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Duncans in Twiggs Co. GA

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

Last revised November 11, 2004

TWIGGS CO. GA
Formed 1809 from Wilkinson
Bibb formed 1822 from Jones, Monroe, Twiggs, Houston
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1820-1830 Twiggs Co. GA Census
        No Duncan indexed

1840 Twiggs Co. GA Census
355th District
Pg.387  Daniel Duncan      0200,01      - 1000,1
          (MAD: Dan Duncan mar. Lucy Taylor 12/25/1831 Jones
            Co. GA; ? widow Lucy in 1850 Marion Co. FL census)
        Hinton Duncan      0200,01      - 1000,01
          (MAD: Hinton Duncan mar. Lucinda A. Poole 11/24/1829
            Baldwin Co. GA; 1830 Jones Co. GA census;
            1850 Cass Co. TX census)

1850-1860 Twiggs Co. GA Census
      No Duncan indexed
 

1860 Twiggs Co. GA Census
Militia Dist. 323
Pg.381, #231-231, John H. DURSON 54 NC farmer $22,294 - $23,715
                  Elizabeth 50 GA
                  Tilmon S. 23 GA farmer $700-$2356
                  John M.D. 19 GA
                  Elias J. 17, Robt. A. 10 GA
                  Stephen J. 7, Charles A. 6, William A. 3 GA
                  (MAD: indexed DENSON)
 

1870 Twiggs Co. GA Census
      No Duncan indexed
 

TAX RECORDS

Twiggs Co. GA Tax Digests for 1818, 1826, 1830, 1833, 1853 (FHL film 159,185)
      1826: Capt. Tison's Dist., Moses Duncan, pole tax only
      1833: Capt. Bostic's Dist., Daniel Duncan, 1 slave, 452a Twiggs Co. adj. (granted?) Jones, adj. Williams, on Big Sandy.
 

LAND RECORDS

GA Land Lotteries; Twiggs Co. GA
      Name, lottery year, militia district & county of residence, draw
      Duncan, Elizabeth, Widow, 1807, of Williamson's Militia Dist., Screven Co., drew lot #43 in Dist.25, Wilkinson Co. (MAD: Dist.25 was later Twiggs Co.)
      Duncan, Hinton, 1827, of Capt. Davis Dist., Jones Co., drew lot #200, 4th Dist., Sec.5, Carroll Co.
      Duncan, Hinton, 1832, of Davis Militia Dist., Jones Co., drew gold lot #1205 in Dist.3, Sec.4, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Floyd Co.)
      Duncan, Moses, 1827, of Capt. Chamberlain Dist., Twiggs Co., drew lot #201, 4th Dist., Sec.2, Muscogee Co.
      Duncan, Samuel, 1821, of Griffin's Dist., Twiggs Co., drew lot #17 in Sec.9, Houston Co.
      Duncan, Samuel, 1821, of Griffens Dist., Twiggs Co., drew lot #130 in Sec.12, Houston Co.
      Duncan, William, 1807, of Keelings Dist., Elbert Co., drew lot #8 in Dist.25, Wilkinson Co. (MAD: Dist.25 was later Twiggs Co.)
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Houston Co. GA Deeds (FHL film 295,958)
      A-269: 7 April 1824, Samuel Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA to Edwin Ellis of Houston Co. GA, $250, lot 130 in Dist. 12, 202-1/2 acres. Wit. J.W. Perry, David Graham JP.

