Duncan research files of
1830 Pike Co. AL Census No Duncan indexed 1840 Pike Co. AL Census Pg.361 Isaac Duncan 0000,1001 - 0021,001 (MAD: mar. Elizabeth Pettey 2/12/1829 Jones Co. GA; 1850 Montgomery Co. AL census) 373 James Duncan 0000,001 - 0 (MAD: ?? 1850 Marshall Co. AL census, b.1800 SCT; one James Duncan mar. Sarah A.F. Williford 11/14/1844) 397 John Duncan 1010,01 - 0001,01 403 Lovit Duncan 0000,1 - 0001 (MAD: 1850 Ouachita Par. LA census; 1855 Austin Co. TX)
1850 Pike Co. AL Census
Pg.165, #394, Elijah COLLINSWORTH 26 NC farmer $400
Tabitha 24 GA
Martha 7, Ann 6, Amanda 4 AL
Tabitha 2, Nathan 5/12 AL
(MAD: Tabitha C. Duncan mar. Oliver Beamon 8/12/1841; Delitha Beaman mar. Elijah Collinsworth 4/1/1849)
Pg.165, #395, Jessee PITTS 39 SC farmer $480
Emilla 34 GA
Isaac 16, Silas 14, Lee (m) 13, Telitha 10 AL
John 7, Lon N. (or Lonet?) (m) 4 AL
(MAD: Jesse Pitts mar. Millie Jane Duncan 9/20/1832; son Isaac W. Pitts b. 10/17/1833 Pike Co. AL, family to Washington Co. TX, later San Felipe to Bell Co., to Corgill Co. TX)
Pg.165, #396, R.G. DUNCAN 33 GA farmer
Martha 21 AL
John 7/12 AL
(MAD: Richard P. Duncan mar. Martha Hancock 7/20/1848)
Pg.165, #397, Rhoda BEMAN 75 NC (blank) $1000
J.V.B. CRAIGE (m) 10 MS
(MAD: had been looking for Oliver Beamon mar. Tabitha C. Duncan 8/12/1841)
Pg.169, #446, William DUNCAN 26 GA mechanic $350
Christian (f) 26 NC
Levi 11/12 AL
(MAD: ? one Isaac W. Duncan mar. Christian Youngblood 4/26/1849 Montgomery Co. AL; one Isaac William Duncan 2/15/1824 - 11/24/1904, Mary Jane Duncan, 6/15/1836 - 11/15/1912, bur. Philadelphia Cemetery, Wayne Co. MS; from "Lauderdale Co. MS Cemetery Records" by Lauderdale Co. DA & H volunteers, FHL book 976.2676 V3L; ?? one "J.W." Duncan mar. Mary Easturn 5/13/1879 Wayne Co. MS; 1880 Wayne Co. MS census)
Pg.169, #452, Noah HURLEY 40 NC farmer $1000
Sarah 38 SC
James 10, Mary 10, Rebecca 8 AL
Cussy (f) 4, Oty (f) 1 AL
(MAD: Noah Hurley, b.1808 NC, mar. Annie Civil Duncan 10/15/1835, d. 1892 Orion, Pike Co. AL; apparently she decd. by 1850)
Pg.173, #500, John C. DUNCAN 47 NC farmer $50
Frances (f) 45 GA
Julius (m) 21 GA
Elisabeth 16 GA (not mar/in/yr)
(MAD: ? John Charles Duncan, son of William Duncan & Anne Kornegay of Duplin Co. NC?; John C. Duncan mar. Fanny Reaves 9/1/1822 Jones Co. GA; 1830 Marion Co. GA census; 1840 Macon Co. GA census)
Pg.203, #925, Henry CANNON 37 NC farmer $1200
Elizabeth 26 GA
John 5, Oliver 3, Telitha 3/12 AL
William GUY 14 GA
Louisa McQUEEN 8 AL
