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2. Nelson DURHAM was born about 1815 in Kentucky.2,3,4,5 In the 1850 Census for Harlan County, Kentucky (District 1), Namrod Dawson, age 72, born in Virginia, and listed as "Doctor", is listed in the household of Nelson Durham and wife, Margaret (Dawson).

Nelson DURHAM and Margaret DAWSON were married about 1837 in Kentucky. Margaret DAWSON was born about 1814 in Kentucky.2,3,4 Margaret Dawson's maiden name comes from the birth record of her son - Charles N. Durham. Nelson DURHAM and Margaret DAWSON had the following children:



John F. DURHAM was born about 1838 in Kentucky.2,3



Elizabeth DURHAM was born about 1841 in Kentucky.2,3



William DURHAM was born about 1843 in Kentucky.2,3,6



Nancy DURHAM was born about 1845 in Kentucky.2,3



James M. DURHAM.



George W. DURHAM.



Wilkinson P. DURHAM.



Charles N. DURHAM was born on 11 Apr 1852 in Cumberland River, Harlan County, Kentucky.7,8 Charles N. Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWVZ-3LM>
Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960
birth: 11 Apr 1852 Cumberland River, Harlan Co, Kentucky
residence: 1852 Harlan, Kentucky, United States

parents: Nelson Durham, Margarett Dawson

name: Charles N. Durham
gender: Male
birth date: 11 Apr 1852
birthplace: Cumberland River, Harlan Co, Kentucky
father's name: Nelson Durham
mother's name: Margarett Dawson
indexing project (batch) number: C05113-9
system origin: Kentucky-EASy
source film number: 216826 Charles N. Durham does not appear in the 1860 census. Birth Records indicate he was born in 1852 with parents - Nelson Durham and Margaret Dawson.



Thomas Jefferson DURHAM.

Nelson DURHAM and Evaline BURCH were married on 21 Oct 1875 in Bell County, Kentucky.5,9 Nelson Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWBJ-RM5>
Kentucky, Marriages, 1785-1979
marriage: 21 Oct 1875 Bell County, Kentucky

spouse: Eveline Burch

groom's name: Nelson Durham
bride's name: Eveline Burch
marriage date: 21 Oct 1875
marriage place: Bell County, Kentucky
indexing project (batch) number: M01458-7
system origin: Kentucky-EASy
source film number: 805936 Evaline BURCH was born about 1825 in Kentucky.5