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Last revised August 5, 2013

MAURY CO. TN
Formed 1807 from Williamson
Giles formed 1809 from Maury
Lawrence formed 1817 from Hickman, Maury
Marshall formed 1836 from Bedford, Lincoln, Giles, Maury
Lewis formed 1843 from Hickman, Maury, Wayne, Lawrence
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1820 Maury Co. TN Census
        James Duncan          110001        - 11101
        John Duncan           211101        - 11001
        Josiah Duncan         000010        - 00010
        William H. Duncan     100010        - 20100
        William Duncan        000201        - 00001


1830 Maury Co. TN Census
Pg.343  Robert W. Duncan      0000,02       - 0
   352  Josiah Duncan         0001,001      - 0000,101
   353  William Duncan        0000,0100,001 - 0000,2
        Joab Duncan           0020,01       - 1100,01
        Terrill Duncan        0000,1        - 0000,2
          (MAD: 1850 Taney Co. MO)
        Micajah Duncan        1110,0100,001 - 0210,201
          (MAD: widow Nancy & some children to Greene Co. MO)
   354  John Duncan           0001,0001     - 0011,0001
        Howard Duncan         2000,01       - 0220,1
   364  Matthew Duncan        0000,1        - 0000,1
   387  Christina Duncan      2110,1        - 0011,01
   392  Andrew Duncan         2000,01       - 0100,1
          (MAD: ? widow Nancy 1840 Marshall Co. TN census,
           1850 Calloway Co. KY)
   422  Lemuel Duncan         1000,11       - 2000,1


1840 Maury Co. TN Census
Pg.359  Nathan Dungan         2120,01       - 1100,01    18th Dist.
   382  Isaac A. Duncan       3000,2        - 1000,2     22nd Dist.
   387  Jermiah Duncan        1000,01       - 1000,1     23rd Dist.
   388  Christianna Duncan    1012          - 0000,1001  24th Dist.

1850 Maury Co. TN Census (and from Roy Hall 2/1989)
Page numbers without parens are stamped page numbers, within parens are handwritten numbers
District 1
Pg.190 (379), #524, Sparkman SKELLEY 42 TN farmer $600
                  Rebecca 42 TN
                  Polley Ann 17, Elizabeth 14 TN
                  William D. 16, Samuel H. 12 TN
                  Thomas M. 11, Nancy C. 9 TN
                  John B. 8, Penecia 5, Robert 3 TN
District 23
Pg.258 (515), #192, Joseph DUNCAN 22 NC laborer $0
                  Jane 29 NC
                  Elizabeth 5, Calvin 2 NC
                  (MAD: J.C. Duncan, 1860 Calloway Co. KY census)
District 9
Pg.268 (535), #346, C.B. DUNCAN (m) 25 TN merchant $5000
                  Elizabeth 39 MD
                  Thomas McWHIRTER 15 TN clerk
                  (MAD: See Thomas W. Duncan of Smith & DeKalb Cos. TN; Elizabeth's age as written but she should be older)
District 24
Pg.287 (574), #620, Artemas BROWN 38 NC farmer $0
                  Nancy 38 TN
                  Joseph 11, Elizabeth 9 TN
                  Wm. 6, John 3, Nicey 8/12 TN
Pg.288 (575), #623, Saml. WEATHERLY 30 AL farmer $0
                  Eliza 33 TN
                  Wm. 10, Jas. 8 TN
                  John 6, Martha 4 TN
                  Nancy 1 TN
Pg.288 (575), #624, Samuel DUNCAN 22 TN farmer $0 can't read/write
                  Lavicy 21 TN can't read/write
                  David 1 TN
                  Christiana 65 NC
                  (MAD: Christiana the widow of Amos Duncan; 1860 Trinity Co. TX census)
Pg.288 (575), #625, Joseph DUNCAN 35 TN blacksmith $900
                  Parthena 17 TN
                  Samuel 9/12 TN
                  (MAD: 1870 Scott Co. AR census)
Pg.288 (575-6), #634, Jeremiah DUNCAN 40 TN farmer $600
                  Elizabeth 35 NC
                  Wm. 13, Eliza 11 TN
                  John 7, Joseph 4 TN
                  (MAD: Jeremiah's age as written; 1860 Rusk Co. TX census; 1870 Scott Co. AR census)
Pg.311 (622), #961, John FORTUNE 65 NC farmer $0
                  Jane 44 NC
                  Jane DUNCAN 14, Calvin 10 NC
                  (MAD: Jane 44 the widow of Alexander Duncan d. 1844 Iredell Co. NC)
 

