Duncans in Polk Co. TX


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

Last revised August 10, 2002

Formed 1846-50 from Liberty
San Jacinto formed 1870 from Liberty, Polk, Montgomery, Walker


1850 Polk Co. TX Census (and from Lucille Mehrkam 1983)
Pg.178, #25, Wm. BASS 41 NC farmer $600
                  Robert 8, Sarah 5 TX
Pg.178, #26, Jane DUNCAN 58 VA widow $0
Pg.178, #27, J.R. JOHNSON (m) 29 NC farmer $100
                  Ann R. 23 AL

1860 Polk Co. TX Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Polk Co. TX Census
Sub Division 21, P.O. Livingston
Pg.453, #497-497, BURROUGS, Washington (m) 21 GA family grocer $800-$400
                  Winnie F. 24 AL house keeping
                  Elbert T. 6/12 TX b.Jan.
                  DUNCAN, Henry 9 TX BLACK
Pg.454, #499-499, DUNCAN, Handy 32 SC BLACK farm laborer $0-$100
                  Lois (f) 30 VA BLACK houwe work
                  Fannie (f) 12 TX BLACK at home
                  Susan 11 TX BLACK house servant
                  Tony (m) 8, James 4, Samuel 1 TX BLACKS


Polk Co. TX Probate records
      Wills, Probates, 1840-1896 - No Duncan (FHL film 1,006,865)
      Probate Minutes 1847-1854 - D index page not filmed
      Admin. Oaths & Bonds, Vol. A, 1857-1871 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,006,874)
            Vol. B (sic), 1851-1857 - no Duncan
      Index to Probate files 1840-1976 - no Duncan

Polk Co. TX Probate Records (FHL film 1,006,865)
      Record of Wills Vol.A 1840-96 - no Biers, Duncan
      Probate Minutes Vol.A 1847-1854 - no Biers, "D" index page not filmed


Polk Co. TX Deed Index 1846-1898 and Deeds (index on FHL film 1,006,879)
      B-423: 18 April 1850, Jesse McGee to Jane Duncan, both Polk Co. TX, $150, 150 acres on N side of Trinity River, beg. SW corner of tract containing part of my present cultivated land purchased by me from Ralph McGee as part of headright of William Morris. Wit. W. Reid Moore, T.L. Epperson. (FHL film 1,006,880)
      C-576: 10 March 1845, Montgomery Co. TX; Nancy Duncan, late wife of David Biors, decd, and executor of his last will, and lately admin. of said D. Bears? decd, to Thomas Paines, $300, 60 acres on divisional line that divides David Bears league of land #1590 from its E. boundary line. Wit. William Palmer, Danby? P. Tyner. William Palmer appeared in Walker Co. TX to swear he saw Nancy Duncan sign. (FHL film 1,006,890)
      E-516: 31 March 1855, Nancy Daminy formerly Nancy Duncan, to Isham F. Patrick of Polk Co. TX, $1000, land in Liberty Co., headright league granted Gregory Garcies forming a league, 1280 acres. Wit. Madison Ross, Emily Ross. Release by Willis Daminey, husband. Wit. W.F. Gee, Absalom Foster. (FHL film 1,006,881)
      E-512,516,517,524,528 (all Nancy Donimy, not copied)
      Quit at 1858, Book H


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