Duncan research files of
1810 Augusta Co. VA Census
Daniel and Wiatt Duncan indexed, actually in Amherst Co. VA
1820-1860 Augusta Co. VA Census
No Duncan indexed
1870 Augusta Co. VA Census
Staunton Dist. #1
Pg.223, #627, Western Lunatic Asylum (starts pg.220)
DUNCAN, Hiram 61 VA (white) patient in asylum
(MAD: ? 1860 Patrick Co. VA census)
Augusta Co. VA Wills 1745-1903 (copied to 1855; Index on FHL film 30,314)
Will Book 35, pg.17, indexed as Duncan, but it was a corporation after 1855, not copied.
Will Book 3: (FHL film 30,316)
3-245 to 246: Know all men by these presents that we, John Moore, John Handley, of Augusta Co., are held and firmly bound to Jas. Lockart, Robert Breckenridge, Wm. Preston & Danl. Smith, Justices in the Commission for and of the Peace for the said county, for and in behalf and to the sole use and behoof of the Justices of the sd. County, their executors, administrators or assignes, in the sum of £1,000 to be paid to the said Justices & their successors to the which payment will and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and each of us by himself and each of our heirs executors and administrators firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 18 May 1762. The condition of this obligation is such that the above bound John Moore his execs. and admins. shall well and truly pay and deliver or cause to be paid and delivered to John Duncan orphan of Jas. Duncan deceased all such estate or estates as now is or are or hereafter shall appear to be due to the said orphan when and as soon as he shall attain to lawful age or when thereto required by the Justices of the said County Court and to keep harmless the above named and the rest of the said Justices their and every of their heirs execs. and admin. from all trouble and damages that shall or may arise about the said estate then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force. /s/ John Moore, John Handley. No wit. At a court held May 29, 1762, the court having appointed John Moore guardian of John Duncan orphan of Andw. Duncan deceased the said Moore with John Handley his security entered into and ack. their bond according to law.
3-246: Know all men by these presents that we, David Sayers & John Moore of Augusta Co., are held and firmly bound to Jas. Lockart, Robert Breckenridge, Wm. Preston & Danl. Smith, Justices in the Commission for and of the Peace for the said county, for and in behalf and to the sole use and behoof of the Justices of the sd. County, their executors, administrators or assignes, in the sum of £1,000 to be paid to the said Justices & their successors to the which payment will and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and each of us by himself and each of our heirs executors and administrators firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 18 May 1762. The condition of this obligation is such that the above bound David Sayers his execs. and admins. shall well and truly pay and deliver or cause to be paid and delivered to Joseph Duncan orphan of Jas. Duncan deceased all such estate or estates as now is or are or hereafter shall appear to be due to the said orphan when and as soon as he shall attain to lawful age or when thereto required by the Justices of the said County Court and to keep harmless the above named and the rest of the said Justices their and every of their heirs execs. and admin. from all trouble and damages that shall or may arise about the said estate then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force. /s/ David Sayers, John Moore. No wit. At a court held May 29, 1762, the court having appointed David Sayers guardian of Joseph Duncan orphan of Andrew Duncan deceased the said Sayers with John Moore his security entered into and ack. their bond according to law.
3-247: Know all men by these presents that we, Jannet Duncan (J) & John Handley of Augusta Co., are held and firmly bound to Jas. Lockart, Robert Breckenridge, Wm. Preston & Danl. Smith, Justices in the Commission for and of the Peace for the said county, for and in behalf and to the sole use and behoof of the Justices of the sd. County, their executors, administrators or assignes, in the sum of $1,000 to be paid to the said Justices & their successors to the which payment will and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and each of us by himself and each of our heirs executors and administrators firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 18 May 1762. The condition of this obligation is such that the above bound Jannet Duncan her execs. and admins. shall well and truly pay and deliver or cause to be paid and delivered to James Duncan orphan of Jas. Duncan deceased all such estate or estates as now is or are or hereafter shall appear to be due to the said orphan when and as soon as he shall attain to lawful age or when thereto required by the Justices of the said County Court and to keep harmless the above named and the rest of the said Justices their and every of their heirs execs. and admin. from all trouble and damages that shall or may arise about the said estate then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force. /s/ Jannet (X) Duncan, John Handley. No wit. At a court held May 29, 1762, the court having appointed Jannet Duncan guardian of James Duncan orphan of Andw. Duncan deceased the said Jannet Duncan with John Handley her security entered into and ack. their bond according to law.
(MAD: "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in VA - Augusta Co., 1745-1800" by Chalkley Vol.III pg.78, names the above as orphans of Andrew Duncan; apparently the clerk's references to "orphans of Jas. Duncan" were in error.)
