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

Eleanor Brooke

Female 1674 - 1740  (66 years)


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  • Name Eleanor Brooke 
    Born 1674  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Nov 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19832  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    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

    Family 1 William Digges,   b. Abt 1678, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 1706  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ignatius Digges,   b. 1707, "Mellwood Parke", Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     2. Ignatius {Addl Records} Digges,   b. 1707, "Mellwood Parke", Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Edward Digges,   b. Abt 1709, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
     4. Nicholas Digges,   b. Abt 1710, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)  [natural]
     5. Francis Digges,   b. 1711, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 85 years)  [natural]
     6. Thomas Rev Digges,   b. 1711, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1805  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Digges,   b. Abt 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Henrietta Maria Digges,   b. Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1737, "Heart's Delight", Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F6301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Philip Darnall,   b. 1671, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1705, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married Abt 1692  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Philip Darnall,   b. Aft 1692, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1786, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 92 years)  [natural]
     2. Eleanor Darnall,   b. Abt 1694, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Henry Darnall,   b. Abt 1698, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1782, Portland Manor, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)  [natural]
     4. Sarah Darnall,   b. 1705, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Queen Anne's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F8101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Diggs, Elenore, Prince George's Co., 11th Sept., 1740 ; 26th Nov., 1740.
      To granddau. Elenor, dau. of son Edward, personalty.
      To dau. Mary, estate of husband - deceased.
      Exs.: Sons Ignatius and Nicholas.
      Test: Jane Brooke, Francis Hall, Mary Darnall. 22. 301.
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      Charles County Circuit Court records Liber H#2, Page 275
      15 Aug 1719; Recorded at request of Thomas Turner, Gent.:
      24 Jun 1719; Indenture from William Diggs of Prince George's County, Gent., to Thomas Turner, Gent.; patent dated 16 Aug 1659 to William Diggs for tract called Baltimore's Guift in St. Mary's Co.; adjoining Joseph Pile's Sarnam containing 543 acres; also 134 acres called Digges Baltimore's Guift Addition; this indenture for 195 and 38,000# tobacco from Diggs to Turner for 2 tracts called Baltimore's Guift and Diggs Addition; /s/ William Diggs; wit. Philip Darnall, James Stoddert; ack. 23 Jun 1719 by William Digges and Elinor his wife
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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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