Duncans in Benton Co. IN


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

Last revised November 24, 2011

Formed 1840 from Jasper


1850 Benton Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Benton Co. IN Census
Oak Grove Twp.
Pg.498, #188-185, James G. KING 32 MA farmer $0-$1030
                  Martha 23 IN
                  Gilbert KING 64 MA laborer
Pg.498, #188-186, William DUNCAN 25 IN farm laborer $0-$0
                  Wealthy (f) 22 IN
                  Sarah 2 IN
                  Robert DUNCAN 17 IN farm laborer
                  Daniel MURAY 26 OH farm laborer
                  (MAD: 1850 White Co. IN census; William in 1870 White Co. IN census)

1870 Benton Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed


Benton Co. IN Deed Index, 1835-1857 (FHL film 1,887,619, item 1; SLC 10/6/2011)
      In order by deed book and page; D names, no Duncan

HISTORIES before 1923

"Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana : historical and biographical." by J.H. Battle; pub. Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co., 1883, 799 pgs. (LH6232, HeritageQuest images 5/2007; FHL film 934,922 item 3 and 928,022 item 1)
      Pg.252-253: The Great Rebellion of 1861 ... Benton's First Company ... Privates ... William H. Duncan, ... (pg.256) William H. Duncan, transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps November 15, 1863, ...
      Pg.337-338: Town of Fowler and Centre Township - Benton County. JAMES WHARRY, Surveyor of Benton County, was born at Greenville, Ohio, July 23, 1841. He ... enlisted in Company C, Eleventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry. ... Second Lieutenant of his company, and in September of the following year was advanced to the First Lieutenancy of Company H and subsequently ... After the war, he recommenced carpentering in his native State, and continued that and surveying until 1869, when he emigrated to Missouri. In February, 1874, he came to Fowler. Mr. Wharry is a Republican ... he was married in April, 1867, to Miss Mary Robertson, of La Fayette, ... John and Eliza (Duncan) Wharry, parents of the subject of this sketch, were natives, respectively, of Pennsylvania and Ohio, of Scotch descent, and the parents of ten children, only eight of whom are now alive. They were among the pioneers of Ohio, and especially of Darke County, where Mr. Wharry located in 1821. Both he and wife are now dead. (MAD: John Wharry mar. Eliza Duncan 1838 in Preble Co. OH)


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