Go to the Augusta Co. VA Land Records
"Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in VA - Augusta Co., Vol.I, II & III, 1745-1800" by Lyman Chalkley c1912-13
Court Order Books (Book & Page)
IV-491: Oct. 25, 1755, Propositions and grievances: Wm. Duncan for patrolling (many others also for patrolling or for provisions). (I:68)
VII-215: May 18, 1762, John Duncan to be bound to John Moore to learn trade of joiner, and Moore qualifies as guardian of Duncan who is orphan of James Duncan.
David Sayers qualifies guardian of Joseph, orphan of James Duncan. Janet Duncan, same as to James Duncan. (I:97)
IX-445: August 21, 1765, David Nelson exempted from working on roads. Wm. DUNCANSON, age and infirmity, exempted from levy. (I:123)
X-344: Nov. 19, 1766, Wm. McCutcheon appointed guardian of John Duncan, orphan of James Duncan. (I:131)
XVII-244: May 20, 1780, Jennet Duncan vs. John Wilson. Abates by Plaintiff's Marriage. (I:215)
XX-504: April 16, 1788, William McCutchen and Jane, late Jane Duncan, Admx. of Andrew Duncan, to be summoned to render account of estate. (I:253)
XXI-193: Jan. 19, 1790, Admn. "de bonis non" of Andrew Duncan granted James Brownlee. (I:260)
XXII-3: Sept. 20, 1791, To be bound: Sarah Curtain, orphan, aged 2 years June last; Thos. Duncan (Duncum) son of John Duncan; John Burns 7 years old 15 June last; Isaac Burns, 5 years old 15 inst. (I:266)
County Court Judgments
August, 1759. Richards, &c., vs. Sevier. Signatures: Valentine Sevier, James DUNCANSON, Jaha Semple, Robert Phillips, George Frazer, Henry Willis, Daniel Fitzhugh, Thomas Chew, Rob. DUNCANSON, James Hunter, Fielding Lewis, James Esten. Proved in General Court, 22d October, 1751. Ben Waller, Clerk. (I:324)
November, 1767. Edwards vs. McCutchan & wife - contract between Andrew Duncan of Augusta and David Edwards, late of said County, dated 1760. (I:346)
March, 1796. Buchanan vs. McCutchen. Deed by Alexander Douglas to Andrew Duncan conveys a tract in Beverly Manor, 233 acres joining Patrick Campbell's and Charles Campbell's and Brownlee's land, and a tract known as the Pine Run where Francis Beatty once lived, 230 acres. Dated 16 Oct. 1746. Witnesses: Robert and John Cunningham.
Suit between Samuel Buchannan & Elizabeth his wife; David Craig and Mary his wife, John Edmonson and Jennet his wife, John McKinney, and Jane his wife; James Brownlee and Florence his wife vs. Wm. McCutchen, John McCutchen and John McCutchen Jr. heirs of Wm. McCutchen. Spa. 23 July 1791. Writ redocketing 27 Sept. 1793. Whereas I Andrew Duncan of Lincoln Co. have authorized and given to James Brownlee, Sr. of Augusta Co. power of Attorney to convey a tract of land on Pine Run which McCutcheon claims by Caveat from Andrew Duncan, heir by law. All the above wives were daus of Andrew Duncan decd., who also left a son Andrew. Andrew Sr.'s widow was Jennet. Andrew Jr. was dead 1791 intestate. Widow Jannet married Wm. McCutchen. Alex. Douglas bought the land from Frances Beatty. Wm. McCutchen was dead 1791 as also was Jannet. Francis Beatty 1st improved the land. Frances Beatty shortly after making his entry, went to Carolina. Wm. McCutchen entered a Caveat versus Beatty and obtained judgment in 1769, and a patent in 1773. Wm. Alexander deposes that in 1766, Nov. he was with Wm. McCutchen at Williamsburg, when Wm. McCutchen told him he had put in a friendly caveat to save the land for Andrew Duncan's children. (I:408-9)
Original Petitions & Papers filed in the County Court
1751-1752: Petition for road from Joseph Kennedy's mill to John Huston's, and from John Huston's to the great road from Timber Grove to Woods Gap: James Hill, Joseph Kenedy, John Wilson, James Eakin, John Handly, William Wardlaw, William Lockridge, John Edenston, William McConnell, Walter Eakin, Robert Stewart, Robert Dunlap, Andrew Duncan, John Huston, Samuel Huston, Robert Alexander, Patrick Hays, John Mountgomery, Andrew Steel, John Stewart. (I:437)
County Court Judgements
May, 1768. William Crow vs. Joseph Gamble. Account. Sundries. 1761, November 7; 1762, January 15, February 3; 1763, May 8; 1764, January 28, June 8, August 13, September, October 8, November 22, your part of the goods for the Garle/Garde; 1765, January 14, January 28, by John Stewart, January 30; 1765, February 20, assumpsit for John Stewart; December 16; 1766, February 10, March 8, per Dr. Donaldson, per William Duncan; April 22; 1767, January 8, to your part of a servant; credit given you instead of your Uncle for hauling a load from Fredericksburg. (I:456)
