Duncans in Craig Co. VA


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

Last revised November 11, 2004

Formed 1851 from Botetourt, Giles, Roanoke, Alleghany, and  Montgomery Cos. VA, Monroe Co. WV


1860 Craig Co. VA census
Potts Creek Valley
Pg.696, #522-482, Wm. L. DUNKUM 38 VA blacksmith 0-$250
                  Araminta A. 15, Missouri H. (f) 12 VA
                  Harriet C. 10, G.C. (m) 8 VA
                  Nancy L. 5, Henrietta 5/12 VA
                  (MAD: 1850 Giles Co. VA census; 1870 Monroe Co. WV census)
Sinking Creek Valley
Pg.762, #106-89, James A. DUNKUM 33 VA blacksmith 0-0
                  Mary 36 VA
                  Martha A. 10, Phoebe C. 8 VA
                  Albert P. 5, Silas N. 3 VA
Pg.762, #109-92, Wm. DUNKUM 58 VA blacksmith $2000-175
                  Elizabeth 52 VA
                  John L. 25, Benjamin B. 24 VA farm laborers
                  Josephus 22 VA farm laborer
                  Lucinda J. 19, Chester B. 17 VA
                  Elijah W. 15, A.J. (m) 6 VA
Pg.762, #110-93, John L. DUNKUM 70 VA farmer $1800-650
                  Nancy 30 VA
                  Charles L. 27, Henry A. 24 VA day laborers
                  Hannah 62 VA
                  Hannah E. 3 VA
Pg.763, #112-95, John L. DUNKUM Jr. 30 VA carpenter $800-375
                  Mary A. 23 VA
                  Rufus B. 6, Maria C. 4 VA
                  Albert N. 8/12 VA

1870 Craig Co. VA Census (also from David L. Duncan 1986)
Simmonsville Twp.
Pg.543, #438-420, DUNCAN, Henry A. 33 VA (white) farmer $700-$414
                  Mary M. 33 VA keeping house
                  Albert 9, John 6, Amanda L. 1 VA at home
Pg.544, #459-438, DUNCAN, James A. 43 VA (white) blacksmith $0-$100
                  Mary 44 VA house keeper
                  Martha R. 20 VA house work
                  Phebe C. 18 VA house work
                  Silas N. 13 VA strikes in shop
                  (MAD: Martha's middle initial could be a plain "A" or a plain "R", although other capital letters are fancy)
Pg.545, #465-443, DUNCAN, Chester P. 24 VA (white) farmer $1200-$350
                  Elisha W. 22 VA farmer
                  Andrew J. 16 VA farm laborer
                  William 70 VA retired blacksmith
                  Elizabeth 64 VA house keeper
Pg.545, #466-444, DUNCAN, Nancy 44 VA (white) house keeper $400-$0
                  Eleanor 9 VA at home
Pg.545, #468-446, DUNCAN, Charles L. 38 VA (white) farmer $700-$500
                  Mary A. 27 VA house keeper
                  Margarett S. 1 VA at home
                  HINCHEY, Charles N. 15 VA (white) farm laborer
Pg.545, #469-447, DUNCAN, Mary A. 33 VA (white) farmeress $700-$300
                  Rufus D. 17 VA farm labor
                  Caroline 14 VA house work
                  Newton 11 VA farm labor


Craig Co. VA Marriage Register 1865-1937, Birth Register 1864-1896 (FHL film 31,073; very dark film)
      Pg.1, 12/26/1865, Charles Duncan, age 33y 5m 1d, single, b. Craig Co., par. John L. & Hannah Duncan, to Mary Ann Caldwill, age 24, widow, b. Craig Co., par. Jas?. L. & Alanisa? Kentley???
      Pg.8, 1872, G?. Smith to Martha Ann Duncan, par. J.A. & Mary Duncan.
      Pg.9, 1873, C.B. Duncan, par. Wm. & Elizabeth Duncan, to Dianner Gurmon.
      Pg.11 and 14 had Duncans indexed, could not read.


Craig Co. VA Will Book A, 1851-1867 (FHL film 31,067)
      A-348: 31 Aug. 1861, will of Benjamin Duncan; to my beloved mother during her lifetime my part of the land she is now living on, then to my youngest brother Andrew Jackson Duncan; appoint Uncle Lawson Duncan sole executor. Wit. Thomas Kerr, Samuel H. Kerr, Lavaurant? Carson. Proved Aug. 1864.
      A-432: Inventory 12 Feb. 1866 of John L. Duncan decd, filed 23 July 1866 by Alex Fresco?/Frenor?, administrator.
      A-461: Sale Bill, 12 Feb. 1866, of estate of John L. Duncan; sales to Jacob Kintzley, A.T. Carson, N.G. Steel, G.W. Hutchinson, C.L. Duncan, Mary A. Duncan. Filed 26 Nov. 1866.


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