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Last revised October 29, 2014

CALLAWAY CO. MO
Formed 1820 from Montgomery
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1830 Callaway Co. MO Census (also from Vivian Biddle 1982)
Pg. 62  Joseph C. Duncan      2030,001    - 0101,0100,01
    72  John Duncan           2200,001    - 0100,01
    76  Henderson Duncan      0002,1      - 0001,001
    82  William Duncan        0101,0001   - 0012,101


1840 Callaway Co. MO Census (from Vivian Biddle 1982)
Auxvaux
Pg.190  Frederick Duncan      0000,1      - 1001
   191  Joseph C. Duncan      0200,1012   - 0010,0110,01
Cootesan
Pg.195  Thomas Duncan         2000,1      - 1100,1
   198  John Duncan, Sen.     0100,01     - 2100,1
        George Duncan         0000,1      - 0000,1
Fulton
Pg.207  Thomas Patton         0011,01     - 2210,1

1850 Callaway Co. MO Census (also from Vivian Biddle 1982)
12th District
Pg.201, #89-89, Joshua M. DUNCAN 38 KY farmer $1000
                  Singleton (m) 7, John H. 5 MO
                  Elizabeth H. PATTON 68 VA
                  Elizabeth Jane DUNCAN 34 KY
                  Alfred M. 13, Mary E. 11 MO
                  (MAD: 1840 Cole Co. MO census; Joshua M. Duncan mar. Mrs. Elizabeth Ann McAfee, widow of Phillip T. McAfee decd., 5/18/1842)
Pg.224, #414-414, Joseph CARR 24 KY farmer $0
                  Martha Ann 19 MO
                  Wm. 21 KY laborer
                  Elizabeth DUNCAN 4 MO
                  (MAD: Thomas Duncan of Platte Co. mar. Letty or Kitty Carr 10/31/1842)
Pg.232, #529-529, Thomas DUNCAN 35 KY farmer $0
                  Polly Ann 31 KY
                  Geo. R. 10, Thomas 8 MO
                  Charles 4 MO
                  Wm. 1, Ann E. 2 MO
                  (MAD: Thomas Duncan mar. Polly McClure 1/21/1836, Wm. Duncan M.G.; 1860 Benton Co. MO census)
Pg.235, #570-570, John DUNCAN 40 KY farmer $4000
                  Nancy 26 KY
                  Geo. T. 15, Angeline 14 MO
                  Anna A. 12, Joseph 11 MO
                  Mary E. 8, John 3, Hiram 6/12 MO
                  (MAD: John Duncan mar. Nancy Loid or Nanny Soia 6/26/1847)
Pg.249, #775-775, Hawkins CASON 52 KY farmer $5000
                  Judy DUNCAN 25 KY
                  (MAD: ?? one William G/E. Duncan of Jefferson City [Cole Co.] or Jefferson Co. MO mar. Judith E. Sheley/Shelly 11/11/1846; one Mrs. Judith Duncan mar. Joseph M. Duncan 9/23/1852)
Pg.250, #786-786, Thomas PATTON "(tenant)" 48 KY farmer $1200
                  Amanda E. 43 KY
                  William 26 KY school teacher
                  Martha 20, Nancy A. 18 MO
                  Minerva 16, Emily E. 13 MO
                  Miriam (f) 11, Thomas M. 7 MO
                  John E. 5, Charles A. 3 MO
                  (MAD: Amanda Duncan mar. Thomas Patton 3/13/1823 in Fleming Co. KY)
Pg.274, #1097-1097, F.W. DUNCAN (m) 34 VA farmer $1400
                  Elizabeth 30 MO
                  Ann E. 11, Nancy G. 8 MO
                  Jno. M. 7, Artemesia (f) 4 MO
                  Julia J. 2, Wm. G. 5/12 MO
                  (MAD: Frederick Duncan mar. Elizabeth Gibson 1/24/1839; son of Joseph Curd Duncan; 1870 Union Co. OR census)
Pg.288, #1281-1281, O.G. DUNCAN (m) 32 KY farmer $500
                  Julia Ann 31 VA
                  John W. 5 MO
                  Margaret BROADWATER 55 VA
                  (MAD: Onslow Duncan mar. Julia Broadwater 9/14/1843; son of Joseph Curd Duncan from Buckingham Co. VA)
Pg.307, #1546-1546, Joseph DUNCAN 62 VA "no occupation" $1100
                  Nancy 60 VA
                  Gerome (m) 32 KY
                  Merrit Y. (m) 20, Edward 16 MO
                  Elizabeth JOHNS 88 VA
                  Wm. AUSTIN 14 MO, Maritius (m) 11 MO
                  (MAD: Merrit Y. and Jerome Duncan in 1860 Audrain Co. MO census; Jerome or "Jeremiah" Duncan mar. Mary George 7/24/1851; Meritt Y. Duncan mar. Mary Baskett 6/25/1854; one Joseph M. Duncan mar. Mrs. Judith Duncan 9/23/1852)
 

