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BROOKS, Thomas

Male 1809 - 1875  (65 years)


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  • Name BROOKS, Thomas 
    Born 6 Nov 1809  Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840 Albany, Albany County, New York, census details:
    ward 1
    Thomas Brooks male 1 (30-40), female 1(-5) 1(5-10) 1(20-30)

    1850 Albany, Albany County, New York census details:
    page 209, 11th? ward, 417 [written in corner of page], lines 36-39, family 185, dwelling 858
    Thomas Brooks age 42, male, peddler, born in New York
    Maria Brooks age 41, female, born in New York
    Elizabeth Brooks age 16, female, born in New York
    Anna Brooks age 12, female, born in New York
    Margaret Brooks age 10, female, born in New York
    Josephine Brooks age 3, female, born in New York

    1855 Town of Bethlehem, Albany County, New York state census details:
    no page number, 11 June, second election district, lines 16-22, dwelling 80, frame house, valued at 1000, family 83
    Thomas Brooks age 45, male, born in Albany County, married, lived in town 3 years, farmer, native
    Marie Brooks age 44, female, wife, born in Albany County, married, lived in town 3 years
    Elizabeth Brooks age 20, female, child, born in Albany County, lived in town 3 years
    Anna Brooks age 17, female, child, born in Albany County, lived in town 3 years
    Jane Brooks age 14, female, child, born in Albany County, lived in town 3 years
    Josephine Brooks age 8, female, child, born in Albany County, lived in town 3 years
    John Molic age 25, male, laborer, born in Germany, lived in town 1 year, alien

    1860 Albany, Albany County, New York census details:
    page 29/stamped 955, District No. 3, post office Coeymans, June 25, lines 29-39, family 202, dwelling 229
    Thomas Brooks age 47, male, farmer, born New York
    Maria Brooks age 46, female, born in New York
    Elizabeth Brooks age 22, female, dressmaker, born in New York [also living with her aunt and grandmother in 1860]
    Ana Brooks age 20, female, born in New York
    Jane Brooks age 19, female, born in New York
    Josephine Brooks age 12, female, born in New York, attended school within the year
    William Witbeck age 20, male, day laborer, born in New York

    1865 Coeymans, Albany County, New York state details:
    page 26-27, 1st election district, 26 June, lines 44-45, 161, framed house, valued at 400, family 198
    Thomas Brooks age 59, male, born in Albany, married once, married now, laborer, native
    Ellenor Brooks age 53, female, wife, born in Albany, had 4 children, married once, married now
    page 27 lines 1-3
    Anna A. Brooks age 26, female, child, born in Albany, single
    Margret Brooks age 23, female, child, born in Albany, single
    Josephine Brooks age 18, female, child, born in Albany, single

    1870 Coeymans, Albany County, New York census details:
    page 71/stamped 322, 26 July, post office Coeymans Hollow, lines 39-40, family 559, dwelling 606
    Brooks Thomas age 66, male, white, carpenter, value of personal estate 250, born in New York, male citizen of US of 21 years and upwards
    Brooks, Maria age 59, female, white, keeping house, born in New York
    page 72, 27 July, post office Coeymans Hollow, line 1, (family 559, dwelling 606 con’t)
    Brooks, Josephine age 29, female, white, born in New York

    1875 Coeymans, Albany County, New York state census details:
    page 3, 1st election district, 1 June, lines 40-41, dwelling 13, framed house, valued at 500 (two families living in house), family 15
    Thomas Brooks age 66, male, born in Albany, married, carpenter, native <--died this year in October
    Marie E. Brooks age 65, female, wife, born in Albany, married <--died in 1898 
    Died 16 Oct 1875  Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • consumption
    Person ID I586  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2017 

    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
    Notes 
    • I have examined the register of the Presbyterian Church in this city & find the name of John Brooks entered there, as having been married to Diana Smithy, by the Rev. John B. Rom??n then Pastor of said church, on the fourth day of October, & in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred & seven.

      [signed] William Neill, present Pastor of the above named church. [6]
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family NELLEGER, Maria Eleanor 
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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