Duncans in Pemiscot Co. MO


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

Last revised June 29, 2002

Formed 1851 from New Madrid


1860 Pemiscot Co. MO Census
      No Duncan indexed or found page by page

1870 Pemiscot Co. MO Census
Little River Twp.
Pg.248, #20-20, DUNCAN, Nelly (f) 61 TN house keeper $0-$100 (alone)
                  (MAD: Nelly Duncan 70 TN (parents birthplaces blank) indexed in 1880 Pemiscot Co. MO on pg.609D as mother-in-law of George N. Miller 23 MO MO MO, wife Minerva A. Miller 24 TN TN TN, and children born 1871 & later)
Pg.248, #24-24, MILLER, George 23 MO farmer $200-$300
                  Mary 20 TN housewife
                  (no children, not mar/in/year)

HISTORIES before 1923

1912 "(History of) Southeast Missouri, a narrative account of its historical progress, its people and its principal interests" 2 Vols., by Robert Sidney Douglass; pub. by Lewis Pub. Co. (Los Angeles Public Library book 977.8 D737; FHL book 977.89 H2d and film 1,000,278 items 1-2)
      Counties of Ste. Genevieve, Cape Girardeau, New Madrid, Madison, Washington, Perry, St. Francois, Bollinger, Pemiscot, Dunklin, Mississippi.
      Pg.1058-9, Pemiscot Co.: JOHN EDGAR DUNCAN is a lawyer in Caruthersville ... born in Pope Co. IL, August 11, 1874. His father, John Duncan, Sr., was a native of the same place. He enlisted in the Union army during the Civil war, serving 3 years, one month and a half in the 31st Illinois Volunteer Infantry. ... later moved to a farm in Saline Co. IL ... until 1889, when his demise occurred; he was buried in Walnut Grove cemetery. When a young man, Mr. Duncan was united in marriage to Miss Frances Wilson, a native of KY. Her family moved to IL, locating in Pope county, near Mr. Duncan's home; ... later married in Pope Co. IL. Mrs. Duncan's death took place in Saline Co. IL, and five of her seven children survived her, the remaining two having died in infancy. The names of those who grew to maturity are as follows: Alice, who married Sherman Shufflebarger and lived in Pope Co. IL, where her death occurred; Olive E., the wife of William J. Hutchinson, residing at Darrisville, IL; Cordelia, married to H.N. Finney, of Carrier Mills, IL, where Mrs. Finney's demise occurred; J.E., the lawyer who is the subject of this biography; and Violet V., who is married to Lewis Pattinson and resides in IL. ....
      The first 17 years of John Edgar Duncan's life were spent on his father's farm, ... When he was seventeen years of age his father died ... admitted to the bar in 1899 ... Mr. Duncan had taken up his residence in Caruthersville in 1898 .... Mr. Duncan has been twice married. He was united to Miss Robbie McGaugh, daughter of William McGaugh, and she died in the month of March, 1905. On the 21st day of June, 1906, Mr. Duncan married Miss Myrtle Crowe, who was born July 17, 1884, a daughter of Dr. B.D. Crowe and Emma (Kirkpatrick) Crowe. By this 2nd marriage Mr. Duncan became the parent of three children, one of whom is dead; the names of the two living are -- Madge Lee, born April 16, 1908, and John Sterling, whose birth occurred June 29, 1910. ....


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