William's father was Peter Clingman Durrette - he used the "e" (b. Sep 24 or 28, 1824 Green Co. VA; d.1879 or 1881; buried Stanardsville, VA; m. Nov 28, 1849 Green Co.VA), son of Davis Durrett, son of Richard, son of Col. Richard, son of Bartholomew Durrett.His mother was Lucy Francis Early (b. May 9, 1832; d. July 4, 1901; buried Stanardsville, VA).These Durrett's and Early's go back to late 1600's in VA around the Charlottesville area. Milton Ratchford Durrett (my grandfather) was actually born May 17, 1901 in N. Birmingham and died Oct 11, 1985.He married Eva Kennedy (b. Feb 16, 1907; d. August 11, 1977)Both are buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, AL.According to him, his father spelled his name William Greene Durrett (b.May 17 1870 in VA; d.Nov 1,1927 buried Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, AL; m. Sep 17, 1895 in Brookside, AL; grocer.)William married Essie Donaldson Rardin (b. Aug 28, 1867 Clay Co. IN; d. Oct 15, 1943; buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham).