1733, aged 69. Vol. II: DANIEL, b. Nov. 15, 1663. DANIEL BROOKS, of Concord, m., Aug. 91 1692, ANN MERRIAM. He d. Oct. 18, 1733, aged 69 [gravestone]. His Will, dated Jan. 6, 1728-9, mentions wife Anna, son John, dr. Mary, who m. ---- Wheeler, dr. Anna (? Hannah), m. ---- Jones, sons Samuel and Job; the two last executors.

SML Comment: Mason lists 6 children, and Bond lists 11, with youngest five born 1709-1725. If Bond is correct, it is unlikely that all children had same mother.

He married Anna Merriam, daughter of John Meriam & Mary Cooper, on 9 Aug 1692 in Concord, Mass. Born Concord, Mass., on 7 Sep 1669. Died Concord, Mass., on 24 Jan 1757. Data from Mason.

SML Comment: Surname given as both Meriam and Merriam.

They had the following children:
i.  Daniel. Born Concord, Mass., on 5 Jun 1693. Died Concord, Mass., on 9 Jul 1693. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Daniel. Vol. II: DANIEL, b. June 5, 1693; d. soon.

ii.  Samuel. Born Concord, Mass., on 5 May 1694. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Samuel. Vol. II: SAMUEL, b. May 5, 1694 m., in Weston, Sept. 6, 1738, ELIZABETH GARFIELD.

He married Elizabeth Garfield, on 6 Sep 1738 in Weston, Mass. Data from Bond's Watertown.
45 iii.  Anna (1696-1753)
46 iv.  Job (1698-1788)
v.  Mary. Born Concord, Mass., on 2 Mar 1699. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Mary. Vol. II: MARY, b. Mar. 2, 1699-1700; m., ---- WHEELER.

She married ---- Wheeler. Data from Bond's Watertown.
47 vi.  John (1702-1777)
vii.  David. Born on 6 May 1709. Data from Bond's Watertown.
SML Comment: Listed by Bond, but not by Mason, and highly unlikely to be child of Anna (Merriam) Brooks.

viii.  Timothy. Born on 30 Aug 1711. Data from Bond's Watertown.
SML Comment: Listed by Bond, but not by Mason, and highly unlikely to be child of Anna (Merriram) Brooks.

ix.  Daniel. Born on 19 Apr 1720. Data from Bond's Watertown.
SML Comment: Listed by Bond, but not by Mason, and highly unlikely to be child of Anna (Merriram) Brooks.

x.  Josiah. Born on 21 May 1722. Data from Bond's Watertown.
SML Comment: Listed by Bond, but not by Mason, and highly unlikely to be child of Anna (Merriram) Brooks.

xi.  Anna. Born on 20 Mar 1725. Data from Bond's Watertown.
SML Comment: Not listed by Mason, and highly unlikely to be child of Anna (Merriram) Brooks.


11. Esther Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Born Concord, Mass., on 4 Jul 1668. Died Concord, Mass., on 11 Jan 1742. Residence: Concord, Mass. Data from Mason.

Bond's Info: Esther, m., 1692, Benjamin Whittemore. Vol. II: ESTHER, b. July 4, 1668; m., Aug. 17, 1692, BENJAMIN WHITTEMORE, b. Sept. 1, 1669, son of John and Mary (Upham) Whittemore, of Charlestown. He d. Sept. 8, 1734. [See Whittemore, in Part II.]

She married Lieut. Benjamin Whittemore, son of John Whittemore & Mary Upham, on 17 Aug 1692 in Concord, Mass. Born on 1 Sep 1669. Died Concord, Mass., on 8 Sep 1734. Data from Mason.

Bond's Info: Vol.II: Benjamin, b. Sept. 1, 1669; of Concord; m. Esther Brooks. [See Brooks, [16,] p. 720.] He died Sept. 8, 1734.

They had the following children:
i.  Mary. Born Concord, Mass., on 12 Jul 1694. Data from Mason.
48 ii.  Benjamin (1696-1734)
49 iii.  Nathaniel (1698-)
iv.  Grace. Born Concord, Mass., on 20 Mar 1700. Data from Mason.
v.  Mehitabel. Born Concord, Mass., on 9 Apr 1705. Data from Mason.
vi.  Esther. Born Concord, Mass., on 3 May 1707. Died Concord, Mass., on 13 Jun 1709. Data from Mason.
vii.  Joel. Born Concord, Mass., on 29 Apr 1709. Data from Mason.
viii.  Aaron. Born in 1711. Died in 1767. Data from Bond's Watertown.
Bond's Info: Grad. Harr. Coll., 1734; ord. at Pembroke, N. H., 1737.


12. Elizabeth Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Born Concord, Mass., on 16 Dec 1672. Data from Mason.

Bond's Info: Elizabeth, m., 1705. Ebenezer Merriam. 9. Job, d. 1697, aged 22. Vol. II: ELIZABETH, b. Dec. 16, 1672; m., Dec. 7, 1705, EBENEZER MERRIAM.

SML Comment: Mason and Bond are not in agreement on marriage of Elizabeth Brooks.

She married Simon Dakin, son of Thomas Dakin & Susanna (----) Stratton. Born Concord, Mass., abt 1663. Died Concord, Mass., on 11 Jan 1739. Residence: Concord, Mass., until 1695, then South Carolina, returning to Concord between 1701 and 1703. Data from Mason.

Mother was (2) wife of his father.

