Alvin Durham

1803–
Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Alvin

When Alvin Durham was born in 1803, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Allen Durham, was 38 and his mother, Caroline Huldah Wood, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Allen Durham
1765–1844
Caroline Huldah Wood
1782–1872
Fisher Durham
1801–1810
Durham
1816–
Sarah Ann Durham
1802–1887
Alvin Durham
1803–
Jesse Babcock Durham
1804–
Reuben Durham
1805–
Charlotte Louisa Durham
1807–1884
Son Durham
1809–1810
Justus A. Durham
1810–1879
Caroline M. Durham
1812–1876
Charles P. Durham
1818–1897
Daniel Ashley Durham
1819–1893
Huldah M. Durham
1822–1897

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 31

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Durham, a city in northeastern England, named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ ( see Down 1) + Old Norse holmr ‘island’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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