Duncans in Union Co. TN


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

Last revised August 10, 2003

Formed 1850 from Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger, Knox
Hamblen formed 1870 from Grainger, Hawkins


1850 Grainger Co. TN Census
Page numbers without parens are stamped page numbers, within parens are handwritten numbers
District 15
Pg.132 (263), #1835-1919, Berthena HUDDLESTON 70 TN (blank) $600
                  Daniel F. 28 TN (blank) $300
Pg.133, #1851-1936, Izra BUCKNER 52 TN farmer $6000
                  Elizabeth 49 TN
                  Robert E. 17, Enoch M. 15, Daniel 12 TN
                  Perlena (f) 10, Landena D. (f) 6 TN
                  (MAD: Elizabeth Duncan, per Goodspeed's Hist. E.TN; no marriage record found in Sistler's "Early East TN Marriages"; 1860 Buckner families in Union Co. TN, Wm.P. pg.431, Enoch pg.434, Thomas J. pg.440, J.C. pg.449; no Ezra or Elizabeth Buckner pgs.430-451)

1860 Union Co. TN Census
      No Duncan indexed
Pg.432, #180, Calvin HUDDLESTON 48 " farmer $3900-$2500
                  Dorcus 44 "
                  Mary A. 23 "
                  Leety E. 21 "
                  Robert F. 20 "
                  Sarah J. 16 "
                  Luvenia 14 "
                  Jas. A. 14 "
                  Josiah E. 11 "
                  William P. 8 "
                  Perninia O. 6 "
                  Albert L. 3 "
                  Betheny 79 "
      Person in household #178 at top of page was born in TN; all subsequent places of birth on this page used ditto marks.
      (MAD: Betheny (Conley) was widow of William Duncan, per query by Harriet(t) Terry; Theny Dunkin mar. 11/17/1806 Robert Huddleston in Grainger Co. TN; possibly from Duplin Co. NC ?; see 1850 Grainger Co. TN)

1870 Union Co. TN Census
      No Duncan indexed


Union Co. TN Deed index 1856-1907 (FHL film 976,349)
      No Duncan to 1881

Union Co. TN Wills & Inventories v.B 1875-1911 (FHL film 976,337)
      No Duncan

Union Co. TN Administrators' settlements, v.B-C 1859-1884 (FHL film 976,335)
      Vol. 1859-1865 - no index
      Vol.B, 1865-1872 - no Duncan
      Vol.C, 1872-1884 - no Duncan

Union Co. TN Guardians Settlements 1856-1894 (FHL film 976,338)
      Vol.A, 1856-1862 - no index
      No Vol.B
      Vol.C, 1869-1890 - no Duncan

Union Co. TN Claims Against Estates 1872-1915 (FHL film 976,340)
      No Duncan

Union Co. TN County Court Minutes
      Vol. 1854-58 by WPA - no Duncan (FHL film 24,845)
      Vol. 1857-66 - no Duncan (FHL film 976,343)

HISTORIES before 1923

1887 "History of TN; East TN" by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.8 H2ha Vol.2)
      Pg.1147, Union Co.: John C. Buckner, miller, farmer and stock dealer, was born in Grainger (now Union) Co. December 29, 1826, the son of Col. Ezra and Elizabeth (Duncan) Buckner, the former born Nov. 14, 1797, in Knox Co., and died in this county Oct. 4, 1862; and the latter born in this county in 1800, and died March 12, 1883. Both were members of the Baptist Church. The father's family were from VA, he being a farmer and a colonel in the militia, and served in the war of 1812. Our subject, the third of 10 children, received a common school education, and September 12, 1850, married Nancy Miller, ...

1887 "History of Hamilton, Knox and Shelby Cos. TN" by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.8 H2ha, Vol.3)
      Pg.1051, Knox. Co.: J.A. Smith, agriculturist of the 8th Dist., was born December 11, 1822, in Grainger (now Union) Co. TN. He came to TN in September, 1882 (sic) and settled where he now resides. He is one of 7 children born to Josiah and Nancy (Stanley) Smith. ... When about 20 years of age our subject married Miss Emily Ann Buckner, a daughter of Ezra and Elizabeth (Duncan) Buckner, highly respected citizens of their locality. To our subject and wife were born twelve children: William E., Nancy B., Mary E., Pernina C., Margaret B., Joseph W., Pauline C., James, Hugh L., Penelope T., John L., Laura L. and Oscar D. ...

1911 "Colonial Families of the Southern States," by Stella Pickett Hardy (TN Gen. Society Library from Evelyn Sigler 8/1982; FHL book 973 D2hs)
      MAD: Information added about many individuals in small, neat ink printing.
      Pg.297-9: HUDDLESTON Family. ... Capt. Daniel Huddleston of Halifax Co. VA, b. England just prior to his parents removal to the VA Colony, and died prior to 1790, m. Mary Ball who d.1798, had 13 children, of which: (1) David, b. 1748-9; (2) Joseph of VA b. 1745 had a grandson Daniel Y. who served in C.S.A.; (MAD: renumbered but no "3") (4) John of Granger Co. TN, b. 1762, crippled after 3 years of age, line untraced; (5) Ezekiel, line untraced.
            David Huddleston, will 8-18-1786 pro. 10-12-1786, of VA, b. 2-8-1735 in Brunswick Co. now Halifax Co. VA, d. 11-3-1786 Rutherford Co. NC; in Revolution as private under his father Capt. Daniel Huddleston, after surrender of Lord Cornwallis he removed to Morgan District, Rutherford Co. NC where he was residing in 1786 (crossed out: he later removed to Granger Co. TN); he m. 1st 3-17-1759 to Sallie Easley, b. 1740-1783, dau. of John Easley, of Henrico Co. VA & Sailisbury District, Stokes Co. NC. Issue by 1st wife: (1) Wm. b. 176- m. 1784 Mary. (2) Hannah. (MAD: no "3" when renumbered) (4) Thomas, b. 1734 (MAD: sic), m. Ann McBee. (5) Robert b. 1783 m. Mary (Condley) Duncan 1805. (6) John of Union Co. TN, b. 1786 (MAD: changed to 1776 in brief list) in Rutherford Co. NC, in War of 1812, m. 1765 (MAD: sic) Rachel McBee, dau. of Israel McBee, issue: Pleasant M. b. 1806 d. 1847 m. Nancy Kelly, Locke b. 1808 m. Fielding Hurst, William Pryor b. 1810, John Galaway b.1812 d. 1862 m. 1833 Emily Hurst, Fleming b. 1818 d. 1863 m. 1846 Jane Neighbors, Maranda b. 1815 m. James Hodges, David N. b.1828 m. Kate dau. Ivin. Huddleston, Israel Francis b. 1828 m. 1858 Mary E. Brandon, Sallie b. 1821 d. 1850 m. 1838 Neal Southern. (7) Jennie b. 1767 m. Jos. Smart. (8) James b. 1772. (9) Polly b. 1769 d. unm. (10) David b. 1759 m. Jemima Condley. (MAD: see Union Co. TN)


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