Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

genebug.gif

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

Last revised February 4, 2014

JOHNSON CO. IL
Formed 1822 from Randolph
Jackson formed 1816 from Randolph, Johnson
Pope formed 1816 from Gallatin, Johnson
Union formed 1818 from Johnson
Alexander formed 1819 from Johnson
Pulaski formed 1843 from Johnson
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1840 Johnson Co. IL Census
Pg.403  William Duncan       1010,201     - 1110,01
          (MAD: one William Duncan mar. Martha Sloan 1/10/1817
            Wayne Co. KY, son of George Duncan Sr., parents of
            Jeannette Samantha Duncan who mar. Benjamin Browning
            7/16/1846 Johnson Co. IL per Harlene Soper Brown)
   414  G.W. Dunken          0000,1       - 0001
          (MAD: George W. Duncan mar. Elizabeth Mounce
            6/28/1838; 1850 Daviess Co. MO census)

1850 Johnson Co. IL Census
      No Duncan indexed
 

1860 Johnson Co. IL Census
Twp.11S Range 4E, P.O. Vienna
Pg.58, #499-375, David DUNCAN 38 KY farmer $1200-$700
                  Rebecka B. 36 TN
                  Mary A. 9, William 5 IL
                  (MAD: one David Duncan mar. Katherine Rushing 6/25/1849)
Pg.64, #546-422, William C. DUNKEN 31 KY farmer $1200-$300
                  Jane 31 KY "h.k."
                  Sarah J. 7, James 5 IL
                  (MAD: W.C. Duncan mar. Jane Ragan 8/10/1848)
Pg.70, #596-471, James P. DUNKEN 42 KY farmer $0-$0
                  Matilda 36 KY h.k. $300-$700
                  James R. 12, George W. 8, John B. 6 IL
                  (MAD: James P. Duncan mar. Matilda Mounts 12/24/1840; James Preston Duncan had IL Public Domain Land; 1870 Daviess Co. MO census)
 

1870 Johnson Co. IL Census
Twp.11 Range 4 East, Reynoldsburg P.O.
Pg.399, #34-34, DUNCAN, Carol (m) 40 KY farmer $1000-$200
                  Jane 37 KY keeping house
                  Sarah J. 18 IL at home
                  James 16 IL
                  Margret 10, John L. 8, William R. 6 IL
                  Martha B. 4, Dora A. 1 IL
                  (MAD: William C. Duncan in 1860 Johnson Co. IL census)
Pg.403, #87-87, DUNCAN, David 47 KY farmer $1600-$600
                  Rebecca 44 IL
                  Mary 19, William 15, Permelia 8 (18?) IL
                  James M. 6 IL
Twp.13 Range 3 East, P.O. Vienna
Pg.486, #155-155, DUNCAN, Marshall 30 AR farmer $0-$0 (white)
                  Luticia 26 IL keeping house
                  Wm. C. 7 IL
                  Nathan 2/12 IL b.Mar.
                  HARDIN, James 17 AR works on farm
                  (MAD: 1860 Independence Co. AR census)
 

1920 Johnson Co. IL Census (HeritageQuest image 7/2009)
Burnside, SD 16, ED 72, Sheet 5B
Pg.183, #103-103, DUNCAN, Robert, head, Rent, m/w 53 mar. - no no, IL TN TN laborer run farm W 83
  Fanny, wife, f/w 49 mar - yes yes IL TN TN
  Coy V., son, m/w, 12, single, yes no no, IL, IL IL
 

