Duncans in Amador Co. CA


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

Last revised April 21, 2008

Formed 1854 from Calaveras
Alpine formed 1864 from El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras


1860 Amador Co. CA census
Pg.307, #547, Albert DUNCAN 28 SCT miner in hotel
Pg.318, #675-621, Albert DUNCAN 27 SCT miner w/other miners


CA Death Indexes, 1905-1929 and 1930-1939 (1905-1929 from CA State Library, Sacramento, and FHL microfilm 1,686,044, A to Emerson, Geo.; 1930-1939 from FHL microfilm 1,686,048, A to Hetterman)
      MAD Note: An index to California Birth Records, 1905-1995, and California Death Records, 1940-1997, has been posted at Rootsweb:
      Decedent name (8 characters maximum in first name); Spouse initials; Age, Place, Date of death; Year registered - State file number (MAD: added birth year)
      Duncan, Robert; spouse S.; 57 years, Amador Co., died 3/18/16; 16-7859
      Duncan, Walter C.; spouse P.; 38 years, Amador Co., died 11/18/28; 28-54751
      Duncan, Z. Z.; 7 days, Amador Co., died 2/17/24; 24-6174

Name Index in California Room, CA State Library, Sacramento
      DUNCAN, R(ichard) H(enry) - (from index card only): Sept. 3, 1888, "Call" (MAD: newspaper), pg.8, col.2. Jackson, Sept. 2. Dr. R.H. Duncan died in Plymouth yesterday. ... He was one of the oldest settlers of the northern portion of Amador County. (separate index card) 1876 Register of Voters, Amador Co.: DUNCAN, Richard Henry, age 42, b. VA, live Plymouth, registered 8/23/1875.


Probate Records, El Dorado Co. CA Superior Court Clerk's office from index
      #218: George Duncan, died intestate 14 Feb. 1885; homestead east of town of Nashville; heirs: R.H. Duncan, father, aged about 60, of Plymouth, Amador Co. CA. Petition for probate signed 29 Oct. 1887 by his brother, Albert Duncan.
      #274: Albert Duncan, died intestate 21 March 1889 at Plymouth, Amador Co. CA. Petitioner Charles Duncan is his brother, age 20, of Battle Mountain, NV; heirs were Charles Duncan and also a sister, Ella Duncan, age 28, of Plymouth, CA.

HISTORIES before 1923

1881 "History of Amador County, California : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers" by Jesse D. Mason, pub. by Thompson & West (Placerville Library; FHL film 468,731 item 1)
      No Duncan biography indexed


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