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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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Might Durham become the UNC system’s new home? One board member thinks so. – Durham Herald Sun


Durham Herald Sun
Might Durham become the UNC system's new home? One board member thinks so.
Durham Herald Sun
Moving the UNC system's headquarters to a site near N.C. Central University is the sort of thing that could become “a catalyst project” to promote redevelopment around the campus and better link it to downtown Durham, a UNC Board of Governors member …




Durham school board names Franklin County’s Pascal Mubenga new superintendent – Durham Herald Sun


Durham Herald Sun
Durham school board names Franklin County's Pascal Mubenga new superintendent
Durham Herald Sun
In an interview with media, Mubenga noted the proliferation of charter schools in Durham County is one of the major challenges he will face as he attempst to make DPS a first choice for “parents and students.” He also cited his success in Franklin
Durham schools announce new superintendentWRAL.com

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Health workers check tuberculosis at Durham County high school – WITN


WITN
Health workers check tuberculosis at Durham County high school
WITN
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Health officials in North Carolina are monitoring more than 260 students and faculty members for tuberculosis at a high school after a student was diagnosed last week. Durham Public Schools spokesman William Sudderth told local …
How widespread is tuberculosis exposure at Northern High?News & Observer

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2nd Sprouts Farmers Market coming to Durham shopping center – Durham Herald Sun


Durham Herald Sun
2nd Sprouts Farmers Market coming to Durham shopping center
Durham Herald Sun
Sprouts Farmers Market could open a third North Carolina store at Homestead Market in southern Durham next year. The Phoenix-based market has signed a lease with Ram Realty for a 30,000-square-foot anchor retail space, The Triangle Business Journal …




Fire does heavy damage to Water World boat store in Durham – News & Observer

Fire does heavy damage to Water World boat store in Durham
News & Observer
Firefighters found heavy fire when they arrived at the Water World boat dealership on South Miami Boulevard on Wednesday morning, they reported. Multiple units were dispatched about 6:30 a.m. to the building at 135 S. Miami Blvd. The first units to

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Rankings: Best Raleigh-Durham area high schools 2016-17 (Slideshow) – Triangle Business Journal


Triangle Business Journal
Rankings: Best Raleigh-Durham area high schools 2016-17 (Slideshow)
Triangle Business Journal
The grades are in: For the fifth year, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction has rated North Carolina schools using a “college and career readiness” standard. The data is based on end of course performance tests, focusing on Biology, English and …

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