1860 Callaway Co. MO Census
District 18, P.O. Reform, pg.38
Pg.816/245, #257-264, F.W. DUNCAN (m) 44 VA farmer $12,000-$1,000
                  Elizabeth 41 MO
                  Anna E. 20 MO
                  Nancy G. 18 MO
                  John M. 16 MO (m) serving
                  Alimeshia? (f) 14 MO
                  Julia J. 13 MO
                  William G. 11 MO
                  Winthrop 9 MO
                  Charles H. 6 MO
                  James E. 3 MO
                  Richard 10/12 MO
District 18, P.O. Readsville, pg.54
Pg.832/261, #382-393, Joseph C. DUNCAN 71 VA farmer $1600-$4950
                  Nancy 70 VA
                  Edward 26 MO
                  Judith MADDOX 45? VA cannot read/write
                  (MAD: Judith Maddox indexed as age 65)
District 18, pg.63, P.O. Fulton (pg.841 from Kathy Cawley 11/2005)
Pg.841, #446-458, J.M. "DUNCARA" (m) 48 KY plasterer $5500-$3000
                  Judith 35 KY
                  Wm. S. 17 MO college student
                  John H. 15 MO college student
                  Laura C. 3 MO
                  Elizabeth 43 KY (blank) $0-$4000
                  Singleton SHELY (m) 70 KY farmer $3500-$12,000
                  (MAD & KDC: last name written "Duncara," last letter of name does not match the "n" in "Stephen" or "Brown", indexed by Ancestry.com as Duncan; KDC: Joshua Mitchell Duncan, son of William decd & grandson of David Duncan Sr. of Mason Co. KY)
Fulton Twp.
Pg.911, Missouri State Lunatic Asylum
                  Bridget DUNCAN 21 Ireland patient
                  (MAD: cannot read cause)
Dist. 18, P.O. Stringfield Store
Pg.944, #1096-1129, O.G. DUNCAN (m) 42 KY farmer $2000-$1169
                  Julia 41 VA
                  John 15, Thomas 8 MO
                  Margaret BRADNTER (sic) 65 VA
                  (MAD: 1870 Audrain Co. MO census)
Bourbon Twp.
Pg.980, #10-10, John DUNCAN 55 KY farmer $10,000-$10,000
                  Nancy 40 KY
                  Angeline 18, Annie 16 MO
                  Joseph 14, Mary E. 12 MO
                  John 10, Hiram 8 MO
                  Solomon 6, Nimrod 4 MO
Pg.980, #11-11, George F. DUNCAN 25 MO farmer $0-$2500
                  Louisa 23 MO
                  Tempa (f) 2, Annie 3/12 MO
Round Prairie Twp.
Pg.1055, #546-521, Joseph CARR 36 KY carpenter $0-$200
                  Martha A. 30 MO
                  Robert T. 9, Elnor A. (f) 7 MO
                  Luticia C. 5, John T. 3 MO
                  Cid E. DUNCAN (f) 14 MO (MAD: indexed Clo. F. Duncan)
 

