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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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Rufus Perry GASS

He was 25 in 1850 living in the Southern Division, Smith, Tennessee.

COURT RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
Jesse DUNCAN died intestate before 12 Oct 1868 when John L. DUNCAN relinquished his right of administration on the estate and R. F. HAYNES was appointed administrator and took the oath with Rufus GASS as surety. Rufus GASS, G. W. JOHNSON and J. G. HOOVER were appointed appraisors to view and appriase the estate of the decendent. (Order Book #4, page #5-6) Appraisement and Bill of Sale of the decendents estate made Nov 1868, recorded 29 Jan 1869. (Inventory Book #C, pages 109-110) On motion of James BROWN and it appearing to court that Jesse P. DUNCAN an orphan boy about the age of 10 years is without means of support and BROWN agreeing to take said boy, it is ordered that Jesse P. DUNCAN be placed and bound to BROWN until he is 21 years of age. (Order Book #4, page #22, 9 Nov 1868) James BROWN appeared in open court and moved to be released on his apprentice bond as master of Jesse P. DUNCAN. It appearing to the court that Jesse P. DUNCAN, minor orphan, has not an estate sufficent for his support and Rufus P. GASS having signified his willingness to take Jesse P. DUNCAN as an apprentice to tlearn the art and buisness of a farmer. (Order Book #5, page #5, 14 Oct 1873)

CENSUS RECORDS: He was 44 in 1870 living in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky.


Sarah Hepsidia DUNCAN

She was 22 in 1850.

She was 40 in 1870.

DEATH RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
Sarah H. DUNCAN, white, female, housekeeper, married, age 42, died 18 July 1876 of pneumonia, born in Smith County, Tennessee residence Crittenden County, parents John and Susan DUNCAN, parents birthplaces not known.

NOTES: She is buried in an unmarked grave at this cemetery.


Rice H. DUNCAN

He was 7 in 1850.

He was 17 in 1860.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1870 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky
DUNCAN, John L. age 49, male, farmer, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 60, female, TN
DUNCAN, Rice H. age 26, male, farmer, TN

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
R. H. DUNCAN to Miss. Sarah A. NEWCOMB, 3 Nov 1874, by W. B. CROUCH, at R. H. DUNCAN's, witnesses: William CHANDLER and George CHANDLER.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky Film #1254410, Page #104A
DUNCAN, Rice H. Head, age 34, farmer, TN TN TN
DUNCAN, Sarah A. Wife, age 28, keeps house, KY TN AL
DUNCAN, Sarah E. J. Dau, age 1, KY TN KY
DUNCAN, Jesse P. Cousin, age 21, farm hand, TN TN TN

NEWSPAPERS: Crittenden Press 15 Sep 1881, Dempsey School House,
Rice DUNCAN is happy in the reception of two boys at his house, they weigh 8 pounds each.

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
R. H. DUNCAN to Miss. Ida A. BRANTLEY, married 13 Dec 1887, by W. C. M. TRAVIS, at R. H. DUNCAN's, witnesses: G. T. CHANDLER and F. M. WALKER.


John L. DUNCAN

CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Smith County, Tennessee page #279
John DUNCAN

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Sumner County, Tennessee
John L. DUNCAN and Mrs. Charlotte CHANDLER 22 Nov 1842

CENSUS RECORDS: 14 Aug 1850 Dist #2, Crittenden County, Kentucky page #23, family #172/172
DUNCAN, John L. age 28, male, farmer, $100, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 40, female, TN
CHANDLER, Polly age 17, female, TN
CHANDLER, Martha age 15, female, TN
CHANDLER, William age 12, male, TN
CHANDLER, George age 10, male, TN
DUNCAN, Rice age 7, male, TN
DUNCAN, Elizabeth age 1, female, KY

