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

Mary Brooke

Female 1678 - 1763  (85 years)


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  • Name Mary Brooke 
    Birth 1678  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 24 May 1763  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3033  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 Raphael Neale,   b. 1683, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Dec 1743, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1703  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Neale,   b. 1704, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1742, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 38 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Mary Neale,   b. Aft 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1765, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 60 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Eleanor Neale,   b. Between 1705 and 1710, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1735 and 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 30 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Henrietta Neale,   b. Abt 1721, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Jun 1774, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 53 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Monica Neale,   b. Abt 1723, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef May 1748, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 25 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Anne Neale,   b. Bef 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jan 1778, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 54 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F2149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      NEALE, MARY, St. Marys County, widow of Raphael Neale of Charles Co. 29 Sep, 1760 24 May, 1763
      To dau. Anne Thompson and hrs., 6 slaves.
      I confirm a gift formerly made by me to grand-son Rapheal Thompson, of a slave and her increase and also a gift formerly made by me to grand-dau. Eleanor Thompson., of a slave and her increase.
      To grand-dau. Mary Eleanor Comb and hrs., slave and her increase,
      To grand-son John Francis Towney [Taney] and hrs., one slave.
      To grand-son John Diggs and hrs., slaves.
      To grand-son Rapheal Brooke some slaves. My old slave, Nell, to choose which of my 3 living daus. she will serve, and to her choice, I give her.
      To grand-dau. Eleanor Diggs, one slave.
      To daus. Mary Taney and Henerite Brooke all the rest of slaves.
      To hrs. of son-In-law John Lancaster, my mourning ring.
      To son-in-law Edward Diggs, clock and 1,000 lbs. tobacco.
      To the poor, 1,000 lbs. tobacco.
      To Anthony Roberts, for services, 1,000 lbs. tobacco.
      Exs: Dau. Anne Thompson, sonsiIn-law Thomas Taney and Bazil Brooke.
      Wit: Jane Carbery, Anne Van Rishwick. 31.993
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      Mullet, Winifrede, Chas. County, 20th Apr., 1685; 9th Jan., 1693.
      To nieces Helen Spratt, Anne Knipe., and Anne Brookes, personalty.
      To Mary Chandler, Edward Pye Anne Pye, and to Mary Wathan, personalty.
      Niece Mary Brooke, extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Eliza: Dent, Anne Pye, Margaret Harrison, Sarah Godson, Cornelius Buttwell. MCW 2.244.
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      Neal, Raphael, Charles County, 20th July, 1743; 10th Dec., 1743.
      To John Lancaster, land where he now dwells for life, at his death to pass to hrs. of dau. Elizabeth Lancaster.
      To dau. Mary Taney, property which test. has already given her.
      To dau. Henrietta, 1/3 dwell. plan. to include the house.
      To daus. Monica Diggs and Anne Thompson, residue of land and personalty.
      To the Hoskins, grandchild. of test. including Mary Boarman, (once Hoskins) and Anne, to grandchild. Ralph Taney, and John and Raphael Lancaster, to [unnamed] Mullineux and the poor, personalty.
      To wife Mary, extx., life int. in 1/2 land and residue of personal estate.
      Test: Francis Parnham, Mary Barber, Anne Clayton. MCW 23.294
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      Raphael Neal 21.437 A CH £1397.13.2 £393.1.1 Aug 21 1745
      Sureties: Francis Hammersley, Edward Digges.
      Received from: Robert Horner.
      Payments to: Capt. John Lancaster, Capt. Joseph Lancaster, Robert Horner, Dr. Francis Parnham, Robert Froggit, Christopher Lounds, Dr. John Harris, Robert Yates, William Turner, Philip Brogen, Arthur Lee, James Thompson, James Waughop.
      Executrix: Mary Neal.
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      Benjamin Neale 23.330 A CH £704.9.0 £102.3.3 May 21 1747
      Sureties: William Neale, Jr., Edward Edlen.
      Received from: James Thompson, Joseph Joy, Giles Vermillion, Richard Walker, Joseph Lancaster, executors of Ralphael Neale, Joe. Woodman, Thomas Bateman.
      Payments to: Dr. Brown, Thomas Midgley, Charles Neale, John Lawrence, John Doad, Joshua Willson, Charles Neale for Joshua Willson, James Thompson, Charles Crag . William Hammersley, John Towers, Robert Yates, Francis Hall, Henry Brooge, Robert Horner, Joseph Edlen, Dr. Harris, Robert Hamersley, Richard Walker, Capt. Bates, D. Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson, Thomas Boarman, Thomas Edlin, Edmond Porteus, John Lancaster, Mr. Lownds, MM Gildart & Sons, Richard Marshall.
      Administratrix: Mary Neale.
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      Anne Howard 31.137 CH £381.0.0 Apr 3 1745 Jun 12 1745
      Appraisers: Robert Yates, Barton Warren.
      Creditors: John Boarman, Mary Neall.
      Next of kin: Mary Power [Poore], William Sanders.
      Executor: Joseph Lancaster.
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      Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 99. At the request of Edward Clement of CC, planter, the following deed was recorded this Aug 25, 1723.
      Jun 15, 1723 from Raphael Neale (Neal) of CC, gent, and Mary, his wife, to Edward Clement of CC,._planter, for 6000 lbs of tobacco, a certain tract of land, being part of a tract of land called St Matthews, lying in CC on the west side of the Main fresh of Portob. or St. Thomas creek bounded by the afd land called St. Matthews formerly sold by Leonard Brooke and Anne, his wife, to Mr. Francis Green, containing & then laid out for about 200 acres. Signed -`Raphael Neale, Mary Neale. Wit - Walter Story*, John Fendall*
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 246.
      At the request of Capt Jno Lancaster of CC, the following deed was recorded this May 12, 1731.
      Mav 7, 1731 from Raphael Neale of CC, Gent, to John Lancaster and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of sd Raphael Neale, for the natural love that Raphael Neale has for his sd daughter and for 5 shillings, all that tract of land in CC adjoining the lands of Arthur Turner, bounded by sd Turner's bound tree, a marsh that falls into St Raphaels Cr, a Huckleberry Swamp, the land of John Slingsby, the head of Poseys Cr near the bounded tree of Slingsby now Allen, the land of Christopher Russell, the line of land formerly surveyed for Benja Gill, Arthur Turner, containing and laid out for about 494 acres (as by the patent granted to Anthony Neale, son of James, dated Oct 10, 1695). It is the intent of this deed that the afd John is to possess the afd land during his natural life, and afterwards, it reverts to the next heir at law apparent of sd Raphael Neale. Signed - Raphl Neale, Mary (M her mark) Neale. Wit - Gust. Brown, Jno Chandler, Jno Fendall*. Mary, the wife of Raphael Neale, relinquished her right of dower in and to the within mentioned land and premises.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 81 (67). Mortgage. I, Mary Neale Sr of CC, Gentlewoman, for 20 £sterling, have sold to Joseph Lancaster of CC, 2 slaves and their increase, called Ignatiuous and Eleanor. To have and to hold, sd slaves to sd Lancaster his executors or administrators or assigns their natural lives and also their increase. If, however, sd Neale pays the afd 20 £sterling and interest by the last of next Sep, then the above sales to be void. Signed Feb 1, 1753 - Mary Neale. Wit - Wm Neale, Jno Lancaster. Recorded Feb 12, 1753.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (355). Division of Plot of Land. We, Robert Yates, Joseph Piles, and George Slye, send greeting. John Lancaster Jr of CC, lately brought his writ of partition for that part of Wolluston manor in CC, and late in the tenor of Mr. Raphael Neal of CC, whereupon the several parties interested in the premises, viz, Thomas Taney, Basil Brooke, Edward Diggs, Ann Thompson, Richard Bennet Boorman, and John Lancester Jr, being agreed to make an equal partition of the premises, submitted the partition of sd land to us, and are also become bound to each other in the sums of 200 £sterling, to abide by such division as is made and will cast lots for their respective parts, and will execute deeds for same. Now know that we, Robert Yates, Joseph Piles, and George Slye, have taken the burden of such partitions upon us and having made a survey on the land, we did laid off lots of about 183 acres each, numbered and bound as follows:

