Thomas Durham


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  • Name Thomas Durham 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I2856  My Family Tree | McGee-Christensen
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2015 

    Family Susannah Gates 
    Married Y  [1
    +1. Elizabeth Durham
     2. Rebecca Durham
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Fausett/McKee Family History, Robert Bruce Dunbar, Jr., 9 (Reliability: 3), 27 Nov 2012.
      Samuel was born in 1763 in Orange County, North Carolina, the tenth child of Richard Fawcett (4-6) and Elizabeth Brown. On 11 January 1786 he married Elizabeth Durham in Orange County. Elizabeth was bora about 1770, the daughter of Thomas Durham and Susannah Gates. Her younger sister, Rebecca, married Samuel's brother, Richard (5-17). Samuel and Elizabeth had six children. Mary (Polly) (6-14), Thomas Durham (6-15), Susan (6-16), Sarah (6-17), Nancy (6-18) and John Patterson (6-19). Samuel died in May 1847 as confirmed by his will and an obituary in the Hillsborough Recorder. Elizabeth died 11 March 1860. She was living in the home of her son, John P. (6-19) in the 1860 census of Orange County. Her son, Thomas D. (6-15) inventoried her estate 22 May 1860.