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3. Joseph "Joe" DURHAM was born on 11 Dec 1838 in Green County, Kentucky.1,2,7,11,12 Joseph Durham's birthplace "Hardin County, Kentucky" comes from the death record of his daughter Susan A. Durham, who died July 12, 1875 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died Pneumonia on 3 Jan 1900 in Taylor County, Kentucky.12 Joseph Durham, age 21, and newly wife Mary, age 21, are living in the household of James and Susan Durham in the 1860 Census for Taylor County, Kentucky.


Obituary from a Taylor County newspaper:
Died January 3rd, 1900
Mr. Joe C. Durham, one of our known and highly respected citizens of this county, died at his home near this place last Tuesday night of pneumonia. Deceased had resided in this county for some time prior to his death and was engaged in buying and selling stock. His conduct as a businessman and gentleman while in our midst was such as to win for him many warm and personal friends and the respect of the entire community. He leaves a wife and several children to whom we extend our sympathy.
Adair County News, Wednesday, January 10th, 1900
Mr. J. C. Durham, a stock dealer and well known to the many citizens of Adair County, died at his home near Campbellsville one day last week. He was an excellent gentleman and will be greatly missed from the busy walks of life.

Joseph "Joe" DURHAM and Mary Frances CLOYD were married on 5 May 1859 in Kentucky.2,10 Mary Frances CLOYD was born on 27 Aug 1838 in Green County, Kentucky.2,7,11,12 Mary F.. Durham, age 41, is listed as having "Consumption" (a cancer), in the 1880 Census for Taylor County, Kentucky. Joseph "Joe" DURHAM and Mary Frances CLOYD had the following children:



Thomas Elliott DURHAM was born on 11 Jan 1861 in Taylor County, Kentucky.7,11,13,14,15,16,17 He died Cerebral Hemorhage on 9 Mar 1935 in Green County, Kentucky.13 Buried in Brookside Cemetery. Informant listed as "S. L. Durham" of Campbellsville, Kentucky. Thomas "Elliot" Durham is listed as "single" in the 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 Census for Green County, Kentucky. Thomas dies in 1935.



William L. DURHAM.



James C. DURHAM.



George A. DURHAM was born about 1866 in Kentucky.7,11



Susan A. DURHAM was born about 1869 in Marion County, Kentucky.7,13 She died Dyptheria on 12 Jul 1875 in Taylor County, Kentucky.13



Sam Leslie "Less" DURHAM.



Joseph C. "Joe" DURHAM Jr. was born on 15 Apr 1874 in Taylor County, Kentucky.18



John Milton DURHAM.



Hattie L. DURHAM was born on 25 Mar 1878 in Taylor County, Kentucky.11,18

Joseph "Joe" DURHAM and Caroline Emma SMITH were married on 9 Nov 1881 in Taylor County, Kentucky.12 Caroline Emma SMITH was born on 30 Nov 1855 in Taylor County, Kentucky.12