Duncan research files of
VA State Land Office Index to Surveys, Index #4, 1850-1875, D names (FHL film 29,543)
Book G2, 1854-1856
G2-39: Edward S. Duncan, 133a (MAD: ?? see Harrison Co. WV)
VA State Land Office Surveys
Book A2, 1846-1848 (FHL film 29,617)
A2-768: 1 Jan. 1848, surveyed for John S. Duncan, 30 acres by virtue of part of a Land Office Treasury Warrant for 300a #16279 issued to B. Despard 8 Dec. 1846 in Harrison Co. on E.side of West Fork River and on both sides of Arnolds Run, adj. lands of John J?. Jackson's heirs and of Edwin S. Duncan's Loof Burrow place, crossing Clarksburg and Western Road. Rec. 8 Feb. 1848, Grant issd. 31 Aug. 1848.
Book G2, 1854-1856 (FHL film 29,624)
G2-39: Edward S. Duncan, 133a (not found; part 2 of G2 is still index on page 39; no Edward Duncan indexed; not G2(3))
W.VA Land Grants (from Charles Gordon 8/1983 with permission to share with others)
Sept. 18, 1852, John S. Duncan, Harrison Co., West Fork River.
Aug. 1, 1856, Edwin S. Duncan, Harrison Co., Elk Creek.
Harrison Co. WV Survey Records; Grantee Index 1784-85 (FHL film 846,622)
6-269: 1 Jan. 1846, John S. Duncan from VA, 30 acres Arnold's Run
(no others; did not look at actual survey)
(W)VA Land Grants (index on FHL film 29,311)
100-470: 31 Aug. 1848, John S. Duncan, Harrison Co., 30 acres E.side West Fork River
112-670: 1 Aug. 1856, Edwin S. Duncan, Harrison Co., 131 acres on ridge between Nutters Run a branch of Elk Creek on one side & Reeds Run & Arnolds Run branches of West Fork River.
Sept. 18, 1852, John S. Duncan, Harrison Co., West Fork River. (not found; see Randolph Co. WV)
Harrison Co. WV Deed Indexes 1786-1923 (C-D grantors on FHL film 844,112; D-G grantees on FHL film 844,121)
MAD: Indexes are by D surnames, then by next consonant in name ("n"), then by first letter of first name, then by exact last name and date of deed. D..n.. grantors are on page 13 if the first name begins with A, pg.23 if first name is "B", 33 if first name is "C", 43 if first name is "D", 53, 63, 73, etc. through 173. Each "page" has subpages for the exact surnames. There is a separate book for grantees with the same paging format. Following index extracts have been combined if more than one Duncan grantor or grantee. Copied most indexes below only through about 1860.
No Robert Duncan (Land in Hersion Co.) as grantee
No Nicholas Carpenter for land on Elk Creek for Robert Duncan
No Mathew Wilson
MAD: About 100 grantor and 40 to 50 grantee deeds from Edwin S., Edwin S. ux (wife), trustee, al, etc.; only a few copied below. Also about 100 grantor deeds "Prudence Duncan al" for same deed as Edwin S. Duncan ux.
41-13: 2 April 1854, Amy J. Duncan, D.M. Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan, George W. Duncan, J.W. Duncan Est., John W. Duncan, al to Asbury R. Duncan, 74-3/4-9 Pla W Fork & Bingamon Ck.
32-513: 20 Feb. 1844, Columbia M. Duncan, Floride C. Duncan, James A. Duncan, John S. Duncan, al to John Davis, 126a Turkey Run
36-302: 24 Aug. 1850, Columbia M. Duncan, Floride C. Duncan, James A. Duncan, John S. Duncan, al to Thomas Ramage, 94a Ben's Run
37-24: 28 Nov. 1850, Columbia M. Duncan, Floride C. Duncan, James A. Duncan, John S. Duncan, al to James Lynch, 47a W.Fork Rivber
37-183: 1 July 1851, Columbia M. Duncan, Floride C. Duncan, James A. Duncan, John S. Duncan, al to Waldo P. Goff, 246a Davissons Run
38-367: 9 June 1853, Columbia M. Duncan to Joseph Cork, 127-1/2a Davissons Run
38-377: 16 June 1853, Columbia M. Duncan, Floride C. Duncan, al to William Floyd, 118a W.Fk River
49-82: 1 July 1853, Columbia M. Duncan, Floride C. Duncan, al, Mary E.P. Allen, John J. Allen al, tracts partition
39-103: 12 Sept. 1853, Columbia M. Duncan to Rawley W. Amos, 100a McCalley's Run
39-151: 13 Dec. 1853, Columbia M. Duncan to Thomas B. Wilcox, 285a Goose Run
42-75: 30 March 1854, Columbia M. Duncan al to George H. Lee, 275-1/2a Arnold's Run (MAD: next deed 1884)
22-57: 18 Nov. 1832, David B. "Duncan" al to Paton F. Rodgers, 60a Purdy's Run. (MAD: David B. DENHAM, not Duncan, on actual deed)
39-85: 4 Nov. 1853, David M. Duncan to William Wilkinson, deed of trust
40-197: 22 Dec. 1854, David M. Duncan ux, Amy Jane Duncan al to Solomon S. Fleming, 72-1/2a Robinsons Run
41-411: 12 Dec. 1855, David M. Duncan al by trus. to Solomon S. Fleming, 72-1/2a Robinsons Run
42-7: (no date) Edwin S. Duncan to Thomas A. Hornor, lot Clksbg
14-78: 30 March 1818, Edwin L. Duncan Atty al to David Hews, lot Clksbg
14-127: 21 Aug. 1818, Edwin L. Duncan Atty to John Hutson, lot Salem 12
14-252: 30 April 1824, E.S. Duncan al, declaration
17-24: 15 Nov. 1824, Edwin S. Duncan trus. to John W. Ritchcreek, 150a
17-351: 27 July 1825, Edwin S. Duncan ux, Prudence, to Alfred N. Davisson, lot Clksbg
17-278: 30 July 1825, Edwin S. Duncan ux to John J. Allen, lot Clksbg
17-251: 14 Sept. 1825, E.S. Duncan to John J. Allen Trus, notice
17-186: 25 Oct. 1825, Edwin S. Duncan by Mar. to John Haymond, 347a Tenmile Creek
17-266: 21 Dec. 1825, Edwin S. Duncan ux to Levi Martin, 130-1/2a Harrison Co.
19-35: 17 March 1827, Edwin S. Duncan ux to John Fields, lot Clksbg
18-446: 8 Dec. 1827, Edwin S. Duncan with John Wilson Jr., agreement (also 18-577)
19-1-1/2: 21 Feb. 1829, Edwin S. Duncan al to Tobias Miller, agreement
19-352: 21 Aug. 1829, Edwin "J." Duncan to Frederick Davisson Trus, deed of trust.
21-13: 6 Oct. 1830, Edwin S. Duncan ux to John Wilson Jr., Alison Clark est. int.
24-358: 13 Nov. 1834, Edwin S. Duncan al to William Bean, 90a Gnatty Creek
24-23: 8 Dec. 1835, Edwin S. Duncan al to William Pickens, 86a Cranes Nest Fk Gnatty Creek
23-444: 6 Aug. 1836, Edwin S. Duncan al to John Douglass, 103a Raccoon Run
23-449: 6 Aug. 1836, Edwin S. Duncan al to Alexander Pickens, 455a branch of Gnatty Creek
29-305: 2 June 1841, Edwin S. Duncan to John S. Duncan, lot Clksbg
30-595: 1 June 1842, E.S. Duncan to James W. Harris, release
33-69: 11 June 1845, E.S. Duncan to Robert Childers, agrt
34-375: 5 Aug. 1847, Edwin S. Duncan al to George Towers, 10a nr Clksbg
35-254: 26 July 1848, Edwin S. Duncan with John S. Duncan, agrt
35-366: 16 Oct. 1848, Edwin S. Duncan al to Prudence Coplin, lot Duncans Ad. 14
38-176: 3 Nov. 1852, Edwin S. Duncan, emancipation.
44-171: 20 Nov. 1852, Edwin S. Duncan ux to John S. Duncan, lot Turnpike St.
40-173: 17 Jan. 1855, Edwin S. Duncan to Columbia M. Duncan, James J. Duncan, John S. Duncan hrs, al, lot Clksbg
48-498: 2 Oct. 1857, Edwin S. Duncan ux to Emily J. Armstrong, 2 lots Turnpike St.
