Duncans in Pike, Walthall Co. MS


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

Last revised July 13, 2003

Formed 1815 from Marion
Lincoln formed 1870 from Franklin, Lawrence, Copiah, Pike, Amite
Formed 1910 from Marion, Pike


1830 Pike Co. MS Census

1840 Pike Co. MS Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Pike Co. MS Census
3rd Police Dist.
Pg.18, #236, James DUNCAN 44 NC farmer $450
                  Winny 37 NC
                  Elizann (f) 18, Frances (f) 16 MS
                  Isaac 15, Talitha H. 14 MS
                  Emily 12, Chilly E. (f) 11 MS
                  Susan 9, Melissa B. 8 MS
                  Rebecca A. 7, John W. 5 MS
                  Neadham L. 4, Hugh J. 1 MS
                  Charlotte 5/12 MS
                  (MAD: 1840 Marion Co. MS census; one Isaac Duncan was in 7th MS Inf., b.1839 Franklin Co. MS, d. 1879 Walthall Co. MS, from pg.107, "MS Confederate Grave Registrations" Vol.A-L, by Betty Couch Wiltshire, FHL book 976.2 M2w)

1860 Pike Co. MS Census
Pg.375 (47), #359, James DUNKIN 54 NC planter $3,000-$4,530
                  Martha 23 (sic) AL
                  Jno. W. 15, N.L. (m) 14 MS
                  H.J. (m) 12, Charlotte 10 MS
                  Mary L. 7, Elizabeth 1 MS
                  Eliza THORNHILL 28 MS
                  W.T. (f) 7 MS
                  (MAD: one Permelia Duncan applied in 1905 in Pike Co. MS for a Confederate Pension for service of her husband N.L. Duncan in the 14th MS; from pg.252-3, "MS Confederate Pension Applications" Vol.1, A-G, by Betty Couch Wiltshire, FHL book 976.2 M2wb)

1870 Pike Co. MS Census
Twp.2 Range 7E
Pg.56-57, #147-165, DUNCAN, John 31 MS MULATTO farm hand $0-$0
                  Sarah 27 MS BLACK keeping house
                  Flower (m) 10, Melissa (f) 8, Mary 6 MS MULATTOS
                  Charity 6/12 MS MULATTO b.Dec.
Twp.1 Range 8E
Pg.88, #8-8, CADRET, John P. 42 FRAnce laborer $0-$0, parents of foreign birth
                  Eugene (f) 30 SWItzerland keeping house, parents of foreign birth
                  Paul 8, Alice 7 LA (whites), parents of foreign birth
                  McCONNIE?, Mary 45 IRE laborer, parents of foreign birth
                  DUNCAN, Ellen 35 IRE servant, parents of foreign birth
                  AUDUORA, Wine (f) 30 IRE wash woman, par. of foreign birth
Twp.2&3, Range 8E
Pg.102, #95-96, DUNCAN, Sarah H. 45 LA (white) keeping house $0-$200
                  Andrew 20 LA laborer
                  Lewis 17 LA laborer
                  Lillie (f) 12, Georgia (f) 8, Mary 4 LA
                  Lavina 3 MS
Twp.1 Range 10 & 11E
Pg.149, #109-111, DUNKIN, William 39 MS (white) farmer $0-$0
                  Elizabeth 25 MS house keeper
                  Robert 5, James 3, George 1 MS
Twp.3 Range 10E
Pg.163, #102-103, DUNCAN, James 64 NC (white) farmer $900-$550
                  Martha A. 32 MS housekeeper
                  Sharlot (f) 20, Meranda (f) 11 MS
                  William J. 9, Mira B. (f) 7 MS
                  Sarah E. 5, Charley F. (m) 2 MS
                  Joseph P. 6/12 MS b.Feb.
Pg.163, #103-104, DUNCAN, Luke 24 MS (white) farmer $0-$0
                  Permelia 26 MS housekeeper
                  Marymalica (f) 1 MS
                  PAYNE Lemona (f) 6 MS BLACK nurse
Pg.163, #104-105, DUNCAN, Isaac 35 MS (white) farmer $0-$0
                  Sarah Ann 22 MS housekeeper
                  PENNINGTEN, E. (m) 27 MS (white) laborer
                  Sciplinne? (f) 28 MS housekeeper
                  CARTER, William 12 MS
Twp.2 Range 11E
Pg.170, #9-9, DUNKIN, Martin 25 LA (white) farmer $150-$125
                  Sarah 20 MS keeping house
                  Mary L. 1 MS
                  George 2/12 MS b.March
                  (MAD: ?? 1860 Washington Par. LA census)


