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

Mary Brookes

Female 1747 - 1812  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name Mary Brookes 
    Born Nov 1747  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 May 1812  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1 Jun 1812  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I012816  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Benjamin Brookes,   b. Between 4 Nov 1724 and 2 Nov 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Townley,   b. Between 1725 and 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 1745  Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Walter Bowie,   b. 1748, 'Mattaponi', Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1810, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 16 May 1771  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Bowie,   b. 22 Mar 1772, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. William Bowie,   b. 29 Jan 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1826, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Daniel Bowie,   b. 7 Mar 1777, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Bowie,   b. 11 Apr 1781, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1810, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     5. Walter Bowie,   b. 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Juliet Matilda Bowie,   b. 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F08405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber TT; 1808-1812;
      Folio 55 MARY BOWIE 05/18/1812 06/01/1812
      "being but weak in body ,
      Bequeaths to
      I. William Bowie --son
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings current money of Maryland
      2. Daniel Bowie --son
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings current money of Maryland
      3. Walter Bowie Brooke --grandson
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings current money
      4. Mary Duckett —granddaughter
      Eliza Duckett --granddaughter
      -each to have the sum of 5 shillings eurrent money of Maryland
      -5, Walter Bowie --son
      Juliet Matilda Bowie --daughter
      -to have the whole of the testatrix's estate both real and personal
      -Walter named executor of the will
      Witnesses: James Magill
      Mary Ann Duvall
      John Smith Brookes
      Then came: James Magill and John Smith Brookes
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
      ===
      from the Maryland Gazette

      BOWIE, Mrs. Mary, died at her seat in P. G. Co.., on Friday., 15th inst.; relict of the late Walter Bowie., in her 65th year, (May 28., 1812)

      BOWIE, Mrs, Mary,, died Sun. last., at her residence in P.G. County, relict of the late Thos. Bowie, Esq, (Aug, 4. 1825)
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 410 ELIZABETH BROOKES, of the Town of Upper Marlboro 12/02/1798 12/10/1798
      Bequeaths to:
      l, Mary Brooke --sister
      -to have for her natural life the lot of land w/all improveinents where testatrix now lives with one fourth part of the household furniture
      2. Louisa Brookes --daughter of John Smith Brookes --nephew
      -after the death of testatrix's sister to have the house and lot of ground in the town of Upper Marlboro
      3. Sophia Brookes --niece (daughter of brother Benjamin Brookes)
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds
      4. Negroes; "Old Tom" "Wilt" „Charity ...Rachel "Kit" Washington' "Ben" "John" "Anne" and "Susanna" all to be free after testatrix's death and al so Negro woman "Charity" to bave the sum of 10 pounds out of the estate
      5, John Smith Brookes --nephew
      -named executor and instructed to sell the remainder of the estate and the money from the sale to be given to Louisa Brookes, his daughter
      Witnesses: David Crawford
      Walter W. Hammond (?)
      Charles Hodges
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand

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