43-315: 4 Oct. 1858, Edwin S. Duncan est., Floride C. Duncan to Edmond L. Stealey al, 59a bet. Nutters & Reeds Runs &o
43-314: 4 Oct. 1858, Edwin S. Duncan est. by Comr., Gay Duncan, James J. Duncan, by comr, al to Floride C. Duncan, 59a bet. Nutters & Reeds Runs &o
46-166: 7 July 1859, Edwin S. Duncan est. by comr. to James Y. Hornor, lot between Mulberry St. & Locust Alley 17
44-66: 10 Aug. 1859, Edwin S. Duncan est. to Samuel M. Sommers, 3-1/2-7 Pla-Clksbg
52-487: 10 Jan. 1860, Edwin S. Duncan est. to Edwin S. Duncan 148a, Ernest Duncan 166a, al, Gnatty Ck., Gay Duncan 140a Gnatty Ck. dower, James J. Duncan 125a Gnatty Ck., Prudence Duncan tracts Gnatty Ck. dower
45-2: 24 Jan. 1860, Edwin S. Duncan, Floride C. Duncan, Gay Duncan, James J. Duncan, al by Comr. to Alpheus W. Pritchard, lots West Fork River 1 to 3
53-193: 24 Jan. 1860, Edwin S. Duncan by comr to George Hoffman, 6-86 Pls 6-1/2 - Point Mills
45-128: 30 March 1860, Edwin S. Duncan est., Edwin S. Duncan, Gay Duncan, James J. Duncan, by comr. al, to Eugene Bartlett, 1-3/4a Mulberry & Sycamore Sta
44-303: 4 May 1860, Edwin S. Duncan by comr to Burton Despard, lot Clksbg
52-492: 19 March 1864, Edwin S. Duncan est. to John J. Duncan al, 149-1/4 (2) Nr. Clksbg, Ernest S. Duncan, Edwin S. Duncan 69-1/2 Gnatty Ck. & 1-1/2 nr Clksbg, Gay Duncan 42-1/4a Gnatty Ck, 1-1/2a nr Clarksburg, John J. Duncan 149-1/4a Crooked Run & 2a nr Clksbg
49-322: 16 Oct. 1865, Edwin S. Duncan to Floride C. Duncan, all personal and real estate
38-357: 1 Jun. 1853, Floride C. Duncan to Eli Marsh, 64a Coburns Ck
48-134: 28 Feb. 1857, Floride C. Duncan to Abram Morrison, 2 lots Browns Ck.
42-159: 13 March 1857, Floride C. Duncan to John M. Wagoner, 74a Scrub Run & West Fork River
45-220: 20 Oct. 1860, Floride C. Duncan to Nathan Rogers, 49-1/4a Hole Lick Run (MAD: many more for Floride C. Duncan, not copied)
52-172: 22 Aug. 1868, Floride Duncan & Gdn al, Gay Duncan al, to Samuel D. Brown, 1/2a nr Clksbg
45-249: 24 Jan. 1860, George N. Duncan by Comr al to Elias Swiger, 149-1/2a Laurel Run
35-248: 26 July 1848, John S. Duncan to Edwin S. Duncan, lot Clksbg
37-315: 12 Aug. 1851, John S. Duncan ux, Florice C. Duncan al, to Pendleton Drummond, 60a Lamberts Run
38-133: 18 June 1852, John S. Duncan ux, Floride C. Duncan al to James E. Bartlett, 100a Jack Run
38-218: 17 Jan. 1853, John S. Duncan ux, Floride C. Duncan al to Franklin C. Stewart, 50-1/2a Coburns Ck
42-338: 23 May 1857, John W. Duncan ux, Elizabeth Duncan al to Aberry P. Sturm, 30a Robinsons Run
50-474: 6 April 1868, Jane G. Duncan al to William P. Irwin, title bond
52-452: 17 Feb. 1870, John W. Duncan al to Francis M. Shrieve al, 93a Pigotts Run int.
55-221: 23 Sept. 1872, James Dunkin to William Dunkin, 110a Simpson Ck., 195a Int.
33-316: 5 Feb. 1846, William Dunkin to Luther Haymond trus, deed of trust
35-445: 9 Oct. 1847, William Dunkin ux, Elizabeth Dunkin al to James P. Stout, 14-1/2a Simpsons Crk
41-173: 5 Dec. 1854, William Dunkin ux, Elizabeth Dunkin al to Northwestern VA RR Co., 8a Simpsons Crk
44-251: 30 Nov. 1859, William Dunkin ux, Elizabeth Duncan al to Michael Jennings, 6a Simpsons Ck
52-495: 28 Feb. 1870, William Dunkin est. to Ann Dunkin al, 140-1/2a Simpsons Creek, to Elizabeth Dunkin, 195-1/4a dower, 107a, to John Dunkin 100a 12 Pls, to James Dunkin 110a 15 pls, William Dunkin 97-1/4a 17 pls Simpson Ck.
65-186: 15 June 1882, William Duncan est., ux, to James Dunkin, 84a Simpsons Cr, 200a Int.
