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Last revised November 23, 2012

OLDHAM CO. KY
Formed 1823 from Henry, Shelby, Jefferson
Trimble formed 1837 from Henry, Oldham, Gallatin
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1830 Oldham Co. KY Census
Pg.259  Moses Dunking       0001,1000,1   - 0000,0001
          (MAD: mar. Cinthia Withers 11/26/1792 Fauquier Co. VA;
           1810 Fauquier Co. VA census; 1820 Lincoln Co. KY census)
   287  Wallis Duncan       1001,001      - 1120,01        Bedford
          (MAD: Willis Duncan mar. Martha Pryor 3/10/1809 and
            Pamelia Conners 10/25/1823 Henry Co. KY; son of James
            & Asenath Browning; 1840 Trimble Co. KY census)
   288  Reuben Dancan?      0000,3001     - 1001,0001      Bedford
          (MAD: wife Patsy (Young) Johnson; 1820 Henry Co. KY census;
            brother of Willis Duncan; 1840 Trimble Co. KY census)
   290  Luwell Duncan       2000,1        - 2000,1
          (MAD: Ludwell Duncan mar. Martha Lindsey 12/21/1824
            Lincoln Co. KY)
   294  William Duncan      0001,1001     - 1001,101
          (MAD: mar. Polly Connell 1/16/1805 Gallatin Co. KY; 1840
            Trimble Co. KY census; his dau. Jane mar. William L.
            Coleman 2/20/1837)
   299  Elizabeth Duncan    0022,1        - 0000,0001
          (MAD: Elizabeth Ford or Farrel or Force mar. William Duncan
            5/7/1809 Shelby Co. KY; 1850 Brown Co. IN census)


1840 Oldham Co. KY Census
Pg.152  Moses Duncan        0000,1000,01  - 0000,2101
   169  Alex Duncan         0000,1        - 0000,1

1850 Oldham Co. KY Census
Division 2
Pg.110, #68-68, Jesse SAGE 35 KY brickmaker $800
                  Martha 47 KY
                  Tho. W. 9, Mary E. 10 KY
                  Alban (m) 7, Jo. (m) 5 KY
                  W.H. DUNCAN (m) 21 KY laborer
                  Martha 19, Elizabeth 15 KY
                  Ann WOODBURN 25, James H. 5 KY
                  (MAD: Jesse Sage mar. Martha Duncan 4/11/1838; ? see Thomas N. Sage 18 KY in 1860 Johnson Co. IN census with John L. Duncan 30 KY)
Pg.110, #70-70, Alex DUNCAN 42 VA farmer $3000
                  Mildred 30 KY
                  Margaret 5, Albert 3, Julia 1 KY
                  (MAD: wife definitely Mildred, not Milicent; mar. Millicent T. Jones 7/10/1841)
Pg.111, #84-84, Henry McELIVANE 33 KY farmer $4000
                  Margaret 30 KY
                  Lawson BRENT (m) 26 KY (blank occupation)
                  Manerva DUNCAN 7, Charles B. 9 KY
District 1
Pg.161, #513-525, Th. W. CARDER (m) 30 KY carpenter $2000
                  Frances (f) 29 KY
                  Mary 5, Johnson 3, Nancy 7/12 KY
                  Tho. BREWER? (BROUNER?) 23 KY stud?
                  Jno. DUNCAN 20 KY carpenter
                  & three other carpenters
Pg.165, #540-573, Bernard DUNCAN 35 VA farmer $1600
                  Eliza 25 KY
                  Newton 4, Mortimer 2 KY
                  (MAD: mar. Mary J. Yager 10/14/1844)
 

1860 Oldham Co. KY Census
P.O. La Grange
Pg.797, #18-18, Henry McELWAN 44 KY farmer $6500-$10,360
                  Margaret 42 KY
                  Minerva DUNCAN 17 KY
Pg.811, #119-121, Martha SAGE? 57 KY farmer $800-$590
                  Albin (m) 16 KY laborer
                  Joseph 14 KY
                  Wm. DUNCAN 33 KY farmer
                  Sallie HEAD 9 KY
Pg.811, #125-128, Alex. DUNCAN 53 VA farmer $9030-$14000
                  Mildred 40 KY
                  Albert 13, Tho. D?. 9 KY
                  Susan 5, Martha 2 KY
                  James HEAD 18 KY blacksmith
                  Martha 15 KY (not m/in/year)
Pg.865, #517-514, William DUNCAN 37 KY farmer $14,400-$9,200
                  Amanda 27 KY
                  John 9, Silas 5, Alex 2 KY
                  Hester HERRINGTON 66 VA
                  (MAD: William Wesley Duncan mar. Amanda Harrington 12/5/1848 Shelby Co. KY; their son John Thomas Duncan was father of Alexander Edward Duncan who ?? commissioned the Gustav Anjou manuscript on the Duncan family; a similar history was published in the 1925 "Tercentenary History of Maryland," 4 vols, by Matthew Page Andrews, on pg.597-602, Baltimore)
Pg.871, #554-551, C.T. VINEGERHOLTS (m) 41 Germany farmer $25,000-$10,415
                  Sarah 37 MS ("Miss")
                  Julius (m) 16, Sarah 14, Emma 12, Lucy H. 6 MS
                  Davis Duncan (m) 3 KY
                  J.E. SPOTTS (m) 49 Germany (blank) $20,000-$0
                  Philip MAYERS 30 Germany laborer
                  (Note by Noel Clark 8/2002: Davis Duncan VINEGERHOLTS, "D.D." Vennigerholz, Citrus Co. FL Clerk of the Court/lawyer, died 1894 FL)
Pg.877, #595-592, Mildred DUNCAN 61 VA (blank) $400-$3175
                  Benj. ROME 39 VA "Cunberld. Pres. R." $0-$5120
                  H.K. HAYS (m) 28 KY merchant $0-$3200
                  Mollie 19 KY
 

1870 Oldham Co. KY Census (faint)
Floydsburg Precinct
Pg.37, #75-75, DUNCAN, William 47 KY farmer $40,000-$5,000
                  Amanda 37 KY keeping house
                  John F. 18 KY works on farm
                  Silas W. (m) 14, Alexander 12 KY at school
                  Henry C. 10, Mary F. 7 KY
                  Robert 5, James 4 KY
                  OLIVER, Daniel 32 KY works on farm
LaGrange Precinct
Pg.45, #47-47, WHITESIDES, Som? (m) 24 KY farmer $0-$0
                  Sarah 17 KY keeping house
                  JETT, Mary 55 KY
                  DUNCAN, Ann 12 KY BLACK domestic servant
Pg.47, #73-73, GAEER?, Smith G. (m) 51 VA farmer $15,000-$5,000
                  Mary 39 KY keeping house
                  Oscar 18 KY works on farm
                  Mary A. 15, Curtis T?. (m) 10 KY
                  Missouri? F. (f) 7, Jane 5 KY
                  Albert 2 KY
                  GAILBREATH, Almira 35 KY school mistress
                  WHITESIDES, Jane 14 KY BLACK domestic servant
                  DUNCAN, Jerry 45 KY BLACK works on farm
Pg.47, #75-75, DUNCAN, Alexander 63 VA farmer $8000-$1000
                  Mildred 53 KY keeping house
                  Susan 17 KY
                  Thomas 19 KY works on farm
                  Martha 12, Mary F. 10 KY
                  John 6, Amos 4 KY
Pg.50, #107-107, DUNCAN, Wm. 42 KY farmer $5000-$1000
                  Mary 29 KY keeping house
                  Linsey (m) 8, Richard 7 KY
                  Florence (f) 5 KY
                  CRATT?, Lacy (f) 18 KY BLACK domestic servant
                  Lily (f) 2 KY MULATTO
Town of LaGrange
Pg.63, #27-27, BUCHANAN, J.M. (m) 70 KY (white) (blank) $0-$0
                  America (f) 60 KY
                  DUNCAN, B.F. (m) 28 KY (white) laborer $0-$0
                  Sarah E. 25 KY keeping house
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Oldham Co. KY Marriage Returns (FHL film 482,436)
      Pg.36: By virtue of license; married Francis Duncan and Nancy Tandy, 11 March 1834, by George Strother.
      (MAD: Kay D. Hampton showed Nancy Tandy nee Duncan, dau. of Moses Duncan)

