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Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
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Last revised November 23, 2012

TRIMBLE CO. KY
Formed 1837 from Henry, Oldham, Gallatin
Carroll formed 1838 from Gallatin, Henry, Trimble
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1840 Trimble Co. KY Census
Pg.314  Wm. Duncan           0000,11       - 1000,1
        Frances Duncan       1000,11       - 1000,01
          (MAD: one Francis A. Duncan mar. Nancy Tandy, dau.
            of Moses, 3/8/1834 Oldham Co. KY; see ? Catharine
            Pryor Duncan, widow of James Duncan d.1814 Henry
            Co. KY, mar. 2nd Moses Tandy 8/7/1815 Henry Co. KY)
          (MAD: Francis Duncan mar. Patience Coleman 4/4/1836;
            1850 Gentry Co. MO census)
   316  Willis Duncan        0110,1001     - 0011,1
          (MAD: 1830 Oldham Co. KY census)
   323  Austin B. Duncan     0000,1        - 1000,1
          (MAD: mar. Eliza Sams 1/17/1837 and Mary Smith
            12/30/1849 Trimble Co. KY)
   326  Wm. Duncan           0000,0000,1   - 0010,0001
          (MAD: mar. Polly Connell 1/16/1805 Gallatin Co. KY;
            1830 Oldham Co. KY census)
   330  Reuben Duncan        0000,0100,1   - 0000,0000,1
          (MAD: 1830 Oldham Co. KY census)
   332  Frederick Duncan     0000,01       - 2200,1
        James Duncan         0000,1        - 1001
          (MAD: mar. Amanda Penn 3/12/1838 Henry Co. KY;
            ? brother of Seth Duncan mar. Jane Penn)
   332  Seth Duncan          0000,0001     - 0010,001

1850 Trimble Co. KY Census
District 2
Pg.387, #135, Abram DUNAREE 50 KY farmer $0
                  Margaret 47 KY
                  Sarah 21, Samuel 15 KY
                  Margaret 13, Lydia 11 KY
                  Angelina 9, Louisa 7 KY
                  (MAD: not Duncan)
Pg.388, #137, Austin DUNCAN 36 KY farmer $432
                  Mary 22 KY
                  Permelia 10, Mary 8, James 6 KY
                  Matilda 4, William 2 KY
                  (MAD: Austin's wife ? Delilah Sams; see Bible of James Sams on pgs.84-85 in "TN Records: Bible Records & Marriage Bonds" by Acklen)
Pg.396, #250, William B. DUNCAN 40 KY farmer $0
                  Minerva 33 KY
                  Senett (f) 10, Lucy 8, Margaret 6 KY
                  Caroline 5, Vernetta 4, Mary 3 KY
                  Reuben DUNCAN 76 VA farmer
                  (MAD: Reuben's wife was Patsy Young; William's wife was Minerva Young d.1853)
Bedford Town
Pg.400, #14, F. DUNCAN (m) 43 KY tailor $400
                  E.J. (f) 36 KY
                  L.J. (f) 17 IN
                  M.A. (f) 15, C. (f) 14 KY
                  R. (f) 12, G. (m) 8 KY
                  F.M. (m) 5, S. (f) 10 KY
                  (MAD & GDH: Frederick K. 43, Eliza Jane McCormic 36, Lucy Jane 17, M.A. 15, Cornelia 14, Rachel 12, Wm. Garnet 8, Francis Marion 5, Asenith-Sena 10; ? William G(arnett) Duncan mar. Samantha Robertson 11/18/1865 Guthrie Co. IA; Frederick Duncan, Francis M. Duncan & Garnet Duncan in 1870 Lawrence Co. MO census; Garnett Duncan in 1880 Cooke Co. TX census)
Pg.401, #31, Seth DUNCAN 61 KY farmer $0
                  K. (f) 50 KY
                  A. TALBOT (m) 29 KY carpenter
                  M. (f) 26 KY
                  M. (f) 7, C. (f) 5, M. (f) 4 KY
                  P. (f) 19/12?, E. (f) 1/12 KY
                  & carpenters
                  (MAD: Seth and Kiturah (Montague) Talbot?; 1860 Wayne Co. IL census)
District 1
Pg.404, #58, H. PENN (m) 51 KY farmer $3600
                  D. (f) 48 KY
                  M. (f) 27, D. (m) 20, M. (f) 16 KY
                  M. (f) 13, Jno. 9, H. (m) 6 KY
                  J. DUNCAN (f) 12, D. (f) 9 KY
Pg.434, #499, Wm. DUNCAN 71 VA farmer $1500
                  Wm. 40 KY
                  Marian (f) 23 KY
District 1
                  (MAD: William b.1778 mar. Polly Connell 1/16/1805 Gallatin Co. KY; his dau. Jane mar. William L. Coleman 2/20/1837)
Pg.435, #503, Abner GIDEON 37 TN farmer $2700
                  Polly A. 32 KY
                  Wm. 11, Jno.9, Robt. 6, Isabella 3 KY
                  Samuel DUNCAN 24 KY
Pg.435, #519, Willis DUNCAN 64 VA farmer $1100
                  Mary 31, Eliza (f) 27 KY
                  Martha 20 KY
Pg.436, #521, Greenberry HUGHES 35 SC farmer $0
                  Harriet 23 KY
                  Thos. 4, Robt. B. 3, Julia 2 KY
                  Willis DUNCAN 44 KY farming
                  (MAD: one Willis Duncan mar. Frances Farley 11/4/1850)