1860 Maury Co. TN Census
District 9
Pg.368 (9) (22/23), #161-161, W.T. DALE (m) 43 TN merchant $21,000-$30,000
                  Mary 42 TN
                  William F. 18, Jas. T. 16 TN
                  Mollie E. 10, Kitty (f) 5 TN
                  And?. N. (m) 3, Annie 1 TN
                  Elizabeth DUNCAN 72 TN ---- $0-$2000
                  C.B. (m) 38 TN retired merchant $0-$9,000
                  John ELAM 17 VA clerk in store
                  R.C. JACKSON (m) 24 VA merchant $0-$3000
District 12
Pg.424 (50), #344-344, James M. GRANBERY 62 NC farmer $6200-$122,000
                  Mariah N. 56 NC
                  Joseph J. 21 TN farmer
                  Ann M. 17 TN
                  Martha DUNCAN 25 TN
District 15
Pg.442 (243), #1837-1721, J.H. BAILEY (m) 27 TN farmer $0-$270
                  M.A. (f) 27 TN
                  Jas? (m) 1 TN
                  Henry DUNCAN 11 TN
District 25
Pg.522 (170), #1208-1208, Thomas J. DUNCAN 57 NC farmer $0-$150
                  Hannah 58 NC
                  (no others in household)
                  (MAD: 1850 Marshall Co. TN census)
 

1870 Maury Co. TN Census
4th Civil Dist., P.O. Culleoka
Pg.249, #128-137, DUCAN, Joseph 33 KY (white) farm laborer $0-$200
                  Martha 30 TN (blank)
                  William 8, Emma 6, Susan 2 TN
5th District
Pg.254, #37, DUNCAN, Zachariah 51 GA BLACK farmer $0-$100
                  Silvey 38 TN BLACK
                  Martha 17, Sally 4 TN BLACK
                  Talitha 3, Jim 1 TN BLACK
7th District, P.O. Culleoka
Pg.304, #167-167, WALKER, William 37 TN (white) farmer $2700-$1036
                  Ann 32 TN keeps house
                  Maryetta (f) 9, William 7 TN
                  John 5, Sally 3 TN
                  Galbreth (m) 18 TN
                  DUNCAN, Alf (m) 18 TN (white) farm hand
15th District, P.O. Hampshire
Pg.507, #101-101, DUKE, W.G. (m) 50 TN (white) shoe maker $100-$400
                  M.A. (f) 39 TN keeps house
                  M.A. (m) 16 TN laborer on farm
                  R.A. (f) 12 TN at home
                  BAILY, J.W. (m) 13 TN laborer on farm
                  J.G. (m) 5 TN at home
                  DUNCAN, M. (f) 17 TN (white) lives in the family
25th District
Pg.686, #89, DUNCAN, Thomas 66 NC farmer $200-$65
                  Hanah 69 NC
                  CAMPBELL, Mary 8 TN at school
 

