Duncan research files of
VA State Land Office Surveys
Book 7, 1783-1785 (FHL film 29,550)
7-155: Jan. 30, 1783, surveyed for John Constant assignee of James Duncan, on Treasury Warrant, land on Constances and Morgans forks? branches of Sarodes? fork of Licking in Fayette Co. (KY), adj. John Marshall corner, Morgan's Creek, Sterne's line, his preemption, Constances land (#218 in center of plat), 800 acres. Chainmen Isaak Clinkenbeard, Joshua Stamper; marker John Constant. Rec. May 24, 1783, Grant issd 15 June 1784. (MAD: later Clark ? or Bourbon ? Co. KY)
(next document) May 20, 1780, James Duncan enters 800 acres upon a treasury warrant beg. at E. corner of John Constants preemption on E.branch of Strades (Strodes?) fork of Licking. I hereby assign my right etc. to above entry of 800 acres to John Constant for value recd. this 9 Dec. 1782. /s/ Js. Duncan. Wit. Edward Wilson.
Book 9, 1784-1787 (FHL film 29,552)
9-529: Jan. 27, 1783, surveyed for Nimrod Dunken, assignee of Geo. Slaughter, 325 acres (indexed 335 acres) by virtue of a Treasury Warrant entered #1605 in Fayette Co. (KY) on waters of Hinkstons fork; chainmen John Sellers, John Bushong; marker Mathew Jeffries. This land assd by Nimrod Duncan to Christopher Summit. Rec. 9 Jan. 1784, Grant issd. (no date) (MAD: later Bourbon or Bath or Montgomery Co. KY; see Shelby Co. KY)
Barren Co. KY Deeds
A-75/78: 7 Oct. 1800, Joseph Duncan and wife Anne of Bourbon Co. KY to James Duncan of same, for 300 pounds current money, parcel of land in Barren Co. on Boyds Creek containing by survey 500 acres, being a part of a Military claim of 1,950 acres patented in the name of John Kerney and by him conveyed to James McLaughlin and by the said McLaughlin to the said Joseph Duncan by deed 22 May 1800, and bounded as follows: beg. at two white oaks and a maple and running with one of the original lines North 70 deg. E 77 poles to a black gum and dogwood, then South 45 deg. E 20 poles to a dogwood and black oak, then E 186 poles to two poplars and black oak, then N 292 poles crossing a branch to a beech and ash, then N 30 deg. E 110 poles to a stake on the original line, then N 97 deg. W 180 poles to a stake, then S 19 deg. W 480 poles to the beginning, [warrant title]. /s/ Joseph Duncan, Ann Duncan. Certification in Bourbon Co. Oct. 7, 1800, by Tho. Arnold, CBCC. Barren Co. Court, Feb. 5, 1801, the indenture was received and admitted to record. (FHL film 209,719)
A-81/84: 22 May 1800, James McLaughlin of Pendleton Co. KY to Joseph Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY, for 300 pounds current money, parcel of land containing 750 acres, part of a survey of 1,950 acres patented to John Kerney and by him deeded to the said James McLaughlin, in Barren Co. on Boyds Creek, bounded as follows: Beg. 2 poles from one of the original corners at two white oaks and a maple and running with one of the original lines N 70 E 77 poles to a black gum and dogwood, then S 45 E 20 poles to a dogwood and black oak, then E 186 poles to two poplars & black oak, then North 292 poles crossing a branch to a beach and ash, then N 30 deg. E 118 poles crossing a branch to a sugartree & ash, then N 50 W 30 poles to a beach and black gum on Boyds Creek, then N 20 E 192 poles to a sugartree and honey locust, then N 50 W 20 poles to the beg. corner of original hun?? an elm and swamp white oak, running then with the original line N 70 W 140 poles to a poplar and black oak and from thence S 17 W in a direct line to the beginning, together with all improvements, water courses, profits and appurtenances whatsoever ... [warrant title]. /s/ James McLaughlin. Ack. in Bourbon Co. May 22, 1800, by James McLaughlin. Barren Co., May County Court 1800, received and admitted to record. (FHL film 209,719)
