Jacob and William Durden papers
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Jacob and William Durden papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Durden, Jacob, 1755-1845.
Creator: Durden, William, 1755-1850.
Title: Jacob and William Durden papers
Dates: 1841, 1969
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 2032

Biographical/Historical Note

Brothers Jacob (1755-1845) and William (1775-1850) Durden both settled in Emanuel County, Georgia. Sons of John Darden (Durden) of Virginia.

Scope and Content Note

The Jacob and William Durden Papers consist of photocopied genealogical papers concerning the Durden family compiled by Vera R. Strother in 1969 and two 1841 publications, Richard's Illustrations of Georgia Scenery (parts III & IV and parts V & VI).

Index Terms

Barwick family.
Durden family.
Durden, Jacob, 1755-1845.
Durden, William, 1755-1850.
Genealogies (histories)
Roundtree family.
Whiddon family.
Youman family.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Jacob and William Durden papers, MS 2032, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1 Richard's Illustrations of Georgia Scenery , 1841


2Decendents of Jacob and William Durden of Emmanuel County, Georgia, 1969
By Vera R. Stother