Indexes - Duncans in the War of 1812


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

Last revised July 27, 2008

Indexes to Duncans in
the War of 1812
Index to Pensions

Pension Applications, War of 1812 - not microfilmed and are not available at the Family History Library

Index to War of 1812 Pension Applications and Bounty Land Warrant Applications; National Archives Film
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      These are large cards, with printed areas for the following information: Numbers ("Wid. Orig." WO; "Wid. Ctf." WC; "Sur. Orig." SO; "Sur. Ctf." SC); Soldier, Widow, Service, Enlisted, Discharged; Bounty Land (warrant numbers, acres, and year, for a total of 160 acres); Remarks; Residence of soldier, residence of widow, maiden name of widow, marriage of soldier and widow, death of soldier, death of widow. They are in strict alphabetic order. Copied most Duncan and variant spellings; have copy of a few cards from microfilm; did not copy NY, MD, MA, PA, etc.)

      Duncan, Abner, widow Mary; WO 19451, WC 28787; BL 60616-40-50, 69161-120-55; Private in Capt. John Gray's Co. VA Militia 2/9/1814 to 3/8/1814, soldier alleges service as a substitute, principal unknown; Res. sol. 1851 Washington Co. VA, 1855 Lee Co. VA; res. widow 1878 Cany Hollow, Lee Co. VA; maiden name Mary Fulton m. Apr. 19, 1837, Abingdon, Washington Co. VA; soldier d. March 2, 1869, Cany Hollow, Lee Co. VA; widow d. about 1888.

      Duncan, Abner, Pension Application Files, death or disability file 13863; veteran Abner Duncan, Private, 4th Regt. TN Mil.

      Duncan, Absalom, widow Elizabeth; WO 29813, WC 17995; BL 29717-80-50, 44806-80-55; Private Capt. Linns Co. VA Mil., 12/31/1814 to 2/22/1815; res. of widow 1850, 1855: Macoupin Co. IL; 1878 Hornsby, Macoupin Co. IL; maiden name Elizabeth Duncan (sic) m. Dec. 26, 1816 Lincoln Co. NC; soldier d. July 31, 1849, Staunton, IL; Remarks: widow's pension ctf. & soldiers discharge ctf. in brief.

      Duncan, Cary, widow Lucy; WO 22627, WC 18622; BL 37891-80-50, 47199-80-55; served 8/1/1814 to 2/8/1815 (sic), 2/6/1815 to 2/21/1815; res. 1851 Buckingham Co. VA; maiden name Lucy Landrum m. fall 1815; soldier d. June 10, 1855, Buckingham Co. VA; Remarks: soldier's discharge ctf. and a leaf from family bible record in brief.

      Duncan, Charles; BL 51771-40-50, 40995-120-55; no claim for pension; served Ord. Sgt. Capt. O'Bannon & Capt. Osburn, VA Mil.

      Duncan, Dabney, widow Delilah S.; SO 28868, SC 20877, WO 36571, WC 25397; BL 18572-80-50, 17472-80-55; Private in Capt. William Nevitt's Co. SC Mil, 10/6/1814 to 3/7/1815; Sol. res. 1850, 1855 Pickens Co. AL, 1873 Pickens Co. (PO Carrolltone) AL; widow res. 1879 Pickens Co. AL; maiden name Delilah S. (1st m. Mullins) m. Nov. 8, 1868, Pickens Co. AL; soldier d. March 14, 1879, Pickens Co. AL; widow d. Jan. 20, 1901.

      Duncan, David, widow Lucy; WO 35139, WC 27754; BL 38299-40-50, 67439-120-55; Private in Capt. Stewarts Co. KY Mil. 9/1/1812 to 12/25/1812, soldier was in Battle of Tippecanoe; sol. res. 1850 Anderson Co. SC, 1855 Pickens Co. AL; widow res. 1879 Pickens Co. (PO Carrollton) AL; maiden name Lucy Eddington m. June 10, 1813, Fairfield Co. SC; soldier d. June 8, 1862, Fayette Co. AL.

      Duncan, Dennis; Warren, Reuben; widow Eliza A.; WO 39798; alleged Capt. T.F. Anderson's Co. GA Mil.

