Duncans in Macon Co. NC


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

Last revised July 31, 2010

Formed 1828 from Haywood
Cherokee formed 1839 from Macon
Jackson formed 1851 from Haywood, Macon
Swain formed 1871 from Jackson, Macon


1830 Macon Co. NC Census
Pg.17  Levina DUCKAN?      0001  - 0001,001

1830-1840 Macon Co. NC Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Macon Co. NC Census
"Tennessee Valley inhabitants"
Pg.366, #673-688, James CARSON 27 Rutherford NC farmer
                  Jane 24 Macon NC
                  Sarah N. 1 Macon NC
                  Milton BRYSON 26 Macon NC farmer $300
                  (MAD: one Milton Bryson mar. Annie Duncon 12/26/1850 in Haywood Co. NC)
Pg.376, #837, John BRYSON Senr. 81 SC farmer $2000
                  Jane 60 Iredell NC
                  Coleman 21 Macon NC
                  Anna DUNCAN 19 McDowell NC

1860-1870 Macon Co. NC Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Cherokee Co. NC Census
Pg.241, #982-982, R.S. PASS 35 McMinn Co. TN farmer $3000-$1000
                  Elizabeth N. 34 Macon NC
                  Eliza N.E. 8, William B. 4 NC
                  Goodman M. (m) 6/12? Cherokee NC
                  G.H. BATTLES (m) 21 Macon NC farm laborer
                  (MAD: Richard Pass mar. E.P. Duncan 10/23/1847 Union Co. GA, she an heir of Alexander Duncan d.1849)


Macon Co. NC Wills (FHL film 548,868 cross-index 1830-1950; no direct index)
      No Duncan

Macon Co. NC Deed Index 1829-1925 (grantors on FHL film 548,835; grantees on FHL film 548,847)
      No Duncan until 1884

HISTORIES before 1923

1895 "Memoirs of Georgia; containing historical accounts of the state's civil, military, industrial and professional interests, and personal sketches of many of its people" or "Memoirs of Georgia, Historical and Biographical" Vol.1 (TN Gen. Society Library #2350 from Evelyn Sigler 3/1984)
      Pg.763: DOCTOR JOHN WESLEY DUNCAN, born on plantation in Union Co. GA, Sept. 29, 1842. In 1865 to Forsyth Co. GA, studied medicine. Established first practice in Philadelphia in E. TN for 13 years; 1883 to Atlanta, GA. Was Methodist. Father was David Newton Duncan, b. Burke Co. NC 1806, came to Union Co. GA 1836, d. there 1879, m. Nancy Gillespie; had 5 children, 4 grew up. William Rufus of Union Co. GA; Dr. John Wesley; Dr. Moses C. Duncan of Madisonville, TN. Grandfather was Charles Duncan, b. VA, to NC where married, later to Union Co. GA, died at 91 years during the Civil War. The emigrant ancestor was a Scotchman.


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