Biography of Benjamin Brooks

From Blackman and Allied Families
by Alfred L. Holman (Chicago: Private Print, 1928)

Page 52

Benjamin Brooks, son of Noah and Dorothy (Potter) Brooks, was born in Concord, Apr. 28, 1698 (Concord Vital Records, p. 45), and married in same place, Dec. 29, 1719 (Ibid., p. 101), Sarah Heywood, who was born in Concord Jan. 18, 1700-1 (Ibid., p. 50), daughter of Dea. John and Sarah (Blogget) Heywood.

Benjamin Brooks removed to Townsned and was a Selectman there in 1743 and for several years after. (Sawtelle's History of Townsend, 1878, p. 360, et seq.)

Benjamin and Sarah (Heywood) Brooks had 9 children, one of them being a daughter Sarah, born Feb. 2, 1723-4, who married in Townsend, Mar. 1, 1743, Isaac Farrar.