      Duncan, Dillard, widow Elizabeth B.; WO 28033, WC 28386; BL 7540-160-50; Private in Capt. Jennings Co. VA Mil; Sgt. in Capt. Dulin's Co. VA Mil, 3/30 to 10/11/1813 and 8/25 to 11/24/1814, soldier also alleges service as Ensign US Inf.; sol. res. 1850 Logan Co. KY; wid. res. 1878, 1879 Logan Co. KY (P.O. Dallams Creek); maiden name Elizabeth B. McCreary m. Feb. 2, 1826, Butler Co. KY; soldier d. Dec. 30, 1862, Logan Co. KY.

      Duncan, Elijah, widow Sarah; WO 12015, WC 7202; BL 29851-80-50, 49413-80-55; Private Capt. Dale's Co. TN Mil. and Private Capt. John Robinson's Co. TN Mil., 12/23/1813 to 2/8/1814, and 11/13/1814 to 5/13/1815; sol. res. 1851 Holt Co. MO; res. of widow 1855 Holt Co. MO, 1876, 1877 Linn Co. (P.O. Scio) Oregon; maiden name Sarah Tinney m. Aug. 1, 1816, Smith Co. TN; soldier d. Aug. 31, 1852, Franklin, Holt Co. MO.

      Duncan, Evan E., widow Mary Ann; WO 40880, WC 32015; BL 35918-80-50, 36714-80-55; Private Capt. Jack McKarney's Co. TN Mil. 11/13/1814 to 5/12/ 1815; Sol. res. 1851, 1855 Roane Co. TN; wid. res. 1881 Knox Co., P.O. Vancouver, Loudoun Co. TN; Maiden name of widow: soldier's 1st wife Elizabeth Price, 2nd wife Elizabeth Jenkins, widow Mary Ann Jenkins m. 1831 Roane Co. TN; soldier d. Sept. 15, 1862, Roane Co. TN; Remarks: a letter from soldier to claimant dated May 4, 1849.

      Duncan, Fleming, wife Sally; SO 4154, SC 1901; BL 10922-80-50, 1635-80-55; Private in Capt. W. Wades Co. KY Mil, 11/10/1814 to 6/10/1815; Sol. res. 1850, 1855, 1871, Orange Co. IN (P.O. Paoli); maiden name Sally Duncan (sic) m. 1817 Lincoln Co. KY; soldier d. about 1877; Remarks: soldiers cert. of discharge in brief.

      Duncan, George A., widow Mary; WO 30399, WC 25533; BL 79678-40-50, 58517-120-55; Capt. Booker's Co. VA Mil. 12/30/1812 to 4/11/1813; sol. res. 1852, 1855, Henry Co. TN; wid. res. 1878 Conyersville, Henry Co. TN; maiden name Mary Poe m. July 10, 1838, Wilson Co. TN; soldier d. July 6, 1866, Conyersville, TN; widow d. Aug. 23, 1878, Conyersville, TN.

      Duncan, Greenbury, Greenberry or (Dunkin) Berry, widow Nancy; WO 4682, WC 33338; BL 21918-160-55; Private Capt. Timothy Dalton's Co. VA Mil., 2/8/1815 to 3/3/1815; residence of soldier 1855, Carroll Co. VA; residence of widow 1871, 1878 Carroll Co. (P.O. Dug Spur) VA; maiden name of widow Nancy Philips, m. 1809 Grayson Co. VA; soldier d. May 12, 1860, Carroll Co. VA, widow d. Feb. 19, 1882; Remarks: widows pension certificate in brief.

      Duncan, Hardy, widow Sarah; WO 39461, WC 30068; BL 47223-80-50, Reg. 294333-55 Rejected, Reg. 335923-55 Rejected; Private Capt. Caleb Stephens Co. NC Mil, 7/27/1814 to 12/26/1814; Sol. res. 1852, 1855 Columbus Co. "SC", 1858 Horry Co. SC; wid. res. 1880 Conwayboro, Horry Co. SC, 1883, 1889 Socaster, Horry Co. SC; maiden name soldier's 1st wife Ann Brown, widow Sarah Danford m. Oct. 17, 1839, Conway, Horry Co. SC; sol. d. Dec. 29, 1867, Conway, SC. (MAD: Columbus Co. NC)

      Duncan, Henry; SO 27462, SC 18500; BL 25796-80-50, 1973-80-55; Sergt. Capt. Dennis McCarty's and Sgt. Capt. Noble Beveridge's Cos. VA Mil, 5/23/1814 to 12/26/1814; Sol. res. 1851, 1855 Loudoun Co. VA, 1872 St. Louis Co. (PO Normandy) MO; maiden name of wife American Ann Pearson, mar. Jan. 9, 1843, St. Louis Co. MO.

