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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

Bahama
Duke
Duke University
Durham (County Seat)
Eno Valley
North Durham
Research Triangle Park
Rougemont
Shannon Plaza

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Update: Highway Patrol trooper fatally shoots man in Durham County – News & Observer


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Update: Highway Patrol trooper fatally shoots man in Durham County
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A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper attempting to make a traffic stop early Sunday shot and killed a driver after a pursuit and confrontation, according to a news release from the highway patrol. Willard Eugene Scott Jr., 31, was driving a 1996
20-year NCSHP veteran shoots, kills man after chase in DurhamWSOC Charlotte
Trooper Involved in Fatal Durham ShootingTWC News
Update: Trooper and driver identified after Durham trooper-involved shootingWITN

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2 Durham police officers and deputy hurt in Durham County crash – WTVD-TV


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2 Durham police officers and deputy hurt in Durham County crash
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25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 · Durham PD faces challenges to fill 35 open positions · Fmr Duke player Kyrie Irving believes the Earth is flat · Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at moon pad · At least 4 dead as fierce Southern California storm …
Two Durham police officers, one deputy hurt when three motorcycles wreckNews & Observer
Motorcycle crash injures 2 Durham police officers and deputyWNCN
2 Durham officers, deputy injured in motorcycle crash during training exerciseWRAL.com
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Police activity blocks I-40 west in Durham – WTVD-TV


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Police activity blocks I-40 west in Durham
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Heavy police activity blocked traffic on Interstate 40 west near Fayetteville Road for several hours on Sunday afternoon. The road re-opened to traffic around 4:30 p.m. after nearly three hours of congestion and detours. On I-40 east near Exit 276, …

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Citing immigration fears, Durham County Sheriff’s Office announces Hispanic liaison – News & Observer


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Citing immigration fears, Durham County Sheriff's Office announces Hispanic liaison
News & Observer
The Durham County Sheriff's Office's new liaison to the Hispanic community says he wants to serve immigrants, not arrest them. “There are a lot of things going on in Washington right now, and they filter down into local municipalities,” Capt. Raheem
Durham County Sheriff's Office appoints liaison to Hispanic communityDurham Herald Sun

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As Michael Peterson resolves 15-year murder case, much has changed – News & Observer


News & Observer
As Michael Peterson resolves 15-year murder case, much has changed
News & Observer
Mike Peterson awaits the start of a hearing at the Durham County Courthouse in Durham, N.C. Monday, August 15, 2016. Peterson, who won freedom from a murder conviction after raising doubts about the work and testimony of a state blood analyst, …
Novelist maintains innocence despite plea in wife's deathHouston Chronicle
Mike Peterson walks free as 15-year murder case ends with plea dealWRAL.com
Novelist, whose conviction in wife's death was overturned, says he's innocent despite manslaughter pleaChicago Tribune
Durham Herald Sun
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Girl, 15, crashes after high-speed chase in Durham – WTVD-TV


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Girl, 15, crashes after high-speed chase in Durham
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A 15-year-old girl was lucky to escape with what law officers called non-life threatening injuries after being ejected from her vehicle during a high-speed crash. The Highway Patrol said the young driver was involved in a chase with the Durham County


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