November, 1767. Edwards vs. McCutchen & wife - A memorandum of a bargain made between Andrew Duncan and David Edwards; that the above Andrew Duncan of Augusta Co. has bargained with David Edwards, clothier, late of the Co. aforesaid, for him to set up a fulling mill, with all the utensils for to work with belonging to the trade, or mystery, of a fuller, etc. and said Andrew Duncan is to vittle the said David Edwards during the space of three years, in which the said David Edwards is to enter upon the premises, and the said Andrew Duncan is to pay said David Edwards 60 lbs at the expiration of the time, 30 pounds in money and 30 pounds in cattle. The said David Edwards is to learn the said Andrew Duncan and one of his own family the mystery, or trade, of a fuller in the terms above mentioned and the said Edwards is to have a house raised for his wife. Signed Andrew Duncan, David Edwards mark, 6 March 1760. Teste David Sayer, Jas. Pollock. (I:463-4)
April, 1793. Duncanson's executors vs. Brownlee -- Certified copy of will of Andrew Duncan, Lincoln Co. VA (MAD: KY), dated 25 March 1784, to sister's children, viz: Elizabeth Buchanan's son Andrew, to sister Mary Craig's son James, and sister Jenny Edminston's son Andrew, sister Jean McKenny's daughter Jenny, sister Florence Brownlee's daughter Jenny. Exn. brother-in-law John Edminston and John McKenny. Witnesses: William Edminston, Robert Harrold, John Buckhanna. Proved in Lincoln Co. 21 February 1786. Willis Green, C.C. (II:23-4)
September, 1802. DUNKENSON et ux. vs. Moore -- Ejectment from Rockingham. Thomas DUNKERSON (sic) and Lucretia DUNKERSON, his wife, heirs-at-law of Thomas Moore, deceased, six plantations, containing 1,700 acres. Defendants are Reuben, John and Thomas Moore. Copy of patent by Fauquier to Thomas Moore, 26 July 1765, 200 acres on Smith's Creek, between Davison's, Philips' and Rambo's lands, Buchanans' Cor. Same by Botetourt to Thomas L. Moore, 12 May 1770, 190 acres on Smith's Creek, Michael Bowyer's line, Thomas Looker's line. Same by same, to Thomas Moore, 12 May 1770, on Smith's Creek, corner J. Woodley land; John Philips, corner. Same by Fauquier to Valentine Sevear, 200 acres on Smith's Creek, crossing Daniel Jones' Branch, 27 June 1764. Consideration is importation of four persons, viz: James Porteus, John Roe, Patrick McDonald and Daniel Warner. (MAD: more land not copied here, no familiar names). Jury find Thomas Moore died intestate, 1797, leaving plaintiff, Lucretia, and defendants, his only children, appeal to Supreme Court, and their appeal dismissed. Judgment for plaintiffs. (II:26)
(No date) Simon Cockrell vs. John Duncan - O.S. 35; N.S. 12 - Bill filed 18th May, 1796. In 1770 William Herbert made a settlement upon waste and unappropriated land on Cubb creek in Washington County, and occupied it until 1776, when his overseer was killed by the Indians, when Rawley Duncan took possession. Herbert died testate in 1776, which was proved 3d September, 1776, in Fincastle County, leaving William Herbert as his heir at law, from whom orator purchased. Rawley Duncan obtained a certificate of settlement in 1773. Rawley Duncan died intestate, leaving John Duncan his only son and heir. Townshend Duncan is now in possession. Benjamin Nicholson deposes in Clarke County, Ky., 16th May, 1798, that in 1775 he knew Rawley Duncan to purchase the tract from James Nalle. Peter Hutchinson deposes in Russel (?) County, 30th June, 1798, that about June, 1775, he was frequently in company with Robert Elson, who told him that the land he lived on was Harbard's and that he and some of his relations that lived at the same place were employed to keep stock. In the same year he heard a dispute between Rawley Duncan and John Duncan's widow about the plantation at the ford of Clinch, where they both lived at that time, and understood that Rawley and his brother John were to go halves in the plantation. William Crunk deposes he lived with the Duncans in the same settlement.
John Fugate (Fugitt) deposed 30th June, 1798, that James McCarthy told him he sold the land to Richard Stanton, and Stauntom [sic] had sold to Harbard. It was the first piece of land McCarthy took up in the county. The land McCarthy's corn right was laid on McCarthy bought of David Cowen. Thomas Fauster deposes in Wythe County that in 1775 he started for Kentucky and stopped at Robert Elsom's house, who lived on Herbert's land. Cap. Alexander Ritchie deposes in Clarke County, Ky., 16th May, 1798, that in 1772 William Herbert brought a stock of cattle to Hays Creek and Robert Elsom came with him to take care of them. Patrick Porter deposes 28th April, 1798, that about 1770-1771 he moved to Clinch and a certain Robert Elsom came about the same time and settled at the head of Hay's Creek. Rachel Haunspale, late a wife to Robert Elsom, deceased, deposes at Herbert's Ferry in Wythe County, 14th July, 1798, that Robert was employed in 1770 to go to Clinch. Robert together with Rachel's father, William Hayes, went to Clinch and settled at a spring. Copy of William Herbert's will dated 28th May, 1776, proved in Fincastle County Court, 3d September, 1776. Certified as of the records of Montgomery County, 24th February, 1796, to wife, Sarah, plantation called Poplar Camp, and slaves; to eldest son, William, plantation on Reed Island, where Joseph Barren, Jr., is now living; to youngest son, Thomas, plantation where Josiah Hamilton lives; to eldest daughter, Martha, to youngest daughter, Joanna. William's father and mother are alive and living with him. Certain moneys due him by a Mr. Ozborn, iron mongers in West Street, without Lawful Gale Bristol in Old England. (II:74-5)
Stuart vs. Duncan -- O.S. 192; N.S. 68 -- Deed 6th June, 1774, by Samuel Ayres and Rachel, his wife, late Rachel Morrison, and Joseph Higginbotham Morrison, oldest son and heir-at-law of Rachel by her first husband, Wm. Morrison, deceased, of Parish and County of Amherst to John Dillard of same place. Before his marriage, Samuel by writing dated 14th November, 1772, executed marriage contract, conveys 250 acres on Beaver Creek in Amherst, part of 2,700 acres patented to Wm. Cabell, Jr. Recorded in Amherst, 4th July 1774. Will of Samuel Ayres of Amherst. Devisee, William Ayres, son of Thomas Ayres, deceased, and Mary, his wife, of Essex County, 30 sh. to keep him from being heir to Samuel. Wife, Rachel; legatees, Eve Lackey, Joseph Higginbotham Morrison, Ezra Morrison, Tizza Davis, John Lackey, son of Eve Lackey. Dated 10th February, 1784. Recorded in Amherst, 3d May 1784. Answer by William Duncan, son of John Duncan, deceased. Answer by Charles Duncan. Orator is Thomas Stuart and Terza, his wife, late Davis, and formerly Terza Morrison, John Lackey, only son and heir of Eve Lackey, deceassed, formerly Eve Morrison, and Ezra Morrison. Terza, Eve and Ezra were heirs of William Morrison, deceased, by late Rachel Ayres, formerly Rachel Morrison; Rachel died in winter of 1808-9 intestate. Samuel and Rachel entered into a marriage contract by which Samuel agreed to convey all his estate to heirs of himself and Rachel, and if they have none, then to the children of Morrison and Rachel. Samuel and Rachel had no children. Orators claim all Samuel's property in spite of Samuel's will. One tract Samuel deeded to Dillard, which came by transfers to John Duncan, who died intestate and is now held by Sarah or Sally Duncan, his widow. William and George Duncan, Elizabeth Goode (formerly Elizabeth Duncan) and Campbell Goode, her husband; Claiborne and Charles Duncan; Nancy Camden (formerly Duncan), wife of Washington Camden; Lavinia Sale (late Duncan), wife of William Sale; Wiatt, Elizabeth, Wortley, Polly, John, Spicey and Patsy Duncan, who are the children and heirs of John Duncan (last seven being infants). (II:158)
DUNKANSON vs. Moore -- O.S. 158; N.S. 56 -- Bill, 31 Aug. 1804. Complainants are, viz: Thomas DUNKENSON and Lucretia, his wife, daughter of Thomas Moore of Rockingham. Thomas Moore died intestate; left widow, Phebe, and children, viz: Thomas, John, Reuben, and oratrix. Reuben is dead. Defendants are, viz: Thomas, John and Phebe Moore, Moses Walton and Elizabeth, his wife, one of the children and heirs of Reuben Moore, deceased. Thomas, Reuben and Sarah and Ann Moore, infants and orphans of Reuben and Phebe Moore, widow and relict of Reuben. David Harnett was uncle of Reuben; had married Reuben's aunt. Obediah Layton, aged 60 years, deposes 1800. Jacob Rambo deposes in Shenandoah. Thomas Loker's wife was half-sister to Thomas DUNKENSON. (II:131-2)
