Duncans in Union Co. OH


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

Last revised June 28, 2009

Formed 1820 from Franklin, Madison, Logan, Delaware


1820-1850 Union Co. OH Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Union Co. OH Census
Millcreek Twp.
Pg.5, #74-74, Rusell B. THOMPSON 21 OH farmer $0-$125
                  Elizabeth 21 OH
                  Sarah H. 2, Wm. R. 11/12 OH
                  Thos. DUNKIN 48 IRE ditcher $0-$25

1870 Union Co. OH Census
      No Duncan indexed


Union Co. OH Administration Records (FHL film 574,683)
      Vol.1, 1820-1828 - no Duncan
      Vol.2, 1828-1844 - no index; no Duncan found easily in page-by-page to pg. 216; quit


Union Co. OH Deeds (indexes 1820-1859, grantors on FHL film 571,773; grantees on FHL film 571,784)
      (MAD: Did not check for other Samuel B. Finley/Findley deeds in index)
      7-242: David Duncan & others, contract or deed, Samuel B. Finley. 20 May 1838; whereas there are tracts of land in OH interest and claimed as property of David Duncan decd. by his grandchildren, and it is well understood by contracting parties that that land is encumbered by taxes and other claims and that Samuel B. Findley has this day agreed and undertaken to recover these lands at his own proper costs and charges, and after being recovered by law or otherwise, then Samuel B. Findley promises to pay to each of the undersigned distributees of David Duncan decd. $1 for each acre so recovered which may fall to each individual in due proportion; and in case Samuel B. Findly shall fail to recover any of the land, then we will refund to Samuel B. Findley our due proportions of his lawful and reasonable costs in the attempt to recover; we David Duncan, Samuel Duncan, James Duncan and Robert Duncan have this day sold our right ... to the lands in OH belonging or claimed by virtue of entry or title papers by our grandfather David Duncan decd, to Samuel B. Findley for $1 per acre on conditions above mentioned; and we quit claim to any and every acre of land or any part thereof which may fall to us as distributees of the estate of David Duncan in OH; to Samuel B. Findley of State of KY. Wit. Joshua Stoolfire, Joseph Gray; Duncans appeared in Butler Co. PA. (FHL film 571,799) (MAD: Elizabeth M. Duncan mar. Samuel B. Findley 12/7/1837 in Hamilton Co. OH, from Vol.2, 1837-1842, Reconstructed Marriage Records by DAR, FHL film 317,402; see will of Margaret Duncan in Fleming Co. KY and will of David Duncan in Allegheny Co. PA)
      7-244: 24 May 1838, Solomon (+) Ream and wife Hannah (+) late Hannah Clark, daughter of Mary and David Clark and granddau. of David and Margaret Duncan decd; for $30, to Samuel B. Findley of Fleming Co. KY; lots in Union Co. OH #3445 and #3444 and one in Logan Co. #479. Wit. M?. Kingston, D.L. Scully. Rec. Allegheny Co. PA. (FHL film 571,799)
      10-194: 22 Sept. 1845, Robert Lemmon of Baltimore, MD, and Thomas G. McCulloh presently of Baltimore MD, exors of will of Alexander McDonald, late of same, dated 23 July 1836, rec. Liber D.H. p. no. 16, folio 808C?, to Margaret S?. Duncan of City of Baltimore, in order to distribute estate, Margaret agrees to take hire of the land for $1817.25, (more not copied); undivided moiety in lots to Sarah Duffield, wife of Henry Duffield. (FHL film 572,548)
      10-434: 22 Jan. 1847, Margaret S. Duncan of Baltimore Co. MD power of attorney to James Turner of Marysville, Union Co. OH, to sell land; tract 2 in deed from Robert Lemmon and T.G. McCulloh, exec. of Alexander McDonald, to me some time in the year 1845, recorded in Union Co., for 176 acres. Wit. C.H. Blair, Jas. B. Latimer. Reg. Baltimore Co. MD. (FHL film 572,548)
      10-548: 15 May 1847, Margaret S. Duncan of Baltimore Co. MD power of attorney to James Turner of Marysville, Union Co. OH, to sell all or any part of my real estate in Union Co. OH. (FHL film 572,548)
      10-634: 26 June 1847, Margaret S. Duncan of Baltimore Co. MD by attorney in fact James Turner of Marysville, Union Co. OH, to Robert Wigle, $310, 77-1/2 acres, part of lot 10 in survey 4264. (FHL film 572,548)
      10-635: same to Harrison Shaw, $310, 77-1/2 acres part of same lot adj. other lot. (FHL film 572,548)
      10-636: Mortgage from Harrison Shaw and Robert (X) Wigle to Margaret S. Duncan for the lots, paid 1853. (FHL film 572,548)
      11-84: Margaret Duncan to William Jackson, 100a, entry 4265 (not copied)
      11-136: Margaret Duncan to John A. Corbet?, 84a entry 4265 (not copied)
      11-145: Margaret S. Duncan, 1847, mortgage (not copied)
      Book 14, 1851 & later, grantors, not copied
      23-263: Benja. F. Duncan from Danl. & E. Whitsel, rec. 1860, 240a, claim #2112 (not copied)


Fleming Co. KY County Court Minutes (Order Book), Vol.E-F, Oct. 1827 - Aug. 1840 (FHL film 343,960)
      E-86 to 87: Court held 4 Nov. 1828, came John Finley of Fleming Co. KY, and deposed that he was well acquainted with David Duncan who died in the City of Pittsburg [Allegheny Co.], PA, in 1792; that he also knows that said David Duncan purchased a land warrant for 3,000 acres from David Holmes; that said Duncan had said warrant laid on 3,000 acres, to wit, 1000 acres on the waters of Darby Creek, 1000 acres on the waters of Mill Creek, and the remaining 1000 acres on the waters of Bokes Creek, all in state of OH; said warrant was laid on said land by Lucas Sullivan; that the heirs & legal representatives of said David Duncan are Hannah Finley, Margaret Holvey, Margaret Christy, and Abram Clarke, the first two are children of said David Duncan & the two last are grandchildren, being children of Mary Clarke late Mary Duncan daughter of said David Duncan; the said Hannah Finley is now the wife of John Finley and Margaret Christy is now the wife of Rutherford Christy and all reside in the State of KY & are the heirs of said David Duncan; /s/ John Finley; which is ordered to be recorded & certified. (MAD: see 1838 Union Co. OH deeds 7-242 and 7-244; there was at least one son of David Duncan not named in above statement)

Logan Co. OH Deed (SLC 2/2009 & 6/2009)
      K-159/161: 24 May 1838, Solomon Ream and Hannah his wife late Hannah Clark daughter of Mary and David Clark and Grand Daughter of David and Margaret Duncan and one of the heirs at law of said David and Margaret Duncan decd; that the said Solomon Ream and Hannah his wife for $30 paid by Samuel B. Findley, quit claim to Samuel B. Findley of Fleming Co. KY our right, interest, ... to certain tracts of land in Union County and Logan County, designated Numbers 3443 and 3444 and the one in Logan County being No.479. /s/ Soloman (X) Ream, Hannah (X) Ream. Wit. M. Kingston, D.S. Seally. Received on date of foregoing, from above named Samuel B. Finley, the sum of $30. Wit. M. Kingston. Ack. Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co. PA, 24 May 1838. (FHL film 545,364)


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