Columbus DURHAM was born about 1843 in North Carolina.4,17,53 He died before 1900 in North Carolina.54 Information provided by Leah Sims
Dr. C. Durham.
This Prominent Baptist Divine Dies Very Suddenly.
Dr. Columbus Durham died very suddenly on last Thursday night, at his home in
Raleigh of heart disease.
Dr. Durham was 51 years of age, a native of Cleveland county, served in the Confederacy
during the war, and in 1869 graduated at Wake Forest College, being then a Baptist
preacher. He has preached all over the State and for ten years was engaged in
mission work. He was the most aggressive Baptist in the State and led the fight
against State aid to the University. He was one of the most influential men in
his church, perhaps the most influential. He leaves a wife, the daughter of the
late Professor Walters of Wake Forest, and two sons.
Source: The Fisherman & Farmer (Edenton), 22 November 1895, page 1, column
Rev. Columbus DURHAM and Lila WALTERS were married about 1873 in North Carolina.53 Lila
WALTERS (daughter of Chas WALTERS and Ellen M. COHEN) was born on 12 Oct
1846 in Suffolk, Virginia.14,53,54,55 She died Slow, gradual, continuous,
mental and physical decline for many years... on 30 Sep 1918 in Wake County,
North Carolina.14 Buried
in Oakwood Cemetery. Informant at death listed as "Walters Durham"
of 1313 Hillsboro, North Carolina. Rev. Columbus DURHAM and Lila WALTERS had
the following children:
|Walters DURHAM was born on 25 Jun 1874
in Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina.14,53,54,55,56,57 He died Probably angina pectoris
on 20 Feb 1932 in Wake County, North Carolina.14 Buried in Oakwood Cemetery. Informant at death listed
as "Baxter Durham" of Raleigh, North Carolina. Occupation: Banker.
DURHAM was born on 20 Aug 1878 in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina.14,53,54,55,56,57
He died Coronary Occlusion on 31 Mar 1963 in Wake County, North Carolina.14 Buried in Oakwood Cemetery in
Raleigh County, North Carolina. Informant at death listed as "Mrs. Baxter
Durham" of Knightsdale, North Carolina. Never Married.|
|Ellen M. DURHAM
was born on 2 Feb 1885 in North Carolina.14,54,55,56,57
She died Cerebral Thrombosis on 21 Jan 1959 in Wake County, North Carolina.14 Buried in Oakwood Cemetery.
Informant at death listed as "Baxter Durham" of Raleigh, North Carolina.