Duncans in Tyler Co. TX


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

Last revised August 10, 2002

Formed 1846 from Liberty


1850 Tyler Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Tyler Co. TX Census
Woodville P.O.
Pg.359, #201-207, M.E. DUNCAN (f) 23 AL widowed $2400-$450
                  H.W. (m) 7 MS
                  G.McM. (m) 3 SC
                  M.A. (f) 2, J.A.N. (m) 1 TX
                  Jas. LEA 25 AL farm laborer $0-$75
                  L. McKINNIS (m) 32 MS farm laborer
                  John MARTIN 29 MS farm laborer $0-$75
                  (MAD: Mary E. Gillum, mar. Absolum L. Duncan 12/16/1850 Bibb Co. AL; A.L. Dunkin 5/10/1826 - 1/6/1859 and M.E. Dunkin 10/17/1833 - 11/30/1904 bur. Mt.Pisgah Cemetery; from "Tyler Co. TX Cemeteries" from Lucille Mehrkam 6/1984, perhaps "Tyler County, Texas, gravestone inscriptions" by Jim and Ann Crews Laird, FHL book 976.4163 V3L)

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.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) ... Father of Ducalion W. Yeager was Abijah Yeager (sketch also has parents & family of Abijah Yeager) 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. (MAD: see 1860 Tyler Co. TX census)


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