(MAD: Elizabeth Duncan mar. Henry "Connors" 12/22/1842; Mary Duncan mar. Joseph McQueen 1841; Montgomery Co. AL to Austin Co. TX)
Pg.231, #1312, Nathan DUNCAN 47 SC farmer $800
Nancy 37 SC
James 16, Mary 14, William 10 GA
Elisabeth 8, Jane 6 GA
Matilda 2, Silas 1/12 AL
(MAD: ? one Nathan Duncan mar. Nancy Hollis 5/5/1831 Leon Co. FL; ? 1840 Randolph or ? Sumter Co. GA census; ?? 1829-1844 Stewart Co. GA; 1849 Barbour Co. AL deed; 1860 Coffee Co. AL census)
Pg.269, #1845, John A. RAMSY 27 AL farmer $800
Jeptha? (f) 22 SC
Daniel DUNCAN 30 SC farmer
Mary 22 GA
William 6, Sarah 2, James 1 GA
(MAD: 1855-1857 Coffee Co. AL deeds; 1860 Henry Co. AL census)
1860 Pike Co. AL Census
Pg.102, #691, Julius M. DUNCAN 31 GA mechanic $0-$1800
Elizabeth 27 AL
Mary E. 8, Rhoda M. 6 AL
Fanny M. 3, Anna C. 1 AL
(MAD: "Rhoda" written plainly)
Pg.102, #692, William DUNCAN 37 GA mechanic $700-$4400
Christina 37 SC
Levi M. 10, Alexander 8 AL
Mildra J. (f) 6 AL
Isaac W. 5, Christina C. 3/12 AL
(MAD: Christian and children in 1870 Bullock Co. AL census)
Pg.171, #1156, Elijah COLLINSWORTH 30 NC farmer $3000-$4000
Telitha Q. 32 GA
Martha 17, Elizabeth 15 AL
Amanda 13, Emily 11 AL
Nathan 9, Laura 8 AL
Melissa 6, Mary F. 4 AL
Zacheriah 70 NC
Fanny DUNCAN 53 GA
(MAD: Fanny Duncan, wife of John C. Duncan; Talitha Collinsworth the dau. of Isaac Duncan per 1850 deed F-67)
Pg.171, #1157, Richard G. DUNCAN 35 GA farmer $0-$500
Martha 28 AL
John F. 11, George W. 9 AL
Julius M. (m) 6 AL
Abraham 5, William 2 AL
1870 Pike Co. AL Census
Beat #2, P.O. Orion
(most households on pg.274-275 had small numbers crossed out, larger family and household numbers added above each)
Pg.274, #228/86-228/86, JONES, Isaac 37 MD BLACK farm laborer $0-$0
Mary A. 24 AL BLACK keeping house
Harriet 8, Joseph 2 AL BLACKS
Pg.275, #87-87, DUNKIN, James R. 25 AL farmer $0-$0 (alone)
Pg.275, #229/87-229/87, PITTMAN, Dennis (m) 45? GA laborer $0-$0
Eliza 47 GA keeping house
Josephine (f) 16 GA
Pg.276, #243-243, DUNCAN, Elizabeth 35 AL keeping house
Mary 18, Rutha 16, Fannie 13 AL
Anna 11, Elisha 9, Milly 6 AL
(MAD: widow of Julius M.; "Rutha" written plainly)
Pg.277, #261-261, DUNCAN, John C. 66 NC mechanic $0-$100
Fannie J. 63 GA keeping house
Beat #7, P.O. Brundidge
Pg.341, #101-101, DANKINS, Marshal 22 SC farm laborer $0-$200
Mary 35 SC keeping house
Sarah 24 SC
Andrew 15 AL
John 14 AL
Pg.360, #432-432, DUNCAN, Nancy 50 SC (blank) $0-$0
Fannie 6 AL
GRIFFIN, Marande (f) 17 AL BLACK
Austin (m) 16, Willis 14, Mary A. 6 AL BLACKS
Eli 9, Peter 2 AL BLACKS
Beat #11, Briar Hall P.O.
