Duncans in Pike Co. AR


Duncan research files of
Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised April 21, 2008

Formed 1833 from Clark, Hempstead
Howard formed 1873 from Pike, Hempstead, Polk, Sevier


1840-1850 Pike Co. AR Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Pike Co. AR Census
Thompson Twp.
Pg.447, #115-115, D. DUNCAN (m) 49 NC farmer $1400-$1325
                  J.P. (m) 19, S.J. (m) 17 MS
                  J.N. (m) 10, J.K. (m) 8, Z.A. (m) 6 MS
                  E.J. (f) 3 AR
                  Isaac MAGUIRE 22 AR farmer
                  S.J. (f) 30 TN
                  Analiza SYLIVAN (f) 9 MS
                  (MAD: Dickerson Duncan, 1850 Marshall Co. MS census as Rich'd Duncan; one Nancy Duncan 32 TN married d. 9/1859 of pneumonia in Pike Co. AR, from 1860 mortality schedule; one Samuel J. Duncan was in Traitors (Trader's) AR Cav. 5/2/1864, res. Pike Co. AR)

1870 Pike Co. AR Census (#86 also from Laura Hritz 3/2002)
Thompson Twp.
Pg.237, #85-79, COOLEY, William 68 SC farmer $400-$750
                  Sarah 72 SC keeping house
                  Elizabeth 33 TN
                  Isaac C. 13, John H. 10 AR farm laborers
                  William M. 8 AR at home
                  DUNCAN, Mary J. 31 TN (white) keeping house
                  John K. 17 MS farm laborer
                  BUSSELL, Nancy 36 TN (blank)
Pg.237, #86-80, "DUCAN," Samuel J. 24 MS farmer $75-$350
                  Sarah E. 28 TN keeping house
                  James A. 3, William D. 1 AR
                  Eliza J. 13 AR at home

1880 Pike Co. AR Census (#125 also from Laura Hritz 3/2002)
Thompson, Pg.17, SD 2, ED 123
Pg.422A, #123-123, HINDMAN, S.M. (m) 32 MO mar. farmer TN TN
                  Julia A. 26 AR wife keeping house KY TN
                  Finas D. 5 TX son MO AR
                  Mollie 4 TX dau. MO AR
                  James 7/12 AR b.Jan. son MO AR
                  DUNCAN, John 26 AR laborer single laborer MS MS
Pg.422A, #125-125, DUNCAN, S.J. (m) 35 MS mar. farmer TN TN "Belous fever"
                  Sarah E. 38 TN wife keeping house SC SC
                  Wm. D. 12 AR son works on farm MS TN
                  Isaac F. 8 AR son MS TN
                  Naoma R. 5 AR dau. MS TN
                  DUNCAN, E.J. (f) 23 AR sister (blank-blank)
                  Sarah 15 AR sister (blank-blank)


Pike County Arkansas Records

      This site includes Confederate Pension Application abstracts for #635 James P. Duncan, widow Mary J. Duncan, and #9120, Samuel Jasper Duncan, widow Sarah E. Duncan, and other Pike Co. AR records.

HISTORIES before 1923

1890 "Biographical & Historical Memoirs of Southern AR" Clark, Miller, Sevier, Howard, Pike, Lafayette, Hempstead, Columbia, Little River, Nevada, Cleveland, Ouchita (sic), Dallass, Bradley, Calhoun, Union, Ashley, Drew, Lincoln, Desha and Chicot Cos.; by Goodspeed (FHL film 266,242; and from Betty Laarveld 5/1987)
      Pg.322-323: Pike Co. Isaac Cooley, farmer, Bingen, Pike Co. AR, born White Co. TN on May 19, 1823, eldest of 8 children born to William and Sarah (Hudson) Cooley, natives of SC who moved to TN 1815, then Hempstead Co. AR 1845, then Pike Co. AR 1855. He was first married in 1848 to Miss Linnie E.D. Rodgers of KY; 9 children, 6 now living, all married, all residing in this state. They are named as follows: John R., William T., Jefferson D., Sarah F., Elvira T., and Irene J. Sarah F. was married in 1869 to Mr. E.K. McGloffin, a farmer, who died about 1879. Her second husband was John Duncan, who resides in Pike Co. They were married in 1881. ...
      Pg.328: Pike Co. Jonathan G. Hankins, b. Lafayette [Fayette] Co. AL June 19, 1844; his father, Richard Hankins, a farmer by occupation, was a native of TN, born in 1802, and married Miss Sarah Dunken, a native of KY, born in 1816, and by her was the father of eleven children, namely: Polly A., Rutha, Debbie E. (decd.), John S. (decd), Martha J., Rebecca (decd), Susan (decd), James B. and Rollie T. Mr. Hankins, Sr., took an active interest in politics, serving as sheriff of Lafayette Co. AL for over 8 years. He volunteered to serve in the war of 1836. Both he and his wife were members of the Primitive Baptist Church ... He died in 1880, at the advanced age of 78 years. His widow still resides on the old home place, aged 74 years. The immediate subject of this sketch was reared in AL; 1862 Confederate army; on July 13, 1865, he married Mrs. Frances (Gilmer) Herrington, a native of GA, b. 1836, dau. of Archie and Peggie Gilmer, has 6 children: Blendinio P., Dora L. (decd), Alice E., Oscar L., Alonzo and David M. ...
      Pg.340: Pike Co. John W. Talbott, youngest of 7 children born to J.W. and Rachel (Huddleston) Talbott; father to AR in 1816 from St. Clair Co. IL, magistrate in Howard Co. John W. Talbott b. Howard Co. AR on Sept. 1, 1849; twice married, first in 1874 to Miss Nettie Duncan, a native of Howard Co. AR and the dau. of Capt. R.L. Duncan of Centre Point AR. Two children: Bettie Lorena and William R. who died in 1876, Bettie L. living with her father. Mrs. Talbot died in 1876, and Mr. Talbott m. 2nd Miss Bettie Beene ...


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