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Matthew Durham > William Lindsey Durham > Isaiah Durham > William Lindsey Durham III > William Isaiah Durham

William Isaiah DURHAM "Bill"

Born: Feb 4, 1849, WinstMS
Died: Jul 17, 1924, TyleTX

Buried: Bethany Cemetery, Colmesneil, TyleTX

Find-A-Grave 32964854

Father: William Lindsey DURHAM

Mother: Mary MOORE

 

Married:

Feb 6, 1872

ChicMS.

Edilda Ann CLIETT

Born: May 23, 1854, OktiMS
Died: Nov 19, 1920, TyleTX

Buried: Bethany Cemetery, Colmesneil, TyleTX

Find-A-Grave 32964831

Father: Thomas Andrew Jackson CLIETT

Mother: Sarah Ann JOHNSON

 

Children:
 

1. Lindsey Honestus DURHAM (b. Dec 31, 1872, ClayMS; d. Feb 1, 1939)
m. Ada Maybelle PHILLIPS (b. Mar 4, 1880; d. Jun 12, 1958) on Aug 5, 1894

Children:

  1. Percell Cliett DURHAM (b. Jan 13, 1899)
    m. Falbia V. GIBSON)

  2. Minnie Mae DURHAM (b. May 11, 1901)

  3. Charlton Honestus DURHAM "Bully" (b. Jul 13, 1905)
    m. Mary E. PAGE

  4. Aaron Burr DURHAM (b. Jun 1907)
    m. Hattie M. GIBSON

  5. Ethel Edilda DURHAM (b. Jul 1, 1909)
    m1. Royal H. WRIGHT
    m2. Phil DARWIN

Notes:

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2. Leonah Domarius DURHAM (b. Dec 14, 1874, ClayMS; d. Mar 28, 1961, Port Neches, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 32964918)
m. Eugene Byron MCREE (b. Nov 21, 1872, LA; d. Dec 11, 1953; Find-A-Grave 32964915) on Jan 30, 1895
 

Children:

  1. Britton MCREE (b. Sep 29, 1895; d. Jul 4, 1897; Find-A-Grave 32964914)

  2. Ira J. MCREE (b. Oct 19, 1897; d. Jan 10, 1902; Find-A-Grave 32964916)

  3. Mrytis L. MCREE (b. July 26, 1899; d. Jun 8, 1976, Los Angeles, LoAnCA; Find-A-Grave 32964943)
    m. Bunyon Franklin RILEY "Frank" (b. Sep 9, 1897, Woodville, TyleTX; d. Jan 29, 1973, Port Arthur, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 32964942)

  4. Richard Byron MCREE (b. Nov 5, 1902; d. Mar 14, 1975; Find-A-Grave 32964920)
    m1. Otha Mae LETNEY (b. Mar 2, 1901; d. Sep 7, 1963; Find-A-Grave 32964919)
    m2. Mertle ?

Notes:

  • Richard and Otha (Letney) McRee had two infants that died, one in 1928 and one in 1930. Both are also buried at Bethany Cemetery.
  • From 1900 Census Tyler Co. TX:
    Name Rel Race Sex Birth
    Date
    Age Mar.
    Status
    Yrs
    Mar.
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Occ.
    McRee, Eugine Head W M Nov 1870 29 M 5 LA MS MS Farmer
    McRee,Leona Wife W F Dec 1873 26 M 5 MS MS MS  
    McRee, Ira J. Son W M Oct 1897 2 S   TX LA MS  
    McRee, Myrtis Dau W F Jul 1899 10 m. S   TX LA MS  

 

3. Willie Isaiah DURHAM (b. Aug 31, 1875, MS; d. Jun 12, 1957)
m1. Josie STEWART (b. Feb 4, 1886; d. Feb 6, 1912) on Apr 10, 1900
m2. Mary Emma TINDLE (b. Jan 13, 1885; d. Dec 22, 1957) on Apr 30, 19??)
 

Children to Josie:

  1. Simon Brady DURHAM (b. Apr 21, 1902)
    m. Bertie L. HERNDON

  2. Ruby Elizabeth DURHAM (b. Dec 26, 1903
    m. Jimmie D. HUGHES

  3. Bower Clitte DURHAM (b. Oct 15, 1905)
    m. Cora A. GIBSON

  4. Willie Lee DURHAM (b. Mar 14, 1915, TX)
    m1. Mary F. STURROCK
    m2. Jewel DOMINY

Children to Erma:

  1. Benjamin Franklin DURHAM (b. Jul 22, 1918)
    m1. Dorothy A.M. BENNETT
    m2. Pearl J. BOUDREAUX

  2. Joseph Starks  DURHAM (b. Mar 4, 1921)
    m. Ernestine SOWELL

Notes:

  • For more information on Willie I. Durham, click his name above.

