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Thomas Robert BROOKS

Male 1826 - 1904  (77 years)


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  • Name Thomas Robert BROOKS 
    Born 29 Jun 1826  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 10 Sep 1826  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Thomas Robert, son of John BROOKS and Frances, his wife, was born on the twenty-ninth day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty six, and baptized on the tenth day of September of the above mentioned year in Murray Harbour, by me, Henry Pope, Minister. Witness: John BROOKS".
    Gender Male 
    Witness 1847  [3
    • He witnessed the marriage of his brother, John, to Ann BELL on 11 January 1847.
    Died 8 Apr 1904  Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: Fractured skull 
    • Thomas R. BROOKS, age 77 yrs., 9 mos., 10 days, died of a fractured skull on 8 April 1904, in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Death was accidental. At the time of his death he was residing in Attleboro, married, a foreman. Born in Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island; son of John, born England, and Fanny BROWN, born England. Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Attleboro, Massachusetts.
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Buried with his wife.
    Notes 
    • Thomas lived and taught school in Charlottetown, P.E.I. The house where he and his family lived no longer exists; in its place is the Zion church. All their children moved to the U.S.A. Thomas and Margaret moved there also, living with their daughter Sarah Jane and her husband in Attleboro, Massachusetts, until their deaths. [7]
    Person ID I189  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 

    Father John BROOKS,   b. 2 Jan 1800, Scagglethorpe, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1890, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Frances BROWN,   b. Abt 1793, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1881, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Address 1822  White Sands, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married 18 Feb 1822  Old Malton Parish Church, Old Malton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • John BROOKS, of this parish, and Frances BROWN, of the Parish of Sinnington, were married in this church by Banns, with consent of parents, this 18th day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty two. Both John and Frances signed the register. Married in the Parish Church of Old Malton. Witnesses, Robert BROWN and Joseph NENDICK; both signed. Curate C.A. Binney. [9]
    Address 1881  Abney, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    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.
    Marriage: Brooks and Brown
    Marriage: Brooks and Brown
    John Brooks and Frances Brown married at St. Mary's Church, Old Malton, Yorkshire. The document shows that both could sign their names. To see a photo of St. Mary's Click here. Click "Back" on your browser to return to this page.

    Histories
    THE GOOD OLD DAYS
    THE GOOD OLD DAYS
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret Hannah SIMMONS,   b. 15 Oct 1838, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1913, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1858  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Marriage license obtained 1 September 1858. Bondsman Charles BELL.(Master Index) Married in Charlottetown 1 September, by the Rev. Ingham Sutcliffe; Mr. Thos. BROOKS of New London, to Miss Margaret H. SIMMONS of Charlottetown. Witnesses: Wm. H. YEO and George SIMMONS.(Islander)

      [The marriage document itself records, in error, a marriage between James BROOKS, Bachelor, and Margaret SIMMONS, Spinster, 1 September 1858, by license. They were married by Ingham Sutcliffe, and witnesses were Wm. H. YEO, and George SIMMONS. Recorded 3 August 1860 by C. Goring.(Archives)] [3, 11, 12]
    Address 1901  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address 1904  [5
    14 Park Ave., Attelboro, Massachusetts 
    • Address at the time of Thomas' death.
    Children 
     1. John Robert BROOKS,   b. 22 Jun 1859, New London, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1918, Roslindale, Suffolk, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Frederick William BROOKS,   b. 20 Oct 1860, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1932  (Age 71 years)
     3. Henrietta Jane BROOKS,   b. 14 Apr 1862, Margate, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 70 years)
     4. Frances Harriet BROOKS,   b. 19 Sep 1863, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1942  (Age 79 years)
     5. Ernest BROOKS,   b. 14 Jan 1865, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1943, Claremont, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Sarah Jane BROOKS,   b. 28 May 1869, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     7. Margaret Curry BROOKS,   b. 5 Apr 1874, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1950  (Age 76 years)
    Documents
    Marriage: Brooks and Simmons
    Marriage: Brooks and Simmons
    Thomas Brooks and Margaret Simmons. Shows incorrect name for Thomas.
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Death notice: Thomas R. Brooks
    Death notice: Thomas R. Brooks
    Thomas R. Brooks

    Headstones
    BROOKS
    BROOKS
    THOMAS R. BROOKS and MARGARET H. SIMMONS. The stone is difficult to read.

  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Register: Methodist Register of Baptisms, Murray Harbour, (Transcribed for Island Register website by Kathie SENCABAUGH).

    2. [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.).

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

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

    5. [S237] Vital Statistics - Massachusetts, U.S.A.

    6. [S209] Photograph.

    7. [S90] BROOKS Family History (original / unsourced), Mildred Winona Brooks; Janet Crowder; one anonymous contributor, (1963 and 1975).

    8. [S676] Personal communication.

    9. [S40] Parish Register, Old Malton, Yorkshire: Bishops Transcripts 1600-1868, (Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah).

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

    11. [S217] Newspaper.

    12. [S239] Archives: Provincial Archives and Records Office of P.E.I.

    13. [S115] Descendants of John BROOKS, Anne Perry, nee Brooks, (2002. Received by email.).

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


  

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