Duncans in Dickson Co. TN


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

Last revised August 10, 2003

Formed 1803 from Montgomery, Robertson
Hickman formed 1807 from Dickson
Cheatham formed 1856 from Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery
Houston formed 1871 from Dickson, Stewart


1830-1840 Dickson Co. TN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Dickson Co. TN Census (no Duncan indexed)
Page numbers without parens are stamped page numbers, within parens are handwritten numbers
Middle Dist.
Pg.143 (286), #766-766, John DICKSON 50 TN farmer $600
                  Elizabeth 43 TN
                  Marina M. (f) 20 TN
                  George M. 18 TN farmer
                  Wm. J. 13, James C. 10 TN
                  Mary M. 9, John A. 5 TN
                  (MAD: John Dickson b. 22 Dec. 1801, d. Oct. 1865, mar. Elizabeth M. Duncan b. 13 May 1806, d. 6 May 1863, bur. Houston Co. beside Yellow Creek road, per info of Shirley M. Lee to Lisa Barnett)

1860 Dickson Co. TN Census
Pg.232 (61), #441, Lucy MYATT 80? NC domestic $1000-$100
                  Elizabeth DUNCAN 36 TN
                  James M. 14, Martha 12 TN
                  John 9, Eldridge (m) 6 TN
                  Mary C. 3 TN
                  (MAD: 1850 Lawrence Co. TN census; widow of David S.)

1870 Dickson Co. TN Census
District 10, White Bluff P.O.
Pg.362, #6-6, DUNCAN, George 45 TN (white) works on farm $0-$0
                  Prisa Ann 28 TN
                  George 10, James 8, Lena ("m") 7 TN
                  Mollie 5, Sarah 2 TN


Dickson Co. TN Will Books 1804-1908, by WPA, indexed (FHL film 24,640 item 2)
      Will Book A, 1804-1856 - no Duncan
      Will Book B, 1856-1908 - no Duncan

Dickson Co. TN Deeds (index 1804-1912, FHL film 497,418)
      No Duncan to Book L, 1862; quit

Dickson Co. TN County Court Records 1804-28 (FHL film 497,187)
      No index

Dickson Co. TN Circuit Court Records 1839-1845, by WPA, indexed (FHL film 24,640 item 1)
      No Duncan

HISTORIES before 1923

1886 "Histories of Montgomery, Robertson, Humphreys, Stewart, Dickson, Cheatham, Houston Cos. TN" by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.8 H2ha Vol.7; no Duncan biographical sketch)
      Pg.1210: Humphreys Co. Joseph L. Bryn, farmer, was born Aug. 30, 1885 (sic), in Dickson Co. and is the son of Samuel and Sarah J. (Rogers) Bryn, natives of Dickson Co. The father ... in the Confederate Army, and at the battle of Fort Donelson met his death. The mother still lives, and in August, 1864, married Rev. T.L. Duncan, who now resides in this county. Our subject's early life was passed on the farm, ... At 20 years of age he began clerking in a drug store, where he remained one and a half years. After this he taught school in this county for 4 years. In the fall of 1878 he commenced merchandising ... June, 1872, he married Miss P. Bone, ... (MAD: Theophilus Saunders Duncan, 1850 Lawrence Co. TN)


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