1870 Callaway Co. MO Census
Auxvasse Twp.
Pg.235, #153-164, McCALL, Wyatt 28 MO farmer $1200-$400
                  Henrietta 25 MO keeps house
                  DUNCAN, Hannah 14 MO MULATTO housework
Pg.235, #154-165, SMITH, Silas 30 VA MULATTO "farmer (tenant)" $0-$100
                  Patsey 26 MO MULATTO keeps house
                  Thomas 2 MO MULATTO
                  Caleb 6/12 MO b.Dec. MULATTO
                  DUNCAN, Clementine (f) 56 VA MULATTO at home
Pg.237, #179-191, WREN, James 73 VA farmer $1600-$500
                  John E. 36 MO farm hand
                  Judith 26 MO keeps house
                  Homer L. 6, Alice 3, Marshal (m) 1 MO
                  DUNCAN, Phoebe 14 MO BLACK house servant
Pg.244, #274-287, GILMAN, Wm. J. Jur. 28 MO farm tenant $0-$1200
                  Alline (f) 23 MO keeps house
                  John ?. 2 MO
                  DUNCAN, Jane 12 MO BLACK servant
Bourbon Twp.
Pg.251, #17-17, SELBY, Wm. J. 60 KY farmer $7000-$1500
                  Martha A. 49 VA keeping house
                  Mary E. 28 MO at home
                  MILALS? (blotted), Martha 42 MO BLACK (blank)
                  ", Conie? (f) 8 MO BLACK
                  DUNCAN, George 16 MO BLACK (occupation blank)
Pg.263, #174-174, DUNCAN, George T. 35 MO farmer $2000-$775
                  Louisa 33 MO keeping house
                  Dempy (f) 13 MO at home
                  Anna Lee (f) 11 MO at home
                  Jane 10 MO at home
Pg.263-264, #175-175, DUNCAN, Nancy 45 KY keeping house $4500-$1000
                  Joseph W. 19 MO farmer
                  John 22 MO laborer on farm
                  Hiram 20, Kelly (m) 17 MO laborers on farm
                  Nimrod (m) 11 MO laborer on farm
                  Richard 9, Nancy 5 MO
                  DUNCAN, Anna 40 KY BLACK domestic servant
                  Jeff Davis (m) 7 MO BLACK domestic servant
                  (MAD: Kelly 17 was Solomon 6 in 1860 census)
Cedar Twp.
Pg.274, #51-51, SAMUELS, Charles W. 39 MO dry goods merchant $20,000-$10,000
                  & family
                  DUNCAN, Alfred M. 33 MO dry goods clerk
                  & others
Pg.283, #178-178, DUNCAN, Joshua M. 59 KY plasterer $0-$0
                  Julia E. 45 KY keeping house $0-$850
                  Laura C. 13 MO at home
                  Mary E. 9, Virginia H. (f) 6 MO at home
                  Mitchell G. (m) 3 MO at home
                  SHELEY, Nancy J. 66 KY making home
                  (MAD: one Joseph M. Duncan mar. Mrs. Judith Duncan 9/23/1852; one Judith E. Duncan, widow of Joshua M. Duncan, applied for a pension on 29 Aug. 1892 in MO based on his service in the Black Hawk War, file WC-1170.)
Pg.292, #279-279, DUNCAN, William S. 27 MO farmer $6000-$2000
                  Hellen 24 MO keeping house
                  Henry 2 MO
                  MtGomery (m) 7/12 MO b.Nov.
                  DUNCAN, Elizabeth J. 56 KY making home
                  (MAD: William S. Duncan mar. Helen Cave 2/21/1867; KDC: Montgomery M. Duncan in 1900 Madison Co. MT census)
Fulton Twp.
Pg.345, #410-409, SALLEE, Lewis 65 KY BLACK laborer on home $0-$250
                  Lucinda 55 VA MULATTO keeping house
                  James Henry 19 MO MULATTO
                  Judias (f) 17, Milly 10 MO MULATTOS
                  DUNCAN, Nancy 10 MO MULATTO
Pg.347, #426-425, Inmates of the State Lunatic Asylum, include
                  DUNSCOMB, Wm. E. 50 NY clerk, insane
Nine Mile Prairie Twp.
Pg.423, #397-419, KING, John B. 35 MO farmer $4400-$5000
                  Emma 30 MO keeping house
                  Emily 9, Allice 7 MO at home
                  George 5 MO at home
                  DUNCAN, Rufus 18 VA (white) works out
Saint Aubert Twp.
Pg.458, #21-21, WALTERS, Word (m) 61 GA (white) farmer $0-$450
                  DAVIS, Catharin M. 37 GA keeping house
                  DUNCAN, Victoria E. 18 MO (white) servant
                  Andrew 1 MO
 

1880 Callaway Co. MO Census; partial (HeritageQuest image 3/2007)
Round Prairie Township, Pg.31, S.D.3, E.D.36
Pg.674C, #2-2, DUNCAN, William S., w/m age 37 mar. farmer MO KY KY
    Hellen C., w/f 33 wife keeping house MO KY KY
    Harry C., w/m 12 son single MO MO MO attended school
    Montgomery M., w/m 10 son single MO MO MO attended school
    Stuart L., w/m 8 son single MO MO MO attended school
    Philip C., w/m 6 son single MO MO MO attended school
    Argyle P., w/m 3 son single MO MO MO
    Paul S., w/m 2 son single MO MO MO
      (KDC: Montgomery M. Duncan in 1900 Madison Co. MT census; MAD: Harry C. and Philip C. Duncan in 1900 Silver Bow Co. MT)
 

MARRIAGE RECORD

Callaway Co. MO Marriage record, Book B, pg.121 (from Georgia D. Helderlein 1/2001)
      I do hereby certify that on the 24th day of January 1839 I solemnised the rites of matrimony between Frederick Duncan and Elizabeth Gibson both of the county of Callaway and State of Missouri. /s/ James Love, Minister of the Gospel. (on reverse) Filed for record 18th Feby. 1839, Jas. Baskert? R.
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Callaway Co. MO Probate Records 1821-1842 (FHL film 909,272)
   Wills, Vol. A, B, C:
      William Hall nuncupative will made to and testified by William Duncan with wit. Samuel J. Duncan and Wm. N. Peters; made on 27 Sept. 1834, rec. 19 Feb. 1835. (from pg.9, Callaway Co. MO Abstracts of Wills and Administrations 1821-1836, in "MO Pioneers" Vol.17, 12/1972, FHL book 977.8 D2h, from Evelyn Sigler and Denzil Mauldin 1984)
      ABC-517: Estate of Samuel Duncan, bond 22 Nov. 1841 for Alexander Tucker to admin. estate of Samuel Duncan; bond by Alexander Tucker and George Nichols. ABC-518: Letters of administration granted Alexander Tucker.
      ABC-538: 25 March 1842, will of Amanda Duncan; all I own is a part of my dower of my deceased husband (unnamed); all to my dau. Mary Jane Duncan; Alexander Tucker to be her guardian. Wit. John Gibson, Wm. H.H. Gilbert. Prob. 25 April 1842.
   Vol. D, 1842-1857:
      D-416: Bond by John M. Duncan, Reason Shirley?, Hawkins Green, 25 July 1850, for John M. Duncan to administer estate of William G. Duncan, decd; wit. J.B. Grant (Clerk of court). Letters of administration granted (pg.417).
      No Wyatt G. Duncan
   Vol. E - not on microfilm
   Vol. F - 1876-1896 - no Duncan.
 

LAND RECORDS

Go to the Callaway Co. MO Land Records
 

COURT RECORDS

Go to the Callaway Co. MO Court Records
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

Bourbon Co. KY Deeds    Vols.36-37 1837-1839 (FHL film 183,122; SLC 10/3/2011)
      36-89/90: 4 Oct. 1837, Barsheba Duncan late Barsheba Hughes and George Hughes of Bourbon Co. KY to Mason Hughes of Calloway Co. MO, that Barsheba Duncan as widow of James Hughes decd. is seized of land in Bourbon Co. on Flat Run containing 50 acres, part of the farm of said James Hughes, bounded on North by land of John Redmon, Northeast by Thomas Garrard, South by John Hughes, West by said Redmon, which she holds as dower land for life, and slaves (not copied), and said George Hughes has an undivided right of one equal third after the death of his mother the said Barsheba to the said slaves, now Barsheba Duncan and George Hughes in consideration of the stipulations herein made by said Mason Hughes, convey their interest in the land and slaves to said Mason Hughes; Mason Hughes is to provide for and take care of said Barsheba Duncan, late Hughes, and George Hughes for their lives at Mason Hughes own house in Missouri or wherever else he may live ... /s/ Bersheba Duncan, George Hughes, Mason Hughes. They appeared 4 Oct. 1837 in Bourbon Co. KY. (FHL film 183,122)
   Vols.38-39 1839-1844 (FHL film 183,123; SLC 10/3/2011)
      38-204/206: 2 April 1840, John Duncan and wife Sarah J., Thomas Duncan and wife Mary Ann, Benjamin B. Taylor and wife Mary Ann, George Duncan and wife Liddy W., and Moses Wilkerson and wife Amanda J. of Calloway Co. MO, heirs of Roger Duncan decd. late of Bourbon Co. KY, to Joseph Collier of last afsd, for $3,547.93 paid, sell tract of 28 acres 3 roods and 15-1/2 poles on waters of Hinkson, beg. Miller's preemption, then ... corner to said Collier, then to Robert Millers line, ... to Keathlys line now Dimetts, ..., warrant title. /s/ John Duncan, Sally J. Duncan, Thomas Duncan, Polly Ann Duncan, Benjamin B. Taylor, Polly Ann Taylor, George Duncan, Lidda Duncan, Moses Wilkerson, Amanda J. Wilkerson. They ack. deed in Calloway Co. MO 2 April 1840. (FHL film 183,123)
 

