Benjamin Durrett

26 December 1817–13 September 1889 (Age 71)
Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Durrett was born on 26 December 1817, in Franklin, Georgia, United States, his father, Joseph Francis Durrett, was 42 and his mother, Penelope Cock, was 31. He married Jane Emeline Barron in 1841, in Carroll, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 13 September 1889, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in District 682, Carroll, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Durrett
Jane Emeline Barron
Marriage: 1841
James Henry Durrett
Mary Ellen Durrett
Sarah Elizabeth Durrett
Martha Ann Durrett
John Jefferson Durrett
William Thomas Durrett
Andrew Jackson Durrett
Nancy Jane Durrett
Reuben Benjamin Durrett
Joseph Francis Durrett
Penelope Alice Durrett

Spouse and Children

Carroll, Georgia, United States


    James Henry Durrett


    Mary Ellen Durrett


    Sarah Elizabeth Durrett


    Martha Ann Durrett


    John Jefferson Durrett


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 9

Historical Boundaries 1826: Carroll, Georgia, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: altered form of Scottish Durrat, itself an altered form of Dorward .

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

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Story Highlight


BENJAMIN DURRETT FAMILY BIBLE Printed in Philadelphia by Jasper Harding and Sons 1858 Births Benjamin Durrett was borned Dec. the 26th 1817 Jane E. Durrett was borned Nov. the 13th 1826 Jame …

Sources (3)

  • Benj Durrett in entry for Dr Reuben Benj Durrett, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"
  • Benjaman Durett in entry for Andrew Jackson Durett, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"
  • Benjamine Durrett in entry for Joseph Franklin Durrett, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940"

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