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GEORGE SPEARS DURHAM


Source: H.W. Beckwith History, Montgomery CO IN p 349

G.S. DURHAM, farmer, Russellville, was born in Putnam County in 1835. His father, Jacob Durham, was a native of Boyle Co Ky and married Hannah SPEARS and came to Putnam County in 1827 settling at Russellville, where he was one among the first. He kept the first drygoods store of that place. The subject of this sketch owns as fine a farm, consisting of 320 acres as Montgomery County affords. In 1861 he married Miss Maggie M. Black, daughter of Miller and Maggie Black of this county. She was born in Montgomery County Ky in 1841. Their family are two sons and two daughters: James E; Mary C; Florence M and Lee S. Mr. Durham has for many years been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and votes the Democratic ticket.


Source: 1878 Montgomery County, Indiana Atlas (Chicago: JH Beers, p 12)

Durham, George S, PO Russellville, Farmer/Stock Dealer, Sec 33, native of Indiana settled in co. 1835.


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