- Born: 6 May 1733, Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA
- Marriage: KEMP, Mary on 5 Jan 1757
- Died: 6 May 1776, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH at age 43
- Buried: Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH
A housewright of Hollis, NH per deed in 1774. Apprentice of James Russell of Haverhill, who asked 9 Mar 1752 for the appointment of Isaac Snow of Woburn, MA as his guardian. Further account of him and his descendants in Hayward's History of Hancock, NH, p 394 and History of Hollis page 368.
, page 226 cites year of death as 1792, but his tombstone in the Hollis Church Cemetery reads "In memory of Mr. John Brooks, he departed this life May ye 6th, 1776 aged 43 years."
Burial in Hollis: NEHGR Vol 5, page 129 1
John married Mary KEMP, daughter of Zerubbabel KEMP and Abigail LAWRENCE, on 5 Jan 1757. (Mary KEMP was born on 3 Nov 1738 in Groton, MA and died on 12 Feb 1829.)