65-187: 15 June 1882, William Dunkin ux to James Dunkin, 64a Simpsons Ck.
65-389: 15 June 1882, William Dunkin ux to A.J. Lodge, 37a Simpsons Ck.
42-46: 15 Oct. 1856, Nathan Ogden to Asberry R. Duncan, 26a Robinsons Run
14-80: 1 Jan. 1818, Daniel Davisson Sr. to Edwin L. Duncan, lot Main St.
14-58: 7 Feb. 1818 Isaac Hieskell to Edwin L. Duncan Trus, deed of trust
14-262: 1 May 1819, Christopher Nutter ux to Edwin S. Duncan trus, deed of trust
14-354: 20 Nov. 1819, Elias Lowther ux to Edward S. Duncan (sic), 150a W.Fk.
14-576: 14 Sept. 1821, Thomas Bland to Edwin S. Duncan, bill of sale
18-430: Dec. 1821, John Newlon by shff al to Edwin S. Duncan, lots, tracts, Harrison Co. &c, int.
17-118: 22 April 1825, Lemuel E. Davisson to Edwin S. Duncan, lot Clksbg
15-385: 22 May 1822, Adam Hickman Jr. ux to Edwin S. Duncan, 122a Elk Creek
15-398: 20 Aug. 1822, Benj. Coplin to Edwin S. Duncan, bill of sale (15-396, same date, deed of trust)
17-327: 26 Oct. 1825, Chas. A. Swearingen Mar. to Edwin S. Duncan, 130-1/2a Harrison Co.
17-328: 26 Oct. 1825, Geo. I. Davisson by Mar. to Edwin S. Duncan, lot Clksbg
17-265: 21 Dec. 1825, Levi Martin ux to Edwin S. Duncan, 2 tracts Robinsons Fk. nr Clksbg
18-440: 15 Nov. 1827, Thomas S. Barkley al to Edwin S. Duncan al, 300a nr. Clksbg
18-591: 8 March 1828, John J. Allen ux to Edwin S. Duncan, lot Clksbg
19-455: 26 Aug. 1829, Josep Moffett ux to Edwin S. Duncan, int. Allison Clark est.
21-313: - July 1832, Benj. Wilson Jr. est. by Comr to Edward S. Duncan (sic), lots Clksbg
22-277: 30 March 1833, Thos. Reeder ux to E.S. Duncan, 300a W.Fk. River
22-416: 19 June 1833, John McPherson ux to Edwin S. Duncan, 112 & 312 & 46 Gnatty Ck. (MAD: later deeds for land there also)
22-173: 3 Feb. 1834, William Hancock ux to Edwin S. Duncan, 1436a Gnatty Ck & Peel Tree
48-299: 25 Sept. 1865, Henry C. Isenhart to Floride C. Duncan al, 1/4a Clksbg
35-401: 13 March 1848, Charles B. Pitcher al to George Duncan, 149-1/2a Laurel Run
29-482: 19 Oct. 1841, George Trickett to John S. Duncan trus., deed of trust
30-15: 14 May 1842, Benj. Reeder to James A. Duncan trus, dd of trust
31-136: 14 Jan. 1843, James M. Jackson ux to James A. Duncan, John S. Duncan, al, 59a W.Fk. River Salt Works
31-138: 14 Jan. 1843, Mary S. Jackson to James A. Duncan, John S. Duncan, al, 59a W.Fk. River Int. Salt Works
31-350: 11 May 1843, Nathan Ogden to John W. Duncan trus, deed of trust
34-17: 19 July 1845, James Steel to John S. Duncan trus, deed of trust
34-379: 24 Nov. 1846, Kemp L. Pickerel to John L. Duncan, deed of trust
35-205: 21 May 1848, Henry A. Bradford to James B. Dunkin trus. al, deed of trust
36-69: 22 Jan. 1849, Basil Harvey ux to John W. Duncan, 30a Robinson Run
35-431: 29 Jan. 1849, Benj. Bartlett to John S. Duncan trus, deed of trust
34-207: 6 Dec. 1845, Hezekiah Corley to William Dunkin, deed of trust
33-314: 5 Feb. 1846, Abel T. Smith ux to William Dunkin, 451a Simpson Ck.
35-292: 9 Oct. 1847, John R. Stout Exr al to William Dunkin, 256-1/4a Simpsons Ck.
35-293: 9 Oct. 1847, Benjamin Stout Est. to William Dunkin, 256-1/4a Simpson Ck.
41-177: 4 Dec. 1854, Thomas Swann to Wiliam Dunkin, tract Simpson Ck.
