Data Abstracts of the Georgia Duke(s) Families II by
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Tony Cox. All rights reserved. The copyright must appear on all copies
Comments to Joe Lineberger or Tony Cox
[Several people have enquired about the extent of my
research. I am extracting this information from notebooks that
I have compiled over nearly 40 years of research. My Duke research
includes VA, SC, GA, some AL and FL. These postings are unordered
as one can tell because they come from random notes. Please realize
that I have probably made mistakes in transcription. I went to all
these county courthouses and transcribed these notes from the original
records by hand. I was always working on limited time so I very likely
left out some pertinent information. One needs to review the individual
record to verify what I have compiled. I hope that they can be of benefit
to a Duke researcher. -- Joe Lineberger
1880 Census Tattnall County, GA 43rd District June 1, 1880:
1850 Census Jackson County, GA:
Duke 68 M Farmer GA
Duke = Mary Stephens Jan 1, 1807 Jackson County, GA. [I
suspect that this Henry is the Henry Duke, Jr., son of Henry and Lettice
Duke of Wilkes County, GA. The older Henry was hung by the British after
the unsuccessful attempt to retake Augusta, GA.]
55 F GA
14 M GA
12 F GA
10 F GA
Wayne County, GA Marriage:
Dukes = Nimrod Raulerson Apr 22, 1820
Bryan County, GA Marriages:
Dukes = E. F. Futch July 6, 1879
Dukes = Ann Strickland Mar 26, 1867
A. Dukes = Alice F. Davis Sep 7, 1881
Dukes = Susan A. Strickland Apr 24, 1867
L. Dukes = Susan A. Denmark Nov 22, 1897
Dukes = Minnie Kneipert apr 25, 1875
Ann Dukes = W. H. Strickland Oct 2, 1867
L. Dukes = M. A. Gibson Aug 1, 1883
Colquitt County, GA Marriage:
Dukes = Ella Dekle Dec 15, 1880
1807 GA Land Lottery:
Duke Tattnall County Stafford's Dist. Dist 19, Lot 62 Baldwin
Tattnall County, GA. Oct. 7, 1836. Estate of Aaron Mattox, dec'd
appraised by James Underwood, Albert Duke, Archibald Hodges.
Liberty County, GA Marriages:
Dukes = Henry H. Baxter Nov 29, 1859
Ann Dukes = James T. Wilkerson Aug 18, 1853
Tattnall County, GA Marriages:
Duke = John E. Elliott Jan 15, 1822
Duke = Abraham Strickland Sep 19, 1839
Decatur County. GA Marriages:
Dukes = Sarah Ann Sheffield Feb 14, 1861
Jane Dukes = John Lunn Sr. April 2, 1857
"History of Brooks County". Folks
Huxford., p. 117:
E. Dukes. Sep 7, 1861. Co. C 61st Ga. Reg. (after war, became
a minister in Fla.)"
1880 Census of Brooks County, GA - Quitman
C. I. Dukes 33
M. Dukes 29
Folks Huxford's Personal Notes:
married an Edwards, became owner of 5 lots. Math married Miss Wadkins,
dau. of Joel Moore. Thos. was club-footed due to snakebite."
Bethel Primitive Baptist Church - Brooks County, GA:
Dukes was baptized Sep 6, 1834. dismissed by Letter July 1855.
Dukes (she was a deaconess) dismissed by Letter Aug 1855."
Hickory Head Cemetery - Brooks County, GA
Nell Dukes Oct 31, 1938 Mar 13, 1941
Jerry Monroe Dukes July 2, 1885 June 6, 1933
[Just wanted to let Duke(s) researchers
know that there are two Duke collections of interest that a serious
researcher might want to look at. These are the Robinson Collection
located in the Georgia Archives in Atlanta, GA and the Curry Collection
located in the college library at Chapel Hill, NC.
Ms. Robinson was a genealogist from Coweta County in the early
part of the 20th Century. She accumulated a thick folder on Duke(s)
mainly in the central GA area. I have read through most of it but is quite
thick. Has data from interviews of people long deceased.
The Curry sisters were professional genealogists in the early
part of the 20th Century from Washington, DC. Did quite a bit of work
for people trying to prove their relationship to Washington Duke
of NC in order to inherit part of the tobacco fortune. Some Ga material.
Not as lengthy as the Robinson collection but interesting. I have read
through it. Joe ]
Brooks County, GA:
Grant, Original Georgia Papers:
Z. Duke Apr 15, 1880 Apr 28, 1955
V. Ward, wife of William Dukes Nov 1, 1867 Dec 3, 1890
Thomas County, GA: Boston Cemetery:
Dukes July 13, 1868 July 30, 1921
1830 Census Lowndes County, GA:
Dukes 3 males, 4 females.
She is believed to be the widow of John Duke, the blacksmith of Bulloch
1840 Census of Lowndes County, GA:
Dukes 4 males, 2 females
Dukes 2 males, 7 females
C. Dukes 4 males, 4 females
Dukes 4 males, 7 females
1850 Census of Lowndes County, GA:
Dukes 38 M GA
36 F GA
12 M GA
10 F GA
8 F GA
D. 6 M GA
W. 4 M GA
2 F GA
6/12 M GA
C. Dukes 38 M GA
36 F GA
Ann R. 16 F GA
C. 12 F GA
11 M GA
R. 10 M GA
8 M GA
A. M. 6 F GA
T. 4 M GA
9/12 M GA
"A History of Rome and Floyd
County", G. M. Battey, Jr., 1922,
"Central Grove District -- This part of Floyd County was settled in 1854,
Jimmie Duke and his family being the first settlers. Mr. Duke bought
160 acres of land at the intersection of the O'Brien and Central Grove Roads
for a gun valued at $25.00. His son, Lumpkin Duke, was a prominent
man in the neighborhood and raised a large family, the boys of which
engaged in the sawmill business. Two of his sons, Lumpkin and Tom
Duke, are now living in Rome and are still engaged in the same kind
con't: "Jim Duke's brother, Green R. Duke, settled on what
is known as the Green Duke place in 1860. His son, Martin M.
Duke, who is now living in this neighborhood, is the oldest living
descendant of the original settlers. Martin M. Duke gave the land
on which the Central Grove School was built in 1900. The institution was
known as the Duke school house for many years. Mrs. Henry D.
Littlejohn, one of his daughters, lives near the school."
"Joseph A. Duke, Pvt. Sardis Volunteers, CSA
C. Duke, Pvt."
"Floyd Infantry: 2nd corporal, J. P. Duke"
Co. H, 50th GA Reg. CSA (did not record county)
1870 Census Pike County, GA:
it has been represented to this Board by Mary Sizemore, that she has since
the departure of her husband, who has joined the British Troops, been
plundered by a number of persons of the property she had in possession;
and prays that proper persons may be appointed to take charge of the same
in order that justice may be administered to his creditors.
Thomas was a son of Green Duke and Nancy Jane McKee. He married (1)
Mary Ann Adams and moved to AR then came back apparently when she died.
He then married (2) Amanda C. Gardner and later moved back to AR.]
