Duncan research files of
1830-1870 Ste. Genevieve Co. MO Census
No Duncan indexed
Ste. Genevieve Co. MO Index to conveyances v.O 1804-1871 (FHL film 915,463; SLC 5/10/2013)
Direct index (item 1)
F-25: Duncan, W. to Kaufman, J.
F-431: Duncan, W. to Javis?, Ant.
F-523: Duncan, W. to Jokerst, J.
F-546: Duncan, W. to Sargeant, J.
G-251: Duncan, W. to Cramer, F.J.
G-301: Duncan, W. to Robbins, J.B.
G-455: Duncan, W. to Bagy, L.V.
G-517: Durocher, B. to Duncan, W.
G-518: Duncan, W. to Villar, B.
G-528: Duncan, W. to Sickinger, E.
H-423: Duncan, W. to Rozier, F.
Quit Book O, 1861
Indirect index (item 2)
B-454: Duncan, Mathew from Maddin & Valle
C-367: Duncan, M. et als from Fennick, T.
F-526: Duncan, W. from Amourey?, B.C.
F-524: Duncan, W. from Hartman, F.
F-514: Duncan, W. from Logan, J?
F-21: Duncan, W. from Adusit??, Shf
F-30: Duncan, W. from Adusit??, Shf
G-247: Duncan, W. from Anderlux?, B.C.
G-190: Duncan, M. from Carson, A.
G-517: Duncan, W. from Dancher, B.
G-98: Duncan, W. from Varier?, Sheriff
G-133: Duncan, W. from Thomisen?, F.N.
Ste. Genevieve Co. MO Deeds (SLC 7/17/2014; have JPG images)
Deed records (transcribed) v. B-C 1813-1823 (FHL film 915,659)
Not copied, no index
Deed records v. A-C 1804-1823 (FHL film 915,466)
B-454/455: Whereas Thomas Maddin and John Bt. Valls, executor of last will of Revd?. James Maxwell decd by their petition to the Superior Court for the Southern Circuit of MO Territory at April term last, represented there was not sufficient personal property belonging to the estate to pay the debts, therefore they prayed the lands and tenements or a part thereof, all being specified in said petition, might be sold for the payment of said debts ..., whereupon the Superior Court ordered the executors should on 2nd day of Circuit Court of Co. of st. Genevieve then next, having first caused advertisements ..., should proceed to sell all or such part of said lands ... as would be sufficient to raise the sum of $2100, first beginning with the house and lot in said decree, and continuing on progressively with the tracts as enumerated in said decree as should raise the sum afsd, ... now we the aforesaid executors having advertised ... did on 27 Aug. completed said sale, a tract or parcel of land on the south fork of the River Saline in county afsd, bounded by lands claimed in the name of Charles Dehault DeLuziera, containing 500 acres more or less, and is the same tract or parcel of land which was on 15 Jan. 1800 granted by Don Charles Dehault De Lapus, late Lieutenant Governor of late province of Louisiana, to Louis J?. DeKosligant? and by him sold to said Maxwell decd, when Matthew Duncan was then the last and highest bidder for $410, and the same was accordingly knocked off to him. Now, therefore, we, the aforesaid executor by virtue of said decree and by law ... and for $410 to us secured, have sold all the interest which said Maxwell decd. had to said tract of land to said Duncan, with appurtenances. 27 Aug. 1816. /s/ Thoms. Maddin, J. Bt?. Willey?. Wit. Ch. L. Hampstead. Ack. 15 Jan. 1817 before Tho. Obin, J.P., St.Genevieve Co. MO. Recorded 15 Feb. 1817. (FHL film 915,466)
C-367/368: 22 May 1819, Thomas Fenwick of St.Genevieve Co., heir and admin. of estate of Joseph Fenwick decd, to Mathew Duncan, Joseph Duncan & Polly Ann Duncan of Jackson Co. IL, and James J. Fenwick of Ste. Genevieve Co. MO, that said Thomas Fenwick admin. & one of heirs of Joseph Fenwick decd. for $1,150 paid by said Mathew Duncan, Joseph Duncan, Polly Ann Duncan and James J. Fenwick, and the said Mathew, Joseph, Polly Ann and James J. therefrom discharged, sell to said Mathew, Joseph, Polly Ann and James J. all his interest and claim to 90 acres of land, and all claim he may have or will hereafter derive as admin., heir &c of said Joseph Fenwick decd either as a settlement or preemption right, beg. at an elm, oak and poplar standing just above the mouth of the Spring Branch which enters the Mississippi just above the old horse mill, then 80 poles westwardly at right angles of the river, then south and east again to the Mississippi River to make the quantity of 60 acres, also 