Duncans in Tipton Co. TN


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

Last revised December 10, 2011

Formed 1823 from Western District
Lauderdale formed 1835 from Dyer, Tipton


1820-1860 Tipton Co. TN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Tipton Co. TN Census (& from Denzil Mauldin 1987)
District 6
Pg.95, #220-219, DUNCAN, Abran 35 TN laborer $0
                  Emaline 30 TN
                  Jefferson 10, James L. 5 TN
                  TURNAGE, T.W. (m) 67 TN farmer $0
                  (MAD: perhaps A.M. Duncan who mar. Nancy Emily McBride 3/12/1856)


Tipton Co. TN Index to Deeds, Vol.1 1824-1878 (FHL Film 1,010,927; SLC 5/31/2011; copied by CVD)
      No Duncan through 1868, quit

HISTORIES before 1923

1887/8 "History of West TN; History of Lauderdale, Tipton, Haywood and Crockett Cos." by Goodspeed (FHL film 899,867; and from Evelyn Sigler 1983)
      Pg.892-3, Tipton Co.: Mrs. M.D. Campbell, a resident of Covington, TN, was born at Evansville, [Vanderburg Co.] IN, and was the daughter of T.J. and Rachel (Robinson) Duncan. The father was of Scotch origin, born and reared in GA, his birth occurring in 1805. He resided a short time in AL, and at the age of 16 moved to IN and spent the rest of his life. He was a farmer, and died May 16, 1849. The mother was born near Knoxville, TN, in 1808 and died Oct. 25, 1846. From 1862 to 1865 Mrs. Campbell was in the employ of the medical purveyor's department at Richmond, Va., and while there was well acquainted with many of the Confederate Government officials. November 6, 1873, she married Thomas J. McGuire. He was born in Mayo Co. Ireland, April 23, 1827, and came to America when 4 years old. He lived in Philadelphia until 1856, then located at Cincinnati. He served in the Federal Army four years; then moved to Memphis in 1866 and was inspector of the gas company until 1876, when he was appointed to a place on the police force. He died of yellow fever Sept. 10, 1879. April 20, 1880, our subject married John H. Campbell, who is a native of Cincinnati, OH, born Feb. 22, 1848. In 1874 Mr. Campbell located at Memphis and served for 2 years as deputy sheriff, and for a time was on the police force. In 1885 they moved to Covington, where he is engaged in the saloon business, and Mrs. Campbell is keeping a hotel, making a most kind and attentive hostess. (MAD: Thos. Duncan mar. Rachel Robinson 5/19/1823 Gibson Co. IN)


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