Duncan research files of
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)
Jonathan Duncan, 10252, 371+a, 8/25/1849, Coffee, W-770, Mountain
Coffee Co. TN Deed Index 1836-1883 (FHL film 802,756)
Book J, 1857-59; Book L, 1861-66
F-182/3, T.P. Duncan to ---- Joseph (not found)
G-229 (new F-387), J.W. Duncan to R. Cannon
G-172 (new F-347), A.N. Duncan from Lewis Carden
G-172 (new F-347), A.N. Duncan from J.N. Hathcoat
H-291, S.H.D. Duncan from G.C. Butler
H-183, A.N. Duncan from John Frazier
H-26, N.D. Duncan from Wm. Ensey
I-485, A.J. Duncan from Smith etc.
K-23, S.H.D. Duncan to R.T. McBride
K-110, A.J. Duncan to J.A. Walden
K-125, 126: Duncan and Banks to A.S. Hoover
K-59: A.N. Duncan from Lucy Stacy
K-135: Duncan & Banks from T.E. Franklin
K-197: S.H.D. Duncan and J.L. Duncan from J.W. McGowen & wf.
K-538: A.N. Duncan from J.W. McGowen
Coffee Co. TN Deed Index (FHL film 802,756; SLC 9/6/2010)
Had index through Vol.K
Book L 1861-1866
L-35: Duncan?, Daniel from B.D. Yell & wife
L-97: Duncan, H.L. from D. Wiser
L-98: Duncan, H.L. from D. Wiser
L-108: Duncan, H.L. from Chas. & Thos. Jarrell
L-178: Duncan, P.L. from Anderson Stroud
Book M, 1866 to 1869
M-316: Duncan, J.H.L. to J.W. Messick
M-715/16: Duncan, J.H.L. to Wilson & Banks
Book N, 1869 to 1872
N-6: Duncan, Z. from G.W. Shields
N-7: Duncan, Z. to Isham Duncan
N-17: Duncan, Dye & others to Mary A. Simpson
N-32: Duncan & others to Ross Dye & wife
N-217/18: Duncan, J.W.D. & wife to D.W. Tucker
N-240: Duncan, A.N. to David Walter Sr.
N-241: Duncan, S.H.D. to David Walter Sr.
N-257: Duncan, L. from A. Jacobs
N-328: Duncan, L.S. from James Ogle
N-489: Duncan, A.N. to J.W. Aleid?
N-520: Duncan, A.J. to Sarah J. Baine
N-522/3: Duncan, A.J. from A.J. Usselton Shff
N-675: Duncan, A.N.M. to M.E. Church South
N-768: Duncan, L.S. from James Ogle
N-796: Duncan, L.S.T.C. to T.M. Emerson
"See reverse in Book N"
Book O, 1873 to 1875
O-1: Duncan, L.S. (Rev Col) to Mary Stubblevield
O-364: Duncan, L.S. (Rev Col) to Nancy Toliver
O-375: Duncan, L.S. (Rev Col) to C.N. Townsend
O-432: Duncan, L.S. & Price Colo. to H.W. Carroll
O-433: Duncan, L.S. & Price Colo. to H.W. Carroll
O-139: Duncan, H.L. to G.W. Sherrill
O-218: Duncan, H.L. to N.E. Duncan
O-227: Duncan, W.R. to M. Waggoner
O-228: Duncan, L.S. Rev. Col. to J.P. Warken?
O-289: Duncan, L.S. & Price Colo. to Elisha Taylor
O-308: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to Fite, A.G. & Co.
O-393: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to James Niel
O-424: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to A.B. Woodard?
O-441: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to H.T. Yatirian? (Yateman?)
O-474/494?: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to A.R. (doo dark)
O-526: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to G.W. Hord?
O-542: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to State of Tennessee
O-543: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to State of Tennessee
O-46: Duncan, L.S. from J.B. Garrett
O-86: Duncan, L.S. from L.M. Robinson & wife
O-87: Duncan, L.S. from Wiley Hickerson
O-503: Duncan, L.S. from James Ogle & wife
O-218: Duncan, N.E. from H.L. Duncan
O-226: Duncan, W.R. from W.B. Clements
O-234: Duncan, Wm. A. from G.H. Hampton
O-237: Duncan, Wm. A. from G.H. Hampton
Book P, 1875 to 1877
P-13: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to J.W. George
(MAD: quit copying most Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff)
P-50&: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to J.H.L. Duncan
P-74: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to Duncan and Duncan
P-45: Duncan, L.S. Tax Col. to J.W. Mauslin
P-63: Duncan, L.S. Tax Col. to G. Fletcher
(MAD: quit copying most Duncan, L.S. Tax Col.)
P-127: Duncan, A.N.M. to Wiley Hickerson
P-141: Duncan, J.H.L. to James Elliott
P-50: Duncan, J.H.L. from J.H.L. Duncan Sheriff
P-74: Duncan and Duncan from J.H.L. Duncan Sheriff
P-112: Duncan, H.N. from James Darnell Clerk
P-269: Duncan, A.N. from W. Blanton
P-312: Duncan, H.L. from James Darnell Clerk
P-476?: Duncan and Carrall fro L.D. Hickmon (too dark)
P-4xx?: Duncan, A.H. and E.A. from Hoovers Heirs (too dark)
Book Q, 1877 to 1879
(did not copy Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to ..)