30 acres in oblong square adj. and running at full length the tract, but said Thomas Fenwick may reserve 5 acres more or less upon the front on the river & lake? in the apple orchard and residence of his mother with one acre for a Roman Catholick Church and burying ground, for which said Thomas Fenwick is to exchange an equal quantity of land which he hereby reserves which is to join the river on the south end of the land before conveyed, ... to be laid off at the election of said Thomas Fenwick at the time the town is surveyed which is to be laid off upon the said tract so as not to interfere with the streets and plot of said town ..., said Thomas Fenwick warrants the tract, with appurtenances except as is herein excepted, the crop of vegetables, wheat, timothy corn &c growing on the same ... fence around the old peach orchard ... with the horse mill and its appertenances, understood the party of second part reserve to Thomas Fenwick the privilege of the ferry across the Mississippi River for said town, and to have excusive privilege of purchasing at $45 per acre any land of the said Thomas Fenwick and they are not to sell to any other person whatever except the said party refuse to give the same. /s/ Ths. Fenwick. Wit. James Tanner, E. Fenwick. Ack. 16 Oct. 1820 before Tho. Oliver, J.P. Recorded 16 Oct. 1820. (FHL film 915,466)
Deed records v. F-G, 1843-1852 (FHL film 915,468)
F-21/22: Whereas the State and County taxes for the year herein specified on the following described real estate in County of Ste. Genevieve MO which was assessed in the name of the person herein set forth remained due the state and county, amounting to $2.10? including interest, and other incidental costs, to Ulanchin? Falk?, 23-40/100 acres, 1841, ? by field, N by Ransom, E. by Mississippi, S by Wilkerson?, and Registrar of lands having advertised the said real estate for sale ... to pay and satisfy said taxes and penalties or so much of said property as might be sufficient, ... on 4 Sept. 1843, the Sheriff offered for sale ... and William Duncan being the lowest bidder, became the purchaser thereof for $2.06 for the whole tract, now I William Adams, Sheriff of said county, ... sell to said William Duncan the said real estate, subject however, to redemption by any person interested who is a minor under the age of 21 years, ... 4? Sept. 1843. /s/ Wm. Adams, Sheriff of said county. Ack. 4 Sept. 1843. Recorded Sept. 18, 1843. (FHL film 915,468)
F-25: 12 Sept. 1843?, William Duncan of Ste.Genevieve Co. MO to Joseph Kaufman Junr. of same, for $25 paid, sell piece or parcel of land in afsd in what is known as the Big Field of Sainte Genevieve, containing 23 arpens, bounded north by Boussin, east by the Mississippi, south by Wilkinson, and is the same tract or parcel of land by me purchased at a tax sale of William Adams, Sheriff of said county, on 4 Sept. 1843, which is recorded in said county Book F pgs. 21,22, with appurtenances. /s/ William Duncan. Wit. J.N. Littlejohn. Ack. 12 Sept. 1843 by William Duncan before Jesse B. Robbins, Clerk, by Dept. J.N. Littlejohn. Recorded Sept. 18, 1843. (FHL film 915,468)
F-30/31: Taxes unpaid, $5.97 including interest and incidental costs, ... name of Thomas ? Caddin, 1837, 1838, 1839, 1841, 1 lot in Ste.Genevieve ... sold 4 Sept. 1843, William Duncan being lowest bidder for $5.97 for the whole tract, now I William Adams, Sheriff of said county, ... sell to said William Duncan the said real estate, subject however, to redemption by any person interested who is a minor under the age of 21 years, ... 4 Sept. 1843. /s/ Wm. Adams, Sheriff of said county. Wit. J.N. Littlejohn. Ack. 4 Sept. 1843. Recorded Sept. 18, 1843. (FHL film 915,468)
F-431/432: Have copy, but not W. Duncan grantor (FHL film 915,468; rechecked 6/5/2015)
F-514: 14 Sept. 1846, John Logan and Rosannah his wife of Perry Co. MO to William Duncan of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $130 paid, sell lot of ground in town of St.Genevieve, being part of lot No.16.one upon square bounded north by 2nd St., east by Little Rock Street and west by Couch House St., being the same purchased by said Logan of William Adams, late Sheriff of St.Genevieve Co., 23 May 1845, with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ John Logan, Rossanah W. Logan. Ack. 22 Sept. 1846 by John Logan and Rosannah W. Logan his wife before John W. Noelle, Clerk of Perry Co. MO Circuit Court. Recorded Oct. 16, 1846. (FHL film 915,468)
