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

Rachel Hoxton

Female Abt 1767 - Aft 1810  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Rachel Hoxton 
    Born Abt 1767 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1810  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21408  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 

    Father Walter Hoxton,   b. Aft 1734, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Harrison,   b. Abt 1745, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1808, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F13142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oswald Brooke,   b. Abt 1763, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Abt 1783  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Walter Baker Brooke,   b. Abt 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1823, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)  [natural]
     2. Rachel Hoxton Brooke,   b. Bef 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1810, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)  [natural]
     3. Leonard Oswald Brooke,   b. Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Jane Eloisa Brooke,   b. Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 
    Family ID F14010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 443 OSWALD BROOKE, physician I 1/20/ 799 10/21/1800
      "being Sick in. body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Walter Baker Brooke --son
      Leonard Oswald Brooke --son
      -to have the remainder of testator's lands of '`Black Walnut Thicket" and "Content" to be divided equally between them
      -Leonard to have Negro girl -Bridget" and Walter to have Negro girl " Elizabeth" both being children of "Peg"
      2. Rachel Hatton {mm: Hoxton} Brooke --daughter
      Jane Eloisa Brooke --daughter
      -remainder of the personal estate to be divided between them and also to have the right "of abode and dwelling in the respective dwelling houses of my two Sons' lor their single lives
      3. Walter Brooke --brother
      -should all of testator' children die before coming of age. then to have the entire estate
      4. Rachel Brooke --wife
      -named executrix of the will and instructed to sell testator's land on which Ccorge Walls now lives for the payment of testator's debts.
      Witnesses; Baker Brooke
      Walter T. Greenfield
      Eleanor Brooke (mark)
      Then came: Walter Trueman Greenfield
      Note; the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 187 WALTER HOXTON 02/18/1783 04/26/1784
      "being at present in an indifferent health of Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1 Susannah Hoxton --wife
      -to have for her natural life the land which testator purchased from Benjamin Trueman being part of a tract of land called -Blackwell cont. 193 1/2 acres
      -to have the land which testator owns at the mouth of the Eastern Branch of the Potomac River called "St, Elizabeth" cont. 600 acre
      -to have Negro wench "Pegg" and her son "Jack" and also "my House maid Charity" -to have all of testator's household furniture, all plate, and all stock of horses, cattle, sheep, and hogs along w/ all plantation utensils
      -to have testator's "wheel carriages" for her natural life and all the above in order to maintain and support testator's children
      -to have the sum of 200 pounds current money "ro enable her to build a Dwelling House on the lands hereby bequeathed to her" in the will--and to have her choice of building on either St. Elizabeth's" or "Blackwell" and the 200 pounds to be med in gold or silver —being Spanish Dollars at 7 shillings 6 pence sterling per dollar, and to be at her sole disposal --as the building of the house "was meetly mentioned for her convenience if she thought proper to apply it that way „ ,"
      -to have one third of the remainder of the estate with the other 2 thirds to be divided into 10 parts with testator's son Stanislaus to have one tenth, and Walter Hyde Hoxton to have one tenth and the remaining 8 tenths to be divided among testator's five daugthers -wearing apparel not to be considered as part of the personal estate to he given as
      widow deems proper
      -named executrix along wi testator's nephew Benjamin Harrison and testator's son Walter Hyde Hoxton
      2. Walter Hyde Hoxton --son
      -after widow's decease to have the said land
      -testator has given to him on the day of the writing of the will, Negro woman "Phi l l is" by deed of gift.
      3. Stanislaus Hoxton --son
      -at widow's decease to have "Blackwell" cont. 600 acres if he arrives to the age of 21, and should he die before coining of age, then the land is to be acid and the proceeds from the sale to be divided among testator's daughters that are living at the time.
      -to have Negro girl "Christina"
      4. Susannah Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Sarah" --daughter of "Kate"
      5. Rachel Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Ciss"
      6. Juliana Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Grace"
      7, Ann Mary Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Mary" the daughter of 'Pegg"
      8, Mary Ann Hoxton --daughter (youngest daughter)
      -to have Negro girl --a daughter of "Pegg"
      Witnesses: John Prigg
      Samuel Morton
      Samuel Perrie Wailes
      then came: Samuel Morton
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber TT; 1808-1812;
      Folio 30 RACHEL BROOKE 04/19/1810 08/03/1810
      "being sick ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Stanislaus Hoxton --uncle
      -to have Negro "Jack" --"Cicly's" son -named executor of the will
      2. Mary H. Hoxton --aunt
      -to have Negro woman "Nancy"
      -to have all the testatrix's wearing apparel
      3. Rachel Brooke --mother
      -to have Negroes "Chrissy" --"Cicly's" daughter and "Pllaf"—
      "Joe's" son
      4. Roman Catholic Church
      -to have the sum of $80.00
      5. Sarah Middleton
      Elizabeth Tolson
      -each to have a mounting locket of the value of $ 10.00
      6. Walter Baker Brooke --brother
      Leonard Oswald Brooke --brother
      -remainder of the estate to be sold and the money arising from the sale
      be applied to the defraying of the education of them
      Witnesses: James Somervill
      Patrick Dent
      Then came: James Somervill
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark

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