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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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Person, Durham county communities enjoy deepest snow – WRAL.com


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Person, Durham county communities enjoy deepest snow
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Hillsborough, N.C. — Some of the heaviest snow from Wednesday's storm was measured north and west of Durham. Chatham, Orange and Person counties recorded 10 to 12 inches of snow. In Durham County, amounts varied from a foot of snow in Bahama to 9.5




What’s closed, what’s open and when – WTVD-TV


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What's closed, what's open and when
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DURHAM COUNTY All non-essential offices for the County will operate on a delayed schedule, opening at 11 a.m., on Friday. The following closing details should be noted in addition to the aforementioned announcement: The County's four Solid Waste and




Durham County family’s home destroyed by fire – WNCN


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Durham County family's home destroyed by fire
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LEBANNON, N.C. (WNCN) — A fire destroyed a family's home in Lebanon in Durham County on Friday afternoon. When fire crews arrived, flames were seen coming out of the roof of the home in the 6400 block of Whitt Road. news-app-download-apple-350×50




Evictions, affordable housing ‘crisis’ to be part of Durham City … – Durham Herald Sun


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Evictions, affordable housing 'crisis' to be part of Durham City …
Durham Herald Sun
Durham city and county leaders will make a pilot eviction-diversion program part of their budget talks this winter and spring.

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Secondary roads to remain icy mess until at least Friday – WRAL.com


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Secondary roads to remain icy mess until at least Friday
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3:30 p.m.: About 1,500 plows and 700 contract trucks are clearing highways across North Carolina, Tim Little, NCDOT chief engineer, said at a news conference, adding that 44,000 tons of slat have been dumped on roads statewide. Still, those efforts are

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