Duncan research files of
Hampshire Co. WV Deeds (FHL film 588,705)
12-192: 30 Dec. 1799, William Duncan Senr. of Culpeper Co. VA by Frederick Duncan his attorney in fact, to John Thompson of Hampshire Co., for £50 paid by John Thompson, 204 acres, being part of grant to William Duncan Junr. by patent 8 March 1799, adj. north side Town hill, Isaac Ely. Wit. James Patterson, William Ely, John Starn.
12-193: 30 Dec. 1799, William Duncan Senr. of Culpeper Co. VA by Frederick Duncan his attorney in fact, to John Starn of Hampshire Co., for £50 paid by John Starn, 204 acres, being part of grant to William Duncan Junr. by patent 8 March 1799, adj. Isaac Ely. Wit. James Patterson, William Ely, John Thompson.
12-393: 19 Oct. 1801, William Duncan and Frederick Duncan, admrs. of William Duncan Senr. decd of Culpeper Co. VA, to George Carder of Culpeper Co. VA, for 16,000 weight of crop tobacco paid to William Duncan decd, 424 acres by patent adj. lands or survey of David Baber, it being all the land now held by William Duncan in Co. of Hampshire, corner David Babin?/Cardor?. No wit.
12-395: 19 Oct. 1801, William Duncan and Frederick Duncan, administrators to William Duncan decd, of Culpeper Co. VA, to George Carder of Culpeper Co., for 1,600 pounds tobacco paid to Wm. Duncan decd, 424 acres by patent adj. lands or survey of David Corbin, it being all the land now held by said William Duncan in Hampshire Co., adj. corner to said Cabin (sic), Samuel Williamson's path. No wit.
12-396: 19 Oct. 1801, George (+) Carder and wife Elizabeth of Culpeper Co. VA to John Carder of same, for 4,000 pounds tobacco, 100 acres on waters of Little Capehon, being part of tract formerly belonging to William Duncan decd, conveyed from him to said George Carder ... No wit.
Pittsylvania Co. VA Deeds (FHL film 33,267)
9-162: 29 Aug. 1791, Emanuel Payne of Lincoln Co. KY, to Benjamin Duncan of Culpeper Co. VA, for £500, land on Panter? Creek in Pitts. Co., 390 acres. (no wife). Wit. Thos. H. Woodring, John Davis, Danl. Bradley. Proved by wit.
9-348: 18 Feb. 1793, John Davis of Pitts. Co. appoint friend Frederick Duncan of Culpeper Co. attorney to receive from persons in King William Co. .... No wit.
Rappahannock Co. VA Deeds
D-167: 23 March 1841, John (X) Sullivan and Alexander Sullivan (1), James M. Duncan (2), both of Rappahannock Co. VA, and Eldridge Duncan and George L. Funt of Culpeper Co. VA (3); that Sullivans owe Eldridge Duncan $94.29 and George L. Fant; mortgage to James M. Duncan land where John Sulavan (sic) resides, 3 lots purchased by Sulavan of John Willis and Lewis Monroe, 65 acres, adj. lands of Lewis Y. Field, John Roimin & others, and farm animals, etc. No wit. (FHL film 33,661)
E-196: 15 Feb. 1843, Richard P. Kinsey and wife Ann of Madison Co. VA to Eldridge G. Duncan of Culpeper Co. VA, for $1500, land adj. Phebe Kinsey, George Bowyer and others, 4 lots, 220 acres more or less, described in deed from Gabriel Parks and Absalom Kinsey execs. of Richard Parks decd, to said Richard P. Kinsey, recorded in Culpeper Co., and deed from William W. Garner and wife also rec. in Culpeper Co., and two deeds rec. in Rappahannock Co., one from Jonas Huffman and wife Sally and the other from Walker & Monroe. No wit. Ack. Madison Co. VA. (FHL film 3,662)
E-376: 17 Sept. 1841, Eldridge G. Duncan and wife Margaret of Culpeper Co. VA to James M. Duncan of Rappahannock Co. VA, (blank money), 155-1/2 acres adj. Caleb Smith, Gabriel Parks, Mark Reid, heirs of Daniel Weaver, Burke's corner, Austin Smith. Ack. Rappahannock Co. (FHL film 33,662)
E-377: 9 Sept. 1843, John Sullivan and wife Jane and Alexander Sullivan of Rappahannock Co. VA to Eldridge G. Duncan of Culpeper Co. VA, (money not stated), 26-1/4 acres adj. Robert Wilks, Sarah Corbin, E.G. Duncan, John Romine, Sullivan's field. No wit. (FHL film 33,662)
G-22: 19 Sept. 1846, Eldridge G. Duncan of Culpeper Co. VA to Elias Deal of Rappahannock Co., for $342.50, 34-1/4 acres adj. George Bowyer, Thomas Rush, Catharine Deal, Jonathan's Run, B.F. Kinsey. No wife or wit. (FHL film 33,663)
