5. James DURHAM
was born about 1798 in place unknown.8,10,12,13 In the 1870 Census for Casey
County, Kentucky - James Durham, age 74, is living in the household of James,
Jr. and Jane Durham. His wife "Dorina or Lucinda", age 59, is living
three houses away in the household of her youngest daughter - Sarah Durham, age
There is a James Durham, age 70, listed as a "pauper" living in an
old's folks home in the household of Thornton Bernard, in the 1880 Census for
Casey County, Kentucky. James Durham is listed as "old age". This
could be James Durham, born in 1798. He would have been 82 years old. More
research is needed.
James DURHAM and Dorinda or Lucinda? TAYLOR were married
about 1824. Dorinda or Lucinda? TAYLOR
was born about 1811 in place unknown.12
Rootsweb has James Durham married to a "Dorinda/Lorinda Warner", which
appears to have come from a Family Bible owned by John R. Durham of Yosemite,
The death certificate of James Durham's son Isaiah Durham who died 23 December
1915 in Casey County, Kentucky shows Isaiah's mother's name was Nancy Claxton
(Could be "Clayton" or "Taylor"). It may be possible that
Nancy was a 1st wife and Dorinda was a 2nd wife. More research is needed.
The death certificate of Isaac W. Durham on 4 October 1919, in Lincoln County,
Kentucky... shows his parents as "James Durham" and Dorinda (?Lorinda)
Taylor. The informant on the death certificate is "James Durham" (possible
Isaac's son). Isaac W. Durham is listed as a "widower".
James DURHAM and Dorinda or Lucinda? TAYLOR had the following children: