Duncan research files of
1820 Orange Co. IN Census Pg. 130 William Duncan 200011 - 00101 Twp NW 131a George Duncan 000010 - 20110 133a John Duncan 100010 - 10100 Twp NE 134a George Duncan Sr. 000001 - 02001 135 Fleming Duncan 000100 - 20100 1830 Orange Co. IN Census Pg. 18 Duncan, John 2100,01 - 0001,01 20 Duncan, William 2210,01 - 0000,01 Duncan, David 2000,1 - 0000,1 (MAD: David Dunkan mar. Hannah Inman 1/13/1825; 1840-1850 Martin Co. IN census) 30 Duncan, James 1000,1 - 1000,1 43 Duncan, Thomas H. 2000,11 - 0010,01 48 Duncan, George Jr. 0000,01 - 0011,001 Duncan, George Sr. 0000,0000,01 - 0000,0000,1 84 Duncan, Fleming H. 2000,11 - 0010,01 1840 Orange Co. IN Census; semi-alphabetic Pg. 6 Duncan, John 0020,001 - 0000,001 16 Duncan, Wm. 0130,001 - 1100,001 43 Duncan, Flemon K. 0020,001 - 2100,1010,1
1850 Orange Co. IN Census
Pg.361, #1, Fleming H. DUNCAN 55 KY farmer $1000
Sally 53 KY
George C. 23 IN clerk
Fleming L. 21 IN farmer
Sally E. 18, Polly E. 15 IN
July Ann E. 12 IN
Pg.368, #108, Frances B. KEARBY (m) 29 IN farmer
Zerelda E. 29 IN
John 4, Isah A. (m) 1 IN
Jane BOON 46 KY, Fleming W?. 18 IN
Elizabeth DUNCAN 78 VA $500
(MAD: Elizabeth the widow of George)
Pg.424, #97, James WORRELL 31 IN farmer $800
Elizabeth M. 29 KY
children 6-1 b. IN
Elias DUNCAN 18 IN farmer
Pg.437, #283, William DUNCAN 54 VA farmer $600
Ellender 53 VA
Joseph 23, Leroy M. 19 IN
Polly 11 IN
(MAD: wife was Ellender Edwards)
Pg.443, #530, John DUNCAN 59 KY farmer $2000
Elizabeth 55 VA (insane)
William H. ABLE 5 IN
Presley J. ELMORE 5 IN
1860 Orange Co. IN Census (pg.527 & 542 also from Mildred Troesch 4/1986)
Stampers Creek Twp.
Pg.527, #3-3, Fleming DUNCAN 66 KY farmer & Clergy R.Bapte? $2000-$500
Sally 64 KY
Polly E. 25, Julia A. 22 IN
(MAD: Fleming L. Duncan mar. Sarah A. Burgess 1/25/1854)
Pg.542, #106-106, G.C. DUNCAN (m) 33 IN merchant $300-$1000
N.R. (f) 29 IN
S.E. (f) 8, O.A. (f) 5, G.A. (f) 2 IN
J.R. DOUGHERTY (m) 21 IN farm laborer
(MAD: George C. Duncan mar. Mary R. Hauger 8/21/1851)
Pg.671, #248-248, Duncan DUNCAN (m) 39 IN farmer $2800-$600
Elizabeth 34 IN
Polly 14, Angeline 8 IN
Melinda 3, William G. 1 IN
Alexander TABLIN (m) 14 KY serving
(MAD: David Duncan mar. Elizabeth Saunders 4/25/1844; 1850 Clay Co. IN census)
Pg.671, #250-250, William DUNCAN 57 NC farmer $500-$3200
Eleanor 54 VA
Pg.671, #251-251, Leroy E. DUNCAN 29 IN farmer $800-$250
Nancy J. 23 IN
Mary E. 6?, Joseph 3 IN
Sarah E. 2/12 IN
(MAD: plainly "L"eroy, not "P"erry; Perry Duncan in 1870 Audrain Co. MO census)
Pg.826, #1403-1403, Joseph DUNCAN 33 IN farmer $1000-$600
Margaret 30 IN
Harriet 8, Eliza A?. 6 IN
Mary M. 4 IN
John 2, Volney? E. (m) 7/12 IN
Hy? SWINE (m) 16? GERM laborer
(MAD: both films faint this page, this as best I can read)
1870 Orange Co. IN Census
North West Twp.
Pg.73, #80-80, DUNCAN, Joseph 43 IN farmer $5300-$1000
Margaret J. 40 IN keeping house
Harriet G?. 18, Eliza A. 16 IN at home
Mary M. 14, John D. 12 IN at home
Volney R. (m) 10, Sarah F. 8 IN at home
Nancy C. 5, Dora A. 3 IN at home
Joseph G. 1 IN at home
Pg.94, #53-53, FISHER, David 47 IN farmer $12,900-$3,000
FISHER, Sarah 30 IN keeping house
Elizabeth 9, Eliza A. 7 IN at home
James H. 6, Hattie (f) 5 IN at home
William G. 2, Dawson (m) 1 IN at home
Pg.94, #53-53, DUNCAN, George 15 IN farm laborer (white)
Rhody E. 13 IN at home
Pg.94, #53-53, McKINEY, Edward 16 NY laborer
Pg.94, #54-54, MOODY, John 22 IN farmer $3,000-$500
Elizabeth 44 IN keeping house
(MAD: ages as given)
Pg.94, #54-54, DUNCAN, Angeline (f) 17 IN at home
Malinda 12, Willis G. 10, David 7 IN at home
Pg.110, #115-115, GRADY, Abraham 39 PA works in mill $350-$200
Nancy E. 39 IN keeping house
DUNCAN, Wm. W. 15 IN laborer
Pg.125, #139-139, MORTON (MARTEN?), Mary A. 41 IN keeping house $1250-$50
DUNCAN, Sarah 13 IN at home
Pg.136, #303-304, MORTON, Mary 38 IN keeping house $800-$0
DUNCAN, Sarah 15 IN at home
Stampers Creek Twp.
Pg.169, #39-38, DUNCAN, Fleming H. 76 KY farmer $2000-$400
Sallie 74 KY keeping house
Pg.169, #48-47, DUNCAN, Nancy R. 39 IN keeping house $300-$100
Seripta (f) 18, Maria 15 IN at home
Georgianna (f) 12, Sallie A. 6 IN at home
1880 CENSUS, NORTHWEST TOWNSHIP, ORANGE COUNTY, INDIANA (from Kathy Cawley 10/2005)
S.D.# 1, E.D.# 19, PAGE# 156, IMAGE 13 OF 22
WILLIAM T., W/M, AGE 26, HEAD,
MARY M., W/F, AGE 24, WIFE, (KDC: Mary M. Duncan)
FLORA A., W/F, AGE 2, DAUGHTER,
OTTO, W/M, AGE 6/12 NOV., SON,
JOSEPH, W/M, AGE 53, FARMER, IN./KY./VA.
SARAH J., W/F, AGE 37, WIFE, KEEPING HOUSE, IN./IN./IN.
JOHN, W/M, AGE 22, SON, SINGLE, WORKS ON FARM, IN./IN./IN.
VOLNEY L., W/M, AGE 20, SON, SINGLE, WORKS ON FARM, IN./IN./IN.
SARAH F., W/F, AGE 18, SINGLE, DAUGHTER, HELPING AT HOME, IN./IN./IN.
NANCY C., W/F, AGE 15, DAUGHTER, HELPING AT HOME, IN./IN./IN.
DORA A., W/F, AGE 13, DAUGHTER, HELPING AT HOME, IN./IN./IN.
JOSEPH G., W/M, AGE 11, SON, HELPING AT HOME, IN./IN./IN.
WILLIAM S., W/M, AGE 9, SON, IN./IN./IN.
HATFIELD, MISSOURI, W/F, AGE 14, STEP-DAU., HELPING AT HOME, IN./IN./IN.
HATFIELD, EMMA L., W/F, AGE 12, STEP-DAU., HELPING AT HOME, IN./IN./IN.
JOSIE F., W/F, AGE 9, STEP-DAU., IN./IN./IN.
KDC: ALL CHILDREN 15 & UNDER ATTEND SCHOOL
(KDC: see William S. Duncan in 1900 census, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), pg.259B; see Volney L. Duncan in 1910 census, Martin Co. IN)
(KDC: Joseph Duncan married Sarah J. Hatfield on 21 Oct. 1875 in Orange Co. IN, Book C-6 pg.371, from IN Marriage Collection 1800-1941, "Index to Marriage Records 1826-1920". See 1884 "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Cos. IN" by Goodspeed, pg.657)
1920 CENSUS, NORTHWEST TWP., ORANGE COUNTY, INDIANA (from Kathy Cawley 11/2005)
S.D.#3, E.D.# 143, PAGE# 100B, IMAGE 14 OF 15
ORLEANS AND VINCENNES ROADS
WILLIAM, HEAD, OWNS/MORT., M/W, AGE 67, IN./IN./IN., FARMER/GEN'L FARM
NANNIE, WIFE, F/W, AGE 54, IN./IN./IN. (Nancy C. Duncan)
RUTH, DAUGHTER, F/W, AGE 16, SINGLE, ATTENDS SCHOOL, IN./IN./IN.
GARRET, SON, M/W, AGE 16, SINGLE, IN./IN./IN.
FRANK GERKEN, STEP-SON, M/W, AGE 27, SINGLE, IN./IN./IN.
DUNCAN, VOLNEY T., BRO-IN-LAW, M/W, AGE 60, SINGLE, IN./IN./IN., LABORER/CEMENT FACTORY
TOLBERT, CLAUDIA, STEP-DAU, F/W, AGE 28, M'd, IN./IN./IN.
TOLBERT, FREEDA F., GRAND-DAU, F/W, AGE 4 6/12, IN./IN./IN.
FINKBINDER, LEELA, STEP-DAU, F/W, AGE 26, W'd, IN./IN./IN.
FINKBINDER, MARJORIE, DAUGHTER, F/W, AGE 2 ?/12, IN./IN./IN.
(KDC: see Volney L. Duncan in 1910 census, Martin Co. IN)
Orange Co. IN Wills (Index in FHL book 977.227 V22im)
Vol.1, 1816-1852 (FHL film 1,316,746)
1-99: 9 Dec. 1838, will of George Duncan Junr. of Orange Co. IN; weak in body; wife Patsy D. Duncan all personal property during her widowhood; to lawful heirs of my daughter Emily B. Riley all my landed estate forever; landed estate for use and benefit of wife and daughter during lifetimes provided they occupy and cultivate the same, then to be the property of the heirs of Emily B. Riley. Appoint Alexander Wallace and Patsy D. Duncan exec. Wit. William W. Martin, John M. Riley, Betsy Duncan. Proved 21 Feb. 1838 (sic).
1-100: 26 June 1832, will of George Duncan Senr. of Orange Co. IN, weak in body; wife Elizabeth Duncan all my estate both real and personal during life; to Luvina Vest $93; to Sarah Kenarly? $60; to Jane Boon $70; remainder equally divided amongst all my lawful heirs except Polly Holmes who has heretofore received a full share and Fleming H. Duncan who is to receive in addition to a tract of land heretofore deeded to him by me so as to make the courses and distances of said deeded tract of land and addition thereto ... Appoint George Duncan and Fleming H. Duncan executors. Wit. Alexander Wallace, Linzey Duncan. Recorded 23 March 1839 on oath of George Duncan Junr; Court in vacation.
Vol.2, 1852-1892 (FHL film 1,316,746)
2-80: 8 Feb. 1859, Will of John Duncan of Orange Co. IN; tombstone of marble in form of my father's to be put on my grave; wife Maryan Duncan have for her dower $500 instead of $300 allowed by law; that William H. Able and Pressley J. Elmoon/Elmoor $100 each provided they or either of them live with my wife Maryan til they are 21 years of age and aid in cultivating the farm; otherwise they shall not be entitled to the $100; for the further disposition of my property the laws of IN is my will as it respect my wife and children. Appoint William Gillim executor. Wit. Daniel Cornwell, Nathan H. (X) Hopson. Proved 7 July 1859. (MAD: John Duncan mar. Mary Ann Vest 6/18/1856; John Duncan d. 4/19/1859, age 67y 10m 4d, wife Mary A. d. 4/9/1862, age 52y 4m 6d, bur. Syria Christian Church Cemetery, Paoli Twp, from "95 Cemeteries in Orange Co. IN" by Dorothea Miskimens; FHL book 977.227 V3m)
2-295: 19 Oct. 1876, Will of Fleming H. Duncan of Orange Co. IN; advanced in age and weak in body; wife Sally Duncan all estate for life, then sold by exec. and proceeds divided equally among my several living grand children, to wit, the body heirs of Mittis J. Hale, George W. Duncan, Fleming B. Duncan, Sally E. Burgess and Julia A. Burgess; that no descendent other than the living offspring of the body of my several children named above (to inherit); each grandchild shall draw the same amount and no more; no payment until they arrive at age 21; each shall draw their part as they arrive at 21; Edward Cornwell be my executor. Wit. Edward Cornwell, John H. McClary?. Proved 8 May 1877.
Vol. 3 to 5, 1854-1870, (FHL film 1,316,697) - not looked at
Orange Co. IN Deed Indexes 1816-1862 (FHL film 1,316,738 grantor; FHL film 1,316,739 grantee)
NOTE: separate deed indexes in Indiana were prepared in 1853 and include only deeds; see each deed book for index to powers of attorney or other documents; did not check each deed book index.
A-325: 3/26/1821 Jacob Waggoner to George Dunkin, NW 1/4 6-1N-2E, 160a
B-79: 7/24/1823 George Dunkin to Flement H. Dunkin, pt NW 1/4 6-2N-2E
B-154: 2/7/1825 George Duncan Jr. to trustees Stampers Creek Church, pt SW 1/4 34-2N-1E 2a
C-110: 12/5/1827 Thomas Edwards to William Duncan, E 1/2 NW 1/4 34-3N-1W, 80a
D-218: 9/1/1831 George Duncan to William T. Holmes, pt NW 1/4 6-1N-2E 40a
E-16: 3/30/1833 Harrison Cornwell to John Duncan, NE 1/4 NE 1/4 33-2N-1E, 40a
F-145: 3/11/1837 Robert Vest heirs to George Duncan, N 1/2 NW 1/4 3-1N-1E
E-150: 3/13/1834 John Duncan mortg. to William Lindley, NW 1/4 Sec 24 2N-1E 160a
E-187: 10/6/1832 James Duncan to Thos. T. Brooks, apprentice
E-224: 10/25/1834 George Duncan to trustees Stampers Creek Bap. Church, pt SW 1/4 34-2N-1E
E-367: 11/19/1835 George Duncan to William Lindley, mort., W 1/2 SW 1/4 34-2N-1E
F-393: 1/29/1838 James G. Duncan to George G. Flinn, lots 228, 229, 230 in Orlean
F-410: 12/15/1837 Anderson Bell & Co. to Duncan & Scott, lots 65 & 66 in Orleans
F-411: 10/5/1838 Elbert Jeter to James G. Duncan, lots 228, 229, 230 in Orleans
F-412: 12/8/1837 James G. Duncan to Alfred Scott, lots 65 & 66 in Orleans
F-413: 12/28/1837 Alfred Scott to James G. Duncan, lots 65 and 66 in Orleans
G-313: 11/3/1839 James G. Duncan to George W. Hopper, 2/3 of lots 65 & 66 in Orleans
I-198: 5/24/1842 George Duncan by exec. to Jacob Maulden, pt? NW 3-1N-1E 80a
J-182: 11/6/1844 Willis Duncan to Joseph Laswell, NW SW 34-3N-1W, 40a
J-336: 11/13/1844 Willis F. Duncan to William Duncan, SW NE 34-3N-1W, 40a
K-2: 11/1/1844 Jeremiah Wilson to James Duncan, clerk tax D. lot 159 in Orleans
K-11: 4/10/1846 Wm. Maulden to John Duncan/Duffin, SE NW 33-2N-3?E 40a
K-218: 12/7/1846 Wm. H. Able to John Duncan, apprenticeship
K-239: 12/22/1846 William Duncan to David Duncan, NE NE 34-3N-1W, 40a
K-398: 5/26/1846 George Duncan by exec. to George McCay, Pt SW 34-2N-1E
12-132: 3/6/1848 Harrison Cornwell to John Duncan, NE NE 33-2N-1E, 40a
12-377: 1/23/1848 James Duncan to John C. Bussick, lot 159 in Orleans
12-523: 5/26/1849 William Duncan to Joseph Duncan, SE NE and E 1/2 SW NE 34-3N-1W 60a
13-356: 2/11/1850 David Duncan to Henry Sanders, NE NE 34-3N-1W, 40a
14-171: 9/2/1850 William Duncan to Samuel Lindley, SW NE & pt. SE 20-2N-2W
14-215: 3/1/1851 Joseph Duncan to Henry Sanders, SE NE & E 1/2 SW NE 34-3N-1W, 60a
14-363: 1/15/1852 William Duncan to Wm. David Duncan, NW NE & W 1/2 SW 34-3N-1W, 60a
15-91: 10/5/1852 Jefferson Baker to Joseph Duncan, W 1/2 SW 11 & SE SE 10 2N-2W
15-379: 1/10/1853 State of IN patent to Jas. Duncan, NE NE 15-2N-2W 40a
16-168: 8/11/1853 A.J. Simpson comr. deed to George C. Duncan et al, pt. NW 6-1N-2E
16-345: 9/23/1854 Fleming H. Duncan to/from trustees Baptist Church; see deed
17-384: 6/5/1856 Fleming L. Duncan to Geo. C. Duncan, pt NW 6-1N-2E
18-43: 4/19/1856 Comr. deed to William Duncan, lot 211 & 212
18-217: 3/8/1857 Wm. Duncan to Jesse L. Sanders, NW 34-3N-1W, 1 (acre?)
18-223: 12/19/1857 Hugh Noblitt to Daniel Duncan, NE SE 28-2N-1W
18-524: 11/23/1858 Charles Walker to David Duncan, SE SE 28-3N-1W, 40a
18-556: 1/1/1859 Geo. Duncan et al to Wm. Gilliland, pt. NW (SW?) 6-1N-2E
18-623: 6/8/1858 Jacob Opp to Joseph Duncan, NW NE 11-2N-2W, 40a
18-624: 2/23/1859 Joseph Duncan to Jas. Beavens, NW NE 11-2N-2W
19-87: 6/6/1859 Wm. Duncan to Leroy Duncan, SE SW 27-3N-1W
19-141: 2/9/1854 Geo. C. Duncan to Wm. K. Dillard, 2 NW 2 1N-1E, lot 23, 214, 210 in Paoli
19-483: 10/27/1860 Jesse L. Sanders to Leroy M. Duncan, pt S 1/2 NW 34-3N-1W
19-491: 10/27/1860 Leroy M. Duncan to Jesse L. Sanders, SE SW 27-3N-1W
20-246: 9/2/1861 Harrison Beasly to David Duncan, SW SW, 10/30/1861
Orange Co. IN Deeds
From previous index; not all looked at
A-326: 26 March 1821, Jacob Waggoner and wife Diadery of Lawrence Co. IN to George Dunkin, $900, NW 1/4 Sec. 6 T1N R2E, 160 acres (FHL film 1,316,666)
B-79: 24 July 1823, George Dunkin Sr. & wife Elizabeth (X) to Flement H. Dunkin, both Orange Co., $300, 60 acres where Flement now lives, part NW 1/4 Sec. 6 T2N R2E. Wit. Joel Kirby. (FHL film 1,316,667)
B-154: 7 Feb. 1825, George Duncan Jr. and wife Patsy to George Duncan Sr. and John Johnston, trustees of Stampers Creek Baptist Church, $4, 2 acres, part SW 1/4 Sec. 34 T2N R1E. (FHL film 1,316,667)
C-110: 5 Dec. 1827, Thomas (X) Edwards and wife Elizabeth (X) to William Duncan, both Orange Co. IN, $225, 80 acres, E 1/2 NW 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. Wit. Thos. Vandiver, Redmon Lorvell. (FHL film 1,316,667)
D-218: 1 Sept. 1831, George Duncan and wife Elizabeth to William T. Holmes, both Orange Co. IN, for love and affection, 40 acres, part NW 1/4 Sec. 6 T1N R2E. Wit. Fleming H. Duncan. (FHL film 1,316,668)
E-16: 30 March 1833, Harrison Cornwell and wife Nancy to John Duncan, both Orange Co. IN, $100, 40 acres, NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 33 T2N R1E. Wit. A.J. Simpson, B. Johnson. (FHL film 1,316,668)
E-150: 13 March 1834, John Duncan to Commissioner William Lindley, mortgage, owes $52.27, 160 acres, NW 1/4 Sec 24 2N R1E. No wit. (FHL film 1,316,668)
E-187: 6 Oct. 1832, William Maxwell, guardian for a child of John Duncan decd, named James, bind him to Thos. T. Brooks until 21, send him to school 18 months, teach him farming, "James was born on 7th January 1827." /s/ by Maxwell and Brooks. (FHL film 1,316,668)
E-224: 25 Oct. 1834, George Duncan Jr. and wife Patsy (X) to John Johnson, Jonathan Stout, and Harrison Cornwell, trustees Stampers Creek Baptist Church, $4, part SW 1/4 Sec. 34 T2N R1E. (lease) No wit. (FHL film 1,316,668)
E-367: 19 Nov. 1835, George Duncan of Orange Co. IN to William Lindley, school commissioner, mortgage for $60, W 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec. 34 T2N R1E. (FHL film 1,316,668)
F-145: 11 March 1837, Nathaniel and Lavina L. Vest, John and Elizabeth Duncan, and Nancy R. Johnson, of Orange Co. IN, and Lemuel and Sally Caulter of Lawrence Co. IN, heirs of Robert Vest decd, to George Duncan, $720, N 1/2 NW 1/4 Sec. 3 T1N R1E. all signed. (FHL film 1,316,669)
F-393: 29 Jan. 1838, James G. Duncan and wife Mary to George G. Flinn, all of Orange Co. IN, $75, lots 228, 229, 230 in Orleans. (FHL film 1,316,669)
F-410: 15 Dec. 1837, Anderson Bell & Co. of Louisville, KY, to James G. Duncan & Alfred Scott of Orange Co., $350, lots 65 & 66 in Orleans. (FHL film 1,316,669)
F-411: 5 Oct. 1838, Elbert Jeter and wife Sarah to James G. Duncan, all Orange Co. IN, $95, lots 228, 229, 230 in Orleans. (FHL film 1,316,669)
F-412: 8 Dec. 1837, James G. Duncan and wife Mary to Alfred Scott, $117, 1/3 off W end of lots 65 and 66 in Orleans. (FHL film 1,316,669)
F-413: 28 Dec. 1837, Alfred Scott and wife Nancy to James G. Duncan, $233, 2/3 off E end of lots 65 and 66 in Orleans. (FHL film 1,316,669)
G-313: 3 Nov. 1839, James G. Duncan and wife Mary (+) of Lawrence Co. IN to George W. Hopper of Orange Co. IN, $218, 2/3 of lots 65 & 66 in Orleans. (FHL film 1,316,670)
I-198: 24 May 1842, Alexander Wallace and Martha D. Duncan, exors of George Duncan late of Orange Co. IN decd, to Jacob Maulden of Orange Co.; probate court 10 May 1841 found personal estate was insufficient to pay debts, authorized sale of land to highest bidder; $500, 80 acres, part NW 1/4 Sec. 3 T1N R1E. (FHL film 1,316,671)
J-182: 6 Nov. 1844, Willis Duncan to Joseph Laswell, both Orange Co. IN, $100, 40 acres, NW 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. No wife. Wit. Levi Gifford Sr. and Levi Gifford. (FHL film 1,316,671)
J-336: 13 Nov. 1844, Willis T. Duncan to William Duncan, both Orange Co. IN, $100, 40 acres, SW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. No wife. Wit. Kindred S. Busick, Alfred Scott. (FHL film 1,316,671)
K-2: 1 Nov. 1844, Jeremiah Wilson sheriff, delinquent tax sale to James Duncan, highest bidder, lot 159 in town of Orleans, for 97 cents, the amount due for non payment of taxes for 1841 and 1842. (FHL film 1,316,672)
K-11: 10 April 1846, William Maulden and wife Amanda Lee and mother Elizabeth Maulden to John Duncan, $225, 40 acres, SE 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec. 33 T2N R3?E. Wit. T.B. Kinder, John L. Kearby. (FHL film 1,316,672)
K-218: 7 Dec. 1846, Overseers of poor bind William Houston Able born 19 Dec. 1844, to John Duncan to work the farm, be schooled for a year and a half. (FHL film 1,316,672)
K-239: 22 Dec. 1846, William (x) Duncan to David Duncan, both Orange Co. IN, $200, 40 acres, NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. No wife. Wit. Josiah Hazelwood. (FHL film 1,316,672)
K-398: 26 May 1846, George Duncan by exec. to George McCay, Pt SW 1/4 Sec. 34 T2N R1E. (not copied)
12-132: 6 March 1848, Harrison Cornwell to John Duncan, NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 33 T2N R1E, 40a (not copied)
12-377: 23 Jan. 1848, James Duncan to John C. Bussick, both Orange Co. IN, $9, lot 159 in Orleans. No wife. (FHL film 1,316,672)
12-523: 26 May 1849, William Duncan to Joseph Duncan, both Orange Co. IN, $300, 60 acres, SE 1/4 NE 1/4 and E 1/2 SW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. No wife. Wit. Josiah Hazelwood, Green Hazelwood. (FHL film 1,316,672)
13-356: 11 Feb. 1850, David Duncan and wife Elizabeth (+) to Henry Sanders, both Orange Co. IN, $300, 40 acres, NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. Wit. Jon (sic) Prosser. (FHL film 1,316,673)
14-171: 2 Sept. 1850, William (x) Duncan and wife Ruth of Gibson Co. IN to Samuel Lindley of Orange Co. IN, $34, SW 1/4 NE 1/4 & pt. SE 1/4 Sec. 20 T2N R2W. Wit. Wm. Cathcart, Mordica Stringer. Both appeared Orange Co. IN. (FHL film 1,316,673)
14-215: 1 March 1851, Joseph Duncan and Elander (+) Duncan wife of William Duncan to Henry Sanders, all Orange Co. IN, $450, 60 acres, SE 1/4 NE 1/4 & E 1/2 SW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. Wit. Jael Riggs, Levi Sanders. (FHL film 1,316,673)
14-363: 15 Jan. 1852, William Duncan and wife Elander (+) to David Duncan, all Orange Co. IN, $600, 60 acres, NW 1/4 NE 1/4 & W 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. Wit. Jael Riggs, Levi Sanders. (FHL film 1,316,673)
17-384: 5 June 1856, Fleming L. Duncan to Geo. C. Duncan, pt NW 1/4 Sec. 6 T1N R2E; not copied (FHL film 1,316,675)
18-43: 19 April 1856, Comr. deed to William Duncan, lot 211 & 212; highest bidder; more not copied (FHL film 1,316,676)
18-217: 8 March 1857, William (+) Duncan & wife Eleanor (+) to Jesse L. Sanders, all Orange Co. IN, $2500, 160 acres, NW 1/4 Sec. 34 T3N R1W. (FHL film 1,316,676)
GEORGE DUNCAN, widow Elizabeth, Rev. Pension Application W-9845, VA, KY, IN (FHL film 970,863; from National Archives Roll 863)
Applied 19 Sept. 1832, age 75 on 8 March 1833, in Orange Co. IN; had family record kept by his father John Duncan; served 2-3 months in 1778 as substitute for his father drafted in Amherst Co. VA to guard prisoners in Albemarle Co. VA; drafted in 1779 in Amherst Co. VA for a month; drafted for 4 months in May 1780 in Amherst Co. VA under Capt. Pauplin, Col. Lunday, Gen. Gowan/Lawson; served in Lincoln Co. KY 2 months under Capt. Robert Barnett; visited his father in Amherst Co. VA about 20 years later; b. Albemarle Co. VA; soon after was moved by his father to Amherst Co. VA; moved to Lincoln Co. KY fall 1781-82 until about 1 April 1818 when moved to Orange Co. IN; witnesses James Lynd, Jacob Moulder, Alexander Wallace, Edward Moore, Wm. Brooks.
Application by Elizabeth Duncan, age 73 on 14 Oct. 1843, in Orange Co. IN; Elizabeth Phillips m. George Duncan 25 April 1790 in Lincoln Co. KY by Rev. John Bouly, bond by George Duncan and Manuel Brown on 6 April 1790; had ten children: John b. 15 June 1791, George b. 23 Dec. 1792, Fleming Hall b. 2 Sept. 1794, Luvinia "Lieu Vina" b. 10 Sept. 1796, Lieurina "Luvina" Lent b. 22 June 1799, Sally b. 10 Sept. 1801, Jane "Jenny" b. 25 April 1803, Elizabeth b. 11 March 1806, Polly b. 29 Sept. 1807 "D&C", Polly b. 13 June 1810; family record written by son Fleming H.; husband d. 2 Nov. 1838 Orange Co. IN.
Affidavit of Fleming H. Duncan, age 50 on 2 Sept. 1844, third child; Family record: George Duncan b. 8 March 1758, Elizabeth b. 14 Oct. 1770, and above children. Elizabeth still living 24 May 1850.
MAD: George Duncan mar. Elizabeth Phillips 4/6/1790 Lincoln Co. KY.
MAD: George Duncan mar. Polly Vest 7/1/1812, bond John Duncan, Lincoln Co. KY; John Duncan mar. Betsy Vest 5/27/1813, Lincoln Co. KY; Fleming Duncan mar. Sally Duncan 11/19/1817, bond by George Duncan, Lincoln Co. KY; Lavina Duncan mar. Nathaniel Vest 5/25/1818 Orange Co. IN; Sally Duncan mar. Joel Kirby 7/30/1818 Orange Co. IN, and other children mar. Orange Co. IN.
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Index to War of 1812 Pension Applications and Bounty Land Warrant Applications; National Archives Film (FHL film 840,458)
Duncan, Fleming, wife Sally; SO 4154, SC 1901; BL 10922-80-50, 1635-80-55; Private in Capt. W. Wades Co. KY Mil, 11/10/1814 to 6/10/1815; Sol. res. 1850, 1855, 1871, Orange Co. IN (P.O. Paoli); maiden name Sally Duncan (sic) m. 1817 Lincoln Co. KY; soldier d. about 1877; Remarks: soldiers cert. of discharge in brief.
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.
Duncan, Elias, widow Duncan, Sarah J.; C 144 Ind. Inf.; 1883 April 27, Widow Appl. #303676, Cert. #201226, Ind. (MAD: 1850 Orange Co. IN census)
Duncan, Joseph, widow Duncan, Sarah J.; G 49 Ind. Inf.; 1879 Dec. 6, Invalid Appl. #331895, Cert. #206596; 1902 March? 12, Widow Appl. #758454, Cert. #561906, Calif. (MAD: ? 1880 Orange Co. IN)
Duncan, Leroy M., widow Duncan, Nancy J.; D 66 Ind. Inf.; 1880 June 21, Invalid Appl. #387672, Cert. #224661; 1888 July 9, Widow Appl. #376009, Cert. #277174, MO. (MAD: 1850 Orange Co. IN census)
1884 "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Cos. IN" by Goodspeed (and SUTRO book F532 O63 H5, CA State Library, Sutro Branch; did not copy minor references)
Pg.248: WILLIAM EDWARDS was born in Ashe Co. NC, June 16, 1811, the 9th of 12 children born to Starling and Salin (Cobb) Edwards. Our subject came to this State in 1827, and has been a resident of this county ever since. In consequence of his father's death his educational facilities were limited, and he was cast out upon the world to carve his own fortune, and well he has done it. July 18, 1833, he was married to Elizabeth Fish, and to this union 12 children have been born, six of whom are now living: Serelda, who mar. Thomas Kilgore; Sallie, wife of B.F. Kilgore; John who mar. Retta Williams; Lucien whose wife was Martha Long; a son who married Delilah Cariss; Virginia F. who mar. George Kinnick. Farming has always been his occupation and he now owns 208 acres of land ... members Christian Church, Democrat, an interest in political matters, well respected. (MAD: see Orange Co. IN)
Pg.408: Settlement of Northeast Township; ... on the 13th day of February, 1819, an election for one Justice of the Peace was held in Northeast township, at the house of Joseph W. Doak, with the following result: ... Fleming Duncan, one vote (out of 13). ...
Pg.629-30: JAMES McCAULEY, Orangeville Township, was born in Guilford Co. NC, January 21, 1812, the 5th of 8 children of James & Margaret (Kimmons) McCauley. ... The father came to this State about the year 1822, the family coming later and settling in this township and county. ... April 22, 1838, he (James Jr.) married Sarah Laffaty, and 8 of their 9 children are now living, as follows: ... (last named child) James W., who married Sarah Duncan.
Pg.657-8: CAPT. JOSEPH DUNCAN, Northwest Township, was born in this county May 12, 1827, being the sixth of eleven children of William and Ellender (Edwards) Duncan. The father was of Scotch descent, a native of Kentucky, and came to this State at the very early date of 1805. At the age of about 17 Joseph went South with his brother, and then returned, going to Galena, Ill., where he was engaged 2-1/2 years in mining lead. Prior to his marriage he traveled over a wide section of the country, mainly on a tour of observation, and during this time gained, as all travelers do, a good knowledge of human nature. May 22, 1851, he married Margaret J. Baker, who bore him eleven children, the following now living: Harriet E., Eliza A., widow of William Gammon; Mary M., wife of Thomas Pruett; John, Volney L., Nancy C., who married Alfred Girkin; Dora A., James G. and William S. November 29, 1873, Mrs. Duncan died, and October 6, 1875, he married Sarah (Cochran) Hatfield, who has presented him with one child -- Franklin A. November 7, 1861, Mr. Duncan enlisted in Company G., 49th Reg. Indiana Volunteer Infantry, as a private, was elected First (duty) Sergeant, and after serving honorably three years, was mustered out as Captain, November 29, 1864. (lists engagements) ...
(MAD: according to 1967 correspondence between Mrs. Gertrude Groff and Nancy Reba Roy, both deceased, in the correspondence files of Kay D. Hampton now at the Platte Co. MO Historical Society, Mrs. Groff had written Robert Blackford Duncan, State Representative from Oregon, whose brother Carter E. Duncan of Los Angeles wrote Mrs. Groff that their earliest known ancestor was Robert Duncan who had a son William Lewis Duncan, b.1793, d.1860, an itinerant preacher who married Ellender Edwards of NY and had 11 children; six of the children were William, Halby, Mary Ann, David, Joseph (above), and Leroy.)
Pg.661: WILLIAM PRUETT, Northwest Township, is a native of Whitley County, Ky., his birth occurring September 6, 1821 ... February 14, 1839, married Elizabeth Powell, who bore him 8 children, as follows: (next to last) William T., who married Mary M. Duncan, and ...
"History of Riverside County, California : with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present" by Elmer Wallace Holmes; pub. Los Angeles, Calif.: Historic Record Co., 1912, 800 pgs. (LH11405, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL book 979.497 H2h and film 1,000,116 item 1)
Pg.711-712: JOHN D. ALLEN. The beginning of the 19th century found the Allen family identified with the agricultural development of Kentucky ... the native commonwealth of Nathan Allen, who was born in 1813 and who suffered a deep bereavement in the death of his parents when he was scarcely old enough to comprehend his serious loss. A kind-hearted neighbor, John Duncan, took him and his little sister into his own home and there cared for them with an unselfish tenderness until they were able to earn their own way in the world. The foster parents moved from Kentucky into Indiana and traveled by wagon a short distance north of the Ohio river, taking up a claim in Orange county, and developing a farm from the primeval woods. Similar task for Nathan Allen ... who brought his bride, Margaret Warren, who was born in Kentucky but moved to Indiana at the age of 18 years. ... Mr. Allen died in 1861 just as the Civil war was throwing its somber cloud over the country. His widow long survived him and eventually passed from earth in 1894. All of their family, three sons and three daughters, attained to mature years. Two sons and a daughter now survive, namely: John D., of Riverside; George, of Orange Co. Ind.; and Mrs. Sarah J. Edwards, of Arkansas. ... Christian Church. Born in Orange county Ind., Sept. 9, 1841, John D. Allen grew to manhood ...
Clay Co. IN Deeds (SLC 9/30/2011)
Deed records v.H, Nov. 1850--Feb. 1851 cont. Deed records v.I, Feb. 1851-Aug. 1852 Deed records v.J, Aug. 1852-June 1853 (FHL film 1,404,523; SLC 9/30/2011)
I-429/430: 15 Jan. 1852, David Duncan of Orange Co. IN to William Duncan of Orange Co. IN, for $400 paid, sell parcel of land in Clay Co. IN, NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 and SW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Sec.20 in Twp.10N Range 6W, containing 80 acres more or less, warrant title; his wife relinquishes right of dower. /s/ David Duncan, Elizabeth (X) Duncan. Wit. Joel Riggs, Levi Sanders. David Duncan and wife Elizabeth appeared 15 Jan. 1850 before Joel Riggs, J.P. of Orange Co. Certification by Jeremiah Wilson, Clerk of Orange Co. Circuit Court. Recorded Clay Co. IN Jan. 29, 1852.
Deed records v.K, June 1853-Mar. 1854 Deed records v.L, Mar. 1854-June 1855 Deed records v.M, June 1855-Nov. 1855 (FHL film 1,404,524; SLC 9/30/2011)
L-270: 14 Sept. 1854, William Duncan and wife Elender Duncan of Orange Co. IN for $520 paid by Reuben Horton, sell to said Reuben Horton real estate in Clay Co. IN, the NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 and SW 1/4 of NE 1/4 Sec.20 in Twp.10N of Range 6W in District of Lands subject to sale at Vincennes, IN, containing 80 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ William Duncan, Elender (X) Duncan. Wit. Joel Riggs, David Duncan. William Duncan and wife Elender Duncan appeared 14 Sept. 1854 before Joel Riggs, J.P. of Orange Co. IN. Recorded Sept. 20, 1854.
Martin Co. IN Deeds (SLC 2/2009)
2-114: 4 Dec. 1834, John Kinley of Orange Co. IN to William Duncan of afsd, $100, S 1/2 W 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec.14 T2N R3W, 40 acres. Wit: E. Riley, N. Maxwell. Ack. Orange Co. IN. No wife. (FHL film 1,316,966)
2-151: 21 Oct. 1835, William Duncan and wife Eleanor of Orange Co. IN to James Kinley of afsd, $100, S 1/2 W 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec.14 T2N R3W. Both signed. Ack. Orange Co. IN, both signed. Wit. W. Kilten?, S. Dolton JP. (FHL film 1,316,966)
Amherst Co. VA Deeds (FHL film 30,295)
Z-142: 8 Oct. 1831, J.A. Lewis and Polly Duncan of Mercer Co. KY appoint Lindsey Duncan of Orange Co. IN their attorney to receive from William Duncan, exec. of John or Sarah Duncan decd, or from Wesley Duncan or any other person in whose hands said William may have left them, debts due said J.A. Lewis and Polly Duncan out of the estate of John Duncan decd. of Amherst Co. VA, and from the said William Duncan exec., and in default, to recover the same, which is coming to the heirs of Cl___ (long blank) Duncan decd. and from his father John Duncan decd.; they appeared before George G. Kirkland and Wm. Wood, J.P.'s of Mercer Co. KY, 8 Oct. 1831; recorded Amherst Co. VA 15 April 1844. (MAD: ? the blank should have been ? Claiborne Duncan?)
Z-143: 17 Sept. 1831, George Duncan of Orange Co. IN appoint Lindsey Duncan of said county his attorney to receive from William Duncan, exec. of John or Sarah Duncan decd, or from Wesley Duncan or any other person in whose hands said William may have left them, debts due me out of the estate of my said father John Duncan decd. of Amherst Co. VA, and from the said William Duncan exec., and in default, to recover the same; appeared before Samuel Webb, J.P. of Orange Co. IN, 17 Sept. 1831; recorded Amherst Co. VA 15 April 1844.
"Orange (Co. IN) Peelings", issue Vol.1 #3, July 1983 (from Onda Harris 6/1999 from Fort Wayne, Allen Co. IN Public Library)
Pg.38: Duncan Bible Record. Bible was printed in 1829. The first death record was in 1830. George and Elizabeth Duncan are the first owners, and Fleming Duncan fell heir to it. ...
MAD: The bible starts with the birth of George Duncan 3/8/1785, Fleming Hall Duncan 9/2/1794, Polly Duncan Holmes 6/13/1810, and later births of Fleming Hall Duncan's children; it includes the death of George Duncan 11/2/1838.
"The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families" by Edmund James Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, 1896 (FHL films 1,015,854 and 1,015,855, 3 vols.)
Pg.727: #5222, Mary Cleveland (dau. of Ebenezer Cleveland #1679 who d. Lawrence Co. IN Oct. 27, 1853, age 71) b. June 30, 1808, Wythe Co. VA, d. Clay Co. IL, m. James Duncan, he d. Clay Co.; dwelt Clay Co. Ch.: Sarah Duncan, d. unm, killed by falling tree; Marshal M. Duncan; Martha Duncan. (MAD: James Dunkin mar. Mary Cleavland 12/22/1824 Orange Co. IN; Marshall M. Duncan in Monroe Co. IN per CFI)
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