ANDREW DURRETT FAMILY BIBLE owned by Dr. Delbert H. Derrett ofHurst, Texas.This Bible was published in Philadelphia by J. P. Lippincott & Co., 1848.Copied by Mrs. Ida Lee Edmiston, 409 N. Bolton, Jacksonville, Texas, April 1971, daughter of Andrew J. and granddaughter of Andrew.This family moved to Cherokee County in the early 1850s from Mississippi.Andrew was born in Virginia.After the death of Ellen in 1867, he married Mrs. Jane Lankford Benge, widow of John, the same year.The last three children are from this union.
Andrew Durret & Elenor Prater his wife was marriedJuly 5 - 1829
Andrew Duret born March 18 - 1808 Ruben Durret born Sept 10 - 1844 Elenor Durrett born Decer 19 - 1810 Hosey Durret born Aug 22 - 1846 Susan Durrett born Oct 19 - 1830 Mary J. Durret born Aug 23- 1848 Thomas J. Durrett born May 13 - 1832 Elmira Durret born Aug 20 - 1850 John Durret born November 10 - 1833 Caroline Durret born Aug 20 - 1850 Frances Durret born July 2 - 1835 Kile Durret born December the 4th 1852 Penelope Durret born Feb 7th - 1837 Samuel Durrett born Decer 3, 1868 Agnes Durret born December 27 - 1838 Andrew J. Durrett was born April the 12th James Durret born Sept 27 - 1840 1870 Lewis Durret born Sept 23 -1842 Sallie Ann Durrett was born Jan 28th 1872
Penelope Durrett departed this life Aprial 29 - 1850 John Durrett departed this life Aug the 15th 1862 James Durrett departed this life August; the 26th 1864 Rheuben Durrett departed this life Aug the 8th 1864 Ellen Durrett died April the 30th 1867 Andrew Durrett Departed this life Oct 21, 1878 Mrs. O. M. Benge died July the 15th 1927 Hosea Durrett died January the 8th 1929 Lewis Durrett died February the 19th 1929
Note:The death date of Andrew Durrett is wrong as he is shown on the 1880 Census at Residence #232 with Jack, age 10, and Sallie, age 8.Also, he signed a deed in 1881. It ts believed he diedin 1882.Andrew J. (Jack) and all his descendants are called "Derrett. "(Mrs. Ogreta W. Huttash)