DUCK is the surname of my brother's paternal grandmother through his father, Joseph K. SANDERS (who was never married with our mother, Margaret Ruth SLEDGE). The DUCK family tree starting with his paternal grandmother...

1. Lucille DUCK b. 1907 in Noxubee, MS and d. 2005 in Memphis, TN: She was the daughter of Vincent/Vince "Papa" DUCK Sr and Celia SHERROD. She married Bennie SANDERS Sr b. 1896 in Noxubee, MS and d. 1977 in Macon, Noxubee, MS. Children born to this union besides Joseph K: Bennie Jr, Eugene, Harvey, Juanita, Laurie, Lee Andrew, Lillie, Nealy, Ruby, William, and Ernest.

2. Vincent/Vince "Papa" DUCK Sr b. 1867 in Shuqualak, Noxubee, MS and d. ? in ?: He was the son of a Slaveholder DUCK and Hariet ?. He married Celia SHERROD b. 1875 in Macon, Noxubee, MS to Henderson/Hence SHERROD and Grace/Gracie LYLES and d. ? in ?. Children born to this union besides Lucille: Meat, Thomas/Tommy, Charles/Charlie Sr, Kitty, Henderson/Hence, Stud, Vincent/Vince, Lem Morris, Lowe, Albert "Brooks", Whity/White, Jimmie, Joseph, Vandy

3. Hariet ? b. 1840 in AL and d. ? in ?: She was born to unknown parents who were both born in AL. Children besides Vincent/Vince: Fannie, Kity, Annie and Alice

3 GENERATION FAMILY TREE CHART (click on the image to view it larger)


  1. mica (2012-12-24 08:50:41)March 25, 2013 at 9:30 PM

    i feel really silly i just seen duck and my heart dropped Van aka Vanderbilt Duck who married Hattie Mae Ivy or
    Ivorey please let me know if that rings a bell thank you

  2. Tara (2012-12-24 12:48:03)March 25, 2013 at 9:31 PM

    I do have a Vanderbilt "Vandy" Duck who is the son of Lem/Lim Morris Duck. I found the marriage of a Van Duck and Hattie Mae in the Alabama marriages. If you can share obituaries or funeral programs, it would be much appreciated. I can also send you the censuses for the Duck family. My email is

  3. mica (2012-12-26 22:17:17)March 25, 2013 at 9:32 PM

    Merry Christmas i am so excite that you responded this is truley a christmas gift i have a aunt that would like to talk to you but i would love for you to send the censuses record of the ducks by the way your family tree is full of life thank you thank you hope to hear from you soon and i wil send the info you need thanks

  4. Tara (2012-12-29 15:05:54)March 25, 2013 at 9:33 PM

    I will send the censuses to your email address that came attached to your comment.


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