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Lauretta Jane MACHON

Female 1882 - 1964  (81 years)


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  • Name Lauretta Jane MACHON  [1
    Born 28 Dec 1882  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Oct 1964  Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Killed in a highway accident 
    • Woman Killed in Crash: An 82 year old Murray Harbour woman, Mrs. David BROOKS, died of injuries suffered in a two-truck collision on the road between Murray Harbour and Murray River on Saturday evening. She was a passenger in a half-ton truck driven by her son, John BROOKS, also of Murray Harbour. The other vehicle involved was a three-ton truck driven by Winston CLEMENTS of White Sands. RCMP, who investigated, said no other persons were injured in the accident, which occurred about 8.30 p.m.. Dr. Lorne Bonnel, of Murray River, was called to the scene as was Dr. G. S. A. Inman, of Montague, Kings County coroner. RCMP said an autopsy will be performed. An inquest has been ordered by Dr. Inman but the date was not announced. Jury members empanelled were: Ralph Robert BILLARD, Murray Harbour, foreman, Louis MACLEOD, Murray River, Curtis PENNY, Murray Harbour, Gordon MACKAY, Beach Point, Vernon GLOVER, White Sands, Gordon WHITEWAY, Dover, and Ray MACLEOD, Murray Harbour. (Newspaper)

      The death of Mrs. David BROOKS, Murray Harbour, occurred suddenly Saturday evening, October 10th, as the result of a highway accident at Murray Harbour. Mrs. BROOKS, who was 81, was born in Abney, daughter of the late John MACHON and Mary MOORE. In early life she spent some time in the U.S.A. In 1906 she married David BROOKS, who predeceased her 26 years ago. Since her marriage she has resided in Murray Harbour where she was an active worker in her church and community. She leaves to mourn, three sons, John, at home; D. Ray, Murray Harbour, Fred, Summerside; one daughter, Verna, (Mrs. Alexander RATTRAY), Victoria, B.C.; two grandsons and two granddaughters; two great-granddaughters. Two half-brothers, Joseph and Peter, Rhode Island, also survive. Two half-brothers, Daniel and Thomas, four half-sisters, Matilda, (Mrs. BURN); Sarah, (Mrs. GLOVER); Nellie, (Mrs. STUDDART), and Rebecca, (Mrs. BOOTH) predeceased her. Remains are resting at the Murray River Funeral Home. Funeral to take place this afternoon at 2 p.m. from Murray Harbour Presbyterian Church. Interment will be in the Murray Harbour cemetery. (Obituary)
    Buried 13 Oct 1964  Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • BROOKS Funeral: The funeral for Mrs. Loretta Jane BROOKS was held Tuesday, Oct 18 from the Murray River Funeral Home to the Presbyterian church, Murray Harbour, where services were conducted by Rev. M. Carl CURRIE, Rev. A.G.J. STEEVES and Rev. David BARWISE. Hymns were "Unto the Hills", Rock of Ages, and Abide with Me. Flowerbearers were; John W. GLOVER, Russel BUELL, Ivan GORDON, Cyrus PENNY, James GORDON, and Lloyd HAWKINS. Pallbearers were: Spenser SHARAM, Sheldon HUME, John A. BREHAUT, Rueben MOORE, Howard MACKENZIE and Silas MACKAY. Interment took place in Murray Harbour Cemetery.

      She was buried with her husband, David, and other family members; burial plot # F249.
    Notes 
    • (Medical):See attached sources. [3]
    Person ID I276  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2017 

    Father John MACHON,   b. 28 Dec 1834, Abney, Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1921, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann MOORE,   b. 20 Nov 1844, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1902, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1877  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    • Marriage of Mary Anne MOORE and John MACHON. Witnesses: Wm. MOORE and Elizabeth HAWKINS. [6]
    Address 1891  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F278  Group Sheet

    Family David BROOKS,   b. 5 Jan 1860, White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1939, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1906  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 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. [8]
    Address 1911  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    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

  • Photos
    Lauretta Brooks, nee Machon
    Lauretta Brooks, nee Machon

    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. [S676] Personal communication.

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

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

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

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

    6. [S46] MOORE Family History, Elsie Moore.

    7. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    8. [S47] Newspaper: Charlottetown Guardian.

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


  

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