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The county was formed in 1881 from parts of Orange County and Wake County, taking the name of its own county seat. In 1911 Cedar Fork Township of Wake County was transferred to Durham County and became Carr Township. Source Wikipedia

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BarbaraLeeWest on “William Lafayette BARBER”

William Lafayette Barber was the son of RICHARD LAFAYETTE BARBER, Born 1849 in Madison County, Tennessee and OLIVE BEAVERS, daughter of Francis I. Beavers and Harriett R.

Marriages:
J. K. P. BARBER married L. J. Oliver on 15 Mar 1876 Madison, TN
R. L. BARBER married H. C. Oliver on 29 Feb. 1876 Madison, TN (Katie Oliver?)
J. A. BARBER married C.M. Carter 27 Oct. 1875 in Weakley, TN (I don’t know if this is Joel)
R. L. BARBER married Olive Beaver on 18 Aug. 1888 in Craighead Co., Ark.

1880 Census Craighead Co., Jonesboro, Twp. Ark., family 396D
John Franklin Barber age 32 b. TN
Jennie (Donal/Dornal/Donald) Barber age 19 b. TN
Susan Barber age 1b. AR (Susan died as an infant)

1860 Cenus Craighead County, Arkansas
R. L. Barber (Richard Lafayette Barber) age 30 b. TN
Katie Barber age 23 b. TN (H. C. Oliver)
Lena Barber age 3

Col. Stephen’s Regiment, CSA
Capt. Newsom’s Company
W. H. Barber, 4th Corp.
G. W. Barber, Private
>From the Newspaper, “The West Tennessee Whig” Vol. 19, No. 23 of Friday, June 7, 1861.

1850 Census Madison Co. Dist. 17 TN Page 712, Family 933
BARBER, John age 35 b. 1815 NC
BARBER, Mary age 35 b. 1815 TN
Children:
1. William H. age 16 b. 1834 (all children b. TN)
2. George W. age 14 b. 1836
3. Mary A. age 12 b. 1838
4. Joel A. age 9 b. 1841
5. James K.P. age 6 b. 1844
6. John Franklin age 3 b. Sept. 15, 1847
7. Richard Lafayette age 6 mo. b. 1849

1860 Census, Madison Co. Dist 1 TN, Mt. Pison PO, Page 392, Family 420 adds:
8. Sallie age 7 b. 1853 TN


Durham County, NC at Genforum

Cities and Towns of Durham County

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Duke
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Eno Valley
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Rougemont
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