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  • ID: I815
  • Name: Green Reginald DUKE
  • Surname: Duke
  • Given Name: Green Reginald
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 Jun 1825 in 1
  • Death: 8 Feb 1897 in , Floyd, Georgia, USA 1
  • Burial: 1
  • Ancestral File #: CJ44-59
  • _UID: 9588E463F7632A4D89658C134C321499ED2E
  • Note:
    This is found on id:robinrdavis1 pw: pcs4les2

    ID: I08252 Name: Green Reginald Duke 1 Sex: M Birth: 25 JUN 1825 in Georgia 1 Death: 8 FEB 1897 in Floyd County, GA 1 Burial: Farmer's Cemetary (Armuchee Cemetary) 1
    1. Green Reginald Duke (Charles Duke7, Henry Duke6, John Taylor Duke5, Capt. Henry Duke4, Col. Henry Duke3, Thomas Duke2, Richard Duke1) was born 25 JUN 1825 in Georgia, and died 8 FEB 1897 in Floyd County, GA. He was buried in Farmer's Cemetary (Armuchee Cemetary). He married Nancy Emeline Sharp 2 SEP 1847 in Floyd County, GA, daughter of Joseph R. Sharp and Elizabeth Shirley. She was born 1829 in Abbeville, SC, and died SEP 1868 in Floyd County, GA. She was buried in Farmer's Cemetary (Armuchee Cemetary). He married Harriett J. Holland 1865 in Floyd County, GA. She was born 1844 in Georgia.

    Green R. Duke served in the Confederate Army. He fought at the BATTLE OF CHICKAMAUGA two times being injured both times.

    NOTES ON THE GREEN R. DUKE FAMILY by Douglas P. Reid _____Green's family settled in the Central Grove District (Armuchee) of Floyd County, near his brothers, James and David, sometime before 1860. He donated land and $90 for the Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church. His son, Martin, later gave land to the school board for a school house -- the Central Grove School or "Duke School House" -- on 19 May 1900. Julia Ann Duke's husband, William McKenzie, was a preacher at the Floyd Springs Baptist Church above Armuchee. Green R. Duke's property in 1890 consisted of 151 acres, a black mare, a mule, 2 milk cows, 5 hogs, 53 sheep, two wagons, farming and household items. He farmed cotton. Green bought the Armuchee property (160 acres) from his brother, David, on 4 December 1852. He was present in a land transaction of Thomas Duke on 6 January 1850. (Thomas was 47 in 1850, and was probably an uncle or brother). On 20 January 1862, Green R. was appointed administrator for his brother, David's, estate. In the Civil War, Green R. Duke was injured three times, and as a result, he required pain medication for the rest of his life. His tombstone inscript- ion says he was "a good man."
    A HISTORY OF RONE & FLOYD CO. BY BATTEY_Encyclopedic Section, Page 365___________________________________________ __ Green's second wife is thought to have been a Dellinger, and married a Holland, who died in the Civil War.__Third Corporal -- Jno. S. Holland__ 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 intersect- ion of the O'Brien and Central Grove roads for a gun valued at $25. His son, Lumpkin Duke, was a prominent man in the neighborhood and raised a large family, the boys of which engaged in the saw mill business. Two of his sons, Lumpkin and Tom Duke, are now living in Rome and are still engaged in the same kind of work. 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 O. Littlejohn, one of his daughters, lives near the school. Henry O. Littlejohn, who served the Berry School for the longest continous period of any of its employees, in charge of much of the carpentry work and the superintendent who built all of the log houses.

    ARMY OF TENN. CSA BUTTS COUNTY, GA. BAILEY'S VOLUNTEERS _____DUKE, Green R. -- Private Sept. 25, 1861. Discharged, disability, May 10, 1862. Reenlisted May 10, 1862. Wounded at Chickamauga, Ga. Sept. 19, 1863. Captured at Nashville, Tenn. Dec. 16, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, O. June 12, 1865.
    PROPERTY OF GREEN R DUKE______________________________________________ ________ __ The Plat exhibited above represents the survey made by me for Green R Duke on the 4th of March 1892. The parcels of land forming the farm of same, are in the 23d & 24th Districts of orginally Cherokee, now Floyd County, Georgia, as shown in the Plat. The area of the whole lot, 283-2-3, in One Hundred & Seventy Nine acres and a half (179 1/2). Deducting Forty acres, along the eastern part of said lot, belonging to W. M. Brett, there remains One Hundred & Thirty Nine and a half acres (139 1/2) owned by Green R. Duke. Said Duke, a also, owns Eleven & Ninety Five Hundredths acres in the N. W. Corner of Lot Three, Twenty Third District & Third Section, as shown in the Plat, making an aggregate in both parcel's of 151 1/2 acres, owned by Green R. Duke. I certify that all the particulars stated are correct to the best of my know- ledge and belief.
    ___________________________________________ __________________ I value said Homestead at One Thousand______________J. A. Arnold, Sr.,________ Dollars $1000.__________________________(County Surveyor of F. Co., Ga.)______ Sworn to and Subscribed before me this March 9th 1892____________________ _______________________________________H. J. Johnson, Ordinary________________ _____Filed March 9 1892________________H. J. Johnson, Ordinary________________

