Matilda T. Durham

Short Name: Matilda T. Durham
Full Name: Durham, Matilda T., 1815-1901
Birth Year: 1815
Death Year: 1901

A woman of remarkable intelligence and talents; a most colorful personality. She wrote interesting articles for the religious papers of the day, being noted for the witty repartee that characterized her work. She was outstanding as a music teacher and composer of music, some of her songs being "On Jordan's Stormy Banks", "Heavenly Treasure", and "Star of Columbia".
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Born: Jan­u­ary 17, 1815.
Died: July 30, 1901.
Buried: Fow­ler-Hoy Fam­i­ly Cem­e­tery, Noon­day, Georg­ia.

Daughter of George Dur­ham and Susan Hyde Dur­ham, Ma­til­da was from the Spar­tan­burg, South Car­o­li­na, area. She mar­ried An­drew Coan Hoy (1819-1890) and lat­er lived in Cobb Coun­ty, Geor­gia.

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