Overview - Duncans of Eastern TN Before 1800


Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

April 21, 2001

Some Duncan Families of
Eastern Tennessee Before 1800

1991 Revision

1991 Revision by Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson of Placerville, CA
1979 original version by Alice Young Duncan and Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson


Table of Contents
       Comments - Addresses and library copies, 1 July 2000

Section I  -  Marshall Duncan the Elder, born 1700-10; married Ann or Mary Ann          before 1739; in Prince William Co. VA 1739-1741; in "Granville Co." NC by 1751; in Rowan Co. NC 1764; died Surry Co. NC 1777. Some children to Washington Co. TN.

Section II  -  Thomas Duncan, born 23 Aug. 1768; married Mary "Polly" Lynch on 21 April 1790 in Washington Co. TN; in Washington Co. TN 1790-1795; in Carter Co. TN 1798; in Buncombe Co. NC 1810; in White Co. TN 1818 when he sold land in Greenville Co. SC; in White Co. TN until his death in 1832. His widow Polly married 2nd Reuben Harris Sr. on 14 Jan. 1838 in McDonough Co. IL.

Section III  -  Joseph Duncan the Elder, born before 1720, son of          Duncan and Miss          Bruce, from PA or MD; married          Burns. Children in Washington, Blount and Greene Co. TN.

Section IV  -  Jeremiah Duncan, born about 1750; married Rebecca          before 1773; in Botetourt Co. VA 1794; in Greene Co. TN 1797; may have been in Rhea Co. TN in 1809; probably in Overton Co. TN in 1820.

Section V  -  Questions, Loose Ends, Leads. John Duncan of Pittsylvania Co. VA; Craven Duncan and wife Agnes of Greene and Jefferson Co. TN; Newberry Duncan of Blount, Knox and Anderson Co. TN; and others.

Appendix  -  Bible and Family Records
Additional Information not in published book
   Sec. I - 8.5.3.  Story of Crossing the Plains to California in 1864
   Sec. IV - Additional Information about Jeremiah Duncan

Book Index - Surnames -------- (Unknown) to DR;   DU (including Duncan) to DY;   E to L;   M to P;   R to Z


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