42-443: 17 Feb. 1858, Jonathan Stout ux to William Dunkin, 22-1/4a Stouts Run
Harrison Co. WV Deeds from index
14-78: Indexed Duncan, Edwin S., atty al, to David Hews, 3/30/1818, lot in Clarksburg -- not found in Book 14 index nor book
14-80: 1 Jan. 1818, Daniel Davisson Sr. of Clarksburg, Harrison Co. VA, to Edwin S. Duncan of same, $1,000, lot in Clarksburgh on Mane Street adj. Thomas P. Moore, Peter Lynch, being property lately occupied by Caleb Davis and now occupied by Edwin S. Duncan. Wit. L.E. Davisson, William Maulsby. (FHL film 843,828)
14-127: 21 Aug. 1818, William Maulsby and Edwin S. Duncan attorney for Ann Maulsby his wife of New Madrid, MO Territory, to John Hutson of Harrison Co. VA, $100, lot 12 in town of New Salem (not copied) (FHL film 843,828)
14-354: 20 Nov. 1819, Elias Lowther and wife Rebecca of Harrison Co. VA to Edwin S. Duncan of same, $1000, 150 acres conveyed to Elias Lowther by William Lowther decd on E.side West Fork adj. Robert Lowther, land surveyed for Israel Brown, being part of a tract patented to said William Lowther. No wit. Rebecca cannot travel, she be examined at home by Benjamin Wilson Jr. or Jacob Coplin. Returned 20 Nov. 1819. (FHL film 843,828)
17-118: 22 April 1825, Lemuel Davisson of Harrison Co. VA to Edwin S. Duncan of same, $3,000, land adj. town of Clarksburg at corner of lot now occupied by James Pindall as a garden at the main street or road leading from the West into Clarksburg, containing 1 acre 25-1/2 poles, now occupied by said Duncan, which he purchased from said Davison under contract dated (blank) Dec. 1824; wit. Thos. P. Britton; no wife. (FHL film 843,829)
17-186: 25 Oct. 1825, Charles A. Swearingen, Marshall of 4th Chancery Dist., VA, to John Haymond of Lewis Co. VA; that by decree of Superior Court of Chancery on 20 May 1825 in a suit Edwin S. Duncan &c pltf vs. William M. Robinson &c deft, the marshall was directed to sell land; sold 22 Oct. 1825, advertised in Clarksburg Intelligencer, sold on 22 Oct. 1825 to John Haymond the highest bidder for $922, 347 acres on Jones' Run adj. David Robinson's corner, Felix Robinson's line. (FHL film 843,829)
17-251: 9 April 1824, John J. Allen by virtue of a deed of trust executed by David B. Denham and wife Elizabeth, sold to highest bidder ... (not copied) (FHL film 843,829)
17-252: Agreement 6 June 1825, John J. Allen and John Wilson Jr.; Allen as trustee under agreement between Edwin S. Duncan and Lemuel E. Davisson on 4 Dec. 182x (tape in margin), sell to Wilson a negro man slave Bill for $400. Wit. Th. P. Britton. (FHL film 843,829)
17-266: 21 Dec. 1825, Edwin S. Duncan and wife Prudence to Levi Marten, all Harrison Co. VA, $300, 130-1/2 acres formerly belonging to Peter Righter who conveyed to Peter Righter Jr., sold by decree of Chancery Court, purchased at said sale by Edwin S. Duncan; refer to previous deed for description. No wit. (FHL film 843,829)
17-278: 30 July 1825, Edwin S. Duncan and wife Prudence of town of Clarksburg, Harrison Co. VA, to John J. Allen of same, $500, lot in Clarksburg adj. N.side Main Street, Thomas P. Moore, lot now occupied by Amos Thompson, being the same lot from Daniel Davisson Sr. on 1 Jan. 1818. No wit. (FHL film 843,829)
17-351: 27 July 1825, Edwin S. Duncan and wife Prudence to Alfred N. Davisson, all Harrison Co. VA ... (not copied) (FHL film 843,829)
22-57: David B. Dunum and wife Uphama (or Dunham; not Duncan) (FHL film 843,832)
29-305: 2 June 1841, Edwin S. Duncan of Harrison Co. VA to John S. Duncan of same, $1, lot in Clarksburg (MAD: description not copied). No wife, no wit. (FHL film 843,835)
31-136: 14 Jan. 1843, James M. Jackson and wife Caroline V.M. of Harrison Co. VA to James A. Duncan and John S. Duncan of same, $4000, "Jackson Salt Works Lot" on West Fork River, 59 acres by survey made by Luther Kaymond 5 June 1840, one of said two undivided fifth parts in said salt works lot, being the interest Jackson has as one of heirs of his father the late John G. Jackson decd, and the other being the share or interest formerly belonging to Sophia C. Gittings? the wife of Michael D. Gittinys? who was also one of the heirs, which share was conveyed to Jackson by Gittings and wife by deed. (FHL film 843,836)
