DURHAM was born on 13 Jan 1829 in Sumner County, Tennessee.1,4,7,8,10,11 She died
Organic Heart Disease followed by dropsy on 12 Sep 1916 in Sumner County, Tennessee.4,11
Buried in Durham cemetery. Informant at death listed as "L. H. Absher"
of Portland, Tennessee. Some Early Settlers of Upper Sumner County, Tennessee
The Hobdy, Cotton, Durham, Gillespie, Perdue, Absher, Mattox, Cochran and Mayes
Compiled by Lee Alton Absher, M.D.
© Copyright 1966
Mahala Durham was born on the Durham farm of Sumner County, Tennessee, January
13, 1828 and died September 12, 1916, in Portland, Tennessee. She married Lytle
Absher at her home, August 13, 1846. They were married by Freeman Senter, M.G.
A photostatic copy of their marriage certificate is included in this manuscript.
Mahala DURHAM and Lytle "Light" ABSHER were married on 13 Aug 1846 in Sumner
County, Tennessee.4 Lytle
"Light" ABSHER was born about 1823 in Kentucky.1,7,8,10 Mahala
DURHAM and Lytle "Light" ABSHER had the following children:
|Mary A. ABSHER was born about 1846 in
M. ABSHER was born about 1848 in Tennessee.1,7,10|
ABSHER was born about 1849 in Tennessee.1|
ABSHER was born on 4 Mar 1852 in Illinois.7,10,11
She died Acute Bronchitis on 16 Jan 1933 in Sumner County, Tennessee.11 Buried in Fairfield Cemetery.
Informant at death listed as "W. A. Denning" of Atlanta, Georgia.|
|William M. ABSHER
was born about 1854 in Tennessee.7,10|
|John "Jno" R. ABSHER was born about
1856 in Tennessee.7,10|
C. ABSHER was born about 1859 in Illinois.7,8,10|
|Mahala Malinda ABSHER.|
|Lytle Asbury ABSHER was born about 1866
in Illinois.7,8 He died Circulatory collapse due to acute cardiac failure
on 27 May 1949 in Portland, Sumner County, Tennessee.11 Buried in Maple Hill Cemetery in Portland, Tennessee.
Informant at death listed as "H. T. Hester" of Portland, Tennessee.|
|Margaret Jane ABSHER
was born about 1869 in Tennessee.7,8|