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Thomas Brooks, Revolutionary War soldier from Virginia

Thomas Brooks, Revolutionary War soldier from Virginia

Posted: 1376624370000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Brooks, Hancock
Using a 67-marker DNA test on my nephew, I've figured out we are probably descended from Bartlet Bartholomew Brooks (1763-1851). Bartlet's dad was Thomas Brooks, who was born in Virginia in 1731 (some sources say June 1731, others say January, and still another says the birth year is 1740). He married a woman named Mary (possibly Hancock?). He died in 1799-1800, killed in action during the Revolutionary War. I do not have solid information on where he died. I have seen records (when Mary sought a pension approved by Virginia for Revolutionary War soldiers) indicating he served in Col. Abraham Buford's detachment. There are records for several Thomas Brookses, and I am trying hard to find information on where he died. Does anyone descend from Bartlet Brooks who has documentation of his father?

Re: Thomas Brooks, Revolutionary War soldier from Virginia

Posted: 1376691370000
Classification: Query
Do u have a list of his children

Re: Thomas Brooks, Revolutionary War soldier from Virginia

Posted: 1376864575000
Classification: Query
Yes, I do. His wife was Mary Hancock (although her last name may be doubtful.)

Their children were:
George Thomas Brooks (1753-1855)
Ann Brooks
David Brooks
Lucy Brooks
Bartlett Bartholomew Brooks (in my direct line 1763-1851)




Re: Thomas Brooks, Revolutionary War soldier from Virginia

Posted: 1376869026000
Classification: Query
Surnames: BROOKS
I have a Thomas BROOKS, born 1734 in ?, died 15 Apr 1775, Prince Edward County, VA. Could be the Rev War soldier, killed in battle, at age 31. Wife, children, siblings unknown.
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