F-523/524: 1 March 1847, William Duncan to Joseph Jokerst, all of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $240 paid, sell lot of land in town of St.Genevieve, county & state afsd, being part of lot No.16 one arpen square, bounded north by 2nd St., east by Little Rock St., and west by Camp? Kause St., being the same purchased of John Logan and wife by deed 14 Sept. 1846, with appurtenances. /s/ William Duncan. Wit. J.N. Littlejohn. Ack. 1 March 1847 by William Duncan before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk of St.Genevieve Co. Circuit Court. Recorded March 1, 1847. (FHL film 915,468)
F-524/526: 27 Nov. 1846, William Hartman and Johanna Hartman his wife to William Duncan, of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $350 paid, sell tract of land in St.Genevieve Co. MO, the E 1/2 of SE 1/4 Sec.28 Twp.38N Range 8E containing 80 acres, entered by Joseph Kaufman in St.Louis land office on 8 Sept. 1845, No.15378, and conveyed by said Joseph Kaufman and wife to one John Kurtz by deed Sept. 10, 1845, recorded Book F, pg.370, and afterward conveyed by said John Kurtz to said Frederick Hartman by deed 26 Feb. 1846 recorded Book F, pg.371, with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Frederick Hartman, Johanna Hartman. Wit. Eloy Selompt?, J.N. Littlejohn. Ack. 7 Nov. 1846 before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk of Circuit Court of St.Genevieve by Frederick Hartman. Received 27 Nov. 1846 of William Duncan grantee $350 in full, /s/ Frederick Hartman. Ack. 29 Nov. 1846 by Johanna Hartman, wife of Frederick Hartman, before J.N. Littlejohn, Clk. Recorded Nov. 29, 1847. (FHL film 915,468)
F-526/527: Whereas the Probate Court did at March term 1846 ordered sale and Benjamin C. Armourcur was appointed admin. of estate of Thomas Blakely, ... to sell at auction 1 June on credit of 6 months for payment of debts, a tract of land about 4 miles SW of the town of St.Genevieve on the south fork of ?? Creek containing 156 acres, sold at auction to highest bidder, the undivided NE and half of a tract or parcel afterward? situated about 4 miles SW of town of St.Genevieve on south fork of Gabouries? Creek, No.2080 in Twp.37 & 38N Range 8E, bounded north by Sec.35, east by Sec.30 & 1, west by Sec.35 or& 2, and south by south undivided 1/2 end of said tract, now belonging to --- Keifer, the said tract containing 156-26/100 acres, and William Duncan and Fries J. Cronin of St.Genevieve Co. were highest bidders, $226.57, and have fully paid for said land as bid, now Benj. C. Armourcur the administrator do sell to William Duncan and F.J. Cronin the above tract of land, with appurtenances, 7 Dec. 1846. /s/ B.C. Armourcur. Ack. 9 Dec. 1846 before Jno. D. Grafton, J.P., St.Genevieve Co. MO. Recorded Feb. 13, 1847. (FHL film 915,468)
F-528/529 - Denham, not Duncan, to John Lee (FHL film 915,468; have JPG image)
F-546/547: William Duncan of St.Genevieve Co. MO for $200 paid by Doctor Jehavod Sargeant, sell one undivided half part of all my right to tract of land in Co. of St.Genevieve, MO, the E 1/2 of SE 1/4 Sec.28 Twp.38N Range 8E containing 80 acres, being the same tract entered by Joseph Kaufman on 8 Sept. 1845, and by said Kaufman conveyed by deed to John Kurtz and by said John Kurtz conveyed to Frederick Hartman and by said Frederick Hartman conveyed by deed to said William Duncan, party grantor to this deed all of which deeds are recorded in said St.Genevieve Co., with appurtenances, clear, free and unincumbered by any act of mine. 14 Jan. 1847. /s/ William Duncan. Wit. J.N. Littlejohn. Ack. 14 Jan. 1847 before John N. Littlejohn, Clerk of Circuit Court of St.Genevieve. Received 14 Jan. 1847 the consideration money, /s/ William Duncan, wit. J.N. Littlejohn. Recorded Jan. 19, 1847. (FHL film 915,468)
