Benjamin Durham
See Family History
Kent Co.
Reg. of Wills, Book O, Vol. 1, pg. 200
8 February, 1810

Be it remembered that on the Eighth day of February in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred and Ten, Letters of Administration on the Estate of Benjamin Durham dec'd was in due form of Law granted unto Eliz. & Daniel Durham who being sworn gave bond with Jeremiah Consilor and John Hughs their surities in the sum of $2000.

(signing with their marks were) Elizabeth Durham, Daniel Durham, Jeremiah Concilor and John Hughs.


Inventory of Benjamin Durham, 1810
Inventory of the Goods and Chattles of Benjamin Durham of St. Jones Hundred in the County of Kent and State of Delaware. Taken by Thomas Denney and Lewis Gano as Shown to us By Elizabeth Durham administrator and Daniel Durham Administratrix February 10, 1810.

To his wearing aperrel........................................$2.0
To one Pockrack and Chane.....................................$0.66
To two pots and pothooks and fryon Pan........................$1.50
One Lot of old (unclear) and half Bushel......................$1.0
To two Beds and Furniture and two Bedsteads...................$5.0
To four Chiers one Bag and half Bushel of meal................$1.73
To old Drawer Lot of Crosly ware..............................$0.83
To two Saddels and Bridles and Spinning Weel..................$3.0
To one table bucket and Bole and Sifter.......................$0.60
To two Books one cut reel.....................................$0.75
To one Set of flat Irerons and one ax.........................$0.91
To sundries of yarn and thred.................................$8.33
To three old Casks and one Bushel of flaxseed.................$2.0
To 30 weight of Beef 11 and half of tallow....................$2.97
To 3 hundred and Eighty Seven pounds of Salt pork............$38.30
To Twenty four pounds of Lard 13 cents........................$3.20
To two old Plows and Irerons two hoes and dungforks...........$3.0
To one Pair of Cartweels $100 one ox Chane $100 ..............$2.0
To one Cart..................................................$24.0
To two harrows teeth and four sheep and Lambs.................$5.49
To one Blase face mare.......................................$20.0
To one ox and one young stier................................$25.0
To one Sow 5 Shotes and two pigs.............................$14.5
To three Blads Stacks........................................$15.0
To two tops stakes............................................$3.0
To two hay stacks.............................................$2.0
To Some Straw and Some flax...................................$1.0
To Sixty three Bushels and 3 Pecks of Corn 53 cents p.bl.....$34.0
To 12 Bushels Sowing of wheat.$2.............................$24.0
To three Bushels and half Sowing of rye......................$3.50
To 14 Spools and one olf Steland(?)..........................$1.11
(total)......................................................$250.39

(signed) Tho. Denney
Lewis Gano

State of Delaware, Kent County
Nov. 29, 1811 came Lewis Gannaco before me John Lowber one of the (unclear) of the (unclear) of the (unclear) Said County and was sworn (unclear) to Law.
(signed) John Lowber


Admin. Bond Benjamin Durham
13 Dec. 1813

(very difficult to read: but mentioned in the accounts were: L. Sparksman, Esther Sisco, Chas. Moor, Mary Cambridge, Hugh Durham, Rachel Hansor, Caleb cook, John Lockerman and Elisa Callahan?? )