Charles William DUKE

Male 1854 - 1928  (73 years)


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  • Name Charles William DUKE 
    Born 16 May 1854  Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID DE409FA789D243FDBA4E8989C4488CF3A48A 
    Died 21 Apr 1928  Grove Hill, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974
      Name: Ott. Duke [Charles William Duke]
      Event Date: 22 Apr 1928
      Event Place: Allen, Clarke, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Age (Original): 73y 11m 24d
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1855
      Spouse's Name: Nancy Jane Kirk
      Father's Name: Henry Duke
      Mother's Name: Louisa Yard [Yow]
      [Not having seen the original record, I can't explain why his name was indexed in this manner. However, based on his wife's name, his father's name, and his mother's first name, this most likely is Charles William Duke.]
    Buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • CENSUS RECORDS

      1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: Charles W Dukes
      Age in 1860: 6
      Birth Year: abt 1854
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1860: Clarke, Alabama
      Gender: Male [in household of James H. and Anne E. Dukes]
      Post Office: Grove Hill
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      James H Dukes 39
      Ann E Dukes 32
      Susanna J Dukes 12
      James H Dukes 10
      Olivia C Dukes 8
      Charles W Dukes 6
      Emma Dukes 3
      Thomas L Dukes 1
      David A Dukes 2 months

      1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: William Duke
      Age in 1870: 16
      Birth Year: abt 1854
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1870: Cane Creek, Clarke, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Lower Peach Tree
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      J H Duke 41
      Ann Duke 40
      William Duke 16
      Emma Duke 14
      Thomas Duke 12
      Nancy Duke 8
      Alice Duke 1

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: William Duke [Charles William Duke]
      Age: 24
      Birth Year: abt 1856
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1880: Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Nannie Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Occupation: Farmer
      Household Members:
      William Duke 24
      Annie Duke 23
      Alma Duke 2
      [No Name]Duke 10 months [Warren Cornelius Duke]

      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Charles W Duke
      Age: 46
      Birth Date: May 1854
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1900: Pleasant Hill, Clarke, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Nancy J Duke
      Marriage Year: 1877
      Years Married: 23
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Occupation: Farmer
      Household Members:
      Charles W Duke 46
      Nancy J Duke 43
      Alma E Duke 22
      Warren C Duke 20
      Clara L Duke 19
      James W Duke 14

      1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: C William Duke [Charles William Duke]
      Age in 1910: 55
      Birth Year: 1855
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1910: Grove Hill, Clarke, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Nancy J Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Occupation: Farmer, home farm
      Household Members:
      C William Duke 55
      Nancy J Duke 52
      Alma Duke 34

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: William Duke [Charles William Duke]
      Age: 65
      Birth Year: abt 1855
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Home in 1920: Grove Hill, Clarke, Alabama
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Nancy J Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Occupation: Farmer, General Farm
      Home Owned: Own
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Household Members:
      William Duke 65
      Nancy J Duke 62

      CEMETERY RECORDS

      Cemetery transcription of Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clarke Co. AL by Linda Rabon (lcraybon@pinebelt.net) has the following information

      This is a partial listing of the graves , the cemetery has suffered at the hands of loggers in the county and the original cemetery has been destroyed. No sign of it remains today. This cemetery is beside an old wooden church south of Thomasville, Al. in Clarke County

      Charles William Duke may have been one of the charter members of Pleasant Hill Methodist Church along with members of the Kirk and Rutledge families who married into the Dukes.

      Source: Ancestors and Kin: Copyright by Mary Kennedy Reynolds, 1991 p. 882
    Person ID I6083  Master File
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2019 

    Father James Henry DUKE,   b. Abt 1821, Peach Tree, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Ann Elizabeth CLARKE,   b. 28 Sep 1828, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1904, Brooksville, Hernando Co. FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1846  Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920
      Spouse 1: J. H. Duke
      Spouse 2: Ann Clarke
      Marriage Date: 10 Dec 1846
      Marriage Place: Clarke
      Performed By: Justice Peace
      OSPage: 118

      Dodd, Jordan R. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920. Orem, UT: p. 118 Ancestry, Inc., 1999
    Family ID F4546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Jane KIRK,   b. 09 Mar 1857, Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1940, Camden, Wilcox County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1876  Clarke Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dodd, Jordan R. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920. Orem, UT: p. 17 Ancestry, Inc., 1999

      James H. Duke and Nancy J. Kidd [transcription error Kirk]
      Date: 21 Dec 1876
      County: Clarke
      Performed by: Justice of the Peace
    Children 
     1. Alma Eleanor DUKE,   b. 7 Oct 1877, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1959, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Warren Cornelius DUKE,   b. 8 Aug 1879, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1957, Selma, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Clara L. DUKE,   b. May 1881, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Wilburn DUKE,   b. Aug 1883, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1940, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F4544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S146] Marriage Records, Clarke Co. AL, Vol. B 1834-1865, p. 24.