Pg.432, #183-183, DUNKINS, George 18 AL (blank) $0-$0
William 10 AL
BELSER, Stephen 22 GA farmer $900-$300
Pike Co. AL Deed indexes; additional indexes in most volumes (FHL films 1,302,243 and 1,637,866)
Direct index to deeds 1828-1906 ("1808"-1906)
A-308: Isaac Duncan to John Hancock, deed, rec. 9/21/1837
E-93: Jesse Duncan to Wm. P. Husley, deed, 2/1/1847
F-67: Isaac Duncan to Talitha Collinsworth, deed, 11/14/1850
H-440; Isaac Duncan to Norman McLeod, deed, 8/1853
K-179: Isaac W. Duncan to L.J.G. Hurley, deed, 9/15/1857
No grantor deed for Nathan Duncan; copied to ca 1880; Dinkins not copied
Reverse index to deeds 1830-1904
A-332: David Craig to Isaac Duncan, deed, 11/17/1837
E-80: Allen Frazier Shrf to Jesse Duncan, deed, 1/19/1847
E-715: Hugh M. Carmichael & wife to Nathan Duncan, deed, 11/25/1849
F-55: Cary Pitts & wife to Isaac Duncan, deed, 11/4/1850
F-58: Miles Beaman to Jesse Duncan, deed, 11/4/1850
Copied to ca 1880; Dinkins not copied
Pike Co. AL Deeds
A-308: Pike Co. AL, 5 Oct. 1836, Isaac Duncan of Pike Co. AL to John Hancock of same, $50, land in Montgomery Co. AL, SW 1/4 SW [1/4] Sec.35 Twp.12 R20, 40 acres; wit. P.W. Spear, A.H. Harris. (FHL film 1,302,233)
A-332: Pike Co. AL, 1 May 1835, David Craig of Montgomery Co. AL to Isaac Duncan of Pike Co. AL, $25, land in Montgomery Co. AL, part of NW 1/2 NW 1/4 Sec.35 Twp.12 R20, in SW corner of said half quarter, 10 acres; wit. Augustine H. Harris JP, Michael M. Dennis. (FHL film 1,302,233)
Vol.B - no Duncan grantor indexed (FHL film 1,302,233)
Vol.C - no Duncan grantor indexed (FHL film 1,302,234)
Vol.D - no index (FHL film 1,302,234)
Vol.E - no index (FHL film 1,302,234)
E-80: Pike Co. AL, 19 Jan. 1847; per execution from Circuit Court in favor of William B. McNeall against Isaac Duncan and Lovett Duncan was levied by me as Sheriff as property of Lovett Duncan, Allen Frazier Shrf to Jesse Duncan, deed, on NE 1/2 NE 1/4 and N 1/4 of SE 1/4 and NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Sec.6 Twp.11 R21, sold to highest bidder on 1st Monday June 1845, to "Issac" Duncan for $200; /s/ Allen Frazer Sheriff; wit. E. Moore, Evander Cale. (FHL film 1,302,234)
E-93: Pike Co. AL, 24 Dec. 1845, Isaac Duncan and wife Elizabeth (X) of afsd for $52 to William P. Hurley of same, NW 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.11 Twp.11 R20; no wit.; rec. Feb. 1, 1847. (FHL film 1,302,234) (MAD: indexed from Jesse Duncan)
E-715: Pike Co. AL, 15 May 1849, Hugh M. Carmichael & wife Flora (X) for $500 to Nathan Duncan, W 1/2 NE 1/4 and SE 1/4 NE 1/4 and NE 1/4 SE 1/4 and SE 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.10 Twp.11 R23 in Sparta District; wit. Thos. Harris, Peter Stewart JP; rec. Nov. 25, 1849. (FHL film 1,302,234)
Vol.F - no other Duncan indexed (FHL film 1,302,235)
F-55: Pike Co. AL, 1 Jan. 1846, Cary Pitts and wife Matilda for $100 to Isaac Duncan, NW 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec.4 (Sec.6?) Twp.11 R20, 44.68 acres in Cahaba District granted said Cary Pitts 9 Aug. 1837; no wit.; rec. Nov. 4, 1850. (FHL film 1,302,235)
