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34. Mary Adeline DURHAM was born about 1846 in Essex County, Virginia.5,6,7,11,12

Mary Adeline DURHAM and William Franklin DURHAM were married on 12 Dec 1865 in Essex County, Virginia.3,4 Wm F. Durham & Mary A. Durham
Posted by Ollie Clarke
Wm marr Mary 12 Dec 1865 in Essex Co Va. He was the son of Jacob Durham & Catherine Greenwood, she was the dau of James Durham & Frances Taylor.
Are they cousins? Any info on them appreciated.

Mary A. Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRWQ-J41>
Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940
birth: 1846 Essex Co., Va.
marriage: 12 Dec 1865 Essex County, Virginia
parent: James Durham, Frances Taylor
spouse: William T. Durham
groom's name: William T. Durham
groom's birth date: 1832
groom's birthplace: Essex Co., Va.
groom's age: 33
bride's name: Mary A. Durham
bride's birth date: 1846
bride's birthplace: Essex Co., Va.
bride's age: 19
marriage date: 12 Dec 1865
marriage place: Essex County, Virginia
groom's father's name: Jacob Durham
groom's mother's name: Catherine W. Greenwood
bride's father's name: James Durham
bride's mother's name: Frances Taylor
groom's marital status: Widowed
indexing project (batch) number: M86860-1
system origin: Virginia-EASy
source film number: 31275 William Franklin DURHAM (son of Jacob Howerton DURHAM and Catherine "Caty" Ware GREENWOOD) was born on 31 Aug 1832 in Essex County, Virginia.5,6,7,10,12,20 He died on 13 Jan 1914 in Rappahannock, Essex County, Virginia.21 In the 1920 Census for Essex County, Virginia (Rappahannock - District 44), M. E. Durham (Mary Durham), age 58 and "widowed" is listed as "head" of household with her daughter, Julia C. (Durham), age 25, married to R. (Robert) W. Billups. R. W. Billups, age 25, is listed as "son-in-law".

Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917
about Wm Frank Durham

Name: Wm Frank Durham
Birth Date: 31 Aug 1832
Birth Place: Virginia
Death Date: 13 Jan 1914
Death Place: Rappahannock, Essex, Virginia
Death Age: 81
Occupation: Farming
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Father Name: Jacob Durham
Mother Name: Catherine Greenwood
FHL Film Number: 31276

In the 1860 Census for Essex County, Virginia, Catherine Durham, age 71, is listed in the household of William F. Durham and wife Mary A.

In the 1870 Census for Essex County, Virginia - Thomas H. Durham and wife Mary A. (Smith?), appear in the household of William F. Durham and wife, Mary F. Thomas H. Durham is listed as "Farm Laborer". (Could Thomas H. Durham be a "brother" to William F. Durham? Or is Thomas a "cousin" - More research is needed. Other evidence seems to support that the Thomas married to Lou is more likely to be a brother of William F. Durham). Mary Adeline DURHAM and William Franklin DURHAM had the following children:



Ade "Atlee" B. C. DURHAM.



William Franklin DURHAM Jr..



Roland Duval DURHAM.



James Ware DURHAM.



Tallie Twyman DURHAM.