Mary Wade Family

Sophia BrookerAge: 71 years18631935

Name
Sophia Brooker
Birth November 16, 1863 29 25
Christening May 29, 1864 (Age 6 months)
Birth of a sisterAlice Brooker
December 23, 1866 (Age 3 years)
Christening of a sisterAlice Brooker
January 27, 1867 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Brooker
May 15, 1869 (Age 5 years)
Christening of a brotherJohn Brooker
June 13, 1869 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherAlfred Brooker
January 6, 1872 (Age 8 years)
Christening of a brotherAlfred Brooker
February 10, 1872 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterLucy Brooker
May 10, 1874 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterMartha Mary Brooker
July 24, 1877 (Age 13 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Mary Brooker
May 29, 1878 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterAda May Brooker
November 26, 1881 (Age 18 years)
MarriageDennis DelaneyView this family
November 12, 1883 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Clara May Delaney
April 29, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Brooker
October 9, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Cause: William died from old age and natural decay
Note: He was sick for 8 days before death and was attended by Dr Eras Wren. The death information was his son James Brooker who was living at Lake Albert. The death was registered at Wagga Wagga on the 2nd of November 1885. Source: Death Certificate.
Burial of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Brooker
October 10, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Cemetery: Wagga Wagga Cemetery, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Christening of a daughterClara May Delaney
November 8, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Eva Maud Delaney
July 25, 1886 (Age 22 years)
Christening of a daughterEva Maud Delaney
September 5, 1886 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSophia Mary Mitton
January 17, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Note:

Article in Wagga Wagga Advertiser By a notice in our advertising columns the death of Mrs. Sophia Brooker, of Lake Albert, is announced at the ripe old age of 91 years 8 months. Mrs. Brooker had been resident in or around Wagga for many years, and was much respected by all who knew her. Until quite recently she enjoyed excellent health, and being the happy possessor of a robust constitution, had never suffered from any serious illness. At the time of her death, Mrs. Brooker was a widow, her husband having died some years ago. Deceased leaves a large circle of relations aud friends in the Lake Albert and Wagga district. Wagga Wagga Advertiser (New South Wales : 1875 - 1910), Saturday 23 January 1892

Birth of a son
#3
James Delaney
January 20, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Christening of a sonJames Delaney
March 6, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Brooker
May 5, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Death of a husbandDennis Delaney
September 16, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Note: Cause of death: heart disease. New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners' Inquests, 1821-1937 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
Burial of a husbandDennis Delaney
September 18, 1892 (Age 28 years)
MarriageJohn Thomas BakerView this family
January 23, 1904 (Age 40 years)
Note:

WEDDING.

On Saturday evening, at St. John's Chapel, Wagga, the marriage was quietly celebrated of Mr. John Thos. Baker, widower, to Mrs. Sophia Delaney.

The ceremony was performed by the Rev. F. Vey locum tenens for the Rev. A. C. Mosley, and was witnessed by Mr and Mrs. Withers.

Both parties are well known at Forest Hill, the bridegroom's occupation being that of a carrier.

Wagga Wagga Express (NSW : 1879 - 1917) Tuesday 26 January 1904 p 2 Article

Death of a sisterElizabeth Brooker
November 30, 1904 (Age 41 years)
Source:

Footnote: 15055/1904

Birth of a daughter
#4
Cornelia Hazel Baker
January 16, 1906 (Age 42 years)
Christening of a daughterCornelia Hazel Baker
March 17, 1906 (Age 42 years)
Death of a fatherJames Brooker
September 17, 1907 (Age 43 years)
Note:

DEATH AT GREGADOO.

The death occurred on Tuesday morning of Mr. James Brooker, aged 72, a very old resident of the Gregadoo district, the cause of death being pneumonia. The burial took place yesterday afternoon at the Wagga cemetery, the Rev. G. A. Carver officiating and four grandsons being the pall- bearers. The funeral, which was largely attended, was conducted by Messrs. Hoye and Colbeck.

Wagga Wagga Advertiser (NSW : 1875 - 1910) Thursday 19 September 1907 p 2 Article

ANOTHER DEATH FROM PNEUMONIA.

There has been quite an epidemic of pneumonia in this district of late, and several deaths from that complaint have been recorded. The latest is that of James Brooker, an old resident of these parts, who passed away at his residence, Gregadoo, on Tuesday last, after a brief illness.

The cause of death was pneumonia, from which the old man, who was 72 years of age, had only been suffering for a brief period. A wife and grown-up family survive him. The funeral was largely attended on Wednesday afternoon, the interment taking place in the Anglican portion of the Wagga cemetery.

The Rev. G. A. Carver administered the last sad rites of the Church of England at the graveside. Four grandsons of the deceased acted as pall-bearers.

Wagga Wagga Express (NSW : 1879 - 1917) Thursday 19 September 1907 p 2 Article

Burial of a fatherJames Brooker
September 18, 1907 (Age 43 years)
Religion: Anglican
Note: Grave location - ANG-Q-22-0032, Interment Number - M-00853.
Death of a motherMary Ann Jamieson
April 24, 1912 (Age 48 years)
Source: Bronwyn Williams has death certificate
Marriage of a childJames DelaneyRebecca Agnes HuntView this family
June 1915 (Age 51 years)
Note:

At St. Paul's Church of England, Temora, Rev. B. Dore Bryant celebrated the marriage service joining Rebecca Agnes Hunt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. V. Hunt (Temora), and James Delaney (Harden).

