Duncan research files of
1850 Hunt Co. TX Census
No Duncan indexed
1860 Hunt Co. TX Census
P.O. Caddo Villa
Pg.348, #178-164, Robert DUNCAN 22 AL farmer $0-$150
Mary J. 32 MS (not mar.in year)
Pg.348, #179-165, John R. DUNCAN 27 TN farmer $0-$300
Sophia C. 31 TN
John R. 3, Mary E. 2 TX
Clara B. 5/12 TX
Mary J. DUNCAN 18 AL
Clarinda DUNCAN 33 TN
(MAD: 1850 Van Zandt Co. TX census)
1870 Hunt Co. TX Census
Precinct 4, P.O. Lone Oak
Pg.397, #329-318, DUNCAN, Samantha (f) 40 TN keeping house $0-$850
Elizabeth 11 TX at home
Belle (f) 10 TX at home
Louisa 5 TX at home
HUGHES, Acenith 60 (f) TN keeping house (white
BRADSHAW (no second name) (f) 42 TN keeping house (white)
(MAD: John R. & Sophia C. Duncan in 1860 census)
Pg.403, #410-398, DUNCAN, Ann 26 TN keeping house (white) $0-$0
Smith (m) 2 TX at home
ELDER, Joseph H. 17 TN BLACK farm lab.
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 1984; sketches alphabetical, good index)
Pg.932-3: Hugh B. Yeager, born TX; father was Ducalion W. Yeager b. Bibb Co. AL to Fannin Co. TX 1855, Hunt Co. 1859; mother was maiden named Sarah A. Gillum, also b. AL, still living on homestead in Hunt Co. Hugh B. is 5th of 7 children: Henry V., Maggie J., Louis W., Personder C., Azariah O. and Mary A. Hugh B. Yeager b. Hunt Co. TX 21 April 1860 ... married on Dec. 3, 1885, to Miss Ellen L., dau. of John H. Younger and sister of F.S. Younger (biog. in book, not copied) ... Father of Ducalion W. Yeager was Abijah Yeager (sketch also has parents & family of Abijah, not copied) b. VA, married Lucy Williams in 1810 in GA, moved to Bibb Co. AL 1818, settled 4 miles south of Centreville, died there 1862 aged 75 years; Lucy Y. his widow died there age 95. Abijah had 7 children: James M. d. Fannin Co. TX 1862, Lewis W., Berry B. d. Vicksburg MS 1862-3 during seige, Gabriel P. d. Smith Co. TX 1860, Ducalion W., Theodocia C. mar. M. Dobbins, and Martha E. mar. M. Woolley. ... Sarah A. Gillum, mother of subject (Hugh B. Yeager), had two sisters, Narcissa J. and Mary E. Narcissa J. mar. L.D. Friday now a resident of Choctaw Co. MS. Mary E. married A. Dunkins who died in Wood Co. TX in 1860. The widow is still living in Wood Co. Sarah A. Gillum also had two half sisters, Effie E. and Denica E. Lee.
Some early Duncans in Hunt Co. TX:
George W. Duncan, 1837-1840, listed in Hunt Co. TX as 3rd class grant for immigration 10/1/1837 to 1/1/1840 on pg.784, "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 (indexed 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)
G.W. Duncan, 1846, on tax list in Hunt Co. ("Republic of Texas: Poll Lists for 1846" by Marion Day Mullins, 1974, FHL book 976.4 R4m; from Lucille Mehrkam 2/1984 and from Ruth Robertson)
Geo. W. Duncan, 19 Jan. 1848, sold 320 acres by his atty. to Constantine Foster, 3rd class, patent #29 on 31 Dec. 1845, Vol.2 Old Abst.129; Sheriff Wm. Downing to Cons. Foster, S. 1/2 of 320 acres granted Geo. W. Duncan, patent #23 of Vol.4, 3rd Class Head Right. (from Abstract of Land Titles 1848 in Vol.I, and Vol.III, "Archives and pioneers of Hunt County, Texas" by Frances Terry Ingmire ca 1975; from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984; FHL book 976.4272 H2i)
Robert Duncan, 9 Aug. 1860, mar. Mary J. Kilborn.
Robert Duncan, 20 June 1861, age 28, enlisted in Civil War under Capt. Jackson Wilson, also served under Capt. Dubose ("Johnny Rebs of Hunt Co. TX" by Frances Terry Ingmire and Robert Lee Thompson; from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984; FHL book 976.4272 M2i)
P.R. Duncan, ca 1861, served in Civil War under Capt. Dubose ("Johnny Rebs of Hunt Co. TX" by Frances Terry Ingmire and Robert Lee Thompson; from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984; FHL book 976.4272 M2i)
Joseph A. Duncan, 1 March 1862, of Hunt Co. TX, enlisted in First TX Legion of Cavalry at San Augustine, TX ("Johnny Rebs of Hunt Co. TX" by Frances Terry Ingmire and Robert Lee Thompson; from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984; FHL book 976.4272 M2i)
Geo. W. Duncan, 25 Sept. 1867, #909 on 1867 Voter Registration, MS. (Vol.I, "Archives and Pioneers of Hunt Co. TX" from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984 on disk)
Ann E. Duncan, 2 July 1872, mar. Wm. T. Harris.
Mrs. S.C. Duncan, 1873, on personal property tax list (pg.16, 91, "John W. McGuffin log book of personal property & poll tax, Hunt County, Texas, 1873" by Frances Terry Ingmire; from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984; FHL booklet 976.4 A1 no. 127)
Geo. Duncan, 1874, original grantee of 160 acres in Lamar Co., on 1874 tax list of Hunt Co. for M.H. Ragsdale, Abstract #129 (Vol.I, "Archives and pioneers of Hunt County, Texas" by Frances Terry Ingmire ca 1975; from Lucille Mehrkam 5/1984; FHL book 976.4272 H2i)
Mary E. Duncan, 23 June 1874, mar. S.P. Jenkins.
Jack Duncan, 15 July 1877, enlisted as Private in Special State Troops under J.L. Hall, discharged 15 Nov. 1877, "born" (resided) Clinton (Harris or Hunt Co.), TX ("TX Rangers and Minute Men 1847-1900" Vol.3 by Frances T. Ingmire; from Lucille Mehrkam 11/1985; FHL book 976.4 M2if Vol.4)
C.B. Duncan, 14 Feb. 1880, mar. (Mr.) J.H. Joyce.
"History of Wise County [TX] : a link with the past" Vol.1, ed. by Rosalie Gregg, 1972/1975 (from Lucille Mehrkam 6/1984; FHL book 976.4532 H2w)
Pg.367: Peggy Jenkens Logan Family. This biographical sketch contains information that Silas Paul Jenkins mar. Mary Elizabeth Duncan on 6/23/1874; she born 2/10/1859, died in 1825 (MAD: mar. Hunt Co. TX), the dau. of John Rutherford Duncan b. 5/24/1833, died 5/1866, who mar. Sophia Bradshaw 11/6/1856. The article gives more on their family and children.
"The Duncan Family; Memories and More" by B.J. Rone, Jr., 1982 (FHL book 929.273 D912rb; mostly recent families)
This book gives descendants of John Wilson Duncan, b. 3/29/1849 AL, mar. Sousiana Quinn in 1875, to TX in 1888. (MAD: Franklin Co. AL to Hunt Co. TX)
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