G-98/99: In St.Genevieve Circuit Court, May term 1846, Adam D. Stewart vs. James Maddinch al, heirs and legal reps. of Thomas Maddin, now deceased, Petition for Partition of Real Estate. Heretofore on 19 May 1846, Adam D. Stewart et al, petitioners above, prayed for partition of lands and afterward, such proceedings were had, a decree was rendered ordering partition of said lands, and court was satisfied that partition could not be made without great prejudice to the owners thereof, the Circuit Court ordered the Sheriff to sell the lands at public vendue on a credit of 12 months, and John C. Varner, Sheriff, on 17 Nov. 1846, exposed to sale a vacant lot of ground in town of St.Genevieve opposite to a lot belonging to Eloy Lecompte containing a brick house used as a store by said Eloy Lecompte & Eugene Guibound? or lately so used, and William Duncan became the purchaser of said vacant lot, the best bidder, for $200, in order that William Duncan shall receive a title for the lot of ground purchased, with appurtenances, this deed made between Wm. C. Varner, Sheriff of St.Genevieve Co. MO, to William Duncan, for $200 paid, sell the interest of said James Maddin et al, heirs at law and legal reps. of Thomas Maddin now decd. to the lot of ground and tenement hereinbefore described. 17 Nov. 1847. /s/ Wm. C. Varner, Sheriff. Ack. 20 Nov. 1847 before Circuit Court of said County. Recorded Jan. 1, 1848. (FHL film 915,468)
G-133/135: 5 Feb. 1848, Nicholas Thomin? and Celeste his wife to William Duncan, all of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $100 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in St.Genevieve Co. MO in the Commons adj. the Big field of St.Genevieve, bounded on north by land now or late of heirs Francois James, east by the Rasseau Creux?, south by lands of the Roman Catholic Church, and west by the sides?, being the 1/2 arpens in front extending from the hills to the Roussean Creur?, the south half of said land being the same?? conveyed to said Francois N. Thomas by Basile Lahemundin? and others, heirs of Joseph Lahemundin decd, by deed 27 Jan. 1848, with appurtenances. /s/ Nicholas (X) Thomas?, Francois N. (X) Thanen?, Celeste (X) Huniun?. Ack. 5 Feb. 1848 by Nicholas Thomas and Francois N. Thomas? before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk. Ack. 19 Feb. 1848 by Celeste Thomis, wife of Francois N?. Thomins? before A. Brugh, J.P. of Borais Twp. Recorded March 1st??, 1848. (FHL film 915,468)
G-190/191: 5 July 1848, Athanase Cannon? (Carson?) and Jeannuter his wife to William Duncan and Eli Boyn, all of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $250 paid, sell a lot of ground in town of St.Genevieve, county & state afsd, on south fork of Subaini? Creek, bounded on orth by a stunb?, east by a street, south by a part of sumr? lot now the property of Louis Briatt, and west by Nicholas Mayote?, being 1 and 1/2 arpens from east to west and is the same lot of land purchased by said Athanais? Canon of Autorm? Budth and wife by deed 18 June 1848, with appurtenances. /s/ Athanase (x) Canon and Jeanmeter? (x) Canon. Wit. J.N. Littlejohn. Ack. 6 July 1848 by Athemass Canon and Jeanette his wife before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk of Circuit Court. Recorded July 6, 1848. (FHL film 915,468)
G-247/250: Whereas the Probate Court of St.Genevieve Co. MO on 3 March 1846 ordered ... Benjamin C. Auivurtus?, Admin. of estate of Thomas Blakely decd, order of sale, N 1/2 of tract of land containing 312-52/100 acres, being survey 2080, confined? to James Maxwell under Arthur ONeil on S fork of Gabourin? Creek about 3-1/2 miles? SW of town of St.Genevieve, on 1 June 1846, after appraisal by neighbors, John Troll, Nicholas Human, George Rutlaffe, ... viewed a tract of land situate about 4 miles SW of town of St.Genevieve on south fork of Greboun? Creek, being the north end and half of a tract of land containing in all 312-52/100 acres, and the north end and half containing 156-26/100 acres valued at $195, /s/ 1 June 1846, John Trall, Nicholas Human, George Shetloff, and afterwards ... caused the sale of said