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Re: Dorothy Tooke & John Harvey d. 1679 Pasquotank NC
Posted by: Kent Pusser (ID *****1876) Date: May 07, 2007 at 12:45:49
In Reply to: Dorothy Tooke & John Harvey d. 1679 Pasquotank NC by D. W. Byrd of 248

Thomas Harvey was the nephew of John Harvey. John Harvey married Dorothy TOOKE, daughter of James Tooke, the immigrant of 1621. In her will, Dorothy Tooke Harvey names the children of her brother, Thomas Tooke( who was also the ex. of her will) , named is DOROTHY TOOOKE, wife of Joseph Matthew Commander of Pasquotank, NC. Named in his will of 4/23/1698 are their sons, Thomas and Joseph Commander, named as his executors are his brothers in-law, James and John, sons of Thomas Tooke, who were brothers of his wife Dorothy Tooke. Thomas Commander, son of Joseph Matthew Commander and Dorothy Tooke, wrote his will on 8/25/1739, and names sons John, Samuel, Benjamin, Thomas, and Joseph, as well as daughters, Mary and Sarah. On 2/16/1741-42, Thomas Commander, son of Thomas Commander ( son of Joseph Matthew Commander and Dorothy Tooke), writes his will, naming his son Joseph, and wife Elisabeth as an executrix, as well as brother Joseph Commander, executor, also names sisters Sarah and Mary. The answer to your question is: the wife of Thomas Commander (son of Joseph Matthew Commander, Sr. and Dorothy Tooke), mother of Joseph Matthew Commander, Jr., and his brother, Samuel Commander, is only identified as "Ellen"

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