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

Baker Brooke

Male 1628 - 1679  (50 years)


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  • Name Baker Brooke 
    Birth 16 Nov 1628  Battle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 26 Mar 1679  Delabrooke Manor, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3966  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Robert Brooke,   b. 3 Jun 1602, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Jul 1655, Brooke Place, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Baker,   b. 3 Jun 1602, Battel, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1634, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 25 Feb 1627  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Marriage Abt 1664  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Baker Brooke,   b. Abt 1666   d. 27 May 1698, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 32 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Leonard Brooke,   b. Abt 1668   d. 2 Apr 1718, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 50 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Charles Brooke,   b. Abt 1670, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Aug 1698, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 28 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Mary Brooke,   b. 1678, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 May 1763, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F1762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Brooke, Baker, Delabrooke Manor, Calvert Co, 19th Mch, 1678; 26th Mch, 1679-1680
      To wife, Anne, execx, part of Delabrooke Manor (for description see will), also Freehold and Longfield during life.
      To son Charles and hrs, part of sd Manor, running close to dwelling-house of dec'd brother, Col Thomas Brooke (for further description see will.)
      To son Leonard and hrs., part of sd. Manor; also Haphazard.
      To dau Mary, of Brooke's Partition on n. side Patuxent R., taken up jointly by testator and dec'd brother, Thomas.
      To Mary dau of sd dec'd Thomas, and hrs, residue of Brooke's Partition.
      To son Baker and hrs, residue of all real estate.
      To wife Anne and 4 child afsd., personality equally. Child. to be of age at 17 yrs.
      Test.: Henry Carew, Geritt Van Sweringen.
      At the time Baker Brooke made his will, Delabrooke Manor was located in Calvert County (from the redrawing of County boundaries) but it's in St. Mary's County now.
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      Baker Brooke 9.390 A #71932 #22566 Aug 4 1687
      Received from: Col. Darnall, Francis Jenkins, Thomas Pattison, Charles Botler, George Yates, George Holland, Edward Jones, John Cox as security for Joseph Chew, Richard Eddlin, Henry Parker, John Manley, John Sanly, Edward Sweatman, John Edmundson, Col. Lowe on account of Capt. Hemsley, Henry Cox.
      Payments to: Peter Oldston, Richard Smith, Thomas Sedgewick, John Stone, Thomas Cosden, Thomas Tasker on account of John Brooke, Mordica Hunton, Henry Exon, John Rogers, Henry Hawkins, James Heath.
      Legatees: Henry Carew.
      Distribution to: executrix (widow).
      Executrix: Anne Brent, wife of Henry Brent.
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      Baker Brooke, Esq. 10.9 A #71932 #135126 Dec 9 1687
      Payments to: Mr. Edelin, John Quaterman, michael Taney, Maj. Boarman, Francis Ralles.
      Executrix: Ann Brent, wife of Henry Brent.
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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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      Maryland Archives

      St. Mary's City
      Men's Career Files
      MSA SC 5094

      Brooke, Baker ( 1628 - 1679 )

      Wife: by 1664, Anne, daughter of Leonard Calvert, niece of Cecilius Calvert, later wife of 2. Henry Brent, 3. Richard Marsham. Parents: Robert Brooke (SM#561) and Mary, daughter of Thomas Baker. Siblings: Thomas, Mary, Barbara. Children: Baker (m. Catherine), Charles, Leonard (m. Ann Boreman), Mary (m. Raphael Neale). Provincial Offices: Upper House, special writ 1658, 1660, 1661, 1662, 1663-1664, 1666, 1669, 1671-1675, 1676-1678; Council, 1658-1679; justice, Provincial Court, 1658-1679; deputy governor, 1669-1670; surveyor general, 1671-1679. Land at death, over 3, 500 a., including: Longfield, 100 a.; Brooke's Partition, 1000 a.

      Archives of Maryland
      (Biographical Series)

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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: BROOKE GROVE; Owner: Brooke, Baker: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Mar 16, 1664: Ref: Liber 7 f 4 : Map Location: V-13
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: BROOKEFIELD; Owner: Brooke, Baker: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Apr 16, 1664: Ref: Liber 6 f 343 : Map Location: V-W-16
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: BROOK HILL; Owner: Brooke, Baker: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Apr 28, 1664: Ref: Liber 7 f 6 : Map Location: W-14
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: BROOK COURT (LAID OUT FOR R BROOK); Owner: Brooke, Baker: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Nov 31, 1650: Ref: Liber AB&H f 340: Map Location: X-21

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      Calvert County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Brooke Grove, 320 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Brooke, Baker 1664 Patent Record 7, Page 4 0 0 MSA S 1583-255

      Brooke Grove, 320 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Brooke, Baker 1664 Patent Record 7, Page 5 0 0 MSA S 1583-256

      Brook Hill, 100 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Brooke, Baker 1664 Patent Record 7, Page 6 0 0 MSA S 1583-259

      Brook Hill, 100 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Brooke, Baker 1664 Patent Record 7, Page 6 0 0 MSA S 1583-260

      Brookes Partition, 1000 Acres; Certificate Adjoins Addition to Stallings Swamp - St James - Brookes Neck
      Developer/Owner: Brooke, Baker and Thomas 1675 Patent Record 11, Page 119 0 0 MSA S 1583-265

      Brookes Partition, 1000 Acres; Patent Adjoins Addition to Stallings Swamp - St James - Brookes Neck
      Developer/Owner: Brooke, Baker and Thomas 1675 Patent Record 18, Page 263 0 0 MSA S 1583-266

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