Duke 20 M W Farmer Arkansas
19 F W Alabama
7/12 M W GA
Duke 44 M W GA
26 F W GA
10 W M Arkansas
6 F W GA
1 F W GA
1910 Census Upson County, GA:
? C. Head 24 GA GA GA
Wife 20 GA GA GA
Colquitt County, GA:
M. Dukes Justice of Peace District 1151 Mar 11, 1859
- Sep 22, 1859
C. Dukes Treasurer Jan 24, 1873
Upson County, GA:
Co. D. 13th
son of Joseph Duke and 2nd wife Nancy Graham. Grandson of Stephen Duke
and 2nd wife Sarah Webb. Anderson married Malisse M. Lumpkin - no issue]
Duke married Mary Jane Stewart on Dec. 18, 1846.
Darling Duke was from Camden District, SC]
Clarke County, GA Poor School Records, 1823 & 1827:
Allen, Edington and William
Walton County, GA Marriages:
E. Duke = Martha Cotton Dec 16, 1832
Duke = Minerva Hightower Feb 22, 1829
Duke = Mary Ann White Aug 2, 1829
Washington County, GA Marriage:
= Jane Duke Nov 19, 1835
Antioch Primitive Baptist Church (Allophoochee) - Echols County,
and wife joined church, Saturday before 3rd Lord's Day in February,
This is William Green Duke and Elizabeth Angeline Cole from Pike County,
1840 Census - Pike County, GA, 896th Dist:
30 and under 40
30 and under 40
[Note: brother to William Green Duke and son of Green Duke
and Nancy Jane McKee]
Taken from "Georgia's Roster of
Taylor Dukes, Sr. - Certificate of Col. E. Clarke, 3rd Apr, 1784, that
he served as a soldier in the Batt. of Minute Men, though not an inhabitant
of the State and prays for 250 acres of land in Washington County.
Dukes - Certificate of Col. E. Clarke, 3rd Apr 1784, that he served
in the Batt. of Minute Men, though not an inhabitant of the State.
Prays for land in Washington County. Granted to the Heirs.
Dukes - Certificate of Col. E. Clarke, 24th Apr, 1784, that he is
entitled to a bounty and prays for same in Washington County.
Taylor Duke, Sr. 287-1/2 acres. Washington County bounded N.
wm. Hammock, E. M. Williamson. Lot 413. Warrant 2208 May 17, 1784.
Taylor Duke. 287-1/2 acres (2nd bounty). Washington County bounded
N. College lands, E. vacant, S. Williamson, W. Hammock. Lot 414. Warrant
631, May 17, 1784.
Taylor Duke. 287-1/2 acres. Washington County bounded N. vacant,
E. Elijah Clarke, S. Jno. Heard, W. M. Williamson. Lot 412. Warrant
599, June 8, 1784.
Dukes. 287-1/2 acres. Franklin County bounded all sides vacant,
north fork of Oconee river. survey 201, Oct. 4, 1784.
Rehobeth Church Cemetery, Spalding
M. Duke Mar 14, 1877 Jan 8, 1954
Lee Duke Oct 12, 1875 Nov 25, 1964
Sims July 30, 1874 Feb 19, 1939
Troy Duke Dec 26, 1902 June 3, 1969
Walter Duke Oct 9, 1870 July 19, 1950
Carter July 24, 1881 June 18, 1969
Ellis Duke Sep 20, 1914 Nov 4, 1919
A. Duke May 3, 1859 Feb 14, 1923
A. Duke Mar 17, 1856 Mar 23, 1940
Duke (son) Dec 6, 1899 Jan 16, 1924
Dean Duke Nov 24, 1891 July 15, 1967
F. Brown Sep 8, 1875 Apr 30, 1959
Duke Feb 28, 1889 Sep 21, 1975
Otis Duke Sep 13, 1889 Feb 27, 1910
H. Gabrielle Sep 9, 1884 Dec 14, 1929
Duke Oct 25, 1892 June 12, 1972
O. Reid July 10, 1911 Sep 24, 1946
G. Duke Jan 21, 1841 Dec 6, 1906
J. Duke May 28, 1839 June 5, 1909
Duke Jan 28, 1861 May 11, 1908
Duke Dec 26, 1873 Sep 16, 1940
1850 Census of Marion County, GA
Duke, age 31, b. SC, wife Martha and family are found in HH 103.
Duke married Mary Jane Stewart on December 18, 1846 in Upson County,
Duke, age 29 b. SC, wife Mary and family are found in HH 104.
Duke, age 44 b. SC, wife Mary and family are found in HH 130.
Enoch Duke, age 46 b. SC, wife Sarah and family are found in HH
Duke, age 42 b. SC, wife Elizabeth and family are found in HH 230.
Duke, age 33 b. SC & family are found in HH 664.
25, 1801. Burke County. Frederick Duke
applies for Adm. of Joel Duke. Columbian Museum and Savannah
Jan 1, 1802. Burke County, GA. Christiana Duke applies
for Adm of the Estate of Benjamin Duke, dec'd. Columbian Museum and Savannah
Burke County Tax Defaulters for 1790:
7, 1836. Gwinnett County. John F. Martin,
guardian of Emily Duke, illegtimate, applies for leave to sell
lot 212 in 11th Dist. of Troup County. The Southern Recorder
Sales of Personal Property by Adm.: - Hancock - Keziah Dukes;
R. B. Fletcher, Jas. Head. November 6, 1816. Adv. Date. Date of Sale
December 27, 1816. Source Unrecorded. Possibly The
Baker County. John Taylor, guardian of Martha Dukes,
a minor, applies for leave to sell her interest in lot 23, 15th dist.
of Lee now Sumter Co. May 15, 1838. Source Unrecorded. Possibly The
Book of Writs. Bryan County,
Dukes and wife Seny vs Cuyler & Jemima Sapp.
Bryan County, GA. Inferior Court Book (1793-1828):
Jury William Dukes [no date]
Henry Duke was a signer of a letter, dated 5 July, 1777,
from Wilkes County to the Continental Congress which sought the removal
from Command of Gen. McIntosh. Chronicles of Wilkes County
[GA], p. 441:
Miscellaneous Wilkes County, GA records:
Dukes served as a petit juror on August 27, 1779 trial of James Mobley
and was excused for "Sundry good Reasons".
Wilkes County, GA records, folio 76-78:
Henry Duke was a purchaser at estate sale of D. Hinton.
"In September of 1780, an unsucessful attempt was made to retake
the town of Augusta from the British. "Those of the Americans whose
wounds would not allow them to be removed, were left in the town. Captain
Asby, with twenty-eight others, fell into the hands of the enemy. He
and twelve of the wounded prisoners were hanged on the staircase of the
White House. Henry Duke, John Burgamy, Scott Reeden, Jordan Ricketson,
and others were also hanged." White, G. (1854). Historical
Collections of Georgia. New York: Pudney & Russell, p. 609.
