- Birth Date
- 22 July 1849
- Death Date
- 27 December 1913
He was a crippled child.The obituary of Francis confirms the family's travel to Utah in 1856
- Age at Departure: 6
- "Frank Brooks Dead," Washington County News, 1 January 1914, 1.
- Handcart Veterans Association. Handcart Veterans Association scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 6.
- Herrick, Mrs. Mary Brooks, to Mr. Jones, Handcart Veterans Association, 26 September 1907. Handcart Veterans Association, Scrapbook, 1906-1914, folder 3.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2 October 1856, 7.
- Parry, John, Reminiscences and diary, 1857 Mar.-1867 Sept., 55-60.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 186.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America