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

Dorothy Brooke

Female 1642 -

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  • Name Dorothy Brooke 
    Born 1642  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I029956  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Henry Brooke,   b. Abt 1614, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1662/63, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Jane Saxton,   d. 1642, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1639  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wroe, William Clarke; The Wroe and Chancellor Families; Edgewater MD, 1992
      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 6
      BROOKS, HENRY, shipwright, 21 June 1662; 3 February 1662/3.
      My wife Joane to be exx.; dau. Dorothy Brooks; grandchild Lidia dau. of Lawrence Abbington; Henry Saxton my godson and his father Nicholas Saxton; dau. Jane Higden; dau. Lidia Abbington; Richard Cole to be overseer.
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 449
      DOROTHY BROOKES alias Butler, 650 acs. W'moreland Co., 23 Mar. 1664, p. 172, (55). Upon S.W. side of Appamattox Cr. & Potomack Riv. running &c. to small gutt dividing this & part of pattent layd out for Major Washington, thence to Bigwood Sw., extend. to head of same thence with trees which divides this & land now in possession of Higden & Lawrence Abington, & N. Wly. to land taken up by Richard Griffin & Major. Washington. Said land given by will from Henry Brookes to sd. Dorothy; 329 acs. of which is held by patent dated 14 Oct. 1657, 321 acs. found more due for trans. of 7 pers: Jno. Smith, Jno. Wells, Jno. Evans Tho. Coles, Jno. Devenith, Jno. Jenkins, Robt. Parker.
      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=55&last=&g_p=P5&col lection=LO Patent
      Title Brookes[Butler], Dorothy.
      Publication 23 March 1664.
      Gen. note Brookes, Dorothy (alias Butler) (mm: orginally Henry Brooks}
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 650 acres on the south side of Appamattox Creek and Potomack River.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 55 (Reel 5).

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