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Duncans in Shelby Co. IN


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

Last revised May 24, 2012

Formed 1822 from Unorganized Territory


1830 Shelby Co. IN Census
Pg.168  Joseph Dungan      0200,1  -  2000,1

1840 Shelby Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed; did not check for Dungan

1850 Shelby Co. IN Census
Van Buren Twp.
Pg.306, #1336-1348, David HEATYEN? 32 OH laborer
                  Christia (f) 27 IN
                  Samuel H. 9, James 4 IN
                  Racheal 6/12 IN
                  Josiah DUNGAN 84 MD none
Pg.308, #1360-1373, Elijah DUNGAN 25 KY farmer $400
                  Mary 25 IN
                  Phebe A. 4, Clarissa 2 IN

1860 Shelby Co. IN Census (did not check for Dungan)
Addison Twp.
Pg.640, #126-127, James DUNCAN 24 KY farm laborer $0-$100
                  Liada (Siada?) 16 KY (m/in/year)
                  (MAD: between Caldwell & Swinford fams.)

1870 Shelby Co. IN Census
Hanover Twp.
Pg.161, #134-135, TUCKER, A.S. (m) 60 SC farmer $400-$400
                  Elizabeth 59 GA
                  McMILLEN, Rhoda 83 SC
                  DUNCAN, B.F. (m) 25 SC work on farm
                  Sarah A. 22 GA
                  Sima J. (f) 2 IN


Shelby Co. IN Wills (FHL film 1,401,853)
      1-338: Joshua Duncan of Fountain Twp., Shelby Co. IN; to wife Eliza Duncan all my household and kitchen furniture and west half of my dwelling house that I now live in, together with half the use and benefit of the premises and appertanances belonging to or connected with said house, the same being in the town of Fountaintown in said Co., for life, and provisions; to my beloved daughters Mariah L. Ridlin, Mary C. Bennet and Sarah E. McCormick the remaining half of said house ... and all the benefit and privilege of the premises connected therewith that is not mentioned in this will to my beloved wife Eliza Duncan, and at her death all the personal and real property mentioned I give to my beloved daughters above mentioned. I appoint my son Albert Duncan exec. 22 Feb. 1872. Wit. C.H. Shallhouse, Peter W. Martin. Proved 13 April 1872.
      1-393: Joseph Dungan, 1874 (not copied)


Shelby Co. IN Deed Index
   Index v.1, A-G, July 1822-Aug. 1852 (FHL film 1,403,670 item 3)
      Dungan not copied; no Duncan
   Index v.2, A-Z, Mar. 1852-Jan. 1856 (FHL film 1,403,671 item 3)
      no Duncan
   Index v.3, Grantor A-Z, Jan. 1856-Dec. 1860 (FHL film 1,403,671 item 4)
      no Duncan

HISTORIES before 1923

"Chadwick's history of Shelby County, Indiana" by Edward H. Chadwick; pub. Indianapolis, Ind.: B.F. Bowen & Co., 1909, 1048 pgs. (LH6278, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL book 977.259 H2c and film 934,920 item 1)
      Pg.410-412: FRANKLIN E. RAY, M.D., Brandywine Township, grandson of Bryant and Martha Ray, he died in 1853 aged 45, his widow on October 15, 1907, within a few days of the 100th anniversary of her birth, reared four children, among them a son James the father of our subject who married a daughter of Jacob and Rebecca Booher ...who had six children ... Dr. Franklin E. Ray, the oldest member of the family, was born October 16, 1865, ... The Doctor's domestic life dates from September 30, 1897, when he was united in marriage at Columbus, Indiana, with Allie Davis, daughter of William and Sarah J. (Duncan) Davis, formerly of Bartholomew county but now residents of Indianapolis, the union being without issue. Mr. and Mrs. Davis are the parents of five children, who are, besides the wife of our subject, William A. of Chicago; Nettie, wife of Charles Hamilton, of Indianapolis; Mrs. Hattie Heagey, of Dexter, Mo., and Mrs. Bessie Moore, of Columbus, Indiana.


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