Duncans in Merced Co. CA


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

Last revised September 24, 2008

Formed 1855 from Mariposa
Fresno formed 1856 from Merced, Mariposa


1860 Merced Co. CA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Merced Co. CA Census
P.O. Snelling
Pg.264, #288-228, DUNCAN, John 46 KY clergyman $200-$200
                  Adline (f) 35 MO keeping house
                  Malinda 10, Sarah 8 MO
                  John 5 NV
                  Adline 3, Joseph C. 1 CA
Pg.278, #514-418, DUNCAN, D. (m) 30 MO brickmason $100-$200
                  Nancy 33 KY keeping house
                  Martha F. 12, Mary E. 10, Ella J. 8 MO
                  William 6 NV
                  Richard 4, Anna 3, Abigail 1 CA
                  GREELEY, Rockwell (m) 30 ME farm laborer $0-$650
                  (MAD: ?? Daniel Duncan from 1860 Ray Co. MO census)

1900 Census, Snelling Precinct, Merced County, California (from Kathy Cawley 8/2008)
S.D.# 5, E.D.# 43, Page# 267A, Image# 1 of 10
Laura B.,
Head, Jan 1860, age 40, m'd 8 yrs., 4 chi. born, 3 living, CA./TN./MO.
Maude L., Daughter, Apr 1893, age 7, AZ./CAN./CA.
Grace B., Daughter, Feb 1895, age 5, AZ./CAN./CA.
William J., Son, Nov 1896, age 3, CA./CAN./CA.
McFARLANDE, Alice, Cousin, Mar 1865, age 35, single, AR./TN./AR., milliner
      (KDC & MAD: William Duncan in Alaska 1900 census; family in 1910 Fresno Co. CA census)
~next door~
John L., Head, Dec 1826, age 73, m'd 44 yrs., TN./VA./VA.
Hannah, Wife, June 1830, age 69, 6 chi. born, 5 living, MO./N.C./KY.
Robert L., Son, Dec 1856, age 43, W'd., CA./TN./MO.
Nathan, Son, Aug 1865, age 36, single, CA./TN./MO.
John P., Son, July 1864, age 35, single, CA./TN./MO.
George, Son, Oct 1866, age 33, single, CA./TN./MO.
      (KDC: *parents and siblings of Laura-1870 Merced Co., CA., census)


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
      Duncan, George W.; spouse I.; 57 years, Merced Co., died 3/16/22; 22-13160
      Duncan, George W.; spouse N.J.; 79 years, Merced Co., died 1/21/31; 31-3829
      Duncan, John H.; 51 years, Merced Co., died 8/16/36; 36-49154
      Duncan, John; 55 years, Merced Co., died 8/1/38; 38-49251
      Duncan, Mary V.; spouse F.A.; 53 years, Merced Co., died 3/18/25; 25-13521
      Duncan, Tom; spouse J.; 65 years, Merced Co., died 1/7/36; 36-4150
      Duncan, William; spouse M.E.; 64 years, Merced Co., died 5/3/36; 36-30913

HISTORIES before 1923

1925 "A history of Merced County, California : being an account in brief outline of the period from the days of the Spanish occupation down to the present time .." by John Outcalt, pub. by Historic Record Co. (book qc979.458 O9; CA State Library, Sacramento; FHL film 1,000,113 item 2)
      Pg.870: DUNCAN, Frank J., b. Denver, CO, 2 Sept. 1884 when he entered the family of William T. and Elizabeth (Terrill) Duncan, who lived to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Father now retired was an attorney who came to Denver about 1849. The mother came from Virginia. ....


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