Duncans in Greenwood Co. SC


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

Last revised May 26, 2009

Formed 1897 from Abbeville, Edgefield
McCormick formed 1916 from Greenwood, Abbeville


1900 Census, Callison, Greenwood County, South Carolina (from Kathy Cawley 10/2008)
S.D.# 3, E.D.# 80, Page# 191A, Image# 15 of 98
Head, Nov 1871, age 28, m'd 8 yrs., S.C./S.C./S.C., weaver/cotton mill
Lizzie, Wife, Mar 1865, age 35, 1 chi. born, 0 living, S.C./S.C./S.C., draws? in cotton mill
Richard, Father, April 1822, age 78, W'd., S.C./S.C./S.C., farmer
      (KDC: 1880 Abbeville Co. SC)

1900 Census, Callison, Greenwood County, South Carolina (from Kathy Cawley 10/2008)
S.D.# 3, E.D.# 82, Page# 248A, Image# 7 of 37
John N?.,
Head, Nov 1869, age 30, m'd 10 yrs., S.C./S.C./S.C., farmer
Manie, Wife, Feb 1871, age 29, 5 chi. born, 3 living, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Nellie, Daughter, Nov 1891, age 8, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Eva, Daughter, Nov 1896, age 3, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Ethel, Daughter, Jan 1899, age 1, S.C./S.C./S.C.

1910 Census, Callison, Greenwood County, South Carolina (from Kathy Cawley 10/2008)
S.D.# 3, E.D.# 75, Page #'s 280A&B, Image#'s 17&18 of 33
Bradley Road
John W.,
Head, age 40, M1X, 21 yrs., S.C./S.C./S.C., machinist/lumber mill
Mamie J., Wife, age 39, M1X, 8 chi. born, 6 living, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Nellie, Daughter, age 18, S.C./S.C./S.C., attends school
Eva, Daughter, age 15, S.C./S.C./S.C., attends school
Ethel, Daughter, age 11, S.C./S.C./S.C., attends school
Johnson, Son, age 9, S.C./S.C./S.C., attends school
Anna, Daughter, age 7, S.C./S.C./S.C., attends school
Juan or Ivan, Son, age 10/12, S.C./S.C./S.C.

1920 Census, Callison, Greenwood County, South Carolina (from Kathy Cawley 10/2008)
S.D.# 3, E.D.# 68, Page# 231, Image 17 of 23
John W.,
Head, owns/mort., age 50, S.C./S.C./S.C., farmer/gen'l farm
Mamie, Wife, age 49, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Anna, Daughter, age 16, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Earnest, Son, age 10, S.C./S.C./S.C.
DUNCAN, Johnson W., Son, age 18, m'd., S.C./S.C./S.C., farmer/gen'l farm
Duncan, Sadie, Daughter-in-law, age 17, m'd., S.C./S.C./S.C.
      (KDC: J.W. Duncan died December 20, 1924 Greenwood Co. SC according to the South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955, Certificate # 22607; widow Mamie in 1930 Mecklenburg Co. NC census)

1930 Census, Callison, Greenwood County, South Carolina (from Kathy Cawley 10/2008)
E.D.# 24-4, S.D.# 6, Page# 158B, Image# 10 of 14
Johnson W.,
Head, rents, age 29, m'd at 18, S.C./S.C./S.C., farmer/gen'l farm
Sadie, Wife, age 28, m'd at 17, S.C./S.C./S.C., home maker/private fam.
Arthor, Son, age 9, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Reba, Daughter, age 7, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Walter, Son, age 5, S.C./S.C./S.C.
Elton, Son, age 2 3/12, S.C./S.C./S.C.


"SC Troops in Confederate Service" Vol.II (2nd, 3rd and 4th Regt. S.C.V.), by A.S. Salley, pub. by R.L. Bryan 1913-1930 (FHL film 982,339; MAD: the record of each company is given, including location and battles during the war)
   2nd Regiment, S.C.V.

      Pg.157, 230, 236: Two men are listed in the "unofficial compilation" for the 2nd Regiment S.C.V. as being transferred Company B, to Orr's Regiment, Rifles, S.C.V. MAD: There are cemetery records (DAR Records) in Greenwood Co. SC for Richard Duncan, a member of Orr's Rifles in the Civil War. No other mention of Orr's Rifles in these three volumes.


"Methodist Episcopal Church South General Minutes - Annual Conferences, 1919" (copy of pages from Jean Walker 7/1984)
      Pgs.100-101: Upper SC Conference, 1919, Held at Greenwood, S.C., November 5-10, 1919: Waddy Thompson Duncan (preacher died during the past year) finished his work and passed to the home above on March 27, 1919. On April 20, 1919, his wife, Mrs. Rebecca Green Duncan, fell on sleep and joined him in the city of God. Both were buried at Fountain Inn, S.C. Waddy Thompson Duncan, son of Benjamin Franklin and Emiline Duncan, was born in Anderson Co., S.C., May 18, 1867; was brought up ... Our brother married early; first to Miss McDonald, of Anderson Co., in 1894, and after her death to Miss Rebecca Green, of Sumter County, on December 15, 1898. ... A son and two daughters survive them. ...


Greenwood Co. SC information has been published:
      "Greenwood Co. (SC) Sketches, Old Roads and Early Families" by Margaret Watson, 1970? (FHL book 975.733 D2w; and from Evelyn Sigler 7/1983)
      "SC Baptists 1670-1805" by Leah Townsend, 1935; mentions in Greenwood Co. SC Upper Church on Duncans Creek (FHL book 975.7 K2t)
      "Tombstone Inscriptions, Abbeville, Greenwood, McCormick Cos. SC, 1748-1860's" by Broadwater; includes in Bold Spring Baptist Church Cemetery, the graves of Albert D. Duncan 1850-1930 and wife Mary B. Duncan 1856-1939, and others (SC DAR Records) (FHL film 855,210)
      "Genealogical Records, 1963, Star Fort Chapter" by Star Fort Chapter of Greenwood City & Co., SC (SC DAR Records) (FHL film 855,221)
      "Church, Cemetery & Bible Records, Greenwood & Edgefield Cos. SC" (SC DAR Records) (FHL film 855,226)
      "Genealogical Records, Star Fort Chapter, Greenwood, SC" 1957 (SC DAR Records) (FHL film 855,229)


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