B-427/29: 24 Jan. 1810, James Duncan Senr. of Bourbon Co. KY and wife Elizabeth, to Thomas Duncan and Joseph Duncan of county & state aforesaid, for love (etc.) to their sons the said Thomas Duncan and Joseph Duncan, 500 acres by estimation in County of Barren on waters of Boyds Creek, part of a military survey entered surveyed & patented in name of John Keany, bounded ... (no names). Signed J. Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan, seals. Wit. Jas. Boyle, Wm. Lanson, Wm. Duncan. Elizabeth appeared in Bourbon Co. 14 Sept. 1810 to relinquish dower. Proved in Bourbon Co. on oaths of Joseph Boyle and William Duncan, witnesses. 3 Dec. 1810, and ordered to be certified to the county of Barren. Deed of Gift from James Duncan Senr. & Elizabeth his wife to Thomas Duncan Jr. & Joseph Duncan recorded Barren Co. 26 Dec. 1811 (sic). (from Catherine Strider 6/1984; MAD's extract)
C-17/18: 25 April 1810, Alexander Adair, Samuel Murrel, Dan Curd, William Logan and Joel Yancy, Commissioners appointed by the Bourbon Circuit Court in behalf of Matthew Duncan, James Duncan, Joseph Duncan, John Duncan, Thomas Duncan & Polly Duncan, heirs and legal representatives of Joseph Duncan deceased, to Andrew Lowry, both of Barren Co. KY, that agreeably to a decree of the Court aforesaid the commissioners convey to said Andrew Lowry a parcel of land in Barren Co. on the waters of Boyds Creek, a branch of Skaggs Creek, and containing 100 acres, bounded as follows: beg. at a swamp Elan white oak and 2 sugartrees Minters? corner on Boyds Creek, then with Minters line N 70 W 190 poles to a poplar and black oak, then S 17 W 84 poles to a black walnut dogwood and poplar, then S 70 E 190 poles to a chesnut and two beeches, then N 20 E 68 poles to a sugartree and honey locust, then N 50 W 20 poles to the beginning ... agreeably to the Decree of the Bourbon Circuit Court November term 1809. /s/ Alx. Adair, Saml. Murril, Dan Curd, W. Logan, Joel Yancey. Certification in Barren Co. by William Logan, Clerk to the County Court, indenture on behalf of the heirs of Joseph Duncan decd. to Andrew Lowry was acknowledged 25 April 1810 and admitted to record. (FHL film 209,720)
C-470/471: 31 Oct. 1814, Sarah Bell of Barren Co. KY to Seth Dunkin of Bourbon Co. KY, for $500 paid, sell tract of land, 100 acres, being part of a military survey in name of Charles Greer in Barren Co. on waters of Boyds Creek including the plantation whereon Jessee Saunders decd. formerly lived, beginning at a white oak & poplar on the original line of said military survey, ... dividing line between said Bell & Swearingen's heirs, ... with its appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Sarah Bell. Wit. Joseph Duncan, George Galloway, Burhead? Bell. She appeared Nov. 1, 1814 before J.W. Davis, D.C. (FHL film 209,720; SLC 9/20/2012)
J-114: 1 April 1823, Joseph Duncan in persuance of an order of the Court of Bourbon by his attorney Thos. A. Duncan of Barren Co. KY, the said Joseph Duncan of Illinois for $424 paid, sell to Joseph (no last name, but indexed as Joseph Duncan) of Barren a tract of land containing 158 acres, being the remains of a military claim of 1950 acres patented in the name of John Kerney and by him conveyed to James McLaughlin and by said McLaughlin to Joseph Duncan deceased, on the waters of Boyds Creek in Barren Co. /s/ Th. A. Duncan Attorney in fact for Joseph Duncan of Illinois. Certification April 1, 1823, by Thomas Feland, Deputy Clerk for William Logan, Clerk of Barren County Court, that the deed was ack. by Thomas A. Duncan attorney in fact for Joseph Duncan of Illinois. /s/ Thomas Feland, D.C. (FHL film 209,724; SLC 9/19/2012) (MAD: Joseph Duncan of Fayette Co. IL)
K-45: 10 Oct. 1824, Joseph Duncan of Illinois, by attorney Thos. A. Duncan, to Joseph Duncan of Barren Co. KY; that by decree of the Circuit Court of Bourbon Co. KY, the said Joseph Duncan of IL was appointed commissioner in behalf of the heirs of Joseph Duncan decd. to sell land on Boyds Creek in Barren Co.; sold to Joseph Duncan of the 2nd part; by Thomas A. Duncan his attorney hereby conveyed to Joseph Duncan of Barren Co. the land on Boyds Creek belonging to heirs of Joseph Duncan decd, 158 acres, adj. lands of Christopher Tompkins, John O. Morrison, Joseph Duncan, and lands of Joseph H. McGloghan. Rec. 19 Oct. 1824 in Davidson Co. TN. (FHL film 209,724; SLC 1/9/1988)
