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Moses BROOKES (1633-1682)

and Elizabeth DOUST (1635-1670)

and Mary ANDREW (c1650-1709)

 

Moses Brooks and Elizabeth Doust married on 27 September 1654 in Shipley, Sussex.  As a widower Moses married Mary Andrew on 15 September 1670 in Shipley.

Moses Brookes was baptised on 15 September 1633 in Shipley.  He was the son of Moses Brookes (c1595-1661) and Elizabeth (c1600-1662).  He was buried on 28 March 1682 in Shipley and burial register noted that he was Moses Brookes, senior.  Moses was mentioned in his father's will and was left a legacy of 5 shillings.  His father was a taylor.

Elizabetha Dows was baptised on 28 June 1635 in Shipley.  She was the daughter of Richard Douce and Joan Prentice.  She was buried on 31 March 1670 in Shipley and the burial register records that she was the wife of Moses Brookes.

Mary Andrew's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  As a widow she married Richard Wood on 1 September 1687 in Shipley.  Mary, wife of Richard Wood was buried on 21 July 1709 in Shipley.

Richard Wood was buried on 14 October 1729 in Shipley and it was noted in the burial register that he was a labourer.

 

Moses Brookes and Elizabeth Doust had 3 known children:

  1. Moyses Brookes was born on 27 April 1655 and baptised on the same day in Shipley.  He was buried on 11 November 1715 in Shipley and it was noted in the burial register that he was Moses Brook, senior.

    As Moses Brookes, junior, he married Elizabeth Maskall in February 1676/7 in Shipley.

    They may have had the following 2 sons:

    1. Moses Brooks was baptised on 23 September 1690 in Shipley.  He was buried on 12 September 1723 in Shipley.

      Moses married Elizabeth Parker on 20 June 1710 in Itchingfield, Sussex.

      As Elizabeth Brooks, widow, she may have married Thomas Willett on 24 December 1724 in Shipley.  Or as a widow she may have been buried on 13 March 1725/6 in Shipley.

      Moses and Elizabeth had the following children:

      1. Elizabeth Brooks was baptised on 6 January 1711/2 in Shipley.  The baptism register noted that her father was Moses Brooks, junior.  She married Robert Chalkcroft on 9 November 1731 in Billingshurst, Sussex.

      2. John Brooks was baptised on 15 June 1713 in West Chiltington, Sussex and also on 16 June 1713 in Billingshurst, when it was noted in that baptism register that his father was from Chiltington.  He was buried on 19 June 1713 in Shipley and the burial register recorded that he was the son of Moses Brooks, junior.

      3. Moses Brooks was baptised on 26 December 1714 in Shipley.  The baptism register record the names of both his parents, and that his father was Moses Brooks, junior.  He may have been buried on 12 March 1751 in Shipley.  He married Elizabeth Hatchard on 19 February 1738/9 in Shipley.  Their son Thomas Brooks married Ann Sayers in 1765.

      4. Thomas Brooks was baptised on 17 February 1718/9 in Shipley.  The names of both his parents were recorded in the baptism register.

    2. Nathaniel Brookes was baptised on 2 August 1696 in Shipley.  As Nathan Brooks he was buried on 27 December 1698 in Shipley and it was noted in the burial register that he was the son of Moses Brooks.

  2. Richard Brookes was baptised on 14 July 1657 in Shipley.  He may have been buried on 18 May 1681 in Shipley.

  3. Maria Brookes was baptised on 6 April 1662 in Shipley.  She was buried on 10 February 1679/80 in Shipley and the burial register recorded that she was the daughter of Moses Brookes, senior.

 

Moses Brookes and Mary Andrew had 4 known children:

  1. John Brookes was baptised on 23 April 1672 in Shipley.

  2. Elizabeth Brookes was baptised on 20 March 1673/4 in Shipley.  She was buried on 25 January 1679/80 in Shipley and the burial register recorded that she was the daughter of Moses Brookes, senior.

  3. Edward Brooks was baptised on 4 April 1677 in Shipley.  He married Mary Greenfield in 1709.  (They have their own page.)

  4. Elizabeth Brookes was baptised on 12 May 1681 in Shipley.

 

Richard Wood and Mary Andrew had 2 known children:

  1. Richard Wood was baptised on 20 September 1689 in Shipley and buried there on 20 September 1689.

  2. Mary Wood was baptised on 22 February 1690/1 in Shipley.

 

ANDREW          BROOKS          DOUST

This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012