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Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised July 6, 2009

NATCHEZ DIST. MS and ADAMS CO. MS
LAND and DEED RECORDS
 

Adams Co. MS Index to Deed records, volume A-G 1780-1798; incl. sale of slaves (FHL film 1,064,876; SLC 2/2009)
   1780-1800 - no Duncan (FHL film 1,064,876 item 1)
   1780-1798; [Grantor] index (FHL film 1,064,876 item 2)
      A-105: Duncan, Joseph to William Dewitt, sale of land, 1782
      B-301: Duncan, John to Alexander Moore Junr, sale of a slave, 1789
      C-455: Duncan, Joseph to David Ferguson, sale of land, 1797
      G-125: Duncan, Joseph vs. Joseph Ford, suit at law, 1783
      G-126: Duncan, Joseph vs. James Wilson, 1783
      G-126: Duncan, Joseph vs. Lewis Claire, 1783
      G-126: Duncan, Joseph vs. Stephen Holstein, 1783
      G-129: Duncan, Joseph vs. John Choat, 1783
      G-131: Duncan, Joseph vs. James Willing, 1783
      G-131: Duncan, Joseph vs. Philip Shaver, 1783
 

Adams Co. MS Index to Land Conveyances, typed (SLC 2/2009)
   v.1 1798-1838 (FHL film 886,235)
      A-111: Duncan, Abner L. to Esther Eldridge, mar. certif. 1800, married 16 Sept. 1799 by Wm. McGuire
      B-19: Duncan, Abner L. and Allen B. Grubb to Nicholas G. Ridgley, deed, 1802
      B-186: Duncan, Abner Lawson and wife to Abijah Hunt, deed, 1802
      B-336: Duncan, Abner L. from William Atchinson, certificate, 1800
      B-353: Duncan, Abner L. and Lyman Harding from John Girault, deed, 1802
      B-337: Duncan, Abner L. from Ebenezer Rees, deed, 1802
      B-18: Duncan, Abner L. and Allen B. Grubb from James White, deed, 1802
      C-328: Duncan, Abner L. and wife to John Wilkins, Jr., deed, 1804
      E-30: Duncan, Abner L. to Lyman Harding, quit claim, 1809
      D-77: Duncan, John from James Moore, mortgage, 1808
      D-74: Duncan, Abner L. from Peter A. Vandorn, mortgage, 1808
      E-37: Duncan, Abner L. from James and Robert Moore, mortgage, 1808
      H-497: Duncan, John E. from Abram Ellis, deed, 1816
      H-499: Duncan, John E. from Abram Ellis, bill sale, 1816
      H-500: Duncan, Stephen to Abram Ellis, receipt, 1815
      I-203: Duncan, Barbara E.F. and husband to John Bisland, and Geo. Ralston, power atty, 1818
      K-66: Duncan, Samuel P. from James Dunlop, bill sale, 1818
      K-67: Duncan, Samuel P. from James Dunlop, deed, 1818
      K-68: Duncan, Stephen and Samuel P. from Henry Postlethwaite, deed, 1820
      L-179: Duncan, Stephen et al from John Linton, power atty, 1821
      M-47: Duncan, Stephen from Adam L. Bingaman, mortgage, 1821
      M-50: Duncan, John E. from Thomas Butler and wife, quit claim, 1821
      L-417: Duncan, Stephen to Adam L. Bingaman, deed, 1821
      M-49: Duncan, Stephen to Thomas D. Carson, agreement, 1821
      M-360: Duncan, Stephen and Samuel P. to Joseph Texada, deed, 1823
      N-136: Duncan, Samuel P. to Elizabeth Greenfield, mortgage, 1824
      M-361: Duncan, Stephen and Samuel P. to Joseph Texada, mortgage, 1823
      N-393: Duncan, Stephen from Archibald Lewis, mortgage, 1824
      N-206: Duncan, Stephen from Jonathan Thompson, deed, 1824
      N-207: Duncan, Stephen from Judith Williams, agreement, 1824
      O-491: Duncan, Stephen from Henry L. Conner, mortgage, 1826
      O-422: Duncan, Stephen from R.G. Ellis, 1826
      O-424: Duncan, Stephen admr from James Metcalfe and wife, mortgage, 1826
      O-425: Duncan, Stephen from James Metcalfe and wife, mortgage, 1826
      O-317: Duncan, Stephen from John T. Scott, deed trust, 1826
      P-492: Duncan, George C. to Anne F. Kenner, mar. contract, 1828
      Q-120: Duncan, Stephen to Ann D. Postlethwaite, deed, 1828
      Q-190: Duncan, Stephen trustee C.C. Carson to Abraham Kinsey, 1828
      P-126: Duncan, Stephen from William C. Conner, mortgage, 1828
      P-618: Duncan, Stephen trustee from Caroline C. Carson, deed trust, 1828
      P-60: Duncan, Stephen from Joseph Texada, deed, 1828
      P-356: Duncan, Stephen from Joseph Texada, deed, 1828
      Quit on mortgages
      R-142: Duncan, Frances A. from Nathaniel Dick et als, mortgage, 1830
      R-139: Duncan, George C. to Nathaniel Dick et als, deed, 1830
      S-279: Duncan, Samuel P., heirs of to Francis Surget, deed, 1831
      S-301: Duncan, Samuel P. heirs of to Stephen Duncan, power atty, 1831
      S-524: Duncan, Stephen to William N. Helm, deed, 1831
      Quit on most deeds/mortgages to/from Stephen Duncan
      S-462: Duncan, Stephen from William M. Helm, mortgage, 1831
      W-462: Duncan, Stephen from Samuel Gustine, bill sale, 1836
      Y-173: Duncan, Wm. B. and John Clark to William A. Britton, deed, 1837
      Y-174: Duncan, Wm. B. and John Clark from John Knight, deed, 1837
   v.2 1838-1878 (FHL film 886,236)
      BB-98: Duncan, Stephen to James K. Cook, power of atty, 1839
      AA-605: Duncan, Stephen from James K. Cook, deed, 1838
      BB-621: Duncan, Stephen from Elizabeth Postlethwaite, deed, 1839
      DD-70: Duncan, Stephen et al to Samuel S. Boyd, deed, 1841
      DD-69: Duncan, Catherine A. from Samuel S. Boyd, deed, 1841
      DD-136: Duncan and Fisk from Postlethwaite and Dupuy, deed, 1841
      EE-208: Duncan, Stephen to Andrew Brown, agreement, 1843
      DD-628: Duncan, Stephen et als CQT from Andrew Brown & wife, deed trust, 1843
      FF-582: Duncan, Stephen to James K. Cook, deed, 1844
      GG-599: Duncan, Stephen et ux to Gustavus Colhoun, deed, 1847
      II-36: Duncan, Henry P. to Stephen Duncan, deed, 1851
      LL-278: Duncan, Stephen & wife to Samuel Whitcomb, deed, 1856
      LL-576: Duncan, Stephen & wife to Susan E. Conner, 1856
      Quit
 

Adams Co. MS Index to Deeds, 1798 to present (SLC 2/2009)
   Direct Index, from 1798; Surnames C-G, pg.23 (FHL film 893,512)
      A-111: Duncan, Abner L. to Esther Eldridge, Mar. Cert., ?/16/1799
      B-19: Duncan, Abner L. et al, to Nicholas G. Ridgley, Deed, ?/22/1799
      B-186: Duncan, Abner Lawson to Abijah Hunt, Deed, 4/10/1801
      B-186: Duncan, Esther to Abijah Hunt, Deed
      C-328: Duncan, Abner L. to John Wilkins Jr., Deed, 2?/10/1804
      C-328: Duncan, Esther to John Wilkins Jr., Deed
      E-30: Duncan, Abner L. to Lyman Harding, Q.C. Deed, 2?/24/1804
      H-500: Duncan, Stephen to Abram Ellis, Receipt, 3?/6/1816
      I-203: Duncan, Barbara E.F. to John Bisland & Geo. Ralston, P/A, 7?(8?)/10/1816
      I-203: Duncan, Peter to John Bisland & Geo. Ralston, P/A
      L-417: Duncan, Stephen to Adam L. Bingaman, Deed, Feb. 7, 1821
      M-49: Duncan, Stephen to Thomas D. Carson, Agreement, July 18, 1821
      M-360: Duncan, Stephen to Joseph Texada, Deed, Oct. 14, 1822
      M-360: Duncan, Samuel P., to Joseph Texada, Deed, Oct. 14, 1822
      N-136: Duncan, Samuel P. to Elizabeth Greenfield, Mortgage, May 19, 11823
      P-492: Duncan, George C. to Anne F. Kenner, Mar. Cont., July 19, 1826
      Q-120: Duncan, Stephen to Ann D. Postlethwaite, Deed, Mar. ?, 1829
      Q-190: Duncan, Stephen-Tr. C.C. Carson to Abraham Kinsey, Deed, (too dark to read date)
      R-139: Duncan, George C. to Nathaniel Dick et al, Deed, (too dark)
      S-279: Duncan, Samuel P. heirs of to Francis Surget, deed, Dec? 15, 1830
      S-301: Duncan, Samuel P. heirs of to Stephen Duncan, P/A, Dec.? 13, 1830
      S-524: Duncan, Stephen to William N. Helm, Deed, March? 16, 1831
      T-532: Duncan, Stephen to Gustavus Colhoun, Jr., Deed, Sept. 6, 1832
      V-248: Duncan, Stephen to Alfred Cochran, deed
      V-275: Duncan, Stephen to Gustavus Colhoun, deed
      V-490: Duncan, Stephen to William St.John Elliot, deed
      X-334: Duncan, Stephen, admr. for John Linton, to Jos. Neibert, Peter Gemmell & John S. Smith, deed
      Y-173: Duncan, Wm. B. et al to William A. Britton, Deed
      AA-416: Duncan, Stephen, Pres. R.R.C. to Reuben M. Strother, deed
      BB-60: Duncan, Stephen to Lydia Dowell, deed
      BB-98: Duncan, Stephen to James K. Cook, P/A
      DD-70: Duncan, Stephen et al to Samuel S. Boyd, deed
      EE-208: Duncan, Stephen to Andrew Brown Jr., Agreement
      EE-333: Duncan, Stephen to Justus Schwab, Deed
      EE-625: Duncan, Stephen to Alvares Fisk, Deed
      FF-266: Duncan, Stephen to Phoebe Beaumont, Deed
      FF-432: Duncan, Stephen to Stanton & Buckner, Deed
      FF-582: Duncan, Stephen to James K. Cook, Deed
      GG-597: Duncan, Stephen to Gustavus Colhoun, Deed
      GG-597: Duncan, Catherine A. to Gustavus Colhoun, Deed
      HH-96: Duncan, Stephen, Gdn. & Com. to Robert M. Ayres, Deed
      HH-98: Duncan, Stephen to Eliza & Selah H. Macrery, Deed
      HH-99: Duncan, Stephen to Frederick S. Macrery, Deed
      HH-176: Duncan, Stephen to Robert McKee, Deed
      HH-357: Duncan, Stephen to John H. Thorn, Deed
      HH-323: Duncan, Stephen to Edwin R. Bennett, Trustee, Deed
      HH-427: Duncan, Stephen to Abram B. & Eliza C. Kinsey, Deed
      HH-649: Duncan, Stephen to Henry Patterson, Deed
      II-128: Duncan, Stephen to John C. Schwartz, Deed
      II-158: Duncan, Stephen to Stephen Odell, Deed
