Duncans in Claiborne Par. LA


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

Last revised September 3, 2003

Formed 1828 from Natchitoches
Bossier formed 1843 from Claiborne
Jackson formed 1845 from Claiborne, Ouachita, Union
Bienville formed 1848 from Claiborne
Webster formed 1871 from Claiborne, Bienville, Bossier
Lincoln formed 1873 from Bienville, Jackson, Union, Claiborne


1830-1840 Claiborne Par. LA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Claiborne Par. LA Census (and from Lucille Mehrkam 10/1983)
24th Twp.
Pg.98, #74-74, Jeremiah DUNKIN 39 SC planter $0
                  Mary (f) 40 TN
                  Wm. H. 17, Robt. A. 13 AL
                  Martha A. 11, Sarah E. 8 AL
                  Laura A. 3 AR
                  Geo. W. 9/12, Angeline (f) 9/12 LA
                  (MAD: Jeremiah b.SC, SC written over Tenn; mar. Milly Yeates 4/30/1832 Perry Co. AL; 1840 Perry Co. AL census; 1870 Nacogdoches Co. TX census; ?? Wm.H. and Robt.A. perhaps in the Civil war in LA ??)

1860 Claiborne Par. LA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Claiborne Par. LA Census
Ward 2, P.O. Horner
Pg. 41, #154-255, DUNCIN, Mary 38 GA BLACK farm laborer $0-$0
                  Emeline 16 LA BLACK farm laborer
                  Griff (m) 14, James 12 LA BLACK farm laborers
                  John 3 LA BLACK
                  Silvy (f) 4/12 LA BLACK b.Feb.
Ward 4, P.O. Minden
Pg.101, #25-25, McDONALD, James H. 55 NC (white) farmer $0-$0
                  Almala? (Almeda?) (f) 50 GA (white) keeping house $15,000-$5000
                  William 23 LA farmer $0-$750
                  Charles 21 LA student at law mar. Oct.
                  Wolarah? (f) 20 SC (white) "without occupation" mar. Oct.
                  Wesley G. 19 LA clerk in store
                  Alis L. (f) 16 LA at school
                  John W. 10, Pearl (f) 8 LA at school
                  DUNCAN, Daniel 20 MO? (MC?) MULATTO domestic servant
                  LEWIS, Adam (m) 21 LA BLACK domestic servant
                  Margaret 28 LA BLACK domestic servant
                  Jessee (m) 4, Harriett (f) 2 LA BLACK at home
Ward 5, P.O. Athens
Pg.153, #126-(blank), DINKINS, F.M. (f) 55 SC (white) keeping house $0-$200
                  Ida (f) 19 MS "no occ"
                  Calle (m) 16 MS laborer
                  Walter 14 MS laborer
                  Morning Mader (f) 20 MS keeping house
                  Eugine (m) 1 LA at home


Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records; Monroe, Ouachita Par. LA, Land Office, Act/Treaty of April 24, 1820, Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries (Internet address as of 6/3/2001)
      Name, Acres, Date land document signed, County/Parish
      Duncan, Jeremiah, 40.19a, Dec 07 1859, Union
      Dunkin, Jeremiah, 80.03a, Jan 15 1858, Claiborne (MAD: 1850 Claiborne Par. LA census)


East Carroll Par. LA Deed (FHL film 311,926 item 2)
      H-99: Claiborne Par., LA, 24 Aug. 1854, Mary Saps wife of Thomas Page and Nancy Saps widow of Thomas Mason, of same, for $300, deed to Jeremiah S. Duncan of same, our right to SW 1/4 Sec.28 Twp.20 Range 12E, 160 acres; /s/ Mary (X) Saps authorized by me Thomas (X) Page, Nancy (X) Saps, J.S. Duncan. Wit. W.A. Burnham, Archibald Buie; rec. on oath of wit. 13 Sept. 1854.


"Records of LA Confederate Soldiers and LA Confederate Commands" by Andrew B. Booth, 1920, Vol.2, B-G (FHL film 1,305,384 and 1,685,400; also from Evelyn Sigler 3/1985, and pgs.712-714 from Florence Dyess 1987 & 1990)
      Duncan, R.A., Pvt. Co. C, 19th LA Inf. Enlisted Dec. 11, 1861, Camp Moore, LA. On Hospl. Register, Admitted March 17, 1862, to 1st Miss. C.S.A. Hospl., Jackson, MS, complaint Debility. Rolls from May 1862 to Feb. 1863, Present. Roll for June 30 to Dec. 31, 1863, Absent, sick in Hospl., Montgomery, AL, since May 25, 1863. Rolls from Jan. 1864 to April 30, 1864, Absent, sick in Hospl. Marietta, GA, since April 26, 1864, order Med. Brd. Roll to Aug. 31, 1864, Absent on extension of sick furlough, thirty days, from Aug. 21, 1864, to Sept. 20, 1864. Rolls from Sept. 1864 to April 1865, Absent, sick in Hospl., Marion, AL, when last heard from.
      Duncan, William H. (also Dunkin, William H.), Pvt. Co. H. 1st LA Hvy. Arty (Regulars). Enlisted July 1, 1861, New Orleans, LA. Roll to Aug. 31, 1861, Deserted from New Orleans Barracks July 10, 1861. Surrendered himself July 18, 1861. Deserted again, Aug. 18, 1861. Rolls from Nov. 1862 to April 1863 show him Enlisted Sept. 12, 1862, Claiborne [St.Tammany Par.], LA, Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War show him captured and paroled at Vicksburg, MS, July 4, 1863. Rolls from Oct. 31, 1863 to Dec. 1863, Absent without leave (paroled).


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