31-138: 14 Jan. 1843, Mary S. Jackson to James A. Duncan and John S. Duncan, $5, her interest as widow and relict of John G. Jackson decd in undivided equal 1/5 share of Salt Works, the interest being conveyed 4/5 of entire interest of Mary S. Jackson except the share of Mary E.P. Allen wife of John J. Allen. No wit. (FHL film 843,836)
32-513: 20 Feb. 1844, James A. Duncan and wife Columbia M. and John J. Duncan and wife Floride C., to John Davis, $630, 126 acres on Turkey Run, corner of a blacksmith's shop; all signed, no wit. (FHL film 843,836)
33-314: 5 Feb. 1846, Abel T. Smith and wife Deborah S. of Harrison Co. VA to William Dunkin of same, $3608, 451 acres on Simpson's Creek adj. Philip Britton, heirs of Benjamin Stout decd, Minor's line, Joseph Johnson's land. No wit. (FHL film 843,837)
33-316: 5 Feb. 1846, William Dunkin of Harrison Co. VA to Abel T. Smith, Dunkin owes Smith $1108, being balance of purchase money for 451 acres on Simpson's Creek, deed of trust of above land to Luther Haymond. (FHL film 843,837)
34-207: 6 Dec. 1845, Hezekiah Corley of Rappahannock Co. VA (1), William Dunkin of Harrison Co. VA (2), and John S. Deatherage and John B. Gore of Rappahannock Co. VA (3); Corley owes Deatherage and Gore $375, in trust to Dunkin, negro girl Milly age 12, boy Elijah age 8, girl Rachel age 6. No wit. Ack. Rappahannock Co. VA. (FHL film 843,837)
35-248: 26 July 1848, John S. Duncan to Edwin S. Duncan, $1000, lot in Clarksburg, being the lot heretofore conveyed by Edwin S. Duncan to said John S. Duncan 2 July 1841. No wife. (FHL film 843,838)
35-254: Agreement 26 July 1848, Edwin S. Duncan had advanced to John S. Duncan lots in Clarksburg where John erected a dwelling house, John reconveys house and lots to Edwin S. in exchange for Edwin S. conveying to John the Point Mills, legal title still being in Hiram Lynch. (MAD: more not copied) (FHL film 843,838)
35-292: 9 Oct. 1847, John R. Stout, James P. Stout, and Thomas P.R. Stout, acting execs. under will of Benjamin Stout decd, to William Dunkin, $1540.50, 256-3/4 acres on Simpsons Creek adj. Philip Britton, Joseph Winters, Wilson Bartlett and others, corner land conveyed to Stout by Jacob Stealy, Mabel T. Smith. No wit. /s/ John R. Stout, James P. Stout. (FHL film 843,838)
35-293: 9 Oct. 1847, Thomas P.R. Stout, one of acting admin. under will of Benjamin Stout, to William Dunkin, $1540.50, 256-3/4 acres on Simpsons Creek adj. Philip Brittian (sic), Joseph Winters, Wilson Bartlett & others (desc. not copied). Ack. in Ohio Co. VA. (FHL film 843,838)
35-445: 9 Oct. 1847, William Dunkin and wife Elizabeth of Harrison Co. VA to James P. Stout, $87, 14-1/2 acres on Simpson's Creek, part of land from execs. of Benjamin Stout decd. (FHL film 843,838)
36-69: 22 Jan. 1849, Basil Harvey and wife Rebecca of Harrison Co. VA to John W. Duncan, $210, on Robinson's Run adj. said Harvey's land, John Chaffan & David M. Duncan's land, adj. shrub in said Duncan's field, original line, containing 30 acres. Ack. by Basil Harvey and release of dower by Rebecca Harvey, 15 Sept. 1849; admitted to record Oct. 18, 1849. (note in margin: Del. to A.R. Duncan May 22, 1851) (FHL film 843,838)
40-173: (blank) Jan. 1855, Edwin S. Duncan to Columbia M. Duncan, both Harrison Co. VA, house and lot in Clarksburg, the lot was conveyed to Edwin S. Duncan by Lemuel Davisson on 22 April 1825, for life of Columbia M. Duncan with remainder in fee to her son James Jackson Duncan, but if said James Jackson Duncan dies without issue before Columbia, then remainder over to such of the children of John S. Duncan decd. as may be living, or if none living, then to his next of kin on the paternal side. (FHL film 843,840)