1880 CENSUS, COLUMBIA, MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE (partial; from Kathy D. Cawley 3/2006)
S.D.# 3, E.D.# 163, PAGE# 261B-262C, IMAGE 58 & 59 OF 68
GARDEN STREET
508-626
DUNKIN,
THOS. J.,
W/M, AGE 41, HEAD, MINISTER, TN./TN./TN.
M.A., W/F, AGE 44, WIFE, KEEPING HOUSE, TN./GA./VA.
HIRAM, W/M, AGE 17, SON, "BOY OF ALL WORK", TN./TN./TN.
STARKY, W/M, AGE 15, SON, AT SCHOOL, TN./TN./TN.
BOAZ, W/M, AGE 13, SON, AT SCHOOL, TN./TN./TN.
CALLIE, W/F, AGE 8, DAUGHTER, AT SCHOOL, KY./TN./TN.
MAIRA(?) NANNA(?), W/F, AGE 6, DAUGHTER, AT SCHOOL, TN./TN./TN.
FRIERSON, TAMA, B/F, AGE 35, SERVANT, M'd., COOK, TN./--/--
FRIERSON, BEN, B/M, AGE 42, HUSBAND, M'd., MAN OF ALL WORK, TN./--/--
FRIERSON, MARTHA, B/F, AGE 14, DAUGHTER, HOUSE GIRL, TN./--/--
      (KDC: 1870 Montgomery Co. TN census; 1900 Limestone Co. TX census; children in 1910 Jones Co. TX census)
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Maury Co. TN Marriages (FHL film 549,201)
   Vol.1, 1808-1837:
      Miller Earley/Easley to Nancy Duncan, 1 Jan. 1820 by Sion Record (pg.44)
      Richard C. Duncan to Sarah P. Sinis, Apr. 7, 1827, m. Apr. 7, 1827 by Lewis Garrett (pg.94)
      Isaac C. Duncan to Isabella Craig, Apr. 13, 1836, m. Apr. 14, 1836 by James Erwin (pg.184)
   Vol.2, 1838-1852:
      Samel (sic) H. Weatherly? to Eliza Duncan, lic. 26 Aug. 1839, no return (pg.38)
      John Fortune to Jane Duncan, 12 Jan. 1846, m. 20 Jan. 1846 by Adam S. Riggs, M.G. (pg.190)
      John R. Booker to Margaret Duncan, 30 Sept. 1846, m. 15 Oct. 1846 by R. A. Glenn, J.P. (pg.203) (MAD: f. Alexander d. 1844 Iredell Co. NC)
      Joseph G. Duncan to Parthena Jackson, lic. 22 Nov. 1848, m. 23 Nov. 1848 by Wm. R. Sharp, J.P. (pg.252)

Maury Co. TN Marriages (FHL film 549,202; from Judy Player 11/1990)
      Duncan, S.D. to Porter, Mary E., 22 March 1887 (pg.138)
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Maury Co. TN Will Books
      Book 1, 1806-1815 - no Duncan (FHL film 549,227)
      Book B, 1809-1821 - no index
      Book C, 1823-1824 - no Duncan
      Book D, 1826-1829 - no Duncan (FHL film 549,228)
      Book E, 1829-1832 - no Duncan
      Book 1832-1836
            Pg.178, 179: Inventory of estate of Robert W. Duncan included note on William H. Duncan for $418-3/4, doubtful, Dec. 1826; note on Reuben Tilmon and M. Duncan 25 Jan? 1831 $20 and credit on it; James Duncan, Joseph Duncan. Sales 2 April 1834 by Jas?. W. Record and Jos. Duncan, admrs. to Jno. Duncan, G.W. Record, Wm. Rutledge, Wm. Emmenson? (Emonsodon?), W. Rhea, Micajah Duncan, Terrel Duncan, Jos. Duncan, Jos. Tilmon, Jacob Duncan, John Tilmon, Josiah Duncan, and others.
            Pg.375: 19 Nov. 1836, Robert F. Denham and Mathew Moore appointed to settle with John M. Record and Joseph Duncan, admrs. of Robert W. Duncan.
      1836-1840; Book Y - no index
      1840-1844, Book Z, Minutes - no index (FHL film 549,230)
 

