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Matthew Durham > Thomas Durham > Thomas Durham > Albert S. Durham

Albert Snipes DURHAM

Born: 1815, OCNC
Died: Jan. 1868, Tyro, Tate Co, MS

Father: Thomas DURHAM

Mother: Delilah A. SNIPES

 

Married:
Mar 11, 1838,
Lafayette Co, MS

Mary CLEAVES

Born: c. 1818, TN

Died: 1856, OCNC

Father:

Mother:

 

Children:
 

1. Bartlett Chesterfield DURHAM U. S. Civil War Confederate Soldier (b. Sep 8, 1842, LCTN; d. 1922, LCTN; m1. Malissa V. SHELTON (b. Apr 29, 1847, LCTN, d. Oct 9, 1886, LCTN) on  Feb 18, 1869, LCTN; m2. Eula Hearring (b. Jun 1869, TN; d. 1949) c. 1888)

Children to Melissa:

  1. Albert Oscar DURHAM (b. May 10, 1873, LCTN; d. Jan 3, 1946, Ripley, LCTN; m. Maude CONNER)

  2. Basil Thompson DURHAM (b. Jun 12, 1875, LCTN; d. Jan 9, 1918, Hendersonville, Henderson Co, TN, age 42)

  3. Marvin H. DURHAM (b. 1878, LCTN; d. 1900, age 22)

  4. John Hearring DURHAM (b. Dec 4, 1893, TN; m. Genevieve M. ? (b. c. 1894, OH)

Children to Eula:

  1. Bartlett Chesterfield DURHAM Jr. (b. Apr 1896; d. 1964)

  2. Mary E. DURHAM (b. Oct 20, 1899, TN; d. Aug 12, 1981, LA, age 82; m. Carey JOHNSON (b. Aug 9, 1900; d. Aug 27, 1993))

  3. Max H. DURHAM (b. Sep 6, 1902, TN; d. Aug 17, 1969, age 67; m. Rita BRENT (b. Oct 6, 1906; d. Jan 21, 1978))

Notes:

  • Bartlett and Eula (Hearring) Durham are buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, LCTN.  View Bartlett's Find-A-Grave 53904497 Entry. View Eula's Find-A-Grave 53904590 Entry.

  • Malissa (Shelton) Durham was Bartlett's first cousin. She is buried at Holmes Cemetery, LCTN. View her Find-A-Grave 55123326 Entry. Her parents were Robert and Nancy SHELTON.

  • Albert O. Durham is buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, LCTN.  View his Find-A-Grave 53904264 Entry. I originally thought Albert's mother was Melissa Shelton, however, in his obituary, one of his survivors listed is "Mrs. B. C. Durham, his stepmother."

  • Basil T. Durham was divorced at time of death, and was a Dry Goods Salesman. His cert. of death simply states he was buried in "Ripley, Tenn", so we have not determined which cemetery in Ripley. 

  • Marvin Durham is buried at Holmes Cemetery, LCTN. He was shot and killed while serving as Deputy Sheriff.  View Marvin's Find-A-Grave 55123325 Entry. 

  • B. C. Durham Jr. is buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, LCTN.  View his Find-A-Grave 38629211 Entry.

  • Carey and Mary (Durham) Johnson are buried at American Cemetery, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA. View Cary's Find-A-Grave 13209897 Entry. View Mary's Find-A-Grave 30052311 Entry.

  • Max and Rita (Brent) Durham are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.  View Max's Find-A-Grave 78651851 Entry. View Rita's Find-A-Grave 78651789 Entry.

  • Bio for Bartlett C. Durham:
    Bartlett C. Durham, clerk of circuit court, is a son of Albert S. and Mary (Cleaves) Durham, both natives of Orange County, N.C., he born in 1815, and she in 1818. They were married in that county, and remained there till 1845, when they moved to northern Mississippi, and there passed the remainder of their days. Their family consisted of five children, four sons and one daughter. In 1856 the mother died, and two years later the father married Mrs. Jane E. Balch, and to this union were born four children. The father was a member of the Methodist Church, as were also both wives. He was a farmer and an uncompromising Democrat. He died in 1869.

