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William Brooks

(c. 1816 - )
William Brooks|b. c. 1816|p5215.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|||||||
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Descendants of Samuel Brooks
     William Brooks was born circa 1816 in Vermont.3,4,5 He was the son of Samuel Brooks and Elizabeth Towle.1,2

     He was a merchant in Sherbrooke and Chicago.1

     William married Emily Abbott on Oct 18, 1837 at the Anglican Church in Charleston.6

     William and Emily appeared on the 1851 Canadian Census of Orford township, Sherbrooke, Canada East (Québec). Listed with them were their children Eleanor, Elizabeth, Emily, Mary and Jane, and William's brother Samuel.3

     William and Emily appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois in the household of their daughter and son-in-law, Elisabeth and Ralph S. Greenlee.4 William and Emily appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois in the household of their daughter and son-in-law, Elisabeth and Ralph.5

Children of William Brooks and Emily Abbott

Footnotes

  1. "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.
  2. Author's notes.
  3. 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.
  4. Illinois. Cook County. 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M593, roll 207. Washington: National Archives.
  5. Illinois. Cook County. 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T9, roll 194. Washington: National Archives.
  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. 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, 1991. Births, 2 volumes.
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