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Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
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Last revised November 24, 2000

HARDEMAN CO. TN
LAND RECORDS
 

Tennessee Land Grants Index (FHL film 1,002,730)
      Copied all Duncan, Dunkin, etc. (no Duncomb) through 1849; did not copy later index. Film consists of small index cards for each grant; some grants are repeated if they appear in two books.
      Name, Grant #, Acres, Date, County, Book & Page, District (Actual grant books are in series by District, then book volume & page)
      Albert D. Duncan, 3521, 53a, 5/14/1838, Hardeman, 4-789, West
      E.G. Duncan, 2729, 190a, 11/1/1846, Hardeman, "numerical listing, missing from Land Grant Book", West
      Elihu G. Duncan, 13239, 124a, 6/1/1852, Hardeman, 16-323, West
      Henry W. Duncan, 1589, 25a, 7/20/1830, Hardeman, 2A-693, West
      Henry W. Duncan & Michael Hanes, 5730, 32a, 5/6/1848, Hardeman, 7-424, West
      James Duncan, 1283, 150a, 5/7/1829, Hardeman, 2A-383, West (see Deed Y-297)
      James Duncan, 4722, 26a, 6/25/1841, Hardeman, 7A-95, West
      John F. Duncan, 2650, 80a, 1/8/1835, Hardeman, 3A-837, West
      William B. Duncan, 592, 50a, 5/9/1827, Hardeman, 1-583, West
      William L. Duncan, 3235, 140a, 7/28/1837, Hardeman, 4-501, West

TN Land Grants, West District
      1-583: 9 May 1827, TN Grant #592 by virtue of Cert. #6632 dated 16 Sept. 1824 issued to Wm. Donelson for 50 acres, and entered 24 May 1825 by No. 1754, grant to William B. Duncan assignee of said Donelson, 50 acres by survey on 15 Sept. 1825, in 10th Dist. in Hardeman Co., on Hickory Creek, a western branch of Hatchee, in Range 4, Sec. 5, bounded by SE corner of Entry #597 for 75 acres in name of James Burlison. (FHL film 1,013,334)
      2A-383: 7 May 1829, TN Grant #1283, by virtue of certificate #1312, 1313, 1314, 1315, 1352 and 1353, all 3 March 1826, 25 acres each, entered 2 May 1826 #1827, grant to James Duncan assignee originally of said Register (bottom of page says grant to James "Curren"), 150 acres by survey 6 March 1828, 10th Dist. in Hardeman Co., Range 2, Sec. 3, adj. SW corner entry #975 for 640 acres in name of heirs of Hugh Curren, SE corner of C.C. Collins' 200 acre entry. (FHL film 1,013,337)
      2A-693: 20 July 1830, TN Grant #1589, by virtue of act? of duplicate John Armstrong warrant #2572 for 5000 acres dated 26 May 1792 to James Gray Wiene issued by secretary and commissioner of West TN pursuant to a resolution of General Assembly, and by virtue of Entry #2250 dated 24 June 1826 in 10th Dist. in name of Henry W. Duncan assignee of said Wiene for 25 acres, the whole of said 5000 acres being entered in said district by assignment to several under the occupant laws of TN; grant to Henry W. Duncan assignee originally of Allen J. Davie, 25 acres by survey 14 April 1828 in Hardeman Co. in Range 4, Sec. 6, NE corner of Entry #1755 in name of J. Carmack for 288 acres. (FHL film 1,013,337)
      3A-73: 20 Dec. 1831, TN Grant #1893 to William L. Duncan, assignee of John May, by virtue of Cert. #1645 dated 21 Sept. 1824 issued to Alfred W. Taylor for 20 acres, Entry #1681 dated 27 Nov. 1824 in 9th Dist. in name of John May, assignee originally of Alfred W. Taylor; grant 20 acres by survey 20 Aug. 1825 in McNairy Co. on waters of Big Hatchee River in Range 1, Sec. 1, adj. NE corner and N line of Occupant Entry #86 in name of John F. Duncan. (FHL film 1,013,340)
      3A-837: 8 Jan. 1835, TN Grant #2650 to John F. Duncan, by virtue of military claimant #1099 dated Jan. 23, 1829? issued to John Harrison? (Norrison?) for 640 acres, of which 80 acres entered under provisions of occupant laws in 9th Dist., e.g., #88 (#4088?) dated 31 May 1824 in name of John F. Duncan assignee of said John Norrison; grant 80 acres surveyed 16 Aug. 1829 in Hardeman Co. on waters of Hatchee River, Range 1, Sec. 1. (FHL film 1,013,340)