K-46: 24 March 1823, whereas Joseph Duncan of Illinois is possessed of a number of tracts of land in Barren Co. KY & of a lot in town of Paris, KY; that I appoint Thomas A. Duncan of Nashville [Davidson Co.], TN, attorney to dispose of the lands; my affairs in Bourbon Co. or Barren Co. KY, and to make deed for land sold to Joseph Duncan of Barren Co. KY which was the property of the estate of Joseph Duncan decd, sold under an order of Bourbon Co. Circuit Court. Joseph Duncan appeared in Davidson Co. TN 28 March 1823. (FHL film 209,724; SLC 1/9/1988)
Barren Co. KY Equity Court Judgments (FHL film 209,800; see more in Barren Co. KY)
Bundle 380, #1827; J. Duncan heirs vs. Sarah Bell, filed March & June 1827 (following order of documents has been changed to reflect probable date of filing with court, not microfilmed in this order)
Complaint by Mathew Duncan, James M. Duncan, ("of full age" written above the name Joseph Duncan) Joseph Duncan, and John S. Duncan, Polly Ann Duncan & Thomas A. Duncan, infants under 21 years by their guardian Joseph Duncan; that they are the legal heirs of Joseph Duncan decd late of Bourbon Co. KY; that a certain Sarah Bell formerly Sarah Greer (request she be made a defendant to this bill) executed her obligation by the name of Sarah Greer to the said Joseph Duncan decd in his lifetime, conditioned to "make or cause to be made unto Joseph Duncan (meaning said Joseph Duncan decd) his heirs or assigns a good & sufficient deed for 200 acres of land lying on big Barren River a part of a survey of Dr. Charles Greer of 1714 acres to be laid off at ... " which obligation signed by Sarah Bell by the name of Sarah Greer, said at the conclusion of the conditions to have been signed 19 Sept. 1788, but bearing date in the obligatory part thereof preceding the conditions of 10 Sept. 1788, filed as part of this bill. Joseph Duncan in his lifetime on 30 Aug. 1790 assigned the obligation to James Duncan who in 1791 nullified the assignment, which appears on the obligation. They have as heirs of Joseph Duncan decd. selected & chosen 200 acres lying on Big Barren River, part of the survey of Dr. Charles Greer of 1,714 acres, in a corner of the survey adj. land of Henry V. Swearingen, bounding on the River. They file the certificate of survey dated 26 July 1817; ask the court to make title to the land. They have demanded a deed of conveyance from Sarah on 7 Aug. 1817 by their attorney, but Sarah refuses to convey the land; that Sarah is the patentee of the 1,714 acre survey; petition to compell Sarah to make a deed.
Bond of Sarah Greer, 19 Sept. 1788?, to Joseph Duncan of Bourbon Co.; she of Berkeley Co. Wit. Seth Duncan, Sarah Duncan. (not copied)
Clark Co. KY Deeds (FHL film 183,172; SLC 9/20/2012)
14-102/103: 15 Jan. 1818, Abijah Brooks of Clarke Co. KY to Seth Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY, for $750 paid, sell tract of land in Clarke Co. KY on waters of Strodes creek near to Strodes Station containing 20 acres 3 roods and 7 square poles, beg. at an elm ... then crossing the publick road leading from Town of Winchester in sd county to Lexington, then ... corner to John Brooks, then ... another of his corners, then ... to the beginning, being all that part of a certain tract of land whereof Abijah Brooks died seized by a deed to him for 199 acres by John Strode then Senr. but now decd, and which fell by lot to said Abijah Brooks as son and heir to said decd. Brooks upon a partition or division of certain lands of the estate being made amongst his heirs per interlocutory decree and order by Circuit Court of Clarke Co. in the suit wherein Joseph Duncan &c were Complts agt. the heirs of sd Brooks &c Deft. in Chancery, and known in the plan of said partition by No.1, together with premises, warrant title. He appeared 15 Jan. 1818 before Christopher Fry, Deputy for James P. Bullock, Clerk of Clarke Co. Court. (FHL Film 183,172)
