Duncans in Madison Co. NY


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

Last revised August 24, 2007

Formed 1806 from Chenango


1810 Madison Co. NY Census
Pg.151  S. Dunkin           10010        - 10010
        J. Dunkin           10101        - 00011
          (J. Dunkin next to S. Dunkin)

1820 Madison Co. NY Census
Pg. 15  Joshua Duncan       200010       - 10010
De Ruyter
Pg. 79  Seth Duncan         200100       - 20100
Pg.105  Seth Dunkins        010010       - 01010

1830 Madison Co. NY Census
De Ruyter
Pg.246  Seth Duncan         0011,001     - 2201,001
Pg.310  Joshua Duncan       0011,001     - 0110,001
   327  John Duncan         0011,001     - 0000,0001
   328  John D. Duncan      0020,1       - 2110,1

1840 Madison Co. NY Census
Pg. 12  Seth Duncan         0000,1       - 0000,1
    15  Joshua Duncan       0000,1001    - 0011,0011
        John Duncan         0100,1       - 0000,1
           (John next to Joshua)
Pg. 87  William F. Dunkan   0001,01      - 0000,1

1850 Madison Co. NY Census
Pg.231, #1032, Jonas DUNCAN 57 MA farmer $2250
                  Sarah 58 CT
                  Nancy 27 CAN
                  (MAD: Jonas Duncan had a pension SC-22252 for service in the War of 1812 in Ira Hills' & Abel Drury's Companies of MA Militia, lived Madison Co. NY; from "Index to War of 1812 Pension Files, Vol.I: A-F" by Virgil D. White)
Pg.231, #1042, Joshua DUNCAN 60 MA farmer $2500
                  Martha 51 NY
                  Louisa BOMAN 21 NY

1860 Madison Co. NY Census
Pg.495, #321-321, James DUNCEAN (DUNCCAN?) 67 NY waggon maker $1200-$500
                  Sarah A. 68 NY tailoress
                  (MAD: no children)
Pg.817, ----, Aron D. DUNBURY indexed Duncan, not copied

1870 Madison Co. NY Census
Town of Lenox
Pg.363, #311-330, DUNCAN, Julius (m) 55 NY farmer $0-$0
                  Mary 55 NY keeping house
                  Charles 19 NY at home
                  (MAD: 1860 Oswego Co. NY)
Stockbridge, P.O. Lenox
Pg.488, #255-247, DUNCAN, Jonas 77 NY retired farmer $2500-$500
                  CHILDS, Cyntha 28 NY house keeping


JOHN DUNCAN, Rev. Pension Application S-27738, MA, NY (FHL film 970,864; National Archives Roll 864)
      Applied 21 April 1827 to transfer from MA to Madison Co. NY to live with his children; disabled bef. 17 March 1786, age 36. Statement by Joshua Duncan 21 April 1827 of Lenox, Madison Co. NY, well acquainted with John. Statement by David Champion 15 Sept. 1827 who is acquainted with John.
      Applied 17 Dec. 1827 in Herkimer Co. NY to transfer pension to town of Danuba, Herkimer Co.
      Click here for a more extensive extract from the pension file.

"Military minutes of the Council of Appointment of the State of New York, 1783-1821" by Hugh Hastings; pub. N.Y.?: State of New York, 1901-02, 3042 pgs. (PS270, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL film 1,486,475)
      Pg.975: 1808. Madison County. In Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Haskell's regiment: Samuel Dunkin, ensign.
      Pg.1057: 1809. Madison County. Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Haskel's regiment: Samuel Sweet, ensign, vice Samuel Dunkin, promoted.
      Pg.1234: 1811. Madison County. In Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Brown's regiment: Samuel Duncan (Dunkin), captain, vice (John) Chambers resigned; Roswell Chapin, lieutenant, vice Duncan (Dunkin), promoted; ...
      Pg.1321: 1812. Madison County. Lieutenant Colonel Reuben Leonard's regiment: Roswell Chapin, captain, vice Duncan, removed.
      Pg.1635: 1815. Madison County. One Hundred and Forty-third regiment of infantry: Ensigns - Joshua Maxon, junior, Seth Duncan.

HISTORIES before 1923

"Our county and its people : a descriptive and biographical record of Madison County, New York" by John E. Smith; pub. Boston: Boston History Co., 1899, 921 pgs. (LH3224, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL film 934,838 item 1)
      Part III, pg.121-122: STANTON, Albert C., p.o. Georgetown - ... (MAD: earlier generations not copied) Amos C., father of the subject, was born in Otselic, N.Y., May 7, 1798. He married and by his first wife had children, Samuel and Sally. He married second, Azubah Duncan in February, 1818. To this union were born two children: Harrison M., and Albert C., the latter being born in Otselic, July 30, 1835 (MAD: year as given). He was educated in the district schools and when he was twelve years old his father died and he with his mother removed to Georgetown. He was thrown on his own resources ... apprenticeship at the carpenter's trade, which he afterward followed until 1867, when he retired. On January 29, 1853, he married Susan Brown of Georgetown. She was born March 30, 1837, ... (MAD: Otselic, Chenango Co. NY)


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