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

Last revised April 21, 2008

FALLS CO. TX
Formed 1850 from Limestone, Milam
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1860 Falls Co. TX Census
P.O. Carolina
Pg.152, #124-124, W.Z. DICKSON (m) 37 SC stock raiser $0-$1930
                  B/R?. (f) 46 GA
                  children 15 to 3 b. AL & TX
                  Henry FOLSON 50 NC chair maker
                  S.D. McCABE (m) 30 MO farming $0-$135
                  C. (f) 25 NC
                  children 6 to 6/12 b. TX
                  John DUNCAN 40 IRE merchant
                  and others
P.O. Marlin
Pg.156, #180-180, James DUNCAN 21 TX farmer $0-$585
                  Fishin? (f) 18 TX
                  (name written over)
                  (MAD: ?? 1850 Limestone Co. TX census)

1910 Falls Co. TX Census (partial?; from Lucille Mehrkam 6/1984)
Precinct 7, Em. 59
Pg.104, #198-199, James R. DUNCAN m w 45 TX MO MO m/1 21 years
                  Matilida f w 40 TX MO MO m/1 21 years, 11 children, 11 living
                  Lawrence (m) 20 TX son TX TX
                  Eddie (f) 18 TX dau. TX TX
                  Willie (m) 17 TX son TX TX
                  Leo 16 TX son TX TX
                  Minnie (f) 13 TX dau. TX TX
                  Gemamine (f) 11 TX dau. TX TX
                  May 9 TX dau. TX TX
                  Frances (f) 7 TX dau. TX TX
                  Roy 5 TX son TX TX
                  Ethel 3 TX dau. TX TX
                  Clara 4/12 TX dau. TX TX
 

OTHER RECORDS

Some early Duncans in Falls Co. TX:
      Greenberry Duncan, 4 March 1836, lived in TX; had 1st class grant for land in Falls Co. TX (listed on pg.510, "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)
      James Duncan, 1836-1837, immigrated to TX between 3/1/1836 and 10/1/1837, had 2nd class grant for land in Falls Co. TX (listed on pg.510, "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)
      Green Duncan, 7 Nov. 1849, received bounty warrant #561 for 320 acres for service from 1 Oct. 1836 to 12 Jan. 1837; 160 acres in Falls Co. were patented to John W. McDaniel, assignee, on 17 March 1874; 80 acres in Freestone Co. were patented to F.R. Compton, assignee, on 14 Aug. 1860; 50 acres in Freestone Co. were patented to C. Gorman, assignee, on 2 July 1875; and 30 acres in Limestone Co. were patented to J.B. Tyus, assignee, on 19 Feb 1866. ("Bounty and Donation Land Grants of Texas 1835-1888" by Thomas Lloyd Miller, 1967, for service between 1835 and 1846, from records of the TX General Land Office; from Lucille Mehrkam 1984).
      Stephen Duncan, 9 Dec. 1869, mar. Mrs. M.L. Swain
 

There is a website for Falls Co. TX information (link from Theresa Carhart 11/2002)
      http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfalls/
 

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