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  1. Armstead J. DURHAM: Birth: 8 OCT 1837 in Patrick County, Virginia. Death: 14 OCT 1920 in Surry County, North Carolina

  2. Mary Jane DURHAM: Birth: ABT 1840.

  3. William DURHAM: Birth: ABT 1845.

  4. Sarah Ann DURHAM: Birth: DEC 1845. Death: ABT 1903 in Surry County, North Carolina

  5. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Frances DURHAM: Birth: 11 APR 1846.

  6. Nancy DURHAM: Birth: ABT 1849 in Surry County, North Carolina.

  7. Rebecca Ellen DURHAM: Birth: ABT 1850 in Surry County, North Carolina. Death: BEF 1900 in North Carolina

  8. Martha Etta DURHAM: Birth: 20 APR 1856 in Surry County, North Carolina. Death: 2 NOV 1919 in Surry County, North Carolina

  9. Joanna DURHAM: Birth: JUN 1860 in Surry County, North Carolina. Death: 5 JUL 1924 in Guilford County, North Carolina


Sources
1. Title:   1850 Census for Surry County, North Carolina 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
2. Title:   1860 Census for Surry County, North Carolina 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
3. Title:   1840 Census for Patrick County, Virginia 2007 - Research of Byron K. Durham
4. Title:   1830 Census for Patrick County, Virginia 2007 - Research of Byron K. Durham
5. Title:   North Carolina Census (2005) 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
6. Title:   Central Methodist Church, Mt. Airy, N.C. Its Early Years 1829 - 1900 Booklet by Ruth M. Minick, 1975, pp. 37-40 updated by William H. Smith, Feb. 2005
7. Title:   North Carolina Marriage Bonds - 1741 - 1868 - Ancestry.com 2007 - Research of Byron K. Durham

