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

Robert Brooke

Male 1663 - 1714  (50 years)


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  • Name Robert Brooke 
    Born 24 Oct 1663  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1714  Newtown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19829  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 

    Father Thomas Brooke,   b. 23 Jun 1632, Battle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1676, Calvert County, Maryland -Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor Hatton,   b. 6 Sep 1640, Lymm Parish, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1726, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1658  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      URL: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/md/state/wills/01/180.html
      URL title: The Maryland Calendar of Wills, Volume I
      Note:
      Brooke, Thomas, Calvert County, 25th Oct., 1676; 29th Dec., 1676. To wife Ellinor, testator's part of "Delabrook Manor" during life. To eld. son Thomas and hrs., part of the afsd. tract of "Delabrook Manor" (for description see will) at death of wife; also part of "Brookfield" at 21 yrs. of age. To 2nd son Robert and hrs., residue of tract of "Delabrook Manor" at death of wife afsd., and remaining part of "Brookfield" at 21 yrs. of age; also "Crossoloth" and "The Wedge." To 3rd son Ignatius and hrs., 700 A. of "Brooke Grove." To 4th son Matthew and hrs., 500 A., "Brooke's Content, "and 300 A. of "Brooke Grove." To sd. sons Ignatius and Matthew and hrs., 50 A., "Grove Landing," jointly. To young. son Clement and hrs., "Poplar Neck." To dau. Ellinor and hrs., sd. "Poplar Neck" should Clement die under 21 yrs. of age, and certain rights not yet taken up; sd. rights to revert to Clement afsd. should Ellinor die under 18 yrs. of age, or without issue. To dau. Mary and hrs., testator!
      's part of 1, 000 A., "Brooke's Portion, " held jointly by testator with brother Baker Brooke. To Michael Forster and Henry Carew, priests of the Roman Catholic Church, and godson Baker Brooke, Jr., and Thomas Gardner, personalty. To Wife Ellinor and brothers Baker and Roger, in event of death of sd. brothers before estate is settled, son Thomas and brother Clement Hill to be joint exs, in their stead. Test: Richd. Gardner, Jno. Gardner, Thos. Herbert. 5. 123.

      Editors: Thomas Brooke married Elinor, daughter of Richard and Margaret Hatton. Elinor married Henry Darnell who died testate in 1711 in Anne Arundel (Calendar, Vol. III, Page 198). Elinor Darnall [sic] died in 1725 in Anne Arundel (Calendar, Vol. V, Page 223). Elinor's sister, Elizabeth, married (1) Luke Gardiner and (2) Clement Hill, Sr. See also Combs &c. of St. Mary's, 1656-1699 and Combs &c. of Anne Arundel
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Indenture, 27 September 1697
      From: NICHOLAS SEWALL of St. Mary's County, Esq.
      To: THOMAS BROOKES of P. G. County, Esq.
      Price: 2000 lbs. tobacco and 200 pounds sterling Property: Part of a tract called "Brookfield" on the south side of Patuxent River, bounding on land of GEORGE COLLINS. THOMAS BROOKES, late of Calvert County, Esq., deceased, owned a 2530 acre tract called "Brookfield" on the south side of Patuxent River in Calvert Co. which he bequeathed in a will dated 25 October 1676 to his eldest son THOMAS BROOKS and to his second son ROBERT BROOKS. The latter sold his portion through his attorney, Col. HENRY DARNALL, by deed dated 6 January 1686 to NICHOLAS SEWALL. Signature: NICHOLAS SEWALL
      Wit.: IGNATIUS CRAYCROFT, WILLIAM BARTON, JOHN WIGHT.
      Ackn'd: NICHOLAS SEWALL and SUSANNA his wife, 27 September 1697.
      Recorded: 25 January 1697/8, Vol. A, Page 83
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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Indenture, 13 September 1697
      From: ROBERT BROOKE of P. G. County, gent.
      To: THOMAS BROOKE of P. G. County, gent., his brother Price: 23 pounds sterling and 7 shillings Property: Two tracts: 1) a 129 acre tract called "Wedge" on the west side of Patuxent River, bounding on land laid out for GEORGE COLLINS called "Twiver" on "Brookfield," and on the river;
      2) all the 33 acre tract called "Croscloth" on the west side of Patuxent River; bounding on "Hargrove" and on "Brookfield." Both tracts were formerly in Calvert County, but now in P. G. Co. They were originally granted to Maj. THOMAS BROOKS, father of the said THOMAS BROOKS and ROBERT BROOKS.
      Signature: ROBERT BROOKE
      Wit.: CLEMENT HILL JR., PHILLIP DARNALL, CLEMENT BROOKE.
      Ackn'd: ROBERT BROOKE, 13 September 1697
      Recorded: 25 January 1697/8, Vol. A, Page 86

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