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Joseph Watson BROOKS

Male 1857 - 1935  (77 years)


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  • Name Joseph Watson BROOKS 
    Born 11 Sep 1857  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 21 Jul 1859  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Baptised by J. Whitlock.
    Gender Male 
    Address 15 Apr 1935  [2, 3
    29 Gardner St., Peabody, Massachusetts 
    • Address at the time of his death. This was also the address of George and Anna BARNABY in the 1930 census; Anna was his daughter.
    Died 15 Apr 1935  Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Heart disease 
    • Joseph Watson BROOKS, widower, spouse Jennie CLARKE; parents John and Ann.

      Obituary: Joseph W. BROOKS. The funeral of Joseph W. BROOKS, a resident of Peabody for 70 years, was held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George BARNABY of 29 Gardner St., Wednesday afternoon. The deceased was a carriage maker for 40 years and a member of the Methodist Church. Besides Mrs. BARNABY, he leaves three other daughters, Mrs. S. Chase TUCKER and Miss Jennie BROOKS of this city, and Mrs. Ara BESSIE of Winchester, a brother Charles, and a son Lester, also of this city. Burial was in Cedar Grove under the direction of H. E. Stockwell, Inc.
    Buried 17 Apr 1935  Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • Joseph W. BROOKS, died 15 April 1935, age 77 years, 7 month, 4 days; buried 17 April 1935; interment no. 2362. Joseph is buried with his wife at Lot 129, Beech Ave.
    Person ID I111  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 

    Father John BROOKS,   b. 23 Jan 1823, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1904, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Ann BELL,   b. 15 Mar 1823, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1910, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1847  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • John BROOKS, Bachelor, White Sands, married Ann BELL, Spinster. Witnesses: James BELL, Thomas BROOKS, James GLOVER and William BELL. Married by licence on 11 January 1847 by James Richards, J. P. [6]
    Address 1881  Abney, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1891  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1901  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • John and Ann moved to their home in Murray Harbour, which they purchased from John Cowan; they remained there for the rest of their lives. Their house they left behind in White Sands, became home for Henry E. BREHAUT and their daughter, Belle, who had returned from the United States with their children.
    Photos
    Brehaut home
    Brehaut home
    Home of Henry E. Brehaut; originally belonging to John and Ann Brooks.
    Documents
    Census 1881: Lot 64, Prince Edward Island
    Census 1881: Lot 64, Prince Edward Island
    Two generations of Brooks: John and Ann; Joseph and Caroline; and John and Frances Brooks living side by side.
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet

    Family Jennie CLARKE,   b. Sep 1857, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1931, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1883  Grace Episcopal Church, Buffalo, Erie, New York, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Joseph Watson BROOKS, son of John BROOKS, married Jenny CLARK, age 25, daughter of James CLARK, on 1 October 1883 at Grace Episcopal Church. [10]
    Address 1900  [11
    164 Boston St., Salem City, Massachusetts 
    Address 1910  [12
    57 Pinfront St., Peabody, Massachusetts 
    • This is likely to be Pierfront St. based on their daughter Laura's marriage certificate in 1914.
    Address 1920  [13
    Peabody, Massachusetts 
    Address 1930  [2
    Peabody, Massachusetts 
    Address 12 Aug 1931  [3
    57 Pierpont St., Peabody, Massachuestts 
    • Address at the time of Jennie's death.
    Children 
     1. Laura Clarke BROOKS,   b. Jul 1881, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1945, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. Lester Raymond BROOKS,   b. 20 Oct 1885, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1963, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Annie Bell BROOKS,   b. 4 Dec 1888, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1968  (Age 79 years)
     4. Edith Frances BROOKS,   b. 18 Jun 1890, Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1990, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     5. Jeannette M. BROOKS,   b. Nov 1893, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age ~ 92 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F822  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Joseph Watson Brooks
    Joseph Watson Brooks

    Headstones
    BROOKS - BARNABY
    BROOKS - BARNABY
    BROOKS - BARNABY
    BROOKS - BARNABY

    1857 JOSEPH W. BROOKS 1935
    1857 JENNIE C. His wife 1931
    1885 LESTER R. BROOKS 1963
    1885 HELEN V. BROOKS 1986
    1893 JEANNETTE M. BROOKS
    1880 GEORGE A. BARNABY 1950
    1888 ANNA B. His wife 1968


  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Early Baptisms from the Bible Christian Records, Murray Harbour (Methodist) United Church of Canada, (P.E.I. Genealogical Soc. newsletters, nos. 26, 31, and 49.).

    2. [S214] Census of U.S.A., 1930, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T626).

    3. [S676] Personal communication.

    4. [S11] Obituary/Death or Funeral notice.

    5. [S401] Cemetery Records: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody, Massachusetts.

    6. [S174] Master Name Index, Public Archives and Records Office of P.E.I.

    7. [S41] BROOKS Family History, Donna Collings.

    8. [S135] Census of Canada, 1881, (4 April 1881).

    9. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    10. [S396] Vital Statistics - New York, U.S.A.

    11. [S206] Census of U.S.A., 1900.

    12. [S204] Census of U.S.A., 1910, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T624).

    13. [S213] Census of U.S.A., 1920, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T625).


  

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