      II-231: Duncan, Stephen to Robert Bradley, Bond (twice)
      II-506: Duncan, Stephen to Homochitto Turnpike & Bridge Co., Deed
      II-514: Duncan, Stephen to Wm. G. Conner, Deed
      KK-250: Duncan, Stephen to James Hardie, Deed
      KK-250: Duncan, Catherine A. to James Hardie, Deed
      LL-201: Duncan, Stephen to Nicholas O'Conley, Deed
      LL-201: Duncan, Catherine to Nicholas O'Conley, Deed
      LL-278: Duncan, Stephen to Samuel Whitcomb, Deed
      LL-278: Duncan, Catherine A. to Samuel Whitcomb, Deed
      LL-576: Duncan, Stephen to Susan E. Conner, Deed
      LL-576: Duncan, Catherine A. to Susan E. Conner, Deed
      MM-132: Duncan, Stephen to Robert Bradley, Deed
      MM-132: Duncan, Catherine A. to Robert Bradley, Deed
      NN-321: Duncan, Stephen to Emily Postlethwaite & Mary Ann Bledsoe, Deed
      NN-388: Duncan, Stephen to Nanette (f.w.c.), Deed
      NN-437: Duncan, Stephen & Catherine A. to David Buck, Deed
      NN-621: Duncan, C.E. to F.J. Herron, Mortgage
      NN-621: Duncan, Clarissa E. to F.J. Herron, Mortgage
      Quit
 
   Grantees, Surnames A-E, pg.23 (FHL film 893,516)
      B-18: Duncan, Abner L. et al from James White, Deed, Mch? 15, 1799
      B-336: Duncan, Abner L. from William Atchinson, Certificate, July? 24, 1801
      B-337: Duncan, Abner L. from Ebenezer Rees, Deed, ? 30, 1801
      B-353: Duncan, Abner L. et al from John Girault, Deed, April 16, 1800
      D-74: Duncan, Abner L. from Peter A. Vandorn, Mortgage
      D-77: Duncan, John from James Moore, Mortgage
      E-37: Duncan, Abner L. from James & Robert Moore, Mortgage
      H-497: Duncan, John E. from Abram Ellis, Deed
      H-499: Duncan, John E. from Abram Ellis, Bill Sale
      K-66: Duncan, Samuel P. from James Dunlop, Bill Sale, May 2?, 1818
      K-67: Duncan, Samuel P. from James Dunlop, Deed, May 2, 1818
      K-68: Duncan, Stephen from Henry Postlethwaite, Deed, May? 12, 1818
      K-68: Duncan, Samuel P. from Henry Postlethwaite, Deed, ""
      L-179: Duncan, Stephen et al from John Linton, P/A, Jan. 28, 1820
      M-47: Duncan, Stephen from Adam L. Bingaman, Mortgage, June 18, 1821
      M-50: Duncan, John E. from Thomas Butler & Wife, Q/C, July? 18, 1821
      M-361: Duncan, Stephen from Joseph Texada, mortgage, Oct. 14, 1822
      M-361: Duncan, Samuel P. from Joseph Texada, Mortgage, Oct. 14, 1822
      N-206: Duncan, Stephen from Jonathan Thompson, Deed, July 16, 1823
      N-207: Duncan, Stephen from Judith Williams, Agreement, July 16, 1823
      N-393: Duncan, Stephen from Archibald Lewis, Mortgage, April 16, 1824
      O-317: Duncan, Stephen from John T. Scott, D/T, O-317, May 6, 1825
      O-422: Duncan, Stephen from R.G. Ellis, Mortgage, Aug 20, 1825
      O-424: Duncan, Stephen Admr. from James Metcalfe & wife, Mortgage, Nov. 17, 1825
      O-425: Duncan, Stephen from James Metcalfe & wife, Mortgage, Nov. 17, 1825
      O-491: Duncan, Stephen from Henry L. Conner, Mortgage
      P-13: Duncan, Stephen from Woodson Wren, Mortgage
      P-60: Duncan, Stephen from Joseph Texada, Deed
      P-126: Duncan, Stephen from William C. Conner, Mortgage
      P-356: Duncan, Stephen from Joseph Texada, Deed
      P-618: Duncan, Stephen Tr. from Caroline C. Carson, D/T
      Q-38: Duncan, Stephen from Robt. McCullough & D.W. Lippincott, Mortgage, Jan. 7, 1828
      Q-63: Duncan, Stephen from Daniel Vertner, Deed, May 8, 1828
      Q-154: Duncan, Stephen from Admx. of Henry Postlethwaite, Deed, March 14, 1828
      Q-443: Duncan, Stephen from Sophia M. Vidal, P/A, Sept. 4, 1828
      R-45: Duncan, Stephen from William Shipp, Deed, Oct. 4, 1828
      R-57: Duncan, Stephen from Richard G. Ellis, Deed, Dec. 30, 1828
      R-114: Duncan, Stephen et al from Halsey Townsend, Mortgage, Jan. 23, 1829
      R-142: Duncan, Frances A. from Nathaniel Dick et als, Mortgage, Feb. 11, 1829
      R-150: Duncan, Stephen Trustee from David Lattimore, D/T, Feb. 14, 1829
      R-553: Duncan, Stephen from Benj. Harman & Robt. McCullough, Mortgage, Jan. 11, 1830
      R-680: Duncan, Stephen from Spencer Wood & Wife, ? 9, 1830
      S-288: Duncan, Stephen from William C. Conner, Mortgage, ? 24, 1830
      S-301: Duncan, Stephen from Heirs of Samuel P. Duncan, P/A, 1830
      S-411: Duncan, Stephen from Benjamin F. Conner, Deed, ? 18, 1831
      S-462: Duncan, Stephen from William M. Helm, Mortgage, March 29, 1821
      S-475: Duncan, Stephen from Bank of Mississippi, deed, May 26, 1821
