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

Jane Sewall

Female 1684 - 1761  (77 years)


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  • Name Jane Sewall  [1
    Born 1684  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Feb 1761  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13477  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father Nicholas Sewall,   b. 1655, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1737, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Burgess,   b. 1660, West River, Anne Arundel, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1676  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clement Brooke,   b. 1676, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 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 
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      BROOKE, JANE, Prince George's Co. 20 Jan, 1761; 20 Feb, 1761
      To children: Joseph and Charles Brooke; Susanna Hoxton., 30 lb. sterl,
      To Charles Neall, money, a debt due him from dec'd husband, out of money that will arise from the sale of my estate, that I will order to be sold.
      To Henry Darnall of Portland Manner, and Samuel Randall, out of my tobacco.
      To children: Joseph and Charles Brooke; Eleanor Harrison, furniture. Residue divided among 5 children: Joseph and Charles Brooke, Susanna Hoxter, Elizabeth Carroll and Eleanor Harrison.
      Exa: Sons Joseph and Charles.
      Wits Jno., Rachel and Anne Cooke, 31.262
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      Mrs. Jane Brooke 75.211 PG ---- Mar 3 1761 Jan 10 1762
      Appraisers: George Gordon, Henry Hill.
      Creditors: Susanna Hoxton, Benjamin Tasker.
      Next of kin: Clement Smith, Wiliam Hoxton.
      Executor: Joseph Brooke.
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      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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      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 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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      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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