Duncans in Denton Co. TX


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

Last revised October 28, 2014

Formed 1846 from Fannin


1850 Denton Co. TX census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Denton Co. TX Census
Valetta Ranch
Pg.438, #619-620, Jeremiah ROBINSON 41 AL farmer $2000-$3000
                  Frances (f) 35 KY
                  James R. 14, John L. 12 KY
                  Loving MORFATT (f) 16 IN ("Indiana")
                  J.B. DUNKIN (m) 33 KY farmer $0-$500
                  (MAD: Jennings "G." Duncan from Franklin Co. KY)

1870 Denton Co. TX Census
Precinct 1, P.O. Denton
Pg.127, #94-94, DUNCAN, Jennings (m) 42 KY farmer $1000-$680
                  Martha J. 22 MO keeping house
                  Eliza J. 7 TX at home
                  Mollie E. 2 TX at home
                  CLINE, Israel 53 VA farm laborer
                  Hellen 11 KS attend school
                  Allie (f) 10? (16?) MO attending school
                  BROWN, Margaret 12 TN BLACK house servant
Precinct 2, P.O. Pilot Point
Pg.158, #213-213, DUNCAN, Charles 23 MO farm laborer $0-$100
                  Rachel 17 TX keeping house
                  John T. 2, William G. 5/12 TX b.Dec.
                  (MAD: 1880 Washington Co. TX census)
Precinct 4, P.O. Elizabethtown
Pg.202, #154-165, DUNCAN, Askew (m) 23 AL farmer $600-$300
                  Florence (f) 23 MS keeping house
                  Martha 1 TX


Clark Co. IN Will (FHL film 1,415,963 item 2)
      F-83: 23 June 1871, Garnett Duncan of Louisville [Jefferson Co.] KY, now in my 72nd year and residing temporarily in France; to my son Blanton ..., and if Col. Geo. Hancock has conveyed to me the section of land in the Denton Colony, TX, I devise it to Blanton, and if not conveyed, I direct Col. Hancock to convey it to him. To my brother Henry $2500 and in fee all the lands I may own in TX in the leagues granted to Munday T?. Murphy subject to my contract concerning them. These lands are under the control of Geo. Lane? Esq. of Marshall, TX, with power to sell and convey. ... Probated Jefferson Co. KY, City of Louisville, 25 May 1875. (MAD: see Clark Co. IN for more heirs)

Scotland Co. MO Deed (SLC 7/17/2014; have JPG images)
      N-540/541: Jennings B. Duncan and Elizabeth Duncan his wife of Denton Co. TX for $100 paid by Henry M. Durkee and Charles S. Allen of Scotland Co. MO, sell to said Henry M. Durkee and Charles S. Allen real estate, the undivided 1/2 of W 1/2 of SW 1/4 of Sec.22 Twp.66 Range 12, in Scotland Co. MO, containing in all 80 acres more or less, with appurtenances, warrant title. 20 May 1867. /s/ J.B. Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan. Ack. 20 May 1867 by Jennings B. Duncan and Elizabeth Duncan his wife before Otis G. Welch, Notary Public of Denton Co. TX. Filed for record July 24, 1867. (FHL film 1,014,505)

HISTORIES before 1923

1889 "Biographical souvenir of the state of Texas : containing biographical sketches of the representative public and many early settled families" by F. Battey (FHL book 976.4 D3bs and films 547,587 and 599,230 and 1,000,596 item 2; and from Lucille Mehrkam and Evelyn Sigler; sketches alphabetical, good index)
      Pg.264: Mrs. Martha J. Duncan, native of Scotland Co. MO, daughter of Israel and Elizabeth (Kinder) Cline, the children respectively of David Kline (sic) and Jacob Kinder. Mrs. Duncan was reared and educated in MO and came to TX with her parents in 1860. In 1869 she was married to Jennings Duncan; four children: Boone, Jennings, Edna and Mildred. Jennings Duncan, the late husband of Martha J. and father of above children, was always a farmer. In 1861 he enlisted in Confederate army under Capt. Dougherty and served through entire Civil War. Mrs. Duncan, with her children, reside on the home farm. (MAD: no TX county given; 1870 Denton Co. TX census)


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