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

Last revised May 11, 2009

CAMPBELL CO. KY
Formed 1794 from Harrison, Mason, Scott
Pendleton formed 1787 from Bracken, Campbell
Bracken formed 1796 from Campbell, Mason
Boone formed 1798 from Campbell
Kenton formed 1840 from Campbell
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1810-1850 Campbell Co. KY Census
      No Duncan indexed
 

1860 Campbell Co. KY Census
Newport Town
Pg.490, #578-774, Thomas DUNKINS 47 ENG painter $0-$0
                  Eliza J. ADAMS 25 IN
                  Cynthia 10 IN
                  & others in #578-775 household
Pg.559, #1050-288, W.R. DUNLAP (m) 39 PA machinest $0-$500
                  Emily B. 34 OH
                  Eugine (m) 12 PA
                  Albert 10 OH, Mary 9 PA
                  Wm. H. 7 OH, Estella 2 KY
                  H.P. DUNCAN (m) 28 PA drugist
P.O. Cold Springs
Pg.755, #764-764, N.C. PETTITT (m) 33 KY teacher $14,000-$500
                  Sarah 33 KY
                  Howard 5, Sarah 1 KY
                  Josaphin DUNCAN (f) 10 KY
                  Bell STEEL (f) 18 KY domestic
P.O. Carthage
Pg.788, #987-987, J.W. BELL (m) 33 KY farmer $500-$100
                  Thursa (f) 30 KY
                  Susan 15 KY
                  Thomas DUNCAN 22 KY laborer
                  George W. WILLSON 4 KY
 

1870 Campbell Co. KY Census
City of Newport
Pg.386, #1212-1536, SUGDEN, George 49 ENG painter $0-$300, father of foreign birth
                  Agnes 49 ENG keeping house, parents of foreign birth
                  George 15 OH, parents of foreign birth
                  DUNCAN, Thomas 57 ENG painter $7000-$0, parents of foreign birth
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Campbell Co. KY Estate Records (SLC 6/2008)
      Guardian bonds 1815-1878 - no index (FHL film 530,357)
      Settlements 1879-1916 - no Duncan (FHL film 530,357)
 

Campbell Co. KY Inventories and Sales, 1814-1853 (FHL film 530,358; SLC 6/2008)
      No Volume 1
      Vol.2, 1814-1846 - no Duncan
      Vol.3, 1840-1853 - no Duncan
 

Campbell Co. KY Will Books (SLC 6/2008)
      Will Book A, 1794-1816 - no Duncan indexed (FHL film 459,974)
      Will Book B, 1820-1830 - no Duncan indexed (FHL film 529,406)
      Will Book C, 1836-1879 - no index (FHL film 529,406)
 

Campbell Co. KY Index, Administrative and Executive Bonds, v.1-3, 1795-1897 (FHL film 530,355; SLC 2/2009)
      Bonds, 1795-1800, 1797-1852 - no index, quit
      Vol.1, 1879-1922 - no Duncan
 

LAND RECORDS

Campbell Co. KY Deeds (index for Vol.A-Z, surnames A-H, on FHL film 459,977; index for Vol.26-47, 1854-1887, on FHL film 459,978)
      W-37: 12 June 1848, William Langtrey of Cincinnati, OH, to Morris L. Duncan of same, $400, Lot 98 & 99 in Newport. (FHL film 459,991)
      W-38: 5 March 1850, Morris L. Duncan and wife Sarah Jane of Cincinnati [Hamilton Co.] OH, to William Clawson and Enoch Mudge, $500, lots 98 and 99 in Newport. /s/ in Hamilton Co. OH. (FHL film 459,991)
      Z-324: 13 Nov. 1854, John Oetzel and wife Catharine of Newport, Campbell Co. KY, to Henry Duncan of Cincinnati, OH, $2000, lot 8 in Newport. No wit. (FHL film 462,111)
      27-484: 21 April 1851, John Koeher (Koehler) of Cincinnati, OH, for $2,200, to Catherine Duncan of Cincinnati [Hamilton Co.], OH, W 1/2 lot 8 on Jefferson St., Public Square Addition to town of Newport, Campbell Co. KY; also signed by Margaret Koehler. (FHL film 528,915)
      27-487: 18 April 1857, Henry Duncan of City of Cincinnati, OH, for $2,000, to John Koehler, W 1/2 lot 8 on Jefferson St. in Public Square Addition to town of Newport, Cambell Co. KY; also signed by Catherine Duncan. (FHL film 528,915)
 

MILITARY RECORDS

"Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky" (Union Soldiers), 1861-1866, Vol.I (from John A. Duncan 1995, & FHL film 1,463,599 for Regiment organization)
      Page, Company, Name, Rank, Date enrolled, When and where mustered in, period, when and where mustered out, remarks. Separate groups for Discharged, Transferred, Died, Deserted.
      Pg.786, Field & Staff of the 9th KY Volunteer Infantry, organized at Columbia, [Adair Co.] KY: James R. Duncan, Surgeon, enr. Sept. 15, 1861; mustered in Nov. 26, 1861, at Camp Boyle, KY, for 3 years; resigned Jan. 11th, 1862. (MAD: resided Campbell Co. KY per list of officers; see also James R. resided Monroe Co. KY, surgeon in 37th KY Vol. Mounted Infantry mustered at Jefferson Co. KY)

"Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky" (Union Soldiers), 1861-1866, Vol.II (from John A. Duncan 4/1995; and FHL film 1,463,600, appendix pages)
      Page, Company, Name, Rank, Date enrolled, When and where mustered in, period, when and where mustered out, remarks. Separate groups for Discharged, Transferred, Died, Deserted.
      Pg.369, Field & Staff, 37th KY Volunteer Mounted Infantry: James R. Duncan, Surgeon, enr. Nov. 1, 1863; mustered in Nov. 1, 1863, at Louisville, [Jefferson Co.] KY, for 1 year; mustered out Dec. 29, 1864, at Louisville, KY. (MAD: resided Monroe Co. KY per list of officers; see also James R. resided Campbell Co. KY, surgeon in 9th KY Vol. Inf. organized at Adair Co. KY)

"Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky" (Union Soldiers), 1861-1866, Vol.II (from John A. Duncan 4/1995; and FHL film 1,463,600, appendix & other pages)
      Pg.919, Alphabetical List of Officers. Name, Rank, Regiment, Residence, Remarks. (MAD: semi-alphabetical, not indexed)
      Duncan, James R., Surgeon, 9th Infantry, California [Campbell Co.] KY, resigned Jan. 11, 1862. (MAD: organized at Adair Co. KY; see also J.R.)
      Duncan, J.R., Surgeon, 37th Infantry, Fountain Run [Monroe Co.] KY, (blank) (MAD: mustered Nov. 1, 1863, at Jefferson Co. KY; see also James R.)
 

HISTORIES before 1923

1885-1888 "KY, a History of the State" 7th Edition (Vol.), by Perrin, Battle & Kniffin (FHL book 976.9 D3wt)
      Pg.70-2. THE GRAVES FAMILY, of Kenton. Bartlett Graves, the ancestor of the Graves family, of Kenton Co. KY, and one of the early pioneers of KY, was born in Louisa Co. VA in the year 1766; he was the son of Thomas and Susan (Bartlett) Graves who moved from VA to KY as early as 1785, settling near Bryant's Station, and whose descendants are still numerous in Scott and Fayette Cos. (more on Graves ancestry and family) Bartlett first married Miss Frances Lane, of VA; children: Bartlett, Henry and Polly; Bartlett was a lawyer and lived in Barren Co. near Glasgow, Henry lived near Erlanger and afterward moved to MO, Polly married the late William Grant of Petersburg, Boone Co. Mr. Graves came to Campbell Co., then including Kenton, early in this century. His wife dying, he married Miss Patterson, no children; Left again a widower, he married Miss Betsey Leathers; in 1807 they settled on the farm where the town of Erlanger has recently been laid out. He died in 1858; she in 1867. ... John L. Graves, the eldest son, so long a well known citizen in Kenton and Boone Cos., now lives near Middleton [?Butler Co.], OH, surrounded by an interesting family, the children of his second marriage. His second wife was Miss Martha Lucas, of OH. His first wife was Miss Maria Graves, of Boone Co. KY. The late Mrs. William Duncan, of Burlington [Boone Co.], was one of the daughters of this marriage. Milton W. Graves, the second son of Bartlett and Elizabeth Graves, married Miss Catherine A. Osborne. ... Among great-grandsons of Bartlett Graves are ... Dr. Duncan. (footnote: The notes of the Graves Family were furnished mainly by John L. Graves, Milton W. Graves and Mrs. Anna C. Graves, the three oldest representatives of the name in this branch of the family.)
 

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