Lillian DURHAM was born on 6 Jan 1870 in North Carolina.26,88,330 She died on 30 May 1896 in North Carolina.330 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 Carolina.
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.
Lillian DURHAM and Benjamin Franklin RAY were married about 1887 in North Carolina.68 Benjamin
Franklin RAY (son of Brantley Mangum RAY and Nancy Jane PARTEN) was born
on 28 Feb 1865 in Chatham County, North Carolina.27,68,69,93,330 He died Mitral Insufficiency on 20 Dec 1932 in Orange
County, North Carolina.27,330 Buried in Lystra Church Cemetery. Informant at death
listed as "Mrs. W. A. Cobb" of Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, North Carolina.
Occupation: Blacksmith Ida Lillian DURHAM and Benjamin Franklin RAY had the
"Charlie" Wesley RAY was born on 28 Dec 1889 in North Carolina.61,68,69 He died on 28 Jul 1976 in Burlington, Alamance County,
North Carolina.61 Charlie
Wesley Ray <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FG7L-YFC>
North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994
birth: 28 December 1889 N. C.
death: 28 July 1976 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina
burial: 30 July 1976 Mebane, N. C.
residence: 28 July 1976 Mebane, Alamance, North Carolina
father: Benjamin Ray
mother: Ida Durham
Name: Charlie Wesley Ray
Titles and Terms
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 28 Jul 1976
Event Place: Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina
Birth Year: 1889
Birth Year (Estimated)
Burial Date: 30 Jul 1976
Burial Place: Mebane, N. C.
Residence Place: Mebane, Alamance, North Carolina
Address: 201 Wilba Rd.
Marital Status: Widowed
Race (Original): White
Occupation: Retired-Dixie Yarns Inc.
Birth Date: 28 Dec 1889
Birthplace N. C.
Father's Name: Benjamin Ray
Father's Titles and Terms
Mother's Name: Ida Durham
Mother's Titles and Terms
Spouse's Titles and Terms
Reference ID: CN 23133
GS Film number: 1984215
RAY was born on 2 Sep 1891 in North Carolina.27,68,69 He died Renal Shutdown with Uremia on 26 Sep 1974 in
Randolph County, North Carolina.27
Buried in Westwood Cemetery in Carrboro, North Carolina. Informant at death
listed as "Mr. Roy Ray" of Reidsville.
(NOTE) The death certificate for Atlas Ray show his parents as "Benjamin
Ray" and "Lilly Womble". But, Benjamin Franklin Ray didn't marry
Lilly Womble til 1900. It is more likely that Atlas Ray was the son of "Benjamin
Franklin Ray" and "Ida Lillian Durham". Ida Lillian (Durham)
Ray died in 1896 according to her headstone at Lystra Baptist Church Cemetery
in Chatham County, North Carolina.