Descendants of Samuel Durham
SAMUEL1 DURHAM was born 06 Jun 1752 in Fauquier VA, and died 02 Jan 1837 in Green County KY.
Samuel was the son of William DURHAM born 1710 St Paul Parish, Stafford County Virginia and died 1793 North Carolina and his wife Margaret COLCLOUGH (1712-1780) she was born in Stafford County Virginia and died in Warren County North Carolina
Migration from North Carolina
It is stated in “Uncle Ham’s” Alexander Hamilton Hudgens (1854-1934) Bible which was passed to Grace Hudgens Davis, that the Durham family came to Tennessee from North Carolina in the period 1800 to 1809. It was at about the same time that the Hudgens’ clan moved from Cumberland County, Virginia to Robertson County, Tennessee. One hand-written Bible statement claims the Hudgens came in 1809; other people say they came in 1811.
He married (1) SALLY REED 1790 in North Carolina.
Samuel married Sally Reed in NC in 1790? and she was the mother of all but the last two of his children listed. He married his second wife Sally Crouch in KY in 1815.
Children of SAMUEL DURHAM and SALLY CROUCH are:
i. JAMES2 DURHAM, b. 08 Nov 1798.
ii. ZACHARIAH DURHAM, b. 26 Aug 1801, NC; d. 1850.
iii. ANNIE L.DURHAM, b. 1801, Iredell or Surry Co.N.C.; d. 1887, Williamson Co.IL.
iv. NANCY ANN DURHAM, b. 1809, Iredell or Surry Co.N.C.; d. 1842, Robertson Co.TN.
He married (2) SALLY CROUCH in 1815 Kentucky. She was born 1770 in NC, and died 1850 in Robertson County TN.
v. SAMUEL DURHAM, b. 1815.
vi. JOHN DURHAM, b. 1820.
vii. SUSANNAH DURHAM.
JAMES2 DURHAM (SAMUEL1) was born 08 Nov 1798.
He married ELIZABETH HAMILTON. She was born 15 Nov 1795.
Children of JAMES DURHAM and ELIZABETH HAMILTON are:
ii. ROSEANN DURHAM, b. 19 Dec 1825; m. GOWER.
iii. SARAH B. DURHAM, b. 11 Jan 1827; m. WILL FARMER.
Two Sisters, One Husband
Sarah B. Durham married W.H. “Will” Farmer. After her death, he married her sister Jezebel.
iv. ELIZABETH DURHAM, b. 22 Aug 1829.
v. JEZABELLE DURHAM, b. 04 Apr 1832; d. 1906; m. WILL FARMER.
vi. JESSE JAMES DURHAM, b. 17 Sep 1838; d. 30 Nov 1864.
Death of Only Son
Jesse James Durham was the only son among five daughters. He was a Confederate soldier in the 20th Tennessee Infantry. He had fought at Atlanta and at Chattanooga. Then his unit moved up toward Nashville and fought in the Battle of Franklin on 30 November, 1864. He was killed that day as was his best friend, Pete Morris, also from Cheatham County. Jesse had a leg injury and bled to death. The families traveled to Franklin and brought the boys back to Cheatham County. They were buried together in a Morris Cemetery. Today, the family still has a letter Jesse wrote while his unit was at Mobile, AL. A copy of the letter is on file in the Tennessee State Archives in Nashville.
ZACHARIAH2 DURHAM (SAMUEL1) was born 26 Aug 1801 in NC, and died 1850.
He married MARTHA PARDUE, daughter of JOHN PARDUE and CLARIMOND COOPER. She was born 1805 in Tennessee, and died 1847 in Robertson County TN.
Children of ZACHARIAH DURHAM and MARTHA PARDUE are:
i. CAROLINE3 DURHAM, b. 1825.
ii. SAMUEL DURHAM, b. 1828.
iii. WILLIAM DURHAM, b. 1829.
iv. SALLY DURHAM, b. 1833.
v. NANCY DURHAM, b. 1834.
vi. JAMES L. DURHAM, b. 01 Jan 1837, Robertson County TN; d. 03 Mar 1917, Williamson County IL.
ANNIE2 L.DURHAM (SAMUEL1 DURHAM) was born 8 Oct 1803 in Iredell or Surry Co.N.C., and died 29 Apr 1887 in Williamson Co.IL.
