Duncans in Northampton Co. NC


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

Last revised September 20, 2003

Formed 1741 from Bertie
Hertford formed 1754 from Bertie, Chowan, Northampton


1790-1870 Northampton Co. NC Census
      No Duncans indexed


1910 "Abstract of North Carolina Wills [1690-1760] compiled from original and recorded wills in the office of the Secretary of State" by J. Bryan Grimes (Sacramento FHC book 975.6 P2gr, FHL fiche 6,046,876)
      Northampton County: William Evatt. April 10, 1758. July Court, 1758. Daughter: Mary Evatt. Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Executor: Daniel Dunkin. Witnesses: Gerard Young, Thomas Wilborn. Clerk of the Court: I. Edwards. (pg.116) (MAD: See Halifax Co. NC deeds 7-3 & 7-4, 10 Aug. 1758, from Jeconias Yancey & wife Hannah to Sarah or Mary Evat, dau. of late Wm. Evat of Northampton Co., part of the land being in Edgecombe Co. NC, witnessed by Daniel Duncan among others; from Vol.1, pg.1, "Deeds of Halifax Co. NC 1758-1771 Books 7-11" Vol.1, by Stephen E. Bradley Jr.; FHL book 975.648 R2b)

Northampton Co. NC Original wills, Davis-Johnson (FHL film 1,577,613)
      No William Evatt

Northampton Co. NC Wills 1760-1792, microfilm of originals at NC Historical Commission, volumes are individually indexed (FHL film 19,416)
      No William Evatt

Northampton Co. NC Wills 1760-1871, originals at county courthouse, 1760-1826 (FHL film 19,433)
      No William Evatt

Northampton Co. NC Wills (Index on FHL film 275,900)
      No William Evatt (looking for 1758 will, exec. Daniel Dunkin)
      5-98: Will of Richard Carter of Northampton Co. NC, 16 Oct. 1849, to my friend Dr. Presley K. Garner all my estate, real, personal or mixed, upon the condition that during my lifetime, he furnish me with a decent and proper support and with all proper care and attendance in sickness and in health, suitable to my advanced age and condition; that my just debts be paid by him either before or after my death, and he pay at any time within five years after my death the following pecuniary legacies, without interest: $300 to my son George Carter's children equally to be divided between them, they reside in KY when I last heard from them. Also $100 to Thomas Carter, $100 to Jesse Carter and $100 to Nancy Grizzard wife of Peterson Grizzard; also $50 to my grandson W.H. Riggner (sometimes called Denit?) and a note I hold against him for $50 or thereabouts; also $100 to Powhatan Carstarphen and $100 to Maria Carstarphen children of Nancy Griffin. Appoint my friend Dr. Presly H?. Garner exec., revoking all other wills. Wit. Jas. W. Neurum, David A. Barnes; proved June 1851, Presly M. Garner the exec. qualified. (FHL film 275,902) (MAD: see deed 36-379)


Northampton Co. NC Deeds (Indexes, Grantors A-E, 1741-1937 on FHL film 275,832; Grantees C-H on FHL film 275,837, no Duncan grantee until 1924)
      36-376: 11 Aug. 1851, Oliver P. Carter of Paris, Bourbon Co. KY, appoint Richard T. Carter my brother of Nicholas Co. KY, my attorney in the estate of my grandfather the late Richard Carter decd. (FHL film 19,431)
      36-377: 11 Aug. 1851, Silas Bishop and wife Roxanna, one of children of George L. Carter decd. of Nicholas Co. KY, appoint brother Richard T. Carter, my attorney ... coming to us in right of the said George L. Carter decd, as one of the children of said George L. Carter, from the father of said George L. Carter.
      36-379: 21 July 1851, Chas. H.B. Duncan and wife Adaline Duncan of Marion Co. KY appoint Richard T. Carter of Nicholas Co. KY attorney to receive from admin. or exec. of Richard Carter decd. of Northampton Co. NC, money due us, said C.H.B. Duncan and Adaline Duncan his wife, from estate of said decedent. /s/ C.H.B. Duncan, Yellah Adaline Duncan. Reg. Marion Co. KY 21st (blank month) 1851, ack. 21 July 1851. (FHL film 19,431; definitely Marion Co. KY, not Mercer Co.) (MAD: 1860 Mercer Co. KY, Charles H.B. Duncan, wife Zilla A.; son of Alexander Crockett Duncan & Hannah Williams of Jessamine Co. KY)
      36-379 (2nd): Nicholas Co. KY Court, July 1851, Oliver P. and George W. Carter, infant orphans over age 14 years of George L. Carter decd, choose Richard T. Carter their guardian; bdm. Silas Bishop.


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