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BROOKS, John

Male 1815 - 1898  (82 years)


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  • Name BROOKS, John 
    Born 6 Jun 1815  Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • John’s parents are confirmed in source 732 regarding his father’s death and his mother gaining guardianship.
    Gender Male 
    Census Albany City Directory 1838-1839:
    David BROOKS coppersmith, boards 14 Pine
    John BROOKS tobacconist, boards 14 Pine

    1840 Albany, Albany County, New York census details:
    Ward 2, page 262-263
    Diana Little Males: 2[-5] John jr., Charles, 2[20-30] John sr., David
    Females: 1[20-30] Almyra, 1[30-40] Jane??, 1[50-60] Diana

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1840
    Brooks, John 14 Pine

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1841
    Brooks, John Tobacconist 14 Pine

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1847
    Brooks, John 162 Patroon

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1848
    Brooks, John 162 Patroon

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1849
    Brooks, John 162 Patroon

    NOT FOUND IN 1850 FEDERAL CENSUS IN WHOLE COUNTRY

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1852
    Brooks, John Tobacconist 152 Patroon

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1853
    Brooks, John Tobacconist 152 Patroon

    City Directory; Albany, Albany County, New York
    1854
    Brooks, John Tobacconist 152 Patroon

    Details of 1860 federal census Vermont, Chittenden County, Burlington:
    page 66, 21 June, (ancestry.com p.84 of 720), numbers 14-23, 481/480
    John BROOKS, age 43, male, white, segar maker, personal property value 100, born in New York
    Almira BROOKS, age 40, female, white, born in New York
    John BROOKS, age 22, male, segar maker, born in New York
    Charles BROOKS, age 20, male, segar maker, born in New York
    Catherine BROOKS, 18, female, teacher, born in New York
    Jane BROOKS, age 16, female, born in New York, attended school within the year
    Chester BROOKS, age 13, female, born in New York, attended school within the year
    Almira BROOKS, age 11, female, born in New York, attended school within the year
    Charlotte BROOKS, age 8, female, born in New York
    Infant [Lorenzo], age 1/12, male, born in New York

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1865-66
    Brooks, John, Cigar Manufacturer, King Street between St. Paul and Pine, h. corner King and Pine Streets.
    Brooks, John H., Billiard Saloon, Wheeler's Block, Main St., h. St. Paul Street near South
    Brooks, Charles E., emp of John Brooks, Boards with John Brooks.

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1866-67
    Same as above except Charles not mentioned

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont 1867-68
    Brooks, John, h. corner Main & Champlain
    Brooks, Charles - listed again with same info as above.

    1868-69 City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont - Vermont GenWeb site online:
    Brooks, Chas E. Emp, and boards with J Brooks
    Brooks, John, cigar manufacturer, King st., h. cor King and Pine sts.
    Brooks, John H. firm Ray & Brooks, h cor Main & Champlain

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont 1869-70 from Distantcousin.com site via online digital image:
    Brooks, Chas. E emp. and boards with J Brooks
    Brooks, John cigar manufacturer, King st., h. cor King and Pine sts.
    Brooks, John H., firm Ray and Brooks h cor Main and Champlain


    Details of 1870 federal census Vermont, Chittenden County, Burlington:
    page 6, 19th of ?, numbers 34-40, 1846/2046, (ancestry.com p. 29 of 360)
    BROOKS, John, age 55, male, white, cigar maker, real estate 5000, personal estate 5000, born in New York, male citizen of US 21 and upwards
    BROOKS, Almira, age 52, female, white, keeping house, born in New York
    BROOKS, Charles, age 28, male, white, cigar maker, born in New York
    BROOKS, Kate, age 26, female, white, at home, born in New York
    BROOKS, Anna, age 23, female, white, at home, born in New York
    BROOKS, Almira, age 20, female, white, at home, born in New York
    BRINKE(?) (H) Kattie, age 10, female, white, at home, born in Vermont

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1871-1872
    Brooks, C., emp J. Brooks and Co., boards with J. Brooks.
    Brooks, J and Co., cigar manf., cor Pine & Kings St.
    Brooks, J., firm J. Brooks & Co., h cor Pine & King St.
    Brooks, JH, firm J. Brooks & Co., h City Hotel Building Main St.

