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View Tree for Thomas (#2) BrooksThomas (#2) Brooks (b. May 1760, d. 1840)

Thomas (#2) Brooks (son of Thomas (#1) Brooks and Mary (MNU)) was born May 1760 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died 1840 in Hawkins County, Tennessee. He married Sarah Boone on 1776.

 Includes NotesNotes for Thomas (#2) Brooks:
In 1790 Thomas received a North Carolina Land Grant of 400 acres on
Clouds Creek, which later became Hawkins County, TN. (in the
Rogersville, TN. area). He filed a pension application on October 1,
1832 in Hawkins County at the age of 72. He enlisted in the Army
January 15, 1779 for twelve months but he actually served sixteen
months in the Indian War.

The children of Thomas (#2) Brooks and Sarah Boone were:

William Dixon.......Bockover 25, 1784...d.May 25,1854 Hawkins Co.,
TN...m. March 29,1818 Susannah Price...b.October 5, 1798...d.1842
He is buried in the Wm. Brooks Cemetery, Clouds Creek.
(Susannah's sister Hannah Married William's brother Anthony.
They are the daughters of Henry Price...b....d.1841...m.1788 to
Catherine Wax...b.February 20, 1769...d.1849).

John....................b.1787...d.1850-1860...m.Anna (MNU).

Henry..................b.1800...d...m.13 January 1830 to Catherine
Elkins, in Hawkins Co.,TN.

Anthony...............b.June 4, 1801...d.March 1856...m.1822 Hannah
Price...b.August 8, 1799...d.June 14, 1876
Anthony is buried in the Brooks-Harrell Cemetery on Clouds Creek.
( He probably started this cemetery and his brother William probably
started the William Brooks Cemetery).

James Wilson........b.1805...d....m.August 1841 to Parilee Reese...b....d.

Patsy...................b....d...m.February 18, 1831 to John Rush...b....d.

Polly....................b....d....m.January 3, 1832 to Enoch Reade...b...d.

Andrew J..............b.1810...d....m.1840.


This Thomas Brooks is the gggrandfather of our William Anthony Brooks and his brother Joseph Darity Brooks. These brothers daughters, Mary Molly Brooks-Carpenter ( William Anthony's daughter), and Nora Alice Brooks-Davis, (Joseph Darity's daughter), are how the land on Clouds Creek came down into our family.

More About Thomas (#2) Brooks and Sarah Boone:
Marriage: 1776

Children of Thomas (#2) Brooks and Sarah Boone are:
  1. +Anthony Brooks, b. 04 Jun 1801, d. Mar 1856.
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