Duncans in Oconee Co. GA


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

Last revised August 30, 2002

Formed 1875 from Clarke


1880 Oconee Co. GA Census
High Shoals
224 District, Pg.21, SD 2, ED 88
Pg.157C, #210-210, DUNCAN, Jephtha (m) 35 GA single servant, GA GA, cannot read/write
                  Mary 75 GA mother widowed boarder, GA GA, "mar. during census year"
                  Ida A. 3 GA dau. GA GA
                  (MAD: 1870 Clarke Co. GA census)
239 District, Pg.51, SD 2, ED 88
Pg.172A, #485-485, GRIFFITH, Frank 62 GA BLACK mar. farmer GA GA, cannot read/write
                  Adaline 52 GA BLACK wife cook GA GA, cannot r/w
                  Harris (m) 18 GA BLACK son laborer GA GA, cannot r/w
                  Marshall 15 GA BLACK son laborer GA GA, cannot r/w
                  DELAY, Mary 56 GA WHITE widow (blank) GA GA, boarder (blank relationship)
                  DUNCAN, Susan 68 SC WHITE single boarder SC SC, boarder
                  (MAD: 1860 Clarke Co. GA census)


"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)
      3:816: 34th Regiment GA Volunteer Infantry, Army of Tennessee; Co.G, Franklin Co. GA: Asa Benet Duncan, Private, May 12, 1862. No record of discharge or transfer. Enlisted as a private in Co. B, 1st Regt. GA State Troops Dec. 30, 1862. Pension records show he surrendered at Columbus, GA, May 1865. (Born in GA about 1843. Died in Clarke Co. GA in 1929. Buried in Oconee Co.)

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.
      A.B. Duncan, Co.G, 34th GA, witness for Jesse Dooly, Oconee Co. GA
      A.B. Duncan, Co.B, 1st GA State Troops, res. Oconee Co. GA
      A.B. Duncan, 1st GA State line, witness for J.E. Bond in Madison Co. GA


Clarke (now Oconee) Co. GA Cemetery (from Harold Hopkins 6/1995)
      The Mars Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, near Watkinsville
            Nancy Duncan, wife of John J. Ellis, 15 Feb. 1827 - 3 Jan. 1891
      MAD: 1850 Hall Co. GA, p.341, John Ellis 50, C. 40 SC, children
      MAD: 1850 Spartanburg Co. SC p.247, John Ellis 19 SC, Elizabeth 25 SC, children
      MAD: see Spartanburg Co. SC 1852 deeds CC-621, 622, 623, and DD-39, 40 and 41, Wiley D. Wood to James Duncan, James M. Duncan, and John J. Ellis, and mortgages from them to Wood.


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