Generation One - The Durant Family

1. Pierre DURANT (Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born abt.. 1780 in Yazoo County Mississippi, 
and died 1855 in Kiamitia County, Choctaw Nation (OK). He married Rachel. She died 1874.
   

Children of Pierre DURANT and Rachel are:
 +   2   i. Fisher DURANT was born UNKNOWN in Attala County Mississippi.
 +   3   ii. Jefferson DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
 +   4   iii. Sylvester DURANT was born 1816 in Mississippi, and died 28 OCT 1876.
 +   5   iv. Isham DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
 +   6   v. Ellis DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
 +   7   vi. Joseph Zozare DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
    8   vii. Molly DURANT was born UNKNOWN in Mississipi. She married Leroy GRIGGS. He was born in Georgia.
    9   viii. Phyllis DURANT was born UNKNOWN. She married Lewis ROBERSON.
  10   ix. Sophia DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
+ 11   x. Monette DURANT was born UNKNOWN. She married John FOLSOM.
 + 12   xi. George DURANT was born 1814.

 

Generation Two - The Durant Family

 
2. Fisher DURANT (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN in Attala County,
Mississippi. He married Peggy .
   

Children of Fisher DURANT and Peggy  are:
+ 13   i. Dickson David DURANT was born 1838 in Mississippi, and died 9 APR 1906 in Durant, Blue (now Bryan) Co. Oklahoma.
+ 14   ii. Bissant DURANT was born 1834 in Attala County, Mississippi.
  15   iii. Jessee DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

 
3. Jefferson DURANT (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN.
   

Children of Jefferson DURANT are:
  16   i. Immahnowahona DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  17   ii. Atoshawahona DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  18   iii. Mintihona DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  19   iv. Asilhhvbbi DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

 
4. Sylvester DURANT (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 1816 in Mississippi, and died 
28 OCT 1876. He married Martha ROBINSON.

    Children of Sylvester DURANT and Martha ROBINSON are:
+ 20   i. William A. DURANT was born 18 MAR 1866 in Bennington, Blue County, Choctaw Nation, IT.
  21   ii. Cassie DURANT was born UNKNOWN. She married Martin Sims CROWDER, son of Eli White CROWDER and Margaret DURANT. He was born ABT. 1828.
  22   iii. Isabell DURANT was born UNKNOWN. She married Sam GARDNER. She married Edmond JONES.
+ 23   iv. Czarina DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  24   v. Baby Girl DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
+ 25   vi. Pierre DURANT II was born 17 SEP 1858, and died 5 MAR 1909.

 
5. Isham DURANT (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN. He married Margaret BAREFIELD.
   

Children of Isham DURANT and Margaret BAREFIELD are:
  26   i. Lou F. DURANT was born 1852.
  27   ii. Mary DURANT was born UNKNOWN. She married Jonathan STIDAM.

 
6. Ellis DURANT (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN. He married PoSa 
CHANA. He married Harriett .

    Child of Ellis DURANT and PoSa CHANA is:
  28   i. Cornelius DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

 
7. Joseph Zozare DURANT (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN. He married 
Sophia J. CAVANDER 2 AUG 1860.
   

Children of Joseph Zozare DURANT and Sophia J. CAVANDER are:
  29   i. Morgan DURANT was born 1872.
  30   ii. Albert Pike DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  31   iii. Nathanius DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  32   iv. Beonettie DURANT was born UNKNOWN, m. John Folsom, Jr.
  33   v. Cordelia DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

11. Monette Durant (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1), b. unknown; m. John Folsom6.  
     Monette and John Folsom had the following children:
    + 34.     i. John Folsom7, Jr., b. ?, m. Boenettie Durant, daughter of Joseph Zozare DURANT and Sophia J. 
                    CAVANDER.   
       35.    ii. unknown
       36.   iii. unknown
       37.   iv. unknown
       38.    v. unknown
       39.   vi. unknown
       40.  vii. unknown
       41. viii. unknown
       42.   ix. unknown
       43.    x. unknown
12. George DURANT (Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 1814. He married Vicey
daughter of Louis B. DURANT and SheNiYah. She was born UNKNOWN.
   

