Duncans in Calhoun Co. MS


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

Last revised January 17, 2007

Formed 1852 from Lafayette, Yalobusha


1860 Calhoun Co. MS Census
Pg.543, #42-40, Claborn LAWRENCE 63 SC farmer $1200-8000
                  Jane E. DUNCAN 30 SC -- $0-1400
                  Joseph LAWRENCE 20 AL
Pg.585, #340-343, Pearson DUNCAN 37 AL farmer 0-250
                  Martha 27 AL
                  John 7, James 6, William 5 MS
                  Sarah 4, Joham (m) 3/12 MS
                  (KDC & MAD: 1850 Chickasaw Co. MS; MAD: Martha Dunkin applied in 1901 in Chickasaw Co. MS for a Confederate Pension for service by her husband Pearson Dunkin in the 42nd MS; from pg.252-3, Vol.1, "MS Confederate Pension Applications" by Betty Couch Wiltshire, FHL book 976.2 M2wb; Pearson Duncan 53 SC, parents born SC, and family indexed on the 1880 Chickasaw Co. MS census)
Pg.616, #545-565, Isaac A. DUNCAN 51 TN physician $40-7000
                  Isabella 45 TN
                  Margaret 16 MS
                  William 19 TN
                  Jenella (f) 11 AL
                  Alice 9, Richard 6 AL
                  (MAD: 1850 Lafayette Co. MS census)
Pg.617, #550-569, Benjamin GRIZZLE 31 AL machinist $0-250
                  Sarah 26 AL
                  Mary 9, Hiram 7 MS
                  William 4, Jesee 9/12 MS
                  Basset D. WAIT 54 SC farmer $0-1000
                  Sena 45 NC
                  Sanguilla (f) 24, Denial (m) 19 MS
                  Livingston (m) 12 MS
                  H?undfield (m) 13 MS
                  Elizabeth REED 68 SC $0-600
                  Henry L/S. DUNCAN 30 GA school teacher $6500-1000
                  Mary 23 TN
                  Mississippi (f) 20 MS teacher
                  David M. DAVIS 28 NC merchant $800-10,000
                  (MAD: Henry Duncan 30 GA and Mississippi Duncan 20 MS were children of Henry Duncan & Sarah Jarold of 1850 Pontotoc Co. MS census; Mary Duncan was the dau. of Dr. "J.A." Isaac A. Duncan; Prof. H.L. Duncan mar. Mary, dau. of Dr. J.A. Duncan of Sarepta, MS, 5/19/1859, reported in 6/9/1859 issue of Memphis, AR, and Ouchita "Christian Advocate," from "MS Genealogical Exchange" Vol.19, 1973; H.L. Duncan in the 17th MS Cav., from "Confederate Patriot Indexes, 1894-1924 and 1924-1978" Vol.1 and 2, FHL books 976.8 M2u and fiche 6,046,695)
Pg.668, #931-942, Warren H. PAGE 53 TN farmer $1200-$29,720
                  Margaret 52 TN
                  Martha 22, Tennessee (f) 16 TN
                  Augusta 14, Thomas 11, Legrand 9 TN
                  James M. DUNCAN 25 GA school teacher $500-800
                  (MAD: son of James Duncan, 1859 Pontotoc Co. MS deed)
Pg.692, #1092-1108, Nancy DUNCAN 56 SC farmer $1200-700
                  John 20, Narcissa 14 MS
                  John GOODWIN? 19 MS
                  Dawson 17, William 15 MS
                  Jane LOGAN 18 AL
                  (MAD: widow of Dawson Duncan, 1850 Chickasaw Co. MS census)
Pg.692, #1092-1108, Henry DUNCAN 25 AL farmer $200-236
                  Mary 23 GA
                  Sarah 5, William 2 MS