      V-147: Duncan, Stephen from Alfred Cochran, Mortgage
      V-167: Duncan, Stephen from Gustavus Colhoun, Deed
      V-302: Duncan, Stephen from Andrew Brown & wife, D/T
      V-417: Duncan, Stephen from William A. Irvine, deed
      V-586: Duncan, Stephen from Robert T. Dunbar, Deed
      W-462: Duncan, Stephen from Samuel Gustine, Bill Sale
      X-268: Duncan, Stephen et al from Andrew Brown, D/T
      X-360: Duncan, Stephen Admr. from Neibert Gemmell & Co., Mortgage
      Y-161: Duncan, Stephen from Andrew Brown, D/T, Dec. 26, 1830?
      Y-174: Duncan, William B. et al from John Knight, Deed, Jan ?, 1837?
      Y-451: Duncan, Stephen et al from Lineus Dupuy & H.P. Postlethwaite, Mortgage, March 20, 1837
      Z-110: Duncan, Stephen et als from Noah Barlow & Henry S. Holton, Mortgage, March 16, 1837?
      Z-554: Duncan, Stephen from James Hamilton Couper, P/A, April 7, 1838
      AA-574: Duncan, Stephen from John Watt, et al, Mortgage
      AA-605: Duncan, Stephen from James K. Cook, Deed
      BB-621: Duncan, Stephen from Elizabeth Postlethwaite, Deed
      CC-66: Duncan, Stephen et al from Robert Bradley & wife, D/T
      CC-105: Duncan, Stephen et al from Robert Bradley & wife, Bill Sale
      CC-191: Duncan, Stephen from Agricultural Bank, Bill Sale
      CC-210: Duncan, Stephen from Mark Izod, Sheriff, Deed
      DD-69: Duncan, Catherine A. from Samuel S. Boyd, Deed
      DD-136: Duncan Stephen et al from Postlethwaite & Dupuy, Deed
      DD-117: Duncan, Stephen from Mechanical Society, Mortgage
      DD-353: Duncan, Stephen Trustee from Agricultural Bank, D/T
      DD-628: Duncan, Stephen et als, CQT, Andrew Brown & wife, D/T
      DD-629: Duncan, Stephen from Charles A. Lacoste, Trustee, deed
      DD-667: Duncan, Stephen from Charles A. Lacoste, Assignee, deed
      DD-668: Duncan, Stephen from Charles A. Lacoste, deed
      EE-208: Duncan, Stephen from Andrew Brown, Agreement
      EE-299: Duncan, Stephen from Fred Stanton, Trustee, deed
      EE-299: Duncan, Stephen from Henderson, Trustee, D/T
      EE-299: Duncan, Stephen from Frederick Stanton, CQT, D/T
      EE-341: Duncan, Stephen from Emily Schwab & husband, mortgage
      EE-342: Duncan, Stephen from Merrill & wife & Coml. Bank, deed
      EE-342: Duncan, Stephen from Coml. Bank & Merrill, Deed
      EE-362: Duncan, Stephen from Robertson, Osgood & Wells, Assignment
      EE-420: Duncan, Stephen from Nathl. L. Carpenter & wife, P/A
      EE-473: Duncan, Stephen CQT from Livingston & Roundtree, D/T
      EE-477: Duncan, Stephen from Thomas W. Wilson, mortgage
      EE-536: Duncan, Stephen from William E. Hall, mortgage
      FF-75: Duncan, Stephen from Sheriff of Adams Co., deed
      FF-267: Duncan, Stephen from Phoebe Beaumont, mortgage
      FF-525: Duncan, Stephen from Eliza D. Cochran, Admx., deed
      GG-128: Duncan, Stephen et al from A.L. Bingaman, mortgage
      GG-130: Duncan, Stephen et al from A.L. Bingaman & A.L. Bingaman Jr., mortgage
      GG-131: Duncan, Stephen from J. Hewett Comr., Bill Sale
      GG-213: Duncan, Stephen from J. Hewett Comr., Deed
      GG-304: Duncan, Stephen from J. Hewett Comr., Deed
      HH-100: Duncan, Stephen from Frederick S. Mccrery, mortgage
      HH-324: Duncan, Stephen from Edwin R. Bennett Trustee L.M. Bennett, Mortgage
      II-36: Duncan, Stephen from Henry P. Duncan, Deed
      II-116: Duncan, Stephen from Alex J. Postlethwaite, mortgage
      II-436: Duncan, Stephen from Sarah H. Trahern, mortgage
      KK-145: Duncan, Stephen admr. &c, from Andrew Brown et ux, mortgage
      KK-292: Duncan, Stephen from James Hardie & wife, mortgage
      KK-374: Duncan, Stephen et al from Woodson Wren & wife, D/T
      KK-530: Duncan, Stephen et al from Ralph North & wife, mortgage
      KK-631: Duncan, Stephen et al from Mary Wren, mortgage
      LL-29: Duncan, Stephen from Thomas C. Reddy & wife, D/T
      LL-188: Duncan, Stephen et al from Livingston & Roundtree, D/T
      LL-186: Duncan, Stephen Trustee from Chas. L. Dubuisson, D/T
      LL-222: Duncan, Stephen from Craig & Sterling, Mortgage
      LL-229: Duncan, Stephen from S.B. Newman Comr., deed
      LL-261: Duncan, Stephen et al from August C. Mihlanbring, D/T
      LL-487: Duncan, Stephen from Craig & Sterling, mortgage
      LL-534: Duncan, Stephen trustee, from Chas. L. Dubuisson, D/T
      MM-141: Duncan, Stephen from Hester Cummings, deed
      MM-124: Duncan, Stephen et al from Alexander J. Postlethwaite & wife, D/T