    Our subject inherits English blood form both paternal and maternal ancestors, and was born September 8, 1842. He grew up on the farm, and was educated at the country schools. At the age of eighteen he volunteered in Company E, First Mississippi Infantry, where, after serving a while as private, he was promoted to the position of sergeant, and from that to quartermaster-sergeant, and finally to second lieutenant, holding that position till the close of the war. He was one of the brave boys who defended Fort Donelson, where he was captured and taken to Camp Morton, Ind. After six month's imprisonment he was exchanged, and again re-entered the service; was again taken at Port Hudson, La., but, paroled, thereupon he a third time joined his comrades. During four years' service he never received a wound. At the close of the war he entered a dry goods house, where he remained till 1868. He then moved to Lauderdale County, and in 1869 was married to Melissa V. Shelton, a native of this county, born April 29, 1847, and this union resulted in the birth of six children. Mr. Durham is a farmer, a Democrat, and a member of the Methodist Church. In connection with his farming interests he ran a mill. He was occupied the position of magistrate and circuit court clerk, holding the latter position for the third time, and has proved a faithful public servant and a trustworthy citizen. At his last election he received 2,841 out of 3,214 votes cast. On the 18th of October, 1886, his faithful companion passed away, after many months of wasting sickness.

 

2. Deliah (Delila) A. DURHAM (b. 1845, TN; d. Jul 19, 1849)
 

Notes:

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3. Leucian S. DURHAM (b. 1847, MS)
 

Notes:

 

4. Albert Monroe DURHAM (b. Jan 11, 1851,  MS; d. Apr 19, 1944, LCTN; m. Mary Young TURNER "Mollie" (b. Jul 24, 1861; d. Mar 29, 1890, Durhamville, LCTN) on Jan 1, 1880)

Children:

  1. Ruby Garnett DURHAM (b. Nov 7, 1880, Durhamville, LCTN)

  2. William Albert DURHAM (b. Nov 15, 1884, Durhamville, LCTN; d. Dec 16, 1968, LCTN; m. Glenn Ora KINSOLVING (b. Dec 15, 1895, TN; d. Jan 28, 1986, LCTN) on Oct 21, 1921, LCTN)

  3. Annie Florence DURHAM (b. May 16, 1888, Durhamville, LCTN; m. W. L. DRAKE () on Feb 12, 1908, Lauderdale, TN)

Notes:

  • Albert M. and Mary (Turner) Durham are buried in Durham-Turner Cemetery, Durhamville, LCTN. View Albert's Find-A-Grave 82492526 Entry.

  • William A. and Glenn Ora (?) Durham are buried at Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, LCTN.  View William's Find-A-Grave 53904794 Entry. View Glenn's Find-A-Grave 53904645 Entry.

  • From 1900 US Census for Civil District 1, Lauderdale Co, TN:
     
    Name Rel. Race Sex Birth
    Date
    Age Mar.
    Stat
    Yrs
    Mar.
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Occ.
    Albert M. Durham Head W M Jan 1851 49 Wd   MS NC NC Farmer
    Ruby G. Durham Dau W F Nov 1880 19 S   TN MS TN Teacher
    Albert W. Durham Son W M Nov 1884 15 S   TN MS TN Farm Laborer
    Annie Florence Durham Dau W F May 1897 13 S   TN MS TN At School

 

5. James Calvin DURHAM (b. 1854, MS; d. Sep 23, 1950, Haywood, Ripley, LCTN, age 97; m. Lou Ellen WOOD (b. May 28, 1863, Henning, LCTN; d. Jul 4, 1932, LCTN) in 1882, Henning, LCTN)

Children:

  1. James Aubrey DURHAM (b. Jan 1883, TN; m. Mary BAYNES)

  2. Mary L. DURHAM (b. Mar 1884, TN)

  3. Myrtle E. DURHAM (b. Jan 1889, TN)

  4. Leland DURHAM "Lillie" (female, b. Nov 1897, TN)

  5. Garnet DURHAM (female, b. Nov 1899, TN)

Notes:

  • Loula, per her death cert. is buried at Maplewood. Her parents were Sabert and Eliza J. (ALSTON) WOOD. 