LAND RECORDS

Go to the Maury Co. TN Land Records
 

MILITARY RECORDS

War of 1812 Record for James Duncan, 1 Regiment (Metcalfe's), W. TN Militia, Private; Card Numbers 38477968, 8178, 8185 (copy from Annetta Gibson 2/1987)
      James Duncan, Pvt., Capt. Ham? Co., 1 Metcalfe Reg., TN; 7 Inclosures: Discharge Certificate, Power of Attorney. (Envelope jacket)
      Nashville, May 13, 1815, I certify that James Duncan a private in my Div. of TN Militia has performed a tour of duty of 6 months ---- days; /s/ Wm. Carroll, 2nd Div. TN Militia.
      Power of Attorney, James Duncan, of Maury Co. TN, nominate Andrew Campbell or his attorney in fact of Williamson Co., to receive of Robert Scarny/Scarvy? all such sums of money due me ... for my services (for the US). 22 April 1816, /s/ James (+) Duncan, wit. Wm. Bradham/Bradtham, Adam P?. Alexander.
 

"Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky" (Union Soldiers), 1861-1866, Vol.I (copy of pages from John A. Duncan 1995; FHL film 1,463,599)
      Page, Company, Name, Rank, Date enrolled, When and where mustered in, period, when and where mustered out, remarks. Separate groups for Discharged, Transferred, Died, Deserted.
      Pg.112, Company B, 5th KY Volunteer Cavalry, organized at Camp Sandridge, Gallatin, [Sumner Co.] TN, raised in Southern Part of KY on the TN border: Jas. T.A.J. Duncan, Captain, enr. Oct. 10, 1861, mustered in May 23, 1862 at Columbia, [Maury Co.] TN, for 3 years; resigned Jan. 11, 1863.
 

Pension Index Card File, alphabetical; of the Veterans Administrative Contact and Administration Services, Admin. Operations Services, 1861-1934; Duff to A-J Duncan (negative FHL film 540,888, some cards very faint); Joseph Duncan to Dunn (positive FHL film 540,889, some cards very dark)
      Cataloged under Civil War, 1861-1865, pensions, indexes; does not say if Confederate or Federal, but probably Federal. Negative film, some cards much too faint or dark to read, some cards blurred or faded, particularly the service unit and the dates of application. Most of the very faint or dark cards were in a slightly different format, with space for years enlisted and discharged which were sometimes filled in. Many of these were for service in later years, although one or two were for service ca 1866.
      Name of soldier, alias, name of dependent widow or minor, service (military unit or units), date of filing, class (invalid or widow or minor or other), Application #, Certificate #, state from which filed (sometimes blank), attorney (sometimes blank, MAD: did not usually copy), remarks. Sometimes the "Invalid" or "Widow" class had an "s" added to it before the application #; occasionally the area for the service information included a circled "S". The minor's name was frequently that of the guardian rather than the minor.
      The military unit was frequently the Company Letter, the Regiment Number, sometimes US Vet Vol Inf. (US Veteran Volunteer Infantry), L.A. (Light Artillery), H.A. (Heavy Artillery), US C Inf (US Colored? Infantry), Cav. (Cavalry), Mil. Guards, V.R.C. (?Volunteer Reserve Corps?), etc. Sometimes there were several service units given.
      Cards appear to be arranged by the last name, first name, middle initial if any, and state (including "US") of service.
      Duncan, James T.A.J., widow Duncan, Mary F.; B 5 KY Cav.; 1905 March 6, Widow Appl. #824123, Cert. #897793, Tex. (MAD: mustered in at Columbia, Maury Co. TN; 1850 Barren Co. KY census, 1860 Monroe Co. KY census)
 

