Duncans in Carroll Co. KY


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

Last revised October 18, 2013

Formed 1838 from Gallatin, Henry, Trimble


1840 Carroll Co. KY Census
Pg.141  James Dunkin      0001,01    - 1000,11
   150  John Dunkin       0000,1     - 1000,1

1850 Carroll Co. KY Census (no Duncan indexed)
District 1
Pg.156, #13-14, Jno. W. ROOT 43 NY clerk $2000
                  Sarah P. 42 KY
                  Lucy C. 13, Ruth 14 KY
                  Alice 10, Mary 5 KY
                  John CONN (age & birthplace blank) law student
                  (MAD: John W. Root mar. Sarah Duncan 11/15/1830 Gallatin Co. KY, she the dau. of James Duncan & Lucy Pryor; Pryor families nearby in other households in this 1850 census)

1860 Carroll Co. KY Census
Pg.82, #45-44, Ben A. GALBRETH 39 KY physician $6500-$3500
                  Eliza J. 32 KY
                  Mortimore DUNCAN 11 KY -- $1500-700
                  Mary GALBRETH 14 AR
                  (MAD: 1850 Oldham Co. KY census, son of Bernard & Eliza Duncan)
Pg.82, #52-51, Chas. S. DUNCAN 49 CANADA E. trader $500-$3700
                  Emily H. 23 ENGLAND mar. in year
                  (MAD: see deeds 1853 & later)
Pg.103, #196-194, Wilkins KNOX 48 KY farmer $6140-$3570
                  Margret 43 KY
                  Wm. F.A. 21 KY gunsmith $0-$400
                  Maria Ann 18, Mary Ellen 15, Sarah Jane 12 KY
                  Robt. W. 9, Matilda E. 5, Chas. F. 2 KY
                  Wm. E. DUNCAN 22 (blank; KY?) apprentice gunsmith
                  Wm. WEAVER 17 CANADA farm laborer

1870 Carroll Co. KY Census
Ghent, P.O. Ghent
Pg.41, #38-40, DUNCAN, Charles S. 59 CANada East miller $6000-$3000, parents of foreign birth
                  Emily 33 ENG keeping H., parents of foreign birth
                  Harry (m) 8 KY attg. school, parents of foreign birth
                  Charlie (m) 6 KY attg. school, parents of foreign birth
                  Edward 4, James 3 KY, parents of foreign birth
                  HILL, Maria 27 ENG at home, parents of foreign birth


Carroll Co. KY Marriage Index Vol.1, 1837-1938 (FHL film 414,688)
      No Duncan bride to 1867
      No Duncan groom to 1874


Carroll Co. KY Court Order Book 1, 1838-1847 (FHL film 414,658)
      Court suits; not copied


Carroll Co. KY Deeds (grantor index 1838-1965 blurred on FHL film 414,373; grantee index on FHL film 414,375)
      5-47: Tandy, James B. to Charles S. Duncan, lot 30 Ghent, 1853
      5-455: Ellis, Robert to Charles S. Duncan, lots 107-108 Ghent, 1855
      6-22: Duncan, Charles S. to John S. Whitehead, lot 20 Ghent?, 1856
      6-51/61: Duncan, Charles S. to Luther Bailey, Lots 107-108 Ghent, 1857
      9-55 or 8-56: Duncan, Charles S. and Emily to Lutitia Forsee, Islet #80 Ghent, 1864
      & later

Carroll Co. KY Deed Book A, 1795-1814 (FHL film 414,377)
      No Duncan in brief index

