Duncans in Paulding Co. GA

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

Last revised January 18, 2007

PAULDING CO. GA
Formed 1832 from Cherokee Lands, Carroll, Cobb
Floyd formed 1832 from Cherokee, Chattooga, Paulding
Polk formed 1851 from Paulding
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1840 Paulding Co. GA Census
951st Dist.
Pg.106  C.R. Duncan      2110,01  -  1101,1
            (MAD: Charles R. Duncan mar. Elizabeth Garner 9/13/1835 Campbell Co. GA, 1850 Tishomingo Co. MS census)

1850-1860 Paulding Co. GA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Paulding Co. GA Census
832nd District
Pg.759, #357, J.M. DUCAN (m) 19 GA tenant $0-$0
                  Susan 22 GA (not mar/in/year)
                  (MAD: John M. Duncan mar. Susan A. Garner 11/27/1859)

1870 Paulding Co. GA Census
Burnt Hickory & Eutah Districts
Pg.336, #26-26, DUNCAN, John 50 SC farm laborer $0-$0
                  Mary 23 GA keeping house
                  John 20 GA farm laborer
                  Clarissa (f) 18 GA
                  Adam 9, William 2 GA
                  DUNCAN, Jemina (f) 70 SC house svt?
                  BRANLEY?, Lucind (f) 20 GA house svt.
                  (MAD: 1880 census, J. Duncan age 62 SC, wife Mary E. age 41 SC)
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Paulding Co. GA Marriage Records, Book 1, B, 1833-1863, 1866-1882 (FHL film 419,168)
      1-128, license 4 March "1852", Mr. Marcus L. Duncan (Duncar?) to Miss Martha W. Anderson, mar. 4 March 1853 by J. Cramp JP; rec. Oct. 19, 1853. (MAD: ?? see Lafayette Duncan 1850 Walker Co. GA)
      Quit Nov. 1854.
      Jackson Dunkin to Mary Bradley, 4/10/1859 (from other sources; not identified on census)
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Paulding Co. GA Court of Ordinary Will Records & Estate records 1850-1877 (FHL film 419,185)
      No Duncan
 

LAND RECORDS

GA Land Lotteries; Paulding Co. GA
      Name, lottery year, militia district & county of residence, draw
      Duncan, Dennis, 1832, of Baughs Militia Dist., Jackson Co., drew gold lot #850 in Dist.2, Sec.3, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Paulding Co.)
      Duncan, Edmund, 1832, of Dericks Militia Dist., Henry Co., drew gold lot #292 in Dist.19, Sec.3, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Paulding Co.)
      Duncan, Enoch B., 1832, of Davis Militia Dist., Gwinnett Co., drew gold lot #3 (or #38) in Dist.19, Sec.3, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Paulding Co.)
      Duncan, Lee, 1832, of Bivins Militia Dist., Jones Co., drew gold lot #556 in Dist.3, Sec.3, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Paulding Co.)
      Duncan, Thomas N., 1832, of Tuggles Militia Dist., Meriwether Co., drew gold lot #53 in Dist.19, Sec.3, Cherokee Purchase (MAD: later Paulding Co.)

Paulding Co. GA Deeds; no general index until 1881
      Book I, 1848-1854 - no Duncan (FHL film 419,105)
      Book J, 1854 - no Duncan (FHL film 419,106)
      Book K, 1854-1857 - no Duncan grantee (FHL film 419,107)
            K-249: Fulton Co. GA, 12 Aug. 1854, Marvel Duncan of Walker Co. GA to Charles P. Corsey of Fulton Co. GA, $65, lot #960 of 40 acres in 2nd Dist. 3rd Sec. in Paulding Co.; wit. William (X) Stolnicker; rec. 6/18/1855.
            K-296: Coweta Co. GA, 10 Feb. 1855, Elias Dunkin of afsd to Jesse Umphrey of Paulding Co. GA, $150, lot #342 of 40 acres in 1st Dist. 3rd Sec. originally Cherokee now Paulding Co.; wit. Peter E. Dunkin, Daniel W. Norton.
      Book L, 1857-1858 - no grantor, did not page through grantor index for grantee (FHL film 419,108)
      Book M, 1858-1860 - no grantor, did not page through grantor index for grantee (FHL film 419,109)
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Campbell Co. GA Deeds
      C-152: Campbell Co. GA. 2 Jan. 1839, Charles R. Duncan of Paulding Co. to James Stewart of Campbell Co., for $80, 40 acres in lot #553, Dist.18, 2nd Sec. of Cherokee now Campbell Co. GA; wit. John (X) McMinn, William McClung; rec. 16 March 1839 on oath of witnesses. (FHL film 401,778)
      C-196: Cobb Co. GA. 20 Dec. 1838, Calbert Guess, by his atty. James L. Morris, of Dekalb Co. to Charles R. Duncan of Paulding Co., for $80, 40 acres in lot #553, Dist.18, 2nd Sec. of Cherokee now Campbell Co. GA; wit. E.N. Mills, E.W. Mobley JIC. (FHL film 401,778)