      MM-472: Duncan, Stephen et al from Charles L. Dubuisson, D/T
      NN-318: Duncan, Stephen Agt. from Brevoort Butler & wife, Mortgage
      NN-480: Duncan, Rosa et al from Henry F. Quitman, deed
      OO-37: Duncan, Wm. B. from E.H. Percy, Mortgage
 

Adams Co. MS Deeds (SLC 2/2009)
      B-186: 10 April 1801, Abner Lawson Duncan of Adams Co. MS and wife Esther to Abijah Hunt of town of Natchez, for $900, parcel on waters of Bayou Sara in County & Territory afsd, 400 acres, being tract granted to Esther Eldridge now the wife of the said Abner L. Duncan (Spanish grant, not copied). Both signed. Wit. Daniel Tillton. (FHL film 892,049)
      D-77: 14 May 1805, James Moore of City of Natchez, MS, to John Duncan of State of PA, for $1193, 400 acres on waters of Sandy Creek, Spanish Grant to Cader Robey who sold grant to said James Moore; promissory note. Wit. E. Bradish. /s/ E. Bradish, atty for Jno. Duncan. (FHL film 892,051)
      H-497: 6 Jan. 1816, Abram Ellis of Adams Co. MS to John Ellis Duncan (later John E. Duncan) and Sarah Duncan, $500, 500 acres in Adams Co. on Homochitto River in said Co., also 1156 arpents adj. on east by Mrs. Jane Rapaly?, on S by Mandamus, on W by David Mitchell, and on N by land granted to Stephen Minor in Co. afsd, also 340 arpents in Wilkinson Co. bounded on S by lands of Landon Davis, on E by Daniel McCoy (McCay?), on N by Homochitto River; also a tract being a moiety of tract granted to David McCay (McCoy?); reserving for the use and benefit of said Abraham Ellis, Thomas Butler, and Richard G. Ellis, or survivor of them for their lives, to operate the ferry on Homochito River called Ellis Ferry ... said Abraham Ellis, Thomas Butler, Nancy Butler, and Richard G. Ellis. Wit: Theodore Stark, Seaborn Pruett. Recd. for record 12 Feb. 1816. (FHL film 892,053)
      H-499: 6 Jan. 1816, Abram Ellis of Adams Co. MS for love and affection for my beloved grandchildren John Ellis Duncan and Sarah Duncan and for other good causes, Negroes, old Ishmael, Mose, Tina, Stephen the son of Tina, Polly the daughter of Tina, (more not copied). Wit: Theodore Stark, John Flemming. (FHL film 892,053)
      H-500: Adams Co. MS, received of Abram Ellis 6 Jan. 1816 the full amount of the legacy bequeathed to Margaret Duncan my deceased wife by the last will and testament of Isaac Guillard decd, /s/ Stephen Duncan. Wit. Theodore Stark, Samuel P. Duncan. Proved by Theodore Stark's oath 12 Feb. 1816. (FHL film 892,053)
      I-203/207: Rec. to be recorded Dec. 11, 1816. Mrs. Duncan & Husband to John Bisland of Ralston. 10 August 1816, Barbara or Elizabeth Fitzgerald spouse to Peter Duncan of Aberdeen in Scotland, Gentleman, and Sister German of George Fitzgerald of the Natchez, Merchant, deceased, with consent of my said husband Peter Duncan; that the said George Fitzgerald died on 15 April 1808, and by will dated 28 July 1787 appointed Messours David Ross and James Mathers of New Orleans, Merchants, and Mr. James McIntosh of the Natchez, Planter, to be his executors; that David Ross and James Mather never acted under the will, but James McIntosh did so, and that the will gives and bequeaths to his father William Fitzgerald of Aberdeen North Britain the sum of £600 of lawful money of England to be raised and levied out of his estate; he gives his brother James Fitzgerald then of Aberdeen £300, and gives his two sisters, me the said Barbara or Elizabeth and Bella Fitzgerald of Aberdeen £300 to be levied out of his estate, (MAD paraphrase:) or they to take in proportion if the estate wasn't large enough, but if the estate was larger then the extra was to be equally divided among them; NOW the said Barbara or Elizabeth Fitzgerald and the said Peter Duncan for all interest we have in the said will, have appointed John Bisland of Mount Auroell? and Territory of Natchez, planter, and George Ralston of the Natchez, Merchant, or the survivor, our attorneys regarding the estate (more not copied). Both signed. Wit. John Symon of Aberdeen, merchant, John Rae of Aberdeen gentleman. Ack. in Aberdeen 10 Aug. 1816. /s/ John Symon, John Rae, B. Elisbet Fitzgerald, Peter Duncan. (FHL film 892,054)
