Variations on the spelling of the name may include : Paulbrook, Pollbrook, Polbrook, Polbrock
This lineage has been assembled from a few articles found on the Internet. Anyone knowing of a better arrangement, please let me know...
- born ________ , in England
- married _________
- born November 25, 1821, in England
- arrived in Toronto, Ontario in 1837, and settled in Tecumseh, Ontario
- occupation: farmer, farm labourer
- religion: Church of England
- married on or about February 18, 1850, to Rachel Phillips (born __________ ; of Innisfil, Ontario; father is likely Isaac Phillips, born c1811 in Upper Canada)
- marriage performed by Wesleyan Methodist Reverend Luther O. Rice
- From the 1871 Census for Tecumseh, Simcoe County, William was leasing 50 acres, Lot 22, Concession 14. (Note: Lot 22 was sold to the railway in 1877.)
- born March 10, 1857, in Tecumseh, Ontario
- married on March 8, 1893, in Lavender, Ontario, to Thomas Alfred Looker (his second marriage, after Isabella Hurst died)
- Robert Pullbrook
- born January 22, 1860, in Tecumseh, Ontario
- married on March 8, 1893, to Martha McFarlane (born June 24, 1865, in Tecumseh, Ontario; daughter of Finley McFarlane and Frances Lewis)
- occupation (when married) : thrasher
- In the 1901 census, District 115, Innisfil, sub district E-1, page 1, line 7, living with brother Thomas and his father William on the S1/2 of Lot 3 in the 3rd concession.
- From the 1911 census, Robert and family are living in District 5, Essa
- From the 1911 census, Robert's uncle William Phillips is living with the family
- Robert Joshua Buchanan Pullbrook
- born September, 1901
- occupation: farmer
- married December 19, 1923, in Barrie, Ontario, to Elizabeth May Beelby (born c1902; of Nottawasaga, Ontario; daughter of Lance Beelby and Margaret Sinclair)
- marriage witnesses were Charlie Bassingthwaight of Cookstown, and Cora Beelby
- John Pullbrook
- born July 29, 1868, in Tecumseh, Ontario
- occupation (when married, and on 1911 census) : labourer
- married on October 18, 1905, in Barrie, Ontario, to Adeline Kinsley (born Apil 8, 1884, in Nottawasaga, Ontario; daughter of Peter Kinsley and Madeline Yates)
- marriage witnesses were John McLaing and William C. McLean, both of Barrie, Ontario
- Noted on 1901 census: living at 139 Elizabeth Street, Barrie, Ontario
- Noted on 1911 census: living on Sophie Street, Barrie, Ontario
- Anne Pullbrook
- born April, 1901, in Barrie, Ontario
- died on February 20, 1903, from tuberculosis (physician was Dr. E.D. Morton)
- record of death
- Rachel Phillips is not noted on the 1871 census, which does show William (46), Mary Ann (20), Rachel (17), and Robert (14), William (8), Thomas (6), John (4).
- William Pullbrook died April 22, 1906, suffering 7 weeks, of senile decay, age noted as 88 years, 4 months and 2 days; residence at time of death was Lot 6, Concession 10, Essa
- record of death
- born __________ , in England
- arrived in Toronto, Ontario in 1837
- In 1853, Thomas Pullbrook sold property to his sister Mary Ann (Pullbrook) Looker.
- Land Sale dated January 6, 1853, Registration # 11757, Lot 5, Con. 7, Innisfil.
- A Memorial to be registered of an Indenture Tripartite made the sixth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and fifty three, in pursuance of the Act to facilitate the conveyance of real property between Thomas Pullbrook of the City of Toronto in the County of York, one of the United Counties of York Ontario and Peel, and Province of Canada. Yeoman of the first part; Anne of the same place, wife of the said party of the first part, of the second part; and Mary Looker of the third part.
- Whereby the said party of the first part for, and in consideration of, the sum of five shillings of lawful money of the Province of Canada then paid by the said party of the third part to the said party of the first part, the receipt whereof is acknowledged, duly grant unto the party of the third part, her heirs and assigns, all and singular that certain parcel or tract of Land situate, lying and being in the Township of Innisfil, in the County of Simcoe, in the Province of Canada, containing by admeasurement Fifty Acres, be the same or more or less, composed of the North West half of the North half of Lot number Five on the Seventh Concession of the said Township of Innisfil, to have and to hold the said above granted premises and the said party of the third part (her) heirs and assigns, to and for (her) and their sole and only use forever.
- And by the same Indenture it is witnessed that the said party of the second part, wife of the said party of the first part, thereby barred her Dower in the said lands which... ...said Indenture is witnessed by James Gibson of the Township of Markham in the County of York. And this Memorial thereof is hereby required to be registered by me, the said Grantor therein named.
- Witness our hands and seals this sixth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three. Signed and sealed in the presence of John Gibson and Joseph Ferguson. Signed by Mary Looker. Perhaps what is a hand-drawn seal is also on the document.
- Mary Ann Pullbrook
- born March 11,1826, in England
- married September 12, 1846, at St. James Cathedral, in Toronto, Ontario, to John Edward Looker
- marriage performed by H.J. Grasett, Assistant Minister
- see note on property sale, above...
- children :
How this family connects...
The generations to present include :
John Edward LOOKER / Mary Ann PULLBROOK
Archibald John LONGHURST / Mary Martha LOOKER
Archibald Walter LONGHURST / Fannie Esther BURTON
Archibald Thomas LONGHURST / Lulu SQUIRES
Alfred Thomas Burton LONGHURST / Theresa Mary BURKE
This file last modified 3/17/2016...