Person:Joseph Brooks (10)

m. 1759
  1. Maj. Moses Brooks1760 - 1830
  2. Joseph BrooksEst 1761 to 1767 - 1810
  3. William Brooks1763 - 1846
  • HJoseph BrooksEst 1761 to 1767 - 1810
  • WMary GambleAbt 1777/78 - 1826
m. 1796
Facts and Events
Name Joseph Brooks
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1761-1767 prob. Pennsylvania or Virginia
Marriage 1796 Knox County, Tennesseeto Mary Gamble
Death? 1810 Sale Creek, Hamilton County, Tennessee

Joseph Brooks was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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From World Family Tree, CD#7, Tree #785:

Taken from article in the "Chattanooga Times" Sunday December 24, 1933

"Leaves From The Family Tree" by Penelope Johnson Allen, Chairman of Genealogical Research, Tennessee Society, D. A. R.

Joseph Brooks settled on Sale Creek in the southern part of Rhea in 1806, First Trustee of county-widow owned land when it was changed to Hamilton in 1819

Joseph and Mary Brooks left Knox county when the lands of the Cherokee made available by the treaty of 1805 were opened to settlement and selected for their home a good location in the extreme souther part of Rhea county.

Joseph was the son of John Brooks a Revolutinary War soldier who was born in Ireland. Joseph and his brother Moses were married to sisters. Mary and Agnes the daughters of Robert and Mary McElroy Gamble.