Duncans in Scott Co. IN


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

Last revised November 24, 2011

Formed 1820 from Clark, Jefferson, Jennings


1820-1850 Scott Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Scott Co. IN Census
Lexington Twp.
Pg.936, #185-179, Abel L. MORGAN 42 PA lawyer $400-$150
                  Elizabeth C. 34 KY
                  Rosalia E. 15 KY
                  Fairfield (m) 1 IN
                  Adaline 8, Ada (f) 6, Anna 3 IN
                  Helen DUNCAN 70 VA ("Vir")
                  (MAD: 1850 Dearborn Co. IN census)

1870 Scott Co. IN Census
Vienna Twp.
Pg.66, #1320-1294, DUNCAN, Jarry (m) 39 KY BLACK farmer $0-$0
                  Elizabeth 30 IN MULATTO keeping house
Lexington Twp.
Pg.74, #83-88, MORGAN, A.L. 53 PA farmer $0-$125
                  Elizabeth C. 45 KY keeping house
                  Ada (f) 14, Anna 12 IN at home
                  DUNCAN, Hellen (f) 73 KY $300-$0


Scott Co. IN Deed Indexes (SLC 10/8/2011)
   Deed record index v.1, Grantee 1816-1859 (FHL film 1,305,344 item 1)
      Duncan, Helen from English, Elisha G., pt grant 292, 20 acres, June 2, 1854, N-475
   Deed record index v.1, Grantor 1816-1859 (FHL film 1,305,344 item 2)
      Duncan, Edward C. to Applegate, George J.M., Sec.2 T2 R6 Jan. 17, 1832, M-285/86

Scott Co. IN Deeds (SLC 10/8/2011)
      M-285/286: 8 Nov. 1831, Edward C. Duncan Jr. and wife Rachel Ann of Floyd Co. IN for $50 paid by George J.M. Applegate of Scott Co. IN, sell our equal undivided 12th part of NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 Sec.2 Twp.2 North of Range 6 East and also undivided our equal undivided 12th part of SW fourth of NE 1/4 of Sec.2 Twp.2 North of Range 6 East and also the equal and undivided twelfth part of the northeast 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Sec.2 in Twp.2 North of Range 6 East of District of lands sold at Jeffersonville, IN, it being the land descended to said Rachel Ann Duncan from her father William Sparks lying in said Scott Co. IN, warrant title. /s/ E.C. Duncan Jr., Rachel Ann Duncan. Wit. Joseph Smith, Rees Morgan. Edward C. Duncan Jr. and Rachel Ann Duncan his wife appeared 8 Nov. 1831 before John Harrod, J.P., Scott Co. IN. Recorded Jan. 16, 1832. (FHL film 1,305,334; SLC 10/8/2011)
      N-475/476: 12 May 1854, Elisha G. English and Mahala English of Scott Co. IN for $400 paid by Helen Duncan of Harrison Co. KY, sell to said Helen Duncan real estate in Scott Co. IN, being a part of Lot No.292 in Clarks or Illinois Grant, beg. at East corner of a 90 acre tract conveyed by Barnett Whitlatch to Charles K?. Whitlatch 7 Feb. 1848, then ... to the beginning, in the form of an oblong square, containing 20 acres, warrant title. /s/ Elisha G. English, Mahala English. Wit. A.L. Morgan. Elisha G. English and wife Mahala English appeared 31 May 1854 before Wm?? K. Marshall, Notary Public of Scott Co. IN. Recorded 2 June 1854. (FHL film 1,305,335; SLC 10/8/2011)

HISTORIES before 1923

1888 "KY, a History of the State" 5th or 6th Edition (Volume), by Perrin, Battle & Kniffin (FHL book 976.9 D3wt; and from Evelyn Sigler 7/1982)
      Pg.212-3: WILLIAM A. McMAKIN, native of Nelson Co., born Oct. 8, 1816, son of Charles McMakin, native of VA who came to KY in early day with his parents and settled in Nelson Co., subsequently moved to Shelby and Oldham Cos. He died at Lexington [Scott Co.], IN. He married Elizabeth Duncan, a native of SC and dau. of William Duncan, a native of the same State. Four sons and three daus. were born to their union, and of this family, our subject is the eldest. His grandfather, William McMakin, native of VA, came to KY in 1802 and settled in Nelson Co., where he lived greater part of his life and died in Louisville in 1849. Our subject farmed, now in La Grange Precinct; he married in 1843 Enreth E. Ellis, native of Shelby Co. and dau. of Stephen Ellis; one son and one dau., Henry and Julia (the latter deceased). Mrs. McMakin died about 1847, member of Baptist Church. Mr. McMakin then married in 1852 to Sarah M. Oglesby, native of Oldham Co. and dau. of Ellis and Jane (Yager) Oglesby, children: Florence, Richard and Monchie (last two deceased). Democrat, he in Baptist Church, she in Methodist Episcopal Church.


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