Duncans in Floyd Co. IA


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

Last revised July 12, 2001

Formed 1851 from Chickasaw
Cerro Gordo formed 1851 from Floyd
Howard formed 1851 from Chickasaw, Floyd


1860 Floyd Co. IA Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Floyd Co. IA Census
St.Charles Twp.
Pg.296, #2-2, BLUNT, John 58 OH farmer $12,000-$7,000
                  Maria 58 OH keeping house
                  Charles 17 IA
                  GREEN, David 14 IA
                  LAWRENCE, Cyrus R. 29 ME ("Maine") farm laborer $0-$0
                  DUNCAN, Jenett (f) 19 IL domestic servant
Charles City
Pg.335, #363-368, DUNCAN, D.W.C. (m) 40 GA Atty at law $1,000-$250
                  Helen 31 WI keeping house
Scott Twp.
Pg.341, #21-21, GALBRETH, Wm. 66 SCT farmer $3300-$1520, parents of foreign birth
                  Agnes 40 SCT keeping house, parents of foreign birth
                  Jennie (f) 28 SCT "no occupation", parents of foreign birth
                  David 25 SCT laborer, parents of foreign birth
                  Wm. 18, Jas. 15, John 13 WI, parents of foreign birth
                  Andrew 11, Robert 9 WI, parents of foreign birth
                  Saml. 7, Alexander 7 IA, parents of foreign birth
                  Rachael 5, Hugh 5, Agnes 1 IA, parents of foreign birth
                  REED, Chas. 25 SCT farming, parents of foreign birth
                  DUNCAN, John 22 SCT laborer, parents of foreign birth

1919 "History of Chickasaw and Howard Cos. IA" 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. ...
      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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