 

4. Missouri Jane DURHAM (b. Jul 21, 1880; d. Jul 22, 1880, TyleTX)
 

Notes:

  • Died as an infant.

 

5. Thomas Cliett DURHAM "Tom" (b. Sep 9, 1881, TyleTX; d. Nov 7, 1967, Lufkin, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 47411291)
m. Lillian RHODES (b. Jan 28, 1889, PolkTX; d. 1971; Find-A-Grave 63725151)
 

Children:

  1. Clayton Thomas DURHAM (b. Oct 28, 1908, TyleTX; d. Jul 8, 1983, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 63728139)
    m. Gladys Marie (Parker) SHORT (b. Jun 30, 1910, AngeTX; d. Mar 23, 1993, Lufkin, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 63728207)

  2. Clarice Virginia DURHAM (b. Sep 22, 1910, Woodville, TyleTX; d. Feb 1, 1970, London, Ontario, Canada; Find-A-Grave 63683000)
    m. Gordon Elbert NESBITT (b. Jul 7, 1894, Lufkin, AngeTX; d. Aug 24)

  3. Fenley Cliett DURHAM (b. Jan 19, 1913; d. Sep 14, 1988, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 63877959)
    m. Hazel Ruth LUMBLEY (b. Jul 17, 1916; d. Jun 11, 1996, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 66210470)

  4. Billy Bogard DURHAM (b. Feb 21, 1915; d. Jan 9, 1997, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 63728285)
    m. Mozelle HOLT (b. Jan 14, 1923; d. Oct 30, 1994, AngeTX; Find-A-Grave 63728352)

Notes:

  • Gladys' first husband was Volney T. PARKER.

  • Hazel went by Ruth.

  • Billy Durham founded and owned Durham Radiator Shop in Lufkin, Texas. His wife was the business' bookkeeper.

 

6. Ida C. DURHAM (b. Oct 27, 1883; d. Oct 27, 1883, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 32964837)
 

Notes:

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7. John Harvey DURHAM (b. Oct 28, 1884; d. May 17, 1969, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 45454974)
m. Elba Narcissus HOWARD (b. May 31, 1890; d. Mar 15, 1972; Find-A-Grave 45454973) on May 31, 1890, TyleTX
Children:

  1. Roberta DURHAM (b. Nov 11, 1911, TX; d. Nov 10, 2006, Jasper, JaspTX; Find-A-Grave 18796271)
    m. Milton Worth TURNER (b. Sep 23, 1908; d. Jun 5, 2000, Jasper, JaspTX) on Jun 29, 1930

  2. Juanita DURHAM (b. Mar 11, 1921, Chester, TyleTX; d. Jul 31, 2011, Woodville, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 74297108)
    m. Frank RICHARDSON (b. Nov 30, 1920, TX; d. Jun 28, 1966, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 45456084) in 1943

Notes:

  • John went by "Harvey". He was a Justice of the Peace in Woodville, TyleTX.

  • Harvey and Elba had 3 children.

 

8. Harry Tracy DURHAM (b. Jan 13, 1888; d. Jan 14, 1888, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 32964834)
 

Notes:

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9. Ophelia Ann DURHAM (b. May 8, 1889; d. May 8, 1889, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 32964847)
 

Notes:

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10. Solomon V. DURHAM (b. Jun 16, 1891; d. Jun 18, 1891, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 32964851)
 

Notes:

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11. Samuel Stratton DURHAM (b. Feb 23, 1893, TyleTX; d. Nov 17, 1978, Beaumont, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 8989799)
m. Emma Mae STURROCK (b. Oct 7, 1893, TCTX; Find-A-Grave 8989787) on Mar 22, 1914, TCTX

Children:

  1. Blanchie Mae DURHAM (b. Jan 4, 1915, TX; d. Nov 24, 2000, BrazTX; Find-A-Grave 9010120)
    m1. Mr. GREEN
    m2. Grover Hilliard BROADDUS "Red"
    (b. Aug 20, 1914; d. Jun 14, 1992, BrazTX; Find-A-Grave 9010148) on Sep 23, 1939)

  2. Arlin T. DURHAM (b. Jan 22, 1919, TX; d. Dec 5, 1997, Corrigan, PolkTX; Find-A-Grave 8989783)
    m. Odessa Marie LAWRENCE "Dessie" (b. Jun 12, 1923; d. Jul 14, 1988; Find-A-Grave 8989793)

Notes:

  • Sam and Emma had three children. One is still living.