    ************************************************** _ WILL OF GREEN R DUKE__ STATE OF GEORGIA_FLOYD COUNTY)_____________________ __ To the Ordinary of Said County, the Petition of Green R Duke a resident of said County, Shows that he is a head of a family, consisting of himself, his wife, Harriett E Duke, 45 years old, and six minor Children, to wit, - Lucy Ann Duke 18 yrs old, Unetta Duke 16 yrs old, Artelia Duke 12 yrs old, Charles Duke 11 yrs old, Joanna Duke 7 yrs old, and William D Duke 5 yrs of age. And that he desires under the Constitution of Georgia, and the Statutes in refer- ence thereto, to have laid off and set apart as a homestead for the use of said family, on and out of 151 1/2 acres of land, the property of Petitioner, Situated in said County and bounded on the West by the Lands of W M Brett, on the North be Charley Weeks, on the South by Mrs. John Hogan, on the East by the lands of Smalley. 120 acres of lot 283, being and lying in 24th Dist and 3rd Section, and 8 acres off of lot No 3 in 23rd & 3rd District, Floyd County, Georgia, which Petitioner values at 800 Dollars. Petitioner also desires to have exempt and set apart the personal property embraced in Schedule "A." Hereunto attached to which reference is made as a part of this petition. Said Schedule Contains a minute and accurate Description of all the personal prop- erty belonging to your petitioner. Schedule "B." Hereunto attached contains a correct list of the names and post-offices of the Creditors of petitioner. _____Your Petitioner prays that on order may issue to the County Surveyor of Said County, requiring(?) him to lay off and make a plat of a homestead for said family out of the lands above Described and make return thereof in accordance with law. Your Petitioner asks that the usual motice in such cases may issue, and be published as required by law, and your petitioner will ever pray._ _Green R Duke_____________________

    _Schedule "A" Personal__ 1 Black Mare______75.00_ Dark Iron Gray horse mule______50.00 2 Milk Cows___20.00_ 5 Head Hogs___8.00__ 53 Head Sheep___53.00 1 two Horse wagon___________10.001 one Horse___"_____________10.00_ Farming tools______5.00 50 Bushels Corn___25.00 Household & Kitchen furniture_ 50.00_ Schedule "B" Creditors__W M Brett, Rome GA Toney Duke,_"___"___ C. A. Thornwell Atty for M Lauren, Rome, Ga.__________________________________ __ GEORGIA_____)_____________________________________ ____________________________ FLOYD COUNTY)___________________________________________ ______________________ _____In person comes before the undersigned, Green R Duke, who on oath, says; that the statements contained in the foregoing petition are true, that the schedule contains a minute and accurate description of all the real and per- sonal property owned by applicant, and that the list of creditors thereto attached in complete, and thier post-offices correctly given so far as they are known to applicant.________________________________________ _______________ Sworn to and subscribed______)___________________Green R Duke_________________ before me this Feby 24th 1892)_____________________________________________ ___ _____H. J. Johnson, Ordinary__________________________________________ ________ __ Notice published, and written notice mailed to M F McLauren as required by law, This the 24th day of Feby 1892._____________________________________________ __ ____________________________________________H. J. Johnson, Ordinary___________ __ GEORGIA_____)_____________________________________ ____________________________ FLOYD COUNTY)___________________________________________ ______________________ _____Personally; comes before the undersignd Green R Duke, who, upon oath, says that he has given notice in writing personnaly to W M Brett & C A Thomas will agent for McLauren, of the filing of his application for homestead & exemption and of the day of hearing the same in terms of the law in such cases made and provided._________________________________________ ___________________ Sworn to & Subscribed)_______________________________________ _________________ before me this March_)________________________G. R. Duke______________________ 17th 1892____________)_________________________________ _______________________ _____H. J. Johnson, Ordinary__________________________________________ ________ **************************************************
  • Change Date: 25 Jun 2006 at 18:32:45

    Father: Charles DUKE b: Oct 1765 in Georgia, USA
    Mother: Nancy ELLIOTT b: 1782 in ,South Carolina, USA

    Marriage 1 Nancy Emeline SHARPE b: 1823 in Abbeville, , South Carolina, USA
    • Married: 2 Sep 1847 in , Floyd, Georgia, USA 2 3
    1. Has No Children Albert DUKE
    2. Has No Children Joseph Cornelius DUKE b: 10 Jun 1848
    3. Has Children Nancy Elizabeth DUKE b: 4 Nov 1849 in Lindale, Floyd, Georgia, USA
    4. Has No Children Martin Miller DUKE b: 4 Jul 1852 in , Floyd, Georgia, USA
    5. Has No Children George William DUKE b: 1854
    6. Has No Children James Alfred DUKE b: 1858
    7. Has No Children Julia Ann DUKE b: 10 Sep 1860 in , Floyd, Georgia, USA
    8. Has No Children Emeline DUKE b: 1863

    Marriage 2 Harriett J. HOLLAND
      1. Has No Children Green R. DUKE , Jr. b: 1865 in , Floyd, Georgia, USA
      2. Has No Children David Edmond DUKE b: 24 Mar 1868
      3. Has No Children Eugene DUKE b: Aug 1871
      4. Has No Children Charles Wright DUKE b: 18 May 1872
      5. Has No Children lucy Lee DUKE b: 28 Dec 1872
      6. Has No Children Unetta DUKE b: 1873
      7. Has No Children Artelia DUKE b: 1876
      8. Has No Children Joanna DUKE b: 1884
      9. Has No Children William Dizon DUKE b: 10 May 1889

      1. Title: Floyd County, Georgia Cemeteries
        Note: DUKE, GREEN R. born: Jul 25, 1825 died: Feb 8, 1897 Buried in the New Armuchee (Farmer's) Cemetery.
      2. Title: Floyd County, Georgia Marriage Records
        Author: Frances T. Igmire
        Page: Page 11
        Note: DUKE, Green R. married SHARPE, Nance E. on 9/02/1847
      3. Title: Marriage Records 'A', Floyd County, Georgia 1834 - 1848
        Page: Page 9
        Note: DUKE, Green R. - Nancy E. SHARP, married September 2, 1847 by D.Ml. McCurry, J.P., Page 163.

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