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

Last revised July 11, 2013

WHITE CO. AR
Formed 1835 from Pulaski, Jackson
Cleburne formed 1883 from White, Van Buren, Independence
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1840 White Co. AR Census (page by page; no Duncan indexed)
Pg.244  Dennis DUNHAM      0101,001  -  0

1850 White Co. AR Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 White Co. AR Census
Pg.818, #17-18, Hotel in town of Searcy
                  N. DUNCUM (f) 17 AR (no occupation)

1870 White Co. AR Census
Gray Twp.
Pg.335, #158-157, BLEVINS, F. (m) 30 TN farmer $1000-$400
                  Sarah J. 27 AR keeping house
                  Farrell? (m) 3/12 AR b.Feb.
                  PELHAM, S. (f) 60 VA
                  EAST, M.B. (f) 15 TN
                  DUNCAN, Z.B. (m) 22 MS labor on farm
                  (MAD: ? Zadock Duncan, in 1850 DeSoto Co. MS census as Bradley Duncan 2 MS, 1860 Marshall Co. TN census as Jadock Duncan 12 MS)
Harrison Twp.
Pg.354, #28-28, DUNKIN, John 29 TN farmer $80-$200
                  Catherine 36 TN keeping house
                  James C. 16 KY labor on farm
                  William E. 15 KY
                  DUNKIN, J.N.R?.R?. (f) 2 AR
Pg.356, #73-73, DUNKIN, J.B. (m) 27 TN laborer on farm $0-$150
                  Malvira 24 TN keeping house
                  Layfayette (m) 3 TN
                  Charley H. 2/12 AR b.Apr.
                  BELL, Rebecca 18 TN

1900 White Co. AR Census (from Denzil Mauldin 1/1987)
Kentucky Twp.
#82-82, F.M. DUNCAN Dec. 1848 AL AL AL 25 years
            Nancy H. Mar. 1851 NC NC NC 25 years 5 ch, 4 liv
            Robie A. Sep. 1877 AR AL NC dau.
            Sudie L. Feb. 1883 AR AL NC dau.
#86-92, Samuel DUNCAN Sep. 1879 AR AL NC
            Bertha R. Dec. 1878 AR TN TN wife 0 ch, 0 liv
#87-93, B.E. DUNCAN May 1856 AL AL AL 21 years
            Mary H. Apr. 1859 AR GA GA 21 years, 4 ch, 4 liv
            William B. Sep. 1881 AR AL AR son
            Thomas A. May 1890 AR AL AR son
            Joseph H. June 1892 AR AL AR son
            Maggie M. Dec. 1899 AR AL AR dau
Cadron Twp.
#297-307, J.J. DUNCAN May 1863 AL AL VA 17 years
            Marthann Dec. 1862 TN MS MS 17 years 9 ch, 7 liv
            Joh W. Nov. 1886 AR AL TN son
            Susie Nov. 1886 AR AL TN son
            Thomas A. Mar. 1890 AR AL TN son
            Elmer Aug. 1892 AR AL TN son
            Lucindie Sep. 1895 AR AL TN dau
            David H. June 1899 AR AL TN son
Cleveland Twp.
#26-26, Thomas J. DUNCAN Aug. 1865 TN TN TN 8 years
            Ella Aug. 1874 AR GA MS 8 years, 0 ch, 0 liv
Garner Twp.
#63-63, Walker DUNCAN Mar. 1875 AR AR AR 1 year
            Tunie? Jan. 1881 AR AR AR 1 year 1 ch, 1 liv
            Edgar Nov. 1899 AR AR AR son
#69-69, Henry W. DUNCAN Jan. 1890 AR IN IN (servant)
 

LAND RECORDS

Index of MO and AR and Partial IL (C-D) Land Patentees, War of 1812; Warrants (Index on FHL film 983,163)
      Sec. 2, AR Patentees, from G.L.O. (General Land Office) Patent Book; with added date and Tract Book page; added county from Rand McNally Commercial Atlas (tract books on FHL film 1,302,833)
      Volume, page, name, warrant #, quarter (unless noted otherwise), section, township, range; date from tract book pages by Twp & Range; present county.
      Vol.2 p.270: Duncan, Jeptha, #24,332; NE 1/4, (Sec.) 25, (Twp) 10N, (Range) 7W; 5/7/1821, p.49; present northern White Co. next to Cleburne and Independence Cos. (MAD: Independence Co. AR in 1830)
      (MAD: one Jeptha Duncan was in War of 1812 from Roane Co. TN; perhaps son of Craven Duncan d. Jefferson Co. TN)

White Co. AR Deed Index, V.1-4, 1857-1892 (FHL film 1,024,596; copied by CVD in SLC 5/1/2013)
      Very faint film, parts illegible
      Dancan?/Duncan, Mary A. from Murphy, John M., Chattel Bond, Dec. 7, 1860, filed Dec. 7, 1860, negroes, G-470/474?
 

HISTORIES before 1923

1890 "Biographical and historical memoirs of eastern Arkansas : comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties named herein, and numerous biographical sketches of the prominent citizens of such counties" White, Woodruff, Cross, Ciittenden, St. Francis, Monroe, Lee, Arkansas, Prairie, and Phillips counties; by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.7 H2bhm and film 934,823 item 3, and from Evelyn Sigler 11/1983 and index cards of Kit Smith 8/1983)
      Pg.155, White Co.: T.A. DUNCAN, farmer, b. Jackson Co. AL 1830, oldest of eight children of Jesse and Nancy E. (White) Duncan who were born in TN. The father [Jesse] reared at Nashville [Davidson Co.] and mother near Winchester, married in TN. Moved shortly after marriage to Alabama, was a millwright, he d. 1884, his wife d. 1883. Children: T.A. of White Co. AR; W.R. of TX; James H. of AL; J.C., married, of Kansas; Mary, Mrs. Selby, living near Iuka, [Tishomingo Co.] MS; Elizabeth of Iuka, MS.
      T.A. Duncan married Jan. 1849 to S.B. Pace in AL, was in Confederate Army, Berry's Artillery; prisoner; 1865 paroled and returned to Jackson Co. AL; in 1872 moved to White Co. AR; Democrat. Mrs. Duncan's parents, Wm. and Elizabeth (Wininger) Pace, VA to AL 1827. Wm. Pace d. 1870, Eliz. d. 1871.
      Children of T.A. Duncan: William F.; Cassie, m. A.J. Holleman, d. 1885 at 28; B.E.; J.J., married and living in Cleburne Co.; Minta, m. A.J. Holleman after Cassie d., of White Co.; Nancy (Mrs. J.F. Lawrence); C.A. married F.W. Raney; and Mila and Jo still at home.
      (MAD: 1860 Jackson Co. AL census, 1870 Greene Co. AR census)
 

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