Looker vs. DUNKINSON -- O.S. 376; N.S. 137 -- Bill, 6th January, 1823, by Sarah Loker, widow, of Rockingham. Her father, John Reeves, of Rockingham, died, testate; will dated 5 May 1799, and died in same year, leaving representatives, widow, Margaret, who died intestate and unmarried, 1814, and children, viz: Oratrix, William, John, Mary Reeves; Lydia, wife of Elijah Moore, of whom William died, 1807, leaving nine children, viz: Reuben, Phoebe, Lydia, John, Thos., who were all in being at the date of the will, and four others, viz: Cressy, who died infant, Polly, Brewer, William, born after death of testator. John, other son of testator, died intestate, unmarried, and without issue, about 1819. Mary Reeves married Charles Moore and had one child, Edith. Mary died 1810; Edith died 1816. Lidia Moore had at testator's death children still alive. Thomas DUNKANSON qualified administrator for testator and moved to KY. Ro. DUNKESON deposes, nephew of said John Reeves Jr. and son of Thos. DUNKINSON. His father settled in Christian Co. and sent deponent to Hopkins Co. to school to said John Reeves. About Christmas time John married Miss Sally Taylor, daughter of Isaac Taylor of Hopkins Co.; then John moved to IL, where Jno. died, leaving one child, Isaac. Will of John Reeves, of Rockingham. William Reeves's five children, viz: Reuben, Phoebe, Lydia, John, Thos. and William's wife, Eve. Wife, Margaret. Four children, Sarah Lokey, John and Mary Reeves and Lydia Moore. Executor, Thos. DUNKANSON. Son-in-law, Elijah Moore. Dated 5 May 1799. Recorded in Rockingham July 1799. Deed, dated 30 March 1815 by executor of John Reeves to John Homan Jr. of Rockingham, 390 acres, directed by Reeves's will to be sold. Recorded in Rockingham 30 March 1815. Deed 26 May 1824 by Daniel Matthews of Rockingham to Henry Shaver of Botetourt, 50 acres in Rockingham, on a hill known as Round Hill, between Linville's and Smith Creek, part of tract purchased by Daniel from his father, Solomon, which was first granted to Jacob Lincoln by patent (?). Recorded in Rockingham, 6 Sept. 1824. (II:256-7)
Book marked "Records" in Circuit Court Office
Pg.572: January, 1811. Bill by Thomas Stuart and Terza, his wife, late Terza Davis, formerly Tersa Morrison; John Lackey, only son and heir of Eve Lackey, formerly Eve Morrison; Ezra Morrison. Terza, Eve and Ezra were children and heirs of William Morrison, deceased, by the late Rachel Ayres, formerly Rachel Morrison, his wife, now deceased, who after Morrison's death married Samuel Ayres. Rachel died during winter 1808-9 intestate. Samuel and Rachel had a marriage contract dated 14 Nov. 1807. Recorded in Amherst 5 July 1773. Samuel died 10 Feb. 1784, Samuel sold a tract of land which came to possession of John Duncan, who is dead, intestate, and his heirs are, viz: Widow, Sally or Sarah; children, William, George, Elizabeth, wife of Campbell Goode; Claiborne, Charles, Nancy, wife of Washington Camden; Lavinia, wife of William Sale; Wiatt, Elizabeth, Westley, Polly, John, Speecey, Patsy (last seven are infants).
Pg.578: Saml. Ayres' will dated 10th February, 1784. Recorded in Amherst, 3d May 1784. To Wm. Ayres, son and heir of Thos. Ayres, deceased, and Mary, his wife, of Essex Co., 30 shillings to cut him off from being heir. Wife Rachel. Estate to be divided between Eve Lackey, Higginbottom Morrison, Ezra Morrison, Terza Davis, John Lackey, son of Eve. (II:266)
Land Entry Book 1; directions to county surveyor to lay off land
1750, October 3; William Lankford of Hanover Co., 400 acres on Piney Run joining Andrew Duncan. This enntry was made 3 December instead of 3 October. (II:380)
Delinquents. The following Lists of Delinquents in the Tax Levies are not copies of the complete lists as returned to the Court, but contain only the names of those for whose delinquency some reason is assigned by the officer making his return. (II:413)
1748: Jno. Dunkan, twice charged. (II:414)
1755: List of Robert Breckinridge, Sheriff: Andrew Duncan. (II:418)
1768: Andrew Dunken, Pennsylvania (MAD: two others in PA, one in Carolina, some runaways, one in Bedford) (II:421)
Augusta Parish Vestry Book
Pg.385. 15 February, 1765: Reported by Andw. Hall, Jas. Buchanan, viz: For John McCroskey, for ...; for Alex. McCroskey, Jas. Duncan present; for ... (II:450)
Pg.276. 1760: Processioned in Capt. Moore's Company by John Stephenson, Nathaniel Evins: For ... Andrew Duncan, for ... (II:463)
County Court Orders
1776, November 5: Thomas Baldwin and Peter Babb qualified Captains, John O'Brien qualified Ensign; December 3, James Wood resigned as Lieutenant of the Co., having been appointed Colonel of a Regiment in the Continental Service; John Smith recommended Lieutenant of the Co. (he qualified April 1, 1777); David Kennedy recommended Colonel of the County, qualified April 1, 1777; Marquis Calmes recommended Lieutenant-Colonel of the County, quallified April 1, 1777; Robert White recommended Major, qualified April 1, 1777.
