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177. James Madison DURHAM was born about 1845 in Patrick County, Virginia.16,55,121 He died before 1870 in Grayson County, Virginia.122 In the 1880 census for Grayson County, VA - James M. Durham has died and Mary Jane (Davis) Durham has remarried to a "Freling?? Shupe". A "Step-daughter" is listed as part of the household - Rosa Durham (age 13). James Madison Durham died before 1870. His wife Mary Jane DAVIS would later re-marry to Frelin Shupe on 18 May 1873 Grayson County, VA.

1870 Census Grayson County, VA - From New River Notes Website:

70. Davis, Church. O. 51 Farmer 1000 200
Mariah 58
Amanda 17
Nancy E. 15
Cyntha 13
Emory J. 9
Larusy C. 22
Domestic Shefferd, Robt. 30 B Farm Laborer

[Church & Mariah Davis' children were: Elbert Davis b. 1836 who md. Polly Barton on 7/13/1857; Caroline Davis b. 1847 who md. J. L. Larrow, d/o J. & P. Larrow; M. J. (f) b. 1844 md. J. M. Durham of Wythe Co., s/o William & Phoebe Durham. Amanda Davis b. 1853; Nancy E. Davis, Md. Kenley Anderson, s/o S. & E. Anderson 9/16/1878; a daughter R. C. Davis md. A. E. Farmer on 3/29/1874. This appears to be family 849 in the 1860 Grayson Co., VA Census. Church O. (C.O.) Davis served in Co. B, 4th VA Reserves, CSA.]

James Madison DURHAM and Mary Jane DAVIS were married on 16 May 1866 in Grayson County, Virginia.42,121 J. M. Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRZC-RVD>
Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
birth: 1847 Wythe Co., Va.
marriage: 19 May 1866 Grayson County, Virginia

parents: William H. Durham, Feby Durham
spouse: M. J. Davis

groom's name: J. M. Durham
groom's birth date: 1847
groom's birthplace: Wythe Co., Va.
groom's age: 19
bride's name: M. J. Davis
bride's birth date: 1844
bride's birthplace: Grayson Co., Va.
bride's age: 22
marriage date: 19 May 1866
marriage place: Grayson County, Virginia
groom's father's name: William H. Durham
groom's mother's name: Feby Durham
bride's father's name: Church. O. Davis
bride's mother's name: M. Davis
groom's marital status: Single
bride's marital status: Single
indexing project (batch) number: M86875-3
system origin: Virginia-EASy
source film number: 31758

Mary Jane DAVIS (daughter of Church O. DAVIS and Mariah J. WARD) was born on 13 Feb 1849 in Grayson County, Virginia.122,123 She died on 27 Apr 1928 in Grayson County, Virginia. James Madison DURHAM and Mary Jane DAVIS had the following children:



Rosa "Rosey" L. DURHAM.