DURHAM was born about 1799 in Kentucky.1,4 He died in
Mar 1880 in Jackson County, Kentucky.3
William Durham, age 61, is living with his son Benjamin Durham in the 1860 Census
for Jackson County, Kentucky.
William DURHAM and Temperance BOX were married
on 19 Jan 1824 in Knox County, Kentucky.3
Temperance BOX was born in Knox County, Kentucky.3 William DURHAM and Temperance
BOX had the following children:
|Sarah Catherine DURHAM.|
|Mary W. DURHAM.|
|Katherine "Kate" DURHAM.|
|John "Jonah" DURHAM was born about 1838
W. DURHAM was born in Apr 1842 in Laurel County, Kentucky.1,4,5 He died on 13 Jul 1915 in War Eagle, Benton County,
Arkansas.5 NOTES from MICHELLE
Descendants of William Durham, son of William Durham/Temperanace Box
John, James W. & Stephen T. originally enlisted on Union side in March of
1863 in Jackson Co., KY, mustered in 19 Sep 1864 at Camp Nelson, Garrard Co.
Stephen T. was rejected by the mustering officer because he was under age (he
gave his age as 19). He was mustered in and accepted at Somerset, KY on 3 Nov
1863 (age at this time is given as 18).
All 3 boys re-enlisted in Apr 1864 at Camp Burnside, Pulaski Co. and ordered
to Louisville to be mustered into 7 Ky Cav. for three years service. On the enlistment
certificates, John & James have dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion. Stephen
T. has blue eyes, light hair, light complexion. All 3 list place of birth as
There is also James H Durham enlisting & serving in the very same units as
the 3 brothers.
1900 War Eagle Twp., Benton Co., MO: James W Durham, born 1842 in KY, widowed
is living with Wm. H & Louisa Elkins, born in KY, listed as their UNCLE.
Sarah Elkins listed as MOTHER, b. 1829 KY, widowed.
Civil War pension record states James W. Durham died 13 Jul 1915 in War Eagle,
Arkansas Dept. of Health Div. of Vital Records Certificates of Death Index: James
W. Durham, died in Benton Co., 13 Jul 1915. Vol. 36, Cert. 00073. (Thanks to
Marlys Brewer for looking up this record!)
L. "Tempa" DURHAM.|
Thomas "Tom" DURHAM.|