Children of ANNIE L.DURHAM and WILLIAM HUDGENS are:
i. E.SUSANNAH3 HUDGENS, b. 23 Apr 1823, Robertson Co.TN.
ii. EMILY HUDGENS, b. 25 Aug 1827; d. 25 Dec 1907.
iii. JAMES SAMUEL HUDGENS, b. 17 Aug 1830, Robertson Co.TN.; d. 16 Jan 1917, Williamson Co.IL.
iv. JOHN ZACHARIAH HUDGENS, b. 23 May 1832, Robertson Co.TN; d. 26 May 1917, Williamson Co.IL.
v. THOMAS BENTON HUDGENS, b. 26 Jun 1835, Robertson Co.TN; d. 09 Jun 1909, Williamson Co.IL.
vi. AARON L. HUDGENS, b. 1836, Robertson Co.TN; d. Aft. 1880.
vii. MARY A. HUDGENS, b. 1840, Robertson Co.TN; d. 18 Nov 1918.
viii. REBECCA DELILAH HUDGENS, b. 31 Jul 1842, Robertson Co.TN; d. 19 Oct 1882, Williamson Co.IL.
ix. ANNA HUDGENS, b. 1843, Robertson Co.TN; d. Robertson Co.TN.
x. MOSES HUDGENS, b. 30 Sep 1844, Robertson Co.TN; d. 04 Jul 1906, Williamson Co.IL
NANCY ANN2 DURHAM (SAMUEL1) was born 1809 in Iredell or Surry Co.N.C., and died 1842 in Robertson Co.TN.
Children of NANCY DURHAM and JOHN HUDGENS are:
i. ZACHARIAH3 HUDGENS, b. 03 Apr 1833, Robertson Co.TN; d. 20 Sep 1902, Williamson Co.IL.
ii. ALEXANDER HUDGENS, b. 03 Aug 1834, Robertson Co.TN; d. 18 Feb 1894, Williamson Co.IL.
iii. INDIA ANNE HUDGENS, b. 05 Jan 1836, Robertson Co.TN; d. 24 Sep 1906, Williamson Co.IL.
iv. JOHN JR. HUDGENS, b. 1837, Robertson Co.TN; d. 17 Sep 1908, Holcomb Dunkin Co Missouri.
v. SARAH ANNE HUDGENS, b. 29 Dec 1838, Robertson Co.TN; d. 21 May 1928, Williamson Co.IL.
vi. NANCY D. HUDGENS, b. 09 Sep 1840, Robertson Co.TN; d. 10 Apr 1906, Rector, Clay Co.AR.
NancyDelaneyDurhamHudgens about 1900
NANCY DELANEY3 DURHAM (JAMES2, SAMUEL1) was born 06 Dec 1822 in TN., and died 1900 in Cheatham Co.TN.
Children of NANCY DURHAM and DANIEL HUDGENS are:
i. FREELINGHYSON4 HUDGENS, b. 04 Oct 1844, Robertson Co.TN; d. Robertson Co.TN.
ii. WILLIAM HENRY HUDGENS, b. 28 Nov 1846, Robertson Co.TN; d. Robertson Co.TN.
iii. WASHINGTON COLUMBUS HUDGENS, b. 21 Sep 1848, Robertson Co.TN; d. Robertson Co.TN.
iv. WINFIELD SYLVESTER HUDGENS, b. 26 Jan 1852, Robertson Co.TN; d. 24 Feb 1911, Cheatham Co.TN..
v. ALEXANDER HOMER HAMILTON HUDGENS, b. 17 Aug 1854, Cheatham Co.TN.; d. 01 Apr 1934, Cheatham Co.TN..
vi. JESSE ELIAS HUDGENS, b. 05 Dec 1862, Cheatham Co.TN.; d. 17 Aug 1952, Cheatham Co.TN..
vii. MILTON RAMEY HUDGENS, b. 22 Jul 1858, Cheatham Co.TN.; d. 1913, Cheatham Co.TN..
JAMES LITTLETON 3 DURHAM (ZACHARIAH2, SAMUEL1) was born 01 Jan 1837 in Robertson County TN, and died 03 Mar 1917 in Williamson County IL.
He married (1) ELIZABETH ANGELINE RALLS, daughter of JESSE RALLS and ELVIRA. She was born 1836 in Hamilton Co IL, and died 31 Oct 1887 in Williamson County IL.
He married (2) ADELIA 1893.
