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Matthew Durham > William Lindsey Durham > Archibald Marion Durham > Alvis Durham > Franklin R. Durham

Franklin R. DURHAM

Born: 1828, OranNC
Died:

Father: Alvis DURHAM

Mother: Susanna FAUCETT

 

Married:
c. 1843, NC

Isabella MCLEAN

Born: c. 1833; Haywood, CCNC
Died: 

Father: 

Mother: 

 

Children:
 

1. John Augustus DURHAM (b. Oct 11, 1853, Haywood, ChatNC; d. Jul 18, 1922, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 37194458)
m. Bessie T. WRISTON (b. Feb 21, 1863, Charlotte, MeckNC; d. May 30, 1946, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 37194459)


Children:

  1. Mary Wriston DURHAM (b. Feb 24, 1893, Charlotte, MeckNC; d. Dec 16, 1952, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 39612587)
    m. William Jennings BROWN (b. Jul 21, 1892, Charlotte, MeckNC; d. Jul 1, 1958, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 151303028)

  2. John Franklin DURHAM (b. Dec 19, 1895, Charlotte, MeckNC; d. Jul 18, 1963, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 37194461)
    m. Rebecca MARKHAM (b. May 26, 1899, NC; d. Mar 29, 1959, DurhNC; Find-A-Grave 37194460)

  3. Miles Wriston DURHAM (b. Oct 8, 1903; d. Dec 27, 1907, age 4; Find-A-Grave 37194457)

Notes:

  • Bessie's parents were Miles and Mary (Springs) Wriston.

  • William J. Brown's parents were Peter Marshall and Jennie Beecher (Bass) Brown. After Mary's death, he remarried to Ann Cecelia Barrentine.

  • Rebecca (Markham) Durham's parents were James William and Anna Rebecca (Leigh) Markham.

 

2. Irwin W. DURHAM (b. Aug 9, 1854, ChatNC; d. Jan 27, 1932, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 67331247)
m1. Anna B. HARRELL (b. c. 1866) on Jun 8, 1883, Monroe, UnioNC.
m2. Susan Lelia WEBB (SHORE) (b. Feb 6, 1861, Winston-Salem, ForsNC; d. Dec 20, 1911, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 129661286) on Dec 20, 1887, ForsNC.

 

Children to Lelia:

  1. Ethel DURHAM (b. Apr 10, 1889, Winston-Salem, ForsNC; d. Sep 15, 1979, MeckNC)
    m. Royden Lee GOODE "Roy" (b. Oct 13, 1889, Alexandria, VA; d. May 24, 1964, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 33949680) on Nov 8, 1911, MeckNC.

  2. Emily DURHAM (b. Feb 28, 1894; d. Dec 14, 1979, Charlotte, MeckNC, cremated)
    m. James Ray BARKALOW (b. Aug 4, 1887, Orange, ShelOH; d. Dec 21, 1958, Charlotte, MeckNC)

  3. Lelia DURHAM (b. Feb 22, 1897, NC; d. Jan 16, 1985, Los Angeles, LosACA; Find-A-Grave 85532378)
    m. Halcott B. THOMAS (b. Sep 18, 1891, SC; d. Apr 24, 1938, Los Angeles, LosACA; Find-A-Grave 133441843)

  4. Irvin Webb DURHAM "Webb" (b. Nov 16, 1899; d. Jun 19, 2002, age 102!; )

Notes:

 

  • Anna (Harrell) Durham's parents were W. B. and A. J. B. HARRELL

  • S. Lelia (Webb) Durham's parents were James Calvin and Emily P. (Stafford) Webb.

  • Roy Goode's parents were Alson Joseph and Ida (Cann) Goode.

  • James R. Barkalow's parents were William and Jane R. (Bothel) Barkalow.

  • From 1910 US Census for Charlotte, MeckNC:
    House: 402, Dwelling: 354, Family 388
    Lelia indicated 6 children, 5 living at census time.
     