Children of George DURANT and Vicey  are:
  44   i. Fannie DURANT was born UNKNOWN. She married Richard CROWDER.
+ 45   ii. Alexander R. 'Alec' DURANT was born 1835.
  46   iii. George DURANT , Jr. was born UNKNOWN.
  47   iv. Visee DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

        + 48   v. Wallis DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  49   vi. Simpson DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  50   vii. Eliza DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  51   viii. Phillis DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

 

Generation Three - The Durant Family

 
13. Dickson David DURANT (Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 1838 in Mississippi, and died 9 APR 1906 in Durant, Blue (now Bryan) Co. Oklahoma. He married Kate 'Kitty' HARNEY ABT. 1855 in Carriage Point, Chickasaw Nation. He married Caroline Jane HOLMES 6 AUG 1860. He married Mary HUTCHISON ABT. 1871, daughter of James HUTCHISON , Sr. and Martha ROBINSON. He married Annie BAREFOOT AFT. 1880. He married Maggie BURFORD AFT. 1881. She was born 1848. He married Mary TYSON AFT. 1882.
   

Children of Dickson David DURANT and Kate 'Kitty' HARNEY are:
+ 52   i. Salina DURANT was born 9 JUN 1857 in Blue County, Choctaw Nation, and died 21 APR 1884 in Blue County, Choctaw Nation.
+ 53   ii. Melvina DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
+ 54   iii. Melinda DURANT was born 29 SEP 1859, and died FEB 1888.

Children of Dickson David DURANT and Mary HUTCHISON are:
  55   i. John Wesley DURANT was born 1871, and died 12 JAN 1921.
+ 56   ii. Mattie DURANT was born 7 SEP 1872, and died 25 AUG 1952.
+ 57   iii. Fannie DURANT was born 1873, and died 1908.
+ 58   iv. Mollie DURANT was born 16 JUN 1877, and died 11 NOV 1905.
+ 59   v. Rosa Lee 'Rosie' DURANT was born 1880, and died 23 APR 1908.


Children of Bissant DURANT and Lily BATTIESTE are:
  60   i. Sophia DURANT was born UNKNOWN. She married Joshua CROWDER, son of Eli White CROWDER and Martha 'Patsy' GOINGS. He was born ABT. 1854.
  61   ii. John DURANT was born 1857, and died 1896. He married Isabelle Elizabeth HUTCHISON, daughter of James HUTCHISON , Sr. and Martha ROBINSON.
          62   iii. Joseph Zozare DURANT II was born 1866, and died 1890. He married Sarah MCDONALD. He married Susan LEFLORE.
  63   iv. Allen DURANT was born 1869. He married Lucinda CROWDER.
  64   v. Frank DURANT was born 1870. He married Eliza FRAZIER. He married Silway WARD. He 
married Ruby FOLSOM.
  65   vi. Nancy DURANT was born 1861, and died 20 FEB 1902.

 
20. William A. DURANT (Sylvester DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 
18 MAR 1866 in Bennington, Blue County, Choctaw Nation, IT. He married Ida May CORBER.
   

Children of William A. DURANT and Ida May CORBER are:
  66   i. William E. L. DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  67   ii. James G. DURANT was born UNKNOWN.




23.
Czarina DURANT (Sylvester DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN. She married Fred THOMPSON.
   

Child of Czarina DURANT and Fred THOMPSON is:
  68   i. Marion THOMPSON was born UNKNOWN.

 
25. Pierre DURANT II (Sylvester DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 17 SEP 1858, and died 5 MAR 1909. He married Melvina DURANT, daughter of Dickson David DURANT and Kate 'Kitty' HARNEY. She was born UNKNOWN.
   

Children of Pierre DURANT II and Melvina DURANT are:
  69   i. Lena DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  70   ii. Bert DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  71   iii. Juanita DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  72   iv. Florence DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  73   v. Clint DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

34 .  i. John FOLSOM7, Jr., b. UNKNOWN m. Boenettie DURANT b. unknown, daughter of Joseph Zozare
           DURANT        

 John FOLSOM, Jr. and Boenettie had the following child:
 100. i. Charlotte Folsom8, b.
1855;d. 1877, Oklahoma. Charlotte married Benjamin2 Hampton, b. 1852, d. 1943. Ben Hampton married three times.
        ii. John Folsom V.
        iii. Sarah Folsom.
        iv. Unknown female Folsom.

