Duncans in Ft. Bend Co. TX


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

Last revised August 25, 2007

Formed 1837 from Austin


1850-1860 Ft. Bend Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Ft. Bend Co. TX Census
Richmond P.O.
Pg.544, #76-76, DUNCAN, John 8 KY BLACK with others
Pg.551, #208-208, DUNCAN, Henry (m) 45 AL BLACK farms on shares
                  Agnes 36 KY BLACK keeping house
                  EVANS, Martha 18 MS BLACK farms on shares
                  GREEN, Henry 11 MS BLACK
                  Robert 7 MS BLACK
                  DUNCAN, Alexander 4 TX BLACK
                  Lawyer (m) 1 TX BLACK
Pg.572-573, #45-45, HUBBARD, Amos 52 AL BLACK wood chopper $0-$0
                  Augustina (f) 29 AL MULATTO wash woman
                  MARTIN, George W. 12 TX MULATTO
                  DUNCAN, Willie (m) 4 TX MULATTO
                  HUBBARD, James 10/12 TX MULATTO b.July
                  EDWARDS, Sawyer (m) 22 FL BLACK wood chopper

HISTORIES before 1923

"History of Fort Bend County [Texas] : containing biographical sketches of many noted characters: General M.B. Lamar, president of the Republic of Texas, Mrs. Jane Long, called the "Mother of Texas," "Deaf Smith" the famous spy and scout, the Bordens, printers, soldiers and inventors, Mier prisoners, Santa Fe prisoners and some of Fannin's men, all of whom are buried in the cemetery at Richmond" by A.J. Sowell; pub. Houston, Tex.: W.H. Coyle & Co., stationers and printers, 1904, 387 pgs. (LH12391, HeritageQuest images 5/2007)
      Pg.285: Muster Roll of Texas Rangers (Civil War) ... William Duncan, Brazoria County, wounded and left at Perryville, Ky.

1894 "Memorial and genealogical record of southwest Texas : containing biographical histories and genealogical records of many leading men and prominent families" pub. by Goodspeed Brothers (FHL book 976.4 D3mg; from Lucille Mehrkam 2/1984)
      Pg.511: O.G. CANNON. ... He owes his nativity to Montgomery Co., Ala., where he was born in 1847, to Henry and Elizabeth (Duncan) Cannon, natives also of Alabama. The family came to Texas in 1849, and settled in Austin County, five miles south of San Felipe, where the father tilled a large plantation for three years. In 1853 he moved to what is now Ft.Bend County, and was there engaged in stock business until his death in 1870. ... To himself and wife four sons and four daughters were given, of whom the subject of this sketch is the only one living member, all dying young except Newton, who lived to be twenty-two years of age. ... (MAD: one Elizabeth Duncan mar. Henry "Connors" 12/22/1842 Pike Co. AL)
      1860 Wharton Co. TX Census, Pg.254, #103, Henry CANNON 45 NC; Andrew 16, Gip (m) 18 TX.
      1850 Harrison Co. TX Census, Pg.97 #760, H.E. CANNON (m) 53 GA farmer $400, L.(f) 20 TN, J.(m) 20, J.(f) 11, L.(f) 10 TN, C.(f) 7, W.(f) 4 TX
      MAD: not positively identified in TX census


Some early Duncans in Ft. Bend Co. TX:
      Thomas Dunkin, 7 June 1841, appraiser with Robert H. Williams of estate of 440 acres in Matagorda Co. belonging to Moses A. Foster's estate; from Probate Book 1. ("Ft. Bend Co. Records" Deeds 1838-1851; Probate 1838-1849; Marriages 1838-1868" by Mora Waddell Boone et al, 1979, pub. by Ft.Bend Co. Gen. Society, Clayton, TX, Library book 976.4135 B724 FORTBE; from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984)
      Isaac Duncan, 11 Jan. 1853, mar. Mrs. Hannah Jones (MAD: see Austin Co. TX; see ?? Hannah in 1860-1870 Fayette Co. TX census)


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