CENSUS RECORDS: 16 July 1860 Camp Creek PO, Crittenden, Kentucky page #457, family #334/347
DUNCAN, John L. age 38, male, farmer, $700 & $300, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 51, female, TN
DUNCAN, Rice age 17, male, farm laborer, TN
DUNCAN, Elizabeth age 11, female, KY
CHANDLER, George age 20, male, farm laborer, TN

COURT RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
Jesse DUNCAN died intestate before 12 Oct 1868 when John L. DUNCAN relinquished his right of administration on the estate and R. F. HAYNES was appointed administrator and took the oath with Rufus GASS as surety. Rufus GASS, G. W. JOHNSON and J. G. HOOVER were appointed appraisors to view and appriase the estate of the decendent. (Order Book #4, page #5-6) Appraisement and Bill of Sale of the decendents estate made Nov 1868, recorded 29 Jan 1869. (Inventory Book #C, pages 109-110) On motion of James BROWN and it appearing to court that Jesse P. DUNCAN an orphan boy about the age of 10 years is without means of support and BROWN agreeing to take said boy, it is ordered that Jesse P. DUNCAN be placed and bound to BROWN until he is 21 years of age. (Order Book #4, page #22, 9 Nov 1868) James BROWN appeared in open court and moved to be released on his apprentice bond as master of Jesse P. DUNCAN. It appearing to the court that Jesse P. DUNCAN, minor orphan, has not an estate sufficent for his support and Rufus P. GASS having signified his willingness to take Jesse P. DUNCAN as an apprentice to learn the art and business of a farmer. (Order Book #5, page #5, 14 Oct 1873)

CENSUS RECORDS: 1870 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky
DUNCAN, John L. age 49, male, farmer, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 60, female, TN
DUNCAN, Rice H. age 26, male, farmer, TN

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky Film #1254410, Page #104A
DUNCAN, John L. Head, age 58, farmer, TN TN TN
DUNCAN, Shalotie Wife, age 70, keeps house, TN NC NC

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
John L. DUNCAN to Mrs. Jane SLY, married 5 Jan 1893, by Rev. B. F. McMICAN at Jane SLY's, Witnesses: Dr. Arthur BELT and John BYFORD.

NEWSPAPERS: Crittenden Press 12 Jan 1893
On last Thursday Mr. John L. DUNCAN and Mrs. Jane SLY were united in marriage at the bride's home near Marion. Mr. DUNCAN has passed his 74th year and the bride is near her 59th year, but these few years do not keep the pair from being just as happy as if they were only twenty.


John L. DUNCAN

CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Smith County, Tennessee page #279
John DUNCAN

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Sumner County, Tennessee
John L. DUNCAN and Mrs. Charlotte CHANDLER 22 Nov 1842

CENSUS RECORDS: 14 Aug 1850 Dist #2, Crittenden County, Kentucky page #23, family #172/172
DUNCAN, John L. age 28, male, farmer, $100, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 40, female, TN
CHANDLER, Polly age 17, female, TN
CHANDLER, Martha age 15, female, TN
wasDLER, William age 12, male, TN
CHANDLER, George age 10, male, TN
DUNCAN, Rice age 7, male, TN
DUNCAN, Elizabeth age 1, female, KY

CENSUS RECORDS: 16 July 1860 Camp Creek PO, Crittenden, Kentucky page #457, family #334/347
DUNCAN, John L. age 38, male, farmer, $700 & $300, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 51, female, TN
DUNCAN, Rice age 17, male, farm laborer, TN
DUNCAN, Elizabeth age 11, female, KY
CHANDLER, George age 20, male, farm laborer, TN

