Duncans in Lavaca Co. TX


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

Last revised February 18, 2003

Formed 1846 from Colorado, Victoria, Jackson, Gonzales


1850-1860 Lavaca Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Lavaca Co. TX Census
Halletsville Twp.
Pg.430, #344-313, DUNCAN, William B. 38 MO farmer $0-$0
                  Malinda 28 MO keeping house
                  Collins W.F. [Duncan] (m) 16 MO works on farm
                  William C. 14 MO works on farm
                  Martha A. 12, James 9 MO at home
                  Washington 3 TX at home
                  DENNIS?, Rachel 10 MO at home
                  (MAD: William B. born "Missouri"; 1880 Brown Co. TX census; not identified 1860; 1850 Barry Co. MO census with parents)


Some early Duncans in Lavaca Co. TX:
      Charles R. Duncan, 1836-1837, had Bounty Grant for land in Colorado Co. TX and in Lavaca Co. TX, and 2nd Class Grant for land in McMullen Co. TX for immigrating between 3/1/1836 and 10/1/1837 (listed on pg.332, 924, and 1054, "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, and 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). Charles R. Duncan received bounty warrant #7090 for 640 acres on 30 Jan. 1839 for service from 6/10 to 12/10/1836, 640 acres were patented to him on 25 May 1847; Patent #134 Vol.1 Abstract 180, GLO file ? 40 ("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). (MAD: 1850 Washington Co. TX census)


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