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

Hester Brooke

Male 1755 -


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  • Name Hester Brooke 
    Born Aug 1755  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I53296  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 

    Father Leonard Brooke,   b. 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Maxwell,   b. 1735, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1751  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 214 LEONARD BROOKE 10/27/1783 02/10/1785
      "being sick and weak in Body . "
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Ann Brooke --daughter (eldest daughter)
      -to have the sum of 20 shillings sterling to purchase a mourning ring
      2. Easter Hill --daughter (2nd daughter)
      -to have the sum of 20 shillings sterling to purchase a mourning ring
      3. Leonard Brooke --son (eldest son)
      -to have 1 moiety of the plantation whereon testator now lives called "Brookewood"
      4. George Brooke --son (youngest son )
      -should testator's son Leonard die in his minority then to have the moiety of land left to him
      5. Baker Brooke --son (2nd son )
      -to have the other moiety of the tract of land called "Brookewood" and should he die in his minority then his moiety to be given to testator's son George
      6. Eleanor Brooke -daughter
      Catherine Brooke --daughter
      -remainder of the estate is to be divided among them and testator's 3 sons
      7, Elizabeth Brooke -wife
      -named executrix of the will
      Witnesses: Thomas Boone, Solomon Peters, James Brooke
      Then came: Solomon Peters and James Brooke
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      BROOKE, Anne, Prince George Co. 15 Dec, 1769
      2 Jul, 1770
      To children: Baker, Richard, Anne, Cathrine, Janes, Mary.
      Grandsons Walter, Leonard, John Leonard Brooke.
      Grandson Leonard Brooke son of my son Richard.
      Granddaus. Anne Darnall Brook. Easter Brooke, Anne Brooke dau. of my son Richard Brooke.
      Grandson Richard Oswald Brooke son of my son Richard Brooke.
      Exs. daughters Anne and Cathrine Brook.
      Wit: John Boone Jr., Henry Hill. 38.178

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