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Duncans in the War of 1812 - Kentucky

Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During War of 1812; National Archives Roll 62, Microcopy 602 (FHL film 882,580, Dun to Duq; copied all Duncan and variant spellings)
      All last names are Duncan unless otherwise noted (MAD: have interfiled by first name); all entered service as privates and were discharged as privates unless otherwise listed. Vols = Volunteers; Mil = Militia
      Alamander/Alexander; 4 Regt. (Pogue's) KY Vol
      Alexander/Alamander; 4 Regt. (Pogue's) KY Vol
      Arthur; 5 Regt. (South's) Mtd. KY Vol
      Ashley; 11 Regt. (Williams) Mounted KY Vols
      Berry; 2 Regt. (Jennings) KY Vol
      Charles; 8 Regt. (Callaway's) Mtd. KY Vols; Sgt. - sgt.
      Charles C.; Johnson's Regt. Mt. KY Vols; Ensign - Ensign
      Coleman; 8 Regt. (Wilcox) KY Mil; Lieutenant - lieutenant
      Daniel; 8 Regt. (Callaway's) Mtd. KY Vol
      David; 3 Regt. (Miller's) KY Mil
      David; 8 Regt. (Wilcox's) KY Mil
      David; 17 Regt. (Francesco's) KY Mil; see also Charles Kimly (Himly?)
      Elisha; 13 Regt. (Gray's) KY Mil
      Ennis; 16 Regt. (Porters) KY Mil; Sgt. - sgt.
      Fielding Duncan/Duncal; 4 Regt. (Mountjoy's) Mtd. KY Vols
      Fielding; 13 Regt. (Dudley's) KY Mil
      Flemmin (sic); 15 Regt. (Slaughter's) KY Mil
      George; 7 Regt. (Taul's) Mtd. KY Vols
      George; 15 Regt. (Slaughter's) KY Mil
      Housen; 6 Regt. (Davenport's) Mtd. KY Vols
      Jacob; 9 Regt. (Simrall's) Mtd. KY Vols
      James; 1 Regt. (Trotter Jr.'s) Mtd. KY Vols
      James/James Jr.; 3 Regt. (Allen's) Mtd. KY Vols; corporal - corporal
      James; 3 Regt. (Allen's) Mtd. KY Vols
      James; 3 Regt. (Poage's) Mtd. KY Vols
      James; 7 Regt. (Barbee's) KY Mil
      James; 14 Regt. (Mitchisson's) KY Mil
      James M.; 2 Div. (Desha's) Mtd. KY Vols; aide de camp - aide de camp
      James M.; 10 Regt. (Barbour's) Mtd. KY Vols
      Jeremiah; Johnson's Regt. Mtd. KY Vols
      John; Johnson's Regt. Mtd. KY Vols
      John T.; Dudley's Mtd. Batt. KY Vols
      Joseph; 3 Regt. (Poage's) Mtd. KY Vols
      Joseph; 9 Regt. (Simrall's) Mtd. KY Vols; corporal - corporal
      Joshua; 7 Regt. (Barbee's) KY Mil; private - corporal
      Little B.; 2 Regt. (Jennings) KY Vols
      Pope; 3 Regt. (Poage's) Mtd. KY Vols
      Peter; 10 Regt. (Boswell's) KY Mil
      Prior; Hudspeth's & Brown's Regt. KY Mil; musician - musician; see also 11 Regt. (Caldwell's) KY Mil.
      Prior; 11 Regt. (Caldwell's) KY Mil; musician - musician; see also Hudspeth's & Brown's Regt. KY Mil
      Richard; 1 Rifle Regt. (Allen's) KY Vols
      Robert; 5 Regt. (Lewis') KY Vols
      Samuel; 8 Regt. (Wilcox's) KY Mil; orig. under Owen, Thomas
      Thomas; 10 Regt. (Boswell's) KY Mil; private - sgt.
      Thomas Duncan/Duncum; 13 Regt. (Dudley's) KY Mil
      Traverse; 11 Regt. (Williams) Mounted KY Vols; sgt. - sgt.
      Walker; 2 Regt. (Dannaldson's) (sic) Mtd. KY Vol
      William; 5 Regt. (South's) Mounted KY Vol; corporal - corporal
      William; 6 Regt. (Davenport's) Mounted KY Vols
      William; 7 Regt. (Taul's) Mounted KY Vols
      William; 13 Regt. (Dudley's) KY Mil
      William; 15 Regt. (Slaughter's) KY Mil; see also Robert Lankford
      William; 17 Regt. (Francesco's) KY Mil
      William; 17 Regt. (Francesco's) KY Mil; see also William Riley
      Willis; 5 Regt. (South's) Mounted KY Vols
      Willis; 8 Regt. (Callaway's) Mounted KY Vols
 

1891 "Soldiers of the War of 1812, State of KY," Adjutant General's Office, Sam E. Hill, Adjutant General; Roster of Volunteer Officers and Soldiers 1812-1815, Adjutant General's Office (from Nancy Bobal 11/1993; typed by Evelyn Sigler)
      Roll, Name, Rank, Enlisted, To what time enlisted, Remarks (if any)
   Roll of Capt. George Stockton's Co., 3rd Reg. KY Mounted Riflemen:
      Duncan, Charles C., Ensign, Sept 5, 1812, Oct 12, 1812 (p.16)
   Roll of Capt. John Simpson's Co., First Rifle Reg. KY Militia:
      Duncan, Richard, Private, Aug 15, 1812, Oct 14, 1812 (p.27)
   Roll of Capt. Alexander Stuart's Co., 3rd Reg. KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, David, Private, Sept 1, 1812 (engaged or enlisted Dec 25, 1812); Remarks: Furloughed. (p.57)
   Roll of Capt. David Harding's Co., 3rd Reg. KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, David, Private, Dec 26, 1812, Dec 31, 1812 (p.58)
   Roll of Capt. Wm. M. Morrison's Co., 2nd Reg. KY Militia:
      Duncan, Little B., Private, Sept 1, 1812, Oct 1, 1812 (p.65)
   Roll of Capt. John W. Shirley's Co., Barbee's Reg. KY Militia:
      Duncan, James, Private, Aug 23, 1812, 6 months (p.76)
      Duncan, Joshua, Private, Aug 23, 1812, 6 months (p.76)
   Roll of Capt. John Devall's Co., Boswell's Reg. KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, Peter, Private, May 29, 1813, Sept 28, 1813, discharged (p.86)
   Roll of Capt. Mason Seamond's Co., Bowells Reg. KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, Thomas, Private, Apr 29, 1813, Mar 31, 1813 (p.90)
   Roll of Capt. Thompson Ward's Co., Pogue's Reg. KY Militia:
      Duncan, Almounder, Private, Aug 27, 1812, Sept 26, 1812 (p.100)
   Roll of Capt. Patrick Grays Co., Lewis Reg. KY Volunteers:
      Duncan, Robert, Private, Aug 15, 1812, Oct 14, 1812 (p.111)
   Roll of Capt. Gustavus W. Bower's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, James, Private, Newport, Aug 31, 1813 (p.119)
   Roll of Capt. George W. Botts' Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Walter, Private, Newport, Aug 27, 1813, Nov 3, 1812 (NB: sic) (p.130)
   Roll of Lt. Ariss Throckmorton's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Pope, Private, Newport, Aug 31, 1813 (p.131)
   Roll of Capt. Jeremiah Martain's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, James, Private, Newport, Aug 31, 1813 (p.133)
   Roll of Capt. Moses Demmitt's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Walter, Private, Newport, Aug 31, 1813 (p.134)
   Roll of Capt. Moses Demmitts Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Joseph, Private, Newport, Aug 31, 1813 (p.134)
   Roll of Capt. Thomas Childer's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer:
      Duncan, Fielding, Private, Aug 29, 1813, Oct 29, 1813; Sick at Delaware and died Oct 29, 1813. (p.139)
   Roll of Capt. Archibald Bilbo's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Howsen, Private, Aug 25, 1813, Nov 8, 1813 (p.152)
   Roll of Archibald Bilbo's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, William, Private, Aug 25, 1813, Nov 8, 1813 (p.152)
   Roll of Lt. Wm. Stephens' Co., KY Mounted Volunteers:
      Duncan, George, Private, Newport, Aug 31, 1813 (p.154)
   Roll of Wm. Stephens Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, William, Private, Newport, Aug 31, 1813 (p.154)
   Roll of Capt. Edward George's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Willis, Private, Aug 27, 1813, Nov 7, 1813, on Furlough (p.161)
   Roll of Capt. Samuel Harbison's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Joseph, 3rd Corporal, Newport, Aug 25, 1813, Nov 8, 1813 (p.169)
      Duncan, Jacob, Private, Newport, Aug 25, 1813, Nov 8, 1813 (p.169)
   Roll of Capt. Wm. Whitsetts' Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, James M., Private, Aug 17, 1813, Nov 13, 1813 (p.174)
   Roll of Capt. Manson Seamonds Co., Boswells Reg. KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, Thomas, Private, Apr 20, 1813, Mar 31, 1813 (p.184)
   Roll of Capt. Wm. Berryman's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Travers, Sergeant, Aug 20, 1813, Nov 13, 1813 (p.185)
      Duncan, Ashley, Private, Aug 20, 1813, Nov 13, 1813 (p.185)
   Roll of Capt. John Duvall's Co., Infantry of the KY Militia:
      Duncan, Peter, Private, Mar 4, 1813, Sept 4, 1813 (p.187)
   Roll of Capt. James Dyametto's Co. of Infantry of KY Militia Detached:
      Duncan, Fielding, Private, Mar 12, 1813, Sept 12, 1813 (p.192)
   Roll of Capt. Joseph Clarke's Co. Infantry of KY Militia, Detached:
      Duncan, William, Private, Mar 4, 1813, Sept 4, 1813 (p.198)
   Roll of Capt. Manson Seamonds Co., Inf of KY, Militia, Detached:
      Duncan, Thomas, Private, Mar 1, 1813, Sept 1, 1813 (p.212)
   Roll of Capt. Richard Matson's Co., KY Mounted Infantry:
      Duncan, Jeremiah, Private, Aug 15, 1813, Nov 19, 1813 (p.232)
   Roll of Capt. Jacob Stucker's Co., KY Mounted Infantry:
      Duncan, John, Private, May 20, 1813, Nov 19, 1813 (p.236)
   Roll of Capt. George Murrell's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Willis, Private, Sept 18, 1812, Oct 30, 1812 (p.241)
   Roll of Thomas Wornall's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, William, Corporal, Sept 18, 1812, Oct 30, 1812 (p.245)
   Roll of Capt. Robert A. Sturges' Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Arthur, Private, Sept 18, 1812, Oct 30, 1812 (p.247)
   Roll of Capt. Robert Crockett's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, James, Private, Sept 18, 1812, Oct 30, 1812 (p.253)
   Roll of Capt. Robert Paxton's Co., KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, James, Private, Nov 20, 1814, May 20, 1815 (p.280)
   Roll of Capt. John Evans Co., KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, George, Sergeant, Nov 10 1814, 6 months; Remarks: Sergeant from 10th Nov 1814 to 10th Jan. 1815. (p.286)
   Roll of Capt. Jonathan Owsley's Co., KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, William, Private, Nov 10, 1814, 6 months, Deserted Nov 14, 1814 (p.289)
   Roll of Capt. Wm. Wood's Co., KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, George, Private, Nov 10, 1814, 6 months (p.293)
   Roll of Capt. William Wade's Co., KY Detached Militia:
      Duncan, Flemmin, Private, Nov 10, 1814, 6 Months (p.294)
   Roll of Capt. James Sympson's Co., KY Mounted Volunteer Infantry:
      Duncan, John S., Private, Sept 30, 1814, Nov 20, 1814 (p.309)
   Roll of Capt. Joseph Logan's Co., KY Volunteer Militia:
      Duncan, Ennes, Sergeant, Sept 10, 1814, Oct 9, 1814 (p.313)
   Roll of Lt. James S. Waides' Co., 7th Reg. US Infantry:
      Duncan, Thomas, Private, Jan. 1, 1814, June 30, 1814 (p.331)
 

1891 "Report of the Adjutant General of the State of KY; Soldiers of the War of 1812" (FHL film 1,463,598; item 1 index, item 2 report)
      Roll, Name, Rank, Date of Appointment or Enlistment, To what time Engaged or Enlisted, Remarks (if any)
      Roll of Capt. Alexander Stuart's Co., 3rd Reg. KY Detached Militia; all but two men enlisted September 1, 1812 and served until December 25, 1812; most men furloughed. (p.57-58):
            Duncan, David, Private, Sept 1, 1812; engaged or enlisted to Dec 25, 1812; Remarks: Furloughed. (MAD: per 1812 Pension application WO 35139 by widow Lucy Eddington, mar. 1813 Fairfield Co. SC, res. 1850 Anderson Co. SC, 1855 Pickens Co. AL, soldier died 1862 Fayette Co. AL; David b. 1790 VA per 1850 census)
            Captain Alexander Stuart, Lt. John Grider, Ensign Fielding Gatewood, etc.
            Privates include John Bowen, William Barry, Archibald Bration, John Burchfield, William Briggs, Nathan Coughman, John Carter, John Cavene, Richard Crouch, Edward Cowice, Henry B. Cowlon, Hugh Conley, Chastean Donovan, David Duncan, Thomas Dunlon, Thomas Edmonson, James Ford, Pherbes? Gordon, Landsey Graves, Spencer Gridin?, William Grubb, Henry Grishes?, James Grinds?, John Hightower, Stephen Harris, Livinton Isbell, (page very dark)
      Roll of Capt. David Harding's Co., 3rd Reg. KY Detached Militia; all men "enlisted" December 26, 1812, and served to Dec. 31, 1812:
            Duncan, David, Private, Dec 26, 1812, Dec 31, 1812 (p.58)
            Major David Harding, Captain William Berryman and Alexander Stuart, Lt. John Grider, etc.; privates Abraham Abshire, Austin Berryman, Samuel Browning, James Brunt, William Briggs, Charles Carter, William Clark, William Cowan, John Cowan, Nathan Coughman, George Duckwort, John Dawson, John Daves, David Duncan, Walter Emberson, Jacob Fox, Isaac Graham, Bennett Golesberry, Essex Harris, Nathaniel Hubbard, Claybourn Hays, James Irwin ...
      (MAD: I believe this is the same David Duncan, and the men seem to have come from the counties that border the state of Tennessee; ? Warren, Barren, Cumberland, Christian, or Bullitt Co. KY.)
 

Bounty Land Warrant Applications, War of 1812 - only a few are microfilmed; these consist of the stub of the warrant only in most cases, and are in order by warrant number.
      #15725; Warrant 28 March 1818 to Marshall Duncan, late a musician in the detachment commanded by Capt. Jos. C. Belt of 28 Regt. Inf., 160 acres land; located 11 April 1818 (illeg.) (FHL film 983,171; later warrants not on film)
 

Index to War of 1812 Pension Applications and Bounty Land Warrant Applications; National Archives Film (FHL film 840,458)
      Duncan, David, widow Lucy; WO 35139, WC 27754; BL 38299-40-50, 67439-120-55; Private in Capt. Stewarts Co. KY Mil. 9/1/1812 to 12/25/1812, soldier was in Battle of Tippecanoe; sol. res. 1850 Anderson Co. SC, 1855 Pickens Co. AL; widow res. 1879 Pickens Co. (PO Carrollton) AL; maiden name Lucy Eddington m. June 10, 1813, Fairfield Co. SC; soldier d. June 8, 1862, Fayette Co. AL.
      Duncan, Dillard, widow Elizabeth B.; WO 28033, WC 28386; BL 7540-160-50; Private in Capt. Jennings Co. VA Mil; Sgt. in Capt. Dulin's Co. VA Mil, 3/30 to 10/11/1813 and 8/25 to 11/24/1814, soldier also alleges service as Ensign US Inf.; sol. res. 1850 Logan Co. KY; wid. res. 1878, 1879 Logan Co. KY (P.O. Dallams Creek); maiden name Elizabeth B. McCreary m. Feb. 2, 1826, Butler Co. KY; soldier d. Dec. 30, 1862, Logan Co. KY.
      Duncan, Fleming, wife Sally; SO 4154, SC 1901; BL 10922-80-50, 1635-80-55; Private in Capt. W. Wades Co. KY Mil, 11/10/1814 to 6/10/1815; Sol. res. 1850, 1855, 1871, Orange Co. IN (P.O. Paoli); maiden name Sally Duncan (sic) m. 1817 Lincoln Co. KY; soldier d. about 1877; Remarks: soldiers cert. of discharge in brief.
      Duncan, James; SO 1434, SC 935; BL 3995-40-50, 1363-120-55; Private Capt. Arthur Mitchell's Co. KY Mil. 8/28/1813 to Nov. 3, 1813; Sol. res. 1850 Hamilton Co. OH, 1855, 1871 Cincinnati, OH, 1875 Indianapolis, IN; maiden name of wife Nancy Duncan (sic) m. June 6, 1816, Mason Co. KY.
      Duncan, James; SO 7791, SC 4779; BL 52760-40-50, 65747-120-55; Capt. Mathew Johnson's Co. TN Mil. 12/20/1813 to 2/18/1814; sol. res. 1851, 1855 Russell Co. KY, 1871 Glensfork, Adair Co. KY; maiden name of wife Prudence C. Deacon (sic) m. Aug. 26, 1817, Russell Co. KY.
      Duncan, Jeremiah; SO 16829, SC 11768; BL 39430-40-50, 61062-120-55; Private Capt. Richard Matson's Co. KY Mil. 8/15/1813 to 11/19/1813; sol. res. 1851, 1855, Bourbon Co. KY, 1871 Paris, Bourbon Co. KY; maiden name of wife Hannah E. Scott m. (no date) Bourbon Co. KY.
      Duncan, Marshall; SO 3776, SC 11038; BL 15725-160-12; Musician Capt. James C. Bell's Co. 28 US Inf., 6/6/1814 to 3/31/1815; Res. of soldier 1871, Carter Co. (PO Grayson) KY; maiden name of wife Martha Horsley m. July 6, 1840, Three Prong, Greenup Co. KY; Remarks: Soldiers discharge ctf. in brief. (also have info from bounty land warrant stub)
      Duncan, Peter L.. or Peter, widow Rebecca; SO 25112, SC 15930; BL 94440-40-50 cancelled, 54460-80-50, 43553-80-55; Private, Capt. John Duvall's Co. KY Mil. 3/29/1813 to 9/28/1813; Sol. res. 1851, 1853 McDonald Co. MO, 1855, 1856 Newton Co. MO, 1856 McDonald Co. (PO Kent) MO, 1871 Jasper Co. (PO Avilla) MO; maiden name of soldier's 1st wife Nancy A. Hopkins, widow Rebecca Crossley m. Jan. 1848 Jasper Co. MO; solier d. Sept. 20, 1881, Bower's Mills, MO; Remarks: Soldier was in the engagement at Ft. Meigs, BLW 94440-40-50 cancelled in brief.
      Duncan, Richard C., wife Mary; SO 9500, SC 8594; BL 11273-80-50, 31624-80-55; Ord. Sgt. in Capt. Jesse Hall's Co. VA Mil. 3/30/1813 to 10/13/1813; sol. res. 1850, 1855 Logan Co. KY, 1871 Logan Co. (PO Russellville) KY; maiden name of wife Mary Gilbert m. June 4, 1829, Logan Co. KY.
      Duncan, Samuel, widow Martha; WO 21849, WC 26821; BL 71301-40-50, 73093-120-55; Res. of widow 1852, 1855 Logan Co. KY, 1878, 1885 Logan Co. (PO Gordonsville) KY; maiden name Martha (Patsy) House m. Nov. 25, 1819, Robertson Co. TN; sol. d. March 25, 1841, Logan Co. KY; wid. d. Jan. 21, 1885, Logan Co. KY; Remarks: Soldiers certificate of discharge on file in brief.
      Duncan, Stephen; no pension claim; BL Reg. 43418-50; alleged Capt. John Yantes Co. KY Mil.
      Duncan, Thomas C., 1812 "Old War" Invalid, file #8368; Private in Capt. Yates KY Mil; Bundle 5, Can No. 39 (sic).
 

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