T. H. DURHAM was born on 6 Apr 1860 in Mount Airy, Surry County, North
Carolina.55,61,62,90,124,125 He died on 1 Feb 1929 in Yards, Clear Fork, Tazewell
County, Virginia.124,140 He was buried on 3 Feb 1929 in Shrader Cemetery, Yards,
Virginia.140 Birth and
death information for Alexander Durham comes from his Death Certificate. Occupation
listed as "Carpenter" for the Pocahontas Fuel Company.
Alexander Durham is listed in the 1880 census living not too far from William
and Phebe Durham. There are two listings. The first listing shows Alexander,
age 18, as a "laborer" along with a "Mary Durham", age 32,
listed as "servant/cook" in the household of Mary A. Young. The second
listing shows Alexander, age 29, listed as "laborer" with wife "Mary",
age 34. Most likely these are the same people.
In the 1900 census for Tazewell County, VA - Mary Durham is listed with two children
- Edna and James. Edna "Adams", "widow" is listed again
in the 1910 census for Tazewell under the household of James Durham and Ada Durham.
Alexander Durham and wife Mary are also living in the household of James and
Ada Durham in Clear Fork District. Alexander is listed as "Father"
and is 50 years old and born in "Virginia". His wife Mary is listed
as "Mother" and is 64 and born in Virginia. Mary dies before the 1920
Alexander Durham appears in the 1920 census, with a second wife "Lilly V."
and several "step-children". One child "Gladys" is listed
as "daughter". Gladys Durham - age 10 is listed later living with
James and Ada Durham in the 1930 census for Louisa County, Virginia. Gladys Durham
is listed as "sister".
Alexander T. H. DURHAM and Mary Adeline "Belle"
WILES were married on 24 Dec 1879 in Smyth County, Virginia.62,141 Smyth
County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1891 by Thomas Jack Hockett & Shelia Steele
Hunt - 1999
24 Dec 1879, Durham, A. T. H., 19, born North Carolina; son of W. H. & Pheoba
& Wiles (or Wilis?), Mary A. 28, born North Carolina, daughter of Mary E.,
Mary Adeline "Belle" WILES (daughter of John A. WILES
and Mary E. "Pollie" WOODIE) was born in Dec 1844 in North Carolina.60,90,142,143 She
died in Oct 1916 in Yards, Virginia.125,140 She was buried in Oct 1916
in Shrader Cemetery, Yards, Virginia.140
Alexander T. H. DURHAM and Mary Adeline "Belle" WILES had the following
T. H. DURHAM and Lillian "Lillie" V. (NUCKLES) NUCKOLS were married on 24 Feb
1919 in Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia.144 Ada Nuckols, b. August 1887, who married James Henderson
Durham, son of Alexander and Mary Durham is listed in the household of William
Green and Florence Nuckols in the 1900 census. Lillian V. Nuckols, born July
1883, is listed as an older sister to Ada. It is very likely that this is the
same Lillian V. who is married to Alexander Durham in the 1920 census for Tazewell
County, Virginia. (Marriage record below)
West Virginia Vital Records - Mercer County, WV Marriages
Marriage Record Detail...
Place: Mercer, West Virginia, United States
Bride Name: Lillian Matz
Groom Name: Alexander Durham
Age at Marriage:
Prior to Marriage:
Lillian "Lillie" V. (NUCKLES) NUCKOLS (daughter
of William Green NUCKOLS and Florence Charity SEABOLT) was born in Jul 1883 in
Virginia.60,125 Alexander T. H. DURHAM and Lillian "Lillie"
V. (NUCKLES) NUCKOLS had the following children: