Duncans in Cooke Co. TX


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

Last revised February 18, 2003

Formed 1848 from Fannin
Jack, Wise formed 1856 from Cooke
Clay, Montague formed 1857 from Cooke


1850-1860 Cooke Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Cooke Co. TX Census
Precinct #1, P.O. Gainesville
Pg.191, #8-8, DUNCAN, Madison J. 47 MO BLACK farmer $0-$0
                  Queen E. (f) 40 AR BLACK keeping house
                  RICHARD, Harvey 11 TX BLACK at home
                  Ardelia (f) 10 TX BLACK at home
                  DUNCAN, Emma 6 TX BLACK at home
                  Lee (m) 4, Elizabeth 3 TX BLACKS at home
                  Margertta (f) 1 TX BLACK at home

1880 Cooke Co. TX Census (partial; from Jeannine Wright 1/1992, page # from index)
Gainesville, Ward #2, June 2, 1880
Pg.194C, #28-29, CONRAD, J.M. (m) 31 IN (blank) mar. IN IN
            M.E. (f) 20 MO wife PA KY
            Rosa 3 TX dau. IN MO
            Gracie 1 TX dau. IN MO
            DUNCAN, R.W. (m) 63 PA father-in-law PA PA
            S.A.F. (f) 26 MO sister-in-law PA KY
            B.L. (m) 24 MO brother-in-law PA KY
            (MAD: Robert W. Duncan in 1850 Marion Co. MO census, 1860 Pike Co. MO census, 1870 Madison Co. MO census)
Precinct 1, pg.49
Pg.217A, #379-383, MAXWELL, Z.T. (m) 30 MO mar. dairyman TN AL
            L.T. (f) 22 TX wife keeping house VA TN
            W.M. (m) 5 TX son MO TX
            S.F. (f) 3 TX dau. MO TX
            Samuel 2/12 TX son MO TX
            DUNCAN, E. (f) 47 TN mother-in-law TN TN
            Mary 20 TX sister-in-law VA TN
            A.M. (m) 16 TX brother-in-law VA TN
            M.E. (f) 15 TX sister-in-law VA TN
            Edith 13 TX sister-in-law VA TN
            Edwin 11 TX brother-in-law VA TN
Precinct ?, pg.20?
Pg.230A, #191-199, Garnett DUNCAN 38 KY mar. farmer KY KY
            Samantha 28 IA wife keeping house KY KY
            Annie 13 MO dau. at home KY IA
            Robt. E. 10 MO son KY IA
            Jefferson 9 MO KY IA
            Edgar 3 MO KY IA
            (MAD: "G." Duncan, 1850 Trimble Co. KY census, son of Frederick Duncan; 1870 Lawrence Co. MO census)


Index to TX Confederate Pension Records (from Lucille Mehrkam 10/1983)
      Application, Name, County, Book
      33988, Duncan, David, Cooke, 4


Some early Duncans in Cooke Co. TX:
      Daniel Duncan, 15 Nov. 1837, received bounty warrant #315 for 480 acres for service from Jan. 12 to Nov. 14, 1837; 453 acres in Cooke Co. were patented to James A. Caldwell, assignee on 3 Dec. 1845; Patent 94 Vol.2 Abst. 338 GLO file Fan Bty. 113. ("Bounty and Donation Land Grants of Texas 1835-1888" by Thomas Lloyd Miller, 1967, for service between 1835 and 1846, from records of the TX General Land Office; from Lucille Mehrkam 1984). Daniel Duncan's Bounty land grant was listed on pg.374, "Abstract of Titled and Patented Lands Compiled From the Records of the General Land Office of the State of Texas" published in Austin in 1860 (index by Paul Campbell, published in Vol.3#2 "Texas Heritage Quarterly," from Lucille Mehrkam 2/1984 and CA State Library, Sutro Branch, book F385 T48)


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