"...Taking a calculated risk, he [Col. Cruger] left his post
at Ninety-Six in the charge of militia Colonel Moses Kirkland, and on September
16  he put his regulars in motion for Augusta [GA]. At daybreak
of the 18th, Cruger's column...reached the banks of the river opposite
the MacKay House [White House]. As soon as their arrival was detected,
the rebels abandoned the seige and fled in rout order. They ' were so
precipitate in their flight', reported Cruger, 'that we had only a few chance
shot at them on the Wing'. By the time the head of the relief column crossed
the river, remnants of Brown's garrison had sallied out from the McKay
House and captured a number of rebel prisioners. One of these, Henry
Dukes of the Ceded Lands, was instantly hanged." Georgia Historical Quarterly,
Vol. LVIII, No. 4, Winter, 1974, p. 434:
Will of Henry Duke. To son Charles 500 acres of land
wherever he chooses, slaves, etc. To daughter Mary Duke, cows,
household goods, etc. when she is 17. To son Thomas a slave Ben
"if he can be got" and 400 acres of land where he chooses, my brother Thos.
Duke to exchange above slave. I give to my loving Son Henry Duke...Two
hundred Acres of Land lying near Will Cathern bought of Sanders Walker
and bought of Charles Wade..."Saddle and bridle to a dau. of Nancy Cups,
surposed to be my..." "Honored father and mother to live with my children."
Brothers Thomas and James Duke, and Stephen Heard, executors. Signed
4-4-1780. Probated 11-14-1782. Burel Smith, John Cole, and John Legett,
testators. Wilkes County, GA Wills,
"Appraisal. 4 January 1783 of the estate of Henry Duke.
[s] John Satterwhite, Joseph Davenport and Francis Davenport."
The Wilkes County [GA] Papers 1773-1833, p. 220:
RESOLVED:, that the Governor do give a draft upon the Treasury
in favor of Lettice Duke, widow of Henry Duke and three children;
for four years allowance amounting to sixty four pounds, granted by act
of Assembly, passed 10th January, 1782, and that the same be charged to
the Contingent fund.” Minutes of the Executive Council
[Georgia], p. 750:
Bounty certificates and other records within the files of
certificates for the Georgia Revolutionary War Minutemen. National
Archives, Washington, D.C.:
"The State of Georgia
Lettice DUKE Dr
To four years Provision made by a Law Pass'd at Augusta (in favor
of Widows who Lost their Husbands in the Lat Contest) in January 1782
I do hereby certify that Henry DUKE was Killed
in November Eighty and left three children under ten years of age[.]
The above children are all her living[.]
/s/ Daniel COLEMAN /s/ Jno. LINDSAY
Elijah CLARK Col.
Daniel COLEMAN, J. P."
[On the reverse] "Order given 26th Novr. 1784."
Minutes of the Executive Council [Georgia], p. 750:
"...the said land was laid out to the said Henry Dukes,
the said land adjoining the town of Washington in the county of Wilkes
and the said Dukes having paid for, marked out and lawfully surveyed...and
had proceeded to erect and build on that part of the tract of land aforesaid
a Log Cabin and cultivated said tract of land...from the time of the survey
aforesaid until the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty
and the said Henry Dukes in the year last aforesaid then being
a refugee and in the service of the state of Georgia was killed and being
so killed and dying intestate left four infant children and a widow to
wit: Charles Dukes, Miriam, Thomas, and Henry Dukes and Lettice Dukes
the widow of said Henry Dukes, dec'd...which said Miriam Dukes
hath since intermarried with Jeremiah Russell who is now one of your
petitioners..." [Henry Duke left a Will and the statement
about his dying intestate is false!]
State of Georgia
William and Tolar [Taylor] Duke appraised the estate
of William Sizemore on May 1, 1784. Reference: Wilkes County
GA Records, Folio 26.
Thomas Duke and wife Elizabeth to Mordecai Hill 200
acres originally granted 1785 to said Duke. May 1, 1786. James Rutledge,
John Duke, Mary Arnold, testators. Reference: Wilkes
County GA Deed Records, p. 85.
Ben Pettee, planter to Taylor Duke power of attorney
to sue for and receive a certain slave, Jack, supposed to be somewhere
in N.C. October 7, 1786. John Talbot, Mary Triplett. Reference:
Wilkes County GA Deed Records, p. 86.
7-15-1787 John Taylor Dukes of Wilkes County, planter,
to Micajah Williamson of same for 100 pounds sterling good and lawful
money of the state, 3 tracts of land of 2871/2 acres each in Greene County,
granted to the said Dukes 1-15-1785. Signed: John Taylor Dukes.
Witnessed by: Reuben DeJernatt, David Terrell, Fielding Rucker. 2-26-1789.
Proved by David Terrell before Will Terrell, J.P. Recorded 2-28-1789.
[Note: These tracts were located on Shoulderbone Creek next
to University of GA tract. ] Reference: Greene County,
GA Deed Book 1, p. 265.
Taylor Duke to Bedford Brown. 350 acres on Fishing creek.
Dated 12-3-1788. Reference: Wilkes County,
GA Deed Record, p. 9.
October 21, 1789. The Heirs of James Dukes of Wilkes
County to Charles Teas of said county for 70 pds. lawful money, 2871/2
acres in Washington County on the waters of the Richland Creek adj. line
of Col. Saml. Alexander. Reference to a grant made on 7-25-1787. Signed
Edmond (X) Duke. Wit: Matthew Stone, Joseph Teas, Wm. Teas. Proved
by Wm. Teas on 5-4-1795 in Oglethorpe County before Burl. Pope, J.P. Reference: Greene County,
GA Deed Book 2, p. 174.
August 4, 1791. William Duke of Wilkes County to William
Green of Warren Co. N.C. for 50 pds. sterling, 2871/2 acres on waters
of Shoulderbone Creek bounding SE by Willis POPE, SW by William Hammett's
land now William Green's, N by William Green; granted to said Duke 7-25-1787.
Signed: William Duke. Wit: D.Criswell, J.P. , William G. Gilbert,
J.P. William Green acknowledges that William Duke defends the
rights, title, etc. only from himself, heirs, etc. Wit: Sanders Walker,
Wm. G. Gilbert, Rob. Christmas. Recorded 11-25-1791. Reference: Greene County,
GA Deed Book 1, p. 535.
5-2-1792 Thomas Duke and Josiah Jordan ask that a guardian
be appointed for Nancy Broughton, 5 years old. Reference: Inferior Court
Minutes, Wilkes County, GA.
William Dukes, John Rutledge, and George Owens were testators
of the will of James Johnson. 11-16-1792. Reference: Wilkes County GA
5-11-1801. Will of Gideon Anderson. To son William, daughter
Keziah Dukes, son Martin, daughter Polly Ann Cooper, daughter Patty,
son Charles, heirs of my daughter Susannah Butler, son James. Daniel
Price and Ganaway Martin, executors. Daniel Price, John Querns, and William
Martin, testators. Reference: Wilkes County GA
Will Records, p. 34.
Charles Duke, deceased. Dolly Duke was appointed
Admx. on 7-9-1805. Reference: Inferior Court
Minutes, Wilkes County, GA. p. 111.
Charles Duke was appointed guardian of Nancy, orphan
of Nathan Ballard, deceased. 8-8-1805. Reference: Minutes of Inferior Court, Wilkes
County, GA, p. 262.
