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----------------------------------------- Parents -----------------------------------------
Newton Greenberry Duff
    Birth: 1792 - Union District, South Carolina
    Death: -
    Marriage: -
Rhoda
    Birth: 1790 - South Carolina
    Death: -
---------------------------------------- Children ----------------------------------------
  Ellender L. Duff
    Born 1824 - South Carolina
     Died -
  Mary (Polly) Ann Duff  
    Born 1829 - South Carolina
     Died 30 Jun 1901 - Lawrence County, Tennessee
  Sarah R. Duff
    Born 1829 - Alabama
     Died -
  Patrick H. Duff
    Born 1830 - Alabama
     Died -
Artifacts:
  • Army Enlistment Record For Newton G. Duff
  • 1839 Certificate of Title to Land in Lauderdale Co., Alabama

  • Notes:
    Research Notes -- David G Brewer 
    1790 Battle of Kings Mountain Patriot Roster
    October 7, 1780 - York County, SC
    
      From http://www.rootsweb.com/~scyork/RevWar/KingsMtnRoster.html
    
      Duff, David (k) 
      Duff, Samuel 
      Duff, William, Captain 
    
    1790 Duffs in South Carolina
    
      David Duff       St Phillips And St Michaels, Charleston, SC 1790  
      John Duff        St Phillips And St Michaels, Charleston, SC 1790 
      Wm Duff          Not Stated, Greenville, SC  1790 
      Thomas Mcle Duff Not Stated, Orangeburgh, SC 1790 	
    
    1800 Duffs in South Carolina
    From Ancestry.com
    
      Mathew Duff   Not Stated, Charleston, SC         1800  
      Denner Duff   Greenville, Greenville, SC         1800 
      James Duff    Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      James Duff    Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      John Duff     Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      Joseph Duff   Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      Joseph Duff   Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800
      Joseph Duff   Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      Mram Duff     Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      Samuel Duff   Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      Samuel P Duff Not Stated, Pendleton District, SC 1800 
      James Duff    Not Stated, York District, SC      1800 
      James Duff    Not Stated, York District, SC      1800 	
    
    1810 Duffs in South Carolina
    From Ancestry.com
    
      Mary Duff       Charleston, Charleston, SC   1810  
      Colo james Duff Not Stated, York, SC         1810 
      James Duff      Not Stated, York, SC         1810 	
    
    1810 Will of Joseph Brown, Father-in-law to James Duff
    From http://notstupid.laughingsquid.com/family_history.html (more info on Joseph Brown there)
    
      Will of Joseph Brown
      Pg 167- (Will is actually six pages long, but pages between 167 and 168 are unnumbered)
    
      Of Broadmouth Creek, Pendleton District, planter, aged 78 years or thereabouts.
      Wife Mary.  Son David.  Wife to have among other things, 1/13 share with children.  
      Son David to care for his mother and is to have tract of 400 acres on Broadmouth 
      where I now live.  Also land purchased from William Reed on Broad Mouth.  Also 
      land whereon Thomas Crow formerly lived on south fork of Broad Mouth.  Son James 
      to have 140 acres on south fork of Broad Mouth where he now lives, also part of 
      land where Thomas Crow formerly lived.  To my daughter Fanny Lester, negro 
      girls Suck and Kate.  I have on the marriages of my children William Brown, 
      Hugh Brown, Joseph Brown, Deceased, Margaret, wife of Benjamin Starrit, Violet, 
      wife of William Reed, Elizabeth, wife of James Reese, Mary wife of James Duff, 
      Jane wife of John Hall, and Fanny wife of Moses Lester advanced and promoted 
      their interest respectively in life, as far as my circumstances admit of.  I 
      have been of great expense in the education of my son George A. Brown.  The 
      above named children or the children of my deceased son Joseph not entitled to 
      any other share of my estate than an equal 1/13 of the residue mentioned.  
      William Brown the eldest son of Joseph, deceased, shall draw lot for his brothers 
      and sisters except for my granddaughter Mary Brown who now lives with me and for 
      whom I have provided separately.  Granddaughter Mary Brown, (Daughter of son 
      Joseph,, dec'd) to have negro girl Violet.  Jemimah the widow of son Joseph 
      Brown.  Executors: Sons Hugh and David and friend and neighbor Robert Telford.  
      Dated 17 Jan. 1810.  No probate date.
    
      Wit.: Aaron Broyles,    (Signed)  Joseph Brown
      Benjamin Bowen
      James Harkin
    
    Residence: 1810, 400 acres on Broadmouth Creek, Pendleton Dist., South Carolina Will: Pendleton
    District, South Carolina ( no probate)
    
    1813 - U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914 > 1798 May 17 - 1815 > D-E, H
      From ancestry.com
    
      no. 2822
      Name: Newton G. Duff
      Rank: Private
      Regiment: U. S. Art'y
      Commander: Capt. Jacob Bond don
      Height: 5' 3"
      Eyes: Hazel
      Hair: Brown
      Complexion: fair
      Age: 21
      Occupation: Farmer
      Born: Union District, S.C.
      Enlisted: Oct 16, 1813 in S.C. by Lt. Prince for 5 years
      Remarks: [contains list of commanding officers and muster record.]
               Discharged Oct. 15, 1818
    
      no. 2822/2
      Name: Nicholas Duff
      Rank: Private
      Regiment: 18"19 S.C.
      Commander: Capt. Hamilton
      Height: 
      Eyes: 
      Hair: 
      Complexion: 
      Age: 
      Occupation: 
      Born: 
      Enlisted: Oct 2, 1812 Capt. Kenan for 18 Months
      Remarks: [contains list of commanding officers and muster record.]
               Discharged Oct. 15, 1818
    
