My wife’s Duncan family is not proven past William (below).
If anyone has information that would help identify ancestors of William please contact me at the email address below. Thank You!
WILLIAM & RACHEL
My wife Judene's 4th Great Grandfather William DUNCAN was born about 1792 in either Virginia or North Carolina. In 1820 William and wife Rachel & son Littleton Lytle are in Franklin County, Alabama but shortly thereafter William and family migrated to Saline County, Arkansas via Tennessee and Mississippi, and are described in a later Saline County publication as one of the first white settlers in the Saline Township area. Six children were born to this union. Littleton Lytle, born about 1820; Thomas Jefferson I, born 9 April 1822; James F., born about 1824; Ann Elizabeth, born 20 December 1830; Winney Jane, born about 1833; and Samuel P., born about 1833. Except for Littleton & Samuel, all other children are believed to have been born in Tennessee. Samuel is believed to have been born in Mississippi.
LITTLETON & MARTHA
Judene's 3rd Great Grandfather Littleton Lytle DUNCAN was born about 1820 in Franklin County, Alabama. On 28 May 1840 Littleton married Martha L. CROCKETT, born about 1824 in Tennessee. Martha's parents were William & Sarah CROCKETT. Martha and son Richard O. died of Scarlet Fever in January 1859 in Saline County, Arkansas. Littleton died in December 1886 in Hensley, Arkansas. After the death of the first wife Martha, Littleton married Adeline DOWNS on 27 February 1861 and had one child Martha Jane DUNCAN. Littleton later married for a third time to Matilda Unknown and had another child John L. DUNCAN. Children of Littleton & Martha were William A. I., born about 1841; Thomas Jefferson II, born 8 August 1844; James N., born about 1845; Harvey Kornell, born 14 November 1846; Zachariah Moderee Lytle Taylor Henry Clay (this is not a mistake but his entire name!), born in 1847; Richard O., born about 1849; Samuel Lane, born about 1850; Morvenia Arkansas Josephine, born about 1852; Rachel, born about 1858. All children were born in Saline County, Arkansas.
THOMAS JEFFERSON, II & RONEY MINERVA
THOMAS JEFFERSON DUNCAN
Judene's 2nd Great Grandfather Thomas Jefferson DUNCAN II was born on 8 August 1844 near Benton, Saline County, Arkansas. In 1864 Thomas married Roney Minerva VINSON, born 3 September 1844 in Franklin County, Alabama. Roney's parents were Edwin Sherod VINSON and Roney HARDWICK. Nine children were born to the union of Thomas & Roney; Monroe; Mary Katherine, born 17 December 1864; Richard M., born 14 August 1867; George L., born 26 February 1871; James Harvey, born 29 December 1875; Charles L., born 14 December 1878; Edward Albert, Sr., born 28 February 1882; Thomas Walter, born 13 February 1885; and Jonas W., born 13 February 1889. After the death of Thomas' wife Roney on 2 March 1892, Thomas remarried on 31 January 1893 to Celie Elizabeth Stuckey and they had two children; Rhoney Viola Duncan, born about April 1894, and Alice Mae Duncan, born 29 June 1897.
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THOMAS WALTER & MARY ELIZABETH
THOMAS WALTER DUNCAN
Judene's Grandfather Thomas Walter was born in the Orion Settlement, Grant County, Arkansas on 13 February 1885. On 20 October 1904 Thomas married Mary Elizabeth CROY. Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of David Ranson CROY and Narsissis Elizabeth CHANDLER. To this union were seven children; James Thomas, born 10 February 1906; Richard Wright, born 8 February 1908; Beatrice Nola, born 26 May 1911; Morris Joseph, born 11 December 1913; Ada Marie, born 16 Jun 1916; Thelma Zola, born 18 April 1918, and Claude Leon, born 11 April 1924. All children were born in or near the Orion Community, Grant County, Arkansas. To learn more about Judene's parents Richard Wright DUNCAN & Gladys Helen BEARD.
To learn more about Mary Elizabeth's CROY's family lineage click here.
Thanks to everyone’s kind sharing of information I maintain a DUNCAN Gedcom file that can be downloaded to your computer. CAUTION! I cannot certify these files as 100% correct nor are they all proven. These files are a compilation of what the various DUNCAN Family researchers have shared with me. I check them for reasonableness and assume that those submitting their DUNCAN file are correct for their direct line. These files are strictly a depository for DUNCAN documentation and can aid in research by providing research leads & possible direction. This Gedcom contains 2222 individuals. Good luck!
THIS GEDCOM UPDATED 7 May 2005!
I would appreciate any corrections/additions/deletions. Just email me at the address below and thanks!
FOR MORE DUNCAN GENEALOGY AND THE DESCENDANTS OF John Jack Duncan and five brothers immigrated from Scotland in the mid 1700's, info from Berry Jackson Duncan, (of Crab Orchard, Ky.) who made a written record of the family lineage in 1898. John was murdered taking a raft down the Crab Orchard River in Crab Orchard, Ky. I do not have names of brothers. Visit the great web page by Bill Cook at http://members.aol.com/wcook14024/duncan.html.
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