10-20-1808 Polly Dukes was a legatee of her father James
Shearer. Her mother was Anne. Siblings: William Shearer, Susannah Shearer,
John Shearer, Nancy Shearer, Elijah Shearer, and Anna Steele, the dau.
of Eve Steele. Reference: Wilkes County Wills,
James Duke was a testator for will of John Tarver. Probated
1-7-1811. Reference: Wilkes County Wills. Reference:
Charles Duke and Allen Maberry issued a caveat against
estate proceedings of Robert Snelson, deceased. Inferior Court Minutes, Wilkes
County, GA. p. 123. 11-27-1815.
Will of William Pearman: To wife Isabella, daughters Polly
and Sally Duke, son Robert, Samuel, William, Weakly, daughters
Susanna and Elizabeth. William, Weakly, and Elizabeth called minors.
Simon Walker and sons Robert and Samuel, executors. Dated 3-17-1817.
Mary Walker, Sanders Walker, and William Albert, testators. Reference: Wilkes County GA
Deed Record, p. 90.
Inventory of Sale of Estate of William Pearman. 2-6-1821.
Henry and James Duke, Susannah H., Weakley J. and Robert Pearman
and Hiram Buckley purchased slaves. Sale on Feb. 1, after the death
of the widow, Isabella Pearman. Reference: Wilkes County
Estate records, p. 156.
Henry Duke. War of 1812 Pension Application. Served
in Capt. Merriwether's Co., GA Militia from August 23, 1813 to March 1,
1814. Also served in Capt. John B. Jerrydoor's Co., GA Militia in the
Indian War for 12 months from 1796 to 1797. Married Mary Matthews on December
17, 1834 in Clarke county, GA. Resided 1851 thru 1886 in Jackson County.
Soldier died May 15, 1859. Widow died before March 13, 1886, both in
Jackson County. Reference: Pension Applications W.O. #11603,
W.O. #37678, W.C. #27593, B.L.W. # 46619-80-50 and #13278-80-55;
[Note: This Henry Duke is often confused with another
Henry Duke who died in Butts County, GA]
James H. Duke. War of 1812 Pension Application: No
certificate. Service in Capt. McDonald's or McDonough's Co., Ga Militia.
Widow: Mary Duke. Reference: W.O. #38182.
James Duke. War of 1812 Pension Application: No
certificate. Service in Capt.'s Gunn and Walker Co.'s, GA Militia. Widow:
Nancy S. Duke. Reference: W. O. 41951.
Estate of Jonathan Davis, dec'd. William Davis, executor.
Paid legacies of Jesse and Zachariah Phillips, sons of Milly Phillips,
paid Jos. T. Duke in right of his wife, paid John Davis, paid Samuel
S. Simmons in right of his wife, paid Jesse Goss, atty. for Susanna Goss,
paid Jas. Hitchcock, paid Wm. Goodall, atty. for Lucy Goodall. Reference:
Early Records of Wilkes County. Grace Davidson. p. 218.
Aristotle Duke and Chas. Cotesworth Pinckney Duke,
minor received two draws each in the 1819 GA Land Lottery while living
in Killgore's District of Wilkes County. Reference: Early
Records of Wilkes County, GA. Grace Davidson. p. 332.
Charles Duke of Gordon's district of Wilkes County drew
490 acres in Land lot 43, Section 5 of Irwin County and 250 acres in Land
lot 115 in Section 10 of Hall County. Reference: The 1820
Land Lottery of Georgia. The Surveyor General's Office. Atlanta,
Epps Duke was security for Thomas Glass administrator
of John Glass, deceased. Dated 11-26-1822. Reference:
Wilkes County Wills, p. 69.
RESOLVED, That Alexander Ottery and Henry Dukes be appointed
Commissioners to take charge of the property of William Sizemore and require
all persons having in their possession any part of the same to deliver
it into their hands." Minutes of the Executive Council
[GA], 9 May 1780
May 1, 1784. Abner Legett, William and Tolar [Taylor] Duke
appraised the Estate of William Sizemore. One Bounty Certificate and household
effects. Wilkes County, GA Probate Records,
Henry Sizemore, orph. of William, dec'd, Thomas Duke appt. gdn.,
dismissed June 1802. Oglethorpe County, Inferior Court. Georgia Intestate Records.
Holland, p. 286:
Children of Elizabeth Angeline Cole and William Green
Hunter Six children
Nannie Zeigler Four children
Mertie Polk One child - Dead
Lineberger Four children
Lineberger Two children
Lineberger Four children
Paulk Five children
Dukes Three children
Dukes Four children
Mollie Rooks Three children
Annie Mullis (20)
Manning Two children
Bertie McIntyre Three children
Letha DeVane Two children
Carlie King Single (12)
Register Three children
Register Dead (6)
Mrs. Nan Leseur
Cornwall Three dead - Four living
Leseur 4 children - 4 grandchildren
Leseur Six children - one dead
Mattie King One
Leseur Three children
Annie Leseur Single
Emma Fletcher Eleven - 3 grandchildren
Lesuer Single (49)
Dukes Five children - one dead
Dukes Three children
Dukes Five children
Dukes Two children
Dukes Three children (24)
Mrs. H. W. Cain, Yatesville, GA, R.F.D.
# 2 [Mrs. Cain nee Nancy Cole was sister to Elizabeth Angeline
Cole and compiled this written record. Mrs. Cain died 11 October, 1917
and was buried in the Cole cemetery in Lamar County, GA.] [Notes
in bracket supplied by Joseph W. Lineberger, who transcribed this written
record on 21 May, 1992]
May 5, 1818, Joseph Duke and Benjamin Cannefax appointed
Commissioners of Roads in Capt. Fannin's District. Miscellanous Morgan County
March Term of 1820 Superior Court: "We...present
Benjamin Canafax, for retailing spiritous liquors without license
in said County. Witnesses: Charles Duke and David
Duke." Miscellaneous Walton County
1827 Land Lottery of Georgia:
Duke, Sidney Canifax's 33 16 Lee
On 16 November,
1773, "Henry Duke of South Carolina" received liberty to settle
on land "ceded to His Majesty." The family of Henry Duke, at that
time, consisted of a wife, three sons, and two daughters. Henry was granted
1000 acres of land at the head of Fishing Creek "where Michael Cups cut
logs." This is in present day Wilkes County, Georgia.
