Duncans in Macon Co. GA


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

Last revised November 12, 2007

Formed 1837 from Houston, Marion
Crawford formed 1822 from Houston, Marion, Talbot, Macon
Talbot formed 1827 from Crawford, Harris, Marion, Macon, Muscogee
Peach formed 1924 from Houston, Macon


1840 Macon Co. GA Census
770th Dist.
Pg.21  John C. Duncan      0002,11  -  0200,01
            (MAD: mar. Fanny Reaves 9/1/1822 Jones Co. GA; 1830 Marion Co. GA census; 1850 Pike Co. AL census)

1850 Macon Co. GA Census
      No Duncans indexed

1860 Macon Co. GA Census
757th District G.M., Grangerville P.O.
Pg.111, #479-479, Davis DUNCAN 49 NC teacher Comm. School $3500-$11900
                  Elizabeth F. 53 NC
                  William F. 20 GA teacher Comm. School
                  Elizabeth 18, Ellen M. 15 GA
                  Nancy L. 12, George C. 9 GA
                  Elizabeth 85 NC
                  (MAD: 1850 Jones Co. GA census; Mrs. Elizabeth Duncan age 93y died 6/15/1868 Macon Co. GA; from Vol.1, "Obituaries published by 'The Christian Index' 1822-1899" by Mary McKeown Overby, Macon, GA; GA Baptist Historical Soc.; FHL book 975.8 V4o. MAD: one George C. Duncan mar. Sallie Joiner 5/21/1872 Pike Co. GA)
Pg.112, #487-487, Lee DUNCAN 60 NC mechanic $100-$5400
                  Mary 49 GA
                  Thomas J. 30 GA mechanic 0-$1300
                  Loretta A. 22, Sophronia E. 20 GA
                  Lavinia H. 17, John G. 13 GA
                  James M. 12, Edmund W. 10, Jesse D. 7 GA
                  Elizabeth CHAPPEL 75 NC
                  Mary E. McKAY 15 GA teacher Comm. School
                  Emma C. 10 GA
                  (MAD: 1850 Jones Co. GA census; Mrs. Mary Duncan, age 63y, wife of Lee Duncan, died 2/18/1872 Macon Co. GA; from Vol.1, "Obituaries published by 'The Christian Index' 1822-1899" by Mary McKeown Overby, Macon, GA; GA Baptist Historical Soc.; FHL book 975.8 V4o)