Oldham Co. KY Original Bonds, certificates, licenses, consents (FHL film 482,444)
      Bond of Francis Duncan and Joseph F. Pryor, 8 March 1834, for marriage of Francis Duncan to Miss Nancy A. Tandy, dau. of Moses Tandy, he having consented (consent note). Wit. Henry Pryor, Jos. F. Pryor.
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Oldham Co. KY Wills
      2-22: 29 Aug. 1836, will of Ludwell Duncan of Oldham Co. KY; land I bought of John Overstreet be sold and that money pay my debts; all to my wife Martha during her lifetime or widowhood for the purpose of raising and schooling our children, if she marry she shall have 1/3 of all my estate, the remaining other 2/3 equally divided among my children; my wife Martha and Alexander Duncan executors. Wit. Thos. Pemberton, Bernard Duncan, Edmund Power?. Prob. 17 Oct. 1836 by oaths of Thomas Pemberton and Bernard Duncan. (FHL film 482,431)
      3-53: 28 July 1845, will of Moses Duncan of Oldham Co. KY; wife Cyntha Duncan 1/3 of all my land during her natural lifetime including the house on which I live, also negros, etc.; remaining portion to my children and grandchildren, to be divided between them each family of grandchildren to take as much as their father or mother would take if alive, the 1/3 portion of land heretofore to my wife during her lifetime to my children and grandchildren after the death of my wife in the same manner that I have bequeathed the remainder; have heretofore given to all my children one negro with the exception of my son Ludwell Duncan dec'd and my daughter Elizah (Elijah?) Burris decd, I now give and bequeath to the children of said Eliza (negro) and to the children of Ludwill Duncan decd $15 each as an equivalent thereto; remainder of estate sold and proceeds equally divided among my children; executor retain the negro and land and money bequeathed to the children of my daughter Eliza decd. until they come at the age of 21 years; that if the said children of Eliza Burris decd should both die without children that the property bequeathed to them shall revert to the remainder of my children and grandchildren upon their death; my executor retain the money devised to each child of Ludwill Duncan decd and land until they shall be 21 years of age; after the death of my wife the negros, stock etc. equally divided between my children and grandchildren in the same manner; appoint Bernard Duncan executor. Wit. Jno. Redman, Benjamin Coons. Prob. 18 Aug. 1845. (FHL film 482,432)

Oldham Co. KY Wills (FHL film 482,431; complete text of wills from Georgia Helderlein 10/1988; MAD's extracts)
      2-22: Will of Ludwell Duncan, 29 Aug. 1836?, of Oldham Co. KY; land bought from John Overstreet sold and money used to pay debts; if not enough money, then negro woman Caty be sold instead of the land, and the balance of debts paid from personal estate; remainder of estate after paying debts to go to wife Martha for life or widowhood for purpose of raising and schooling our children. If she marry, then she to have 1/3 estate, the remaining 2/3 divided among my children. Exec. wife Martha and Alexander Duncan. If Martha wastes estate from bad management or makes away with it from the benefit of the children, then exec. Alexander Duncan take over the estate for the benefit of the children as well as her. Wit. Thos. Pemberton, Bernard Duncan, (third wit. unreadable). Proved 17 Oct. 1836 on oaths of Thomass Pemberton and Bernard Duncan.
      2-27: 10 Nov. 1836, inventory of estate of Ludwell Duncan returned, value $3,245.50, by appraisers John Ballard, Thos. Pemberton and Benjamin Coons; Alexander Duncan, Exr. Appraisers appointed on motion of Martha Duncan and Alexander Duncan: Benjamin Coon, Thos. Pemberton, John Ballard and Gabriel Kightly/Rightly, or any three of them.
      2-126: 6 July 1838, account of sales of estate of Ludwell Duncan; buyers included Jesse Sage, E.M. Nichols, E.M. Alexander, A. Duncan, W. Pemberton, I.D. Snead, Jas. Hill. Estate included notes on Jas. Duncan (for rent) $50; note on Abm. Kighttey? (hire of negro) $40, 2/3 crop to Jesse Sage $60. /s/ Alexander Duncan, Exr.
 