1860 Trimble Co. KY Census (pg.222-264 also from Georgia Helderlein 10/1988)
Abbottsford
Pg.195, #1-1, Henry PENN 60 Scott Co. KY farmer $6000-4000
                  Delila 56 Bourbon Co. KY
                  Margaret 26 Henry Co. KY
                  Martha 23 Henry Co. KY
                  John 19 Henry Co. KY
                  Henry 17 Trimble Co. KY
                  Jane DUNCAN 21 Trimble Co. KY
                  Delila DUNCAN 19 Henry Co. KY
Bedford Dist., enumerated by Wm. B. Duncan
Taken 6/16/1860
Pg.222, #177, William COLEMAN 43 KY Farmer $9,000-$11,000
                  Jane 42 KY
                  Oscar 19, Mary 13 KY (school 5 months)
                  Martha P. 12, William 16 KY farmer
                  Thomas GOLDEN 10 Ireland
Taken 7/15/1860
Pg.256, #408, Willis DUNCAN 74 VA farmer $2,700-$6,000
                  Samuel 34 KY farmer
                  Benjamine 29 KY farmer
Taken 7/20/1860
Pg.263, #462, Willis DUNCAN 53 KY farmer $500-$1,500
                  Jane 29 KY
                  James DUNCAN 8 KY (school 2 months)
                  Willis 7, William 3 KY
                  Sinnett (m) 2, Priscilla 1/12 KY
Taken 7/20/1860
Pg.264, #467, William DUNCAN 49 KY farmer $3,000-$4,000
                  Louisa 41 KY
                  (MAD: Will 2-57, Louisa Duncan, 18 Jan. 1883, mentions brother John A. Trout & others)
Pg.264?, #613, James CHOWNING 50 KY farmer $7,000-$4,000
                  Seny 51 KY
                  Mary C. 19, Elerge? J. (f) 18, Charles 16 KY (farmer)
                  William 14 (school 3 months), Lucy T. 7 KY
                  Tilletha CHOWNING 83 F VA (Mother of James)
                  T.A. ALLMAN (m) 30 LA? School teacher
Milton
Pg.322, #881-871, Wm. B. DUNCAN 50 KY farmer $4600-3800
                  Catharine 42 KY
                  Sinnet 19, Lucy C. 17, Caroline 15 KY
                  Vennetter (f) 13, William W. 9 KY
                  (MAD: wife Sarah Catharine Kennerly Strother, per "The Strother Family" pub. in Vol.2 pgs.397, 402-411, of "Genealogies of KY Families From The Register of the KY Historical Society"; will 2-19, William B. Duncan, 18 April 1877, feeble health)

1870 Trimble Co. KY Census (from Georgia Helderlein 10/1988)
Bedford Dist.
Pg.179, #32-32, GIDDENS, Abner 57 TN farmer $3500-$1000
                  Polly Ann 52 KY house keeping
                  Andrew 19, Thomas 15 KY farm hands
                  Charles 11 KY "at school"
                  DUNCAN, Betsy 21 KY BLACK cook
                  Alice 5, Jane 1 KY BLACK
Bedford Dist. enum. 20 Jun 1870, Maybe by Silas Gatewood?? (pg.12)
Pg.182-183, #85-85, DUNCAN, Willis 63 KY Farmer $1,000-700
                  Francis J. (f) 39 KY Housewife
                  James 18 KY Farmhand
                  Willis 17, William B. 13 KY
                  Sinnett (m) 12, Percella (f) 10 KY
                  Thomas 7, Lucy J. 5 KY
                  Mary C. 3, Samuel 9/12 KY
Pg.185, #122-122, PENN, Henry 26 KY (white) farmer $7500-$2000
                  Margaret 32 KY
                  Martha 30 KY
                  DUNCAN, Jane 26 KY (white)
                  Delila 24 KY (white)
                  PENN, Albert 13 KY BLACK farm hand
                  BUTLER, Peter 30 KY BLACK farm hand
Pg.188, #168-168, DUNCAN, Levi 42 KY BLACK farm hand $0-$0
                  Jane 36 KY MULATTO house keeping
                  Mary 14 KY BLACK
                  Ben (m) 12 KY MULATTO
                  Samuel 9 KY BLACK
                  Nancy 7 KY MULATTO
                  John 5 KY MULATTO
                  George 3 KY BLACK
                  Sarah 3/12 KY b.Mar. MULATTO
Pg.190, #187-187, BAIN, John A. 46 KY farmer $6000-$1500
                  Mary E. 36 KY house keeping
                  Mattie E. 15, John C. 13, William C. 3 KY
                  IRWIN, Louisa (f) 58 KY (blank) $3000-$0
                  DUNCAN, Ned 60 KY BLACK farm hand
                  Katy 60 KY BLACK house servant
                  Merritt (m) 15 KY BLACK farm hand
                  Eva 13 KY BLACK house servant
                  NELSON, Adam 50 KY BLACK farm hand
                  Sophia 40 LA BLACK house keeper
                  James 14 LA MULATTO farm hand
                  Frank 11 LA BLACK
                  Wesly 3 LA BLACK
Milton, KY Dist. enum. 25 Jul 1870, by Silas Gatewood
Pg.211, #1-1, DUNCAN, Wm. B. 60 KY Farmer $6,300 $2,000
                  Sarah C. 53 KY Keeping house
                  Sinnett (m) 29 KY Sheriff of Co.
                  Lucy 24, Callie (f) 22 KY House keeper
                  William 20 KY Farm hand
                  DUNCAN, Ellen 36 KY BLACK House Servant
                  Beverly (m) 20? KY BLACK Farm hand
                  Sarah 14, Aren (f) 11 KY BLACK House Servant
                  Lucinda 6? KY BLACK
                  (GDH: Wm. B.'s 2nd wife, Sarah Strother)
Milton Dist. enum. 10 Aug, 1870, P.O. Milton, KY. (pg.27)
Pg.224, #180-183, DUNCAN, William 60 KY Farmer $5,000-$600
                  Louisa 52 KY Keeping house
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Trimble Co. KY Marriage Bonds (FHL film 420,387; marriage register starts 1863; did not look for other bonds)
      1839, bond of Stephen Duncan and Elijah Nicholson for marriage of Stephen Duncan and Nancy L. Nicholson, daughter of John Nicholson, he certifying his consent. 25 Feb. 1839. Consent of John Nicholson, wit. Elijah Nicholson, 25 Feb. 1839, for marriage of "my daughter Nancy L. Nicholson and Mr. Stephen Duncan."
 