14-103/105: 15 Jan. 1818, Abijah Brooks of Clarke Co. KY to Seth Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY, for $750 paid, sell tract of land containing 24 acres 3 roods and 5 square poles in Clarke Co. KY on waters of Strodes creek near to Strodes Station, being part of a tract of land containing 199 acres which was conveyed by John Strode Senr. to Abijah Brooks since deceased, the father of said Abijah Brooks the bargainer to this indenture, by deed 31 Dec. 1802, the tract intended to be composed a part and descended in pacenary to Joseph Duncan and Polly his wife late Polly Brooks dau. and one of the heirs of said Abijah Brooks by virtue of a partition of the lands of said decedent Brooks by commissioners appointed by Circuit Court of Clarke Co. ... wherein Joseph Duncan &c were Complts against the heirs of said Abijah Brooks decd. &c Defts in Chancery, and which tract of land with appurtenances hereby about to be sold was afterwards conveyed by said Joseph Duncan and wife to said Abijah Brooks bargainer to this indenture by deed 9 Dec. 1817 and is known in the plan of the partition as No.9, beg. at south edge of public road leading from Town of Winchester in Clarke Co. to Town of Lexington and corner to tract of land of 199 acres so conveyed, then with a line of said 199 acre tract and with the road to ... corner of said 199 acre tract, then... corner to partition Lot No.6 belonging to Samuel Brooks, then to another corner to same and a line of partition Lot No.7, then with a line of that partition lot and partition Lot No.8 ... to the beginning, together with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Abijah Brooks. He appeared 7 Jan. 1818 before Christopher Fry, Deputy for James P. Bullock, Clerk of Clarke County Court. (FHL Film 183,172)
Fleming Co. KY Deed (FHL film 343,976)
G-264: 3 Sept. 1817, James Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY to Thomas Patton of Fleming Co., $10, 20 acres on Johnston's Fork of Licking, on south bank, NW corner to William Lains survey of 400 acres, Wallace's line. /s/ by Robert Trimbell, attorney.
Harrison Co. KY Deeds (FHL film 216,851)
5-73: 19 Oct. 1816, James Garrard & wife Elizabeth of Bourbon Co. KY to James Duncan of Harrison Co., $849.78, 200 acres on Twin Creek adj. George Caldwell. Wit. Chas. Smith Jr.
5-444: 17 April (no year), Danl. Duncan and wife Mary of Bourbon Co. KY to John Watton, of Harrison Co. KY, $430, 86 acres on Paddy's Run, adj. Timberlake's survey, Young's line. Wit. Massena Garrard; appeared in Bourbon Co. KY March 17, 1818; rec. Harrison Co. May 8, 1818. (and from Dorothy Kincaid 10/1987)
Nicholas Co. KY Deeds (SLC 5/2/2013)
L-380/381: 27 (blank month) 1837, Mrs. Hannah Pyke, widow and relict of Samuel Pyke decd, of Bourbon Co. KY, to Henry T. Duncan of afsd, in consideration of a conveyance of even date by said Henry T. and Eliza his wife to said Hannah and $1 paid, sell parcel of ground and the premises thereon in the town of Carlisle, Nicholas Co. KY, fronting on Front Street, beg. at NW corner of Lot No.22, then SW with line of said lot to Sugartree Alley, then to corner of John S. Morgan's lot, then to his corner on said Front Street, then to the beginning, being part of lot No.21. The interest and title hereby intended to be conveyed being the right of dower of said Hannah therein as the widow of said Saml. Pyle. The fee simple estate being already vested in the said Eliza Duncan as heir at law of the decedent. Together with premises, improvements, ... belonging, warrant title. /s/ Hannah Pyke. Ack. 27 Nov. 1837 in Bourbon Co. KY, admitted to record 8 Jan. 1838. (FHL film 252,372)
L-381/382: 1 Jan. 1838, Henry T. Duncan and Eliza his wife of Bourbon Co. KY to Andrew W. Turner of Nicholas Co. KY, for $800 paid, sell parcel of ground and premises thereon in town of Carlisle, Nicholas Co. KY, fronting on Front Street, beg. at NW corner of Lot No.22, then SW with line of said lot to Sugartree Alley, then to corner of John S. Morgan's lot, then to his corner on said Front Street, then to the beginning, being part of lot No.21, together with premises and appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ H.T. Duncan, Eliza Duncan. Ack. by Henry T. Duncan and Eliza his wife on 1 Jan. 1838. Recorded 8 Jan. 1838. (FHL film 252,372)
Scott Co. KY Deeds
G-431: Thos. Jenkins to Danl. Duncan of Paris [Bourbon Co. KY], slaves Milly, 18, and David (bright boy) about 16, & per. property; mtg.; rest lost. (from mixed KY files of Kay D. Hampton now at Platte Co. MO Historical Society)
M-346: 9 Aug. 1834, Henry T. Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY to William C. Graves, mortgage, not copied. (FHL film 183,214)