LAND RECORDS

Oldham Co. KY County Court Land Records, Index to Deeds, Book 1, 1825-1867 (from Georgia Helderlein 10/13/1988 on disk from FHL film 482,412)
      Book-Page: Date, Grantee/Grantor, Acres & Waters; page on one side was grantors, the facing page was grantees; I have interfiled by deed book/page
      A-448: 3/17/1828 Duncan, Willis, to Joseph Lane, 48a B Bone
      A-448: 3/17/1828 Duncan, Willis, from Joseph Lane, 18a B Bone
      B-162: 7/2/1830 Duncan, Reuben/wife, to Thomas J. Young, Pers.Prop
      B-166: 7/19/1830 Duncan, Moses, from Thomas Pemberton &c, 62a N.C.
      B-197: 10/18/1830, Dunigin, James L., from Sheriff, Oldham Co., 7a B Bone (MAD: Originally listed as "Duncan, Jas." on B-166+)
      B-247: 3/24/1831 Duncan, Moses, from Saml. Guyton & wife, 106a A.L.R.
      B-248: 3/24/1831 Duncan, Moses, from Saml. Guyton & wife, 144a N.C.
      C-184: 3/3/1834 Duncan, Willis/wife, to Henry W. Pryor, 104a Corn
      C-221?: 6/2/1834 Duncan, Frederick from James L. Young & wife, Fort Bedford
      C-244: 8/18/1834 Duncan, Elizabeth, to Isaac Philips, 180a Ohio
      C-275: 10/20/1834 Duncan, Seany, to Jack Pryor, 100a B Bone
      C-361: 4/20/1835 Duncan, Willis, from Wm. Bennett/wife, N.S. Corn Cr.
      C-617: 8/18/1837 Duncan, Wm., to Cyrus Tubbs, N.S. McConnel
      D-82: 3/27/1837 Duncan, Martha, from John Overstreet &c, 95-3/4a N.C.
      D-197: 1/8/1838 Duncan, Martha, from Martin Whitesides/wife, 24a B Bone
      D-199: 1/8/1838 Duncan, Martha, from Martin Whitesides/wife, 100a B Bone
      E-75: 1/30/1841 Duncan, Alex. &c, from P.D. Ladd/wife, N.S. Ho?
      E-224: 1/11/1842 Duncan, Moses, from Hezekiah Albert/Abbot, per.prob.
      F-110: 12/2/1845 Duncan, Ludwell, to (Division of Land), 262a N.C.
      F-110: Dec. term 1845 Duncan, Ludwell, from (Division of Land), 262a N.C.
      F-174: 1/2/1846 Duncan, Moses, to (Division of Land), 316a N.S.
      F-174: Jan. term 1846 Duncan, Moses, from (Division of Land), 316a N.S.
      F-177: 4/2/1846 Duncan, Moses, to (Division of Land), 316a N.S.
      F-177: Apl. term 1846 Duncan, Moses, from (Division of Land), 316a N.S.
      F-354: 9/1/1847 Duncan, Bernard/wife, to Alex Duncan, 173a N.C.
      F-354: 9/1/1847 Duncan, Alex, from Bernard Duncan/wife, 173a N.C.
      F-483: 5/20/1848 Duncan, Jno, to Nathaniel I. Duncan, 40&c N.C.
      F-483: 5/20/1841 Duncan, Nathaniel J., from John Duncan, 40&c N.C.
      F-567: 2/8/1849 Duncan, James/wife, to Bernard Duncan, N.S. N.S.
      F-567: 2/8/1841 Duncan, Bernard, from James Duncan/wife, N.S. N.S.
      G-1: 2/8/1849 Duncan, Nathaniel, to Bern. Duncan, N.S. N.S.
      G-1: 2/8/1841 Duncan, Bernard, from Nathaniel Duncan, N.S. N.S.
      G-479: 4/12/1851 Duncan, Wm. H./wife &c, to George Coons, 26-3/4a B fork?
      G-586: 10/13/1851 Duncan, Bernard/wife, to Benjamin Coons, 1-1/4a Ash L.R
      H-5?: 6/3/1852 Duncan, Alex, from Eady Rose, ?? N.S.
      H-123: 8/2/1852 Duncan, Mildred, to B.P. Rowe, ?1 Lot Fbuy?
      H-294: Mid. 1853 Duncan, Bernard, to (Division of Land)
      H-294: Mid. 1853 Duncan, Bernard, to (Division of Land)
      I-56: 3/1/1854 Duncan, W.W., to John C. Taylor/wife, 312a F2
      I-232: 1/4/1855 Duncan, Eliza, to Moses Burrows, 10a N.S.
      I-275: 2/22/1855 Duncan, Alex., to Clark Hilmires? (Admins?) & wife, N.S N.S.
      J-137: 11/13/1856 Duncan, Garnett, to Samuel Drake, Mortgage
      J-137: ??? 1855? Drake, Samuel, from G. Duncan, Mortgage L?
      J-143: 11/12/1856 Duncan, Mildred, from W.M. Rowe/wife, T.L.L.? ?
      K-176: 1/2/1859 Duncan, W.W., from Wm. G. Mathews, 109a ff
      K-184: 7/1/1859 Duncan, Garnett, from Saml. Drake, N.S. N.S.
      K-184: 7/1/1859 Drake, Saml., from Garnett Duncan, N.S. N.S.
      K-207: 11/7/1859 Duncan, Jno L.&c, to W.H. Duncan, 74a N.S.
      K-207: 11/7/1859 Duncan, W.H., from Jno. L. Duncan &c, 74a N.S.
      K-317: 4/??/1860 Duncan, L. heirs by Comr, to N. Coons, 11a N.S.
      K-342: 5/21/1860 Duncan, Garnett, to F.A. Drake, N.S. O.R.
      L-41: 8/26/1861 Duncan, A., and Jno. S. Nay, Agreement
      L-154: 11/11/1862 Duncan, Alex/wife, to Jno S. Nay, 28a N.S.
      L-553: 7/1/1864 Duncan, Alex, from Jas. Hopwood, Jr.?, Mortgage
      M-280: 2/8/1866 Duncan, J.F., to A. Duncan, 48a 18
      M-280: 2/8/1866 Duncan, A., from J.F. Duncan, 28a 18
      M-338: 3/6/1866 Duncan, W.H., from T.A. Rodman, 72a N.S.
      M-353: 4/11/1866 Duncan, Alex/wife&c, to J.C. Varble, 35a N.S.
      M-411: 5/29/1866 Duncan, A.&c, to J.H. Clubb, 28&c 18
      M-440: 7/11/1866 Duncan, A., from G.N/H. Jones, Mortgage
      M-546: ??/30/1866 Duncan, G.W., to Joseph Carr, 59a N.S.
 

Oldham Co. KY Deeds (index on FHL film 482,412; Books A-B on FHL film 482,408; Books C-D on FHL film 482,409; complete text of deeds from Georgia Helderlein 10/13/1988 on disk; MAD's extracts; rechecked FHL films for page numbers)
      A-325: 10 July 1826, John Howard of Fayette Co. KY to Moses Tandy of Oldham Co. KY, $1 (sic), 130 acres, land on Corn Creek, part of John Howard's entry of 7,945-1/2 acres, beg. John Lawson's lower corner on Ohio River, adj. Howard's line, Tandy's Spring Branch. No wife. Wit. Laurence? (Samuel?) Dungan, T.B. Young, Reuben Duncan Jr. Proved on oath of T.B. Young and Reuben Duncan Jr.
      A-448: 20 Feb. 1828, Joseph Lane and wife Martha to Willis Duncan, all Oldham Co. KY, 18 acres on Barebone Creek, part of John Roberts, James Patton and Alexander Pope's 10,000 acre claim, adj. Joseph Lane. Wit. Daniel F. Pryor, James Pryor, Nelson Wright, Wm. Gatewood.
      A-448: 20 Feb. 1828, Willis Duncan and wife Martha to Joseph Lane, all Oldham Co. KY, $100, 18 acres, part of John Roberts, James Patons and Alexander Pope's 10,000 acre survey, on Barebone Creek, adj. Joseph Lane's corner and in the division line of John Roberts. Wit. Wm. Gatewood, Jack Pryor, Daniel F. Pryor, Nelson Wright.
      A-544: 28 June 1828, Jack Pryor of Oldham Co. KY of 1st part, and Saml. Pryor and wife Nancy of Henry Co. KY, and Charles S. Dorsey and wife Mary of Hardin Co. KY and Tavner B. Young and wife Nancy of Oldham C. KY and Moses Tandy and wife Catherine of Oldham Co. KY, of 2nd part; for $200 to each of them of 2nd part paid, [parties of 2nd part sell] to Jack Pryor all their right, title and interest accruing from their ancestor, Saml. Pryor decd, to land on waters of Corn Creek and Barbone in Oldham Co. KY, part of Robert Patton and Popes 10,000 acre survey, beg. in center of lower end line of the 10,000 acre tract ... (no neighbor's names given) ... 1,000 acres, not (already deeded) by said Saml. Pryor, decd, to the said Jack Pryor. /s/ Samuel Pryor, Chas. S. Dorsey, T.B. Young, Moses Tandy. Wit. Wm. Gatewood, Willis Duncan. Release by Nancy Pryor (wife of Saml. Pryor) and Mary Dorsey (wife of Charles S. Dorsey); proved on oath of witnesses.
      C-184: 8 March 1834, Willis Duncan and wife Martha to Henry W. Pryor, all Oldham Co. KY, $600, 104 acres on Corn Creek adj. Jack Pryor, John Reed. Wit. Joseph F. Pryor, Frances (later: Francis) Duncan.
      C-225: 17 March 1834, James S?. Young and wife Frances to Frederick Duncan, all Oldham Co. KY, $150 total, $50 now paid, $50 due 1 year & $50 due 2 years from 28 Nov. 1833, lot #20 in town of Bedford. Wit. Robt. O'Brian, F.Y. Young.
      C-244/245: 18 March 1834, Elizabeth Duncan of Johnston Co. IN to Isaac Philips of Oldham Co. KY, $600, 180 acres near the Ohio River, adj. Tadlock's line corner to the original division between said Elizabeth and Huge Rich Force??, corner to John James/Jones and Tadlock, corner to Huge Rich Forces???, part of survey patented in name of Richard Taylor, which Elizabeth inherited from her father, Hezekiah Force decd. Wit. Geo. Armstrong, Hezekiah Force. Proven on oaths of wit. (MAD: Hezekiah Ford; Elizabeth m. William Duncan in 1809 Shelby Co. KY)
      C-275: 7 Oct. 1829, William Duncan of Oldham Co. KY to Cyrus Tubbs of same, $20, the tract of land said Tubbs now lives on, adj. S. fork of Corn Creek, Meachams? branch, lands of William Johnson; being part of 10,000 acre survey in name of Robert Patton and Pope. Wit. Jack Pryor, Samuel ??, Moses Tandy. Release by Polly Duncan, wife of William Duncan. (GDH: mostly unreadable)
      C-361/362: 23 Oct. 1834, William T/F Bennett and wife Elizabeth of Oldham Co. KY to Willis Duncan of same, $450, land on Corn Creek, part of John Roberts 10,000 acre survey, adj. Virgil Coleman corner, line of Turner Young, Thomas Chandler's corner & line, to have & hold 5 undivided equal shares out of seven to the above-named parcel ... Wit. Wm. Gatewood, Moses Tandy, Frances Duncan.
 

