Thomas Durham
See Family History
Kent Co.
Reg. of Wills, Liber N, pg.126
10 August, 1795

Be it remembered that on the tenth day of August Anno Domini Seventeen hundred and ninety five, Letters of Administration on the estate of Thomas Durham dec'd were in due form of Law granted unto Thomas Hughes, who being sworn gave bond in the sum of two hundred pounds lawful money with Hugh Talbot surity for their faithful discharge thereof as the bond filed may appear.
John Laws Register


Thomas Durham, dec'd, Inventory, 1795
An Inventory of the Goods, Chattles of Thos. Durham of Little Creek Hundred, Kent Co., State of Delaware as Appraised by us the Subscribers this 14th day of August, 1795

To Sundry wearing Apparel.....................................3..0..0
To a Saddle & Bridle 40/......................................2..0..0
To one Bedsted & furniture....................................4..10.0
To four Chairs 7/6 To 1 Little Wheel 11/3.....................0..18.0
To one Table 3/9 To Ceadarware..3/9...........................0..7..6
To Two Iron pots one old Frying Pan...........................0..7..6
To one Pair Sad Irons 2/.. To 4 old Pewter Plates.2/6.........0..4..6
To Seventeen old Spike Harrow Teeth....11/3...................0.11..3
To Sundry old Crockery ware 4/6...............................0..4..6
To one Cow & Calf 5:10..To 1 Yearling 35/.....................7..5..0
To one Mare & Colt a 18:15..To i young Mare 18:15............37..10.0
To Six good Shoats 6:0:0...3 pigs 10/........................6..10.0
To Two pairs (unclear) 2/6..To 1 old spade..2/6..............0..5..2
To three old (unclear)..3/..To one plow 22/6..................1..5..6
To one old (unclear)..5:10....................................5..10.0
To one old bedstead 5/..To one old Chest 5/...................0..10.0
To on Corn Harrow 11/3...To one old Axx 2/6...................0..13.9
To Flax in the stack...22/6...................................1..2..6
To one Iron pot 9/..To one wheat shovel 6/....................0..13.9
To Deceaseds part of Crop of Corn in the Ground..............25..0..0
To 1 Basket 1/..To 1 old pot rack..1/.........................0..2..0
To 8 (unclear) Rye a 7/ per (unclear) 2:16....................2..16.0
To 27 (unclear) Wheat a 15/p (unclear)........................1..17.6
Total.......................................................103..6..3 (signed) And. Naudain
Benjamin Wells


Adm. Account Tho. Derham, dec'd
April 3, 1800

To Isaac Davis Register, Thos. Hughes , who Intermarried with Mary Derham Admint. of Thos. Derham dec'd Presents the following the Administration on Said dec'd Estate and Parys it's Adjustment

To Cash Paid for Letters of Admin.............................0..16..3
Bury Charges..................................................3..10..0
To Cash Paid Simmons J. Harper as per Probt. .................5..18..9
To do. Paid Jno. Hamms as p. do. .............................2..11..6
To do. Paid Jno. Hamms Note as p. do..........................7..14..1
To do. Paid James Morris as p. do.............................2..11..4
To do. Paid Jonathan (?) Consealler ......................0...8..0
To do. Paid James Jackson as p. do............................0...8..0
To do. Paid Jon. Cole ........................................6..15..1
To do. Paid George Legg.......................................0...4..3
To do. Wm. Ruth...............................................1...1..6
To do. Jacob Stout............................................2...8..3
To Cash Paid Jessy Dean ....................0..15..5
To Cash Paid Charles Moor ....................................1...8..7
To Commissions on 103:6:3 at 10 p............................10...6..7
(unclear) to the Register.....................................0..17..6
(total)......................................................47..15..2
Ball. Unappropriated.........................................55..11..0

Contra
By the Acount of the Personal Estate as pr. Inventory........103..6..3

Examined Adjusted Proved & Settled the 3rd of April 1800
(signed) Isaac Davis, Reg.


Add'l Admn. Acct. Thomas Derram, Dec'd, the 6th May, 1805
To Thos. Comerford, Reg., Thomas Hughes Administrator of Thomas Derham, Dec'd Presents the following Add'l Account of his Administration prays its Adjustment

The Estate of the Deceased
To Isaiah Derram Dec'd his proved Acct......................0..15..0
To the Registers fee........................................0..16..6
(subtotal)..................................................1..11..6
To a Bal. in the hands of the Admn..........................82..0..1
(total).....................................................83..11..7

Contra
May 6
By a Balance in the hands of the Admin. as per Account
passed the 3 of April 1800...............................55..11..0 1/2
By Interest thereon from the 27 July
1798 up to the 6 May, 1805...............................28..0..6 1/2
(total)...................................................83..11..7

Examined, Adjusted, Proved, & Settled this 6th day of May 1805--

(signed) Thos. Comerford, Reg.


Distributive Acc't Thomas Derram, Dec'd,
6th May, 1805

To Thomas Comerford.Reg., Thomas Hughes, Administrator of Thomas Derham Dec'd presents the following account Distributive on the Estate of said Deceased and prays it's adjustment

The Estate of the Deceased
To the Registers fee.......................................0..10..6
To the Acct. Bal. for Distribution........................81..3...7
(total)....................................................82..0..1

1805
May 6 By the Bal. in the hands of the Admin.
as per. Acc't passed this day..............................82..0..1

To the widow Mary Derram
By your one third part of the Neat Bal.....................27..1..2 1/4

1807
Jan. 16
Jemima Derram
By your Distributrive Share of your Father's Estate............13..3..5
Joseph Derham receipt specifying a ballance due him
of 5:15...By your Distributive Share of your Father's Estate...13..3..5
Sarah Derram
By your Distributive Share of your Father's Estate.............13..3..5
Whittenton Derram
By your Distributive Share of your Father's Estate.............13..3..5
Thomas Derram
By your Distributive Share of your Father's Estate.............13..3..5

Examined, Adjusted, Proved & Settled this 6th Day of May 1805
(signed) Thos. Comerford, Reg.