J-362/363: 16 Nov. 1830, William C. Prewitt, Henry H. Prewitt, and Levi Prewitt as executors of Vantallan Prewitt decd (...) counties, all of state of KY, to Daniel Duncan of county of (...) and same state, that whereas Vantallan Prewitt of Scott Co. KY departed this life, made a will which has been proven and recorded, by which he appointed parties of first part as executors, and authorized a sale of the tract of land, for $12,600.20 paid and secured to be paid, the said William C., Henry H. and Levi Prewitt as executors sell to Daniel Duncan a tract or parcel of land in (....) county, KY, containing by survey 394 (...) 3 roods and 6 poles, beg. ... corner to John Nattes?, then ... M. Butter and Paterson's lines, then ... dry run on the west bank, then ... east bank, ... corner to James Lany?, then .. James M. Briscoes corner, ... corner to Ash Emersons preemption, corner to William C. Graves, then ... John Holdings corner, (...) corner to John Nutter, then to the beginning. Warrant title. /s/ Wm. C. Prewitt, exr. of Vant Allan Prewitt decd; Henry H. Prewitt, Exr. of Vant Allan Prewitt decd. Henry H. and Levi Prewitt ack. deed Nov. 16, 1830, and on 12 April 1831 Wm. C. Prewitt ack. deed. (FHL film 183,215 or 1,876,552)
J-363/364: 16 Nov. 1830, Daniel Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY to William C. Prewitt, Henry H. Prewitt and Levi Prewitt, executors of Vant Allan Prewitt decd of different counties and of same state, for $1 paid, sold to said executors a tract of land containing by survey 394 acres 3 roods and 6 poles, being the same tract upon which the said Vant Allen Prewitt resided at his death and which has this day been conveyed by said William C., Henry H. and Levi Prewitt as executors of V. Prewitt to the said Daniel Duncan, ... warrant title, subject to condition, said Daniel Duncan this day executed to said William C., Henry H. and (...) executors of Vant Allan Prewitt decd his five promissory notes all bearing date this day, and each for $1262.32, the first due ... 22 April 1832, the second 22 April 1833, 22 April 1834, 22 April 1835, all of which are now in possession of said William C., Henry H., and Levi Prewitt, if Daniel Duncan pays them, this deed is null and void. /s/ Daniel Duncan. November 16, 1830 Daniel Duncan ack. deed of mortgage in Scott Co. KY. (FHL film 183,215 or 1,876,552)
M-345/346: 5 Aug. 1834, William C. Graves and wife (...) of Scott Co. KY to Henry T. (...) of Bourbon Co. KY, for $25 per acre paid, sell tract or parcel in Scott Co. KY on the waters of Dry Run, bounded beg. at the original corner (...) Ash Emeson's preemption, then ... to John Herndon, then ... Clickenbeard's line, then ... Emeson's preemption line, then ... to the beginning, containing 114 acres, warrant title. /s/ William C. Graves, Mary Graves. They appeared August 5, 1834, before Ben B. Ford, Clk. (FHL film 183,217 or 1,876,552)
M-346/347: 9 Aug. 1834, Henry T. Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY to Willi(...) of Scott Co. KY, for $1 paid and other considerations, sell tract or parcel of land in Scott Co. KY on waters of Dry Run bounded beg. at original corner of Ash Emeson's preemption, then ... to corner to John Herndon, then ... to Clinkenbeard's line, then ... Emeson's premption line, then to the beginning, containing 114 acres, on condition that Duncan executed to Graves two several promissory notes of even date each for the payment of $950, one payable 1st October 1835 and the other payable 1st Oct. 1836; if Duncan pays, then this deed void. /s/ H.T. Duncan. Henry T. Duncan deed to William C. Graves ack. by Duncan before Thomas P. South, Clk, Bourbon Co. KY, 9 Aug. 1834. Recorded Scott Co. KY Aug. 11, 1834. (FHL film 183,217 or 1,876,552)
M-460: 17 Nov. 1834, Theodorick Jenkins & wife Eliza of Scott Co. KY to Harvey T. Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY, for $3730, the undivided third part being about 1333 ... of land in Scott Co. KY on waters of North Elkhorn and Dry River, being the same tract conveyed ... deed by executors of Danl. Allen Prewett decd. to Daniel Duncan decd, recorded Scott Co. KY, where Daniel Duncan resided at time of his death; /s/ Theo. Jenkins, Eliza Jenkins. (FHL film 183,217) (MAD: elipses theirs, apparently recopied deed and parts missing or illegible)
