Duncans in Williamson Co. TN


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

Last revised August 10, 2003

Formed 1799 from Davidson
Maury formed 1807 from Williamson


1820 Williamson Co. TN Census
        John Duncan         010010  - 40010

1830 Williamson Co. TN Census
        No Duncan indexed
Pg.265  Margaret McBride    0       - 0021,01
          (MAD: ?? Peggy Duncan mar. James McBride 11/7/1822;
            could she be the Peggy Davis who mar. Joseph Duncan 11/12/1812?)

1840 Williamson Co. TN Census
      No Duncan indexed
      No McBride indexed Williamson Co., no M. or Margaret or Peggy McBride indexed in TN

1850 Williamson Co. TN Census (and from Roy Hall 2/1989)
Page numbers without parens are stamped page numbers, within parens are handwritten numbers
13th District
Pg.280 (560), #575, C.L. PENNINGTON 60 VA farmer $1760
                  Susan 59 VA
                  David 24, Martha 21, Charles 19, John 11 TN
                  (MAD: looking for Charles Pennington, wife Rachael; see Knox Co. TN for Wright gen., no date but had dau. Evaline b. ca? 1810)
14th District
Pg.290 (580), #723, Joseph WILSON 53 TN farmer $200 blind
                  Parmelia A. 33 TN
                  Jason 11, Robert 9, James 7 TN
                  Sarah M. 5, Parale T. 2 TN
                  (MAD: Joseph Wilson mar. Parmelia A. Duncan 3/22/1838)
Pg.293 (585), #754, Margaret McBRIDE 70 MD
                  Evaline DUNCAN 20 TN
                  Nancy 18, Sabrina 16 TN
                  (MAD: James McBride mar. Peggy Duncan 11/7/1822)

1860 Williamson Co. TN Census Pg.200, #272-264, M. McBRIDE (f) 80 MD farming $0-$0
                  Ev DUNCAN (f) 30 TN
                  N.D. (f) 28, S. (f) 24 TN
Pg.208, #398-387, G.W. SIMPSON (m) 34 NH? merchant $500-$5000?
                  M.J.(f) 23 TN
                  A.M.(m) 4, J.M.(m) 2, F.W.(m) 4/12 TN
                  A.F.(m?) 26, C.C.(f) 26, J.B.(m) 24, J.K.(m) 22 NH?
                  Wm. KENEDY 32 TN farmer $0-$1000
                  S.J. (f) 26 TN
                  W.R. (m) 3/12 TN
                  (MAD: Susana J. Duncan mar. William J. Canada 10/16/1859 Scott Co. TN; Juannah Canada mar. William Carrol 1/5/1865 Scott Co. TN; dau. of John R. Duncan & Nancy Duncan of 1860 Scott Co. TN from Anderson Co. TN per Newspaper article by Jasper Smith, mar. 1st Jack Kennedy who d. Civil War, then Bill Carroll; probably not 1870 Anderson Co. TN)

1870 Williamson Co. TN Census
District 6, P.O. Franklin
Pg.94, #132-134, DENKIN, John 60 MD BLACK laborer $0-$50
                  Jinny (f) 70 MD BLACK keeping house
District 14, P.O. Franklin
Pg.225, #55-59, DUNCAN, A.C. (f) 57 TN BLACK keeping house $0-$0
                  Nancy 55 TN BLACK at home
                  Sabrina (f) 50 TN BLACK at home


Williamson Co. TN Wills, etc.
      12-480: A.B. Duncan inventory and sales, Dec. 1857; sale 17 Oct. 1857; most sales to Malinda Epison, a few others; no Duncan purchasers; W.C. Potts admin. (FHL film 453,940)
            MAD: Williamson Co. TN loose records: May 1858, Andrew B. Duncan departed this life in 1857 intestate. William C. Potts was appointed admr. of the estate. Andrew owned a tract of land containing about 135 acres conveyed by Thomas and Ellen Harris. Andrew left a widow, Nancy, and children: James, Susan, Louis, Alexander, and Mary Duncan who are residents of Kentucky. Thomas and Ellen Harris retained a lien on the tract of land of about $30 the amount of the unpaid portion. The estate is insolvent and it is necessary to sell the land to pay the debts of the estate. From "Misc. (loose) Records, Williamson Co. TN" Vol.5, pg.40, by Louis G. Lynch.

Williamson Co. TN Wills & Inventories 1800-1818, by Historical Records, typed for WPA (FHL film 24,871 item 2-3)
      Will Book Vol.1, 1800-1812 - no Duncan will, no cross-index
      Will Book Vol.B, 1811-1818 - new index, complete
            Pg.343, John Sample Decd, inventory filed Oct. session 1817, includes in list of many accounts, J. Duncan, $3.13.

Williamson Co. TN Letters of Administration, 1838-1878 (FHL film 454,000)
      1836+ - no Duncan
      Vol. A, to 1855 - no Duncan
      Vol. B:
            B-37: Oct. 1857, Andrew B. Duncan is dead, no will, William C. Potts appointed admin.


Williamson Co. TN Deed Indexes 1799-1883 v.1-3 (FHL film 454,095)
      Index Books A to L, to 1833 - no Duncan
      Index Books M to X, to 1857 - no Duncan


Williamson Co. TN Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions
      1817-1827 - No index (FHL film 453,915)
      1827-1836 - not looked at (FHL film 453,916)

Williamson Co. TN Court P&Q Minutes, incl. indexes, Vol.4-6, 1827-36 (FHL film 453,916)
      MAD: catalogued as including indexes, but no indexes found at front or back of these volumes
      Vol.4, 1827-1830, Record of Law Suits - no index
      Vol.5, 1830-1831 - no index
      Vol.6, 1831-1836 - no index

Williamson Co. TN County Court Minutes; incl. indexes; Vol.12-14, 1831-1840 (FHL film 453,336)
      Vol.12, 1831-1832 - no Duncan indexed
      Vol.13, 1832-1834 - no Duncan indexed
      Vol.14, 1835-1840 - no Duncan indexed


Williamson Co. TN Tax Records 1800-1813 (FHL film 456,076)
1800: no Duncan
1801: no Duncan
1802: no Duncan
1803: Derryberry (Adam & Jacob); no Duncan
1804: no Duncan
1805: Duncan, John, 1 wp
1806: Duncan, John, 1 wp
1807: Dunkin, Amos, 1 wp (MAD: Amos Dunkin mar. Christiana Derryberry 8/6/1807; she 1850 Maury Co. TN)
            Duncan, James, 1 wp
            Duncan, John, 1 wp
1808: Duncan, James, 1 wp
1809: Dancan, Amos, 1 wp
1810: Duncan, Benjamin, 1 wp
1811: Duncan, Amos, 1 wp
1812: Duncan, James, 1 wp
            Duncan, Amos, 1 wp, double tax
1813: Duncanson?, Leonard, 1 wp
1814: Duncan, James, 1 wp
1815: no Duncan
1816: Duncan, James, 1 wp
1817-1820: no Duncan
1821: Duncan, Joseph, 1 wp
1822: no Duncan

HISTORIES before 1923

ca 1887 "Histories of Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Bedford and Marshall Counties, TN" by Goodspeed
      No Duncan biographical sketch.


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