James BROOKE
(1853-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Sarah Elizabeth STEAD

James BROOKE 2 3 4

  • Born: Oct 1853, Birmingham, Warwickshire 3 4
  • Marriage: Sarah Elizabeth STEAD about 1878 1
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He worked as an Engraver. 2

On 3 Apr 1881 he appeared on the census at 111 Mushroom Lane, Sheffield, Yorks as a 28-year-old engraver, steel (artist). 3

In 1887 he emigrated to the USA with his wife, Sarah, and brother Arthur. 4

On 6 Jun 1900 James appeared on the census in Meriden, New Haven, CT, USA as a 46-year-old silver engraver who had been married for 22 years. 4


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James married Sarah Elizabeth STEAD, daughter of Thomas STEAD and Harriett BOOTH, about 1878.1 (Sarah Elizabeth STEAD was born in Jun 1855 in Sheffield, Yorks 3 4 5.)

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Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Jun 1878 at the Sheffield registration district, with GRO reference vol 9c, page 612. 1


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1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 30 May 2013), entry for James Brooke and Sarah Stead, volume 9c, page 612, Jun quarter 1878, Sheffield district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

2 Kay Paterson, Letter to Tony Rolfe (3 November 2002), Descendants of George Stead, Page 3.

3 1881 Census of England, Sheffield, folio 99, page 4, James Brooke; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 16 Jul 2010); citing PRO RG 11/4648.

4 1900 U.S. census, population schedule, Meriden, enumeration district (ED) 0325, sheet B, p. 7, dwelling 113, family 133, James Brooke; digital images, Family Search(www.familysearch.org : accessed 1 Jun 2012); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623.

5 1871 Census of England, Sheffield, folio 126, page 36, Thomas Stead; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 May 2012); citing PRO RG 10/4676.


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