"Resource Records of Pike/Walthall Cos. MS 1798-1910"; Containing Complete Reprint of Pike Co. MS 1798-1876 Pioneer Families & Confederate Soldiers Reconstruction and Redemption, by Luke Ward Conerly (pg.1-368) and Misc. Legal and Family Records Pertaining to the Areas of Pike and Walthall Cos. MS, by E. Russ Williams Jr. (pgs.1-170); 1978 reprint of 1909 ed. with added info (FHL book 976.223 H2r, and CA State Library, Sutro Branch, book F347 P6 R4, and TN Gen. Society Library book #2898 from Evelyn Sigler 1986)
      Part I; Pike Co. MS 1798-1876 Pioneer Families & Confederate Soldiers Reconstruction and Redemption, by Luke Ward Conerly. Pgs.42, 66, footnote pg.67, and pg.76 contain information on members of the Duncan family.
      Part II; Misc. Legal and Family Records Pertaining to the Areas of Pike and Walthall Cos. MS, by E. Russ Williams Jr. Pgs.18, 105, 112, 113, and 133 contain Duncan information.

"Amite County, Mississippi, 1699-1865" 3 Vols., by Albert E. Casey and Frances Powell Otken, 1948 (FHL book 976.224 D4c and fiche 6,049,718 to 6,049,720)
      Vol.III: Marriages, estate papers, soldiers, family genealogies (FHL fiche 6,049,720), contains Marriages of Pike Co. MS, by Luke Ward Conerly; Pike Co. courthouse burned 1876, 1830 census missing; and contains mention of Duncans on pg.436, 441, and 495.


"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, W.L., Pvt. Co. B, 6th LA Inf. Roll for May and June 1862 (only Foll on file). Enlisted Sept. 29, 1861, Camp Moore, LA. Roll states Present.
            MAD: pension application 12/9/1926, not approved, of William Lewis (Louis) Duncan stated he was born 4/15/1842 Marion Co. MS, enlisted 9/29/1861 at Camp Moore, discharged after battle of Shiloh, reenlisted 1863, parolled at Franklinton, Washington Par. LA. Second pension appl. 3/1931 stated he enlisted at Franklinton, Washington Par. LA, in 1861, born 4/25/1844 Marion Co. MS. Lived Rapides Par. LA 1886 to death. Letter in file from his granddaughter stated he was born April 25, 1843, d. April 10, 1933. Pension applications abstracted and published on pg.140, "LA Genealogy Register" Vol.26, 1979. (MAD: See ? 1850 Franklin Par. LA census or 1850-1860 Washington Par. LA census)
      Duncan, William, Pvt. Co. I, 9th LA Inf. Enlisted July 7, 1861, Camp Moore, LA. Record copied from Memorial Hall, New Orleans, LA, by the War Dept., Washington D.C., May 1903. Born Mississippi, occupation farmer, age when enlisted 18, single, Res. Franklinton [Washington Par.], LA. Discharged ----, 1861, for sickness.
            MAD: ?? One William L. Duncan mar. Elizabeth Thomas, lived Pike Co. MS 12/7/1866 at birth of their son James W. Duncan; William L. Duncan was a native of Washington Par. LA, moved to Rapides Par. LA in 1886, died spring of 1939 age 92. Biography about his son James W. Duncan was pub. in Vol.2, pg.1339, "Historical Encyclopedia of LA" by Ellis Arthur Davis, ca 1938; FHL fiche 6,051,333 and book 976.3 D3d.


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