Eli Brooks

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Eli Brooks

Birth
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 25 Oct 1775 (aged 18)
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 11231044 · View Source
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Born 10 Apr 1757, Stratford, to John Brooks/Anna Sherwood, per Stratford VR/Barbour.


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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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  • Created by: Nareen, et al
  • 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) .