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6. Willis Wines DURHAM was born about 1834 in Kentucky.1,8,9,13 In the 1850 Census for Barren County, Kentucky - Willis Durham, age 16, is listed as "farmer" in the household of Edward and Lydia Self.

The 1870 Census for Barren County, Kentucky shows Willis Durham, age 35, and listed as "Minister of Gospel".

Information provided by Judy Lawler - Genforum

Jesse W. Durham, b. abt 1839, was my 3GGrandmother's brother. His siblings are: Willis Wines (1832-1896), W.B. (1833-1898), Ann Eliza (Annie)my 3GGrandmother (1837-1870), John B. (1840-1899), Mary C. (Polly)(b. abt 1843), Lucy F. (b. abt 1844), and Sarah J. (b. abt 1846).

Their parents were John DURHAM and Sarah (Sally) WINES (b. abt 1805 in VA). John is listed in the KY Land Grants as receiving 50 acres in Hart Co., KY according to the survey date 8 Mar 1821 on the Green River watercourse.

Barren Co., KY marriage records list Sally WINES marriage bond date to John DURHAM as 14 Mar 1831 with James WINES being the surety. They were married 15 Mar 1831 by Rev. Cornelius Deweese.

Sally DURHAM is listed as the head of the household on the 1850 Barren Co., KY census with Ann and the younger children listed.

Willis Wines DURHAM and Susan Jane RENFRO were married about 1858 in Kentucky.14 Susan Jane RENFRO (daughter of Jesse Byrd RENFRO and Mary Polly MITCHELL) was born on 14 May 1830 in Barren County, Kentucky.8,9,13,15 Willis Wines DURHAM and Susan Jane RENFRO had the following children:



Ermine A. DURHAM was born about 1860 in Kentucky.8,9,13



George W. DURHAM was born on 5 Jul 1861 in Kentucky.9,13,16



Dora W. DURHAM was born about 1864 in Kentucky.9,13



Nathaniel T. DURHAM was born about 1865 in Kentucky.9,13



Jesse G. DURHAM was born about 1868 in Kentucky.9,13