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

John Brooks

Male 1625 - 1691  (66 years)


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  • Name John Brooks 
    Born 1625 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Nov 1691  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I136877  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father Nicholas Brooke,   b. Bef 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1649, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bridgett MNU Pritchett,   b. 1629,   d. Aft 1675, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1670  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F53554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1691-1692 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1 [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 42a [26 Nov. 1691]
      Capt. Law. Washington as coroner returned an inquisition taken on the dead body of John Brookes.
      Upon the motion of Capt. Law.. Washington, ordered that hee take care of the estate of John Brookes, deceased, and get the corn husk and the tobacco script and packt and give the Court an account thereof.
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      1691-1692 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1 [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 47a [28 Jan. 1691/2]
      Capt. Lawrence Washington is intrusted with the estate of John Brookes (a felo de se) on behalf of our Soveraigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen, Mr. Wm. Clarke and Capt, Law, Washington haveing assumed to bee accountable. 'The account of Brookes his estate now delivered into Court by' Capt. Washington is allowed, Washington haveing made due proof of the debt due to himself and the disburstment to Knowlwater.
      [a felo de se: a person who commits suicide or who dies from the effects of having committed an unlawful malicious act.]
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.54. "John Brooks aged 29 yeares or thereabouts being sworne and examined saith That he was present when Daniel Lisson solde a servant to Henry Brookes whose name was Robert Cotterrell And further saith not John Brookes 10 March 1655 Jurat in Cur". (1655/6)
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      1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 77. Tho: Pritchard [Pritchett]. Inventory. 4 Nov. 1670. Total valuation 2000 pounds of tobacco. Appraisers sworn before John Lord.
      Thomas (X) Grimeley
      Christopher (X) Butler
      9 9br (Nov.) 1670. Given into Court by John Brooks who intermarryed with the relict of Tho. Pritchard.
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      1682-1684 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3 [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 283 [10 May 1683]
      John Brooks is ordred constable in the place of John Eliott and Capt . Lord appoynted to sweare him.

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