John Hook

M, b. circa 1718, d. before 4 December 1761
FatherJames Hook b. c 1688
MotherMargaret Madden b. c 1688
     John was born circa 1718 in Prince George's County, Maryland. John married Sarah Simpson in 1748. John and Sarah had children: James & John Snowden. John made his will on 19 May 1761 at Frederick County.

His will reads in part as follows: After leaving his soul to God he gives – “to his son James Hook 135 acres of land of the plantation I now live on to him and his heirs forever after my wife’s decease, then I give to my son John Snowden Hook 135 acres of land a part of the same tract I now live on at the south end of the tract called John and Sarah. I leave it to him and his heirs forever after my wife’s decease. Then I give to my wife Sarah all my moveable effects to her for her to settle my affairs and pay my debts with all I have and I leave my wife Sarah my whole and sole executrix” Witness: Abraham Sohn,John Hook, John Simpson, Thomas Eldridge.1

John departed this life in Frederick County. His will was probated on 4 December 1761.2

Family

Sarah Simpson b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S2018] Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties: Will Book , Liber A, No. 1, page 170. Courtesy of Donna Cooper.
  2. [S2018] Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties.