Duncans in Carroll Co. IN


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

Last revised November 15, 2012

Formed 1828 from Unorganized Territory
Cass formed 1829 from Carroll
White formed 1834 from Carroll
Howard formed 1844 from Carroll, Cass, Miami, Grant, Hamilton


1830 Carroll Co. IN Census
Pg.232  Peter Dunkin       3110,01      - 0110,01
          (MAD: 1820 Franklin Co. IN Census)

1840 Carroll Co. IN Census
Pg.413  Benjamin Dunkin    1000,01      - 1210,1
   415  Joshua Dunkin      1110,01      - 1110,1
   417  Richard Dunkin     0011,101     - 0212,101
   419  Peter Dunkin       0131,101     - 1001,001
   443  G.H. Duncan        1100,01      - 0000,1
          (MAD: Gilbert H. Duncan mar. Patsy Menaugh 8/28/1834
            in Washington IN; 1850 Vermillion IN census)

1850 Carroll Co. IN Census (from Lucille Mehrkam 1/1984)
9th Dist.
Pg.281, #452, Mathew BROWN 59 SC farmer $4000
                  Mary 43 OH
                  Joseph H. 18, Albert G. 12, Wm. 1 IN
                  Harriet DUNKIN 17 IN
                  (MAD: Mathew Brown mar. Mary Dunkin 10/30/1847)
Pg.380, #908, Benja. DUNKIN 50 OH farmer $1600
                  Jane 45 PA
                  Elizabeth 20 OH
                  Harriett (f) 17, Richd. 15 IN
                  Rachael 12, Rebecca 10 IN
                  Lydia J. 8, Mary 5 IN
                  (MAD: Benjamin mar. Jane Moon 12/25/1823 Montgomery Co. OH; son of John Duncan & Eliz. Sunderland of Montgomery Co. OH)
Pg.380, #919, Richard DUNKIN 56 KY farmer $3500
                  Lydia 56 PA
                  Rachael 28 OH
                  Benj. 21, Nancy 19, Mary 17 IN
                  Wm. PRUIT 13 IN
                  (MAD: son of John Duncan & Eliz. Sunderland of Montgomery Co. OH; 1820 Montgomery Co. OH; wife Lydia Wilson per Sheila Tryk)
Pg.381, #925, Peter DUNKIN 58 PA farmer $2800
                  Rebecca 57 SC
                  Richard L. 23, John 18 IN
                  Catherine 16 IN
                  (MAD: Peter Dunkin mar. Rebeccah Ewing 7/12/1823 Franklin Co. IN, 1821 Union Co. IN when formed; son of John Duncan & Eliz. Sunderland of Montgomery Co. OH; one Peter Dunkin mar. Polly Marlon 10/19/1815 Montgomery Co. OH)
Pg.384, #969, Joshua DUNCAN 45 OH farmer $1000
                  Julia A. 40 DE
                  David 22, Michael 20 OH
                  Elizabeth 16, Sarah 14 IN
                  Wm. H. 11, Jane 8, Joshua 2 IN
                  (MAD: mar. Juliana Smith 8/10/1826 Montgomery Co. OH; son of John Duncan & Eliz. Sunderland of Montgomery Co. OH)

1860 Carroll Co. IN Census
Carelton Twp, P.O. Camden
Pg.395, #340-340, John DUNKIN 33 IN tenant $0-$425
                  Rebecca 24 PA
                  S.A. (f) 3, W.H. (m) 1 IN
Pg.397, #351-351, Peter DUNKIN 68 PA farmer $5000-$489
                  Rebecca 67 SC
                  Sylvanus (m) 9, George 8 IN
Pg.398, #358-358, Richard DUNKIN 65 KY farmer $10,000-$870
                  Lydia 64 PA
                  Nancy E. EWING 15 IN serving
Pg.398-9, #364-364, Ben S. DUNKIN 31 IN farmer $4000-$765
                  Sarah 25 OH
                  Mary E. 6, A.W. (m) 5 IN
                  M.E. (f) 3, M. (f) 6/12 IN
Pg.399, #368-368, Henry WELTZ 39 OH farmer $1500-$325
                  Wm. 19, Mary A. 17 IN
                  John 15, Louisa 12 IN
                  Edyline DUNKIN (f) 9/12 IN
Pg.403, #395-395, Ben DUNKIN 60 OH farmer $3000-$298
                  Jane 52 PA
                  Hariet (f) 25 IN day laborer
                  Richard (m) 23 IN serving
                  Rachel (f) 20 IN serving
                  Lydia (f) 16 IN serving
Pg.411, #461-461, Julian DUNKIN (f) 48 VA (blank) $2500-$868
                  Michael 29 OH farm laborer
                  W.H. (m) 21 IN farm laborer
                  Barbury (f) 17 IN serving
                  Joshua 12 IN
                  (MAD: Michael in 1870 Guthrie Co. IA census)
Pg.411, #462-462, David DUNKIN 30 OH farmer $1000-$250
                  Mary 23 OH
                  "Josep" (m) 7, Margaret 5 IN
                  Abigail 8/12 IN

1870 Carroll Co. IN Census
Carrollton Twp.
Pg.437, #22-22, DUNKIN, Julia 60 OH keeping house $2000-$700
                  Joshua 22 IN farmer
                  PADDOCK, Charles 28 IN drain tile manufct. $0-$800
                  EGAN, John 27 IN drain tile manufacatur $0-$800, parents of foreign birth
                  NEWCOMB, Emma 9 IN at school
Pg.437-438, #35-35, PEACOCK, J.W. (m) 24 IN farmer $0-$0
                  Mary 24 IN keeping house
                  Sarah 3, William 2 IN
                  DUNKIN, Edaline (f) 6 IN
Pg.438, #41-41, LANDERS, Samuel 27 IN farmer $450-$300
                  Lyda 27? (29?) IN keeping house
                  Harry (m) 2 IN
                  Infant (m) 7/365 b.May IN
                  DUNKIN, Benjamin 70 OH retired farmer $4000-$0
                  Rachael 32 IN without occupation
                  Richard 35 IN works on farm
Pg.438, #49-49, DUNKIN, John E. 38 IN runs saw mill $3000-$500
                  Sophia 39 OH keeping house
                  Elizabeth 12 IN at school
Pg.439, #58-58, DUNKIN, Richard 75 KY retired farmer $5000-$500
                  Lyda 74 PA keeping house
Pg.440, #85-85, DUNKIN, David 40 OH farmer $1500-$500
                  Mary 38 OH keeping house
                  Joseph 16 IN works on farm
                  Margaret 12, Abigal 10 IN at home
                  Laura 8, Emma 5, Charles 1 IN
Pg.441, #96-96, DUNKIN, B.F. (m) 41 IN farmer $9000-$1600
                  Sarah 36 OH keeping house
                  Mary 15, Abner 14, Matilda 12 IN at home
                  Melissa 11, Winfield (m) 8 IN
                  DUNKIN, William 6, Elmer 4, Daniel 1 IN
Pg.444, #134-134, DUNKIN, W.H. 29 IN farmer $0-$300
                  Orpha 23 IN keeping house
                  Clarrie (m) 1 IN
City of Delphi, Deer Creek Twp (names written first name first, numbers off one line, all entries included last name)
Pg.499, #347-347, Charles LYONS 25 IN clk in grocery S.
                  Christopher NEFF 45 OH saloon keeper $5000-$800
                  Lydia NEFF 41 OH
Pg.499, #348-348, Sarah E. NEFF 14 IN
Pg.500, (blank), Danl. McCAIN 39 IN lime dealer $8000-$1000
                  Matilda McCAIN 26 PA
                  Charlie McCAIN 16 IN
                  William McCAIN 14 IN
                  Howard McCAIN (m) 11 IN
                  George McCAIN 9 IN
                  Matthew McCAIN 7
                  Walter McCAIN 5 IN
                  Elton McCAIN 2 IN
                  Minnie McCAIN 6/12 IN b.Dec.
Pg.500, #349-349, Mary DUNCAN 17 IN servant
                  Catherine BUTLER 37 PA (blank) $3500-$150
                  Benjn. BUTLER 14 IN
Pg.500, #350-350, Martha McDONALD 35 PA
                  Andw. W. HOLT 49 KY & family
Democrat Twp.
Pg.511, #95-95, WYATT, Isaac 30 IN works in sawmill? $0-$400
                  Matilda 24 PA keeping house
                  Wm. W. 6, James 2 IN at home
                  DUNCAN, Joseph 20 OH laborer
Jefferson Twp. (names written first name first)
Pg.544, #83-83, William HAMILL? 15 IN (blank
                  James DANKIN 28 TN laborer $0-$300
                  Lizzie DANKIN 27 IN (blank)
Pg.544, #84-84, Manary DUNKIN (f) 2 IN
                  and Montgomery family; household numbers off one line)
Rock Creek Twp.
Pg.577, #73-73, DAVISON, William 57 KY farmer $1600-$400
                  Elizabeth 33 OH keeping house
                  THOMAS, Julia 19 IN without occupation
                  Joseph 54 OH comon laborer
                  DUNKIN, Stephen 36 OH comon laborer


Carroll Co. IN Deed Indexes (copied by CVD)
      Includes kind of deed, date of deed, consideration, description of lots or land, date recorded
   Index to deeds, grantees, 1828-1854 (FHL film 2,208,463)
      B-502: Duncan, Richd. from Ayers, Saml., W(arranty), Dec. 22, 1835, $750, NW 1/4 Sec.2 Twp.24 Range 1E, Oct. 28, 1836
      E-367: Duncan, Richd. from Barnes, John W., Dec. 17, 1839, $800, N 1/2 SW (1/4) Sec.35 Twp.25 Range 1E, 77.2 acres, July 4, 1840
      B-499: Duncan, Benj. from Davis, Israel, W, June 21, 1836, $300, E 1/2 SE Sec.9 Twp.24 R.1E, 80 acres, Oct. 27, 1836
      B-620: Duncan, Benj. from Downing, F.C., W, Nov. 28, 1836, $308, W 1/2 SE Sec.11 Twp.24 R.1E, 80 acres, Feb. 3, 1837
      D-130: Duncan, J. Jr. from Duncan, J. Sr., W, Dec. 7, 1837, $500, S 1/2 SE Sec.3 Twp.23 R.1E, 80 acres, Nov. 29, 1838
      H-389: Duncan, J.H. from Duncan, J.S., W, March 15, 1845, $300, E 1/2 SE Sec.35 Twp.24 R.1E, 64.1 acres, Dec. 16, 1845
      D-417: Duncan, Peter from Ewing, Thomas W., Oct. 19, 1838, $56.25, Lots 10,12,5 (town of) Wheeling, July 2, 1839
      C-532: Duncan, Benj. from Kirkpatrick, J.W., June 23, 1838, $700, E 1/2 SE Sec.10 Twp.24 R.1E, 80 acres, March 24, 1838
      C-92: Duncan, J. Jr. from Morrison, Joseph W., Oct. 16, 1836, $800, N 1/2 SW and S 1/2 NW Sec.2 Twp.23 Range 1E, 80 acres each, May 22, 1837
      D-418: Duncan, Peter from Young, Geo. W.G., Feb. 4, 1839, $500, E 1/2 SW Sec.26 Twp.25 R.1E, July 2, 1839
      J-220: Duncan, Richd. from Auditor of Carroll Co., W, March 11, 1847, $.39, Lots 17,18,31,32,6,7,11 (town of) Wheeling, March 11, 1847
      J-578: Duncan, John H. from Duncan, Moses W., Dec. 8, 1846, $5.00, E 1/2 SE frl. qr. Sec.35 Twp.24 R.1E, Dec. 21, 1847
      K-108: Duncan, Jas. H. from Duncan, Saml., W, Jan. 27, 1847, $100, 1/6 pt E 1/2 SE frl qr. Sec.35 Twp.24 R.1E, 64.1 acres, Feb. 9, 1848
      L-320: (notation: "vice versa") Duncan, Jos. from Duncan, John, W, Apr. 6, 1848, $2000, N 1/2 SW Sec.2 and S 1/2 NW Sec.2 and S 1/2 NE Sec.3 and N 1/2 SE frl Sec.3 and NE frl Sec.2, Twp.23 R.1E, 418.69 acres, Oct. 30, 1849
      M-26: Duncan, Wash. from Duncan, Peter, W, March 6, 1850, $500, W 1/2 SE Sec.27 Twp.25 R.1E, May 24, 1850
      O-171: Duncan, B.S. from Kingery, A.W., Dec. 28, 1852, $1100, SW Sec.3 Twp.24 R.1E, Jan. 24, 1853
      P-413: Dunkin, Richd from Price, Wm. A., W, Aug. 16, 1853, E 1/2 of SW qr Sec.23 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, Feb. 22, 1854
   Index to deeds, grantees, 1854-1861 (FHL film 2,208,464)
      Q-51: Dunkin, Peter from U.S. Patent, deed, June 16, 1832, S 1/2 NE qr Sec.2 Twp.24 R.1W, 80 acres, May 16, 1854
      S-57: Dunkin, John E. from Brown, James Exec., Jan. 7, 1855, $1600, SE (1/4) SE (1/4) Sec.34 and SW (1/4) SW (1/4) Sec.35 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, June 14, 1856
      S-503: Dunkin, Richard from Rattiff, Abner, W, March 9, 1857, $20, part of Sec.2 Twp.24 R.1E, 32 acres, June 8, 1857
      T-72: Dunkin, Thomas from Dunkin, Joseph, W, Dec. 24, 1857, $4000, N (1/2) SW (1/4) Sec.2 and S NW Sec.2 and S NE Sec.3 Twp.23 R.1E, 240 acres, Jan. 4, 1858
      T-162: Dunkin, John E. from Ewing, Mary, Dec. 8, 1857, $500, SE SE Sec.34 Twp.25 R.1E, 40 acres (MAD rechecked 9/26/2011: no deed book & page listed in grantee index for Mary Ewing, not in index in front of Book T, pages 95 to 162 in Book T were blank)
      T-268: Dunkin, Richard from Schermerhorn, B.T., March 20, 1857, $240, NE SE Sec.36 Twp.25 R.1E, 40 acres, June 15, 1858
   Index to deeds, grantees, 1861-1866 (FHL film 2,208,464)
      W-12: Dunkin, Joshua from Davis, E.R.A.C.C., Aud, June 10, 1861, $390, E 1/2 SW 1/4 and W 1/2 SE 1/4 Sec.16 Twp.24 R.1E, 160 acres, June 11, 1861
      W-102: Dunkin, Richard from Wilson, James, WD, Sept. 22, 1861, $1600, NW 1/4 Sec.34 Twp.25 R.1E, 160 acres, Sept. 7, 1861
      W-106: Dunkin, Richard from Norris, Ellis P., WD, Aug.31, 1861, $1500, E 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.16 Twp.24 R.1E, 80 acres, Sept. 7, 1861
      Quit on grantees
   Index to deeds, grantors, 1828-1846 (FHL film 2,208,672)
      A-348: Duncan, James to Smith, William W., July 1, 1834, $100, E 1/2 NE Sec.27 Twp.24 R.1E, 80 acres, Aug. 30, 1834
      B-206: Duncan, Peter to Maxwell, James, W, Dec. 25, 1834, $1075, S (1/2) NE (1/4) Sec.23 Twp.25 R.2W, 160 acres, Nov. 3, 1835
      C-583: Duncan, Peter to Hoover, Daniel, W, April 30, 1837, $200, S 1/2 NE Sec.2 Twp.24 R.1W, 80 acres, May 7, 1838
      D-52: Duncan, Richd. to Payten, John, W, Feb. 1, 1837, $50, NW 1/4 NE Sec.29 Twp.24 R.1E, 40 acres, Oct. 16, 1838
      D-130: Duncan, Joshua Sr. to Duncan, Joshua Jr., W, Dec. 7, 1837, $500, S 1/2 NE Sec.3 Twp.23 R.1E, 80 acres, Apr. 29, 1839
      G-20: Duncan, Richard to Wilson, James, W, Feb. 1, 1838, $50, SE 1/4 SW Sec.35 Twp.25 R.1E, 40 acres, Jan. 30, 1843
      G-228: Duncan, Peter to Unger, John, W, Sept. 13, 1841, $60, NE 1/4 SE Sec.11 Twp.24 R.1E, Nov. 22, 1843
      H-389: Duncan, J. & I?. (J?.) to Duncan, J.H., W, March 15, 1845, $300, E 1/2 SE Sec.35 Twp.24 R.1E, 64.1 acres, Dec. 16, 1845
   Index to deeds, grantors, 1846-1854 (FHL film 2,208,672)
      J-571: Duncan, J.H. to Crocket, David W., Nov. 29, 1847, $550, W 1/2 SW Sec.11 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, and E 1/2 SE Sec.10 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, Dec. 15, 1847
      J-578: Duncan, Moses to Duncan, Jno. H., W, Dec. 8, 1846, $5.00, E 1/2 SE frl 1/4 Sec.35 Twp.24 R.1E, Dec. 21, 1847
      K-108: Duncan, Saml. to Duncan, Jas. H., W, Jan. 27, 1847, $100, 1/6? pt. E 1/2 SE frl 1/4 Sec.35 Twp.24 R.1E, 64.1 acres, Feb.9, 1848
      K-112: Duncan, Saml. to Joici, Jas. A., W, Jan. 27, 1848, $250, E 1/2 SW Sec.34 Twp.26 R.1E, 80 acres, Feb. 11, 1848
      K-175: Duncan, Benj. to Hendricks, G.B., W., Jan. 27, 1848, $600, E 1/2 SE Sec.9 Twp.24 R.1E, Apr. 3, 1848
      K-506: Duncan, J.H. to Jenny Hermim?, W, Feb. 6, 1848, $300, E 1/2 SE frl 1/4 Sec.35 Twp.24 R.1E, 44.5 acres, Jan. 11, 1849
      L-320: (notation: "vise versa") Duncan, John to Duncan, Jos., W, Apr. 6, 1848, $2000, N 1/2 SW Sec.2 and S 1/2 NW Sec.2 and S 1/2 NE Sec.3 and N 1/2 SE frl Sec.3 and NE frl Sec.2, Twp.23 R.1E, 418.69 acres, Oct. 30, 1849
      L-437: Duncan, Richd. to Pattiff & Walty, W, Aug. 1, 1849, $100, pt. NW Sec.2 Twp.24 R.1E, 3 acres, Jan. 18, 1850
      L-440: Duncan, Richd. to Cushaw, Joshua, W, Oct. 13, 1849, $800, N 1/2 SW Sec.35 Twp.25 R.1E, 77-1/2 acres, Jan. 7, 1850
      L-467: Duncan, Richd. to Trac Beach Grove G. Gard, W, Apr. 14, 1847, gift, SW Cor. ? Sec.2, 32R, Jan. 22, 1850
      M-26: Duncan, Peter to Duncan, Wash., W, Mar. 6, 1850, $500, W 1/2 SE Sec.27 Twp.25 R.1E, May 24, 1850
      M-246: Duncan, G. Wash. to Payton, L.B., W, Nov. 19, 1850, $500, W 1/2 SE Sec.27 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, Dec. 30, 1850
      M-350: Duncan, Benj. to Michigan Road Co., W, Jan. 8, 1851, $50, NE cor E 1/2 SE Sec.10 Twp.24 R.1E, 5 acres, Mar. 1, 1851
      N-528: Duncan, John to Hopewell Church, W, Aug. 1852, $5.00, Lots 17,18,31,32 Town of Wheeling, Aug. 24, 1852
      P-125: Duncan, Peter to Snell Sylvester, W, Sept. 30, 1853, $1000, W 1/2 SE Sec.34 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, Nov. 5, 1853
   Index to deeds, grantors, 1854-1861 (FHL film 2,208,672)
      Q-385: Dunkin, Richard to Wood, Lewis W., W, Jan. 3, 1855, E 1/2 SW Sec.23 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, Jan. 3, 1855
      Q-409: Dunkin, Joseph to Harrell, Jeremiah, W, Dec. 18, 1854, $400, three fractional lots to wit the NE frac. 1/4 and N 1/2 of SE fractional quarter of Sec.2 Twp.23 R.1E, 178.69 acres, Jan. 20, 1855
      Q-443: Dunkin, Joseph to Oyler, Henry, W, Dec. 18, 1854, $400, three fractional lots to wit the NE frac. 1/4 and N 1/2 of SE fractional quarter of Sec.2 Twp.23 R.1E, 178.69 acres, Feb. 27, 1855
      R-446: Dunkin, Richard to Ratcliff A., W, June 4, 1853, $700, See record, March 5, 1856
      S-398: Dunkin, Joshua to Dunkin, David, T.Bond, March 17, 1857, See record, March 17, 1857
      S-605: Dunkin, Richard to Baptist Church, W, Mar. 18, 1857, see record, Sec.2 Twp.24 R.1E, Sept. 14, 1857
      S-606: Dunkin, Richard to Ratliff, Abner, March 11, 1857, $20, (blank) in Sec.2 Twp.24 R.1E, 32 rods, Sept. 14, 1857
      S-636: Dunkin, Benj. to Fowler, Martha W., Sept. 16, 1857, $25, see record, in E SE Sec.10 Twp.24 R.1E, 1 acre, Sept. 1857
      T-72: Dunkin, Joseph to Dunkin, Thomas, W, Dec. 24, 1857, $4000, N SW Sec.2 Twp.23 R.1E, and S NW Sec.2 Twp.23 R.1E, and S NE Sec.3 Twp.23 R.1E, 240 acres, Jan. 4, 1858
      T-278: Dunkin, Richard to Beech Grove Grave Yard, May 20, 1858, see record, June 24, 1858
      T-319: Dunkin, John E. to Mitchell, S.C., Aug. 25, 1858, $1600, SE SE Sec.34 Twp.25 R.1E, and SW SW Sec.35 Twp.25 R.1E, 80 acres, Sept. 1858
      T-373: Dunkin, Thomas to Everman, Andrew, Jan. 18, 1858, $4500, N SW Sec.2 Twp.23 R.1E 80 acres, and S NW Sec.2 Twp.23 R.1E 80 acres, and S NE Sec.3 Twp.23 R.1E, 80 acres, Oct. 21, 1858
      U-159: Dunkin, Peter to Kaup, William, W, March 4, 1857, Lots 5 & 12 Wheeling, May 28, 1859
      V-197: Duncan, Richard to Brown, Geo. W., W, Sept. 8, 1860, $3000, NE 1/4 Sec.26 Twp.25 R.1E, 130.76 acres, Sept. 12, 1860
      V-535: Dunkin, Richard to Farlow, Sam, W, March 26, 1861, $660, West Side NW Sec.34 Twp.25 R.1E, 60 acres, April 11, 1861


