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55. Margaret Ellen GRIMSLEY was born on 14 Dec 1843 in Rhea County, Tennessee.2,14,32

Margaret Ellen GRIMSLEY and John Milton B. DURHAM were married on 21 Jan 1866 in Roane County, Tennessee.3 They were divorced on 5 Sep 1881 in Fulton County, Arkansas.2 John Milton B. DURHAM (son of Thomas Hansford DURHAM and Sarah MORRISON) was born in Aug 1842 in Tennessee.8,10,14,32,33,34 In the 1870 Census for Fulton County, Arkansas (Bennett Bayou), William Durham, age 23, is listed in the household of J. M. Durham (John Milton Durham), age 28 and wife, Margaret.

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ID: I594103632
Name: John Milton DURHAM
Given Name: John Milton
Surname: Durham
Sex: M
Birth: Aug. 9, 1842 in Roane County TN
Death: Dec. 20, 1914
John Milton was the son of Thomas Hansford Durham, son of John Durham and Elizabeth Allen...he and Margaret were cousins. They divorced in 1881 and John Milton remarried.

14 Jan 1861 enlisted in Confederate TN Inf Pvt. Co. A, 26th Rgt @Decatur, TN. Captured at Fort Davidson, 16 Feb 1862. Escaped 8 May 1862. Appears on Roll of Prisoners at Camp Morton, IN. 27 Aug 1862 appears on report of Casualties in Pillow's Brigade in the Battle near Murfreesboro, TN, 2 Jan 1863 -remarks- slightly wounded in the hip, sent to hospital, Tullahoma, TN, 24 Feb 1863.

Margaret was his first cousin by his Aunt Elizabeth (Durham) Grimsley.

1870 Census, Bennet's Bayou, Fulton Co., AR #51 age 28m m1.
1879, May Fulton Co., AR Warranty Deed Bk. 9. p 7. John & wife Margaret sold
12 ac in Sec 15, Twp 21, R 11, to G. W. Morris.

1880 Fulton Co., AR Census # 216 age 37 m1.
1880, Jan Fulton Co., AR BK B., p 78 he and wife sold 80 ac to J . W. Hopkins
Twp21 North of R. 11 West.
1880, Mar Fulton Co., AR BK B p. 781 they sold 14 ac to Mat T. Pr ice
SEc 15 Twp 21N R. 11 W.

Divorced Margaret 1881, Fulton Co., AR
5 Sep 1881 Fulton Co., AR. BK B. p 245 reliquishes all rights to 110 ac to Margaret E. Durham, Sec 15, Twp 21, R 11 N along with one Black man , 3 cows, 1 calf and 15 head of Hogs and all property thereto belonging for the consideration of six hundred dollars. Attest: J. R. Morrison

1891 Delinquent Personal Property Tax Bennett's Bayou TWP. No property in Fulton Co., AR.

1900 Benton, Howell, MO. Census # 109. Age 57 Born Aug 1842-md 33 years, 2nd wife.

1910 North Benton, Howell, MO Census # 60. Age 67 M2, 24 years.

Application for pension - AR. Proof of service wit: W. J. Deatherage & M. T. Price. J.P. J. D. Morrison 10 May 1912.

Widow's Penssion Application states Malinda and he were md 1886, Fulton Co., AR 2 Mar 1915.

Father: Thomas Hansford DURHAM b: Mar 17, 1820 in Wayne County Kentucky
Mother: Sarah MORRISON b: Dec. 3, 1820 in Roane Couny, TN

Marriage 1 Margaret Ellen GRIMSLEY
Virgil Hansford DURHAM b: 07 Jan 1867 in Roane County TN
James O. DURHAM b: abt. 1870 in Tennessee
William Frank DURHAM b: abt 1873 in Arkansas
M. W. DURHAM b: abt 1876 in Arkansas

Marriage 2 Malinda Jane BARRETT b: 01 Jan 1865 in Woodbury, TN
Margaret Ellen GRIMSLEY and John Milton B. DURHAM had the following children:



Gabriel DURHAM was born about 1866 in Tennessee.14



James O. DURHAM was born about 1867 in Tennessee.14,32



Virgil Hansford DURHAM.



William Frank DURHAM was born about 1870 in Arkansas.14,32



M. N. DURHAM was born about 1876 in Arkansas.32