1870 Macon Co. GA Census
(Note: Stamped pages are in order but the township pages and household numbering indicate the pages were bound out of sequence)
Gatlin's 757th District, P.O. Gatlin
Pg.533, #1220-1220, DUNCAN, Mary (f) 39 GA farmer $484-614
                  Loretta (f) 30 GA keeping house
                  John G. 26, Jas. M. 24 GA farm laborers
                  Edmund 22 GA at school
                  POEPLES?, Mary (f) 32 VA MULATTO farm laborer
                  Simon 3 GA BLACK
                  Infant (f) 2/12 GA BLACK b.April
                  (MAD: Mary age 39 should probably be age 59, widow of Lee Duncan)
Pg.535, #1191-1191, DUNCAN, Davis 60 NC farmer $1600-$400
                  Elizabeth 61 NC keeping house
                  Nancy L. 22 GA at home
                  George C. 19 GA at school
Pg.535, #1192-1192, DUNCAN, Willis 40 GA BLACK farm laborer $0-$200
                  Elvisa 30 GA BLACK keeping house
                  Frank 11, Elizabeth 9, Henry 7 GA BLACKS
Pg.535, #1194-1194, BROOKS, Wyatt 65 SC farmer $3000-$3000
                  Margaret 63 NC keeping house
                  Thomas S. 24 GA farm laborer
                  Mariah 13 GA BLACK farm laborer
                  BALEMAN, Rose (f) 21 GA BLACK farm laborer
                  Norah (f) 3, Sarah 7/12 b.Dec. GA BLACKS
                  DUNCAN, Benjamin 14 GA BLACK farm laborer
Pg.535, #1195-1195, GARDNER, Julius (m) 32 GA farmer $1000-$400
                  Louisa 30 GA keeping house
                  Hugh 3, Minnie (f) 2 GA
                  Infant (f) 2/12 GA b.Apr.
                  DUNCAN, Stephen 13 GA BLACK farm laborer
Pg.536, #1201-1201, DUNCAN, Harry 41 GA BLACK cabinet workman $0-$120
                  Mariah (f) 27 GA BLACK keeping house
                  Jesse 12, Ellen 10 GA BLACKS at school
                  Genl. Lee (m) 8, Charles G. 5 GA BLACKS
Pg.536, #1202-1202, TURNER, Levi Jr. 40 GA farmer $3500-$2100
                  Nancy C. 39 GA keeping house
                  Mary E. 16, Henry 15 GA at school
                  Amelia J. 12, Thos. O. 10 GA at school
                  Anna C. 9, Nancy C. 7 GA
                  Samuel A. 5, Robt. G. 2 GA
                  DUNCAN, Mary A. 14 GA (white) domestic servant
Pg.536, #1210-1210, DUNCAN, Moses 37 GA BLACK farm laborer $0-$230
                  Charlotte 36 GA MULATTO keeping house
                  Harry (m) 17, Berry (m) 14 GA BLACKS farm laborers
                  David 12, Washington 10 GA BLACKS farm laborers
                  Mary J. 5 GA BLACK
                  Charles 4 GA MULATTO
                  Wm. F. 2, Jno. W. 9/12 b.Oct. GA MULATTOS
Pg.538, #1177-1177, DUNCAN, Wm. F. 30 GA farmer $600-$250
                  A.A.E. (f) 18 GA keeping house
                  E.L. (f) 9, W.D.L. (m) 7 GA
                  Mary L. 11/12 GA b.Aug.
Pg.540, #1145-1145, DUNCAN, Allen 43 GA BLACK farm laborer
                  Levinia 35 VA MULATTO keeping house
                  Virginia 13 GA MULATTO at school
                  Jefferson 10 GA BLACK at school
                  Emma 7, Forest (m) 5, Anna 3 GA BLACKS
Lanier's 814th District, P.O. Oglethorpe
Pg.574, #524-524, DUNCAN, Green 28 GA BLACK farm laborer
                  Dilcy (f) 28 SC BLACK keeping house
                  Charles 11 GA BLACK at home
                  Cealy (f) 8, Abram 6 GA BLACKS
                  Alex M. 3, Louvena (f) 1 GA BLACKS
Oglethorpe's 1070th District, P.O. Oglethorpe
Pg.614, #167-167, DUNCAN, Thos. 37 GA BLACK farm laborer $0-$0
                  Nancy 45 GA BLACK keeping house
                  Amanda 11 GA BLACK at school
                  Priss? (Puss?) A. (f) 9, Jno. T. 4 GA BLACKS
                  Adeline (f) 30 GA BLACK farm laborer
                  Henry 10, Allen (m) 7 GA BLACKS
                  Sanil (m) 3, Jas. J. 5/12 b.Jan. GA BLACKS
Pg.615, #178-178, GRIZZLE, Jane (f) 35 GA BLACK farm laborer
                  Martha 13 GA BLACK farm laborer
                  Margarett 9, Alex 3 GA BLACKS
                  DUNCAN, Penny 62 (f) NC BLACK cooks


