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

Clement Brooke

Male 1676 - 1737  (61 years)


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  • Name Clement Brooke  [1
    Born 1676  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 1737  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11886  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father Thomas Brooke,   b. 23 Jun 1632, Battle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1676, Calvert County, Maryland -Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor Hatton,   b. 6 Sep 1640, Lymm Parish, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1726, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1658  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Sewall,   b. 1684, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1700  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Brooke,   b. 1700, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1767, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     2. Clement Brooke,   b. 1701, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1732, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
     3. Henry Brooke,   b. 1703, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Brooke,   b. 17 May 1709, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     5. Charles Brooke,   b. Bef 1720, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years)  [natural]
     6. William Brooke,   b. Aft 1721, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Joseph Brooke,   b. Abt 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     8. Eleanor Brooke,   b. Abt 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)  [natural]
     9. Nicholas Brooke,   b. 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 8 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F2543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Title: "Register of Maryland's Heraldic Families" Vol 1

      25 August, 1736. Oath of Clement Brook, one of the witnesses to will of Edward Digges, late of Prince George County, dec'd., at instance of William Digges, afsd. Co. Will recorded v. 13, f. 673, Md, Cal. of Wills, v. 4, Page 9. 21,634.

      Brooke, Clement, planter, Prince George's County, 2nd Aug., 1734; 30th June, 1737.
      Wife Jane, extx., empowered to sell any portion of real estate for benefit of estate; in event of her death soon after testator's. son Henry to act in her place. Personal estate remaining after payment of debts to go to wife for her subsistence, real estate remaining to fall to sons Joseph, Nicholas, Charles and William and their hrs. Shd. any of sd. sons die during minority or without issue survivors to divide portion of dec'd; shd. all afsd. sons die land to pass to son Henry and hrs.
      Wife Jane to possess the third pt. of real estate.
      Test: Edward Digges, John Davison, Ignatius Digges. MCW 21.797,
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      Mr. Clement Brooke 23.156 PG 2654.8.6 , Dec 15 1737 Apr 18 1738
      Appraisers: John Booms, Thomas Blandford.
      Mentions: Hyde Hoxton, Henry Brooke, Joseph Brooke, Daniel Carroll.
      Executrix: Madam Jane Brooke.
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      Anne Grayson, born say 1700, the servant of William Harris, confessed to the Prince George's County, Maryland Court on 23 August 1720 that she had a "Mallatoe" child by Clement Brooke's "Negro man" John. John confessed to the charge when he appeared in court on 28 March 1720/1, and the court ordered that he receive twenty-five lashes [Court Record 1715-20, 1032, 1040-1; 1720-2, 91-2].
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      Francis Mercier 39C.134 A AA £63.18.4 £16.4.4 Apr 2 1718
      Payments to: Mr. Samuel Peale, Mr. Caleb Dorsey, Mr. Evan Jones, Mr. Richard Buckernike, Mr. Clement Brooke, Jr. on account of Charles Carroll, Esq. Thomas Williams, Mrs. Mary Dodd, Alexander Frasier, John Davison.
      Administratrix: Margaret Mercier (widow).
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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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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 108a: Deed of Gift, 27 Nov 1703
      From: Nicholas Sewell of St. Mary's County, Gent.
      To: Clement Brooke of Prince George's County and to Jane, his wife
      "For natural love and affection I bear unto my son-in-law Clement Brooke" and to Jane, his wife, for settlement of their inheritance a 330 acre parcel of land lying in Prince George's County, part of a tract called Brookefeild; bounded by the Bridge Branch; to be given to those heirs of Clement and Jane which he, Clement, "shall think fit"; if no heirs of them then to any heirs of Jane; or if she should have no heirs then to the heirs of Clement
      Signed: Nicholas Sewell
      Witnessed: Anthothy Moralie and Isaac Youell
      Memorandum: Nicholas Sewell acknowledged deed
      Alienation: 15 Jul 1704 the sum of 6s/4p paid by Clement Brooke
      Recorded: 21 Aug 1704
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 118: Indenture, 28 Sep 1704