Jones Co. GA Deeds
      P-346: Jones Co. GA, 28 Nov. 1833, Daniel Duncan of Twiggs Co. to James James (MAD: sic) of Jones Co., $200, 150 acres in 6th Dist. formerly Baldwin now Jones Co., lot 71 on S.side Long Slash adj. Thos. Stewart and others; wit. John (X) James, Thomas J. Gardner. (FHL film 470,018)
      R-76: 9 Dec. 1843, James R. (X) Emerson of Jones Co. GA to Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $100, land in 6th Dist. originally Baldwin now Jones and Twiggs Cos., lot #36, 190 acres; wit. Burrel (X) Bass, Thos. L. Burden JP. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-78: 11 Sept. 1845, Silas Rawls of Houston Co. GA to Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $125, land in 6th Dist. originally Baldwin now Jones Co., lot #35, 202-1/2 acres; wit. James Woodall, Simpson Moore. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-180: 23 July 1847, Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA to James Woodall of Jones Co. GA, $61, 101-1/4 acres being North half lot 19 in 6th Dist. originally Baldwin now Jones Co.; wit. Davis Duncan, George Duncan Jr. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-242: 15 Sept. 1848, Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA to Samuel Griswold of Jones Co. GA, $900, land in 7th Dist. orig. Baldwin now Jones Co., lot #34, and in 6th Dist., lot #8, containing 405 acres; wit. Thomas H. Stallworth, Thos. C. McGough JP. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-250: 31 Oct. 1843, John Anderson of Twiggs Co. GA to Hinton Duncan of same, $200, lot #34 in 7th Dist. originally Baldwin now Jones Co., 202-1/2 acres; wit. John Pararish, D. Duncan, Thos. C. McGough JP. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-252 (1st): Jones Co. GA, 2 March 1843, James Kitchens of Bibb Co. GA to Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $100, lot #8 in 6th Dist. formerly Baldwin now Jones Co. (no acreage given); wit. Barnes W. Simms, Davis Duncan. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-253: 17 Nov. 1848, Samuel Griswold of Jones Co. GA to Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $200, 146 acres, being part of lot #18 in 6th Dist. originally Baldwin now Jones Co., adj. land of said Hinton Duncan, 101-1/4 acres of the same was purchased by Robert V. Hardeman at Sheriff sale as property of Thomas Smith which is the SE half of said lot, and the other 45 acres purchased by said Hardeman as property of Joseph Oswalt and lies in W corner of said lot; wit. Taylor F. Gibson, Wiley B. Pope? JP. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-254: 15 Sept. 1848, Samuel Griswold of Jones Co. GA to Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $300, lot #62 in 6th Dist. originally Baldwin now Jones Co. GA, 202-1/2 acres; wit. Thomas H. Stallworth, Thos. C. McGough JP. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-255: 26 June 1847, George Duncan of Jones Co. GA to Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $360, two parcels, one in 6th Dist. formerly Baldwin now Jones Co., lot #45 of 202-1/2 acres, and one in 6th Dist. formerly Baldwin now Jones Co., lot #35 of 202-1/2 acres; wit. Davis Duncan, James Balkcom. (FHL film 470,019)
      R-311: Twiggs Co. GA, 10 Nov. 1849, Hinton Duncan of Twiggs Co. to Samuel Griswold of Jones Co., $5538, land in 6th Dist. orig. Baldwin now part in Twiggs and part in Jones Cos., lots 15, 16, 17, 34, 35, 41, 45, 62 and SE 1/2 Lot 19 and 146 acres of lot 18, being SE 1/2 and SW 1/4 of said lot 18 less about 6 acres, comprising 8 whole lots, 3/4 of another one less 6 acres, and 1/2 of another, containing in all 1,846 acres, exclusive of right of way granted Central Rail Road Co.; wit. Thomas H. Stallworth, Thos. L. Bend? Sr? JP. (FHL film 470,019)

Newton Co. GA Deeds (FHL film 325,771)
      A-441: 14 July 1824, John (JB) Brooks of Newton Co. GA to Samuel Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $800, lot 31 in 10th Dist. Henry Co. now Newton Co. Wit. Robert Rabb, John Harbeson JP.

Wilcox Co. GA Deed (FHL film 271,329)
      C-152: Pulaski Co. GA, 22 Feb. 1853, Thomas (X) Ayres of Dooly Co. GA to Hartwell S. Duncan of Twiggs Co. GA, $624, lots #29, #30, and #37 in 12th District containing in all 607-1/2 acres; wit. Willis Cason, John Dennard; rec. April 7, 1882. (MAD: 1850 Hamilton Co. TN; 1860 Roane Co. TN)

Russell Co. AL Deed (FHL film 1,302,118)
      E-462: Twiggs Co. GA, 24 Feb. 1844, B. Duncan to George Duncan for $275? ($2x5), negro Dinah a girl 9 years old and a girl 4 years old, mortgage; wit. Hinton Duncan.
 

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