Duncans in Sharp Co. AR


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

Last revised December 30, 2009

Formed 1868 from Lawrence


1870 Sharp Co. AR Census
Washington Twp.
Pg.376, #21-21, DUNCAN, W.A. (m) 26 TN farmer $0-$202
                  Lizzie A. 19 AR keeping house
                  Mary E. 3, Sarah L. 1 AR
Pg.376, #31-31, DUNCAN, J.W. (m) 24 TN tanner $0-$205
                  Lydia C. 22 TN keeping house
                  William H. 5 MO
                  Sarah L. 3, Percilla (f) 1 AR
                  FLETCHER, Henry 22 TN farm laborer
                  FLETCHER, W.T. (m) 18 TN farm laborer
Pg.378, #51-51, DUNCAN, Owen 38 TN farmer $500-$180
                  Nancy A. 39 AL keeping house
                  James W. 17, Mary J. 14 TN
                  Martha E. 12, John W. 10 TN
                  Lizy J. (f) 8, Tildy N. (f) 2 AR
                  (MAD: 1860 Cannon Co. TN census)

1880 Sharp Co. AR Census (partial; part from Myrvin Harris 5/1994)
Sullivan Twp, Vol.13 E.D. 192, Sheet 23, Line 22
Pg.148C, #198-199, Daniel DUNCAN 54 TN TN TN, farmer, can't read/write
                  Mary A. 42 AR housewife NC TN
                  Amanda E. 19, Mary E. 17, Buckey (m) 9 AR
                  Susan Jane 8, Charley 9/10 AR (sons & daus.)
                  (MAD: 1850 Cannon Co. TN census; 1860 Lawrence Co. AR census; 1870 Independence Co. AR census)
Johnson Twp, Vol. 13, ED 192, Sheet 3/5, line 3 (from soundex)
Pg.138C, #?-#?, DUNCAN, Caloway 33 GA
                  Emily J. 31 GA (wife)
                  Mary J. 14, Mahulda E. 10 GA (daus)
                  Alace 6, Jennie H/A. 4 AR (daus)
                  William L. 1 AR (son)
                  (MAD: see King? E/C Duncan in 1910 census)

1910 Sharp Co. AR Census (from Denzil Mauldin 1/1987)
#16-16, Cleo DUNCAN 32 AR AR AR 5 years
            Gracie 22 AR AR AR wife 5 years, 3 ch, 3 liv
            Ruby 4, Ruth 2, Rothey? (f) 8/12 AR AR AR
#19-19, Lee DUNCAN 34 AR AR TN 1st mar, 8 years
            Lue 28 AR AR AR wife 1st mar, 8 years, 4 ch, 3 liv
            Berthia 7, William 5, Evert 3 AR AR AR
#20-20, Sis DUNCAN (f) 54 TN UNK AL widow 9 ch, 6 liv
            Charles 25, Hubert 22, Corbet (m) 19 AR AR AL (sic)
#235-235, Lyda DUNCAN 62 TN TN TN widow 11 ch, 8 liv
            William 22, Henry 19, AR TN TN
#236-236, Minter DUNCAN (m) 24 AR TN TN
#14-14, William T. DUNCAN 31 AR GA GA 1st mar, 10 years
            Lucy 26 AR AR AR 1st mar 10 years 4 ch, 4 liv
            Earl 8, Rena 6, Hurman 4, Elmer 1 AR AR AR
#23-23, King? E/C. DUNCAN 63 GA GA GA, mar. 46 years
            Emily 62 GA GA AL wife, 46 years, 5 ch, 5 liv
            Bettie 39 GA GA GA dau. 1 ch, 1 liv ?
            Obie (m) 18, Rutha M. 13 AR AR GA grandch.
            ---- BERRY 56 GA GA AL brother-in-law single
            Samuel C. BERRY 85 GA GA GA father widowed
#108-102, William V. DUNCAN 44 AR TN TN 1st mar, 23 years
            Mary G. 42 AR AR AR 1st mar, 23 years
            Jinnie B. (f) 22, James A. 20, Grover 17 AR AR AR
            Preston 14, Ula E. 12, Rotha P. (f) 10 AR AR AR
#183-185, Charlely (sic) W. DUNCAN 28 AR TN AR 1st mar, 9 years
            Salarra H. 27 AR NC AR 1st mar, 9 years
            Maryan M. 69 AR NC TN mother widowed 8 ch, 5 liv
#66-67, Andrew J. DUNCAN 35 AR TN TN 1st mar 13 years
            Rosa A. 37 AR TN PA wife 2nd mar 13 years 9 ch, 7 liv
            Allie F. (f) 13, Albert H. 11 AR AR AR
            Esthel (f) 8, Lester 6 AR AR AR
            Eva 3, Earnest 10/12 AR AR AR

HISTORIES before 1923

1889 "Biographical and historical memoirs of northeast 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" Greene, Clay, Fulton, Craighead, Randolph, Mississippi, Poinsett, Independence, Sharp, Lawrence, Jackson and Izard Counties; by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.7 H2ba and film 928,094 item 1; and from Evelyn Sigler 9/1983)
      Pg.738, Sharp Co.: James P. Cochran, of firm of J.P. Cochran & Son, general merchants & dealers in farming implements, born in DeKalb Co. TN in 1832. His parents were William T. and Jane K. (Duncan) Cochran of Smith and DeKalb Co. TN respectively, being married in the latter place. The parents moved to Dresden, Weakley Co. TN, when James was very young, and resided there until their decease, Mr. Cochran dying in 1862 and his wife several years after their arrival. The elder Cochran was a tailor and clothier, and later in life established general merchandise store. ... He fought in one of the Indian Wars and was a member of the IOOF. His father, Henry Cochran of Scotch-Irish descent, died in Smith Co. TN where he had resided for a great number of years. The mother of James P. Cochran was member of the Christian Church and died in that faith. Her father, Josiah Duncan, was an old resident of DeKalb Co. TN where he died. James P. Cochran is eldest of two sons and three daughters. He was educated at Dresden Academy (TN) ... married in 1857 to Julia, daughter of David and Harriet Shaver, natives of TN, where Mr. Shaver died when his daughter was very young. The mother afterward moved to Sharp Co. where she died a few years later. Mrs. Cochran's death occurred on 27 Dec. 1866, she was the mother of one son and one daughter. Mr. Cochran was again married on Jan. 10, 1870, to Miss Martha M. Shaver, sister of his first wife, this lady dying March 23, 1886. In 1861 moved to Salem, 1865 appointed clerk of Fulton Co., 1866 re-elected, held office 3 years; to Sharp Co. 1869, 1872 elected clerk of Sharp Co., 4 years.
      Pg.757, Sharp Co: Samuel J. Walker, b. Stewart Co. TN 1829, m. (2) Mrs. Mary Duncan, widow, dau. of Ephraim and Olive Perkins of MO.


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