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Duncans in Spencer Co. IN

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

Last revised August 9, 2008

SPENCER CO. IN
Formed 1818 from Warrick, Perry
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1820-1830 Spencer Co. IN Census
     No Duncan indexed

1840 Spencer Co. IN Census
Pg.360  James Duncan       0220,01      - 1000,01
         (MAD: not Hewit Duncan; neighbors incl. Abshor families)
Pg.367  W.C. DUCHEN        0010,1       - 2100,1

1850 Spencer Co. IN Census
      No Duncans indexed

1860 Spencer Co. IN Census (pg.289 from Patrick Hays 8/2002)
Hammond Twp.
Pg.6, #44-44, David W. GRAVES 33 IN shoemaker $200-$600
                  Margaret 29 IN
                  George R. 9, David G. 5 IN
                  Daniel W. 3, Michael S. 6/12 IN
                  Martha SANDERS 13 MS
                  Tress? (Trep?) S. DUNCAN (m) 26 IN farmer
                  John JACOB 21 IN farmer
                  Ben F. BUNTON 26 IN Jer. Shoe Maker
                  (MAD: Tristam Duncan, 1850 Warrick Co. IN census)
Clay Twp.
Pg.56, #395-395, John DUNCAN 21 IN farm laborer $0-$50
                  Susan 26 IN
                  (not m/in/year, no ch.)
Pg.289, #721-714, Garrett ABSHARE 44 IN farmer, $2500 real estate, $700 personal property
                  Mary 28 IN
                  Anne P. 17 IN
                  Elmysa (f) 16 IN, attended school
                  Nicholas 12 IN, attended school
                  Alice 5, James F. 3 IN
                  Albert FRASIER 26 IN
                  Elizabeth ADAM 50 IN
                  (MAD: per Patrick Hays, Mary Frances Duncan b. 10/29/1830, d. 11/9/1910, mar. 2/8/1855 Spencer Co. IN to Garrett Abshier, b.1816, d. ca 1869)

1870 Spencer Co. IN Census (from Patrick Hays 8/2002)
Luce Twp.
Pg.561, #309-309, James L. DUNCAN 38 IN farmer, $400 personal property
                  Jemimah (f) 33 KY keep house, can't read or write
                  Mary E. 13 KY at home, attended school
                  Cynthia 11 KY at home, attended school
                  Rosie E. 8 KY at home, attended school
                  Lucinda C. 6 KY at home, attended school
                  Jane S. 1 KY at home
                  (MAD: born Perry Co. IN per cemetery record)
Pg.566, #384-384, Mary ABSHIER 39 IN keeping house $4800-$650
                  Lucy A. 14, James T. 12 IN at home, attended school
                  Rosie E. 10, George B.M. 9 IN at home, attended school
                  William G. 5, John R. 1 IN at home
                  Ann R. 28 IN without occupation
                  Nicholas T. 20 IN day laborer
Pg.566, #385-385, George DUNCAN 69 VA $300 personal property
                  Elizabeth 60 KY keeping house, can't read or write
                  Malinda A. 23 KY without occupation

1880 Spencer Co. IN Census (partial; from Patrick Hays 8/2002)
North part of Luce Twp.
Pg.160, #4-6, George DUNCAN 78 KY farmer (blanks for parents birthplaces)
                  Betsy 72 IN wife, keeping house (blanks)
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Spencer Co. IN Marriages to 1843 (FHL film 1,321,758)
      Index: Duncan, W.H., to Lucy J.A. Hitchcock, A-50
      A-50: W. Hewit Duncan to Miss Lucy J. Ann Hitchcock, mar. 5 Jan. 1835
      Did not check for any others
 

LAND RECORDS

Spencer Co. IN Deed Indexes (SLC 6/10/2008)
      Grantor index, Vol.1, 1818-1847 (FHL film 1,321,977 item 2)
      8-77: Duncan, Jas. & wife to Trustees of School Dist. #3, gift, 17 March 1843, school, tract of land adj. Alfred Abshier's land, rec. 19 April 1843.
      10-105: Duncan, James & wife to James Tranter, 16 March 1846, $900, W 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.7 Range 8, 80 acres, and SE 1/4 NE 1/4 same, 40 acres, and SE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.1 Twp.7 Range 7, 40 acres, and SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.1 Twp.7 Range 7, 40 acres, except 1 acre for school house. Rec. 3 April 1846.
      Grantor index, Vol.2, 1847-1854 (FHL film 1,321,977 item 3)
      12-185: Duncan, Warren to Moses B. Niles, 13 Sept. 1848, $250, W 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.6 Range 3. Rec. 24 Feb. 1849.
      12-350: Duncan, Robert M. & wife to Ezekiel Morgan, 28 Sept. 1848, $200, 187-1/2 acres on Ohio River adj. George Hevron and said Morgan, this being one undivided ninth part which descended to said Robt. Duncan as heir of John Duncan decd. Rec. 16 Aug. 1849.
      12-351: Duncan, John's heirs, 4 Oct. 1848, being Saml. Duncan & wife, T.B. Haynes & wife $600, Margaret Bell $348.20, and Wm. Duncan, four ninths shares.
      12-353: Henry Robert and wife, 11 Dec. 1848, and J.M. Howard and wife, $12 an acre.
      12-355: S. Landman & wife, 12 April 1849, $256.00
      Grantor index, 1878-1883 (FHL film 1,321,979)
      41-586: Duncan, R.G. et al to Joseph Roth, 3 June 1879, $375, part Sec.26 Twp.7 Range 6 rec. 9 June 1879
      Deed index, grantor v.3, 1854-1862; Deed index, grantor v.4, 1863-1868; Deed index, grantor v.5, 1869-1873; Deed index, grantor v.6, 1873-1878 (FHL film 1,321,978) - no Duncan
      Deed index, grantor v.6, 1873-1878 cont.; Deed index, grantor v.7, 1878-1883; Deed index, grantor v.8, 1883-1888 (FHL film 1,321,979) - no Duncan
      Deed index, grantee v.1, 1818-1847 (FHL film 1,321,979)
      4-127: Duncan, James from Alfred Abshier, 13 April 1838, $300, W 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.7 Range 6, 80 acres, rec. 31 May 1838.
      5-223: Duncan, John from Benjn. Aydelot, $1500, 19 April 1839, on Ohio River beg. upper corner Sec.31 Twp.8S Range 6W, to line of Sec.30, 187-1/2 acres. Rec. 30 Sept. 1839.
      5-383: Dunham, Wm. B. from John E. Cotton, 8 April 1839, $250, W side of out lot 5 in Hynes Donation in town of Rockport except 2 half-acre lots. Rec. 27 Feb. 1840. (MAD: had first read the name as Duncan, but the next deed 6-56 was a patent to Wm. B. Dunham.)
      Deed index, grantee v.2, 1847-1854; Deed index, grantee v.3, 1854-1862; Deed index, grantee v.4, 1863-1868; Deed index, grantee v.5, 1869-1873 (FHL film 1,321,980) - no Duncan
      Quit
 

