Duncans in Perquimans Co. NC


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

Last revised September 20, 2003

Formed 1671 from old Albemarle


1790-1870 Perquimans Co. NC Census
      No Duncan indexed

1880 Perquimans Co. NC Census
      No Duncan page by page (MAD: looking for Charles C. Duncan b.1823 VA, on Sedgmore farm near Edenton [Chowan Co.] NC 1888; no Duncan Chowan Co. NC, Perquimans an adj. county.)


1900-1903 "NC Historical and Genealogical Register" 3 vols, by James R.B. Hathaway (Vol.1 & 3, FHL book 975.6 D25n; Vol.2, FHL film 1,033,858)
      Vol.3, pg.195: Abstract of Wills of Perquimans Co. NC.
      Weekes, Elizabeth, March 3, 1778; Feb. Court 1793. Son Joseph Barclift, son William Weeks, son Wilson, my 4 daus; sons Joseph Barclift & Wilson Weeks, Execs; test Sarah Dunken, John Saunders, Mary Saunders.
      Weekes, Thomas, Nov. 2, 1762; April court 1763. Youngest sons James and Wilson, sons John, Thomas, Benjamin & Samuel Weekes, Grand-dau. Sarah Roberts, dau-in-law Lavinia Barclift; wife Elizabeth and sons Thomas & Benjamin execs.; texte Robert Cox, Joshua Morris, Benj. Roberts.

Perquimans Co. NC Probate records
      Index to executors & admin, 1806-1960 - no Duncan (FHL film 370,624)
      Cross index to wills A-Z 1762-1960 - no Duncan (FHL film 370,622)


Perquimans Co. NC Plat Book 1, 1808-1911 (FHL film 370,654)
      #132: Feb. 1825 term of Perquimans County Court, on petition of Joshua Newby, one of heirs in right of his wife, to sell real estate of Benja. Smith decd; court ordered that Alfred Moore Esq., Mathew Jordan, Benjamin Berry, Cader? Felton Sr. and Martin Ross Jr., or any four, be commissioners with the county surveyor to divide lands of Benja. Smith. Lot #1, adj. Massle? T. Barrons and Joshua Newby, on waterway (unnamed on plat), 74 acres to Mary Jordan in right of her father Benjan. Jordan. Lot #2 of 74 acres to Joshua Newby in right of his wife Margaret. Plat shows 148 acres on NE side Cadin Felton's Mill pond adj. Theophilus Barron's line and others. Return 12 Aug. 1825 by Alfred Moore, M. Jordan, C. Felton Sr., Benja. Jordan; they divided the lands of Benjamin Smith decd. in right of his wife among his legal representatives, allot to Mary Jordan the only rep. of Benja. Jordan decd, lot 1; and to Joshua Newby in right of his wife Margaret, lot #2; Nov. term 1825, ordered registered; reg. 1 March 1836. (MAD: Deed FF#256, 1858, James G. Duncan and wife Mary of Monroe Co. IN sold 74a which had descended to Mary from Benj. W. Smith and wife Rosanna.)
            MAD: James Duncan's wife Mary inherited from Thomas Jordan of Pasquotank, will dated 7/30/1840, proved 12/1840 in Tyrrell Co. NC; from "Tyrrell Co. NC Wills 1812-1900" by Stephen E. Bradley Jr. (FHL book 975.6172 P2br) See James G. Duncan in Lawrence Co. IN 1840 census and Monroe Co. IN 1850 census.

Perquimans Co. NC Deeds (Indexes 1681-1877, Grantors A-K, p.7, on FHL film 370,598; Grantees A-L, no Duncan, on FHL film 370,602)
      FF #256: 14 July 1858, James G. Duncan and wife Mary (X) of Monroe Co. IN to Joseph G. Granbery of Perquimans Co. NC, $600, land in Perquimans Co. adj. lands of Richard Fellon, John S. (L?) Riddick (formerly Joshua Newley (Vewley?) in right of his wife), and said Joseph G. Granbery (formerly Jos. W. Bander?) & others, being the lands descended to said Mary from Benj. W. Smith and wife Rosanna, described in plat of division of lands of Benj. W. Smith decd on record in Reg. Office, containing by estimation 74 acres; wit. Peter Koh? (Kop?), H.J. Nichols. They appeared in Monroe Co. IN on 14 July 1858; reg. Perquimans Co. NC 17 April 1860. (FHL film 370,607)
      MM #491: (blank) Jan. 1877, James H. Duncan owes Andrew J. White $400 with interest from 17 Jan. 1877 by three several notes, one for $200 due 1 Jan. 1878 and two each for $100 due 1 Jan. 1879; to secure the loan for purchase of land, mortgage land in Woodville, Perquimans Co., this day conveyed by A.J. White and wife to said Duncan. Reg. Jan. 16, 1877. (FHL film 370,610)


Pasquotank Co. NC Deeds (FHL film 260,165)
      1-342: 30 Oct. 1878, James H. Duncan & wife Mary E. (X) of Perquimans Co. NC owe Frank E. Winslow $150 due by note 19 Sept. 1877, interest at 8%, payable 1 Dec. 1877, for purchase of horse; in order to secure note, this 5 Sept. 1878, they assign to Winslow their interest in 50 acres in Pasquotank Co. VA, being part of John Lam tract, bounded S & E by Halls Bank, N by main road, and adj. lands of Frank Bundy and John Rankhorn, being our undivided half of land in deed from Cartwright C. Jackson to William Charles, trustee for Sarah Duncan, mother of said J.H. Duncan, and from whom said J.H. Duncan heired his interest, said deed dated 6 Dec. 1845. Wit. Wm. Nixon JP.


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