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 “Coochie” Jr, Lem Morris, Lowe, Albert “Brooks”, Whity/White, Jimmie, Joseph, Van/Vandy Sr
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)