G-457: 30 Feb. 1848, Eldridge G. Duncan of Culpeper Co. VA to John Deal of Rappahannock Co., for $90, 5 acres 15 poles adj. Jonathan's Run, Elias Deal, George Boyer. Ack. in Rappahannock Co. (FHL film 33,663)
H-133: 27 Sept. 1849, Eldridge G. Duncan of Culpeper Co. VA, James H. Browning and wife Mary formerly Mary Duncan, Benjamin H. Duncan and wife Sally, James M. Duncan and wife Emily of Rappahannock Co. VA, and Edward P. Duncan and wife Frances and John R. Duncan and wife Mildred J. of Platte Co. MO by their attornies James M. & Benjamin Duncan, heirs and legatees of Frederick and Susan Duncan decd, to John J?. Browning; that the above legatees authorized and empowered James M. Duncan to sell to the highest bidder at public auction the landed estate of said Frederick Duncan decd which was allotted to his widow Susan Duncan containing by an actual survey 265 acres, and the said John I?. Browning became the purchaser at $15 per acre, the terms of the sale being one third cash and the balance in two equal annual payments; that in consideration of $1325 paid and security payable 16 Sept. 1850 of $1325, and 18 Sept. 1851 for $1325; deed for the first lot of 234 acres on Cannon's River adj. Ben Lillard, Bowen, Lawler, Armistead Newby, Pollard Newby; the other lot of 30-1/4 acres on the south side Thornton's Gap road, adj. Lawler, Cannon's heirs, Luttrell's line, Armistead Newby. No wit.; recorded Rappahannock Co. 27 Sept. 1849. (FHL film 33,663) (LD: as diagrammed. Rappahannock Co. Will A pg.26-34, John Browning is the husband of Catherine Duncan, oldest child of Frederick and Susan.)
I-23: 4 Aug. 1851, Joseph Cohn to E.G. Duncan, both Culpeper Co. VA, for $400, his interest in right of his wife to estate of the late David Stallard her grandfather (wife not named nor did she sign). No wit. Rec. Culpeper Co. VA. (FHL film 33,664)
I-310: 7 Sept. 1844, Mary Ann Duncan of Rappahannock Co. to George Ficklen of Culpeper Co., for $1, one undivided moiety of the tract of land owned and occupied by Jesse Garner her father, lying and being in the counties of Culpeper and Rappahannock, supposed to contain 434 acres, one moiety of which would be 217 acres; for the meets and boundaries of said tracts of land reference is made to the deeds from Hisle, Jones, Brown, and others to Jesse Garner aforesaid upon record in County Court of Culpeper. Wit. John Brown, William A. Romine, John M. Priest, John W. Garner, Enoch S. Brown. (FHL film 33,664)
J-88: 9 Aug. 1854, James M. Duncan and wife Emily to Richard Thornhill, both Rappahannock Co. VA, for $393.33, payable 1/3 on 9 Aug. 1855, 9 Aug. 1856, and 9 Aug. 1857; interest in dower land of Sarah Corbin (formerly Sarah Munroe), 59 acres adj. Dr. Kinsey, Robert Bywaters, John G. Parks, Blackwater Run, (formerly Fairfax corner), Aldridge Grimsley's corner formerly Field's corner, which right and title amounts to 6/9, being William, Walker, John & Lewis Munroe, John Sullivan and Gabriel Odg's interest which Duncan purchased. Ack. Culpeper Co. VA. (FHL film 33,664)
Madison Co. VA Deed (FHL film 32,589)
22-506: 2 April 1857, Joseph T. Field, Eliza Henshaw (formerly Eliza Field), Thomas Field of Clay Co. MO, and George W. Field of Platte Co. MO, all children and heirs of Elizabeth Field formerly Elizabeth Early, appoint James M. Duncan of Culpeper Co. VA, attorney ... to recover and receive of Joseph A. Early and Richard Early, execs. of will of Joseph Early, decd, late of Madison Co. VA .... George W. Field further authorizes attorney James M. Duncan to execute a refunding bond for distributive shares of William E. Rucker who is a son of Julius (sic) Rucker formerly Julia (sic) Early and Jane Dicken formerly Jane Early and a dau. of Whitfield Early, he having purchased their interest in estate of sd. Joseph Early decd. Recorded Clay Co. MO 2 April 1857, and Madison Co. VA 24 Sept. 1857.
