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Duncans in Pulaski Co. VA


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

Last revised October 11, 2000

Formed 1839 from Montgomery, Wythe
Montgomery formed 1776-7 from Fincastle, Botetourt, Pulaski


1840 Pulaski Co. VA Census (alphabetic)
Pg.193   John Duncan      0110,11 - 3200,11

1850-1860 Pulaski Co. VA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Pulaski Co. VA Census (pg.3 from Becky Athey 6/1992 with permission to share with others; pg.37 from Robert Hudson to Teeann Lane to me 7/1988 with permission to share with others)
Dublin Twp.
Pg.3, #38-36, DUNCAN, Sarah 43 F W keeping house b. VA, cannot read/write
                  Sarah A. 18 F W without occupation b. VA
                  Joseph P. 21 M W farm laborer VA cannot read/write
                  Thomas F. 18 M W farm laborer VA
                  Racheal R. 12 F W without occupation VA cannot read/write
                  Charles 8 M W at home VA
                  James 1 M W at home VA
                  (BA: Race given as white, not Indian)
Pg.4, #60-58, MORGAN, Joseph 24 VA farm laborer $0-52cts?
                  Louisa 20 VA keeping house
                  Delia (f) 1 VA at home
                  RUNCAN?, Susan 20 VA house keeping
                  (MAD: indexed Susan DUNCAN)
Pg.10, #161-157, DUNKIN, James T. 20 VA brick mason $0-$150
                  Margaret E. 31 VA keeps house
                  Emma 4/12 VA b.Feb. at home
Pg.26, #388-376, DUNKIN, Wm. J. 23 VA farm laborer
                  Nancy 24 VA
                  Agness 5/12 b. Feb. VA
                  SHINALL, Rhoda 14 VA house help
Wassee Twp #3, P.O. Newbern, pg.1
Pg.37, #6-5, HURST, Allen 46 VA farmer $2000-784
                  Nancy 40 VA keeping house
                  (MAD: children 16 to 2 b. VA, not copied here)
Pg.37, #7-6, HURST, Calvin 41 VA farmer $1000-482
                  Virginia 34 VA
                  Baxter/Booter (m) 18, Elvira 14 VA "at home no oc."
                  James W. 9, Joanah 5 VA at home no oc.
                  Cassandria (f) 4, Mary E. 1 VA at home no oc.
                  DUNCAN, Andrew J. 27 VA farm laborer
                  Parthena 16 VA at home no oc.
                  (MAD: Robert Hudson had Calpanoia instead of Cassandria)

1880 Pulaski Co. VA Census (partial, page-by-page)
Dublin Dist.
Village of New River
Pg.1, #8-9, DUNCAN, Jas. T. 31 farmer VA VA VA
                  Margaret E. 45 wife VA VA VA
                  Emma S. 10, William T. 8, Nancy A. 6 children VA VA VA
                  & laborer not copied
Pg.62, #512-514, HAFFORD?, Jos. J. 36 farmer VA VA VA
                  Mary W. 26 wife VA VA VA
                  Callie J. 9 dau VA VA VA
                  servants not copied
                  JACKSON, Jas. M. 23 VA NC VA
                  Rebecca 21 keeping house "nise" (niece?) VA VA VA
                  Andrew L. 2, infant (male) 1, sons, VA VA VA
                  DUNCAN, Jas. C. 8 nephew VA VA VA
Pg.72, #603-605, DUNCAN, Wm. J. 32 works on farm VA VA VA
                  Nancy A. 34 wife VA VA VA
                  Mary A. 9, Clara D. 8 daus. VA VA VA
                  Wm. T. 6, Chas. L. sons 5 VA VA VA
                  Jos. R. 3, David M. 1 sons VA VA VA
Pg.76, #639-641, WATSON, David P?. 29 VA VA VA
                  Ollie H. 33 wife VA VA VA
                  Alva 4/12 Jan. dau VA VA VA
                  SCALES, Jos. H. 9 step-son VA VA VA
                  DUNCAN, Jos. L?. 31 works on farm VA VA VA
Hiwasee Dist.
Pg.37, #330-345, DUNCAN, Andrew J. 38 married farmer VA VA VA, (white male cannot read or write)
                  Parthena 28 wife keeping house VA VA VA
                  Savannah S. 10 dau. in school VA VA VA
                  Armistead 7 son in school VA VA VA
                  Missouri 5 dau, Bird 3 son, Cordelia 2 dau VA VA VA
                  CROMELL? Dock 20 laborer single VA VA VA (white male)


Pulaski Co. VA Deeds
      Grantor index 1839-1909 - Duncan start 1880; 1900 Andrew J. Duncan, not copied (FHL film 33,393)
      Grantee index 1839-1909 - Wm. Butler Duncan 1871, not copied, & later (FHL film 33,394)


Giles Co. VA Index to Register of Births 1855-1896, Marriages 1806-1896, Deaths 1855-1896 (FHL film 31,740, from index from Ruth Burns 1987)
   Duncan Deaths:
      Peter E., 1883, Apr. 7, d. Pulaski Co. VA of bronchitis, 7y 4m 7d par. A. & Eustins Duncan, b. Floyd Co. VA (pg.30)

HISTORIES before 1923

1889 "Biographical & Historical Memoirs of Northwest AR" by Goodspeed (from Evelyn Sigler 1983)
      Pg.853, Sebastian Co.: Elbert Jennings, b. Carroll Co. VA, Oct. 3, 1859, son of Peter and Eliza J. (Duncan) Jennings. Eliza Duncan b. Pulaski Co. VA, had two children: Elbert and Isabella Abercrombie; of Benton Co. AR 1870. Elbert Jennings moved with his parents to AR.


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