Ancestors of Karen R. Brooks

Adams

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Esther Adams and Thomas Bickford

Esther Adams17 6th Great Grandmother
Born about 1695, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Baptized June 07, 1719
Died 1742
Parents Charles Adams, Temperance Benmore
Notes She married her 2nd cousin.
Thomas Bickford Married: March 10, 1717/18, Newington, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Children of Esther and Thomas
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  1. Joseph Bickford
  2. Temperance Bickford
  3. Thomas Bickford
  4. Charles Bickford
  5. John Bickford
  6. Elizabeth Bickford
  7. Samuel Bickford
  8. *Sarah Bickford
  9. Rebecca Bickford
    

Charles Adams and Temperance Benmore

Charles Adams17 7th Great Grandfather
Born about August 1667, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Died before November 09, 1695, Oyster River Parish, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Parents Charles Adams, Rebecca Smith
Temperance Benmore Married: Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Children of Charles and Temperance
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  1. Esther Adams
  2. Rebecca Adams
    

Charles Adams and Rebecca Smith

Charles Adams26 8th Great Grandfather
Born about 1621, England
Died July 18, 1694, Oyster, Strafford, New Hampshire
Parents ---, ---
Notes He emigrated to America in 1640. Charles and 14 others of his household were slain in the Indian massacre of 1694 and his garrison house was burned.

On July 18, 1694, a force of about 250 Indians under command of the French soldier, Sebastien de Villes (de Billie) and Father Louis Pierre Thury, attacked settlements in this area on both sides of the Oyster River, killing or capturing approximately 100 settlers, destroying five garrison houses and numerous dwellings. It was the most devastating French and Indian raid in New Hampshire during King William's war.22

Rebecca Smith Married: 1665, Oyster River Parish, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Children of Charles and Rebecca
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  1. Deliverance Adams
  2. *Charles Adams
  3. Mary Adams
  4. Sarah Adams
  5. Samuel Adams
  6. Mercy Adams
    

Adams Aunts and Uncles

    

Rebecca Adams and Joseph Durrell

Rebecca Adams56 7th Great Aunt
Born about 1692
Died November 10, 1717, Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire
Parents Charles Adams, Temporance Benmore
Joseph Durrell56 Married: before March 04, 1711/12, Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire
Born 1685, Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Died December 25, 1751, Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire
Notes Joseph was a blacksmith and farmer in 1706.
    

Deliverance Adams

Deliverance Adams26 8th Great Aunt
Born about 1666, Oyster River, (Durham), Strafford, New Hampshire
Died ---
Parents Charles Adams, Rebecca Smith
Spouse Married: ---
    

Mary Adams and William Tasker

Mary Adams26 8th Great Aunt
Born about 1669, Oyster River (Durham), Strafford, New Hampshire
Died before February 02, 1699/00
Parents Charles Adams, Rebecca Smith
William Tasker26 Married: before 1694, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Born 1665, Abdon, Shropshire, England139
Died October 23, 1735, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
    

Sarah Adams and

Henry Nock/ Eleaser Wyer

Sarah Adams26 8th Great Aunt
Born about 1671, Oyster River, (Durham) Strafford,, New Hampshire
Died 1714
Parents Charles Adams, Rebecca Smith
Henry Nock26 Married: January 10, 1690/91, Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire
Born February 08, 1665/66, Oyster River, (Durham) Strafford, New Hampshire139
Died 1713, Oyster River, (Durham) Strafford, New Hampshire
Eleaser Wyer26 Married: about 1700
Born About 1665
Died ---
    

Samuel Adams and Susannah

Samuel Adams26 8th Great Uncle
Born about 1672, Oyster River (Durham), Strafford, New Hampshire
Died July 19, 1694, Oyster River (Durham), Strafford, New Hampshire
Parents Charles Adams, Rebecca Smith
Susannah139 Married: Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Born ---
Died July 19, 1694
Notes He was slain with his wife and children during the raid on Oyster River.
    

Mercy Adams and Charles Rene Brisbrois

Mercy "Marie" "Ursule" Adams26 8th Great Aunt
Born March 13, 1672/73, Oyster River, (Durham) Strafford, New Hampshire
Died September 15, 1728, Yamaska, Quebec, Canada
Parents Charles Adams, Rebecca Smith
Charles Rene Brisbrois26 Married: August 03, 1704, St. Francois du Lac, Quebec, Canada
Born December 05, 1680, Quebec, Canada
Died January 09, 1746/47, St. Michel, Yamaska, Quebec, Canada
Notes Marie apparently was taken to Canada as a captive of the Iroquois from their attack on Durham in 1694, aided and abetted by the French. Both her parents were captured and later killed by the Iroquois. Charles Antoine Plagnol, the commandant of the fort at St. Francois du Lac adopted Mercy and on April 6, 1697 she was baptized as Ursule.22