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

John Brockman

Male Abt 1710 - 1756  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name John Brockman 
    Born Abt 1710  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Apr 1756  Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I036404  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Samuel Brockman,   b. 1680, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1766, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Maddison,   b. Abt 1688, St. Stephen's Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1776, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married Abt 1704  King and Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Collins,   b. 1710, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Bef 1734  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Brockman,   b. 8 May 1735, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1801, Laurens District, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. William Brockman,   b. 23 Oct 1740, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F21223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Orange County Will Book
      Book 2, 1744-1778, pp 223-226 - 1755

      Will of John Brockman
      Will of John Brockman of St. Thomas's Parish in Orange County in Virginia, being very unhealthy, dated 8 Aug. 1755.
      Unto my well beloved wife Mary Brockman during her widowhood 150 acres whereon I live. Likewise one large looking glass. Unto my well beloved son Samuel Brockman 100 acres in Louisa County joining Major John Stark's line, being part of a tract which I purchased of Philip Elliott. If the child my wife Mary Brockman is now with child with should be a boy, I give the remainder part of the said tract to him, but if it should not be a boy, that part of the land should be sold to the highest bidder. To my son Samuel Brockman all by blacksmith's tools, upon proviso he dos what smiths work his mother shall have need of while she remains a widow. To my well beloved son John Brockman 100 acres in Orange County which I purchased of Thomas Cook. To my well beloved son William Brockman 200 acres in Orange County which I purchased of William Oaks. To my well beloved son Joseph Brockman the sand 150 acres where I now live after my wife's decease or if she should alter her life by marriage. To my well beloved daughter Susan Atkins one feather bed and one pair of sheets. To my well beloved daughter Sarah Brockman one feather bed and one pair of sheets, at age of eighteen of at the day of marriage. To my well beloved daughter Elizabeth Brockman one feather bed and one pair of sheets at the age of eighteen or at the day of marriage. To my well beloved daughter Hannah Brockman one feather bed and one pair of sheets at the age of eighteen or at the day of marriage. To my well beloved daughter Mary Brockman one feather bed and one pair of sheets at the age of eighteen or at the day of marriage. To my well beloved daughter Rachel Brockman one feather bed and one pair of sheets at the age of eighteen or at the day of marriage. To my son Samuel Brockman one feather bed, a rug and pair of sheets. To my son John Brockman one feather bed, a rug and a pair of sheets. To my son William Brockman one feather bed, a rug and pair of sheets. To my son Joseph Brockman one feather bed, a rug and pair of sheets. To the child my wife is now child with, a feather bed, a rug and a pair of sheets. When my sons John, William and Joseph shall come to the age of twenty one years, have a young horse or mare to the value of 40 shillings. All other estate to my wife Mary Brockman during her widowhood or life and then to be equally divided among all my children then alive, or if any of my children be then dead leaving any heirs, the said heir to have their part. My wife Mary Brockman and my son Samuel Brockman executors. (signed) John Brockman Wit: Roger Bell, Saml. (B) Brockman jur. 22 April 1756. Presented into Court by Mary Brockman, widow, and Samuel Brockman. The said Samuel being heir at law to the decedent declares his consent and approbation to the proving of said will. Proved by Roger Bell and Saml. Brockman jur. Executors with John Wisdom and Reuben Harris their securities entered into bond in the sum of 200 current money. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, 1744-1778, Dorman, pg. 46-47].

      Pages 227-29. John Brockman. Inventory. Made pursuant to order of 22 April 1756.
      Appraisers sworn before Thos. Chew, justice. Total valuation 96.8.8.
      (signed) Reuben Daniel, Malachi Chiles, Roger Bell, Jos. Woolfork. 27 May 1756.
      Returned. [Orange County Virginia Will Book 2, 1744-1778, Dorman, pg. 47].
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      ORANGE COUNTY ROAD ORDERS 1734-1749 {Ann Brush Miller}
      27 September 1739, O.S. p. 65
      Ordered that the road petitioned for by the Inhabitants of Pomunkey be made according as laid off by Zachary Taylor George Taylor & John Rucker Gent vizt to begin at pleasant run and to continue up the road near the Course the road runs, crossing Terrys run at John Griffins ford thence along the old path crossing the river at Thomas Cooks ford thence up the ridge to about three miles from the Church thence the nighest way into the mountain road right agt Capt: John Ruckers And that Mr: Claytons John Vivins tithables and all the tithables in the fork of pomunkey /: excluding Charles Steavens.s David Caves and Abraham Mayfields:/ do Assist in Clearing the Same & be exempted from the old road And John Brockman is hereby made Overseer of ye sd road And its further ordered that ye sd John Brockman cause the sd road to be cleared & bridges to be made in ye sd road where Occasion shall be And that he keep the said road with the said tithables in repair according to Law.
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      Pg 85-87. Indenture 23 May 1744 between William Oaks of King William County, Planter and John Brockman of Orange County, Planter... for five shillings sterling money of England.. sells 100 acres land on branches of Mattapony River.... (signed) William Oaks (Seal). Witnesses: Zach. Taylor, D. Bohannon, May Burton. Lease acknowledged & recorded 24 May 1744.. 15 paid.. Release acknowledged. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 9, Dorman, pg. 11].
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      Pg. 88-89. Indenture 24 May 1744 between Thomas Cook of Orange County, Planter, and John Brockman of same, Planter.. for Five Shilllings.. money of England.. 100 acres land on branches of Pamunkey River.. part of a tract granted by Pattent to Thomas Cook for 1,000 acres.. bounded.. Joseph Seyers.. Henry Tilly's.... (signed) Thomas Cook (Seal). Witnesses: Zach. Taylor, D. Bohannon, May Burton. Lease acknowledged & recorded 24 May 1744.. 12 paid.. Release acknowledged. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 9, Dorman, pg. 11].

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