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Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised June 5, 2009

HOWELL CO. MO
Formed 1857 from Oregon, Ozark
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1860 Howell Co. MO Census
      No Duncan indexed
 

1870 Howell Co. MO Census (#65 also from Margaret Orr 9/2000 with comment these were actually Dunkin/Duncan families)
P.O. West Plains, June 1870, pg.9
Pg.483, #65-64, DUNKLIN, John W. 43 TN Farmer $800-$400
                  Mary 36 IL Keepinghouse
                  Emaline 16, Mary M. 14 MO
                  Alsey J. 12 MO
                  Henry F. 10, Lucy A. 5 MO
                  Eliza 3/12 MO b.Mar
                  (MAD: 1850 Oregon Co. MO census, 1860 Parker Co. TX census; Margaret Orr note: Alsey J. 12 was Elsie Jane)
Pg.483, #67-66, DUNKLIN, Issabella 39 MO keeping house $1000-$100
                  Martha E. 15 MO at school
                  Louisanna (f) 10 TX
                  Mary L. 9, William H. 6, John W. 2 MO
                  HALL, Nancy 28 MO domestic servant
                  Lilian ("m") 4/12 MO b.Feb.
                  (MAD: 1860 Parker Co. TX census, widow of William M. Duncan of 1850 Oregon Co. MO census)
 

1900 Census, Howell, Howell County, Missouri (from Kathy Cawley 1/2009)
S.D.# (153) 12, E.D.# 54, Page# 73, Image# 29 of 66
283-283
DUNCAN,
Frank A.,
Head, Apr 1861, age 39, m'd 16 yrs., IL./IL./IL., farm laborer
Maryelon, Wife, May 1866, age 34, 7 chi. born, 6 living, MO./N.C./TN.
Clara M., Daughter, Aug 1885, age 14, MO./IL./MO., at school
Willie J., Son, Nov 1887, age 12, MO./IL./MO., at school
Emma J., Daughter, Mar 1889, age 10, MO./IL./MO., at school
Jessie T., Son, Jan 1894, age 6, MO./IL./MO.
Clarance E., Stewarton, June 1896, age 3, MO./IL./MO.
Charlie E., Son, Nov 1898, age 1, MO./IL./MO.
      (MAD & KDC: ? 1870-1880 St.Clair Co. IL)
 

1910 Census, South Fork, Howell County, Missouri (from Kathy Cawley 1/2009)
S.D.# 12, E.D.# 89, Page# 240B, Image# 18 of 20
170-170
DUNCAN,
Francis A.,
Head, age 49, M1X, 25 yrs., IL./IL./IL., farmer/gen'l farm
Mary E., Wife, age 43, M1X, 12 chi. born, 11 living, MO./N.C./TN.
Jesse T., Son, age 16, MO./IL./MO., wagon driver/street sp--i-- car, attends school
Clarence E., Son, age 14, MO./IL./MO., farm laborer/house farm, attends school
Charles A., Son, age 11, MO./IL./MO., farm laborer/house farm, attends school
Ada M., Daughter, age 9, MO./IL./MO., attends school
Ida J., Daughter, age 9, MO./IL./MO., attends school
Frederic H., Son, age 6, MO./IL./MO.
Albert R., Son, age 4, MO./IL./MO.
Ruth A., Daughter, age 6/12, MO./IL./MO.
      (KDC: 1920 Okfuskee Co. OK)
      KDC: WWI info: (1917-1918)
Jesse Thomas Duncan, January 22, 1894, resides in Howell Co., Mo., wife & children
Clarence Evert Duncan, June 30, 1896, resides in Barton Co., Mo., Berta E., wife
William Joseph Duncan, November 27, 1887, resides in Oregon Co., Mo., wife & 4 children
Charley Alexander Duncan, November 9, 1898, resides in Cass Co., Ne., Frank Abraham Duncan, next of kin in Thayer, Oregon County, Missouri
      [kdc- family must have left Howell Co. MO, and lived in Oregon Co. (near William J.?) before moving on to [Okfuskee Co.] Oklahoma].
 

