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55. Matilda T. DURHAM was born on 17 Jan 1815 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.42,43,44 Re: Matilda Durham m. John Norris
Posted by: David Durham
Date: August 26, 2000 at 21:51:59
In Reply to: Matilda Durham m. John Norris by Juanita Goin

Juanita, I have listed in my Durham Index a Matilda T. DURHAM,(b 17 Jan 1815 Spartensgurg Co. SC - d 30 Jul 1901 Cobb Co. GA ) the daughter of George Durham (1778 -1852) and Suzan Hyde. I'm not convinced that this is the Matilda you are looking for. I have her married to Andrew Cohen Hoy on 19 Oct 1843 in Cobb Co. GA. She could have been married previously to your John Morris.She would have been 28 when she married Hoy. I have no Hoy children listed. Let me know if this fits.

David Durham

She died on 30 Jul 1901 in Cobb County, Georgia. Posting by Laurel Durham - DURHAM FAMILY GROUP on FACEBOOK

Matilda T. Durham, dau. of George DURHAM and Susan HYDE
m--Andrew Coan HOY Oct. 19, 1843 by Rev. John LANDRUM
d—July 30, 1901: buried in FOWLER-HOY graveyard on HOY place at HOY'S Crossing, Cobb Co., GA.

Inscription on tombstone: M. T. HOY—Jan. 17, 1815 to July 30, 1901
A woman of remarkable intelligence and talents -- a most colorful personality, she wrote interesting articles for the religious papers of the day, being noted for the witty repartee that characterized her work. She was an outstanding music teacher and composer of music, some of her songs being On Jordan's Stormy Banks, Heavenly Treasure and Star of Columbia.

[Source: Maxwell, Mrs. Mary (Benson) 1900-. The Genealogy of the Benson--Latimer--Reed--Durham And Associated Families: by Mary Benson Maxwell; Orlando, Fla.: The Dixie Press, 1932.]
In the 1900 Census for Cobb County, Georgia (Gritter - District 0040), Matilda (DURHAM) Hoy, age 85 and "widowed" is listed as "Mother" in the household of Mary A. Gresham, age 51 and "widowed". Matilda T. Hoy is listed as having 2 children with 2 still living.

Matilda T. DURHAM and Andrew Cohen HOY were married on 19 Oct 1843 in Smyrna, Cobb County, Georgia. Andrew Cohen HOY was born about 1817 in South Carolina.42,43,44 Matilda T. DURHAM and Andrew Cohen HOY had the following children:



S. E. HOY was born about 1843 in South Carolina.43



Mary "Mollie" Amanda HOY.