Q-64: Duncan, A.M. to J.M.L. Duncan (MAD: listed as A.N. Duncan in grantee index)
Q-125: Duncan, A.M. to H.H. Duncan
Q-140: Duncan, A.M. to W.A. Duncan
Q-163: Duncan, A.N. to A.H. Duncan
Q-172: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to O. Arnold
Q-178: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to O.C. Ashton
Q-179: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to J.J. Snyder
Q-224: Duncan & McGill et al to Jas. Scruggs
Q-329: Duncan, D.L. to D.B. Stacy
Q-374: Duncan, W.A. to J.K. Tate
Q-374: Duncan, W.A. to J.K. Tate
Q-533: Duncan, Ambros to B.F. Lamb
Q-64: Duncan, John L. from A.N. Duncan
Q-125: Duncan, H.H. from A.N. Duncan
Q-140: Duncan, W.A. from A.N. Duncan
Q-163: Duncan, A.H. from A.H. Duncan
Q-181: Duncan, J.H.L. from W.G. Bush
Q-261: Duncan, J.H.L. from Messick, Todd et al
Q-322: Duncan, J.H.L. from Campbell & others
Book R, 1879 to 1881
R-29: Duncan, Isham to N.D. Wiser
R-164: Duncan, A.H. et al to G.W. Manns?
R-196: Duncan, J.H.L. to J.S. Young
R-197: Duncan, J.H.L. et al to J.S. Young
R-438: Duncan, L.S. to Hattie R. Stephens
R-456: Duncan, J.H.L. to H.F.M. and G.W. Duncan
R-457: Duncan, J.H.L. to H.F.M. Duncan
R-458: Duncan, J.H.L. to Geo. W. Duncan
R-437: Duncan, L.S. from Jas. W. Stephens
R-456: Duncan, H.F.M. and G.W. from J.H.L. Duncan
R-457: Duncan, H.F.M. from J.H.L. Duncan
R-458: Duncan, Geo. W. from J.H.L. Duncan
Book S, 1881 to 1883
S-203: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to P.C. Isbell?
S-249: Duncan, A.N. and M.A. to H.R. Stephens
S-165: Duncan, A.N. and M.A. from Jas. W. Stephens & wife
S-494: Duncan, J.L. from H.W. Frazier
Books T & later, pg.76, 78, 80, 82 grantor; pg.77, 79, 81, 83 grantee (early grantees not on this page; bottom of pages too dark to read)
Book T, starts May 3, 1883
T-105: Duncan, J.H.L. Sheriff to Ed Tomer
T-363: Duncan, H.H. from J.W. Messick
Book U starts Sept. 25, 1884
Book V starts Apr. 1, 18?? (too dark)
V-35: Duncan, J.H.L. to O.M. Goodell
V-154: Duncan, J.H.L. to Geo. Z. Taylor
V-412: Duncan, H.H. and Jones to J.H. Gucher?
V-62: Duncan, A.N.M. from J.H. Smith Trustee
V-287: Duncan, J.D. & wife from W.D. Norton
V-393: Duncan, L.S. from Henry Alley
V-578: Duncan, J.H.L. from Wm. C. Caudry
Book W starts Aug. 29, 1887, 1887 to 1889
W-38: Duncan, H.L. to Uphama C. Eathsy
W-117: Duncan, A.N. to N?.J. Cates
W-186: Duncan, J.D. to W.A. Spindle
W-220: Duncan, H.H. to Fred Behm
W-260: Duncan, Ambrose N. to M.A. Duncan
W-262: Duncan, A.N. & K.A. to S.B. Duncan
W-347: Duncan, A.N. to E.D. Miller
W-260: Duncan, M.A. from Ambrose N. Duncan
W-262: Duncan, S.B. from A.N. & M.A. Duncan
W-270: Duncan, Isham from P.C. Isbell
Book X starts Jan. 5, 1889
X-496: Duncan, J.W. to J.D. Duncan
X-495: Duncan, Jno. W. from A.M. Lance
X-496: Duncan, J.D. from J.W. Duncan
Book Y starts Feb. 18, 1890
Y-362: Duncan???, A.M. to Thos. McGuire (bottom of page too dark)
Y-163: Duncan? & Bush from Jno. S. Moore & son
Y-164: Duncan? & Bush from Simeon Athery?
Y-165: Duncan? & Bush from Simeon Arhery?
Y-381: Duncan, J.H.L. from W.G. Bush & wife
Book Z starts June? 25, 1891
Z-9: Duncan, A.N.M. & wife to J.H.L. Duncan & others Trustees
Z-139: Duncan, H.H. & wife to M.A. Butler
Z-152: Duncan, A.H. & others to N.A. Duncan
Z-170: Duncan, H.F. & wife to Jas. A. Harman
Z-388: Duncan, U.A. to M.A. Butler
Z-9: Duncan, J.H.L. & wife from A.N.M. Duncan
Z-14: Duncan, Tabitha from J.W. Elliott
Z-15x?: Duncan, M.A. from A.H? Duncan & ?? (bottom of page too dark)
Z??: Duncan, J.N. from ??
Z-387: Duncan, M.A. from M.A. Butler
1-58: Duncan, Thos. R. & wife to J.F. Haley
1-81: Duncan, Henry H. to W.J. Elliott
1-481: Duncan, J.W. to E.D. Alwood
Coffee Co. TN Deeds
Books A-B (FHL film 802,757)
A-240: 29 May 1838, William P. Campbell of Bedford Co. TN to Joseph Dunkin of Coffee Co., on 25 Nov. 1835, trustee for George W. Richardson who owed money, Joseph Dunkin was highest bidder at public sale, $100, 1-1/4 acres in town of Hillsborough and 15-1/2 acres in "county of Coffee at this time (formerly Franklin)."
B-294: 30 June 1841, Deed of trust, William Duncan to Jas. Marchbank, a horse. Wit. Wm. Holmes, Thomas Lynn.
