Thomas Arthur Duke was the son of John William Duke CSA and Catherine Elizabeth Packer. He was b. 15 Apr 1878 in Maysfield, Milam Co., TX and d. 17 Aug 1953 in Texas. His wife Plannah Ethel Nichols was the daughter Washington Taylor Nichols and Mary Matilda LaGrene. She was b. 18 Apr 1882 in Ad Hall, Milam, TX and d. 13 Oct 1940 in Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., TX. After she died he married someone by the name of Hallie.