Lela Durham

Female 1884 - 1940  (55 years)


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  • Name Lela Durham  [1
    Born 25 May 1884  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Jan 1940  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 7 Jan 1940  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Oakwood Cemetery
    Person ID I7628  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father Sidney Johnson Durham,   b. Abt Jul 1860, Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1926, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Jean Mackey,   b. 20 Jul 1851, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1925  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Jun 1883  Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F2668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harry E. Baxter,   b. Abt 1868, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1906  [6
    Children 
     1. Harry Jean Baxter,   b. Abt 1908, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 May 1884 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jan 1940 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Jan 1940 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - Per her 1940 death certificate, Lela's cause of death was "Hypertensive Heart Disease; Congestive Failure; and Diabetes."

  • Sources 
    1. [S656] U. S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Images for the city of Austin, Texas in 1903.

    2. [S1210] 1900 Census of United States, Texas, Travis, Justice Precint No. 3, Austin, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 102, sheet no. 3A, dwelling & family 52, Jennie Durham household, accessed April 2018, National Archives and Records Administration credited.
      Includes daughters Leonore and Ione

    3. [S516] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Digital image of death certificate for Lela Durham Baxter, d. 4 January 1940 at Travis County.

    4. [S763] Texas Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965, Entry: Sidney J. Durham m. Jennie M. Gray 1883 Travis County.

    5. [S1205] Weekly Democratic Statesman, Austin, Texas (online archive), "June Joinings," issued 5 July 1883, accessed 14 April 2018, names of interest: Sidney J. Durham and Jennie M. Gray.

    6. [S1204] 1910 Census of United States, Texas, Travis, Justice Precint #3, Austin City, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 71, sheet no. 11B, dwelling 224, family 251, Harry E. Baxter household, accessed April 2018.
      Includes wife Lela D.; son Harry Jean; mother-in-law Sidney J. Durham; and sister-in-law Mamie B. Gray