Duncans in Banks Co. GA


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

Last revised December 2, 2007

Formed 1858 from Franklin, Habersham


1860 Banks Co. GA Census
2nd Malitia
Pg.257, #157-146, Patison DODD (m) 78 VA farmer $1800-$700
                  Abbe (f) 72 VA
                  Eliza DUNKIN 44 GA weaver
                  Eliza A. 11 GA
                  (MAD: 1850 Jackson Co. GA census, she the widow of Dennis Duncan; Eliza, wife of Denny Duncan decd, one of heirs in will of Patterson Dodd 6/6/1866, from "History of Banks Co. GA 1858-1976" by Jessie Julia Mize, 1977, FHL book 975.8143 H2m. Eliza A. Duncan mar. John H. Cochran 12/15/1867)
Pg.260, #186-172, Charles DUNKIN 20 GA farmer $0-$25 mar/in/year
                  Mary A. 19 GA
                  (MAD: ?? 1850 "C." age 12 with P(earson) & S(arah) in Elbert Co. GA ?; said to have mar. Mary A. Dodd 10/25/1859 Banks Co. GA; one Charles Duncan mar. "Margaret" Dodd 9/15/1859 Habersham Co. GA; 1880 Jackson Co. GA)

1870 Banks Co. GA Census
Poplar Spring Dist.
Pg.332, #382-349, DUNCAN, Charles 34 GA (white) farm labor $0-$0
                  Mary 35 GA keeping house
                  Amantha 9, Ciscero (m) 5 GA
                  Allen 7/12 GA b.Oct.
Berlin Dist.
Pg.342, #637-584, COCHRAN, John K? 19 GA (white) farm labor $0-$100
                  Lilya A.B. 20 GA keeping house
                  Dayecy (f) 1 GA
                  DUNCAN, Eliza 50 GA (white) keeping house

1880 Banks Co. GA Soundex (indexed as pg.352D, parents born GA)
Vol.1 ED 3 Sheet 28, line 30, Dist. 207
      Jesse F. DUNCAN 27 GA white male
      Nancy E. 30 GA wife
      William J. 7, John J. 5, Marcus V. 3, Laura A. 2 GA, children
            (MAD: Jesse F. Duncan, b. April 1831 & wife Nancy E. b. July 1849 per 1900 Banks Co. Census #134, per Jerry Brooks info; with Asa Duncan and Flora Johnson in 1860 Hart Co. GA census)

1900 Census, Davids District, Banks County, Georgia (from Kathy D. Cawley 10/9/2007)
S.D.# 39, E.D.# 1, Page# 2A
John C.,
Head, Nov 1848, age 51, m'd 25 yrs., GA./GA./GA., farmer
Sarah J., Wife, May 1856, age 44, 5 chi. born, 4 living, GA./GA./GA.
Alvin, Son, May 1882, age 18, GA./GA./GA., farm laborer
Johnie, Son, July 1885, age 14, GA./GA./GA., farm laborer, attended school 2 months
Carter, Son, June 1899, age 11/12, GA./GA./GA.
      (KDC: 1880 Gwinnett Co. GA census; 1910 Franklin Co. GA census)

1920 Census, Bushville, Banks County, Georgia (from Kathy D. Cawley 10/9/2007)
S.D.# 9, E.D.# 2, Page# 23
Johney G.,
Head, rents, 33, GA./GA./GA., farmer/gen'l farm
Hester E., Wife, age 31, GA./GA./GA.
Pascal B., Son, age 11, attends school, GA./GA./GA., farm laborer/home farm
Gladys E., Daughter, age 9, attends school, GA./GA./GA.
Hollis W., Son, age 7, attends school, GA./GA./GA.
Orlenia S., Daughter, age 6, attends school, GA./GA./GA.
Leonnie A., Daughter, age 3 9/12, GA./GA./GA.
Wesley C., Son, age 8/12, GA./GA./GA.
      (KDC: 1910 Franklin Co. GA census; 1930 Madison Co. GA census)
John C.,
Head, rents, age 73, GA./GA./GA., farm laborer/working out
Sarah J., Wife, age 58, GA./GA./GA.
      (KDC: 1910 Franklin Co. GA census)

1930 Census, Bushville, Banks County, Georgia (from Kathy D. Cawley 10/9/2007)
E.D.# 6-2, S.D.# 3, Page# 47B
Alvin R.,
Head, rents, age 48, m'd at 20, GA./GA./GA., farmer
Hattie C., Wife, age 46, m'd at 18, GA./GA./GA.
Marvin E., Son, age 18, single, GA./GA./GA., helper/farm
John C., Father, age 82, W'd., m'd at 17, S.C./S.C./S.C.
      KDC: Georgia Deaths, 1919-98: John C Duncan, died 11 Jun 1939, Banks County, male, white, age 92 years, Certificate #12692.