LAND RECORDS

Johnson Co. IL Deed Indexes, copied to ca 1860 (copied by CVD in SLC 5/4/2013 and 5/6/2013)
   Grantee index, Vol.A, 1827-1867 (FHL film 963,307; copied 5/4/2013)
      E-447: Duncan, David from Samuel Duncan, dated Feb. 6, 1855, filed Oct.25, 1855, SE SW 1/4, 15 acres
      A-171: Duncan, Benjamin from Joseph McCorkle, Oct. 12, 1831, May 17, 1836, SE 1/4 6,12,2 [Sec.6 T12 R2], 160 acres
      E-104: Duncan, Samuel from James Moore, Feb. 11, 1854, Jun 10, 1854, S 1/2 SW 1/4 23,11,4, 65 acres
      F-202: Duncan, Martha from G.L. Darnel, Feb. 2, 1856, Mar. 3, 1856, recorded Mar. 5, 1856, SW SE 1/4 27,11,4
      G-252&53: Duncan, David from Isaiah R. Miller, Aug. 5, 1857, Nov. 10, 1857, Nov. 10, 1857, SE NW 1/4 Sec.22 T11 R4E, 40 acres
      G-620: Duncan, Sloan from Martha Duncan, Oct. 1, 1858, Oct. 1, 1858, Oct. 1, 1858, SW SE 1/4 Sec.7 T11 R4E, 40 acres
      H-16: Duncan, Sloan from Martha Duncan, Oct. 1, 1858, Oct. 20, 1858, Oct. 1, 1858, Mortgage on personal property
      J-453?: Duncan, David from W.J. Wise, Sept. 22, 1863, Oct. 19, 1863, Oct. 19, 1863, See record
   Grantor index 1827-1867 (FHL film 963,308; copied 5/6/2013)
      C-46: Duncan, George W. to William Dobbs, dated Mar. 8, 1844, recorded Sep. 14, 1844, NW 1/4 NE 1/4 S41 T12 R4E, 45 acres
      D-344: Duncan, Samuel to James Preston Duncan, Dec. 9, 1852, --, SW 1/4 NW 1/4 S21 T11 R4E
      E-235: Duncan, Samuel to John May, Aug. 14, 1854, Jan. 10, 1855, E 1/2 NW 1/4 S31 T11 R4E, 80 acres
      E-348: Duncan, James to John Oneal, Feb. 16, 1855, Apr. 16, 1855, SW 1/4 SW 1/4 S28 T11 R4E, 40 acres
      E-354: Duncan, Samuel to Craft McFarlin, Aug. 12, 1854, Apr. 18, 1855, NW 1/4 NW 1/4 S28 T11 R4E, 40 acres
      E-202: Duncan, Samuel to John Oneal, -- 1, 1854, Dec. 28, 1854, SW 1/4 NW 1/4 S28 T11 R4E, 40 acres
      E-447: Duncan, Samuel to David Duncan, Feb. 6, 1855, Oct. 25, 1855, SE 1/4 S 1/4, 15 acres
      E-455: Duncan, Samuel to William Presgrove, Aug. 12, 1854, ERROR, Nov. 10, 1855, NE 1/4 NE 1/4 S22 T11 R2E, 80 acres in all [entry crossed out]
      E-455: Duncan, Samuel to William Presgrove, Aug. 12, 1854, Nov. 10, 1855, SE 1/4 NW 1/4 S1? T12 R4E, 40 acres
      F-230: Duncan, Samuel to Harmon Abney, Mar. 17, 1856, Mar. 22, 1856, filed Mar. 22, 1856, recorded Mar. 22, 1856, SE SE 1/4 S36 T12 and NE NE 1/4 S1 T13 R3, 80 acres
      F-411: Duncan, Samuel to Milton Rushing, Mar. 17, 1856, Oct. 30, 1856, Oct. 30, 1856, NW SW 1/4 S31 T11 R4E, 40 acres
      G-259: Duncan, Samuel to William Darnell, Sept. 17, 1856, Nov. 10, 1857, Nov. 11, 1857, NW SW 1/4 and SW NW 1/4 Sec.27 T11S R4E, 80 acres
      G-560: Duncan, Joseph E. to Samuel B. Brower, July 19, 1858, July 23, 1858, July 24, 1858, Mortgage on growing crop
      G-620: Duncan, Martha to Sloan Duncan, Oct. 1, 1858, Oct. 1, 1858, Oct. 1, 1858, SW SE 1/4 Sec.27 T11 R4E, 40 acres
      H-16: Duncan, Martha to Sloan Duncan, Oct. 1, 1858, Dec. 20, 1858, Dec. 23, 1858, Personal? property mortgage
      K-99: Duncan, Samuel to J.W. Froggell?, Oct. 3, 1856, Feb. 9, 1864, Feb. 9, 1864, See Record
      ?-663: Duncan, David? & wife to J.L. Mathus?, Nov. 14, 1863, Mar. 15, 1865, Mar. 15, 1865, See Record
      K-499: Duncan, James H. to Wm. J. Wise, June 15, 1855, Mar. 26, 1866, Mar. 29, 1866, See Record
      Quit, next entry was later than 1860
 