  • Name Rel. Race Sex Age Mar.
    Stat
    Mar.
    Yrs
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    J. W. Durham Head W M 51 M1 22 NC NC NC
    Lelia Durham Wife W F 45 M1 22 NC NC NC
    Ethel Durham Dau W F 21 S   NC NC NC
    Emily Durham Dau W F 16 S   NC NC NC
    Lelia Durham Dau W F 13 S   NC NC NC
    Webb Durham Son W M 10 S   NC NC NC
 

3. James Albert DURHAM (b. Aug 27, 1864, Haywood, ChatNC; d. Oct 27, 1935, Green River Township, HendNC; Find-A-Grave 67330787)
m. Sarah Katharine SHIPMAN (b. Oct 27, 1892, HendNC; d. Jun 14, 1990, Hendersonville, HendNC; Find-A-Grave 67330296)
 

Notes:

  • Albert Durham was a Physician. Per his death certificate, is buried at Oak Dale.

  • Katharine's parent were Thomas Jefferson SHIPMAN and Ann Hasseltine ALLEN.

 

4. Lucien E. DURHAM (b. Oct 2, 1866, NC; d. Dec 13, 1937, BuncNC; Find-A-Grave 83962025)
m. Lucy BLACK (b. c. 1876, NC)
 

Children:

  1. Augusta DURHAM "Gussie" (b. Aug 20, 1907; d. Aug 10, 1996, Asheville, BuncNC; Find-A-Grave 54135014)
    m. John Henry RIKE (b. May 22, 1903, SC; d. Jun 14, 1967, Asheville, BuncNC; Find-A-Grave 54135027)

Notes:

  • Lucien Durham was an Insurance Agent, Travel Agent and Merchandise Broker while living in Florida.

  • John H. Rike's parents were Benjamin F. and Ella V. (Brown) Rike.

 

5. Silas DURHAM (b. c. 1869, NC)
 

Notes:

  •  

 

6. Edwin Vinson DURHAM Sr. (b. Jul 3, 1872, MeckNC; d. Mar 19, 1947, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 67317451)
m. Anna Maude KEESLER (b. Mar 20, 1875, Rock Hill, YorkSC; d. Apr 20, 1960, Charlotte, MeckNC; age 85 3; Find-A-Grave 67317088)

Children:

  1. Frank McLean DURHAM (b. May 2, 1895, Charlotte, MeckNC; d. Dec 23, 1918, Charlotte, MeckNC, age 23; Find-A-Grave 67318396)

  2. Edwin Vinson DURHAM Jr. (b. Aug 19, 1907, MeckNC; d. Aug 29, 1978, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 67318747)
    m. Faye WRIGHT (b. Dec 4, 1907, Davidson, MeckNC; d. Mar 12, 1986, Charlotte, MeckNC; Find-A-Grave 67319325)

Notes:

  • Per her certificate of death, Maude's parents were Samuel G. and Sara Elizabeth (Caston) Keesler.

  • As you can see by the 1910 Census below for Lillie, Edwin and his family are living with Lillie and her family at that time.

  • Faye (Wright) Durham's parents were Thomas E. WRIGHT and Geneva WELBORN.

 

7. Lillian DURHAM "Lillie" (b. Nov 1869, NC; b.
m. Joseph Oscar BELLE (b. Dec 1875, SC)

 

Children:

  1. Frank B. (or D.) BELLE (b. Apr 1898, NC)

  2. Joseph Oscar BELLE Jr. (b. Apr 6, 1904, RuthNC; d. Dec 14, 1982, Hendersonville, HendNC)
    m. Mary KELLOGG

  3. Lawrence BELLE (b. c. 1910, NC)

Notes:

  • From 1900 US Census for Henrietta, Rutherford Co, NC:
    Dwelling: 517, Family 519
     
    Name Rel. Race Sex Birth
    Date
    Age Mar.
    Stat
    Yrs
    Mar.
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Occ.
    Joseph Bell Self W M Dec 1875 24 M 4 SC SC SC Book Keeper
    Lillie D. Bell Wife W F Nov 1869 30 M 4 NC NC NC  
    Frank B. Bell Son W M Apr 1898 2 S   NC SC NC  

     

