Brooks, Margaret Jane 1 2 3a

Birth Name Brooks, Margaret Jane
Gender female
Age at Death 71 years, 8 months, 10 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth April 22, 1840 Bideford, Lot 12, Prince Edward Island, Canada date from 1901 census
 
Death 1912 Prince Edward Island, Canada Searletown United Cemetery Lot 27
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Brooks, John
Mother Ramsay, Christine Christy
    Sister     Brooks, Johanna
    Brother     Brooks, John T.
         Brooks, Margaret Jane
    Brother     Brooks, William
    Sister     Brooks, Mary Ann
    Brother     Brooks, Robert
    Sister     Brooks, Flora
    Brother     Brooks, George
    Brother     Brooks, David
 
Father Brooks, John
Stepmother McInnis, Flora

Families

    Family of Champion, James W. and Brooks, Margaret Jane
Married Husband Champion, James W.
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage September 4, 1867 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island bride from Lot 67, groom from Malpeque
 
  Children
  1. Champion, John Benjamin
  2. Champion, Melissa Ann
  3. Champion, Josiah Brooks
  4. Champion, James Barstoe
  5. Champion, Elmira Ellie

Narrative

Child's Full Name Margaret Jane Brooks
Birth Date 22 April 1840
Place of Birth New Bideford
Baptismal Date 15 July 1840
Officiating Clergy A.V.G Wiggins
Father's Name John Brooks
Mother's Name Christiana Ramsay
Church Name Church of England
Church Location Richmond
Record Book Number 1
Record Book Page 142

Margaret J. Brooks from Lot 67 married James Champion in 1867. "At Charlottetown on the 4th inst by the Rev. Alexander Falconer Mr James Chamption of Malpeque to Miss Margaret J. Brooks, of Lot 67." Summerside Journal September 12 1867. Benjamin Champion was a witness.

She and James were in Lot 4 in 1881, 1891, and 1901. On the 1891 census, she said her father was born in England and her mother on the Island. In the 1901 census, James and Margaret were lodgers in the household of Benjamin Champion, Lot 4.

Lengthy obit in the Wesleyan, 1912

Pedigree

  1. Brooks, John
    1. Ramsay, Christine Christy
      1. Brooks, George
      2. Brooks, Johanna
      3. Brooks, John T.
      4. Brooks, Margaret Jane
        1. Champion, James W.
          1. Champion, John Benjamin
          2. Champion, Melissa Ann
          3. Champion, Josiah Brooks
          4. Champion, James Barstoe
          5. Champion, Elmira Ellie
      5. Brooks, Mary Ann
      6. Brooks, Flora
      7. Brooks, William
      8. Brooks, Robert
      9. Brooks, David

Source References

  1. Prince Edward Island. Public Archives and Records Office: PEI Baptismal Index
  2. Division of Vital Statistics. Public Archives, Charlottetown.: Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888
  3. Library and Archives Canada: 1891 Census of Canada [database on-line]Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6290 to T-6427.
      • Date: 1891
      • Page: household of James Champion in Lot 4