Duncans in Texas Co. MO


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

Last revised October 29, 2014

Formed 1845 from Shannon, Wright as Ashley Co., renamed to Texas


1850 Texas Co. MO Census (also from Vivian Biddle 1982)
Pg.1, #11, John BYLY 47 NC farmer $0
                  Sena 47 TN
                  Jane DUNCAN 10 TN
Pg.6, #74, Samuel DUNCAN 21 MO lawyer $0
                  Mariana C. 15 MO, mar. in year
                  (MAD: ?? 1870 Shelby Co. MO census)

1860 Texas Co. MO Census
Carroll Twp.
Pg.979, #163-149, Urriah DUNCAN 42 KY farmer $1555-$900
                  Rebecca M. 25 AR
                  Erasmus A. 5, Leonora A. (f) 3 MO
                  Hester JONES 11 MO
                  (MAD: 1850 Madison Co. MO census; "Leonora" written plainly)

1870 Texas Co. MO Census
Carroll Twp., P.O. Houston
Pg.384, #58-58, STANSBERRY, John L. 35 IN farmer $2500-$1000
                  Rebecca M. 33 AR housekeeper
                  Mary E. 16 IN idiot
                  Sarah C. 14 IN
                  Maranda E. 11, Isadora F. 10, Rebecca 5 MO
                  DUNCAN, Erasmus A. 16 MO
                  Sinnorah (f) 13 MO
                  (MAD: "Sinnorah" not "Leonora"; Rebecca M. Stansberry was probably the widow of Uriah Duncan who died intestate by 1/15/1866, admin. John Stansberry, from Letters of Admin. & Bonds 1845-1862 & 1865-1866; on pg.103, Vol.27, 6/1975, "MO Pioneers," FHL book 977.8 D2h, from Denzil Mauldin 1984; will for one Uriah Duncan and probate files for James W. and George W. Duncan indexed in Book I, 1871-1943, from Vol.VIII/1&2 Spring & Summer 1986, "Ozar'kin" FHL book 977.8 D25o)
Cass Twp., P.O. Houston
Pg.391, #48-48, DUNKIN, John L. 26 TN farmer $200-$250
                  Jennie 22 TN housekeeper
                  William E. 1 MO


Texas Co. MO Abstract & index to deeds v.1-2 1845-185 [MAD: 1885?] (FHL film 927,939; SLC 5/11/2013)
      No Duncan grantor to 1870
      B-212: Duncan, Uriah from Houston, J.C., June 22, 1858 Aug. 3, 1858, W.D., SE SW 3-29-7
      D-656: Duncan, Uriah from Chilton, James, Sept. 17, 1861, Jan. 23, 1862, W.D., E 1/2 SW? 4 & lots 4&5 NE 4 W2 L4 NW 3-29-7
      No others to 1870

Texas Co. MO Deeds (SLC 7/17/2014; have JPG and PNG images of deeds)
      B-212/213: John C. Houston of Dent Co. MO for $100 paid by Uriah Duncan of Texas Co. MO, sell tract or parcel of land in Texas Co. MO, the SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 Sec.3 Twp.29N Range 7W containing 40 acres more or less, with appurtenances, warrant title. 22 June 1858. /s/ John C. Houston, Ann D. (X) Houston. Ack. 22 June 1858 by John C. Houston and Ann Divine Houston his wife before M.M. McSpadden, Clerk of Dent Co. Circuit Court. Filed August 3 and recorded August 24, 1858. (FHL film 927,941)
      D-656/657: James Chilton of Texas Co. MO for $329.96 received to my full satisfaction of Uriah Duncan of Texas Co. MO, sell tract or parcel of land in Texas Co. MO, E 1/2 of Lot 3, Lots 4 and 5 of NE 1/4 Sec.4 and W 1/2 of Lot 4 of NW 1/4 Sec.3 in Twp.29N Range 7W containing 240 acres more or less, with appurtenances, warrant title, and Mary Ann Chilton, wife of said James Chilton, for consideration afsd, relinquish my right of dower to the said Uriah Duncan. 17 Sept. 1861. /s/ James (X) Chilton, Mary Ann (X) Chilton. Ack. 17 Sept. 1861 by James Chilton and Mary Ann his wife before A. Smotherman?, J.P. of Texas Co. MO. Filed and recorded Jan. 23, 1862. (FHL film 927,942)

HISTORIES before 1923

"Portrait and biographical record of Lafayette and Saline Counties, Missouri : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States." (anonymous); pub. Chicago: Chapman Bros., 1893, 648 pgs. (LH10661, HeritageQuest images 5/2007; FHL film 1,033,900 item 4 and 1,000,296 item 1)
      Pg.410: GEORGE W. SHUMATE, residing on section 12, township 51, range 20, in Saline County, was born in the State of Virginia in 1822, the son of James and Jane (Conway) Shumate. ... The parents of our subject came to Missouri in 1837 and settled in Warren County. Early in 1849 they came to Saline County and remained there until the death of the father in 1881. The family consisted of four sons and two daughters. ... Thomas Conway [Shumate] married Miss Elizabeth Duncan, and resides in Texas County, Mo. ...


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