Duncans in Jackson Co. NC


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

Last revised July 24, 2013

Formed 1851 from Haywood, Macon
Transylvania formed 1861 from Henderson, Jackson
Swain formed 1871 from Jackson, Macon


1860 Jackson Co. NC Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Jackson Co. NC Census
Scotts Creek P.O.
Pg.288, #39, DUNCAN, Moses 36 TN farmer $0-$100
                  Nancy C. 34 NC
                  Tabitha L. 14, Wm. P. 12 NC
                  M. Elvira (f) 10, Jessie E. (f) 8 NC
                  (MAD: 1860 Rabun Co. GA census; see also Moses Duncin in 1850 Haywood Co. NC census, Moses D. Duncan in 1860 Anderson Co. TN census with Joannah Duncan)

1880 Census, Scotts Creek Township, Jackson County, North Carolina (from Kathy D. Cawley 6/2006)
S.D.# 4, E.D.# 105, Page# 280B, image 6 of 13
David, w/m, age 27, Head, farming, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Talitha L., w/f, age 24, Wife, house keeping, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Lily G., w/f, age 5, Daughter, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Nana E., w/f, age 10/12 August, N.C./N.C./N.C.
DUNCAN, Lavada, w/f, age 15, Servant, GA./TN./N.C.
      (KDC: **this may be Talitha Duncan & Lavada could be the sister of Henry??)
Moses D.,
w/m, age 46, Head, farming, (white sweling?), TN./KY./N.C.
Nancy, w/f, age 43, Wife, house keeping, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Elvira, w/f, age 20, Daughter, single, at home, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Jessee E., w/m, age 17, Son, at home, N.C./TN./N.C.
DUNCAN, Henry, w/m, age 18, Nephew, single, at home, GA./GA./TN.
w/m, age 21, Head, m'd in the yr., farming, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Martha A., w/f, age 20, Wife, m'd in the yr., house keeping, N.C./N.C./N.C.

1900 Jackson Co. NC Census (HeritageQuest image 7/4/2010)
Canada Twp, SD X9, ED 49, Sheet 12
Pg.126A, #189-189, DUNCAN, Whitfield, head, w/m, Jan 1877, _3, md.3 yr, NC NC NC
  (J?)ane, wife, w/f, July 1878, 21, mar. 3 yr, 1 ch, NC NC NC
  Garland, son, w/m, Feb. 1898, 2, single, NC NC NC
  Flora, mother, w/f, Apr. 1843, 57, wd, 1 ch, 1 living, NC NC NC
      (MAD: 1 child, 1 living child, added in darker ink)
      (MAD: ? Flora in 1880, 1910 Transylvania Co. NC census)

1900 Census, Scotts Creek, Jackson County, North Carolina (from Kathy D. Cawley 6/2006)
S.D.# 9, E.D.# 57, Page# 210A, image 21 of 24
Head, w/m, Oct 1859, age 41, m'd. 20 yrs., N.C./N.C./N.C., farmer
Marthy, Wife, w/f, July 1859, age 40, 14 chi. born, 8 living, N.C./N.C./N.C.
William R., Son, w/m, June 1882, age 17, N.C./N.C./N.C., farm laborer, attended school
Julious M., Son, w/m, May 1884, age 16, N.C./N.C./N.C., farm laborer, attended school
Moses W., Son, w/m, Nov 1886, age 13, N.C./N.C./N.C., farm laborer, attended school
Maybel, Daughter, w/f, July 1889, age 10, N.C./N.C./N.C., at school
Lee V., Son, w/m, July 1891, age 8, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Wesley W., Son, w/m, Oct 1894, age 5, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Featare??, Son, w/m, Jan 1898, age 2, N.C./N.C./N.C.
Nerziech??, Son, w/m, Apr 1899, age 1, N.C./N.C./N.C.
      (KDC: *handwriting was atrocious!)
      (KDC: 1910 Greenville Co. SC census as Wm. P. Duncan)


Jackson Co. NC Will Index 1853-1966 (FHL film 833,093)
      No Duncan

Jackson Co. NC Deed Index 1853-1976 (grantors Cot-D on FHL film 833,060; grantees Cow-D on FHL film 833,074)
      Grantors Do-Du, Duncan p.70
            6-483: 1877, M.D. Duncan to J.C. Watkins, Chat. Mtg.
            6-565: 1878, M.D. & N.C. Duncan to Montraville Plot, deed
            Next is 1886
      Grantees Do-Du, Duncan p.66
            9-552: 1885, Wilson Ensley & wife to Moses and Nancy Duncan
            & later


Anderson Co. TN Deed (FHL film 979,344)
      Q-525/527: 10 Nov. 1854, Moses C. Duncan of Jackson Co. NC to Isaac W. Duncan of Anderson Co. TN, for $100 paid, sell parcel of land, it being my moiety or 1/3 of a tract of land said to contain 100 acres whereon Isaac Duncan lived last in his lifetime adj. the lands of Moses Duncan and Andrew McKamey Junior, this moiety or undivided part being willed to me by the said Isaac Duncan, and all the appurtenances belonging, warrant title. /s/ Moses C. (X) Duncan. Wit. John Key, Wm. Smith. Nov. 10, 1854, Anderson Co. TN, ack. by Moses C. Duncan, recorded 14 Nov. 1854. (FHL film 979,344)


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