Posted By:C Craig
Subject:Re: Early 1700 DARLING families in Delware
Post Date:March 02, 2012 at 21:07:31
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Forum:Kent County, DE Genealogy Forum
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Sue, I see a Rachel Darling adminr of James Darling dec'd and natural and acting guardian of John Darling, James D, Elinor D, Mary D, Lyida D and Daniel Darling minor children of the said James Darling decd presents accounts of her guardianship.
May 1797-1801. There are no other entries for these children.
Could she have left Kent Co or do any of them show up on census records?

KeDe Probate shows
Darling, James. Admin of, to Rachel Darling. May 13 1796. Arch. vol A12 pages 191-192. Reg of Wills, Liver N, folio 148. Note: --ARch. vol A12 page 1901 mentions heirs, John, James, Daniel Mary, Lydia & Ellinor Darling.

p 431.
Gillow, Alexander. Admin of, to James Darling. June 2, 1790. ARch. vol A47, pages 226 & 238. Reg of Wills, Liber M, folio 244.
p 335:
Griffin, Ann. Will. Made 22 May 1781. Duck Creek Hd. Heirs: husband William; uncle Richard Darling; heirs of Uncle James Darling; aunt Sarah Burrows. Exec'r husband William Griffin. Wit: Ebenezer Griffin, Rachel Greenwood, Daniel David, Jr. prob 15Dec 1781. Arch. vol A20, page 185. Reg of wills, Liver L, folio 248.
p 239: Darling, James. Farmer. Will. Made 9 Dec 1768. Duck Creek. Heirs: wife Mary; sons William & James; other children unnamed. Exec;x wife Mary. Wit: Richard Burrows, William Burrows, John McDanield. Prob 7 Jan 1769. Arch. vol A12, pages 189-190. Reg of wills, Liber L, folio 51.
p 179
Darling, William. Will. Made 3 Jan 1759. Duck Ceek. Heirs: wife Elizabeth; son Gorden; daus Margret & Ann; sister Sarah; bros. James & Richard. Exec;rs, wife Elizabeth and bor James. Wit., Lau Walsh, James Gordon. Prob Feb 23 1759. Arch vol A12, page 195 shows Elizabeth, the widow later married John Speer.
p 179
Gordon, Robert. Will. Made 20 Dec, 1758. Heirs: wife Filles (Philis); sons John & Robert; bros. James & Seath; nephew James Darling. Exec;x wife Filles. Wit: Jame Caldwell Martha Henry, Mary Morgan. Prob 15 FEb 1759. Arch. vol A19, pages 172-174. Reg of Wills, Liber K, folio 197. Note: Arch. vol A19 page 173 shows Philis, the wodow later married William Merydith.
p 155
Darling, James. Will. Made 5 Sept 1753. Duck Creek. heirs: sons William, James & Richard; dau. Sarah. Exec;rs, sons William & James. Wit., Richard Darling, Danile Evans. Prob. Feb 14, 1754. Arch. vol A12, page 188. Reg. of wills Liver K, folio 89.

MM Brewer vol 1
(note- from 1801 on archive info is not included w/the probate records and would have to be checked for any heirs which may be mentioned there -esp true for those who d. intestate)
p 8
William Darling. 19 Mar 1800. LOA granted unto Henrietta Darling who being sworn gave bond with dAvid West her surety. (Liber O, folio 7)
p 106
Isaac Redue. 31 May 1805. LOA granted unto Richard Darling who being sworn gave gond with Samuel Price his surety. (Liber O, folio 114)

Last Darling probate records 1805(above)-1833.
There are many other mentions pre 1800.
No Harron/Herren noted 1800-1833 in any probate; ? Harris, ? Herring/Hering
There is a Jos D Harden as wit to will of Jonathan Thomas made 5 Jul 1819; prob 6 Jan 1820.
Could this spelling be off?
LOA = Letters of Administration

Hope this helps you close some links.