Duncans in Chickasaw Co. IA


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

Last revised September 4, 2007

Formed 1851 from Fayette
Floyd, Franklin, Mitchell formed 1851 from Chickasaw
Howard formed 1851 from Chickasaw, Floyd


1860 Chickasaw Co. IA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Chickasaw Co. IA Census
Deerfield Twp.
Pg.530, #41-41, DUNCAN, Robert 48 SCT farmer $2000-$1200, parents of foreign birth
                  Margaret 48 SCT house keeper, parents of foreign birth
                  Alice 17, John 15 IL at home, parents of foreign birth
                  William 12, "Rbert" (m) 12 IA at home, parents of for.birth
                  Mary 10 IA at home, parents of foreign birth
                  James 6, Thomas 4 IA at home, parents of foreign birth
                  (MAD: 1860 Black Hawk Co. IA)

1910 Chickasaw Co. IA Census
Deerfield Twp., S.D.4, E.D.42, Sheet 10A
Pg.57, #169-169, DUNCAN, William W., head, m/w 52 Mar1, 28y, IA, Scot English, Scot English
   Nellie J., wife, f/w, 53, Mar1, 28y, 5ch, 4 living, NY NY NY
   Frick? K., son, m/w, 20, single, IA IA NY
   Nettie M., dau., f/w, 17, single, IA IA NY
#170-170, DUNCAN, Robert A., head, m/w, 52, mar.2, 15y, IA Scot.English Scot.English
   Nellie, wife, f/w, 39, Mar.1, 15y, 4 ch, 4 liv IA PA OH
   Gladys M., dau, f/w, 14, single, IA IA IA
   Margaret R., dau, f/w, 11, single, IA IA IA
   Ruth A., dau., f/w, 7, single, IA IA IA
   Donald, son, m/w, 1, single, IA IA IA
Pg.56A (sheet 9A), #157-157, DUNCAN, James, head, m/m age 46, M.1 18y IA Scot.English Scot.English
   Eva M., dau., f/w, 16, mar?/sing?, IA IA MN ("Minnesota")
   James E., son, m/w, 12, single, IA IA MN

HISTORIES before 1923

1919 "History of Chickasaw and Howard Cos. IA" Vol.II, by Robert Herd Fairbairn, pub. by S.J. Clarke (Los Angeles Public Library book R977.71 C533Ht v.2; FHL book 977.73 H2f and film 982,015 items 1-2)
      Vol.II, pg.23: ROBERT A. DUNCAN. ... Chickasaw county ... He was born in Blackhawk Co. IA, August 27, 1857, and is a son of Robert and Margaret (Walker) Duncan, who were natives of Scotland, the former born June 1, 1821, and the latter on the 11th of May of the same year. They were reared in the land of hills and heather and were there married in 1846, after which they came immediately to the United States. They first settled near St. Charles, IL, where they resided for only a brief period and in the spring of 1850 came to Iowa, taking up their home in Blackhawk county. In 1864 they removed to Chickasaw county, ... On the 1st of January, 1895, Mr. Duncan was united in marriage to Miss Nellie Newbury, a daughter of George Newbury, who was one of the early settlers of Floyd Co. IA, and is now living retired at Osage, Iowa. ...
      Vol.II, pg.158: WILLIAM W. DUNCAN ... is now living retired in Colwell, Floyd county, but for many years was actively identified with farming in Deerfield township and was classed among the representatives and influential residents of Chickasaw county. He was born in Blackhawk Co. IA, August 27, 1857, a son of Robert and Margaret (Walker) Duncan, who are mentioned elsewhere in this volume in connection with the sketch of their son, Robert A. Duncan. ... In 1880 Mr. Duncan was married to Miss Nettie Clark, of Floyd Co. IA, ....


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