Hosted websites will become read-only beginning in early 2024. At that time, all logins will be disabled, but hosted sites will remain on RootsWeb as static content. Website owners wishing to maintain their sites must migrate to a different hosting provider before 2024 (More info)
Duncans in Misc. NY Counties


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

Last revised August 27, 2007

Formed 1854 from Tompkins, Steuben, Chemung

1860 Schuyler Co. NY Census
Pg.950, #378-349, Daniel FERGUSON 59 NY farmer $0-$500
                  Nancy 54 NY
                  John 29 NY painter
                  George E. 11 NY
                  Samuel DUNCAN 35 SCT farmer $0-$0

1870 Schuyler Co. NY Census
      No Duncan indexed

"History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, and Schuyler Counties, New York : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers." by H.B. Pierce; pub. Philadelphia: Everts & Ensign, 1879, 922 pgs. (LH2748, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL book 974.7 H2pe and film 934,851 item 5 and 1,597,736 item 6)
      Pg.624: Alexander Wilson, a name well known among American naturalists and readers of natural history, with two friends of like tastes and pursuits, started one bright autumn morning, in 1804, from the city of Philadelphia for a trip on foot through Western New York. ... to Niagara Falls ... he followed the old path to Burdett, arrived about five miles below North Hector, in Lodi, where their guide, Duncan, unexpectedly found relatives in William Duncan and his family, who was an old settler, and whose descendants are still in Seneca and Schuyler Counties. ... (MAD: Lodi, Seneca Co. NY)

Formed 1813 from Washington

1820-1880 Warren Co. NY Census
      No Duncan indexed

"A history of the town of Queensbury, in the state of New York : with biographical sketches of many of its distinguished men, and some account of the aborigines of northern New York" (Warren Co.) by A.W. Holden; pub. Albany, N.Y.: J. Munsell, 1874, 548 pgs. (LH7635, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL book 974.751/Q1 H2h and film 851,124 item 6)
      Pg.194: (ca 1842) Elder John Duncan, who had been pastor of the church at Kingsbury street, served the church another year. Elder Duncan has since filled several important pulpits, and attained, several years since, the title and dignity of D.D. He is now pastor of a large church at Fall River, Mass. (MAD: Fall River, Bristol Co. MA)


Return to Index to Duncan Research Files in New York

Return to The Genealogy Bug's Home Page