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Welcome Parks DUKE
Male 1811 - 1887

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  • Birth  27 Jan 1811  Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  8B1A801144BD4D92A80870DC0692A1F742F1 
    Died  04 Apr 1887  Scyrene, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Old Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I7628  Master File
    Last Modified  30 Mar 2017 
     
    Father  Hardeman DUKE,   b. Abt 1785, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1839, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sally JORDAN,   b. 1785, Oglethorpe Co. GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1828, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Mar1805  Oglethorpe, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F5163  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Mary A. Tarleton,   b. 12 Jun 1818, South Carolilna Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1887, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jun 1860  Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Noah W. DUKE
    >2. William H. DUKE,   b. 03 Dec 1834, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1903, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lucy A. DUKE,   b. ca 1840, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Olivia J. DUKE,   b. ca 1843, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Welcome Parks DUKE, Jr.,   b. 10 Feb 1863, Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1914, Mobile, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Mar 2017 
    Family ID  F5164  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Source: Reverend T. H. Ball. A.M. A Glance Into The Great Southeast or Clarke County, Alabama And Its Surroundings From 1540 to 1877, Grove Hill, Alabama, 1882, p. 345.

      "Welcome Parks Duke lives on the Peach Tree road north of Dr. Nettles, and in the neighborhood of Salem church. Another member of this old family lives in the neighborhood, on one of those massive heights of Cane Creek beat."

      Appointments of U. S. Postmasters, 1832-1971
      Name: Welcome P Duke
      Post Office Location: Nettleboro, Clarke, Alabama
      Appointment Date: 7 Sep 1880
      Volume #: 44
      Volume Year Range: 1875-1889

      CENSUS RECORDS

      1840 United States Federal Census
      Name: Welcome P Duke
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Monroe, Alabama
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 3
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 5
      Total Free White Persons: 11

      1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: W P Duke
      Age in 1860: 49
      Birth Year: abt 1811
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1860: Western Division, Wilcox, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Prairie Bluff
      Value of real estate: $10,000 Personal Property value $18,775
      Occupation: Farmer
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      W P Duke 49
      Mary Duke 43
      William H Duke 25
      Lucy A Duke 20
      Olivia J Duke 17
      Thomas Duke 47 [brother]

      1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: W Parks D Duke
      Age in 1870: 59
      Birth Year: abt 1811
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1870: Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Lower Peach Tree
      Value of real estate: $8,000 Personal Property $2,000
      Occupation:Farmer
      Household Members:
      W Parks D Duke 59
      Mary Duke 48
      William Duke 35 [Farm laborer]
      Lucy Ann Duke 29 [William's wife]
      W Parks W D Duke 8
      Washington Thomas 16 [Farm laborer]
      Lucy Duke 4 [granddaughter]

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: We [ink blot] P. Duke [Welcome P. Duke]
      Age: 68
      Birth Year: abt 1812
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1880: Pleasant Hill, Clarke, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Mary Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
      Occupation: Farmer
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Wilson P. Duke 68
      Mary Duke 60
      Parks P. Duke 18 [son]
      Lucy Duke 14 [granddaughter]
      Martha Duke 13 [servant]

      LAND RECORDS

      U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
      Name: Welcome P Duke
      Issue Date: 2 Aug 1837
      Acres: 40.2
      Meridian: St Stephens
      State: Alabama
      County: Clarke
      Township: 10-N
      Range: 5-E
      Section: 22
      Accession Number: AL1660__.360
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Cahaba
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 27225