Duncans in Weakley Co. TN


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

Last revised December 10, 2011

Formed 1823 from Western District


1830-1860 Weakley Co. TN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Weakley Co. TN Census
District 14, P.O. Dresden
Pg.220, #89-89, DUNKIN, W.D.L. (m) 23 TN (white) farmer $0-$300
                  A.M.K. (f) 18 TN keeping house
                  W.K. (m) 1 TN at home
                  J.N. (m) 5/12 TN at home b.Feb.
                  (MAD: 1860 Hardin Co. TN census; 1880 Drew Co. AR census as Daniel Duncan; see Dyer Co. TN military and Bible record)
Pg.221, #91-91, DUNCAN, W.C. (m) 48 TN (white) farmer $1200-$800
                  A.T. (f) 47 TN kinir? house
                  S.T. (f) 24 TN at home
                  C.R. (f) 21 TN at home
                  C.C. (f) 17 TN at home
                  Johnson (m) 14 TN at home
                  J.C. (m) 11 TN at home
                  EAVINS, J.H. (m) 1 TN at home
                  HAYNS, Ephred? (m) 37 KY (white) at home


Weakley Co. TN Index to Deeds 1822-1876 (FHL Film 988,758; SLC 5/31/2011; copied by CVD)
      No Duncan


TN Confederate Pension Application (FHL film 969,683)
      #11780, Wm. A. Duncan, filed Jan. 29, 1910, accepted; applicant Wm. A. Duncan, native of TN, res. Martin, Weakley Co. TN; member of Capt. John Wiseman's Co., Co.G, 9th Regt. TN Cav. in command of Gen. John H. Morgan; born Wilson Co. TN Dec. 12, 1846; enlisted summer of '63 in Co.G at Knoxville, TN; wounded in right side at Battle of Mount Sterling, KY, in 1864; paroled in May 1865 near Woodstock, GA; took oath of allegiance in Wilson Co. TN so I could vote; have been married twice; family living together consists of wife, 5 children of my own and my wife has 3 by her former husband; ages 43, 28, 19, 17, 14, 6, and her children are 15, 13, 9; children all female; continuously in TN ever since 1870; /s/ 29 Nov. 1909; wit. J.H. Frudle, Joshua Carney.

HISTORIES before 1923

1889 "Biographical & Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas" by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.7 H2ba; and from Evelyn Sigler)
      Pg.738, Sharp Co.: James P. Cochran, b. DeKalb Co. TN, 1832. Parents were William T. and Jane K. (Duncan) Cochran of Smith and DeKalb Co. TN. Parents moved to Weakley Co. TN when James was young, and died there. Father of Jane K. Duncan was Josiah Duncan.


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