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

Humphrey Brooke

Male 1730 - 1802  (72 years)


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  • Name Humphrey Brooke 
    Born 1730  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 1802  Fauquier County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I019944  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Humphrey Brooke,   b. Abt 1701, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1738, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Braxton,   b. Abt 1704, King and Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Whiting,   b. 29 Nov 1744, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1765  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Brooke,   b. 1765, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838, Lewis County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Francis Brooke,   b. Abt 1766, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1805, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     3. Lucy Brooke,   b. Abt 1768, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1802, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     4. Elizabeth Brooke,   b. Bef 1769, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Catherine Brooke,   b. 9 Jun 1770, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1851, Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Anne Brooke,   b. Abt 1772, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1802, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     7. Matthew Whiting Dr. Brooke,   b. 24 Sep 1778, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1816, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F03601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mildred MNU Tomkies,   d. 25 Feb 1811, Fauquier County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1779  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F12316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Fauquier County, VA Wills By J. Estelle Stewart King
      Will Book Number 3 1796-1803
      BROOKS, Humphreys
      7 April 1802. 24 May 1802.
      Wife, Milly, to have use of plantation during widowhood, slaves and silver.
      Sons. Francis and Matthew Whiting Brooks.
      Daughters: Ann Brooks, Catherine Powell, Lucy Igram. Elizabeth Digges,
      Exrs: Mathew Whiting Brooks (son) and Burr Powell (s. -in-law).
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      1759-1761 Fauquier County Minute Book (Antient Press); pp. 1-2
      Fauquier County Court 24th of May 1759
      - HUMPHREY BROOKE produced a Commission from under the Hand and Seal of the Honorable THOMAS NELSON Esqr., Deputy Secretary of this Colony appointing the said HUMPHREY BROOKE to be CLERK of the COURT and the said HUMPHREY having first taken the usual Oaths to his Majestys Person and Government and subscribed the Test, had the Oath of a County Court Clerk administered unto him.
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      James Hughes 2006-06-09 16:58:16
      Fauquier County, Virginia. Deed Bk. 7
      http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/fauquier/deeds/deedbk7.txt

      p. 75 April 26, 1779
      Between FRANCIS WHITING of Fauquier Co. and (to) HUMPHREY BROOKE AND Anne HIS WIFE in consideration of natural love and affection Francis Whiting has for Humphrey Brooke and Anne his wife.. bounded ... lands of RICHARD CHICHESTER, SAMUEL PORTER, THOMAS PORTER, GEORGE BOSWELL, line of COL. HENRY FITZHUGH between the Branch and TURKEY RUN to them during their natural lives ... proved at court April 1779
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      James Hughes 2006-06-09 17:45:59
      TULLOS FAMILY
      http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/v/i/d/Carol-L-Vidales/FILE/0005 page.html

      Will of RICHARD TULLOS - Fauquier Co. Virginia

      I Richard Tullos do make this my Last Will and Testament I give my Horse to Peter Lawrence all my Clothes ___ I give to Edward Lawrence Jun. The money in Martin Hardin Hand I give to Jeanny Lawrence and the rest of my Estate to my Sisters oldest son __ (looks like N.3. or N.B.) There is 40/or thereabouts in the Hands of William Shumake which I have no Account of, my crop at Seatons to my Sisters eldest son I do hereby impower my Friend John MARKHAM to settle all my Accounts and take charge of the whole til the Child is of Age Given from me this 13th of July 1758 Richard (his mark R) Tullos

      Test

      William MARSHALL

      Thomas Conway

      At a Court held for Fauquier County the 24th Day of May 1759 This will was proved by the oath of William MARSHAL a witness thereto and ordered to be recorded And it appearing to the Court that John MARKHAM the Executor therein named refused to take upon him the Execution thereof On the motion of Edward Lawrence who made oath according to Law Certificate is granted him for obtaining Letters of Administration of the Estate of the said Richard Tullos with the will annexed he having with Joseph Hudnal and James Foley his Securitys entered into and acknowledged Bond for the same

      Teste Humphrey BROOKE Clk.

      June 8 1759 We the appraisers hath apprais'd the estate of Richard Tullos decd. According to order of Court all that was brought to our view

      To 1 horse 4.10.0 one Chist 4 . his Wairing Clothes 40/.. 6.14.0

      To 1 Broad Axe & other rifles 15 . Three Bushells & a peck of Corn 6/6 l.l.6

      7.15.6

      Richard LUTTERIL Clement Norman George Crosby

      At a Court held for Fauquier County the 28th day of June 1759. This inventory & appraisement was returned and ordered to be recorded.

      Test Humphrey Brooke Clk.

      Received the Remainder of the Estate of Richard Tullos Deceased

      To Cash 11.4.1

      To Tobacco 520

      Edward Larrance

      At a Court held for Fauquier County the 23d day of October 1760. This Inventory was returned & Ordered to be recorded.

      Test. H. BROOKE CC.
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      Hughes 2006-06-09 17:51:31
      John Pickett and His Conversion

      The first vestry of Leeds, several of whose members lived in the Court House village, consisted of Martin Pickett, John O'Bannon, James Scott, Henry Peyton, William Edmonds, Humphrey Brooke, Samuel Grigsby, William Pickett, Charles Chinn, Thomas Marshall, John Moffett and John Chilton. The first minister of Leeds was the Reverend James Thomson, who came from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1739.
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      Humphrey Brooke, Jr., (1730-1802); married first, Anne Whiting; second, Mildred, widow of Francis Tomkies
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      William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 9, No.4 (Apr., 1902), pp 241-242
      Prince William County

      Deposition of Humphrey Brooke, aged sixty-one years in 1792.
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      1755-1765 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      The following officers produced their commissions and took the oath and subscribed the test, as by law directed, at a Court held for Spotsylvania County, May 4, 1756: [re: Forces from Culpeper against ye Indians above Winchester, on this expedition]
      Humphrey Brooke, 2nd Lieutenant of Foot in Spots. Co., commission dated May 4, 1756.

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