      K-66: 24 April 1818, James Dunlop of Adams Co. MS for $45,000 stipulated in a deed of conveyance of this date from said Dunlop and Margaret his wife conveying to Sam P. Duncan the Duck Pond plantation, have sold to said Duncan the stock, farming utensils and every other matter and thing properly appertaining to said plantation, together with the following slaves, viz, Ebo John, Sophy his wife & two children, Princess & Charles, Monkey Charlotte, Elset, Susan, Peggy, George, Peter and Lear with their four children, Rose, Maria, Mary & Daniel, Tom & Letty with their two children, Major & Bob. Also Bob and Daphey & their child Chany?, Louis & Sally Rain, Duffes & Sally Brown and Sara, Sally, Louis & Sarah, being thirty one in number. Wit. Sam Postlethwaite, Stephen Duncan. (FHL film 892,054)
      K-67/68: 28 April 1818, James Dunlop of Adams Co. MS and wife Margaret, to Samuel P. Duncan of same, for $45,000, parcel of land in Adams Co. MS containing about 500 acres more or less, it being that part or half of the tract of land usually called the "Duck Pond" which was bequeathed to Margaret Dunlop by the will of her late father William Dunbar (except 94 acres 20/100 heretofore sold and conveyed by said James Dunlop and Margaret his wife to (blank) Pate), together with the appurtenances. Both signed, wit: Elijah Smith, Theodore Starke. Ack. 30 April 1818. (FHL film 892,054)
      K-68/70: 1 May 1818, Henry Postlethwaite and wife Elizabeth of city of Natchez, MS, to Stephen Duncan and Samuel P. Duncan, for $5,000, part of lot of land conveyed by Peter Tiernan and wife Lydia to said Henry Postlethwaite, supposed to contain 5 acres, bounded by a lane which separates it from the land of Col. John Steele, by the land of Samuel Postlethwaite, by street or lands of Joseph Vidal, and by a division fence which now separates it from that part of the lot still owned by said Henry Postlethwaite. /s/ Henry Postlethwaite, E. Postlethwaite; Wit. S. Dunlop, Theodore Stark. Ack. 30 April 1818 (MAD: date as given), rec. 2 May 1818. (FHL film 892,054)
      L-179: 28 Jan. 1820, John Linton Junior in City of New Orleans, LA, merchant, appoint James C. Wilkins and Stephen Duncan of Natchez, MS, jointly and severally, power of attorney ... in particular to act in final settlement and liquidation of estate of late Adam Bingaman and Lewis Bingaman of Natchez. Wit. Hu? H?. Gordon, John Lynds, Rob. Bell. (FHL film 892,055)
      P-492/494: G.C. Duncan to F. Anne Kinner, Marriage Contract. In City of New Orleans, LA, 19 July 1826, appeared George Currie Duncan Esquire aged 25 years, born in England, formerly of the City of Liverpool and now residing in this state where he has established his domicile, the legitimate son of William Macmurdo Duncan and Marianne Duncan, his father and mother both living in the City of Liverool; the said George Currie Duncan stipulating for himself and in his name, AND Mrs. Francis Anne Kenner aged 19 years, the minor widow of the late John Dick Esquire, emancipated by marriage, and the legitimate daughter of William Kenner and Mary Minor, her father and mother, both of MS, deceased, the said Mrs. widow Dick here stipulating for herself and in her name. Which said parties have settled the civil clauses and conditions of the marriage intended shortly to be had between them ... (1) no community or partnership of acquits or gains between the parties who hereby expressly renounce the benefit of the law establishing in the State of LA said community or partnership ... George Currie Duncan gives Francis Anne Kenner, widow of John Dick, the full administration and disposal of all her property. (2) Debts shall be paid by the party who contracted them. (3) Property of Francis Anne Kenner, widow of John Dick, consists of house, furniture, (etc.) and one undivided sixth part of one sixth of the whole estate of Stephen Minor her maternal grandfather deceased, one undivided sixth of the property of William Kenner and Mary Miner her deceased father and mother, her right as wife of the late John Dick deceased (money), and in one undivided sixth part of one fourth of a certain unsettled claim lately made by the heirs of the late Richard Ellis Senior, the deceased maternal ancestor of the said Widow Dick, of a large tract of land lying in the Attakapa. (4) Property of said George Currie Duncan is invested in commercial concerns, part of said property in State of England and elsewhere. (5) If they move, she retains the rights over her property. (6) She has no say in the property of George Currie Duncan. (7) and later. Mention of the laws of the State of LA. (FHL film 892,057)
