We Have a Heritage compiled by Tess Mulrooney: describes the descendants of Thomas Brookens, Sr. (1782-1865) Jane Jarvis (1782-1873), their children : Joseph Brookens, James Brookens, Henry Brookens, Eliza Brookens Callender, Margaret Brookens Schallenberger, Rebecca Brookens Berger, Jane Brookens DeBolt Scott, Hester Brookens Lower, Thomas Brookens Jr. and Rachel Brookens. Includes an excellent index.
Jane Jarvis was born in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania to Joseph Jarvis and Margaret Jimison. She married first John Meeks and bore him one son. After his death, she married Thomas Brookens (1782-1865) who was a native of Ireland. After their marriage, they moved to Holmes County Ohio where Thomas was a farmer. They were the parents of at least nine children. Their many descendants live throughout the United States.
Per the Bloomington Record Oct 6, 1920 obit. Joseph Brookens b. 6 Feb 1841, in Tuscarawas County Ohio was the son of James Brookens and Mary Livingston. At the age of 16 moved to Wisconsin with his parents, settling in Glen Haven Wisconsin. Enlisted in 1862 in 33 WI Infantry, serving 3 yrs. Md. Drusilla Bair of Canal Dover Ohio on Oct 22, 1865.
Joseph and Drucilla were parents of Mary, Emma, Sarah, Effie, Ben, Lee, Mina, Pearl, Maude, Michael and Rolland Brookens
This three volume book is on microfilm and available thru LDS family history libraries. See the Salt Lake Family History Library Catalogue at FAMILYSEARCH.COM
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