Johnson Co. IL Deeds (SLC 12/11/2013 and 12/14/2013)
      A-171/172: 11? (12?) Oct. 1831, Joseph McCorkle and Mary his wife, Frances Gehon and Matilda his wife by William Hendry their attorney in fact, John McIntire & Elizabeth his wife, Benjamin W. Brooks & Lucinda his wife, Ferdinand E. Hendry & Nancy his wife, George A. Hendry & William Hendry, being all the surviving heirs & representatives of Abram Hendry deceased of Johnson Co. IL to Benjamin Duncan of County of (blank) and state of Alabama, for $320 paid, sell tract or parcel of land, SE 1/4 Sec.6 Twp.12S Range 2E in district of lands offered for sale at Shawneetown in IL containing 160 acres, warrant title. /s/ Joseph McCorkle, Mary McCorkle, Frances Gehon, Matilda Gehon, by William Hendry att. in fact, John McIntire, Elizabeth McIntire, B.W. Brooks, Lucinda Brooks, F.E. Hendry, Nancy Hendry, G.A. Hendry, William Hendry. Wit. Robert H. Johnson, Edmond Sims. Johnson Co. IL, they ack. deed 13 Oct. 1831 before Ivy Reynolds, J.P., Johnson Co. IL. Certification for Ivy Reynolds by John McIntire, Clerk of County Commissioners for Johnson Co. IL. Recorded May 17, 1836. Side Note ... Recorded May 17, 1836, in Book B pages 12, 13 & 14. (FHL film 963,310; SLC 12/11/2013)
      C-46/48: 8 March 1844, George Duncan and Elizabeth his wife of Johnson Co. IL to William Dobbs of same place, for $300 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. afsd, being a portion of the lands now occupied by said party of second part known as NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 Sec.4 Twp.12S Range 4E containing 45 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ George W. Duncan, Elizabeth (X) Duncan. They ack. deed 13 April 1844 before William Barnwell, J.P., Johnson Co. IL. Recorded 14 Sept. 1844. (FHL film 963,311)
      D-344/345: 9 Dec. 1852, Samuel Duncan and Ruhama A. his wife of Marshall Co. Kentucky to James Preston Duncan of Johnson Co. IL, for $102 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 and NW 1/4 of SW 1/4 Sec.21 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 80 acres, warrant title. /s/ Samuel Duncan, Ruhamer A. Duncan. Wit. Wm. H?. Van??, J.L. Harrett?. They ack. deed 10 Dec. 1852 in Marshall Co. KY before Wiley? Walter?? (Wallas?) J.P. Certification by Henry Hefor?? of Marshall Co. KY Court, 11 Jan. 1853. (FHL film 963,312; VERY poor image)
      E-104: 11 Feb. 1854, James Moore and Permelia Jane his wife of Johnson Co. IL to Samuel Duncan of Marshall Co. KY, for $135 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, part of S 1/2 of SW 1/4 Sec.23 Twp.11S Range 4E, that is the SE 1/4 and beginning at NW corner of SW 1/4, then south 50 poles or rods, then east 80 poles, then north 50 poles, then west 80 poles to the beginning, containing in the whole 65 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ James R. Moore, Permelia (X) J. Moore. Wit. H.G. Laurence. Ack. before Ivy Reynolds, J.P., Johnson Co. IL, 11 Feb. 1854. Recorded 10 June 1854. (FHL film 963,312)
      E-202: ? day of ?? 1854, Samuel Duncan and Ruhama A. Duncan his wife of Marshall Co. KY to John Oneal of Johnson Co. IL, for $55 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 Sec.28 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 40 acres, warrant title; Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer Adaline Duncan his wife set their hands ... /s/ Samuel Duncan, R.A. Duncan. They ack. deed before J.C. Gilbert, Clerk of Marshall Co. KY Court, 14 Aug. 1854. Certification by T.L. Goheen, Presiding Judge of Marshall Co. Court, for J.C. Gilbert, 15 Aug. 1854. Recorded 28 Dec. 1854. (FHL film 963,312)
