Arthur B. Ward

M, #59102, (23 May 1873 - 17 July 1941)
Father*Samuel Ward1,2 b. c 1831
Mother*Tabitha Shaw1,2 b. c 1841
Last Edited:22 Aug 2017

Child with Alice May/9k Brooks:

Arthur B. Ward was born 23 May 1873 at Madison, New Hampshire1,2, where he married (1) (farmer, a. 20 but rec. as 19), as her 1st husband, 22 Nov 1893, Alice May/9k Brooks (a. 13 but rec. as 14), daughter of Albert H/8k Brooks and Sarah A. Jenness.3,1 They were divorced 22 Apr 18983, and he married (2), as her 2nd husband, 12 Dec 1903 at Madison, Grace M. Cheney, daughter of James H. Cheney and Sylvia Marton, and former wife of ____ Tyler.4
     Grace died 5 Mar 1940, at their home on Silver Lake in Madison, of a cerebral hemorrhage, a. 67-9-9.5 A laborer, Arthur died 17 Jul 1941 at Memorial Hospital, Conway, a. 68.2 He is buried with Grace in Gilman Cemetery, Madison.5,6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S2059] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947," state copy, batch 004243237, image 2953, Arthur B. Ward/Alice M. Brooks.
  2. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," state copy, batch 004243094, image 2108, Arthur Ward.
  3. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Alice M. Brooks/Arthur B. Ward m., div.
  4. [S2059] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947," state copy, batch 004245869, image 623, Arthur B. Ward/Grace M. Tyler.
  5. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," state copy, batch 004243094, image 2131, Grace M. Ward.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #84882083.
  7. [S2058] FamilySearch.org, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," state copy, batch 004244248, image 3029, Fred R. Ward.

Rev. Albert C. Bryant

M, #59103, (5 August 1855 - 9 May 1912)
Last Edited:5 Aug 2017
Findagrave.com, memorial #36667108. Photo by Linda Walls.
Photo by Linda Walls 36667108
Rev. Albert C. Bryant, born 5 Aug 18551, married (1) Luella Wilkinson2, who died 8 Jul 1905, a. 483, and (2), as her 2nd husband, 26 Nov 1906, Roxanna J/9k Brooks, daughter of Albert H/8k Brooks and Sarah A. Jenness.4 He died 9 May 1912, a. 56.1 His widow married Charles F. White, 1919, and died in 1925.5 Rev. Bryant is buried with his 1st wife in Eaton Center Cemetery, Eaton Center, New Hampshire.2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36667108.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #36667108, #36667174.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #36667174.
  4. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Albert H. Brooks family.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #76732464.

Edgar L. Giles

M, #59104, (20 August 1876 - 31 August 1956)
Last Edited:8 Aug 2017

Children with Alice May/9k Brooks:

Findagrave.com, memorial #55925481. Photo by Marguerite.
Photo by Marguerite 55925481
Edgar L. Giles, born 20 Aug 18761, married, as her 2nd husband, 13 Aug 1907, Alice May/9k Brooks, daughter of Albert H/8k Brooks and Sarah A. Jenness.2
     Their 1910 census household at Porter included Edgar L. (a. 34, farmer, married 7 y., owns farm), Alice M. (a. 31, 1 child, 1 living), and daughter Lillian A. (a. 2). (Alice evidently did not include the Ward son whom she bore in her teens and who died young.)3
     In 1920 their household included Edgar L. (44, owns farm, self-employed liveryman in stable); Alice M. (a. 40); children Lillian A. (a. 12), Howard A. (a. 8), and Erma E. (a. 6); servant Ruth Metcalf (a. 30, table girl in hotel); and boarders Franklin W. Edgerly (a. 71) and Elmar Emery (a. 40).4
     Edgar died 31 Aug 1956, a. 801, and Alice 28 Oct 1968, a. 88.5 They are buried with their daughter Erma in Riverside Cemetery, Kezar Falls, Maine.6

Census Detail:

15 Apr 1910Porter, ME13 | 13 | Giles, Edgar L. | Head | M | W | 34 | Marr 7y | NH | NH | NH | English | Farmer | Gen Farm | Literate | Owns farm
" Alice M | Wife | F | W | 31 | Marr 7y | 1 ch, 1 living | NH | NH | NH | Literate
" Lillian A. | Daughter | F | W | 2 | S | NH | NH | NH3
20 Feb 1920Porter, ME81 | 84 | Giles Edgar L | Head | Owns farm | M | W | 44 | Marr | Literate | NH | NH | NH | Liveryman | Stable | Works on own account
" Alice M | Wife | F | W | 40 | Marr | Literate | NH | NH | NH
" Lillian A. | Daughter | F | W | 12 | S | Literate | NH | NH | NH
" Howard A. | Son | M | W | 8 | S | ME | NH | NH
" Erma E | Daughter | F | W | 6 | S | ME | NH | NH
Metcalf Ruth M | Servant | F | W | 30 | S | Literate | Table girl | Hotel
Edgerly Franklin W | Boarder | W | W | 71 | Wid | ME | ME | ME | [Painter?] | Houses | Owns house
Emery, Elmar | Boarder | M | W | 40 | S | ME | ME | ME | illeg. occupation in ---- mill4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #55925481.
  2. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Albert H. Brooks family.
  3. [S1910] 1910 U.S. Census, Porter, Oxford, ME, T624/543/96A, Edgar L. Giles.
  4. [S1920] 1920 U.S. Census, Porter, Oxford, ME, T625/648/43A, Edgar L. Giles.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #55925482.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #55925481, #55925482, #55925483.

