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65. Jason DURHAM was born about 1811 in North Carolina.13,17,21,48 It has not been proven 100% that Jason Durham is the son of Aaron Durham. I place him here until more concrete evidence can be found.

Jason Durham is listed as Head of Household in the 1840 Census for Orange County, North Carolina, between the age of 20-30. He is living close to "Aaron Durham" who is old enough to be Jason's father. The 1820 Census for Orange County, North Carolina shows "Aaron Durham" with 1 male under 10 years of age and 2 males between the age of 10-16.

Jason Durham married Sarah McCracken - bond date listed as 14 June 1836 in Orange County, North Carolina. Bondsman listed as "Jesse Durham" and "G. B. Durham" (Perhaps the 2 older siblings from the 1820 census living with Aaron Durham??); Witness listed as "J. Taylor".

In the 1870 Census for Orange County, North Carolina (Bingham), Jason Durham, age 59, is listed with wife, Berthia, age 43, and children, Mary Durham, age 9 (b. ca 1861), and Bettie Durham, age 18 (b. ca 1852). (NOTE: This JASON DURHAM family is listed next door to the family of Thomas Durham, age 50, and wife, Mary. There is a "John Durham" age 85, b. NC.)

In the 1880 Census for Orange County, North Carolina (Chapel Hill - 198), "Cusiah?" Durham, age 55, b. NC, is listed as head of household with daughters, Betty Durham, age 27 (b. ca 1853), and Mary Durham, age 20 (b. ca 1860).

Jason DURHAM and Sarah "Sallie" MCCRACKEN were married on 14 Jun 1836 in Orange County, North Carolina.5,6,7 Orange County Marriages, 1779-1868
Durham, Jason & Salley McCrackin, 14 June 1836; Jesse Durham, G. B. Durham, bm.; Witness: J. Taylor Sarah "Sallie" MCCRACKEN was born about 1820 in North Carolina.17,48 Jason DURHAM and Sarah "Sallie" MCCRACKEN had the following children:



Rachel DURHAM was born about 1837 in North Carolina.48



John Ruffin "Jno" DURHAM was born about 1843 in North Carolina.17,48



George G. DURHAM.



Atlas Presley "Preston" DURHAM.



Elizabeth "Betty" DURHAM was born about 1852 in North Carolina.13,21



Mary DURHAM was born about 1861 in North Carolina.13,21

Jason DURHAM and Bertha PENDERGRAPH were married 7 oct1869 in Alamance County, North Carolina.13,44 Jason Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8SD-G9X>
North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979
marriage: 7 October 1869, Alamance, North Carolina
spouse: Bethia Pendergraph
Name: Jason Durham
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Spouse's Name: Bethia Pendergraph
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Event Date: 07 Oct 1869
Event Place: Alamance, North Carolina
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73415-9
System Origin: North Carolina-EASy
GS Film number: 355307
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Bertha PENDERGRAPH was born about 1827 in North Carolina.13