TN Confederate Pension Application
      Indexed: 6536 Duncan, Newton C., Marshall, 17th Inf.
      #6536, Newton C. Duncan, filed Nov. 21, 1904, accepted, Wid. #5103 (MAD: Elizabeth Duncan, Marshall Co. TN); applicant Newton C. Duncan, native of TN, res. near Cornersville, Marshall Co. TN; in Co.C of 17th Regt. TN Vols., contracted rheumatism of my "lims"; born Maury Co. "(now Marshall)" TN Sept. 24, 1835; enlisted in Capt. Clint Williams Co., the first company in this county, and was attached to 17th Regt. Col. Jas. W. Newman; family consists of my wife and one dau., wife age 65, dau. age 24; "To what sex do children belong: female"; res. of TN ever since my birth; /s/ Newton (X) C. Duncan, 12 Sept. 1903; wit. W.M. Fowler, Mary E. Talley. Statement by Mr. M.R. Allen, known Newton C. Duncan 50 years, /s/ Feb. 9, 1905. (FHL film 969,782)
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Cannon Co. TN Deed (FHL film 898,453)
      A-382: 6 Feb. 1838, S.H. Duncan of Maury Co. to Wells Adamson of Cannon Co., $50, land in Cannon Co. of Josiah Duncan, 100 acres (called H.S. Duncan in body of deed). Wit. L. Whaly, R.R. Evans.
 

DeKalb Co. TN Deed (SLC 6/14/2008)
      B-421: 16 Feb. 1844, Cicero B. Duncan, exec. of Thomas W. Duncan decd of Maury Co. TN, to Frederick Jones of DeKalb Co. TN, $1500, 4 parcels in DeKalb Co. TN on waters of Smith's Fork: (1st) tract on bank, corner lot 26, in plain view of Town of Liberty, being 25 acres; (2nd) tract joining where Adam Dale formerly lived, being part of 274 acres granted to Williams, corner between T.W. Duncan and L. Lamberson, corner of 5 acres sold by A. Dale to Nancy Green?, being 40 acres; (3rd) part of Town lot in Liberty on W. side Main St. opposite the tavern formerly occupied by Thos. W. Duncan, to include the house where David Fite formerly kept store; (4th) parcel in Co. of DeKalb being 4 town lots in Lyberty known as #31, #32, #33, and #34 on East side Main Street, called Sarahs Street, being the lots Thos. W. Duncan formerly resided on. Wit. W.J. Dale, Evan Young. (FHL film 593,060)
 

Haywood Co. TN Deeds (SLC 9/27/2011)
      E-160/161: [Heading: No.105. John W.P. McGimsey to Power of Attorney Lemuel H. Duncan to sell and convey land. Registered Febry. 11th, 1835.] I, John W.P. McGimsey of Madison Co. MS for divers good causes & reasons nominated, constituted & appointed Lemuel H. Duncan of Columbia, Tennesse, my true and lawful attorney ... to sell ... that tract or parcel of land in Haywood Co. TN containing about 541 acres, being part or the residue of a 957 acre tract granted by TN to John McGimsey which land lies on the south side of Big Hatchee River, ajoining James Walker's 5000 acre survey on the south, the exact boundries of said land is not known at this time, & reference must be had to the original grant issued at aforesaid in one or more places ... 24 January 1835, /s/ J.W.P. McGimsey. John W.P. McGimsey appeared 24 Jan. 1835 before William E. Gillespie, Clerk & Master of Chancery Court at Columbia for 6th Judicial Circuit. (FHL film 1,006,907) (MAD: Columbia, Maury Co. TN)
      E-161/162: [Heading: No.106. J.W.P. McGimsey Deed to William Miller, tract of land in Haywood Co. on waters of Bear Creek in Dist.10 Range 5 Sect.6 Contg. 541 acres, being part of a tract of 957 as. granted by Tenn. to John McGimsey. Registered Feby. 11, 1835.] Jan. 30, 1835, Fayette Co. TN, indenture between J.W. McGimsey of Madison Co. MS by his attorney in fact Lemuel H. Duncan of Maury Co. TN, to William Miller of Haywood Co. TN, for $1082 paid, sold 30 Jan. 1835 to said William Miller a certain tract of land in Haywood Co. TN on waters of bear Creek, being a Southern branch of Big Hatchee, in the 10th district, Range 5, Section 6, containing by estimation 541 acres more or less, being the residue of a tract of 957 acres originally granted to John McGimsey by the State of TN, adj. James Walker's 5000 acre survey, and the other part of said tract of 957 acres being previously sold to Sam. Conegan and Jacob Sorrel of said Haywood Co., warrant title. 30 Jan. 1835. /s/ J.W.P. McGimsy by his attorney in fact, L.H. Duncan. L.H. Duncan appeared in Fayette Co. TN before Thos. C. Hudson, Clerk of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, as attorney in fact for J.W.P. McGimpsey, who was personally acquainted with him and ack. the deed, 30 Jan. 1835. Fees paid 30 Jan. 1835, Thos. C. Hudson, Clk.(FHL film 1,006,907)
 

Marshall Co. TN Deeds (SLC 5/6/2013)
      A-11: 17 June 1834, Garsham Bills of Bedford Co. TN to Micajah Duncan of Maury Co. TN, for $500 paid, sell tract of land in Maury Co. TN on the head waters of Globe and Rock Creeks, beg. on William Duncan's south boundary line, containing by estimation 113-1/2 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ Garsham Bills. Wit. Wm. H. Record, Tyrael C. Duncan. The bargainor appeared 7 Nov. 1836 before Martin W. Oakley, Clerk of Marshall Co. Court. Recorded 8 Nov. 1836. (FHL film 977,503)
      A-63/64: 6 Sept. 1836, Joseph Duncan and Micajah Duncan of Maury Co. TN to Reuben Tillman of afsd, for $270 paid, sell parcel of land in Maury Co. TN on waters of Globe Creek, ... stake on the old line, containing 65 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ Joseph Duncan, Micajah (X) Duncan. Wit. W.O. Rutledge, Josiah Duncan. Appeared in Marshall Co. TN, William O. Rutledge and Josiah Duncan, witnesses, 2 Jan. 1837. Recorded Jan. 10, 1837. (FHL film 977,503)
      E-75/77: 15 Nov. 1841, That William Duncan of Maury Co. TN was seized in fee of a tract of land in county afsd and also Robert W. Duncan son of said William Duncan was seized and possessed in fee of a tract of land in county afsd adj. the land of his father William Duncan afsd, and now late in the possession or occupation of Joab Duncan one of the heirs of said William Duncan the father as well as one of the heirs of Robert W. Duncan son of the said William Duncan decd, NOW we Jonathan McManus and Nancy McManus formerly Nancy Duncan one of the heirs at law of William Duncan decd. and Robert W. Duncan brother decd have appointed William Duncan and Josiah Duncan jointly or separately of Marshall Co. afsd our attorney to sell for the sum they think fit our interest in any and all lands in Maury Co. descending to us by virtue of Nancy Duncan heir at law of William Duncan and Robert W. Duncan or either of them, and make a deed. /s/ Jonathan (X) McManus, Nancy (X) McManus. Wit. P?.H. Winchester, J. McLarning. Macoupin Co. IL, we the two JPs for afsd that Jonathan A. McManus and Nancy McManus executed the above in our presence, 15 Nov. 1841, /s/ Janus McLearning, Samuel Reller. Certified by John A. Chernult, Clerk of County Court, Macoupin Co. IL, 15 Nov. 1841. Certification by David McGhee, one of Judges of Courts, Macoupin Co. IL, April 7, 1842. Filed the 7th and recorded 14 April 1842. (FHL film 977,504)

Marshall Co. TN Wills, Vol. A, 1835-1855 (FHL film 977,502)
      A-20: 14 Nov. 1831, will of William (W) Duncan of Maury Co. TN, weak in body; money equally to all of my children or their heirs; son Joab Duncan land if he clears it, 100 acres; son Joseph Duncan have liberty of my dwelling house; all my children (unnamed). Exec. two sons Joseph and Robert W. Duncan. Wit. Jno. W. Record, William D. Emmuson.
 

