William E. Estabrook (1807-1881)
The surname of this family has evolved from Eastabrook to Estabrook to Brooks.
William E. Estabrook was born in 1807 in Okehampton, Devon, England to Thomas Eastabrook (1765-1848 ) and Sarah Westlake (1765-1841).
He married Mary Jordan (1805-1891) in Okehampton, Devon, England.
They arrived in the USA in 1857 or 1958 with six children all born in England. George was 55 years old at the time the chapel was constructed.
They had six children with them in Gambier:
George Eastabrook 1833-1915
Thomas Estabrook 1835-????
John T Estabrook 1839-1882
Mary Estabrook Parker 1843-1917
Philip Eastabrook 1847-1885
Samuel Estabrook 1853- 1934
William died on August 23, 1881 and is buried in Gambier, Ohio. Mary died on May 28, 1891 and is buried with her husband.
George Estabrook (1833-1915)
George was 29 when the chapel was constructed.
He married Almira Hubble (1836-1914) in 1864. Almira may have been an orphan; in 1860, she was a resident of the Knox County Infirmary. They lived all their lives in Gambier.
They had six children:
Mary Ellen Estabrook Lybarger 1864-1939
William John Estabrook 1866-1947
Elizabeth Lizzie Estabrook Dial 1868-1929
Eliza Jane Estabrook Carter 1870-1995
Laura Estabrook Cochran 1875-1917
Fanny Estabrook Metcalf 1877-1956
George died on December 14, 1915 in Knox County. Almira died on December 9, 1914
John T Estabrook (1839-1882)
John married Rachel Ann Bennett in Gambier on September 1, 1962.
They had ten children:
Ida F C Estabrook Hewitt Ruth 1860-1936
Noah Estabrook 1867-????
Nora D Estabrook 1868-????
Charles R Estabrook 1868-????
Francis T Estabrook 1870-????
William Estabrook 1874-1958
John died in Gambier on March 19, 1882 and Rachel in 1889.
Thomas Estabrook (1841-????)
No information. He may have stayed in England.
Mary Estabrook Married Peter Parker October 3, 1860.
They had one child:
Stella May Parker Rowley 1884-197
Mary died in Gambier March 19, 1917 and is buried in Gambier. Peter died February 7, 1910 in Gambier and is buried with his wife.
Philip Estabrook (1847-1885)
Philip married Rhonda Ellen McMahon (1848-1936) on July 19, 1871 in Knox County Ohio. They lived all their lives in Gambier.
They had four children:
Margret Maggie Estabrook 1872-1946
William Estabrook 1874-1958
Thomas Estabrook 1887-1878
Lucy Estabrook Nixon 1879-1942
Philip died August 23, 1885 in Gambier. Rhoda married George Henry Lybarger (1840-1908) on January 1, 1894. Rhoda died on February 26, 1936 at age 88.
Samuel Estabrook (1853-1934)
Samuel married Lucinda Adaile Totman (1863-1915) on March 27, 1879 in Gambier.
They had eleven children:
David William Brooks 1881-1958
Henry Estabrook 1882-1883
Benjamin Franklin Brooks 1883-1950
Bessie May Brooks Stull 1886-1964
Martin Harrison Brooks 1888-1955
Elsie Eveline Brooks Stull 1891-1973
Harvey Lloyd Brooks 1893-1941
Della Jane Brooks 1895-1973
Clinton Cornelius Brooks 1898-1975
Walter M Brooks 1904-1970
Leonard T Brooks 1904-1979
Samuel died November 22, 1934 in Gambier and is buried in Gambier. Lucinda died April 10, 1915 in Gambier and is buried with her husband.
The Brooks family continues to be active with Quarry Chapel.
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