Duncans in Rutland Co. VT


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

Last revised September 3, 2009

Formed 1781; original county


1800 Rutland Co. VT Census
Clarendon Dist. (pgs.32-49)
Pg.36  John Dunkin      20001  -  11110

1810-1840 Rutland Co. VT Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Rutland Co. VT Census
Pg.31, #353-408, John F. KNIGHTS 50 NY tailor
                  Eunice 46 VT & children
                  Owen DUNCAN 25 VT tailor

1860-1870 Rutland Co. VT Census
      No Duncan indexed

HISTORIES before 1923

1912 "The Book of St.Louisans : A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men of the City of St.Louis" Second Edition, 1912. Revised, Enlarged and Brought Down to date. Edited by Albert Nelson Marquis. Pub. Chicago, A.N. Marquis & Company, 1912. (Google Books 8/6/2009; from New York Public Library book; pages 169-170 from Vivian Ruegge 2/25/1984)
      Pg.169-170: DUNCAN, James P., assistant treasurer Buxton & Skinner Stationery Co.; born, Sidney, O.; son of John and Margaret (Fulton) Duncan; educated public and high schools, Sidney, and business college, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; married at Rutland, Vt., 1881, Candiee E. Cole, of Vermont; children: Robert C., James H., Andrew C., Miriam M. Began active career as clerk in store at Sidney; later spent two years in wholesale store of Cal Barker, Toledo, O.; served as deputy county treasurer Shelby Co., O.; removed to St.Louis, 1879, and was placed in charge of office work of R.D. Patterson & Co., becoming secretary and treasurer of the company; after business was sold to the Buxton & Skinner Stationery Co. was made assistant treasurer of latter concern. Member St.Louis Credit Men's Association. Democrat. Presbyterian. Recreation: horseback riding. Office: 306 N. 4th St. Residence: 5886 Clemens Ave. Summer Residence: Hill Crest Cottage, Arcadia, Mo. (MAD: Sidney, Shelby Co. OH)

1888 "Early history of Michigan : with biographies of state officers, members of Congress, judges and legislators : published pursuant to Act 59, 1887" by S.D.Bingham, pub. by Thorp & Godfrey, state printers and binders (HeritageQuest image 2/2007; sketches in alphabetic order, Local History Reel/Fiche Number 4546; FHL film 1,000,076 item 2)
      Pg.240: ROBERT W. DUNCAN, Representative from Ottawa county in 1855, was born in Rutland, Vt., February 24, 1824. He came to Grand Haven in 1851, where he now resides. By profession a lawyer, politically a Democrat. He has been circuit court commissioner six terms; prosecuting attorney two terms; mayor in 1868; supervisor several times; and has repeatedly been the democratic candidate for circuit judge.


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