N-458: 15 Sept. 1836, Mary Duncan ... State of KY to Henry T. Duncan ... Co. afsd, $300 annually for life of Mary payable in --?-- (one word) annual payments from & after this date, her interest in about 398 acres on waters of Elkhorn in Scott Co. ... Daniel Duncan died seized and possessed, being the same ... by Danl. Allen Prewitt and sold by his executors to Benjan. ...; Theodoric Jenkins and by them conveyed to said Daniel Duncan decd and has been lately sold by said Henry T. Duncan its present owners, Benjamin Osborne and Mary Duncan; she appeared in Bourbon Co. KY; reg. Scott Co. KY Nov. 16, 1836. (FHL film 183,217)
O-304/306: 2 Jan. 1838, Henry T. Duncan and wife Eliza of Bourbon Co. KY to Mary Briscoe of Scott Co. KY, for $40 per acre, amounting in all to the sum of (...) have sold tract of land on waters of Dry Run in Scott Co., beg. corner to John Herndon, then with two of his lines to ... then corner to Ben Osburn, then line of James Bristoes heirs, then John Emeson's corner, then Emeson's preemption line and corner to Isaac Clinkingbeard, then corner to John Herndon, then stone in a meadow, then to the beginning, containing 201 acres 3 roods and 36 poles, warrant title. /s/ H.T. Duncan, Eliza Duncan. They appeared 2 Jan. 1838 before Thomas P. Smith, Clerk of the Bourbon Co. Court. Filed for record, Scott Co. KY, July 7, 1838. (FHL film 183,217 or 1,876,553)
O-309/310: 2 Jan. 1838, Henry T. Duncan and wife Eliza of Bourbon Co. KY to Benjamin Osburn of Scott Co. KY, for $40 per acre, amounting in all to the sum of $12,439, sell tract of land on waters of Dry Run in Scott Co., beg. on west side of Turkey Foot Road and corner to John Nutter's heirs, then ... stake in Dry Run, then up Run ... corner to James Long, then ... corner to M. Briscoe, then with her line ... to John Herndon's line, then ... east side of the Turkey Foot Road and corner to John Holding, then ... to the beginning, containing 310 acres 2 roods and 35-8/10 poles, together with all improvements, etc. Warrant title. /s/ H.T. Duncan, Eliza Duncan. They appeared 2 Jan. 1838 before Thomas P. Smith, Clerk of the Bourbon Co. Court. Filed for record, Scott Co. KY, July 19, 1838. (FHL film 183,217 or 1,876,553)
O-427/428: 17 July 1838; Whereas Daniel Duncan did in his lifetime execute to Wm. C. Prewitt, Henry H. Prewitt and Levi Prewitt, executors of Vatallin Prewitt, a deed of mortgage in a tract of land in Scott Co. KY, being the same tract of land on which said Duncan resided at his death, for the purpose of securing to the said Prewitt's executors a certain sum of money specific (spesifid?) in said mortgage, which was a balance due for the purchase of said farm he had acquired, which mortgage was duly recorded in Scott Co. Court, and whereas the money has been fully paid off and discharged, a part of which was paid by said Daniel Duncan in his lifetime and the balance has been paid by Henry T. Duncan as admr. of said Daniel Duncan, now this indenture witnesseth that for $1 paid by Henry T. Duncan and others heirs of said Daniel Duncan decd, the said Prewits executors do sell to said Henry T. Duncan and others heirs of said Daniel Duncan decd all right, title and interest to the land by reason of the mortgage, free from the claims of the heirs of said Vantallen Prewit and his executors. /s/ Wm. C. Prewitt, H.H. Prewitt, Levi Prewitt, Exr. of V. Prewitt, Exors V. Prewitt decd. Produced by said William C. Prewit, one of the executors, and ack. 3 Sept. 1838 before James C. Rodes, Clerk of Fayette Co. KY court. Ack. by Levi Prewitt July 17, 1838, and by Henry H. Prewitt on 24 Oct. 1838, and recorded in Scott Co. KY. (FHL film 183,217 or 1,876,553)
Independence Co. AR Deed Records (FHL film 1,288,935)
B-522: 14 Sept. 1827, George Ruddell to John L. Daniel, both Independence Co. AR, power of attorney to ask, receive, etc. from James Browning, admr. of Benjamin Duncan decd, or any other persons who may have rents etc. of my lands in Cos. of Fayette, Scott and Bourbon, KY; John L. Daniel to sell land on North Elkhorn, original patent to Isaac Ruddell, conveyed by Bourbon Co. KY deed to me.
