Duncans in Burke Co. GA

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

Last revised September 17, 2003

BURKE CO. GA
Formed 1777 from St. George Parish
Screven formed 1793 from Burke, Effingham
Jefferson formed 1796 from Burke, Warren
Jenkins formed 1905 from Bulloch, Burke, Emanuel, Screven
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1820-1840 Burke Co. GA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Burke Co. GA Census
Pg.286, #--, Laborers on the 5th Sect. of the Waynesboro Railroad
                  Thomas DURKIN Junr 23 IREland
                  John DUNCAN 30 TN

1860 Burke Co. GA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Burke Co. GA Census
Alexander
Pg.305, #82-82, DUNCAN, Peter 37 GA BLACK farm laborer $0-$0
                  Dye (f) 33 GA BLACK keeping house
                  George 13 GA BLACK farm laborer
District 66, P.O. Waynesboro
Pg.397, #1448-1448, WOOD, Patrick 31 GA (white) farmer $5000-$1000
                  DUNCAN, Darling (m) 36 SC (white) physician $0-$400
                  DONALLY, Casey (f) 24 GA BLACK domestic sert.
                  Anna 3, Leslie? (f) 1 GA BLACK
                  (MAD: 1860 Barnwell Co. SC census)
 

COUNTY RECORDS

Burke Co. GA Misc. Records in the Office of the Ordinary; 1787-1904 (FHL film 262,719)
      No index, not in date or name order
 

LAND RECORDS

GA Land Grants
      S3-102: 17 April 1789, to Samuel Duncan, 450 acres in Burke Co., bounded NE by Jenkins, NW by Duncans and vacant land, SW by Wyches and vacant land, and SE by Boazman's land. (FHL film 465,089)
      T3-698: 12 July 1790, to Andrew Duncan, 100 acres in Burke Co., bounded S by John Knowblack's land, all other sides by vacant land. (FHL film 465,090)

GA Surveyor General's records, headright surveys; index A-M, no dates (FHL film 465,015)
      Looked to ca 1852, Book AH, quit
      S-49: Andrew Duncan, Burke Co., 100a, 1787
      S-51: Samuel Duncan, Burke Co., 450a, 1786

Burke Co. GA Grantor Deed Index (FHL film 222,774)
      Deeds & Indexes start 1844
      No Duncan

Burke Co. GA Deeds & Mortgages index 1844-1925 (grantees A-K on FHL film 222,776, grantors on FHL film 222,744)
      Duncan grantee in 1922, not copied; no grantor through 1925
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Carteret Co. NC Deeds (FHL film 262,372)
      P-32: Warranty Deed; 17 March 1778, Thomas Innis of Burk Co. GA and wife Fereba, to Thomas Duncan of "county and state afsd", 100 GA money, land now in possession of said Thomas Duncan by virtue of lease for a year, 200 acres originally granted said Thomas Innis on Rockey Creek at Andrew McCones' old (one word) mill, adj. lands of William Hodges and Benjamin Borneyman; wit. Solomon Barfield, Dond. Fraser.
      P-34: 16 March 1777, in 2nd Year of Independence, Thomas Innis of St. Georges Parish now called County of Buk Taylor, to Thomas Duncan, land in Burk Co. GA of 200 acres granted Thomas Innis on Rockey Creek at Andrew McCorrens old grist mill by lands of William Hodgis and Benjamin Borraman, other sides vacant; lease for one year; wit. Solomon Barfield, Dond. Fraser.
 

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