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

Willie Isaiah DURHAM

Born: Aug 31, 1875, MS
Died: Jun 12, 1957

Buried: Bethany Cemetery, Colmesneil, TyleTX

Find-A-Grave 32964856

Father: William Isaiah DURHAM

Mother: Edilda A. CLIETT

 

Married:
Apr 10, 1900,
TyleTX

Josie B. STEWART

Born: Feb 4, 1886, TX
Died: Feb 6, 1912

Buried: Bethany Cemetery, Colmesneil, TyleTX

Find-A-Grave 32964842

Father:

Mother:

 

Children:
 

1. Simon Brady DURHAM (b. Apr 21, 1902, TX; d. Feb 11, 1974; Find-A-Grave 32964850)
m. Bertie Lee HERNDON (Jan 18, 1905; d. Sep 16, 1985; Find-A-Grave 32964825) on Feb 4, 1923

Children:

  1. May Ola DURHAM (b. Dec 21, 1924, Colmesneil, TyleTX)

Notes:
  • Simon and Bertie had 6 children, many of whom are still living.
  2. Ruby Elizabeth DURHAM (b. Dec 26, 1903, TX; d. Feb 2, 1983; Find-A-Grave 32964881)
m. Jimmie Dee HUGHES (b. Aug 2, 1905; d. Jan 27, 1986; Find-A-Grave 32964880) on Mar 22, 1924
 
Notes:
  • Ruby and Jimmie had 2 children.
 

3. Bower Clitte DURHAM (b. Oct 15, 1905, TX; d. Feb 10, 1993, JaspTX; Find-A-Grave 32964826)
m. Cora Alice GIBSON (Jul 13, 1911; d. Jan 16, 1984; Find-A-Grave 32964829) on May 13, 1927

Children:

  1. Willie Clay DURHAM (b. Oct 29, 1930, TyleTX, d. Sep 1932, age 1)

  2. Mollie Jo DURHAM (b. Oct 13, 1932; d. Mar 20, 2007; Find-A-Grave 18552720)
    m. Rev. Joseph Curtis CARTER Clergy (b. Feb 10, 1920; d. May 27, 1998; Find-A-Grave 32964811)

Notes:

  • Bower and Cora had 5 children.

  • Rev. J.C. Carter was Pastor of the Colmesneil Assembly of God Church, Colmesneil, TyleTX.

  4. Willie Lee DURHAM (b. Mar 14, 1909, TX; d. Feb 21, 1986; Find-A-Grave 32964857)
m1. Mary Faye STURROCK on Aug 4, 1929
m2. Jewel DOMINY (b. Aug 18, 1919; d. Jan 31, 1994; Find-A-Grave 32964838) on Jul 1, 1939
 
Notes:
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Notes:
  • Willie I. and Josie B. Durham are buried at Bethany Cemetery, Colmesneil, TyleTX.  The inscription says "Our Mother" and "Gone But Not Forgotten".

  • From 1900 US Census for Tyler County, TX:
    Name Rel Race Sex Birth
    Date
    Age Mar.
    Stat.
    Yrs
    Mar.
    Birth
    Place
    Father
    BPlace
    Mother
    BPlace
    Occ.
    Durham, Willie I. Head W M Aug 1877 22 M   MS MS MS Farmer
    Durham, Josie B. Wife W F Feby 1886 14 M   TX AL AL  

     

  • From 1910 US Census for Justice Precinct 7, TyleTX:
    Family: 94

    Name

    Rel.

    Race

    Sex

    Age

    Mar.
    Stat

    Birth
    Place

    Father
    BPlace

    Mother
    BPlace

    William Durham Self W M 32 M MS MS MS
    Josie B. Durham Wife W F 23 M TX    
    Simon Durham Son W M 7 S TX MS TX
    Ruby Durham Dau W F 6 S TX MS TX
    Bower Durham Son W M 4 S TX MS TX
    Willie L. Durham Son W M 1y1m S TX MS TX

2nd Wife

Willie Isaiah DURHAM

(See Above)

 

Married:
Apr 30, 1913,
TyleTX

Mary Emma TINDLE

Born: Jan 13, 1885, Colmesneil, TyleTX
Died: Dec 22, 1957, Vidor, OranTX

Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Woodville, TyleTX

Find-A-Grave 87090783

Father: Robert TINDLE

Mother: Mary Ellen POWERS

 

Children:
  1. Benjamin Franklin DURHAM (b. Jul 22, 1918; d. Mar 10, 1986; Find-A-Grave 32964841)
m1. Dorothy Anna Mae BENNETT
(b. Jan 26, 1925; d. Apr 13, 1969; Find-A-Grave 32964830) on Sep 13, 1945
m2. Pearl J. BOUDREAUX "Phyllis" on Jun 1970
 
Notes:
  •  
  2. Joseph Starks DURHAM (b. Mar 4, 1921)
m. Ernestine SOWELL (b. May 2, 1928; d. Mar 9, 1987; Find-A-Grave 32964832)
 
Notes:
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Notes:
  • County/State Abbreviations:
    JaspTX - Jasper County, TX
    OranTX - Orange County, TX
    TyleTX - Tyler County, TX
     

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