      4-502: 28 July 1837, TN Grant #3235 to William L. Duncan, assignee of John F. Duncan, Cert. #3466 issued to William Land and Hugh C. Armstrong for 156 acres, entry #731 dated 18 July 1836 in 9th Dist. in name of John F. Duncan assignee of Land and Armstrong for 140 acres; Grant for 140 acres surveyed 1 July 1836 in Hardeman Co., Range 1, Sec. 1, on waters of Hatchey, NW corner of occupant entry #95 in name of W.L. Petty, SW corner of Entry #1687, occupant entry #86. (FHL film 1,013,341)
      4-789: 14 May 1838, TN Grant #3524 to Albert D. Duncan, assignee originally of Lucy O. Blount, entry in Hardeman Co. #2910 in name of Albert D. Duncan for 53 acres on 12 Dec. 1834, founded on warrant #344 to Lucy A. Blount for 414-4/6 acres on 24 Dec. 1833, surveyed 14 Jan. 1835, and by virtue of his occupant claim; grant 53 acres in Hardeman Co., 10th Dist., Range 4, Sec. (illeg), SW corner of Entry #2176 for 200 acres in name of James Duff, E. boundary of Entry #791 for 500 acres to Wm. Dickson. (FHL film 1,013,341)
      Quit.

TN General Land Grants (FHL film 1,012,966)
      BB-834: 18 Feb. 1826, Grant #24711; by virtue of warrant #915 dated 5 Sept. 1821 issued by Sec. of State of NC to the President & Trustees of the Univ. of said state on account of the military service of David Waldew decd for 640 acres and entered on 3 March 1824 by #1102; grant to Cullen Andrews, assignee of said President & Trustees, 640 acres by survey 12 Aug. 1824 in 10th Dist. in Hardeman Co. in Range 5, Sec.5, beg. Jacob Bartholamew's 640 acre entry on Porter & Myricks's? east boundary. (MAD: Asahel Duncan, deed C-135, transferred land to Peter Regans that was corner to entry #1102)

Hardeman Co. TN Deed Index (FHL film 024,681; from Roy Hall 5/1985)
      F-349: 1839, Duncan, Estate to/from Carnes, D.B. etal, Div of
      D-591: 1836, Duncan & Belcher to/from Smith, Lemuel
      C-155: 1830, Duncan, A. to/from Normant? N.B.; PA
      C-537: 1834, Duncan, A.D. to/from Wilks, Benjamin
      D-574: 1836, Duncan, A.D. to/from Wilks, Benjamin
      D-575: 1836, Duncan, A.D. to/from Ellis, A. G.
      E-576: 1837, Duncan, A.D. to/from Ellis, A. G.; 75a
      F-504: 1839, Duncan, A.D. to/from Duncan, A.D. heirs, Will
      C-433: 1833, Duncan, Asahel to/from Smith, Isham; "N"
      Q-414: 1860, Duncan, Eliz J. & Siddy J. to/from Duncan, Calvin
      L-234: 1852, Duncan, H.W. to/from Haynes, Michael; 109a
      L-234: 1852, Duncan, H.W. to/from Haynes, Michael; 109a
      M-538: 1855, Duncan, Henry W. to/from Mulharris, Chas; 321-1/2a
      N-574: 1857, Duncan, Henry W. to/from Boucher, Thos P.; 20a
      K-167: 1850, Duncan, James to/from Betts, John H.; 25a
      S-15: 1865, Duncan, James to/from Cybase?, James
      Q-47: 1859, Duncan, James W. to/from Cannon, Clayton; Trust Deed; 20a
      E-579: 1837, Duncan, John F. to/from Duncan, Wm. B.; 80a
      C-252: 1832, Duncan, Samuel to/from Smith, Isham
      P-255: 1856?, Duncan, Samuel to/from Cannon, Clayton; 5a
      L-594: 1853, Duncan, Thomas to/from Parker, Gemaliel; 160a
      C-357: 1833, Duncan, Thos L. to/from Crain, William; "N"
      B-102: 1828, Duncan, W.B. to/from Smith, Isham; 50a
      L-245: 1852, Duncan, Wm. B. to/from Haynes, Michael; 47-1/2a
      N-100: 1855, Duncan, Wm. B. to/from Mitchell, James; 152-1/2a
      C-156: 1831, Duncan, W.L. & E.G. to/from Box, Robt
      D-590: 1836, Duncan, Wm. L. to/from Boxley & Perkins
      D-479: 1836, Duncan, Wm. L. to/from Miller, Pitser; PA
      E-470: 1838, Duncan, Wm. L. to/from Miller, Pitser; TD
      E-494: 1838, Duncan, Wm. L. to/from Boxley, David S.

