Duncans in Jasper Co. IL


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

Last revised October 18, 2013

Formed 1831 from Clay, Crawford



1840-1850 Jasper Co. IL Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Jasper Co. IL Census (and from Denzil Mauldin 1/1987) Willow Hill Twp.
Pg.744, #1340-1212, Daniel DUNKIN 27 IN artist $1000-$100
                  Sophia A. 25 PA
                  Oleander (m) 1 IL
                  Caroline BROWN 17 PA

1870 Jasper Co. IL Census
Wade Twp.
Pg.355, #51-49, BICKENS, Samuel T. 42 KY township Constable $800-$100
                  Rachael 41 IN keeping house
                  Charles U. 20 IN at home
                  Samuel H. 8, Nancy 6 IL at home
                  DUNCAN, Cinthia 62 IN at home


Jasper Co. IL Probate records, 1835-1972; Index to court papers - probate 1835-1972 Court probate order book 1835-1842 (FHL film 1,311,897 Item 3)
      No Duncan


Jasper Co. IL Grantee Deed Indexes 1840-1881 (no separate grantor index this time period) (FHL film 1,311,821; SLC 6/10/2008)
      Part 1, 1840-1866
      C-639: Denman, Jonathan B. from Joseph Land, deed, May 29, 1851, $175, SE 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.4 and NW 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec.10 Twp.6N Range 14? W, rec. Apr. 9, 1852. (MAD: I originally thought this was Duncan, but the deed itself was plainly Denman)
      F-341: Denman, Hampsten from William J. Denman, deed, Oct. 21, 1854, $100, N 1/2 SE 1/4 Sec.26 Twp.6N Range 9E, Jan. 13, 1854.
      G-528: Duncan, Samuel from Edward E. Smith, deed, Apr. 21, 185x, $30, lot 28 in New Liberty, rec. May 13, 1856.
      M-363: Duncan, Sanford from Serant?, R.B., deed, July 22, 1861, $1,000, N 1/2 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 and SE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.3 Twp.7N Range 8E and SW 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.8 Twp.7N Range 9E, rec. Aug. 16, 1861.
      No other listed in Part 1 through 1866
   Grantee index, Part 2, 1866-1881:
      12-378: Duncon, Lyda from John Fithiun?, deed, Feb. 22, 1881, $2000, "see record"
      13-39: Duncan, G.W. & M., from Mary S. Edmonds, deed, Sept. 8, 81, $225, "see record" (MAD: 1881)
   Grantor Index (FHL film 1,311,822 item 2)
      Q-475: Duncan, Martha to F.M. Ward, deed, Apr. 13, 1865, $100, NW SE Sec.24 & NE NW Sec.24 & NE NE Sec.14 T8N R8E "see record" filed May 29, 1865

Jasper Co. IL Deeds (SLC 6/10/2008)
      Deed Record Book A 1837-1845 (no index); Book B 1844-1848 (no Duncan grantor); Book C (to p. 420) 1848-1852 (no index); (FHL film 1,311,824)
      Book C (cont. from p. 420); Book D 1852-1853 (no Duncan grantor); Book E (to p. 335) 1853-1860 (no index); (FHL film 1,311,825)
      Book E (cont. from p. 335); Book F 1854-1855 (no Duncan); Book G (to p. 418) 1855-1856 (no index); (FHL film 1,311,826)
      Book G (to p. 418); Book H 1856-1857 (no Duncan); Book I (to p. 290) 1857-1859 (no index); (FHL film 1,311,827)
      G-528: "Edward" E. Smith to "Samuel" Duncan, crossed out, to "Daniel" Duncan. 20 April 1856, Edmund (later Edward) E. Smith and wife Rebeca P. Smith of Jasper Co. IL to Daniel Duncan of Decatur Co. IN, for $30, lot in Jasper Co. IL in town of New Liberty, lot 28. /s/ E.E. Smith, R.P. Smith. Wit. Thomas Neal JP. Recorded 25 April 1856, said "Edward" E. Smith. (FHL film 1,311,827)
      Book I (cont. from p. 290); Book J missing; Book K (to p. 357) 1859-1860 (no index); (FHL film 1,311,828)
      Book K (cont. from p. 357); Book L Feb.-Dec. 1860 (no Duncan); Book M (to p. 402) 1861-1862 (no index); (FHL film 1,311,829)
      M-363: R.B. Servant & wife to Sanford Duncan. 22 July 1861, Richard B. Servant and Ann E. his wife of Randolph Co. IL to Sanford Duncan of the county of "----" and State of Kentucky, for $1,000, land in Jasper Co. IL, S 1/2 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 and SE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.13 Twp.7N Range 8E and SW 1/4? of SW 1/4 of Sec.8 in Twp.7N Range 9E, 100 acres. Wit. J.H?. Nelson. (FHL film 1,311,829) (MAD: ? Caldwell Co. KY 1860)
      Book M (cont. from p. 402); Book N 1862-1863 (no Duncan); Book O (to p. 42O) 1863-1864 (no Duncan); (FHL film 1,311,830)
      Book O (cont. from p. 420); Book P Apr.-Nov. 1864 (no Duncan); Book Q (to p. 580) 1864-1865; (FHL film 1,311,831)
      Q-475: 13 April 1865, Artha (X his mark) Duncan and wife Jemima (X) of Hendricks Co. IN quit claim to Francis M. Ward of (blank) County in the state of (blank), for $100, real estate, undivided one thirteenth part of NW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.24 Twp.8 R9, excepting 3 acres, containing 37 acres more or less, also NE 1/4 NW 1/4 of same last named section, except 3 acres, containing 37 acres, also NE 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.14 Twp.8 R9, containing 40 acres, containing in all 114 acres more or less. Wit. William H. Davis NP, Hendricks Co. IN. (FHL film 1,311,831)


Effingham Co. IL Deed (SLC 9/11/2013)
      N-241: Effingham Co. IL, I hereby certify that by virtue of a decree made and entered of record at Oct. term 1861 of Effingham Circuit Court in Chancery wherein Washington Duncan was complainant and Chas? Webster and Martha Webster were defendants, I did on 28 Dec. 1861 per public notice, sold at public sale the SW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.29 T6N R8E in Jasper Co. IL, also NE 1/4 NE 1/4 and SE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Sec.13 T6N R7E in Effingham Co. IL, and Washington Duncan having bid $150.67 for each of said tracts, the same having been offered and sold separately, he the highest and best bidder, became the purchaser. Now if the said property shall not be redeemed within 15 months from this date according to law, then the said Washington Duncan will be entitled to a deed for same. /s/ 28 Dec. 1861, W/M. Kelly, Master in Chancery, E.C.I. Filed and recorded Feb. 5, 1862. (FHL film 1,009,796)

Richland Co. IL Deed (SLC 2009)
      N-408: 15 Oct. 1860, John Brillhart and wife Christiana of Richland Co. IL to Daniel Duncan of Jasper Co. IL, for $300, part of NW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec.2 Twp.3N Range 10E, beg. at SE corner ... 6 and 97/100 acres. Wit. F.D. Preston. (FHL film 1,221,749 item 3)


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