Oren Brooks, a native of Putney. Vt., moved with his parents to Massachussets while he was a child. He married Julia A. Wright, of Boston, who bore him twelve children. He moved to this town in 1848, where his two youngest were born, and died here in 1876, surviving his wife sixteen years. Two sons, George W. and Amos W., served in the civil war, the latter dying in the service. George W. is a merchant in West Swanzey, and the only son living. Three daughters, Serepta, wife of Dea. Alva S. Clark, Louisa P., wife of Franklin Whitcomb, living in Troy, and Mrs. Hattie L. Lawton, of Athol, Mass., constitute the surviving members of the family.
Biographical Sketch of Oren Brooks
MLA Source Citation:Hurd, Duane Hamilton. History of Cheshire and Sullivan counties, New Hampshire. Philadelphia: J. W. Lewis. 1886. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 16 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-hampshire/biographical-sketch-of-oren-brooks.htm - Last updated on Aug 20th, 2012
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