B-319: 27 Sept. 1841, Jonathan Duncan to James M. Stevens, trust deed of a horse, furniture, etc. Wit. Hezekiah C. Dasks?, Rice (L) Ross.
B-341: 7 March 1841, Geo?. E. Patton to Joseph Duncan and James G. Lusk, negro girl, $450. Wit. James Dion?, Joseph (X) Pike.
B-398: 29 Jan. 1842, Trust deed, George C. (X) Butler to John Duncan, stock. Wit. Michal Sturns (Stevens?), R.W. Carsy, Alexr. Neal.
B-408: 27 Feb. 1842, Jonathan J. Webster to Hamilton L. Duncan, $65, 65 acres on SE corner grant to said Hamilton L. Duncan. Wit. B. Brady? (Brixy?), John A. Brixy? (Brady?)
B-470: 25 Jan. 1841, Thomas Parker to Stacy? H.D. Duncan (his), $90, 100 acres in Dist. 6. Wit. Alexr. Ensy?, John W?. Duncan, John (X) Parker.
B-674: 14 March 1843, Stacy H.D. Duncan to Hambleton (sic) L.S. Duncan, $90, 100 acres in Dist. 6 adj. Hopkins. (prob. land in B-470) Wit. Jas. M. Vaugh, Howel P. Hathcock.
Books C, D, E (FHL film 802,758)
C-49: 27 May 1843, Joseph Duncan to William Cunningham, $45, 3 acres in Dist. 11, head of Beans Creek, line of John Gillum. Wit. Joseph Gentry, Joseph J. Gentry.
C-69: 15 Sept. 1842, John J. Hoyten to John H. Duncan, $407.50, 81-1/2 acres in Dist. 12, corner Thursby, George W. Chapman, Fleet W. Neighbors?. Wit. Alexr. Neel, G.W. Chapman.
C-261: 16 May 1844, James C. Jones and wife Virginia W. Jones to Hambleton L. Duncan, $120, 750 acres in Dist. 6, corner William Carroll, road from Readyville to Manchester, William Lyon, Duck River. Wit. Wm. P. Hickinson, S.H.D. Duncan.
D-32: 1 Nov. 1844, Joseph Duncan to Jas. G. Lusk, $1850, 120 acres corner H.M. Rutledge's, formerly known as Sandling's tract, William Lusk, Joseph Duncan's, Morris tract. Wit. Alexander Neel, T.H. Roberts.
D-285: 13 August 1846, Lucy (X her mark) Nelson for love and affection for my daughter Mary Haithcock, "I give to her all my money for her own benefit use & to hold the same forever I also for the love and affection I have for my great grandson William W.H. Duncan I give to him my rifle gun that I purchased of Hamilton L. Duncan ..." Wit. John Banks, Stacy H.D. Duncan. Rec. 7 Dec. 1846 on oaths of wit. who "are" acquainted with ...
D-367: 18 Nov. 1843, Elijah Eathy to William D. Duncan, $150, 200 acres corner John Frazier, part of tract of 550 acres entered in name of Elijah Eathy in 1835. Wit. James M. Vaugh, S.H.D. Duncan.
E-116: 19 March 1847, William D. Duncan and Baily (X) Carter to Jackson Jones, $50, 100 acres in District 6 on Fraziers & Duncan's line, Parker's corner, 1/2 of a 200 acre tract William Duncan purchased of Elijah Eathy. Wit. Wm. R. Wilson, Danl. M. Lean. Rec. on oaths of wit. 29 March 1848.
E-121: 17 Sept. 1846, L.H.D. Duncan and H.L. Duncan of Coffee Co. to John Mankins of Rutherford Co., $100, 100 acres in Dist. 6, corner John A. Batus, part of a 400 acre tract granted to James M. Jones and W. Lusk, heirs of Thos. Hopkins decd. Wit. J.O. Brissey?, Moses M. Clab?.
E-140: 29 May 1848, Wm. B. Williams to heirs of Joseph Duncan decd, land in town of Hillsboro, part of lot #41 and Lot #80? #40, the consideration of (blank) Dollars, 4-3/4 acres. Wit. L.J. Jones, James L. Perry. Rec. 30 May 1848. (MAD: see 1850 Cannon Co. TN census Jesse B. Williams w/Francis Dunkin)
E-146: 5 March 1848, Hamilton L. Duncan to Ambrose N. Duncan, $50, 50 acres in Dist. 6. Wit. Michael Stephens, George (X) Butler.
E-147: 5 June 1848, Daniel Wiser to Ambrose N. Duncan, $100, (no acreage), land in Dist. 6, Duck River, John Barnes, Barren Fork of Duck River, John Nelson. Wit. N. Fernigan? (Ternigan?), H?.S?. Duncan.
E-198: 3 April 1848, A.J. Duncan, adm. of Joseph Duncan, decd, sold to A.F. & B. Mcfaren, slaves, -- hundred & 47 dollars. Wit. Henry Charles, Con? McGivier?, John B. Armstrong, William McPerrer. Rec. Cannon Co. 19 June 1848 on oath of Armstrong, rec. Coffee Co. on oath of Coren? Mcguier.
E-275: -- July 1849, Loranzo D. Smith and Alford Burt to Ambrose ?. N. Duncan, $40, 150 acres on Barren fork of Duck River, corner Thomas Frazer. Wit. Joseph Smith, Robart (sic) Smith. Rec. 13 July 1849.
E-296: 17 Sept. 1849, A.G. Duncan to Irwing Powel & Garrett Jentry, land in Hillsboro, part of lot #61 and Lot #42, $50, and another lot #48, 5-1/3. Wit. John Cunningham. Ack. in court 2 Oct. 1849.
E-314: 27 Oct. 1849, Zadoc (X) Duncan to William Duncan, trust deed of farm animals, etc.. Wit. W. ??, Hiram Emerson.
