Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Robert Brooke

Male Abt 1702 - 1754  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Robert Brooke 
    Born Abt 1702  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1754  Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003333  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 

    Father Robert Brooke,   b. Abt 1661, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1716, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Grace MNU Boone,   b. 1662,   d. 30 Oct 1725, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1690  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Fenwick,   b. 1707, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1759, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1723  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Brooke,   b. Abt 1724, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     2. Mary Brooke,   b. Abt 1726, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1759, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     3. Francis Brooke,   b. Abt 1728, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     4. Henry Brooke,   b. Abt 1730, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     5. Charles Brooke,   b. Abt 1732, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
     6. Sarah Brooke,   b. Abt 1734, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
     7. Barbara Brooke,   b. Abt 1736, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     8. Jane Brooke,   b. Abt 1738, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F02587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BROOKE, ROBERT, Calvert Co. 1748 {with March 1754 Will probates)
      To wife Jane Brooke, dwelling plantation, 300 A.
      To son Robert Brooke, 200 A.
      Land to be advertised and sold by sons, Robert, Will, Francis, Henry and Charles Brooke, or the majority of them then living, within 18 months after the decease of my wife, and if my dau. Mary Fenwick, will let what I have heretofore given be brought into the appraisement with the rest of my personal estate, then the afsd. Mary Fenwick shall have an equal pt. of estate of lands and slaves. If she refuses, so to do, then my desire is that she shall be paid off with 2s.
      Mentions 9 children: Robert, Francis, Henry, Charles Brooke, Mary Fenwick, Sarah, Barberry and Jane Brooke.
      It is meant and intended that the said Mary Fenwick has no pt. of the above-mentioned slaves, without she complies with the above paragraph.
      Wife to have use of certain slaves.
      Wife Jane Brooke, extx.
      Memorandum at the request of Roger Brooke. I took the following deposition. He said Brooke made oath that, at the desire of Robert Brooke, lately decd. sometime in 1748, he wrote on a half sheet of paper by the direction of the said Robert, the manner which he desired his estate disposed of. At the time of his writing the will, there was not sufficient number of witnesses present. Sworn to before James E. Weems. 29. 145
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      Robert Brook 57.234 CA 639.2.7 Mar 23 1754 Jun 19 1754
      Appraisers: John Browne, Thomas King.
      Creditors: James Duke, Roger Brook.
      Next of kin: Frances Brook, Robert Brook.
      Administratrix: Jane Brook
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      Brooke, Grace, -- --- ----; 30th Oct., 1725.
      To son John Boon and his wife ---, dau. Grace Magill, her son Arthur and her dau. Mary, dau. Elizabeth Fenwick and her dau. Betty, grandson Cudbud (Cuthbert) Fenwick, grand-dau. Mary Brooke, dau.-in-law Jeane Brooke and Betty Bennett, personalty.
      Son Robert ex. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Robert Bennett, Mitchell Philips. 18, 424.
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      Cuthbert Fenwick 24.20 A SM 172.11.5 27.16.3 Jul 21 1747
      Sureties: Robert Fenwick, Hugh Hopewell.
      Received from: Hermit Fenwick, William Spaulding, Nicholas More.
      Payments to: Francis Harbert, Capt. Gilbert Ireland, Maj. Abraham Barnes, Mr. Philip Key, William Cartwright, William Haddock, Jonathon Seal, Henry Coley, Grace Macgill.
      Legal representatives: Robert Fenwick, Benjamin Fenwick, Joseph Fenwick, John Spaulding, Robert Brooke, Clement Spaulding, John Michell, Thomas Tanney, Matthias Burn, Ann Spaulding.
      Administrator: Benjamin Fenwick.

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