Duncans in San Mateo Co. CA


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

Last revised April 21, 2008

Formed 1856 from San Francisco


1860 San Mateo Co. CA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 San Mateo Co. CA Census
5th Township, P.O. Half Moon Bay
Pg.403, #243-230, DUNCAN, George 31 SCT farmer $2000-$1000, parents of foreign birth
                  AVERY, Mathew F. 26 IA farm laborer $0-$100

1930 Census, Hillsborough Town, San Mateo County, California (from Kathy Cawley 3/2007)
E.D.# 41-26, S.D.# 10th, Page# 135 & 135B, Image# 11 & 12 of 40
651 Brewer Avenue
William C.,
Head, owns/$60,000., age 44, m'd at 26, PA./VA./PA., owner/real estate, insurance
Myra, Wife, age 37, m'd at 19, CA./MA./MO.
William C.Jr., Son, age 10, attends school, CA./PA./CA.
Harriette, Mother, age 66, W'd., PA./GA./N.Y.
WILSON, Emily, servant, age 44, single, ENG./ENG./ENG., nurse
MASON, Mabel, servant, age 45, single, CAN./CAN./CAN., maid
MING, Chiu, servant, m/ch., age 34, m'd at 24, CH./CA./CH., cook
BROWN, Marie B., servant, age 52, single, GA./S.C./GA., graduate nurse
      (KDC: Harriette the widow of Murray M. Duncan of 1920 Marquette Co. MI 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 (MAD: added birth year)
      Duncan, Charles J.; 1year, San Mateo Co., died 5/12/14; 14-16319
      Duncan, George; 73 years, San Mateo Co., died 4/6/09; 09-10702 (b.1836)
      Duncan, Irene; spouse S.; 63 years, San Mateo Co., died 8/17/18; 18-29377
      Duncan, Lillian M.; spouse J.H.; 58 years, San Mateo Co., died 9/26/33; 33-51636
      Duncombe, Lillie N.; spouse W.S.; 77 years, San Mateo Co., died 6/29/35; 35-37047
      Duncan, Mae B.; spouse G.A.; 46 years, San Mateo Co., died 11/15/38; 38-70103
      Duncan, Samson; 79 years, San Mateo Co., died 6/9/18; 18-22661 (b.1839)
      Duncan, Samuel; spouse A.; 67 years, San Mateo Co., died 3/1/32; 32-18296
      Duncan, Thomas; 50 years, San Mateo Co., died 9/13/34; 34-51039
      Duncan, William W.; spouse M.; 62 years, San Mateo Co., died 6/2/35; 35-37057

HISTORIES before 1923

1928 "History of San Mateo County, California" by Roy W. Cloud; pub. Chicago, Ill.: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1928 (LH11071, HeritageQuest images 3/2007; FHL book 979.469 H2c and film 1,320,734 items 1 and 2)
      Pg.138-139: S.D. MERK, of Burlingame, now giving his time to financial interests, was until recently owner and editor of the Advance-Star, ... Mr. Merk was born in Omaha [MAD: Douglas Co.], Nebraska, on the 21st of August, 1872, and is a son of George W. and Sarah E. (Dunkin) Merk. He is descended from a long line of American ancestors, the family having settled in this country in colonial days, and his paternal grandfather was a California pioneer of 1849. S.D. Merk was brought to this state in his early boyhood ... school at Santa Rosa [Sonoma Co.], in 1897 in San Luis Obispo, for past 20 years a resident of San Mateo Co. ... Mr. Merk was united in marriage to Miss Anne Moroney, a native of Ohio. ... (MAD: 1880 Sonoma Co. CA census)


1928 "History of San Mateo Co. CA" by Roy W. Cloud, pub. by S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. (book qc979.469 C6, Vol.2, CA State Library, Sacramento; FHL book 979.469 H2c and film 1,320,734 items 1-2; and from Joan Chaffin 8/1994)
      Pg.589 contains a biographical sketch of Lawrie M. DUNCAN, of Redwood City, member of well-known contracting firm of Duncan & Russell, born in Hollister, San Benito Co. CA, on 8 Dec. 1888, son of Samuel Duncan, now decd, a native of Scotland and early pioneer of CA, to this state in 1846, one of the best known cattle men of early days. .... (MAD: Lawrie M. Duncan was son of Sampson Duncan b.1839 SCT, son of Robert Duncan and Ann Robertson; reference in Bancroft's "CA Pioneer Register and Index; 1852 Santa Clara Co. CA)


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