VITAL RECORDS

Trimble Co. KY Vital Statistics; Deaths, 1853 (FHL film 216,841; from Georgia Helderlein 10/1988)
      Name, Age, Sex, Condition, Occupation, Residence, Pl. of Birth, Names of Parents or Owners of Slaves, Place of Death, Time of Death, Cause of Death.
      Jane W. Strother, 1 yr, 5 mths, b. Milton, Trimble Co. KY to Jeremiah & Sarah H. Strother, d. Jul 24, 1853 at father's residence - whooping cough.
      Minerva Duncan, 36 yrs, res. Trimble Co. b. Bath Co. KY, dau. of Sennett & Margaret Young, d. 17 Jun 1853, Trimble Co. Uterine Hemmorhage.
      1 day old male, b. Trimble Co. KY, son of William B & Minerva Duncan, d. Jun 17, 1853, Trimble Co. KY, cause - unknown.
      Seny B. Coleman, 1 yr, 8 mths female, b. Providence, Trimble Co. KY, dau. of William & Jane Coleman, d. April 13, 1853, at William Duncan?? of Pneumonia.
      Fanny ???, 1 yr, 2 mo, female, b. Bedford, Trimble Co. f. Willis Duncan, d. in August 1853, at George Strothers of Hooping Cough.
      Betty C. Connell, 2 yrs, female, res. Bedford, Trimble Co. parents, James & Malinda Connell, d. Feby 22, 1853, father's res., of Typhoid Fever.

Trimble Co. KY Vital Statistics; Births (FHL film 216,841; from Georgia Helderlein 10/1988)
      Mary A. Chowning, b. 13 Jan. 1854 to Thomas S. Chowning & Marian Duncan
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Trimble Co. KY Will Book 1, 1837-1875 (FHL film 420,379)
      No Duncan indexed
 

