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Re: Andrew Jackson Durrett and Elenor Prather
Posted by: Linda Durrett (ID *****1767) Date: November 08, 2004 at 17:01:49
In Reply to: Andrew Jackson Durrett and Elenor Prather by Joyce L McCrary of 543

ANDREW DURRETT FAMILY BIBLE

BIBLE RECORDS FROM EAST TEXAS FAMILIES

ANDREW DURRETT FAMILY BIBLE owned by Dr. Delbert H. Derrett of Hurst, Texas. This
Bible was published in Philadelphia by J. P. Lippincott & Co., 1848. Copied by Mrs.
Ida Lee Edmiston, 409 N. Bolton, Jacksonville, Texas, April 1971, daughter of Andrew
J. and granddaughter of Andrew. This family moved to Cherokee County in the early
1850s from Mississippi. Andrew was born in Virginia. After the death of Ellen in
1867, he married Mrs. Jane Lankford Benge, widow of John, the same year. The last
three children are from this union.

MARRIAGES

Andrew Durret & Elenor Prater his wife was married July 5 - 1829

BIRTHS

Andrew Duret born March 18 - 1808              Ruben Durret born Sept 10 - 1844
Elenor Durrett born Decer 19 - 1810              Hosey Durret born Aug 22 - 1846
Susan Durrett born Oct 19 - 1830              Mary J. Durret born Aug 23- 1848
Thomas J. Durrett born May 13 - 1832              Elmira Durret born Aug 20 - 1850
John Durret born November 10 - 1833              Caroline Durret born Aug 20 - 1850
Frances Durret born July 2 - 1835              Kile Durret born December the 4th 1852
Penelope Durret born Feb 7th - 1837              Samuel Durrett born Decer 3, 1868
Agnes Durret born December 27 - 1838              Andrew J. Durrett was born April the 12th
James Durret born Sept 27 - 1840                     1870
Lewis Durret born Sept 23 -1842                     Sallie Ann Durrett was born Jan 28th 1872

DEATHS

Penelope Durrett departed this life Aprial 29 - 1850
John Durrett departed this life Aug the 15th 1862
James Durrett departed this life August; the 26th 1864
Rheuben Durrett departed this life Aug the 8th 1864
Ellen Durrett died April the 30th 1867
Andrew Durrett Departed this life Oct 21, 1878
Mrs. O. M. Benge died July the 15th 1927
Hosea Durrett died January the 8th 1929
Lewis Durrett died February the 19th 1929

Note: The death date of Andrew Durrett is wrong as he is shown on the 1880 Census at
Residence #232 with Jack, age 10, and Sallie, age 8. Also, he signed a deed in 1881.
It ts believed he died in 1882. Andrew J. (Jack) and all his descendants are called
"Derrett. " (Mrs. Ogreta W. Huttash)


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