Duncans in Daviess Co. KY Land Records, Part 1

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

Last revised November 24, 2012

DAVIESS CO. KY
LAND RECORDS, PART 1
Deed Index and Deed Books A to B, to 1828
 

Daviess Co. KY Deed Indexes 1815-1938 (FHL films 577,032 grantee index; 579,981 grantor index; some areas of index pages hard to read; Vols. A, A&B, and B are indexed within the deed book)
      A/B-148: John Duncan from Isaac Whayne, 1840, Comr. Deed, 37-1/2a Beech Fork Crk
      C-41: Robert Duncan from Joseph L? Daviess (Exec), 1828, 480a & 520a Panther Creek
      C-159: John Duncan from John L. May (by atty) al, 1829, Lot 98 1/2a O'boro
      C-230: Samuel Duncan to John Daviess, 1830, 506a - 147a Panther Creek
      C-234: Samuel Duncan from Joseph H. Daviess (trustee), 1830, 147a 547a 506a Ohio River
      C-327: Robert & Jane Duncan to Methodist Meeting House & Camp Ground, 1831, 2-1/2a Pup Creek
      D-160: Robert Duncan to William D. Iglehart, 1833, 99-1/2a Wolf Branch Panther
      D-248: Samuel Duncan to William R. Griffith al, 1833, 547a
      E-87: Benjamin Duncan from William R. Griffith al, 1835, 400a Panther Crk
      E-182: Benjamin & Sarah Duncan to William G. Slaughter, 1836, 305-1/2a Burnett Fork Creek
      E-471: John G. Duncan from William Lusk?, 1836, 60a Pup Crk
      E-574: Benjamin Duncan from William R. Griffith, 1838, 70-3/4a Burnetts Fork Crk
      E-673: Benjamin Duncan to Simpson Stout, 1838, 93-1/2a - 70-3/4a Panther? Creek
      E-680: Robert Duncan to Henry D. Iglehart, 1838, 128-1/2a Panther Creek
      E-706: Benjamin Duncan from James M. Rogers al, 1838, Lots 3,4,5,6 Frederica St.
      F-117: Robert Duncan from William R. Griffith al, 1839, 616a Pup Creek
      F-132: John Duncan from Harvey Bell, 1838, 74-1/2a Pup Creek
      F-145: Robert Duncan to Jas. T. Little, 1838, 124-3/4a
      F-133: Benjamin & Sarah Duncan to Wm. R. Griffith, 1839, lot 4, 10a
      F-258: Robert Duncan to Jesse B. Moseley, 1838, 122-1/4a
      F-262: Benjamin & Sarah Duncan to Wm. N. Mason, 1839, 2-10 Lots 5-6 O'boro
      F-327: Robert Duncan to John G. Duncan, 1839, 218a Pup Creek
      F-329: Robert Duncan to Robert G. Duncan Jr., 1839, 187a Pup Creek
      F-330: Robert Duncan to Wm. B. Duncan, 1839, 230a Pup Creek
      F-375: Ben Duncan from Alexander Moreland al, 1840, Lot 6 Locust St
      F-411: John Duncan from Adam Yeiser, 1840, Lot 5, 20a Pup Crk
      F-413: Ben & Sarah Duncan to Samuel M. Wing, 1840, 7-3/4a - 5a Frederica St.
      F-440: Benjamin & Sarah Duncan to Wm. H. Bransford, 1841, 5a O'boro
      F-476: Benjamin Duncan from William N. Mason al, 1841, Lot 6 O'boro
      G-152: John Duncan to John M. Howard, 1842, lot 98 O'boro
      G-207: Benjamin Duncan from Creed Burton, 1843, mortgage, 212a
      G-425: Ben Duncan from Richard C. Jett, 1844, 212a
      G-438: John Duncan from Thomas B. Haynes, 1844, 145a Panther Crk
      G-488: Samuel Duncan from John Hust, 1839, 130a
      G-513: Charles B. Duncan from Amos H. Goodwin, 1844, 101a Panther Crk
      G-554: Robert & Jane Duncan to Amos H. Goodwin, 1844, 262-1/2a Panther Cr
      H-82: Benjamin & Sally Duncan to O'boro Lodge 130 Masons, 1845, Lot 5 O'boro
      H-415: Benjamin Duncan from Creed Burton al, 1844, shff deed, 212a Leitchfield Rd, lots Boston ..
