Duncans in Allen Co. OH


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

Last revised August 24, 2007

Formed 1820 from Shelby
Auglaize formed 1848 from Allen, Mercer


1820-1850 Allen Co. OH Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Allen Co. OH Census
Lima City
Pg.273, #171-166, J. DUNCAN (m) 32 OH RR engineer $0-$1000
                  Cornelia (f) 24 OH
                  Jenny (f) 4 OH
                  Mollie (f) 2 IN
                  (MAD: James Duncan in 1870 Webster Co. MO census)

1870 Allen Co. OH Census
      No Duncan indexed

HISTORIES before 1923

"History of Allen County, Ohio"; FHL title: "History of Allen County, Ohio : containing a history of the county, its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, etc., portraits of early settlers and prominent men, biographies, history of the Northwest Territory, history of Ohio, statistical and miscellaneous matter, etc., etc"; by M.A. Leeson; pub. Chicago: Wamer i.e. Warner, Beers & Co., 1885, 810 pgs. (LH6218, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL film 934,874 item 1 and 897,459 item 1)
      Pg.716: ALBERT OSBORN, merchant, Lima, was born in February, 1836, in Youngstown, Ohio; son of John and Isabel (Duncan) Osborn, natives, the former of Virginia, the later of Washington County, Penn. John Osborn was a miller in his early days, but in later life took up farming. He came to Ohio in his youth, and became an early settler of Mahoning County, where he married and raised a family of fourteen children, nine of whom are now living: Mary, Rachael, Jane, Harriet, Laura, Henrietta, Marcus L., John H. and Albert. Our subject ... in Trumbull Co. OH, ... in the winter of 1856 he married Sarah A., daughter of John and Elizabeth McCorkle ...


Some early Duncans in Allen Co. OH:
      Mildred Duncan, 14 Oct. 1871, bur. Bethleham Cemetery, Allen Co. OH, died age 30yr 11mo (pg.195, Vol.10, 1969, "OH the Cross Road of our Nation, Records and Pioneer Families," from Evelyn Sigler 1/1984)
      John Adam Dunkin, 20 Sept. 1855, mar. Elizabeth Stumbaugh (Stambach) (from information of Donald J. Martin 11/1994) (MAD & DJM: 1850 Coshocton Co. OH census with John Duncan and wife Elizabeth, in 1870 Cass Co. MO census)


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