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James Lindsey Durham, Jr. and Elizabeth Summers




Husband James Lindsey Durham, Jr. 1

           Born: 12 Jan 1784 - Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 27 Mar 1855 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA
         Buried:  - Durham-Sanders Family Cemetery, Dibrell, Warren, Tennessee, USA


         Father: James Lindsey Durham, Sr. (      -      )
         Mother: Caty FitzGerald (1736/1746-      )


       Marriage: 21 Dec 1808 - , Surry, North Carolina, USA

Noted events in his life were:
Fact 1, Fact 1 See Note Page

Will 2

Alt. Birth, NC:SurryCo., 14 Jan 1783

Alt. Birth, North Carolina, 14 Jan 1783




Wife Elizabeth Summers

           Born: 4 Feb 1790 - North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 27 Jul 1858 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA
         Buried:  - Durham-Sanders Family Cemetery, Dibrell, Warren, Tennessee, USA


         Father: Mannering I. Summers (1765-      )
         Mother: Sarah McCollum (1769-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Fact 1, Fact 1 See Note Page

Alt. Birth, Surry Co, NC, 7 Feb 1790

Alt. Death, Warren Co, TN, 27 Jul 1858


Noted events in their marriage were:
Marriage Fact, See Note Page

Alt. Marriage, Surry Co, NC, 21 Dec 1808


Children
1 M Cyril Durham

            AKA: Cryil Durham
           Born: 8 Oct 1809 - , Surry, North Carolina, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 1877 - Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee, USA
         Buried:  - Pikeville Cemetery, Pikeville, Bledsoe, Tennessee, USA
         Spouse: Nancy Cooksey (Abt 1810-1895)
           Marr: Abt 1830 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA
         Spouse: Winifred Wheeler (      -      )



2 F Caroline Durham 3

           Born: 1812 3
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1853 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 3
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Frances Kirby (1808-WFT Est 1885/1905) 3
           Marr: WFT Est 1827-1847 3



3 F Juliann Durham

            AKA: Julia Ann Durham 3 4
           Born: 12 Aug 1820 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 3
     Christened: 
           Died: 20 Aug 1894 - Faulkner Springs, Warren, Tennessee, USA 3 5
         Buried: 
         Spouse: James C. Sanders (1814-1887) 3 5
           Marr: Abt 1836 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 3 6



4 F Elizabeth Durham 3

           Born: 1824 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 3
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: John M. Randolph (1818-WFT Est 1853/1909) 3
           Marr: Abt 1827 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 3




General Notes: Husband - James Lindsey Durham, Jr.


Burial: Sanders Cem. Warren Co., TN
Census 1810: Surry Co., NC
Census 1820: Warren Co., TN
Census 1830: Warren Co., TN
Census 1840: Warren Co., TN
Census 1850: Warren Co., TN

James and Julia Ann Durham's birth and death dates were taken from their tombstones, copied by Alva Sanders, now deceased, in the early 1960s, and also by Erick D. Montgomery. By 1982 when we visited the cemetery, the gravestones were covered with debris from wood cutting done on the property. Alva Sanders reported as many as fifty headstones in the cemetery at that time. A copy of Alva's transcriptions does not seem to have survived.

James Durham Last Will and Testament Warren Co. TN Will Book 3, Page 246-247

I, James Durham of the County of Warren and State of Tennessee, Planter do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former wills by me at any time heretofore made; And first I direct that my body be decently interred at the Graveyard on my Land in the above named county in a manner Suitable to my condition in life and as to such worldly Estate as it has pleased God to entrust me with I dispose of the same as follows: First, I direct that all my debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as possible out of my money I may die possessed of or may first come into the hands of my Executor from any portion of my Estate Real or Personal. Secondly: I will and bequeath unto my son Cyril one hundred dollars in property. Also I will and bequeath unto my Daughter Juliann my entire tract of land amounting to four hundred and thirty five acres on conditions that her Husband, James Sanders, makes my Daughter Elizabeth a good and sufficient title to a certain tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres whereon she now lives. I also will and bequeath unto the Legal Heirs and Representatives of my daughter Caroline Kerby one dollar as their portion of my Estate. I also will and bequeath unto my Granddaughter Mary Matilda Kerby a good Feather bedstead and furniture. The balance of my property after the above conditions of my will complied with I want equally divided between my three children to wit: Cyril, Juliann & Elizabeth for the purpose of carrying into effect this my will I do hereby make ordain and appoint James Sanders, Executor of this my Last Will and Testament In Witness hereof I, James Durham the said Testator have to this my written on a sheath of paper set my hand and Seal this 31st day of January, 1852. James Durham, Seal. Signed, Sealed and published in the Presence of us, who have subscribed our names in the presence of the Testator and of Each other: Wm Lowery and M. S. Huff.

