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

Last revised August 23, 2003

GRANT CO. KY
Formed 1820 from Pendleton
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1820-1850 Grant Co. KY Census
      No Duncan indexed

1860 Grant Co. KY Census
Pg.815, #62, William CALLEN 37 KY physician $0-$300
                  Catharine E. 22 KY
                  Mary A. 7, Nancy E. 9/12 KY
                  Cynthiana DUNCAN 14 KY
                  (MAD: Wm. Callen mar. Catherine F. Duncen? 1/23/1852)
Pg.817, #81, William DUNCAN 27 KY farmer $0-$175
                  Mary Ellen 19 KY
                  Lewis 2/12 KY
Pg.832, #177, James J. ROSS 39 OH farmer $0-$300
                  Martha A. 38 KY
                  Ann Eliza DUNCAN 12 KY
Pg.966, #1099, John D. DUNCAN 29 KY farmer $300-$575
                  Janet 27 KY
                  Martha E. 3 KY
                  Mary E. DUNCAN 8 KY
                  Moses PURNELL 9 KY

1870 Grant Co. KY Census
Cordova Prct.
Pg.491, #118-116, CALLAHAN, J.R. (m) 60 KY (white) farmer $2150-$750
                  Polly Ann 53 KY keeping house
                  Francis M. (m) 22 KY farm laborer $0-$115
                  Georgianne (f) 20 KY at home
                  Jos. R. 18 KY farm laborer
                  David E. 15 KY farm laborer
                  DUNCAN, Allen 15 KY BLACK farm laborer
Downingsville Prct.
Pg.524, #44-44, DUNCAN, Lewis 24 KY (white) farmer $0-$275
                  Angeline 35 KY keeping house $2000-$0
                  Mary E. 4/12 KY b.Jany.
                  COLEMAN, Monrow? (Morison?) (m) 14 KY (white) farm laborer
                  Nancy 12 KY at home
Williamstown Prct.
Pg.569, #107-106, DUNCAN, Peter M. 43 TN (white) farmer $2860-$600
                  Elizabeth 42 KY keeping house
                  Samuel 18, George W. 16 KY farm laborers
                  (MAD: Should be Philip M. Duncan, 1860 Laurel Co. KY census, but plainly Peter M. Duncan)
 

LAND RECORDS

Grant Co. KY Deeds (index 1820-1861 on FHL film 266,205)
      I-273: 9 May 1855, Samuel S. Glover and wife Milly Jane of Estill Co. KY to John D. Duncan of Grant Co. KY, $100, 21 acres on waters of Crooked Creek adj. John Glover. No wit. (FHL film 266,211)
 

MILITARY RECORDS

Pension Index Card File, alphabetical; of the Veterans Administrative Contact and Administration Services, Admin. Operations Services, 1861-1934; Duff to A-J Duncan (negative FHL film 540,888, some cards very faint); Joseph Duncan to Dunn (positive FHL film 540,889, some cards very dark)
      Cataloged under Civil War, 1861-1865, pensions, indexes; does not say if Confederate or Federal, but probably Federal. Negative film, some cards much too faint or dark to read, some cards blurred or faded, particularly the service unit and the dates of application. Most of the very faint or dark cards were in a slightly different format, with space for years enlisted and discharged which were sometimes filled in. Many of these were for service in later years, although one or two were for service ca 1866.
      Name of soldier, alias, name of dependent widow or minor, service (military unit or units), date of filing, class (invalid or widow or minor or other), Application #, Certificate #, state from which filed (sometimes blank), attorney (sometimes blank, MAD: did not usually copy), remarks. Sometimes the "Invalid" or "Widow" class had an "s" added to it before the application #; occasionally the area for the service information included a circled "S". The minor's name was frequently that of the guardian rather than the minor.
      The military unit was frequently the Company Letter, the Regiment Number, sometimes US Vet Vol Inf. (US Veteran Volunteer Infantry), L.A. (Light Artillery), H.A. (Heavy Artillery), US C Inf (US Colored? Infantry), Cav. (Cavalry), Mil. Guards, V.R.C. (?Volunteer Reserve Corps?), etc. Sometimes there were several service units given.
      Cards appear to be arranged by the last name, first name, middle initial if any, and state (including "US") of service.
      Duncan, Lewis; B 18 KY Inf., B 30 KY Inf.; 1863 March 9, Invalid Appl. #12974, Cert. #23026. (MAD: mustered in at Paris, Bourbon Co. KY; Grant Co. KY 1890)
 

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