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Davis, Arthur Nathan & Eliza Ann Newman

Arthur Nathan “Att” Davis, born 12 March 1823, Carthage, Smith Co., TN. A possible first, childless marriage to Frances Brown on 4 February 1845 in Wilson Co., TN. Married (2?) on 19 November 1847 at Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY, to Eliza[beth] Ann Newman. She was born 1825 at Greenville, daughter of Thomas Newman and his wife Malinda Caroline “Lenny” Welborn, and died around 1889 in Augusta, Butler Co., KS.

He served in Colonel David Allison's regiment in the Mexican War, and was Captain of Company D, Third Kentucky Cavalry in the Civil War. He was wounded very early, imprisoned without treatment, then discharged in April 1863. He died of his injuries and a falling branch at Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY, on 9 March 1868. Buried on his farm near Greenville.

View Arthur Nathan Davis Tombstone

The widow remarried in 1870 to a much older neighbor, William Marshall Blackwell (born 1801, NC), and they had one further child. Blackwell abandoned the family for some period, and this is raised in a lawsuit over the estate of Samuel, #6 below.

Children of Arthur N. Davis & Eliza Newman:

  1. Susan Adeline “Addie” Davis, born 16 October 1848, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY. Married 16 September 1866, Jesse Johnston. Died 18 March 1920. Buried Tecumseh Mission Cemetery, Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma.
    See Tombstone of Susan & Jesse Johnston
    See Jesse Johnson's Civil War Tombstone
  2. Mary Frances “Fanny” Davis, born 10 January 1850, Greenville, KY. Married 16 September 1866, Alphus A. Johnston, brother of Jesse Johnston. Settled Oklahoma City, OK; died 1925.
  3. Catherine Casander Jane “Lenny” Davis, born 21 November 1851, Greenville, KY. Married 15 December 1867, David Preston James, died 7 June 1905 in Oklahoma.
  4. Britton Alexander Davis, born 15 September 1858, Greenville, KY. Married 11 February 1880, Richland, Shawnee Co., KS, Leonora Estella Woody. A minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He died of a combination of tuberculosis and pneumonia at Wichita, KS, on 10 July 1896, and is buried in the Potts Cemetery, Rose Hill, KS. She died on 1 August 1943 at Tarzana, CA, and is buried at the Oakwood Memorial Park in Chatsworth, Los Angeles Co., CA.
  5. Ann Eliza Davis, born about 1861, Greenville, KY. Married (1) at age 13, in 1874, William Crawford Cornett, (2) J.W. Brown of Great Bend, KS. She died in childbirth 1892.
  6. Samuel G. Davis, born 9 November 1867, Greenville, KY. Died 3 September 1881 in Augusta, KS. Buried Calvary Cemetery, Augusta, KS. No issue.

Child of Eliza Newman Davis & William Blackwell:

Contributed by Robert Black January 25, 2005

Davis, Henry & Fannie Randall

Born 1768 probably Prince Williams Co., VA
Died April 1805, Muhlenberg.

Henry Davis was in Muhlenberg by 1799 when he paid taxes on two 200-acre tracts of land on Cypress Creek. He also was listed on the 1799 first grand jury. He left a will (Will Book 1, pages 47-48) in which he names his two sons and “daughters.” Henry is buried in his family graveyard on his farm.

Wife: Fannie Randall
Born 28 March 1768 VA
Died 17 July 1852; buried Nelson Creek Church Cemetery
She married 2) 11 December 1812 to John Hughes in Muhlenberg

Children of Henry Davis & Fannie Randall:

  1. Randall Davis born about 1792 VA; was in only one Muhlenberg census, 1820, age 16-26. In 1819 Randall sold 200 Acres on Green River to James Sharp. This is last I found of Randall.
  2. Sarah Davis born about 1796. Married in 1812, Muhlenberg, Joseph Heck. Sarah & Joseph had two children, Randall & Frances. Apparently Sarah died before 1825 because that year Joseph married Catherine (Davis) Rogers, widow of Evan Rogers. Catherine was a daughter of the other Henry Davis.
  3. Nancy Davis born 09 May 1796; died 1873; Buried Nelson Creek Church Cemetery; married in Muhlenberg County, 04 December 1820, to John Henry McConnell.
  4. Fanny Randall Davis born 06 May 1797; died 12 Apr 1848; buried Ohio Co., KY. Married Muhlenberg 23 October 1817 to James McConnell.
  5. Hannah Davis born 04 November 1800; died 23 July 1862, Owensboro, Daviess Co., KY; married John Hardin McHenry of Ohio Co., KY.
  6. Mary Davis born 11 November 1802; died 03 July 1862; married as first wife of Harrison D. Taylor in Ohio Co., KY. Buried in Milton Taylor Cemetery, located 3 miles NE of Hartford, KY. (Note: Harrison D. Taylor wrote “his recollections” at age 55. A granddaughter, Mary Taylor Logan, published a book, Ohio Co., KY in the Olden Days, copyright 1926. Book states that Mary Davis Taylor died 02 January 1862, which differs from the Ohio Co., KY cemetery book.)
  7. Henry Davis born 1804; married Elizabeth Smith (born 11 March 1804, NC) in Clark Co., IN, 27 March 1824.