MILITARY RECORDS

Old War Widow Co 14, General Affidavit of Jane Duncan, widow of Abraham Duncan; Pension file WC-4128, MO, 17 Jan. 1895 (from notebooks of Kay D. Hampton bef. 1970, loaned through Lu Durham 5/1988, now at Platte Co. MO Historical Society)
      State of MO, County of Howell; in the Matter of Jane Duncan, widow of Abraham Duncan, Capt. Holmans Co. Illinois. On this 30 day of April A.D. 1895, personally appeared before a Notary Public in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths, Jane Duncan, claimant aged 78 years, a resident of West Plains, County of Howell, State of MO, whose post office address is West Plains, Howell Co. MO, well-known and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declared in relation to aforesaid case as follows: I am the Claimant in the above claim and I am the widow of Abraham Duncan, a Private of Capt. Holemans Co. of the said War. I was married to my late husband some time in 1833. I cannot remember the Exact date and we lived together as man and wife until his death which occurred in March, 1876. I was not married prior to my marriage to my late husband. My late husband was previously married to Lucinda Murphy. My maiden name was Jane (McDonald) McDaniel. I was married in St. Clair Co. IL near Belville in 1832, by John Ward, J.P. My husband's first wife died in St. Clair Co. IL about the year 1831. There is no record of her death and no person living that remembers her death. My late husbands description as near as I can remember was at the time of our marriage was about 35 years, 5 ft. 9 inches, eyes gray, hair light, complexion light and at the time of our marriage a farmer by occupation. This affidavit was written by S.D. Powler (Powles) a Notary Public at my office in Howell Co. MO on the 30th day of April, 1895, in my present (person) and from my own oral statements and I was not aided or prompted by any one but from my own personal knowledge. /s/ Jane Duncan, Claimant. Wit. Mard? M. Bacon, Mrs. J.C. Powles. (MAD: 1840 St. Clair Co. IL census; Nancy Reba Roy shows Abraham possibly son of John & Lydia Spillard of Franklin Co. IL)
 

OTHER RECORDS

Some early Duncans in Howell Co. MO:
      L.P. Dunkin, 1866-1882, decd, admr. C.N. Dryer, filed Howell Co. MO Probate Records 1866-1882, pg.54 (pg.32, Vol.15, 3/1983, "MO Miscellany" FHL book 977.8 D2w, from Denzil Mauldin 1984)
      Emeline Dunkin, 24 Feb. 1870, mar. Shedrich Combs (pg.97, Vol.14, 3/1972, "MO Pioneers," FHL book 977.8 D2h, from Evelyn Sigler and Denzil Mauldin 1984)
      Emeline Dunkin, 15 Jan. 1873, mar. Isaac Combs (from index cards of Kit Smith 1983)
      J.W. Dunkin, 1855-1882, in Circuit Court Suit, Case 26, J. Brumhall vs. J.W. Dunkin et al; Vol.A pg.40 ("Howell Co. MO Direct Index to Circuit Court Records, Book 1, 1855-1882" by Jacqueline Hogan Williams and Betty Harvey Williams, 1973, FHL book 977.885 P2w; from index cards of Kit Smith 8/1983)
      J.W. Dunkin, 1866-1882, decd, admrx. Mary Dunkin, filed Howell Co. MO Probate Records 1866-1882, pg.70 (pg.34, Vol.15, 3/1983, "MO Miscellany" FHL book 977.8 D2w, from Denzil Mauldin 1984)
      Mrs. M. Dunkin, 1871; minor heirs had guardian A. Miller, 1st Annual Settlement Report, filed Howell Co. MO Probate Records 1866-1882, pg.45 (pg.31, Vol.15, 3/1983, "MO Miscellany" FHL book 977.8 D2w, from Denzil Mauldin 1984)
      Nancy J. Duncan, 16 Sept. 1880, mar. Martin L. Lee (from index cards of Kit Smith 1983)
      L.J. Duncan, 7 Dec. 1880, mar. Pauline P. Higgins (from index cards of Kit Smith 1983)
      C.N. Dunkin, 4 Oct. 1869, in arrears on 1868 taxes on land 27/22/10, collector's deed E/1-2, 19 Oct. 1871, for land sold to S.M. Tyree 4 Oct. 1869, rec. 29 Nov. 1871. (from "Howell Co. MO Deeds" by Jacqueline Hogan Williams and Betty Harvey Williams, 1973, FHL book 977.885 P2w, from index cards of Kit Smith 8/1983)
 

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