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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Nancy Durant

Female Abt 1792 - 1854  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Nancy Durant 
    Born Abt 1792  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died ca. 1854  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 10 Dec 1855  Blakeley, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Martin Durant appears before the Orphans Court of Baldwin County as administrator de bonis non for the estate of his aunt Nancy Durant. Her sisters are identified as Rachel Walker of Sumter County, Alabama, Sophia McComb of Alabama. Brother Lachlan is deceased, and his children are identified as A. J. Durant of Texas, Charles L. Durant of Alabama, Sarah Addams, Constantine Durant and Martin M. Durant. 
    Estate of Nancy Durant, Baldwin County, Case 161
    Estate of Nancy Durant, Baldwin County, Case 161
    "Alabama, Estate Files, 1830-1976," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-23280-40475-69?cc=1978117&wc=MX5L-JNG:314239301,314726901 : accessed 24 December 2014), Baldwin > Durant, Nancy (1854) > image 1 of 15; county courthouses, Alabama.
    Person ID I6022  Dickinson
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2014 

    Father Benjamin Durant,   b. Abt 1754, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1813, Fort Mims, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sophia McGillivray,   b. Abt 1746, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1770  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Arturo O'Neill alleges in a 19 Oct 1783 letter to Josef de Ezpeleta, the acting captain general in Havana, that Sophia was "married to an Indian half-breed named Duran, whose father was French, and they are actually on the road with a good herd of cattle and some forty slaves to settle on the Escambia River eighteen leagues from here." [2]
    Family ID F1603  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Bailey,   b. 1786, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1813, Fort Mims, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married Abt 1810  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - ca. 1854 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - Martin Durant appears before the Orphans Court of Baldwin County as administrator de bonis non for the estate of his aunt Nancy Durant. Her sisters are identified as Rachel Walker of Sumter County, Alabama, Sophia McComb of Alabama. Brother Lachlan is deceased, and his children are identified as A. J. Durant of Texas, Charles L. Durant of Alabama, Sarah Addams, Constantine Durant and Martin M. Durant. - 10 Dec 1855 - Blakeley, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336314] History of Alabama and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi, Albert James Pickett, (Sheffield, Alabama: Robert C. Randolph, 1896), 419.

    2. [S336355] McGillivray of the Creeks, Caughey, John Walton, (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2007), 62.

    3. [S336345] A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, Gregory A. Waselkov, (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 37.