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James Henry BROOKS

Male 1855 - 1938  (82 years)


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  • Name James Henry BROOKS  [1
    Born 4 Jun 1855  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 25 May 1856  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • James Henry, son of John BROOKS and Ann BELL, born 4 June 1855, baptized 25 May 1856 by John Butcher.(Register)

      John Butcher served the communities of Prince Edward Island between the years 1843 and 1867, after which he was sent to Ontario.(Harris)
    Gender Male 
    Address Aug 1904  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address 1921  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 25 Jan 1938  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Pneumonia 
    Buried 26 Jan 1938  Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • He is buried alone. The funeral was conducted by Rev. R.H. Stavert, assisted by Rev. Roy Webster.
    Notes 
    • At 19 years of age, James went to Amherst, Nova Scotia where he entered the employ, as apprentice, of Mr. J. W. WHITE where he learned the trade of carriage builder and painter. For almost 60 years he carried on a successful woodworking business at Murray Harbour. His son, Howard, and three children predeceased him. His wife and children all moved to British Columbia sometime after the 1911 census. [6]
    Person ID I113  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2016 

    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  [6
    • 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. [7]
    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  [10
    • 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 Charlotte Machon BREHAUT,   b. 22 Mar 1861, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1946, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1881  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 10
    • Married at the Methodist Parsonage, Montague, on the 9th, inst, by Rev. E. Bell, Mr. James H. BROOKS of Murray Harbour South, to Miss Charlotte M. BREHAUT, of the same place. [7]
    Address 1911  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Millicent Frances BROOKS,   b. Abt 1881, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Florence Estelle BROOKS,   b. 27 Jan 1883, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1956, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Leon Guy BROOKS,   b. 20 Feb 1884, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1961, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Charles John BROOKS,   b. 17 Mar 1886, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James Frederick BROOKS,   b. 22 May 1888, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1891  (Age 2 years)
     6. Howard Arthur BROOKS,   b. 4 Jan 1892, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1921, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     7. Elmer Leith BROOKS,   b. 21 Nov 1900, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age 0 years)
     8. Lillian Jane "Jane" BROOKS,   b. 6 Jun 1902,   d. 28 Oct 1912, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     9. Zelda Thorn BROOKS,   b. Oct 1904, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    BROOKS
    BROOKS

    BROOKS
    JAMES H. BROOKS

    1854-1938


  • Sources 
    1. [S286] Register: Murray Harbour, P.E.I., 1792-1969, United Church of Canada. Murray Harbour, Murray River Charge; Murray Harbour Circuit; Presbyterian Church in Canada., (Microfilmed by the Public Archives of Prince Edward Island, 1977. FHL film 1630123.).

    2. [S132] Book: Life of Rev. Metherall; History of the Bible Christian Church in P.E.I., John Harris, (Excerpts taken from publication; www.islandregister.com).

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

    4. [S984] Census of Canada, 1921, (Enumerated 1 June 1921).

    5. [S37] Diary of Lauretta Brooks, nee Machon, (original manuscript).

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

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

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

    9. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    10. [S676] Personal communication.

    11. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).


  

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