Duncans in Haralson Co. GA


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

Last revised May 26, 2009

Formed 1856 from Carroll, Polk


1860 Haralson Co. GA Census
2nd District
Pg.340, #181, William DUNKIN 28 SC farmer $1000-$400
                  Margrit A. 20 GA
                  Elvina 2, Mary A. 8/12 GA
                  (MAD: Mary Ann (Rowell), wife of William Duncan, of 1857-1860 Harralson Co. GA, one of many heirs through Mary Golding Waldrop Butler or John Golding to the estate of Reubin Golding of Newberry Co. SC; from pg.59-60 of "Will Book L, Including Annual Returns & Equities, Newberry Co. SC" by Sandra J. Lee)
Pg.340, #182, John DUNKIN 31 SC farmer $1200-$270
                  Cisero R. (m) 3, Mialitta J. (f) 1 GA
                  (MAD: John Duncan mar. Martha Canady 4/29/1856; Martha Duncan 33 GA died 3/1860 per 1860 mortality schedule)
Pg.340, #183, Wyley DUNKIN 60 SC farmer $0-$300
                  Elizabeth 54 SC
                  Mary F. AMEY 26 GA cook
                  Mary J. 5, William 3 GA
                  (MAD: 1850 Carroll Co. GA census)

1870 Haralson Co. GA Census
653 District G.M., P.O. Tallapoosa
Pg.2, #21-21, DUNCAN, John 45 SC farmer $600-$360
                  McDANIEL, Elizabeth 62 GA domestic laborer
                  DUNCAN, Richard 13 GA working on farm
                  Milly J. 11 GA at home
                  Martha 6 GA
Pg.3, #29-29, DUNCAN, Wiley 65 NC blacksmith $0-$262
                  Elizabeth 60 SC keeping house
                  (no children)
Pg.3, #32-32, DUNCAN, Mary A. 32 GA keeping house $500-$100
                  Elvira 12 GA at home
                  Mary A. 11 GA at home
                  John W. 10 GA at home
                  Amanda J. 4 GA
                  Alexander 2 GA
                  Joseph L. 3/12 GA b.Feb.

1880 Census, Tallapoosa, Haralson County, Georgia (from Kathy Cawley 12/2008)
S.D.# 1st., E.D.# 141, Page# 365B, Image# 14 of 19
Mary A.,
age 43, Head, W'd., keeping house, GA./S.C./S.C.
John W., age 19, Son, single, farmer, GA./GA./GA.
Amanda, age 15, Daughter, at home, GA./GA./GA.
Alexander, age 13, Son, works on farm, GA./GA./GA.
Joseph, age 11, Son, works on farm, GA./GA./GA.
James, age 9, Son, GA./GA./GA.
Elijah, age 6, Son, GA./GA./GA.
Joshua, age 1/12, May, GA./GA./GA.
      (KDC: 1900 Cherokee Co. AL or Floyd Co. GA)


GA Land Lotteries; Haralson Co. GA
      Name, lottery year, militia district & county of residence, draw
      Dunkin, Elias, 1832, of Shearers Militia Dist., Coweta Co., drew gold lot #342 in Dist.1, Sec.3, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Polk or Haralson Co.)
      Duncan, William M., head of family, 1832, of Lovens Militia Dist., Henry Co., drew gold lot #151 in Dist.20, sec.3, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Polk or Haralson Co.)


"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)
      4:419: 40th Regiment GA Volunteer Infantry, Army of Tennessee; Co.K, Haralson Invincibles, Haralson Co. GA: John Duncan, Private, March 4, 1862; appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862; discharged, disability, at Big Shanty, GA.
            4:419: William Duncan, Private, Oct. 11, 1863; died in Fair Grounds Hospital at Atlanta, GA, Feb. 18, 1864; buried there in Oakland Cemetery.

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.
      F.M. Duncan, Co.D, 7th GA, application in Haralson Co. GA (MAD: see also Fulton Co. GA)
      J.B. Duncan, Co.G, Cherokee Legion, application by Mrs. Martha S. Duncan, widow, Haralson Co. GA
      Mrs. Martha S. Duncan, widow of J.B. Duncan, Co.G, Cherokee Legion, application in Haralson Co. GA


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