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Pension Index Card File, alphabetical; of the Veterans Administrative Contact and Administration Services, Admin. Operations Services, 1861-1934; Duff to A-J Duncan (negative FHL film 540,888, some cards very faint); Joseph Duncan to Dunn (positive FHL film 540,889, some cards very dark)
      Cataloged under Civil War, 1861-1865, pensions, indexes; does not say if Confederate or Federal, but probably Federal. Negative film, some cards much too faint or dark to read, some cards blurred or faded, particularly the service unit and the dates of application. Most of the very faint or dark cards were in a slightly different format, with space for years enlisted and discharged which were sometimes filled in. Many of these were for service in later years, although one or two were for service ca 1866.
      Name of soldier, alias, name of dependent widow or minor, service (military unit or units), date of filing, class (invalid or widow or minor or other), Application #, Certificate #, state from which filed (sometimes blank), attorney (sometimes blank, MAD: did not usually copy), remarks. Sometimes the "Invalid" or "Widow" class had an "s" added to it before the application #; occasionally the area for the service information included a circled "S". The minor's name was frequently that of the guardian rather than the minor.
      The military unit was frequently the Company Letter, the Regiment Number, sometimes US Vet Vol Inf. (US Veteran Volunteer Infantry), L.A. (Light Artillery), H.A. (Heavy Artillery), US C Inf (US Colored? Infantry), Cav. (Cavalry), Mil. Guards, V.R.C. (?Volunteer Reserve Corps?), etc. Sometimes there were several service units given.
      Cards appear to be arranged by the last name, first name, middle initial if any, and state (including "US") of service.
      Dunkin, Michael, widow Dunkin, Florence N.; A 46 Ind. Inf.; 1890 Jan. 17, Invalid Appl. #749349, Cert. #921138, Colo.; 1914 Jan. 20, Widow Appl. #1020827, Cert. #780444, Wash. (MAD: 1910 Chehalis Co. WA; 1900 Eagle Co. CO, b.1831 OH; 1860 Carroll Co. IN census; 1870 Guthrie Co. IA census; 1880 Lake Co. CO census)

HISTORIES before 1923

1916 "History of Carroll County, Indiana : its people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families" by John C. Odell, pub. by B.F. Bowen (1915 version FHL book 977.294 H2O)
      Pg.284-6: W.R. DUNKIN ... of Flora, Carroll Co. IN, contractor on a large scale for nearly 6 years, but a general contractor for 15 or 20 years ... beautiful buildings ... not long ago purchased a farm of 25 acres on south edge of Sharon in Carrollton Twp. W.R. Dunkin born July 15, 1861, son of Benjamin and Sarah (Ratcliff) Dunkin, former born in OH, son of Richard Dunkin. Richard Dunkin came with his family to Carrollton Twp, Carroll Co., at an early date, his being one of the first families to settle in this region. He entered land on Deer Creek and spent the remainder of his life upon this farm. Benjamin S. Dunkin came to Carroll Co. with his parents when a lad of about 12 years, and grew up on the home farm. After he had become a man, he purchased a farm of 160 acres, led a quiet life during the remainder of his days in Carrollton Twp; his wife before marriage was Sarah Ratcliff, born Henry Co. IN, dau. of Abner Ratcliff; Ratcliff family to Carrollton twp when Sarah a small girl, settling on the opposite side of Little Deer creek from the Dunkins. A brother of Benjamin S. Dunkin died when a young man and the latter was the only son of Richard Dunkin who grew to maturity. He and his wife became the parents of 9 children, 7 of whom grew to maturity; the names of the children: Abner Ward decd, Winkfield R. lives at Sharon, IN, Tillie wife of Rev. E. Sanford a Baptist clergyman of Winter Haven FL, Melissa wife of Addison E. Smith who now resides on Benjamin S. Dunkin farm, W.R. subject of this sketch, Elmer a farmer living 1 mile south of Sharon in Carrollton twp, Rev. Daniel a graduate of theological colleges at Franklin & Columbus who resides at Columbus IN, Emma and Perry both decd. Of these children, Elmer Dunkin born on old Dunkin homestead July 2, 1866, mar. March 31, 1884, to Jennie Landes dau. of Jacob Landes a pioneer citizen of Carrollton twp; parents of two children, Vera May died age 8 and Dorothy Marie who lives at home and is attending school, Mr. Dunkin owns 120 acres of land, Baptist church, 23 years taught Sunday school, Republican. Late Benjamin S. Dunkin was Republican and worker in the church, at one time owned nearly 250 acres. When a young boy, W.R. Dunkin learned carpenter's trade, remained at home until 26 years of age, married Feb. 29, 1888, Lillie King, dau. of George King of Columbus, IN, then moved to present home; two children: Hazel at home and Glenn F. graduate of high school at Young America, joined his father in contracting business. Abner Ward Dunkin, brother of W.R., for many years a well-known business man of Delphi; early years spent in farming, but after his removal of Delphi he engaged in insurance business.

1874 "An illustrated historical atlas of Carroll County, Indiana" by S.W. & P.A. Durant, pub. by O.L. Baskin (SUTRO microfilm 277 reel 4 book 19, CA State Library, Sutro Branch; FHL film 812,502 item 3)
      Pg.34: Patrons' Directory of Carroll Co., Carrollton Twp:
            Dunkin, John E., residence Carrollton Tp, to Carroll Co. IN 1832, born Indiana, P.O. Carroll, business: Merchant.
            Dunkin, B.S., residence Carrollton Tp, to Carroll Co. IN 1836, born Indiana, P.O. Carroll, business: farmer.

1882 "History of Carroll County, Indiana. By Helm, Thomas B: with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers, to which is appended maps of its several townships" by Thomas B. Helm, Township histories by L.H. Newton, pub. by Kingman Bros. (FHL film 1,597,767 item 7; IN State Library book 977.201 C319 1966, from C.T. Duncan 12/2007)
      Pg.164: B.S. Duncan, born Indiana, age 46 in 1875, Date of settlement 1836.
      Pg.350: Carrollton Township. Dunkin, B.S., Sec.3, Date of settlement 1836, Nativity Ohio, P.O. Flora, Business Farmer

1883 "Counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana : historical and biographical." by Weston A Goodspeed, M McFarland, R L Harven, Ed A Mossman et al; pub. Chicago: F.A. Battey & Co. (LH6282, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL book 977.29 H2w 1988 and 977.29 H2w and film 928,140 item 3 and 934,924 item 1)
      Pg.77: Twentieth Infantry (Civil War) ... Robert Duncan, killed at Cold Harbor, Va., June, 1864. ...
      Pg.328: JOHN D. SCROGGS was born in Blount County, Tenn., October 10, 1820, and is the eldest of the six children of David and Margaret (Delzell) Scroggs, natives respectively of North Carolina and Tennessee. The family came to Putnam County, this State, in 1831, moved to Carroll County in 1832, and thence moved to this county in 1836, and located on land which the father had previously entered. The elder Mr. Scroggs was, in his days here, the only blacksmith between Burnettsville and Monticello; he died here in December, 1874, preceded by his wife in about 1848. John D. Scroggs was reared a farmer, and at the age of twenty began life by cutting wood, splitting rails and getting out square timber. This he continued until March, 1847, when he purchased the farm where he now lives. He was married, March 27, 1851, to Maria, daughter of John Gibson, and born in Ohio. In February, 1852, Mrs. Gibson died, and December 6, 1856, Mr. Scroggs married Eliza C. Carson, who died in April, 1860. November 19, 1860, Mr. Scroggs married Mrs. Margaret (Duncan) Delzell, and she died in April, 1875, leaving a family of four children -- David, Susan A., Margaret E. (deceased) and Joseph A. Mr. Scroggs is a Democrat and a member of the United Presbyterian Church. He owns eighty acres of good land, well cultivated and earned through his own industry and energy. (MAD: 1880 White Co. IN census)

1886 "History of Cass Co. IN From the Earliest Time to The Present" ed. by Thomas B. Helm, pub. by Brant & Fuller (FHL book 977.286 H2h)
      Pg.738: Deer Creek Township: WILLIAM DUNKIN, born Franklin Co. this state, Dec. 5, 1819, his father, Peter Dunkin, was born June 10, 1792, near Pittsburgh [Allegheny Co.], PA, from where his parents removed to KY and later to OH. October 29, 1815, he was united in marriage to Mary Martin, a native of OH; a short time subsequent they commenced life together in Franklin Co., this State, living there until 1830, when they removed to Carroll Co., of which they remained residents until their death, Mr. Dunkin dying June 11, 1863. (MAD: no date given for Mary's death) Our immediate subject was reared on the farm, early education limited, age 21 began life for himself and worked by the month on a farm; Feb. 10, 1841, mar. Hannah Payton, dau. of John and Margaret Payton, natives of KY, and respectively of German and English descent; eight Dunkin children: John, Peter, Frank, Leonadeth, Mary J., Emma and Anne, all now living, except John and an infant unnamed; members Christian Church, Republican. He entered 160 acres in Sec. 25, this township, farmed.
            BENJAMIN M. DUNKIN, next younger brother of William Dunkin, was born in Franklin Co., this State, Nov. 23, 1820, was 10 years of age when his parents came to Carroll Co., age 25 began life on his own, cleared the farm on which he now resides, which he entered in 1844. August 28, 1848, he mar. Susan Payton, dau. of John and Margaret Payton; two children: Wm. born Sept. 29, 1849, and Sylvenice born March 27, 1851. April 24, 1851, Susan, the wife of Mr. Dunkin, was called away. Mr. Dunkin continued to run his farm, and June 29, 1856, he was again married to Jane Rhine, dau. of John and Margaret Rhine, natives of OH, she born Oct. 29, 1829 in Gallia Co. OH. Six children: Elizabeth M. born June 5, 1857; Mary E. born December 12, 1858; Rebecca A. born April 15, 1861; Benjamin F. born March 3, 1863; Emma J. born January 7, 1865; Ida M. born June 13, 1869; all now living. Mr. Dunkin member of I.O.O.F., Republican.
            (MAD: see Montgomery Co. OH, John Duncan and wife Elizabeth Sutherland)

1899 "The Ministerial Directory of the Baptist Churches" by George W. Lasher, D.D.; pub. by Ministerial Directory Co., Oxford, OH (pgs.225-226 from Margo Thiel 1/1986)
      (MAD: Name, city & State; Place of birth; Place and date licensed and ordained; Preached; other abbreviations: Preached; Studied; Church; Institute; College)
      DUNKIN, Daniel G., Newark, NJ - Born Carroll [Carroll Co.], IN; Frank. C., IN, B.A. 1894; Roch. T.S. NY 1897; Lic. Feb. 1891 Sharon Ch., Carroll, IN; Ord. June 16, 1897, Newark Ch. NY; P. Newark, NY, 1896-

1915 "A standard history of White County, Indiana : an authentic narrative of the past, with an extended survey of modern developments in the progress of town and county" (Vol.2) by W.H. Hamelle, pub. by Lewis Pub. (FHL book 977.293 H2h)
      Pg.606-7: James F. Duncan, educator of a quarter century's experience in White Co., now in charge of the 8th grade of public schools of Monticello; born in Carroll Co. IN Nov. 30, 1865, one of nine children, two of whom are decd. Their parents were William and Wealtha (Briggs) Duncan, substantial people of Scotch-Irish ancestry, for many years identified with farming interests of White Co.; the family to White Co. in 1866. William Duncan had in the meantime gained an honorable record as a soldier in the Civil war; he enlisted in Co. K of the 63rd IN Infantry, being mustered in at Indianapolis, ... about one year; occupation a farmer & stock raiser, Republican, Christian Church, died Feb. 10, 1904, his wife died Oct. 19, 1890, both now at rest in Princeton Twp. James F. Duncan reared from infancy in White Co., educated local schools, two years Valparaiso University, 1 year Univ. of Colorado; 1908 became teacher of 8th grade in Monticello, Republican, Mason, he & wife in Christian Church. On Dec. 16, 1891, Mr. Duncan mar. Miss Dora Sexton, dau. of Louis W. and Sarah (Briney) Sexton; Sexton family were early settlers in Princeton Twp, Mrs. Duncan's parents now reside at Wolcott.

1884 "History of Guthrie and Adair counties, Iowa : together with sketches of their towns, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of old settlers and representative citizens" pub. by Continental Historical Co. (FHL book 977.7 H2ga; Los Angeles Public Library book)
      Pg.993, Adair County: M. Dunkin, popular druggist of Adair, is a native of Montgomery Co. OH, born in the city of Dayton, April 25, 1834, son of Joshua Dunkin, a native of Ohio, and of Scotch origin; mother, Julia Smith, born in Maryland. When very young, with his father's family, the subject of this sketch removed to Indiana, settling there on a farm, where he remained till 1865 ... to Panora ... to Colorado in 1878, stopping at Leadville ... six years ... he emigrated to Adair village, .... His wife was Miss Florence Harlan, a daughter of G.W. and Emma (Brown) Harlan, ... The marriage took place March 4, 1869. .... (MAD: Joshua in Carroll Co. IN in 1840 census)

1896 "A Memorial and biographical record of Iowa" pub. Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1896 (HeritageQuest image 3/2007, Local History Reel/Fiche Number 11536; FHL book 977.7 D3m)
      Pg.1000-1002: Capt. PETER H. LENON, Guthrie Center, is one of the best known citizens of Guthrie County, Iowa. His birth occurred in Carroll county, Indiana, on the 28th day of June, A.D. 1837. Early in life he was bereft of his parents' training and counsel, his mother having died when he was five years old, and his father two years later. His recollection of his parents is therefore very vague, and thus early orphaned he grew to manhood mostly among strangers. The father of our subject was James R. Lenon, who wedded Miss Elizabeth Dunkin in Carroll county, Indiana, though they were both natives of Virginia. The father, a farmer by occupation, died at the age of 32 years and his mother at the age of 28, both in Carroll County. ... (more on Peter H. Lenon's life, in 1858 to Nebraska City, Nebraska, mention he and his elder brother in partnership) Captain Lenon chose for his companion Miss Emma Baxley, whom he married in December, 1865 ... his only living brother, John D., is a resident of Panora, Iowa ... his brother Henry was a soldier in the late war and was killed at Vicksburg.

1903 "Past and present of Piatt County, Illinois : together with biographical sketches of many prominent and influential citizens" by Charles McIntosh; pub. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co. (LH5465, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL book 977.3 A1 no.294 and film 825,597)
      Pg.389-390: Isaac Shively ... born in Montgomery Co. Ohio, February 8, 1837, to Wabash Co. Indiana with his parents at age 14 (more on parents), remained there until after his marriage, married Miss Margaret Blickenstaff ... in 1871 accompanied by his wife and three children, he came to Piatt County, Illinois. ... Cerro Gordo township ... Ten children, seven sons and three daughters, of whom nine are yet living: ... Joseph, who married Nora Duncan and resides in Carroll county, Indiana; (and three sons, all at home). ...

1883 "History of the State of Kansas : containing a full account of its growth from an uninhabited territory to a wealthy and important state; of its early settlements; a supplementary history and description of its counties, cities, towns and villages, their advantages, industries and commerce, to which are added biographical sketches and portraits of prominent men and early settlers" ed. by William G. Cutler, A.T. Andreas; pub. Chicago : A.T. Andreas (FHL book 978.1 H2hi 1976 & v.2; FHL film 982,248 items 1-2)
      Pg.1411: Sedgwick Co., Salem Twp. S. DUNKIN, farmer and merchant, Section 6, P.O. Haysville; was born in Indiana in 1851; son of B.M. and Elizabeth Peyton Dunkin. He was married in 1873 to Miss Salome Sence, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Sence. He has two children -- May and Daisie. He came to Kansas in 1871, and located on his farm in Section 6. Has also twenty acres in Section 5, with a residence and a store, which he built in 1882, 20x40 feet, and carries a general assortment of goods. He commenced mercandising (MAD: as spelled) in 1879 as a successor to Mr. Fuller. The business has increased from $7,000 in 1879 to $18,000 in 1883. In 1880 he was engaged in taking the census of Salem Township. He was Trustee of Salem Township in 1878. Is Deputy Postmaster of Haysville. Is a member of the I.O.O.F. (MAD: 1860 Carroll Co. IN census)


Allen Co. IN Deed (FHL film 2,166,931)
      P-20/22: 2 July 1853, David D. Dunkin and wife Mary Dunkin of Carroll Co. IN for $10 paid by William W. Bell of Allen Co. IN, sell and quit claim to said William W. Bell the following real estate in Allen Co. IN: a part of the SW 1/4 Sec.34 Twp.29 Range 13 containing 51 acres ?said? of said David D. Dunkin is held through and by his wife Mary Dunkin as above, together with all appurtenances; the said David D. Dunkin and Mary Dunkin his wife who hereby relinquishes all her right of dower etc. /s/ David Dunkin, Mary (X) Dunkin. They appeared 2 July 1853 before Malan Shinn, Justice of the Peace, Carroll Co. IN. Certification 2 July 1853 by James H. Stewart, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Carroll Co., that Mahlon Shinn Esqr. was an acting Justice of the Peace. Recorded Feb. 6, 1854. (FHL film 2,166,931)

Fountain Co. IN Complete Record Book Vol.4, May 1844-Aug.1847 (FHL film 1,321,698 item 2)
      4-543: Court 9 Feb. 1846. John H. Dunkin, exec. of Hercules Dunkin decd. That on 9 Aug. 1841, letters of administration with will annexed in the estate of Hercules Dunkin was granted to John H. Dunkin who posted bond, John H. Dunkin and Joseph Dunkin, all Fountain Co. IN, for $11,000, dated 24 July 1841, signed John H. Dunkin, Samuel Dunkin, Joseph Dunkin. On 2 Sept. 1841, filed inventory, books, etc., incl. note of hand on Joseph Dunkin due April 1, 1841 for $95, (and other notes) and note on Samuel Dunkin, John H. Dunkin, Thomas H. Dunkin, Joshua Dunkin Guarn., John J. Dunkin, Erasmus Uhler, Fielding Martin. On 12 Oct. 1846 sale bill filed, sales 25 Sept. 1841 to John H. Dunkin, Joshua Dunkin (Bible, bed, etc.), Fielden Martin, Joseph Dunkin. On 11 Feb. 1846, account was settled, tax paid to Fountain and Carroll Co., receipts for legacy by Squire Barnes and Sarah Barnes formerly Sarah McLaughlin for $243 in full of her legacy, and Berryman McLaughlin $243 in full of his legacy and "his own (John H. Dunkin) receipt" for $350 the amount due him from the estate by the purchase of the interest of the other heirs.

Montgomery Co. OH Deed (FHL film 966,648)
      Q-384: (blank day and month) 1832, Elizabeth (X) Dunkin widow of John Dunkin of Montgomery Co. OH decd, and William Dunkin (and) Hannah his wife, Peter Dunkin (and) Rebecca (X) his wife, Richard Dunkin (and) Lydia his wife, Benjamin Dunkin (and) Jane his wife, Joshua Dunkin (and) Julian his wife (signed Julia Ann (X) Dunkin), David (X) Dunkin (and) Mary (X) his wife, Samuel Wilson (and) Rachel (X) his wife, and Mary Dunkin, all heirs at law of estate of said John Dunkin decd, to Peter Popence, Elizabeth Popence, Cynthia Ann Popence and James Popence Junr. of County aforesaid, for $2,250, the NW 1/4 Sec.20 Twp.2 Range 6, and 50.4 acres (being) E part of NE 1/4 Sec.26 Range and Twp. aforesaid, between the Miami Rivers, (meets & bounds), containing in all 223.1 acres. Wit. William Langston, John Black, H? Claron?. Union Co. IN certification for Elizabeth Dunkin, William Dunkin and wife Hannah, Richard Dunkin and wife Lydia, Benjamin Dunkin and wife Jane, Joshua Dunkin and wife Julian Ann, David Dunkin and wife Mary, Samuel Wilson and wife Rachel, and Mary Dunkin, 7 June 1832. Carroll Co. IN certification for Peter Duncan (sic) and wife Rebecca, 24 Sept. 1832.


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