Vol. F & G recopied into one volume. (FHL film 802,759)
F-72: 6 June 1843, Davis Ensey to Stacy H.D. Duncan, $100, 100 acres North of Hobbs Trace. Wit. Alexander Ensey, Ambrose N. Duncan, Howel P.J. Hathcock.
F-73: 8 Nov. 1842, John Nelson to Stacy H.D. Duncan, $100, 50 acres, part of 300 acre entry in name of John Nelson, the same I purchased of John Nelson. Wit. James M. Vaughn, Archabald (X) Ewell, Alexander Ensey, John W. Duncan, Ambrose N. Duncan.
F-285 (not F-182): 30 March 1850, Isaah Parkin to Ambrose N. Duncan, $50, 21 acres. Wit. Stacy H. Duncan, Carnes S. Jones.
Deeds, v. F-H 1850-1857 (FHL film 802,759)
G-172 (stamped pg.347/348 in new Book F): 2 Nov. 1852, Lewis Carden sell to Ambrose N. Duncan for $80 paid, a tract of land in Coffee Co. TN, District No.6, containing by estimation 200 acres more or less, beg. on Wm. Ensey's West boundary line, then ... Isaiah Wiser's East boundary line, then ... passing his corner to ... Peter Franklin's north boundary line, then to the beginning, warrant title. /s/ Lewis Carden. Wit. R.W. Casey, Stacy H.D. Duncan. Ack. by Lewis Carden 2 Nov. 1852. Registered Nov. 2, 1852. (FHL film 802,759)
G-172 (stamped pg.348 in New Book F): 24 Oct. 1851, John N. Hathcoat sell to Ambrose N. Duncan for $225 paid, a tract of land in Coffee Co. in District No.6, TN, containing by estimation 123 acres more or less, beg. on pointers in John Duncan's south boundary line near the ford of Goose Pond Branch, then ... to the middle of the 246 acre tract, then west to Goose Pond Branch, then meadering with said branch to the Barren Fork of Duck River, then ... to the mouth of the Kirkland branch, then to the middle of said 246 acres, then west to John R?. Butler's line, then north to John Chamell's? south boundary, then to the beginning, warrant title. /s/ John N. Hathcoat. Wit. S.H.D. Duncan, Wm. Emrey. Proved by oath of S.H.D. Duncan and Wm. Emrey, the subscribing witnesses, 2 Nov. 1852. Registered Nov. 2, 1852. (FHL film 802,759)
G-229 (stamped pg.387 in New Book F): 20 May 1850, John W.D. Duncan of Coffee Co. TN to Buford Cannon of Cannon Co. TN, for $500, sell a parcel of land in Coffee Co. District 6, State afsd, on waters of the Barren Fork of Duck River, beg. in the east boundary of Hathcock's land, then ... Jacob Wininger's north boundary line, then ... on Jamell's line, then ... Howell Hathcock's line, then to the beginning, including 450 acres of a 500 acre entry, warrant title. /s/ John W.D. Duncan. Wit. Alex. Ensey, L.H. Duncan. Proved by Alexander Ensey and L.H.D. Duncan Feb. 21, 1853. Registered Feb. 21, 1853. (FHL film 802,759)
G-346: 5 Aug. 1853, Marshall (X) Duncan of Butler Co. KY, appoint Greenbury Jacobs of same, attorney to ask, demand, sell, or receipt and receive money due me in TN. Recorded Butler Co. KY 5 Aug. 1853. (new book pg.465)
G-456: 3 Sept. 1853, Marshall (X) Duncan of Butler Co. KY to William Arnold of Coffee Co. TN, for $20, all right, title, interest and claim to tracts of land in Coffee Co. TN which was laid off, allotted and assigned as dower to Ann Arnold, widow of John Arnold, decd, the interest hereby conveyed being the 1/5 of 1/9 of said dower land. Recorded Butler Co. KY 3 Sept. 1853. (new book pg.539)
MAD: "Coffee Co. TN County Court Loose Papers 1808-1916" by Phillips & Majors, Coffee Co. TN Historical Quarterly, Vol.XXII, includes a suit of Feb. 14, 1855, headed Commonwealth of KY, Butler Co., Greenberry Jacobs gdn. of Malissa Gaither, late Malissa Gregory, to issue additional bond as gdn. of infant children of Polly Gregory, dec'd. Documents dated 1852 through 1855 include an undated deposition of Martin Hancock which names the heirs of John Arnold as: William F. Moore & wife Elizabeth, Grissom Lee & wife Lucy, Jeremiah Gaither & wife Nancy, Naman G. Norton & wife Lanora, Phillip Beunes & wife Tabitha, William Arnold, John Arnold, William Duncan & Matilda his wife Matilda is dead and left as her children: William Jacobs & wife Anna, Marshall Duncan, Elizabeth Anderson & her husband Thomas Anderson, William Duncan & Eveline; John D. Gregory & wife Mary who is dead leaving as her children: Lucy, Mary Ann, Malissa, and Eveline. The minors are 6: Marshall Duncan, William Duncan, Eveline Duncan, Mary Ann Gregory, Malissa Gregory and Eveline Gregory. Another document refers to a sale by Marshall B. Duncan by his attorney Greenberry Jacobs. (MAD: Elizabeth Duncan mar. Thomas Anderson in Franklin Co. TN on 6 May 1852.)
