Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Brooks” in chapter 1 of Historic leaves, volume 1, April, 1902 - January, 1903:
...l Putnam's earthworks on Prospect hill.
The Rev. Anson Titus, in an appreciative article, printed in the Somerville Journal, February 21, 1902, thus speaks of Mr. Brooks' ancestors:—
Mr. Brooks was of rugged Puritan ancestry.
His paternal family was of the best of ancient Kittery on the coast of Maine; his maternal ancestry was of Charlestown and Lexington stock.
His father was a man fo...
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