Macon Co. GA Marriages 1858-1901, Vol.A-B 1858-1880 (FHL film 310,919)
      Vol.A, 1858-1871
      A-49, James C. Cox to Miss Elizabeth F. Duncan, lic. 25 June 1859, mar. 10 July 1859 by John Howell MG
      A-61, William F. Duncan to Mary A. Anderson, lic. 5 June 1860, mar. 7 June 1860 by F. Campe, MG
      Vol.B, 1872-1880
      B-138, Bassel Stubbs to Saphronia Duncan, lic. 17 Dec. 1870, mar. 20 Dec. 1870 by W.F. Duncan MG.
      B-142, Z.I. Gann to Miss E.M. Duncan, lic. 22 June 1870, mar. 26 June 1870 by C.B. Denowney? (Devonns?) MG
      B-152, D.D. Shirey to Sarah Jane Duncan, lic. 3 Jan. 1870, mar. 5 Jan. 1870 by W.S. Traluck JG
      B-194, Fred Duncan to Fannie Mosely (col), lic. 24 July 1869, mar. 25 July 1869 by Simm Hinton MG
      B-420, George W. Slappey to Nancy L. Duncan, lic. 2 Dec. 1876, mar. 14 Dec. 1876 by W.F. Duncan MG
      B-505, Charles Gilbert to Eva L. Duncan, lic. 18 Nov. 1878, mar. 22 Nov. 1878 by A.J. Harrey, MG


Hall Co. GA Ordinary Court Minutes & Estate Records (FHL film 424,829)
      8-89: 19 Feb. 1879, petition of Nanie A. Duncan that William F. Duncan died 4 Jan. 1879 leaving petitioner as next of kin and leaving a large estate of real and personal property; died intestate. (pg.100-101 not filmed)
      8-107: 9 April 1879, removed administration of estate to Macon Co.

Randolph Co. GA Deeds (FHL film 271,221)
      K-36: Randolph Co. GA, 15 Feb. 1855, Davis Duncan of Macon Co. GA to William J. Johnson of first named, $300, lot 175 in 5th Dist. originally Lee now Randolph Co.; wit. William (X) Johnson, Henry W. Johnston; rec. on oath of William Johnson.


"Roster of Confederate Soldiers of GA 1861-1865" by Lillian Henderson, Director of the State Division of Confederate Pensions and Records for the state of Georgia, 6 vols. (FHL book 975.8 M22h)
      3:170: 25th Regiment GA Volunteer Infantry, Army of Tennessee; Co.K, Wise Guards, Macon Co. GA: James Madison Duncan, Private, Sept. 2, 1861; transferred to Co.B, 22nd Battn, GA Heavy Artillery, Nov. 26, 1862; appointed Corporal. On guard duty at Yadkin River, NC, April 26, 1865.

GA Confederate Soldiers Pensions; Index - Dobson, W.P. to Ellington, Allen J. (FHL film 1,493,057)
      MAD: The Pension records themselves are alphabetic within the county. The index is small 3x5 cards preprinted with "Name:" and "Service:" and "Res.:" and "Remarks"; also looked at any Dunan and Dunk.. names listed; cards include witnesses for other confederate soldiers.
      Information in FHL Catalog: Confederate soldiers received pensions for military service beginning in 1879; law changed 1891 to include widows; cards in this record for the witnesses of these soldiers & widows attesting to service of each soldier; alphabetical by name of pensioner, included on card are notations concerning county of residence, unit designation, and husband's name in the case of widow cards.
      John C. Duncan, Co.A, 10th GA Bn, application in Macon Co. GA

Case Files of Applications from Former Confederates for Presidential Pardons ("Amnesty Papers") 1865-1867, Group I, Pardon Applications Submitted by Persons from the South (from Kathy Cawley 9/2007; MAD's extract)
      J.G. Duncan of Macon Co. GA, oath of allegiance, 29 Sept. 1865. (Roll 18, Georgia, Di-Gra names, FHL film 1,578,756)


"American Encyclopedia of Biography, New Series" pub. by American Historical Society, Vol.28, 1958 (FHL book 973 D36ea)
      Pg.401 of this volume contains a biographical sketch of JAMES R. GRAVES DUNCAN, JR. of Prattville, Autauga Co. AL, born in Marion Co. GA 11/24/1896, son of James R. Graves Duncan, Sr. born Macon Co. GA, who was a son of William Franklin Duncan and Nancy Ann Duke of NC. The article gives more on the James R. Graves Duncan family. (MAD: see Duplin Co. NC, William Franklin Duncan possibly the William F. b. 1840, in Macon Co. GA 1860 census, son of Davis Duncan who was son of Edmund Duncan)


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