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From: Ellen Reesh <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Henry C Duren
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 19:50:22 -0800
Thanks for filling in who Henry C. second wife was, all I knew was that her
name was Liz. I just amazes me how many little bits of my family connects
with different bits of your family.
On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 7:11 PM, Harold Blevins <>wrote:
> Henry C Duren's second wife was Louisa Elizabeth Blevins, sister
> to my grandfather. Here is their family, from my grandmother's
> Descendants of Henry C. Duren
> Generation No. 1
> 1. HENRY C. DUREN (JAMES ELLISON4, WILLIAM MARION3, JAMES2, GEORGE1) was
> born 18 Apr 1859 in Zion, Izard Co. AR,
> and died 10 Jun 1941 in Violet Hill, AR (Violet Hill Cemetery). He married
> (1) ANN ELIZABETH WILLIAMS 11 Dec 1879,
> daughter of EDLEY WILLIAMS and JANE JARRETT. She was born 04 Mar 1857 in
> Cherokee GA, and died 05 Oct 1895 in Izard County AR (Zion Hill Cemetery).
> He married (2) LOUISA ELIZABETH BLEVINS 17 Jun 1896, daughter of ROBERT
> and RUFINA CAGLE. She was born 05 Dec 1869 in Dade county, GA, and died 05
> Apr 1940 in Violet Hill, AR (Violet Hill Cemetery).
> Children of HENRY DUREN and ANN WILLIAMS are:
> i. PERLIE EUPHORTESS DUREN, b. 28 Feb 1882; d. 12 Jul 1901.
> ii. GRACE DUREN, b. 1888.
> iii. LIZZIE DUREN, b. 1895.
> Children of HENRY DUREN and LOUISA BLEVINS are:
> iv. FELIX CYPRIAN DUREN, b. 09 Sep 1885; d. 13 Dec 1906, Izard County AR
> ( Violet Hill Cemetery).
> v. BERTA LEE DUREN, b. 26 Jun 1897; d. 17 Feb 1920, Izard County AR (
> Violet Hill Cemetery).
> 2. vi. JAMES PARIS DUREN, b. 24 Aug 1898; d. 28 Dec 1959, Izard County AR
> (Violet Hill Cem).
> 3. vii. NANCY DUREN, b. 16 Aug 1900.
> 4. viii. ROBERT C. DUREN, b. 06 Jan 1904, Violet Hill, Izard County AR; d.
> 1991, Izard County AR ( Violet Hill Cemetery).
> 5. ix. AUDRA LUCINDA CLARICE DUREN, b. 07 Aug 1906; d. 17 Jun 1990, Izard
> County AR ( Violet Hill Cemetery).
> Generation No. 2
> 2. JAMES PARIS DUREN (HENRY C.5, JAMES ELLISON4, WILLIAM MARION3, JAMES2,
> GEORGE1) was born 24 Aug 1898,
> and died 28 Dec 1959 in Izard County AR (Violet Hill Cem). He married
> EMILY MAY MILLER, daughter of JOHN MILLER and MARY FELTS. She was born 16
> May 1903.
> Children of JAMES DUREN and EMILY MILLER are:
> i. BURL DEAN DUREN, b. 20 Feb 1931; d. 1931, Izard County AR(Violet Hill
> ii. TREVA RHEA DUREN, b. 1934; m. WAYNE SMITH; b. Abt. 1936.
> 3. NANCY DUREN (HENRY C.5, JAMES ELLISON4, WILLIAM MARION3, JAMES2,
> GEORGE1) was born 16 Aug 1900.
> She married ALVA LANGSTON 25 Jun 1950, son of JOHN LANGSTON and AMANDA
> MCELYEA. He was born 05 Mar 1893 in Lunenburg AR, and died 06 Dec 1973.
> Child of NANCY DUREN and ALVA LANGSTON is:
> i. (NO ISSUE) LANGSTON.
> 4. ROBERT C. DUREN (HENRY C.5, JAMES ELLISON4, WILLIAM MARION3, JAMES2,
> GEORGE1) was born 06 Jan 1904
> in Violet Hill, Izard County AR, and died 1991 in Izard County AR ( Violet
> Hill Cemetery). He married (1) GLENN RHEA BILLINGSLEY
> 28 Jul 1924, daughter of TOM BILLINGSLEY and JOSIE GUTHREY. She was born
> 29 Apr 1903 in Franklin AR, and died 01 Feb 1967
> in Izard County AR(Violet Hill Cemetery). He married (2) LUE ANNA HERRON
> Aft. 1967, daughter of NEWTON HERRON and
> FRANCES BATTLES. She was born 25 Apr 1905, and died 11 Jan 1995 in Izard
> County AR (Violet Hill Cemetery).
> Child of ROBERT DUREN and GLENN BILLINGSLEY is:
> i. MONTINE DUREN, b. 02 Nov 1925.
> 5. AUDRA LUCINDA CLARICE DUREN (HENRY C.5, JAMES ELLISON4, WILLIAM
> MARION3, JAMES2, GEORGE1) was born 07 Aug 1906,
> and died 17 Jun 1990 in Izard County AR ( Violet Hill Cemetery). She
> married HENRY EWELL HAYS 15 Jun 1930, son of WILLIAM HAYS
> and DORA HARMON. He was born 11 Jan 1908 in Newburg AR, and died 05 Nov
> 1983 in Izard County AR ( Violet Hill Cemetery).
> Children of AUDRA DUREN and HENRY HAYS are:
> 6. i. BILLY HAYS.
> 7. ii. JACK LEON HAYS
> > Thank you Vera,
> > Jane Ann was my gg-grandmother, H.C Duran was married to her daughter Ann
> > Elizabeth "Liz" Williams, who died in 1895. Henry C. and his second wife
> > (also a Liz) took Jane Ann in after her son Tillman Williams and daughter
> > Sophonia (my great-grandmother) died. Henry C. and Ann Elizabeth had 3
> > daughters, Perlie Duran who died in 12 July 1901, Grace Duran who married
> > a
> > W. M. Ford, and Lizzie Duran bn 1895 and married a ??? Keylon.
> > Do you have anything on any of those names. I am trying to fill in as
> > blanks as I can on this Williams family.
> > Ellen
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