F-58: Pike Co. AL, 1 Dec. 1848, Miles Beaman formerly of afsd now of State of TX to Isaac Duncan of afsd, $130, E 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.34 Twp.12 R20, sold at Cahaba District, 80 acres; wit. G.C. Collier, John C. Duncan; rec. Nov. 4, 1850. (FHL film 1,302,235) (indexed to Jesse Duncan)
F-67: Pike Co. AL, 10 Sept. 1850, Isaac Duncan to Talitha Collinsworth, both of afsd, for affection to my daughter Talitha Collinsworth, land where she now lives, SE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.3 Twp.11 R20, 44.21-1/2 acres, which I value at $1.25 per acre; wit. Ibenry? Carnon?, John A. Owen; rec. Nov. 14, 1850. (FHL film 1,302,235)
Vol.G - no index (FHL film 1,302,235)
Vol.H - no other Duncan (FHL film 1,302,235 and 1,302,236)
H-440: Austin Co. TX, 30 July 1853, Isaac Duncan and wife Hannah of afsd to Norman McLeon of Pike Co. AL, for $1900, land in Montgomery and Pike Co. AL, 10 acres by Creg's deed for same, and NW 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.35 of 40 acres, and E 1/2 Sec.34 of 320 acres, and NE 1/4 SW 1/4 and W 1/2 SW 1/4 of 120 acres of Sec.34, and SE 1/4 Sec.33 except 11 acres deeded to Carloss? containing 149 acres, all in Twp.12 R20, Montgomery Co. AL; and NW 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec.4 of 44-1/2 acres, and NE 1/4 Sec.4 of 178 acres, and W 1/2 NW 1/4 Sec.3 Twp.11 R20 of 89 acres in Pike Co., total in all according to survey 950 acres; wit. O.C. Thompson; appeared in Austin Co. TX before Joseph Deshields NP. (FHL film 1,302,236) (MAD: Isaac Duncan mar. Mrs. Hannah Jones 1/11/1853 Ft.Bend Co. TX)
Vol.I - no Duncan (FHL film 1,302,236)
Vol.J - no Duncan (FHL film 1,302,236)
Vol.K - no other Duncan (FHL film 1,302,236 and 1,302,237)
K-179: Pike Co. AL, 29 Aug. 1857, Isaac William Duncan and Christian (X) Duncan his wife for $1085 to L.J.G. Hurley of afsd, SW 1/4 SW 1/4 and E 1/2 SW 1/4 and NW 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.11, Twp.11 R20, in Cahaba District, total 155 acres; wit. W.A.S. Smith, Joseph N. Hurley; rec. Sept. 15, 1857. (FHL film 1,302,237)
Pike Co. AL Orphans Court Minutes
Minutes 1844-1845 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,637,874 item 1)
Minutes v.D 1848-1853 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,637,874 item 2)
Minutes, also v."D", 1845-1848 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,637,879 item 4)
Pike Co. AL Probate Court Minutes
Minutes Vol.E 1853-1856 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,637,874 item 3 and 1,637,875 item 1)
Minutes Vol.F - no Duncan (FHL film 1,637,875 item 2)
Minutes Vol.G 1856-1864 (FHL film 1,637,875)
G-294: 13 July 1863, John C. Duncan applied for administration as next of kin of Julius M. Duncan, inhabitant of AL at time of death, who died in this county more than 15 days since; bond posted by John C. Duncan with Isaac W. Duncan and James McLaney securities; he appointed administrator. Appraisers to be John C. Duncan, James McLaney Sr., Levi Bean, Henry Pennington and Peter Hough.
G-296: 23 July 1863, John C. Duncan, admin., returned inventory estate of Julius M. Duncan, applied to sell personal property to pay debts, granted.