LAND RECORDS

Trimble Co. KY Deed indexes 1837-1907 (grantee index on FHL film 420,361; grantor on FHL film 420,362)
      (Card catalog does not give years in each deed book)
      A-116: Seth Duncan from James T. Montague
      A-118: James Duncan to Seth Duncan
      A-153: Willis Duncan from Virgil Coleman
      A-169: Fredrick Duncan from Trimble Co. Court
      A-195: Ruben Duncan from John Nelson
      A-219: Fred Duncan from Silos Gatewood
      A-284: James Duncan from James M. Branch
      A-362: James Duncan to William Coleman
      A-388: Fredrick Duncan to James Duncan
      A-389: James Duncan to Henry Penn
      A-503: W.B. Duncan from James Peak
      B-47: Fredrick Duncan to Isaac Johnson
      B-51: Austin B. Duncan from Daniel J. King
      B-118: Willis Duncan from W.G. Pierce
      B-280: F. Duncan &c to J.L. Young
      C-294: Willis Duncan from Mary Norvell &c
      D-95: A.B. Duncan to Richard King
      D-290: A.B. Duncan from J. Sams
      D-291: G.H. (H.G.) Duerson to G.T. Armstrong
      D-405: Fredrick Duncan to G.W. Miller
      E-52: W.B. Duncan from George Strother
      E-53: William Duncan to G. Fearn
      E-116: A.B. Duncan to Griffin Sams
      E-226: Fred. Duncan &c to William Duncan
      E-226: William Duncan from Fredrick Duncan &cs
      E-258: William Duncan from James Chowning
      E-394: William Duncan from Thomas S. Chowning
      F-14: William Duncan to W.L. Coleman &c
      F-58: A.B. Duncan to James Sams
      F-130: William Duncan to Nathan Barnes
      F-225: Willis Duncan from Martha Moreland
      F-275: William Duncan from Daniel Trout
      G-33: W.B. Duncan to French Strother
      G-86: William Duncan to S. Barnes, Jr.
      G-99: B.F. Duncan to S.P. Duncan
      G-100: Sennate Duncan to W.B. Duncan
      G-122: S.P. Duncan &c to Plina Joyce
      G-181: W.B. Duncan to Willis Duncan
      G-216: W. Duncan from James B. Voiers
      G-445: William Duncan to N. & S. Barnes
      H-153: William Duncan from D. Trout's Admr
      H-154: William Duncan from J.M. Netherland
      H-275: William B. Duncan from George Strother
      H-365: W.B. Duncan &c from Commissioner Trimble Co. Court
      I-119: W.B. Duncan from Casper Schuck
      I-590: Sinnett Duncan from John M. Floyd &c
      J-32: Sinnett Duncan from Sophia Luckett
      J-351: Delelah Duncan from M.J. Bradshaw &c
      K-210: E.K. Duncan from Allen & W. Hood
      M-118: Sinnett Duncan from Samuel Morris
      M-310: S. Duncan &c to A.J. Trout
      M-327: J.T. Duncan &c to W.F?. Peak &c
      M-328: E.E. Duncan &c to W.F. Peak &c
      M-523: S. Duncan &c to Beecher Joyce
      O-344: Willis Duncan &c to Sinnett Duncan
      O-391: James T. Duncan from W.P. Thomasson &c
      P-138: Ellen Duncan &c to J.P. Strother
      S-141: Z. Duncan &c to J.A. King
      S-316: J.T. Duncan &c to A.C. Drake
      T-13: Zadie Duncan from J.A. King &c
      T-38: Willis Duncan from Mary & F. Browning
      T-143: Willis Duncan &c to Frank Browning
      T-349: S. Duncan &c to J.W. Rowlett
      T-354: Eva B. Duncan from Lucy Ann Lewis &c
      T-478: Sinnett Duncan from I.S. Tolbert &c
      U-159: Eva B. Duncan &c to Joe Sefars
      U-201: Sinnett Duncan from John P. Strother &c
      U-325: Jane Duncan &c to Harry Penn
      V-91: S. Duncan &c to E.K. Greenwood
      V-282: Willis Duncan &c to Lonnie Bronner