1777, April 1: Casper Rinker recommended, Jacob Cackley recommended, James Lawrence recommended; May 6, Michael Dean, soldier; Mathew Toomey, soldier; ....
1778 (MAD: similar)
1779, April --: ... September 7, Francis Austin's Declaration as Sergeant in the First VA Regiment in the Indian Wars; John Niswander, qualified; Peter Heiskell, qualified; Samuel Duncan, soldier; (other soldiers, etc.) (II:505)
1780, ... (MAD: declarations of service in 1756 in the Old VA Regiment by many men, apparently separate from the recommendations, qualified, and soldiers) ... September 5, William Cook, a soldier; George Ranzham, a soldier; Joshua Haycroft, a soldier; John Duncan, a soldier, ... (II:506)
1781 (MAD: similar)
1782, ... August 6, Samuel Duncan, a soldier. ... (II:506)
1783, ... May 6, Thomas Blakemore, a soldier, killed. May 7, ---- Duncan, a soldier, died; James Rice, a soldier; ... (II:506)
2-74: 9th Sept. 1754, John Wilson's appraisement by Saml. Buchanan, Andrew Duncan, John Logan (Loggan). (III:36)
2-126: 20 November 1755, Mary Sorn's bond as administratrix of Jacob Sorn, with securities Jacob Syver, John Duncan. (III:40)
3-69: 11 April 1762. Andrew Duncan's will -- to wife, Jennet, negro Slaves; to 5 daughters, Elizth., Mary, Jennet, Jean, Florence; to brother's son, James Duncan; to son, Andrew, infant, testator's home plantation. Executors, John Moore, Joseph Culton. Teste: John McNutt, Hugh Wardlaw, David Sayers. 18 May 1762, proved, by Davis (sic) Sayers, John McNutt. Executors refuse to execute. Administration granted Jennet Duncan, the widow, who qualifies (her mark), with Andw. Russell, John Moore. (III:69)
3-158: 17 August, 1762. Andrew Duncan's appraisement, by Wm. Edmondson, Jno. Edmondson, Saml. Buchanan, recorded. (III:70)
3-245: 18 May 1762, John Moore's bond (with John Handly) as guardian (appointed) to John Duncan, orphan of Andrew Duncan. (III:78)
Pg.246: 18 May 1762, David Sayers' (Sayer) bond (with Jno. Moore) as guardian (appointed) to Joseph Duncan, orphan of Andrew Duncan.
Pg.247: 18 May 1762, Jannet Duncan's bond (with John Handly) as guardian (appointed) to James Duncan, orphan of Andrew Duncan.
3-331: (No date; previous date was 24 March 1764, next date 21 Nov. 1763) Settlement of Henry Horse's estate, by Sarah Horse, recorded. Cash paid Leonard Seamon, Thos. Singleton's note of hand; cash paid ...; cash paid John Duncan. ... (III:84)
3-480: 19 Nov. 1766, William McCutcheon's bond (with Andw. Hayes) as guardian (appointed) to Jno. Duncan, orphan of James Duncan. (III:95)
4-40: 24 August 1767. Account of administration of estate of Col. John McNeill, recorded. Cash paid William Duncan for board of servants under cure. (MAD: payments to others for various items) (III:100)
VII-414: 18th March 1791. Agreement between James Brownlee, John McCutchan, and John McCutchan, Jr. (Teste: James Wardlaw, Saml McCutchan, Asher Waterman). Commissioners appointed on motion of James Brownlee, administrator of Andrew Duncan, to examine the accounts of the estate, report that they find the accounts in confusion by the account of the marriage of Andrew Duncan's widow with William M. McCutchan, and also confused the accounts of above McCutchan, Jr. and Sr. administrators of William McCutchan who is dead; they agree to leave all questions (including estate of the deceased wife of both Duncan and McCutchan) to these, viz: Zachariah Johnston, Jno. Tate, Joseph B--- (Bell), Jr.; Michael Coulter, John Cunningham. The(y) report there is the sum of 21.12.9 pounds coming to each of the legatee of Duncan. Elizabeth Buchanan has received 34.6.1 pounds. Mary Craig has received 26.11, Janet Edminston 26.6.7 pounds, Mary McKiney 22 pounds, Florence Brownlee 23.10/0 pounds. Jane McKinney shall receive 4 pounds more than otherwise due from David Craig and that his receipt be delivered to Mr. John McKinney for that purpose. (III:196)
2-171: 24 Oct. 1748, Wm. Sayers to J. Pattison, weaver, part of 1,546 acres sold by Wm. Beverley to Patrick Campbell in 1738 and by him to Wm. Sayers in 1745. Patrick Campbell. On south branch Shanandoah. Teste: Wm. Smith, Pat. Campbell, James Mitchell, Andrew Duncan. (III:272)
