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Winifred Clara Brooks

(Nov 11, 1871 - )
Winifred Clara Brooks|b. Nov 11, 1871|p5203.htm|George Brooks|b. c. 1829\nd. Apr, 1886 or Apr, 1888|p4734.htm|Christiana Seaman Thompson|b. Jun 26, 1833\nd. May 8, 1874|p4728.htm|Samuel Brooks|b. 1793\nd. Mar 23, 1849|p5211.htm|Elizabeth Towle|b. c. 1795\nd. Sep 21, 1871|p5352.htm|Daniel Thompson|||Louisa Damon|||

Kyah's 1st cousin 5 times removed.
Descendants of Samuel Brooks
     Winifred Clara Brooks was born on Nov 11, 1871 in Québec.1,2,3,4,5 She was the daughter of George Brooks and Christiana Seaman Thompson. She was baptized on Mar 10, 1872 at the Episcopal Church in Sherbrooke; present were her aunt Charlotte Anne Thompson and Jon Brooks.1

     She appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec in the household of her father.5

     Winifred and Henry emigrated with their daughter Frieda to the United States in 1891 or 1892.2,3

     Winifred married Henry Richard Matravers Ashe, son of Edward David Ashe and Marcella Percy, on Mar 10, 1892 at the Church of England in Sherbrooke. The marriage was performed by George Thorneloe, rector, in the presence of Winifred's sister Charlotte, and Charlotte's future husband, H. M. Tomlinson.6,4,3,7

     Winifred and Henry appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, enumerated Apr 20, 1910, with their children Frieda, Winifred, Harry, Virginia, Gilbert and George.4

     Winifred and Henry appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of East Lake, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, enumerated Jan 2, 1920, with their children Frieda, Winifred, Gilbert, Virginia and George.2

     Winifred and Henry appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, enumerated Apr 4, 1930, with their children Frieda, Gilbert and George.3


  1. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1991. Births, 2 volumes.
  2. Georgia. DeKalb County. 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T625, roll 249. Washington: National Archives.
  3. Georgia. DeKalb County. 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T626, roll 352. Washington: National Archives.
  4. Georgia. Fulton County. 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T624, roll 192. Washington: National Archives.
  5. Quebec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  6. Online Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967. Marriages.
  7. "Descendants of Samuel Brooks and Anne Bedel". Charts found in Marion Tomlinson's desk in 1970; another compiled by Dalby B and Alan B Morkill, original owned by Jane Patrick. Copies in possession of author.