State of Tennessee, Warren County} April Term County Court, 1853, This day this will was proven in Open Court by the oaths of Wm Lowery and M. S. Huff, Subscribing Witnesses to the same and Ordered by the Court to be entered in the Record. Given at Office this 2nd day of April 1855. R. McGregor, Clerk.

Page 248: 16 Apr. 1855: Inventory of property of James Durham, dec'd by James Sanders, Executor.

Page 262-264: [No date] Sale bill of Property of James Duram [Durham] by James Sanders, administrator.

Page 358: 9 May 1857: Settlement made with James Sanders, executor of James Dunham [Durham], dec'd. Paid for coffin $20.00. Vouchers for $100.00 to Cyrel Dunham.


Facts about this person:

Burial March 1855 Durham-Sanders Family Cemetery near Debrell, Warren Co TN near the DeKalb Co TN line.

Property 1814 James Durham purchased first parcel of land in Warren Co TN.

Cenus 1814 James Durham & family in Warren Co TN.

Census 1820 James Durham & family in Warren Co TN.

Alt. Census 1830 Warren Co TN


Occupation 1850 Census - Farmer

Birth Place 1850 Census - North Carolina

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Facts about this person:

Burial TN:WarrenCo.,Durham-SandersCem Bluff Springs Road, Warren County

Will January 31, 1852 TN:WarrenCo.(TNWillBk#3,pp.246-7WarrenCo.) Will dated 31 Jan 1852, Warren Co TN named chn: Cyril DURHAM; Juliann, b 12 Aug 1820

Occupation TN:WarrenCo.:Planter


General Notes: Wife - Elizabeth Summers

Burial Durham-Sanders Family Cemetery near Debrell, Warren Co TN near the DeKalb Co TN line.


Notes: Marriage

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Facts about this marriage:

Marriage Fact December 21, 1808 Surry Co NC
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Joab Durham and Jennie Prescott




Husband Joab Durham

           Born: WFT Est 1721-1775 - NC
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1815-1861
         Buried: 


         Father: Thomas Durham, The Immigrant (1696-1749)
         Mother: Margaret "Peggy" Lindsey (1700-After 1779)


       Marriage: 1786




Wife Jennie Prescott

           Born: WFT Est 1753-1775 - NC
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1816-1866
         Buried: 



Children

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James C. Sanders and Juliann Durham




Husband James C. Sanders 3 5

           Born: 24 Dec 1814 - TN 3 7
     Christened: 
           Died: 17 May 1887 - Faulkner Springs, Warren, Tennessee, USA 3 5
         Buried: 
       Marriage: Abt 1836 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 3 6

Noted events in his life were:
Fact 1, Fact 1 See Note Page




Wife Juliann Durham

            AKA: Julia Ann Durham 3 4
           Born: 12 Aug 1820 - , Warren, Tennessee, USA 3
     Christened: 
           Died: 20 Aug 1894 - Faulkner Springs, Warren, Tennessee, USA 3 5
         Buried: 


         Father: James Lindsey Durham, Jr. (1784-1855) 1
         Mother: Elizabeth Summers (1790-1858)





Children
1 F Louisa Sanders

           Born: 13 Mar 1840 - TN:WarrenCo.
     Christened: 
           Died: 11 Nov 1927 - TX:ParkerCo.
         Buried: 



2 M Wesley Daniel Sanders

           Born: 18 Sep 1843 - TN:WarrenCo.
     Christened: 
           Died: 18 Apr 1933 - TX:ParkerCo.
         Buried: 



3 M Franklin Pierce Sanders

           Born: 1853 - TN:WarrenCo.
     Christened: 
           Died: After 1920
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Mary E. Lawrence (WFT Est 1837/1861-WFT Est 1880/1950)
           Marr: 11 Nov 1875 - TN:WarrenCo.



4 M Levander Pope Sanders

           Born: 10 May 1858 - TN:WarrenCo.
     Christened: 
           Died: 18 Mar 1927 - TN:WarrenCo.
         Buried: 




General Notes: Husband - James C. Sanders

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info on James Durham Sr & Jr & Sanders as per Milly Halterman millieo@midwest.net. She says both Sr. and Sanders bur in Sanders Cem at TN:WarrenCo.

