Duncans in Grant Co. IN


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

Last revised November 26, 2011

Formed 1831 from Delaware, Madison, Cass
Huntington formed 1832 from Allen, Grant
Wabash formed 1832 from Cass, Grant
Howard formed 1844 from Carroll, Cass, Miami, Grant, Hamilton


1840-1850 Grant Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Grant Co. IN Census
Pg.86, #698-589, David DUNCAN 23 PA farmer $0-$100
                  Margarett 23 IN
                  Ida May 3 IN
                  Ane? DAY (f) 16 IN domestic
                  (MAD: 1850 Highland Co. OH census with John & Catherine)
Pg.101, #761-582, Jas. F. HAVEN 31 NJ farmer $0-$100
                  Mary 26 SCT
                  Rebecca A. 11, Margarett E. 9 NJ
                  Mary M. 6, Josephine 5, Chas. N. 1 NJ
                  Mary A. DUNCAN 52 ENG
Pg.200, #1461-1344, Arch. MOORE 32 PA farmer $2000-$200
                  Elizabeth 19 IN
                  Geo. W. 1 IN
                  Rachel DUNCAN 13 IN
Pg.405, #1133-1137, John DUNCAN 62 PA farmer $0-$500
                  Catharine 55 PA
                  George 20, Sarah J. 18 PA
                  Andrew J. 13 PA
                  Newton (m) 10 OH
                  (MAD: 1850 Highland Co. OH census)

1870 Grant Co. IN Census
Center Twp.
Pg.8, #125-124, DUNCAN, John W. 70 PA farmer $0-$400
                  Catharine 61 PA keeping house
                  Newton (m) 20 OH works on farm
Pg.8, #126-125, DUNCAN, Andrew 23 PA farmer $0-$250
                  Alvira 19 IN keeping house
Pg.8, #127, (blank line, bottom of page)
Pg.9 (blank), WINCHELL, Charles 2 IN
                  Samuel 9/12 IN b.Aug.
Pg.9, #128-126, (another household)
Marion Twp.
Pg.16, #25-29, DUNCAN, David 34 PA farmer $0-$200
                  Margaret 33 IN keeping house
                  Ida May 13 IN
                  Charles 10, Elmer 7 IN
                  George 1/12 IN b.May
Franklin Twp.
Pg.58, #9-9, DUNCAN, Mathew 40 PA farmer $2800-$180
                  Mary J. 25 VA keeps house
                  Elisabeth 17 OH at home
                  Ann B. 11 IN at home
                  Mary E. 11 IN at home
                  George W. 8 IN
                  (MAD: 1860 Wayne Co. IN census)
Jefferson Twp.
Pg.100, #144-144, HARMER? (HASENS?), James 42 NJ farmer $200-$200
                  Mary 37 ENG keeping (sic), parents of foreign birth
                  Anna 21 NJ at home, mother of foreign birth
                  Josephine (f) 15 NJ at home, mother of foreign birth
                  Carles (m) 11 NJ at home, mother of foreign birth
                  William 10 NJ, mother of foreign birth
                  Mary L. 6 IN, mother of foreign birth
                  Sewall? (Lowell?) (m) 3 IN, mother of foreign birth
                  DUNCAN, Joseph 35 NJ farm laborer
Washington Twp.
Pg.232, #82-81, DUNCAN, George 30 PA farmer $0-$700
                  Elizabeth 28 IN keeping house
Pg.232, #85-84, DUNCAN, Emanuel 36 PA farmer $0-$350 mar. in Mar.
                  Nancy 18 IN keeping house, mar. in Mar.
                  Ann R. 14 IN at home
                  Mathew 15 OH (Ohio written above Indiana) farm laborer
                  Charlotte 11 IN at home
                  John W. 2 IN at home
                  (MAD: ? Emanuel 18 and George 11 in 1850 Highland Co. OH census with John W. Duncan)


Grant Co. IN General index of deeds in Grant County, Indiana (towns), Grant County Recorder's Office, vol.1, 1831-1870 (FHL film 2,443,719 item 1; SLC 10/6/2011)
      No Duncan Grantor
      No Duncan Grantee

HISTORIES before 1923

1887 "History of Miami County, Indiana : from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, notes, etc., together with an extended history of the northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the State of Indiana" pub. by Brant & Fuller (FHL book 977.284 H2h and fiche 6,088,607)
      Pg.686, Jefferson Township: Matthew Duncan, (of the firm of Lantz & Duncan, dealers in general merchandise, Mexico, IN), was born in Clinton Co. OH July 7, 1854. His parents, Emanuel and Margaret (Stotlar) Duncan moved to Grant Co. IN about 1856, and from thence, subsequently, to Miami Co. In about 1877, he returned to Grant Co., where he still resides; the mother died in Miami Co. in about 1868. Matthew Duncan, our subject, came with his parents to this county, where he was married August 20, 1877, to Julia A., dau. of John and Julia A. Hines; she was born in Fairfield Co. OH, Oct. 5, 1857. After Mr. Duncan's marriage, he first settled in Fulton Co. IN, where he engaged in farming about one year, after which he moved to Miami Co., and subsequently to Grant Co., where he resided until 1884, when he moved to Mexico, IN, and formed a partnership with Mr. Lantz in the mercantile business, purchasing the interest of Mr. Sullivan. He has had born to him four children, viz: Emanuel (deceased), Marion F., Lillie and Rosie B.; Mr. Duncan and wife are members of the Baptist Church.


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