41-13 & 14: 2nd day (blank) 1854 between we the said heirs of J.W. Duncan decd of Harrison Co. VA, to Ashbury R. Duncan of same, in consideration of the sum severaly paid to each of us, receipt hereby ack., land in Harrison Co. between the west fork of Bingamon Creek, part of it being of a tract that Asa Kirkley bought of William Robinson and bounded ... corner said Kirkley, line of Lambert Flowers, edge of the Pike. /s/ Job M. Shinn, John W. Duncan, Elizabeth (X) Duncan, Samuel Ogden, Julia Ann Ogden, George N. Duncan, D.M. Duncan, Amy Jane Duncan, Nathan Ogden, Jane Ogden, Jonathan (X) Ogden, Emily Ogden. Ack. in before Justice of Peace 2 April 1854; Elizabeth Duncan wife of John Duncan, Julia Ann Ogden wife of Samuel Ogden, Amy Jane Duncan wife of David M. Duncan, Emily Ogden wife of Jonathan Ogden, and (blank) Ogden wife of Nathan Ogden, personally appeared and released rights of dower, 2 April 1854. Ordered recorded, Aug. 13, 1855. (FHL film 843,840)
49-86: Not copied; next deed 3 April 1866 was ack. by Wm. J. Bland and wife Columbia M., widow of James A. Duncan. (FHL film 843,843)
49-322: 16 Oct. 1865, Edwin S. Duncan of Harrison Co. WV to Floride C. Duncan of same, $1, all my right, title and interest to all lands, and also all personal property in WV. (FHL film 843,843)
52-487 to 497: George Hoffman and wife vs. Prudence Duncan & others, Decree, Virginia. At a special term of the Circuit Court of Harrison Co. held 10 Jan. 1860, George Hoffman and Flora his wife late Flora Lee against Prudence Duncan, Hugh H. Lee, Gertrude Lee, Edwin S. Duncan, Earnest Duncan, Gay Duncan, James J. Duncan & Floride C. Duncan, Dfts. James Deven, Samuel Sheets, Gideon D. Camden Jr. and Luther Haymond, heretofore appointed commissioners to make partition of the real estate of Edwin S. Duncan decd among his widow, heirs and distributees, having filed their report of partition among the papers of this cause on 5 Oct. 1859, and the complainants having filed their exceptions thereto, and the cause coming on again to be heard on the bill, answers, replications, depositions and exhibits, ... was argued by counsel. On consideration whereof it is adjudged, ordered and decreed that Prudence Duncan, widow of said Edwin S. Duncan decd, do hold for her life a dower estate in and to the 481 acres in Harrison Co. on Gnatty Creek which was assigned to her by the commissioners as part of her dower estate in the lands of her late husband, which 481 acres is designated as Lot #1 in the plat marked "A" filed by the comrs., adj. south side Clarksburg and Buckhannon road, old Coburn house, road leading up Peeltree run, crossing the ford of Gnatty Creek, John McPherson's line, Rezin Queen's corner, David Greathouse's land. Prudence Duncan also to hold 65 acres ... known as the Hickman place, referred by lot or subdivision No. 1 on plat marked "B"; and to hold 15-1/4 acres adj. the town of Clarksburg on the west side of the Weston and Fairmont road generally known as the grave yard field (boundaries given, not copied here), Lot #2 on Plat "B". Prudence Duncan to hold one acre on Plat "C" on North side of Turnpike Street in Town of Clarksburg on which said Mrs. Prudence Duncan now resides, adj. Mrs. Armstrong's lot, and lot where Mrs. F.C. Duncan now resides. Said Prudence Duncan also hold the 3 acres and 16 poles lying immediately back of the last described lot ... also on Plat "C". Flora Hoffman, wife of George Hoffman, have and hold in severalty, free and exempt from the claims of said Prudence Duncan, Hugh H. Lee, Gertrude Lee, Edwin S. Duncan, Earnest Duncan, Gay Duncan, James J. Duncan and Floride C. Duncan, the 245 acres on Gnatty Creek marked as Lot 2 on Plat A (boundaries not copied) adj. Mrs. Prudence Duncan. Hugh H. Lee to hold free from claims of said ..., 243 acres assigned him by the comrs. on Gnatty Creek, lot 6 on Plat E. Gertrude Lee to hold ... 253 acres on Gnatty Creek Lot 7 on Plat E. James Jackson Duncan to hold 125 acres on Gnatty Creek, being lower part of Peeltree or homestead farm, lot 3 on plat A. Edwin S. Duncan have 148 acres on Peel Tree Run, part of homestead farm, being lot 4 on plat "A". Earnest Duncan have 166 acres on Peel Tree run, lot 5 on Plat A. Gay Duncan have 140 acres, being part of Peeltree or homestead farm, lot 6 on Plat A. Rec. March 30, 1870. (FHL film 843,845)
