Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Gerard Brooke (1768-1821)
MSA SC 3520-15902


Archival Sources:

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Mary Farquhar Green Collection) Account book of Gerard Brooke, 1802-1821 [MSA SC 566-1-98, 00/09/06/06].

COMMISSIONERS OF THE TAX (Assessment Record) 1793-1797, Gerard Brooke Real Property, 1795 Assessment District 4, MdHR 20,115-1-1 [MSA C1110-1, 01/18/14/017]

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE TAX (Assessment Record) 1813-1830, Gerard Brooke Real Property, 1813 Assessment Districts 1 and 4, MdHR 20,115-3-1 [MSA C1110-3, 01/18/14/019].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) November 22, 1803, Gerard Brooke to Joseph Elgar, Lot 13 in Brookeville. L, p. 161, MSA CE 148-12.

 MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) January 15, 1805, Joseph Elgar to Caleb Pancoast, lots 10,11,12 & 13 in Brookeville. M, p. 67, [MSA CE 148-13].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) January 26, 1806, Caleb Pancoast to Gerard Brooke, lots 10, 11, 12 & 13 in Brookeville. M, p. 481, [MSA CE 148-13]

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Record) 1807-1809, “A list of Debts due the Estate of Richard Thomas late of Montgomery County Deceased,” pp.82-84, MdHR 12,392  [MSA C1138-8, 01/17/08/007]

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Record) 1811-1814, “A Division of Negroes above the age of 45 years belonging to the Estate of the late Richard Thomas of Montgomery County deceased made by th [sic] appraisement,” Liber H, pp. 245-246,  MdHR 12,394  [MSA C1138-10, 01/17/08/009].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Record) 1821-1824, "Inventory of the personal property belonging to Gerard Brooke, desc." Liber N, p. 161, MdHR 12,399 [MSA C1138-15, 01/17/08/014]. This linked document includes Gerard Brooke's Last Will and Testament.

Monthly Meeting at the Clifts Collection, marriage certificates from Sandy Spring, West River, and Indian Springs meetings, marriage certificate, Gerard Brooke and Margarett Thomas, April 22, 1789, pp. 195-196 [MSA SC 2978, SCM 639-1].

Sandy Spring Meeting records, Register of Births and Deaths [MSA SC 2978, M 667-3, 638-1].
Census Records:

First Census of the United States, 1790, Population Schedule, Montgomery County, Maryland, Roll: 3; Page: 42.

Third Census of the United States,
1810, Population Schedule, Montgomery County, Maryland, Roll: 14 Page: 974.

Newspaper Sources:

"Columbian Agricultural Society," Independent American, May 26, 1810, pg. 3, Georgetown, District of Columbia.

Other Sources:

Isaac Briggs, et. al. Briggs-Stabler Papers, 1793-1910. Maryland Historical Society collection no. MS 147.

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