Notes on Dukes in Walton County, Georgia
Walton County, Georgia: Charles Duke was a Grand Juror
Duke, James Duke, and T. Duke lived in that part of Jackson County
which was annexed into Walton County. Wayfayers in Walton
Duke was a merchant in Walton County in 1819. Wayfayers in Walton
"Georgia, Walton County. Whereas, Archibald Bilboa and Henry
Duke, apply to me for letters of administration on the estate of Elijah
Burgess, late of said county, deceased...Given under my hand at office,
this 16th February, 1821. Job Smith, C. C. O." Issue of March 20, 1821, Georgia
"Swindling.--I forewarn all persons from trading for a promissory
note of hand, given by myself, and made payable to James Duke
and Henry Duke, of Walton County, for $600.00...the same being
fraudulently obtained from me. John B. Coy." Issue of June 26, 1821, Georgia
"Georgia, Walton County. Whereas Mary Duke and Alexander
Walden, make application to me for letters of administration on the estate
of John Duke, late of said county, deceased...Given under my hand
at office, this 9th day of June, 1821. Job Smith, C. C. O." Issue of June 26, 1821, Georgia
William Duke of Walton County purchased from Silas Gamons
of Jones County on 24 September, 1821 a tract consisting of 250 acres
in Lot 53 of 1st District of Walton County. Testators: Thomas Duke,
Charles (X) Duke, and James (X) Duke. Page 109, Deed Book CD, Walton
David Duke of Walton County purchased from Seth Williams
of Jones County on 11 January, 1822 a tract consisting of 250 acres in
Lot 61 of the 1st District of Walton County. Page 54, Deed Book E, Walton
Charles Duke of Walton County purchased from James Dismuke
of Putnam County on 19 August, 1822 a tract consisting of 250 acres in
Lot 138 of the 7th District of Walton County. Signed: Jas. Dismuke Page 280, Deed Book CD, Walton
Edmond Duke of Walton County purchased from Matthew
Watkins of Hall County on 17 March, 1823 a tract consisting of Lot 118
in the 3rd District of Walton County. Signed: Matthew (X) Watkins. Page 284, Deed Book CD, Walton
William Duke of Walton County purchased from James
Socwell of Houston County a tract consisting of 250 acres in Lot 34 in
1st District of Walton County. Witnessed by Robert McByde before James
Duke, J. P. Signed: James Sockwell. Page 317, Deed Book CD, Walton
Charles Duke of Walton County purchased from James
Knight of Morgan County on 20 November, 1823 a tract consisting of 125
acres in Lot 84 of the 1st District of Walton County. Witnessed
by D. Duke before D. M. McIver, J. P. Signed: James (X) Knight. Rachael
Knight released right of dower. Page 10, Deed Book E, Walton
Allen Dukes of Walton County purchased from Elisha
Durden of Walton County on 1 November, 1824 a tract consisting of 250
acres in Lot 114 of the 2nd District of Walton County. Page 65, Deed Book F, Walton
Charles Duke of Walton County purchased from Henry White
of Clarke County on 25 August, 1826 a tract conisting of 125 acres in
Lot 94 of the 1st District of Walton County. Witnesses: Thomas Duke and
James Duke. [Walton County Deed reference
Thomas Duke of Walton purchased from Thomas M. Duke of
Putnam County on 29 December, 1831 a tract consisting of 225 acres in
Lot 22 of the 1st district of Walton County. Witness: Daniel Johnson.
Signed: Thomas M. Duke Deed executed in Putnam County. Page 279, Deed Book J, Walton
William Duke of Walton County purchased from Orsbon S.
Furlow, Executor of Estate of David Furlow on 13 March, 1837 a tract
consisting of one-half of land lot 348 in Walton County. Witnesses: John
S. McCulloch before George Ivey,
J.P. Signed O. T. Furlow. Page 149, Deed Book M, Walton
Henry T. Duke of Clarke County purchased from David
Cannade of Clarke County on 1 February, 1832 a tract consisting of 202-1/2
acres in Lot 408 of the 9th District of Walton County. Witnesses: Glenn
Phillips and Jno. W. Wood. Page 280, Deed Book M, Walton
County, Georgia[Note: I believe that this
was Henry Duke, Jr., son of Henry and Lettice Duke]
Tapley Duke of Walton County purchased from Henry
T. Duke of Jackson County on 7 February, 1839 a tract consisting of Lot
408 of the 9th District of Walton County, formerly Henry. Witnesses: R.
W. Pentacost and George B. Wood. Signed: Henry T. Duke. Page 285, Deed Book M, Walton
County, Georgia [Note: I suspect a relationship
between Tapley or Tarpley or Toply Duke and Henry T. Duke. I have always
wondered if Lettice Duke, the wife of Henry Duke of Wilkes County and
the mother of Henry Duke, Jr., was nee a Tarpley or Tapley]
Tapley Dukes of Walton County purchased from Giles S.
Whitten of Walton County on 5 May, 1850 a tract consisting of 50 acres
in the Northeast corner of Lot 411 in the 9th District of Walton County.
Wittnessed by P. C. Greeson before H. L. Williams, J. P. Signed: Giles
S. Whitten Page 419, Deed Book P, Walton
Green R. Duke, Jr. administrator of the estate of John
Y. Carter, deceased received from John Carter on 19 April, 1866 a Quit
Claim Deed for "the benefit of the family" for 250 acres in Lot 106 in
the 4th District of Walton County. Witnesses: Wm. S. Barrett
and Wm. C. Shelnutt, Jr. Signed: John (X) Carter. Page 65, Deed Book T, Walton
County, Georgia [Note: I suspect that these
people lived in Jackson County, GA]
Thomas Duke and James Duke were named as brothers
in the Will of Henry Duke, executed 4 April, 1780. They were
also appointed as executors of the will. Probated 14 November, 1782.
24, Will Record, Wilkes County, Georgia
Thomas Duke was granted 200 acres of land on Long
Creek in Wilkes County, Georgia in 1785. Page 498, Book GGG, Georgia
Thomas Duke received an additional 83 acres of land
in 1786 on Dry Fork of Long Creek adjoining his previous grant of land.
Page 539, Book GGG, Georgia Land Grants
Thomas Duke and wife Elizabeth sold to Mordecai Hill
on 1 May, 1786 the 200 acres orginally granted 1785. Witnessed by John
Duke, James Rutledge, and Mary Arnold. Page 85, Deed Book A, Wilkes
Thomas Duke purchased on 6 March, 1786 from Glen Owen,
300 acres in Wilkes County. Page 77, Deed Book A, Wilkes
Thomas Duke and Stephen Heard sued Philemon Franklin
and had the property of said Franklin sold to pay Stephen Heard and Thomas
Duke. Dated 18 July, 1786. Note on the reverse side explains that
200 acres on Soap Creek were sold on 3 November, 1786 to Charles Duke.
Signed: N. Coats, Sheriff. Page 152, The Wilkes County
Papers 1773-1833 compiled by Robert Scott Davis, Jr.
Thomas Duke bought on 18 March, 1787, 360 acres on Long
Creek from James Rutledge and wife Ann. Page 39, Deed Book CC, Wilkes
Thomas Duke, as executor of the estate of Henry Duke,
was sued on 24 April, 1787 by John Pope. The property of Henry Duke,
dec'd to be taken from James Dunkin, Stephen Heard, and Thomas Duke
to be sold to pay John Pope. Signed: H. Mounger, Pro. and Benj. Catching,
CWC. Page 169, The Wilkes County
Papers 1773-1833 compiled by Robert Scott Davis, Jr.