Oldham Co. KY Deeds
   Oldham Co. KY Deed Book Vol.A-B, 1824-1832 (FHL film 482,408)
      B-162: 10 March 1830, Thomas J. Young of Bath Co. KY hath this 10th day of March 1830 loaned to my mother Martha Duncan the wife of Reuben Duncan Sr. a negro girl named Sarah about 15 years of age which girl and her increase if any she should have, we bind ourselves to deliver to the said Young his heirs etc. whenever he may call for said negro and be in the penalty of 1,000 pounds, given at our residence in Oldham Co. KY /s/ Reuben Duncan, Martha Duncan. Wit. William Duncan Jr., Nelson W. Lane, Willis Duncan. Proven by oaths of Nelson W. Lane and Willis Duncan, witnesses, on 2 July 1830. (FHL film 482,408)
      B-166: 19 July 1830, Thomas Pemberton and Lettisha his wife and Hannah Jobson to Moses Duncan, all Oldham Co. KY, that Thomas Pemberton for $500 and Hannah Jobson widow of William S. Jobson decd. for $200 paid by said Pemberton, which said sums were severally paid to parties of first part, sell to Moses Duncan parcel of land in Oldham Co. KY on waters of Harrods Creek, being the same tract of land conveyed by Wm. S. Jobson to the said Pemberton by deed 29 March 1824 of record, bounded beg. at a white oak, then ... to the beginning, containing by survey 62 acres more or less with its appurtenances, Thomas Pemberton warrants title and Hannah Jobson relinquishes right of dower as widow of said William S. Jobson decd and warrants title; /s/ Thomas Pemberton, Hannah Jobson, Lettisha Pemberton. Wit. Jona. T. Berry. They appeared 19 July 1830 before Jona. T. Berry, Clerk of Oldham Co. Court. (FHL film 482,408)
      B-247/248: 24 March 1831, Samuel Guyton and Rebecca his wife to Moses Duncan, all of Oldham Co. KY, for $848 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Oldham Co. KY on ash log run which contains by survey 106 acres more or less, bounded beg. at a white oak in the line of Benjamin Coons, running then N11E87 poles to a sugartree and buckeye corner to Benjamin Coons in the run, then down ash log run with its meanders 210 poles to a stone in Ash log run corner to John Ingersall in the line of the original survey of Nicholas Buckner, then south ... to a buckeye dogwood and black gum corner to George Nicholas and John Mays 5000 acre survey, then S74E177 poles to the beginning; warrant title. /s/ Saml. Guyton, Rebecca Guyton. They appeared 24 March 1831 before Jonathan T. Berry, Clerk of the County Court. (FHL film 482,408)
      B-248/249: 24 March 1831, Samuel Guyton and Rebecca his wife to Moses Duncan, all of Oldham Co. KY, for $1152 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Oldham Co. KY on waters of Harrod's Creek, it being the same whereon the said Duncan now lives, which contains 144 acres more or less, bounded beginning at a black gum and hickory one of the original corners of a large survey in the name of Nicholas Buckner, then S12W183 poles to a black oak and maple corner to Nathan Stevens, then S78E183 poles to an ironwood and 2 dogwoods another corner to Stevens, then N12E120 poles to a poplar, ash and dogwood corner to William Jobson and with his line N78W160 poles to a black walnut and 2 ashes, then N12E62 poles to a black gum, ash and hickory, then N78W18 poles to the beginning; warrant title. /s/ Saml. Guyton, Rebecca Guyton. They appeared 24 March 1831 before Jonathan T. Berry, Clerk of the County Court. (FHL film 482,408)
   Oldham Co. KY Deed Book Vol.C-D, 1832-1840 (FHL film 482,409)
      C-275: 14 October 1834, Seney Duncan to Jack Pryor, all Oldham Co. KY, for $75 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Oldham Co. KY on Barbone Creek, being part of John Roberts ten thousand acre survey, beg. at a sycamore & sugartree in said Roberts line and corner to Josephs land, then up the branch with its several windings and corners 154 poles to an ash elm & sugartree on the bank of said branch and corner to Josephs land, then N76E120 poles to 3 birch, then S14E76 poles to an ash and sugar and white walnut then S45W125 poles to a stake in Robert's line, then S76W with Robert's line 40 poles to the beginning, containing 100 acres; the said Seney Duncan doth hereby convey all of her right title and interest in the aforesaid tract of land it being one third part of the same and she doth warrant title .... /s/ Seany Duncan. Wit. Moses Tandy, Harry W. Pryor. Proved on oaths of Moses Tandy and Harry W. Pryor, witnesses, 20 Oct. 1834. (FHL film 482,408)
      C-617/618: 7 Oct. 1829, William Duncan of Oldham Co. KY to Cyrus Tubbs of same, for $20 paid, sell to said Tubbs the tract of land on the said Tubbs now lives, the said land is bounded by south fork of Corn Creek on the Northern side, on the Western side by Meachams Branch, on the Northern & Eastern sides by the land of William Johnson, being part of a ten thousand acre survey made in the name of Robert Patton & Pope in Oldham Co. KY; warrant title. /s/ William "Ducan." Wit. Jack Pryor, Samuel Emanuel, Moses Tandy, W. Ray. Polly Duncan wife of William Duncan appeared before Moses Tandy and George Ray, two of the commonwealth justices, and released dower. 4 Aug. 1836. Proved by oaths of Moses Tandy and George Ray, 15 Aug. 1836. (FHL film 482,409)
      D-82: 25 March 1837, John Overstreet of Jessamine Co. KY and John Stevens and Mary Stevens his wife of Oldham Co. KY, to Martha Duncan of county & state last above written, for $600 paid, sell to Martha Duncan that tract or parcel of land in Oldham Co. KY on the waters of Brushy fork of Harrods creek, bounded, beg. at a maple corner to Moses Duncan and with his line S76E183 poles to two dogwoods another corner to said Duncan in Martin Whitesides, then with said line S12W74 poles to a blue and black ash in the brushy fork bottom a corner to Whitesides, then down the brushy fork with its meanders south 205 poles to an ash on the south bank of the creek Admires corner, then on the North side of the creek with its meanders to a Spanish oak an elm then 88 poles a straight lie to the beginning, containing 95 and 3/4 acres more or less, with all appurtenances; warrant title. /s/ John Overstreet, John Stevens, Mary (X) Stevens. They appeared 27 March 1837 before William B. Mitchell, Clerk of the County Court. (FHL film 482,409)
      D-197/198: 27 March 1837, Martin Whitesides of Johnson Co. IN to Martha Duncan of Oldham Co. KY, for $198 paid, sell to said Martha Duncan tract of land in Oldham Co. KY on the waters of Brushey fork, bounded beg. at a stone corner to Overberton? & Whitesides, then S75E8 poles to ... on the bank of the Brushey Fork, then down the same with the meanders thereof to ... to the beginning containing 24 acres more or less, together with appurtenances, and the said Martin Whitesides and Elizabeth Whitesides his wife ... warrant title. /s/ Martin Whitesides, Elizabeth (X) Whitesides. They appeared in Johnson Co. IN 20 Sept. 1837 before James Chenowith, J.P.; certification by Samuel Harnott, Clerk of Johnson Co. IN Circuit Court, 20 Sept. 1837; certification by William D. Mitchell, Clerk of Oldham Co. KY Court, who received the deed 8 Jan. 1838. (FHL film 482,409)
      D-199/200: 27 March 1837, Martin Whitesides and Elizabeth Whitesides his wife of Johnson Co. IN to Martha Duerson (sic) of Oldham Co. KY, for $802 paid, sell to the said Martha Duncan tract of land in Oldham Co. KY on waters of Brushy Fork of Harrods Creek, bounded beg. at 2 ashes and red bud in an Island in Brushey Fork of Harrods Creek, then up the same binding thereon 100 poles in a direct line to Campers corner sugar tree ... and with a line of the same north 30 E 191 poles to ... then ... a line of Elliott Woolfolk's line, then with his line passing his corner S 12 W to the beginning, containing 100 acres more or less, together with all appurtenances, warrant title. /s/ Martin Whitesides, Elizabeth (X) Whitesides. They appeared 20 Sept. 1837 before James Chenowith, J.P. of Johnson Co. IN; certification by Samuel Harnott, Clerk of Johnson Co. IN Circuit Court, 20 Sept. 1837; certification by William D. Mitchell, Clerk of Oldham Co. KY Court, who received the deed 8 Jan. 1838. (FHL film 482,409)
   Oldham Co. KY Deed Book Vol.E-F, 1840-1849 (FHL film 482,410)
      E-75/76: 25 Jan. 1841, Pennington D. Ladd to Alexander Duncan and Bernard Duncan, all of Oldham Co. KY, for $2000, one third paid and the other two thirds secured by notes, the first due March 1842, the second due March 1843, sold to said Alexander Duncan and Bernard Duncan land in county afsd on the waters of Harrods Creek, consisting of the tract purchased by said Ladd of William W. Ladd, bounded beg. at a stone on the S. bank of Ash Log run, supposed to be in May's old line, and running with the same N9E12 poles to a beech, said to be acorner of Joel Kemper, and with his line N22W144 P. to a stone corner to Daniel Yager and with his line N86E75 P. to a beech & poplar stump in May's line, and with the same S90W16 P. to a black walnut & two beech, then S62E75 P. to a sugar tree and black gum, then N28W91-1/2 P. to a stone in the edge of the road from N. Castle to W. Post, then with said road corner to Stephens corner, S30E44 P. to a stake in the road, then S55?E26P. to a beech & large poplar corner to Stephens corner, then with his line S28W68P. to a sugar tree & cherry, corner to said Stephens, then with another of his lines S15W98P. to a fallen? lying on the bank of Ash Log run, then down the same with its meanders to the beginning, and all that other tract of land conveyed by Joel Kemper to the said Ladd adjoining the above described tract bounded beg. at a stone corner to Daniel Yager, Joel Kemper and the above described tract on the SE sides of Harrods Creek, then S23?E40P to a (blotted) the original corner between Kemper and John Dejsworth?, then ... a branch stone on the S. bank of Ash Log Run in May's old line, corner to Moses Duncan, Joel Kemper & the above described tract, then N16-1/2W155P. to the beginning, both tracts together containing 173 acres and 13 poles more or less; Pennington Ladd together with Elizabeth Ladd his wife ... warrant title. /s/ Pennington D. Ladd, Elizabeth Ladd. They appeared before Mitchell Clark of Oldham Co. KY 30 January 1841. (FHL film 482,410)
      E-224/225: Hezekiah Abbott of Oldham Co. KY for $40 paid, sell to Moses Duncan one roan horse 3 years old next spring, 2 beds & bedding & bedsteads, 1 breakfast table, one set knives, 2 sets plates, 2 sets cups & saucers, 1 kettle, 3 pots, 1 skillett, 1 lnd?, 1 set of spat bottom chairs, 1 side saddle, 1 red cow, 1 dark brown mare (stand), 8 years, 2 tooth flax?, 83 clenses?, 1 chest & 1 trunk, provided on condition that I am indebted to said Moses Duncan for $40 due 10 October last for which said Duncan holds my note, now if I shall pay the said sum of $40 with all interest before 12 July next and amounts which he may incur in consequence of the mortgage, then this shall be void, and it is understood that in the meantime I keep possession of sd property subject to the demand of said Duncan ... 10 Jan. 1842. /s/ Hezakiah (X) Abbott. He appeared before William D. Mitchum, Clerk of the County Court, 11 Jan. 1842. (FHL film 482,410)

      F-110/111: The Commissioners appointed by the Oldham County Court at Sept. term 1845 to lay off dower to Martha Sage, wife of Jesse Sage, late widow of Ludwell Duncan decd, on the lands of which the said Ludwell Duncan died seized and to divide the residue of said lands among the heirs of said Ludwell Duncan.
   Report, that they met on 17 Sept. 1845, and after being duly sworn, proceeded to have the lands of which said Ludwell Duncan died seized, surveyed, which according to survey are 262 and 74 poles, 11 of them laid off as follows, viz, Beg. at a dogwood corner to Moses Duncan, then with his line N70?E71-4/10 poles to a gum and sugar tree corner to Duncan & Court, then with Courts line S70E104 poles to a hickory, then N30E39 poles to a stake corner to Court, then with his line S73E40 poles to an oak stump corner to Pemberton, then with his line S29W27 poles to a stake corner to Pemberton, then with his line S10W1? to Pembertons corner in the road, then N70?W168-6/10 poles to the beginning containing 75 acres and 93? poles which was assigned to Martha Sage late widow of Ludwell Duncan decd. as dower.
   Lot No.1. Beginning at a maple corner to Moses Duncan, then with his line S72E69-2/10? poles to a stone then ... to 2 sycamores on brushy fork of Harrod's Creek, then down the creek with the meanders to another corner to Jnoth. Thaphend? then N21E86 poles to the beginning containing 22? acres we assigned to Ann S. Woodbarn late Ann E. Duncan.
   Lot No.2 beginning at a stone corner to Lot No.1 in Moses Duncan's line, then with said line S73W48 poles to a stone then S17W98 poles to a walnut on the brushy fork, then down the same with the meanders to 2 sycamores corner to Lot No.1, then with a line of the same to the N17E103 poles to the beginning, containing 29 acres and 90 poles we assigned to Elizabeth K. Duncan.
   Lot No.3, beginning at a stone corner to Lot No.2 in Moses Duncan's line, then with his line S70E52 poles to a stone, then S17W74 poles to an iron ironwood & water beech on the bushy fork, then down the same with the meanders to a walnut corner to Lot No.2, then N17E98 poles to the beginning, containing 26 acres & 3 roods, we assigned to John S. Duncan.
   Lot No.4, beginning at a stone corner to lot No.3 in Moses Duncan's line, then with sd line S70E42 poles to a dogwood corner to Moses Duncan, then S72E with a line of Dower 13-60?/100 poles to a stone, then S17W75 poles to an ash & plum tree on the bushy fork, then down the same with the meanders to an elm iron wood and water beech corner to lot No.3, then with a line of the same N17S74 poles to the beginning, containing 26 acres & 3 roods, we assigned to William H. Duncan.
   Lot No.5, beginning at a stone corner to Lot No.4 in a line of dower, then with said line to S72E60 poles to a stone, then S15W92 poles to a sugar tree & willow on the bushy fork, then down the same with the meanders to an ash and plum tree corner to Lot No.4, then with a line of the same N17E70 poles to the beginning, containing 26 acres, we assigned to Martha F. Duncan.
   Lot No.6, Beginning at a stone corner to Lot No.5 in the Dower line, then with said line ?72E55-5/10 to a stone then S15W?92-8/10? poles to a walnut on the bushy fork, then down the same with the meanders to a ?? tree? & willow corner to Lot No. 5, then with a line of the same N45E92 poles to the beginning, containing 29 acres 3 roods & 13 poles, we assigned James Duncan.
   Lot No.7, Beginning at a stone in the original? line (several words too dark at bottom of page) then with said line S72E46-5/10 poles to Pemberton's corner in the road, then with the road S22E205-75/100 poles to the bushy fork, then down the same with the meanders to a walnut corner to Lot No.6, then with a line of the same N15E96-5/10 poles to the beginning, containing 25 acres we assign to Katharine J. Duncan.
   The survey and devision are represented on the annexed diagram, all of which are respectfully submitted. Sept. 18, 1845. /s/ Thos. Pemberton, James Coons?, R.S. Ashbey. Report produced in court December term 1840. Sketch of a parcel of land, surveyed by the direction of Wm. Caplinger, Thos. Oglesby and Thomas Dellman Jr., Commissioners, 1 & 2 Oct. 1845. Indexed as Dec. 2, 1845. (FHL film 482,410)

