Andrew DURHAM was born on 22 Apr 1848 in Nicholas County, Kentucky.16,33,35,36,86,88,89 He died Cerebral Hemorhage on
27 Jun 1923 in Harrison County, Kentucky.16
Buried in Battle Grove Cemetery. Informant listed as "Mrs. W. A. Durham"
of Cynthiana, Kentucky. History of Kentucky.
William A. Durham. From the busy scenes and activities of his experience as a
farmer, William A. Durham retired some five years ago to a pleasant and attractive
town home in Cynthiana, where he is one of the honored and respected citizens.
Mr. Durham was born in Nicholas County, Kentucky, April 22, 1848, a son of John
B. and Jane (Wilson) Durham. His father was born in Boyle County Kentucky, in
1818 and his mother in Nicholas County, in 1825. John Durham spent all his married
life as a farmer in Nicholas County, and owned and conducted one of the places
that have long given character to the agricultural community of that section
of Kentucky. Of his five children only two are now living: Emma W., widow of
Henry C. Graves, and William A.
William A. Durham grew up on the home farm and had a common school education.
He was trained to work in the fields as a youth, and he continued to assist
his father in the management of the home place until he was thirty-one. After
his marriage he went to farming for himself, and followed that occupation nearly
forthy years before he retired.
On November 6, 1878 he married Miss Mollie E. Talbott, who was born near Millersburg
in Bourbon County, December 23, 1831, and was educated in the common schools
there and the Millersburg College being a student of music and painting. Her
father was James T. Talbott. There were ten children in the Talbott family,
named Anna B., Mollie E., Jennie W., Fannie G., William W., Charles M., Nannie
P., Arthur, John C., and J. Stanley.
Mr. and Mrs. Durham removed to Cynthiana in 1916, and their home is at 101 Elmarch
Avenue. Mr. Durham is a democrat and at one time held the post of magistrate.
He is a Methodist, while Mrs. Durham is a member of the Christian Church.
William Andrew DURHAM and Mary "Mollie" E. TALBOTT were married about 1878
in Kentucky.86 Mary
"Mollie" E. TALBOTT (daughter of James T. TALBOTT) was born in Dec 1851 in