Ada Aletta Brooks

27 July 1881–7 July 1958 (Age 76)
Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States

The Life of Ada Aletta

When Ada Aletta Brooks was born on 27 July 1881, in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, her father, James Simpkin Brooks Jr., was 32 and her mother, Amanda Delia Bickmore, was 24. She married Charles Augustus Baldwin on 24 November 1898, in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Arroyo Grande Judicial Township, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1900 and San Luis Obispo Judicial Township, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1940. She died on 7 July 1958, in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Augustus Baldwin
1873–1966
Ada Aletta Brooks
1881–1958
Marriage: 24 November 1898
Albert James Baldwin
1901–1973
Victor Percy Baldwin
1903–1958
Bertha Mae Baldwin
1904–1990
Harold Eugene Baldwin
1909–1975

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1898
Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 10

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 21

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Shatford in household of R S Shatford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada Baldwin in household of Charles Baldwin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada A Baldwin in household of Charles A Baldwin, "United States Census, 1910"

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