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Thomas Durham > Joab Lindsey Durham

Joab Lindsey DURHAM

Born: c. 1761, VA

Died: 1790, PulaGA
Father: Thomas DURHAM

Mother: Margaret LINDSEY

 

Married:
c. 1786, NC

Jennie PRESCOTT

Born: c. 1765, NC
Died: c. 1814, GA

Father:

Mother: 

 

Children:
 

1. Margaret DURHAM  (b. c. 1788, PulaGA)
 

Notes:

 

2. Catherine DURHAM  (b. c. 1790, PulaGA)
 

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3. Thomas DURHAM  (b. c. 1792, FranGA; d. 1826; m. Mary "Polly" TAPLEY (b. 1794; d. 1850) in 1810)

Children:

  1. Dr. John Pryor Tapley DURHAM (b. 1809, Talbottom, TalbGA; d. Dec 9, 1869, Preston, WebsGA; m1. Dr. Cassandra Boulware PICKETT (b. c. 1824, SC; d. 1885); m2. Mary WHATLEY (b. 1855) in 1829)

  2. Thomas Edwin Booker DURHAM (b. 1812)

  3. Joab Jeptha DURHAM (b. 1815)

  4. Robert Augustus Flournoy DURHAM (b. 1817, m. Elephara HAYDEN on Feb 15, 1846, StewGA)

  5. James Lucius Constantine DURHAM (b. c. 1819; m. Elizabeth DAVIS "Lucy" on Sep 16, 1838, RandGA)

  6. Seashay Ann Catherine DURHAM "Patsy" (b. c. 1823; m. Robert J. KENNEDY)

  7. Mary Jane Eliza DURHAM (b. 1825; m. Thomas SALTER on Feb 26, 1843, StewGA)

Notes:

  • See Thomas' will online wills.

  • Cassandra Boulware Pickett DURHAM was first woman doctor in Georgia (information courtesy of Marian Roberts).

  • Mary Tapley's parents may have been Hosea TAPLEY Jr. and Lucy PRYOR.

  • In the online book The Georgians: Genealogies of Pioneer Settlers by Jeannette Holland Austin, it is put forth that Thomas was the son of Matthew Durham Jr.

 

4. Jeptha DURHAM (b. c. 1794, HancGA; m. Mary DURDEN (b. 1808, GA) on Mar 13, 1834, IrwiGA)

Children:

  1. Elizabeth DURHAM (b. c. 1837, GA)

  2. Jeremiah DURHAM (b. c. 1839, GA)

  3. Ruthe DURHAM (b. c. 1842, GA)

  4. Matilda DURHAM (b. c. 1844, GA)

  5. George W. DURHAM (b. c. 1849, GA)

Notes:

  • From Randolph Co, GA 1850
     
    Name Age Gender Race Occ Land
    Value
    Birth
    Place
                 
                 

 

5. John W. DURHAM (b. c. 1796, HancGA; d. Jul 6, 1864, Camden, OuacAR; m1. Polly YEARTY (b. c. 1798; d. Jan 10, 1821, GA; of Irish descent) in 1813, m2. Mathilda MASON (a widow with 2 children))
Children to Polly:

  1. James DURHAM (b. Dec 27, 1814, GA; d. Oct 10, 1899, Winn, WinnLA; m1. Eliza Crawford DAVIS (b. Sep 17, 1824, GA); m2. Elizabeth H. BROCK)

  2. Catherine Independence DURHAM "Kate" (b. Jul 4, 1816, GA; m1. Allen DAVIS, m2. Samuel S. JEFFUS)

  3. Nellie DURHAM (b. c. 1820 in Pulaski, GA)

Children to Mathilda:

  1. John Thomas Lindsey DURHAM (b. Sep 4, 1835, GA; was killed in the Civil War in the Battle Of Corinth)

  2. Sarah J. Mathilda DURHAM (b. Oct 23, 1837 in GA)

  3. Pollyann Frances DURHAM (b. Oct 28, 1840 in GA)

Notes:

  • John Durham is buried eight miles east of Camden, at the Bethsaida Church Cemetery.

