Duncans in Kimble Co. TX


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

Last revised August 10, 2002

Formed 1858 from Bexar


1860-1870 Kimble Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

HISTORIES before 1923

1914 "History of TX and Texans" by Frank W. Johnson, Vol.1-5 (SUTRO book F386 J66 1914, CA State Library, Sutro Branch; and FHL book 976.4 H2j and film 547,564)
      Vol.5 pg.2613: WILLIAM THOMAS DUNCAN of Reeves Co. TX, born Ellis Co. TX 17 March 1869, son of James and Elizabeth Jane (Thomas) Duncan, both born TN, pioneers to TX in the 1840's, located in Kaufman Co., there James Duncan became a rancher, lived in Kaufman Co. 15 years, then moved to Brown Co. and later to Kimball Co., in 1882 moved to Jeff Davis Co. where he spent the last 16 years of his life, dying in 1898; was in Confederate service. Children of James (& Elizabeth Jane): William Thomas; George D. is a merchant in Toyah; James Lafayette, ranching in Jeff Davis Co.; Joseph D. a stockman near Toyah; Lela now Mrs. Frank Billingslea of Toyah. William Thomas Duncan married 29 July 1889 to Miss Annie L. Chalk, a native of TX; they have 4 children: Alice Zillah, now Mrs. Albert Tinnin of Culberson Co.; James C. in business with his father; William K. and Aubrey who live at home.


Some early Duncans in Kimble Co. TX:
      Benjamine Duncan, 4 March 1836, lived in TX; had 1st class grant for land in Kimble Co. TX (listed on pg.876, "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)


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