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11. Benjamin DURHAM was born on 5 Apr 1778 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.2 He died on 5 Jun 1847 in Mercer County, Kentucky.2 Hi Byron,
My name is Judith Durham. My husband's uncle and I have been working on the Durham family genealogy for over 10 years. I have just gotten on Ancestry and have come across your database and other Durham family sites. First - thank you. The sites are great. Second - my husband's uncle and I had a great jumping off point because we have a copy of 'A Chronology compiled from facts given in the DURHAM FAMILY BIBLE and from information supplied by Margaret Durham Bridges and others...Originally compiled 1947, Revised 1962, Families of those names marked with an * are followed on a later page.' I am not sure if you have ever seen this 15 page booklet. The copy I have was created on a typewriter. There are differing dates on several of the family members from what you have and what is listed in A CHRONOLOGY.

Your site has 6 children listed for Benjamin Durham.
A CHRONOLOGY has 11 children listed for Benjamin Durham (b. 30 Apr 1878, d. 5 Jan 1847, m. 16 Dec 1802) and Margarett (sic) Roberson/Robison (sic) (b. 25 Jan 1782, d. 26 Feb 1855). They are the following:

1. Lucinda (b. 9 Oct 1803, m. 20 Apr 1820 to William Bilbow)
2. Jacob (b. 31 Jan 1805, d. 11 Aug 1864, m. #1 Hannah Spears, m. #2 Rachel G. Hawkins Vanschoick)
3. Jane(t) (b. 2 Oct 1806, m. 17 Jan 1822 to Starling Carver)
4. Valentine Cook (b. 15 Mar 1808, m. 18 Jul 1833 to Frances F. Moss)
5. James Wesley (Col.) (b. 1 Jan 1810, d. 13 Jan 1889, m. #1-13 Sep 1838 to Mary Vanschoick [d. Jul 1876], m #2-18 Dec 1877 [d. 20 Jul 1887])
6. Benjamin Bugg (b. 22 Mar 1811, d. 13 Sep 1825)
7. Elizabeth (b. 30 Apr 1813, m. 8 Jan 1844 to John Wilson)
8. Susan(na) (b. 20 Apr 1815, m. 28 Aug 1834 to William T. Compton)
9. John B. (b. 1 Mar 1819, m. 3 Dec 1840 to Jane Wilson)
10. Harriett W. (b. 28 Mar 1820, m. 1 Aug 1848 to Foster L. Webb)
11. Milton J. (b. 16 May 1824, m. #1-15 Nov 1854 to Matilda J. Robinson, m.#2-18 Jun 1860 to Martha J. Mitchell, m.#3-17 Jun 1866 to Margaret Carter) (NOTE: Milton J. Durham was Comptroller of Treasury under Grover Cleveland)

My husband is a descendant of Jacob Durham and Hannah Spears.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Judith Durham

Benjamin DURHAM and Margaret "Peggy" ROBINSON were married on 11 Dec 1802 in Mercer County, Kentucky.2,3,9 U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 <http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7836&enc=1>
about Benjamin Durham

Name: Benjamin Durham
Gender: Male
Spouse Name: Margaret Robinson
Marriage State: of KY
Number Pages: 1

Margaret "Peggy" ROBINSON (daughter of James ROBINSON and Elizabeth HUBERRY) was born on 25 Jun 1782 in place unknown.2 Margaret Robinson's maiden name comes from the death certificate of her son Milton J. Durham. Benjamin DURHAM and Margaret "Peggy" ROBINSON had the following children:



Lucinda DURHAM.






Jane(t) DURHAM.



Valentine Cook DURHAM.



James Wesley DURHAM.



Benjamin Bugg DURHAM was born on 22 Mar 1811.10 He died on 13 Sep 1825.10



Elizabeth R. DURHAM.






John Bascom DURHAM.



Harriet W. DURHAM.



Milton Jamison "M. J." DURHAM.