Trimble Co. KY Deeds (FHL films and from Georgia Helderlein 1988)
      A-116: 21 April 1838, James T. Montague to Seth Duncan, lease on farm where James Hays now lives for use and benefit of Keturah Duncan, Joseph Duncan and Jane Duncan, for love he bears towards said Keturah, Joseph and Jane, during life of said Keturah unless Joseph and Jane arrive at mature age during the life of Keturah, then to remain in hands of Seth Duncan for his life if he live longer, otherwise to the hands of some friend for the benefit of Keturah, else lease is to return to said James T. Montague. No wit. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein) (MAD: Seth Duncan mar. Kitty Talbot 10/17/1831 Bourbon Co. KY)
      A-118: 21 April 1838, James Duncan to Seth Duncan, both Trimble Co. KY, farm animals, 3 beds, furniture, etc., for use of Keturah Duncan, Joseph Duncan and Jane Duncan, for love, during life of Keturah. If Joseph and Jane arrive at full age during life of Keturah, they to receive their respective and equal proportions to do with as they please. No wit. (similar to A-116; FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-153: 13 Aug. 1838, Virgil Coleman and wife Mary to Willis Duncan, both Trimble Co. KY, $350, 50 acres, part of John Roberts 10,000 acre survey, on Corn Creek, adj. division line of the said Roberts survey, Tavner B. Youngs line. No wit. Mary Coleman appeared before George Strother and Moses Tandy, J.P.'s. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-169: 24 Sept. 1838, [from] George Strother, Moses Tandy, Robert King, John Sibley, Wyatt Coleman, George Ray, Daniel S. Lane, John F. Butler, Robert English, Robert B. Gray and Rufus King, members of the County for the County of Trimble, KY, to Frederick Duncan of town of Bedford, county & state aforesaid, lot on W.side of public square; commissioners Jack Pryor, Sytle Romans, and Noah Parker valued the ground said Duncan has enclosed at $60, money paid, convey to Duncan that lot. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-195: 2 Oct. 1838, John Nelson to Reuben Duncan Jr., both Trimble Co., $97 in trust, oxen and crop of corn for 6 months. Wit. F.B. Young, Samuel M. Gilham. (FHL film 420,363; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-219: 14 March 1839, Silos Gatewood and wife Francis A. to Frederick Duncan, both of town of Bedford, $350, lot 11 in Bedford. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-283: 1 Nov. 1839, John Branch and wife Jane R. to James Duncan, both Trimble Co. KY, $1000, two tracts on Little Kentucky; 50 acres adj. Capt. Hoskin's line, part of 1000 acres of Foxes survey; 136 acres adj. division line of Foxes and Prices survey, Price's line, Easton's line. /s/ John M. Branch, Jane Reed Branch. Appeared in Henry Co. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-362: 28 July 1840, James Duncan and wife Amanda to William Coleman, all of Trimble Co. KY, for $1,700, 2 tracts on Little Kentucky River, Capt. Hoskins line, part of Foxes 1,000 acre survey, to Little Kentucky River, Capt. Hoskins line, Eastes line, Price's line, 50 acres and 136 acres. (same land as A-283) (FHL film 420,363; and from Georgia Helderlein) (MAD: James Duncan mar. Amanda Penn 3/12/1838 Henry Co. KY)
      A-388: 9 Nov. 1840, Frederick Duncan of Trimble Co. KY to James Duncan of same, $690, part of lot 20, being the same part on which Isaac Johnson now keeps store, adj. the end of a frame building, adj. F. Duncan's tailor shop, N. corner of store house now occupied by J. Johnson, the alley, plank fence, the new house. /s/ Frederick Duncan, Eliza Jane Duncan. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-389: 7 Nov. 1840, James Duncan of Trimble Co. KY to Henry Penn of Henry Co. KY; for $405 due Penn as security to Isaac Johnson; mortgage half lot 20 in Bedford, on which Isaac Johnson now lives & now keeps store. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      A-503: 22 Jan. 1842, James Peek to William B. Duncan, house and lot #39 in town of Bedford; mortgage for $77.15 due by Peek to George S. Mullikin. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      B-47: 19 Sept. 1842, Frederick Duncan and wife Eliza Jane to Isaac Johnson, both of town of Bedford, KY, for $400, lot 11 in Bedford. Written in margin: Delivered to Isaac Johnson Aug. 19, 1844. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      B-51: 11 June 1842, Daniel J. King and wife Hannah of Carroll Co. KY, to Austin B. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY, $171, 57 acres, part of May Bannister's 15,000 acre survey on little Kentucky, adj. Benman/Berryman King, Richard King, T. Williams line. Wit. Wyatt Coleman, Robert B. Gray, J.P.'s. (FHL film 420,363; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      B-118: 7 Aug. 1843, Willis Duncan of Trimble Co. KY to William G. Pierce of same, for $500, a tract on Little Kentucky, corner of Robert Johnson's Survey of 4,000 acres in Little Kentucky Bottom, to the top of a hill in Johnson's line to the Little Kentucky to the mouth of a Bayou, 163 acres except 27 acres in the lower end of tract set forth in a title bond, Robert Johnson's line, Robert Tague, not to cross the Little Kentucky. No wit. (No signature of a wife or relinquishment of dower). (FHL film 420,363 and from Georgia Helderlein)
      B-280: 28 Sept. 1844, Frederick Dunken, Ambrose H. Talbert, Brooks R. Perkinson, Jessee S. Fallis, and Isaac Johnson, Trustees of Baptist Church at Bedford, formerly called Friendship, to James L. Young, all Trimble Co. KY, for $50, 2 acres 12 poles more or less on road from Bedford to Louisville in the line of William G. Pearce and Jas. L. Young so as to include the ground deeded by Lewis Field and wife to Robert English, William Hunter, William Peake, and Benjamin Johnston, formerly the Trustees for the said Baptist Church. (FHL film 420,363)
      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. (FHL film 420,364; and from Georgia D. Helderlein) (GDH: This must be on Corn Creek, because Oliver and the Gossoms live there).
      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. (FHL film 420,364; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      D-95: 8 Sept. 1851, Austin B. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY to Richard King of same, for $200, 57 acres, part of May Banister's and Son? 1500 acre survey in Trimble Co. on the waters of Little Kentucky, adj. corner to Berryman King, corner to Richard King, Thomas Williams line. No wife, no wit. (FHL film 420,364; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      D-290: 13 June 1853, John Sams to A.B. Duncan, both of Trimble Co. KY, for $795, 90-1/2 acres on waters of Little Kentucky, adj. chain in Mr. Duncan's line, Jones line, to the south bank of Daugherty's Creek, down the creek. No wife, no wit. (FHL film 420,364; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      D-291: 14 Sept. 1852, H.G. Duersan and wife Eliza to George T. Armstrong, both Oldham Co. KY, for $900, 25-1/3 acres on J. Pattons line, Edward Branches line, the road, corner J. Hunars? in Pattons line. /s/ H.G. Duersan, Eliza J. Duersan. Clerk's certification 26 May 1853. (MAD: not Duncan) (FHL film 420,364)