 
35. Alexander R. 'Alec' DURANT (George DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 1835. He married Sallie .
   

Children of Alexander R. 'Alec' DURANT and Sallie are:
  74   i. Etna Rae DURANT was born 24 JUN 1899.

         75   ii. George E. F. DURANT was born UNKNOWN, and died 18 OCT 1899.

 
38. Wallis DURANT (George DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN. He married Sharlott WADE.
   

Children of Wallis DURANT and Sharlott WADE are:
  76   i. John Hobbs DURANT was born 1856. He married Sarah Caroline MITCHELL. She was born 1860.
  77   ii. Thomas DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  78   iii. Mary DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  79   iv. Lydia DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  80   v. Solomon DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  81   vi. Harris DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

Generation Four - The Durant Family

 
42. Salina DURANT (Dickson David DURANT5, Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 9 JUN 1857 in Blue County, Choctaw Nation, and died 21 APR 1884 in Blue County, Choctaw Nation. She married Frederick R. ROBINSON 12 OCT 1873 in Durant, Choctaw Nation. He was born 6 OCT 1852 in Arkansas, and died 11 JUL 1923 in Durant, Oklahoma.
   

Children of Salina DURANT and Frederick R. ROBINSON are:
  82   i. Minnie J. 'Janie' ROBINSON was born 1875.
  83   ii. Jesse ROBINSON was born 1877.
  84   iii. Tempie ROBINSON was born 1879.
  85   iv. William 'Willie' ROBINSON was born 1881.
  86   v. Frances ROBINSON was born UNKNOWN.

 
43. Melvina DURANT (Dickson David DURANT5, Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born UNKNOWN. She married Pierre DURANT II, son of Sylvester DURANT and Martha ROBINSON. He was born 17 SEP 1858, and died 5 MAR 1909.
   

Children of Melvina DURANT and Pierre DURANT II are:
  69   i. Lena DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  70   ii. Bert DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  71   iii. Juanita DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  72   iv. Florence DURANT was born UNKNOWN.
  73   v. Clint DURANT was born UNKNOWN.

 
44. Melinda DURANT (Dickson David DURANT5, Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 29 SEP 1859, and died FEB 1888. She married Bryant PATE.
   

Children of Melinda DURANT and Bryant PATE are:
  87   i. Ida PATE was born UNKNOWN.
  88   ii. Bob PATE was born UNKNOWN.

 
46. Mattie DURANT (Dickson David DURANT5, Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2
Joseph DURANT1) was born 7 SEP 1872, and died 25 AUG 1952. She married Charles Edward BOERNER. 
She married C. N. RUTHERFORD.
   

Children of Mattie DURANT and Charles Edward BOERNER are:
  89   i. Charles Edward BOERNER , Jr. was born UNKNOWN.
  90   ii. Wesley Lee BOERNER was born UNKNOWN.

 
47. Fannie DURANT (Dickson David DURANT5, Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2
Joseph DURANT1) was born 1873, and died 1908. She married Edward CHAMBERLAIN.
   

Child of Fannie DURANT and Edward CHAMBERLAIN is:
  91   i. Mary CHAMBERLAIN was born UNKNOWN.

 
48. Mollie DURANT (Dickson David DURANT5, Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. DURANT2
Joseph DURANT1) was born 16 JUN 1877, and died 11 NOV 1905. She married John REESE 12 JAN 1894.
   

Children of Mollie DURANT and John REESE are:
  92   i. Basil REESE was born UNKNOWN.
  93   ii. David REESE was born UNKNOWN.
  94   iii. John REESE was born UNKNOWN.
  95   iv. Jack REESE.
  96   v. Maggie REESE.

 
49. Rosa Lee 'Rosie' DURANT (Dickson David DURANT5, Fisher DURANT4, Pierre DURANT3, Louis B. 
DURANT2, Joseph DURANT1) was born 1880, and died 23 APR 1908. She married Ward D. BUELL 
20 AUG 1898 in Atoka, Atoka Co., OK.
   

