Information about their previous marriages is sketchy.
- Keith A. Barmore: Married in Denver on 8/26/1991. He was addicted to heroin. They had one child, Cecily. The marriage ended in divorce.
Duane has 4 previous marriages:
- La Fonda Sue Honeycutt: First wife. Married 4/1/1972 in Texas. Marriage ended in divorce on 10/27/1977 while he was in prison. They have two children.
- Anne M. Tegnell: Married 8/22/1979 in Colorado. According to Colorado Divorce Records, Docket #001477, their marriage ended in divorce on 8/5/1982. One child who died as an infant, possibly two other children.
- Lyssa Rae Brittain: Per Colorado Marriage Records, they were married on 6/22/1982. Marriage ended in divorce on 11/20/1991. They have three children. Her current name is Lyssa Greene.
- Tawny Marie ?: Met in 1988. She worked as Dog's secretary. Married in 1991/1992. After being separated since 1994, their marriage ended in divorce around 2003.
Duane: "Tawny coerced me into marrying her. I told her I didn't want to marry her because I liked women too much to settle down ... I knew in my heart that marrying Tawny was a mistake. She was all wrong for me ... Despite my misgivings, I married Tawny ... It was a disaster from the start."
Source: Duane Dog Chapman. You Can Run But You Can't Hide 2007, pg 138.