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Margaret Hannah SIMMONS

Female 1838 - 1913  (74 years)


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  • Name Margaret Hannah SIMMONS 
    Born 15 Oct 1838  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Witness 1868  [2
    • She witnessed the marriage of Henry James BROOKS to Mary Ann Parker WHITE on 26 February 1868. She appeared as Margaret BROOKS.
    Address 1913  [3
    24 John St., Attleboro, Massachusetts 
    • Also at same address was Joseph FINBERG, her son-in-law. In the 1915 edition of the directory, her name appeared at that address stating she had died 2 March 1913. Joseph FINBERG remained at address.
    Died 2 Mar 1913  Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Heart disease and lobar pneumonia 
    • Margaret H. (Simmonds) BROOKS, died 2 March 1913, in Attleborough; female, widowed, age: 74 yrs. 4 mos., 15days; wife of Thomas R. BROOKS. Death attributed to heart disease and lobar pneumonia. Residing in Attleborough; at home. Born Prince Edward Island, daughter of George SIMMONS, born Prince Edward Island, and Harriet HARPER, born Prince Edward Island. Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Attleboro. Recorded: 5 Mar 1913.
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Buried with her husband.
    Person ID I202  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 

    Father George SIMMONS,   b. Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881 
    Mother Harriet HARPER,   b. Abt 1820, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Jan 1838  Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • George SYMMONDS, Bachelor, married Harriet HARPER, Spinster, by License, on 10 January 1838, PEI. Witnessed by Samuel ARLEANY? and Sarah HARPER. [5]
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet

    Family Thomas Robert BROOKS,   b. 29 Jun 1826, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1904, Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1858  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 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)] [2, 6, 7]
    Address 1901  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1904  [1
    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: Margaret H. Brooks
    Death notice: Margaret H. Brooks
    Margaret H. Brooks

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

  • Sources 
    1. [S237] Vital Statistics - Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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

    3. [S264] City Directory - Attleboro, Mass.

    4. [S209] Photograph.

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

    6. [S217] Newspaper.

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

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

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


  

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