      F-174/175: Commissioners appointed by Oldham County Court Oct. term 1845 to assign and set apart to Cynthia Duncan her dower in the lands of Moses Duncan decd, report that ... on 31 Oct. 1845, proceded to have the lands of said Moses Duncan decd surveyed, which according to survey contains 316 acres as then laid off, 90 acres and 90 poles on the south end of the tract having the dwelling, bounded by ... beg. at a corner to Stephen & Ludwell Duncan, then with Duncan's line ... Nicholas Coon's line, then ... which was assigned Cynthia Duncan as her dower in the lands of Moses Duncan decd, /s/ Thomas Pemberton, Benjamin Coons, Daniel Yager. Jan. 1846, report. (FHL film 482,410)
      F-178/180: Diagram of the land of Moses Duncan decd. as divided by the direction of Benjamin Coons, Daniel Yager & Thomas Pemberton, commissioners, on 21 & 22 Oct. 1845, /s/ Sanford J. Yager. Lot 1, 24 acres; Lot 2, 25 acres; Lot 3, 31 acres 98 poles; Lot 4, 31 acres 98 poles; Lot 5, 28 acres; Lot 6, 33 acres 60 poles; Lot 7, 26 acres; Lot 8, 26 acres. Lot A, 15-1/4 acres; Lot B, 15-1/4 acres; Lot C, 9-1/2 acres; Lot D, 9-1/2 acres; Lot E, 10-1/4 acres; Lot F, 10-1/4 acres; Lot G, 10-1/4 acres; Lot H, 10-1/4 acres. (rectangular lots except No.4 and No.5.). (pg.179) Commissioners appointed at Oct. term 1845 to divide the lands of Moses Duncan decd among the devisees of the same, report that pursuant to the accompanying order we met on the premises on 21 Oct. 1845 and proceeded to lay off and assign as follows: Lot No.1, corner to dower, to Bernard Duncan. Lot No.2, to Susan? Duncan. Lot No.3 to John Duncan. Lot No.5 (sic), to James Duncan. Lot No.5 to Alexander Duncan. Lot No.6 to Elizabeth Sullen late Elizabeth Duncan. Lot No.7 to Martha Burris and Moses Burris. Lot No.8 to Katherine Duncan, Wm. Duncan, John Duncan, Martha Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan and James Duncan, infant children of Ludwell Duncan decd, & Ann Woodburn late Ann Duncan daughter of Ludwell Duncan decd. We then proceeded to devide the dower among the devises as follows, lot A to Elizabeth Cotton? (Lutton?) late Duncan; Lot B to Alexander Duncan; Lot C to Susan Duncan; Lot D to John Duncan; Lot E to Bernard Duncan; Lot F to James Duncan; Lot G to Martha Burris and Moses Burris; Lot H to Katherine Duncan, Wm. Duncan, John Duncan, Martha Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan and James Duncan, infant children of Ludwell Duncan decd and Ann Woodburn?, late Ann Duncan, daughter of Ludwell Duncan decd. /s/ Thomas Pemberton, Benjamin Coons?, Daniel Yager. Filed April term, 1846. (FHL film 482,410)
      F-354/355: 28 Sept. 1846, Bernard Duncan and his wife Eliza Jane to Alexander Duncan, all Oldham Co. KY, for $800 paid, sell his undivided interest in and to two tracts of land in said county on waters of Harrods Creek, both tracts together containing 173 acres 13 poles more or less, being the same land which was conveyed by Pennington D. Ladd to the said Alexander and Bernard Duncan by deed 25 Jan. 1841, recorded Deed Book E pages 75 & 76, warrant title. /s/ Bernard Duncan, Eliza J. Duncan. They appeared 28 Sept. 1846 before William? J. Mitchell, Clerk, 14 Sept. 1847. (FHL film 482,410)
      F-483: (blank) 1845, John Duncan and wife Mildred of Jefferson Co. KY to Nathaniel J. Duncan of Hardin Co. KY, for $246 paid, sell tract or parcel of land in Oldham Co. KY on the waters of Harrods Creek, beg. at a stone in Benjamin Coons line and corner to Nathaniel J. Duncan, running thence south with his line N75W90-2/10 poles to a stone corner to Nathaniel J. Duncan on a line of Barnes heirs, then with their line N12E55-5/10 poles to a stone in Elizabeth Jostlars? (Sutlars?) line & corner to James Duncan, then with his line S75E90-2/10 poles to a stone in Barnes line, then with the same S13W55 poles to the beginning, containing 31 acres and 98 poles, it being that portion of the land of Moses Duncan decd. which was assigned to the said John Duncan by commissioners; and also one other lot of land in Oldham Co. KY bounded beg. at a stone in Bernard Duncan's line and corner to Nathaniel J. Duncan, then with his line S134W80 poles to a stone in a line of Ludwell Duncan's heirs, then with their line N75W19 poles to a stone corner to Bernard Duncan, then with his line N134E80 poles to a stone then S75E19 poles to the beginning containing 9-1/2 acres, it being that part of Cynthia Duncan's dower which was assigned to the said John Duncan by commissioners of which possession will be given at the death of said Cynthia Duncan; warrant title, premises remain free & clear of all right and title of dower. In testimony whereof they the said John Duncan and Mildred his wife have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seal on the day and date above written. /s/ John Duncan. John Duncan appeared before William D. Mitchell, Clerk of Oldham Co. KY, 21 May 1848. (FHL film 482,410)
      F-567/568: 29 Jan. 1849, James W. Duncan and Sally his wife of Hardin Co. KY to Bernard Duncan of Oldham Co. KY, for $246 paid, sell their right, title & interest to the tract of land on which Moses Duncan died in County aforesaid. /s/ James Duncan, Sally Duncan. They appeared in Hardin Co. KY before Samuel Haycraft, Clerk of the County Court, 30 Dec. 1849. Statement by William A. Mitchell, clerk of the court, the deed was filed in his office 8 Feb. "1849." (FHL film 482,410)
   Oldham Co. KY Deed Book G-H, 1849-1853 (FHL film 482,411)
      G-1: 29 Jan. 1849, Nathaniel J. Duncan and wife Susan of Hardin Co. KY to Bernard Duncan of Oldham Co. KY, for $221 paid, they relinquish their right to the tract of land on which Moses Duncan died in Oldham Co. KY, with all the appurtenances, /s/ Nathaniel J. Duncan, Susan Duncan. They appeared before Saml. Haycraft, clerk, Hardin Co. KY Court, 30 Jan. 1849. Deed filed in Oldham Co. KY 8 Feb. 1849. (FHL film 482,411)
      G-479/480: 1 March 1851, William Henry Duncan, John Linzy? Duncan, & Ann E. Woodburn of Oldham Co. KY, to George Coons of same, for $450 paid, parcel of land on the waters of Brushy fork of Harrods creek bounded beg. corner to Moses Duncan, then with his line ... (more not copied) containing 24 acres, Lot No.3? beginning at corner to Lot 2 in Moses Duncan's line, then ... to the beginning containing 26-3/4 acres, Lot No.1? ... corner to Lot No.3 sd. Moses Duncan's line ... with a line of dower then ... on the brushy fork, then ... containing 26-3/4 acres, with all the appurtenances, Ann E. Woodburns warrants title for Lot No.1, John L. Duncan defends 3rd lot, and Wm. H. Duncan defends Lot No.4. /s/ William H. Duncan, John L. Duncan, Ann Eliza Woodburn. They appeared before Brant? Hopkins 13? April 1851. (FHL film 482,411)
      G-586/587: 20 January 1851, Bernard Duncan of Oldham Co. KY to Benjamin Coons of same, for $40 paid, sell parcel of ground in Oldham Co. KY on the waters of Ashley run containing one and a quarter acres more or less, bounded beg. at a stone in Coons line, then ... to the beginning; warrant title, release of dower by Eliza J. Duncan. /s/ Bernard Duncan, Eliza J. Duncan. They appeared before Brant? Hopkins, Clerk of Oldham Co. KY Court, 20 January 1851, /s/ 13 Oct. 1851. (FHL film 482,411)
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Shelby Co. KY Deeds (FHL film 259,238)
      Y-313: 27 Sept. 1830, Moses Duncan of Oldham Co. and Garland Withers of Lincoln Co. to Peter G. Force? and John O'Bannon, both of Shelby? Co., $882, 147 acres on west fork of Clear Creek, now in possession of said Force & O'Bannon, having been heretofore held by them under a contract by them with said Duncan for the purchase, adj. E by tracts of land on which said Force and Thomas Bohon now reside, S. by tracts of land which H. Balco and Preston Balco now occupy, W. by land on which Oswald Thomas and James Drain now reside, and N. by tract of about 50 acres conveyed by said Duncan & Withers to Geo. Marshall by deed recorded in Shelby Co. and now in due possession of the said Marshall; Duncan and Withers will defend tract against claim of all persons except against the claims of Trah? T. Haggin Esq. and Sophia Richardson of Mercer Co. under the conveyance made by the Sheriff of Shelby Co. under an execution in the name of said Richardson against the said Withers issued? by Mercer Civil Court, but the said Duncan and Withers assign and transfer to said Force and O'Bannon all the obligations, assignments, etc., executed by the said Haggin and Richardson to said Duncan and Withers; no wit. /s/ Moses Duncan, Garland Withers. (tight binding)

Trimble Co. KY Deed, Book C, 1846-1850 (FHL film 420,364)
      C-294: 16 May 1845, George A. Norvell, one of the legatees of his decd father, John Norvell, in and to the within deed conveys to Willis Duncan all my right and title to the 1/7th part of land. Wit. Oliver C. Strother, William W.H. Gossom.
      C-294 (2nd): 19 July 1845, Mary Norvell, one of the legatees of her deceased father, John Norvell, convey to Willis Duncan all right and title to the land in the deed from Wm. Bennett and wife to said Duncan, having been paid $50 for my 1/7th part. Clerk stated that the deed was recorded in Oldham Co. KY Deed Book C, pg.362.

Henry Co. KY Deed (FHL film 826,893)
      14-420/421: 5 March 1832, James L. Young and wife Frances of Oldham Co. KY to Willis Duncan of same place, for $400, $100 paid, $50 1 March 1832, $50 1 March 1833, $100 1 March 1834 and $100 1 March 1835, in joint notes with Jack Pryor, Harry Pryor and said Willis Duncan, without interest, sell to said Willis Duncan a parcel of land in Henry Co. KY on the Little Kentucky river, being part of a 15,000 acre survey pattented to May Banister &Co. and bounded beg. at Robert Johnstons corner of his 4,000 acre survey in the bottom of the Little Kentucky, then ... to bank of Little Kentucky, will have 27 acres between the said Johnstons and said Youngs line, not to cross the Little Kentucky, then up the Little Kentucky with its meanders to the mouth of a deep gut between said Young and Daniel Colbert, then to the beginning, containing 100 acres more or less, being the same tract of land that Samuel Wyatt sold to said Young and the same tract that John Wyatt formerly lived on, refer to deed filed in the Henry Clerk's Office, warrant title. /s/ James L. Young, Frances Young. They ack. deed 6 March 1832 in Henry Co. KY before Joel Jackson, J.P., and Wm. McCraken, J.P. (FHL film 826,893; SLC 9/21/2012 and 1/8/1988)

Hardin Co. KY Deed (FHL film 388,599)
      R-351: 1 Oct. 1838, Joseph Parr and wife Sarah of Hardin Co. KY to James Duncan of Oldham Co. KY, $600, 161-1/2 acres adj. land then owned by Joel Morrison now Abisha Vanmeter, 98,000 acre survey Helligas and Dunlaps. No wit.
 

HISTORIES before 1923

1885-1888 "KY, a History of the State" 5th or 6th Edition (Volume), by Perrin, Battle & Kniffin (FHL book 976.9 D3wt; and Evelyn Sigler 7/1982)
      Pg.176 (pg.785). JOHN T. DUNCAN., son of William W. and Amanda (Harrington) Duncan, born in Shelby Co. KY on April 3, 1851, but removed to Oldham Co. in his infancy. On Sept. 18, 1873, he married Miss Ida Smith, of Jefferson Co., had four children: Rosa, Willie, Alexander and Gail. Has farm of 280 acres in Floydsburg Precinct, Oldham Co., and a member of the Baptist Church at Pewee Valley. William Duncan, the father of John T., was born near Danville, Boyle Co. KY, Jan. 15, 1823, a son of John and Frances (Yager) Duncan. He settled in Oldham Co. about 30 years ago, where he owns 300 acres, and 150 acres in Shelby Co. where he had previously resided. In 1845 he married Miss Julia Cardwell of Jefferson Co., where he also resided for a time. Mrs. Julia Duncan died before the year expired, and Mr. Duncan in 1848 married Miss Amanda Harrington of Shelby Co; eight children: John, Silas, Henry, Alexander, Mary, Robert, James and Alice. Mr. Duncan is president of Floydsburg & Aikin Turnpike Co., a Democrat, and with his family is a Baptist.
      Pg.176 (pg.785). THOMAS DUNCAN, born March 6, 1851, eldest living child of Alexander and Melissa (Jones) Duncan, natives respectively of VA and Oldham Co. KY. Alexander Duncan was born in 1807, was a carpenter and afterward a farmer, died in Dec. 1882. Thomas Duncan educated partly in Oldham, his native county, and partly at Transylvania University; now owns and resides upon 450 acres in Oldham Co. In Jan. 1874 he was married (MAD: wife not given) and had four children: Bernice, Addie Camilla, Thomas N. and Susie. Member of the K. of H., stockholder in the Bank of Oldham.
      Pg.193. W.O. HEAD, born in Oldham Co. KY, Aug. 30, 1847; his father, James Head, also a native of Oldham Co., merchant and farmer and for many years a justice of the peace. Zoch Head, grandfather of W.O. Head, a Virginian, to Oldham Co. when quite young. Mrs. James Head's maiden name was Margaret McMakin, born in Nelson Co., her mother Kittie Owsley, came from VA. James Head's mother was Rachel Oglesby. W.O. Head educated at La Grange College, a farmer, Ballardsville Dist. In 1871, he married Miss Susan, dau. of Sandy and Mildred (Jones) Duncan, natives of Boyle and Oldham Co. respectively. The children born to this marriage are four: Alexander, Maggie, Minnie and Babe. Baptist Church, Democrat.
      Pg.212-3. WILLIAM A. McMAKIN, native of Nelson Co., born Oct. 8, 1816, son of Charles McMakin, native of VA who came to KY in early day with his parents and settled in Nelson Co., subsequently moved to Shelby and Oldham Cos. He died at Lexington [Scott Co.], IN. He married Elizabeth Duncan, a native of SC and dau. of William Duncan, a native of the same State. Four sons and three daus. were born to their union, and of this family, our subject is the eldest. His grandfather, William McMakin, native of VA, came to KY in 1802 and settled in Nelson Co., where he lived greater part of his life and died in Louisville in 1849. Our subject farmed, now in La Grange Precinct; he married in 1843 Enreth E. Ellis, native of Shelby Co. and dau. of Stephen Ellis; one son and one dau., Henry and Julia (the latter deceased). Mrs. McMakin died about 1847, member of Baptist Church. Mr. McMakin then married in 1852 to Sarah M. Oglesby, native of Oldham Co. and dau. of Ellis and Jane (Yager) Oglesby, children: Florence, Richard and Monchie (last two deceased). Democrat, he in Baptist Church, she in Methodist Episcopal Church.

1883 "History of Daviess County, Kentucky : together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, biographies of representative citizens, and an outline history of Kentucky" pub. by Inter-State Pub. Co. (FHL film 1,421,700 Item 5, and FHL book 976.9864 H2d; from Lucille Mehrkam 10/1982; SUTRO book F457 D3 H6, CA State Library, Sutro Branch)
      Pg.820: James A. Morrison, farmer, was born in Oldham Co. KY, Dec. 30, 1841. His father, James R. Morrison, who was born in Danville, Ky., in 1802, and died in Carrollton, Ky., in 1872, while visiting his son, Dr. Goodlow Morrison, was ... His mother, Mildred (Duncan) Morrison, was born in Oldham Co. KY, in 1806, and married at the age of twenty-three years. She has had six children, three now living -- Dr. A.M., of Goshen, Ky., born in 1838; James A., born in 1841, and Lucy E., born in 1844, now the wife of Charles Harrison, a druggist of Davenport, Iowa. ...
 

OTHER SOURCES

"Lines & By-Lines (KY)" Vol.4#4 Winter 1989, by Louisville (Jefferson Co. KY) Gen. Society (FHL book 976.944/L1 D25, and from Jean Harper 9/1990)
      Pg.121-122: The Duncan Family; by B.A. Buckner, without sources, gives a synopsis of the descendants of John Duncan, wife Wilkey, through their son Moses Duncan from Fauquier Co. VA to Oldham Co. KY.
 

Burke's "American Families with British Ancestry" pg.2665, has the lineage of Alexander Edward Duncan of Baltimore, MD, apparently from the manuscript of Gustav Anjou which has some erroneous information.
 

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