Duncans in Panola Co. MS


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

Last revised July 13, 2003

Formed 1836 from Chickasaw Cession of 1832
Quitman formed 1877 from Panola, Coahoma


1840 Panola Co. MS Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Panola Co. MS Census
13th District
Pg.362, #801, William J. ALFORD 26 NC carpenter $5000
                  Juliann (f) 24 TN
                  George MOORE 28 SCT carpenter $0
                  Elijah 25 NC laborer $0
                  James DUNCAN 26 TN laborer $0
                  D.A. KINCHLOW (m) 26 NC (occupation:) M.I?. $0

1860 Panola Co. MS Census
Pg.230 (82), #592, R.W. DUNCAN (m) 35 NC house carpenter $0-$5,000
                  Mary 25 TN
                  Balley (f) 2 TN

1870 Panola Co. MS Census
      No Duncan indexed


Panola Co. MS Deed Indexes
      1st District, 1836-1889; deed index v.1-2 1836-1906 (FHL film 891,059); index to conveyances v.3 1836-1906 (FHL film 891,060)
            No Duncan grantor or grantee
      2nd District, 1836-1893; index, direct & reverse, v.A 1836-1880 (FHL film 892,751)
            No Duncan grantor or grantee

HISTORIES before 1923

1889 "Biographical and historical memoirs : of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring counties, Arkansas, comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties above named, and numerous biographical sketches of their prominent citizens" (Central AR) pub. by Goodspeed (FHL film 934,823 item 2 and FHL book 976.7 D3bhm; Los Angeles Public Library book; from Evelyn Sigler 8/1983 and Lorna LaFave 3/1984)
      Pg.455-6: Pulaski County: Dr. George W. Granberry, a prominent physician and surgeon, of Jacksonville, Ark., was born in Russell Co. AL, September 13, 1848, being a son of Richmond and Zilpha (Duncan) Granberry. The father was a native of Jefferson Co. GA, born in 1817. His parents were Thomas and Claricy (Yarbrough) Granberry, both from the State of Georgia, who moved to Mississippi, when Richmond was in his sixth year. After a residence of a few years in Mississippi, they returned to Georgia, moving to Alabama in 1837, but during their declining years decided to again return to Georgia and pass their last days in that State. Thomas Granberry was a well-known Baptist preacher, and of Irish descent. Mrs. Zilpha Granberry was born in North Carolina, in 1820, and was the daughter of Edmond and Nancy (White) Duncan; the father a native of North Carolina, and of Scotch descent. Mr. Duncan was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and fought in a regiment from his native State. He escaped the siege and capture of Charleston with his regiment, by being mounted in place of a sick trooper, and taking part in the disastrous expedition with Gen. Moultrie to Monk's Corner, where the command was surprised by Tarleton, and cut to pieces. Mr. Duncan was among the fortunate few who escaped the butchery that followed, and afterward served under Gen. Green until peace was declared in 1783. He settled in Georgia in 1812. Upon the visit of Gen. Lafayette to the United States in 1834, he was among the few old veterans left to greet that venerable patriot. Richmond and Zilpha Granberry were the parents of nine children, four of whom are yet living, the oldest son Benjamin F. Granberry, being killed in the Confederate army. The others died from natural causes. Dr. Granberry was reared in Alabama until twelve years of age, when his parents moved with him to Panola Co. MS, where he was educated in the public schools. On September 27, 1862, the Doctor enlisted in Company H, 2nd Regiment Mississippi Partisan Cavalry, ....


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