Duncans in Fillmore Co. MN


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

Last revised August 22, 2007

Formed 1853 from Wabasha
Houston formed 1854 from Fillmore
Mower formed 1855 from Fillmore, Freeborn


1860 Fillmore Co. MN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Fillmore Co. MN Census
Bloomfield Twp.
Pg.78, #114-117, TURNER, Samuel 30 NY farmer $3000-$1000
                  Susan 22 IN
                  Clarence (m) 10/12 MN
                  DUNCAN, Craig 59 NY carpenter $0-$0
                  (MAD: Craig Duncan in 1860 Winona Co. MN census)
Jordan Twp.
Pg.347, #71-73, DUNCAN, Samuel S. 37 OH farmer $0-$250
                  Julia 34 NY
                  Sarah 15 IA
                  Edwin 12, Minnie (f) 7 MN
                  John 79 MN ("Minn")
                  (MAD: Samuel in 1860 Olmsted Co. MN census)
Spring Valley
Pg.596, #178-182, DUNCUN, Charles 30 IL farmer $1200-$310
                  Alethe (f) 28 IL
                  (no children)
Agricultural Schedule
Pg.821: DUNCAN, Charles - 40 acres, 2 horses, 1 mule

HISTORIES before 1923

"History of Fillmore County, Minnesota" by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge; pub. Chicago: H.C. Cooper, Jr. & Co., 1912, 1398 pgs. (LH12889, HeritageQuest images 5/2007; FHL film 1,000,256 items 2-3)
      Vol.2, Pg.975: WILSON H. CULBERTSON brought his family from Pennsylvania in 1849, and settled in Scott county, Iowa, where he was employed seven years as a farmer. In June, 1856, he moved the family to Minnesota, and took a claim near St. Charles in Olmsted county. He traded this claim for fourteen yoke of oxen, which he disposed of, and then went to work for the Transit Railroad Company. Subsequently, he purchased 160 acres in Winona county, where he farmed the remainder of his life, dying December 16, 1878, at the age of fifty-four. His wife, who before her marriage was Mary Ann Duncan, died March 25, 1877.
      Vol.2, pg.976-979: ALBERT CULBERTSON, mayor of Whalan, was born in Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, February 14, 1847, son of Wilson H. and Mary Ann (Duncan) Culbertson. He spent his youth in Iowa and Minnesota, and in the spring of 1878 moved to Mower county and purchased a quarter section on which he started farming. Owing to the failure of crops, he left this farm and went to Winona county. December 31, 1878, he came to Whalan, where he has since resided. ... May 8, 1872, he married Jennie Canfield, a native of Jackson county, Iowa. She died July 8, 1912. An adopted son, R.W., lives with his father and attends the Toland Business College at LaCrosse, Wisconsin.


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