Brooks, Edward Flint
Brooks, Edward Flint a Presbyterian minister, was born at Halifax, Vermont, September 27, 1812. He graduated at Washington College, Pennsylvania, in 1839; and at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1842. He was ordained an evangelist by the Raritan Presbytery, October 20, 1842. He served as stated supply at French Creek, Iowa, in 1843; at Riverhead, L.I., 1844-46. He was then pastor of a Congregational Church at West Woodstock, Connecticut, 1846-50; stated supply of Presbyterian Church at Manchester, N.J., in 1850; pastor of a Congregational Church at Gill, Massachusetts, 1851-55; stated supply in Connecticut, in 1856; pastor at Mansfield, 1859-66; at Westminster, 1866-67; stated supply at Paris, N.Y., in 1868. He died at Elgin, Illinois, September 15, 1872. See Gen. Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sein. 1881, page 122.