COURT RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
Jesse DUNCAN died intestate before 12 Oct 1868 when John L. DUNCAN relinquished his right of administration on the estate and R. F. HAYNES was appointed administrator and took the oath with Rufus GASS as surety. Rufus GASS, G. W. JOHNSON and J. G. HOOVER were appointed appraisors to view and appriase the estate of the decendent. (Order Book #4, page #5-6) Appraisement and Bill of Sale of the decendents estate made Nov 1868, recorded 29 Jan 1869. (Inventory Book #C, pages 109-110) On motion of James BROWN and it appearing to court that Jesse P. DUNCAN an orphan boy about the age of 10 years is without means of support and BROWN agreeing to take said boy, it is ordered that Jesse P. DUNCAN be placed and bound to BROWN until he is 21 years of age. (Order Book #4, page #22, 9 Nov 1868) James BROWN appeared in open court and moved to be released on his apprentice bond as master of Jesse P. DUNCAN. It appearing to the court that Jesse P. DUNCAN, minor orphan, has not an estate sufficent for his support and Rufus P. GASS having signified his willingness to take Jesse P. DUNCAN as an apprentice to learn the art and business of a farmer. (Order Book #5, page #5, 14 Oct 1873)

CENSUS RECORDS: 1870 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky
DUNCAN, John L. age 49, male, farmer, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 60, female, TN
DUNCAN, Rice H. age 26, male, farmer, TN

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky Film #1254410, Page #104A
DUNCAN, John L. Head, age 58, farmer, TN TN TN
DUNCAN, Shalotie Wife, age 70, keeps house, TN NC NC

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
John L. DUNCAN to Mrs. Jane SLY, married 5 Jan 1893, by Rev. B. F. McMICAN at Jane SLY's, Witnesses: Dr. Arthur BELT and John BYFORD.

NEWSPAPERS: Crittenden Press 12 Jan 1893
On last Thursday Mr. John L. DUNCAN and Mrs. Jane SLY were united in marriage at the bride's home near Marion. Mr. DUNCAN has passed his 74th year and the bride is near her 59th year, but these few years do not keep the pair from being just as happy as if they were only twenty.


Charlotte

She was 40 in 1850.

She was 51 in 1860.

She was 60 in 1870.

She was 70 in 1880.

NOTES: Charlotte was the widow of George CHANDLER, mother of 4 children by CHANDLER, namely: Mary (Polly) who married Joseph PICKENS, Martha Ann who married a PARIS, William and George Jr. CHANDLER.


Elizabeth DUNCAN

She was 1 in 1850.

She was 11 in 1860.


William Spencer DUNCAN

CENSUS RECORDS: 14 Oct 1850 Dist #7, Wilson, Tennessee page #404, family #1234/1234
DUNCAN, William A. age 56, male, farmer, $1000, VA
DUNCAN, Nancy age 56, female, VA
DUNCAN, Robert age 18, male, attends school, TN
DUNCAN, Thomas age 14, male, attends school, TN
BELL, Sarah age 24, female, TN
BELL, William J. age 2, male, TN
PAGE, Susan age 9, female, TN
PAGE, America age 7, female, TN
PAGE, Lovisa age 6, female, TN
PAGE, Ann S. age 4, female, TN

CENSUS RECORDS: 31 July 1860 Big Springs PO, Wilson, Tennessee page #311, family #878/848
DUNCAN, William A. age 66, male, farmer, $2820 & $12,394, VA
DUNCAN, Nancy age 66, female, VA
DUNCAN, Thomas age 23, male, teacher, TN
DUNCAN, W. P. age 17, male, attends school, TN
DUNCAN, America age 16, female, attends school, TN
DUNCAN, Lovisa age 15, female, attends school, TN
DUNCAN, Ann S. age 14, female, attends school, TN
PAGE, Louisa age 18, female, seamstress, TN
(I believe the 4 youngest Duncan's are probably grandchildren instead of children of William and Nancy.)


Nancy SCOTT

She was 56 in 1850.

She was 66 in 1860.


Edwin DUNCAN

He was 32 in 1850, married, living next door to his parents in Wilson County, Tennessee.


Robert DUNCAN

He was 18 in 1850.


Thomas Fountain DUNCAN

He was 14 in 1850.

He was 23 in 1860.

MILITARY RECORDS: Died on battlefield at Fishing Creek, Kentucky during the Civil War and was fighting for the South.


Jesse Alexander DUNCAN

CENSUS RECORDS: 25 Oct 1850 Southern Division, Smith, Tennessee page #348, family #570/570
DUNCAN, J. A. age 30, male, laborer, TN
DUNCAN, Arena age 27, female, TN
DUNCAN, Francis age 2/12, male, TN

CENSUS RECORDS: 26 July 1860 Big Springs PO, Wilson, Tennessee page #307, family #816/788
DUNCAN, Jesse A. age 40, male, Overseer, $300, TN
DUNCAN, Arena age 39, female, TN
DUNCAN, Francis M. age 10, male, TN
DUNCAN, Sarah S. age 8, female, TN
DUNCAN, William S. age 6, male, TN
DUNCAN, Mary E. age 4, female, TN
DUNCAN, Jesse P. age 1, male, TN

COURT RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
Jesse DUNCAN died intestate before 12 Oct 1868 when John L. DUNCAN relinquished his right of administration on the estate and R. F. HAYNES was appointed administrator and took the oath with Rufus GASS as surety. Rufus GASS, G. W. JOHNSON and J. G. HOOVER were appointed appraisors to view and appriase the estate of the decendent. (Order Book #4, page #5-6) Appraisement and Bill of Sale of the decendents estate made Nov 1868, recorded 29 Jan 1869. (Inventory Book #C, pages 109-110) On motion of James BROWN and it appearing to court that Jesse P. DUNCAN an orphan boy about the age of 10 years is without means of support and BROWN agreeing to take said boy, it is ordered that Jesse P. DUNCAN be placed and bound to BROWN until he is 21 years of age. (Order Book #4, page #22, 9 Nov 1868) James BROWN appeared in open court and moved to be released on his apprentice bond as master of Jesse P. DUNCAN. It appearing to the court that Jesse P. DUNCAN, minor orphan, has not an estate sufficent for his support and Rufus P. GASS having signified his willingness to take Jesse P. DUNCAN as an apprentice to learn the art and buisness of a farmer. (Order Book #5, page #5, 14 Oct 1873)


Arena LANE

She was 27 in 1850.

She was 39 in 1860.

NOTES: She apparently died after 1864 when the last child was born and before 1870 as all her children are farmed out to different families on the 1870 census.


Francis Marion DUNCAN

He was 2 months old in 1850.

He was 10 in 1850.

He was 20 in 1870 living in the home of W. J. and A. T. BRUICE in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky.


Sarah Salina DUNCAN

She was 8 in 1850.

She was 17 in 1870 living with her aunt and uncle Sarah and Rufus GASS.


William Spencer DUNCAN

He was 6 in 1860.

He was 15 in 1870 living in the home of G. S. and P. H. DRAKE in Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky.


Rice H. DUNCAN

He was 7 in 1850.

He was 17 in 1860.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1870 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky
DUNCAN, John L. age 49, male, farmer, TN
DUNCAN, Charlotte age 60, female, TN
DUNCAN, Rice H. age 26, male, farmer, TN

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
R. H. DUNCAN to Miss. Sarah A. NEWCOMB, 3 Nov 1874, by W. B. CROUCH, at R. H. DUNCAN's, witnesses: William CHANDLER and George CHANDLER.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Bells Mines, Crittenden, Kentucky Film #1254410, Page #104A
DUNCAN, Rice H. Head, age 34, farmer, TN TN TN
DUNCAN, Sarah A. Wife, age 28, keeps house, KY TN AL
DUNCAN, Sarah E. J. Dau, age 1, KY TN KY
DUNCAN, Jesse P. Cousin, age 21, farm hand, TN TN TN

NEWSPAPERS: Crittenden Press 15 Sep 1881, Dempsey School House,
Rice DUNCAN is happy in the reception of two boys at his house, they weigh 8 pounds each.

