Duncans in Miami Co. KS


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

Last revised July 22, 2008

Formed 1855 as LYKINS, original county
Name changed 1861 to MIAMI


1860 Lykins Co. KS Census
Paola Village
Pg.184, #174-161, Erastus B. DUNCAN 38 KY merchant $6000-$4000
                  Sarah 32 KY
                  Elvira M. 6 IN
                  Classuda A. (f) 4 MO (Cla nuda?)
                  Edward D. 3 IN
                  Mary MOODY 42 KY
                  (MAD: ? Sarah and children in 1870 Bates Co. MO census)
Marysville Twp.
Pg.281, #948-871, J.H. DUNCAN (m) 33 VA farmer $0-$350
                  Mary 34 VA
                  C.H. (m) 12, F.S?. (f) 9 VA
                  T.M. (m) 7 VA
                  J.E. (m) 4 IN
                  M.A. (f) 1/12 KS ("K.T.")
                  S.A. (f) 1/12 KS ("K.T.")
                  (MAD: Jas. H. 33, Mary 34, Charles H. 12, Francis V. 9, Thomas M. 7, names given in Part II, "KS Territorial Settlers of 1860 Who Were Born in TN, VA, NC, and SC"; MAD: 1850 Cabell Co. (W)VA census; 1870 Leavenworth Co. KS census)

1870 Miami Co. KS Census
Mound Twp.
Pg.421, #64-64, BOWEN, John 21 IA farmer $0-$0
                  DUNCAN, Williamson 23 IA farmer $500-$600
Pg.422, #70-70, DUNCAN, John 34 OH farmer $1500-$2000, mother of foreign birth
                  Anna 26 NC keeping house
                  Ann Eliza 3 KS
                  DUNBAR, Martha 21 IN house work
                  Leander 21 NC farmer $0-$0
Oswatomie Twp.
Pg.446, #46-46, DUNCAN, Richard 33 TN BLACK farmer $0-$0
                  Julia 24 MO BLACK keeping house
                  Mariah J. (f) 9 MO MULATTO
                  Lucy A. 5, Sarah F. 3 KS MULATTOS
                  Nathan 2/12 KS b.Mar. MULATTO
Pg.446, #50-50, DUNCAN, Oliver 60 TN BLACK farmer $1500-$700
                  Sarah A. 52 TN MULATTO keeping house
                  Oliver 37 TN MULATTO farm laborer
                  Zachariah 29 TN MULATTO farm laborer
                  Sarah 14 TN MULATTO at home
                  Milly 12 TN MULATTO
Paola City, West Ward
Pg.481, #49-49, DUNKIN, Elizabeth 53 AL keeping house $600-$0
                  JUNITON, Thos. J. 9 AR at home
                  (MAD: 1860 Anderson Co. KS census)
Pg.488, #150-152, GREGG, Nathan P. 28 OH ret. hard ware $4000-$6000
                  Maggie W. 22 IL keeping house
                  DUNCAN, Chas. 10 KS at home
Richland Twp.
Pg.493, #13-15, McINTOSH, David 38 SCT farmer $485-$350, parents of foreign birth
                  Mrgrt. (f) 36 SCT keeping house, parents of foreign birth
                  Duncan (m) 4 VA, parents of foreign birth
                  DUNCAN, William 24 SCT farm laborer $0-$0, parents of foreign birth

1880 Miami Co. KS Census from Soundex (looking for Isaac Wilbur Duncan b.1872-73 OH)
Osawatomie Twp., Vol.12, ED 140, Sheet 15, Line 32
            Sarah 65 TN wife
            Millie 22 TN dau.
            RAY, Calvin 30 TN BO
            DUNCAN, Wilson 9 TN BO
            Belle 6 TN BO

1920 Census, Paola District 142, Miami County, Kansas (from Kathy D. Cawley 4/2005)
S.D.# 2, E.D.# 142, Page 191, Image 9 of 36
   405 East Wea
LUCAS, John E., head, m/w, age 42, KS./OH./IL. Mend???/Automobile
Lillian, wife, f/w, age 36, KS./KS./KS.
CRAMER, Lara, step-daughter, f/w, age 17, attends school, KS./KS./KS.
CRAMER, Leota, step-daughter, f/w, age 16, attends school, KS./KS./KS.
DUNCAN, Ruby, neice, f/w, age 13, attends school, MO./KS./KS.
      (KDC: **Ruby Duncan is living with her uncle, brother of Esther A. Lucas/Duncan/Cornett)
      (KDC: see 1880 DeKalb Co. MO census)

HISTORIES before 1923

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.890: Miami Co., Mound Creek. JOHN DUNCAN, farmer, Section 11, Township 19, Range 21, P.O. Lane, Franklin County, was born in Harrison County, Ohio, May 23, 1834. Was brought up in Ohio and moved to Iowa in 1854, and thence to Kansas in May, 1857. He pre-empted the land on which he now resides and purchased of the government. He was a Free-state man in politics, and during the late war served in the Kansas State Militia. He was married in Kansas, in the spring of 1866, to Miss Fannie, daughter of John Dunbar. Mrs. Duncan was born in Randolph County, North Carolina. They have three children, one son and two daughters -- Eliza, Gertrude and Quincy. Mr. Duncan has a well improved farm of 400 acres

1912 "Kansas : a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc..." ed. by Frank Wilson Blackmar; pub. Chicago : Standard Pub. Co. (FHL film 1,000,027)
      Vol.1, pg.551: Duncan, a small hamlet of Miami county, is a station on the Missouri Pacific R.R. 12 miles southwest of Paola, the county seat. The inhabitants receive mail by rural delivery through the postoffice at Lane.


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