Brooke (England) AND Taliaferro (Venice, Italy)
Father Richard Brooke, b. 1732
Mother Ann Hay Taliaferro, b. 7 September 1731
Robert Brooke (c1761—d 27 February 1800, Fredericksburg, Virginia)
Married 1786 Mary Ritchie
Children: Richard Brooke, b.
14 August 1787
Descendants: Many living 2009.
Related to Washington family.
Descended from Patrick Henry"s family (John Fontaine m Martha Henry). Patrick Henry"s family descended from General
Alexander Spottswood"s family of Virginia, of "Knights of the Golden Horshoe" history.