f Medford, Massachusetts, compiled chiefly from the researches of P. C. Brooks, senior, his son, Gorham, and his nephew, William G. Brooks, also from Charles Brooks's History of Medford, by Shepherd Bship of a later generation, when Peter C. Brooks bought it from Nathan Tufts.
In 1853, his son, Gorham, disposed of this tract to land speculators, so called, and the holdings of the Brooks family thwatching the shining bayonets from the garret window of his home, the home of his future wife, Ann Gorham, in Charlestown, was burned to the ground during the battle of Bunker hill.
His life may be cture to the town of Medford for a cemetery.
Before the death of Peter C. Brooks his second son, Gorham, had bought from his father the whole of so-called Isaac Brooks farm, built originally by his grthe present Middlesex Fells.
It was left to the grandchildren of Peter C. Brooks, the sons of Gorham,—Peter C. Brooks, third of the name, and Shepherd Brooks to present the aspect of the Brooks pro