Duncans in Perry Co. IN


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

Last revised July 30, 2010

Formed 1814 from Warrick, Gibson
Pike formed 1817 from Gibson, Perry
Crawford formed 1818 from Orange, Harrison, Perry
Spencer formed 1818 from Warrick, Perry


1830 Perry Co. IN Census
Pg.298  Warran Duncan      2110,01   - 0000,01    Troy
          (MAD: mar. Sally Daniel 3/17/1819; son of
            Benjamin Duncan d. 1824 Daviess Co. KY)
   299  George Duncan      0000,1    - 0111,01
   303  John Duncan        2000,1    - 1000,1     Anderson

1840 Perry Co. IN Census
Pg.210  Geo. Duncan        1100,01   - 1100,01
          (MAD: 1850 Daviess Co. KY census)
   212  John Duncan        2110,01   - 1000,01

1850-1860 Perry Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Perry Co. IN Census
Clark Twp.
Pg.261, #160-160, DUCON, Albert 50 Bavaria farmer $400-$300, parents of foreign birth
                  Mary 51 Bavaria Keeping house parents of for. birth
                  Catharine 16 KY parents of for. birth
                  Hermann 10 KY at home parents of for. birth
Pg.264, #203-203, DUNCAN, John 55 IN farm laborer $0-$0
                  Matilda 50 IN keeping house
                  James 23 IN farm laborer


Perry Co. IN Probate Records
      Probate Order Book B, 1830-1835 - no index (FHL film 1,377,759)
            Book C, 1835-1841 - no Duncan
            Book D, 1841-1848 - no Duncan
      Complete Probate Book 1834-40 - no index (FHL film 1,377,766)
      Will Record Vol. B, 1816-1879 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,377,769)


Perry Co. IN Deeds (grantor index 1815-1862 on FHL film 1,377,745; grantee on FHL film 1,377,747)
      A-407: 14 Sept. 1830, Edmond Jennings, special agent of Perry Co. IN, to Warren Duncan, both Perry Co., $15, lot 95 in town of Troy. (FHL film 1,321,983)
      A-499: 12 July 1834, Warren Duncan to James F. William, both Perry Co. IN, $10, lot 95 in town of Troy. No wife, no wit. (FHL film 1,321,983)
      C-588: 10 April 1845 (1846?), John R. Duncan and wife Eliza of Davies Co. KY to Taylor Basye of Perry Co. IN, $75, SE 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 4 T6S R3W. No wit. (FHL film 1,321,984)
      D-204: 10 Sept. 1840, John R. Duncan and wife Eliza of Perry Co. IN to Franklin Fariss of same, $220, NE 1/4 NW 1/4 Sec. 4, T6S R3W, 48 acres. Wit. Madison Fariss, W.H. Fariss. (FHL film 1,321,984)
      No others

HISTORIES before 1923

1885 "KY, a History of the State" 2nd Edition (Volume), by Perrin, Battle & Kniffin (FHL book 976.9 D3wt, and from Evelyn Sigler 4/1982)
      Pg.93, Muhlenburgh Co. GEORGE GORDON, Muhlenburgh Co., was born Dec. 1, 1831, in Stockport, England; the eldest of nine children born to Joshua and Hester (Combs) Gordon. George Gordon sailed from England, Aug. 23, 1856; landed in NY Oct. 2, went immediately to Fall River, MA, where he took charge of 48 looms; he was a weaver. In April 1857 he moved to Perry Co. IN and took charge of 75 looms at Cannelton; remained 9 years. Jan. 11, 1862, enlisted in Co. G, 53rd IN Volunteer Infantry, commanded by W.O. Gresham; discharged as a Sergeant Dec. 1862 at St.Louis on account of disability ..., returned to Cannelton until April 1865, then went to Gallatin, TN, until July ... in 1870 to where he now resides in Central City, KY. Mr. Gordon was married July 31, 1857, to Agnes Gibson of Cannelton [Perry Co. IN], a native of Glasgow, SCT, and a dau. of Daniel and Margaret (Duncan) Gibson, natives of Cannelton and Lenox, Scotland, respectively ...


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