Dorothy Harriet Brook

9 December 1825–21 April 1886 (Age 60)
Dalton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Dorothy Harriet

When Dorothy Harriet Brook was born on 9 December 1825, in Dalton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Brook, was 47 and her mother, Ann DODD, was 45. She married Jonas Holdsworth on 8 November 1851, in Woodhouse in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Holbeck, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Hunslet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 21 April 1886, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (10)

Do you know Dorothy Harriet? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jonas Holdsworth
Dorothy Harriet Brook
Marriage: 8 November 1851
Thomas Holdsworth
John Holdsworth
Elizabeth Harriet Holdsworth
Harriet Holdsworth
Jonas Holdsworth
Martha Ann Holdsworth
Sarah Jane Holdsworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1851Woodhouse in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 18
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by a brook, stream, water-meadows or low, marshy ground, from Middle English brook, Old English brōc ‘brook, stream’; or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word, such as Brook (Kent, Rutland) or Brooke (Norfolk).North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow or marsh, from Low German brook (cognate with German Bruch ‘swamp’ and Old English brōc; see 1 above).Americanized form of Dutch Broek: topographic name from broek, a cognate of 2 above.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Dorothy Holdsworth

    Dorothy Harriet BROOK Holdsworth Pioneer of 1862 Dorothy Harriet Brook Holdsworth was born at Dalton, Yorkshire, England, December 9, 1825. She married Jonas Holdsworth in 1852. She had …

    Sources (19)

    • Harriet Brook in household of Mary Sykes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Harriet Brooks in entry for Elizabeth Holdsworth Gray, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Drucilla Harriet in household of Richard Brook, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.