HENRY DUKES



By Tonie Sue Manning Chambers

Lubbock, Texas, 79423

Served in the War Between the States

Captain Daniel's Company of Light Artillery

from Lamar County, Texas

Discharged 16 February 1863 after serving 13 months



Henry Dukes was born in Kentucky in 1815 and married to Clarinda Vancil on 5 July 1835 in Illinois. They moved to Texas before the Civil War.

They had three daughters: Salina Dukes born 26 February 1839 and married to Cornelius B. McGuyer 01 March 1860 in Hopkins County, Texas; Feraba E. Dukes; Elizabeth J. Dukes.

Henry Dukes died 8 Feb 1864 and is buried in Dukes-Foster-Vancil Cemetery in Sharpstown area of Delta, County, Texas.






©Ron Brothers and Tonie Sue Manning Chambers, All Rights Reserved, 1999.

May 23, 1999

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