Thomas Dukes, guardian of Henry Dukes, Thomas Dukes,
Charles Dukes, Lettice Dukes, the widow of Henry Dukes, deceased
petitioned the state to recover lands which had been part of a Royal grant
before the Revolutionary War and the legal rights had been lost. 7 June,
1791. Original State Papers, State
Archives, Atlanta, Georgia
Thomas Duke returned the following in the 1791 Tax List
in Captain William Duke's District of Wilkes County, Georgia: 4
1/2 polls, 7 slaves, and 300 acres. He also returned for the estate of
Henry Duke, Dec'd. 1791 Tax List of Wilkes County,
Thomas Duke, Esq. was shown as a Revolutionary Soldier
in Oglethorpe County, #1418 with 2 draws. Georgia Genealogical Magazine,
Vol. 95, page 29
Thomas Duke witnessed a deed executed by Lambeth Hopkins
on 22 November, 1792. Deed Record, Oglethorpe County,
Thomas Duke et al execute a release of bond for 300 acres
on 7 February, 1794 to George Barber et al. Page 14, Deed Book A, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke was appointed Justice of Peace in Oglethorpe
County on 28 March, 1796. Miscellaneous Records, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke and his wife Elizabeth of Oglethorpe County
on 16 April 1797 sold 200 acres in Wilkes County on Dry Fork of Long Creek
to Ichabod Reeves. Page 258, Deed Book RR, Wilkes
Thomas Duke, Sen. of Oglethorpe County and Matthew Stone
of Jackson County purchased on 26 December, 1796 from William Stokes
and Nancy, his wife, a tract of 300 acres on the Oconee River near John
Gorham's line. Originally granted to John Freeman 15 March 1789. Page 87, Deed Book AB, Jackson
Thomas Duke and his wife Elizabeth of Oglethorpe County
on 27 December 1797 sold 200 acres on Dry Fork of Long Creek in Wilkes
County to Josiah Jordan. Page 3, Deed Book XX, Wilkes
Thomas Duke, Sen. of Oglethorpe County and Matthew Stone
of Jackson County on 12 January, 1798 sell to Jno. Barnett 300 acres
of land originally granted 13 March, 1787 to John Freeman. Page 132, Deed Book AB, Jackson
Thomas Duke of Oglethorpe purchased on 12 March, 1802,
a tract 50 acres more or less on Waters of Hardeman creek. Witnessed
by: David Castleberry, William (X) Morgan and Nancy (X) Morgan. Page 59, Deed Book D, Jackson
Thomas Duke and his wife Elizabeth conveyed on 12 March,
1802 a tract of 200 acres along the Buffalo Fork of Long Creek adjoining
Jordan and Betsy Marshall in Oglethorpe County. Witnessed by: James
Duke, T. Traylor, and Bird Parks. Page 194, Deed Book H, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke of Oglethorpe County conveyed on 15 March,
1802, a tract of 15 acres of land on Dry Fork of Long Creek adjoining
said Thomas Duke, Sr. on Oliver's line in Oglethorpe County to Josiah
Jordan. Witnessed by: Issac Collier and John Gresham. Page 346, Deed Book 3, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke, Sr. of Oglethorpe County conveyed on 7 September,
1802, a tract of 150 acres bounded by Thomas Morgan, Lumpkin and George
Trash and a tract of 45 acres originally granted James Duke on 5 November,
1801 bounded by Morgan's and Trash's line to Samuel Tait. Witnessed by:
George Trash and Thos. Morgan. Page 197, Deed Book D, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke, Esq. of Oglethorpe County conveyed on 2
February, 1803 a tract of 280 acres being the North end of a tract where
said Duke formerly did live in Oglethorpe County on Dry Fork of Long
Creek adjoining other lands of the said Duke and lands of Holmes, Reeves,
and Josiah Jordan to Pitt Milner of Oglethorpe County. Witnessed by:
Stinson Hale and Samuel Tait. Page 378, Deed Book D, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke of Oglethorpe County received a conveyance
by James Duke on 24 September, 1803 of a tract of 450 acres on
Buffalo Creek bounded by Lumpkin's and George Trash's line and on to an
oak near Samuel Tait, granted said James Duke on 25 March, 1801. Witnessed
by: Henry Duke and Abram Eason. Page 371, Deed Book E, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke of Oglethorpe purchased on 10 August, 1805
a tract from Thomas Camp of Jackson County of 80 acres more or less on
Marberry's creek wherein James Dukes now lives. Witnessed by Thomas
Morris and John Black. Page 375, Deed Book D, Jackson
Thomas Duke, Esqre of Oglethorpe County participated
in the 1805 Land Lottery and drew two blanks. 1805 Land Lottery Records,
Surveyor General's Office, State Archives, Atlanta, Georgia
Thomas Duke, Sr. conveyed on 3 May, 1806 to William Arnold
a tract of 110 acres on Dry Fork Creek. Page 159, Deed Book E, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke married Nancy Morgan of Jackson County, Georgia
on 1 May, 1808. Marriage Records, Jackson
Thomas Duke and wife Nancy of Morgan County conveyed
to Ferdinand Phinizy a tract on Buffalo Fork of Long Creek, Indian Creek,
and the Mill Pond bounded by Thomas Duke, Jr. consisting of the main
part of 1000 acres granted Benjamin Allen in 1787 including the lands purchased
by said Thomas Duke, Sr. with all improvements. Witnessed by: Welcome
Parks, Bird Parks, James Jordan, and Thos. Burdett. Page 450, Deed Book E, Oglethorpe
Thomas Duke of Morgan County conveyed on 22 March, 1813
a tract of 50 acres on Hardeman's creek to David Burks of Jackson County.
Ref: Page 60, Deed Book H, Jackson County, Georgia
Thomas Duke, Sr. of Morgan County conveyed on 3 January,
1814 to John T. Duke of Morgan County a tract of 50 acres of land being
the North corner of lot 37 "...where William Duke now lives".
Witnessed by: John Morgan and ??? Spaiks. Ref: Page 36, Deed Book D,
Morgan County, Georgia
Thomas Duke of Morgan County in 1818 conveyed to Henry
Duke of Morgan County a tract consisting of Lot 23 in the 19th District
"...whereon the said Henry Duke now resides". Witnessed by: James
Duke, Clatan Leals, and Joseph T. Duke. Page 423, Deed Book F, Morgan
Thomas Duke of Morgan conveyed to Charles Duke
of Morgan on 12 July, 1820 a plot consisting of one-half of a tract of
land..."in Taylor Duke's clearing..." Page 200, Deed Book GG, Morgan
Thomas Duke, Sr. purchased items on 19 December, 1829
at an estate sale of John P. Duke, dc'd. Estate Records, Morgan County,
Notes concerning William DUKE, Sr.:
William Duke was a resident of Wilkes County, Georgia
in the latter part of 1776, and entered service of the State Troops of
Georgia under Col. John Stewart, Captain Henry Duke, and Lt. Elijah
Clark. Upson County, Georgia Minute
Book 5, page 320
"The petition of William Dukes was read setting forth
(see same). ORDERED, That this day week Blessingame Harvey do attend this
Board in order to make his defence to the same, with such wittnesses as
may be necessary." Minutes of the Executive Council
[GA], April 23, 1780
"WHEREAS Blessingame Harvey hath this day appeared to answer
the complaint made against him by William Dukes relative to two
negroes. ORDERED, that the determination of this matter be referred till
this day fortnight." Ibid, May 5th, 1780
"Mr. Dukes and Mr. Harvey having attended agreeable to the order
of the 5th of May instant, by their Councel and having been heard relative
to the matters set forth his petition. RESOLVED, That the said William
Dukes be referred to a Court of law for his remedy." Ibid, May 19th, 1780
William Duke, Taylor Duke, and Abner Leggett appraised
the estate of William Sizemore of Wilkes County on May 1, 1784. Wilkes County, Georgia Estate
Records, Folio 26
William Duke and wife Winniford on 11 May, 1785 sold
Thomas Wynne of Richmond County 350 acres of land in Wilkes County granted
said William Duke 15 March, 1785. Page 80, Deed Book AA, Wilkes
William Duke served as a Grand Juror during the July
term of 1790 Superior Court of Wilkes County, Georgia. Page 186, The Wilkes County
Papers 1773-1833 compiled by Robert Scott Davis, Jr.