Hardeman Co. TN Grantor and Grantee Deed Indexes, Vol.1, 1822-1876 (FHL film 989,300; following deeds not looked at)
      Book G missing
      P-28, 1858, 30-1/4a, Henry W. Duncan from Martin Pirtle
      S-15, 1865, Jas. Duncan to Jas. Pybass
      S-320/328, 1866, trust deed, S.H. Duncan from N.R. Ussery
      U-268?, 1866?, S.H. and J.H. Duncan from William Lax
      V-331, 1869, Henry W. Duncan Senr. to James T. Hundley
      W-357, 1871, A.H. Duncan from E.W. King and Saml. H. & R.H. Wood
      W-358, 1870, A.H. Duncan to George Kinney
      X-288, 1872, A.H. Duncan from David Thorne
      Y-300, 1873?, Saml. H. Duncan to Clift & Robley
      Y-462, 1873, E.G. Duncan and J.M. Parks exors to A.M. Lambeth Jr. (see W-426)
      Z-394, 1875, S.H. Duncan from Thomas M. McGee and wife.

Hardeman Co. TN Deeds
      A-171: 23 April 1826, Austin A. King of Madison Co. TN to Wm. L. Duncan and Elihu G. Duncan of Hardeman Co. TN, $500, 125 acres on Porters Creek, founded on Grant No. 1 by TN to King 14 Jan. 1826 for 250 acres, corner 1st Sec., 2nd Range, 10th Dist. (FHL film 989,301)
      A-196: 15 April 1826, Robert Boydsten and Jacob L. Edwards to John Duncan, $600, 65 acres entered in name of Robert Boydsten 4 Feb. 1823, 9th Dist., 1st range, 3rd Sec. Wit. Wm. B. Robinson, Absolem Henson. (FHL film 989,301)
      B-102: 25 Dec. 1827, William B. Duncan to Isham Smith, $150, 50 acres, 10th Dist. on Hickory Creek, a western branch of Hatchee River in Range 4, Sec. 5, corner entry #1597 for 75 acres in name of James Burlesson. Wit. Thos. Shaw, Henry Toner?. (FHL film 989,301)
      C-135: 31 Oct. 1827, Ashael Duncan of Calaway Co. KY appoint N.E. Normant of Hardeman Co. TN attorney to transfer to Peter Regans? of Wilson Co. TN a plat and certificate of 200 acres of land on Big Hatchee River in the 10th? survey district, Range 4, Sec. 10 in Hardeman Co. in the name of Ashael Duncan, beg. NE corner of entry #1102 in name of C. Andrews, ... Wit. George M. Pystle?, J.J. Rogers. (FHL film 989,301)
      C-158: 22 Jan. 1829, W.L. Duncan and Elihugh G. Duncan to Robert Box, $500, 125 acres (land in A-171). Wit. E.C?. Ayres; reg. Jan. 1830. (FHL film 989,301)
      C-252: 14 Nov. 1831, Samuel Duncan to Isham Smith, $240, 120 acres in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 5, corner to entry #772 grant to Thomas Henderson. Wit. James Lontate?, H.W. Duncan. Rec. Jan. 1832. (FHL film 989,301)
      C-314: 15 Feb. 1832, Asahel Duncan to Isham Smith, both of Hardeman Co. TN, $350, 120 acres in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 5, bounded by warrant 999 and entry 992 grant to T. Henderson for 640 acres. Wit. Charles C. Rucher, Robert Smith, Winfrey Owens. Proven by oaths of wit. July 1832. (FHL film 989,301)
      C-337: 2 Jan. 1832, to William Crane of Hardeman Co. TN from Thos. L. Duncan and Wm. Duncan and John Little and James Little and Joseph Brotherton of Hardeman Co. TN and Lemuel Landers (signature looks like Sanders) of McNairy Co. TN and John O. Clarke and Wm. Wilkerson and David Lackmore of Lincoln Co. NC and John Duncan of Jackson Co. OH, all legal heirs of John Duncan decd; that the said heirs for $280, sell to Wm. Crane 65 acres in Hardeman Co. TN on waters of Little Hatchee, bounded .. beg. at a stake in a pond 416 poles east of the one mile stake north of the south corner of said section, thence east 100 poles to a black oak, thence north 4 poles crossing said creek in all north 104 poles to a stake ... /s/ Thomas L. Duncan, Wm. Duncan, John Little, James Little, Jos. Brotherton, Lemuel Sanders, and by Wm L. Duncan attorney for John O. Clark, John Duncan and David Lackmore. (FHL film 989,301) (MAD: this family from Lincoln Co. NC; see Deed A-196)
