Source: Revolutionary War Graves Register. Clovis H. Brakebill, compiler. 672pp.
Aged: 84 years
PATRIOT in the American Revolution (1777 to OCT 1781) - John Brooks entered the service of the United States as a militiaman sometime in the fall of the year A.D. 1777 at the time he resided in State of Maryland, Baltimore County, under the command of Capt. James Bosley and was attached to the army of General Winder at the town of Baltimore where the army remained some time... (See Notes.)
Name: John Brooks; Birth date: 1752; Rank: Pvt.; Establishment: Militia
Both John Brooks & his son John served in Captain Long's Company from Augusta during the Revolution.
In Chalkley's 'Records', Vol. 1, p. 525, appears a petition in favor of Captain Long signed in 1781 by John Brooks Jr, Samuel Brooks, Giles Brooks, John Christian, Robert Scott and a number of other members of the company. In Chalkley's 'Records', Vol. 2, p. 431, appears the names of John Brooks Sr, and Jonathan Brooks listed in Captain Long's company.
Note: -> For documents of John Brook's military service, pension, and other documents from NARA (the U.S. National Archives & Records Administration) see: National Achives
Nancy Ann Stuart
15 JAN 1749
27 JUL 1826
Aged: 77.5 years
Mrs. John A. Cook, a descendant, writes: " Ann... married John Brooks around 1776. John Brooks & Ann left Augusta County, going first to Botetourt County, Va. and later to Kentucky before settling finally in Tennessee."
"John Brooks was of English descent. He was for many years a school teacher in Virginia. He & his wife moved to Kentucky and then to Tennessee." From: J. R. Parten