G-297&8: 27 July 1863, John C. Duncan petition to sell land, that personal property was insufficient to pay debts; following are heirs of estate: Elizabeth Duncan widow, Mary E., Rhody M., Fannie M., Anna S. and Julius J. Duncan, minor heirs residing in Pike Co. AL; court ordered hearing, Wm. H. Parks be guardian ad litum to represent minor heirs.
G-375&6: 23 Nov. 1863, hearing; order to sell lands, SW 1/4 SE 1/4 and SE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.23 T.11 R22 and NE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.26 Twp.11 R22; widow Elizabeth Duncan filed written consent.
G-397: 10 Dec. 1863, John C. Duncan admin. of Julius M. Duncan decd, filed account of sale.
Minutes Vol.H - no index (FHL film 1,637,876 item 1)
Minutes Vol.I (FHL film 1,637,876 item 2)
I-579: 12 Aug. 1867, Julius M. Duncan decd, admin. John C. Duncan filed report; estate is insolvent, he to give notice to creditors.
I-607: 14 Oct. 1867, declared insolvent after notice to creditors.
I-612: 18 Oct. 1867, filed accounts for settlement, W.H. Parks appointed guardian ad litum for minor heirs.
I-634: 18 Nov. 1867, continued.
Minutes Vol.J 1864-1868 - no Duncan, no W.H. Parks (FHL film 1,637,876 item 3 and 1,637,877 item 1)
Pike Co. AL Wills, individually indexed; Vol.A-B 1844-1876 (FHL film 1,033,210 item 2-3)
Vol.A, 1844-1863 - no Duncan
Vol.B, 1850-1876 - no Duncan
"Reports of cases at law and in equity, argued and adjudged in the Supreme Court of Alabama; January and June terms 1839" ("Porter") Vol.9, by Benjamin F. Porter, pgs.260 to 264 (California State Law Library, Sacramento, 12/2003)
The STATE vs. DUNCAN; Supreme Court of Alabama; 9 Port. 260; January, 1839, Decided. Error to the Circuit court of Pike county. Indictment for concealing a slave, charged with capital offence -- tried by Crenshaw, J.
The defendant was indicted in the Circuit court of Pike, in two several counts. The first charged him with concealing "Ned, a slave, the property of him the said Isaac Duncan, so that he cannot be brought to condign punishment -- the said Ned being then charged with a capital crime, to wit, with the crime of having committed an assault and battery with intent to kill, on the person of Archibald J. More, a white person, contrary to the form of the statute," &c.
The second count is in the same form, save only it charges the carrying away of "Ned," &c. instead of concealing him, &c. To both of these counts, the defendant pleaded "not guilty," and was put on his trial.
There being no proof offered to show that legal proceedings had been instituted against Ned, for the capital crime supposed to have been committed by him, the defendant moved the court to charge the jury, that a mere verbal charge of Ned's guilt, though he were so in fact, would not be sufficient, "without showing that proceedings of a legal nature had been instituted;" which charge the court refused to give, but charged the jury, that if they believed that the slave was guilty of a capital offence, and that defendant, knowing his guilt, did run him off, or conceal him, so as to prevent him from being brought to condign punishment, it was sufficient, although no proceedings of a legal nature had been instituted against him.
Whereupon the jury having returned a verdict of guilty, the defendant moved the court in arrest of judgment:
1. Because the indictment does not charge an indictable offence;
2. Because the indictment does not set out that any proceedings of a legal nature were instituted against the slave, whom the defendant is charged with having concealed.
Which motion was overruled by the Circuit court, who thereupon referred to this court, the questions of law thereon arising, as well as those presented by the charge given to the jury.
COUNSEL: Attorney General, for the State.
(Opinion) COLLIER, C. J. -- The section of the statute on which this indictment is founded, is as follows:
"If the owner, or any other person having charge or government of any slave, who shall be charged with any capital crime, shall conceal or carry away any such slave, so that he or she cannot be brought to condign punishment, every owner or other person so offending, shall forfeit the sum of five hundred dollars."
