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Shepherd Brooks, A. M., of Boston and Medford, Mass., a Pilgrim Tercentenary member since 1919, was born in Baltimore, Md., where his parents, Gorham and Ellen (Shepherd) Brooks of Boston and Medford, were temporarily residing, 23 July 1837, and died in Boston 21 February 1922.
He was a member of an illustrithe Commonwealth, serving in both branches of the State Legislature, in the Executive Council, and in the Constitutional Convention of 1820. In 1792 he married Ann Gorham, daughter of Judge Nathaniel of Charlestown.
Of their large family of thirteen children, Charlotte Gray Brooks became the wife of Hon. Edward Everett, and Abig10 September 1855.
He married, 20 April 1829, Ellen Shepherd, who was born in Louisiana 22 August 1809 and died II August 1884, daughter of Resin Davis and Lucy (Gorham) Shepherd.
Their only daughter died in infancy; but their eldest son, Peter Chardon Brooks, A. B. (Harvard, 1852), A. M. (ib., 1871), who was born at Watertown 8