Duncans in Shelby Co. AL


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

Last revised October 17, 2001

Formed 1818 from Montgomery
St. Clair formed 1818 from Shelby
Chilton formed 1868 (Baker until 1874) from Autauga, Bibb, Perry, Shelby


1840 Shelby Co. AL Census
Pg.64  D. Duncan      1001,1100,01  -  1321,0100,01

1850 Shelby Co. AL Census (no Duncan indexed)
Pg.227, #748-752, Hardy HORTON 66 SC Methodist Minister $4000
                  Mary 63 NC
                  Mary 21 SC
                  Taylor STAMPS (m) 12 TN
                  Minerva ELLIOT 11 AL
                  (MAD: looking for Hardy J. Horten mar. Mary H. Dunkin, 11/18/1847 Perry Co. AL; one Samuel V. Horton mar. Martha Dunkin 3/9/1860)

1860 Shelby Co. AL Census
      No Duncan indexed


Shelby Co. AL Deeds (direct & reverse index 1819-87, FHL film 1,571,906 item 1 & 2)
      No Duncan through 1864
      A-11: 2 April 1821, Needham Lee of Shelby Co. AL to Thomas Baily of same, my part of Mary Lee decd. of Hawkins Co. TN; wit. James Duncan, John R. Cotton. (from pg.3, Vol.216, "Shelby Co. AL Records" by Pauline Gandrud)


Shelby Co. AL Probate Records
      Index to Estates 1818-1920 - no Duncan until 1899 (FHL film 1,571,904 item 4)
      Orphans Court Records 1818-31, 1843-51 - no Duncan until 1899 (FHL film 1,571,840 item 1 & 2)
      Orphans Court Minute Book 1863-1867 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,571,840 item 3)


TN Confederate Pension File (FHL film 969,886)
      Pension #6019, Martha Ann, widow of Saml. Virgil Horton; Martha Ann (Duncan), res. Hamilton Co. TN, born 1840 Dallas Co. AL, mar. 9 March 1860 at Columbiana [Shelby Co.] AL to Saml. Virgil Horton, born 1843 in Shelby Co. AL, died 1914 Hamilton Co. TN. (info also in "TN's Confederate Widows and Their Families; Abstracts of 11,190 Confederate Widows Pension Applications" by Edna Wiefering, 1992; FHL book 976.8 M28w; SUTRO book F435 W43 1992, CA State Library, Sutro Branch)


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