Mason Co. KY Deeds
      39-452: 23 March 1834, "David H. Duncan, Joshua M. Duncan; William G. Duncan; Thomas Patton and Amanda his wife, late Duncan; John Patton and Nancy M., his wife, late Duncan, all of the State of Missouri" by William Summers, their Attorney, sell to Joseph Duncan of Mason County all their "right, title and interest in 178 acres of land on which David Duncan lived and died." "Whereas, William Duncan was entitled to one-ninth interest, and he having departed this life, the parties of the first part are five of his heirs and entitled to 5/6th of one-ninth of said land." (William Duncan left six children) The five heirs selling lived in Calloway County, Missouri. (from "Kentucky Genealogist" Vol.9, #1-4, 1967; and pg.130-141, "Genealogies of Many KY Families" by several chapters of KY DAR, FHL film 854,852 item 5) (MAD: David H. Duncan mar. Eliza Ann Morrison 1/6/1836 Callaway Co. MO; Amanda Duncan mar. Thomas Patton 3/13/1823 Fleming Co. KY; Nancy Duncan mar. John Patton 1/10/1822 Fleming Co. KY)
      39-466/468: 24 January 1834, David H. Duncan, Joshua M. Duncan, William G. Duncan, Thomas Patton and Amanda Patton his wife late Amanda Duncan (heirs of David Duncan decd.) of Callaway Co. MO, appoint William Summers our attorney to sell all the land in which we have an interest as heirs of said David Duncan decd. and to receive all money ... and make a good title and receive the proceeds thereof and transact any business pertaining to said estate that we may have to do. /s/ David H. Duncan, Joshua M. Duncan, William G. Duncan, Thomas Patton, Amanda Patton. They appeared 24 Jan. 1834 in Callaway Co. MO before Daniel Nolley and Archibald Allen, two of the Justices of the Peace. Certification of Irvine O. Hockaday, Clerk of Callaway Co. MO court, re Daniel Nolley and Archibald Allen Esqrs, 27 Jan. 1834. Certification of James McKinney, presiding Justice of the County Court of Callaway Co. MO re Irvine O. Hockaday. Mason Co. KY, Marshall Key received the document for record 22 March 1834. (FHL film 281,801; SLC 5/31/2011)
      39-468/470: 22 March 1834, David H. Duncan, Joshua M. Duncan, William G. Duncan, Thomas Patton and Amanda his wife late Amanda Duncan, and John Patton and Nancy M. his wife late Nancy M. Duncan, of State of Missouri, by William Summers their attorney in fact, to Joseph Duncan of Mason Co. KY, for $204.16-2/3 paid, sell all their right to land in Mason Co. KY on the waters of Flat Fork of Johnson's fork of Licking supposed to contain 178 acres and 27 poles of land, being the same tract on which David Duncan lived and died, and is bounded beg. at a stone near the corner of the late David Duncan's orchard, then ... to a stake corner to John Peed, then with Peed's line to ... white oak and stone in William Dye's lane, then ... to the beginning, containing 178 acres and 27 poles of land, which was conveyed by Thomas Bodley and wife to David Duncan by deed 3 Oct. 1820 and which deed is now on record in the clerk's office of Mason Co. and which is part of a tract of 200 acres formerly purchased by David Duncan of Arthur Fox out of Jacob Johnson's settlement and preemption and on which the said Joseph Duncan now resides. William Duncan was entitled to an interest of 1/9 part of said tract of land and he having departed this life, the parties of the first part are five of his heirs and entitled to 5/6 of 1/9 of said tract, which they sell together with the appurtenances, to Joseph Duncan, the said Joseph Duncan to take their right and title and they are in no wise to be responsible for the goodness thereof. /s/ David H. Duncan, Joshua M. Duncan, Wm. G. Duncan, Thos. Patton, Amanda Patton, John Patton, Nancy M. Patton, by William Summers their attorney in fact. William Summers ack. the deed 22 March 1834 in Mason Co. KY, before Marshall Key, Clerk of the County Court, who received it for record.
      43-91/93: 16 April 1836, Elizabeth Jane Duncan of State of Missouri by William Summers her attorney, to Joseph Duncan of Mason Co. KY, for $113.75 paid, sell her right to a tract in Mason Co. KY on the waters of the Flat Fork of Johnson's fork of Licking, containing 178 acres and 27 poles, being the same tract of land on which David Duncan lived and died, and is bounded beg. at a stone near the corner of the late David Duncan's orchard, then ... to a stake corner to John Peed, then with Peed's line to ... white oak and stone in William Dye's lane, then ... to the beginning, containing 178 acres and 27 poles of land, which was conveyed by Thomas Bodley and wife to David Duncan by deed 3 Oct. 1820 and which deed is now on record in the clerk's office of Mason Co. and which is part of a tract of 200 acres formerly purchased by David Duncan of Arthur Fox out of Jacob Johnson's settlement and preemption and on which the said Joseph Duncan now resides. William Duncan was entitled to an interest of 1/9 part of said tract of land and he having departed this life, the said Elizabeth Jane Duncan being one of his heirs and entitled to 1/6 of 1/9 of said tract, together with the appurtenances, to Joseph Duncan. /s/ Elizabeth Jane Duncan by her attorney in fact William Summers. Mason Co. KY receipt of deed 29 April 1836. (FHL film 281,803; SLC 5/31/2011)
      43-93/95: 29 Jan. 1836, Elizabeth Jane Duncan of Callaway Co. MO appoint William Summers of Fleming Co. KY attorney to sell all my right to the lands belonging to the estate of David Duncan decd. formerly a resident of Mason Co. KY which may be coming to me as one of the legal heirs of William Duncan deceased formerly a resident of Flemming Co. KY who was one of the heirs of said "David David" Duncan decd., to dispose of my interest in said lands ... and make title ... /s/ Elizabeth Jane Duncan. Certification in Callaway Co. MO, 20 Jan. 1836, came Elizabeth Jane Duncan before J. Curd JP, Martin Baskett J.C.C.; certification Callaway Co. MO by Israel B. Grant Clerk of the Co. Court that J. Curd and Martin Baskett Esquires were Justices of the Peace, 20 Jan. 1836; Certification in Callaway Co. MO by Martin Baskett, Presiding Justice of the County Court ...; Mason Co. KY receipt by Marshall Key 29 April 1836. (FHL film 281,803; SLC 5/31/2011)
      44-74/78: 9 June 1836, Ambrose Walden by John H. Hanna Commissioner, to John Patton and Nancy Patton his wife, Thomas Patton and Amanda Patton his wife, James Campbell and Mary Campbell his wife, James Lindsey and Nancy Lindsey his wife, Henderson Duncan, Alfred Duncan, Mitchell Duncan, William Duncan, Jane Duncan, Martha Duncan, Benjamin Duncan, Joseph Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan, and Jane Duncan (sic), devisees of David Duncan, that whereas at the November term of the Seventh Circuit Court of the "Unighted" States of America for KY District in 1834 in a suit between said John Pattons and others complainants and said Ambrose Walden defendant, the court ordered that Ambrose Wanden (sic) before 1 Jan. next convey to the complainants, John Patton and Nancy Patton his wife, Thomas Patton and Amanda Patton his wife, James Campbell and Mary Campbell his wife, James Lindsey and Nancy Lindsey his wife, Henderson Duncan, Alfred Duncan, Mitchell Duncan, William Duncan, Jane Duncan, Martha Duncan, Benjamin Duncan, Joseph Duncan, Elizabeth Ducan (sic), and Jane Duncan by a proper deed with a covenant of warrantee the tract or parcel of land mentioned and claimed by the complainants containing by estimate 178 acres and 27 poles, being part of the settlement and preemption entered in the name of Peter Johnson and the part of the tract of 200 acres thereof purchased by said David Duncan from Arthur Fox one of the Patentees which was conveyed to the said David Duncan by Thomas Bodley by deed 3 Oct. 1822 and bounded, beg. corner of said Duncan's orchard, then ... corner to John Peed, then with Peed's line ... to ... William Dryes lane, then ... to the beginning, excepting thereout any part if in fact there be any part of the said 178 acres and 27 poles which may be without the said entries in the name of Peter Johnson, one of 400 acres and the other of 1000 acres constituting his settlement and preemption claim or without the pattents to Reed and Fox issued thereon, and at the same time within the entry of the defendant Ambrose Walden for 1333 acres ... and the said Ambrose Walden failing to make said deed, the court ordered that John H. Hanna be appointed a commissioner to make the deed. Now this indenture witnesseth that the said Ambrose Walden by John H. Hanna Commissioner in consideration of the premises and $1 in hand, release and sell to the said John Patton and Nancy Paton his wife, Thomas Patton and Amanda Patton his wife, James Campbell and Mary Campbell his wife, James Lindsey and Nancy Lindsey his wife, Henderson Duncan, Alfred Duncan, Mitchel Duncan, William Duncan, James (sic) Duncan, Martha Duncan, Benjamin Duncan, Joseph Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan, and Jane Duncan the said tract described in the decree and will warrant title against the claim of all and every person claiming by through or under him, /s/ Ambrose Walden by John H. Hanna Commissioner. Acknowledged in Court May term 1836. John H. Hanna, Clerk of the 7th Circuit Court of the United States for the KY District, 9 May 1836. Produced for record 9 January 1836. (sic) Delivered to owner 20 Sept. 1857. (FHL film 281,804; SLC 5/31/2011)
 