Facts about this person:

Burial TN:WarrenCo., Durham-Sanders Cem


General Notes: Wife - Juliann Durham

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Facts about this person:

Burial TN:WarrenCo., Durham-Sanders Cem
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Marion Paschal and Lassie Durham




Husband Marion Paschal 3

           Born: WFT Est 1867-1887 3
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1901-1973 3
         Buried: 
       Marriage: WFT Est 1898-1931 3




Wife Lassie Durham 3

           Born: Mar 1884 3
     Christened: 
           Died: 16 Nov 1957 - , , Californa, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Franklin Pierce Durham (1852-1935)
         Mother: Tennessee Malone (1853-1930)





Children

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Lee Odie Durham and Eula Mae Young




Husband Lee Odie Durham




           Born: 19 Jul 1879 - Tennessee, USA 8
     Christened: 
           Died: 8 Jul 1941 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA 8
         Buried: 10 Jul 1941 - Hearn Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, USA


         Father: Franklin Pierce Durham (1852-1935)
         Mother: Tennessee Malone (1853-1930)


       Marriage: 8 Aug 1901 - , Wilson, Tennessee, USA 8 9

   Other Spouse: Eula Mae Young (1886-1962)




Wife Eula Mae Young




           Born: 19 Dec 1886
     Christened: 
           Died: 8 Mar 1962
         Buried:  - Hearn Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, USA


         Father: Huston Bone Young (1858-1935)
         Mother: Susan (Susie) Ann Davis (1861-1936)



   Other Spouse: Lee Odie Durham (1879-1941)


Noted events in their marriage were:
Alt. Marriage, WFT Est 1895-1926


Children
1 F Winnie Mae Durham 3

           Born: 10 Sep 1910
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Hugh C. Bass (      -      )



2 M Hugh Franklin Durham 3

           Born: 9 Mar 1913 3 10
     Christened: 
           Died: 10 Oct 1989 3 10
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Nancy Sue Phillips (      -      ) 3



3 F Carrie Belle Durham

            AKA: Totsie
           Born: 10 Oct 1923
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Paul Sittloh (      -      )
         Spouse: Dewey Burnette (      -      )



4 M Paul Lee Durham




           Born: 23 Feb 1925 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA 11
     Christened: 
           Died: 29 Jan 1998 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA
         Buried:  - Springhill Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee
         Spouse: Living




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Lee Odie Durham and Eula Mae Young




Husband Lee Odie Durham




           Born: 19 Jul 1879 - Tennessee, USA 8
     Christened: 
           Died: 8 Jul 1941 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA 8
         Buried: 10 Jul 1941 - Hearn Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, USA


         Father: Franklin Pierce Durham (1852-1935)
         Mother: Tennessee Malone (1853-1930)


       Marriage: 

   Other Spouse: Eula Mae Young (1886-1962) - 8 Aug 1901 - , Wilson, Tennessee, USA 8 9




Wife Eula Mae Young




           Born: 19 Dec 1886
     Christened: 
           Died: 8 Mar 1962
         Buried:  - Hearn Hill Cemetery, Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, USA


         Father: Huston Bone Young (1858-1935)
         Mother: Susan (Susie) Ann Davis (1861-1936)



   Other Spouse: Lee Odie Durham (1879-1941) - 8 Aug 1901 - , Wilson, Tennessee, USA 8 9



Children

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Charlie Jewell and Lula Durham




Husband Charlie Jewell 3

           Born: WFT Est 1876-1896 3
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1910-1982 - , Smith, Tennessee, USA 3
         Buried: 
       Marriage: WFT Est 1907-1940 3

Noted events in his life were:
Fact 1 3, Fact 1 See Note Page




Wife Lula Durham 3

           Born: Sep 1893 3
     Christened: 
           Died: 1978 3
         Buried: 


         Father: Franklin Pierce Durham (1852-1935)
         Mother: Tennessee Malone (1853-1930)



   Other Spouse: John Walker Mayberry (1813-1876)

Noted events in her life were:
Fact 1 3, Fact 1 See Note Page



Children

General Notes: Husband - Charlie Jewell

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Facts about this person:

Fact 1 Buried Hearn Cem, Smith Co TN


General Notes: Wife - Lula Durham

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Facts about this person:

Fact 1 Buried Hearn Cem, Smith Co TN
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John Walker Mayberry and Lula Durham




Husband John Walker Mayberry

           Born: 6 Mar 1813 - , Hickman, Tennessee, USA
     Christened: 
           Died: 16 Sep 1876 - Gatesville, Coryell, Texas, USA
         Buried: 


         Father: Henry Mayberry, Jr. (Abt 1787-1858)
         Mother: Hannah C. Walker (      -      )


       Marriage: 

   Other Spouse: Mahulda Ann Easley (1819-1901) - Abt 1837




Wife Lula Durham 3

           Born: Sep 1893 3
     Christened: 
           Died: 1978 3
         Buried: 


         Father: Franklin Pierce Durham (1852-1935)
         Mother: Tennessee Malone (1853-1930)



   Other Spouse: Charlie Jewell (WFT Est 1876/1896-WFT Est 1910/1982) 3 - WFT Est 1907-1940 3

Noted events in her life were:
Fact 1 3, Fact 1 See Note Page



Children

General Notes: Wife - Lula Durham

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Facts about this person:

Fact 1 Buried Hearn Cem, Smith Co TN
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Thomas Holcombe and Margaret Durham




Husband Thomas Holcombe

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 




Wife Margaret Durham

           Born: 1743
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: George G. Durham (1717-1767) 12
         Mother: Winifred Lindsey (1723/1727-1769) 12





Children

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John P. Phillips and Matilda Durham




Husband John P. Phillips 3 13

           Born: WFT Est 1818-1848 3
     Christened: 
           Died: Age 72 3
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 1 May 1864 - , McMinn, Tennessee, USA 3

Noted events in his life were:
Fact 1 3, Fact 1 See Note Page




Wife Matilda Durham 3

           Born: 25 Sep 1845 - TN 3
     Christened: 
           Died: 24 Apr 1935 - Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co TX 3
         Buried: 


         Father: Cyril Durham (1809-1877)
         Mother: Nancy Cooksey (Abt 1810-1895)



Noted events in her life were:
Fact 1 3, Fact 1 See Note Page

Alt. Birth, 1845



Children
1 F Nancy Elizabeth Phillips 3

           Born: 1865 3
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1903-1960 3
         Buried: 
         Spouse: John Brown (WFT Est 1849/1877-WFT Est 1903/1961) 3
           Marr: WFT Est 1880-1914 3



2 M William Phillips 3

           Born: 1868 3
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1869-1958 3
         Buried: 



3 M Frank Phillips 3

           Born: 1869 3
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1870-1959 3
         Buried: 



4 F Ann Phillips 3

           Born: 1870 3
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1871-1964 3
         Buried: 



5 F Julia Phillips 3

           Born: 1872 3
     Christened: 
           Died: WFT Est 1890-1966 3
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Mr. Vandergriff (WFT Est 1855/1875-WFT Est 1890/1961) 3
           Marr: WFT Est 1886-1919 3




General Notes: Husband - John P. Phillips

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Facts about this person:

Funeral "Aunt Matilda picked cotton to pay for his funeral. Source: letter Rozella (Rose).


General Notes: Wife - Matilda Durham

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Facts about this person:

Burial Buried Oakland Cemetery, west of Sulphur Springs, Hopkins Co TX.

Census 1870 Matilda and John Phillips living in Monroe Co TN.

Alt. Census 1880 Matilda and John Phillips living in Smith Co TN.

Death Certificate Grayson Co TX

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Sources


1 Warren Co TN Will Book 3, Pages 246-147, 31 Jan 1852, Proven: 2 Apr 1855.

2 (James Durham).

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4 1850 Warren Co TN Census, District 15, 4 Sep 1850.

5 Durham-Sanders Cemetery, Warren Co TN.

6 No proven marriage record for Julia Ann Durham and James C. Sanders.

7 1850 Warren Co TN Census.

8 (Lee Odie Durham).

9 (L. Odie Durham & Eula Young).

10 Genealogy.com, Family Archive #110, Social Security Death Index: U.S. Ed. 9, Social Security Death Index (Release date: April 10, 2000), Internal Ref. #1.111.9.72983.93.

11 Genealogy.com, Family Archive #110, Social Security Death Index: U.S. Ed. 9, Social Security Death Index (Release date: April 10, 2000), Internal Ref. #1.111.9.73001.5.

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13 Phillips family source: Julie Phillips Vandergriff of Sulphur Springs, TX.


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