Contributed by Dorann O'Neal Lam March 23, 2005

Davis, Isaac & Mary K. Wickliffe

Husband: Isaac Davis
Born: 09 October 1782, Prince William County, Virginia
Married: March 1806, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
Died: 06 June 1858, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, of Palsy (VS) Testate
Father: Isaac Davis Sr.
Mother: Elizabeth Kincheloe

Isaac Davis moved to Nelson County, Kentucky, as a boy, and fought in War of 1812 Battle of New Orleans.

Muhlenberg County Kentucky Extracts of Wills and Administrations by M.G. Hammers:
Will of Isaac Davis of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky; written 16 December 1853; probated 28 June 1858; Book 3, pages 179-180

To wife Mary Davis, to daughter Mary Sharp, to son Aaron W. Davis, to daughter Ellen Davis, to daughter Juliann King, to son Edwin H. Davis, to daughter Eliza Jane Jones. Appointed wife Mary and son Aaron W. Davis his Executrix and executor.
Witnesses: Joshua Benton, James H. Dank and John Benton.

Wife: Mary K. Wickliffe
Born: 22 April 1785, Virginia
Died: 14 September 1870, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
Buried: Hamm Cemetery
Father: Aaron Wickliffe
Mother: Mary Kincheloe

Children (as named in father's will):

Davis, William Britten & Ann Luro Allison

William Britten Davis, brother of Arthur N. Davis, born 10 January 1829, Brush Creek, TN. A possible first marriage, 19 September 1848 in Smith Co., TN, to Elizabeth C. Heflin. Married 11 January 1859 to Ann Luro Allison. She was born 20 January 1835, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY, and died 14 May 1886, Greenville, KY. He died 14 February 1916 at Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY.

Children of William B. Davis & Ann L. Allison:

  1. Allison Britten Davis, born 8 February 1860, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY; Died 17 February 1878, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY.
  2. Fannie Taylor Davis, born 28 March 1863, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY; died 15 August 1883, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY.
  3. John Volney Davis, born 7 July 1865, Greenville, Muhlenberg Co., KY; died 14 October 1884, Greenville, KY.
  4. Luro Belle Davis, born 11 April 1872, Greenville, KY; died 28 May 1938.
  5. Laura Pearl Davis, born 8 October 1877, Greenville, KY; died 12 June 1961.

Contributed by Robert Black January 25, 2005

Davis, William P. & Nora Nola Galveston Lyell

William P. “Buddy” Davis, born about 1890, son of George Davis & Mary Lyell; married Nora Nola Galveston Lyell, born May 14, 1892 in Muhlenburg County, daughter of James Franklin Lyell (born February 11, 1864 in Christian Co., KY & Amanda Luraney Wells (born August 10, 1866 in Muhlenburg County).

Children or William Davis & Nora Lyell:

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dearing, Bayless/Bayles & Elizabeth Wickliffe

Born about 1782, VA, probably Culpeper County
Married Fauquier Co. VA, 17 October 1804
Died about September 1824, Muhlenberg Co., KY
Father: John Dearing

Wife: Elizabeth Wickliffe
Born about 1783, VA
Occupation: Midwife
Died 02 April 1854, Muhlenberg Co., KY
Father: Aaron Wickliffe
Mother: Mary Kincheloe

Children or Bayless Dearing & Elizabeth Wickliffe:

  1. Nancy Dearing, born 25 November 1807; died 01 August 1846; Buried Crescent Cemetery; Married Muhlenberg, 07 April 1836, Robert T. Moore
  2. Mary Ann “Polly” Dearing, born about 1808 and died about 1832; Married Muhlenberg, 25 December 1828, Jarred Wallace
  3. Elizabeth Dearing born 27 November 1810; died 25 April 1837; Buried Crescent Cemetery; Married Muhlenberg, 05 December 1833, Simon Vaught, son of John B. Vaught and Elizabeth Martin
  4. Willis Dearing born 06 April 1813; died 14 April 1857 (Will Book 3:166); married 1) Ann A., who is buried in Trigg Co., KY; 2) Agnes R. Young, daughter of Benjamin S. Young - Will Book 3:207; died 1863.
  5. John W. Dearing born about 1820
  6. Louisa K. Dearing born 23 August 1821; died 25 September 1844; buried Crescent Cemetery. Married Muhlenberg, 02 February 1841, Thomas C. Summers.

Contributed by Dorann O'Neal Lam March 25, 2005

Doss, John & Susan Dukes

John Doss, son of Joel Doss & Elizabeth Burtrum, married September 23, 1852, Susan Dukes, daughter of Josiah Dukes & Nancy Moore. Susan Dukes was born February 27, 1834 in Muhlenburg and died October 12, 1900 in Muhlenburg.

