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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, select a name grouping below. You may also search this database by searching this site.



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Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Ready

Bryan

17730303

17730303

17730303

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Son John Ready

Geo Benson

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

John Timmons

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 6/20/1764

JW-04

203

2519




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Redden

John

18010904

18010904

18010904

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Son? Stephen Redden

John Holland

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Sl Danl Handcock

John Bonnawell

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 11/20/1800

JBR-1

241-245

2606




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Redden

Leah

18001003

18001014

18001014

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Son? Shadrack Redden

James Dirickson

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

James Redden

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 9/9/1800; f132 is a gdn release

JBR-1

133

2604




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Redden

Nehemiah

17950925

17950925

17950925

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Son Shadrack Redden

James Tull

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Wf Leah Redden

Robt Melvin

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 11/5/1793

JW-18

213-214

2591




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Redden

Stephen

18380202

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 10/13/1836

LPS-1

114




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Redden

Wm

18090808

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Chas Hope

Danl Handcock

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Whittington Jones

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2627




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Redden

Nehemiah

18300000

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 7/13/183?; BAD FILM

MH-27

420-421




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Redden

Stephen

18261030

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf Cath

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 9/28/1821

MH-27

256




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reddin

Hester

18310700

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD ?

MH-27

477




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

Sally

18490424

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Geo Bishop

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 4/6/1839

LPS-1

399




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

Peirce

17840206

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

John Reed

Levi Beachboard

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

James Lindsey Jr

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2546




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

Littleton

17841126

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Mary Reed

Solomon Carey

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Joh Tarr

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2545




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

Levin

17930726

17930726

NONE

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf Esther

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 11/25/1788

JW-18

123-124

2577




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

John

18070109

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Mary Reed

John Johnson

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Jesse Sturgis

Major Lindsey

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

JBR-6

323

2619




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

Walter

17530324

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

John Outten

James Linsey

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Levi Beachboard

Wm Beachboard

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2476




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

John

17480610

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

James Linsey

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Margaret Linsey

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2470




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reed

Jacob

NONE

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Martha Reed

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

NO DATES IN SKINNER

ADMIN

2550




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reeves

James

17620205

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Betty Reeves

John Bratten

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Nathl Whaley

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2489




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reynolds

Wm

17610130

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Martha Reynolds

Wm Truitt

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Joshua Duer

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2487




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reynolds

Edmund

18100326

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Josiah Collins

Benj Purnell

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

John Sturgis

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2632




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Reynolds

Wm

18370113

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 1/2/1835; AS RYNALS

LPS-1

074




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Rice

Geo

18011023

18011023

18011023

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf Mary Ann Rice

Robt M Richardson

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Saml R Smith

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 4/8/1798

JBR-1

259-260

2607




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Rice

Mary

18220118

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Saml R Smith

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 12/13/1821; PRICE IN RDRYDEN

MH-10

513-518




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Isaac

18100730

18100720

18100720

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Fr John Richards

Annanias Bradford

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

John Surait

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 4/28/1810

MH-4

213

2634




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

John

18110324

18110326

18110326

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Br Wm Richards

John R Marshall

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Wm P Marshall

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 3/16/1807

MH-4

257-259

2637




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Elis

NONE

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

John T Richards

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

NO DATES IN SKINNER

ADMIN

2534




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Wm

17540305

17540305

17540604

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Son? Wm Richards

Stevens White

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Wf? Rachel

Wm Ironshire

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 3/2/1752

JW-02

120-121

2478




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Wm

17541129

17541129

17541129

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Son? Wm Tingle

Adam Bravard

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Ananias Hudson

Wm Richards

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 11/3/1754

JW-02

139-140

2477




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

John

18050125

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Polly Richards

Sterling Jones

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Wm Truitt

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

JBR-6

218

2615




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Isaac

18110517

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wm Richards

Thos N Williams

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

John J Williams

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

D.B.N. "THE SAME"

ADMIN

2638




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Wm

18170506

18170506

18170515

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Thos N Williams

John J Williams

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Wf Elizabeth

Mitchell Gray

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 4/1/1817

MH-10

255-256

2653




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Jacob

18221125

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 10/28/1822

MH-10

560




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Kendal

18191006

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wm F Riley

Littleton R Purnell

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Josiah Collins

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2661




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Wm

17781023

17781023

17781023

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf Leah Richards

Matthew Purnell

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Wm Bradford

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 4/14/1774

JW-04

391

2537




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

John

17700202

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Joseph Richards

John Jones

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Jethro Bowen

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2510




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Jones

17561231

17561203

17570303

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Sarah Richards

John Coffin

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Son? Elisha Richards

David Moon

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 10/16/1756; RICKARDS

JW-02

174-175

2484




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Isaac

18070115

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wm Richards

Benj Davis

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Wid Rebecca Rejects

Elijah Reid

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

OF ISAAC

JBR-6

326-327

2620




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Nathl

17940311

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Jacob Richards

John Rock

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

James Broadwater

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2582




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Rachel

17560702

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wm Richards

Joseph Porter

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Jeptha Purnell

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2481




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richards

Joseph

17931001

17931001

17931001

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf Jane Richards

Chas Bennett

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

James Stevenson

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 9/3/1793

JW-18

130-131

2578




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Wm

17860707

17860707

NONE

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Son Saml

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Son Mathis

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 7/9/1782; WM PARKER WIT

JW-13

100

2561




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Levi

18010128

18010128

NONE

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

None

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 12/3/1800

JBR-1

192-193

2605




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Saml

17700511

17700511

17700518

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Br Wm Richardson

Leonard Johnson

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Br Robt

Zadok Selby

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 10/2/1769; MARINER

JW-04

027

2507




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Chas

17960611

17940611

NONE

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf Ann

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 8/7/1792

JW-18

162-163

2584




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Henry

18450731

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Ne Henry R Ayres

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 6/24/1845

LPS-1

293




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Robt

17931127

17931127

NONE

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf Sarah

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 4/15/1791

JW-18

142

2581




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Wm

17741102

17741102

17741102

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Br Saml Richardson

Thos Tyer

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Jesse Bratten

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 9/9/1774

JW-04

268

2524




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

John

17810326

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Thos Richardson

Geo Spence

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Chas Sawyer

Robt Schoolfield

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2540




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

Wm

17920406

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Robt Richardson

Nathl Bratten

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

Chas Sawyer

Thos Cottingham

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

ADMIN

2575




Name (Last, First, Other)

Will Date

Prob Date

Adm Bond

Richardson

John

17550926

17550926

17550926

Exec Admin 1

Surety 1

Wf? Mary Richardson

John Martin

Exec Admin 2

Surety 2

John Irvin

Remarks

Liber

Folio

Seq Num

WD 4/27/1755

JW-02

156-157

2480


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