Duncans in Wythe Co. VA


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

Last revised September 18, 2003

Formed 1789 from Montgomery, Pt. Grayson
Grayson formed 1792-3 from Wythe, Patrick
Tazewell formed 1799 from Russell, Wythe
Giles formed 1806 from Montgomery and Tazewell Co. VA, Monroe Co. WV
Smyth formed 1832 from Washington, Wythe
Pulaski formed 1839 from Montgomery, Wythe
Bland formed 1861 from Giles, Tazewell, Wythe


1810 Wythe Co. VA Census
Pg.829   Mary Dinkins      00000 - 12010

1800-1870 Wythe Co. VA Census
      no Duncan indexed

1860 Wythe Co. VA census
Pg.887, #1234, James HAVENS 39 VA
                  Mary 36 VA
                  Bryant 18, Andrew 16, Victoria 12 VA
                  John 10, Elizabeth 6 VA
                  (MAD: 1850 census, pg.337: #1576 James HAVENS 60 VA, Abigail 60 VA, & ch.; #1583 James HAVENS Jr. 30 VA, Mary 25 VA, Bryant 9, Andrew? 7, Cosby 4, John 2 VA. Was looking for James HAVEN who married Mariette V. Dunkum 12/18/1855 in Albemarle Co. VA, in case she was the Mary E. Dunkum 30 VA & ch. in 1850 census p.195; apparently not this household. One James Haven in 1850 Giles Co. VA age 7, pg.418, and James P. Havens in Tazewell Co. VA p.756 in 1850.)


VA State Land Office Surveys, Book 31, 1796-1797 (FHL film 29,574)
      31-277: Surveyed for Marshal Duncan, 100 acres by virtue of an entry on a certificate from Commissioners of Washington and Montgomery Counties for 100 acres dated 12 Sept. 1782, lying in Wythe Co. on S.side Elk Creek. Oct. 6, 1792. Endorsed: Assigned survey to Jacob Kittering and desire the patent may issue in his name. 1 June 1795. Marshall Duncan. Teste James Newell. Auditor's Office 24 Nov. '95, retd. the Treasurers receipt for 8.89 compd. on this survey. /s/ J. Pendleton. Rec. 25 Nov. '95, Grant issued 26 Sept. '96. (indexed 400 acres) (MAD: see Montgomery Co. VA)

Wythe Co. VA Deed Indexes 1790-1907 (Grantor on FHL film 34,229; Grantee on FHL film 34,230)
      No Duncan until 1871 & 1887.


Wythe Co. VA Order Book 1790- (FHL film 34,243)
      No index

Wythe Co. VA Will Index 1790-1911 (FHL film 34,224)
      No Duncan


JOSEPH DUNCAN, Rev. Pension Application S-1809 (from National Archives; also on FHL film 970,864)
      Applied 14 Sept. 1832, age almost 81, in Washington Co. TN; volunteered summer 1774 in Wythe Co. VA under Capt. Joseph Crocket, Col. Andrew Lewis, Lt. Col. Charles Lewis, for 5 months; enlisted summer 1775 from Wythe Co. VA under Capt. Crocket, Col. Woodford, transferred to Col. James Morgan for 2 years; witnesses William P. Chester and Leroy Taylor of Washington Co. to reputation.
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