Duncan research files of
1830-1870 Perry Co. MO Census
No Duncan indexed
Perry Co. MO Deeds, Grantor Index Book I, July 1974 (from index cards of Kit Smith 8/1983)
Mathew Duncan by shff Lewis F. Linn I-83, 21 Nov. 1823
Mathew Duncan by shff John Oklap I-83, 21 Nov. 1823
Probate Files, Madison Co. MO (from William Smallen to Charles L. Duncan to MAD 1995, extracted by MAD)
Probate file of Elizabeth Duncan: Application of John H. Stevenson for Letters of Administration on Estate of Elizabeth Duncan Deceased, Probate Court, Madison Co., Jan. 20th 1896.
Application for Letters of Administration, Madison Co. MO, in the matter of estate of Elizabeth Duncan, decd; John H. Stevenson says that to the best of his knowledge and belief, the names of the heirs of said Elizabeth Duncan decd. and their places of residence are as follows: Charles P. Noell of Oklahoma, Frances Stevenson of Madison Co. MO, Eliza Turnbaugh nee Duncan of Madison Co. MO, James Duncan of Colorado, Ida Duncan minor child of Thos. Duncan decd. of Perry Co. MO, Joseph Duncan of Galena Co. KS, Elizabeth Tessereau? nee Duncan of Madison Co. MO; that said Elizabeth Duncan died without a will, he will make inventory ... /s/ J.H. Stevenson, 16 Jan. 1896, before N.B. Allen, Judge of Probate Court. (MAD: preprinted form uses "County of"; no Galena Co. KS, but a town of Galena in County of Cherokee in Kansas)
(2nd document) Administrator's Bond, of John H. Stevenson as principal and Joseph Duncan, Joseph Turnbaugh, Joseph Schutte, H. Otto Thost, Newton McCallum, and Alex. Nifong as securities (all signed), for $5,000, dated at Fredericktown, 20th Jan. 1896, for John H. Stevenson, who has been appointed administrator of the estate of Elizabeth Duncan; approved Feb. term 1896, by N.B. Allen, Judge of Probate. Filed 20 Jan. 1896, Recorded in Book C of Administrator's Bonds, Page 262.
(reverse of 2nd document) Oath, John H. Stevenson, administrator of the estate of Elizabeth Duncan, decd, says that Elizabeth Duncan died intestate and without leaving any will at Madison Co. A.D. 1896, leaving as "his" heirs Charles P. Noell, Frances Stevenson, Eliza Turnbaugh, James Duncan, Joseph Duncan, Elizabeth Tesserow, Ida Duncan minor child of Thomas Duncan; that he will make an inventory ... 20 Jan. 1896, (signature of Judge of Probate blank).
Some early Duncans in Perry Co. MO:
Joseph Duncan, 1819-1826, notice in newspaper list ("MO Taxpayers 1819-1826" by Lois Stanley, 1979; Los Angeles Public Library book R977.8 S788-1; FHL book 977.8 R4s)
Matthew Duncan, 1819-1826, lawsuit in newspaper list ("MO Taxpayers 1819-1826" by Lois Stanley, 1979; Los Angeles Public Library book R977.8 S788-1; FHL book 977.8 R4s)
Christina Duncan, 22 Nov. 1858, mar. Peter Winkin, #1920, 2-290 (from index cards of Kit Smith 8/1983)
Robert Duncan, 31 Jan. 1861, mar. Rachel Bollinger, #2040, 2-331 (from index cards of Kit Smith 8/1983) (MAD: said to have died 1870-1871 in Santa Clara Co. CA, she mar. 2nd her first cousin Francis Marion Bollinger, she died 1919 CA; from info of Stephen R. Brown of Fresno, CA, 1984)
James R. Duncan, 24 Oct. 1866, mar. Melina (Melainy) Schanler, 2-430 (from index cards of Kit Smith 8/1983)
Mary McCloskey Duncan, 20 June 1869, died aged 9m 14d; infant dau. of Wm. L. and Sarah A. Duncan; from July 1869 issue of "The St.Louis Christian Advocate" (pg.60, Vol.17, 3/1984, "MO Miscellany" FHL book 977.8 D2w, from Denzil Mauldin 1984)
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