Duncans in Ogle Co. IL


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

Last revised February 4, 2014

Formed 1836 from Jo Daviess
Lee formed 1839 from Ogle


1840-1850 Ogle Co. IL Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Ogle Co. IL Census
Town of Forreston
Pg.831, #2388-2293, Edward DUNCAN 55 IRE laborer $0-$50
                  Ellen 52 IRE
                  (no children)

1870 Ogle Co. IL Census
Grand Detour Twp., P.O. Grand Detour
Pg.291, #20-21, HUGHES, John T. 38 ENG farmer $2420-$500, parents of foreign birth
                  Enperna 38 NY keeps house
                  Hary M. (m) 3 IL at home, father of foreign birth
                  John H. 10/12 IL at home, b. Aug, father of foreign birth
                  DUNCAN, Walter 16 IL (white) farm hand
                  (MAD: 1860 & 1880 Lee Co. IL census as Walker Duncan)


Ogle Co. IL Deed Indexes (copied by CVD in SLC 5/9/2013)
   Grantor index, 1837-1865 (FHL film 1,415,757 item 1)
      M of D-235: Duncan, Henry & wife to Thomas W. Updike, Feb. 6, 1854, filed Mch. 2, 1854
      O of D-216: Duncan, H. & T.W. Updike to George W. Weaver, Jany 31, 1855, filed Feb. 3, 1855
   Grantee index, 1837-1865 (FHL film 1,415,803 item 1) - no Duncan

Ogle Co. IL Deeds (FHL film 1,415,810; SLC 12/11/2013)
      M-235/236: 6 Feb. 1854, Henry H. Duncan and Mary Duncan his wife of town of Rockford, Winnebago Co. IL, to Thomas W. Updike of town of Elida, county & state afsd, for $100 paid, sell parcel of land in town of Byron, Ogle Co. IL, 25 acres and 8/100 of an acre from off W end or side of SW 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec.4 Twp.25N Range 11E, with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Henry Duncan, Mary Duncan. Wit. Duncan Ferguson. Ack.6 Feb. 1854 before Duncan Ferguson, Notary Public for Winnebago Co. IL. Filed March 2, 1854. (FHL film 1,415,810)
      O-216/217: 31 Jan. 1855, Henry Duncan and Mary Duncan his wife and Thomas W. Updike and Julia A. Updike his wife, Winnebago Co. IL, to George W. Weaver of Schohari Co. New York, for $200 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in town of Byron, Ogle Co. IL, 15 acres from off the E end or side of SW 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec.4 Twp.25 Range 11E, with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Henry Duncan, Mary Duncan, T.W. Updike, Julia A. Updike. Ack. 31 Jan. 1855 before Reuben Alwirde?, J.P. for Winnebago Co. IL. Filed Feb. 5?, 1855. (FHL film 1,415,810; SLC 12/11/2013)

HISTORIES before 1923

"The Biographical record of Ogle County, Illinois" (anonymous); pub. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1899, 492 pgs. (LH10357, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL book 977.332 D3b and film 1,000,508 item 5)
      Pg.307: Charles Fisher ... on the 10th of November, 1850, in Byron township, occurred the marriage of Mr. Fisher and Miss Harriet N. Salisbury, who was born in Townsend, Windham County, Vermont, August 2, 1827, a daughter of Barnard and Arethusa (Duncan) Salisbury, also natives of the Green Mountain state. The father was born in Brattleboro, March 30, 1786, and was descended from a family of German origin ... pioneer of Townsend, Vermont. ... On returning from a visit to our subject and his wife he was taken ill with cholera at Pulaski, New York, and died July 4, 1854. His wife passed away December 27, 1832. In the family of this worthy couple were ten children, of whom nine reached years of maturity, but only Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. Arethusa Merwin of New Haven, Connecticut, and Henry Salisbury, of Schenectady, New York, are now living. ...

"The History of Ogle County, Illinois : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, etc., a biographical directory of its citizens, war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion, general and local statistics, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, history of the Northwest, history of Illinois, map of Ogle County, Constitution of the United States, miscellaneous matters, etc." by L D Lowry, F D Silva, Thomas Brady, A A Graham, et al; pub. Chicago: H.F. Kett & Co., 1878, 852 pgs. (LH11877, HeritageQuest images 4/2007 & 7/2007)
      Pg.447: Its nearest neighbor was the Rockford "Pilot." Number twelve, issued in April, announced the death of the editor, Mr. Emanual Knodle, ... Mr. D.C. Duncan succeeded Mr. Knodle as editor. Until July 10, 1842, the "Register" was politically neutral ... (later reference in same text ... October 7, 1842, it was dressed in mourning for the death of the second editor, Mr. D.C. Dunbar, ...) (MAD: Duncan and Dunbar as given)


Return to Index to Duncan Research Files in Illinois

Return to The Genealogy Bug's Home Page