      E-235: 14 Aug. 1854, Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer A. Duncan his wife of Marshall Co. KY to John May of Johnson Co. IL, for $110 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, E 1/2 of NW 1/4 Sec.31 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 80 acres more or less,, warrant title; Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer A. Duncan his wife set their hands ... /s/ Samuel Duncan, R.A. Duncan. They ack. deed before J.C. Gilbert, Clerk of Marshall Co. KY Court, 14 Aug. 1854. Certification by T.L. Goheen, Presiding Judge of Marshall Co. Court, for J.C. Gilbert, 15 Aug. 1854. Recorded 10 Jan. 1855. (FHL film 963,312)
      E-348: 16 Feb. 1855, James P. Duncan and Matilda his wife of Johnson Co. IL for $200 paid by John Oneal of Johnson Co. IL, sell lot of land in Johnson Co. IL, SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 Sec.28 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 40 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ James Duncan, Matilda (X) Duncan. Wit. Hiram H. Wise, Ivy Reynolds. They ack. deed before Ivy Reynolds, J.P., 16 Feb. 1855. Recorded 16 April 1855. (FHL film 963,312)
      E-354: 12 Aug. 1854, Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer A. Duncan his wife of Marshall Co. KY to Craft McFarlin of Johnson Co. IL, for $55 paid, Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer Adaline Duncan his wife sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, NW 1/4 of NW 1/4 Sec.28 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 40 acres, warrant title; Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer Adaline Duncan his wife set their hands ... /s/ Samuel Duncan, Ruhamer A. Duncan. They ack. deed before J.C. Gilbert, Clerk of Marshall Co. KY Court, 14 Aug. 1854. Certification by T.L. Goheen, Presiding Judge of Marshall Co. Court, for J.C. Gilbert, 15 Aug. 1854. Recorded 18 April 1855. (FHL film 963,312)
      E-447: 6 Feb. 1855, Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer A. Duncan his wife of Marshall Co. KY to David Duncan of Johnson Co. IL, for $110 paid, sell tracts or parcels of land in Johnson Co. IL, SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 Sec.15 and NE 1/4 of NW [1/4] Sec.22 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 80 acres more or less, warrant title. /s/ Samuel Duncan, Ruhamer A. Duncan. They ack. deed before J.C. Gilbert, Clerk of Marshall Co. KY Court, 6 Feb. 1855. Certification by T.L. Goheen, Presiding Judge of Marshall Co. Court, for J.C. Gilbert, 6 Feb. 1855. Recorded 25 Oct. 1855. (FHL film 963,312)
      Indexed E-455: Duncan, Samuel to William Presgrove, but deed not recorded on this page. (FHL film 963,312)
      F-202: 2 Feb. 1856, G.L. Darnel and his wife Nancy Darnel of Johnson Co. IL to Martha Duncan of Johnson Co. IL, for $40 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Sec.27 Twp.11S Range 4E reserved 1-1/2 acre square around Cedar Creek Meeting house, warrant title. /s/ G.L. (X) Darnel, Nancy (X) Darnel. Wit. Wm. Neal, Ivy Reynolds. They ack. deed before Ivy Reynolds 2 Feb. 1856. Recorded March 5, 1856. (FHL film 963,313)
      F-230: 17 March 1856, Saml. Duncan and Ruhamer A. Duncan his wife of Marshall Co. KY to Harmon Abney of Johnson Co. IL, for $350 paid, sell SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 Sec.36 Twp.12 and NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 Sec.1 Twp.13S of Range 3E containing 80 acres, warrant title. /s/ Samuel Duncan, Ruhamer A. (X) Duncan. Wit. J.A. Clark, J.W. Frezzell. Ack. 17 March 1856 before J.C. Gilbert, Clerk Marshall Co. KY by L.T. Gilbert, D.C. Cert. by T.L. Goheen, presiding Judge of Marshall Co. Court, 17 March 1856. Recorded March 22, 1856. (FHL film 963,313)