They had the following children:
i.  Simon. Born Concord, Mass., on 20 May 1694. Data from Mason.
ii.  Ebenezer. Born Concord, Mass., on 4 Nov 1700. Data from Mason.
iii.  Elizabeth. Born Concord, Mass., on 25 Aug 1703. Data from Mason.
iv.  Jonathan. Born Concord, Mass., on 2 Aug 1706. Data from Mason.
v.  Benjamin. Born Concord, Mass., on 5 Aug 1709. Died in Dec 1788. Unmarried. Data from Mason.
vi.  Sarah. Born Concord, Mass., on 16 Apr 1712. Data from Mason.

13. Lieut. Hugh Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Born Concord, Mass., on 1 Jan 1677. Died Concord, Mass., on 18 Jan 1746. Residence: Concord, Mass. Data from Mason.

Bond's Info: Hugh, d. Jan. 18, 1746, aged 70; m., 1702, Abigail Barker. Chil., 1. Abigail. 2. Jonathan. 3. Sarah. 4. Mary. Vol. II: HUGH, b. Jan. 1, 1677; of Concord; m., Ap. 9, 1701, ABIGAIL BARKER. He d. Jan. 18, 1746, aged 70 [gravestone]. His brother Noah, was his guardian in 1697.

He married Abigail Barker, daughter of John Barker & Judith Simonds, in Month missing 9, 1701 in Concord, Mass. Married by Rev. Mr. Joseph Estabrook. Born Concord, Mass., on 19 May 1682. Died Concord, Mass., on 1 Sep 1761. Data from Mason.

They had the following children:
i.  Abigail. Born Concord, Mass., on 15 Mar 1703. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: Abigail, b. May 15,1703.

ii.  Mara (Twin). Born Concord, Mass., on 8 Jan 1704. Data from Mason.
50 iii.  Jonathan (Twin) (1704-1776)
51 iv.  Sarah (1711-)
52 v.  Mary (1714-1807)

14. Joseph Brooks (Hannah Mason2, Hugh1). Born Concord, Mass., in 1681. Died on 17 Sep 1759. Data from Mason.

Joseph Brooks settled in that part of Concord which later became Lincoln. He was noted for his liberality, from him the Church in Lincoln received part of its Communion plate, the town, the meeting-house bell and a school fund. His will, dated Mary 1746, mentions wife, Rebekah, children, Joseph, Rebekah (Baker), Nathan, Amos, Jonas, Isaac, James, Mary (Russell) and Hannah (Russell).

Bond's Info: Joseph, d. Sept. 17, 1759. aged 78; distinguished by his liberality. He m., 1706, Rebecca Blodgett. He m. (2d), June 14,1725, wid. Jane Jennison. [44.] Chil., 1. Mary. 2. Rebecca. 3. Joseph. 4. Nathan. 5. Amos. 6. Jonas. 7. Isaac. 8. James. Vol. II: JOSEPH, b. 1681.

SML Comment: Mason and Bond agree that Joseph Brooks married Rebecca Blodgett, but disagree on another marriage.

He first married Abigail Bateman, daughter of Thomas Bateman & Abigail Merriam, on 31 Jan 1703 in Concord, Mass. Born Concord, Mass., on 29 Jul 1677. Died Concord, Mass., on 21 Jan 1704. Data from Mason.

They had one child:
i.  Mary. Born Concord, Mass., on 10 Jan 1704. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: MARY, b. 1705; m. ---- RUSSELL.

SML Comment: Bond gives her father only one marriage, with Mary being the first of 10 children.

She married ---- Russell. Data from Bond's Watertown.

He second married Rebekah Blodgett, daughter of Thomas Blodgett & Rebekah Tidd, on 26 Jun 1706 in Concord, Mass. Married by Rev. Mr. Joseph Estabrook. Born Woburn, Mass., on 5 Jun 1689. Died Lincoln, Mass., on 25 Jan 1768. Data from Mason.

They had the following children:
i.  Hannah. Born Concord, Mass., on 26 Apr 1707. Data from Mason.
Vol. II: Abigail, b. 1707.

SML Comment: Bond gives name of daugther born in 1707 as Abigail, with Hannah given as youngest child.

ii.  Rebecca. Born Concord, Mass., on 20 Aug 1708. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: REBECCA, b. Aug.. 28, 1708; m. ---- BAKER.

She married ---- Baker. Data from Bond's Watertown.
iii.  Joseph. Born Concord, Mass., on 16 Oct 1710. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: JOSEPH, b. Oct. 16, 1710.

iv.  Nathan. Born Concord, Mass., on 1 Mar 1712. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: NATHAN, b. Mar. 1, 1712.

v.  Amos. Born Concord, Mass., on 20 Dec 1716. Died Lincoln, Mass., on 19 Nov 1765. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: Amos, b. Dec. 20, 1716.

vi.  Jonas. Born Concord, Mass., on 3 Oct 1718. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: JONAS, b. Oct. 18, 1718.

vii.  Isaac. Born Concord, Mass., on 17 Mar 1720. Data from Mason.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: ISAAC, b. Mar. 17, 1720.

53 viii.  James (1723-)
ix.  Hannah. Data from Bond's Watertown.
Bond's Info: Vol. II: HANNAH, m. ---- RUSSELL.

SML Comment: Bond gives name of daugther born in 1707 as Abigail, with Hannah given as youngest child.

She married ---- Russell. Data from Bond's Watertown.


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