Gersham Brooks was born 23 September 1630 in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Thomas Brooks (1594-1667) and Grace Cunliffe (1593-1664) and died circa 1686 Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Hannah Eccles (1632-1716) 12 March 1665 in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


Offspring of Gersham Brooks and Hannah Eccles (1632-1716)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Barrett Brooks (1667-1724)
Hannah Brooks (1668-1696)
Joseph Brooks (1670-1746)
Tabitha Brooks (1674-)
Daniel Brooks (1678-)
Elisabeth Brooks (1680-1725) 18 January 1680 Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 15 June 1725 East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut John Spencer (1676-1749)



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