      C-471: 29 June 1833, Stephen Jarman to Albert D. Duncan, $200, 50 acres, part of S.D. Jarmans entry of 200 acres in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 5&6, #1911. Wit. Joseph Snak?, Willis? J. Coones. (FHL film 989,301)
      C-537: 1 Jan. 1834, A.D. Duncan to Benjamin Wilks, $600, 100 acres in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 6, south 1/2 entry #1174 in name of Thomas Duff. Wit. John Elliot, Robt. S. Wilkins. (FHL film 989,301)
      C-573: 12 April 1834, William Fulghmon? to Wm. L. Duncan, $1100, slaves Ned (age 29), China (age 26) and her child Abner (age 18 months). Wit. Jno. St. Bills. (FHL film 989,301)
      D-172: 22 March 1834, A.D. Duncan to Isom Smith, $250, 50 acres in 10th Dist., R. 4&5, Sec. 5&6, corner of entry #534 for 640 acres, part of Stephen Jarman's entry for 200 acres. No wit. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-220: 26 Sept. 1835, David S. Boxley and Samuel Smith Jr. to William L. Duncan, trust deed of slaves. No wit. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-222: 26 Sept. 1835, James Tyer to William L. Duncan, trust deed, Tyer owes Duncan and Duncan is security for Tyer in bond for prosecution of a bill in equity in Chancery Court at Bolivar. No wit. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-374: 3 Jan. 1833, A.D. Duncan to Benjamin Wilks, $650, 100 acres in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 6, south half of entry #1174 in name of James Duff, corner to entry #1133 in name of Richard Smith. Wit. William Stuart, R.B. McMahon. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-375: 5 Jan. 1836, A.D. Duncan to A.G. Ellis, $800, 53-1/3 acres in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 6, entry #2910 in my name, corner to entry 2176 for 200 acres in name of James Duff. Wit. Benjamin Wilkes, John Conley. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-390/1: 1 Feb. 1836, William L. Duncan to David S. Boxley and Wm. A/C. Perkins, $3,000, three tracts: (1) 160 acres in R.1, Sec. 1, 9th Dist., corner Jno. F. Duncan's 80 acre entry, crossing Big Hatchee, being grant #876 from TN to Lewis Bolt; (2) 20 acre grant #1893 to Wm. L. Duncan in R.1, Sec. 1, corner of an occupant entry #86 in name of John F. Duncan; (3) 80 acres in said Dist., Sec. 1, Range two (written above: one), corner Lewis Bolt's 110 acre entry, containing 20 acres in the west boundary for which a bond has been made to James Carter? it being part of a 160 (acre) tract entered in the name of Thos. Simpson by grant #875; containing the whole 240 acres. No. wit. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-391: 29 Dec. 1835, Edward R. Relcher and Wm. L. Duncan to Lemuel Smith, all Hardeman Co. TN, $1200, 166 acres on waters of Hatchee River, on N. boundary line of tract in name of Lewis Bolt for 160 acres, NE corner of 20 acre entry in name of John May, including and excluding? an occupant reserve of 25 acres in name of Curtis Moore, entry #1000 conveyed by J.C.N. Robertson to said Relcher by deed 28 April 1834. No wit. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-439: 16 Dec. 1831, David and Samuel Hile to A.D. Duncan, $600, 100 acres being south 1/2 of entry 1174 in name of James Duff, in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 6, corner entry #1133. Wit. Stephen Jarman, Joseph Lusk. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-440: 27 Dec. 1831, James Killough to A.D. Duncan, $400, 75 acres, part of entries #3032, 3033 and 3034, in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 6, corner entry 1133. Wit. Stephen Jarman, Joseph Lusk. (FHL film 989,302)