Children of John Doss & Susan Dukes:

  1. Joel William Doss, born October 7, 1853; married 1) Margaret Elizabeth Whitehouse November 17, 1875; 2) Celia Belle Edwards September 30, 1883.
  2. Maranda Jane Doss, born April 10, 1855; married John H. Hill January 19, 1875.
  3. Mary Elizabeth Doss, born April 2, 1857; married John S. Tooley March 2, 1876
  4. James A. Doss, born August 21, 1859.
  5. John Franklin Doss, born March 12, 1863; married Martha Jane Gregory February 5, 1884
  6. Mariah L. Doss, born April 15, 1865; married Thomas J. Hill September 13, 1883

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Drake, Allbrittain & Ruth Collins

North Carolina, Rejected W8676
The above named soldier was living in Muhlenberg Co., KY, when he applied for pension on September 29, 1832, age 73. He states that he was born in Edgecomb Co., NC, 1760. He enlisted in 1777. He lived in Edgecomb County until his home became Nash County. He moved from Nash Co., NC to Robertson Co., NC in 1787 and from there to Muhlenberg in 1809. Certified copy of marriage between Silas Drake, son of Albrittain, and Martha Wells, February 11, 1811 was filed.

Ruth Collins, wife of Albrittain Drake, was born November 12, 1765.

Children of Albrittain and Ruth Collins:

  1. John Drake, born May 26, 1780
  2. Sophia Voluntine Drake (Alfred), born January 5, 1789
  3. Silas Drake, born November 4, 1791, married Martha Wells born December 25, 1791.

    “Silas Drake, son of Albritain Drake and Ruthy Drake, his wife, born November 4, 1792, wrote by Silas Drake this July 29, 1810. Martha Wells, born December 25, 1791.”

  4. Moseley Collins Drake, born May 5, 1795
  5. James Perry Drake, born September 15, 1797
  6. Benjamin Michael Drake, born September 11, 1800
  7. William Drake, born December 14, 1804
  8. Edmund Drake, born May 21, 1807

Source: Family Bible Record copied by Lewis Parkes 1828, Pension Records of Soldiers in Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Indian Wars, who Settled in Muhlenberg Co., KY. Compiled by Annie Walker Burns Bell, 1935
Contributed by Dorann O'Neal Lam

Drake, Edmund & Ann Wells

Edmund Drake, born May 21, 1807 in Edgecomb Co., NC; died in 1888. Son of Albritton Drake & Ruth Collins. Married Ann Wells, daughter of Micajah Wells & Ann Collins.

Children of Edmund Drake & Ann Wells:

Source: History of Kentucky, 1885
Contributed by Donald Hauser

Drake, Mosley Collins & Lourana C. Wells

Mosley Collins Drake, son of Albritton Drake & Ruth Collins; born May 5, 1795 in Edgecomb Co., NC; married Lourana C. Wells November 25, 1815 in Muhlenburg Co., KY. He died in 1885 in Muhlenburg.

Lourana Wells, born December 1, 1795 in Nash Co., NC, daughter of Micajah Wells & Ann Collins.

Children of Mosley C. Drake & Lourana C. Wells:

  1. Ruth Ann Drake, born February 3, 1817; married Moses Milton Rice March 13, 1876; she died October 1, 1900
  2. Albritton Mosley Drake, born August 18, 1819; married Elizabeth A. Hancock December 26, 1841 in Robertson Co., TN; he died April 27, 1902
  3. Sarah Amandeville Drake, born December 29, 1822; married Moses Milton Rice November 14, 1844; she died January 27, 1873
  4. Silas John Perry Drake, born about 1825; died in Christian Co., KY in 1908
  5. William Michael Drake, born about 1826
  6. Edmund Learner Drake, born March 30, 1828; married Ruth Collins February 7, 1855; died March 4, 1892 and is buried in Christian Co., KY
  7. James Marion Drake, born May 21, 1830; married Mary Emily Sadler October 11, 1855; died March 14, 1920
  8. Susan Priscilla Drake born March 28, 1832; married Joseph John Wells September 1, 1853. Susan Priscilla remarried to John H. Jenkins March 23, 1869. She died April 6, 1910 in California and is buried in Muhlenburg County
  9. Jackey L. Drake, born about 1835; married Thomas S. Sadler October 10, 1861
  10. Sophia Valentine Drake, born December 8, 1836; married James P. Drake December 8, 1853; died October 16, 1923 and is buried in Christian Co., KY
  11. Mosley Collins Drake Jr., born about 1840

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Drake, Silas & Martha Wells

Silas Drake, born about 1790 in Franklin Co., North Carolina, son of Albritton Drake & Ruth Collins. Married Martha Wells, daughter of Micajah Wells & Ann Collins February 14, 1811 in Muhlenburg.

Children of Silas Drake & Martha Wells:

  1. Urbin Owen Fletcher Drake, born October 22, 1814; married Julia Ann Tolbert September 29, 1842
  2. Mosley John Posey Drake, born Oct 15, 1817; married Caroline
  3. Francis Valentine Elbert Drake, born March 15, 1820; married Susan Helsley May 20, 1832. He died July 18, 1855.
  4. Benjamin Dela Percy Drake, born March 17, 1823; married Elizabeth Jane Elkins March 25, 1851. He died February 8, 1856.
  5. Albritton William Collins Drake, born September 25, 1825; married Nancy A. Lambuth married October 9, 1857. He died September 28, 1901.
  6. Louisa Matilda Caroline Drake, born June 28, 1828; married John R. Tolbert August 20, 1846. Louisa died February 23, 1863.
  7. Martha Ann Jane Drake, born December 6, 1830; married Benjamin C. Tolbert August 12, 1851. She died December 12, 1873 in Wayne Co., Illinois.
  8. James F. Drake, born 1849

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Andrew Elijah Browning & Adeline H. Gregory

Andrew Elijah Browning Dukes, son of Joseph Clay Dukes & Mary McClelland. Born April 14, 1864 in Muhlenburg; died February 7, 1934. Married Adeline H. Gregory October 6, 1887 in Muhlenburg.

