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1. George G. DURHAM was born about 1723 in Brunswick County, Virginia. He died in 1767 in St. Andrews Parish, Brunswick County, Virginia. Early DURHAM/LINDSEY connections:

Thomas Durham, (b. ca 1697) m. Margaret "Peggy" Lindsey, (b. ca 1700), around 1722 Virginia.

Matthew Durham, (b. ca 1727) m. Susannah Lindsey (b. ca 1731) around 1750 VA

George G. Durham m. Winifred Lindsey (ca 1744??) (George G. Durham died in Brunswick Co., VA - left a Will in 1767)

Samuel Davis Durham, b.ca 1755 Hanover Co, VA) m. Isabel Lindsey, b. ca 1760) m. 10 Sept 1781 in Hanover Co. VA.

Will found transcribed on the web, original source of transcription unknown:

Will of George Durham (Brnsw. Will book 3-470/471) dated 13 Aug 1766 - I George Durham of Brunswick Co. and parish of St. Andrews being of perfect senses and memory do make and ordain my last will and testament ...

I desire that my tract of land lying on branches of Great Creek containing 102a and joining Cap. Nicholas Edmunds and others be sold and my debts paid with the money.

Item: I give to my son Humphrey Durham the land and plantation where I now live.
Item: I give to my son James Lindsey Durham the land and plantation whereon I now live.
Item: I give to my son Humphrey Durham a mare, saddle, cow, and calf.
Item: I give to my son John Durham my gun and cow and calf.
Item: I give to my daughter Margaret Halcombe one heifer.
Item: It is my desire my goods and chattels after my wife's death be divided among my 5 youngest daughters.
Item: I desire that the money that remains after debts are paid to be made use of the schooling of my 4 youngest children.
Item: I desire my estate not be appraised.
Item: I leave my beloved wife Winifred Durham and my son to be my executors.

Witnesses were James Lindsey, John Holcombe, Thomas (x) Holcombe. Presented in court by Winifred Durham and Humphrey Durham and proved by oath of James Lindsey and Thomas Holcombe 23 Feb 1767.

Winifred LINDSEY (daughter of William LINDSEY and Jane (UNKNOWN)) was born about 1727 in Brunswick County, Virginia.1 George G. DURHAM and Winifred LINDSEY had the following children:



Humphrey DURHAM.



Margaret DURHAM.






Ruth DURHAM was born in 1753 in Brunswick County, Virginia.



James Lindsey DURHAM.



Rebecca DURHAM was born about 1760 in Brunswick County, Virginia.



Elizabeth DURHAM.



Clarissa DURHAM.