Duncans in Tyrrell Co. NC


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

Last revised September 20, 2003

Formed 1729 from Bertie, Chowan, Currituck, Pasquotank
Martin formed 1774 from Halifax, Tyrrell
Washington formed 1799 from Tyrrell
Dare formed 1870 from Currituck, Tyrrell, Hyde


1790-1870 Tyrrell Co. NC Census
      No Duncan indexed


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.110: Tyrrel Co. NC Marriage Bonds: 1779, Davenport, Jacob, to Elizabeth Duncan, Feb. 17, Jno. Snell.
      MAD: There were Dunscomb and Duncombe people here, not copied.


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)
   Tyrrell County:
      Winnifitt Combs. October 31, 1749. March Court, 1750. Sons: Robert and Samuell. Daughters: Mary Combs, Elisebeth Brady, Ann Wren. Grandson: James Combs. Executor: Robt. Combs (son). Witnesses: David Duncan, John Ward, John Combs. Clerk of the Court: Evan Jones. (pg.78)
      MAD: The original will of Paul Tharp dated 10/1/1755 named a daughter Lede Duncan among other heirs; from "Tyrrell Co. NC Wills 1729-1811" by Stephen E. Bradley Jr., FHL book 975.6172 P2br; ?? perhaps the wife of David Duncan or Peter Duncan?


Tyrrell Co. Deeds (Indexes 1729-1927 grantors on FHL film 260,481; grantees on FHL film 260,484)
      2-143: 10 Aug. 1751, Cornelius (C) Best of Tyrrel Co. NC, planter, to Peter Duncan of Tyrrel Co., for 200 old bills of NC, 100 acres on S.side of Albemarle Sound in Tyrrel Co., on dividing line between Thomas Best and Peter Duncan, and adj. Beaver Dam Swamp. Wit. John Routon, William Alexander. (FHL film 19,984)
      2-145: (indexed: 1752) not dated, I Peter Duncan do assign my title etc. to within land to James Fox. Wit. Richard (RW) Wood, Thomas Fox. (FHL film 19,984)
      (next grantor and grantee are 1876, B.F. & Ella B. Duncan, not copied)


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