H-26: 29 Nov. "1854," William Ensey have sold to S.H.D. Duncan for $250, tract of land in Coffee Co. TN District No.6 containing by "elimation" 112-1/2 acres more or less, beg. on a post oak marked J.H., then to Hordel Hathcock's line, then south to his corner, then ... to the beginning, warrant title. /s/ William Ensey. Wit. Hiram S?. Emerson, Wm. K. Rogers. Ack. 29 Dec. 1853. Registered Aug. 4, 1854. (FHL film 802,759)
H-183: A.N. Duncan from John Frazier - not found
H-185: 3 Jan. 1854, County Court of Coffee Co.; Jeremiah Jacobs purchased tract of land, fully paid the purchase price, title divested out of the aforesaid parties in the case, and the widow and heirs of John Arnold decd, and into Jeremiah Jacobs. Case of Harman G. Horton and wife and others vs. John Arnold and William Arnold. (FHL film 802,759)
H-291/292: 29 Oct. 1855, George C. Butler sell to S.H.D. Duncan for $172 paid, a tract of land in Coffee Co. TN District No.6 containing 50 acres by estimation, beg. at SE corner of the tract of land that G.C. Butler sold to A. Splillips generally known as the Nelson place, then to ... near the Manchester Road, then crossing the road to ... William Ensey's east boundrey line, then to south boundary line of the Nelson Survey, then to the beginning, warrant title. /s/ George C. Butler. Wit. Liberty C. Butler, A.N. (X) Duncan. Proved by A.N. Duncan and Liberty Butler 3 Oct. 1855, registered 5? Oct. 1855. (FHL film 802,759)
H-598: Wm. Arnold from J.M. Morton. Looked at, but does not give heirs. (FHL film 802,759)
Deeds, v. I-K 1857-1861 (FHL film 802,760; SLC 5/3/2013 and earlier)
I-485/486: 1 Oct. 1858, John B. Smith of Coffee Co. TN sell to Andrew J. Duncan of Davidson Co. TN for $600 paid, a lot in town of Tullahoma, TN, on NW corner of C.C. Carter's lot, then with Lincoln St. to the corner of a lot owned by William H. Johnson, then to J.R. Graham's lot, then to a corner of said C.C. Carter, then to the beginning, including the storehouse and other improvements thereon and being the same house now occupied by myself and L.W. Marbury Esq. and which lot is more particularly described in the deed to me by William Moore, warrant title. /s/ John B. Smith. Wit. W. Britton, J.A. Carden. I, James Byrum, having heretofore had an interest in the foregoing lot and house, now convey all my interest to Andrew J. Duncan as if I had signed the foregoing deed, 1 Oct. 1858, /s/ James Byrum, wit. W. Britton, J.A. Carden. Proved by W. Britton and J.A. Carden, witnesses, 1 Oct. 1858. Registered 2 Oct. 1858. (FHL film 802,760)
J-390: 22 June 1858, agreement between David T. Nowlin and Ann Duncan; in trust to Daniel McLean; marriage proposed between David T. Nowlin and Ann Duncan; Nowlin owes people; property owned by Ann Duncan not to be used to pay debts; her property (negro girl Rosa age 12, furniture) in trust to Daniel McLean; to revert to Ann on death of Nowlin or dissolution of marriage. (FHL film 802,760)
K-23/24: 29 Jan. 1859, Stacy H.D. Duncan of Coffee Co. TN to R.T. McBride of Franklin Co. TN, sell tract of land in Coffee Co. TN District No.6 containing 100 acres more or less, beg. ... north of Hobb's trace, then ... to the beginning, for $520 paid or secured to be paid by his notes this day executed to me, warrant title. /s/ S.H.D. Duncan. Wit. J.M. Masgonan?, L.L. Dinday?. Ack. 31 Jan. 1859 by S.H.D. Duncan, registered 26 April 1859. (FHL film 802,760)
K-31: 29 March 1859, Thomas P. Duncan and wife Salina A. (X) formerly Salina Lusk, of Wayne Co. IA, to George W. Lusk of Coffee Co. TN, $425, their interest in the estate of James G. Lusk decd late of Coffee Co., being 1/5 of said estate, the said Salina A. Duncan being a daughter and heir at law of James G. Lusk decd and there being five children in all entitled to equal share in said estate. Wit. W.E. Taylor, Wm. Jackson (clerk of Wayne Co. IA court). Reg. Wayne Co. IA. (FHL film 802,760)
K-59: 28 Dec. 1857, Lucy Stacey to A.N. Duncan, both of Coffee Co. TN, for $80 paid, sell parcel of land in Coffee Co. Civil District No.6 on waters of barren fork of Duck River, beg. on the bank of the Goose Pond branch at or near Hathcock's corner, then ... stake on Sherrell's line, then ... to John W. Duncan's 500 acre tract ... to Hathcock's line ... to the beginning, warrant title. /s/ Lucy (X) Stacy. Wit. S.H.D. Duncan, Alexander Ensey. Proved by Alexander Emrey and S.H.D. Duncan, 26 April 1859. Registered 7 June 1859. (FHL film 802,760)
K-110: March 12?, 1859, For $700, Andrew J. Duncan of Davidson Co. TN sell to J.A. Walden of Coffee Co. TN for $175 paid and his notes executed on 1 March 1859 at 3, 6 and 9 months for $175 each, a lot in town of Tullahoma, TN, on NW corner of C.C. Carter's lot, then with Lincoln Street to the corner of a lot owned by Wm. H. Johnson, then with Graham's lot ... to a corner of said C.C. Carters, then with Carter's lot to the beginning, including a store house and other improvements thereon, warrant title. /s/ A.J. Duncan. Ack. by A.J. Duncan 26 April 1859, registered 24 Aug. 1859. (FHL film 802,760)
