Duncans in Chenango Co. NY


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

Last revised August 24, 2007

Formed 1798 from Herkimer, Tioga
Lewis formed 1805 from Chenango
Madison formed 1806 from Chenango


1800 Chenango Co. NY Census
        No Duncan indexed

1810 Chenango Co. NY Census
Pg.320  William Duncan      10100        - 10100

1820 Chenango Co. NY Census
Greene Twp.
Pg.197  Phillip Duckin      111101       - 10101
Pg.377  Solomon Dunkins     100101       - 02001
        Thomas Dunkin       000100       - 01010
          (next to each other)

1830 Chenango Co. NY Census
Pg.156  William Dunkin      0001,1       - 1001,1001
   159  Thomas Dunkin       0000,0001    - 0000,001
   163  Thomas Dunkin       0010,01      - 2010,01

1840 Chenango Co. NY Census
Pg. 18  Thomas Duncan       0000,0000,1  - 0000,0000,1
Pg. 43  John Duncan         1000,1       - 1000,1
           (next to each other)
        William Duncan      0100,01      - 0100,1
           (two names)
    44  Thomas Duncan       0100,001     - 0120,001

1850 Chenango Co. NY Census
Pg.34, #540-560, Asahel STEWART 50 CT farmer $5000
                  Lucretia 40 NY
                  Alanson O. 24, Charles B. 21 NY
                  George W. 19, Giles H. 15 NY
                  Chester E. 12, Lucretia 9 NY
                  Marion DUNCAN (f) 80 MA
                  Henry FOLK 50 NY farmer

1860 Chenango Co. NY Census
Town of Otsetic
Pg.32, #180-173, James DUNCAN 54 NY farmer $3000-$600
                  Alsabeth (f) 51 NY
                  Henry 26 NY farmhand
                  Sarah 21 NY
Pg.37, #252-244, Charles DUNCAN 27 NY farmer $0-$600
                  Mary C.D. 26 NY
                  Adelbert L. (m) 4, Sharlott L. (f) 2 NY
                  Lockiel? (Laeheil?) ARNOLD (m) "10" NY farmhand
                  (MAD: Charles Duncan mar. Mary Caroline Stoddard 8/1854, from IGI)
Pg.122, #1238-1259, Jesse COUGHTON 24 ENG farmer $0-$100
                  Eldora? 24 NY
                  William 1 NY
                  Sylvester? DUNCAN? (NEWTON?) 18 NY (occupation illeg.)

1870 Chenango Co. NY Census
Town of Coventry, P.O. Greene
Pg.74, #159-163, DUNCAN, Menzo (m) 36 NY laborer $300-$75
                  Maria 32 NY house keeper
                  Martha 3 NY
Town of Otselic, P.O. South Otselic
Pg.340, #274-283, DUNCAN, Chauncy (m) 40 NY farmer $5200-$1800
                  Lucy 22 NY keeping house
                  Truman (m) 15 NY at home
                  Elsie 12, Herbert 8, Hudson 2 NY
                  BISHOP, Sarah 40 NY domestic serv.
                  Addie (f) 10 NY
                  RONAN, Michael 23 IRE teamster parents of foreign birth
Sherburne, P.O. Sherburne
Pg.458, #142-159, ELSBRE?, Rebecca 70 NY keeping H. $1000-$2000
                  WILSON, Lavinia 40 NY domestic
                  Rebecca 15 NY
                  DUNCAN, Alvira (f) 22 NY domestic

HISTORIES before 1923

"Landmarks of Wayne County, New York" by George Washington Cowles; pub. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason, 1895, 859 pgs. (LH2751, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL film 808,347 item 1 and 934,854 item 4)
      Part III, Pg.234: Biographies, Walworth. MAIN, MARQUIS S., was born in North Stonington, New London county, Conn., September 15, 1834, son of Avery and Laura Baldwin, he a native of Stonington, Conn., born in 1806, and she a native of Fenner, Madison county, born in 1816. He and wife came to West Walworth in 1863, where he died April 17, 1892, and his wife resides with her children. He was a mason by trade and a farmer. Subject ... married, September 22, 1858, Mary J. Ten Eyck, a native of Chenango county, and daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Duncan) Ten Eyck, natives of Dutchess county, who settled in Chenango county, and he died in Madison county in 1882, and she in 1885. Subject and wife had seven children: Florence, Luella, Edith who died aged 18; Jennie, Marcus A., Willis J. and Edward E. ....

"Our county and its people : a descriptive and biographical record of Madison County, New York" by John E. Smith; pub. Boston: Boston History Co., 1899, 921 pgs. (LH3224, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL film 934,838 item 1)
      Part III, pg.121-122: STANTON, Albert C., p.o. Georgetown - ... (MAD: earlier generations not copied) Amos C., father of the subject, was born in Otselic, N.Y., May 7, 1798. He married and by his first wife had children, Samuel and Sally. He married second, Azubah Duncan in February, 1818. To this union were born two children: Harrison M., and Albert C., the latter being born in Otselic, July 30, 1835 (MAD: year as given). He was educated in the district schools and when he was twelve years old his father died and he with his mother removed to Georgetown. He was thrown on his own resources ... apprenticeship at the carpenter's trade, which he afterward followed until 1867, when he retired. On January 29, 1853, he married Susan Brown of Georgetown. She was born March 30, 1837, ... (MAD: Otselic, Chenango Co. NY)


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