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Identifier: historichomesins01crane
Title: Historic homes and institutions and genealogical and personal memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, with a history of Worcester society of antiquity;
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Crane, Ellery Bicknell, 1836-1925, ed
Subjects: Worcester society of antiquity. [from old catalog] Worcester County (Mass.) — Genealogy
Publisher: New York, Chicago, The Lewis publishing company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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ont, June 5, 1844: NathanielNewton, November 27, 1828 (twin) : Mary Chad-wick, November 27, 1828 (twin), married JohnAnderson, of Anderson, Heath and Company, of Bos-ton, Massachusetts, and is the last survivor of thefamily; Horace Earle, March i, 1834. was in thecivil war. and died October 22. 1870: Frederic Barron,July II, 1838 (twin), died April 11. i8.?9: FrancisLowe, born Julv 11, 1838 (^twin). died .Xpril 11, 1839. (VIII) Charles Edwin Brooks, son of NathanielBrooks (7), was born at Worcester, ^Massachusetts,August IS, 1824. He was educated in the Wor-cester schools and at Worcester Academy. Whena young man he left the farm to enter mercantilelife. After a service of four years in the office ofthe Daily Spy, he entered the grocery business as amember of the firm of Brooks and Stearns, whosestore was at 8 Front street. He was in businessthere for about twelve years. . During a part of thecivil war he served as commissary at Newbern,North Carolina. L^pon his return to this city he

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WORCESTER COUXTV :i7 became associated with his brother Horace and hisbrother-in-law, David H. Fauiiiiig, in the WorcesterSkirt Company, the name of which was afterward■changed to the Worcester Corset Company. Hewas treasurer and Hbrarian of the Worcester CountyHorticuUural Society from 1879 until his death,■which occurred December 22, iSgo. He married, December 2, 1851, Elizabeth CapronFanning. Her father, Henry Willson Fanning,■was of the sixth generation in descent fromEdmund Fanning, who settled at what is nowGroton, Connecticut, in 1653. (See sketch of Fan-ning family and D. H. Fanning in this work.) Hermother was of the well known Hale family of Con-necticut. The children of Charles Erwin and Eliza-beth Capron (Fanning) Brooks were: 1. EllaBrooks, died at the age of four. 2. Arthur An-derson, born in Worcester, December 25, 1856. wasgraduated at the Worcester high school, fitted forcollege. He graduated from Harvard College in theclass of 1879, and from the Divinity School

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