Duncans in Jefferson Co. FL


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

Last revised May 10, 2009

Formed 1827 from Leon
Madison formed 1827 from Jefferson


1830 Jefferson Co. FL Census
Pg.164  Hugh Duncan      0000,1 - 0000,1

1840 Jefferson Co. FL Census
      No Duncan indexed, no Duncan found page by page

1850 Jefferson Co. FL Census
Pg.3, #45, John STEVENS 35 Maine carpenter $4500
                  Sarah 28 NH
                  Mary 5, Halbard 4, John 1 FL
                  James DUNCAN 19 FL
Pg.7, #59, Rebecca MAPLES 30 NC
                  William DUNCAN 17, Joshua 14 NC
                  (MAD: William Duncan mar. Frances E. Martin 8/4/1859, not identified 1860 census but in 1870 Thomas Co. GA census, 1880 Leon Co. FL census)

1860 Jefferson Co. FL Census
P.O. Bailey's Mill
Pg.893, #237, J.A. MILLS (m) 56 SC farmer $0-$50
                  Rebecca 45 NC
                  (MAD: Rebecca Duncan mar. Allen Mills 12/30/1858)
Pg.893, #238, Henry BOLEN 45 SC farmer $0-$200
                  Rachel 27 GA
                  Alen (m) 5/12 FL
Pg.893, #239, James DUNKIN 30 FL farmer $0-$200
                  Elija (f) 30 SC
                  Francis (m? blotted) 5 NC
                  Alfred 2 NC
                  Laura 2 NC
                  (MAD: brackets for Alfred and Laura)
                  (MAD: James Duncan mar. Sarah Frances Mills 5/25/1854, mar. Eliza Mills 3/17/1856)

1870 Jefferson Co. FL Census
Twp.11, P.O. Bailey's Mill
Pg.462, #207-205, MILLS, Allen 67 SC farmer $120-$0
                  Rebecca 50 NC home
                  DUNCAN, Henry 6 FL home
Twp.13, P.O. Waukeenah
Pg.467, #61-61, DUNCAN, James 35 FL works on farm $0-$0
                  Catherine 32 FL works in house
                  Frank 14 FL at home
                  Alfred 12 FL at home
                  Laura 12 FL at home
                  Kingdom (m) 10 FL at home
                  Henry 8 FL at home
                  Alice 3 FL at home


Jefferson Co. FL Marriage record indexes (FHL film 927,269; SLC 2/2009)
   Index v.A, 1827-1844
      Maples, John A. to Rebecca Dunkin, pg.57
      no Duncan groom, no bride index
   Index v.B, 1844-1854
      Duncan, James to Sarah Frances Mills, pg.218-219
   Marriage Records v.A 1827-1844 (FHL film 927,270)
      Pages not legible
   Marriage Records v.A 1827-1844 (FHL film 927,271)
      Original marriage records, not paged; quit
   Marriage Licenses 1827-1842 (FHL film 927,280)
      Original licenses, not paged, quit
   Marriage Licenses 1842-1847 (FHL film 927,281)
      Original licenses, not paged, quit


Jefferson Co. FL Probate Records 1838-1927 (SLC 2/2009)
   Inventories, appr. & accts of sales, 1845-1865 (FHL film 927,331)
      No Duncan indexed
   Accounts current of execs, admins. & guardians 1853-1860 (FHL film 927,323)
      No Duncan indexed
   Wills, letters testamentary & Letters of Admin. 1838-1876 (FHL film 927,326)
      No Duncan indexed
   Letters of admin. & guardianship 1845-1926 (FHL film 927,327)
      No Duncan or Maples indexed
   Wills & Letters testamentary 1845-1875 (FHL film 927,328)
      No Duncan indexed


Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records; Tallahassee, FL, Land Office, Act/Treaty of April 24, 1820, Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entry (Internet address as of 6/3/2001)
      Name, Acres, Date land document signed, County
      Duncan, Hugh, 40.14a, Jan 09 1841, Jefferson (MAD: ? 1830 Jefferson Co. FL census)
      Duncan, Rebecca L, 40a, Jun 16 1856, Hamilton and Suwannee (MAD: ? 1860 Jefferson Co. FL census or 1860 Hamilton Co. FL census wife of William J.J. Duncan)

Jefferson Co. FL Deeds; indexes 1820-1934 (SLC 2/2009)
   Grantors A-K, Duncan on pg.75 (FHL film 927,894)
      C-380, Duncan, Hugh (by constable) to Collins, John B., Const.d., Dec. 28, 1838, 35-1S-3
      K-196, Duncan et al, A.S., by executor to Finlayson, John, C.Mtg, Dec. 18, 1867, P.prop.
      Next 1875, not copied, Book O
   Grantees A-K (FHL film 927,896)
      1872, Duncan, et al, Wm. - not copied; no Duncan earlier

Jefferson Co. FL Deed Records (SLC 2/2009)
      C-380: 8 Nov. 1838, James Baugh, a constable for Jefferson Co. FL, to John B. Collins of same place, per two writs of Fieri Facias from Justice Court of Jefferson Co., [one] to sell goods, chattels, slaves, lands and tenements of Hugh Duncan to make $8.43 which John B. Collins on 15 Sept. 1838 recovered against him, and $2 costs in suit, writ dated 29 Oct. 1838; and [two] same, $31.96 which Little Beny Harbour recovered on 15 Sept. 1838 and $2 costs, sold the NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.35 Twp.1 R3S&E, 40-14/100 acres, on 3 Nov. 1838 to highest bidder John B. Collins for $42. Wit: Wm. Budd, L.B. Haiborn. (FHL film 927,899)
      K-196: Madison Co. FL. 27 Jan. 1867, John M.W. Hill, S.S. Crittenden, A.S. Duncan to W.J. Hines, exec. of last will of John Finlayson, decd; they owe Finlayson $2,000 per note Jan. 1867, on the Marshall place in Madison Co. and Hill place in Jefferson Co., mortgage crops. (FHL film 927,907)


Jefferson Co. FL Circuit Court Order Books, 1828-1841 (FHL film 927,918; SLC 2/2009)
      No index, quit

Jefferson Co. FL County Court Order Book, Vol. A, 1840-1845 (FHL film 927,333; SLC 2/2009)
      Index pages blank; quit


Florida CSA Pension Application Files Index; Record Group 137, Series 587 (Internet address as of 6/25/2000)
      ... The first Confederate pensions in Florida were authorized in 1885 ... The pension application files include both veterans' and widows' applications interfiled, although approved and denied claims are filed separately. ... Confederate pensions were awarded to residents of Florida regardless of the state in which their service was rendered. The index is arranged by application file number and includes the veteran's name, his unit of service, state of service (if other than Florida), widow's first and maiden name, county from which the application was filed, and the earliest year of application.
      A00215, DUNCAN, James, 5th Regt Inf, Catherine (Proctor), Jefferson Co, 1903, 08 pgs
      A00417, DUNCAN, William, 3rd Regt Inf, Sarah (Clayton), Leon Co, 1902, 14 pgs (MAD: mar. 5/25/1876 Jefferson Co. FL)


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