1870 Calhoun Co. MS Census
Township 11, P.O. Sarepta
Pg.316, #77-77, DUNCAN, James 42 GA BLACK farmer $0-$500
                  Loretta (f) 44 TN BLACK keeping house
                  Katrel (m) 12, Samuel 10 BLACKS farm laborers
                  Robert 8 MS BLACK farm laborer
                  Elner (m) 6, May (f) 4 MS BLACKS at home
                  Texas (f) 2 MS BLACK
                  BRANTLEY, Ann 25 MS MULATTO farm laborer
                  Amanda 7 MS MULATTO at home
Pg.319-320, #131-133, TEDFORD, Johnston 56 TN (white) farmer $2000-$1800
                  Mary 50 SC keeping house
                  Berry (m) 19 MS farm laborer
                  Mary 17 MS at home
                  George 15 MS farm laborer
                  TEDFORD, Nancy 13 MS at home
                  Perry (m) 11 MS at home
                  Frances (f) 8 MS
                  ARMSTAD, William 20 GA farm laborer
                  DUNCAN, Dinah (f) 14 MS BLACK farm laborer
                  Charles 13 MS MULATTO farm laborer
Township 13 Range 1E, P.O. Pittsboro
Pg.357, #279-279, DUNCAN, Pearson (m) 41 AL (white) farmer $300-$600
                  Martha 34 AL keeping house
                  John L. 17, James 16 MS farm laborers
                  William 14 MS farm laborer
                  Sarah 12 MS at home
                  Isom (m) 9, Mary E. 4, Misouri (f) 3 MS
                  "Not Named" (m) 6/12 MS b.Decr.
                  (KDC: 1880 Chickasaw Co. MS census)
                  (KDC: according to a family tree on rootsweb, John L. Duncan married Mary Martha Jane Harrelson, niece of James M. Harrelson who was husband of Francis N. Duncan. John L. Duncan would be nephew of Francis N. Duncan.)
Pg.357, #280-280, DUNCAN, John D. 30 MS (white) farmer $0-$150
                  Sarah 22 AL keeping house
                  James D. 1 MS
Township 14, Range 1E, P.O. Benela
Pg.382, #186-186, DUNCAN, Henry 34 MS (white) farmer $0-$200, mar. Jan.
                  Catharine 36 MS keeping house, mar. Jan.
                  Belle (f) 15, William 13 MS farm laborers
                  Henrietta 10 MS farm laborer
                  Catharine 4 MS

1900 Calhoun Co. MS Census (HeritageQuest image 1/2007)
Beat 5, S.D. #2, E.D. #17, Sheet 4
Pg.262, #51-53
James D.,
head, w/m, Jan.1864, age 36, Wd., MS MS MS, farmer
Maudie, dau., w/f, Sept. 1883, age 16, single, MS MS MS
      (MAD: ? 1880 Chickasaw Co. MS census)

1910 Census, Beat 5, Calhoun County, Mississippi (from Kathy D. Cawley 12/2006)
S.D.# 4, E.D.# 26, Page# 187, Image 13 of 43
Head, m/w, age 29, single, MS./MS./MS., farmer/gen'l farm
Camilla, Mother, f/w, age 45, w'd., MS./GA./GA.
Ella, Sister, f/w, age 18, single, MS./MS./MS.
Georgia, Sister, f/w, age 17, MS./MS./MS.
RAMSEY, Otis, Nephew, m/w, age 8, MS./MS./MS., attends school
RAMSEY, Verdis(?) L., Nephew, age 7, MS./MS./MS., attends school
      (KDC: ?? son of James Duncan & Sarah/Sally/Camilla, grandson of Pearson Duncan & Martha of Chickasaw Co. MS)

1920 Census, Poplar Springs, Pct. Beat 2, Calhoun County, Mississippi (from Kathy D. Cawley 12/2006)
S.D.#4, E.D.# 19, Page 165B, Image 24 of 29
George W., Head, owns/farm, m/w, age 62, MS./N.C./N.C., farmer/gen'l farm
Bettie, Wife, f/w, age 40, MS./UNK./MS.
DUNCAN, Percola, Step-daughter, f/w, age 14, attends school, MS./MS./MS.
DUNCAN, Lonnie, Step-son, m/w, age 10, attends school, MS./MS./MS.
      (KDC: **Bettie, wife of Lee Calvin Duncan, remarried; 1910 Webster Co. MS census)

1930 Census, Beat 5, Calhoun County, Mississippi (from Kathy D. Cawley 12/2006)
E.D.# 7-17, S.D.# 5, Page 53B & 54, Image 8 & 9 of 26
New Martin Road
Head, rents, age 50, single, MS./MS./MS., logger/team
Ella, Sister, f/w, age 40, single, MS./MS./MS.
Georgia, Sister, f/w, age 38, single, MS./MS./MS.
      KDC: WWI Draft Registration: Henry R. Duncan, Address: R. 2, Vandaman, Calhoun, Mississippi, Age: 38, D.O.B.: March 18, 1880; Occupation: farming, Nearest Relative: Mrs. Camilla Duncan, mother; Height: medium; Build: medium; Color of eyes: gray; Color of hair: dark brown.