2-175: 24 Oct. 1748, Wm. Sayers to Andrew Duncan, part of 1546 acres above. Wm. Beverley, Patrick Campbell. Beverley Manor. (III:272)
2-317: 11 August 1749, Michael Lawler & Mary his wife, Thomas of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper Co., to Thomas Kennerley, Joseph Bloodworth, Mary Bloodworth, Mary Margaret Kennerly, William Russell. Devised to his wife, Mary, after her death to Mary Margaret Kennerly, wife of Thomas. Mary Bloodworth, widow, has married Michael. 100 acres purchased by Joseph from Russell, 27 May 1742. 300 acres patented to Joseph 1 August 1745. Teste John Roberts Jr., William Duncan, Archibald, William and Susanna Woods, James Kennerley. (III:275, have copy) (MAD: NNR's book pg.7; see Culpeper Co. VA)
3-485: 11 May 1751, Commonwealth to Robert Eastham, James Pendleton and Wm. Green of Culpeper, to take privy execution of Mary, wife of Michael Lawyer (sic) as to deed Michael Lawler to Thomas Kennerley of Culpeper, for land where Joseph Bloodworth lives. (III:298)
County Court Judgments, June 1747: Michael Lawler vs. James Armstrong and Thomas Letch. Michael and Mary his wife lately called Mary Bloodworth. Debt on bond dated 22 March 1743 to Mary while she was sole (MAD: sole feme) and unmarried. Writ issued 1746, 26 November. Receipt signed Mary Bloodworth, July 29, 1744. Receipt signed Michael Lawler, 23 May 1745. (I:295)
County Court Judgments, April 1797: Allison vs. Kennedy, Special Verdict. Mentions patent to William Russell in year 1740. William Russell owned land in Beverley Manor prior to 1740. In 1742, 27 May, William conveyed his lands to Joseph Bloodworth, Joseph's will dated 3 Oct. 1743, wife Mary Bloodworth, devised to Mary Margaret Kennerley, wife of Thomas Kennerley. After Joseph's death, widow Mary married Michael Lawler. Thomas and Mary Margaret sold land to James Kennerley, but died before making deed, and Thomas, eldest son and heir; John Kennerley and Mary, his wife, conveyed the land to James. James Kennerley died June, 1797. Survey was made for Russell, 1739. (II:30)
2-492: 27 Feb. 1749, same to William Robinson, 380 acres in Beverly Manor cor. Robert Ramsey, patent line cor. Patrick Hays, Teste Andrew McCord, Wm. Robinson, Andrew Duncan. (III:279; MAD: "same" was apparently given on previous page; many deeds this page are from "same")
5-436: 15 May 1753, Andrew Duncan and Jane to John Wilson, Cordwainer, 1753, 232 acres part of 1546 acres sold by Beverly to Patrick Campbell in Beverley Manor, and 232 acres, 1 rood, sold by Campbell to Wm. Sayers, and by Sayers to Andrew Duncan; on South River Shannando. Cor. Charles Campbell and John Ward, John Brownlee's line; Manor line. (III:317)
6-331: 21 August 1754, Joseph Kennedy (his mark), Gent., and Elizabeth, to Samuel Buchanan, James Walker, Robert Reagh, John Logan, Alexander Miller and William Kennedy, trustees appointed and chosen by the Presbyterian Congregation of New Providence in Augusta Co. for and on behalf of themselves and the rest of the said Congregation and their successors adherents to the Squad of New York of the other part. Consideration; The sincere regard, good will and affectionate love which he beareth unto the said Congregation, and with an eye to encourage the worshipers of the most Blessed and Glorious Trinity, ...; and for and in consideration of the sum of six pence sterling; for public use and benefit of the said Congregation for a Presbyterian Meeting House to worship Almighty God in and for a burying place and graveyard to them and such as shall hereafter joyn with them the said Congregation of New Providence a certain moiety piece or parcel of land whereon the said congregation hath already began to prepare and build a meeting house containing 3 acres 1 r. 27 p. on west side Moffet's Creek in Borden's tract, said Kennedy's and Francis McCown's line being a line of land now in possession of Andrew Duncan. Delivered to Samuel Buchanan 21 June 1785. (III:327)
7-374: 19 Nov. 1756, John Walker and Ann to Andrew Duncan, L100, 190 acres of Bordens land on Walkers Creek, cor. Alex. Walker; Alexander's cor.; James Moor's cor. (III:345)