Boone Co. MO Deeds (FHL film 909,103)
I-249/53: 11 Dec. 1837, Robert S. Barr and wife Mary M. of Boone Co. MO to Henry T. Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY, trustee for Eliza Jenkins, wife of Theodorick Jenkins, of Boone Co. MO; that Duncan placed in the hands of Barr the proceeds of the sale of real estate of Daniel Duncan decd, father of Eliza Jenkins, for Barr to purchase land for Eliza's support; Barr has purchased 5 tracts of land (description not copied here) and for $3,500 conveys it to Duncan as trustee; the land to be used for the benefit and support of Eliza Jenkins and at her death for the use and benefit of her child or children and their heirs; subject to the acceptance of Eliza Jenkins; the land may be sold by mutual agreement between Eliza and Duncan or his successor appointed by Duncan by deed or will or by the Boone Co. Court. /s/ by Robert S. Barr and Mary M. Barr in Boone Co. MO; and by Henry T. Duncan in Bourbon Co. KY.
I-283: 6 July 1838, deed of trust 2 March 1838 from Theodorick Jenkins to Willis Shields, trustee, that property of Jenkins may be exposed to public sale; Henry T. Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY by Robert S. Barr was the highest bidder; transfer interest of Jenkins to half of a wheat farm, and other items, to Duncan.
I-294: 24 May 1838, H.T. Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY appoint Robert A. Barr of Columbia, MO, attorney to purchase items for Mrs. Eliza Jenkins and family "(that is children)". (MAD: See also Fayette Co. KY)
Clinton Co. MO Marriage Records, 1833-1870 (from Lu Durham 3/1987)
George Breckenridge Duncan, son of Matthew Duncan and Elizabeth Breckenridge Duncan from Bourbon Co. KY, mar. Mary Elizabeth Beckwith, Feb. 15, 1856.
Lewis Co. MO Deed (SLC 7/15/2014; have JPG images)
K-533/534: Certificate No.14116. US to Henry T. Duncan of Bourbon Co. KY, who deposited a certificate at the Land Office that payment has been made per act of congress 24 April 1830 for sale of Public Lands for SW 1/4 and W 1/2 of NW 1/4 Sec.25, E 1/2 NE 1/4 and E 1/2 SE 1/4 Sec.26 Twp. "Six 5" of Range 9W containing together 400 acres by survey, grant to said Henry T. Duncan the above land. 30 Aug. 1838, Martin Van Buren. Recorded Vol.20 pg.123E. Filed for record May 4, 1833. [MAD: index said Twp.60] [MAD: see Fayette Co. KY] (FHL film 1,015,170)
Berkeley Co. WV Deeds
11-478: 17 June 1793, William Wilson and wife Jane late Duncan of Berkeley Co. to Joseph Duncan of KY, £50, all their right etc. of their undivided part of the real estate of Mathew Duncan decd. which the said William Wilson claims an interest in right of his wife Jane Wilson late Duncan, dau. of above Mathew Duncan decd, who died intestate, wherever the real estate may be, and more particularly their undivided part of the land where said Mathew Duncan lived and died and the land adj. belonging to the said Mathew Duncan; also their right etc. to their part of the personal estate of said Mathew Duncan, all of which are to be received at the costs of said Joseph Duncan and at his risk. Wit. James McLintock, Sarah Wilson, Seth Duncan. (FHL film 829,884)
11-483: 27 Aug. 1793, Joseph Duncan of State of KY appoint Samuel Reed Esq. attorney to receive anything due from any person, and give receipts. Wit. Alexr. W. Beall, Peter Lawson. Reg. on oath of wit. (FHL film 829,884)
