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

Walter Baker Brooke

Male Abt 1783 - Aft 1823  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Walter Baker Brooke 
    Born Abt 1783  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1823  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I56150  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel Hoxton,   b. Abt 1767,   d. Aft 1810, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1783  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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 George 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 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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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HB-14, 1817-1825; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 290.
      Ann Rosella Middleton, Will, October 8, 1803; January 7, 1823
      I, Ann Rosella Middleton of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To sister Lucretia Middleton, all my property both real and personal.
      Executrix: sister Lucretia Middleton
      Signed: October 8, 1803 Ann Rosella Middleton
      Wit: Walter Baker Brooke, David Middleton, James H.A. Middleton
      mm note: the date of will is written as "the eighth day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and three".

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