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4. Joseph DURHAM was born about 1797 in place unknown.5,6 Joseph Durham is not 100% proven to be a son of James Durham. I only place him here until more information can be found.

In the 1850 Census for Essex County, Virginia - Martha Brooks, age 23, Frances Brooks, age 21, and Mary Brooks, age 18, are all listed in the household of Joseph Durham, age 53 and wife Martha (Brooks), age 43.

Joseph DURHAM and Martha "Patsy" BROOKS were married on 7 Feb 1842 in Essex County, Virginia.3 Index to Marriages of Old Rappahannock and Essex Counties, Virginia
page 38
1842, Feb. 7
Married Joseph Durham
Book 1, Page 256
Joseph Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRW7-F3G>
Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940
marriage: 07 Feb 1842 Essex County, Virginia
spouse: Martha Brooks
groom's name: Joseph Durham
bride's name: Martha Brooks
marriage date: 07 Feb 1842
marriage place: Essex County, Virginia
indexing project (batch) number: M86860-1
system origin: Virginia-EASy
source film number: 31275
Martha "Patsy" BROOKS was born about 1807 in place unknown.5,6 Joseph DURHAM and Martha "Patsy" BROOKS had the following children:



Frances DURHAM.



Mary DURHAM was born about 1832 in place unknown.5