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Henry Durant Will

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Hannah Cassels
(1736 - ?)

Hannah, daughter of Henry Cassels Sr. & Margaret Mitchell, was born Dec 3, 1736 Charleston Co SC, died year unknown.
Married: John Durant Feb 6, 1755 St. Phillip's Parish Church, SC. He was born Aug 27, 1721 SC & is the son of Henry Durant & Ann Walbanck.

Children of Hannah & John:
1. Henry born Feb 5, 1756 SC, died Jan 8, 1805 Sumpter Co SC.
Married: (1) Sarah Perkins
Children: John, Patsy & Janet.
Married: (2) Sarah Chandler
Children: Martha E., David, Joseph, Elias & Robert.
2. Rebecca born Nov 17, 1757 SC.
3. George born Oct 6, 1759 SC.
4. Margaret born Jan 6, 1761 SC.
5. Elizabeth born Jan 13, 1763 SC.
6. John born Dec 5, 1764 SC.
7. Benjamin born Dec 22, 1766 SC, died Mar 27, 1810 Williamsburg SC.
Married: Mary Hamilton about 1790 Williamsburg SC
Children: John (1791), Hannah Fleming (1793) & Martha Mary (1795)
8. Hannah born May 2, 1774 SC.
9. John born Nov 1, 1775 SC.

Timeline:
1. Dec 3, 1736 Hannah Cassels was born in SC.
2. Feb 6, 1755 Hannah Cassels married John Durant in SC.
3. Feb 5, 1756 Henry Durant was born in SC.
4. Nov 17, 1757 Rebecca Durant was born in SC.
5. Oct 6, 1759 George Durant was born in SC.
6. May 5, 1760 - Deed of Gift from Henry Cassels to Hannah Durant. (Craven Co SC deed)
7. Jan 6, 1761 Margaret Durant was born in SC.
8. Jan 13, 1763 Elizabeth Durant was born in SC.
9. Dec 5, 1764 John Durant was born in SC.
10. Dec 22, 1766 Benjamin Durant was born in SC.
11. May 2, 1774 Hannah Durant was born in SC.
12. Nov 1, 1775 John Durant was born in SC.
13. Jan 8, 1805 Henry Durant wrote his will at his home in Sumter Co SC & it was recorded in Court May 25, 1805. (Will Bk A, pg 45 Old Salem Co SC, Sumter Dist.)
14. "John Durant had a large plantation of slaves on Lynch's Creek which he willed to John Ashmore, his nephew. The uncle was drunk one night and it was understood that John Ashmore tied a silk handkerchief round his uncle's neck and strangled him in order to take posession of the property, which he did. He took liberties among the female slaves. Three brothers of the deceased, Alex Durant, Davy Durant & Dr. Durant believed John Ashmore had murdered their brother and they sued him for the property." (The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina by John Andrew Jackson, 1862, pg 18)
15. Hannah Cassels-Durant is my gggggg Aunt.

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