Minnie Matilda DURHAM: Birth: 21 OCT 1885 in Tazewell County, Virginia. Death: 22 NOV 1969 in Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia
Title: 1860 Census for Surry County, North Carolina 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
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Title: 1880 Census for Tazewell County, Virginia 2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: 1900 Census for Southampton County, Virginia 2010 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Title: 1910 Census for Mercer County, West Virginia 2006 - Research of Byron K. Durham
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Title: Marriage Records for Tazewell Co., VA (2005) 2005 - Researched by Byron K. Durham
Title: Virginia Marriages, 1785 - 1940 FamilySearch Record Search 2010 - Research of Byron K. Durham
Note: n Stokes County, NC. His occupation is listed as "shoemaker".
In the 1880 census for Tazewell County, VA, William Durham (age 9) is living with Warren H. Durham and "Mary J." (wife). He is listed as "stepson" to Warren. George Wiley age 11 is also living with Warren and Mary. He is listed as "nephew". (May be the same George W. who is living with Warren's father "William H. Durham" just a few days earlier in the census.)
In the 1900 census Robert W. and Minnie Witt are living with Warren and Mary Durham in Southampton County, VA. Warren H. Durham is listed as a "track master" for the RailRoad. Other information - Can "read"; can "write"; and was currently "R"-renting a "H"-house. There is also an "Redgar? Lawson" (female) age 22 and "single", listed as "servant" living with this family.
In the 1910 census Warren and Mary Durham are living with Robert W. and Minnie M. Witt in Beaver Pond District, Mercer Co., WV. Warren H. Durham is listed as "Father-in-law" and Mary is listed as "Mother-in-law".
------------------------------------- The following Deeds were transcribed by Byron K. Durham
Tazewell County, Virginia Deed Book 38 page _____
28 Sept 1891 J. W. Maxwell to deed to Jane Durham
This deed made the 28th day of September 1891 between J. W. Maxwell and Parmelia A., his wife, of the first part and Jane Durham of the second part all of the County of Tazewell in the State of Virginia witnessed that the said J. W. Maxwell and Parmelia A., his wife, in consideration of fifty dollars, grant, bargain, and sell unto the said Jane Durham a certain lot of land containing 68 3/4 Poles more or less and bounded as follows: Beginning on a state on the North line of Dickens'? land and with the same N87 W13 Poles & 17 links to a stake in a line of the N & W RR Co., and with the same N5 , E8 to a stake N56, E5 Poles, 13 links to a stake thence leaving said Railroad line S27 E10 Poles and 18 links to the beginning and said J. W. Maxwell and Parmelia A., his wife, wereto, ____ the land hereby, conveyed witnesseth the following signature and seal the above date written.
J. W. Maxwell (SEAL) Parmelia A. Maxwell (SEAL)
State of Virginia, Tazewell County to wit: J. E. M. Catron, notary public, for the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia to certify that, J. W. Maxwell and Parmelia A., his wife, whose names are surveyed to the foregoing writing, bearing date on the 28th Day of September 1891, acknowledged the same before me in my county aforesaid. Given under my hand this 28th Day of September 1891.
J. M. C. Catron, NP Virginia, In the Clerk's office of Tazewell County ____ Oct 5th 1895, this deed was presented, and upon the____ certification of acknowledged whereinto, admitted to record. Tested T. E. George, Clerk.
Tazewell County, Virginia Deed Book ?? page _____
5 October 1895 Jane Durham/W. H. Durham (Warren H. Durham) to deed to James R. Puckett (Note: James Raleigh Puckett marries Victoria Durham in 1900)
This deed made the 5th Day of October 1895, between Jane Durham and W. H. Durham, her husband, of the first part and James R. Puckett of the second part, witnessed: That for and in consideration of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars, paid and to be paid as follows: $50 cash in hand paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, and the residence of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars to be paid in equal installments of $25 every three months, thereafter, until the whole of the purchase money is paid. A vendors lien is hereby retained on the property therein conveyed to secure the payment of the unpaid purchase money above mentioned. The parties of the first part do grant, bargain, sell and covey unto the party of the second part, with covenants of general warranty a certain lot of parcel of land containing 68 3/4 Poles more or less in the county of Tazewell, Virginia, at Maxwell Station, and bounded as follows: Beginning on a stake on the North Line of Dr. Gross Line and with the same N 87 W 13 Poles & 17 links to a stake in a line of the N & W RR Co. and with the same N 51 E Poles to a stake N56 E 5 Poles and 13 links to a stake, thence leaving said Railroad Line S27 & 10 Poles & 18 Links to the beginning. Being the same land conveyed to the said Jane Durham by J. W. maxwell and wife, by deed dated September 28, 1891 and recorded in the Clerk's office of Tazewell County Court in Deed book No 38 Page ___.
Witnessed the following signatures and seals. M. J. Durham (SEAL) W. H. Durham (SEAL)
Virginia: in the Clerk's Office of Tazewell County Court. J. J. R. A. T Clement, Deputy for T. E. George, Clerk of the County Court aforesaid, in the State of Virginia thereby certify that W. H. Durham, whose name acknowledged the same before me in the Office aforesaid.
Given under my hand Oct 5th 1895. R. A. T. Clements, D. C.
Note: Warren Henderson Durham lists on his marriage license that he was born i
Note: W. H. Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XR3M-G9N> Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940 birth: 1855 Stokes County, Nc marriage: 26 Nov 1874 Tazewell, Virginia
parents: W. H Durham, Phoebe spouse: Mary Jane Lawison
groom's name: W. H. Durham groom's birth date: 1855 groom's birthplace: Stokes County, Nc groom's age: 19 bride's name: Mary Jane Lawison bride's birth date: 1852 bride's birthplace: Tazewell County, Va bride's age: 22 marriage date: 26 Nov 1874 marriage place: Tazewell, Virginia groom's father's name: W. H Durham groom's mother's name: Phoebe bride's father's name: G Lawson bride's mother's name: E groom's marital status: Single bride's marital status: Single indexing project (batch) number: M01695-4 system origin: Virginia-EASy source film number: 34214
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