Children of Andrew E.B. Dukes & Adeline H. Gregory:

  1. Mary Jane “Mayme” Dukes, born February 25, 1889; died June 2, 1958
  2. Orpha Mae Dukes, born March 1892; died November 9, 1918; married John Henry Rose
  3. Joseph A. “Joe” Dukes, born March 10, 1894
  4. Charles Benjamin Dukes, born June 16, 1896
  5. Grace Virginia Dukes, born March 3, 1904
  6. Samuel A. Dukes, born May 20, 1906

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Benjamin & Delila Underwood

Benjamin Dukes, born 1769 in Warren Co., North Carolina, son of Samuel Dukes & Winnifred Bass; married Delila (Drake) Underwood, daughter of Josiah Underwood.

Children of Benjamin Dukes & Delila Underwood:

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Dukes, Benjamin Ezekiel & Mary Ellen McPherson

Benjamin Ezekiel Dukes, son of Elijah Dukes & Edney D. Moore, born January 10, 1844; died July 13, 1933; buried in McPherson Cemetery. Married to Mary Ellen McPherson November 1, 1866.

Mary Ellen McPherson was born October 1, 1850; died February 18, 1936; buried in McPherson Cemetery.

Children of Benjamin E. Dukes & Mary E. McPherson:

  1. Sarah E. Dukes, born 1867
  2. Susan Louisa Dukes, born 1871
  3. Edna Emma Dukes, born 1873
  4. Elija Wesley Dukes, born October 18, 1876; died May 19, 1937; married 1) Nonie McPherson; 2) Augusta Tooley February 12, 1899 in Muhlenburg
  5. Henry L. Dukes, born 1891
  6. Floyd Dukes, born 1891
  7. Lula Bell Dukes, born 1893

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, David & Mary Crabtree

David Dukes, born 1805, son of Benjamin Dukes & Delila (Drake) Underwood. Married Mary Crabtree.

Children of David Dukes & Mary Crabtree:

  1. Temperance Jane Dukes, born about 1834; married James J. Grace December 21, 1852
  2. Sampson Dukes, born about 1836
  3. Unity Dukes, born about 1838; married Alfred Gray Johnson
  4. Patsy Dukes, born about 1839
  5. John W. Dukes, born about 1841
  6. Quinney Ellen Dukes, born about 1843; married Thomas McKinney December 8, 1859
  7. Nancy E. Dukes, born about 1848

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, David M. & Nancy J. Hill

David M. Dukes, born about 1838, son of Josiah Dukes & Nancy Moore. He died August 19, 1897 in White Pines, Kentucky. Married Nancy J. Hill.

Children of David M. Dukes & Nancy J. Hill:

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Dukes, Elijah & Edney D. Moore

Elijah Dukes, son of Benjamin Dukes & Delila (Drake) Underwood. Elijah Dukes was born 1801 in Tennessee; married Edney D. Moore, daughter of John Moore & Mary Hanks on February 24, 1824 in Muhlenburg.

Children of Elijah Dukes & Edney D. Moore:

  1. John Finis Dukes, born January 1, 1825; married Sarah Crabtree October 10, 1848; he died December 1, 1902
  2. Mary Jane Dukes, born 1827; married Samuel Sloan
  3. Matilda Caroline Dukes, born November 24, 1832; married Meridith K. Walker June 26, 1850; she died July 30, 1922
  4. Mariah Emolyne Dukes, born February 5, 1834; married James P. Wells; she died September 27, 1915
  5. Elijah Burnett Dukes, born 1836; married Matilda Wells February 22, 1854
  6. Amanda M. Dukes, born February 18, 1839; married 1) John Moore 1854; 2) Richard Hill 1866
  7. Susan L. Dukes, born November 17, 1841; married William Greenwood December 7, 1856; she died October 4, 1900
  8. Joseph Clay Dukes, born June 9, 1842; married Mary McClelland January 26, 1863; he died September 30, 1932
  9. Benjamin Ezekiel Dukes, born January 10, 1844; married Mary Ellen McPherson; he died July 13, 1933
  10. William David Dukes, born May 7, 1848; married Eliza Ann Hill; he died June 27, 1923

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Elijah Bennet & Birdie C. Johnson

Elijah Bennett Dukes, born 1864, son of John Finis Dukes & Sarah Crabtree; married Birdie C. Johnson September 2, 1894.

Children of Elijah B. Dukes & Birdie C. Johnson:

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Dukes, Elijah Burnett & Matilda Caroline Wells

Elijah Burnett Dukes, born 1836, son of Elijah Dukes & Edney D. Moore. Married Matilda Caroline Wells, daughter of Noah Wells & Mary Polly Dukes.

Known children of Elijah B. Dukes & Matilda C. Wells:

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Dukes, Ephraim Herrod & Nancy

Ephraim Herrod Dukes, born 1803 in Tennessee, son of Sampson Dukes & Nancy, a Cherokee. Ephraim married Nancy.