    1820 Census - Newberry, Newberry, SC
      Newton Duff  ---2-- ----- 6 --4---12
      2 Males 16-26
      6 Persons involved in agriculture
      4 Male Slaves under 14
      1 Female Slave under 14
      2 Female Slaves 14-26
    
    1820 Census - York, York County, SC
      George Duff
      1 Males 26-45
      1 Female 45 and above
    
    1830 Census - Lauderdale County, AL
      Duff, N. J.
      1 Male 40-50
      2 Females 0-5
      1 Female 5-10
      1 Female 30-40
    
    1836 - 976.199 R2c Old Land Records of Lauderdale County, Alabama
    
      Section 12
      SW quarter of SE quarter   38.42 1/2 Newton G. Duff  17 Oct 1836 
      Certificate #10326
    
    1839, August 1 - U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 > Alabama > Lauderdale
      From ancestry.com
    
      Certificate of title to land purchased above in Alabama.  
      Name written as Newton Greenberry Duff
    
    1839, October 9
    Duff to Duckett
    
      The State of Alabama.  Know all men by these presents that we Newton G. Duff and 
      Rhoda Duff of Lauderdale County in the State aforesaid, in consideration of two 
      hundred dollars to us paid by Richard Duckett of the state and county aforesaid, 
      the receipt thereof is surely acknowledged, have granted, bargained, sold and 
      released, and by these presents, and by these presents do grant bargain sell and 
      release, unto the said Richard Duckett all that lot of land known by the South 
      East quarter of the South west quarter of section no. twelve of Range no. thirteen 
      west, situated in the state and county aforesaid, together with all and singular 
      the rights, members, heriditaments and appurtances belonging or in any wise 
      incident as appertaining to have and to hold, all and singular the premises before 
      mentions unto the said Richard Duckett his heirs and assigns forever, and we do 
      warrant and forever defend, all and singular the said premises unto the said Richard 
      Duckett his heirs and assigns against ourselves and our heirs and against any person 
      whomsoever lawfully claiming, or to claim the same on any part thereof.  Witness 
      our hands and seals this ninth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand 
      eight hundred and thirty nine and in the sixty fourth year of the independence of 
      the United States of America, signed sealed and delivered in the presence of 
      C. Sullivan, James Robertson
    
      Newton Duff (his mark)
      Rhoda Duff (her mark)
    
    1840 Census - Lauderdale County, AL
    
      p. 15
      Rich'd Ducket
      1 Male 40-50
      2 Females 5-10
      1 Female 10-15
      1 Female 20-30
    
      p. 16
      N. Duff
      1 Male 5-10
      1 Male 40-50
      2 Females 5-10
      2 Females 10-15
      1 Female 30-40
    
    1830-1850
      Checked will and estate records of Lauderdale Co., Ala
      No Duffs found.
    
    Checked Lauderdale and General Marriage, Death, Cemetary, etc. records for Alabama and found nothing
    useful.
    
    Checked S.C. Pickens and York Books for mariages and deaths and found nothing useful.
    
    1845 - Lauderdale Co., Ala Marriage Records
    
      Burnett, John (39 V) to Elender L. Duff (28 SC)
      License issued June 26, 1845, Solemnized July 1, 1845
      by T.M. Phillips P.175
    
    1846 - Lauderdale Co., Ala Marriage Records
    
      Duff, Sarah A.     Fisher, James A.   11 Aug 1846 Phillips, T. M. JP
    
    1850 - Census Lauderdale Co., Ala.
      p. 240 131 132 (Very close to Enoch Brewer with Sanders as son)
      Rohdy (Rhody?) Duff   60 F Carding and Spin'g 50  SC
      Polly                 21 F Weaving                SC
    
      132 133
      Mary Duckett          64 F Farmer     150         SC
    
      133 134
      John H. Dewburry      42 M                        NC
      ...
      Patrick Duff          20 M Laborer                AL
    
      399 411
      Richard Duckett     53 M Farmer 4000    S.C
      Mary                41 F                do
      Martha              18 F                "
      Lydia               16 F                "
      David               10 M                Ala
      Thomas               8 M                "
      John                 6 M                "
      Frances              4 F                "
      Joseph               1 M                "
    
    misc:	IGI information from a blanket search of DUFF to Rhoda ? marriages
    
      Duff, Hamilton to Rhoda Jameson 14 Mar 1837  ,Garrard, Kentucky
    
    Next Time:
    Check death, probate, estate records for Lauderdale Co, Ala. between 1840 and 1850.
    
    	Inventory Records of Lauderdale County, Alabama 1818-1958
    
    1857-1859 1022617
    1857-1860 1022618
    1857-1861 1022619 Checked
    1857-1862 1022620 Checked
    1857-1863 1022621
    
    Miscellaneous:
    
    From http://www.archives.state.al.us/ags/ffamiliescertificates.html
    
    Certificate # 220
    Mrs. Lolla W. Wright
    Issued: 18 May 2003
    Ancestor: ANDREW McWILLIAMS
    Through lineage: WURTELE, McWILLIAMS, DUFF, ROBERTSON
    
    Certificate # 222 
    Martha Wurtele
    Issued: 18 May 2003
    Ancestor: ANDREW McWILLIAMS
    Through lineage: WURTELE, CHALKER, HUEY, REID, McWILLIAMS, DUFF, ROBERTSON
    2009-05-25 07:45:37