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Gilbert Brooks
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Birth: 1621, England
Death: Jun. 13, 1695
Rehoboth
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Born about 1621 (aged 14 in 1635). Came to Plymouth Colony in 1635 on the Blessing," & first settled in Scituate. Moved to Marshfield by 1643, Scituate by 1646, & Rehoboth by 1662. Died 13 Jun 1695 (from inventory).
Married (1) by 1646, Elizabeth ____. She was buried at Rehoboth on 17 Jul 1687.
(2) in Rehoboth, 18 Jan 1687[/8], Sarah (Redway) Carpenter, daughter of James Redway & widow of Samuel Carpenter.
Almost certainly brother of WILLIAM BROOKS, who also sailed on the "Blessing," & who appears immediately before Gilbert on the 1643 list of men able to bear arms, at his admission to freemanship in 1658, & on the 1658 list of freeman.
His early association with WILLIAM VASSALL may indicate that Gilbert Brooks was from Essex in England.
Source: Anderson's Great Miogration Study Project.
Memorialized as one of the first settlers of Marshfield on cenotaph at Old Winslow Cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Simmons Brooks (1628 - 1687)
  Sarah Redway Carpenter Brooks (1642 - 1717)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Brooks Stevens (1645 - 1675)*
  Phebe Brooks Manley (1652 - 1720)*
  Bathsheba Brooks Walker (1653 - 1738)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Winslow Burying Ground
Marshfield
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Jun 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38414193
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- kingsleyla
 Added: Mar. 4, 2016
In remembrance.
- Jolene Chesley
 Added: Aug. 19, 2015
My 8th Gt Grand Uncle. Rest in peace and love.
- Brevaude Ballou
 Added: Aug. 22, 2014
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