Spencer Co. IN Deeds (SLC 6/11/2008)
      4-127: 13 April 1838, Alfred Abshear of Spencer Co. IN to James Duncan of Hamilton Co. OH, $300, W 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.7S Range 6W, 80 acres, in Spencer Co. IN. /s/ Alfred Abshear, Nancy (X) Abshear. Rec. 31 May 1838. (FHL film 1,321,955)
      5-223: 19 April 1839, Benjamin Aydelott and wife Elleanor of Harrison Co. IN to John Duncan of "Davis" Co. KY, $1,500, on Ohio River near Sec.31, Sec. 30, etc., 187-1/2 acres. /s/ Benjm. Aydelott, Ellen Aydelott. Rec. 30 Sept. 1839. (FHL film 1,321,955)
      8-77: 17 March 1843, James Duncan and wife Nancy to School District 3 in Twp.7 Range 6W, 1 acre, E corner of SE 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.7S Range 6W adj. Alfred Abshier's land, and county road. Rec. 19 April 1843. (FHL film 1,321,956)
      10-105: 16 March 1846, James Duncan and wife Nancy of Cincinnati for $900 to James Tranter, W 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.7S Range 6W, 80 acres in Spencer Co. IN, and SE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.7S Range 6W, 40 acres; and SE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.1 Twp.7S Range 7W, 40 acres; and SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.1 Twp.7S Range 7W, 40 acres, the last three being entered by said James Duncan at land office at Vincennes in 1838, subject to a deed on 1 acre for school house. Wit. Dav. T. Snelbaker, J.P Hamilton Co. OH, and Daniel Paris. (FHL film 1,321,957)
      10-106: 16 March 1846, James Trantor of Cincinnati for $500 to James Duncan, (land in 10-105), 5 promissory notes for $100 each. Wit. Dav. T. Snelbaker, Daniel Parris. (FHL film 1,321,957)
      12-185: 13 Sept. 1848, Warran (/s/ Warren) Duncan of Hardin Co. IL to Moses B. Niles of Spencer Co. IN, $250, W 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec.7 Twp.6S Range 3W, 100 acres. Wit. Francis M. (X) Winters. No wife, appeared in IL. Rec. 24 Feb. 1849. (FHL film 1,321,958)
      12-350: 28 Sept. 1848, Robert M. Duncan and wife Eliza Jane (X) of Daviess Co. KY to Ezekiel Morgan of Spencer Co. IN, $200, his undivided interest to 187-1/2 acres on Ohio River adj. lands of Geo. Heavern and said Morgan, descended as heirs of John Duncan decd, 1/9 of the whole tract. /s/ in Daviess Co. KY. Rec. Aug. 16, 1849. (FHL film 1,321,958)
      12-351: 4 Oct. 1848, Samuel Duncan and wife Hannah E. (X), Thos. B. Haynes & wife Susan (X) late Susan Duncan, Margaret (X) Beall late Margaret Duncan, and William Duncan, heirs of John Duncan decd., of Daviess Co. KY, to Ezekiel Morgan of Spencer Co. IN, $600 paid and $348.24 secured to be paid, $224.10 by note to Samuel Duncan due 1 April 1849, and $124.10 due by note to Samuel Duncan due 1 April 1850, their undivided interest to 187-1/2 acres as heirs of John Duncan decd, each being 1/9 undivided part. Appeared in Daviess Co. KY. (FHL film 1,321,958)
      12-353: 11 Dec. 1848, Henry Roberts and wife Elizabeth late Duncan, John M. Howard and wife Julia Ann late Duncan, part of the heirs of the late John Duncan decd., of Daviess Co. KY, to Ezekiel Morgan of Spencer Co. IN, for $12 per acre, $60 paid to Henry Roberts and wife and the balance secured by note due 1 April 1851 with legal interest from 1 April 1850, and to John M. Howard and wife the whole amount due them is secured by note due 1 April 1851 with interest from 30 Nov. 1848; their undivided interest in 187-1/2 acres on Ohio River. Appeared in Daviess Co. KY. Rec. 16 Aug. 1849. (FHL film 1,321,958)
      12-355: 12 April 1849, Alexander Landman & wife Mary J. late Duncan, one of heirs of John Duncan decd, of Hancock Co. KY, to Ezekiel Morgan of Spencer Co. IN, $256 to be paid, $100 due 1 March 1850 and $100 with interest due 1 Sept. 1850 and $56 with interest due 1 March 1851, their interest in 187-1/2 acres conveyed by Benjamin Aydelott and wife Ellen to said John Duncan decd. 19 April 1839, rec. Book 5 pg.223, the said Mary J. being one of the children and heirs of said John Duncan decd., late of Daviess Co. KY, 1/9 share. Appeared Hancock Co. KY. Rec. Aug. 17, 1849. (FHL film 1,321,958)
      41-586: 3 June 1879, Robert G. Duncan and wife Sarah J. Duncan and Catharine Oberhousen and her husband F.H. Oberhousen of Daviess Co. KY to Joseph Roth of Spencer Co. IN for $375, at SW corner of lot formerly owned by Joseph Heitz sold to him by S.D. Williamson, corner line of lot sold by Thomas F. Debruler to Thomas B. Poole, Elm Street in Rockport, being part of Sec.26 Twp.7S Range 6W. Appeared in Daviess Co. KY. Rec. June 9, 1879. (FHL film 1,321,973)
 

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