Children of Ephraim H. & Nancy Dukes:

  1. Martha A. Dukes, born 1834
  2. Newton I. Dukes, born 1836
  3. Malisia Dukes, born 1838
  4. Hamilton Dukes, born 1839
  5. Nancy L.F.W. Dukes, born 1844

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Francis M. & Nancy M. Cook

Frances M. Dukes, son of John Finis Dukes & Sarah Crabtree. Married Nancy M. Cook December 18, 1872.

Children of Francis M. Dukes & Nancy M. Cook:

  1. Frances M. Dukes, born 1874
  2. Wiley T. Dukes, born September 18, 1877

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Green & Elizabeth Shutt

Green Dukes, born about 1786 in Warren Co., North Carolina, son of Samuel Dukes & Winnifred Bass. Married Elizabeth Shutt June 1, 1812. Green Dukes died near Auburn, Illinois, in 1840. Elizabeth returned to Muhlenberg after his death.

Known children of Green Dukes & Elizabeth Shutt:

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Dukes, Jackson & Mary Jane Walker

Jackson Dukes, born 1822, son of Jacob Dukes & Elizabeth Elkins. Married Mary Jane Walker.

Childrenn of Jackson Dukes & Mary J. Walker:

  1. Mildred Dukes, born May 16, 1845
  2. Nancy J. Dukes, born 1846
  3. Jacob J. Dukes, born 1847
  4. Cynthia A. Dukes, born 1849
  5. Mahala Dukes, born 1856
  6. Mary E. Dukes, born 1858
  7. Frances Dukes, born March 17, 1859; died November 11, 1926 in Hopkins Co., Kentucky; married 1) Milt Henderson; 2) John A. Duggar; 3) T.K. Wells
  8. Becky Dukes, born 1862
  9. Jackie A. Dukes, born 1863

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Jacob & Elizabeth Elkins

Jacob Dukes, son of Samuel Dukes & Sarah Green. Born 1786 in Warren Co., North Carolina; married Elizabeth Elkins in 1818 in Muhlenburg and died 1870 in Muhlenburg.

Known children of Jacob Dukes & Elizabeth Elkins:

Source: “Muhlenburg County Kentucky” Turner Publishing Company
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Dukes, James H. & Mary E. Dukes

James H. Dukes, son of Josiah Whitney Dukes, born 1849; married Mary E. Dukes.

Known child of James H. Dukes & Mary E. Dukes:

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Dukes, John C. & Matilda Ella Johnston

John C. Dukes, son of David Dukes, born 1845; married Matilda Ella Johnston October 10, 1865.

Children of John C. Dukes & Matilda E. Johnston:

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Dukes, John Finis & Sarah Crabtree

John Finis Dukes, son of Elijah Dukes & Edney D. Moore; born January 1, 1825; died December 1, 1902. Married Sarah Crabtree, born about 1826; died April 4, 1900.

Children or John F. Dukes & Sarah Crabtree:

  1. Francis M. Dukes, born aboutt 1850; married Nancy M. Cook
  2. Lurany Dukes, born about 1849
  3. Merret Y. Dukes, born about 1851; died in 1898
  4. Louisa Dukes, born about 1854
  5. Rosannah Dukes, born about 1856
  6. Laura Dukes, about 1857
  7. Lucy M. Dukes, about 1859
  8. John Henry Felix Dukes, 1861-1914
  9. Artemia M. Dukes, born 1867; married M.G. McPherson
  10. Elijah Bennett Dukes, born 1864
  11. Tennessa J. Dukes, born 1863

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, John Henry Felix & Emma E. Ford

John Henry Felix Dukes, son of John Finis Dukes & Sarah Crabtree; born 1861; died February 22, 1914; married Emma E. Ford in 1880.

Children of John H.F. Dukes & Emma E. Ford:

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Dukes, John Y. & Sarah A. Dukes

John Y. Dukes, born about 1831, son of Jacob Dukes & Elizabeth Elkins. Married Sarah A. Dukes, daughter of Jonathan J. Dukes & Holly Dobson, April 18, 1854.

Known children of John Y. Dukes & Sarah A. Dukes:

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Dukes, Jonathan J. & Holly Perlina Dobson

Jonathan J. Dukes, son of Benjamin Dukes & Delila (Drake) Underwood. Born 1810 in Muhlenburg. Married 1) Holly Perlina Dobson October 23, 1831 in Wilson Co., Tennessee; 2) Mary Smith October 5, 1864 in Muhlenburg; 3). Sarah Garrett July 11, 1868 in Muhlenburg.

Children of Jonathan J. Dukes & Holly P. Dobson:

  1. Sterling B. Dukes
  2. Sarah Dukes, born 1834
  3. William L. Dukes, born 1838
  4. Permilia Dukes, born 1841
  5. Louisa Dukes, born 1847
  6. Elijah Dukes, born 1847
  7. Perlina Dukes, born 1851
  8. Miriam Eldora Dukes, born September 4, 1853
  9. Nora L. Dukes, born 1855

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Joseph Clay & Mary McClelland

Joseph Clay Dukes, born June 9, 1842, son of Elijah Dukes & Edney D. Moore; married Mary McClelland January 26, 1863 in Muhlenburg County, daughter of Andrew & Sarah McClellan. Joseph Clay Dukes died September 30, 1932 and is buried in Stewart Cemetery in Stringtown, Muhlenburg.