      D-479: 13 June 1836, William L. Duncan appoint Pitser Miller of town of Bolivar, both Hardeman Co. TN, as attorney to receive all debts, execute receipts, and to prosecute or defend any suits necessary in the conduct of my business. No wit. (FHL film 989,302)
      E-145: 3 Feb. 1837, D.S. Boxley and William C. Perkins appoint Wm. L. Duncan their attorney to sell lands contemplated to be laid off by us on the Hatchie River, to execute title bonds, .... No wit. (FHL film 989,302)
      E-376: 16 Jan. 1836, A.D. Duncan to A.G. Ellis, $450, 75 acres, part of entry #3032, 3033 and 3034 dated 8 March 1826 (1836?), grant #2177, in 10th Dist., R.4, Sec. 6, corner entry 1133. Wit. Will H. Moores, Thos. Shaw. (FHL film 989,302)
      E-379: 12 Sept. 1837, John F. Duncan of Pontotoc Co. MS to William L. Duncan of Hardeman Co. TN, $500, 80 acres by survey Aug. 16, 1824, on waters of Hatchee River, R.1, Sec. 1. No wit. John F. Duncan appeared in Hardeman Co. TN 12 Sept. 1837. (FHL film 989,302)
      E-470/1: 21 Feb. 1838, Wm. L. Duncan trust deed to Pitser Miller; Duncan owes Miller $2000, and Miller is security for Duncan in sum of $4000; mortgage slaves, and mortgage 460 acres in Dist. 9, R.1, Sec. (blank), including land conveyed to said Duncan by Boxley and Perkins of this Co.; he the said Duncan binds himself that the said Negro property which is to remain in his possession shall not be removed beyond the jurisdiction of the State of TN except as far as Tippah Co. in the State of MS without the consent of the said Pitser Miller. (FHL film 989,302)
      E-494: 21 Feb. 1838, receipt by Wm. L. Duncan that David S. Boxley conveyed to Duncan by deed of mortgage dated 25 Sept. 1835, negroes ...; mortgage has been satisfied. Wit. Pitser Miller, A.G. McDougal. (FHL film 989,302)
      F-304/8: A.D. Duncan's last will and testament, reg. 3 June 1839. I, A.D. Duncan of TX, being now at Esq. Samuel Eskridges in Roane Co. TN, in feeble state of health; to my beloved wife Mary D. Duncan land on which I now live to dispose of as she sees fit; to my stepdaughter Rosannah Jarman the 4th of a league of land located by W.S. McClure?, being 1/2 of the half league I have an interst in; to my daughter Eliza Jane 1/2 of one league corner? B.C. Fowler's land 1/2 of which is conveyed to me; the other 1/2 of the 1/2 league to the issue? of my beloved wife which was not born when I left home provided it should live; in the event either of my children should die the other one is to have the property left it; all my other lands ... so soon as they can be located and the titles perfected my executors hereinafter named do with as they think best for the benefit of my children ...; to my stepdaughter Rosannah Jarman all the claim I have to the real estate in Perryville West TN which belonged to the estate of Wm. Jarman decd, and if it meets with my wife's approbation, Stephen Jarman Esqr. would act as her guardian. ...; I own 1/3 part of the interest in 19 negros purchased of the estate of Wm Scott decd. of NC, which negros belong to Stephen Jarman, David B. Carnes heir and myself, for the purpose of dividing the above I appoint Pitser Miller of Bolivar TN to divide said 19 negroes; as soon as divided, my wife Mary D. Duncan to have the use and benefit of them until my oldest dau. Eliza Jane becomes of age or marries and then she is to have 1/3 of them; my unborn infant if it should live to have 1/3 negroes as soon as it becomes of age or marries; the other 1/3 to my wife during her natural life then equally between my children. ... Appoint wife Mary D. Duncan and Joseph P?. Fort, M.D., and Wm. H. Moore executrix & executors; dated 16 March 1839. If my wife Mary D. Duncan wishes to leave TX and return to TN, she is to have privilege of disposing of her property there; in that event there be other executors appointed in TN to act with her; my two brothers in law, Stephen Jarman and David B. Carnes, act as executors with my wife in the event of her moving to TN. Wit. S.W. Jordan, Saml. Eckridge, Wright Roberts. Reg. Roane Co. TN court May, 1839. (FHL film 989,303)
