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Abijah Brooks
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1759
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1812
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

The original Brooks graveyard was located on U.S. 60 West, opposite the site of Strode's Station. The graveyard adjoined the Strode's Station Cemetery and was destroyed in 1965, during the construction of a by-pass around Winchester joining U.S. 227. The remains from the Brooks burial ground were removed to the Winchester Cemetery, Clark Co., Kentucky. Abijah Brooks was one of those moved. Information contributed by stonefinder.

Son of Samuel Brooks (1710-1766) and Abigail (Hastings) Brooks (1728-1777) of Medford, MA.

"Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolution," 1:568, says: Brooks, Abijah. Private, Capt. John Walton's Co.; list of men who went to Noddle's Island in Boston Harbor, Dec. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 16, 1776; reported enlisted for York, Maine, then a district of Massachusetts, Dec. 16, 1776.

DEATHS. In Lexington, Kentucky Mr. Abijah Brooks, aged 52, formerly of Medford, Mass.

DOB is 5 Aug., 1759, baptismal date 12 Aug. 1759, per VR of Medford.
Information contributed by Christopher Brooks 
Family links: 
  Nancy Strode Brooks (1770 - 1855)
  Thomas Brooks (1804 - 1825)*
*Calculated relationship
Winchester Cemetery
Clark County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Stonefinder-Deb
Record added: Apr 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87968203
Abijah Brooks
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