 

6. Elizabeth Jane DURHAM (b. 1798, FranGA; d. WaynMS); m. David Daniel NICHOLS (b. c. 1786; d. Oct 23, 1867) on May 30, 1816, WilkGA)
Children:

  1. Simion N. NICHOLS (b. Dec 11, 1818, GA)

  2. Levi Lexington NICHOLS (b. Oct 20, 1821, IrwiGA; d. Mar 7, 1907; m. Margaret Emaline ALBERSON)

  3. Joseph Marion NICHOLS (b. Oct 15, 1824; d. c. 1875; m. Nicey COOPER (b. c. 1835, AL)

  4. Thomas D. NICHOLS (b. Sep 9, 1826; killed in Civil War)

  5. Claudius L. NICHOLS (b. Sep 4, 1828, GA; d. 1865, Rock Island Prison, IL (today Rock Island Arsenal)

  6. Huldean C. NICHOLS (b. Oct 23, 1830)

  7. Samantha Jane NICHOLS (b. Feb 3, 1833, GA; m. Eli SAMMONS)

  8. Asseneth Candace NICHOLS (b. May 14, 1846; m. Franklin Shepard SANDERSON)

Notes:

  • Jane's family's info came from the Nichols Family of Newberry District, SC webpage web.

 

7. James DURHAM (b. c. 1800, HancGA)
 

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8. Matthew DURHAM (b. c. 1804, HancGA)
 

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9. Nathanael DURHAM (b. c. 1806; d. 1831)
 

Notes:

  • A "Nathaniel Durham" married Anny DAVIS on Feb 17, 1831 in Irwin County, GA; needs more investigation.

 

10. Joab DURHAM Jr. (b. c. 1814, GA; m. Bethine HUNTER on Mar 3, 1831, IrwiGA)

Children:

  1. Jephtha DURHAM (b. c. 1833, GA; m. Amanda JOHNSON)

  2. Thomas DURHAM  (b. c. 1835, GA)

  3. Davis DURHAM  (b. c. 1839, GA)

  4. James Lindsey DURHAM "Jim" (b. 1840, GA; m. Harriette KYSER)

  5. Americus DURHAM (b. c. 1841, GA)

  6. John Randolph DURHAM (b. Apr 3, 1843, GA)

  7. Catherine DURHAM (b. c. 1845, GA)

  8. Mark DURHAM (b. c. 1847, GA)

  9. Martha DURHAM (b. c. 1849, GA)

  10. Matthew DURHAM (b. Apr 1850)

  11. Noah G. DURHAM (b. Sep 22, 1854; m1. Martha PONDER; m2. Mary Frances WOODUL)

Notes:

  • From Wilkie (Wilk100@aol.com):
    James L. DURHAM left Georgia to go fight the Yankees in 1861. Will wearing the Gray for the CSA, he met a young German girl in Mississippi and walked to Clarke County, MS as soon as he was released from Prison Camp after the surrender.

 

11. Betty DURHAM (b. ?)
 

Notes:

 
Notes:
  • County/State Abbreviations:
    FranGA - Franklin County, GA
    HancGA - Hancock County, GA
    IrwiGA - Irwin County, GA
    OuacAR - Ouachita County, AR
    PulaGA - Pulaski County, GA
    RandGA - Randolph County, GA
    StewGA - Stewart County, GA
    TalbGA - Talbot County, GA
    WaynMS - Wayne County, MS
    WebsGA - Webster County, GA
    WilkGA - Wilkinson County, GA
    WinnLA - Winn Parish, LA
     

  • Page Sources:
    1. Nichols Family of Newberry District, SC webpage web
    2. Ancestors of Addye Laura Diamond Kozel web page  web
    3. From Kitty Hawk To the Moon by W. O. Durham

Names Added to Name Index: Yes