Notes
a. Note:   s. He later moves to Surry County around 1846-1849. In the 1840 census for Patrick County, VA, Henry Durham is only 3 households away from "Mary (Polly) Hart", the wife of Cornelius Hart and the youngest daughter of Gregory Durham and Elizabeth Shelton.
  In the 1870 census for Surry County, NC - Paulina Jane (Chandler) Durham (Henry Durham's widowed wife) is head of household and has an elderly lady "Sarah Durham - age 85" living with her. This is the same "Sally (Sarah) Durham who is living with Nancy Durham in the 1850 census for Surry County, NC.
  FDK WEBB is listed as a "witness" to the marriage of Henry Durham and Paulina Jane Chandler on September 18, 1839 in Stokes County, NC. FDK WEBB is also listed as a "witness" to the marriage of Elizabeth Durham and James Nichelson in Stokes County, NC. This Elizabeth Durham, I believe to be the daughter of Archibald Durham and Nancy Vaughn. FDK WEBB is also listed as "witness" to the marriages of Lucinda Chandler and Lewis Bowman on 21 June 1840 and Priscilla Chandler and Obadiah Glasgow on 26 June 1840 in Stokes County, NC. Paulina Jane, Priscilla and Lucinda, along with Judith "Judy" Chandler are listed as daughters of Mary Chandler in the Will of Thomas Beasley in September of 1835 in Patrick County, Virginia.
  ----------------------------------------------------- Deed of Henry Durham to Robert Clark made 3 July, 1840 Library of Virginia - Henry County Deed Book #10 page 403 Transcribed by Byron K. Durham
  This indenture made & entered into this 3d day of July 1840 between Henry Durham of the county of Patrick and State of Virginia of the first part, Robert Clark of the second part and Thomas M. Clark of the third, A. Staples of the fourth part & Alexander A. Moore of the fifth part witnesseth that the said Henry Durham for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to him in hand paid by the said Robert Clark, but more especially to secure unto the said Thomas M. Clark the sum of one hundred fifty dollars & fifty seven cents bearing date 1st July 1840 and one day after date said A. Staples one bond of twelve dollars due 25 December 1839 unto Alex A. Moore one bond of twelve dollars due 25 December 1838, which bond was given doth give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Robert Clark his heirs or asigns the following land and property to wit one fourth paid of two tracts of land left by Thomas Beasly to Mary Chandler her life, then to her four children, also the following property, 1 bed of furniture 2 jugs 4 chairs 2 coffee pots 2 buckets, 6 plates 2 dishes 6 cups 2 saucers 1 set knives 2 forks 1 hed of Carpenter�s tools 1 broad axe 1 pole axe 2 pares 1 chest 1 dressing table 1 hog and all the rest of the homestead and kitchen furniture. To have and whole the said land and property to him the said Robert Clark his heirs and asigns forever. And the Henry Durham for himself his heirs and asigns warrant & defend a good and perfect right and title to the said land and property to him the said Robert Clark his heirs or asigns. Interest nevertheless that the said Robert Clark shall permit the said Durham to remain in possession and use of the aforesaid property until the 1st day of January mint and even thereafter until the said Thomas Clark, A. Staples and Alex A. Moore shall direct him the said Robert Clark to sell the said land & property then upon the said Robert Clark being so directed he shall proceed to sell at public auction at the house of said Durham the aforesaid property & at the house of Mary Chandler proceed to sell the entire interest in the aforesaid land by previously advertising at Patrick C. Hones at least two days thereto the land & property in so much thereof as will be sufficient to pay the said debts with legal interest thereon & the cost of making this Indenture and surplus if any restore to said Durham. In witness whereof the parties have hereunto set their hand and affixed their seals the day & year above written.
  Signed sealed in presence of us
  --------His Henry X Durham -----SEAL --------Mark
  Ro Clark SEAL Tho M Clark SEAL A. Staples SEAL
  ------------------------------------------------
  In Patrick clerks office 4th July 1840
  This deed of Trust from Henry Durham & Robert Clark, Trustee for the benefit of Thos M. Clark & A. Staples was presented in the clerk�s office aforesaid acknowledges by all the parties & admitted to record.
  Trustee A. Staples CK
  ------------------------------------------------- Deed of Henry Durham to Thomas M. Clark made 5th May, 1843 Library of Virginia - Henry County Deed Book #12 - page 37 Transcribed by Byron K. Durham
  This indenture made & entered into this 5th day of May in the year of our lord 1843 between Henry Durham and Jane his wife of the County of Patrick and the State of Virginia of the one part and Thomas M. Clark of the same County & State of the other part, witnesseth that the said Henry Durham and Jane his wife for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and ten dollars to them in hand paid by the said Thomas M. Clark the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hat given, granted, transferred delivered, & confirmed unto the said Thomas M. Clark and his heirs all the right title & interest which they the said Henry Durham & Jane his wife formerly Jane Chandler had acquired or may hereafter acquire in the estate both real & personal of Thomas Beasly dec�d by virtue of the divisions to said Jane in said Thomas Beasley�s will to have & to hold the said interest or share in the land aforesaid unto the said Thomas M. Clark and his heirs forever and the said Henry Durham & Jane Durham his wife aforesaid doth for themselves their heirs executors of administrators warrant and forever defend unto the said Tho M. Clark & his heirs the right & title in and to said interest or right in and to the said land _________whatsoever. In testimony whereof the said Henry Durham and Jane Durham have hereunto set their hand and seals the day and year first above written.
  Henry X Durham (His Mark) (SEAL) Jane X Durham (Her Mark) (SEAL)
  Signed in presence of us Belton Collins John Clark A. H. Carter (SEAL)
  ------------------------------------------------------ In Patrick clerks office 6th June 1843
  This deed of bargain & sale from Henry Durham & wife & Thomas M. Clark was presented in the clerks� office aforesaid proved by one witness; signed by & delivered to court 7th June 1845 is proved by another witness & ______ by & on the 2nd day of March 1844 it was further & fully proved & admitted to record.
