Duncans in Butler Co. KS


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

Last revised November 23, 2007

Formed 1855, original county
Chase formed 1859 from Butler (sic)
Marion formed 1855 from Chase (sic)
Sedgwick formed 1867 from Butler


1860-1870 Butler Co. KS Census
      No Duncan indexed

HISTORIES before 1923

1916 "History of Butler County, Kansas" by Vol. P. Mooney; pub. Lawrence, Kan.: Standard Pub. Co. (LH8974, HeritageQuest images 5/2007; FHL film 1,036,395 item 7)
      Pg.189: Plum Grove Township ... On section 20 was Nathan Duncan, who secured the relinquishment of the southeast quarter from the original homesteader, whose name I do not remember. ...
      Pg.600: A.H. NOSSAMAN, M.D., leading physician and surgeon of Whitewater, is a native of Harrison county, Missouri, and is a son of W.P. and Nancy (Rise) Nossaman. ... Kingman county ... in 1899 entered Salina Normal University, graduated 1901, then University Medical College of Kansas City, MO, where he graduated in 1904. ... To Wichita, then in 1912 to Whitewater. ... He was married in 1903 to Lelia J. Duncan, a native of Indiana, and they have two children, Lawrence, born June 28, 1904, and Marian, born August 28, 1906. ...

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.1449: Butler Co., Plum Grove Twp. N.K. DUNCAN, farmer and stock raiser, Section 22, P.O. Ayr, is a native of Maine, and was born in Waldo County, December 29, 1831, was there educated, reared, and resided until the autumn of 1871, when he came to Kansas, settling in Butler County. Mr. Duncan has been largely identified with the agricultural and stock interests of this township. Officially has been associated with school matters; has been Justice of the Peace, and is at present Trustee of the township. He has been twice married; first, in Maine, to Miss Agnes M. Drinkwater, whose death occurred in Kansas. By this marriage has two children -- Mabel A. and Alfonso W. His present wife was formerly Mrs. Osborne, widow of W.L. Osborne, Esq., an early settler of Plum Grove Township. Of the Osborne children there are six -- Ida, Willits, Herbert, Clinton, Susie, and Winnifred.
      Pg.1450: Butler Co., Prospect Twp. JOHN A. DUNCAN, farmer and stock raiser, Section 27, P.O. El Dorado, is a native of Ohio, born February 27, 1836. He was educated and reared in that State. In 1861 he enlisted in the Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry, serving three years in the Department of the Cumberland. Was mustered out at expiration of three years and came to Illinois. For several years he was a resident of Champaign County, Ill. He was married to Miss Harriet K. Hammond, in Ill. They have eight children -- Zelia M., James E., Harry E., Lavina B., Charles S., Rose G., Grace A. and Mattie L., (infant). (MAD: married DeWitt Co. IL; 1870 Tazewell Co. IL census)


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