Rudolph Porth

M, #1821
Father*Jacob Wilhelm Porth d. c Jan 1885
Mother*Christine Elizabeth Schmidt b. c 1837, d. c 1899
RelationshipGranduncle of Carole Elizabeth Watson
Last Edited29 Apr 2011

Edward Lake1,2,3

M, #1823, b. 17 November 1908
Father*William Lake4,3 b. Jan 1859, d. 31 Jan 1939
Mother*Elizabeth Anne Edgar3 b. 1879 or 1880, d. 21 Nov 1960
Last Edited14 Aug 2019
     Edward was born on 17 November 1908 in the log house on the family homestead in the Asquith district, in Saskatchewan, Canada.5,4 Edward married Kathleen Myrtle Potts in 1934.6,7
     He also went by the name of Ned.1
     In the obituary of William Lake Sr. who died 31 January 1939, his son, Ned Lake of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.8,9
     In the obituary of William Lake who died 10 October 1965, his brother, Edward Lake of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.10
     In the obituary of Kathleen Lake who died 4 July 2008, her husband, Edward Lake was listed as predeceased.7
     Ned Lake, his late father, was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Roy Leighton Lake who died 15 December 2008.11

Census Data

     Edward Lake appeared in the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Eagle Creek No. 376, Saskatchewan in the household of his parents, William Lake and Anne E Lake.3

Family

Kathleen Myrtle Potts b. 21 Dec 1917, d. 4 Jul 2008
Marriage*Edward married Kathleen Myrtle Potts in 1934.6,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 74 and 185. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S2710] EHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, online eHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, Birth: Edward Lake. Hereinafter cited as eHealth Sask - Genealogy Index Searches.
  3. [S9988] William Lake household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Eagle Creek (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 3; Family: 22, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 184f: EdwardLake.
  5. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 74.
  6. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 184-85 - Edward Lake
    Page 267-68 - H. A. (Bert) Potts.
  7. [S9105] Deaths: Lake, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jul 7, 2008, Page 30, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Kathleen Myrtle Lake née Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  8. [S9993] Death of Oldtimer Shock to Asquith, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Feb 7, 1939, Page 13, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: William Lake, Sr.. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  9. [S9999] Asquith Pioneer Resident Passes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Feb 2, 1939, Page 4, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: William Lake, Asquith Pioneer. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  10. [S9994] Deaths: Lake, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Oct 12, 1965, Page 24, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: William Lake. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  11. [S8360] Roy Leighton Lake, Chronicle Journal, Thunder Bay, ON, about Dec 16 2008 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Roy Leighton Lake. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle Journal.
  12. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 185.

Kathleen Myrtle Potts1

F, #1824, b. 21 December 1917, d. 4 July 2008
Father*Herbert Antoine Potts2 b. Mar 1887, d. 29 Mar 1962
Mother*Kathleen Edith Alexander2 b. Feb 1890, d. c 19 Mar 1938
Last Edited26 Jan 2019
     Kathleen was born on 21 December 1917 on the family farm near Asquith, in Saskatchewan, Canada.3,1,4 Kathleen married Edward Lake in 1934.5,3 She died on 4 July 2008 in Parkridge Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 90.3
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Dorothy Mitchell and Roy Lake. Predeceased: Edward Lake.3 Kathleen Myrtle Potts was buried on 9 July 2008 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.3
     She also went by the name of Kate.2
     In the obituary of Kathleen Potts who died circa 19 March 1938, her daughter Kathleen, Mrs E Lake of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Herbert Antoine Potts who died 29 March 1962, his daughter, Kathleen Lake of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of Sidney Potts who died 19 February 1968, his niece, Kathleen Lake of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.8
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 7 July 2008 .3

     Kathleen Myrtle Lake, his late mother, was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of Roy Leighton Lake who died 15 December 2008.9

Census Data

     Kathleen Potts appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Park No. 375, Saskatchewan in the household of her parents, Herbert A Potts and Kathleen Potts.4