Children of Joseph C. Dukes & Mary McClelland:

  1. Andrew Elijah Dukes born April 14, 1864
  2. Sarah E. Dukes born 1866
  3. Susan Louisa Dukes born Dec 28, 1869
  4. John Frank Dukes born 1872
  5. Joe Calvin Dukes born 1874
  6. Frances Alice Dukes born April 25, 1878 died Feb 7, 1934

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Joseph Jacob & Sarah Elizabeth McPherson

Joseph Jacob Dukes, son of Elijah Burnett Dukes and Matilda Wells. Born 1856 in Muhlenburg; died January 28, 1904 in Muhlenburg. Married Sarah Elizabeth McPherson January 21, 1876 in Muhlenburg.

Children of Joseph J. Dukes & Sarah E. McPherson:

  1. Charles W. Dukes born March 8, 1877; married May Henderson May 9, 1906
  2. Rosa Lee Dukes born January 26, 1879; died Febuary 3, 1935
  3. Elisha Thomas Dukes born February 13, 1882; died September 18, 1964
  4. Joe Strother Dukes born July 30, 1884; died January 3, 1962
  5. Ellis Dukes born June 14, 1888; died 1966
  6. Benjamin Zeno Dukes born March 3, 1890; died January 23, 1956
  7. Richard Love Dukes born October 29, 1895; died February 21, 1978
  8. George Theodore Dukes born February 12, 1898; died December 11, 1968
  9. Dora Bell Dukes born April 5, 1900; married Gilbert Mayes May 29, 1919 Muhlenburg

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Josiah Jr. & Charity Ann Moore

Josiah Dukes Jr. born about 1833, son of Josiah J. Dukes & Nancy Moore. Married Charity Ann Moore November 3, 1851.

Children of Josiah Dukes & Charity A. Moore:

  1. Samuel H. Dukes, born about 1854
  2. Amanda J. Dukes, born about 1857
  3. Nancy A. Dukes, born about 1860

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Dukes, Josiah J. & Nancy Moore

Josiah J. Dukes born 1803 in Tennessee, son of Benjamin Dukes & Delila (Drake) Underwood. Married Nancy Moore August 6, 1824, daughter of John Moore & Mary Hanks.

Children of Josiah J. Dukes & Nancy Moore:

  1. Nancy Jane Dukes, born August 1828; married James G. Owen November 13, 1849
  2. Josiah Dukes, born about 1833; married Charity Ann Moore November 3, 1851
  3. Benjamin Dukes, born about 1836
  4. John H. Dukes, born about 1837; married Amanda June Moore January 17, 1855
  5. David M. Dukes, born March 6, 1838; died August 19, 1897 in White Plains, Hopkins Co., KY; married Nancy J. Hill January 25, 1860 in Muhlenburg
  6. Susan Elizabeth Dukes, born February 27, 1834; died October 12, 1900 in Muhlenburg
  7. Elijah W. Dukes, born 1841; married Edna Malvina Moore August 20, 1863
  8. Sarah Ellen Dukes, born 1843; died August 17, 1870; married Francis “Franklin” Brothers in 1865
  9. Mahala Dukes, born about 1849
  10. James Rodney Dukes, born 1849; died February 17, 1907; married Emaline Latham between 1865-1868
  11. Rebecca Dukes, born about 1850

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Dukes, Josiah Whitney & Elizabeth

Josiah Whitney Dukes born 1827, son of Jacob Dukes & Elizabeth Elkins. Married Elizabeth.

Children of Josiah W. & Elizabeth Dukes:

  1. James H. Dukes born 1849
  2. Mary E. Dukes born 1853 married Samuel Miller
  3. Aaron W. Dukes born 1861
  4. Frances Dukes born 1865
  5. Shelby J. Dukes born 1870

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, Lourania & Marion Lockey Cary

Wife: Lourania “Lurany” Dukes
Born: 1848, Muhlenberg
Married: 15 October 1874, Muhlenberg
Died: Before 1885, probably Muhlenberg
Father: John Finis Dukes
Mother: Sarah Ann Crabtree

Husband: Marion Lockey Cary
Born: 10 August 1845, Muhlenberg
Died: 13 July 1910, Muhlenberg
Father: Locka A. Cary
Mother: Quiney Bass

Child of Lourania Dukes & Marion Cary:

Originally contributed by Donald Hauser with added information from J.P. Johnson

Dukes, Luther & Annie Mae Luckett

Luther Dukes born September 16, 1893 in Christian Co., Kentucky; married Annie Mae Luckett October 1, 1919 in Muhlenburg. He died February 21, 1968.

Children of Luther Dukes & Annie M. Luckett:

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Dukes, Mariah Emolyne & James P. Wells

Mariah Emolyne Dukes married 3 times: 1) May 7, 1850 to William F. Edwards; 2) about 1863 to John Perry Wells; 3) about 1865 to James P. Wells, born 1844, son of Mosley P. Wells & Luraney Susanna Wells.