Where a statute is introductive of a new offence, and prescribes its constituents without reference to any thing else -- in an indictment founded upon it, it is sufficient to describe the offence in the terms of the act. In the case before us, the statute provides for the punishment of the concealing or carrying away of a slave, charged with any capital crime, and if it does not introduce a new offence, at least makes an old one punishable under a new state of facts. Perhaps, at common law, it was indictable, to enable one against whom legal process had issued, for the commission of some crime, to elude an arrest; on the ground, that the party thus aiding an escape, had been instrumental in opposing the due course of law. So, to give aid and comfort to one who has actually committed a capital crime, subjects an individual thus acting, to punishment as an accessory, after the fact. But, in the present instance, the act does not propose to punish the offence of "obstructing legal process," as known to the common law: it is necessary, in order to a conviction, that it should be shown not only that the action of the law had been thwarted, but it should also appear that the slave concealed or carried away, could not be brought to "condign punishment." And though the party might be guilty of the offence of obstructing process, yet, if the slave were to return and be tried, or be in legal custody, no indictment could be maintained upon the statute.
Nor does the act, cover the case of an accessory, after the fact. In order to convict one charged in that character, it is indispensable to show that the principal has been tried. The indictment, then, is founded upon the statute, and, conforming with precision to its terms, is free from all legal exception.
We think the language of the section under examination, is so explicit, especially when considered in connection with the section of the act immediately preceding, and every statute which contains the word "charged," in connection with crime, as to leave no doubt, that in order to the consummation of the defendant's guilt, it should have been shown that legal proceedings had been instituted before the slave was concealed or carried away by him. The preceding section requires that the owner of any slave charged with a capital offence, shall employ counsel. Now, as no counsel could be needed, until some step provided by the law had been taken, with a view to the punishment of the accused, the words, "charged with a capital offence, must mean a charge made in legal form.
In adjusting the meaning of the section on which the indictment is founded, it may be remarked, that it must not be extended by construction, so as to embrace a state of facts not authorized by the language employed; for the act itself is highly penal, and we must look rather to its letter, than the intention of its framers. That the word "charged," is one of indeterminate meaning, in common parlance, must be granted, yet we have shown that it is sufficiently defined, whenever used by the legislature in any enactment similar to that we are considering; and being always used to indicate a charge made as the law provides, we must consider its legal meaning to have been determined.
In Benton vs. Benton, (1 Day 111,) it was held, that where a word or phrase of indeterminate meaning is used in a statute, its true import must be collected from its application to the subject matter, as explained and used by elementary and other law writers; and in Livermore, assignee, &c. vs. Bayley, (3 Mass. 487,) it was said, that in construing a statute, the proper sense of a term, in opposition to the technical, is not to be adopted when manifest inconvenience would result.
It is needless to consider so much of the charge of the Circuit judge, as imposed upon the State the necessity of proving the slave's guilt of the capital crime, of which he is said in the indictment to have been charged. If the court required more to be shown by the State, than the law made necessary, the defendant was not prejudiced, and as it could not possibly affect the judgment of the Circuit court, it is not important to enquire whether in a proceeding like the present, the guilt of the slave enters into and forms an essential ingredient of the offence. We will, then, as this question was not argued, leave it to be decided when it shall hereafter arise.
For the defect of proof in the particular stated, the judgment must be reversed, and the case remanded, that the defendant may be tried de novo, or such proceedings had in the premises, as may be considered by the Circuit court to be proper.
"AL State Militia 1820-1865" alphabetical card file in AL State Archives, Clyde - D (FHL film 1,462,799; mostly in alphabetic order, Dunkin cards found later in file)
Dunkin, W.V., Capt., 42nd Regt., Pike; Com. Feb. 9, 1827. Authority: Military Register, State Militia, 1820-32. (MAD: ? William V. Duncan of Covington Co. AL)
AL Confederate Service Records, 1861-1865, cards in AL State Archives; Driver to Elich (FHL film 1,462,918)
MAD: most items were small typed cards, 3x5; some items were very blurred in the filming and were double images and hard to read. Cards had name and rank in upper left corner, service unit usually in upper right corner, notation if Home Guard, details from source were given in center of card, and the "Authority" as the last line on the card. The service record from the Historical Record Roll frequently listed several engagements he served in, dates wounded, absent, present, etc., and I usually did not copy all the details.