Family

Edward Lake b. 17 Nov 1908
Marriage*Kathleen married Edward Lake in 1934.5,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3745] Anna Hester Kirsop Riddell entry; Montroyal Declaration of Passenger to Canada, Sep 5, 1924, Name:     Kathleen Myrtle Potts; in Rolls T-14939 through T-15248 (Canada: Library and Archives).
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 267-68 - H. A. (Bert) Potts. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S9105] Deaths: Lake, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Jul 7, 2008, Page 30, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Kathleen Myrtle Lake née Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S9103] Herbert A Potts household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Park (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 4; Family: 41, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  5. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 184-85 - Edward Lake
    Page 267-68 - H. A. (Bert) Potts.
  6. [S9102] Obituaries: Mrs. Bert Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Mar 25, 1938, Page 17, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Kathleen Edith Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S9104] Deaths: Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Mar 31, 1962, Page 26, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Herbert A. Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  8. [S9109] Privincial Obituaries: Sidney Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 20, 1968, Page 15, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Sidney Potts. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  9. [S8360] Roy Leighton Lake, Chronicle Journal, Thunder Bay, ON, about Dec 16 2008 viewed at www.legacy.com,, Obituary: Roy Leighton Lake. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle Journal.
  10. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 185.

Barbara Porth

F, #1832
Father*Jacob Wilhelm Porth d. c Jan 1885
Mother*Christine Elizabeth Schmidt b. c 1837, d. c 1899
RelationshipGrandaunt of Carole Elizabeth Watson
Last Edited4 Jan 2019

John Brooks1

M, #1836, d. before 1909
Father*Charles Brooks1 d. Feb 1927
Mother*Sarah Gray1 b. c 1877, d. 28 Sep 1949
Last Edited2 Nov 2008
     He died before 1909 in England.1

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 74f: Charles Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.

Elizabeth Grey Brooks1

F, #1837, b. 1 October 1902, d. 11 September 1991
Father*Charles Brooks2,1 d. Feb 1927
Mother*Sarah Gray3,1 b. c 1877, d. 28 Sep 1949
Last Edited16 Oct 2019
     Elizabeth was born on 1 October 1902 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland County, England.3,1 Elizabeth married William John Thompson on 25 August 1942.3 Elizabeth married John Roskam.3,4 The informant on her death registration was her niece, Evon Hendrickson. She was the widow of John Roskam.1 She died on 11 September 1991 in Peace Arch District Hospital, White Rock, British Columbia, Canada, at age 88.1 Elizabeth Grey Roskam was buried on 17 September 1991 in Sunnyside Lawn Cemetery, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.1
     In the obituary of Sarah Gray who died 28 September 1949, her daughter (Elizabeth), Mrs W J Thompson of Asquith, SK, was listed as a survivor.5
     In the obituary of Charles Edward Brooks who died 17 November 1967, his ssiter Elizabeth, Mrs W J Thompson of White Rock, BC, was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Henrietta Barclay who died 17 March 1974, her sister Elizabeth, Mrs W J Thompson of White Rock, BC, was listed as a survivor.7 She was the informant on the death registration of her husband, John Roskam who died on 16 July 1976.4

Family 1

William John Thompson b. c 1889, d. 7 Jun 1966
Marriage*Elizabeth married William John Thompson on 25 August 1942.3 

Family 2

John Roskam b. 25 Oct 1894, d. 16 Jul 1976
Marriage*Elizabeth married John Roskam.3,4 

Citations

  1. [S10230] Elizabeth Gray Roskam née Brooks, Death Registration 1991-09-016709 (16 Sep 1991), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Elizabeth Gray Roskam née Brooks. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Roskam, E G.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 74: Albert and Della Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 74f: Charles Brooks.
  4. [S10231] John Albert Roskam, Death Registration 1976-09-011746 (16 Jul 1976), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: John Albert Roskam. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Roskam, J A.
  5. [S8359] Deaths: Brooks, The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Sep 30, 1949, Page 27, column 7 viewed at Google News Archive,, Obituary: Sarah Brooks née Gray (see further down the column from the highlighted heading). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S9223] Asquith farmer rites held, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 21, 1967, Page 5, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Funeral: Charles Edward Brooks. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  7. [S10229] Deaths: Barclay, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 20 Mar 1974, Page 53, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Henrietta Barclay née Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Henrietta Brooks1,2