      D-405: 20 July 1852, Fredrick Duncan and wife Eliza Jane to George W. Miller, both Trimble Co. KY, $300, south half lot 20 in town of Bedford, incl. all the ground lying in front of said half lot deeded by Justices of Trimble Co. Court to said Duncan, adj. the half of said lot No. 20 deeded by Henry Penn to the trustees of the Baptist Church in the Town of Bedford; reference is made to the plat of the town of Bedford, and the deed from the County Court to said Duncan for more description. No wit. (FHL film 420,364; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      E-52: 24 Dec. 1855, George Strother of Trimble Co. KY to William B. Duncan of same, for $3,300, 230 acres more or less on waters of Corn Creek, corner to French Strother and Cardwell's line. No wit. (FHL film 420,365; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      E-53: 24 Dec. 1855, Oliver C. Strother and William B. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY to George Fearn (Frain?) of Carroll Co. KY, for $3,000, 431-1/2 acres on waters of Corn Creek, adj. Cardwell's line, Howard's line, corner of land sold Richard Likens, Sampson's line, Cardwell's line, corner to French Strother. /s/ Oliver C. Strother, William B. Duncan. (FHL film 420,365; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      E-116: 18 March 1858, A.B. Duncan and wife Delilah of Trimble Co. KY to Griffin Sams of Trimble Co. KY, for $1,730.25 as follows: $325 paid, $270 to bear interest from date until paid, and $1,130.25 payable 1 March 1859, Sams having executed his notes for same, land on waters of Little Kentucky, corner to Joseph Sams and Griffin Sams, south bank of "Daugtery" Creek, being 115-1/2 acres, 2 poles more or less. Clerk's certification: Austin B. Duncan. (FHL film 420,365; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      E-226: 5 March 1858, Francis Duncan and wife Patience, and Frederick Duncan and wife Eliza, of "Jentry" (Gentry) and Harrison Cos. MO, to William Duncan of Trimble Co. KY, $400, their undivided interest in 300 acres on waters of Corn Creek, being the same which William Duncan decd. lived at his death, our portion being 1/6 part each, adj. Moses Tandys heirs, John A. Bain, Gettings, Rowlett; said Frederick and Francis being sons of William Duncan decd. Acknowledged in court in Trimble Co. KY. (FHL film 420,365; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      E-258: 24 April 1858, James Chowning and wife Seny, to William Duncan, all Trimble Co. KY, $500; $300 paid and $200 due 1 Feb. 1860; 1/6 undivided part of land containing about 300 acres on Corn Creek, the same land conveyed by Samuel and May Locke to William Duncan decd; this undivided land being the share of Seny Chowning, to the farm of her father, Wm. Duncan, dec'd. No wit. (FHL film 420,365; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      E-394: 2 March 1858, Thomas Chowning and wife Marion to William Duncan, all Trimble Co. KY, $500 in 3 payments: $156.66 due 10 Feb. 1859, $166.66 due 10 Feb. 1860, $166.66 due 10 Feb. 1861; their undivided interest in land of William Duncan decd in Trimble Co. KY on Corn Creek, the same land deeded to William Duncan dec'd by Samuel Locke. /s/ Thos. S. Chowning, Marian Chowning. (FHL film 420,365; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      F-14: 26 May 1859, Deed of partition; William B. Duncan with William L. Coleman and wife Jane; that William Duncan, father of said William Duncan and Jane Coleman, decd, ... land on Corn Creek; that William Duncan bought out all the undivided interest of the children of said William Duncan decd except his sister, Jane Coleman, to wit, Frederick Duncan, Frank Duncan, Marian Chowning, Seny Chowning; that they conveyed their undivided interest to the said William Duncan; And whereas the said William L. Coleman and wife Jane and William Duncan have agreed upon and made partition of the same tract of land amongst themselves ... division of land; 52 acres to Jane, and 254 acres and 51 poles to William, the remainder, being the five shares of Frederick, Frank, Marian, Seny, and his own. (FHL film 420,365; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      F-58: 18 March 1858, A.B. Duncan and wife Delila of Trimble Co. KY to James Sams of "Carrol" Co. KY, for "$343.70" as follows: $210 paid and "$133.73" due 1 Sept. 1858 with interest, Sams executed his note; 13-3/4 acres on waters of "Little KY" in Duncan's line. Certificate in Carroll Co. KY for appearance of A.B. Duncan and wife Delila, 18 March "1868", recorded 2 Jan. 1860 in Trimble Co. KY. (FHL film 420,365)
      F-130: 7 Jan. 1860, William Duncan and wife Louisa T. to Nathan Barnes, Jr., both Trimble Co. KY, for $281.62, $10 being the price per acre for land on waters of Corn Creek, Corner to Shederick Barnes, 9 acres, 2 roods, & 10 poles. Also a 2nd tract, beginning at Mrs. Tandy's line to a branch, 7-3/4 acres at $24 per acre. (FHL film 420,365; and from Georgia Helderlein))
      F-225: 27 Aug. 1861, Martha Moreland by John A. Bain her attorney, to Willis Duncan Jr.? of Trimble Co. KY, for $70, all the undivided interest she has to lands where said Willis Duncan now lives in Trimble Co. KY and the ?Senire? owned by Reuben Duncan decd. at the time of his death, she being a granddaughter of said Reuben Duncan decd. and her mother being dead in which case she inherited a portion of the land of her decd. grandfather. This sale was made previous or on 14 Feb. 1859. Acknowledged by John A. Bain 11 Nov. 1861. (MAD: no power of attorney recorded in nearby pages) (FHL film 420,365)