Children of Rosa Lee 'Rosie' DURANT and Ward D. BUELL are:
  97   i. Gladys BUELL was born UNKNOWN.
  98   ii. Glen BUELL.
  99   iii. June BUELL.

 100. i. Charlotte Folsom8, b. 1855;d. 1877, Oklahoma. Charlotte married Benjamin2 HAMPTON, b. 1852, d. 1943. 

Child of Charlotte Folsom and Benjamin HAMPTON:
101. i. Lucinda
HAMPTON
9, b. September 17,1874, Blue County, IT (OK); d. February 28, 1965 in Ada, OK.  Lucinda was 90 years old when she died; she's buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, OK. Lucinda married Joseph Marcus Burks, b.28 Feb 18, 1868, Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS. - d. 25 Mar 1936, McAlester, Pittsburg Co., OK, buried Oak Hills Cemetery, McAlester, OK

Note: the following lineage is copied from my "Folsom" lineage page, as they are identical.

Children of Lucinda HAMPTON and Joseph Marcus Burks:
31. i. Minnie Myrtle10,4 Burke
, b. June 9, 1895, Colgate, OK; d. September 27, 1949, Martinez, CA; m. Reginald Rhea Rogers August 18, 1912 in Sherman, Texas. 
32. ii. Willia "Billie" Ethel Burke, b. March 17, 1897 in Colgate, OK; d. November 24 ?, Daytona Beach, FL.  Willia (Billie) m. Jack Hudnut October 01, 1921, in OK.
33. iii. Marvin Folsom Burke, b. March 17, 1899 in Colgate, OK; d. June 27, 1966.  Marvin m. Geneva Sybil Cooper September 25, 1939 in Shawnee, OK. 
34. iv. Odra Mae Burke, b. February 14, 1901, Colgate, OK. ; d. July 17, 1986. Odra Married Wilfred H. "Chick" Clark in Shawnee, OK.
35.v. Burton Oran Burke, b. December 13, 1902 in OK; d. unknown, but buried in NJ. m. Opal. 
36. vi. Velma Ora Burke, b. January 24, 1902, OK; d. March 23, 2000, Walnut Creek, CA , m. James Selby Whitely, Sr., February 14, 1928 Hartsford, OK; 
37. vii. Jessie Burke, b. ca. 1906, died an infant.
38. viii. Franz Haskell Burke, b. July 09, 1908; d. 1927, McAlister, OK.
39. ix. Joseph Marcus Burke III, b. February 02, 1915 in McAlister, OK; d. December 02, 1991, Oklahoma City, OK, m. Wanda Ross in 1939.
40. x. Paula Burke, b. December 26, 1917; d: unknown; m. Harold Glenn Nelson on December 30, 1939 in Ada, OK.

Lineage: The Tenth Generation:

31. Minnie Myrtle10,4 Burke, (Lucinda9,3 Hampton, Charlotte8, John7 IIII, John6 III, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Israel3, Samuel2, John1), b. June 9, 1895, Colgate, OK; d. September 27, 1949, Martinez, CA; m. Reginald Rhea Rogers August 18, 1912 in Sherman, Texas. 
Minnie and Joe Burke had the following children:

41. i. Marcus Newton11,5 Rogers (Minnie Myrtle10,4 Burke, Lucinda9,3 Hampton, Charlotte8, John7 IIII, John6 III, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Israel3, Samuel2, John1), b. June 30, 1913 in Wade, OK - d. March 31, 1972 in Texas; married twice.  Married Dora Frances McClure, b. Seymour MO October 5, 1917- d. San Bernardino, CA March 10, 2004; married Joe Francis Brittain, b. Jacksonville, TX July 15, 1923;d. Orange, TX, May 17, 2000. 
42. ii. Sarah Lucille Rogers, b. July 24, 1915 in Lula, OK - d. May 25, 1975 in Cypress, CA. Lucille married four times: Virgil Robert Booth, Bootz Mercer, Solon Bell Wood, Junious (Jay) Augustus Danner.

