Duncans in Iron Co. UT


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

Last revised August 25, 2007

Formed 1852 from unorg. territory
Beaver formed 1856 from Iron, Millard
Garfield formed 1864 from Iron, Sevier, Kane


1850 Iron Co. UT Census
Pg.20, #42, Chapman DUNCAN 39 NH farmer $300
                  Martha 38 VT
                  Ellen J. 11 IA (Iowa)
                  Emely Deseret 1 Des (UT)
                  (MAD: 1860 Salt Lake Co. UT census)

1860 Iron Co. UT Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Iron Co. UT Census
District 7, Iron City
Pg.277, #5-4, DUNCAN, Chapman 58 NH ?hands?man $10,000-$500
                  Rosanna 39 IN housework
                  Taylor C. (m) 5, Rosilla (f) 2 UT
                  (MAD: 1850 Iron Co. UT; 1860 Salt Lake Co. UT; also in 1870 Washington Co. UT census)
Pg.277, #11-9, DUNCAN, Homer 55 NH rancher $200-$5000
                  Asanath 48 NY housework
                  John C. 22 MO herder
                  Mary 11, Emma 5, Don D. (m) 2 UT
                  (MAD: 1850-1860 Salt Lake Co. UT; also in 1870 Washington Co. UT census)
Pg.277, #16-13, DUNCAN, John 90 NH farmer $0-$0
                  FISHER, Lewis 19 MI farming

HISTORIES before 1923

1913 "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah" by Frank Essholm (from Sharon Koleber 12/2001 and FHL fiche 6,053,257)
      Pg.850: DUNCAN, CHAPMAN (son of John Duncan and Betsy T. Putnam of Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt.). Born July 1, 1812, Bath N.H. Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1848, Barney Adams company. Married Rebecca Rose; Only child: Ellen J., m. Charles Franklin Randall. Married Locky Jones; one child: Emily D. Married Rosanna Taylor Aug. 23, 1862; their children: Taylor D., Becky D. Died Dec. 22, 1900, Loa, Utah. (MAD: Bath, Grafton Co. NH)
      Pg.850: DUNCAN, HOMER (son of John Duncan and Betsy Taylor Putnam of Barnet, Caledonia county, Vt.). Born Jan. 19, 1815, at Barnet. Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1848, Barney Adams company. Married Asenath M. Banker 1841 in New York state (daughter of Platte N.M. Banker); their children: Julia Emily b. April 25, 1845, d. April 26, 1873; John Chapman b. Sept. 9, 1846, m. Teresa Ann Urie; William Platt b. April 2, 1848, d. March 10, 1860; Permelia Asenath b. May 20, 1850, m. Frank C. Foster; Lydia Maria b. Nov. 24, 1852, d. Oct. 25, 1854; Homer Putnam b. Aug. 13, 1855, d. Aug. 24, 1855 (poor copy), Mary Putnam b. Oct. 14, 1858, m. Louis Fisher; m. James Underwood; Lilies Isabel b. Aug. 30, 1862, d. Aug. 10, 1863; Emma Jane b. Oct. 20, 1864, m. William J. Strong; Don Delamore b. June 29, 1868, m. Anna H. Derrick.
            Married Sarah Trippess July 11, 1863, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Trippess and Susannah Barr of Foleshill, Eng.), who was born March 20, 1839, Coventry, Eng., and came to Utah 1862. Their children: Densmore Trippess b. Feb. 4, 1866, m. Nida Fuller; Sarah Ellen b. April 1, 1868, m. Robert Morris; May b. Sept. 17, 1871, d. March 9, 1901; Homer Horace b. May 26, 1873, m. Lottie Cheshire; Louis Chapman b. April 25, 1875, m. Zella Barton (deceased), m. Alice Foster; George b. July 8, 1877, d. same day; Israel Putnam b. May 30, 1880; Martha Putnam b. Jan. 25, 1885, m. Rodney W. Bartlett. Family resided Salt Lake City, Cedar City and St. George, Utah. ... Salt Lake City where he died March 23, 1906.
            DUNCAN, JOHN CHAPMAN (son of Homer Duncan and Asenath Malvina Banker). Born Sept. 9, 1846, Des Moines, Iowa. Came to Utah October, 1848, Barney Adams company. Married Teresa Ann Heyborne May 27, 1872, at Cedar City, Utah (daughter of John Heyborne and Sarah Ann Melborn ...). She was born Jan. 27, 1854. Their children ... (MAD: Des Moines, Polk Co. IA; Cedar City, Iron Co. UT; St. George, Washington Co. UT)
            DUNCAN, DENSMORE TRIPPESS (son of Homer Duncan and Sarah Trippess). Born Feb. 4, 1866, Cedar City, Utah. Married Nida Fuller June 22, 1893, Salt Lake City ...

"Tullidge's histories. : containing the history of all the northern, eastern and western counties of Utah, also the counties of southern Idaho : with a biographical appendix of representative men and founders of the cities and counties : also a commercial supplement, historical." by Edward W. Tullidge; pub. Salt Lake City?: E.W. Tullidge, 1889, 933 pgs. (LH12388, HeritageQuest images 4/2007 & 5/2007; FHL book 979.2 H2t and film 1,000,614 item 2)
      Pg.67. Davis County [Utah]. Simon Baker wintered in North Canon in 1848-49 ... he made a road into the canon and brought out a large amount of timber for the benefit of the settlers; ... Sam Duncan, ...
      Pg.330: Reorganization of the county courts, Feb. 7, 1852 ... judge of probate court, ... for Iron County [Utah], Chapman Duncan [April, 1852].


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