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John Durdin b 1761 Dobbs Co NC d after 15 Oct 1832 poss Simpson Co MS
Posted by: Debra LaMel (ID *****4944) Date: April 12, 2009 at 23:36:29
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I am a direct descendant of John Durdin b 1761 Old Dobbs Co NC d after 15 Oct 1832 possibly in Simpson Co MS

John applied for a R W Pension in Simpson Co MS on date above
I have posted his pension at genweb for simpson Co MS
His middle name was not Anthony

His wife's name is unknown but poss could be a Hilliard

John's known children where
Nancy Durdin married Jesse Whitmire
Martha Durdin married Eli Crockett
Hilliard Durdin married Sarah Richardson
Sarah Durdin married William HIckman
Amos Durdin married Margaret Francis
Margaret Durdin married George J Desell/Dezell

another poss child is
Mary Durdin b abt 1780-1784 NC d after 1860 Census of Tyler Co TX where she was living with her son Amos Mahaffy listed as Mary Richardson age 70 b NC who first married William Mahaffey then John Richardson who's first wife was Nancy Albritton
WE know John's 2nd wife was named Mary
Mary Richardson was also living with Amos and Family in 1850 Jasper Co TX
Some of them used the spelling of Durdino as well

Jesse and Nancy children where
Elias Whitmire married Letty Crockett dau of Martha and ELi above

Martha and Eli's children
Sarah Crockett married Daniel Lowe and Benjamin Richardson
Letty/Lettie/Letteha/Lily married Elias Whitmire above
Andrew David Crockett married Widow Clarissa Ann Richardson
Richardson (Widow of 2nd cousin Robert W Richardson)
(After the death of Andrew Clarissa married a 3rd time to Wiley (Wyatt on one census) Wood Foster

Hilliard and Sarah's children
Edith Durdin married Joseph R Laird
Nancy Durdin married William Seamans
Martha Ann Durdin married William Ausker Parsons
John Jeptha Durdin married Martha Ann Frances Goode
William James Durdin married America V Durham
Canzada Durdin married Anderson Morgan Gibson
Lucinda Durdin married Isaac Washington Peters
General Lafayette Durdin married Martha Fulgham
Elizabeth Durdin married James T Morgan
Sarah married unk

That is as far as I have gotten so far
I do have some census records for John's dau Margaret Durdin and sister Sarah Durdin


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