Thomas Brooke

19 March 1684–
Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Brooke was christened on 19 March 1684, in Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Brooke, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Charnock, was 32. He married Margaret Wharton in 1716, in London, Middlesex, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brooke
Margaret Wharton
Marriage: 1716
Richard Wharton Brooke
Thomas Brooke
Jane Brooke
Mary Brooks
Elizabeth Brooke
Peter Brooke

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1716London, Middlesex, England
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (1)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brook , which preserves a trace of the Old English dative singular case, originally used after a preposition (e.g. ‘at the brook’).History: In 1650, Robert and Mary Mainwaring Brooke brought ten children and a number of servants with them from England to MD, where Robert became governor. Although the fourteen known contemporary Brooke immigrants in VA included Robert's brothers Richard and Humphrey, the relationships of the others are unknown. Brooke family memorials remain in the Anglican church at Whitchurch, Hampshire, England.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

    • Thomas Brook in entry for Peter Brook, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Thomas Brooke, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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