Family


Isabel has lived for over 5 generations in China. First were here parents, Homer Brown and Muriel Hockey-Brown who met in Chengdu China in 1913. Muriel began  Montessori Kindergartens and schools for the deaf and dumb Chinese, while her Homer began The West China Union University. They met while studying Chinese classes.

Homer and Muriel studying chinese together 1912

Homer and Muriel studying chinese together 1912

 

David Crook and Isabel Crook with their elder son Carl in 1952. Right- David Crook and Isabel Crook in Shilidian, a Communist-controlled village

David Crook and Isabel Crook with their elder son Carl in 1952 as communist in Shilidian.

Mum & Dad + 3 1954

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Paul Crook circa 1950s

Paul Crook circa 1950s

The Crook Family 1957

The Crook Family 1957

Beidaihe circa 1950s

Beidaihe circa 1950s

Isabel and her children, Carl, Paul and Micheal

Isabel and her children, Carl, Paul and Micheal