Pontotoc Co. MS Deed (FHL film 895,465)
      14-64: 29 Jan. 1859, James M. Duncan, in consideration that my father James Duncan executed to Thomas Eastire in 1852, I, James M. Duncan convey to Thomas Eastire the SW 1/4 Sec.28 T8 R1E; signed in Calhoun Co. MS.

HISTORIES before 1923

1891 "Biographical and historical memoirs of Mississippi : embracing an authentic and comprehensive account of the chief events in the history of the state, and a record of the lives of many of the most worthy and illustrious families and individuals" 2 vol. pub. in 2 parts each; pub. by Goodspeed Pub. Co. (FHL book 976.2 D3b and films 845,437 item 2, and 845,438 items 1-2, and 845,439 item 1)
      Vol.2 p.619-21: George W. Price, proprietor of Blue Front store of Water Valley, Yalobusha Co. MS; born July 9, 1842, son of John and Nancy (Ragland) Price, natives of GA. His father was born Feb. 4, 1808, and his mother in March 1810; they were married in Jasper Co. GA, Feb. 9, 1831, and removed to MS, settling in Pontotoc Co.; six children: eldest b. Dec. 11, 1831, Julia Ann, mar. Robert C. Hellum, d. Oct. 19, 1855 (3 children, husband remarried & died 1863 in late war). Second, dau. Martha Jane, mar. Wilson or "Dock" Hellum, brother of Robert C. Hellum, she b. Sept. 22, 1833, d. May 4, 1860 (5 children, husband was in Co. K, 17th MS Reg, d. in army in Richmond VA 1864). Third, dau Susan Caroline, b. Aug. 6, 1835, mar. Samuel T. Crimm (Co. K, 17th MS Reg, died 1862 during war at Richmond VA, 3 ch.), mar. 2nd John F. Stewart (5 ch., to near Sherman, Grayson Co. TX, 1878). Fourth, dau. Mary Morgan, b. Sept. 28, 1837, mar. Henry Lynch 1858 (he d. near Atlanta, GA, in 1864, member Co. E of 1st MS Cavalry; two ch.), mar. 2nd Hardy McGlaune (3 ch., fam. to near Temple, Bell Co. TX 1878), she d. May 21, 1883. Fifth child & eldest son, Dr. John Ragland Price, (b. Sept. 16, 1839, educated at Sparta academy, Calhoun Co. MS, 3rd Lt. of Co. E, 1st MS Cavalry, wounded in knee at Abbeville, MS, a cripple for life; mar. Miss Maggie Duncan, dau. of Dr. M.I. Duncan, of Sarepta. He is a high Mason and was county treasurer of Calhoun Co. MS in 1869 and 1870; after the war he sold goods at Pittsboro and at Banner, then he took up practice of medicine; nine children, two of whom are dead. Eldest two, William Duncan and John Washington, are twins, b. Nov. 30, 1864, 2nd is dau. Minnie, the others are James, Eddie, Dale, Lou, Claude and Ruby ... George Washington, the youngest of the family (and subject of the sketch) was born July 9, 1842, enlisted Co. K, 17th MS Volunteer infantry, ...lost his right leg below the knee at Fredericksburg ... After the close of the war, he returned to Pontotoc Co., shortly went to Memphis, TN, came back to Pontotoc Co., in 1866 formed partnership with H.J. Ragland, his uncle, at Banner, Calhoun Co. MS ... mar. Frances Oregon Freeman, dau. of Simeon Freeman. (MAD: more on Freeman family and ch. of George W. Price and ch. of brothers & sisters of George W. Price, not copied here)


Return to Index to Duncan Research Files in Mississippi

Return to The Genealogy Bug's Home Page