Banks Co. GA Deeds, Direct & reverse index 1859-1912 (FHL film 366,634)
      Did not look for Duncan; no Barsheba Hopkins (niece of John Duncan died 1856 Jackson Co. GA)


Pension Claim of Eliza A. Duncan, No. 39798, for War of 1812 service by her husband Dennis Duncan (copy from Harold Hopkins 6/1995; see complete in Franklin Co. GA)
      Jacket: Rejected Claim No. 39798, War of 1812, by Eliza A. Duncan of Nails Creek, GA, widow of Dennis Duncan, alias Reuben Warren, under Capt. T.F. Anderson et al, GA Militia, died Nov. 24, 1853. Received May 31, 1884. Attorney A.C. Moss, of Horner, Banks Co. GA.
      Claim of widow under Act March 9, 1878, by Eliza (X) A. Duncan, Banks Co. GA, 1 May 1880, appeared Eliza Ann Duncan, age 66, resident of Belton, GA, widow of Dennis Duncan who served under the name of Dennis Duncan as private in Company commanded by Capt. Thomas F. Anderson in the Batt. of Col. Jones commanded by Genl. Blackaher? in War of 1812; that her husband enlisted at Franklin Co. GA 1812 or 1813, continued in service for probably 6 months, and was discharged. He was born in 1770 (MAD: faint, probably should be 1790), complexion fair, height the rise of six feet, hair black, eyes black. She married Dennis Duncan in Hall Co. GA on 21 Jan. 1830 by James Russel, JP, her maiden name Eliza Dodd; she has not remarried; she nor her husband neither had been married before. Her husband Dennis Duncan died in Jackson Co. GA on 24 Nov. 1852. That from his marriage to the time of his death he lived in Jackson Co. GA and since her husband's death she has lived in Banks Co. GA. Wit. W.C. Haulbrook?, A.J. Pool. Certification by Lucinda (X) Terrel and Mary (X) Pittman who have known Eliza A. Duncan for 60 years and for 350 (50? or 35?) years respectively who believe her; that they were present and saw Dennis Duncan and Eliza A. Dodd married at or about the time alleged in this application; that she has not remarried. /s/ W.C. Hemlbrook?, Thos. F. Hill.
      Office of the Ordinary, Hall Co., A. Rudolph, Ordinary, Gainsville, GA, Feb. 1, 1872. "213 - License of Denny Duncan and Eliza Dodd executed 21st of Jany. 1830 as per certificate of James Russle J.P." I, A. Rudolph, Ordinary of said county, do certify that the above is a true copy of the Record, as appears in Book A, marriage record in this office. The figures "213" is the number of the certificate entered in this Book. ...

"Roster of Confederate Soldiers of GA 1861-1865" by Lillian Henderson, Director of the State Division of Confederate Pensions and Records for the state of Georgia, 6 vols. (FHL book 975.8 M22h)
      1:378: 2nd Regiment GA Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern VA; Co.A, Banks Co. Guards, Banks Co. GA: Charles C. Duncan, Private, April 20, 1861; appointed Sergeant; wounded, Gettysburg, PA, July 2, 1863; roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

GA Confederate Soldiers Pensions; Index - Dobson, W.P. to Ellington, Allen J. (FHL film 1,493,057)
      MAD: The Pension records themselves are alphabetic within the county. The index is small 3x5 cards preprinted with "Name:" and "Service:" and "Res.:" and "Remarks"; also looked at any Dunan and Dunk.. names listed; cards include witnesses for other confederate soldiers.
      Information in FHL Catalog: Confederate soldiers received pensions for military service beginning in 1879; law changed 1891 to include widows; cards in this record for the witnesses of these soldiers & widows attesting to service of each soldier; alphabetical by name of pensioner, included on card are notations concerning county of residence, unit designation, and husband's name in the case of widow cards.
      C.C. Duncan, Co.A, 2nd GA, application in Banks Co. GA
      C.C. Duncan, Co.A, 2nd GA, application by Mrs. M.A. Duncan, widow, of Jackson Co. GA
      C.C. Duncan, Co.A, 2nd GA, application by Mrs. M.A. Duncan, widow, Oglethorpe Co. GA
      Mrs. M.A. Duncan, widow of C.C. Duncan, Co.A, 2nd GA, trfd from Jackson Co., appl. in Oglethorpe Co. GA
      Charles C. Duncan, Co.A, 2nd GA, witness for John M. Ariail, Jackson Co. GA


"Atlanta Constitution" Atlanta, Georgia, 27 Dec 1890 (from Kathy D. Cawley 10/2006)
      DEATH OF A PATRIARCH. Homer, Ga., December 26 [1890]. - {Special.} - JOHN DUNCAN, one of our most honored and useful citizens died at his residence Wednesday, aged eighty-six years, after an illness of one week's suffering from paralysis. (MAD: Homer, Banks Co. GA; see 1880 Franklin Co. GA)


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