Duncans in Montgomery Co. GA


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

Last revised September 17, 2003

Formed 1793 from Washington, Laurens, Tattnall, Telfair
Tattnall formed 1801 from Montgomery, Liberty
Laurens formed 1807 from Montgomery, Washington, Wilkinson
Emanuel formed 1812 from Montgomery, Bulloch
Dodge formed 1870 from Montgomery, Pulaski, Telfair
Toombs formed 1905 from Emanuel, Tattnall Montgomery
Wheeler formed 1912 from Montgomery
Treutlen formed 1917 from Emanuel, Montgomery


1830-1870 Montgomery Co. GA Census
      No Duncan indexed


Montgomery Co. GA Marriage Book A, 1809-1870 (FHL film 218,817)
      Duncan, William E. to Statarian Clark (MAD: sic), lic. 12 June 1860, ret. 6 July by S.A. Clark MG, A-138
      MAD: Wm. E. Duncan in 393rd Militia Dist. was a voter on 20 July 1867 after giving oath; not identified on 1860 census

Montgomery Co. GA Court of Ordinary minutes
      Vol.C, 1809-1818 - no Duncan (FHL film 218,823)
      Old minutes transcribed 1809-1862 (FHL film 218,823)
            Pg.568: Dec. 6, 1858, ordered the county pay John L. Duncan, Sheriff of Laurence Co., $61.40 on board & medical attention of Simon H. Hampton while confined in the jail of Laurens Co.
      Minutes 1820-1845 (FHL film 218,824)
            Pg.61: John McArthur Duncan indexed, pages not numbered, not found near possible page 61.


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, Southern Rights' Btry, GA Arty, witness for Seaborn W. Burch, Montgomery Co. GA
      C.C. Duncan, Rights Battery, witness for A.B. Schilling, Houston Co. GA


Pulaski Co. GA Deed (FHL film 177,769)
      M-26: 24 Oct. 1854, Charles Illius of City of NY and Elizabeth his wife to Alexander Duncan, Watts Sherman, William B. Duncan and Charles H. Dalney, composing the firm of Duncan, Sherman & Co., mortgage; Illius owes them $2500 secured by bond for $50,000 of this date, mortgage land of 300,000 (three hundred thousand) acres in GA in Pulaski, Laurens, Telfair and Montgomery Cos., conveyed to Illius by Amos Davis by deed 16 Dec. 1853 rec. Pulaski Co. Deed Book L pg.515-518, Laurens Co. Deed Book M pgs.402-406, Telfair Co. Deed Book W#14 pgs.1-7, and Montgomery Co. Deed Book T pgs.195-199; wit. M.M. Benton, Edwin F. Corey. M-364, 23 Jan. 1856, mortgage paid. (MAD: see Rhode Island and New York)

Bulloch Co. GA Index to deeds & mortgages, v.1, 1796-1889 (FHL film 181,948)
      No Duncan grantor or grantee to 1882
      Deed A-88, 12 Dec. 1803, from Francis Tennell of Washington Co. to William Lott Sr. of Tattnall Co., 575 acres in Washington Co. at time of survey, on Deep Creek, which had been granted to the heirs of Joseph Duncan and was part in Montgomery Co. and part in Bulloch formerly Washington Co.; conveyed by Matthew Duncan, heir of Joseph Duncan; wit. Mary B. Tennell, J.L. Dixon, H. Slappy S.S.C. (from pg.16-17, "Bulloch Co. GA Genealogical Source Material" by Alvaretta K. Register; FHL book 975.8766 D2r)


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