Smith Co. TN Deed (FHL film 319,084; SLC 5/8/2013)
      M-407/408: 13 June 1833, I.A.D. Duncan of Smith Co. TN for $50 paid, sell to Wills Adamson of afsd, my part of land that belongs to me as heir of Josiah Duncan decd, on the waters of Smith fork and Clear fork in Smith Co. TN, being the place that Josiah Duncan lived on at the time of his death and agreeable to heirship, the undivided 10th part of the said tract belonging to me, of which part I do convey my right to said Wills Adamson. /s/ Isaac A.D. Duncan. Isaac A. Duncan appeared before Clerk of Maury Co. TN court and ack. the conveyance, 19 Jan. 1835. Reg. Oct. 21, 1835. (FHL film 319,084)
 

Tishomingo Co. MS Deeds
   Deed books A, E 1836-1841 (FHL film 895,873)
      E-196: 6 April 1840, William Duncan of Marshall Co. TN to Thomas W. Hynton of Tishomingo Co. MS, $50, lot 32 in Town of Troy, containing 1/4 acre, in SW 1/4 Sec.11 T3 R7E; /s/ William Duncan by John Duncan his agent; wit. Joseph J. Person, Benj. Hancock.
      E-268: 12 Oct. 1840, William Duncan of Maury Co. TN to Lewis M. Brodie of Tishomingo Co. MS, $100, part of SW 1/4 Sec.11 T3 R7E, adj. Martha Alstadt's 15 acres, adj. Town of Troy on N.; no wit.
      E-274: 19 March 1840, William Duncan of Marshall Co. TN to Jas. P. Person of Tishomingo Co. MS, $175, lots 27, 45 and 21 in Town of Troy containing 1-3/4 acres, on SW 1/4 Sec.11 T3 R7E; /s/ William Duncan by John Duncan agent; wit. William (X) Walker, Thomas Hinton.
   Deed books F-G, 1841-1845 (FHL film 895,874)
      F-155: 7 March 1842, William Duncan of Marshall Co. TN to Mary Brewster of Tishomingo Co. MS, $60, lots 28, 29 and 42 in Town of Troy; /s/ by John Duncan agent.
      F-156: 17 Nov. 1841, William Duncan of Marshall Co. TN to James Suitor of Tishomingo Co. MS, $50, lot 48 in town of Troy ...; /s/ by John Duncan, agent.
 

Chatham Co. NC Deed (FHL film 259,412)
      Y-204: 1 April 1821, William Duncan of Maury Co. TN to Samuel S. Jackson of Chatham Co. NC, $130, 50 acres on Indian Creek, to the old line. Wit. Joseph Duncan, Robert W. Duncan. Reg. Maury Co. TN on oaths of wits.
 

HISTORIES before 1923

1905 "Century Review of Maury Co. TN 1805-1905" ("1807-1907" on spine) by David Peter Robbins (FHL book 976.859 H2r; and from Evelyn Sigler 1983)
      Pg.14: "Gen Greene" Steamboat built ca 1820. Clerk on boat was Lem. Duncan.
      Pg.300: W.J. Fitzgerald, b. Mar. 6, 41, 3 mi. E. of Santa Fe, is son of J.E. and Mary (Willis) Fitzgerald. He mar. Frances E., dau. of Dave and Mary (Whiteside) Duncan. Their children -- W.J.; Bettie, mar. Alford Anderson and d. leaving Carl, Sallie E., Otey Q., Carrie E., A.C. mar. Pearl Fike who d. leaving Herbert and Clye with their Fitzgerald grandparents; Frona A. wife of Thos. Petty; Thos., Kile and Herman. Mr. Fitzgerald owns a good 75-a farm 2-1/2 mi. E. of Sawdust, where he resides, adapted to stock raising. (have copy) (earlier extract had 1841 as marriage date instead of birth date.)
      Pg.307: J.L. Saunders, b. 16 Nov. 1847, m. 18 June 1868 Annie E. Jack. Their dau. Nancy m. J.W. Duncan.
 