      Dunkin, Hiram, widow Olive; WO 1244, WC 1552; BL 28241-80-50, 25480-80-55; Private Capt. Frost's Co. NC Mil. 2/1/1814 to 8/8/1814; Residence of soldier 1851, 1855 Henderson Co. NC; residence of widow 1869, 1871, Henderson Co. NC, P.O. Hendersonville; Maiden name of widow Olive Hill, m. Jan. 6, 1814, Mountain Creek [Rutherford? Co.] NC; soldier d. July 14, 1867, Henderson Co. NC; Remarks: orig. ctf. of disch. in brief.

      Duncan, James; SO 1434, SC 935; BL 3995-40-50, 1363-120-55; Private Capt. Arthur Mitchell's Co. KY Mil. 8/28/1813 to Nov. 3, 1813; Sol. res. 1850 Hamilton Co. OH, 1855, 1871 Cincinnati, OH, 1875 Indianapolis, IN; maiden name of wife Nancy Duncan (sic) m. June 6, 1816, Mason Co. KY.

      Duncan, James, widow Ellen; WO 24486, WC 24915; BL 38834-80-50, 17738-80-55; Private Capt. Beaty's Co. SC Mil., 10/1/1814 to 3/7/1815; Res. of soldier 1851, 1855, Fairfield Co. SC; res. of widow 1878 Chestnut Grove, Chester Co. SC; maiden name of widow Ellen Roddey, m. June 15, 1815, Neelys Creek, York Co. SC; soldier d. April 26, 1862, Chestnut Grove, SC; widow d. June 23, 1883, Chester Co. SC.

      Duncan, James; SO 7791, SC 4779; BL 52760-40-50, 65747-120-55; Capt. Mathew Johnson's Co. TN Mil. 12/20/1813 to 2/18/1814; sol. res. 1851, 1855 Russell Co. KY, 1871 Glensfork, Adair Co. KY; maiden name of wife Prudence C. Deacon (sic) m. Aug. 26, 1817, Russell Co. KY.

      Duncan, James, widow Huldah; SO 10217, SC 18546, WO 36123, WC 25455 (254552?); BL 81905-40-50, 87774-120-55; Private Capt. William Creel's Co. TN Mil. 3/14/1814 to 5/20/1814; Res. of soldier 1855, Stakes Ward, Utah, 1871 Bountiful, Davis Co. UT; res. of widow 1879 Bountiful, Davis Co. Utah; maiden name of widow: soldier's 1st wife Rebecca Herriman, widow Huldah Jones m. March 7, 1833, Marion, Williamson Co. IL; soldier d. May 4, 1874, Bountiful, Utah; widow d. Feb. 22, 1887, Bountiful, Utah; Remarks: soldier's two disch. ctfs. are in brief. Soldier alleges he served 90 days in Indian War in 1832 as 1st Lieut. in Capt. Armstead Holman's Co., Ill. Mil., discharged Oct. 17, 1832.

      Duncan, Jeremiah; SO 16829, SC 11768; BL 39430-40-50, 61062-120-55; Private Capt. Richard Matson's Co. KY Mil. 8/15/1813 to 11/19/1813; sol. res. 1851, 1855, Bourbon Co. KY, 1871 Paris, Bourbon Co. KY; maiden name of wife Hannah E. Scott m. (no date) Bourbon Co. KY.

      Duncan, John, wife Elizabeth; SO 23519, WO 44769; Private, Capt. John Halloway NC Mil.

      Duncan, John, widow Sallie; WO 2636; Capt. Richard Crunks TN Mil.

      Duncan, John; BL WT 50430-160-12; OW Inv. File 25042 (sic); Private Capt. Ramsey 1" (sic) US Rifle, TN.

      Duncan, Jonathan, wife Sarah; SO 17386, SC 11014; BL 24177-160-50; Private Capt. George Clouds Co. 10th US Inf. 9/16/1813 to 1/16/1814; sol. res. 1850, 1853 Union Co. GA, 1871 Union Co. (PO Blairsville) GA; maiden name of wife Sarah Shinn m. Feb. 10, 1809, Wilkes Co. NC.

