Duncans in Dubois Co. IN


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

Last revised November 26, 2011

Formed 1818 from Pike
Martin formed 1820 from Daviess, Dubois


1820-1870 Dubois Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed


Dubois Co. IN Deed Indexes, grantee & grantor, 1839-1864 (FHL film 434,840; SLC 10/6/2011)
      Grantee index - no Duncan
      Grantor index - no Duncan


"Territorial Papers, Indiana Territory" Vol.VIII (from Evelyn Sigler 6/1982; and CA State University, Sacramento, library)
      Pg.317-20: Memorial to Congress by Citizens of the Territory; ordered to lie on the table, November 26, 1814: Settlements in the New purchase made by General Harrison on the Wabash and two forks of White River were made by a few adventurers (footnote indicates this was the area later Clark Co., around White Oak Springs); the petition asks that these settlers be given preference to the lands they have improved. Signed by James Duncan and others, including Elijah Vanlaningham (sic), Jesse Calahan, Isaac Garrot.
      Pg.331-5: Memorial to Congress by Citizens of the Territory; read February 1, 1815: Petition similar to that on page 317-320 above. (footnote: some families lived in White Oak Springs [Clark Co.], some in Jackson, Pike, Dubois, and Switzerland Cos.) Signers include Thomas Duncan, Thomas Evans, Saml. Marshall.

HISTORIES before 1923

1885 "History of Pike & Dubois Cos. IN" by Goodspeed (FHL book 977.23 H2h)
      No Duncan in Pike Co.
      Pg.533: Civil War, 1863: Co. F, 53rd Regt, Officers include Henry Duncan 1st Lt.; Henry Duncan 2nd Lt., from Dubois Co.


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