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Duncan research files of
Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised January 9, 2007

BURLINGTON CO. NJ
Formed 1694, original county
Hunterdon formed 1714 from Burlington
Mercer formed 1838 from Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Burlington
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1830 Burlington Co. NJ Census
        No Duncan indexed 


1840 Burlington Co. NJ Census
Pg.286  Jesse Dunkins        0000,01   - 1100,01    Everham
   340  Alexander Duncan     0010,11   - 2100,1     Mansfield

1850 Burlington Co. NJ Census
Chester
Pg.126, #591-625, Amos COXE 65 NJ farmer $7500
                  Mary 54 NJ
                  Amos 17 NJ
                  Catharine GILLESPIE 22 IRE
                  Thomas DUNCAN 30 (blank) laborer
Mansfield
Pg.182, #4-4, Alexander DUNCAN 50 SCT waterman $1200
                  William 22 NJ
                  Eliza 42 NJ
                  Mary 20, Jane 15 (blank)
                  Srieft? (f) 12 (blank)
Pg.182, #4-5, Washington WALDEY 23 PA carpenter
                  Sarah DUNCAN 9 (blank)
                  Mary WALDY 20 (blank)
                  Anna 2, Henry 7/12 (blank)
Pg.200, #256-262, John CURTIS 42 NJ farmer $20,000
                  Ann 40 NJ
                  John 1/12 NJ
                  Thomas 26 NJ $10,000
                  Joseph DUNCAN 10 IRE
                  & others
Springfield
Pg.238, #257-260, Rebecca DUNCAN 16 IRE w/others (faint)
Westampton
Pg.257, #231-238, Benajah ROGERS & family
                  Jane DUNCAN 22 IRE & others
W. Hanover
Pg.260, #27-30, Thomas? WARREN & family
                  Margaret DUNCAN 18 IRE & others
Medford Twp., Pemberton
Pg.432, #1, Catherine DUNCAN 14 NY in hotel
Pg.433, #24-25, George W. JONES 36 PA shoemaker
                  Elizabeth 36 NJ
                  Rebecca 12, Hannah Ann 9 PA
                  William 4 NJ
                  Robert B. DUNCAN 17 NY shoemaker
                  & 2 other shoemakers
Evesham
Pg.490, #246-260, Benjamin DUNCAN 25 NJ brick layer $800
                  Eliza 23 NJ
                  Anna 5/12 NJ
                  (MAD: 1860 Camden Co. NJ census)
 

1860 Burlington Co. NJ Census
Springfield
Pg.170-171, #1305-1307, James LOGAN 34 NJ farmer $13000-$2500
                  Jerusha 33 NJ
                  Edward 7, James 4 NJ
                  Mary E. LAMAZETTE 12 NJ
                  John COLTZELL 17 NJ farm boy
                  Joseph DUNCAN 22 PA farm laborer
                  Amthony LOGAN (m) 75 NJ farmer
                  Ann 29 NJ
                  Janes (m) 43 NJ
                  Sarah MORRIS 15 NJ domestic
Bordentown
Pg.703, #515-536, Alexander DUNCAN 61 NJ waterman $800-$200
                  Eliza 49 NJ
                  Sarah 17 NJ
Beverly City
Pg.909, #256-268, George R. ARNOLD 76 RI retired $6000-$500
                  Elizabeth 54 ME ("Maine")
                  Frederick C. 7 PA
                  Catharine ORE 24 IRE servant
                  Martha DUNCAN 19 IRE servant
                  Abraham MERRITT? 26 PA Mas.carpenter $0-$75
Medford Twp., P.O. Mount Holly
Pg.1255, #2361-2339, William H. KEELER 47 NJ farmer $13000-$500
                  Acksah R. (f) 43 NJ
                  Sarah A. 19, Amos 15 NJ
                  Acksah (f) 12, George H. 7 NJ
                  Elizabeth 5, Libey M. (f) 2 NJ
                  Rachel DUNCAN 15 NJ
                  John STONLY 11 IRE
 

1870 Burlington Co. NJ Census
Beverly Twp.
Pg.35, #138-134, ARNOLD, George 89 CT ret. cloth merchant $0-$10,000
                  Elizabeth 67 New Brunswick keeping house (not parents of foreign birth)
                  DUNCAN, Martha 27 SCT servant, parents of foreign birth
Bordentown Twp.
Pg.48, #6-6, LARMING, William 48 NJ carpenter $4000-$200
Pg.48, #40-41, Anna 40 NJ keeping house
                  Josephine 17 NJ at home
Pg.48, #7-7, DUNCAN, Eliza 58 NJ keeping house $800-$100
Pg.48, #41-42, LOVE, Ganier (m) 65 IRE farm laborer, parents of foreign birth
                  Louisa 52 NJ keeping house
                  LOVE, Joseph 18 NJ cigar maker
                  Louisa (f) 15 NJ cigar maker
Pg.48b, #1-1, MYERS, Julius 39 Wertemburg cabinet maker $1,000-$200, parents of foreign birth
Pg.48b, #43-44, Matilda 29 HESsens keeping house, parents of foreign birth
                  & children
Chesterfield Twp.
Pg.252, #90-90, GASKILL, Caleb 52 NJ farmer $22,000-$3,000
                  Margarett 36 NJ
                  Phoeby (f) 5 NJ
                  Jacob 25 NJ farm laborer
                  DUNCAN, William 21 NJ BLACK laborer
                  HOOPER, Alexander 12 NJ BLACK
 

1910 Census, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey (from Kathy D. Cawley 12/2006)
Union Avenue
122-123
DUNCAN,
Authur C.,
Head, age 25, M1X, 3 Yrs., NJ/NJ/NJ, motorman/trolley car
Rachel, Wife, age 21, 3 child. born, 2 living, NJ/NJ/NJ
Charles F., Son, age 1 4/12, NJ/NJ/NJ
Clarence G., Son, age 1/12, NJ/NJ/NJ
 

OTHER RECORDS

"The Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1895 (transcription by and from Kathy Cawley 2/2004)
      BORDENTOWN [Burlington Co.], N. J., Feb. 12 --- C.T. Gulick, who is sentenced to be executed, together with W.H. Rickard, W.T. Seward and R.W. Wilcox, at Honolulu, for alleged complicity in the recent royalist revolt, married Mrs. John Thompson, formerly Miss Serepta Duncan, a daughter of the late Captain Alexander Duncan, whose widow, Eliza Duncan, resides at Bordentown.
 

OTHER SOURCES

"Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy" by Hinshaw, Vol.II, NJ & PA (extracts from Louis Boone 12/1983 and from Iris Grimmett 1986 and 1992)
      Pg.286 contains information at the Burlington Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) of Elizabeth B. Duncan (formerly Newton), who on 11/2/1829 was disowned for marrying out of unity.
 

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