The Shemwell Family

Thenia Durham

Thenia “Marie” DurhamAge: 80 years19202001

Thenia “Marie” Durham
Given names
Birth September 2, 1920 50 21
Birth of a sisterSyble Irene Durham
September 28, 1923 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy Durham
September 28, 1925 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a fatherMilerage Lindsey “JD” Durham
August 23, 1951 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 29 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a sisterSyble Irene Durham
August 19, 1968 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 25 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a half-brotherSammie Clyde Durham
January 7, 1979 (Age 58 years)
Death of a half-brotherWiley Ervin Durham
February 3, 1988 (Age 67 years)
Death of a half-sisterEmma G Durham
April 12, 1989 (Age 68 years)
Death of a half-sisterCora Lou Durham
December 17, 1992 (Age 72 years)
Death of a motherSadie Hall
December 29, 1997 (Age 77 years)
Death of a brotherEunice Oliver Durham
December 2, 1998 (Age 78 years)
Death May 26, 2001 (Age 80 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Thornburg Cemetery
Last change April 29, 202314:55:33

by: Bruce Troutman
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Marriage: December 27, 1916Conway, Arkansas, United States
Divorce: October 25, 1923Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
elder brother
Eunice Durham and niece, Janice GistEunice Oliver Durham
Birth: October 14, 1919 49 20Plumerville, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 2, 1998Thornburg, Perry, Arkansas, United States
11 months
Thenia DurhamThenia “Marie” Durham
Birth: September 2, 1920 50 21Arkansas, United States
Death: May 26, 2001Perry, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Syble Irene DurhamSyble Irene Durham
Birth: September 28, 1923 53 24Arkansas, United States
Death: August 19, 1968Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
Dorothy DurhamDorothy Durham
Birth: September 28, 1925 55 26Arkansas, United States
Death: August 7, 2008Arkansas, United States
Father’s family with Ada Ridling - View this family
Marriage: June 20, 1897Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
2 years
Wiley E and Maggie L DurhamWiley Ervin Durham
Birth: November 25, 1899 29 22Arkansas, United States
Death: February 3, 1988Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
2 years
Emma G Durham
Birth: December 22, 1901 31 24Plumerville, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: April 12, 1989Oklahoma, United States
5 years
2 years
15 months
Cora Lou Durham
Birth: April 16, 1908 38 30Arkansas, United States
Death: December 17, 1992Arkansas, United States
3 years
Sammie Durham with granddaughter, ChristySammie Clyde Durham
Birth: April 6, 1911 41 33Arkansas, United States
Death: January 7, 1979Perry, Arkansas, United States

Thenia “Marie” Durham has 18 first cousins recorded