Duncans in Edmonson Co. KY


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

Last revised July 25, 2013

Formed 1825 from Grayson, Hart, Warren


1830 Edmonson Co. KY Census
Pg.228  Marshall Duncan      2200,01  -  1100,1
            (MAD: from Culpeper Co. VA; son of James Duncan & Dorcas Butler)

1840-1870 Edmonson Co. KY Census
      No Duncan indexed


Edmonson Co. KY Deeds (1825-1916 grantee & grantor indexes on FHL film 367,213; Deeds in Books AB and C on FHL film 367,214)
      AB-283: 16 Jan. 1829, Marshall Duncan to William Smith of Warren Co. KY, bill of sale for negroe.
      AB-308: 13 May 1829, Marshall Duncan to John Rountree, bill of sale
      AB-346: 16 Sept. 1829, Marshall Duncan, commissioner, appointed July, 1829, ... sale of lots in Brownsville; through Deed C-77, 18 Oct. 1831.
      AB-349: 1 Oct. 1829 (some deeds as early as 15 Sept. 1829), Marshall Duncan, deputy for A.B. Nash, Sheriff of Edmonson Co. ... (deeds as late as 1 Nov. 1832)
      C-19: 22 March 1831, Jesse H. Crump & wife Cynthyanna to Marshall Duncan, $200, 5 tracts in Brownsville on main street.
      C-45/46: 20 June and 16 July 1831, trustees of Brownsville to Marshall Duncan, lots 11, 12 and 14 in Brownsville.
      C-82: 7 Nov. 1831, Augustus M. Barnt/Bamt? of Brownsville to Marshall Duncan, $25, lot near Brownville below mouth of Beaver Dam Creek.
      C-93: 11 Feb. 1832, Marshall Duncan and wife Mary Ann of "Edmonston" Co. KY to Merry Hayslip of same, $150, land patented to Duncan 10 Dec. 1829 on Big Beaver Dam Creek, waters of Green River, adj. Statanes line, the Military line, being 200 acres; no wit.; appeared 14 Feb. 1832. (FHL film 367,214)
      C-156: 27 Dec. 1832, Marshal Duncan and wife Mary Ann of Edmonson Co. KY to John Rountree of Brownville, $62, 5 lots.
      C-170: 4 Feb. 1833, Marshall Duncan and Richard Ray of Edmonson Co. KY to Warren Moore, $50, 259 acres, part of 511 acre survey in name of Duncan, Ray & Moore on 2 April 1832, corner David Maxwell, Henry Wood, Maxwell, Robert Moore, James H. Cole.
      C-171: 4 Feb. 1833, Marshall Duncan and Warren Moore to Richard Ray, $50, 50 acres, part of above survey.


Edmonson Co. KY Wills 1826-1906 (FHL film 367,202)
      No Duncan


Edmonson Co. KY tax lists 1825-1857 (FHL film 7,951; 1827 list from Dorothy Kincaid 3/1987)
1825-1826: No Duncan
1827: Duncan, Marshall, no land, 1 white, 3 blacks, 1 horse, $3100
1828: Duncan, Marshall, 1 white, 1 horse, 4 blacks
1829: Duncan, Marshall, 1w, 1h, 4b
1830: Duncan, Marshall, 200a Beaver Dam, 1w, 1h, 4b, tavern license
1831: Duncan, Marshall, 200a name of Duncan, 1w, 1h, 4b
1832: No list
1833: Duncan Ray & W. Moore, 511a Beaver D., entered name of Duncan, 0w, 0h, 0b
      Duncan, Marshall, 50a Alexr. C., 1w, 0h, 4b
      Duncan, Marshall, 463a (no watercourse), entered name of Duncan
1834-1835: No Duncan


Rutherford Co. TN Records for Books (FHL film 380,488; SLC 9/13/1986 and 5/7/2013)
      9-64/65: Marshall Duncan, formerly of Edmondson Co. KY but residing at present in Rutherford Co. TN, being in a low state of health, declare the following to be my last will and testament. First, I give to my wife Mary Ann Duncan all the property I now have of every description in either of the states mentioned, to be used or sold as she may think best, for the support and maintainance of herself and for raising, maintaining and educating all my children. Second, I also give to my said wife the interest I now have or may hereafter have in the dower of my mother Dorcus Duncan of Rappahannock Co. VA, the proceeds and profits of which she is to use in the same way and for the same purposes mentioned in the first devise, until my youngest child shall arrive at full age, and then the said dower I wish divided share and share alike between my said wife and all my children. Third, I appoint my said wife Mary Ann Duncan executrix of this my last will and testament. 22 June 1833, /s/ Marshall Duncan, wit. Wm. Ledbetter, Chas. King, Lewis Garner. Rutherford County TN Court August term 1833, the will of Marshall Duncan was proven by the oath of William Ledbetter and Lewis Garner, witnesses, and ordered recorded. Recorded 8 Nov. 1833. (FHL film 380,488)


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