      I-39: Benjamin & Sarah Duncan to William R. Griffith, 1848, Int. land
      I-211: William, Samuel, Robert M. Duncan to Rice E. Graves, 1848, Comr. Deed to 150a Rockspring Rd.
      I-213: William, Samuel, Robert M. Duncan to Thomas H. Pointer al, 1848, Comr. Deed to 37-1/2a - 20-3/4a
      I-217: Benjamin Duncan from Martha Thompson, 1848, Comr. Deed, 51a Ohio River
      I-241: Samuel Duncan from Minter Bennett al, 1849, 100a
      I-602: Robert G. Duncan from Isaac Baker, 1850, 30-1/4a
      J-33: Ben & Sarah Duncan to A.F. Stirman al, 1850, Lot 4th & Locust Sts
      K-100: Benjamin Duncan from John S. McFarland al, 1851, 433-1/2a & 165a
      K-126: Benjamin & Sarah Duncan to Thomas H. Pointer, 1851, Lot O'boro
      K-285: Charles B. & Sally Ann Duncan to J.H. Chissom, 1852, 101a Panther Creek
      K-289: Robert Duncan from Francis Blanford al, 1852, 40a Pup Crk
      K-403: Robert Duncan from Griffin Gatewood, 1851, Lot Yelvington
      K-433: Benjamin & Sarah Duncan to Thomas C. Hill, 1852, 165a
      K-528: Benjamin Duncan from Thomas W. Watkins, 1853, 252a Rhodes Creek
      L-3: Robert Duncan to Robert G. Duncan, 1853, 131-1/4 & 131-1/4a Panther Crk
      (quit)
 

Daviess Co., KY Deed Book A page 537 dated 25 Mar 1816 (from Patrick Hays 1/31/2008)
      This Indenture made and agreed upon this 25th day of March in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and sixteen Between Charles Duncan Senior of the commonwealth of Kentucky and County of Daviess of the one part and Samuel Duncan senior of the county of Nelson and Commonwealth aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Charles Duncan for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which he bears for his son Samuel Duncan and also in consideration of five shillings to him in hand paid by the said Samuel the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath sold unto the said Samuel Duncan and by the Presents doth sell alien and convey unto him a certain tract of land lying in the county of Nelson and on the Beach fork which is bounded as follows to wit Beginning at the south East corner of John Wrens five hundred acres survey at two ashes and a sugar tree extending thence south fifteen degrees East two hundred and eighty three poles to two sugar trees and beach on the bank of the Beach fork thence binding on the river North seventy five degrees East fifty six Poles to a Beach North fifteen degrees West forty Poles North 75 degrees East one hundred and twenty poles North fifteen degrees West twenty poles North seventy five degrees East forty poles to two Beaches thence North fifteen degrees West leaving the River two hundred and twenty three poles to two Beaches and a poplar thence South seventy five degrees west two hundred and sixteen poles to the Beginning. To have and to hold the same so with all and Singular the appertenances thereunto belonging to the said Samuel Duncan senr and his heirs forever and the said Charles Duncan senr hereby covenants and agrees to Warrant and forever defend all the land and premises contained in the foregoing bounds except a certain portion or parcel of said tract above described which he has prievous to this deeded to the said Samuel Duncan senior against the claim of him the said Charles and his heirs and all those claiming by thro or under them of either of them but not against the claim of others, In Testimony whereof the said Charles Duncan senior affixes his hand and seal the day and year above. /s/ Charles Duncan Ser Witness: William R. Griffith, Chas Y Duncan
 

Daviess Co. KY Deeds (SLC 1/8/1988, local FHC on loan 2/19-25/1998, SLC 3/2/1999, SLC 9/19/2012)
      MAD: FHL film 579,992 contains Book A as the first item. The second item is Book "A&B" pages 1 to ca 150, then an index to those pages, then an index with a few entries to pages 1-22, then pages numbered 1 to 22. The third item is Book B, index and then contents pages 1 to ca 393.

   Vol. A, 1815-1823 (FHL film 579,992)
      A-15: 14 May 1816, Charles (X) Duncan Sr. for love to my grandson Charles Y. Duncan, negro girl Kitty age 8 now in possession of Mrs. Peggy Adams, after my death. No wit. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-24: 31 Jan. 1816, John Duncan and wife Nancy (+) to Hezekiah L. Priest and John H. Priest, all Daviess Co. KY, $16, 6 acres 2 rods 99 poles on beech fork, branch of Pup Creek, part of tract from Henry White to said John Duncan & wife Nancy. No wit. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-37: 2 April 1816, Charles Duncan Sr. of Daviess Co. KY for $100, liberated negro man Peter Curry age 55; wit. Benjn. Duncan, Chas. Y. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-57: 19 Oct. 1816, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Thomas Montgomery (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order; not copied further)
      A-59: 23 Oct. 1816, John Daviess, atty. for John Rowan, surviving executor of late Colo. Joseph H. Daviess decd, to Charles Y. Duncan of Daviess Co. KY; that Joseph H. Daviess had sold to Chs. Y. Duncan in his lifetime 100 acres on which Duncan now resides for $3 per acre, purchase money being fully paid, make title to land on west bank of Yellow Creek just above Big Lick, part of 2500 acres which Daviess owns out of George Mason's 8000 acre survey. Wit. Jas. W. Johnson, Robert Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-61: 19 Oct. 1816, John Rowan, surviving executor of late Colo. Joseph H. Daviess decd, to Robert Duncan, 150 acres on south side Yellow Creek, $550, on Duncan's line, to Daviess' line. Wit. James W. Johnson, Chas. Y. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-68: 24 Feb. 1817, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Thomas Milay (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order; not copied further)
      A-72: 3 March 1817, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Elisha Adams (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order; not copied further)
      A-78: 9 June 1817, Charles Y. Duncan to Joseph Grigsby; Grigsby to erect water grist mill adj. Duncan on Yellow Creek, deed for 2 acres land out of 100 acres; Grigsby to grind for said Duncan and family toll free during Grigsby's lifetime. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-82: 17 April 1817, Commissioner William R. Griffith to Benjamin Duncan; decree in Ohio Co. chancery court Sept. 1816, William Bell and Nancy Bell, admrs of estate of Nathaniel Bell decd, complts, vs. Eli Adams Sr. and heirs & reps of James Adams decd, deft; William R. Griffith & Charles Y. Duncan appt. as commissioners to sell land in decree; Benjamin Duncan became purchaser; deed to 385 acres along Yager's & Metcalf's line (MAD: no money given). Wit. Tom Moseley Jr., Jo. Allen, Ch. Henderson. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-87: 5 July 1817, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to William Beall (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order; not copied further)
      A-108: 29 Nov. 1811, Charles Duncan (X) of Ohio Co. KY for love to my grandchildren the sons of my son Rolly Duncan decd, to wit, William Duncan, Willis Duncan, George Duncan and John Duncan, 3 negro slaves, woman Mariah age about 21 and her two children, a boy Francis age about 3 and a girl Clarissa age about 1 year and 2 months. Wit. Benjn. Duncan, William Smith. Recorded on oath of witnesses 8 Dec. 1817. (FHL film 579,992; MAD: date of deed as given)
      A-146: 24 Feb. 1817, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, per execution from Ohio Circuit Court against the estate of Terry Thorp dated 9 June 1815 in favor of John Duncan for $275 damages and $24.30-1/2 costs, sold negro man Daniel to highest bidder John Duncan for $275. Wit. Geo. Handley. Affirmation by Benjamin Duncan, Presiding Justice. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-156: 6 May 1819, Benjamin Duncan & wife Abigail to Adam Winkler, both Daviess Co. KY, $633, 304 acres on Pup Creek, corner Eli Adams, George Medcalf. No wit; no dower release; not signed by Abigail. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-166: 15 June 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, sheriff, to Benjamin Duncan; writ from Daviess Circuit Court in favor of Benjamin Duncan against William Adams, Eli Adams, Elisha Adams, William Head & wife Hannah late Adams, Jane Adams, Peggy Susanna & Elizabeth Gray Adams (no commas), heirs of James Adams decd; land on Beaver Creek now called Pup Creek, patent to Samuel Oldham, being a remaining part of 282 acre tract; Benjamin Duncan highest bidder on 18 March 1817, $19.74; land corner Graham & Adams, Yager's line, Medcalf's corner, Elisha Adams corner. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-167: 25 June 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Eli Adams (per court order; not copied further)
      A-168: 7 July 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Remus Griffith (per court order; not copied further)
      A-170: 5 July 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to William R. Griffith (per court order; not copied further)
      A-176: 3 Aug. 1819, George Handley, Clerk of Daviess Co. KY Court, to Samuel Duncan, per Court order at Aug. term, bind Thomas Duncan, infant of Mrs. Saberry Duncan under age of 21, to Samuel Duncan as apprentice, art and ministry of husbandman, to be schooled for the rule of 3, and Samuel Duncan to pay Thomas Duncan 3.10s when he becomes 21; /s/ George Handley, Samuel Duncan. (MAD: present age of Thomas not given) (FHL film 579,992)
      A-182: 16 Oct. 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Willis Odom (per court order; not copied further)
      A-183: 30 July 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to John Handley (per court order; not copied further)
      A-184: 13 July 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Willis Odom (per court order; not copied further)
      A-186: 30 Aug. 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Remus Griffith (per court order; not copied further)
      A-192: 30 Aug. 1819, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to John P. Baird (per court order; not copied further)
      A-230: 10 Feb. 1820, Moses F. Smith, heir and executor of William Smith decd., to Samuel Duncan Sr., for $600, negro man Armstead age about 21 or 22; wit. Chas. Y. Duncan, Robert Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-231: 15 June 1820, Wm. Graham to Charles Y. Duncan, for $600, negro man Jeffrey age about 35; wit. Moses Smith, William R. Griffith. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-262: 24 June 1820, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to William R. Griffith (per court order; not copied further)
      A-274: 6 Feb. 1821, Benjamin Duncan this day borrowed of William M. Bell $665.20, extended my note, mortgage my negro man Moses and his wife Sarah and their 2 children Lutitia and John; Bell to loan Duncan another $334.80, total $1000 (no date given for repayment); both signed; wit. Wm. R. Griffith, James W. Rogers?, Chas. Y. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-279: 14 March 1821, Chas. Y. Duncan to Moses Smith, for $600, negro man Jeffrey age about 30 years; no wit. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-279 (2nd): 14 March 1821, Moses F. Smith to Chas. Y. Duncan, for $600, negro man Edmond age about 30 years now in possession of Philip Thompson Esq. of Owensborough; no wit. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-279 (3rd): 14 March 1821, Chas. Y. Duncan to Moses Smith, mortgage for $697, a part of 100 acres on which I now live, say 90 acres, on Yellow Creek, adj. Robert Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-280: 28 March 1821, John Rowan, surviving executor of Joseph Hamilton Davies by his attorney in fact John Davies, to Samuel Duncan Senior, $450, 200 acres on Yellow Creek about one mile from Ohio River, incl. premises where Samuel Duncan resides, corner Charles Y. Duncan. No wit. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-284: 1 April 1821, Benjamin Duncan to Christopher Grayham, $1250, negroes Criss age 50, Benj. age 27, Lewis age 22, Hanna age 20, Mary age 18, Judy age 17, Betty age 13, Henry (Henly?) age 16, Charles age 12, Matthew and Mark twins age 10, Abby age 9, Peter age 5, Hester age 3, Giles age 1, Christina age 28 and her daughter Mary age 3, Moses age 35, William age 3, Sarah age 30, Letitia age 10, John age 1, and distillery equipment, furniture, farm equipment. Wit. Warren Duncan, Sally Duncan, John R. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-284: 2 Dec. 1818, William Smith to Benjamin Duncan, $350, 123 acres incl. plantation where Smith lives. Wit. Levi Hale, William Roberts, Warran Duncan. Proved 5 May 1821 on oaths of Warran Duncan and William Roberts. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-294: 20 Jan. 1821, Chas. Y. Duncan to Samuel Duncan, $40, 10 acres, part of 100 acres I now live on, deeded from John Rowan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-296: 18 June 1821, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to William R. Griffith (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order; not copied further)
      A-300: 27 Sept. 1821, Benjamin Duncan of Daviess Co. KY to Wm. M. Beall, mortgage for $1100, negroes and slaves for life, to wit, one old negro woman Christina age about 50 and her 2 children Abby age about 8 and Peter age about 6 and 2 negro boys children of said woman, to wit, Matthew and Mark both age about 10, and young woman Judy age about 17, to be repaid in two years; wit. Edw. Haydon, Joseph Atwell. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-301: 27 Sept. 1821, Benjamin Duncan of Daviess Co. KY to Edw. Haydon and Joseph Atwell, merchants of Nelson Co. KY, mortgage, slaves for life, negro woman Christina age 25 and her 2 children William age 3 and Mary age 5, woman Hannah age about 21 and her 2 children Hester age 2-1/2 and Giles age 1 year, for $1077; Benjamin Duncan to pay the full amount of a replevin bond signed by Benjamin Duncan, Warran Duncan, Christopher Grayham by his attorney in fact Warran Duncan, and Charles Y. Duncan, securities, for $652.36 and interest, in two years, and by his note of today for $416.06-1/4 in one year; wit. Wm. M. Beall, John R?. (K?) Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-304: 25 March 1821, Charles Y. Duncan, Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to William R. Griffith; wit. John Hathaway, Ben P. Duncan. (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order; not copied further) (FHL film 579,992)
      A-331: 12 Nov. 1821, Charles Y. Duncan, late Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Samuel Handley (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order, not copied further). (FHL film 579,992)
      A-332: 12 Nov. 1821, Charles Y. Duncan, late Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to Remus Griffith, land of heirs of John Handley decd, being Samuel Handley, George Handley, Remus Griffith and wife Sally late Sally Handley (land sold or deeded by Sheriff per court order; not copied further) (FHL film 579,992)
      A-347: 26 Jan. 1822, Rolley Williams and Robert Duncan of Daviess Co. KY, to enable Mrs. Elizabeth Bland, widow and adm. of Elijah Bland decd. of Claiborne Co. MS, to remove to state of KY with her children, the heirs of Elijah Bland, and to convey with her all the property which she claims as widow, etc., and property of infant heirs of her husband; appoint John Duncan of Daviess Co. KY but now in State of MO to post security for her. (FHL film 579,992) (MAD: Rosanna, dau. of John Sr., m. to Rolly Williams in 1802 Nelson Co. KY; Elizabeth, dau. of John Sr. m. Elijah Bland)
      A-366: (no month or day) 1822, Benjamin Duncan to John Stowers; Stowers obtained judgement against Benjamin Duncan in Daviess Circuit Court and Benjamin Duncan replevied the judgement, security Robert Duncan, on 5 June 1820, which replevin bond was for $712, $356.75-1/2 to be paid; in order to secure payment, mortgage negro man Lewis age about 23, payment due in 18 months; wit. John S. McFarland, Philip Triplett; rec. March 6, 1822. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-375: 1 July 1821, John Cannady, coroner of Daviess Co., to Samuel Duncan Senr of same; on 9 Jan. 1821 an execution from Nelson Circuit Court in name of George Peak directed coroner of Daviess Co. to cause $240 to be made of the estate of Charles Y. Duncan plus interest from 20 Nov. 1819, being the sum collected by Charles Y. Duncan as sheriff of Daviess Co. on an execution from Nelson Circuit Court against John Bolds in favor of said George Peak; whereof the said Duncan was convict? as appears of record which execution was made returnable 24 Feb., delivered into hands of said John Cannady, then levied on estate of said Charles Y. Duncan to land on Yellow Creek, 100 acres, the same land that was conveyed by John Daviess attorney for John Rowan to said Charles Y. Duncan, 23 Oct. 1816; land advertised for sale, sale held at house of said Charles Y. Duncan; highest bidder was Samuel Duncan for $1 in silver. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-389: (undated) Samuel Duncan, Benjamin Duncan and John Duncan and Geo. Duncans heirs and Rolley Duncans heirs (no other commas) the proprietors and owners of negro slave Osborn, for $400 to be paid by said Osborn, emancipation; /s/ Samuel Duncan, William R. Duncan, Willis Duncan, William Roberts gdn for Geo. Duncan, William Roberts gdn for John Duncan, Benjn. Duncan, Mary Duncan, Henry Roberts. Wit. Geo. Handley, Jas. Bates, Warran Duncan, John Murphy. Proved Feb. term 1822 on oaths of George Handley and James Bates for Samuel, William R., and Willis Duncan and Wm. Roberts gdn. for said George and John Duncan; and oaths of James Bates and Warran Duncan for Benjamin and Mary Duncan; and oaths of James Bates and John Murphey for Henry Roberts. Recorded 6 Oct. 1822. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-403: 6 June 1822, Benjamin Duncan to Joseph Grigsby, mortgage, 2 negro women, Mary and Betsy, that I heretofore lent my son Warren Duncan; that Joseph Grigsby is my security on sundry replevin bonds: to Ebenezer Baird for $164.55, Thomas Vandiver for $106.52, Philip Triplett and Philip Thompson for $193.72, and William Beall for $130.20, total $594.99, and is security on my note for $308 to Commonwealth Branch Bank at Hartford; if I pay the debts, this mortgage void; wit. John Hathaway, Warran Duncan, John R. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-408: 23 Sept. 1822, Henry Winkler of State of IN to John Duncan Jr. of Daviess Co. KY, $242-1/2, land on Pup Creek incl. plantation whereon said Duncan now lives, 342 acres "(100 acres has been sold to Wm. Evans heirs as per deed to them)", balance of land sold to John Duncan; any redress to be made against Samuel Oldham who sold to Winkler if a defect in title. Wit. Wm. R. Griffith, Voletine Husk, Wm. Nelson. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-409: 23 Sept. 1822, John Duncan Jr. to William Husk, both Daviess Co., $160, deed to 90-1/4 acres incl. said Husk's farm. Wit. Wm. R. Griffith, Thomas Moseley. No wife. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-412: 10 Oct. 1822, William Glenn, Sheriff of Davies Co. KY by his Deputy Sheriff John Hathaway, to Samuel Duncan Senr., highest bidder; that on 14 March 1822, execution of a firie facias from Daviess Co. Court to make from the estates of Charles Y. Duncan and Benjamin Duncan, $52.50 and interest at 10% from 1 Oct. 1821 that Charles Y. Duncan had failed to account for as collector of county levy at Nov. term 1820, and costs of $5.00-1/2; the amount was levied by Hathaway on 1 April on 100 acres on Yellow Creek as the property of said Charles Y. Duncan, being the land conveyed by John Daviess attorney for John Rowan surviving executor of Joseph H. Daviess decd to said Charles Y. Duncan on 23 Oct. 1816, on 20 May 1822 the Sheriff sold 30 acres in SE corner for $64.05; that on 10 March 1822 per another firi facias issued for failure to account for $22.16-2/3 in Nov. 1819 county levy, 10 acres sold for $33.46-1/2; ... an execution in the case of William Tibbs vs. Chas. Y. Duncan, for $130, 20 acres sold for $154.52; an execution from Nelson Co. court on behalf of Simon Hill against Charles Y. Duncan, Joseph Grigsby and Samuel Duncan for $424.81-1/2, 40 acres sold for $456.65; total 100 acres on Yellow Creek sold 20 May 1822 to Samuel Duncan as highest bidder. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-440: 7 July 1823, John Rowan, surviving executor of Joseph Hamilton Davies by his attorney in fact John Davies, to Samuel Duncan Jr., $75 (no acres) where Samuel Duncan now lives, on Ohio River and Yellow Creek. Wit. Stephen F. Ogden, Chas. Y. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      A-440 (2nd): 29 June 1822, John Daviess to Samuel Duncan Jr., $1, 30 acres on Ohio River, $1. Wit. Stephen F. Ogden, Chas. Y. Duncan. Rec. 7 July 1823. (FHL film 579,992)

   Vol. A&B, 1817-1840 (FHL film 579,992)
      A&B-147: 15 July 1840, same as following, to A.P. Whayne, 23-1/4 acres.