52-492: George Hoffman & wife vs. Hugh H. Lee & others, Circuit Court held 19 March 1864; in chancery. William E. Lyon, J.R. Wright and John Stealey, three commrs. appointed to make partition among heirs of Edwin S. Duncan decd of that part of real estate which he died seized as was assigned to his widow Prudence Duncan as dower in his land, returned their report of partition, which being seen and inspected and no exceptions being taken, it is decreed it be approved and confirmed. That Flora Hoffman one of heirs hold lot on Gnatty Creek, lot 1 on plat made 22 April 1861 containing 70 acres; also a parcel near Clarksburg, part of graveyard field, containing 1 acre, being lot 3 on the plat. That Gertrude Despard have land on West Fork River, 65 acres known as Hickman place, lot 1 on Plat B, and one acre part of Graveyard field lot 2. That Hugh H. Lee have the brick house and lot on Turnpike Street in Clarksburg containing 4 acres & 16 poles, and the southern end of the graveyard field containing 7-1/2 acres. That John J. Duncan have land on Gnatty Creek 149-1/4 acres lot 5? (dark copy) and two acres. That Edwin S. Duncan have lot 3 on Gnatty Creek embracing the dwelling house, containing 69-1/2 acres, and lot 5 of the graveyard field, 1-1/2 acres. That Earnest Duncan have lot 4 (acres not given) and lot 4 of the graveyard field, 3/4 acres. That Gay Duncan have Lot 2 on Gnatty Creek, 42-3/4 acres, and lot 1 in graveyard field of 1-1/2 acre. Each of heirs be charged with one seventh the cost of the suit; recorded March 30, 1870. (FHL film 843,845)
52-495: William Dunkin vs. Elizabeth Dunkin & others, Decree in Chancery, WV; circuit court held 28 Feb. 1870; this cause came on again this day to be finally heard on the papers heretofore read, and the report of Robert Minor, George T. Faris and J.N. Wilkinson, the commissioners appointed to assign dower and make partition of the land in the bill and proceedings mentioned, and said report being seen and inspected by the court, and there being no exceptions thereto, the court approves and confirms the same. It is therefore ordered and decreed that the defendant Elizabeth Dunkin the widow of William Dunkin decd. do hold for and during her natural life and for her dower in the land in the bill and proceedings mentioned, of which the said William Dunkin died seized, the 195-3/4 acres of land mentioned and described in the plat and report of the commissioners, bounded as follows: beg. at a black oak, ... to an old line, to a stone by a road, stake in the old line in the road. It is further ordered that the defendant James Dunkin do hold in severalty and in fee, free from the claims of the plaintiff and the other defendants, Lot No. 1 in the plat of the Commissioners, bounded ... stake on an original line next to land owned by Leonidus Johnson, corner of the widow's dower, containing 110 acres and 15 poles. The defendant John Dunkin do hold ... Lot No. 2 bounded ... beg. corner of the entire tract, by ridge road, ... an original line, containing 100 acres and 12 poles. The defendant William Dunkin do hold Lot No. 3 bounded beg. on the bank of Simpson Creek ... corner Lot No. 4, containing 97-1/4 acres and 17 poles. The defendant Amanda Dunkin do hold Lot No. 4 adj. ... above the shaft of the tunnel east end, ... corner Lot No. 3, ... near Dillon's house ... containing 90 acres and 23 poles. The defendant Elizabeth Dunkin the daughter of William Dunkin decd. do hold ... Lot No. 5, adj. a stake on the rail road, corner to Lot No. 4, ... containing 107 acres. The defendant Ann Dunkin do hold ... Lot No. 6, adj. Lot No. 1 and the widow's dower, an old line between said Dunkin and Gov. Joseph Johnson land, ... crossing Simpson Creek, ... corner to dower, ... containing 140-1/2 acres. The commissioners be paid $18.00 and the surveyor $60. March 19, 1870, ordered recorded. (FHL film 843,845)
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