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Verna May BROOKS

Female 1910 - 2001  (90 years)


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  • Name Verna May BROOKS  [1
    Born 6 Aug 1910  White Sands, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 9 Mar 1911  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Verna May, daughter of David BROOKS and his wife, Lauretta Jane MACHON, born Aug. 6, 1907, and baptized March 9, 1911, Murray Harbour.
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jul 2001  British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cremated Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • She was cremated and her ashes were buried beside her husband; section: Grove, M769.
    Person ID I1096  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2012 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Lauretta Jane MACHON,   b. 28 Dec 1882, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1964, Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1906  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 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. [3]
    Address 1911  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rev. Dr. Alexander Aitken RATTRAY,   b. 10 Dec 1905, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1983, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 30 May 1940  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • RATTRAY - BROOKS: At Parkview Manse, Saskatoon, Sask; on May 30th, 1940 by Rev. Ronald Rowat, B.A., Verna Mae BROOKS, only daughter of Mrs. and the late David BROOKS of Murray Harbor, P.E.I., to Rev. Alexander Aitken RATTRAY, B.A., B.Sc., of Dundee, Scotland, pastor of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Wilkie, Saskatchwan.

      Notation in Lauretta BROOKS's diary, " Verna left home to be married in Saskatoon, Sask. May 24, 1940; married May 30, 1940". [3, 5]
    Address 1983  [6
    2847 Rockwell Ave., Victoria, British Columbia 
    • Address at the time of Alex's death.
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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. [S47] Newspaper: Charlottetown Guardian.

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

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

    6. [S200] Registration of Death.