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1873-74
    No listing for JH

    Details of 1880 federal census Vermont, Chittenden County, Burlington:
    page 17A, ED 63, FHL film #1255343/T9_1343, numbers 40-43, 92/133
    BROOKS, John self, married, male, white, 65, born: NY, cigar maker, father born: NY, mother born: ENG
    BROOKS, Almira wife, married, female, white, 62, born: NY, keeping house, parents born: NY
    BROOKS, Charles E. son, single, male, white, 40, born: NY, cigar maker, parents born: NY
    BROOKS, Catharine E. daughter, single, female, white, 38, born: NY, parents born: NY

    Business Directory; City of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1882-1883
    [Found online at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vermont/BusinessDirectoryChittendenBurlington02.html]
    Brooks Charles E., cigarmaker, h 79 King.
    Brooks John, cigar manufacturer, h 174 Pine, and 79 King.

    City Directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1883-1884
    John Brooks 174 Pine, cigar manufacturer

    City Directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1886-1887
    John Brooks 79 King, cigar mf’g’r

    City Directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1888-1889
    John Brooks 174 Pine, cigar m’f’g’r

    City Directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1890
    John Brooks, 178 Pine
    John H. Brooks 124 N. Union and billiard room, 1 Barrows’ Block, Church, 124 N. Union, cigar manuf.

    City Directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1891
    John Brooks 178 Pine
    John H. Brooks 124 N. Union and billiard room, 1 Barrows’ Block, Church, 124 N. Union, cigar mfg.

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1897
    Brooks, Harry H., clerk JH Brooks, also loan office 1 Barrows Block, res 124 N. Union
    Brooks John, h 79 King
    Brooks John H., cigar mfr & billiard room 1 Barrows block, Church, h. 124 N. Union
    Brooks, Kate C. Miss, res 124 Union

    Details of 1900 federal census Vermont, Chittenden County, Burlington:
    page 184A, ED 72, Sheet Number 5, 2 June, series T623, Roll 1690, page 184, numbers 16-21,
    99 King Street, 84/91
    BRADLEY, Henry H. head, white, male, born Mar 1842, 58, married 30 years, born in Vermont, parents born in Vermont, occupation dry goods store, can read, write, speak english, rent house
    BRADLEY, Jennie wife, white, female, born Jun 1844, 55, married 30 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, can read, write, speak english
    BROOKS, Almira mother in law, white, female, born Aug 1818, 81, widow, had 8 children, 5 living, born in New York, father born in Massachusetts, mother born in New York, can read, write, speak english
    BRADLEY, Frank son, white, male, born Aug 1871, 28, single, born in Vermont, father born in Vermont, mother born in New York, occupation receiver, bank, can read, write, speak english
    DOIG, Alec boarder, white, male, born July 1871, 28, single, born in Scotland, parents born in Scotland, immigrated 1896, in US 4 years, alien, occupation laborer, dry goods, can read, write, speak english
    McCANNON, Nellie servant, white, female, born Sep 1866, 33, single, born in Vermont, parents born in Vermont, occupation servant, can read, write, speak english

    City Directory Information from Larisa John:
    City directory; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    1903
    Brooks, Anna Miss, res 124 N. Union
    Brooks, John H., billiard room Van Ness House, h 124 N. Union
    Brooks, Kate C. Miss, res 124 Union  [3, 4
    Census 1860  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1865  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1866  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1867  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1868  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1869  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1870  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1871  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1872  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1880  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1883  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    CIDR 1897  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 19 Apr 1898  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    CIDR 1903  Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I143  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2016 

    Father BROOKS, John,   b. 1781, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1815, Black Rock, Buffalo County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother SMITH, Diana/Dinah,   b. Abt 1787, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1872, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1807  Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family JOHNSON, Almyra,   b. 23 Aug 1818, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1901, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Bef 1837  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1860 census - guess
    Children 
     1. BROOKS, John Henry,   b. 1 Nov 1837, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1930, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. BROOKS, Charles Edward,   b. 11 Nov 1839, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1888, Sommerville, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     3. BROOKS, Catherine,   b. 24 Apr 1842, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1880  (Age 38 years)
     4. BROOKS, Jane Ann,   b. 4 Jun 1844, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. BROOKS, Christiann,   b. 22 Nov 1846, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. BROOKS, Almyra (Myra),   b. 9 Jun 1849, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1927, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. BROOKS, Charlotte (Lottie),   b. 5 Feb 1852, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. BROOKS, Alonzo,   b. 17 May 1860, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1861, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F93  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Brooks Family headstone
    Brooks Family headstone
    Names on stone are: John Brooks, Almira Johnson Brooks his wife, their sons Charles Edward and Alonzo and a daughter Catharine. They are buried at Lake View Cemetery in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont.

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