Person:Hans Brack (1)

m. bef. 1677
  1. Hans Michael Brack1687 - 1752
m. abt. 1720
  1. Heinrich 'Henry' Brockabt 1720 - 1800
  2. Nicholas Brockest 1720 -
  3. Johann Gerhard Brock1721 -
  4. Johan Palsor Opalkis Brockest 1725 - 1758
Facts and Events
Name Hans Michael Brack
Gender Male
Birth? 08 April 1687 Village of Odenbach near, Meisenheim, Germany
Immigration[1] abt. 1710 [[Place:On the Fifth Party of Palatines from Rotterdam Via England on Capt. Jan Coate's Ship, With One Child; Probably Arriving in Mid-; It Is Likely the Child Died on the Voyage, As the Hunter Subsistence Lists in New York on Jul Listed John Michael Brock's Family as Two Persons over Age|on the fifth party of Palatines from Rotterdam via England on Capt. Jan Coate's ship, with one child; probably arriving in mid-1710; it is likely the child died on the voyage, as the Hunter Subsistence Lists in New York on 4 Jul 1710 listed John Michael Brock's family as two persons over age 10 ]]
Residence[1] 1717 East Camp on the Hudson River, Hunterstown, New York
Marriage abt. 1720 New Yorkto Anna Maria Schley
Residence[1] abt. 1732 Shenandoah Valley, Orange County, Virginia
Death? 1752 prob. Augusta County, Virginia

Hans 'Michael' Brock was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

  • Michael Brock received a Northern Neck grant of 400 acres from Lord Fairfax for 40 shillings, on the South Fork of the North River of Shanando above the gap in the Mountain, and an annual payment of one shilling for every 50 acres, and cultivate and improve three acres of every 50-acre portion within three years, or he and his heirs fail to meet the conditions, the land could be reassigned. [Source: Brock Family History: Swiss Brack-American Brock, by Robert L. Brock, pg. 26].

Records of Michael Brock in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - List of Musters in Augusta County, 1742: Capt. James Gill's List: James Gill, Captain; John Dobbin, Lieutenant; Wm. Sharrel, Bons Harding, Wm. Welling, John Johnson, John Wilkins, George Furbush, Barnabee McHenery, Rick Dictum, Dan Murley, Nicola Brock, Martin Shoemaker, John Howlain, And. Holman, George Legler, Joseph Dunham, Timothy Taylor, George Willes, Sam Brown, John Cumberland, Sam Beason, James Spencer, Wm. Prickett, Wm. Hall, Wm. McClain, Michael Brock, Thos. West, Wm. Sames, Cornelius Murley, Nicol Cain, Henery Brock, John Fisher, Thos. Wilkins, Joseph Harding, John Ryal, Abram Dunblederey, Riley Moor, Fraderich Brock, John McClairn, William Sharrle, Sr.; William Sharrle, Jr.
  • Vol. 1 - The Country, debtor to provisions expended per Capt. Patrick Martin and company, when on duty in his Majesty's service: To 300 lbs. flour from Samuel Black at 10/ per 100, £1, 10, 0; to 16 lbs. butter from Michael Harper at 4d., 2/; to 1/4 lb. salt from George Capler, 3/; to 1 cow from Valentine Guile, £1, 1, 6; to 1/4 lb. salt from George Capler, 3/; to 42 lbs. mutton from Val. Guile, 5/3; to 183 lbs. flour from Michael Brock, 18/3-3/4; to 277 lbs. beef from Val. Guile at 10/ per 100, £1, 7, 8; to wild meat from John Vance, 2/6; to carcas venison from John Garden, 1/6; to 35 lbs. flour from Val. Guile, 3/6; to 4 bushels potatoes from Val. Guile, 4/6; to two horses, with driver, four days, at 4/6 per day, 18 shillings; to one horse at mill, 1/6; to same, 1/6; to four lbs. butter, 1/10-1/2; to impressed from John Givens 32 head (lead), £1; to provisions from William Hoger, 7/0. October 22, 1756. Sworn to 16th December, 1756, by Capt. Pat. Martin. Receipt, 16th December, 1756, by Capt. Pat. Martin. Declaration in asst. against Pat. Martin for above amounts.. A copy. (Signed) John Madison.


Chalkley's Chronicles
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Brock, Robert L. A Brock family history : Swiss Brack, American Brock. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Gateway Press, c1992).