Duncans in Copiah Co. MS


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

Last revised August 8, 2008

Formed 1823 from Hinds
Lincoln formed 1870 from Franklin, Lawrence, Copiah, Pike, Amite


1830-1860 Copiah Co. MS Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Copiah Co. MS Census
Pg.832, #393-407, J.H. BOZEMAN 47 NC farmer $2500-700
                  Harriet 47 SC
                  William TAYLOR 13 SC
                  Henry HESTER 25 AL
                  (MAD: looking for "Henry Duncan or Hester" and wife Mary or Polly Looper, she a minor in 1855 Pickens Co. SC real estate, out of state by 4/8/1860)

1870 Copiah Co. MS Census
Hazlehurst P.O., Twp.1&2 East of R.R.
Pg.135, #223-212, COOK, William D. 21 MS miller $1400-$1500
                  Sarah C. 23 SC keeping house, mother of foreign birth
                  Robert F. 3, James E. 1 MS
                  DUNCAN, Edward 30 SCT machinest $1400-$1500, parents of foreign birth
                  Sarah J. 29 MS
                  John E. 5, James C. 3, Laura H.(f) 1 MS, father of foreign birth
                  TAYLOR, Harrison 21 MS works in saw mill
                  CONN, Lewis B. (m) 23 OH mechanic
                  HESTER, Henry B?. 33 LA mechanic $8000-$0
                  (MAD: 1860 Warren Co. MS census, Edward Duncan 22 SCT machinest)
Twp.9&10 East of R.R.
Pg.259, #358-340, DUNKIN, A. (m) 22 GA BLACK teamster
                  Jane 23 MS BLACK keeping house


Copiah Co. MS Probate Court minutes; index 1825-1848 (FHL film 876,456; SLC 6/21/2008)
      No Duncan

Copiah Co. MS Probate Court Final Records; index (FHL film 876,467 item 1; SLC 6/21/2008)
      No Duncan

Copiah Co. MS Chancery Clerk, Misc. Probate Index (FHL film 876,467 item 2; SLC 6/21/2008)
      No Duncan


Copiah Co. MS Deed Records; deed index v.1 1845-1858 (FHL film 876,433 item 1; SLC 6/21/2008)
      No Duncan to Book O, 1853-1858

HISTORIES before 1923

1908 "Historical encyclopedia of Illinois [McLean Co. IL]" edited by Newton Bateman & Paul Selby; pub. Chicago: Munsell Pub. Co., 1908 (LH4492, HeritageQuest images 3/2007; FHL book 977.359 H2m and films 908,777 item 1 and 908,778 item 1)
      Pg.1004: JOHN W. DIESEL ... is very generally known among the trainmen of the Chicago & Alton Railroad in Bloomington, IL, the place of his residence ... born in St.Clair Co. Ill., March 1, 1865, and is a son of John W. and Henrietta (Stumpf) Diesel ... (more on Diesel lineage) He located in Bloomington in 1895 ... Mr. Diesel was married, March 4, 1891, to Florence L. Duncan, who was born in the vicinity of Wesson [MAD: Copiah Co.], Miss., December 27, 1868. Mrs. Diesel is a daughter of Edward W. and Sarah J. (Cook) Duncan. Her father was born in Ontario, Canada, and her mother, in Mississippi, where they were married, and where both passed away, Mr. Duncan dying in 1890, and Mrs. Duncan in 1891. Ten children were born to them, of whom three sons and two daughters are still living. Mr. Diesel and his wife have two children, namely: Elizabeth Sarah, born in 1892; and William Edward, born in February, 1893. ...


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