Duncan, Alexander, Pike Co., Pension 17796; Corp. in Co.C, 27th Regt, S.C.V. (Union Light), C.S.A., Hagood's Brigade, SC; enlisted Feb. 1862 at Charleston, SC, discharged April 1865, wounded at Sessionsville, James Island SC; wit. Dennis Cerniday, A.J. Jolly Jr.
Duncan, Alexander, Corporal, Co."?", SC 27th; enlisted at Charleston, SC, Feb. 1862 and served until the surrender; born May 1843, Glasgo, Scotland; address 1921: Troy, AL, RFD 8, Box 3. Authority: 1921 Census of Confederate Soldiers.
Duncan, J.M., Private, Head's Co., 10th Confed. Cav. E. Duncan, widow, care J.H. Hybert, Brundridge [Pike Co.], AL. No des. list. Claim filed Sept. 2, '63. (July 26, '64). Authority: List, condition of claims, 2nd Aud., C.S. Treas.
Duncan, James M., Private, 3rd Bat. Hilliard's Legion. Enlisted March 1862 at Greenville [Butler Co.], AL, captured at Chickamauga Sept. 1863, paroled at Nashville, TN, May 1865. Born 15 Nov. 1834, Sumpter Co. GA. Address 1907-08 Theba AL Route one. Authority: Census, tax assessor, Crenshaw Co. AL 1907-08.
Duncan, James M., Private, Co.B, 3rd Bat. Hilliard's Legion. Age 26, Pike Co. AL. Authority: Record roll, July 4, 1862.
Dunkin, James M., Private, Co.A, 60th AL Regt., one time Co.B, 3rd Bat. Hilliard's Div. April 7, 1862, Clay Hill, AL. Absent on furlough at Chickamauga, Sept., present at Knoxville, TN, Nov. 29, 1863, present at Bean Station, TN, Dec. 14, 1863. Born in GA, farmer, Elba [Coffee Co.], AL, age 26, married. Deserted Dec. 17, 1863, at Bean Station, TN. Authority: Historical Record Roll, Petersburg, VA, Dec. 31, 1864.
Dunkin, Jas. M., Pension 11267, Crenshaw Co., Private, Co.B, 60 Regt. (3 Battn. Hilliards Legion) AL, enlisted May 1861 at Elba, Coffee Co. AL, discharged April 1865, wit. Miles Thrower, W.T. Knowles.
Dunkin, Julius M. (MAD: written above "Duncan, James M.") Duncan, James M. Private, Co.G, 60th AL Regt. formerly Co.E, 3rd Bat., Hilliards Legion. Enlisted May 14, 1862, China Grove [Pike Co.], AL. Born AL, residence Farrisville, age 30, married, occupation mechanic, ?Runork? (rumored?) died at Montgomery, AL, May 24, 1863. Authority: In trenches near Petersburg, VA, June 1, 1865.
Dunkin, Julius M., Private (age 33), W.R. Heads Inf. Co., Hilliards Legion, Co.E, 3rd Batt. Pike Co. AL, July 3, 1862. Authority: Original muster in roll signed at Camp Mary near Montgomery, July 3, 1862.
Dunkin, Richard K., 3rd Corp., Co.E, 16th AL Inf. Enlistment Aug. 19, 1861, age 38. Authority: Muster in roll, Courtland [Lawrence Co.], AL, Aug. 19, 1861. (MAD: see ?? Pike or Marion Co. AL)
Widows of Confederate soldiers 1862-1864, A-S (FHL film 1,653,242 item 2)
Duncan, E., widow of J.M. Duncan, private, Head's Co., 10th Confed. Cav., Brundridge [Pike Co.], AL; claim filed Sept. 2, 1863. Authority: List, Claims, 2nd Aud., C.S. Treas. 1862-64.
