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Lorania Rebecca Watrous Durham
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Birth: May 3, 1856
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1937
Bozeman
Gallatin County
Montana, USA

Mrs. Lorania R. Durham, aged 80 years, passed away Tuesday night at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Dail Monroe, 502 North Wilson. A brief attack of influenza had produced a fatal weakening of her heart. She had been very active, despite her advanced age, up until the time of her last illness.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, May 3, 1856, the daughter of George and Eunice Watrous, she was married to Edward Bailey in Iowa in 1875. To this marriage was born three children, one of whom survives. The family came to Montana in 1903. Mr. Bailey died in 1905. In 1911 Mrs. Bailey married Sanford Durham at Belgrade. He passed away in 1915. Since 1922, Mrs. Durham has made her home generally in Bozeman. Mrs. Durham was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the Bethany Bible class.

Survivors are the daughter, Mrs. Eunice (Godfrey) Holdiman of Belgrade, thirteen grandchildren, Ed Holdiman of Bozeman, Henry Holdiman of Belgrade, Mrs. Alice Reichman of Belgrade, Dan Holdiman of Clyde Park, Mrs. Grace Kannegaard of Wallace, Idaho, Victor Holdiman of Bozeman, Maude and Gladys Holdiman of Bozeman, Eunice and Betty Holdiman of Belgrade, Mrs. Frances Monroe of Bozeman, Mrs. Ida Mae Beltz of Bozeman and Edward Hoffman of Garnet, California and 18 great grand children.
 (bio by: Eve Arnold) 
 
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 Parents:
  George H Watrous (1814 - 1897)
  Eunice Fish Watrous (1815 - 1884)
 
 Spouses:
  Edward C Bailey (1856 - 1905)
  Sanford F Durham (1835 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Addie M. Bailey*
  Eunice Lydia Bailey Holdiman (1878 - 1969)*
  Naomi Belle Bailey Hoffman (1889 - 1923)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Watrous (1839 - 1919)*
  Moses Watrous (1843 - 1913)*
  Naomi Leona Watrous Ford (1845 - 1936)*
  Elizabeth Watrous (1845 - 1920)*
  William H Watrous (1847 - 1898)*
  Adelaide Marcie Watrous Stine (1850 - 1919)*
  David Watrous (1853 - 1929)*
  Lorania Rebecca Watrous Durham (1856 - 1937)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Hills Cemetery
Bozeman
Gallatin County
Montana, USA
Plot: NEW 9 200
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Angie Robinson
Record added: Apr 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51338044
Lorania Rebecca <i>Watrous</i> Durham
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Lorania Rebecca <i>Watrous</i> Durham
Added by: Eve Arnold
 
Lorania Rebecca <i>Watrous</i> Durham
Added by: Eve Arnold
 
 
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