Zilpha Durden

16 November 1784–1870 (Age 85)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Zilpha

When Zilpha Durden was born on 16 November 1784, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jacob Durden, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Hilliard, was 19. She married Joshua Rountree about 1803, in Montgomery, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Montgomery, Georgia, United States in 1805. She died in 1870, in Emanuel, Georgia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Emanuel, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Rountree
1783–1851
Zilpha Durden
1784–1870
Marriage: about 1803
Mary Rountree
1804–1851
Sarah Rountree
1807–1890
John Rountree
1809–1858
Zilpha Rountree
1813–1893
William Rountree
1815–1885
Manning Rountree
1818–1893
Eady Rountree
1820–1860
Pheraby Rountree
1821–1890
Lucinda Rountree
1826–1922
Roxanne Rountree
1829–1872

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1803
Montgomery, Georgia, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 5

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Dearden . 2. nickname from Old French dur ‘hard’ + dent ‘tooth’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zilpha Rountree, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Zilpha Rountree in household of Joshua R Rountree, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Zilphy Rountree in household of Joshua Rountree, "United States Census, 1850"

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