MARRIAGE RECORDS: Crittenden County, Kentucky
R. H. DUNCAN to Miss. Ida A. BRANTLEY, married 13 Dec 1887, by W. C. M. TRAVIS, at R. H. DUNCAN's, witnesses: G. T. CHANDLER and F. M. WALKER.


Sarah Ann NEWCOMB

She was 28 in 1880.


John DUNCAN

CENSUS RECORDS: 1820 Smith County, Tennessee page #53
John DUNCAN 2 males under 10, 2 males 10 to 16, 1 male 26 to 45 (John), 2 females under 10, 2 females 10 to 16, 1 female 26 to 45 (Susannah)

CENSUS RECORDS: 1830 Smith County, Tennessee page #117
John DUNCAN 2 males 5 to 10, 1 male 10 to 15, 1 male 15 to 20, 1 male 40 to 50 (John), 2 females under 5, 1 female 5 to 10, 1 female 15 to 20, 1 female 20 to 30, 1 female 40 to 50 (Susannah), 1 male slave 36 to 55,

TAX RECORDS: 1837 Smith County, Tennessee
John DUNCAN


James Franklin JONES

He was 5 in 1880.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1900 Dist#11, Jackson County, Tennessee page #209, family #122/126 JONES, Frank head, Jan 1876, age 24, md 6 yrs, farm laborer, TN TN TN JONES, Belle wife, Jan 1878, age 22, mother of 4 with 2 living, TN TN TN JONES, Harve son, Apr 1897, age 3, TN TN TN JONES, Fred dau, Apr 1898, age 2, TN TN TN

CENSUS RECORDS: 1910 Dist#11, Jackson County, Tennessee page #118, family #12/12 JONES, J. F. head, age 33, md 3 times this time 2 yrs, farmer, TN TN TN JONES, Rosa wife, age 22, md 1 time, mother of 3 with 2 living, TN TN TN JONES, Fred son, age 11, TN TN TN JONES, Zander dau, age 8, TN TN TN JONES, Benton son, age 4/12, TN TN TN JONES, Nannie dau, age 4/12, TN TN TN
(Next door to Henry Lewis & Jane Jones)

CENSUS RECORDS: 1920 Dist#11, Jackson County, Tennessee family#170, JONES, Frank head, age 46, farmer, TN TN TN JONES, Rosa wife, age 29, TN TN TN JONES, Benton son, age 10, TN TN TN JONES, Nannie dau, age 10, TN TN TN JONES, Rose Nell dau, age 8, TN TN TN JONES, Bill Norton son, age 6, TN TN TN JONES, Sam son, age 5, TN TN TN JONES, Ruth dau, age 3 11/12, TN TN TN JONES, McHenry son, age 2 11/12, TN TN TN JONES, Don son, age 1, TN TN TN

CENSUS RECORDS: 21 April 1930 Dist#11, Jackson County, Tennessee page #113, family#161/161 JONES, Frank head, age 56, farmer, TN TN TN JONES, Rosie wife, age 39, TN TN TN JONES, Benton son, age 19, farm laborer, TN TN TN JONES, Rosenell dau, age 18, TN TN TN JONES, Bill son, age 16, TN TN TN JONES, Sam son, age 15, TN TN TN JONES, Ruth dau, age 14, TN TN TN JONES, Mack H. son, age 13, TN TN TN JONES, Dow son, age 11, TN TN TN
JONES, Claudia dau, age 9, TN TN TN JONES, Effie dau, age 7, TN TN TN JONES, Lourain dau, age 6, TN TN TN JONES, Dona dau, age 4, TN TN TN JONES, Horice son, age 3, TN TN TN
JONES, Jollie J. dau, age 1, TN TN TN


Rosie Ann CARTER

She was 22 in 1910 and said she was the mother of 3 children but only 2 were still living.

She was 29 in 1920.

She was 39 in 1930 and said she had been 17 years old when she got married.