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Subject: JOHN BROOKS, JR. son of GOV. JOHN BROOKS - did he marry - descendants?
Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2005 17:44:03 EDT


FTM CD#220 MA VITAL RECORDS
BROOKS, JOHN
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 20-MAY-1784
Town of Record: Medford
County of Record: Middlesex
Comment: /S COL. JOHN AND LUCY
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Note:
Lt. John Brooks, a US Marine killed at the battle of Lake Erie, the son of
the Gov. of Mass. He was originally buried at Put in Bay, then in 1817 moved to
Shelby Military Cemetery in Detroit. Shelby military cemetery was moved and
no records seemed to be found.

Brooks

Born In Brookfield, Mass., in 1-783, John Brooks, Jr., was appointed a 2d
Lieutenant, USMC, I October 1807. He commanded the detachment of Marines on
Commodore Perryvs flagship, Lawrence, and was killed in action during the Battle of
Lake Erie 10 September 1813.

(DD-232: dp. 1215; 1. 314'4"; b. 31'8"; dr. 9'10"; &
33.2 k.; cpl. 130; a. 4 5", 13", 12 21" TT.; cl. Clemson)
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John Brooks ~ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

John Brooks, Jr. (1783 – 10 September 1813) was an officer in the United
States Marine Corps during the War of 1812.

Born in Brookfield, Massachusetts, Brooks was appointed a 2d Lieutenant, 1
October 1807. He commanded the detachment of Marines on Commodore Oliver Hazard
Perry's flagship, Lawrence, and was killed in action during the Battle of Lake
Erie on 10 September 1813.

USS Brooks (DD-232) was named for him.
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Notes - various websites all have him born Brookfield not Medford, MA.


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