real estate per order of Probate Court made March term 1846, sold May 5, 1846. At Sept. term of said Probate Court in 1846, on 9th day of said term, the admin. made his report ... at public sale, William Duncan & F.J. Crown were highest bidders for $226.57, which sum has been secured, ... /s/ B.C. Amauriux, Admin. of Thomas Blakely decd, 9 Sept. 1846. Now for $226.57 paid by William Duncan and F.J. Crown, purchasers, and the receipt of which sum of money is hereby ack., I, Benjamin C. Auroureur? admin. of estate of Thomas Blakely decd, in compliance with the order of the Probate Court for St.Genevieve Co. made 9 Sept. 1846, do sell, release, transfer and set over to said William Duncan and F.J. Cronin (Crown?), all rights, title, etc. ... to north 1/2 of tract of land above described containing 312-52/100 acres, being survey 2080 ... which Thomas Blakely had at the time of his death to one undivided north half of the whole tract containing 312-56/100 acres. 11 Oct. 1848. Ack. 11 Oct. 1848 by Benjamin C. Amoureur, admin. of estate of Thomas Blakely decd, before Eloy LeCompte, J. Probate. Recorded Oct. 11, 1848. (FHL film 915,468)
G-251/252: 12 Oct. 1848, William Donking of town and county of St.Genevieve, MO, to Francois J. Cromen of same county and state, for $130 paid, sell and quit claim to him all my right, title, claim and interest to an undivided parcel of land containing 156-26/100 acres purchased jointly with said Francois J. Cronen from Benjamin C. Amoureux, administrator of estate of Thomas Blakely decd. by deed dated 11 instant and being the undivided north half of a tract of land containing in the whole tract 312-52/100 acres on the south fork of Gabourie? Creek about 3-1/2 miles SW of town of St.Genevieve confirmed to James Maxwell under Arthur Onsil, numbered on survey 2080, to hold the 1/2 of the above tract of 156-26/100 acres as afsd with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ William Duncan. Ack. 12 Oct. 1848 by William Doncking before Eloy LeCompte, Judge of Probate for St.Genevieve Co. MO. Recorded Oct. 14, 1848. (FHL film 915,468)
G-301/302: William Duncan of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $60 paid by Jesse B. Robbins, sell and quit claim to said Jesse B. Robbins, the following real estate, the SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Sec.28 Twp.38 Range 8E containing 40 acres, in Saint Genevieve Co. MO, entered at the St.Louis land office by said Duncan on 19 April 1847, with appurtenances, forever. 31 July 1847. /s/ William Duncan. Ack. 31 July 1847 by William Duncan before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk of the Circuit Court of St.Genevieve Co. MO. Recorded Feb. 17, 1849. (FHL film 915,468)
G-455: 3 Nov. 1849, William Duncan to Louis V. Bogy, both of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $175 paid, sell tract of land in county of St.Genevieve, MO, bounded on the north by lands now or late of heirs of Francois James?, east by the Raussian Creek, south by lands of the Roman Catholic Church, and west by the hills, being one and one half arpens in front, extending from the hills to the Roussian Creek, being the same conveyed to afsd Duncan by Nishalus? Thannir? and others 5 Feb. 1848, with appurtenances. /s/ Wm. Duncan. Wit. J.B. Clardy. Ack. 19 Dec. 1849 by William Duncan before J.W. Littlejohn, Clerk of Circuit Court. Recorded Dec. 19, 1849. (FHL film 915,468)
G-517/518: 8 July 1850, Barthelemi Durocher to William Duncan, all of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $150 paid, sell lot of ground in addition of said Durocher to City of St.Genevieve, Lot No.5 in Block No.5 in said addition, bound northwardly by Lot No.4, westwardly Little Rock Street, southwardly by A Street running along the Mississippi River, said lot being 60 feet in front on Little Rock Street and running thence to the river 150 feet more or less, leaving at all times a street of at least 50 feet between this lot and the river, with appurtenances. /s/ By Durochy. Wit. J.M. Littlejohn. Ack. 8 July 1850 by Barthelemi Durocher before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk of Circuit court. Recorded July 17, 1850. (FHL film 915,468)