      F-410: 17 March 1856, Samuel Duncan and Ruhamer A. Duncan his wife of Marshall Co. KY to Milton Rushing of Johnson Co. IL, for $55 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, NW 1/4 of SW 1/4 Sec.31 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 40 acres, warrant title. /s/ Samuel Duncan, Ruhamer A. (X) Duncan. Wit. J?. A. Clark, J.W. Frizzell. They ack. deed 17 March 1856 before J?. C. Gilbert, Clerk of Marshall County Court. Certification by Y.L. Goheen, Presiding [Judge] of Marshall Co. Court, 17 March 1856. Recorded 30 Oct. 1856. (FHL film 963,313) (F-410, not F-411)
      G-252/253: Isaiah R. Miller of Callaway Co. KY and Mary Ann Miller the wife of said Isaiah R. Miller, for $56 paid by David Duncan of Johnson Co. IL, sell tract or parcel of land with appurtenances in Johnson Co. IL, the SE of NW 1/4 Sec.22 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 40 acres, warrant title. 5 Aug. 1857. /s/ Isaiah R. Miller, Mary Ann (X) Miller. Ack. 5 Aug. 1857 before Paris M. Ellison, Clerk, Callaway Co. KY Court. Certification 5 Aug. 1857 by T.M. Jones, Judge of Callaway Co. KY Court, for P.M. Ellison. Recorded Nov. 10, 1857. (FHL film 963,313)
      G-259: 17 Sept. 1856, Samuel Duncan [and] Ruhamer A. Duncan his wife of Marshall Co. KY to William Darnell of Johnson Co. IL, for $125 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Johnson Co. IL, NW 1/4 of SW 1/4 and SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 Sec.27 Twp.11S Range 4E containing 80 acres, with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Samuel Duncan, Ruhamer A. Duncan. Wit. J.W. Frizzell, Ivy Reynolds. They ack. deed 17 Sept. 1856 before Ivy Reynolds, J.P., Johnson Co. IL. Recorded 11 Nov. 1857 ?? (FHL film 963,313)
      G-560/561: Joseph E. Duncan for $100 paid, sell to Samuel B. Brower my entire crop of tobacco, soyy? Beme? 4 acres more or less for his own use, the condition of the above sale is that said Duncan owes said Brower $100 for which he has executed his promissory note July 15, 1858, given one day after date, bearing 10% interest, now if said Joseph E. Duncan shall pay, otherwise the obligation will remain in full force, July 19, 1858. /s/ Joseph E. Duncan. He ack. the mortgage 22 July 1858 before Thomas Jones, J.P., Johnson Co. IL. Recorded July 24, 1858. (FHL film 963,313)
      G-620: 1 Oct. 1858, Martha Duncan of Johnson Co. IL to Sloan Duncan of Johnson Co. IL, for $40 paid, sell SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Sec.27 Twp.11S Range 4E (indexed as 40 acres) in Johnson Co. IL, with appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Martha (X) Duncan. Ack. before N. J. Gibbs, Clerk, 1 Oct. 1858. Recorded Oct. 1, 1858. (FHL film 963,313)
      H-16: Chattel Mortgage. I, Martha Duncan of Johnson Co. IL for $209.50 paid by Sloan Duncan of Johnson Co., sell to said Sloan Duncan one mare 12 years old, a r? horne? worth $50, one yoke of oxen, one white and one black & white sided $50.00, two cows and calves one red and calf red at $15.00, one hided cow white calf $12.00, 30 hoggs worth $40, one red yearling $2.50, and all my household & kitchen goods & furniture $40.00, forever. Oct. 1, 1858. /s/ Martha (X) Duncan. Wit. W. J. Gibbs. Recorded Dec. 27, 1858. (FHL film 963,314; SLC 12/14/2013)
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Livingston Co. KY Deed (FHL film 318,163)
      AA-206: 3 Oct. 1823, Matthew Duncan and wife Susan of Johnson Co. IL, to Jesse McDonall and James Slaughter of Bardstown, Nelson Co. KY, $40, all the right etc. said Duncan and wife are entitled to as one of the heirs or devisees of Robert Slaughter decd, and as one of the heirs of Maw?/Marie? Elener Slaughter decd, two tracts of land in Livingston Co. KY containing 200 acres each and patented in the name of Robert Slaughter by patent 5 Jan. 1809, being one undivided seventh part of said two tracts of land. Signed Matthew Duncan, Susan C. Duncan. Duncans appeared in Nelson Co. KY 7 Oct. 1823. (MAD: see Jackson Co. IL)
 

Wayne Co. KY Deed (FHL film 590,709; SLC 5/3/2013)
      M-384/385: 19 Oct. 1854, Martha Duncan one of the legal heirs of James Sloan decd of Johnson Co. IL, reposing special confidence in honesty and integrity of James P. Duncan of same county and state of IL, appoint him the said James P. Duncan my attorney to receive from James Slone and Harvy Sloan executors of will of James Slone decd. of Wayne Co. KY, all such money as may be due me from such executors or any other person as one of the legal heirs at law of said James Slone decd, and make receipts etc. /s/ Martha (X) Duncan. Wit. Stephen B. Burris, Henry Gold. Ack. by Martha Duncan 19 Oct. 1854 in Johnson Co. IL, filed 21 Nov. 1854 and recorded 12 June 1855 in Wayne Co. IL.
 

HISTORIES before 1923

1887 "History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson counties, Illinois : from the earliest time to the present; together with sundry and interesting biographical sketches, notes, reminiscences, etc., etc." by Goodspeed (CA State Library, Sutro Branch, book F547 G3Hs; FHL book 977.39 H2 and film 934,984 item 3)
      Pg.879, Williamson Co. Biographical Appendix: John H. Duncan, county superintendent of schools, born in Marshall Co. KY on June 27, 1858, son of Samuel and Ruhamah (Frizzell) Duncan, natives of TN. Father to IL in 1864, locating in Franklin Co., a year later to this county, farmed until death which occurred while he was away from home in Johnson Co., Sept. 14, 1867. Politically prominent in Marshall Co. KY, where held various county offices ... commanded Co. A, 15th KY Cavalry in war. Our subject was reared on farm, attended Shurtleff College, Madison Co. IL, 2 years, then taught ... 1882 elected to present position, re-elected in 1886; Republican. ... Newspaper. Aug. 26, 1883, he married Mary M., dau. of W.J. Spiller of this county; they have a son and daughter. He is a Mason, an Odd Fellow, member of the Christian Church.
 

END

Return to Index to Duncan Research Files in Illinois

Return to The Genealogy Bug's Home Page