Duncans in Clay Co. TX


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

Last revised August 8, 2002

Formed 1857 from Cooke


1860-1870 Clay Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

1880 Clay Co. TX Census (from Denzil Mauldin 1/1987, page number from index)
Precinct 3, 5 and 8
Pg.483B, #139-139, W. DUNCAN (m) 22 GA single farmer GA GA
            (in household of M.L. MALERY (f) 54 GA GA GA widow)


Some early Duncans in Clay Co. TX:
      Jane Duncan, 1836-1837, immigrated to TX; 2nd class land grant for immigration between 3/1/1836 and 10/1/1837 (pg.288, "Abstract of Titled and Patented Lands Compiled From the Records of the General Land Office of the State of Texas" published in Austin in 1860, and indexed by Paul Campbell; published in Vol.3#2 "Texas Heritage Quarterly," from Lucille Mehrkam 2/1984 and CA State Library, Sutro Branch, book F385 T48).
      Wm. R. Duncan, 25 Dec. 1904, died; Wm. R. Duncan, 3/30/1832 - 12/25/1904; Catherine Duncan, wife of W.R., 9/5/1836 - 1/3/1903, buried Shannon Cemetery ("Cemeteries of Clay Co. TX" by Mary N. Speakman and Walter F. Speakman, 1973, Houston, TX, Library book 976.432S741, from Lucille Mehrkam 4/1984; FHL book 976.4542 V3s and fiche 6,093,953) (MAD: wife was Catherine Shelton, both born AL, from info of Sandra Rankin 1999)


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