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Frances Brown "Fanny" BROOKS

Female 1851 - 1928  (77 years)


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  • Name Frances Brown "Fanny" BROOKS 
    Nickname Fanny 
    Born 15 Mar 1851  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 8 Sep 1851  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Frances Brown, daughter of John and Ann BROOKS, born 15 March 1851, baptized 8 September 1851 by John Butcher.
    Gender Female 
    Address 1883  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • After the death of her husband, John, Frances' parents looked after her young son, Ira, and she began working in Charlottetown. It was here she met Theo. AITKEN, a widower, whom she later married.
    Died 2 Nov 1928  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Peoples Protestant Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • AITKEN: In memory of Theophillus L. AITKEN, died Dec. 8, 1915, aged 73; also his wife, Mrs. Francis MACHON, died Nov. 2, 1928, aged 75.(Index)
    Person ID I150  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  [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. [5]
    Address 1881  Abney, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address 1891  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1901  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 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 1 John MACHON,   b. 1 Oct 1845, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1883, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1876  Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    • At the Bible Christian Parsonage, January 17th, by the Rev. Wm. Medland, Mr. John MACHON of Murray Harbour, to Miss Fanny BROOKS of White Sands. Married by License. Witness: Susan MEDLAND. [5]
    Address 1881  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Ira David MACHON,   b. 3 Sep 1878, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1950, Boothbay Harbour, Androscoggin, Maine, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Documents
    Marriage: Machon & Brooks
    Marriage: Machon & Brooks
    John Machon and Fanny Brooks married on 17 January 1876.
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Theophilus Lestock AITKEN,   b. 1841, Rollo Bay West, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1915, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Aft 1891  [2, 8
    Address 1901  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address 1904  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1911  [12
    7 Upper Hillsboro Rd., Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 
    Address 1915  [13
    7 Upper Hillsboro St., Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island at the time of Theophilus' death 
    Photos
    Theo and Fanny Aitken
    Theo and Fanny Aitken
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F317  Group Sheet

  • 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. [S676] Personal communication.

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

    4. [S107] Memorial inscription.

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

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

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

    8. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    9. [S758] Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888, (www.familysearch.org; original images).

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

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

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

    13. [S162] Website.


  

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