      F-275: 4 April 1863, Daniel Trout to William Duncan, for $500 paid to my son A.J. Trout, the undivided 1/11 part of my tract in Trimble Co. on waters of the Ohio River, about 120 acres more or less, the 1/11 part being the part my son A.J. Trout should have at my death and my son being desirous of raising funds to settle himself permanently? (personally?), that at my death the said William Duncan is to have the 1/11 part and A.J. Trout to have no part unless some of his brothers and sisters should die without child or children; that Daniel Trout reserves the right to sell the land before his death; this is not to affect the partition that will be coming to the wife of said Duncan. /s/ Daniel Trout, William Duncan. (FHL film 420,365; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      G-33: 23 "November" 1865, William B. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY to French Strother of same, for $122.50, 12 acres 39 poles more or less on the waters of Corn, corner to French Strother in Cardwell's line. /s/ Wm. B. Duncan, Sarah C. Duncan. Recorded 23 "February" 1865. (MAD: next deed recorded March 1865) (FHL film 420,366)
      G-86: 17 March 1863, William Duncan and wife Louisa to Shadrick Barnes, both Trimble Co. KY, for $631.65 paid and secured to be paid, 52 acres 2 rods 22 poles on corner of said S. Barnes. /s/ William Duncan, Louisa T. Duncan. Recorded 19 July 1865. (FHL film 420,366)
      G-99: 11 Sept. 1865, B.F. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY appoint S.P. Duncan my attorney to settle things in reference to my interest in my father's estate. Certification by clerk 11 Sept. 1865. (FHL film 420,366; part also from Georgia Helderlein)
      G-100: 13 Sept. 1865, Sennate Duncan of Trimble Co. KY appoint W.B. Duncan, my attorney to settle my interest in my Gran Fathers Senett Young, deceased, estate. Certification by clerk 14 Sept. 1865 that the Power of Attorney from Sinnett Duncan to W.B. Duncan was produced and acknowledged by Sinnett Duncan. (FHL film 420,366; complete text also from Georgia Helderlein)
      G-122: 26 Oct. 1865, Samuel T. Duncan, Samuel P. Jackson and wife Mary Ann, of Trimble Co. KY, and Martha H. Ringo and Luther Ringo her husband of Carroll Co. KY, and B.F. Duncan of "Jiles" Co. TN by his attorney Samuel P. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY, and Daniel B. Trout of "McCoupin" Co. IL by his attorney John Trout of Trimble Co. KY, and Eliza S. Gray and Wm. Gray of Carroll Co. KY, to Plyni Joyce of Jefferson Co. IN, for $11.50 per acre, $3056.58 paid and balance by note for $1,028.29 due in 12 months, 268 acres 1 rod 4 poles on waters of Corn Creek, corner to F/T?. B. Young and Chandler, corner to Barnes, on road opposite Barnes gate, being all their undivided interest to the land, they being all the heirs of Willis Duncan decd. /s/ S.T. Duncan, Samuel P. Jackson, Marey A. Jackson, B.F. Duncan by S.P. Duncan Atty, Daniel B. Trout by John A. Trout Atty, Wm. Gray, Eliza S. Gray, W.L. Ringo, Martha H. Ringo. Certification in Carroll Co. KY of deed to Plyny Joyce for Wm. Gray, Eliza S. Gray, W.L. Ringo, Martha H. Ringo, 27 Oct. 1865. Certification in Trimble Co. KY for others on 26 Oct. 1865. (FHL film 420,366)
      G-181: 1 Jan. 1857, William B. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY, to Willis Duncan of same, for $110, my entire portion or interest which I hold, or by any future contingency may hold in a tract of land which my father, Reuben Duncan, Sr. owned and died possessed of, in Trimble Co. on the waters of Barebone Creek, adj. a branch in John Roberts's line of his 10,000 acre Survey, James Pattons line, and a sink hole, containing 112 acres more or less. Sarah C. Duncan relinquishes her right of Dower. Certification by clerk 7 March 1866. (FHL film 420,366; and from Georgia Helderlein)
      G-216: 5 May 1866, James Voices to William Duncan, (no localities), for $200, 24 acres 2 rods 16 poles on waters of Corn Creek, corner of lot #2, lot #3, and dower lot, and fractional lot of 7-1/2 acres corner dower lot, being the land allotted to said James B. Voices in the division of lands of W.T. Voices decd, refer to report of Commissioners. Recorded 5 May 1866. (FHL film 420,366)
      G-445: 2 Sept. 1867, William Duncan and wife Louisa to Nathan Barnes and Shade Barnes Jr., for $3,100; $1,000 paid and three notes dated 23 Aug. 1867, $700 due 1 Sept. 1868, "like sum" due 1 Sept. 1869, and "same amount" due 1 Sept. 1870; 178 acres by estimation more or less on waters of Corn Creek, adj. lands of James Linch, Abner Giddons, Allen Hudson, said Nathan and Shade Barnes, being the same land on which said William Duncan now lives. /s/ William Duncan, Louisa T. Duncan. Certification 3 Sept. 1867. (FHL film 420,366)
      H-153: 10? (16?) Sept. 1868, John A. Trout, Admin. with will annexed of Daniel Trout decd., to William Duncan, both Trimble Co. KY; that Daniel Trout by his will directed his land be sold on credit of 1, 2, and 3 years, the land was sold at public auction on 10 Sept. 1868, William Duncan was highest bidder, deed to William Duncan 59-56/100 acres for $3,335.78 by three notes, payable in three equal installments with interest, lien retained on the land.
      H-154: 20 Oct. 1868, John M. Netherland and wife Harriet to William Duncan, all Trimble Co. KY, for $1,174; $500 down and the balance due 25 Dec. next, 5-1/2 acres more or less on the present line between said Netherland and Duncan; /s/ John M. Netherland and Harriet Netherland. Be it understood that J.M. Netherland is to have the refusal of the land if William Duncan should conclude to sell the same; /s/ William Duncan. (FHL film 420,366)
      H-275: 24 Nov. 1856, George Strother of Trimble Co. KY to Wm. B. Duncan of same, $122.50, 12 acres 39 poles more or less on waters of Corn Creek on Wm. B. Duncan's SE corner, Oliver Strother's corner and line. No wife. Recorded 15 July 1869. (FHL film 420,366)
      H-365: That on 10 Aug. 1868 J. Strother and others filed a petition against the heirs of Jas. Talbott in Trimble Co. Court for a division of the lands of Geo. Strother decd among his heirs, and the court on Jan. 1869 appointed Commissioners to divide the land, a division was made 1 and 2 Feb. 1869, and at Feb. term of the court, the Commissioners filed their report; at the March 1869 court the report and division was confirmed, this a deed to convey to the heirs; now this deed 8 March 1869 between J.W. Moreland and Milton Landey, commissioners, to W.B. Duncan and wife Catharine, land on Corn Creek on line of Wm. B. Duncan, 31 acres 1 rod, being lot #1 in said division. (FHL film 420,366)
            H-366: Similar, "heirs of Polly Talbot" in lands of Geo. Strother, deed to Isham Talbott, Mary Sewell, and "all the other heirs" of Polly Talbot decd, 15 acres, being lot #2. (FHL film 420,366)
            H-364: Similar, heirs of James Talbott in lands of Geo. Strother, deed to Oliver C. Strother, 52-1/2 acres, being lot #3. (FHL film 420,366)
            H-362: Similar, heirs of Jas. Talbott in lands of Geo. Strother, deed to French Strother, 12 acres, being lot #4. (FHL film 420,366)
 

