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* Worcester County Estates 1661-1850 Database
Richard P. Yantis, Compiler, 1999

Database Description

Will data for the years 1742-1850 and the administration data for 1742-1820. For earlier MD Prerogative Court account, bond and inventory data is also presented. The data has been collected from various sources (click here for complete list), most of which are available at the Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture.

Database Fields Description

LASTNAME - Usually as found in source- REMARKS column may note alternatives
FIRSTNAME - Often abbreviated
SEQ NUM - Sequence number from V.L. Skinner's abstracts
WILLDATE - Date of the will from Skinner's abstracts; compare with PROBDATE field
PROBDATE - Probate date as shown on the microfilm or in will abstract
LIBER - Worcester County will book designation or ADMIN (if an administration)
FOLIO - Book folio or page number
REMARKS - Additional information and notes
EXEC-ADM1 - First-listed executor or administrator (in CAPS)
EXEC-ADM2 - Second-listed executor or administrator, if given
ADMBOND - Date of the administration bond for the estate. Format: year/month/date
SURETY1 - First-listed surety to the executors/administrators
SURETY2 - Second-listed surety to the executors/administrators, if given.

Records are sorted alphabetically by last name. To browse, please select a name grouping below.




Actaeus
Atkins
Ayres
Bassitt
Bennett
Bishop
Bowen
Boyce
Bravard
Brittingham
Burbage
Campbell
Cathell
Claywell

Collins
Coston
Crapper
Dale
Davis
Dennis
Dixon
Duer
Ellis
Evans
Fassitt
Foreman
Gillett
Gray

Gunby
Hall
Hargis
Hayward
Henderson
Hodge
Hook
Howard
Hudson
Jarman
Johnson
Jones
Kennett
Langford

Lindsey
Lucas
Martin
Mccrea
Merrill
Mills
Moore
Mumford
Newton
Outten
Parker
Parsons
Payne
Phipps

Porter
Pringle
Purnell
Ready
Richardson
Roach
Rogers
Sanders
Selby
Showell
Smith
Smock
Stevens
Sturgis

Tarr
Taylor
Timmons
Townsand
Townsend
Truitt
Turner
Walston
Warren
Whaley
White
Williams
Wise




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