16. Rev. William
Martin DURHAM was born in Sep 1818 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1,7,9,10,11 He died on 5 Jul 1900 in Crooked
Creek, Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1
William Martin Durham may not be son of William Green Durham, but possibly Joseph
Durham, b. 1784. More research is needed. ((Info from Darrell Miller - via Email))
According to the 1900 Census for Rockcastle County, Kentucky - William Durham's
father came from Tennessee.
In the 1880 Census for Rockcastle County, Kentucky - Sarah Scott, age 32, is
living two doors from William and Minerva Durham. Sarah Scott is listed as "widowed".
This Sarah Scott will later become William's third wife on 17 November 1889
in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
Rev. William Martin DURHAM and Elizabeth "Lettie"
BAKER were married about 1841 in Kentucky.1
Elizabeth "Lettie" BAKER was born about 1821 in Kentucky.7,9
She died about 1864. According to some at Rootsweb - "Elizabeth"
and "Lettie" are two different people. At the moment I have placed
them to be the same people. Their ages are similar.
Lettie's maiden name "Baker" comes from the death certificate of her
son - William Durham, born in 1861. Rev. William Martin DURHAM and Elizabeth
"Lettie" BAKER had the following children:
|Mary DURHAM was born about 1842 in Kentucky.7|
|Matilda DURHAM was born about 1844 in
was born about 1845 in Kentucky.7|
|Greenberry "Green" DURHAM.|
|Anne DURHAM was born about 1850 in Kentucky.9|
|Elizabeth DURHAM was born about 1852
Eleanor DURHAM was born on 13 Feb 1854 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.9,10,11,12
In the 1880 Census for Rockcastle County, Kentucky - Nancy Durham, age 25, is
listed in the household of William and Minerva Durham. Nancy Durham is listed
"married". It is probable that the grandson listed "Sherman Baker"
is a son of Nancy Durham.|
DURHAM was born about 1856 in Kentucky.10|
|John M. DURHAM.|
Jefferson "Tommie" DURHAM.|
Rev. William Martin DURHAM and Minerva CHASTEEN
were married before 1870 in Kentucky.1,10 Minerva
CHASTEEN1 (daughter of
Jesse C. CHASTEEN Sr. and Levitat "Vita" FLOWERS) was born about 1818 in Kentucky.10,11
William Martin DURHAM and Sarah E. "Wright" SCOTT were married on 17 Nov 1889
in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1,22 Sarah
E. "Wright" SCOTT was born in May 1848 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1,11,19