      From: Col. Henry Darnall of Prince George's County, Gent, and Elinor his wife
      To: Thomas Brooke of Prince George's County, Gent.
      For 300 acres of land out of a tract of land belonging to Thomas Brooke called Danne on Rock Creek in Prince George's County conveyed to his brother Clement Brook, Col. Darnall traded a 200 acre parcel of land called Revertion, except for a small piece taken away for the lines of Thomas Sprigg; bounded by Thomas Sprigg, Beaverdam Branch, and Brooke Land
      Signed: Henry Darnall
      Witnessed: Henry Hatton, Henry Darnall, Jr., Will. Willinson
      Memorandum: 28 Sept 1704 Col. Henry Darnall acknowledged deed before William Barton and B. Bradly
      Alienation: 29 Sep 1704 the sum of 8s paid by Thomas Brooke
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 118a: Indenture 28 Sep 1704
      From: Thomas Brooke of Prince George's County, Gent., and Barbara his wife
      To: Clement Brooke of Prince George's County, Gent.
      For 200 acres of land called Prevention adjoining a parcel of land called Brooke Grove which Thomas Brooke obtained from Col. Henry Darnall for 300 acres of land called Dann, Col. Henry Darnall and Thomas Brooke agreed that the 300 acres of land in Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 118 should be given to Clement Brooke
      Signed: Tho. Brooke and Barbara Brooke (mark)
      Witnessed: William Hatton, Hen. Darnall, Jr. and Will. Willkeson
      Memorandum: 28 Sep 1704 Thomas Brooke and Barbara, his wife, acknowledged deed
      Alienation: 29 Sep 1704 the sum of 20s paid by Clement Brooke
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 153a:Indenture, 16 Oct 1705
      From: Clement Brooke of Prince George's County, Gent
      To: Richard Masham, planter of Prince George's County
      For 70£a 240 acre tract of land called Orphant's Loss; bounded by Brooke Groove, Brooke's Content, Jockey Spring Branch, and land already owned by Richard Marsham
      Signed: Clement Brooke
      Witnessed: Edward Willett, Archibald Edmundson, and John Warren
      Memorandum: 16 Oct 1705 Jane Brooke acknowledged deed in open court
      Alienation: 16 Oct 1705 Richard Marsham paid the sum of 8s for 240 acres of Brooke's Content
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 124
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Brooke, Esq. 26 (sic) Nov 1730:
      Indenture, 6 Nov 1730; from Thomas Brooke to his 2 youngest sons, Baker and Thomas Brooke; re £133.6.8, their portion of above £200 debt; a tract being part of Brooke Field south and east of Longbridge Branch; bounded by lands sold Daniel Dulaney, Esq. and Alexander Contee; land now in possession of Capt. Clement Brooke and the Glebe Land; /s/ Tho. Brooke; wit. Thomas Gantt, Leonard Hollyday; 6 Nov 1730; ack. by Thomas Brooke, Esq. and Barbar his wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 126
      Enrolled at request of Thos. Davis 6 Nov 1730:
      Indenture, 6 Nov 1730; Between Thomas Brooke, Esq. and Thomas Finch, minor; for 3,800# tobacco paid by Thomas Finch, Sr., dec'd, father of Thomas Finch, Jr.; a parcel called A Tract; lying east of Woodyard Road; bounded on the north by land of Clement Brooke and eastward by land of Thomas Blanford; containing 100 acres; /s/ Tho. Brooke; wit. Thomas Gantt, Leonard Hollyday; 6 Nov 1730 ack. by Thomas Brooke, Esq. and Barbara Brooke his wife
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      Enrolled at request of Clement Brooke, Jr. 9 Jan 1730:
      From Clement Brooke, Gent. and Jane his wife for love and affection to eldest son Clement Brooke, Jr., mariner, and for settling the inheritance on hir; part of Brooke field; containing 330 acres; /s/ Clemt. Brooke, Jane Brooke; wit. Philip Lee, Ann Brooke; 7 Jan 1730 ack. Clemerkt Brooke, Sr. and Jane his wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 198
      Enrolled at request of Henry Brooke 9 Jan 1730:
      From Clement Brooke, Gent. and Jane his wife for love and affection to son Henry Brooke, Gent. and for settling inheritance on him; a parcel called Poplar Neck where Clement Brooke now lives; bounded by tract in possession of Mr. Hill; containing 310 acres; /s/ Clemt, Brooke, Jane Brooke; wit. Philip Lee, Ann Brooke; 7 Jan 1730 kck. by Clement Brooke and Jane his wife
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 62. At the request of William Sim the following Lease was recorded July 26, 1750
      Indenture made July 26, 1750; Henry Darnall, Jr., gent, and Rachel Darnall his wife have granted to farm let by these presents to William Sim, gent, part of a tract called "Brookefield" heretofore given and granted unto Clement Brooke the younger by Clement Brooke the Elder and Jane Brooke his wife containing 300 acres from June 10 last for the term of 21 yrs and paying yearly at the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, 1 pepper corn if the same be demanded. Signed Henry Darnall, Jr., Rachel Darnall in the presence of John Hepburn, Henry Darnall and acknowledged before John Hepburn

  • Sources 
    1. [S288] Western Maryland Genealogy, Vol 17., No. 1, Jan 2001.

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