      Lot #1: that part of the tract commonly called Poplar Point, bounded by Ware Cr "and formerly made a dividing tree of said manor by James Neal the first taker up".
      Lot #2: that part commonly called Batemans, and bounded by a locust post, the Cr, Shaws Branch.
      Lot #3: that part commonly called Shaws, bounded by the 2nd line of #1, the Cr, Shaws Branch, containing about 103 acres [sic].
      Lot #4: commonly called Crabb Grass, bounded by #3, Spring Branch.
      Lot #5: commonly called Swan point, bounded by lot #4, Potomac} River, the mouth of the ware Cr.
      Lot #6: commonly called the oald Honest Tract, bounded by #4, #5.

      Lot #1 must pay 3000 lbs of tobacco on Jan 1, 1756 and the like sum 12 months after to #2, and that #6 must pay 5000 lbs of tobacco 12 months after. person drawing it is in possession after the death of Mrs. Mary Neal, to #5.

      Edward Diggs drew #1,
      Rich' Bent Boarman #2,
      Thomas Taney #3,
      Ann Thompson #4,
      Basill Brook #5, and
      John Lancester Jr #6.

      Signed Jul 29, 1754 - Robt Yates, Joseph Pile, George Slye.
      To the foregoing instrument was annexed the following plott, viz, [nothing follows and Page 357 and 358 are missing). Recorded Jul 11, 1755.

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