Fauquier Co. VA Deeds
2-207: 25 Oct. 1764, Robert "R" (his mark) Duncan Senr. and wife Anne of Culpeper Co. VA, to William Johnson of King George Co., for £25, 100 acres in Fauquier Co., corner Lott Hackley and Morris Jacobs, Rock run. Also signed by Robert Duncan Jur. Wit. James Arnold, Samuel Watker, Rodham Tullor/Tullar. (FHL film 31,583)
4-103: (no day, month) 1770, James Slaughter of Culpeper Co. to John Duncan of Fauquier Co., for £24, 40 acres, Slaughter's line, adj. tract said Duncan now lives. Wit. Robert Lawsone. Ack. in court 26 Nov. 1770. (FHL film 31,584)
6-34: 23 May 1774, John Duncan (signed) and wife Elizabeth (x) of Culpeper Co. VA to Joseph Duncan Senr. of Fauquier Co., for £30 current money, ... receipt whereof the said John Duncan and Elizabeth his wife do hereby acknowledge ... the said John Duncan and Betty his wife have hereunto bargained, sold ... 53 acres in Hamilton Parish, Fauquier Co., ... the marsh road and joining Benjamin Holtzclaw's land ... to the old beg. of Joseph Hitts land ... Bumberry's line ... the road near Turkey run Church ... which tract of land the said John Duncan and Betty his wife do grant ... to the said Joseph Duncan with all ... right, title, (etc.) whatsoever the said John Duncan and Betty his wife of in or to the same ... /s/ John Duncan, Elizabeth (x her mark) Duncan. Wit. Jos. Blackwell, Thos. Keith(?), Samuel Blackwell. Acknowledged in court 26 Sept. 1774. (FHL film 31,585)
6-244: 26 Feb. 1776, Martin Pickett and Ann (both signed) his wife of Fauquier Co. to John Duncan of Culpeper Co., for £200, 250 acres in Fauquier Co., land called Page land ... corner Josiah Holtzclaw, Holtzclaw & Samuel Porter & Thomas Pickett, corner Thomas Porter & John Bryan, corner John Bryan and William Bryan. No wit. (FHL film 31,585)
Augusta Co. VA Deed (FHL film 30,359)
46-440: 6 March 1822, Charles Kemper and wife Susannah, George Duncan and wife Peggy, Michael Muazy and Joseph Mauzy, heirs of Thomas Mauzy, to Violetta Mauzy, for $800, sell right, title, etc., which they inherited from said Thomas Mauzy, decd, land in Augusta Co. on waters of Long Meadows, 12 acres, land which Thomas Mauzy purchased from Jacob Crous and Rosannah his wife (no day) March 1820. All signed, no witnesses. Reg. in Fauquier Co., VA, for Kempers, Culpeper Co. for Duncans, Augusta Co. for Mauzys.
"Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in VA - Augusta Co., Vol.I, II & III, 1745-1800" by Lyman Chalkley, c1912-13
1745 all portion of VA west of Blue Ridge called Augusta; boundaries Northern Neck Grant, Maryland, Pennsylvania on North; Blue Ridge on East; Caroline line on South.