      F-348/50: 14 June 1839, Division by Pitser Miller, David B. Carnes and Stephen Jarman of 19 negroes of estate of A.D. Duncan between D.B. Carnes, Stephen Jarman and A.D. Duncan, bought of the executors of William A. Scott, decd, late of Lincoln Co. NC; met at Stephen Jarmans and valued the negros; 1/3 to David B. Carnes; 1/3 to Stephen Jarman; 1/3 to Pitser Miller as agent appointed by the will of said Duncan. Also division of horses. (FHL film 989,303)
      H-85: 15 Feb. 1842, Will Arthur to E.G. Duncan, $650, negro Jacob age 22. Wit. Th. Peters. (FHL film 989,303)
      H-236: 27 Oct. 1842, Austin Miller of Hardeman Co. TN to John F. Duncan of Pontotoc Co. MS, $502 and 24/100 dollars paid to Pitser Miller, all interest Austin Miller has in land in Hardeman Co. TN in 9th Dist., 460 acres, same land conveyed to Wm. L. Duncan by Boxley and Perkins on 29 Feb. 1838, and on the same day conveyed in trust by said Wm. L. Duncan to Pitser Miller. Wit. ??, Wm. McCarter?. (FHL film 989,303)
      H-236: 27 Oct. 1842, Pitser Miller of Hardeman Co. TN to John F. Duncan of Pontotoc Co. MS, $502 and 24/100 dollars paid by John F. Duncan, sell to John F. Duncan all interest of Pitser Miller to land in 9th Dist., being the same land conveyed to Wm. L. Duncan by Boxley and Perkins 21 Feb. 1838, and on the same day conveyed by said W.L. Duncan in trust to Pitser Miller, 460 acres. (Wit. illeg.) (FHL film 989,303)
      K-180: 6 Aug. 1850, Wayne Dillard of Clark Co. AR by his attorney William Owens, to James Duncan of Hardeman Co. TN, $200, 82 acres in 10th Dist., R.2, Sec. 3, corner of entry 2527. Wit. J/G?.A. Bills, Zcorudus Bills. (FHL film 989,336)
      K-187: 6 Aug. 1850, James Duncan to John H. Bills, both Hardeman Co. TN, $62, 25 acres in Dist. 10, R.2, Sec. 3, being land entered in my name by entry #980, grant to be obtained by me, corner of entry #30 for 20 acres in name of said James Duncan, corner Greenbery Bright. Wit. R.T. Keely (Neely?), Wm. C. Colier. (FHL film 989,336)
      L-146: 10 Jan. 1855, James L. McMeans and wife Alexans McMeans of Franklin Co. AL to Thomas Duncan of Hardeman Co. TN, $800, all their interest, being 4/5, in land belonging to heirs of Isaac Kicks (Hicks?) decd, 200 acres in 10th Dist., Sec. 5&6, R.4, Entry #2478. (FHL film 989,337)
      L-234: 18 March 1852, Henry W. Duncan to the heirs of Michael Hanes decd, $60, 109 acres in R.4, Sec. 5&6, 10th Dist., corner entry #302 for 32 acres made in name of Michael Hanes and Henry W. Duncan. (FHL film 989,337)
      L-245: 15 April 1851, William B. Duncan to Michael Hanes, $118-3/4, 47-1/2 acres in R.4, Sec. 5&6, 10th Dist., corner of entry 2478, corner said W.B. Duncan's E. boundary line. Wit. J.T. Champion, H.W. Duncan. (FHL film 989,337)
      L-394: 22 Dec. 1852, Thomas Duncan to Gamalier? Parker, $1280, all interest purchased from J.C/E. McMeans and wife, being 160 acres on boundary line of entry #974 in name of Wm. B. Duncan, and 40 acres. Wit. J.B. Harriss, R.T. Huley? (clerk). (FHL film 989,337)