      Duncan, Joseph; see case of substitute, Collam William, WC 18899, Private Capt. Henry McCray's Co. TN Mil.

      Duncan, Joshua, widow Sarah; WO 31401, WC 18787; BL 17515-160-55; Private Capt. P. Andre's Co. US Rangers, 7/3/1815 to 10/28/1815; Remarks: Pensioner insane, guardian William P. McClary, Buckskin, Gibson Co. IN; sol. res. 1851, 1855 Gibson Co. IN; wid. res. 1878 Somerville, Gibson Co. IN, 1887 Noble, "Richmond" (Richland) Co. IL; maiden name of widow Sarah Logan m. Oct. 12, 1820, Vandeburgh Co. IN; sol. d. Sept. 2, 1861, Gibson Co. IN

      Duncan, Lemuel H., widow Sylvia Co.; WO 34741, WC 21791; BL 52973-80-50, 35710-80-55; Private Capt. Allen's Co. TN Mil. 9/28/1814 to 4/7/1815; sol. res. 1852, 1853 New Orleans, LA, 1855 Parish of Orleans, LA; wid. res. 1879 PO Amite City, Par. of Tangipahoa, LA, 1887, 1888 San Jose, Santa Clara Co. CA; maiden name of widow: soldier's 1st wife Abena Fights, 2nd wife Emily White, widow Sylvia Cork (1st m. Ross) m. Dec. 4, 1873, Warren Co. MS; sol. d. June 23, 1871, Parish of Tangipahoa, LA; wid. d. June 11, 1892.

      Duncan, Marshall; SO 3776, SC 11038; BL 15725-160-12; Musician Capt. James C. Bell's Co. 28 US Inf., 6/6/1814 to 3/31/1815; Res. of soldier 1871, Carter Co. (PO Grayson) KY; maiden name of wife Martha Horsley m. July 6, 1840, Three Prong, Greenup Co. KY; Remarks: Soldiers discharge ctf. in brief. (also have info from bounty land warrant stub)

      Duncan, Marvel, widow Mary; WO 24187, WC 23326; BL 17637-160-50; service Capt. Joseph Duncan's Co. TN Mil. 1/10/1814 - 7/25/1814; res. of soldier 1851, Walker Co. GA; res. of widow 1878 Walker Co. (PO Lafayette) GA; maiden name of widow: soldier's 1st wife Sarah Colville, widow Mary Kirkpatrick m. Apr. 28? (blotted) 1830 Blount Co. TN; soldier d. Aug. 25, 1863 Cane Creek, Walker Co. GA; widow d. Aug. 16, 1884, Waterville, GA; Remarks: soldier also served in Capt. Paris's Co. from 7/4/1836 to 10/1/1836 (Creek Indian War).

      Duncan, Moses, widow Nancy; SO 3040, SC 5684, WO 17562, WC 14971; BL 15834-80-50, 40996-80-55; Private in Capt. James Tunnell's Co. TN Mil. 9/19/ 1814 to 5/3/1815; sol. res. 1850, 1855, 1856 Anderson Co. TN, 1871 Anderson Co. (PO Clinton) TN; wid. res. 1878 Olivers, Anderson Co. TN; maiden name soldier's 1st wife Mary Frost, 2nd wife Elizabeth ---, widow Nancy Nolen m. Dec. 8, 1839, Haywood Co. TN; sol. d. Jan. 16, 1872, Frost Bottom, TN; wid. d. Oct. 30, 1904, Oliver Springs, Roan (sic) Co. TN.

      Duncan, Peter L. or Peter, widow Rebecca; SO 25112, SC 15930; BL 94440-40-50 cancelled, 54460-80-50, 43553-80-55; Private, Capt. John Duvall's Co. KY Mil. 3/29/1813 to 9/28/1813; Sol. res. 1851, 1853 McDonald Co. MO, 1855, 1856 Newton Co. MO, 1856 McDonald Co. (PO Kent) MO, 1871 Jasper Co. (PO Avilla) MO; maiden name of soldier's 1st wife Nancy A. Hopkins, widow Rebecca Crossley m. Jan. 1848 Jasper Co. MO; solier d. Sept. 20, 1881, Bower's Mills, MO; Remarks: Soldier was in the engagement at Ft. Meigs, BLW 94440-40-50 cancelled in brief.