Deed Book 2-317: 11 August 1749, Michael Lawler & Mary his wife, Thomas of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper Co., to Thomas Kennerley, Joseph Bloodworth, Mary Bloodworth, Mary Margaret Kennerly, William Russell. Devised to his wife, Mary, after her death to Mary Margaret Kennerly, wife of Thomas. Mary Bloodworth, widow, has married Michael. 100 acres purchased by Joseph from Russell, 27 May 1742. 300 acres patented to Joseph 1 August 1745. Teste John Roberts Jr., William Duncan, Archibald, William and Susanna Woods, James Kennerley. (III:275)
Deed Book 3-485: 11 May 1751, Commonwealth to Robert Eastham, James Pendleton and Wm. Green of Culpeper, to take privy execution of Mary, wife of Michael Lawyer (sic) as to deed Michael Lawler to Thomas Kennerley of Culpeper, for land where Joseph Bloodworth lives. (III:298)
County Court Judgments, June 1747: Michael Lawler vs. James Armstrong and Thomas Letch. Michael and Mary his wife lately called Mary Bloodworth. Debt on bond dated 22 March 1743 to Mary while she was sole (MAD: feme sole) and unmarried. Writ issued 1746, 26 November. Receipt signed Mary Bloodworth, July 29, 1744. Receipt signed Michael Lawler, 23 May 1745. (I:295)
County Court Judgments, April 1797: Allison vs. Kennedy, Special Verdict. Mentions patent to William Russell in year 1740. William Russell owned land in Beverley Manor prior to 1740. In 1742, 27 May, William conveyed his lands to Joseph Bloodworth, Joseph's will dated 3 Oct. 1743, wife Mary Bloodworth, devised to Mary Margaret Kennerley, wife of Thomas Kennerley. After Joseph's death, widow Mary married Michael Lawler. Thomas and Mary Margaret sold land to James Kennerley, but died before making deed, and Thomas, eldest son and heir; John Kennerley and Mary, his wife, conveyed the land to James. James Kennerley died June, 1797. Survey was made for Russell, 1739. (II:30)
"The Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: 1745 to 1800" by Lyman Chalkley is available online at https://sites.rootsweb.com/~chalkley/
Wilkes Co. GA Deed (FHL film 163,606)
M2-134: "March the 15th 1794. Then received of Francis Strother all demands that I or my brother Francis Duncan have or ever had against the said Francis Strother from the Beginning of the world to the present day. I say received of him by me." /s/ George Duncan, Heir at law. Teste: Wm. Evans JP, John Sudduth, John Graves. Reg. 14 July 1794.
Robertson Co. TN Will (FHL film 425,197)
1-3: 18 July 1796, James Duncan and Isabella Duncan (does not say wife) of Robertson Co. TN appoint trusty friend Melchor Oyler of same our attorney in fact in our names behalf & stead to ask for, demand, sue for & recover all sum or sums of money which are or may be due & arising to us the said James & Isabella by & from Joseph Duncan of Culpeper County VA and all other persons whatsoever ... /s/ Jas. Duncan, Isabella Duncan. Wit. Ths. Johnson, Martin Duncan. Rec. July 1796.
Logan Co. KY Deed (FHL film 364,582)
C-268: (blank) June 1811, Elizabeth Duncan, widow and exec. of Benjamin Duncan late of Fayette Co. KY, decd, for diverse good causes, appoint friend James Duncan of Logan Co. KY to receive for me or the heirs of said Benjamin Duncan decd. anything coming in the State of VA from the will of William Duncan late of Culpeper Co. VA or by virtue of any dues or amounts I may have on any person in Pitsylvania Co. VA. Wit. Reuben Browning, Abner Browning.
Madison Co. KY Deeds
E-622: 1 Sept. 1803: Robert Covington, Nimrod Duncan, William Duncan, Charles Duncan, Shadrick Duncan, Isaac Duncan, John Duncan, Jarrot Phelps, Henry Duncan, Zachariah Duncan (not signed), Eli Simmons and Sarah Duncan guardian for Zachariah Duncan, do hereby reciprocally bind ourselves to each other for $2000 lbs, the slaves belonging to the estate of Charles Duncan decd. shall be sold to the highest bidder amongst the above named heirs of Charles Duncan decd. Wit. James Berry, John Jackson. (FHL film 183,286)
I-140: 8 Oct. 1812, Isaac Duncan, Henry Duncan, Jarrard Phelps and wife Milly of Madison Co., KY, heirs and legal representatives of Charles Duncan, decd, to John Strother of Culpeper Co. VA, 109 lbs, all our interest in land in Culpeper Co. wherein the said Charles Duncan died seized and possessed on Rush River adj. lands of said Strother, William Covington decd, Frances Covington, James Greer and James Williams, same tract sold by Robert Covington. All signed, no wit. (FHL film 183,288)
Ohio Co. KY Deeds
A-41: At a Court held for Culpeper Co. VA, 18 March 1782, will of Benjamin Roberts produced by Daniel Field, one of execs., proved on oath of Reuben Field and John Roberts, two of the witnesses. Certification by clerk in Culpeper Co. VA. note on margin: Recorded 25 May 1800. (FHL film 493,641; same as BB-25)
A-49: Ohio Co. KY, bond for conveyance of land produced 2 April 1800; signature of Daniel Field proved by witnesses John Field and Aquilla Field. (see BB-31)
