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Eleanor Hall Brooks1

(c. 1825 - 1853)
Eleanor Hall Brooks|b. c. 1825\nd. 1853|p5214.htm|Samuel Brooks|b. 1793\nd. Mar 23, 1849|p5211.htm|Elizabeth Towle|b. c. 1795\nd. Sep 21, 1871|p5352.htm|Samuel Brooks||p5280.htm|Anne Bedel||p5281.htm|||||||
Descendants of Samuel Brooks
     Eleanor Hall Brooks was born circa 1825 in Stanstead, Québec.4,5 She was the daughter of Samuel Brooks and Elizabeth Towle.2,3

     Eleanor married John Sewall Sanborn, son of David Edwin Sanborn and Hannah Hook, on Jul 12, 1847 at the Congregational Church in Sherbrooke.6,2,7,1

     Eleanor and John appeared on the 1851 Canadian Census of Orford township, Sherbrooke, Canada East (Québec). Listed with them were their children Elizabeth and Ellen, and Eleanor's mother and brother, Elizabeth and Edward T. Brooks.4

     Eleanor died in 1853.7,5 She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Sherbrooke.5

Children of Eleanor Hall Brooks and John Sewall Sanborn


  1. Online Assemblée nationale du Québec. Informations historiques. Les parlementaires depuis 1792.
  2. "Descendants of Samuel Brooks and Anne Bedel". Charts found in Marion Tomlinson's desk in 1970; another compiled by Dalby B and Alan B Morkill, original owned by Jane Patrick. Copies in possession of author.
  3. Author's notes.
  4. Canada East (Québec). District Sherbrooke (29). 1851 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-1142. Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada. Online Library and Archives Canada.
  5. Cemeteries of Québec. Sherbrooke County, Sherbrooke, Elmwood Cemetery. Online
  6. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1987. Marriages, 2 volumes.
  7. Channell, L. S.. History of Compton County and Sketches of the Eastern Townships, District of St. Francis, and Sherbrooke County. Cookshire, Québec, Canada: L. S. Channell, 1896.