Mary Elizabeth Mowels

13 August 1854–27 February 1946 (Age 91)
Chelsea, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Mowels was born on 13 August 1854, in Chelsea, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Alfred Bussell Mowels, was 33 and her mother, Charlotte Herniman, was 24. She married Thomas George Brooks in 1875, in Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 27 February 1946, in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Thomas George Brooks
1846–1914
Mary Elizabeth Mowels
1854–1946
Marriage: 1875
Thomas Alfred Norman Brookes
1876–
Ada Mary Brookes
1878–
Walter Melville Brookes
1879–1880
Mabel Christine Brookes
1881–
George Bramwell Brookes
1882–
Edwin Railton Brookes
1885–
Harry Gordon Brookes
1891–1918
Eva Mildred Brookes
1894–
Georgie Juliet Brookes
1897–1992
Stanley Mowels Brookes
1899–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1875
Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Thomas Alfred Norman Brookes

    Male1876–Male

    Ada Mary Brookes

    Female1878–Female

    Walter Melville Brookes

    Male1879–1880Male

    Mabel Christine Brookes

    Female1881–Female

    George Bramwell Brookes

    Male1882–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Alfred Bussell Mowels

    Male1821–1902Male

    Charlotte Herniman

    Female1830–1892Female

siblings

(10)

    Charlotte Mowels

    Female1849–Female

    Samuel Alfred Mowels

    Male1851–1915Male

    George Henry Mowels

    Male1852–1944Male

    Female1854–1946Female

    Caroline Mowels

    Female1856–1926Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1855 · London's First Pillar Box

Age 1

The pillar box is a form of mailbox. Until 1855, people would have to walk the distance to go to the post office in order to send mail.
1859 · Big Ben

Age 5

Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.
1884

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English moul, an older form of mule ‘mule’, which was altered under Norman French influence ( see Mule ). This would have been a nickname for a stubborn person or a metonymic occupational name for a driver of pack animals.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Brooks in household of Thomas Brooks, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary E Brookes in household of Thomas G Brookes, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary E Mowels in household of Samuel A Mowels, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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