      R-139/142: 11 Feb. 1829, George Currie Duncan and wife Frances Ann Duncan of City of New Orleans, LA, but now in the City of Natchez, to Nathaniel Dick and James Dick of said City of New Orleans and Christopher Todd and wife Sarah of State of TN; for $20,000 paid Frances A., sell the life estate of the said Frances Ann Duncan "(acquired by her the widow of the late John Dick deceased)" to one undivided moiety of all that plantation called Poplar Grove Plantation lying southerly of second creek in Adams Co. MS containing 11 arpens or French acres, being the same tract conveyed by Isaac Johnson to the late Benjamin Farrar decd. by deed 2 Dec. 1800 and conveyed by said Benjamin in his lifetime to said John Dick decd. by deed 29 Jan. 1820, together with the houses, ... Also the one undivided moiety of the following slaves, being upon the said Poplar Grove plantation, to wit, Joe, Class, Phil (right margin too faint) -dir, Billy, Anthony, Jack, Richard, Alick, Pier, Chester, B..., Cambridge, Less, Henry, Delozier, Supe?, Obadiah, Pane, Toby, Will, Isaac, Frank, Carolina, Adams, Old Jack, Little D..?, Jeffery, Dinah, Alley, Hetty, Bettie?, Vicy, Nancy, Judy, Candis Bets, Seyll?, Greser?, Sealy, Kathy, Affy, Harriet, Patience, Anna, Little R?? (too dark), Delphy, Eliza, Lotty, Ann, Sangar, Darkey, (MAD many more not copied). Also the one undivided moiety of all the horses, mules, farming utensils, belonging to the said Poplar Grove Plantation, being the undivided moiety of ... the life estate of the said Frances Ann Duncan as the widow of said John Dick deceased, and being secured in and to the said Frances Ann in her own right by a marriage contract entered into and executed by the said parties of the first part in the city of New Orleans on 19 July 1826, recorded in Book P, pg.492, 493 of the records of deeds of Adams Co.; also all the estate, etc., of said George Currie Duncan and Francis Ann Duncan or either of them in the same. /s/ Frances Ann Duncan, G. Currie Duncan. Ack. 11 Feb. 1829, no wit. (FHL film 892,058)
      R-142/144: 11 Feb. 1829, Nathaniel Dick and James Dick and Christopher Todd & wife Sarah by their attorney said Nathaniel Dick, to Mrs. Frances Ann Duncan of City of New Orleans, mortgage the life estate during the lifetime of said ?? to one undivided moiety of the plantation called Poplar Grove Plantation, slaves, etc., they to pay $23,000. /s/ Nathl. Dick, James Dick, Christopher Todd, Sarah Todd. Ack. 11 Feb. 1829. (FHL film 892,058)
      S-279/280: 15 Dec. 1830, Stephen Duncan and wife Catharine for themselves, and Stephen Duncan as attorney in fact for Matilda Duncan, Mary Ann Gustine (formerly Mary Ann Duncan) and Emily Duncan, heirs at law of Samuel P. Duncan decd. late of Adams Co. MS, by virtue of a power of attorney recorded in Book S, page (blank), to F. Surget of said county, for $35,000, sell tract of land in Adams Co. MS known as the Duck Pond Plantation containing 640 acres more or less, adj. lands of F. Surget, T. Brabston, and lands formerly belonging to Joel Pate and lands belonging to the heirs of Gilbert, said tract having been conveyed by James Dunlop and wife to Samuel P. Duncan by deed 28 April 1818, recorded in Deed Book K, pg.67 & 68, together with following slaves, viz, Old John aged 65, Ebo John 50, Peter 40, George 37, Mangs 28, Edmund 34, Louis 40, Essex 27, Jesse 22, Big Bob 25, Walker 26, Mark 21, Duffy 35, Charles 19, Major 17, L. Bob 13, Dan 13, Jacob 7, Anderson 6, Henry 4, Isaac 4, Henderson 4, Gabriel 5, Alick 5, Frank 1, David 1, Sarah 30, Sally 32, Leah 40, Rachel 35, Charlotte 39, Easther S. 45, Kelly 25, Susan 27, Dinah 22, Rose 27, maria 23, Princess 22, Chaney 20, Mary 18, Till 11, Adel 10, Eliza 10, Easther N?. 44, Nancy 7, Caroline 7, Anny 5, Betsy 5, Flora 4, Patsy 3, Polly 2, Harriet 1, Ellen 1, Sophy 45, Letty 37, & Peggy 30 years, and Evaline aged 6 months and Dolly 4 weeks, and Isaac 1 week; together with apurtenances, ... /s/ C.A. Duncan, Stephen Duncan, Stephen Duncan Atty in fact for Matilda Duncan, Mary Ann Gustine & Emily Duncan. Release by Catharine Duncan, wife of Stephen, 15 Dec. 1830. No wit. (FHL film 892,059)
      S-301/302: 13 Oct. 1830, We, Matilda Duncan, Mary Ann Gustine whose maiden name was Duncan and Emily Duncan, the heirs at law of Samuel P. Duncan late of MS, planter, deceased, appoint our brother Stephen Duncan of Natchez, MS, Esq., who is the other heir at law of the said Samuel Duncan, decd, to be our attorney (MAD paraphrase) to handle the estate of our deceased brother Samuel P. Duncan. /s/ Matilda Duncan, Mary Ann Gustine, Emily Duncan. Wit. Clement C. Bidale. Ack. 2 Nov. 1830. (FHL film 892,059)
      Y-173/174: 30 Dec. 1836, William B. Duncan and John Clark, both of Chicot Co. AR, to William A. Britton of Adams Co. MS, for $2,917, land in Arkansas, SW 1/4 Sec.7 containing 178 acres and 74/100, the E 1/2 SW 1/4 Sec.5 containing 8 acres, the E 1/2 Sec.8 containing 320 acres, the SW 1/4 Sec.8 containing 160 acres, the E 1/2 NW 1/4 Sec.8 containing 80 acres, the SE 1/4 Sec.7 containing 160 acres, the NE 1/4 Sec.17 containing 160 acres, and the SE 1/4 Sec.5 containing 160 acres, all in Twp.8N R23W, and also tract in T8N R23W, viz, SE 1/4 Sec.12, 160 acres, all of which lands are entered in name of John Knight and by him conveyed to the said Wm. B. Duncan and John Clark. /s/ William B. Duncan, John Clark by his atty in fact Wm. B. Duncan. Wit. W.R. Turner, Thos. Armat. Appeared William B. Duncan 30 Dec. 1836 in Adams Co. MS. (FHL film 892,062)
      Y-174: 28 Dec. 1836, John Knight and wife Frances Z.S. both of city of Natchez, MS, to William B. Duncan and John Clark, for $1, (above land), land office at Fayetteville, entry, receipt #1361. (FHL film 892,062)
      DD-69: 13 Sept. 1841, Samuel S. Boyd and Catherine C. Boyd to Adam L. Bingaman, Catherine A. Duncan, Eliza S. Cohoun, Ann B. Williams, and Maria L. Williams (written above: Wilkins) and A.M. Linton, all of Adams Co. MS, for $100, have granted, remised and quit claimed their undivided third of an equal fifth part of a parcel of land in the Eastern or South Eastern part of the City of Natchez known as Arlington, lately the residence of Mrs. C.C. Bingaman, containing 80 acres, bounded by lands of John A. Quitman, Elias Ogden, And?tin Williams, John Routh, David Hunt, and the Asylum Lot and the Barou running north & south between the Washington and Woodville Road, and improvements, etc. Wit. A.M. Linton; ack. 15 Sept. 1841, rec. Sept. 20, 1841. (FHL film 892,066)
      DD-70/71: Adams Co. MS, 15 Sept. 1841, Adam L. Bingaman, Stephen Duncan and Catherine his wife, Gustavus Colhoun and Eliza his wife and Maria Linton, Ann B. Wilkins and Maria L. Wilkins (which said Adam L. Bingaman, Catherine A. Duncan and Eliza J. Colhoun are children and heirs at law of Charlotte C. Bingaman deceased and the said Maria Linton is also a child and heir at law of the same and said Ann B. Wilkins and Maria L. Wilkins are grandchildren and heirs at law of the said C.C. Bingaman; to Samuel S. Boyd of Saconsterport?, all of Adams Co. MS, For $30,000 secured to be paid by said S.S. Boyd on 1 Feb. 1843, sell to said Samuel S. Boyd the tract of land in the Eastern or Southeastern part of the City of Natchez in said county known as Arlington and lately the residence of C.C. Bingaman, containing by estimate 80 acres, adj. lands of John A. Quitman, Elias Ogden, Austin Williams, John Routh, David Hunt & the Asylum Lot, and the Bayou running north & south or nearly south between the Washington and Woodville Roads, with all the buildings, improvements, (etc.), subject till 1 Jan. 1843 to the right of occupancy granted by the said C.C. Bingaman in her last illness to said Ann B. and Maria L. Wilkins and said Boyd & wife, till said 1 Jan. 1843, but at the risk of said Boyd from the date. /s/ Adam L. Bingaman by his atty in fact G?. Colhoun, Stephen Duncan, Catherine A. Duncan, Gustavius Cohoun, Eliza J. Cothoun, H.M. Linton, Maria L. Wilkins, Ann B. Wilkins. Personally appeared above named grantors, A.L. Bingaman, Stephen Duncan, Catherine Duncan, Gustavus Colhoun, Eliza Colhoun, H. Maria Linton, Ann B. Wilkins, Maria L. Wilkins and acknowledged ... and said Catherine Duncan and Eliza J. Colhoun in separate exam ack. their deeds. Received for record Sept. 21, 1841. (FHL film 892,066; SLC 6/2009)
      II-36: 31 December 1851, Henry P. Duncan and wife Mary Duncan of Adams Co. MS for $19,000, $9,000 to be paid on 1 Jan. 1852 by sight draft on New York and balance payable in New York by two notes of equal amount due in one and two years and interest of 6%, and for diverse other good causes, sell, convey and confirm to Stephen Duncan all that property in Adams Co. known as Stump Lawn, consisting of a two story dwelling house, two double out houses, stable, carriage house, and with forty acres of land more or less, together with all furniture, slaves, utensils, horses, carriages and cattle as per inventory furnished, together with following Negroes slaves for life, Wilson & John. /s/ H.P. Duncan, Mary Duncan. Ack. in Adams Co. MS 31 Dec. 1851. (FHL film 892,071)
 

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