Children of Mariah E. Dukes & William F. Edwards:

Children of Mariah E. Dukes & John P. Wells:

Children of Mariah E. Dukes & James P. Wells:

  1. Amanda Luraney Wells, born August 10, 1866; married James Franklin Lyell September 5, 1883 in Muhlenburg; died December 23, 1951 in Williamson County, Illinois. James Franklin Lyell died January 26, 1943 in Williamson County, Illinois.
  2. Nancy P. Wells, born 1868
  3. John F. Wells, born 1870; married Sara M.
  4. William T. Wells, born March 12, 1873; married Lou Ella; died December 13, 1959
  5. Arnetta Wells, born May 25, 1880; married 1) Thomas A. Young; married 2) Lonnie Lile

Contributed Donald Hauser

Dukes, Robert Lewis & Bessie Mable McCoy

Born February 24, 1896 in Muhlenberg
Died August 22, 1975 in Muhlenberg
Father Robert Benjamin Dukes
Mother Rosaetta

Spouse Bessie Mable McCoy
Born March 21, 1908 in Stewart Co., TN
Died January 29, 1995 in Muhlenberg
Father William Warren McCoy
Mother Amanda Elizabeth Joiner

Both are buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Central City, Muhlenberg.

Children of Robert L. Dukes & Bessie M. McCoy:

  1. Mary Margaret Dukes, born March 31, 1928 in Muhlenberg; married Owen T. Garris June 27, 1946; died October 29, 1995 in Jefferson Co., KY
  2. Edna Muriel Dukes, born August 24, 1930 in Muhlenberg; married Arthur Garris September 9, 1950
  3. Ruth Ann Dukes, born June 20, 1945 in Muhlenberg; married Glendal Wayne Rice June 23, 1962
  4. Michael Lewis Dukes, born October 18, 1947 in Muhlenberg; married 1) Brenda Faye Williams June 18, 1967; 2) Brenda Sue Mercer October 14, 1969.

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Dukes, Sampson & Nancy

Sampson Dukes born 1775 in Warren Co., North Carolina, son of Samuel Dukes & Winnifred Bass. Married Nancy, a Cherokee.

Children of Sampson & Nancy Dukes:

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Dukes, Sampson & Nancy H. Cope

Sampson Dukes born about 1825; married Nancy H. Cope December 7, 1848 in Muhlenburg.

Children of Sampson Dukes & Nancy H. Cope:

  1. William I. Dukes, born 1848; married Elizabeth A. Neely 1877
  2. Mary Ethel Dukes, born 1851; married Phillip E. West October 30, 1897
  3. Mildred Jane Dukes, born 1854; married T. Harrison Powell April 20, 1872
  4. John Finis Dukes, born September 1857; died August 11, 1937; married Virginia Bell Overton
  5. Jacob Samuel Dukes, born 1860; married Frances Hicks December 25, 1884
  6. Nancy Bell Dukes, born 1862; married Thomas Hicks
  7. Sarah Alice Dukes, born 1863; married Lucien Johnson
  8. Birdie Ann Dukes, born 1868; died December 1, 1901; married George Washington Deason
  9. Lou Ella Dukes, born February 9, 1870; died October 12, 1887; married William Harison Deason October 8, 1885
  10. Cynthia Ann Dukes married Francis Rogers May 19, 1878
  11. Tabitha Green Dukes married George W. Cook April 7, 1866

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Dukes, Sampson Bell & Ellen Lou Johnston

Sampson Bell Dukes born about 1861, son of David M. Dukes & Nancy J. Hill; married Ellen Lou Johnston, daughter of John Johnston & Rebecca E. Butler, June 9, 1887. Sampson Bell Dukes died September 10, 1910 in Muhlenburg.

Known children of Sampson B. Dukes & Ellen L. Johnston:

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Dukes, Samuel & Winnifred Bass

Samuel Dukes born about 1745 in Edgecomb Co., North Carolina, son of Samuel Dukes & Sarah Green. Married Winnifred Bass born about 1755, daughter of Jacob Bass & Ann Fuller. Samuel Dukes died about 1821 in Muhlenburg, and Winnifred Bass died about 1839 in Muhlenburg.

Children of Samuel Dukes & Winnifred Bass:

  1. Benjamin Dukes, born about 1769 n Warren Co., NC; married Delila (Drake) Underwood
  2. John Dukes, born about 1769; married Sena Elkins December 4, 1816 in Muhlenburg
  3. Sampson Dukes, born 1775; married Nancy, a Cherokee. He died 1837.
  4. Patience Mahala Dukes, born 1785; married James Williams January 15, 1829 in Muhlenburg
  5. Green Dukes, born 1786; married Elizabeth Shutt June 1, 1812. He died in 1849.
  6. Jacob Dukes, born 1786; married Elizabeth Elkins in 1818 in Muhlenburg
  7. Young Dukes, born 1798; married Milly Elkins January 5, 1817 in Muhlenburg. He died in 1850.

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Dukes, Silas & Sarah Cope

Silas Dukes born about 1812, son of Jacob Dukes & Elizabeth Elkins. Silas Dukes married Sarah Cope in 1831 in Todd Co., KY.

