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7. Frances Armistead BROOKES1 was born about 1780.

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.

Caswell DB EE, p.3
7 Apr 1838 Frances A. Shepard, heir at law of John Brooks dec'd, to John Simmons. 252 acres on Country Line & Stoney Creeks on the Hillsborough Rd or as much land as was willed by Richard Brooks decd to his son John Brooks the brother of Frances A. Shepperd. Wit: Richard Smith, William B. Shepard.

Frances Armistead BROOKES and James SHEPPARD were married on 30 August 1797 in Caswell County, North Carolina.22 James SHEPPARD was born (date unknown).

Frances Armistead BROOKES and James SHEPPARD had the following children:

22

i.

Ann SHEPPARD was born (date unknown).

23

ii.

Betsy SHEPPARD was born (date unknown).

24

iii.

Polly SHEPPARD was born (date unknown).