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

Lydia Brooke

Female 1640 - 1698  (58 years)


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  • Name Lydia Brooke 
    Born 1640  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Apr 1698  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030430  Tree1
    Last Modified 7 Mar 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 F15677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lawrence Abbington,   b. Bef 1636,   d. 25 May 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years) 
    Married Abt 1656  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lawrence Abbington,   b. Abt 1656, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     2. Mary Abbington,   b. Bef 1660, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lydia Abbington,   b. Bef 1661, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 37 years)
     4. Abigail Abbington,   b. Bef 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 28 years)
     5. Jane Abbington,   b. Bef 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 28 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F15682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Kimball,   d. Abt 1691, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1671  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Kimball,   b. Aft 1671, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1698, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     2. Elizabeth Kimball,   b. Aft 1671, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 54 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F15680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 24
      KIMBALL, LYDIA, 28 March 1698; 27 April 1698.
      Son William 100 acres;
      son Lawrence Abbington;
      son in law Mark Cullum 100 acres of land;
      grandson Joseph Abbington 1 mare and feather bed;
      grandson Brooks Abbington;
      my dau. Elizabeth Cullum and her daughter Mary Cullum one calf, cow, feather bed and household goods;
      dau. Mary Rodgers mare and bed;
      Exr. Law Abbington or (Elizabeth Kellum).
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      Wroe, William Clarke; The Wroe and Chancellor Families; Edgewater MD, 1992
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      Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623 -1666 , Page 46

      Brooke, Lydia, 1650, by Henry Brooke, Northumberland Co.
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 9
      ABBINGTON, LAWRENCE, No date; probated 25 May 1670.
      Wife, Lydia; son Lawrence; daus. Mary, Lydia, Abigail and Jane.
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      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 246
      Note: [Westmoreland Deeds & Wills No. 6, p. 240.

      February 19, 1717. Joseph Abbington of the parish of Washington to Augustine Washington gent. of the same "whereas Henry Brookes gave unto Lydia Abbington fifty acres of land adjoining to the land of Lawrence Abbington and in case of no heirs shall fall unto Lawrence Abbington the father of said Lydia who was seated by a deed of guift upon one hundred acres of land lying & being upon Pope's Creek as by his will dated Jan. 21, 1667 [proved May 25, 1670], this land being in possession of Lawrence Abbington & Lydia, one of the daughters & co-heirs of Henry Brookes from them descended and came to Lawrence Abbington their son, and from him the said land descended & came to Brooks Abbington who left only one son lately deceased, by means whereof the aforesaid Joseph Abbington has now become heir at law, and for 170 sterling conveys the said 150 acres of land, with all houses edifices, buildings, Tobacco houses fences orchards gardens etc. to Augustine Washington. . . ."

      Joseph Abbington promptly vacated the land and buildings named in the above indenture, and removed to near Baltimore in Maryland where he soon became of record as a resident:

      [Westmoreland Deeds & Wills Book 6, p. 378. Abstract]:

      Indenture September 5, 1718. Joseph Abbington of the Province of Maryland of the parish of Gunpowder in the county of Baltimore to Augustine Washington gentl. of the parish of Washington in the county of Westmor'ld, Virginia.

      Henry Brookes took up land lying between Popes Creek & little Appomattox Creek as by his Patent may more fully appear. This land falling unto Lawrence Abbington from him the land descended & came to Brookes Abbington who left only one son and lately deceased by means whereof the aforesaid Joseph Abbington is now become heir at law thereto. The said Joseph Abbington for 110 sterling, conveys to Augustine Washington all that aforesaid tract & parcel of land & premises granted in & by the aforesd Patent or intended to be thereby granted as the same is bounded by the said Patent, together with all houses edifices buildings Tobacco houses fences, orchards, gardens etc.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 193
      HENRY BROOKE, 658 acs. Northumberland Co., 31 May 1650, p. 225. N. E. upon Potomeck Riv., S. E. upon a cr. dividing this from land of Nath. Pope, Gent., N. W. upon a a. dividing this from land of Hercules Bridges. Trans. of 13 pers: Henry Brooke, David Whitliff, Eman. Brooke, Jane Brooke, Jane Brooke, Robt. Whitliffe, Lydia Brooke, Alice Whitliffe.

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