Duncans in Greene Co. AR


Duncan research files of
Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised October 19, 2001

Formed 1833 from Lawrence
Poinsett formed 1838 from Greene, St. Francis
Craighead formed 1859 from Mississippi, Greene, Poinsett
Clay formed 1873 from Randolph, Greene


1840-1850 Greene Co. AR Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Greene Co. AR Census (also from Denzil Mauldin 1/1987)
Union Twp.
Pg.584, #423-414, R.F/Y. DUNCAN (m) 30 NC farmer $800-$625
                  P?.J?. (J?.I?. or F?.G?.) (f) 28 NC
                  G.W. (m) 4, C.L. (m) 4 TN
                  (MAD: R.Y/F. - 2nd initial written over; ?? one Robert (F.) Duncan mar. P. Jane Gully 4/10/1854 in Benton Co. TN, on 1850 Benton Co. TN census with Charles & Mary Ann Duncan)

1870 Greene Co. AR Census
Concord Twp.
Pg.287, #103-137, DUNCAN, T.A. (m) 40 AL farmer $0-$150
                  Susan B. 40 AL keeping house
                  Wm. F. 21 AL
                  C.C. (f) 16, B.E. (m) 14 AL
                  M.C. (f) 13, J.J.B. (m) 10 AL
                  M.E. (f) 8, Conelia (f) 7 TN
                  (MAD: see White Co. AR history; b. Jackson Co. AL; 1860 Jackson Co. AL census)


Greene Co. AR Accounts Current Estates, Probate Court (FHL film 1,301,893)
      2-494: 4 Dec. 1882, David Duncan decd. who was the surviving partner of Duncan & Russell; there are personal effects; appoint Thos. R. Willcocksin, public administrator, to administer estate.
      2-499: Jan. 16, 1883; partnership of David Duncan decd. and Frank Russell decd.
      2-605: July 23, 1884, administrator allowed further time to settle estate.
      (other minor references not copied)

HISTORIES before 1923

1890 "Biographical and historical memoirs of eastern Arkansas : comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties named herein, and numerous biographical sketches of the prominent citizens of such counties" White, Woodruff, Cross, Ciittenden, St. Francis, Monroe, Lee, Arkansas, Prairie, and Phillips counties; by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.7 H2bhm and film 934,823 item 3, and from Evelyn Sigler 11/1983)
      Pg.155, White Co.: T.A. DUNCAN, farmer, b. Jackson Co. AL 1830, oldest of eight children of Jesse and Nancy E. (White) Duncan who were born in TN. The father [Jesse] reared at Nashville [Davidson Co.] and mother near Winchester, married in TN. Moved shortly after marriage to Alabama, was a millwright, he d. 1884, his wife d. 1883. Children: T.A. of White Co. AR; W.R. of TX; James H. of AL; J.C., married, of Kansas; Mary, Mrs. Selby, living near Iuka, [Tishomingo Co.] MS; Elizabeth of Iuka, MS.
      T.A. Duncan married Jan. 1849 to S.B. Pace in AL, was in Confederate Army, Berry's Artillery; prisoner; 1865 paroled and returned to Jackson Co. AL; in 1872 moved to White Co. AR; Democrat. Mrs. Duncan's parents, Wm. and Elizabeth (Wininger) Pace, VA to AL 1827. Wm. Pace d. 1870, Eliz. d. 1871.
      Children of T.A. Duncan: William F..; Cassie, mar. A.J. Holleman, d. 1885 at 28; B.E.; J.J., married and living in Cleburne Co.; Minta, mar. A.J. Holleman after Cassie d., of White Co.; Nancy (Mrs. J.F. Lawrence); C.A. married F.W. Raney; and Mila and Jo still at home.


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