Duncans in Nansemond Co. VA


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

Last revised September 18, 2003

Formed 1637 from Upper Norfolk
Southampton formed 1749 from Isle of Wight, Nansemond


1830-1840 Nansemond Co. VA census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Nansemond Co. VA Census
Pg.161/2, #579, McKim LECAMPT (m) 63 MD merchant
                  Jane 47 MD
                  George W. BUNTING 28 Accomac VA farmer
                  Eliza J. 33 MD
                  William DUNCAN 19 Accomac VA farmer
                  Laura WILSON 15 Northampton VA
                  John James BUNTING 4 Nansemond VA
                  George Robt. 5/12 Nansemond VA
                  Isham CAWLING 22 Nansemond VA laborer

1860-1870 Nansemond Co. VA Census
      No Duncan indexed


Nansemond Co. VA - Suffolk; independent city - nothing early cataloged on FHL film in 1988 except tax lists, not copied


Beaufort Co. NC Patent Record (deed) (FHL film 419,198)
      Vol.2&3 pg.63: 16 April 1796, Saml. Dunscomb of City & State of New York, Gent., and Lucy Clayborne Dunscomb, his wife, appoint Jordan Shepherd of Beaufort Co. NC, Gent., our attorney to make deed to our lands in NC or VA. Wit. William Philip, Edward Dunscomb (Notary Public); ack. in NY before Edward Dunscomb.
      Vol.2&3 pg.221: 30 May 1800, Lucy Claiborn Dunscomb of City and State of NY to Jordan Shepherd of Beaufort Co. NC, for $333-1/3, land, messuage, etc. in Nansemond Co. VA, 25 acres being 1/6 part of 2 tracts formerly held by Solomon Shepherd Sr., one of 100 acres from Millissent Shepherd and the other of 50 acres from Thomas Jordan to afsd. Solomon Shepherd, the whole of the two tracts adj. James Burton, Christopher Benn and Bennet's pasture (which Solomon Shepherd devised by his will to his son Thomas Shepherd who died intestate). Wit. Wm. Robinson, Edward Dunscomb; proven by oath of Wm. Robinson. (MAD: see Henrico Co. VA)


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