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

Last revised November 24, 2011

OHIO CO. IN
Formed 1844 from Dearborn
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1850 Ohio Co. IN Census
Rising Sun City
Pg.304, #165-176, Nicholas DUNCAN 26 VA drayman $0
                  Frances (f) 20 IN
                  John W. 2, Sarah 4/12 IN
                  (MAD: 1860 Switzerland Co. IN census; William N. or Wilson N. Duncan mar. Frances Walton 11/22/1846)
Pg.309, #248-259, Sarah DUNCAN 59 VA (blank) (blank) $0
                  Hezekiah (f) 19 VA
                  (MAD: Hezekiah definitely indicated as female)
Division 2
Pg.334, #579, Bartholomew CURRIN 28 IRE road contractor
                  lots of men
                  James DUNCAN 25 IRE laborer $0
 

1860 Ohio Co. IN Census
Randolph Twp.
Pg.454, #107-108, H.L. DUNCAN (m) 29 VA brick maker $450-$100
                  Ellen 28 NY
                  William F. 8, Isabel 7 IN
                  Joseph L. 5 IN
                  (MAD: 1870 Switzerland Co. IN census)
 

1870 Ohio Co. IN Census
      No Duncan indexed
 

LAND RECORDS

Ohio Co. IN Index of deeds v.1, 1844-1870 (FHL film 1,311,807 item 3; SLC 10/8/2011)
   (MAD: Ohio Co. IN Marriage, Hezekiah Lee Duncan to Ellen Miller, 30 Dec. 1851)
   Grantor pages:
      1854, Duncan, H.L. to Rachel B. Bryant, warranty, June 5, 1854, $160, part of in-lot 11, Rising Sun, Pinkney Jones add., June 6, 1854, F-152&153
      1854, Duncan, H.L. to Geo. Willis, warranty, Sept. 18, 1854, $150, in-lot 22, Rising Sun, Pinkney Jones add., Sept. 22, 1854, F-203
      1856, Duncan, H.L. to Michael North, Comrs, Sept. 4, 1856, $275, part of in-lot 54, Rising Sun, NW 1/2 B.James? add, Sept. 6, 1856, G-168
      1856, Duncan, H.L. to John Hillis, Comrs, Nov. 25, 1856, $100, Ohio County, Sec.3 T3R1, 1 acre, Nov. 25, 1856, G-221
      1859, Duncan, E. (crossed out: Ellen & husb.) to Mariah Miller (crossed out - Wilber), warranty, July 25, 1859, $200, inlot 1, Rising Sun, Fractional B, Jane add, Sept. 1, 1859, H-251-252
      1863, Duncan, Ellen to Hassiah Turner, warranty, Jan. 20, 1863, $312, inlot 38, Rising Sun, 3 James, Jan. 21, 1863, I-104
      1863, Duncan, H.L. et ux to Clatus Cope, warranty, Oct. 14, 1863, $425, Rising Sun, piece of ground in J.S., Nov. 11, 1863, I-204
   Grantee pages:
      Duncan, H.L. from John J. Hayden, warranty, Oct. 25, 1852, $80, part of inlot 11, Rising Sun, P. James add, Oct. 25, 1852, E-148-149
      Duncan, H.L. from Jesse Davis, warranty, June 30, 1853, $75, part of inlot 54, Rising Sun, P. James add, June 30, 1854, F-162-163
      "Ducan", H.L. from H.C. Pepper et ux, warranty, Sept. 5, 1856, $200, Ohio County, Sec.3 T3 R1, 1 acre, Sept. 6, 1856, G-167
      Duncan, Ellen from John Rice et ux, warranty, Dec. 26, 1857, $125, Rising Sun, fractional Sec.1, Dec. 28, 1857, G-391-392
      Duncan, Ellen from Enos Gary, warranty, July 2, 1859, $75, part of inlot 38, Rising Sun, B. James add., Sept. 12, 1859, H-255-256
      Duncan, Ellen from J.C. Grace et ux, warranty, Jan. 26, 1863, $200, Rising Sun, lot not numbered, Jan. 26, 1863, I-106
 

HISTORIES before 1923

"History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana : from their earliest settlement : containing a history of the counties, their cities, townships, towns, villages, schools, and churches, reminiscences, extracts, etc., local statistics, portraits of early settlers and prominent men, biographies, preliminary chapters on the history of the North-west Territory, the state of Indiana, and the Indians." (anonymous); pub. Chicago: F.E. Weakley & Co., 1885, 980 pgs. (LH6241, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL book 977.21 H2h 1977 and film 924,510 items 1-2 and 934,901 item 1)
      Pg.385: Presbyterian Church of Rising Sun. ... In 1823 a Sabbath-school was established ... the following ministers have served the church as supplies, either stated or temporary, or as pastors: James Duncan, ... (Rising Sun on the Ohio River, 96 miles southeast of Indianapolis ...) (MAD: Rising Sun, Ohio Co. IN)
 

1887/8 "History of West TN" or "History of Lauderdale, Tipton, Haywood and Crockett Cos. TN" by Goodspeed (from Evelyn Sigler 11/1983; and FHL film 899,867)
      Pg.854: Lauderdale Co., J.W. Duncan, an extensive merchant and cotton planter of Golddust, Lauderdale Co., was born Jan. 26, 1848, at Rising Sun, [Ohio Co.] Ind., and was the oldest of 7 children born to Wilson N. and Frances E. Duncan. The father was a native of VA, and died in 1881 at Golddust. The mother was a native of Indiana and died in 1870. The father was a steamboatman, and our subject was engaged in the same business when 15 years of age, at Cincinnati, [Hamilton Co.] OH, until 1876, when he commenced merchandising at Ashport and Golddust, and has since continued. During the war he was on steamboats employed by the Government to transport goods from the war department. July 11, 1877, he married Amelia B. Volkmar, the daughter of Frederick and Mary Volkmar, of Memphis, TN, and they have had 3 children: Berdie May, born Aug. 1878; Willie, born Oct. 1882; and Fannie, born Sept. 18, 1886. ....
 

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