M.M. Duffey

Marcus Monroe Duffey

Full Name: Marcus Monroe Duffey
Date of birth: August 20, 1848
Date of death: November 8, 1929

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Marysville / Cooke   Cooke
H 48 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Marysville / Cooke   Cooke

Terms of Service top

House District 46
Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925
Legislatures: 38th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Marysville / Cooke
Counties in district: Cooke
House District 48
Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923
Legislatures: 37th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Marysville / Cooke
Counties in district: Cooke

Biographical Information top

Military Service Notes

  • Indian Wars. Capt. E.F. Ikard's Co. C, Frontier Battalion, Texas Vols.; Private, Co. C, Texas Frontier Battalion. United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, Marcus M. Duffey; United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926, Marcus M. Duffey, died 11/8/1929, Marysville, Texas, spouse Parthana Duffey. FamilySearch. FamilySearch
  • "M.M. Duffey, Marysville, Texas, enlisted May 26, 1874, Co. C, age 71, stationed in Clay county" in "Rangers Perfect State Organization," The Daily Herald (Weatherford, Texas), 8/10/1920, p. 5. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - Marcus M. Duffy, Justice Precinct 5, Cooke County, age 71, born circa 1849 in Alabama, farmer, spouse Barthana [Parthana] Duffy. FamilySearch.
  • M.M. Duffey, birth date 8/20/1848 in Alabama; death date 11/8/1929 in Marysville, Cooke County, Texas; occupation: "Former Representative, State of Texas." FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • M.M. Duffey, birth date 8/20/1848 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, death date 11/8/1929, burial in Marysville Cemetery, Marysville, Cooke County. Texas Ranger. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in short story, "The Black Cane," by LaNelle Witt, Spring 2008, pp. 16-17. Includes photo of Marcus Monroe Duffey and Parthena Havana Weaver Duffey. Inside Circle.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - M.M. Duffey, postoffice Marysville, nativity Alabama, age 74 (born circa 1849), farmer, member of former legislatures: 37th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. M.M. Duffey, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. M.M. Duffey, 37th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
37th R.S. - 1921
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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