AL Confederate Pension Applications, in AL State Archives, Duke - Dunn (FHL film 1,502,781)
MAD: Did not extract all pension applications for the same person if they gave no other genealogy information. Documents were extracted in order on film. Did not usually copy reason for pension request, which was frequently old age or rheumatism or feebleness; did not always copy witnesses names, which sometimes only said they knew the applicant was of good character and in need of the pension. "Cavalry" was frequently abbreviated "Calv" and spelled "Calvary." Did not usually copy the schedule of property unless it listed land. The complete pension papers should be rechecked individually, following is very brief extract of contents.
DUNCAN, Alexander, Pike Co. AL, Corporal, Co.C, 22nd SC. Application 8 July 1913, served in Infantry Branch C.S.A., Co.C, 27th Regt Hagood's Brigade, Corporal. Statement 2 April 1912 by Dennis Cassedy of Charleston, SC. Notice 15 April 1912, listed in Roster of Co.C (Union Light Infantry), 27th Reg. S.C.V. Provisional Army of Confed. States.
Coffee Co. AL Deeds (FHL film 1,031,288 item 2)
B-447: Coffee Co. AL, 4 Jan. 1854, Archa. Blue to James M. Duncan, $100, SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.22 and NW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.27 in Twp.6 R20, entered at Cahaba April 12, 18(blotted); wit. J?.P?. Blue, Arch. D. Blue.
B-449: Pike Co. AL, 2 Feb. 1853, Mason Dorman and wife Rachel B. Dorman (/s/ Rachel Braton (X) Dorman) of Pike Co. AL to James Madison Duncan of Pike? Co. AL, for $100, E 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.32 Twp.6 R20 in Coffee Co. entered at Cahaba Land Office, 80 acres; wit. Daniel M. Mornson?, Nathan (X) Duncan.
Montgomery Co. AL Deed (FHL film 1,753,616)
T-658: 15 May 1843, William B. McNiell and wife Mary E. McNiell to Isaac Duncan of Pike Co. AL, for $700, SE 1/4 Sec.33 Twp.12 R20, 160 acres in Cahaba Dist.; wit. Wm. C. Cailass, Wm. Children.
Fayette Co. GA Deed (FHL film 209,338)
B-520: 29 Dec. 1829, Isaac Duncan of Pike Co. AL to Alexander Ware of Fayette Co. GA, $100, Lot 34 in 6th Dist. Wit. John W. Smith, Thomas C. Mathews, Stephen English.
Other nearby deeds to Alexander Ware from various people for lots.
Sumter Co. GA Deed (FHL film 255,323)
C-337: Pike Co. AL, 25 May 1836, Isaac Duncan of Pike Co. AL to Lovett Reeves of Jones Co. GA, $100, lot in 16th Dist. Lee Co. #242, 202-1/2 acres; wit. William Talbot, A.H. Harris JP.
1894 "Memorial and Genealogical Record of Southwest TX" by Goodspeed (Houston, TX, Library book 976.4 M533; from Lucille Mehrkam 2/1984)
Pg.326: Isaac W. Pitts born Pike Co, AL. 17 Oct. 1833 son of Jesse and Millie J. (Duncan) Pitts, natives of GA. His parents moved GA to AL, and married in AL. Moved to Texas in 1849 to Washington Co. later San Felipe to Bell Co. to Corgill Co.
Pg.511: O.G. CANNON. ... He owes his nativity to Montgomry Co., Ala., where he was born in 1847, to Henry and Elizabeth (Duncan) Cannon, natives also of Alabama. The family came to Texas in 1849, and settled in Austin County, five miles south of San Felipe, where the father tilled a large plantation for three years. In 1853 he moved to what is now Ft.Bend County, and was there engaged in stock business until his death in 1870. ... To himself and wife four sons and four daughters were given, of whom the subject of this sketch is the only one living member, all dying young except Newton, who lived to be twenty-two years of age. ... (MAD: see Elizabeth Duncan mar. Henry "Connors" 12/22/1842 Pike Co. AL)
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