Duncans in Benton Co. TN


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

Last revised November 18, 2000

Formed 1835 from Henry, Humphreys


1840 Benton Co. TN Census
Pg.24    Charles Dunkin      1100,01 - 001
            (MAD: 1830 ? Rockingham Co. NC)

1850 Benton Co. TN Census (from Roy Hall 2/1989)
Page numbers without parens are stamped page numbers, within parens are handwritten numbers
Pg.281 (561), #35, Charles DUNCAN 49 NC farmer $280
                  Mary Ann 20 NC
                  Robert 19 NC farmer
                  Willis 14 NC

1860 Benton Co. TN Census
Pg.287 (5), #36, Jane WOODS 52 NC (blank) $2000-2400
                  R.P. (m) 52 NC farmer
                  G.F. (m) 22 TN farmer
                  Jane 20 NC, Westly 17 TN farmer
                  Burrow (m) 15 TN
                  W.P. DUNKIN (m) 22 TN laborer
                  Archibald 13 TN
                  S.M. BARNETT (m) 21 TN farmer $600-125
                  Agustes (m) 17 TN farmer

1870 Benton Co. TN census
      No Duncan indexed


Tennessee Land Grants Index (FHL film 1,002,730)
      Copied all Duncan, Dunkin, etc. (no Duncomb) through 1849; did not copy later index. Film consists of small index cards for each grant; some grants are repeated if they appear in two books.
      Name, Grant #, Acres, Date, County, Book & Page, District (Actual grant books are in series by District, then book volume & page)
      Charles Duncan, 6147, 280a, 8/1/1848, Benton, 7-841, West

Benton Co. TN Deeds (Index 1836-1879, Direct & Reverse, FHL film 557,657)
      F-368: 21 Oct. 1858, Robert F. (+) Duncan and Joseph C. Anderson and wife Mary Ann Anderson to W.W. Duncan, $300, 153 acres, part of tract of 280 acres granted to Charles Duncan, on old road from Camden to Percyville. Wit. D.B. Gully, J.H. Suindell?. Grantors appeared in court 21 Oct. 1858. (FHL film 557,660; indexed R.H.)
      H-545: 16 Feb. 1869, James R. Williams, in accord with title bond to T.A. Henry on 29 Nov. 1866, registered book H, pg. 113; bond paid; part of payment came from Mary L. Henry, the consort of T.A. Henry; for $598 deed to F.E. Duncan for use of Mrs. Mary L. Henry, land (description not copied). (FHL film 557,660; indexed L.E.)
      No others in index.


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