  • From 1910 US Census for Green River, Henderson Co, NC:
    Family 209
     

  • Name Rel. Race Sex Age Mar.
    Stat
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Joseph O. Belle Self W M 44 M SC SC SC
    Lillie Belle Wife W F 40 M NC NC NC
    Frank Belle Son W M 12 S NC SC NC
    Joseph O. Belle Son W M 6 S NC SC NC
    Lawrence Belle Son W M 3 m S NC SC NC
    Edwin V. Durham Brother-
    in-law
    W M 37 M NC NC NC
    Maude A. Durham Sister-
    in-law
    W M 34 M SC SC SC
    Frank Durham Nephew W M 14 S NC NC SC
    Edwin V. Durham Nephew W M 2 S NC NC SC


 

Notes:

  • Frank R. Durham enlisted in the Confederacy on Oct 31, 1864, as a Private. His unit was Company G, 28th Infantry Regiment, North Carolina. He was promoted to full Corporal on Jan 1, 1865. He surrendered on Apr 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA. 

  • From 1870 US Census for ? County, NC:
     
    Name Age Est.
    DOB
    Gend Race Occ Land
    Value
    Pers. Est.
    Value
    Birth
    Place
    Frank Durham 42 1828 M W       NC
    Isabella Durham 25 1845 F W       NC
    John Durham 15 1855 M W       NC
    Isaac Durham 14 1856 M W       NC
    James Durham 5 1865 M W       NC
    Lucian Durham 3 1867 M W       NC
    Silas Durham 6 m 1870 M W       NC
    John Waddell 29 1841 M W       NC

    This census record is interesting because it lists Isabella as born in 1845. I have not seen a copy of the actual census, rather I am looking at the online (OCR-generated) version. I has to be a mistake, because they were married in 1843.

  • From 1880 US Census for Charlotte, MCNC:
     

  • Name Rel. Mar.
    Stat
    Gender Race Age Est
    DOB
    Birth
    Place
    Occ. Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    F. R. Durham Self M Male W 52 1828 NC Grocer NC NC
    Isabella Durham Wife M Female W 47 1833 NC Keep House NC NC
    John A. Durham Son S Male W 25 1855 NC Cler-Grocery NC NC
    James A. Durham Son - Male W 16 1864 NC Cler-Grocery NC NC
    Lucien Durham Son S Male W 13 1867 NC   NC NC

     

  • From 1900 US Census for Charlotte City, MCNC:
    Dwelling 341, Family 349
     

  • Name Rel. Race Sex Birth
    Date
    Age Mar.
    Stat
    Yrs
    Mar.
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Occ.
    F. R. Durham Head W M May 1828 72 Wd   NC NC NC  
    Edwin Durham Son W M Jul 1872 (or 3) 27 M 6 NC NC NC Traveling
    Salesman
    Maud Durham Wife W F Mar (?) 1875 25 M 6 NC NC NC  
    Frank Durham Son W M May 1894 5 S   NC NC NC  
    Kessled, Jan   W F   27 S   NC NC NC Stepsister(?)
    Maggie Wilson Servant B F   28 S   NC NC NC Servant
    Tom Wilson Son B M   3 S   NC NC NC  

    The entries are hard to read, but you can see that Edwin and his family are living with Frank, his father.
     

  • County/State Abbreviations:
    BuncNC - Buncombe County, NC
    ChatNC - Chatham County, NC
    DurhNC - Durham County, NC
    ForsNC - Forsyth County, NC
    HendNC - Henderson County, NC
    LosACA - Los Angeles County, CA
    MeckNC - Mecklenberg County, NC
    OranNC - Orange County, NC
    RuthNC - Rutherford County, NC
    ShelOH - Shelby County, OH
    UnioNC - Union County, NC
    YorkSC - York County, SC
     

  • Page Sources:
    1. John S. information from Duncan-Durham Family History on rootsweb.

    2. From Durham-Tiller-Pauley-Turley website on rootsweb.

    3. North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994, Indexing Project (Batch) No: B02511-3, System Origin: North Carolina-EASy, Source Film No: 1953030,  Reference No: v 12B cn 12578

Names Added to Name Index: YES