COURT RECORDS

Trimble Co. KY County Court Orders (FHL film 420,373)
   Book 1, 1837-1850 - no index
   Book 2, 1850-1863:
      2-56: 14 April 1851, Austin B. Duncan appt. surveyor of Louisville road.
      2-84: 11 Aug. 1851, Austin B. Duncan's motion re road from county line near Wm./Jos./Ms.? Duncan's ... be discontinued.
      2-109: 9 Feb. 1852, Willis Duncan be allowed $1.50, there was one tythe listed too much.
      2-215: 10 April 1854, William B. Duncan appointed guardian for Sennett, Lucy, Caroline, Versaetta/Vernetta? and William Duncan, his infant children under 14.
      2-230: 11 Sept. 1854, Delila Duncan, late Delila Sams, returned account as guardian of her first children, delivered to H. Sams the guardian appointed in her stead.
      2-305: 12 May 1856, William Duncan road overseer.
      2-349: 14 Sept. 1857, motion of William B. Duncan re road.
      2-360: 11 Jan. 1858, William Duncan and Thomas Chowning appointed admrs. of goods etc. of William Duncan Sr., security William L. Coleman and James Chowning. Appraisers appointed.
      2-363: 8 March 1858, Griffin Sams appointed guardian of Amelia Ann Duncan, Mary Ann Duncan, Matilda Duncan, and William Austin Duncan, under the age of 14; bond James H. Sams.
      2-364: 12 April 1858, William Duncan and Thomas Chowning returned sale bill of estate of William Duncan decd.
      2-441: 12 Dec. 1859, William B. Duncan erroneously charged 3 tythes, he be cleared of them.
      Quit.
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Henderson Co. KY Deed (FHL film 572,580)
      R-552: 17 Sept. 1858, Samuel P. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY to George W. Ringo of Carroll Co., power of attorney to sell slave George.

Henry Co. KY Deed (FHL film 826,899)
      24-577: 1 March 1852, Polly Duncan of Henry Co. KY to Austin B. Duncan of Trimble Co. KY, sell parcel of land containing 39 acres and 3 poles, warrant the said tract of land known as the Watson tract to the said A.B. Duncan, and the sd. A.B. Duncan in consideration of the above tract of land bind myself to pay to said Polly Duncan $35 annually during her natural life as support for her. /s/ Polly (X) Duncan. Wit. J.H?. Guire?. She ack. deed October 16, 1852. (FHL film 826,899; SLC 9/21/2012)

Clark Co. IN Deed (FHL film 1,428,615)
      39-541: (indexed 14 Oct.; no month and day in deed book) 1848, Joseph Bowman and wife Elizabeth (X) of Clark Co. IN to Willis Duncan and John Jackson of Trimble Co. KY, $200, part of fractional Sec. 32 & 33, T2N R10E, 20 acres, adj. Asa Abbotts lower corner on the Ohio River at or near the mouth of a branch, up the river, ... Wit. John T. Dejarnatt, Richard Campbell.
 

HISTORIES before 1923

Go to the Trimble Co. KY Histories before 1923
 

OTHER SOURCES

"Origin of the Duncan Family of Scotland and America" from "SC Bible and Family Records, 1963" by SC DAR; pg. 2-14, by Richard Winn Chapter SC DAR; no author or date; typed (FHL film 855,222 item 1)
      This genealogy includes James Duncan (as Generation D), b. 7/18/1746 Culpeper Co. VA, d. 11/22/1823 Trimble Co. KY, wife Scena Browning, and their son William Duncan b. 9/1/1778 Culpeper Co. VA, d. 12/1857 Trimble Co. KY, wife Mary Connell, and their daughter Jane Duncan and her descendants.
 

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