1. William R. DURHAM was born in Feb 1827 in North Carolina.1,2,3,4,5 In the 1900 Census for Wright County, Missouri (Clark - District 146), Mahala Harris, age 33 (b. Nov 1867 - North Carolina), and "widowed" is listed as "daughter" in the household of William Durham, age 73 (b. Feb 1827 - North Carolina) and wife, Caroline, age 75 (b. Jan 1825). William and "Caroline" are shown to be married for "53 years". The death certificate of Perlina Catherine Durham on 22 July 1912 in Boone, Douglas County, Missouri, shows her middle name as "Catherine", not "Caroline".
William R. DURHAM and Paulina
"Perlina" Catherine FRY were married on 30 Jul 1846 in Stokes County, North Carolina.6,7
Bondsman: Carter D. Nichol; Witness: Jno Hill, Clerk of County Court