  Terte A. Staples CK
  ------------------------------------------------------ Henry Durham from T. F. Prather - 2-November-1864 Transcribed by Byron K. Durham (2-28-2012)
  This indenture made the second day of November in the year of our lord one thousand Eight hundred and Sixty four between Thomas F. Prather of the County of Surry and State of North Carolina of the one part and Henry Durham of the County of Surry and State of North Carolina of the other part. Witnessth that the said Thomas F. Prather for and in consideration of the sum of Three Hundred Dollars to him in hand paid by the said Henry Durham the receipt whereof the said Thomas F. Prather doth hereby acknowledge hath given granted bargained and sold assign & confirmed and by these presents do give grant bargain and sell assign and confirm unto the said Henry Durham his hiers and assigns forever all that tract piece of parcel of land situate lying and being in the County of Surry in or near Mount Airy bounded as follows (wit) Beginning at a stake corner of the Tobacco factory lot of Banner & Hollinsworth runs South forty one & a half degrees at said line & at the line of W. M. Banner lot five chains & fifty five links to a stake W. M. Banners corner South thirty four degrees west two chains & nine links to sourwood stump North forty two degrees west three chains & thrity two links to a stake South fifty three & a half degrees west four chains & six links to a stake in R. S. Gilmer's line of a strip of land he purchased of Wm Rawley North forty three & a half degrees west two chains & fifty links to Gilmer's line to a stake corner of R. S. Gilmer's North fifty three and a half degrees East four chains & seven links to a stake North fifty five degrees East seventy eight links to a stake then North thirty four degrees East one chain & twenty seven links to the beginning containing two acres and one tenth be the same more or less and also all the woods ways waters water courses, and all and every there appertenances thereto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders Rents issues and profits of the aforesaid lands and premises and every part thereof and all the Estate Right Title interest claim property and demand whatsoever of the said T. F. Prather, of, in, and unto the lands and premises hereby granted to have and to hold the aforesaid lands and premises with the appertenances unto the said Henry Durham his heirs and assigns to the proper use and behalf of the said Thomas F. Prather for himself and his heirs the aforesaid land and premises and every part htereof against himself and his heirs and the claim or claims of all and every other person or person whatsoever to the said Henry Durham his heirs and assigns shall and will forever warrant and defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said T. F. Prather hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his Seal this day and year first above written.
  T. F. Prather (SEAL)
  Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presense of Elisha Banner
  ----- State of North Carolina Surry County In the Probate Court
  The foregoing and within deed from Thomas F. Prather to Henry Durham is this day 22nd of September 1869 proved and exhibited before the undersigned Judge of Probate for said County and it is proved by the oath and examination of Joseph Hollinsworth that Elisha Banner the subscribing witness thereto is dead and it is further proved by the oath and examination of Joseph Hollinsworth that he is well acquainted with the hand writing of said Elisha Banner having often seen him write and having often received letters from him and that the name of the said Elisha Banner subscribed as a witness to said deed is in the proper hand writing of the said Elisha Banner, therefore set the said deed with this certificate be registered.
  A. H. Freeman Probate Judge
  ------------------------------------------------------- J. D. Creed is listed as "Adminstrator" to Henry DURHAM on the "Index to Inventories, Accounts and Settlements" on December 6, 1909 --- Surry County, N. C., (Microfilm # B/4a located at the Surry County Community College.)
  ------------------------------------------------------ HENRY DURHAM North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998 Name: Henry Durham Probate Date: 1868 Probate Place: Surry, North Carolina, USA Inferred Death Year: Abt 1868 Inferred Death Place: North Carolina, USA Item Description: Estate Records, Dunnagan, Thomas F - Forkner, Deborah
  p. 245 - Miscellaneous To C. H. Hayney Clerk of the Supreme Court of Surry Co. The petition of your petitioner? would respectfully show that Henry Durham has died in Surry Co in August 1868 intestate. That said intestate left serviving heir Jennie Durham his widow - and Armstead Durham, Sally Ann intermarried with John D. Creed, Etta intermarried with J. W. Dunman, Elizabeth F. intermarried with William M Neill, Joannah intermarried with Jesse F. Hall, Rebecca E. Harris intermarried with R. D. Harris, Mary Jane intermarried with S. D. Poore his children & heir of his. That Jinnie Durham widow his wife died in Surry Co., intestate That Mary Jane wife of S. D. Poore is dead leaving serviving her, Cora Bell intermarried with Billie King, Jesse Maud Poore, Mary P, wife of Henry Lineback, Joseph A. Poore, Samuel M. Poore, Virginia Etta intermarried with Joseph Norman, Maggie Lee intermarried with Lovelace that Rebecca E. harris wife of R. D. Harris is dead leaving surviving her Fannie E. wife of James P. Belton, Mary B intermarried with Willis Haymore & Jettie harris.
Note:   Henry Durham is listed in Patrick County, Va in the 1830 and 1840 censu
b. Note:   t. Airy, N.C., beside his wife "Jane Durham" (Paulina Jane Chandler - d. 20 July 1901).
  --------------------------------------- Henry Durham http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Durham&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=29&GScnty=1736&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=69498497&df=all&
  Birth: 1803 Death: 1869
  Burial: Old Methodist Cemetery Mount Airy Surry County North Carolina, USA
  Created by: Mount Airy Museum of Reg... Record added: May 08, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 69498497

Note:   Henry Durham is buried in the Main Street Methodist Church Cemetery in M
c. Note:   Bondsman: John W. Dunkin, Witness: Fdk Webb


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