K-125: 1 Sept. 1859, M.L. Banks and Wm. A. Duncan of Coffee Co. TN to A.S. Hoover of Warren Co. TN, for $1400 paid, sell parcel of land in county & state afsd in District No.10 on waters of Collins River, beg. at a stake in the west side of Mud Creek, to A. Pastack, John O. Neals line, to the bank of the Creek, Allen Miles corner, then with Tucker's fence to the creek ... to the beginning, containing 200 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ M.L. Banks, Wm. A. Duncan. Wit. John McAfee, Jesse Hulett. Proved on oath of witnesses, 1 Sept. 1859. Reg. 20 Sept. 1859. (FHL film 802,760)
K-126: 1 Sept. 1859, M.L. Banks and Wm. A. Duncan of Coffee Co. TN to A.S. Hoover of Warren Co. TN, for $100 paid, sell tract of land in Coffee Co. TN and District No.10 on waters of Barren fork of Collins River, beg. at a post oak marked with the lettrs A.B. on the NE side of the stone fort road, then ... to the beginning, containing 50 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ M.L. Banks, Wm. A. Duncan. Wit. John McAfee, Jesse Hulett. Proved on oath of witnesses, 1 Sept. 1859. Reg. 21 Sept. 1859. (FHL film 802,760)
K-135/136: 30 May 1859, Taletha E. Franklin of DeKalb Co. AL to Malden L. Banks and William A. Duncan of Coffee Co. TN, for $150 paid, sell parcel of land bounded on the north by Jacob Sinnett and Sarah Davis, and on the east by Elijah Fruse?, and on the south by what is called the Grant tract, and Andrew Lynn on the West by the Jackson Lynn tract in Civil District No.10 in Coffee Co. TN, known as the Thomas Lynn tract, warrant title. /s/ Talitha Franklin. Wit. R. Estes, Stephen Banks. She ack. deed 30 May 1859, registered 28 Sept. 1859. (FHL film 802,760)
K-197: 4 March 1859, J.W. McGowen sold to Stacy H.D. Duncan for $44 paid, a tract of land in Coffee Co. TN District No.6 containing 5 acres more or less, bounded beg. on Stacy H.D. Duncan's SE corner or 112-1/2 acre tract of land on the old leben? road, beginning on the SE corner of the 12-1/2 acre part of the 112 acre tract that he now lives on, then to ... edges of the wet land, then to ... Stacy H.D. Duncan's line known as the Hollis land, then up a drain with the line to the NW corner of the said Hollis land, then N with said Duncan's line to the corner of the 12-1/2 acre part, then E to the beginning, warrant title. /s/ J.W. McGowen, Nancy (X) McGowen. Wit. L.S. Duncan, M.B. Thomas. They ack. deed 7 Jan. 1860, registered 9 Jan. 1860. (FHL film 802,760)
K-197/198: 7 Jan. 1860, J.W. McGowen and Nancy McGowen have this day sold to J.L. Duncan for $5 paid, a tract of land in Coffee Co. TN District No.6 containing by estimation 113?-1/2 acres more or less, beg. at ... the S.E. corner of S.H.D. Duncan's 112-1/2 acre tract, then ... in the edge of the wet land ... then to S.H.D. Duncan's line known as the Hollis land, then with the Hollis line to ... the beginning, warrant title, but this deed is made for the following uses and trusts and none other, that is, we are indebted to one Ambrose A. Duncan for $270.90 due by note this date payable 25 Dec. next with interest and desire to secure the payment, if we should pay the note when due on the 25th Dec. next 1860 with interest, this obligation is void, but if we should fail to pay the note, the said J.L. Duncan as trustee is required to expose said land to public sale ... and pay the $270.90 and interest and the balance if any to us. /s/ J.W. McGowen, Nancy (X) McGowen. Wit. S.H.D. Duncan, William McBride. They ack. deed 7 Jan. 1860, recorded 9 Jan. 1860. (FHL film 802,760)
K-538/539: 14 Feb. 1861, J.W. and Nancy McGowen sold to A.N. Duncan for $5 paid, a tract of land in Coffee Co. TN Civil Dist. No.6 beg. ... to SE corner of S.H. Duncan's 112-1/2 acre tract, then to edge of the wet land, then ... S.H.D. Duncan's lines known as the Hollis land, then with Hollis line to ... the beginning, containing 132-1/2 acres more or less, warrant title, but this deed is made on the following terms, that we are indebted to Ambrose N. Duncan for $297.15 by note dated this day and due one day after date, and want to secure payment, if we pay the note and interest on or before 10 July next, 1861, then this deed void, else this deed is in force. /s/ J.W. MacGowen, Nancy (X) A. MacGowen. Wit. C.C. Brewer, H.C. McBroom, E.A. Ensey. They ack. deed 14 Feb. 1861, registered 14 Feb. 1861. (FHL film 802,760)
Deeds, v. L-M 1861-1869 (FHL film 802,761; SLC 5/3/2013 and earlier)
L-35/36: 24 Dec. 1860, B.D. Yell & wife Mary E. Yell of Coffee Co. TN sell to Daniel Duncan a parcel of land for $200 paid, the land being in Civil District No.7, beg. and cornering in the center of the blue Spring, then ... with Thomas Brixey's now Walton Brixey's line, ... James Richardson's line, to the center of the Blue Spring Creek, dividing the bed of the said creek to what is called Benjamin Hollins corner ... to L. Brixey's now Warren Waites line, then to the beginning, including an eighth of the Creek Springs, containing by estimation 98 acres & 6,880 links more or less. This obligation is only intended to convey to said Daniel Duncan 1/5 of the above land, warrant title. /s/ D. Yell, M.E. Yell. They ack. deed 4 Feb. 1861, reg. 6 May 1861. (FHL film 802,761)
