Duncan research files of
1830-1850 Lawrence Co. AR Census
No Duncan indexed
(MAD: Aaron Dunscomb on 1830-1836 tax lists)
1860 Lawrence Co. AR Census (also from Denzil Mauldin 1/1987)
Piny Fork Twp.
Pg.213-4, #717-727, Elizabeth DUNCAN 40 TN farmer $60-$300
Rebecca 23, Eli 21 (blank)
John W. 18, Alexr. 15 (blank)
(MAD: all birthplaces blank on pg.214, Elizabeth definitely age 40, not 60; 1850 Cannon Co. TN census)
Pg.215, #725-736, Charles H. LEVI? 22 AL laborer $0
Martha S. 6/12 AL
Daniel DUNCIN 30 TN farmer $240-$143
Mary A. 23 TN
Jefferson (m) 3, Margaret C. 1 AR
(MAD: 1850 Cannon Co. TN census; 1870 Independence Co. AR census; 1880 Sharp Co. AR census)
Spring River Twp.
Pg.299, #1303-1325, John PEVY? 73 NC laborer $0-$300
Emily 67 VA
Thomas DUNCAN 26 TN (blank) $0-$20
Emily J. 17 KY
Laura 1 TN
Lawrence Co. AR original marriage records 1821-59 (FHL film 1,290,702)
Marriage book 1853-1859 - no bride index
Preston Dunkean, age 22, to Susan Wring, age 17, both Lawrence Co. AR, 8 Nov. 1849 by James A. Brandon JP (MAD: 1860 Independence Co. AR; d. Sharp Co. AR)
Daniel Duncan to Mary Medaline Ring, mar. 10 Jan. 1856 at res. of Joseph Ring by J.G. Johnson, Rev. (MAD: see Independence and Sharp Co. AR)
(MAD: other marriages: Liney Dunkin to Robert Smith 11/7/1834; Rosannah Duncan to Jackson Willmouth 5/2/1833 by James Luttrell, JP, Current River Twp.)
Lawrence Co. AR Probate & Wills (FHL film 1,290,718)
No Duncan to 1834 & later
US Land Certificates, Lawrence Co. AR (copy from Myrvin Harris 12/1995)
US Certificate #9592, 30 Oct. 1857, to Daniel Duncan of Lawrence Co. AR; who has deposited in the General Land Office a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Batesville, that he has made payment according to the act of Congress 24 April 1824 for sale of Public Lands, for NE 1/4 SW fractional 1/4 of Sec. 31 in Twp. 16 North of Range 5 West in Dist. of Lands subject to sale at Batesville, AR, containing 40 acres.
US Certificate #17,421, 1 May 1860, to Elizabeth Duncan of Lawrence Co. AR; who has deposited in the General Land Office a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Batesville, that she has made payment according to the act of Congress 24 April 1824 for sale of Public Lands, for SE 1/4 SW 1/4 of Sec. 31 in Twp. 16 North of Range 5 West in Dist. of Lands subject to sale at Batesville, AR, containing 40 acres.
Lawrence Co. AR Index to Deeds (by book) (FHL film 1,290,729)
No Duncan through 1849, Book F
Pension Index Card File, alphabetical; of the Veterans Administrative Contact and Administration Services, Admin. Operations Services, 1861-1934; Duff to A-J Duncan (negative FHL film 540,888, some cards very faint); Joseph Duncan to Dunn (positive FHL film 540,889, some cards very dark)
Cataloged under Civil War, 1861-1865, pensions, indexes; does not say if Confederate or Federal, but probably Federal. Negative film, some cards much too faint or dark to read, some cards blurred or faded, particularly the service unit and the dates of application. Most of the very faint or dark cards were in a slightly different format, with space for years enlisted and discharged which were sometimes filled in. Many of these were for service in later years, although one or two were for service ca 1866.
Name of soldier, alias, name of dependent widow or minor, service (military unit or units), date of filing, class (invalid or widow or minor or other), Application #, Certificate #, state from which filed (sometimes blank), attorney (sometimes blank, MAD: did not usually copy), remarks. Sometimes the "Invalid" or "Widow" class had an "s" added to it before the application #; occasionally the area for the service information included a circled "S". The minor's name was frequently that of the guardian rather than the minor.
The military unit was frequently the Company Letter, the Regiment Number, sometimes US Vet Vol Inf. (US Veteran Volunteer Infantry), L.A. (Light Artillery), H.A. (Heavy Artillery), US C Inf (US Colored? Infantry), Cav. (Cavalry), Mil. Guards, V.R.C. (?Volunteer Reserve Corps?), etc. Sometimes there were several service units given.
Cards appear to be arranged by the last name, first name, middle initial if any, and state (including "US") of service.
Duncan, David; B 4 ARK Inf.; 1891 Sept. 24, Invalid Appl. #1061769, no cert. (MAD: ?? Daniel David Duncan, 1860 Lawrence Co. AR census; 1870 Independence Co. AR census; 1880 Sharp Co. AR census; from Cannon Co. TN, said to be son of James Virgil Duncan and Elizabeth, from info of Myrvin Harris 1994)
Duncan, John W., widow Duncan, Liddy; C 2 Ark. Cav., L 4 Ia. Cav.; 1890 July 31, Invalid Appl. #976729, Cert. #1054178, Ark.; 1903 Nov. 11, Widow Appl. #794528, Cert. #572909, Ark. (MAD: one John W. Duncan age 18 b.1846 Bedford Co. TN also served Co.D 4th IA Cavalry; one John W. Duncan age 29 b. Cannon Co. TN res. Washington Twp. Lawrence Co. AR enl. in Co.C 2nd AR Cav. on 1 April 1864 Batesville; ?? 1860 Lawrence Co. AR census)
Duncan, William A., widow Duncan, Eliza A.; C 2 Ark. Cav., L 4 Iowa Cav.; 1879 July 30, Invalid Appl. #300810, Cert. #477419; 1916? Feb. 23, Widow Appl. #1061248, Cert. #807405, Okla. (MAD: b.1845 Cannon Co. TN, son of Elizabeth; enrolled Houston, MO; "Alex" 1860 Lawrence Co. AR census; William A. Duncan age 21 mar. Eliza Ann Miller age 18 on 10/28/1866 in Independence Co. AR)
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