William Duke lived near Obadiah Wynne, a Mr. Creswell,
and John Simmons on Fishing Creek in Wilkes County, Georgia in 1794.
Book MM, folio 212-13, Wilkes County, Georgia Deed Record
William Duke of Wilkes County on 4 August, 1791 sold
William Green of Warren County, N. C. 287 1/2 acres of land on Shoulderbone
Creek which he had been granted on 25 July, 1785. Page 535, Deed Book 1, Greene
William and Winniford Duke on 27 July, 1793 sold William
Arnold 200 acres on Long Creek. Page 23, Deed Book A, Oglethorpe
William Duke et al gave George Barber et al on 7 February
1794 a deed of bond release for 300 acres of land. Page 14, Deed Book A, Oglethorpe
Wm. Duke was named by the Superior Court on 7 January,
1796 to arbitrate a land dispute between Jno. Moss and Lawrence Briars.
Superior Court Minutes, Jackson County, Georgia
Wm. Duke and Josiah Motton [Morton] of Jackson County
on 1 May, 1796 purchased 690 acres of land on the North fork of the Oconee
River from Wm. Low and Fanny his wife. Page 34, Deed Book A&B,
Jackson County, Georgia
William Duke was a juror for the January term of 1797
Superior Court in Jackson County, Georgia. Court Minute Book, Jackson
William Duke was appointed Justice of Peace for the 9th
District of 2nd Battalion of Jackson County. Court Minute Book, Jackson
William Duke was listed on Tax roll in Stewart's District
of Oglethorpe County in 1798. Page 12, Tax Digest of Oglethorpe
William Duke on 10 May 1799 bought Josiah Morton's share
of the 690 acres on the North fork of the Oconee in Jackson County that
they had purchased on 1 May, 1796 from William Low and Fanny his wife.
Page 80, Book A, Clarke County, Georgia
William Duke and Winnifred his wife of Jackson County
sold 690 acres on the North fork of the Oconee River on 23 February, 1800
to Wm. Low of Columbia County. Page 43, Deed Book A, Clarke
William Duke, of Jackson County, purchased on 10 May
1800 from Charles Dougherty and wife Rebecca 444 acres of land on the
North fork of the Oconee River and Shoal Creek. Deed Book A&B, Jackson
William Duke and Winneford his wife of Jackson County
on 15 May, 1800 sold to Samuel Ewing of Wythe County, Virginia 90 acres
of land situated on the head of McCartney's branch in Jackson County. Page 351, Deed Book A&B,
Jackson County, Georgia
William Duke was listed on the Tax rolls in Jackson
County, Georgia in Lloyd's district in 1801. 1801 Tax Digest, Jackson County,
William Duke of Clarke County purchased, on 28 February
1802, 200 acres of land situated on Dove's Creek adjoining Duke's line
from William Hopkins and Issac Treadwell. Witnessed by Solomon Hopkins,
Issac Williams, and David Duke. Page 139, Deed Book A, Clarke
Wm. Duke was listed on the Tax Rolls in Greer's district
of Clarke County, Georgia in 1802. 1802 Tax Digest, Clarke County,
William Duke was a defaulter of taxes in William
Camp's district of Jackson County in 1803. 1803 Tax Digest, Superior
Court Records, Jackson County, Georgia
William Duke of Clarke County on 11 February, 1804 sold
62 acres of land situated on the Apalachee and Dove's Creek to John M.
Patrick of Clarke County. Page 151, Deed Book A, Clarke
William Duke and Winiford his wife of Clarke County on
25 April, 1805 sold 175 acres on Dove Creek adjoining Edmund Duke's
line to Henry Boling. Wit: Wm. Duke, Junr. and Edmond Duke.
Page 324, Deed Book B, Clarke County, Georgia
William Duke was listed on the 1805 Tax roll in Watkin's
District of Oglethorpe County, Georgia. 1805 Tax Digest, Oglethorpe
William Duke of Morgan County purchased on 30 July,
1808 202 1/2 acres of land known as Land lot 162 in the 19th District of
Baldwin now Morgan from John Duke of Tattnall County. The land had
been won in a lottery by John Duke. Page 159, Deed Book A, Morgan
William Duke of Oglethorpe County sold to William
Duke of Morgan County on 29 February, 1808 a tract of land containing
202 1/2 acres known as Land lot 63 in the 19th District of Morgan County.
Witnessed by Phillip Zimmerman, Joseph Dinson, and Thomas Simmons. Signed
by William Duke, Jun. and William Duke. Page 282, Deed Book A, Morgan
Thomas Bonner of Morgan County conveyed to Arthur Smith of Randolph
(Jasper) County on 10 September, 1810 a tract consisting of 202-1/2 acres
in Lot 46 in the 14th District originally granted to William Duke
on 20 March, 1808. Witnessed by: Martin Gentry, William Wright, and Phillip
Zimmerman. Pages 50-1, Deed Book 3, Jasper
William Duke was listed on the Tax rolls of Morgan County,
Georgia in Elliott's district in 1810. 1810 Tax Digest, Morgan County,
William Duke, Sr. of Morgan County on 15 April, 1812
sold Issac Treadwell of Clarke County 156-1/2 acres of land situated on
the Apalachee River. Page 224, Book G, Clarke County,
William Duke, Sr. of Morgan County on 13 September 1812
sold to Edmund Duke of Clarke County 200 acres of land situated on Dove's
Creek beginning at a hickory corner on Bonner's line. Witnessed by William
Duke, Junr. and Thomas Thurman before Thomas Duke, J. P. Page 302, Book G, Clarke County,
William Dukes was listed on 21 January, 1813 as a defaulter,
living in 3rd division of Jackson and Clarke Counties, of the Federal
Direct Tax of 1812. Page 82, Georgia Black Book,
William Duke was listed on the Tax rolls of Morgan County
in Duke's district in 1817. 1817 Tax Digest, Morgan County,
William Duke, Sr. purchased Land lot 72 in District 15
of Monroe now Pike County, Georgia from Forrest Upshaw. Witnessed by Thomas
Asberry and David Duke. Deed Record, Upson County,
William Duke was a Judge of Inferior Court of Pike County,
Georgia in February of 1823. History of Pike County, Georgia
by L. R. Mitchell
Original Montgomery County, Georgia Index to Early Settlers
& Pioneers 1784-1816. Dwyer. 1988:
Duke. Land bordered Ogeechee River, Little. Also on found on Jury
Lists 1791, 1795, 1804.
