Duncan research files of
1870 Jewell Co. KS Census
No Duncan indexed
1880 Jewell Co. KS Census from Soundex (looking for Isaac Wilbur Duncan b.1872-73 OH)
Montana Twp., Vol.8, ED 125, Sheet 4, Line 5
DUNCANSON, George 30 OH (white male)
Louisa 35 IL wife
Walter 9 IL son
Martha 7, Anna 3, Emmily 1 KS daus.
Pension Index Card File, alphabetical; of the Veterans Administrative Contact and Administration Services, Admin. Operations Services, 1861-1934; Duff to A-J Duncan (negative FHL film 540,888, some cards very faint); Joseph Duncan to Dunn (positive FHL film 540,889, some cards very dark)
Cataloged under Civil War, 1861-1865, pensions, indexes; does not say if Confederate or Federal, but probably Federal. Negative film, some cards much too faint or dark to read, some cards blurred or faded, particularly the service unit and the dates of application. Most of the very faint or dark cards were in a slightly different format, with space for years enlisted and discharged which were sometimes filled in. Many of these were for service in later years, although one or two were for service ca 1866.
Name of soldier, alias, name of dependent widow or minor, service (military unit or units), date of filing, class (invalid or widow or minor or other), Application #, Certificate #, state from which filed (sometimes blank), attorney (sometimes blank, MAD: did not usually copy), remarks. Sometimes the "Invalid" or "Widow" class had an "s" added to it before the application #; occasionally the area for the service information included a circled "S". The minor's name was frequently that of the guardian rather than the minor.
The military unit was frequently the Company Letter, the Regiment Number, sometimes US Vet Vol Inf. (US Veteran Volunteer Infantry), L.A. (Light Artillery), H.A. (Heavy Artillery), US C Inf (US Colored? Infantry), Cav. (Cavalry), Mil. Guards, V.R.C. (?Volunteer Reserve Corps?), etc. Sometimes there were several service units given.
Cards appear to be arranged by the last name, first name, middle initial if any, and state (including "US") of service.
Duncan, Benjamin F., widow Duncan, Martha E.; B 25 Ill. Inf.; 1882 Aug. 31, Invalid Appl. #458601, Cert. #238914, Ill; 1918 Nov. 30, Widow Appl. #1132067, Cert. #862657, Kans. (1900 Jewell Co. KS, b.1836 IL; 1870-1880 Iroquois Co. IL, 1880 as Frank Duncan)
Duncan, Thomas, widow Duncan, Frances; M 11 MO Cav.; 1890 Sept. 15, Invalid Appl. #914088, Cert. #704855, Kans.; 1919 Jan. 11, Widow Appl. #1134058, Cert. #882630, Iowa; remarks XC2700811. (MAD: 1870 Page Co. IA; 1880 Phillips Co. KS; 1900 Jewell Co. KS; 1910 Page Co. IA)
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