G-518/519: 12 July 1850, William Duncan to Bartholomie Villars, all of St.Genevieve Co. MO, for $175 paid, sell lot of ground in the addition of said Durocher to the City of St. Genevieve, Lot No.5 in Block No.5 in said addition, bounded northerly by Lot No.4, westwardly by Little Rock Street, and eastwardly by a street running along the Mississippi River, said lot being 60 feet in front on Little Rock Street and running thence to the river 150 feet more or less, leaving at all times a street of at least 50 feet between this lot and the river, with appurtenances. /s/ Wm. Duncan. Wit. Amos J. Brice. Ack. 13 July 1850 before Amos J. Bruce, Justice of County Court, St.Genevieve Co. Recorded July 17, 1850. (FHL film 915,468)
G-528/529: 25 May 1850, William Duncan of St.Genevieve Co. MO to Erhard Seckinger of afsd, for $1100 paid, sell lot of ground in town of St.Genevieve, bounded on south by a street known on the plat of said town as Merchants Street, north by a lot belonging to J.B. Loave, west by third street which separates David Lax? pour? ground by Nicholas Minisch, east by a bar deed to C.J.B.J. Goin, with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Wm. Duncan. Ack. 25 May 1850 before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk of circuit Court, St.Genevieve Co. MO. Recorded June 11, 1850. (FHL film 915,468)
Deed records v. H-I, 1852-1855 (FHL film 915,469)
H-423: 17 July 1850, William Duncan of St.Genevieve Co. MO to Felix Rozier of same, for $600 paid, sell lot of ground in town of Ste.Genevieve in county afsd on south fork of Gabourie Creek bounded north by a street, east by a street, south by property of Louis Bualle, and west by lot of Nicholas Mayotte's heirs, said lot being the same purchased by Athanasi Carron of Antoine Buatte & wife by deed 18 June 1848, recorded in said county, to have and hold above property with all appurtenances, free from claims of all and every person. /s/ Wm. Duncan. Ack. 19 July 1850 by William Duncan before J.N. Littlejohn, Clerk of Circuit Court of St.Genevieve Co. Recorded Dec. 15, 1852. (FHL film 915,469)
Some early Duncans in Ste. Genevieve Co. MO:
James Duncan, 15 Feb. 1810, mar. Jane McLaughlin ("MO Marriages Before 1840" by Susan Ormesher)
Mary Ann Duncan, 2 Dec. 1819, of IL, mar. William Linn Esq. of Ste. Genevieve; from Dec. 11, 1819, issue of "Missouri Herald" pub. at Jackson, MO Territory, now Cape Girardeau Co. MO (pg.44, Vol.3, 1968, "Missouri Pioneers," FHL book 977.8 D2h, from Evelyn Sigler and Denzil Mauldin 1984) (MAD: she from Bourbon Co. KY)
Matthew Duncan, 29 Nov. 1832, owner of land in Ste. Genevieve Co., Book 6, pg.64, Minutes of First and Second Board of Land Commissioners. (from "Index to the Minutes of the First and Second Board of Land Commissioners, MO" 1805-1812; 1832-1835; by St.Louis Gen. Society; from Louis Boone 1984)
William Duncan, 11 Nov. 1847, witness to will of Francois Valle naming wife Mary Ann Valle; co-witness Ferdinand A. Roy; recorded 22 Sept. 1849; from Ste. Genevieve Co. MO Abstract of Wills & Administrations 1807-1855 (from pg.25, Vol.19, 3/1973, "MO Pioneers," FHL book 977.8 D2h, from Evelyn Sigler and Denzil Mauldin 1984)
"MO State Genealogical Association Journal" Vol.XIV #3, Summer 1994 (FHL book 977.8 D25m, from Dorothy Franks 2/1995)
Pgs.124-128 contain an article about William Linn of Ste.Genevieve and Perry Cos. MO and Fayette Co. IL, by Phyllis J. Bauer, assisted by Norman R. Peters. "This article first appeared in the surname quarterly 'Lynn/Linn Lineage,' Vol.VII, No.1 - Spring 1993." Among other things, the article says that William Linn of Ste.Genevieve married Polly Ann Duncan of Cape Girardeau, about the end of 1819, and refers to tax lists in Perry Co. MO from 1819 to 1826. The article says that Polly Ann Duncan was the sister of Joseph Duncan, Governor of Illinois 1834-1838, and that the Linns lived in or near Vandalia, Fayette Co. IL, when William died in 1847. The article has much more about their family and lives, and lists sources.
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