Duke - Found on Jury Lists 1791, 1795, 1804. Also found in Index to
Loose Documents 1800-1802
- Found in Index to Loose Documents 1782-1799
Dukes - Land bordered Ogeechee River, Little. Also on found on
Jury Lists 1791, 1795, 1804. Montgomery County, GA Insolvent
Tax List 1799-1808:
1805 Georgia Land Lottery:
and Losers from Montgomery County:
Duke was the widow of Capt. Henry Duke of Wilkes County and Henry Duke
was her son.]
Dukes drew two blanks.
and Losers from Tattnall County, GA:
Duke drew two blanks [formerly of Barnwell District,
SC and Lancaster District, SC]
Duke drew one blank
Duke drew one blank [Is he the Henry Dukes listed in the
above Montgomery County Record?]
1845 State Census of Chatham County, GA:
Duke 1 white male, 1 white female H/H #51 7th District
Morgan County, GA Deeds:
p. 110. Jan. 19, 1811. Asa Crabb to Charles Duke. 202-1/2 acres
L. L. 14, L. D. 14
Book GG, p.
20. July 12, 1820. Thomas Duke to Charles Duke
Book I, p.
265. Apr 29, 1831. Julius Skinner to Edmund Duke. 350 acres L.
L. 122, 20th L. D.
Georgia Black Book, p. 27:
Henry Duke of Jackson Co. (relief from penalties)
[Note: At that time divorces in GA were granted by the
legislature. Relief from penalties usually meant they were free to marry
Georgia Journal, Vol. IV, 1829-1835, p. 117:
County - Sheriff's Sales:
one saddle, bridle, and buffalo skin levied on as the property of Charles
C. P. Duke to satis a fi fa in favor of James Lindley; also one lot
of land, no. 175, in the 14th district of originally Henry now DeKalb
County, to satisfy a fi fa in favor of John Choice & Co. and others.
(Signed) John Brown, Sheriff."
October 28, 1828. Deed headed DeKalb Co., John Carter, DeKalb
Co. to Aristotle G. Duke. $400 Henry County, 1st Dist., Lot #
217, 202-1/2 acres. Wit: Samuel Barber, Wesley Camp, J. P. Butts County, GA Deed Records,
December 2, 1822. Morgan County, GA. Thomas Glass to Joshua
Boon for $200, 9th Dist., Henry County, Lot # 67. wit: W. M. Reed,
E. Duke, J. P. Butts County, GA Deed Records,
Inventory & appraisement of Estate of Aristotle G. Duke,
dec'd. Listed no cash on hand, one part of land in Butts County, No.
202. 5 Negroes, goods and chattlels, notes on Toply Duke, Aug 19, 1833.;
Spencer and May due Dec 25 1836, Thomas Burford and Dory Taylor due Dec
25, 1836. total value of Estate $5324.32-1/2. Certification by oath of appraisors
Robert (X) Grimmett, John (X) Jinks, Dory (X) Taylor, Samuel P. Burford,
Washington G. Atkinson as containing a true appraisement of estate of
Aristotle G. Duke dec'd as was produced by Admr. Charles A. Killgore before
Eli Conger this Sep 6, 1836. Recorded Sep 9, 1836. John McCord, C. C.
Estate Records Butts County, GA, pp. 426-428
Dec. 2, 1840. Charles A. Killgore, Admr. of A. G. Duke dec'd.
Received $880.65 on due bill and $1508 on note...it being a distribution
share in full for within named minors to wit: Ann Duke, Polly Duke,
Coatsworth Duke, William Duke, Elizabeth Duke, Aristotle Duke making
$2388.65 rec'd by me as guardian for said minors. Eli Conger, guardian.
Recorded Jan 4, 1841. Rec'd of Charles A. Killgore,
Admr. of my father Aristotle Duke, dec'd, the sum of $397.52 in
full my distributive share of the estate of said dec'd this
2nd Dec 1840. Charles P. Duke (LS). Recorded 4 Jan 1841. Others received their distributive
share as follows: John Duke received $397.52, Sarah Duke
received $356.80, William Jones received $397.52. Estate Records Butts County,
GA, p. 344
The Lost Soldiers, Vol I: An Index to the Compiled
Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers 1784-1811 Surnames A-E" by
Wolfe, p. 81:
Charles - 2 Reg., 1 Brig., 3 Div., Ga. Mil., 1793-1794, Pvt.
- Russells Batt., Ky. Mtd. Vol., 1794, Pvt.
- 10 Reg., Orleans Terr. Mil., 1806, Pvt.
- 2 Reg., 1 Brig., 3 Div., Ga. Mil., 1793-94, Pvt.
- Van Swearengen's Co., 1 Reg., U.S. Levies (Lt. Col. Darke), 1791-92,
- Va. Mil., 1794-1808, Corp.
- Henderson's Co., Ore's Reg. of Mil., Terr. South of the Ohio, 1791,
S. - Thornton's Co., 33 (Mayo's) Va. Mil., 1807, Pvt.
- 2 (Bartholomew's Co., Reg, Ind. Terr., Mil., 1811, Pvt.
- Henderson's Co., Ore's Reg. of Mil., Terr. South of the Ohio, 1794,
Citha Linda Grace W F 55 H/H
Arsena Strickland W F 34 niece
Louisa Dukes W F 19 niece
Robert W M 18 nephew
Temperance W F 12 niece
Clement Echolls W M 87 boarder VA
1880 Census Tattnall County, GA 40th District
William Dukes W M 28 farmer
H/H # 20
Jane W F 23 wife
Albert W M 10 son
Allen W M 8 son
Elizabeth W F 7 dau.
Elenor M. W F 5 dau.
Nancy W F 1 dau.
Macon County, GA: "History of Macon County", Hayes. 1933. p.
Isaiah Dukes paid tax in the 770th G. M. D. on June 10, 1843.
1860 Census Monroe County, GA:
Amos Duke 45 M Overseer GA
Co. A 30th Reg. Vol. Inf., CSA Butts County, GA:
Louisa 18 F GA
Ella 15 F GA
Mary 12 F GA
Elishu 10 M GA
Eudora 6 F GA
Elihu N. W. Duke, private, 9-25-1861. 1st Sgt. 5-15-1862.
died Savannah, GA hospital 6-26-1862.
Muscogee County, GA - Cemetery 10 Fort Benning Military Reservation:
Green R. Duke, private 9-25-1861. Discharged 5-10-1862.
Micajah C. Duke, private 9-25-1861. Captured at Nashville,
TN sent to Camp Chase, OH 1-6-1865 and died there in 1865.
Charles W. Dukes 11-17-1872 4-19-1937
Butts County, GA, Flovilla Cemetery:
Emory Morton Duke 6-16-1899 9-26-1954
[Note: descendant of John T. Duke who died testate in Newton
County, GA in 1849]
Jackson County, GA - 1798 Tax Digest Capt. John Cunningham's District:
Franklin County, GA: 1800 Tax List - Cap't John Stonecypher's District: