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

Last revised October 18, 2013

SCOTT CO. IL
Formed 1839 from Morgan
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1840-1860 Scott Co. IL Census
      No Duncan indexed

1870 Scott Co. IL Census
Naples Twp., Twp.15 Range 14
Pg.231, #35-35, KEENIR, Richard 50 PA laborer $2775-$800
                  Frances (f) "81" PA keeping house
                  DUNCAN, Elizabeth 30 MO house keeper
Pg.236, #124-123, KEENER, Thomas 44 PA pork packer $75,000-$25,000
                  Caroline 42 IL keeping house
                  DUNCAN, Lucy 18 IL house keeper
                  KEENER, Fannie (f) 15 IL at home
                  (MAD: one Lucy Dunkin mar. Zachary T. Green 11/3/1874)
Manchester P.O., Twp.13 Range 11 (partially faint)
Pg.263, #23-25, ENGLAND, Thomas 49 TN works on R.road $0-$150
                  Susan 46 TN keeping house
                  Nancy J. 18, Cassetia (f) 16 IL at home
                  Ruben T. 14, William P. 11 IL at home
                  John C. 5, George W. 5 IL at home
                  DUNCAN, J.H. (m) 21 IL works in black smith shop
                  COLLEY?, C?. John 19 IL works on R.road
Exeter P.O., Twp.15 Range 13
Pg.359-360, #212-212, GREEN, John 52 ENG farmer $13,500-$2,096, parents of foreign birth
                  Elizabeth 49 DE keeping house
                  Narden (m) 20 IL farm laborer, father of foreign birth
                  Royal (m) 15 IL farm laborer, father of foreign birth
                  Mary 17 IL at home, father of foreign birth
                  DUNCAN, Jane 17 IL at home
                  MARSH, Sarah 21 IL at home
                  Ellie (f) 23 IL at home
                  Samuel 24 IL druggist
                  POST, William 22 OH farm laborer
 

LAND RECORDS

Scott Co. IL Deeds (SLC 9/13/2013)
   General Indexes start 1888; Deed Books individually indexed
      A-141: Joseph Duncan of Morgan Co. IL, 1839 - not copied (FHL film 1,311,760)
      C-79/80: 24 May 1844, Eliah? (Eleab?) B. Kirby of Scott Co. IL to James M. Duncan, Daniel C. Pierson and William Brown as executors of last will & testament & in trust for such as may be interested in said Duncan's estate, that for $10 paid, sell lands in Scott Co. IL, E 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec.14 Twp.15N Range 12W of 3rd principal Meridian contining 80 acres, warrant title. /s/ E.B. Kirby. Eliah? B. Kirby ack. deed before Joseph H. Berry?, Probate Justice of Peace, 23 May 1844. Recorded Oct. 14, 1844. (FHL film 1,311,761)
      D-421/422: 5 Oct. 1848, Thomas O. Duncan and Jane E. Duncan his wife of St.Louis, MO, by J.M. Lucas their attorney, to Bezaleel Gillett of Morgan Co. IL, for $500 paid, sell real estate in Scott Co. IL, the N 1/2 Lot No.3 Block 19, also Lot No.2 in Blk. No.11, also Lot No.1 in Block No.10, also N 1/2 Lot 2 in Blk. 10, also 2 half lots in Blk.18, also all other lots which Thomas T. January and wife deeded to me and which will more fully appear by reference to said deed as recorded in Morgan Co. from said T.T. January, all of said lots in the town of Naples "(old Plot)" in Scott Co. IL, with appurtenances. /s/ T.O. Duncan, Jane E. Duncan, by their attorney J.M. Lucas. Wit. J.H. Berry. Ack. 5 Aug. 1848 before Joseph H. Berry, Probate J.P. of Scott Co. IL. Recorded Oct. 5, 1848. (FHL film 1,311,762)
      F-114/115: Plat of town of Duncan, named in honour of late Gov. Joseph Duncan - not copied (FHL film 1,311,763; Book F, 1850-1852)
 

OTHER RECORDS

Bowers Cemetery, Scott Co. IL (photos taken by Damon Duncan of Phoenix, AZ, for Dorothy Franks from info of Linda Keller 3/1990; copy from Dorothy Franks 5/1993)
      Lucy, wife of Nimrod Duncan, died Sept. 16, 1858, aged 80 yrs 4 mos 22 dys
      G.B. Duncan, died Sept. 5, 1884, aged 78 yrs 3 mos 24 ds
      Nancy, wife of Thomas Day, died ?? 18?? (photo not readable)
      (MAD: see Fayette Co. IL; one Greenup Duncan 74 KY VA VA, wife Laura 31 IL NC NC, indexed on pg.501C of 1880 census, bur. near Glasgow, Scott Co. IL, had no children; Greeunup B. Duncan mar. Laura Jane Hess 7/9/1871; said to be the reason Nimrod and Mary Ann Brown Duncan moved to Scott Co. near Roodhouse or Roadhouse per "a granddau. of theirs," from 2/10/1970 letter from Nancy Reba Roy to Kay D. Hampton, now at Platte Co. MO Hist. Soc.)
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Morgan Co. IL Deed (SLC 9/14/2013)
      T-99/100: 8 July 1841, Thomas O. Duncan and Jane E. Duncan his wife to Charles Collins, all of City of St.Louis, for $1,000 paid, sell tracts of land in Scott and Morgan Co. IL, NE 1/4 Sec.21 containing 160 acres, W 1/2 NW 1/4 Sec.22 containing 80 acres, Lot No.6? (3?) of NE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec.5 containing 432-70/100 acres, W 1/2 Lots No.142? (1&2?) of NE 1/4 of Sec.6 containing 80 acres, all of Twp.15N Range 12W, the whole containing 752-72/100 acres more or less, warrant title, which they acquired by an entry made at land office at Springfield, IL, July 28, 1836. /s/ T.O. Duncan, J.E. Duncan. Ack. 8 July 1841 before Christopher Gorvey, Notary Public of St.Louis Co. MO. Recorded July 27, 1841. (MAD: Thomas O. Duncan mar. Mary E. or Jane Esthe Saunders 11/22/1831 St. Louis Co. MO) (FHL film 1,317,665)
 

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