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43. Milton Jamison "M. J." DURHAM2,4 was born on 11 May 1824 in Perryville, Boyle County, Kentucky.16,18,19,20,37,38 He died on 12 Feb 1911 in Fayette County, Kentucky.16 Occupation in 1870 Census - Boyle County: Lawyer

Listed in the household of Sheriff Beverly D. Williams in the 1850 Census for Boyle County, Kentucky. M. J. Durham is listed as lawyer.

Website to descendants and ancestors of Milton Jamison Durham

Info from website:

DURHAM, Milton Jameson, (1824 - 1911)
DURHAM, Milton Jameson, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Perryville, Mercer County (now Boyle County), Ky., May 16, 1824; attended the common schools; was graduated from Indiana Asbury (now De Pauw) University, Greencastle, Ind., in 1844; taught school for several years; was graduated from the Louisville (Ky.) Law School in 1850; was admitted to the bar in the same year and commenced practice in Danville, Boyle County, Ky.; circuit judge of the eighth judicial district in 1861 and 1862; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third, Forty-fourth, and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1879); chairman, Committee on Revision of the Laws (Forty-fourth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1878; resumed the practice of law in Danville, Ky.; appointed First Comptroller of the Treasury of the United States on March 20, 1885, and served until the office was discontinued on April 22, 1889; moved to Lexington, Ky., in 1890 and engaged in banking; appointed deputy clerk, Internal Revenue Service, at Lexington, Ky., in 1901 and served until his death in that city on February 12, 1911; interment in Belleview Cemetery, Danville, Ky.

Milton Jamison "M. J." DURHAM and Martha J. MITCHELL were married about 1850 in Boyle County, Kentucky.7,19 Martha J. MITCHELL was born about 1828 in Kentucky.18,19 She died before 1880 in Boyle County, Kentucky.20 Martha Mitchell's maiden name "Mitchell", comes from the death certificate of her son Benjamin Jackson Durham. Milton Jamison "M. J." DURHAM and Martha J. MITCHELL had the following children:



Lewis H. DURHAM.



Benjamin Jackson DURHAM.



James Wesley DURHAM.



Orna M. "Ora" DURHAM was born about 1857 in Kentucky.18,19,20



Robert M. DURHAM was born about 1861 in Kentucky.18,20

Milton Jamison "M. J." DURHAM and Margaret A. CARTER were married about 1886 in Kentucky.37 Margaret A. CARTER was born in Apr 1839 in Kentucky.37,38