1886 "History of Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson, Bedford & Marshall Cos. TN" by Goodspeed (FHL book 976.8 H2ha Vol.8; and from Evelyn Sigler 9/1983)
      Pg.921, Maury Co.: Rev. John Stephenson Frierson was born in Maury Co. TN, December 27, 1829, and is one of 11 children born to the marriage of Robert L. Frierson and Jane Eliza Stephenson, born in 1803 and 1807 respectively. ... Our subject was reared on a farm ... January 11, 1855, he was married to Martha M. Jordan, daughter of S.P. Jordan, and 3 children were born to this union: Luther L., Mary J. (wife of J.W. Howard) and Ida J. September 10, 1866, Mrs. Frierson died, and February 8, 1870, our subject married Martha L. (Granberry) Duncan. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Granberry, were born in NC in 1798 and 1804 respectively. Two children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Frierson: John and Donna Maria. ...
      Pg.951, Maury Co.: John Rountree, b. Williamson Co. TN 1815, son of Andrew and Mary (Robison) Rountree of NC. Andrew to Williamson Co. 1800, d. 1841.
 

1894 "Reminisant History of the Ozark Region (AR)" by Goodspeed (TN Gen. Society Library #2900 from Evelyn Sigler 11/1983)
      Pg.647: J.A. Weatherly, dealer in fine groceries at Harrison, AR, b. in Maury Co. TN, Jan. 27, 1844, the third of nine children born to Samuel M. and Eliza J. (Duncan) Weatherly, the former of who was a native of VA, an early pioneer of TN from which state he moved to IL about 1853 and settled in Union Co., then to Jackson Co., d. ca 1880. Served as Lt. during the Civil War in 109th IL Vol. Inf.; wounded at Vicksburg. His wife a native of TN, she died shortly after her husband. Baptist.
 

1900 "History of Hickman Co. TN" by W. Jerome D. Spence & David L. Spence (from Evelyn Sigler and Dale O. Duncan and Louis Boone)
      William Duncan, father of W.H., James A., David M., Marcenus, and John Duncan, came from Kentucky. The father of William Duncan was killed by the Indians. (pg.320)
      Richard Meece, from Maury Co. TN about 1860, m. Margaret Ann, a dau. of William Duncan. (pg.325)
      Robert Whiteside, b. 1800 SC, came to Maury Co., in 1825 to Swan Creek. Had dau. Mary Ann Duncan. (pg.325)
 

1885 "KY, a History of the State" 2nd Ed.; 9 Editions (volumes), by Perrin, Battle & Kniffin (FHL book 976.9 D3wt)
      Pg.165-6, Ohio Co. REV. MILBURN A. MAXEY, born March 7, 1848, died Nov. 6, 1884, aged 36 years 7 months 29 days; died of liver disease; he joined the Logan Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, at Cavena, Hart Co. KY, Oct. 1869. He went to Cumberland University in Feb. 1870. He was licensed to preach at Rockfield, Warren Co. KY, on 12 Aug. 1871, in his 24th year, and was ordained in 1872. He preached in Arkansas Co. AR during summer of 1872. ... He graduated in theology in Cumberland University in June, 1875, and began his active labors as a pastor in Christian Co. KY, ... until he left there, nearly three years ago, and removed to Columbia [Maury Co.], TN, where he labored until his death. He conversed freely before his death about his future prospects. On Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 4, the substance of the following conversation took place. I said to him: "Brother Maxey, I did not get to go to our last meeting of Presbytery. ..." ... Rev. T.J. Duncan (Methodist) said: "Brother Maxey, if you have anything to say to your wife, children, father, sister, or friends, you might say it now." ... "His wife said, "If it should come to the worst, where do you want to be laid to rest!" He replied, "On that grand old hillside where I used to play in childhood, if it suits you all." Brother Duncan said, "But Brother Maxey, would you not like it better, if it suited all around, to be buried here in the midst of your flock, where they could watch over your grave and do you honor?" ... The burial services were conducted by the Rev. J.S. Grider of Bowling Green, KY, ... assisted by the Rev. T.J. Duncan, former pastor here of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and co-laborer here with Brother Maxey ...
 

OTHER REFERENCES

MAD: see "William Duncan, of Scotland, Chatham County, North Carolina, Maury and Marshall Counties, in Tennessee, and his eleven known children" by Olive and Joe Harris, ca 1975; FHL book 976.4 D2c, FHL film 1,697,336 item 2.
 

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