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184. Victoria H. DURHAM was born in Jun 1858 in Mount Airy, Surry County, North Carolina.55,61,62,90,125 She died between 1925 and 1930. Victoria H. Durham is listed with two children in the 1900 census for Tazewell County, Va - Benjamin Durham and Mary Jane Durham. The death certificates of both children state "Father Unknown". Both children are born in the 1880s.

In the 1900 census for Tazewell County, Va, Victoria is living with her father William Durham and living next door to her future husband "James Rawley Puckett" who is listed as "widow". Victoria is age 38, when she marries James Rawley (Raleigh) Puckett on August 15, 1900.

Clinch Valley News...
(Under Marrages )
"Rawley Puckett and Miss Victoria Durham were married at Buston and Son's store on Wed. morning of this week. Mr. Buston performed the ceremony in his elevated office without at all interfering with business."

Victoria H. DURHAM had the following children:



Benjamin Franklin (Frank) DURHAM.



Mary Jane DURHAM.

Victoria H. DURHAM and James Raleigh (Rawley) W. PUCKETT were married on 15 Aug 1900 in Tazewell County, Virginia.42,136 Victoria Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XR9G-XZ4>
Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940
birth: 1862 Surry Co. N.C.
marriage: 15 Aug 1900 Tazewell Co., Virginia
parents: W. H., Phoebe
spouse: Rawley W. Puckett
groom's name: Rawley W. Puckett
groom's birth date: 1857
groom's birthplace: Tazewell Co. Va.
groom's age: 43
bride's name: Victoria Durham
bride's birth date: 1862
bride's birthplace: Surry Co. N.C.
bride's age: 38
marriage date: 15 Aug 1900
marriage place: Tazewell Co., Virginia
groom's father's name: James
groom's mother's name: Catarine
bride's father's name: W. H.
bride's mother's name: Phoebe
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Widowed
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Single
indexing project (batch) number: M01337-7
system origin: Virginia-EASy
source film number: 2048451 James Raleigh (Rawley) W. PUCKETT (son of James Robert PUCKETT and Catherine "Katherine" Ann PUCKETT) was born in Oct 1856 in Virginia.90,125,127,136,138 He died on 3 Nov 1925 in Tazewell County, Virginia.139
Will of James Rawley (Raleigh) Puckett - Probated 11-3-1925

Book 11 Page 223 ----- J. R. Puckett ----- 11-3-1925
Victoria Puckett - wife - age 65 (daughter of William and Phebe Durham)
Mary Durham - daughter - age 45 (married to Victoria's son Benjamin Franklin Durham)
Lydia Belle Melvin - daughter - age 33 (married to George W. Melvin - son of Susan Elizabeth Durham - daughter of William and Phebe Durham)
Charles Puckett - son - age 29
Barbara Pruett - daughter - age 39