  • Lilly Durham may be buried at Crossroads Cemetery, Ripley, TN

  • From 1900 US Census for Riply Town, LCTN:
    Dwelling 420, Family 437
     
    Name Rel. Race Sex Birth
    Date
    Mar.
    Stat
    Yrs
    Mar.
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Occ.
    James C. Durham Self W M Aug 1853 M 18 MS NC NC Farmer
    Louellen Durham Wife W F May 1863 M 18 TN TN TN  
    James A. Durham Son W M Jan 1883 S   TN MS TN  
    Mary L. Durham Dau W F Mar 1884 S   TN MS TN  
    Myrtle E. Durham Dau W F Jan 1889 S   TN MS TN  
    Leland Durham Dau W F Nov 1897 S   TN MS TN  
    Garnet Durham Dau W F Nov 1899 S   TN MS TN  

     

  • From 1930 US Census for Dist. 3, LCTN
    Family 172
     

    Name Rel Sex Race Est.
    DOB
    Age Mar.
    Stat
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    J. C. Durham Head M W 1854 76 M TN TN TN
    Lula E. Durham Wife F W 1865 65 M TN TN TN
    Mary Durham Dau F W 1884 46 S TN TN TN
    Lillie Durham Dau F W 1898 32 S TN TN TN
    J. W. Word Border M W 1865 65 S TN TN TN
 

6. Mary DURHAM (b. 1856, MS; m. John Acton HOLMES)

Children

  1. Earnest Acton Holmes

  2. Mary Botts Holmes

Notes:

 

 

Notes:
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2nd Marriage:

Albert Snipes DURHAM

(See Above)

 

Married
Mar 11, 1858,
Lafayette, MS

Martha Jane BALCH (or BLACK)

Born:  Jun 1, 1831, TN
Died:  Sep 16, 1915, Lafayette Co, MS
Father:

Mother:

 

Children:
 

1. Elizabeth Raiford DURHAM "Betty" (b. Mar 31, 1859, Lafayette Co, MS; d. Jun 1, 1886, Lafayette Co, MS)

 

Notes:

  •  Elizabeth drowned in a cistern.

 

2. Manley Johnston DURHAM (b. Jul 12, 1861, Lafayette, MS; d. Jan 17, 1891)

 

Notes:

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3. Mitty Alice DURHAM (b. Apr 14, 1864, Lafayette, MS; m. William STEWART (b. Apr 1846, MS))

Children:

  1. Mary E. STEWARTt ()

  2. Sarah A. STEWART ()

  3. Rosa J. STEWART ()

  4. Henry C. STEWART ()

  5. Annie C. STEWART ()

Notes:

 

4. Walter Snipes DURHAM (b. Feb 22, 1868, Lafayette Co, MS; d. Feb 19, 1939, Lafayette Co, MS; m. Martha Ann STEWART "Annie" (b. Sep 25, 1872, Lafayette Co, MS; d. Jun 9, 1930, Lafayette Co, MS) on Dec 9, 1890, Lafayette Co, MS)

Children:

  1. Capil Lou DURHAM "Cappy Lou" (b. Jan 7, 1892, MS)

  2. Thomas Manley DURHAM (b. Sep 27, 1893, MS; m. Zelma ADAMS)

  3. Samuel Marvin DURHAM (b. Mar 11, 1896, MS; d. Oct 1978, MS)

  4. James Calvin DURHAM (b. Feb 25, 1898, MS)

  5. Ada Jane DURHAM (b. Dec 25, 1900, MS; d. Apr 8, 1988; m. Grady W. TAYLOR (b. Jan 31, 1899; d. Dec 4, 1978))

  6. Ruby Garnett DURHAM (b. Jan 17, 1902, MS)

  7. Mary Lee DURHAM (b. Apr 17, 1904, MS)

  8. Wallace Webster DURHAM (b. Feb 20, 1906, MS)

  9. Bilbo (Bill?) DURHAM (b. Mar 27, 1908, MS)

  10. Nin DURHAM (b. c. 1913, MS)

  11. Bessie Blanche DURHAM (b. c. 1913, MS)

  12. Martha Ann DURHAM (b. c. 1916, MS)

  13. George DURHAM (b. c. 1918, MS)

Notes:

  • Walter and Martha (Stewart) Durham are buried at Free Springs Cemetery, Harmontown, Lafayette Co, MS. View Walter's Find-A-Grave Entry 8894025.  View Martha's Find-A-Grave Entry 8894022.