Children of JAMES DURHAM and ELIZABETH RALLS are:
i. WILLIAM SAMUEL4 DURHAM, b. 1875; d. 1959; m. MATTIE SMALLING, 1897; b. 1881.
ii. NANNIE E DURHAM, b. 1872; m. LUMMIE FOSTER.
iii. MARTHA CAROLINA DURHAM, b. 1862; m. JIM MILLER.
iv. ANGELINE DURHAM, m. MONROE MILLER.
v. BETTY DURHAM, b. 1865; m. TOM PRITCHETT.
vi. ETTA DURHAM, b. 1877; m. CURT GRISHAM.
viii. JAMES OREA DURHAM, b. 31 Oct 1880; d. 1957.
ix. ZACHARIAH L DURHAM, b. 1870; d. 1965.
x. NOAH J DURHAM, b. 1859.
xi. ANNA ELIZA DURHAM, b. 1863.
Children of JAMES DURHAM and ADELIA are:
xii. LYOYD “LOID”4 DURHAM, b. 27 Jul 1894.
xiii. DAMA DURHAM, b. 1910, IL; m. CATHERINE, 1929; b. 1910.
NORA JOSEPHINE4 DURHAM (JAMES L.3, ZACHARIAH2, SAMUEL1) was born 04 May 1858, and died 04 May 1947.
He was born 04 Feb 1851 in Robertson Co.TN, and died 07 Oct 1918 in Williamson Co.IL.
Burial: Fountain Cemetary Williamson Co.IL
Children of NORA DURHAM and HENRY HUDGENS are:
i. FREDERICK A.5 HUDGENS, b. 1891; d. 1934.
ii. OLLIE RAWLS HUDGENS, b. 28 Jan 1893; d. Jan 1975, Harrisburg IL.
JAMES OREA4 DURHAM (JAMES L.3, ZACHARIAH2, SAMUEL1) was born 31 Oct 1880, and died 1957.
Children of JAMES DURHAM and EVA MCINTURFF are:
- Gladys Durham
i. GLADYS5 DURHAM, m. b. 1911 (1) CARL MORGAN; m. (2) TED RYBACKI;
- Vivian Durham
ii. VIVIAN DURHAM, m. CLIFFORD DENNISON;
iii. JENNIE MAE DURHAM, b. 1928 m. JONES;
iv. PAUL DURHAM, m. (1) MURIEL PARKS; m. (2) MURIEL PARKS.
ZACHARIAH L4 DURHAM (JAMES L.3, ZACHARIAH2, SAMUEL1) was born 1870, and died 1965.
He married CORDELIA STANLEY.
Child of ZACHARIAH DURHAM and CORDELIA STANLEY is:
i. BRAD5 DURHAM, b. 19 Apr 1893, Williamson Co IL; d. 12 Jun 1958, Williamson Co IL.
He married NELLA M CAHILL. She was born 1898 in MT Pleasant IA.
Children of FREDERICK HUDGENS and NELLA CAHILL are:
i. HENRY M6 HUDGENS, b. 31 Oct 1917, Nebraska; d. 18 Mar 2003, Hesperia San Bernardino CA; m. MAXINE SHORT.
ii. GLENDALE HUDGENS.
iii. MAXINE HUDGENS, b. 22 Aug 1921, Lincoln NE; d. 01 Jun 2003, San Bernardino CA; m. JOHN WALTER DUBOWIK; b. 26 Jun 1921, Salem MA; d. 15 Nov 2005, Redlands CA.
BRAD5 DURHAM (ZACHARIAH L4, JAMES L.3, ZACHARIAH2, SAMUEL1) was born 19 Apr 1893 in Williamson Co IL, and died 12 Jun 1958 in Williamson Co IL.
Burial: Fountain Cem Williamson Co IL
Children of BRAD DURHAM and MERTIE HUDGENS are:
i. MYRTLE DEAN6 DURHAM.
ii. VICTOR DURHAM.
iii. IMOGENE DURHAM.
iv. BOBBY JOE DURHAM.
v. NED DURHAM, b. 24 Apr 1928; d. 27 Jul 2002, Johnson Co IL; m. Mary Lou Lawrence (1927-2012)
- Bill Durham 1950
vi. BILLY LEE DURHAM, b. 23 Oct 1926, Johnson Co IL; d. 03 May 2008, Cape Girardeau MO.
vii. MARSHALL WARD DURHAM, b. 31 Aug 1922; d. 11 Aug 1965.