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58. Thomas Durham FAUCETT was born on 23 Apr 1803 in Orange County, North Carolina.4 He died on 26 Jan 1863 in Orange County, North Carolina.4 Information provided by Gerald Collins

On 23 May 1860 Thomas D. Faucett as Administrator of his mother deceased mother Elizabeth Faucett's estate made an Inventory of her property. A month later, on 23 June 1860, an Inventory of property taken and sold on a credit of nine months belonging to Elizabeth Faucett decd by Thomas D. Faucett Administrator was recorded. Most of those listed were her heirs. The more prominent names buying the property were John P. Faucett, Charles C. Howard, Allen Edwards, Wm. Thompson, R. Cheek, C. P. Chambers The Hillsboro Recorder dated February 4, 1863 published the obituary for Thomas D. Faucett as follows: "Died, in this county, on the 26 of January, Mr. Thomas D. Faucett, in the 60th year of his age. The deceased was of a delicate constitution, he went to Virginia for his sick son, his son dying shortly after he reached him, he returned with his remains home, and in three days died, apparently from exhaustion and trouble." The Thomas D. Faucett Will was dated 30 June 1861 and probated February Term 1863 in Orange County, North Carolina. Recorded in Will Book G, page 403. The Will read as follows: In the name of God Amen. I Thomas D. Faucett of the County of Orange and State of North Carolina being of sound mind disposing mind and memory but considering the cancer family of life and the certainty of death do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows Viz First I commend my Soul to God who gave it and my body I close? it shall be decently buried and all my burial expenses I direct shall be paid by Executor herein after named out of the first money that shall come into his hands as a part or parcel of my estate. Touching my Worldly estate which God in his goodness has been pleased to bestow upon me, I give and bequeath as follow. First I desire that all my just debts shall be paid. Item 1. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Anna Faucett during her life my plantation whereon I now live Together with all my property of every description to have and use as her own during her lifetime, and at her death I depose that all my property be sold and the proceeds divided as follows. To my grand son Wilton Andrews son of Calvin Andrews by my daughter Elizabeth decd an amount equal to one third of my children to be paid to him by my Executor within two years from my death. The balance of my entire estate I desire shall be equally divided between my children share and share alike. The amount here given to Wilton is to be equal for any share that might be coming to him in right of his mother. Lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my son Caswell Faucett my Executor to this my Last Will and Testament believing that he will carry out the Laws according to my wishes. June 30th A D 1861 [signed] Thomas D. Faucett Signed and Published in our presence who witness the same at the request of the Testator M. Cheek Junr. and Manly Andrews.

Thomas Durham FAUCETT and Hannah Anna DURHAM were married on 19 Feb 1824 in Orange County, North Carolina.4,7 Bondsman: J. B. McDade, Witness: Jos A. Woods Hannah Anna DURHAM (daughter of John DURHAM and Mary ROBERTSON) was born on 19 Jul 1806 in Hillsboro, Orange County, North Carolina.2,4 She died on 8 Oct 1868 in Orange County, North Carolina.4 Thomas Durham FAUCETT and Hannah Anna DURHAM had the following children:



John Samuel FAUCETT.



Mary Elizabeth FAUCETT.



James Merritt FAUCETT.



William Robertson FAUCETT.



Susan Anne FAUCETT.



Frances Jane FAUCETT.



Thomas Mallory FAUCETT.



Nancy Artelia FAUCETT.



Emily Caroline FAUCETT.



Ruffin Caswell M. FAUCETT.



Jesse Bartlett FAUCETT.