      A&B-148: 15 July 1840, "Jon" G. Taylor, Enock Kendall and Richard C. Jett, commissioners appointed by Daviess Circuit Court, to John Duncan; per decree Oct. 1838 to sell land belonging to estate of Isaac Whayne decd., except the widows dower, per commrs. report filed in Chancery suit, John Duncan complainant and Isaac Whayne's heirs deft; land being Lot E, allotted to said Jno. Duncan, adj. lots 5 and 3, Duncan's line, lot 7, Beauchamp's line, total 37-1/2 acres. (FHL film 579,992)
      A&B-149: 15 July 1840, same to R.B.S. Whayne, similar.
      A&B-150: 15 July 1840, same to Mercer J. Whayne, 3 lots of 23-1/4 acres, 24-1/2 acres, and 44 acres.

   Vol. B, 1822-1828 (FHL film 579,992)
      B-26: 21 Oct. 1823, Benjamin Duncan and Warren Duncan to Edw. Haydon, mortgage for $1, negroes man "Benn" age about 30, woman Mary now living with said Warren Duncan age about 21, woman Betty now with Moreland at Owensborough age about 16 and increase, and distillery equipment; $1730 due on note; wit. John R. Duncan, D. Chambers. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-38: 10 March 1824, John Duncan Junior & wife Prudence of Daviess Co. KY to Valentine Husk of same, $600, 242 acres on Pup Creek conveyed by Henry Winkler 23 Sept. 1822 except 90-1/4 acres conveyed by said John Duncan to William Husk, adj. Samuel Oldham. No wife signature or relinquishment. (from Mary Louise Craven 8/2/1989)
      B-44: 14 April 1824, Valentine (X) Husk to John Duncan Jr., both Daviess Co. KY, rescind above deed for $1. No wit. (indexed as Valentine Husk both grantor and grantee; FHL film 579,992)
      B-46: 5 May 1824, commissioners to sell lots in Owensborough, to John Duncan, lot 68, $105.
      B-57: 20 March 1824, Charles Y. Duncan, late Sheriff of Daviess Co. KY, to George Handley (land sold 15 Sept. 1820 by Sheriff per court order; not copied further) (FHL film 579,992)
      B-61: 25 July 1824, Hewitt Duncan (X) to E.F. Cambden, $16, cow and calf I bought at Plummers sale; no wit. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-67: 3 Aug. 1824, Hewett Duncan (X) mortgage to Benj. Bell and A.M. Taylor, Merchants trading under the name Bell & Taylor for $120, 3 cows and two calves, my stock of hogs, two feather beds and furniture, my household and kitchen furniture, one bureau, one table and one chest and half dozen chairs; Duncan owes Bell & Taylor $120, to be repaid within 12 months, Duncan to retain possession; wit. Wm. R. Griffith. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-67 (2nd): 15 Aug. 1820, Whereas we the heirs and representatives of Charles Duncan decd. do agree that Osborn a slave formerly the property of Charles Duncan decd. shall have a privilege of hiring himself and taking such other steps in an honest way, for two years, and in case he pays off $400 within that two years and produces a receipt from any one of the legatees for the amount such legatee may be entitled to, then a deduction shall be made out of that $400. N.B. It is understood by the parties that when the $400 is paid, Osborn shall be entitled to his freedom. Signed by Benjn. Duncan, Samuel Duncan, Rosey Ewing, Willis Duncan, Henry Roberts, Wm. Duncan, William Roberts, John Duncan, Mary Duncan, George Duncan. Witness Amos Riley, James Bates. Proved July 7, 1824 on oath of James Bates and on Oct. 4, 1824 on oath of Amos Riley. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-74: 8 June 1824, Commissioners to sell lots in Owensborough, to Charles Y. Duncan, lot 82 (MAD: price not given).
