Watson DURHAM was born on 15 Nov 1889 in Chatham County, North Carolina.27,89,91,165,221,224
He died Coronary Heart Disease on 18 Jun 1955 in Orange County, North Carolina.27 Chatham County North Carolina
LYSTRA BAPTIST CHURCH [E33.2]
Durham, Edward Watson (b. 15 Nov 1889 - d. 18 Jun 1955)
Husband of Jennie Herndon Durham. Double headstone. Location row 15.
Death certificate info: Buried Lystra Baptist Church Cemetery in Chatham County,
North Carolina. Informant listed as "N. C. Memorial Hospital" Chapel
Hill, North Carolina.
In the 1910 Census for Chatham County, North Carolina - Edward W. Durham, age
20, is listed in the household of George Cole and wife Julia (Riggsbee). Edward
W. Durham is listed as "nephew".
In the 1900 Census for Chatham County, North Carolina - Watson Durham, age 10,
born November 1889, is listed in the household of George Cole and July (Riggsbee).
Watson Durham is listed as "nephew".
(This would indicate that since Julia was a "Riggsbee" daughter of
Atlas J. Riggsbee and Sarah Bennett (ROOTSWEB), that maybe a "sister"
of Julia Riggsbee was Edward Watson Durham's mother.)
It is interesting to note: In the 1800 Census for Chatham County, North Carolina
- Ida Durham, age 10, is listed in the household of A. J. (Atlas) Riggsbee and
wife S. H., (Sarah Bennett). Ida Durham is listed as "grand-daugher".
Ida L. Durham, age 10 is also listed as "daughter" in the household
of T. Sidney Durham and wife Mary in the 1880 Census for Chatham County, North
Ida Durham, age 5 months is also listed in the 1870 Census for Chatham County,
North Carolina as a daughter of Thomas Durham, age 25 and wife Mary, age 21.
The 1860 Census for Chatham County, North Carolina - shows a "Mary Riggsbee",
age 11, daugher of Atlas Riggsbee and Sarah (Bennett).
Death Certificate states: Thomas and Mary (Riggsbee) Durham are the parents of
Edward Watson Durham.
Edward Watson DURHAM and Jennie HERNDON were married
about 1910 in North Carolina.221
Jennie HERNDON (daughter of Thomas HERNDON and Francis
(UNKNOWN)) was born about 1892 in North Carolina.221,224 She
died on 29 Oct 1976 in North Carolina.91
Edward Watson DURHAM and Jennie HERNDON had the following children:
|Edward Hall DURHAM was born about 1912
in North Carolina.221,224|
|Dorothy Geraldine DURHAM.|
"Willie" DURHAM was born on 25 Apr 1919 in Chatham County, North Carolina.165,221,224 He died on 7 Dec 1941 in Pearl
Harbor, Hawaii. Chatham County North Carolina Cemeteries
LYSTRA BAPTIST CHURCH [E33.2]
Durham, William T. (b. 25 Apr 1919 - d. 7 Dec 1941)
NC51 C US Navy WWII. Flat. American Legion Plaque. Location row 15.
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The following data is extracted from North Carolina Navy, Marines, and Coast
Guard World War II Casualty List. (D Surnames)
DURHAM,William Teasdale, Seaman 1c, USN. Father, Mr. Edward Watson Durham, Rt.
From: Jennie Jessup
Date: September 11, 2009
Subject: William Teasdale "Willie" DURHAM
This is my grandmother's brother. You have his death listed in NC. He was killed
in Pearl Harbor. He was on the USS Arizona. I just thought you might like the
info passed along. Thanks Jennie Jessup.
Julia DURHAM was born on 1 Aug 1923 in Chatham County, North Carolina.165,224|
|Thomas E. DURHAM
was born on 28 Aug 1928 in Chatham County, North Carolina.165,224|
DURHAM was born on 2 Feb 1936 in Chatham County, North Carolina.165|