Edna Jane DURHAM: Birth: 26 SEP 1881 in Smyth County, Virginia. Death: 5 MAR 1959 in Yards, Virginia
James Henderson DURHAM: Birth: 21 APR 1882 in Smyth County, Virginia. Death: in Charlottesville, (Independent City), Virginia
Gladys M. DURHAM: Birth: 5 SEP 1919 in Pocahontas, Tazewell County, Virginia. Death: 1 MAY 2012 in Charlottesville, (Independent City), Virginia
Title: 1880 Census for Tazewell County, Virginia 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: 1910 Census for Tazewell County, Virginia 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: 1860 Census for Surry County, North Carolina 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: 1870 Census for Grayson County, Virginia 2006 - Research by Byron K. Durham
Title: 1920 Census for Tazewell County, Virginia 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: Death Records for Tazewell County, Virginia 2006 - Research by Byron K. Durham
Title: Information provided by Kenny Sarver 2007 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: Marriage Records for Smyth County, VA Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: West Virginia Vital Research Records - Marriage Records 2009 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Note: ertificate. Occupation listed as "Carpenter" for the Pocahontas Fuel Company.
Alexander Durham is listed in the 1880 census living not too far from William and Phebe Durham. There are two listings. The first listing shows Alexander, age 18, as a "laborer" along with a "Mary Durham", age 32, listed as "servant/cook" in the household of Mary A. Young. The second listing shows Alexander, age 29, listed as "laborer" with wife "Mary", age 34. Most likely these are the same people.
In the 1900 census for Tazewell County, VA - Mary Durham is listed with two children - Edna and James. Edna "Adams", "widow" is listed again in the 1910 census for Tazewell under the household of James Durham and Ada Durham. Alexander Durham and wife Mary are also living in the household of James and Ada Durham in Clear Fork District. Alexander is listed as "Father" and is 50 years old and born in "Virginia". His wife Mary is listed as "Mother" and is 64 and born in Virginia. Mary dies before the 1920 census.
Alexander Durham appears in the 1920 census, with a second wife "Lilly V." and several "step-children". One child "Gladys" is listed as "daughter". Gladys Durham - age 10 is listed later living with James and Ada Durham in the 1930 census for Louisa County, Virginia. Gladys Durham is listed as "sister".
Note: Birth and death information for Alexander Durham comes from his Death C
Note: lia Steele Hunt - 1999 (page 53) 24 Dec 1879, Durham, A. T. H., 19, born North Carolina; son of W. H. & Pheoba & Wiles (or Wilis?), Mary A. 28, born North Carolina, daughter of Mary E.,
Note: Smyth County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1891 by Thomas Jack Hockett & She
Note: lexander and Mary Durham is listed in the household of William Green and Florence Nuckols in the 1900 census. Lillian V. Nuckols, born July 1883, is listed as an older sister to Ada. It is very likely that this is the same Lillian V. who is married to Alexander Durham in the 1920 census for Tazewell County, Virginia. (Marriage record below)
------------------------------ West Virginia Vital Records - Mercer County, WV Marriages Marriage Record Detail...
Date: 1919 Place: Mercer, West Virginia, United States Bride Name: Lillian Matz Groom Name: Alexander Durham Birth Date: Birth Place: Age at Marriage: Marital Status Prior to Marriage: Mother: Father: Maternal Grandmother: Maternal Grandfather: Paternal Grandmother: Paternal Grandfather:
Note: Ada Nuckols, b. August 1887, who married James Henderson Durham, son of A
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