7-484: 16 Nov. 1757, Francis McCowen and Margaret to Andrew Duncan, L140, 317 acres conveyed to Francis by Benj. Jr., south side Moffett's creek, cor. Joseph Kennedy's land; cor. Samuel Steel's land, Wilson's corner. Teste: Robert Brown, Petter Wallace. Delivered: Wm. Edmondson, June, 1758. (III:349)
7-496: 12 November 1757. Andrew Steel to his son, Samuel Steel, L60, 240 acres, part of the tract where Andrew now lives, containing 463 acres, conveyed to Andrew by Borden; cor. Ro. Henry and Andrew Steel, Wilsons line; cor. Andrew Duncan; cor. Joseph Kennedy. Teste: Jno. Tat. Delivered: Samuel Steel August, 1770. (III:349)
8-392: 19 August 1760, Andrew Duncan and Jane to Samuel Lindsay, L100.10, 190 acres on Walker's Creek in Borden's 92100; cor. Alex. Walker; James Moore's cor. Acknowledged, 19 August. (III:362)
8-422: 4 July 1760, Joseph Kennedey to Wm. Kennedey, L100, 414 acres in Borden's tract; cor. Andrew Steel, crossing the mill creek; cor. Andrew Duncan. Delivered: Jno. Handley by your order. (III:363)
10-143: 17 Nov. 1761, Joseph Kennedy to James Wardlaw, L100, 236 acres in Borden's tract, crossing Andrew Duncan's Mill Dam, George Henderson's land. Teste Wm. James, Andrew Kennedy, Hugh Wardlaw. Delivered to Andrew Wardlaw, son of James. 2 Feb. 1791. (III:380)
18-253: 14 Nov. 1771, James Wardlaw and Martha to James Logan, Samuel Buchanan, Alexander Walker Sr., Andrew Hays, James Henry, James McCampbell, Thomas Hill, John Huston, Alexander Walker Jr., elders of the congregation of Presbyterian Dissenters of New Providence 50 lbs, 8-1/2 acres whereon New Providence Meeting House now stands; Andrew Duncan's line, trust for purpose of meeting house for public worship and a grave yard. Teste: Alexander Sinclair, Samuel Bell, George Weir. Delivered: Joseph Moore, 1st April 1796. (III:520)
21-356: 26 March 1776, Andrew Duncan to John Brown. Teste: Charles Campbell, John Brown, John Marshall, Robert Wardlaw, Alexander Wilson. (III: 547)
"The Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: 1745 to 1800" by Lyman Chalkley is available online at https://sites.rootsweb.com/~chalkley/
"Report on the Chalkley manuscripts, 21st Congress, the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution" (Augusta Co. VA) by Thomas Forsythe Nelson; pub. unknown: unknown, 1912, 28 pgs. (LH 199, HeritageQuest images 5/2007; FHL fiche 6,015,411)
(Book pg.14) 17 Feb. 1748. p.99. ... Robt. Christian vs. Andrew Mitchell - Deed Wm. Sayers to John Paterson proved by Andrew Duncan.
(Book pg.14) p.100. Deed Wm. Sayers to Andrew Duncan proved by John Patison.
MAD: Mr. Nelson concludes that the original records should be examined instead of Judge Chalkley's very brief extracts.
ANTHONY DUNKIN, S-1808, Invalid, TN (FHL film 970,867)
Greene Co. TN, 25 Oct. 1832, appeared Anthony Dunkin age 88, b. Lancaster Co. PA 1743; moved to Augusta Co. VA, then to Montgomery Co. VA, then after Rev. to Washington Co. TN, then to Greene Co. TN where he has lived for past 30 years.
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Albemarle Co. VA Deed (FHL film 30,232)
18-535: 27 Oct. 1812, George Dunkin and wife Mary of state of TN, to Morgan Morris of town of Staunton, VA, for $600, undivided 1/13 part of land adj. Wilson C. Nicholas, John Peterson, John Harris and representatives of Nathaniel Anderson decd and Doctor Morrison, the land where Jacob Morris lived and devised to his representatives at his death. Wit. Alexr. S. Lyle, John H. Morris, James McGongal. Reg. in Augusta Co. VA 22 March 1813 on oath of witnesses.
Lincoln Co. KY Wills (FHL film 855,032)
1-130: 25 March, 1784, Andrew Duncan; sister Elizabeth Buchanans son Andrew; sister Mary Craigs son James; sister Jenny Edmistons son Andrew; sister Jean McKinneys dau. Jenny; sister Florence Brownlees dau. Jenny. Exec. Bros-in-law John Edmison (sic) and John McKinney. Wit. Wm. Edmison, Rbt. Harrold, John Buchanan. Probated 21 Feb. 1786. (MAD: Andrew herein is son of Andrew Sr. of Augusta Co. VA where this will was also recorded.)
B-27: John McKinney, admr. of estate of Andrew Duncan, allowed traveling expenses from Lincoln to Augusta Co. on said administration.
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