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5. William Bird BROOKS1 was born on 25 February 1774.1

Caswell DB M, p.306
18 Mar 1802 William B. Brookes and Ann Brookes to William Clifton for 145E's. 274 1/2 acres adj Williams on the old survey. Wit: John H. Brown, Thos. Compton
This is likely William and his mother, Ann.

Caswell DB O, p.88
19 Mar 1800 William B. Brooks & Philip Gatewood of King & Queen Co VA to George Shelton of Caswell for 55£, Negro boy Nelson about 9 years old. Wit: Nathan Williams, Lewis Barton
Caswell Co NC Deed Book R pp.128-129: 2 May 1809. William B. Brooks of Caswell County NC to James Shapard of Orange County NC ...Richard Brooks, dec'd ...land on the Waters of Stoney Creek and Rolands fork ..420 acres ...adjacent Alexander Kerr, Williams ...land being Willed by said Richard to be equally divided between his sons William B. Brooks and John Brooks. ...William B. Brooks hath conveyed his part to William Clifton. John Brooks dying, willed his part to William B. Brooks and James Shapard in right of his Wife Frances Armistead Brooks. ..for $120. William B. Brooks ..sells to James Shapard all right and title to said tract. Signed W. B. Brooks. In presence of William Clifton, Wylis Yancey.

1810 Caswell Co NC Census p. 3. William B. Brooks, 1m 26-45 [he was 36]; 2m under 10; 2m 10-16; 4f under 10; 1f 10-16; 1f 26-45 [Sarah Paine]. 13 Slaves.

Caswell DB V, p.196
20 Apr 1821 Deed of Trust. Richard H. Hays to John C. Vanhook [Hays in debt to Gabriel Lea for $575.39 and to Gabriel & Vincent Lea for $265, to John Richmond Sen $672.25, with Daniel Malone security], 442 acres on Kilgore's Br adj Joseph Currie, widow Jackson, Lewis Malone, William B. Brooks, Borings old road, James Lea. Wit: William Lea.

A WorldConnect file states that this family moved to Giles Co TN.

William Bird BROOKS and Sarah PAINE were married on 2 February 1796 in Person County, North Carolina.22 Sarah PAINE was born (date unknown).

William Bird BROOKS and Sarah PAINE had the following children:

16

i.

John BROOKS was born (date unknown).

17

ii.

Robert BROOKS was born (date unknown).

18

iii.

William BROOKS was born (date unknown).

19

iv.

Betsy BROOKS was born (date unknown).

20

v.

Ann BROOKS was born (date unknown).

21

vi.

Joanna BROOKS was born (date unknown).