When Elizabeth Durham was born in 1834, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Durham, was 29 and her mother, Polly Smith, was 29. She lived in Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1850.
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State
According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
English: habitational name from Durham, a city in northeastern England, named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ ( see Down 1) + Old Norse holmr ‘island’.