Here Lie Inter'd the remains of Eli Brooks Son of John Brooks Esq. & Anna His Wife Who Departed this Life Oct'r 25th 1775 AEtat 19: a Youth of a promising genius & an obliging disposition desirous of making all around him happy. Just as he had entered upon his collegiate studies & given his Friends & Aquaintences raised expectations of his future usefulness Death marked him for his prey & in the morning of Life called him to the Grave.
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- Added: 24 Jun 2005
- Find A Grave Memorial 11231044
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eli Brooks (10 Apr 1757–25 Oct 1775), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11231044, citing Old Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Nareen, et al (contributor 46613568) .