      Duncan, Richard C., wife Mary; SO 9500, SC 8594; BL 11273-80-50, 31624-80-55; Ord. Sgt. in Capt. Jesse Hall's Co. VA Mil. 3/30/1813 to 10/13/1813; sol. res. 1850, 1855 Logan Co. KY, 1871 Logan Co. (PO Russellville) KY; maiden name of wife Mary Gilbert m. June 4, 1829, Logan Co. KY.

      Duncan, Robert, 1812 "Old War" Invalid and Widow Rejected, file #13865; Veteran Robert Duncan; Private in Cpt. Coffey's Co. Reg. AL Mtd. Vols.

      Duncan, Roland, widow Juda C.; WO 28500; Capt. Fred K. Stevelier's Co. NC Mil. (MAD: McDowell Co. NC)

      Duncan, Samuel, widow Martha; WO 21849, WC 26821; BL 71301-40-50, 73093-120-55; Res. of widow 1852, 1855 Logan Co. KY, 1878, 1885 Logan Co. (PO Gordonsville) KY; maiden name Martha (Patsy) House m. Nov. 25, 1819, Robertson Co. TN; sol. d. March 25, 1841, Logan Co. KY; wid. d. Jan. 21, 1885, Logan Co. KY; Remarks: Soldiers certificate of discharge on file in brief.

      Duncan, Samuel, widow Elizabeth; WO 10869; Capt. Murdock's Co. TN Mil.

      Duncan, Stephen; no pension claim; BL Reg. 43418-50; alleged Capt. John Yantes Co. KY Mil.

      Duncan, Thomas C., 1812 "Old War" Invalid, file #8368; Private in Capt. Yates KY Mil; Bundle 5, Can No. 39 (sic).

      Duncan, Wesley L., widow Susan; SO 27619, SC 19768, WO 44174, WC 34547; BL 27593-40-50, 91148-40-50, 2149-80-55; Sgt. in Capt. Thomas A. Bibb's Co. VA Mil, pos. Capt. William Sale's Co. VA Mil, 2/1/1814 to 4/26/1814 and 4/28/1814 to 7/23/1814; Sol. res. 1850, 1853, 1855 Amherst Co. VA, 1872 Bedford Co. (PO Liberty) VA; wid. res. 1886 Bedford Co. (PO Liberty) VA; maiden name of soldier's 1st wife Sally W. Camden, widow Susan Ramsey m. Sept. 13, 1872, Bedford Co. VA; sol. d. Jan. 30, 1886, Bedford Co. VA; wid. d. May 27, 1914, Lynchburg, VA; Remarks: survivors 19768 and widows pension certificates 34547 in brief. Soldier alleges he served as a substitute for Charles L. Davis.

      Duncan, William, widow Polly; WO 8259; Capt. Alexander Norris's Co. GA Mil., Capt. Feris's (sic) Co. GA Mil.

      Duncan, William, widow Margaret; WO 10024; Capt. James McMahan's Co. NC Mil.

      Duncan, William, wife Nancy; SO 7326, SC 7569; BL 90140-40-50, 96257-120-55; Private in Capt. George W. Baker's Co. NC Mil. 11/26/1814 to 2/22/ 1815; sol. res. 1853, 1860 Rockingham Co. NC, 1872 Rockingham Co. (PO Leakville) NC; maiden name Nancy Callahan m. Nov. 7, 1816, Rockingham Co. NC.

      Duncan, William, widow Nancy; WO 9874, WC 6562; BL 37213-160-55; Private in Capt. Garrison's Co. SC Mil. 11/6/1814 to 3/12/1815; wid. res. 1855 Pickens Co. SC, 1872 "Pickens, Pickens Co. SC?", 1875 Greenville Co. SC; maiden name Nancy Grainger m. Jan. 7, 1812, Greenville Co. SC; sol. d. Dec. 26, 1830, Greenville Co. SC; wid. d. about 1880.

      Duncan, William; no claim for pension; BL WT# 13766-160-1812 (sic); Corporal in Capt. R.C. Talbotts Co. 19th US Inf.

      Duncan, William; SO 4111, SC 3733; BL 5407-80-55, 24912-80-55; Private in Capt. Henry Welch's Co. VA Mil. 7/13/1814 to 1/28/1815; sol. res. 1850, 1855 Rutherford Co. TN, 1856 Bedford Co. TN, 1871 Rutherford Co. (PO Fosterville) TN.


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