 

12.  Minnie Phebe DURHAM "Pheba" (b. Nov 15, 1895, TyleTX; d. May 31, 1980; Find-A-Grave 8904680)
m. Lester Wayne STURROCK Sr. (b. Sep 11, 1895; d. May 21, 1979, JeffTX; Find-A-Grave 8904676) on Dec 6, 1914, TCTX

Children:

  1. Violet Florine STURROCK (b. Dec 28, 1916, TX; d. Jan 15, 2000, Woodville, TyleTX; Find-A-Grave 8900131)
    m. Chester Bunyon WILLIS

  2. Spurgeon S. STURROCK (b. Sep 20, 1919; d. Oct 25, 1944; Find-A-Grave 8904683)

  3. Lester Wayne STURROCK Jr. (b. Sep 11, 1923, TX; d. Feb 4, 1989, Vidor, OranTX; Find-A-Grave 8904670)

  4. Joyce Marie STURROCK (b. Jan 26, 1926, PolkTX; d. Aug 11, 1998, Woodway, McLeTX; Find-A-Grave 9016072)
    m. Herschel Lee BARCLAY (b. Feb 5, 1923; d. Sep 18, 1995, McLeTX; Find-A-Grave 9016050)

  5. Lois Aline STURROCK (b. Dec 15, 1929, TX; d. Aug 6, 2000, Houston, HarrTX; Find-A-Grave 8946854)


  6. m. Richard E. MOORE

Notes:

  • Minnie and Lester had 6 children.
  • Lester Sr's parents were Valentine G. and Mary L. STURROCK, both born in Texas.
  • Spurgeon Sturrock died from wounds received in action in World War II. He received the Purple Heart.
  • Lois (Sturrock) Moore is buried at Union Springs Cemetery, Corrigan, PolkTX. View Lois' Find-A-Grave 8946854 Entry.

 
Notes:
  • Many of this branch of the family, including William Isaiah and Edilda, are buried at Bethany Cemetery, Colmesneil, TyleTX

  • From 1880 US Census for Tyler County, TX:
     

  • Name Rel. Mar.
    Stat
    Gender Race Age Birth
    Place
    Occ. Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    W. I. Durham Self M M W 31 MS Farmer GA AL
    E. A. Durham Wife M F W 26 MS Keeping House GA GA
    Lindsay Durham Son S M W 7 MS   MS MS
    Lima Durham Dau S M W 5 MS   MS MS

     

  • From 1900 Census TyleTX:
     
    Name Rel Race Sex Birth
    Date
    Age Mar.
    Status
    Yrs
    Mar.
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Occ.
    Durham, William I Head W M Feb 1849 51 M 29 MS SC AL Farmer
    Durham, Edilda A. Wife W F May 1854 46 M 29 MS GA AL  
    Durham, Thomas C. Son W Male Sep 1881 18 S   TX MS MS Farm
    Laborer
    Durham, John H. Son W Male Oct 1884 15 S   TX MS MS Farm
    Laborer
    Durham, Samuel Son W Male Feb 1892 7 S   TX MS MS  
    Durham, Phebe Dau W Male Sep 1895 4 S   TX MS MS  

    In this census, it was indicated that Edilda had bore 13 children, however only 7 were living.
     

  • County/State Abbreviations:
    AngeTX - Angelina County, TX
    BrazTX - Brazoria County, TX
    ChicMS - Chickasaw County MS
    ClayMS - Clay County MS
    HarrTX - Harris County, TX
    JaspTX - Jasper County, TX
    JeffTX - Jefferson County, TX
    LoAnCA - Los Angeles County, CA
    McLeTX - McLennan County, TX
    OktiMS - Oktibbeha County MS
    OranTX - Orange County, TX
    PolkTX - Polk County, TX
    TyleTX - Tyler County, TX
    WinsMS - Winston County, MS
     

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