Children of Silas Dukes & Sarah Cope:

  1. David D. Dukes, born about 1840
  2. Winny Dukes, born about 1834
  3. Jacob J. Dukes, born about 1838
  4. Nancy E. Dukes, born about 1842
  5. John C. Dukes, born about 1848
  6. Lotta Ann Dukes, born about 1849; married Russell Segar
  7. Julia E. Dukes, born about 1854
  8. Mary J. Dukes, born about 1857
  9. Susan E. Dukes, born about 1844

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Dukes, Starling B. & Zilpha A. Elizabeth Wells

Starling B. Dukes born about 1836; married Zilpha A. Elizabeth Wells.

Children of Starling B. Dukes & Zilpha A.E. Wells:

  1. William Jackson Dukes, born 1857 in Muhlenburg
  2. Matilda C. Dukes, born about 1859

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Dukes, William David Harrison & Eliza Ann Hill

William David Harrison Dukes, son of Elijah Dukes & Edney D. Moore; born May 7, 1848, died June 27, 1923. Married Eliza Ann Hill February 15, 1866, in Muhlenberg.

Children of William D.H. Dukes & Eliza A. Hill:

  1. Elijah Thomas Dukes, born 1867
  2. Sarah Dukes, born 1870
  3. Nancy R. Dukes, born 1873
  4. William Henry Dukes, born May 31, 1876 and died May 3, 1958.
  5. Malissa Dukes, born 1879
  6. George Clay Dukes, born 1882
  7. Jeanette Dukes, born 1890

Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dukes, William Henry & Mary Elizabeth Jamison

William Henry Dukes, born May 31, 1876 in Muhlenburg, son of William David Harrison Dukes & Eliza Ann Hill; married Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Jamison.

Children of William H. Dukes & Mary E. Jamison:

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Dukes, William Jackson & Mary Frances Wells

William Jackson Dukes, son of Starling B. Dukes & Zilpha Elizabeth Wells. Born July 1, 1857 in Muhlenburg. Died April 15, 1930 in Muhlenburg; married Mary Frances Wells, born April 11, 1864 in Muhlenburg and died May 7, 1943 in Muhlenburg, daughter of John Perry Wells & Mariah Emolyne Dukes.

Children of William J. Dukes & Mary F. Wells:

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Dukes, Young & Milly Elkins

Young Dukes born 1798, son of Samuel Dukes & Winnifred Bass. Married Milly Elkins January 5, 1817 in Muhlenburg. The family was living in Tennessee in 1837, and in New Madrid County, Missouri in the 1840, 1850 & 1860 censuses.

Children of Young Dukes & Milly Elkins:

  1. Frederick Dukes, born about 1823
  2. Jackson Dukes, born about 1825

Source: Muhlenberg County Kentucky. Turner Publishing Company
Contributed by Donald Hauser

Dwyer, Winfield Scott & Serena White

Husband: Winfield Scott “W.S.” Dwyer
Born: 23 April 1826, Tennessee
Marriage: 29 September 1849, Wilson Co., Tennessee; Marriage #114
Died: 22 May 1895, Muhlenberg Co., Kentucky

W.S. left a will in Muhlenberg County.

Burial: Newman Cemetery, Muhlenberg
Father: believed to have been Lewis Dwyer born ca. 1798 in Virginia

Three of W.S.'s siblings came to Muhlenberg County: Lewis; Marina Jane who married James Newman; and Rebecca who married 1) Elias Mitchell; 2) Lawrence Yontz; 3) Franklin Brothers and 4) Nathaniel Arnold.

Wife: Serena White
Born: 16 January 1829, Tennessee
Died: 24 November 1900, Muhlenberg
Burial: with husband at Newman Cemetery
Father: believed to have been Jonathan White born ca. 1800 in South Carolina

In 1850 Census Winfield Scott and wife Serena are living in her father's household in Wilson Co., Tennessee. By 1860 they were in Muhlenberg County where they lived out their lives.

Children of W.S. Dwyer and Serena White:

  1. Mary H., born 03 March 1851, Tennessee; died 28 November 1921, Muhlenberg; buried Carters Creek; married 10 January 1866, Alfred Jackson Yontz, Muhlenberg.
  2. Ann Eliza, born 16 July 1852, Tennessee; died 16 October 1930; buried Wyatt Chapel; married 1) a Smith (marriage record cannot be found); married 2) 04 November 1875, E.T. Howerton, Muhlenberg.
  3. John L., born 24 June 1855, Kentucky; died 28 October 1926, Muhlenberg; buried Wyatts Chapel; married 1) 17 October 1877, Mary Jane Brewer, Muhlenberg (divorced); married 2) 10 November 1881, Malissa Ann “Lissa Ann” Boggess (11 July 1862 - 03 July 1911), Muhlenberg; buried Wyatts Chapel
  4. William Franklin, born 08 March 1858; died 04 April 1943, Kentucky; married 07 January 1877, Sallie D. Calvert, in Muhlenberg. She was born 30 March 1849; died 03 August 1943, the daughter of P.H. Calvert and Amanda May. Both buried Ebenezer Cemetery.
  5. Samuel, born 1859, Kentucky; apparently died before 1870 census
  6. Palace L., born 04 January 1862, Kentucky; died 14 December 1935; married 21 April 1887, Tabitha Frances Leigh, in Muhlenberg. She was born 06 September 1855 and died 30 May 1934, the daughter of G.H. Leigh and Eliza Cotton. Both buried Dwyer Cemetery (also known as the Leigh Burying Ground.)