Carroll Co. KY Deeds (from Georgia Helderlein 9/1988)
      5-47: 9 March 1853, James B. Tandy to Charles S. Duncan, both Carroll Co. KY, for $800, house and lot No. 30 in the town of Ghent, KY and situated at the corner of Main and Main cross street. Wit. Scott Tandy, W.H. Tandy.
      9-55: 26 Aug. 1864, Charles S. Duncan and wife Emily to Luticia Forsee, all of Carroll Co. KY, for $500, part of lot 50 in town of Ghent, KY, except so much thereof as was deeded to B.A. Galbreath.
      32-143: 17 Nov. 1914, Harry Duncan and wife Lizzie; Charles Duncan and wife Loulu; E.B. Duncan and wife Ollie; Frank R. Duncan (widower); Miss Pink M. Duncan, unmarried; and Emily Duncan, widow of Charles S. Duncan, deceased, to H.M. Froman and Robert H. Froman of Ghent, Carroll Co. KY, for $450, all of Lot 16 and part of Lot 17 in Town of Ghent, Carroll Co. KY, being part of property deeded to Chas. S. Duncan by Wm. Farris, Executor of Henry Ramey, January 25, 1862, recorded in Deed Book No. 8, page 32 of the Carroll County Clerk's office. The parties of first part derived title to said property by inheritance as the only heirs-at-law of C.S. Duncan, deceased. The grantors herein warrant all taxes due at this date as having been paid. The grantees accept this deed agreeing to pay all taxes assessed as of September 1, 1914 and after. The grantors reserve and the grantees allow the right to tie boats, barges, and other water craft to the trees and posts along the river bank on and adjoining the property herein conveyed. ... Campbell Co. KY Charles H. Duncan and wife Loulou appeared.


Rock Island Co. IL Deed (SLC 9/13/2013)
      W-240: 24 July 1854, Charles S. Duncan of Carroll Co. KY to Cornwall Doxsee of Rock Island Co. IL, for $240 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Rock Island Co. IL, NE 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec.31 Twp.17N Range 1W of 4th Principal Meridian, containing 40 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ Charles S. Duncan. Wit. John Dickson, D. Bramlee Jr. Ack. 24 July 1854 before John Dickson, J.P. Rock Island Co. IL. No.195, Filed & recorded Feb. 28, 1857. (FHL film 1,415,943)


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, Harry C., Carrollton, [Carroll Co.] KY; R-15944.


Trimble Co. KY Deed
      F-58: 18 March 1858, A.B. Duncan and wife Delila of Trimble Co. KY to James Sams of "Carrol" Co. KY, for "$343.70" as follows: $210 paid and "$133.73" due 1 Sept. 1858 with interest, Sams executed his note; 13-3/4 acres on waters of "Little KY" in Duncan's line. Certificate in Carroll Co. KY for appearance of A.B. Duncan and wife Delila, 18 March "1868", recorded 2 Jan. 1860 in Trimble Co. KY. (FHL film 420,365)
      G-122: 26 Oct. 1865, Samuel T. Duncan, Samuel P. Jackson and wife Mary Ann, of Trimble Co. KY, and Martha H. Ringo and Luther Ringo her husband of Carroll Co. KY, and B.F. Duncan of "Jiles" Co. TN by his attorney Samuel P. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY, and Daniel B. Trout of "McCoupin" Co. IL by his attorney John Trout of Trimble Co. KY, and Eliza S. Gray and Wm. Gray of Carroll Co. KY, to Plyni Joyce of Jefferson Co. IN, for $11.50 per acre, $3056.58 paid and balance by note for $1,028.29 due in 12 months, 268 acres 1 rod 4 poles on waters of Corn Creek, corner to F/T?. B. Young and Chandler, corner to Barnes, on road opposite Barnes gate, being all their undivided interest to the land, they being all the heirs of Willis Duncan decd. /s/ S.T. Duncan, Samuel P. Jackson, Marey A. Jackson, B.F. Duncan by S.P. Duncan Atty, Daniel B. Trout by John A. Trout Atty, Wm. Gray, Eliza S. Gray, W.L. Ringo, Martha H. Ringo. Certification in Carroll Co. KY of deed to Plyny Joyce for Wm. Gray, Eliza S. Gray, W.L. Ringo, Martha H. Ringo, 27 Oct. 1865. Certification in Trimble Co. KY for others on 26 Oct. 1865. (FHL film 420,366)


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