11-603: 29? Aug. 1794, Joseph Duncan and wife Ann; Sarah Duncan; William Bell and wife Sarah, and Thomas Duncan, all of Berkeley Co. VA, being heirs of Mathew Duncan decd; to Patrick Boyle of the county of (blank), Commonwealth of PA; £600 current money of VA paid to the said Joseph, Sarah, William and Thomas, one full moiety of land on waters of Dry Run, being 1/2 the undivided tract of land Mathew Duncan died possessed of, after taking from the whole tract claimed by the said Mathew Duncan the quantity of 243-1/2 acres & 11 poles which was conveyed by the several heirs of the said Mathew Duncan decd. to Seth Duncan by deed 25 Aug. 1794, whose tract of land was granted to the said Mathew Duncan decd; the said undivided half supposed to contain 120 acres. Wit. Elisha Boyd, Michl. McKewan, Moses Hunter, Ignatius O. Ferrall, G. Hayes. (FHL film 829,884)
11-610: 25 Aug. 1794, Joseph Duncan and wife Ann of KY, Sarah Duncan, William Bell & wife Sarah of Berkeley Co. VA, being heirs of Mathew Duncan decd; to Thomas Duncan of Berkeley Co. VA, £400, lot #58? in Martinsburg, grant to John Miller by deed of Adam? Stephens 15 Aug. 1773 (D.B.3-39 in tiny writing) and afterward on 17 Nov. 1778 (D.B.3-143) by deed of said Miller & wife Elizabeth to Mathew Duncan decd. Wit. Elisha Boyd, Michael McKewan, Moses Hunter, G. Hayes, Ignatius O. Ferrall. (FHL film 829,884)
11-613: 29 Aug. 1794, Joseph Duncan and wife Ann of Bourbon Co. KY, and Sarah Duncan of Berkeley Co. VA, to William Bell and Thomas Duncan, for £600, one full moiety of land on waters of Dry Run, being 1/2 the undivided part of land Mathew Duncan died possessed, after taking from the whole claimed by Mathew Duncan, the quantity of 243-1/2 acres & 11 poles conveyed by the several heirs of Mathew Duncan decd. to Seth Duncan by deed 25 Aug. 1794, which tract of land was granted to said Mathew Duncan; the undivided half supposed to contain 120 acres. Wit. Elisha Boyd, Michael McKewan, Moses Hunter, Ignatius O. Ferrall, G. Hayes. (FHL film 829,884)
16-369: 3 May 1800, Thomas Duncan of Berkeley Co. to James McDonald of Frederick Co., £800, lot #58 in Martinsburg, sold to Matthew Duncan decd, and conveyed to said Thomas Duncan by Joseph Duncan and Anne his wife, Sarah Duncan, William Bell and Sarah his wife, heirs & legatees of Matthew Duncan decd, by deed 25 Aug. 1794. No wife. Wit. Thober? N. Willis, Elisha Bays?, Matt Whiting. (FHL film 829,886)
17-110: 22 Nov. 1800, Seth Duncan and wife Rhuamah and Sarah Duncan of Berkeley Co. VA, to Mathew Ransom of Martinsburg, $4374, part of land whereon late Mathew Duncan decd, father of said Seth, died possessed, and the same part of said Mathew's land described in a bond given him by said Seth bearing date 23 March 1792, conveyed to Seth after decease of said Matthew his father by deed of Joseph Duncan and wife Ann, Thomas Duncan, William Bell & wife Sarah, heirs and legal reps. of said Matthew (description not copied). Wit. not copied. (FHL film 829,887)
17-285: 25 Aug. 1794, Joseph Duncan and Ann his wife of KY, Sarah Duncan, William Bell and wife Sarah, and Thomas Duncan of Berkeley Co. VA, heirs of Matthew Duncan decd, to Seth Duncan of Berkeley Co., $2000, 243 acres (above land). Wit. Elisha Boyd, Michael McKewan/Havan, Moses Hunter. Two justices sent to examine Sarah Bell. (FHL film 829,887)
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