Duncans in Edgecombe Co. NC


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

Last revised September 20, 2003

Formed 1741 from Bertie
Granville formed 1746 from Edgecombe
Halifax formed 1754 from Edgecombe
Nash formed 1777 from Edgecombe
Wilson formed 1855 from Edgecombe, Johnston, Nash, Wayne


1830-1850 Edgecombe Co. NC Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Edgecombe Co. NC Census
(page number in parentheses is stamped page number)
Tarboro P.O.
Pg.487 (242), #883-824, Coffield KNIGHT 60 NC farmer $14000-$20,000
                  Sally 52 NC
                  M. Henry (m) 38 NC $0-$30,000
                  Martha A. DUNCAN 32 NC
                  Sally C. PITMAN 17 NC
                  Cicero P. 15, Anna 12 NC
                  Cora KNIGHT 9 NC
                  Charles C. 6, Walter 5 NC
                  R.E. DUNCAN (m) 3 NC
                  (MAD: Richard Duncan mar. Martha A. Pitman 9/26/1852; Richard V. Duncan 19 NC in 1850 Warren Co. NC census, Richd. Duncan 29 NC in 1860 Carroll Par. LA census)

1870 Edgecombe Co. NC Census
Town of Tarboro
Pg.197, #62-81, JOHNSON, John W. 28 NC MULATTO boarding house keeper
                  Rosetta 25 NC BLACK keeping house
                  DOZIER, Turner 24 NC BLACK retail liq. dealer $0-4200
                  DUNCAN, Cain (m) 20 NC BLACK domestic servt.
Tarboro Twp.
Pg.221, #387-443, DUNCAN, Henry 40 NC BLACK farm laborer
                  Eliza 41 NC BLACK keeping house
                  NORFLEET, Judy (f) 105 (sic) NC BLACK at home
Upper Fishing Creek Twp.
Pg.275, #260-300, DUNCAN, Martha 42 NC (white) keeping house $4500-$200
                  PITTMAN, Allie? W. (f) 22 NC at home
                  DUNCAN, Edgar 12 NC
                  Paul 1 NC


Copies of Index cards from NC Land Grant Office (from Charles O. Duncan 4/1985)
      David Dunagan, #2191, 300a Edgecombe Co., Grant #502 issued 9 Nov. 1784, Entry #454 entered 16 Nov. 1780, Book 56, pg. 175, beg. at a stake Elisha Butler's corner.
      Robert Dunavan, #781, 640a Edgecombe Co., Grant # (blank) issued 16 Nov. 1783, Entry # and date blank, Book 9, pg. 317, N. Fork of Fishing Creek. (marked "Duplicate")
      Robert Dunavan, #634, 640a Edgecombe Co., Grant # (blank) issued 16 Nov. 1738 (MAD: sic), Entry # and date blank, Book 8, pg. 51, N. Fork of Fishing Creek.


Halifax Co. NC Deeds (FHL film 317,044)
      6-152: 5 June 1756, Barnaby Melton of Northampton Co. NC, gent., to Daniel Duncan of Edgecomb Co. NC, £25 VA money, 220 acres in Edgecomb Co. on south side great Quartly? Creek, together with houses, etc. Wit. Thomas Barrett, Thomas Chappell, Wm. Evatt.
      6-325: 27 June 1758, John Gunter, saddler, and wife Sarah of Edgecomb Parish and County to William Duncan, planter, £30, ref. to land in deed of 13 April 1753, 160 acres in Edgecomb Parish and Co. Wit. Robt. Belial?, Benj. Merriman.


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