Duncans in Strafford Co. NH


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

Last revised October 30, 2007

Formed 1769; original county
Belknap formed 1840 from Strafford, Merrimac
Carroll formed 1840 from Strafford


1790 Strafford Co. NH Census
New Hampton Town
Pg. 95  Abraham Duncan        100xx

1800 Strafford Co. NH Census; semi-alphabetic
Pg.929  Abm. Duncan           01010 - 21010

1810-1840 Strafford Co. NH Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Strafford Co. NH Census
Pg.195, #71-79, Amasa FITCH (m) family
                  Emily DUREN 39 ME
                  many others

1860 Strafford Co. NH Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Strafford Co. NH Census
Ward 3, Dover
Pg.96, #424-476, GOODWIN, Samuel 54 NH laborer $4500-$504
                  Abbie 52 ME keeping house
                  Erwin (m) 17 NH attending school
                  & many people, including
                  DUNCAN, John 23 NH stone mason
Pg.201, #43-46, BROWN, Oscar E. 25 VT knife manufacturer $1000-$150
                  Mary A. 21 NH keeping house
                  WILLE, John M. 28 NH works in knife manufactory
                  Hannah J. 28 NH house keeper
                  Laura A. 3 NH
                  DUNCAN, John L. 22 New Brunswick works in knife manufactory (not parents of foreign birth)

HISTORIES before 1923

1894 "Collections of the Dover, N.H., Historical Society" (Strafford Co.) (anonymous); pub. Dover N.H.: Printed by Scales & Quimby (LH9300, HeritageQuest images 5/2007)
      Pg.242: Baptisms by Rev. Robert Gray, 1787-1800. 1800. April 20, Caroline Margaret, daughter of Abraham and Mary Duncan.

1913 "History of the town of Durham, New Hampshire (Oyster River Plantation) : with genealogical notes" (Strafford Co.) by Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole; pub. Durham, N.H.: Published by vote of the town (LH9223, HeritageQuest images 5/2007; FHL book 974.25/D2 H2se v.1&2 and film 1,321,296 items 12-13)
      Pg.283: MELLEN. John Mellen, born 14 March 1722, married, 30 Nov. 1749, Rebecca Prentiss, who was born 22 Sept. 1727 and died 10 Jan. 1802. He died 4 July 1807. (children) Mary b. 18 Oct. 1760; m. 10 March 1787, Nathaniel Parker, who was b. 17 Sept. 1756 and d. 8 Nov. 1792, (2) 24 Jan. 1797, Abraham Duncan, who was b. 17 March 1764 and d. 6 Oct. 1807. She d. 1 March 1837.

1862 "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing three generations of those who came before May 1692, on the basis of farmer's register" Vol.II, by James Savage (from Elizabeth Lee 3/1993; FHL book 974 D2s)
      Pg.80: Duncan, Jabez, a soldier in Philip's war, of Capt. Turner's comp. Apr. 1676. (MAD: Worcester Co. MA) Joseph, Dover, k. by the Ind. 27 June 1689, with 22 others. (MAD: ? see Strafford Co. NH) ## Nathaniel, Dorchester 1630, came, doubtless, in the Mary and John with the other first sett. of that town, freem. 6 May 1635, ar. co. 1638, a capt. auditor gen. and rep. skill. says Johnson, "in the Latin and French," brot. perhaps, w. Eliz. s. Nathaniel, who. was of ar. co. 1644, had also Peter, rem. to Boston a. 1646, and d. a. 1668. ## Peter, Dorchester, s. of the preced. ar. co. 1654, rem. to Gloucester, m. Mary, d. of Martha Epes, the sec. or third w. of Samuel Symonds, Esqr. of Ipswich, had Martha, b. 10 Nov. 1655; Eliz. 28 Feb. 1657, d. soon; Eliz. again, 30 Aug. 1661; Ruth, 27 July 1663; Peter, 2 Nov. 1665; Priscilla, 9 Jan. 1667; Margery, 8 Jan. 1670; and Daniel, 19 May 1672. (MAD: Essex Co. MA)
      Pg.81: Dunkin, John, Billerica 1675, had two s. k. by the Ind. there, 1 Aug. 1692. (MAD: Middlesex Co. MA) Samuel, Newbury 1638, perhaps rem. to Boston, had there beside other ch. Thomas, b. 15 Jan. 1656; and in 1672 had ld. at Muddy riv. now Brookline. (MAD: Boston, Suffolk Co. MA) Samuel, Roxbury, prob. s. of the preced. by w. Deliverance had Margaret, b. 17 Mar. 1670; Sarah, 23 Sept. 1674; Jabez, 20 Aug. 1678; Deliverance, 29 Sept. 1681; and Samuel, 14 Aug. 1689, d. soon; and f. d. 19 Nov. 1693. (MAD: Norfolk Co. MA)


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