      M-257: 26 Dec. 1853, Nathaniel Roberts to Henry W. Duncan, $10 (sic), 20 acres on Hatchee River in R.4&5, Sec. 6, beg. SW corner of 400 acre tract entered by said Roberts and conveyed to Pitser Miller; wit. R.G. Crawford, Pitser Miller. (FHL film 989,338)
      M-257: 1 Dec. 1852, TN Grant #13917 (18917?) to Henry W. Duncan, entry #1184?, surveyed 21 Aug. 1849, 196 acres, R.3&4, Sec. 6, 10th Dist. (FHL film 989,338)
      M-258: 1 Dec. 1852, TN Grant #13890 to Henry W. Duncan, entry #1183, entered 21 Aug. 1849, 398a on Hatchee River, R.3, Sec. 6, 10th Dist. (FHL film 989,338)
      M-259: 1 Dec. 1852, TN Grant #14427 to Henry W. Duncan, entered 1 July 1843?, 823 acres. (FHL film 989,338)
      M-260: 1 Dec. 1852, TN Grant #5783 to Henry W. Duncan, surveyed 17 Aug. 1838, 10 acres. (FHL film 989,338)
      M-538: 30 March 1854, Henry W. Duncan to Charles Mulkinson?, $90, 9 acres in R.3, Sec. 6, 10th Dist. Wit. J.W. McKipack?, T.T. Cardwell. (FHL film 989,338)
      N-100: 16 Oct. 1855, William B. Duncan to James Mitchell, $100, 152-1/2 acres in R.4, Sec. 5, 11th Dist. Wit. T.W. Hudson, P.P. Crawford. (FHL film 989,338)
      N-574: 13 Dec. 1854, Henry W. Duncan to Thomas P. Butcher, $54, 20+ acres in R.4, Sec. 5&6, 10th Dist. Wit. Dempsey Baker, G.W. Cardwell (Cardmell?). (FHL film 989,338)
      O-244/6: That on 6 Jan. 1857, came the cause of Geo. Smith, Jno. M. Smith, Ellson Brown, Saml. H. Duncan and wife, Wm. J. Sturdivant and wife, Wm. H. Smith, Jno. B. Laacy and wife and R.T?. Neely, admrs. of Chas. B. Smith decd, vs. Farmia? Smith, Bettie Smith & Daniel? H.? Smith, petition to sell land; that Chas. B. Smith departed this life intestate leaving no children; that said Geo. Smith, Jno. M. Smith, Ellen Brown, Mary J. Duncan, Amelia Sturdivant, Wm.? T. Smith, Ann B. Laacy, Howard? Smith, Bettie Smith and Daniel M. Smith are the only heirs of said decd; that Chas. B. Smith died possessed of the lands named in said petition; that petitioners filed the petition against said defendants 2 Sept. 1856?; said defendants are minors and have been duly notified in this cause; that petitioner R.P?. Neely is their regular guardian; the Court at the Nov. term 1856 appointed E.C. Crisp? guardian ad litum for said minor defendants; ... find it necessary to sell said lands as prayed for in said petition (to pay debts) ... in pursuance of an interlocutory decree of court made Nov. 1856 ... $1,000, James and Saml. Duncan were highest bidder; title, interest etc. of Geo. Smith, Jno. M. Smith, Ellen Brown, Saml. H. Duncan and wife Mary J., Thos? Sturdivant and wife Amelia, Wm.? T. Smith, Jno. B. Laacy and wife Ann B., Fannie Smith, Bettie Smith and Danl. M. Smith and R.P. Neely admr. of said Chas. B. Smith decd, to undivided 1/2 land in Dist. 6 adj. town of Bolivar, 15 acres, reserving right of way 30 foot wide at end south of the NE corner into the Sampson Ferry Road; also 1/4 of a tract containing 5 (3?) acres ... vested in the said James Duncan and Saml. Duncan. Certification above is copy of a decree made by County Court of Hardeman Co. to James & Saml. Duncan as appears of record in Minute Book 9, 23 March 1857. (FHL film 989,339)
      P-255: 8 Dec. 1858, Samuel H. Duncan to Clayton Cameron (Cannon?), $375, my undivided interest which is 1/4 in 15 acres in Dist. 6, corner of entry #840 adj. Bolivar, and 5 acres. Wit. T.A. Oslim, A.J. Campbell. (FHL film 989,339)
      P-496: 26 March 1859, Pitser Miller to Henry W. Duncan Sr., $175, 2 tracts, 162a; 76 acres in R.4, Sec. 5, Dist. 10, and 86 acres. (FHL film 989,339)
      Q-47: 24 Sept. 1859, James H. Duncan to Clayton Cannon, $300, my undivided interest etc. (similar to P-255). Wit. R.G. Crawford, James Pybass. (FHL film 989,340)