L-97/98: (blank day) Feb. 1851, David Wiser sold to H.L. Duncan for $186, a parcel of land in Coffee Co. TN on the waters of Noahs fork in Civil District No. 3, bounded ... passing John Wiser's SW corner, a corner of a 5 acre entry in the names of John Wiser, Shaw's land, Ferrill's E. boundary, to the beginning, containing 123-1/4 acres, warrant title. /s/ David Wiser. Wit. S.H.D. Duncan, Thomas Simpson, J.H.L. Duncan. David Wiser ack. deed 15 Aug. 1859, registered 7 Oct. 1861. (FHL film 802,761)
L-98: 13 Jan. 1853, Daniel Wiser sold to H.L. Duncan for $250, parcel of land in Coffee Co. TN on waters of west fork of barren fork of Duck River on the holly branch in Civil Dist. No.6, beg. at SW corner of 100 acre tract belonging to Hamilton Duncan, then N with Duncan's line ... to the beginning, containing 200 acres, warrant title. /s/ Daniel Wiser. Wit. J.H.L. Duncan, Thomas Simpson. Daniel Wiser ack. deed 15 Aug. 1859, registered 7 Oct. 1861. (FHL film 802,761)
L-108/109: 15 Jan. 1851, Charles Jarrell and Thomas Jarrell sold to Hamilton L. Duncan for $40 paid, a parcel of land in Coffee Co. in District No. 6, beg. on NE corner of a survey formerly in the possession of Joseph Scott now belonging to Peter Storm, then ... to the beginning, by estimation 100 acres entered by James C. Jarrell, now in the possession of the heirs of said Jarrell, warrant title. /s/ Charles Jarrell, Thomas (X) Jarrell. Wit. Samuel Umbarger, Daniel Tucker, Benson Street. Ack. by Charles Jarrell, and proved by Samuel Umbarger for Thomas Jarrell, and Oliver P. Tucker who is acquainted with the handwriting of Daniel Tucker, and that Daniel Tucker is out of the state of TN, 26 Oct. 1861. Registered 26 Oct. 1861. (FHL film 802,761)
L-178/179: 5 Sept. 1859, Anderson Stroud of Coffee Co. TN sold to Patrick L. Duncan of Rutherford Co., state afsd, parcel of land containing 100 acres more or less, in Coffee Co. District No.10 on the waters of the barren fork of Collins River for $731 paid, beginning at a stake in a field being the SE corner of the land belonging to Walter Stroud decd, and west boundary line of A.J. Brewers tract, then S 48 (too dark) line to a S? line ... to A.J. Brewers corner, then east with said Brewers line 11 poles to a small hickory on the west boundary of said Brewers tract, then south with his line 34 poles to a potash said Brewers corner, then east with his line 15 poles to a potash the west boundary line of John Umbargers 300 acre tract, then south with his line 58 poles to a black oak Holme's corner, then west with his line 125 poles to a stake in the center of Mud Creek and then down with the meanders of said creek to a sassafras corner near the bank of said creek, then east to the beginning ... to said P.L. Duncan ... /s/ Anderson Stroud, wit. Daniel Nelson, Y.M. Winnett. Noted in notebook C pg.102, on 27 March 1862, and registered the same day. (FHL film 802,761)
M-316: 27 Aug. 1858, J.H.L. Duncan, for $52 paid, sold to John W. Messick a parcel of land in Coffee Co. TN, District No. 6, beg. at SE corner of Haggard's 350 acre tract, then ... NE corner of Thomas Simpson's land on which he now lives, to the beginning, containing 102 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ J.H.L. Duncan. Wit. J.W. Anderson, Thomas Simpson. Ack. 9 Oct. 1858 by J.H.L. Duncan, registered 17 Aug. 1867. (FHL film 802,761)
M-715/716: 15 Feb. 1868, J.H.L. Duncan of Coffee Co. TN convey to F.W. Wilson and Solomon Banks, both of afsd, a parcel of land for $360 paid, of which the said Wilson has an interest of 2/3 and Banks 1/3, said land in Coffee Co. TN District No.6 on waters of Barren Fork of Duck River, beg. at SW corner of survey made by William Lyon now belonging to heirs of John Banks, then ... to SE corner of a 1,000 acre entry in the name of Benjamin T. Brown, then ... to George Messick's E boundary line, then to S boundary line of a tract of land belonging to heirs of Simon Banks decd, then ... to the beginning, containing 100 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ J.H.L. Duncan. Wit. J.F?. Sherrill, A. (X) Stewart. Ack. by J.H.L. Duncan 10 Aug. 1868. Registered 5 Jany. 1869. (FHL film 802,761)
N-6: 16 March 1869 (1860? written over), Geo. W. Shields sold to Zadock Duncan in consideration of $419, parcel of land in Coffee Co. TN District No.6, bounded beginning at two large chestnut trees in H. Duncan's north boundary where Samuel B. Barnell's? (Barrell's?) east boundary crosses the same and then north with said Barnell's? line 185 poles to stake in Waterson south boundary line and east with the same 78 poles to a stake said Watersons SE corner and north 84 poles to a stake in the south boundary of another tract belonging to S.B. Barrell and east with the same 57-1/2 poles to Spanish Oak in Haggards west boundary, then south 219 poles to a large white oak in H. Duncan's N boundary and west with the same 129-1/2 poles to the beginning and contains 167 acres more or less. /s/ G.W. Shields. Wit. Geo. W. Fromell?, Jas. B. Nichol. Appeared 16 March 1860 (MAD: plainly 1860). Received for registration & noted in Book E page 25 on 4 April 1869. (FHL film 802,762)