Lineage: The Eleventh Generation:

41. Marcus Newton11,5 Rogers (Minnie Myrtle10,4 Burke, Lucinda9,3 Hampton, Charlotte8 Folsom, John7 IIII, John6 III, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Israel3, Samuel2, John1), b. June 30, 1913 in Wade, OK; d. March 31, 1972 in Texas; married twice; m.(1) Dora Frances McClure; m.(2) Joe Francis Brittain, b. Jacksonville, TX July 15, 1923;d. Orange, TX, May 17, 2000. 

Marcus and Dora Frances had the following children:

43. i. Marcia May12,6 Rogers (Marcus Newton11,5 Rogers, Minnie Myrtle10,4 Burke, Lucinda9,3 Hampton, Charlotte8 Folsom, John7 IIII, John6 III, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Israel3, Samuel2, John1),b. August 15, 1938, Ada, OK. Married twice; m. William R. Stumpf; m. James D. Foley, b. December 6, 1942, June 29, 1999.
44. ii. Sarah Kay Rogers, b. July 2, 1940 in Ada, OK
45. iii. Everett Ray Rogers, b. November 25, 1942, Tucson, AZ; m. 

Marcus and Joe Francis had the following children:
46. iv.  Reginald Marcus Rogers, b. September 8, 1946, in Jacksonville, TX.
47. v. Richard Lee Rogers, b. Jacksonville, TX, June 3, 1949; d. Houston, TX, July 7, 1972.
48. vi. Charlotte Rhea Rogers, b. 1956.
42. Sarah Lucille Rogers, b. July 24, 1915 in Lula, OK; d. May 25, 1975 in Cypress, CA. Lucille married four times: (1)Virgil Robert Booth, (2) Bootz Mercer, (3) Solon Bell Wood, (4) Junious (Jay) Augustus Danner.

Lucille and Virgil Booth (b. 1914 d. 1982) married November 12, 1930. 
 Lucille and Virgil  had the following child:
49. i. Living female Booth

Lucille and Junius Danner (b. 1901 d. 1987) married July 04, 1938. 
Lucille and Junius had the following children:
50. i. Bobbe Jean (Booth) Danner (was adopted), b. March 14, 1933; m. Ronald Budda, June 7, 1949.
51. ii. Living female Danner

Lucille and Solon Bell Wood (b. 1917 d. 1972) married November 17, 1951.
 Lucille and Solon Bell had the following children:
52. iii. Living female Wood
53. iv. Living female Wood

Note: There are two, and in some cases, three generations after this one, but I would like to have permission before putting information about anyone on here who is living - and almost all of these generations are still living; so I am putting it up "as-is" and will make changes as soon as I receive updated information from family members. 
Thank you for understanding.

I want to express my heartfelt thanks to Dennis Boswell, genealogist, for his help in providing details on the Durant family. He has been invaluable in providing information from the family book mentioned above, and the following other sources:

History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw  and Natchez Indians by H.B. Cushman, published in 1899;
History of Bryan County, Oklahoma, pgs. 263-264; 
The Durant Story
by Cornelia west (reprint from The Durant News, 1901).
A Story of Durant - Queen of Three Valleys by Henry MacCreary, Democrat Printing, 1945;
Durant, 1872-1990 by James Milligan, et.al.; 
Family Trails
, written in 1985 and found in the library in Lexington, Mississippi; 
Indians of Attala county, Mississippi
, compiled by Joyce W. Sanders, April 1987, Kosciusko, Mississippi; 
Who's Who Among the Southern Indians, a Genealogical Notebook, 1698-1907
by Don Martini (c) Don Martini, Falkner, MS.
Folsom Family Association website at: http://www.folsomfamily.org 
Choctaw Web website at: http://www.choctaw-web.com 
 Dennis Boswell, genealogist, for furnishing excerpts from the following sources:
http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=messageboards&cres=
34;14%2c35;10%2c37;3%2c38;1%2c39;2%2c42;41%2cssdi;
9%2cgenepool;1%2c&gsfn=louis&gsln=durant&sx=&submit=search&gsco=1&gspl=1%2cnot+available
&year=&yearr=0&prox=1&yeart=a&ti=0&gss=angs&GS=DURANT+LOUIS 

 

                   

 

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