Young Witness (NSW : 1915 - 1923) Friday 11 June 1915 p 2 Article

Death of a brotherJames Edward Brooker
March 23, 1919 (Age 55 years)
Source:

Footnote: 18336/1919

Death of a husbandJohn Thomas Baker
August 29, 1932 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a husbandJohn Thomas Baker
August 30, 1932 (Age 68 years)
Death October 17, 1935 (Age 71 years)
Note:

Obituary

MRS. S. BAKER

The death occurred in a private hospital in Wagga last night of a very old and highly respected resident of Wagga and district, Mrs. Sophia Baker, of Darlow street, Wagga, at the age of 71 years.

Mrs. Baker had been a resident of Wagga, Lake Albert, and Forest Hill for many years. She was the widow of Mr. John Thomas Baker, of Darlow street, Wagga, who predeceased her about two years ago.

Mrs. Baker was twice married, and is survived by two sons, Messrs. Walter Henry Delaney, of Sydney, and James Delaney, of Hornsby; and three daughters, Mrs. Ernest W. Denton, of Rowan, Miss Clara May Delaney, of Melbourne, and Miss Eva Maud Delaney, of Kyeamba

Her first husband was Mr. Denis Delaney, who died in 1892. She is also survived by seven step-sons, Messrs. James Baker, of Rand, John Thomas Baker, of Queensland, David G. Baker, of Gregadoo, William Baker, of Delegate, Francis Baker, of Gregadoo, Edward Baker, Wagga, and Oliver S. Baker, Gumly; and Mrs. Daniel Cooper, Perth, W.A., and Mrs. Charles Bush, Gregadoo (step-daughters) ; also two brothers, Messrs. John and Alfred Brooker, Lake Albert; and three sisters, Mrs. A. Rogers, Wagga, Miss Alice Brooker, Lake Albert, and Miss Ada Brooker, Sydney.

Mrs. Baker had been residing with her daughter, Mrs E. W. Denton, of Rowan, and suffered a long illness. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Brooker, of Lake Albert.

The funeral will move from Mr. J. C. McDonald's premises, Wagga, at 2 p.m. today for the Wagga cemetery.

Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Friday 18 October 1935 p 4 Article

Burial October 18, 1935 (1 day after death)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 8, 1856St Peters Church of England, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
26 years
younger sister
Ada May Brooker
Birth: November 26, 1881 47 43Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 16, 1966
-10 years
younger brother
-5 years
younger sister
Alice Brooker
Birth: December 23, 1866 32 28Lake Albert, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 20, 1952Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
-9 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
James Edward Brooker
Birth: August 10, 1861 26 22Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 23, 1919Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
8 years
younger brother
John Brooker
Birth: May 15, 1869 34 30Brookdale, Lake Albert, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 24, 1949Lewisham Private Hospital, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger sister
-11 years
herself
-4 years
elder brother
William Brooker
Birth: September 17, 1859 24 21Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 5, 1892Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
18 years
younger sister
Martha Mary Brooker
Birth: July 24, 1877 42 38Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 29, 1878Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Family with John Thomas Baker - View this family
husband
John Thomas Baker
Birth: 1874Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 29, 1932Darlow Street, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
herself
Marriage: January 23, 1904St John's Chapel, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Cornelia Hazel Baker
Birth: January 16, 1906 32 42Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 27, 1982Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Dennis Delaney - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 12, 1883Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
daughter
Clara May Delaney
Birth: April 29, 1885 37 21Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1958Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
15 months
daughter
Eva Maud Delaney
Birth: July 25, 1886 38 22Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 25, 1958Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
6 years
son

Marriage

WEDDING.

On Saturday evening, at St. John's Chapel, Wagga, the marriage was quietly celebrated of Mr. John Thos. Baker, widower, to Mrs. Sophia Delaney.

The ceremony was performed by the Rev. F. Vey locum tenens for the Rev. A. C. Mosley, and was witnessed by Mr and Mrs. Withers.

Both parties are well known at Forest Hill, the bridegroom's occupation being that of a carrier.

Wagga Wagga Express (NSW : 1879 - 1917) Tuesday 26 January 1904 p 2 Article

Death

Obituary

MRS. S. BAKER

The death occurred in a private hospital in Wagga last night of a very old and highly respected resident of Wagga and district, Mrs. Sophia Baker, of Darlow street, Wagga, at the age of 71 years.

Mrs. Baker had been a resident of Wagga, Lake Albert, and Forest Hill for many years. She was the widow of Mr. John Thomas Baker, of Darlow street, Wagga, who predeceased her about two years ago.

Mrs. Baker was twice married, and is survived by two sons, Messrs. Walter Henry Delaney, of Sydney, and James Delaney, of Hornsby; and three daughters, Mrs. Ernest W. Denton, of Rowan, Miss Clara May Delaney, of Melbourne, and Miss Eva Maud Delaney, of Kyeamba

Her first husband was Mr. Denis Delaney, who died in 1892. She is also survived by seven step-sons, Messrs. James Baker, of Rand, John Thomas Baker, of Queensland, David G. Baker, of Gregadoo, William Baker, of Delegate, Francis Baker, of Gregadoo, Edward Baker, Wagga, and Oliver S. Baker, Gumly; and Mrs. Daniel Cooper, Perth, W.A., and Mrs. Charles Bush, Gregadoo (step-daughters) ; also two brothers, Messrs. John and Alfred Brooker, Lake Albert; and three sisters, Mrs. A. Rogers, Wagga, Miss Alice Brooker, Lake Albert, and Miss Ada Brooker, Sydney.

Mrs. Baker had been residing with her daughter, Mrs E. W. Denton, of Rowan, and suffered a long illness. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Brooker, of Lake Albert.

The funeral will move from Mr. J. C. McDonald's premises, Wagga, at 2 p.m. today for the Wagga cemetery.

Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Friday 18 October 1935 p 4 Article