      Q-414/5: 8 March 1860; whereas Thomas Duncan late of Hardeman Co. TN died sometime in the month of May, 1858, and whereas he had lived with and cohabited with his wife Nancy Duncan before his lawful marriage unto her and whereas the fruit of said cohabiting was the birth of Calvin A. Duncan and Fredonia Duncan now Fredonia Brooks, and whereas said Thos. Duncan and his said wife Nancy had after their lawful marriage two other children, to wit, Elizabeth Duncan and Edward Duncan who is now dead, leaving Lydia J. Duncan his wife, and whereas said Nancy Duncan is also dead and Henry W. Duncan is admr. of the estate of said Thos. Duncan and whereas said children are all of lawful age and are willing for an equal distribution of the estate of said Thomas Duncan to be made among all of said children, as well those born before as also after their said lawful marriage, we therefore agree and request said Henry Duncan admr. to distribute said estate equally with all said children as though they had all been born in lawful wedlock and we agree and bind ourselves to abide (sic) said distribution and forever defend said Thomas Duncan against all damages that may be recovered against him for so distributing said estate. /s/ Elizabeth (x) Duncan, Liddy J. (x) Duncan. Wit. C.A. Duncan, James B. Patterson, Henry W. Duncan, A.J. Moore, John C. Turner. (FHL film 989,340)
      R-217: 9 April 1861, Pitser Miller conveys to Samuel H. Duncan by decree of county court June 5, 1855, 200 acres in R.3, Sec. 3, Dist. 10. (FHL film 989,340)
      U-522: 18 May 1868, Abner Harvey to A.H. Duncan, $5, mortgage, my tract of land in Hardeman Co., 320 acres; if Harvey pays A.H. Duncan $2,923, the deed is void. Wit. C.A. Duncan, W.T. Duncan. (FHL film 989,342)
      W-426/7: 13 June 1870, E.G. Duncan and J.M. Park, exors of will of Robert Bankin Sr., decd, sell land ... (FHL film 989,343)
      X-600: 23 Oct. 1872, Samuel H. Duncan and Robert H. Wood, equal owners of 250-1/4 acres in Dist. 6 (purchased by deed X-289/90), partition of land. (FHL film 989,343)
      Y-297: 14 Feb. 1873, J.R. Duncan and wife M.J., S.H. Duncan and wife M.J., J.H. Duncan and wife R.E., W.T. Duncan and wife P.C., and N.J. Duncan and M.E. Duncan, to John Hazlegrove, $2500, two tracts of land, 200 acres, one of 140 acres in 10th Dist. in Hardeman Co., R.2, Sec. 3, grant by TN to James Duncan 7 May 1829, and corner to Entry #975? for 440 acres in name of heirs of Hugh Curran; the other of 60 acres in R.2, Sec. 3, 10th Dist., corner Entry 1827 for 150 acres in name of William Ramsey. R.E. Duncan, wife of James H. Duncan, appeared in Hardeman Co. TN 14 Feb. 1873; Mrs. M.J. Duncan wife of J.R. Duncan appeared in Lauderdale Co. TN 3 June 1873; M.J. Duncan, wife of S.H. Duncan, and P.C. Duncan wife of W.T. Duncan appeared in Hardeman Co. TN 12 June 1873; Samuel Tozer? and A.J. Gregory witnesses testified to handwriting of M.E. and N.J. Duncan. (FHL film 989,344)
      Y-322: 30 Dec. 1872, Noah Duncan and wife Elizabeth O?. Duncan of Tippah Co. MS to Joseph Shuller of Hardeman Co. TN, $375, north part of SE 1/4 Sec. 15, Twp 1, Range 3?E, that part of said quarter that lies north the line of MS supposed to contain 50 acres. Personally appeared Noah Duncan, wife Elizabeth C?. Duncan examined, 13 June 1873. (FHL film 989,344)
      Z-23: 26 Feb. 1874, Robert H. Wood, exec. of will of John H. Bills, to Wm. Duncan, Saml. H. Duncan and John Hazdegrove, trustees of Pleasant Grove Church Methodist, $21, 3 acres, part of 25 acres purchased by Bills from James Duncan. Wit. D.A. Ross, W.J. Rogers. (FHL film 989,344)
 

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