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41. William Melville "Melvin" DURHAM was born on 1 Jan 1875 in Essex County, Virginia.6,9,10,17,19 He died on 17 Jul 1955 in Virginia.25 In the 1880 Census for Essex County, Virginia (District 21), Melville Durham, age 5, is listed as "nephew" in the household of Thomas Durham, age 54 and wife Lou C.

In the 1900 Census for Essex County, Virginia (Rappahannock - District 28), Melville Durham, age 22 (b. Jan 1878) and "single" is listed as "nephew" in the household of Thomas Durham, age 74 (b. Feb 1826) and "widowed".

Virginia Marriages, 1784-1940, show W. M. Durham, age 25, marrying A. B. Greenwood, on 10 Feb 1904. Parents are listed as "A. Durham" and "Maria L. Brooks".

William Melville "Melvin" DURHAM and Annie B. GREENWOOD were married on 10 Feb 1904 in Essex County, Virginia.8,9 W. M. Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRWQ-LB7>
Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940
birth: 1879 Essex Co., Va.
marriage: 10 Feb 1904 Essex County, Virginia
parent: A. Durham, Maria L. Brooks
spouse: A. B. Greenwood
groom's name: W. M. Durham
groom's birth date: 1879
groom's birthplace: Essex Co., Va.
groom's age: 25
bride's name: A. B. Greenwood
bride's birth date: 1883
bride's birthplace: Essex Co., Va.
bride's age: 21
marriage date: 10 Feb 1904
marriage place: Essex County, Virginia
groom's father's name: A. Durham
groom's mother's name: Maria L. Brooks
bride's father's name: A. Greenwood
bride's mother's name: Ellen Reed
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Single
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Single
indexing project (batch) number: M86860-1
system origin: Virginia-EASy
source film number: 31275 Annie B. GREENWOOD (daughter of Alpheus "Al" GREENWOOD and Lucy E. READ) was born about 1882 in Virginia.6,9,10,17 William Melville "Melvin" DURHAM and Annie B. GREENWOOD had the following children:



Ruth E. DURHAM was born about 1906 in Essex County, Virginia.9,10,26 In the 1930 Census for Richmond (Independent City), Virginia (Richmond - District 117), Ruth Durham, age 24 and "single" is listed as a "Roomer" in the household of Hal L. Parish and his mother, Mamie. Ruth Durham is listed as a "Nurse". (I'm not 100% sure this is the same Ruth Durham, daughter of William and Annie Durham.)



Mary Louisa DURHAM was born about 1908 in Essex County, Virginia.9,10,17



Alma G. DURHAM was born about 1910 in Essex County, Virginia.9,10,17



Robert A. DURHAM was born about 1912 in place unknown.10,17



Annie L. DURHAM was born about 1919 in place unknown.10,17