|Short Name:||Matilda T. Durham|
|Full Name:||Durham, Matilda T., 1815-1901|
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".
- from www.Kletke.com
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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|Tunes by Matilda T. Durham (2)||As||Instances|
|STAR OF COLUMBIA||Miss M. T. Durham (Composer)||3|
|[On Jordan's stormy banks I stand] (American)||Miss M. Durham (Composer)||10|