Duncans in Marion Co. OR


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

Last revised August 27, 2010

Formed 1843; orig. county; name changed from Champoeg
Linn formed 1847 from Champoeg
Wasco formed 1854 from Clackamas, Marion, Linn, Lane, Douglas, Jackson


1850 Marion Co. OR Census
Pg.77, #--, Geo. M. BATTER 42 OH farmer $800
                  Nancy 33 OH
                  Jno. W. 19 OH
                  Isabelle 14 IL
                  Alfred 6 MO
                  Geo. W. 7 O.T. (OR)
                  Oslande ALDERMAN (m) 17 "O"
                  Elizabeth DUNCAN 13 IL

1860 Marion Co. OR Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Marion Co. OR Census
Lincoln Precinct
Pg.119, #1980-1716, DUNCAN, Jas. 52 VA farmer $4000-$400
                  Sarah A. 55 VA keeps house
                  John M. 19, Wm. C. 16 AR
                  (MAD: ?? 1860 Washington Co. AR census)

1930 Census, Pct.9, Salem City, Marion County, Oregon (from Kathy Cawley 8/16/2010)
E.D.# 24-52, S.D.# 2, Page# 8, image 15 of 35
891 North Winter
Elva E.,
Head, rents, $25., f/w, age 44, W'd., IA./IN./MO.
Shirley L., Son, m/w, age 22, m'd at 20, IA./IA./IA., laborer/paper mill
Irma K., Dau-in-law, f/w, age 18, m'd at 16, S.D./IA./IA.
Delores L., Granddaughter, f/w, age 2 1/12, OR./IA./S.D.
Shirley J., Granddaughter, f/w, age 4/12, WA./IA./S.D.
Jay E., Son, m/w, age 19, S.D./IA./IA., laborer/paper mill
Lester D., Son, m/w, age 15, IA./IA./IA.
Otis H., Son, m/w, age 13, S.D./IA./IA.
Dorothy B., Daughter, f/w, age 9, S.D./IA./IA.
Robert N., Son, m/w, age 7, S.D./IA./IA.
      (KDC: 1920 Davison Co. SD census)

HISTORIES before 1923

1910 "History of the Bench and Bar of Oregon" by Hist. Pub. Co. (FHL film 1,000,360 item 2; SLC 9/2007)
      Pg.125-126: JOHN DUNCAN. Residence and office, Albany, Oregon. Born in Washington County, Arkansas, July 12, 1851. Son of James and Sarah A. (Brickey) Duncan. Came to Oregon in September, 1861. Married Mrs. Margaret Walter, October 1, 1901. Attended common schools of Marion County, Oregon. Graduated from Willamette University, Salem, Ore., June 23, 1874, with degree of B.S. Taught in public schools of Marion and Linn Counties until March, 1878. Admitted to the Oregon State Bar, 1880, serving as deputy sheriff for two years following. Began practice of law at Prineville, Ore., January, 1883, removing to Albany, Ore., January, 1890. County Judge of Linn County, 1892-96; re-elected in June, 1908. Member of Masonic Fraternity and Eastern Star. Republican. (MAD: Albany, Linn Co. OR)

1896 "Republican League Register, a Record of the Republican Party in the State of Oregon" pub. by The Register Pub. Co. (FHL film 1,000,367 item 3; SLC 9/2007; also posted by Tony Larson 3/2006 on Duncan message board at Ancestry.com)
      Pg.203: DUNCAN, JOHN N., of Albany, was born in Washington County, Arkansas, July 12, 1851, and came to Oregon ten years later, locating in Marion County. He read law and was admitted to the bar. In 1878 he moved to Albany and practiced law. Five years later he went to Prineville and engaged in the practice of his profession, and in the stock business. In 1889 he returned to Albany and has since resided there. He has served as a delegate to the Crook County convention and as a member-at-large of the congressional committee. In 1880 to 1882 he served as Deputy Sheriff, and in 1885 was elected Recorder of Crook County. In 1892 he was elected County Judge of Linn County, and was re-elected in 1894. He is an active member of the Republican Club. (MAD: nothing said about wife or children; other bios. on page do not name wives and children either) (MAD: Albany, Linn Co. OR)


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