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Duncans in Thomas Co. GA

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

Last revised October 28, 2007

THOMAS CO. GA
Formed 1825 from Baker, Decatur, Irwin, Lowndes
Colquitt formed 1856 from Lowndes, Thomas
Brooks formed 1858 from Lowndes, Thomas
Grady formed 1905 from Decatur, Thomas
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1830-1850 Thomas Co. GA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Thomas Co. GA Census
P.O. Thomasville
Pg.10, #66-1, J. DUNCAN (m) 23 FL painter $0
                  Mary 23 NC
                  Wm. 2 GA

1870 Thomas Co. GA Census
East Half 579th Dist., P.O. Thomasville, GA
Pg.14, #251-276, DUNCAN, William 39 FL farmer $0-$200
                  Francis (f) 24 GA keeping house
                  Harriett 9 FL
                  William 6, James 4 GA
                  Joseph 5/12 GA b.Jan
                  (MAD: 1850 Jefferson Co. FL census, 1880 Leon Co. FL census)
765th District, P.O. Thomasville
Pg.123, #183-189, WILFORD, Martha 48 GA (white) keeping house $280-$1137
                  Sophriah (f) 22 GA housekeeper
                  Emley (f) 19, Caroline 16 GA
                  Malind (f) 14, Angeline 12 GA
                  John 8 GA
                  DUNCAN, Eliza 33 SC housekeeper (white)
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Thomas Co. GA Marriage Record (from George Thurston 4/1994)
      Pg.56: Thomas Co. GA, license for marriage of Mr. Kasper J. Duncan and Miss Margaret E. Hale, 21 Dec. 1857. Return by Milton C. Smith, MG, Kaspar G. Duncan and Margaret E. Hale, married 23 Dec. 1857.
      (GT: Kasper J. Duncan in 1860 Brooks Co. GA census)
 

LAND RECORDS

GA Land Lotteries; Thomas Co. GA
      Name, lottery year, militia district & county of residence, draw
      Duncan, Joseph, 1820, of H. Kindricks Dist., Putnam Co., drew lot #14 in Dist.18, Early Co. (MAD: later Thomas Co.)
      Duncan, Lovina (Orphans), 1820, of Fosters Dist., Greene Co., drew lot #398 in Dist.19, Early Co. (MAD: later Thomas Co.)

Thomas Co. GA Deed Indexes 1826-1910 (grantors A-K on FHL film 164,293; grantees A-R on FHL film 164,295)
      Duncan grantors and grantees start 1875, not copied (William Duncan, large acreage)
      No J. Duncan in land records
      No Catchings or Ketchins
 

COURT RECORDS

Thomas Co. GA General Index to Court of Ordinary Records, 1826-1957 (probate) (FHL film 164,408)
      MAD: alphabetic by surname; A-Z 1826-1938 - earliest Duncan was 1911
 

MILITARY RECORDS

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.
      William Duncan, Co.E, 3rd FL, witness for L.D. Butler, Thomas Co. GA
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Marion Co. FL Deeds (SLC 9/2007)
      F-683: Thomas Co. GA. 28 Dec. 1853, Lyttleton Wyche of afsd and wife Mary Elizabeth to Hansford A. Duncan of Barnwell Dist. SC, for $5,200, lots in Marion Co. FL: E 1/2 NW 1/4 and W 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.19 Twp.15S Range 20E; S 1/2 SE 1/4 Sec.18, and E 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.19, Twp.15S Range 20E; SE 1/4 SW (MAD: 1/4) Sec.18 Twp.15 Range 20; NW 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec.19 Twp.15 Range 20S and E (blank) and NE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.18 Twp.15S Range 20E; SW 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec.19 Twp.15 Range 20S & E in District of land subject to sale at Neunansville, FL, containing 480 acres. /s/ Littleton Wyche, Mary E. Wyche. Wit. Michael Young, John W. Jordan, E. Lewis. Release by Mary Elisabeth Wyche. (FHL film 956,967)
 

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