Brooks Family Research Library
The Hazel Brooks Corder Collection
A collection of original documents and research pertaining to the Brooks family of Cocke County, Tennessee and their ancestors and descendants.
NEW! R1a Brooks Family Research Blog
Keep up with what's new on this blog of my research on the family history and genealogy of the Brooks family of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. DNA testing of this family line shows an R1a Y-DNA signature and appears to link back to Matthew W. Brooks b. 1711 in Virginia and his wife, Elizabeth Warren.
R1a DNA Working Group
9/6/2006 Announcing the formation of working group "NC/SC/TN
Brooks Family R1a DNA" at Yahoo.com If you are a
descendant of William Brooks,
born ca. 1781 in NC, and you can trace your Brooks or related
ancestry back to NC, colonial VA, the upper districts of South
Carolina, eastern Tennessee (French Broad River area), or
Wise County Virginia, then we want to hear from you! Read
more about the new Yahoo working group and requirements for
I am also looking for descendants of
Warren Brooks Sr., nine
of whose children pioneered west from Tennessee in the late
Brooks Family Forum on Genealogy.com
Postings by Brooks researchers all over the U.S.; includes
multiple unrelated Brooks lines and some references to our
Cocke County Brooks family.
Brooks Y-DNA Project Results on FamilyTreeDNA.com
Y-DNA test results of all of Brooks Family Project participants
County, Tennessee Resources
A variety of family history and genealogical resources related
to Cocke County, TN, including postings and queries by those
working on the Brooks family.