F, #1838, b. 1903, d. 17 March 1974
Father*Charles Brooks1,2 d. Feb 1927
Mother*Sarah Gray1,2 b. c 1877, d. 28 Sep 1949
Last Edited16 Oct 2019
     Henrietta was born in 1903 in England.1,3 Henrietta married William Henry Barclay on 14 April 1927 in 3rd Avenue United Church Manse, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1,4 She died on 17 March 1974 in a local hospital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1,5
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Bill Barclay, Bill Barclay, Mrs W J Thompson and Albert Brooks.5 Henrietta Barclay was buried on 23 March 1974 in Lanigan Cemetery, RM of Usborne No. 310, Saskatchewan, Canada.3,5
     In the obituary of Joyce Audrey Barclay who died 5 April 1937, her mother, Mrs W H Barclay was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Sarah Gray who died 28 September 1949, her daughter (Henrietta), Mrs W Barclay of Lanigan, SK, was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of Charles Edward Brooks who died 17 November 1967, his sister Henrietta, Mrs W H Barclay of Lanigan, SK, was listed as a survivor.8
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 20 March 1974 .5

     In the obituary of William Charles Barclay who died 11 February 2002, his mother, Henrietta Barclay was listed as predeceased.9

Family

William Henry Barclay b. 18 Oct 1896, d. 1982
Marriage*Henrietta married William Henry Barclay on 14 April 1927 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 74f: Charles Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S10227] Recent Weddings: Barclay--Brooks, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 20 Apr 1927, Page 7, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Wedding: Barclay--Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S2188] Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project, online Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project, Lanigan Cemetery: William H. and Henrietta Barclay; their daughter Joyce
    Grave marker transcription:
    BARCLAY
    In loving memory of
    Daughter Joyce A. 1929 - 1937
    Mother Henrietta 1903 - 1974
    Father William H. 1895 - 1982
    Eternal Rest Grant Unto Them, O Lord. Hereinafter cited as Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project.
  4. [S10227] Star-Phoenix, 20 Apr 1927, Page 7, column 5, W.H. Barclay appointed Lanigan postmaster.
  5. [S10229] Deaths: Barclay, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 20 Mar 1974, Page 53, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Henrietta Barclay née Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S9939] Church Filled For Funeral Of Girl, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Apr 13, 1937, Page 17, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Funeral: Joyce Audrey Barclay. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  7. [S8359] Deaths: Brooks, The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Sep 30, 1949, Page 27, column 7 viewed at Google News Archive,, Obituary: Sarah Brooks née Gray (see further down the column from the highlighted heading). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  8. [S9223] Asquith farmer rites held, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 21, 1967, Page 5, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Funeral: Charles Edward Brooks. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  9. [S10228] Death Notices:, The Leader-Post, Regina, Saskatchewan, 06 Mar 2002, Page 29, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: William Charles "Bill" Barclay. Hereinafter cited as Leader-Post.

Charles Edward Brooks1

M, #1839, b. circa 1905, d. 17 November 1967
Father*Charles Brooks2 d. Feb 1927
Mother*Sarah Gray2 b. c 1877, d. 28 Sep 1949
Last Edited18 Feb 2019
     Charles was born circa 1905 in England.2,1 He died on 17 November 1967 at his home near Asquith in Saskatchewan, Canada.3,2
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Mrs W H Barclay and Mrs W J Thompson.3 Charles Edward Brooks was buried on 20 November 1967 in Asquith Cemetery, Asquith, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.4
     In the obituary of Sarah Gray who died 28 September 1949, her son, Charles E Brooks of Asquith, SK, was listed as a survivor.5
     Charles Brooks was a pallbearer in the funeral ofAlfred Wheeler.6

The following biographical fact was included, February 2019:
Charlie left a bequest to the Asquith Baptist Church that enabled them to build a new church on Main Street.7

Citations

  1. [S9222] Asquith farmer passes away, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 20, 1967, Page 5, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Charles Edward Brooks. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 74f: Charles Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S9223] Asquith farmer rites held, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 21, 1967, Page 5, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Funeral: Charles Edward Brooks. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  4. [S9224] Funerals: Brooks, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Nov 21, 1967, Page 20, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Funeral: Charles Edward Brooks. Hereinafter cited as StarPhoenix.
  5. [S8359] Deaths: Brooks, The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Sep 30, 1949, Page 27, column 7 viewed at Google News Archive,, Obituary: Sarah Brooks née Gray (see further down the column from the highlighted heading). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S7536] Funerals - Wheeler, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Aug 22, 1957, Page 18, column 8 viewed at Google News Archive,, Funerals - Wheeler. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).