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Martha Brookes
Date: 1812 - 1897
Remarks: Martha Brookes was the daughter of Joshua Brookes (1773-1859) and Martha Brookes (1775-1853). She was the sister of Anna Brookes (Mrs. Ray Boynton, 1814-1874). Miss Brookes married Joseph Fernando Waller on October 31, 1837. She was the mother of Anna, Ella S. (Mrs. Walter Stone Poor), Elwyn, a chemist, Joseph F., and Frank Waller, an artist. Her father was a successful businessman in New York who had come to America from England as a young man.