Duncans in Goliad Co. TX


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

Last revised August 10, 2002

Formed 1836, Old Mexican Municipality
DeWitt formed 1846 from Goliad, Gonzales, Victoria
Bee formed 1857 from Goliad, Refugio, Live Oak, San Patricio


1850-1860 Goliad Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Goliad Co. TX Census
P.O. Goliad
Pg.365, #156-156, EVANS, Robert 42 VA BLACK farmer $0-$125
                  Jane 30 TX BLACK keeping house
                  Robert 5, William 2 TX BLACKS
                  Buck (m) 2/12 TX Mar?. BLACK
                  DUNCAN, Lee (m) 16 TX BLACK works on farm
                  Green (m) 14 TX BLACK works on farm


Some early Duncans in Goliad Co. TX:
      James W. Duncan, 1835-1836; Signed Goliad Resolution 21 Nov. 1835, executed at Goliad 27 March 1836. ("Goliad, 130 years after : Refugio and Guadalupe, Victoria, March 1836-1966 ; day-by-day in the words of men who were there" by Roy Grimes, 1966, Clayton, TX, Library book 976.4123 G862 GOLIAD; "Presidio La Bahia ... 1721 to 1846" (Goliad Co.) by Kathryn Stoner O'Connor, 1966, Clayton, TX, Library book 976.4 O18 TEX; Vol.3#3 "Texas Heritage Quarterly" from Lucille Mehrkam 1984)
      James W. Duncan, 1859-1861, had fallen with Fannin; his heirs received bounty warrants; 29 Oct. 1859, his heirs received bounty warrant #134 for 960 acres; 320 acres in Marion Co. patented to the heirs on 1/18/1869, 40.75 acres in Cass Co. on 5/2/1871, 81.66 acres in Marion Co. on 3/4/1875, 234.5 acres in Morris Co. on 1/24/1906, and 278.8 acres in Red River Co. on 6/27/1868. On 14 Dec. 1861, his heirs received bounty warrant #365 for 960 acres; 300 acres in Cass Co. patented to heirs on 5/19/1869, 157 acres in Morris Co. on 4/23/1869, 503 acres in Franklin Co. on 3/1/1871. ("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).
      Lee Duncan, 22 Aug. 1873, mar. Frankie Shelton
      Frank Duncan, 9 Nov. 1878, mar. Lizzie Shelton
      Green Duncan, 3 Aug. 1875, mar. Srah Perryman


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