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David BROOKS

Male 1860 - 1939  (79 years)


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  • Name David BROOKS  [1
    Born 5 Jan 1860  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 27 Nov 1860  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Baptised by Jessie Whitlock, who served the P.E.I. community from 1848 to 1862, at which point he was moved to Ontario.
    Gender Male 
    Address
    • He was living at home at the time of his father's death in 1904.
    Died 30 Jan 1939  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: Gangrene 
    • BROOKS: At the P.E.I. Hospital. on Monday, January 30th, 1939, David BROOKS in his 80th year. Funeral from the Presbyterian Church, Murray Harbour, Tuesday. Service starting at 2 p.m.. Interment at Murray Harbour Cemetery. The remains of the late Mr. BROOKS were forwarded from the McLean Funeral Home to Murray Harbour by train yesterday afternoon.
    Buried Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Buried plot # F 249, with his wife, Lauretta, son John, parents John and Ann, and his brother, Frederick.
    Notes 
    • See attached sources. [8]
    • (Medical):David had been suffering from gangrene in his foot and the doctor had come to see him numerous times in late December and January. Eventually he was sent to hospital and his leg was amputated just below the knee. While the surgery was successful, he died at the end of January. His son Ray said that he was a healthy, strong man and if he had attended to this more quickly, he would not have died. [9]
    Person ID I125  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2017 

    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  [11
    • 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. [10]
    Address 1881  Abney, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address 1891  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address 1901  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 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 Lauretta Jane MACHON,   b. 28 Dec 1882, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1964, Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1906  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Marriages: BROOKS - MACHON. At the Manse, Murray River, November 7, by Rev. S. D. McPhee, David BROOKS to Miss Lauretta Jane MACHON, both of Murray Harbour South.
      Published in Charlottetown Guardian, 10 November 1906. [6]
    Address 1911  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. John Machon BROOKS,   b. 19 Aug 1907, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1996, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Verna May BROOKS,   b. 6 Aug 1910, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 2001, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. David Ray "Ray" BROOKS,   b. 23 Dec 1911, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 2006, Montague, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Frederick Maurice "Fred" BROOKS,   b. 13 Jun 1914, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 2005, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    BROOKS
    BROOKS

    DAVID BROOKS
    Died
    Jan 30, 1939
    ae. 79 Y's
    His wife
    LAURETTA J.
    MACHON

    Died
    Oct 10, 1964
    ae. 81 Y's


  • Sources 
    1. [S52] Register: Weslyan Methodist Church, Murray Harbour P.E.I., (Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah.).

    2. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

    3. [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).

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

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

    6. [S47] Newspaper: Charlottetown Guardian.

    7. [S45] Personal knowledge/recollection, Anne Brooks.

    8. [S173] Cemetery Transcripts, Murray Harbour South, Cardigan Group, Young Canada Works Project, (P.E.I.G.S., 1979).

    9. [S676] Personal communication.

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

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

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

    13. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

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


  

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