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Henry James BROOKS

Male 1829 - 1907  (78 years)


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  • Name Henry James BROOKS  [1
    Born 11 May 1829  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 13 Sep 1829  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Henry James, son of John and Frances BROOKS of Murray Harbour, was born 11 May 1829, and baptized the 13 September 1829, by me, Matthew Richey."
    Gender Male 
    Witness 1858  [2
    • He witnessed the will of John NICHOLLE on 5 August 1858. The other witnesses were John BROOKS and Thomas BREHAUT.
    Witness 1859  [3
    • He witnessed the marriage of his sister, Mary, to William WOODMAN on 24 Feb 1859.
    Witness 1871  [3
    • He witnessed the will of Daniel MACHON on 17 February 1871. He signed his name, beneath that of his father, who had been made sole executor of the will.
    Died 6 Sep 1907  Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Progressive muscular atrophy 
    • Henry James BROOKS, age 78, died 6 September 1907. He was a farmer; born on Prince Edward Island. Cause of death attributed to progressive muscular atrophy. The medical certificate of death stated he died one day later on 7 Sept 1907.
    Buried Shady Creek United Cemetery, Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Henry is buried beside his wife, son and daughter in law, and a grandchild. Close by are Tom WHITE, Elizabeth WHITE, and Etta Mary WHITE. (Personal knowledge) Memorial Inscription: In loving memory of Henry James BROOKS, died Sept. 26, 1907, aged 78 years. A native of Murray Harbor(s), Kings Co., P.E.I. At Rest. (Photograph)
    Notes 
    • See attached sources. [7]
    Person ID I191  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 4 Apr 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 Mary Anne Parker WHITE,   b. 22 Dec 1842, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1939, Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1868  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Married on 22 Feb 1868, by John Chapple, Bible Christian minister. Witnesses: Isaac HARPER and Margaret BROOKS. [Margaret BROOKS may have been Margaret SIMMONS, wife of Thomas Roberts BROOKS.]

      Announcement in the Herald: Married by the same, (refers to Mr. J. Chapple in previous announcement) on the 22nd ult., Mr. H. J. BROOKS, of White Sands, to Miss M. A .P. WHITE, of Murray Harbour.

      [11, 12]
    Address 1881  Amabel, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address 1891  Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address 1901  Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address 1907  Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Address at the time of Henry's death.
    Children 
     1. John Lemuel BROOKS,   b. 22 May 1874, Bloomington, Mclean, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1969, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Elizabeth Lillian BROOKS,   b. 17 Jun 1878, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1975, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Henry Brooks family
    Henry Brooks family
    Henry is first on left; others are not identifed.

    Headstones
    BROOKS
    BROOKS

    In loving memory
    of
    HENRY JAMES BROOKS
    died
    Sept 26, 1907
    Aged 78 years
    A native of Murray Harbor
    Kings Co., P.E.I.
    At Rest


  • 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. [S162] Website.

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

    4. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

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

    6. [S209] Photograph.

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

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

    12. [S167] Newspaper The Herald, Charlottetown, P.E.I., Dan MacDonald, (Self-published by author. Copyright 2003. ISBN 0-9732308-0-0 Copies available from Dan MacDonald, 1275 McLaughlin Drive, Moncton, N.B. E1G 3P9).

    13. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

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


  

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