N-7: 21 Sept. 1868, Zadock (X) Duncan for $300 sold to Isham Duncan a parcel of land in Coffee County District No.6 bounded beginning on a stake in the center of the road that leads from McMinnville to Shelbyville where Simpson's W. boundary crosses the same and runs S 83 deg? W with the road 22 poles to white oak, then S 84-1/2 deg. W 26 poles to 3 bushes near the Cr. and up the same with its meanders 18 poles to the mouth of a dry branch and up the same with its meanders 18 poles to a stake W. oak & sourwood pointer then 148 poles to stake and Spanish Oak pointer, then east 58 poles to Spanish Oak in Haggards W boundary line, then south with the same 165 to the beginning and contains 55 acres more or less. /s/ Zadock (X) Duncan. Wit. Z.D. Duncan, L.D. Sherrill. Appeared 4 April 1869, received for registration and noted in Book E page 25 on 4 April 1869. (FHL film 802,762)
N-16/17: April 24, 1869, we the undersigned convey to Mary Ann Margaret-Simpson her heirs & assigns for $700, $300 paid in cash and executed this day two notes for $200 each due in one and two years with interest and for which a special lien is retained upon the land, the following tract of land in the 3rd Civil District of Coffee County on the waters of Noah's Fork, beginning on a hickory then north passing John Thseny? SW corner a beech & mullberry corner of 5 acre tract in the name of John Wiser at 46 poles in all north 87 poles to a stake & white oak in the south boundary line of Shaw's land then west with said line 226 poles to a stake in Ferrill's east boundary line then south with his line 87-1/2 poles to hickory Ferrill SE corner then east to the beginning, containing 123-1/2 acres. This conveyance is made to the said Mary M. Simpson ... free from the debts or control of any husband she may marry. For the consideration aforesaid and in consequence of a written contract made by H.L. Duncan in his lifetime we convey said tract of land and warrant the title. /s/ Margaret (X) Duncan, A.N.M. Duncan, John (X) Genther?, Sarah H. (X) Genther, J.H.L. Duncan, Ross (X) Dye, Narcissa (X) Dye. Appeared John Genther, J.H.L. Duncan, Ross Dye, Margaret Duncan and A.N.M. Duncan, also Sarah Genther wife of John Genther and Narcissa Dye wife of said Ross Dye apart from their husbands, 3 May 1869. Noted in book E page 25, 24 May 1869. (FHL film 802,762)
N-32: 24 April 1869, whereas H.L. Duncan in his lifetime by deed conveyed a certain tract of land to his daughter Elizabeth Dye as her portion of his life estate, and whereas said land in consequence of other claims upon said land, it turned out that she did not get as much land as she expected, and whereas he desired to do exact justice to all his children and whereas we the undersigned heirs & devisees of said H.L. Duncan desire to carry out any wish our father may have had, now in consequence of the premises and in full satisfaction of all claim that the said Narcissa Elizabeth Dye may have upon the estate of said H.L. Duncan under his will or otherwise, we hereby transfer to said Narcissa Elizabeth Dye 50 acres of land, being a part of a 200 acre tract known as the Wiser tract, beginning on John Sadlers NW line then west 50 poles, then S 160 poles, then E 50 poles to Sadlers SW corner, then N to the beginning. We the undersigned Ross Dye and Elizabeth Dye accepts the above boundary of land in full satisfaction of our claim upon the estate of H.L. Duncan ... /s/ J.H.L. Duncan, Mary A. (X) Simpson, Sarah H. (X) Genther, Ross (X) Dye, Narcissa (X) E. Dye, Margaret (X) Duncan, John (X) Genther. (MAD: no signature shown for A.N.M. Duncan) 3 May 1869, personally appeared Margaret Duncan, J.H.L. Duncan, A.N.M. Duncan, John Genther, Ross Dye and Mary A. Simpson the bargainors ... and Sarah Gunther wife of John Genther and Narcissa E. Dye wife of said Ross Dye. Noted in Book E, pg.25, 24 May 1869. (FHL film 802,762)
R-28/29: 27 Feb. 1867, Isham Duncan and wife Margaret Ann Duncan to N.D. Wiser, J.M. Wiser and James S. Carlisle, for $665, sell their interest to a parcel of land in Coffee Co. in Civil Districts Nos. 3 and 10 containing in 3rd District 460? and the 10th 294 acres more or less, being the lands of which Daniel Wiser decd. seized and possessed the interest hereby conveyed being one tenth of said lands the said Margaret Ann Duncan being a daughter and heir at law of said Daniel Wiser decd to whom said lands has descended and entitled to her share ...and they also sell their interest in the estate of said Daniel Wiser decd of whatever kind ... conveying ... the interest Isham Duncan and Margaret A. Duncan his wife have ... /s/ Isham Duncan, M.A. Duncan. Wit. Wm. Banks, James Ferrell. Appeared 29 Feb. 1867, 6 March 1867. Noted in note book E pg.152, recorded 30 Dec. 1879. (FHL film 802,764)
W-270/271: 2 Feb. 1888, P.C. Isbell sold to Isham Duncan for $10, parcel of land in County District No.15 on the head waters of the Barren Fork of Duck River and bounded beg. on a chestnut stump and pointers Ben McGill's NE corner, running N 26-1/2 E 19 poles to a sourwood bush and sweet gum pointers, then N 53-1/2 W 21 poles to a stake and pointers on the NE bank of the creek, then S 88 E 50 poles to 3 sweet gums C. Trails NW corner then S 2 W 78 poles to the NE bank of the creek two black gum pointers, then N 44 W ?? with the ?? to the beginning, containing by estimation 20? (bottom line too dark). /s/ P.C. Isbell. Wit. Logan Darnell, William (X) Carley? Noted in Note Book E pg.256, recorded March 22, 1888. (FHL film 802,766)
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