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

Baker Brooke

Male Abt 1666 - 1698  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name Baker Brooke 
    Birth Abt 1666 
    Gender Male 
    Death 27 May 1698  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2381  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Baker Brooke,   b. 16 Nov 1628, Battle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Mar 1679, Delabrooke Manor, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Calvert,   b. 23 Jun 1645, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1714, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1664  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Marsham,   b. 1672, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years) 
    Marriage 1690  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Brooke,   b. Abt 1691, de la Brooke Manore, St. Mary's Co. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Aug 1719, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 28 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Anne Brooke,   b. 1691, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 101 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Leonard Brooke,   b. 1692, De La Brooke, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 May 1736, Black Walnut Thicket, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Baker Brooke,   b. Abt 1693, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F1761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • Brooke, Baker,St. Mary's County, 5th Feb., 1697-8; 27th May, 1698.
      To wife Catherine, plantation "De-la-Brooke" during life (For description see will). Also "Black Walnut Thicket" situated on the freshet of the Patuxent.
      To son Baker and hrs., plantation "De-la-Brooks" at dcath of wife afsd.
      To son Leonard, "Black Walnut Thicket" afsd.; also 350 A., "Brooke Wood" on n. side Matapany Branch.
      To son Richard and hrs., certain tract of land (unnamed) beginning at mouth of Stony Harbor Ck. (For further description see will).
      To dau. Anne and hrs., "Brooke Forest," "Sumersett," and "Westfield."
      To son Baker afsd. and hrs., residue of lands.
      Testator desires his brother Charles to divide the lands among the sd. child.
      To Robert Brooke, priest, personalty.
      To wife Catherine and child. afsd., residue of personalty.
      Exs.: Father-in-law William Marshall and wife Catherine.
      Test: Chas, Brooke, Jno. Fenwick, Jno. Field, Thos. Norman.
      ===
      Mr. Baker Brook 16.8 I £317,4,0 May 28 1698
      Appraisers: Luke Guardiner,, John Fenwick,
      ===
      Baker Brooke's will probated May 1698:

      "Exs: Father-in-law William Marshall and wife Catherine
      Test; Charles Brooke, Jno Fenwick, Jno. Field, Thos. Norman."
      there is a mistake in the transcription. William
      Marshall should read William Marsham or Richard Marsham.

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      1696-1702 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber A, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; 99 Year Lease, 14 May 1697
      From: NINIAN BEALL now of P. G. County, but of Calvert County, before the division of the County, gent., but formerly called planter.
      To: JAMES STODDARD of P. G. County, tailor
      Price: 9025 lbs. tobacco and an annual rental of one grain of Indian Corn.
      Property: All the 300 acre tract in P. G. County, formerly in Calvert County, called "Bacon Hall" on the west side of the western branch of Patuxent River; adjoining land of BAKERS BROOKS, Esq., called "Brooke Grove," land of PETER JOY, land laid out for THOMAS TRUEMAN, Esq., land of JOHN BIGGER called "Mussell Shell," and land laid out for Maj. THOMAS BROOKE called "Grove Landing"; originally granted to NINIAN BEALL, 1 May 1672.signature: NINIAN BEALL
      Wit.: JOHN BATE, WILL'M HOLLYDAY Ackn'd: NINIAN BEALL, 14 May 1697 Recorded: 24 June 1697, Vol. A, Page 54
      ===
      1702-1709 Prince George’s County, Maryland Land Records Liber C, [Elise Greenup Jourdan]; Folio 200a: Indenture, 16 Dec 1707
      From: Robert Brooke, planter of Calvert County
      To: John Smith of Hall's Creek, merchant of Calvert County
      Charles, Baron of Baltimore, granted Baker Brooke, Esq'r and Robert Brooke, Gent, both of Calvert County all that parcel of land called Brooks Wood on the south side of the Patuxent River in Prince George's County; inherited by Baker Brooke, son of Baker Brooke, Esq'r and Katherine his wife dated 14 Feb 1694; then to Robert Brooke; for 126£/10s 350 acres called Brooke Wood; bounded by land of Roger Brooke and land of Baker Brooks
      Signed: Robert Brooke
      Witnessed: John Mackall and Henry Cox
      Memorandum: 21 Nov 1707 Grace Brooke wife of Robert examined by John Mackall & Henry Cox
      Alienation: 26 Feb 1707 John Smith paid the sum of 7s by order of Charles Carroll

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