BB-25: Court held for Culpeper Co. 18 March 1782, will of Benjamin Roberts decd presented by Daniel Field, one of execs. therein named proved by oaths of Reuben Field and John Roberts, two of witnesses, and ordered recorded. Certification by County Clerk that will is a true copy. Will of Benjamin Roberts of Culpeper Co., St.Marks Parish, 14 Feb. 1782; to son Benjamin Roberts 943 acres where he now lives, and 400 acres bought from Joseph James on Crooked Run, and to son Benjamin Roberts negroes ... To grandson Phillagathous Roberts negroes ... To grandson Boanerges Roberts negroes ... to son Joseph Roberts the rest of my lands in St. Marks Parish and 412 acres in Bromfield Parish in the great mountain ... and negroes ..., and bed and furniture etc. To my grandson Joseph Roberts son of Benjamin Roberts one sorrel horse; to my grandson Benjamin Field son of Daniel Field a bay horse; to grandson Benjamin Delany 315 acres land where his mother now lives after her decease and two negroes, or if he dies without heirs, to the four youngest children of my daughter Mary, and to my grandson Benjamin Dulaney a black mare; to my grandson Joseph Roberts £1000; in care of my exec. 61 acres, negroes, for support of my dau. Jemima Rishley? & her children; to my son Benjamin Roberts, my dau. Hannah Field, and dau. Mary Dulaney and dau. Annie Field the residue, to be equally divided; the part that falls to my dau. Hannah Field to be equally divided among her children except her son William Field who is to receive no part; her part to be kept together until her children are of age. To my grandsons except my son Joseph Roberts sons and William Field son of my dau. Hannah Field all the land I have on the western waters, also £26,000 paper currency to be laid out in land. Appoint son-in-law Daniel Field and son Joseph Roberts executors. Wit. Thomas Slaughter, Reuben Field, John Roberts. (FHL film 493,642)
BB-31: Bond of Daniel Field and Joseph Roberts, execs. of Benjamin Roberts, for £10,000 VA money, to Benja. Field, 5 April 1786; that Benj. Field was employed by the executors to locate 16,250 acres acres of land for the above estate, which was located and surveyed in Jefferson Co. on the waters of Green River. The bond is such that if Daniel Field and Joseph Roberts, execs. of the estate, will convey to Benjamin Field one half of the land equal in quality. Wit. John Field, Aquilla Field. Recorded 2 April 1800. I hereby assign to (blank) my right as a legatee to Benja. Roberts decd. in and to the land, 17,042-1/2 acres on Green River patented in the name of the said Roberts, 7 March 1800, /s/ John Field, Wit. John Cl?, George Ashby. The assignment from Reuben Field to Benjamin Field was produced and by oath of Stephen Cleaver and George Ashley was ordered recorded. I assign my right and title to 17,062-1/2 acres patented to Benjamin Roberts deceased on Green River to Benj. Field, 1 March 1800, /s/ Reuben Field, wit. Stephen Cleaver, George Ashly; recorded 2 April 1800 on oath of wit. I assign to Benjamin Field my right as legatee to Benj. Roberts decd, to 17,042-1/2 acres on Green River patented to said decedent, 1 March 1800, /s/ Henry Field, wit. Stephen Cleaver, George Ashby, rec. on oaths of wit. 12 May 1800.
BB-783: I, Charles Duncan of Ohio Co. KY, appoint John Roberts Junior of State of VA, Culpeper Co., living near the mouth of Bullett Run, my agent in selling my right, title, interest or claim to a certain tract of land containing 510 acres in Culpeper Co. VA, being a part of the estate of John Roberts Senior (looks like Junior) decd. which I by decent have become entitled to a part of said tract of land, and empower my agent to sell and adjust my right, title or claim to the land in any way that he thinks proper ... 15 June 1807. Wit. John Daviss, Benjamin Duncan. Ohio Co. Clerk's Office, 14 July 1807, produced in court on oath of witnesses and ordered recorded; certification by Christopher Jackson presiding magistrate of Ohio Co. about the county clerk. (same wording as C-19)
C-19: 15 June 1807, Charles Duncan of Ohio Co. KY appoint John Roberts Jr. of Culpeper Co. VA, living near the mouth of Bullet Runn, attorney to act for me in selling my right, title, interest or claim to a certain tract of land of 510 acres in Culpeper Co. VA, being part of the estate of John Roberts Senior decd, which I by decent have become entitled to a part of said tract of land; empower by agent to settle and adjust my right, title or claim to the land in any way that he may think proper or expedient. 15 June 1807. Wit. John Daviss, Benjn. Duncan. Proven on oath of John Daviess and Benjn. Duncan, 14 July 1807, and ordered recorded. Certification that R. Griffith was Deputy clerk of the court, by Christopher Jackson, presiding magistrate of the County Court. (FHL film 493,643; same wording as BB-783)
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