Ada L/9k Brooks

F, #59105, (19 September 1869 - 6 August 1890)
Father*Albert H/8k Brooks1 b. 29 Mar 1841, d. 8 Oct 1891
Mother*Sarah A. Jenness1 b. 27 Apr 1843, d. 19 Nov 1911
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Descendants of John/6k Brooks
Last Edited:1 Aug 2017
Findagrave.com, memorial #122961841. Photo by Lynette Groves.
Photo by Lynette Groves 122961841
Ada L/9k Brooks, born 19 Sep 1869 at Freedom, New Hampshire2, there married, 31 Mar 1888, John W/8k Brooks, son of Gardner/7k Brooks and Elizabeth A. Wood, and a 2nd cousin once removed.3 She died 6 Aug 1890 at Ossipee, New Hampshire, a. 20.2 Her husband married twice more, and died at Conway 14 Sep 1936, a. 70.4 Ada is buried with John and his 3rd wife in North Conway Cemetery.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Albert H. Brooks family.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #122961841.
  3. [S1419] Henney Room Card File, John W. Brooks/Ida S. Brooks m.; Albert H. Brooks family.
  4. [S1423] Conway (NH) Vital Records, John W. Brooks d.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #122960966, #122961841, #123011320.

Charles F. White

M, #59107, (1852 - 1933)
Last Edited:27 Oct 2017
Findagrave.com, memorial #76732394. Photo by AuntieJ.
Photo by Auntie J 76732394
Charles F. White, born in 18521, married (1) Nettie Weeks2, who died in 1919.2 He married (2), as her 3rd husband, 2 Aug 1919, Roxanna J/9k Brooks, daughter of Albert H/8k Brooks and Sarah A. Jenness,3,4 who died in 1925.5 He died in 19331, and is buried with both wives in Snowville Cemetery, Eaton Center, New Hampshire.6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #76732394.
  2. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #76732429.
  3. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Albert H. Brooks family.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #76732394, #76732464.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #76732464.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #76732394, #76732464, #76732429.

John W/8k Brooks

M, #59108, (14 July 1866 - 14 September 1936)
Father*Gardner/7k Brooks1 b. 14 Dec 1830, d. 27 Oct 1916
Mother*Elizabeth A. Wood1 b. 4 Jun 1831, d. 29 Dec 1913
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Descendants of John/6k Brooks
Last Edited:1 Aug 2017
Findagrave.com, memorial #122960966. Photo by Lynette Groves.
Photo by Lynette Groves 122960966
John W/8k Brooks was born 14 Jul 1866, probably at Eaton Center, New Hampshire2,3, where he was recorded (a. 13, disabled, student) with his parents in the 1880 census.4
     He married (1), 31 Mar 1888 at Freedom, his 2nd cousin once removed, Ada L/9k Brooks, daughter of Albert H/8k Brooks and Sarah A. Jenness,5 who died 6 Aug 1890 at age 20.6 He married (2), 1 Dec 1897 at York Beach, Maine, Annie J. Emery, daughter of Thomas B. Emery and Abbie S. Kimball,7 from whom he was subsequently divorced.7 He married (3), 19 May 1920 at Dover, New Hampshire, Lillian Florence Cobb, daughter of Joseph G. Cobb and Lydia Staples.7
     He died at Conway, New Hampshire,14 Sep 1936, a. 708, and his widow in 1954.9 He is buried with his 1st and 3rd wives in North Conway Cemetery.10

Census Detail:

20 Jun 1880Eaton, NH91 | 102 | Brooks Gardner | W | M | 49 | Marr | Farmer | NH | ME | ME
" Elizabeth A. | W | F | 49 | Wife | Marr | Keeping house | NH | ME | ME
" Lizzie J. | W | F | 18 | Daughter | S | School teacher | MA | NH | NH
" John W. | W | M | 13 | Son | S | At school | Disabled | NH | NH | NH4

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, John W. Brooks/Ida S. Brooks m.
  2. [S1423] Conway (NH) Vital Records, John W. Brooks d.: b. Freedom.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #122960966: 14 Jul 1866, Eaton Center.
  4. [S1880] 1880 U.S. Census, Eaton, Carroll, NH, T9/760/241A, Gardner Brooks.
  5. [S1419] Henney Room Card File, John W. Brooks/Ida S. Brooks m.; Albert H. Brooks family.
  6. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #122961841.
  7. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #122960966.
  8. [S1423] Conway VR, John W. Brooks d.
  9. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #123011320.
  10. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #122960966, #122961841, #123011320.

Hannah A. Jenness

F, #59110, (circa 1856 - 17 December 1936)
Father*Wells Jenness1 b. s 1826
Mother*Lydia Stokes1 b. s 1828
Appears on charts:Descendants of Daniel/5k? Brooks
Last Edited:23 Jan 2016
Hannah A. Jenness, born circa 1856 at Eaton, New Hampshire1, married (1) (–?–) Lawrence, and (2), as his 3rd wife, 4 Oct 1905, Orren Wesley/8k Brooks, son of Dea. Samuel/7k Brooks and Abigail Palmer.2,3 He died at Eaton Center 13 Apr 1921, a. 714,3, and she at Conway, New Hampshire, 17 Dec 1936, "80 y."1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1423] Conway (NH) Vital Records, Hannah A. Brooks d.
  2. [S1419] Conway (NH) Public Library, Henney Room Card File, Orren Wesley Brooks family.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #81037182.
  4. [S1419] Henney Room Card File, Dea. Samuel Brooks Jr.