  • Samuel C. Durham is buried at Forrest Memorial Park, Batesville, Panola Co, MS. View Sam's Find-A-Grave Entry 15041293.

  • Grady and Ada (Durham) Taylor are buried at Fulmer Cemetery, Lafayette Co, MS. View Grady's Find-A-Grave Entry 28789749.  View Ada's Find-A-Grave Entry 28789746.

  • From 1910 US Census for Beat 3, Lafayette Co, MS:
    Family 118
     

  • Name Rel. Race Sex Age Mar.
    Stat
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Walter S. Durham Self W M 42 M MS TN  
    Annie Durham Wife W F 38 M MS MS MS
    Capil Durham Dau W F 17 S MS MS MS
    Tommie Durham Son W M 15 S MS MS MS
    Marvin Durham Son W M 13 S MS MS MS
    Calvin Durham Son W M 11 S MS MS MS
    Ada Durham Dau W F 9 S MS MS MS
    Ruby Durham Dau W F 7 S MS MS MS
    Mary Durham Dau W F 5 S MS MS MS
    Wallace Durham Son W M 3 S MS MS MS
    Bill Durham Son W M 2 S MS MS MS
    Jane Durham Mother W F 73 Wd MS USA USA

     

  • From 1920 US Census for Lafayette Co, MS"
     

    Name Rel Sex Race Est.
    DOB
    Age Mar.
    Stat
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Walter S. Durham Self M W 1868 52 M MS TN USA
    Martha Durham Wife F W 1836 84 M MS SC MS
    Ada J. Durham Dau F W 1901 19 S MS MS MS
    Ruby J. Durham Dau F W 1903 17 S MS MS MS
    Mary A. Durham Dau F W 1905 15 S MS MS MS
    Walter W. Durham Son M W 1907 13 S MS MS MS
    Bilbo Durham Son M W 1909 11 S MS MS MS
    Nin Durham Dau F W 1913 7 S MS MS MS
    Bessie Durham Dau F W 1913 7 S MS MS MS
    Marthie A. Durham Dau F W 1915 5 S MS MS MS
    George Durham Son M W 1919 1y4m S MS MS MS
    Sam W. Stewart Father
    in-law
    M W 1841 79 Wd SC USA USA

 
Notes:
  • From 1850 Census for Lafayette, Lafayette Co, MS:
     
    Name Age Gender Race Occ Land
    Value
    Birth
    Place
    A. S. Durham 34 M   Farmer 300 NC
    Mary C. Durham 33 F       NC
    Bartlett C. Durham 8 M       TN
    Lucian S. Durham 3 M       MS

     

  • From 1860 US Census for Paris, Lafayette Co. MS:
     
    Name Age Est.
    DOB
    Sex Race Occ Value of
    Real Estate
    Value of
    Personal Estate
    Birth
    Place
    Albert Durham 41 1819 M   Farmer 800 800 NC
    Martha Durham 29 1831 F         MS
    Bartlet Durham 17 1843 M   Farmer     TN
    Thomas Durham 12 1848 M         MS
    Albert Durham 9 1851 M         MS
    James Durham 6 1854 M         MS
    Mary Durham 4 1856 F         MS
    Elizabeth Durham 1 1859 F         MS

     

  • From 1880 US Census for Beat 3, Lafayette Co, MS:
     

  • Name Rel. Mar.
    Stat
    Gender Race Age Birth
    Place
    Occ. Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Martha Durham Self Wd F W 50 TN Keeping House TN TN
    Elizabeth Durham Dau S F W 21 MS Home TN TN
    Manly Durham Son S M W 19 MS Farm Labor TN TN
    Alice Durham Dau S F W 15 MS Farm Labor TN TN
    Walter Durham Son S M W 12 MS Farm Labor TN TN

     

  • Page Sources:
    1. Donald R. Johnston Home Page web.

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