Boone Co. MO Deed (FHL film 909,108)
      R-483: 23 Feb. 1848, William Hayton and wife Lucinda of Boone Co. MO to Thomas Duncan of Callaway Co. MO and John Ellis of Boone Co. MO, $500, 3 tracts, 120 acres: NW 1/4 NE 1/4 Sec. 33, SW 1/4 SE 1/4 Sec. 28, and NW (blank) NW 1/4 Sec. 34, all Twp. 27, Range 11; mortgage for notes due Duncan and Eli E. Bass and John Ellis.
 

HISTORIES before 1923

Go to the Callaway Co. MO Histories before 1923
 

OTHER RECORDS

Some early Duncans in Callaway Co. MO:
      William Duncan, before 29 May 1850, died in California along with Stephen G. Letcher, Edward Snell son of Major Willis Snell, and W. Seely, all of Callaway Co. MO; from pg.2, col.1, "Paris Mercury" ("Monroe Co. MO, Paris Mercury Abstracts, Misc. Papers, 1844-1871" by K. Wilham, FHL book 977.8325 V4w and film 795,995 item 5; from Dorothy Franks 1990)
      John W. Duncan, 3 March 1867, mar. Lucy D. Collins

"St.Louis MO Genealogical Society Quarterly Publication" Vol.XI #2, 1978 (FHL book 977.865 B2q)
      Pgs.47-50 of this periodical contain Bible records from Mrs. Lawrence D. (Mary Ellen) Leathers, including the family record of John P. Morriss, b.1787 and his wife Eliza Duncan, b.1796, married 15 June 1814 and their children. Another Bible record on this family also lists "Elizabeth Johns was 88 years old 24th Jule 1851, as born 1763. She died in her 91 year in the fall of 1853."
      These pages also contain the bible record of Elizabeth Curd, born 24 July 1763, born Buckingham Co. VA, married (first) 13 Nov. 1788 to Edward Duncan who died 8 Aug. 1799, son of John Duncan of Buckingham Co. VA, married (second) William Johns, to Callaway Co. MO. Children of Edward Duncan were Joseph Curd Duncan born 17 Aug. 1789 and mar. on 22 June 1809 to Ann who died 26 June 1810, James Duncan born 10 Jan. 1791, George Duncan born 8 Feb. 1793 and died 8 Aug. 1794, Eliza Duncan born 17 May 1796, Edw. Claibon Duncan born 30 Aug. 1789 (1798?).
 

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