      B-75: 9 June 1822, Chas. Y. Duncan of Scott Co. MO to Samuel Duncan Sr. of Daviess Co. KY, for $438, bill of sale for negro girl Kitty age about 16 years; wit. John Duncan Jr.; Charles Y. Duncan appeared in Daviess Co. KY, Oct. 17, 1824. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-75 (2nd): Received of Ausbon Bently, a man of color, $400 on a settlement per various receipts and notes on our agreement between the heirs of Charles Duncan decd. for the freedom of said Ausbon for $400; 3 Dec. 1821, /s/ Samuel Duncan, exor.; wit. Chas. Y. Duncan. Court Oct. 11, 1824, ackn. by Samuel Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-76: 20 June 1824, Benjamin Duncan & wife Nancy to George Dodison (indexed Davidson), $79.30, 79-1/4 acres. Wit. Warran Duncan, Stenton? Edwards, George Medcalf. Proved on oaths of Medcalf & Warran Duncan on 5 Sept. 1824. Release by Nancy Duncan 20 Oct. 1824. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-77: 20 July 1824, Benjamin Duncan & wife Nancy to John Winklen, 80-3/4 acres on Pup Creek, part of Samuel Oldham's 4000 acre survey, adj. Graham's line, Yager's line, Adamses line; no money given, no wit. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-78: 20 July 1824, Benjamin Duncan & wife Nancy to George Medcalf, $137.75, 137-3/4a.
      B-95: 18 Nov. 1824, Charles Y. Duncan of Daviess Co. KY to Robert Grayham of Nelson Co. KY, $1, lot 82.
      B-98: 25 Oct. 1824, Aquilla W. Sampson to Samuel Duncan Jr., mortgage for $50, the bay mare I recently purchased of James Smeathers, Duncan was security for Sampson to Smeathers; wit. Brice P. Duncan, Samuel Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-143: 8 Aug. 1825, Samuel Duncan Jr. (X) to Stephen F. Ogden for $60.32 due Ogden by note 9 April 1824 due 1 March 1825 for $45 and another for $15.32 dated 9 April 1824, mortgage farm animals, household furniture including 1 feather bed and 2 bed steads; wit. John Daviess, Chas. Y. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-144: 8 Aug. 1825, Samuel (X) Duncan Jr. of Daviess Co. to Stephen F. Ogden of same, mortgage for $60.32, land where I now live, 70 acres and 30 acres, total 100 acres, on Yellow Creek and Ohio River. Wit. John Daviess, Cha. Y. Duncan. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-310: 5 June 1827, William D. Price formerly of City of Richmond, VA, now of Tallihasee, FL, by William R. Miller, atty, to John Duncan of Daviess Co. KY, $123.75, 99 acres on Blackford's Creek (more on Price's ancestors and family not copied here). (FHL film 579,992)
      B-311: P/A William D. Price to William R. Miller.
      B-365: 17 Sept. 1827; Ref. claim to 3000 acres, heirs of Daniel Eppes, David Ross, Robert Wickliff held a small interest, Pickett, Triplett, others; to Brice P. Duncan, lot #2, 2 acres more or less in Owensborough. (FHL film 579,992)
      B-398: 17 March 1828, Brice P. Duncan and wife Emma M. of Daviess Co. KY to Anthony Kirkpatrick of same, $110, lot 2 in Owensborough; rec. 18 March 1828. (FHL film 579,992) (MAD: to Washington Co. TX; unmarried 1836, b. 1810)
 

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