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  • ID: I502
  • Name: James Madison DURHAM
  • Given Name: James Madison
  • Surname: DURHAM
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: E309F2CB54951C46B155FFB7667D60332691
  • Change Date: 4 Dec 2015
  • Note:
    Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, shows James M. Durham, son of Nancy (???), marrying Sally S. Taylor on 20 Dec 1866 in Henrico County, Virginia. James M. Durham lists his parents on this marriage record, as "David Durham" and "Nancy Durham".

    James M. Durham is listed as a Tobacco Farmer in the 1860 and 1880 census for North Carolina - Surry County. James' death certificate states he was a "merchant". (Search for "James Durhan" to locate James M. Durham in the 1860 Census for Surry County, NC).

    The middle name "Madison" comes from James' Civil War Record.

    AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS - Ancestry.com
    JAMES MADISON DURHAM - Distinguished Service. CONFEDERATE. Residence: Surry County, North Carolina. Enlisted as a Private on 05 June 1861 at the age of 28 with Company I, 21st Infantry Regiment - North Carolina. Hospitalized on 03 July 1862 at Richmond, Virginia with gunshot wound to the left hand. Promoted to FULL SERGEANT on 15 January 1863, but "reduced to ranks" to FULL PRIVATE on 1 May 1863. Wounded on 03 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA. Listed as POW on 25 March 1865 at Fort Stedman, VA. Confined on 27 March 1865 at Point Lookout, MD (Estimated day). Oath Allegiance and released on 26 June 1865 at Point Lookout, MD.
  • Birth: 13 MAY 1832 in Patrick County, Virginia 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Death: of Old age and bronchial pneumonia 9 DEC 1918 in Surry County, North Carolina
  • Note:
    James Madison Durham is buried in the Oakdale Cemetery in Mount Airy, NC. He is located in Section 1, Row 11, plot #3 - next to his wife Sallie.

    J. W. Patterson, husband of James M. Durham's daughter Maggie A. Durham, is listed as informant to James M. Durham's death. He states he does not know who James M. Durham's parents were.

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    James Madison 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=30332537&df=all&

    Birth: May 13, 1832
    Death: Dec. 9, 1918
    Burial: Oakdale Cemetery
    Mount Airy, Surry County, North Carolina, USA
    Plot: Section 1 Lot 11 Plot 3

    Created by: Ed Whitehead
    Record added: Sep 01, 2010
    Find A Grave Memorial# 58064995
    7 4



    Father: David DURHAM
    Mother: Nancy (????) DURHAM b: ABT 1810 in Henry County, Virginia

    Marriage 1 Sallie Shields TAYLOR b: 6 AUG 1834 in Goochland County, Virginia
    • Married: 20 DEC 1866 in Henrico County, Virginia
    • Note:
      James M. Durham <https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XR6V-B25>
      Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940
      birth: 1836 Patrick Co.
      marriage: 20 Dec 1866 Henrico, Virginia
      parents: David Durham, Nancy
      spouse: Sallie S. Taylor
      groom's name: James M. Durham
      groom's birth date: 1836
      groom's birthplace: Patrick Co.
      groom's age: 30
      bride's name: Sallie S. Taylor
      bride's birth date: 1838
      bride's birthplace: Goochland
      bride's age: 28
      marriage date: 20 Dec 1866
      marriage place: Henrico, Virginia
      groom's father's name: David Durham
      groom's mother's name: Nancy
      bride's father's name: Thos. J. Taylor
      bride's mother's name: Jane R.
      groom's marital status: Single
      bride's marital status: Single
      indexing project (batch) number: M00906-6
      system origin: Virginia-EASy
      source film number: 31855
      8 9
    Children
    1. Has Children Margaret "Maggie" A. DURHAM b: AUG 1868 in Surry County, North Carolina
    2. Has Children Laura Katherine DURHAM b: 8 JAN 1871 in Surry County, North Carolina
    3. Has Children Charles Hubbard DURHAM b: 5 AUG 1873 in Surry County, North Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: 1880 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      Title: 1880 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      2006 - Research of Byron K. Durham
    2. Abbrev: 1900 census for Surry County, North Carolina
      Title: 1900 census for Surry County, North Carolina
      2006 - Research of Byron K. Durham
    3. Abbrev: 1910 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      Title: 1910 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      2006 - Research of Byron K. Durham
    4. Abbrev: North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975 - Ancestry.com
      Title: North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975
      2008 - Research of Byron K. Durham
    5. Abbrev: 1850 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      Title: 1850 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
    6. Abbrev: 1860 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      Title: 1860 Census for Surry County, North Carolina
      2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
    7. Abbrev: Surry County Cemeteries - Oakdale cemetery listing
      Title: Surry County Cemeteries - Oakdale cemetery listing
      2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
      2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
      2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham.
    8. Abbrev: North Carolina Census
      Title: North Carolina Census (2005)
      2005 - Research of Byron K. Durham
    9. Abbrev: Virginia Marriages, 1785 - 1940
      Title: Virginia Marriages, 1785 - 1940
      FamilySearch Record Search
      2010 - Research of Byron K. Durham
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