VI. A. ELIZABETH KEELER DUGGAN d/o Catherine Fox Keeler

VI.A. ELIZABETH KEELER
B: 29 Dec 1804 Sevier County 
M: Wilson Duggan (23 Sep 1803-14 Feb 1875) 
D: 3 Jun 1889-Duggan Memorial Cemetery

Elizabeth, daughter of Catherine Fox and Joseph Keeler, married
Col. Wilson Duggan, who was a lawyer in Sevier County.  He
was licensed to practice law in December 1829 and practiced
until his death in the 1870's.  Wilson served as a representative
to the Tennessee legislature  in 1843-53 and 1865-67.  Besides
his extensive law practice, Col. Duggan owned a good .farm and
was a teacher in 1826-27.  He was the son of Robert Duggan, a
veteran of the Revolution and Margaret Dunn.  Their children
were: 
+ a. Lemuel Duggan, born 1827-8. 
+ b. Pryor L. Duggan, born 1829-30. 
  c. Lisa Duggan, born 1831.
  d. Jason Duggan, born 1834-4 
  e. Margaret C. Duggan, born 27 Mar 1838.  She Married 19
Feb 1882 Rev. James A. 
Thomas. Margaret died 18 Jun 1911 and is buried in Bethel
Cemetery. 
+ f. William H.H. Duggan, born 1839. 
  g. Elizabeth Duggan, born 22 Sep 1844. She died 18 Mar
1875 and is buried in Duggan Memorial Cemetery. 
+ h. Wilson Laverne Duggan, born 29 Jul 1848. 
  i. Robert Campbell Duggan, born 1849-50. 

(Simeon ??)


Sevier County Will Book I 
Pages 203-4:   In the name of God, amen.  I Wilson Duggan, a
citizen of Sevier County, Tennessee, do make and publish this
my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and annulling all
wills by me heretofore at any time made. 
1st: I desire that as soon after my decease as practicable, my
Executrix, who is herein after named shall will and truly pay all
my Indebtedness and 
2nd: I give, bequeath and devise to my beloved wife Elizabeth all
my property, real, personal and mixed during the full terms of
her natural life and to our four youngest children: to wit.
Margaret C., Elizabeth, Wilson L., and Robt. C. Duggan at her
death. I make no provision herein for any other of my Children  ,
having heretofore provided  for all of them. 
3rd: I hereby nominate and appoint my wife Elizabeth Duggan to
be my sole Executrix of this will and waive the execution of
Bond on her part. In witness whereof I have heretofore Set my
hand and Seal this the 20th day of March 1874.  
/Signed/ Wilson Duggan (Seal)
Witnesses: P.G.Fulkerson & T.R. Coruick,Jr. 20 Mar 1874. 
Admitted to probate on 20 Jul 1875 and ordered to be recorded.
 

Sevier County Census Records  

1840:  211001 - 11001 
Men: 30-40 = Wilson 36           Women: 20-30 = Catherine 34
     10-15 = Lemuel 12                   5-10 = Lisa 9
      5-10 = Pryor 10                    0-5  = Margaret 2
      0-5  = Jason 6
      0-5  = William 1

1850:                                1860:  
Wilson 46                            Wilson 56
  Lawyer $2000                          Lawyer $5000 $1728
Elizabeth 44                         Elizabeth 54
Lemuel 23                            ----- 
Pryor 21                             -----
Lisa 19                              ?  See Lucy Watkins below
Jason 16                             -----
Margaret 14                          Margaret 20
William H. 11                        William 22
Elizabeth 8                          Elizabeth 18
Wilson 2                             Wilson 18?
Robert C. 8 mos.                     Robert 11
-----                                John Watkins
                                       Day Laborer
-----                                Lucy Watkins 28
-----                                Mary Watkins 2




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