Madison Co. GA Tax Digest, 1840 (FHL film 159,158 item 4)
1840: Nowhare Dist.
      William Duncan, Madison Co., 836a, S.R. (waterway), granted to Ogletree, adj. Polk Dooly, 202-1/2a
      John Duncan, Paulding Co., 40a, (blank), granted self
      William Duncan Junr, 1 wp (no land)
 

MILITARY RECORDS

"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)
      2:953: 22nd Regiment GA Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern VA; Co.C, Freeman Infantry, Paulding Co. GA: John M. Duncan, Private, Aug. 31, 1861; appointed Corporal; killed at Gettysburg, PA, July 2, 1863.
 

OTHER RECORDS

"Atlanta Constitution," Atlanta, Georgia, 17 Mar 1888 (from Kathy D. Cawley 10/2006)
      Marriage in Douglasville. Douglasville, Ga., March 16. [1888] -{Special.}- HON. JOHN T. DUNCAN, of this place, was married Wednesday afternoon to MISS LOU CLOUTS, at the residence of her father, MR. JOHN CLOUTS, in Paulding county. MR. DUNCAN is one of the most prosperous and enterprising merchants here. (MAD: Douglasville, Douglas Co. GA)
 

Biographical Questionnaires in GA Dept. of Archives & History, alphabetically arranged, incl. biographies of those who served in Public Office in GA and those who fought in the war between the states; data gathered by Mrs. Mary Givins Bryan in 1926, per "GA Gen. Mag." (FHL film 288,172)
      Francis Marion Duncan, died March 9, 1904; born on Dec. 23, 1840 near Marietta in Cobb Co., GA. Educated in Common Schools of GA; later he graduated at Bowden College, Bowden, GA. School teacher; taught first school at Cuba near Duncan's Crossing, Douglas Co. GA, then at Bethel, Paulding Co. Later he went to Bowden College and graduated there, teaching afterwards. Methodist, Democrat, Mason. Mr. Duncan enlisted in War between the States in May 1861 and served until April 1865. Private in Co. D, 7th GA Regiment CSA. He was wounded six times while in Army. Member House of Rep., Douglas Co., 1873-74, 1875-76; State Senator 36th Dist. 1878-79. Father William W. Duncan born July 1800 in Greenville Dist. SC, mar. Jan. 1823 in Jackson Co. GA, died Jan. 23, 1847 in Cobb Co. GA; Mr. Duncan attained to considerable prominence and was elected a Justice of the Inferior Court, to which he was re-elected for a number of terms. Buried 4 miles East of Powder Springs, in Cobb Co. GA. Mother Mary Barnwell, b. in Cobb Co. GA, d. in Cobb Co. GA. Paternal grandfather John Duncan, born in SC. (Paternal grandmother, and maternal grandfather and grandmother spaces blank). (Marriage date and place blank) Maiden name of your wife: Nannie Smith, born March 8, 1852 in Haralson Co. GA, died June 10, 1926, in Atlanta, Fulton Co. GA; father-in-law Rev. S.E. Smith, born Nov. 28, 1826 SC, mar. in 1851, died Feb. 6, 1872 in Carroll Co. Bowdon, GA; he was 22 years a member of the M.E. Church; licensed to preach in 1865, he was ordained Elder at the Annual Conference of 1867, convened at Shady Grove Church in Coweta Co.; he was buried with Masonic honors at Bowden, GA. Maiden name of your mother-in-law: Jennie Whitehead, born Aug. 20, 1830 in Cobb Co. GA, died Jan. 30, 1915 in Fulton Co., Atlanta, GA. Names and birth dates of your children: no children. /s/ J.T. Duncan (nephew), April 2nd, 1935. (printed form filled in by typewriter)
 

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