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Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised August 24, 2007

ULSTER CO. NY
Formed 1683; original county
Delaware formed 1797 from Ulster, Otsego
Greene formed 1800 from Ulster, Albany
Sullivan formed 1809 from Ulster
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1790 Ulster Co. NY Census
Pg.176  Gilbert S. Dunscomb   125xx


1800 Ulster Co. NY Census
        No Duncan indexed


1810 Ulster Co. NY Census
Marbletown
Pg.163  James Dunkin          10010       - 10110


1820 Ulster Co. NY Census
Marbletown
Pg. 61a James Duncan          120010      - 11010


1830 Ulster Co. NY Census
New Palts
Pg.217  Du Bois Duncan        0001,1      - 1001,11


1840 Ulster Co. NY Census
Hurley
Pg.104  James Duncan          0001,0001   - 0001,0000,1

1850 Ulster Co. NY Census
Hurley
Pg.245, #298, James DUNCAN 66 IRE none
                  John 28 NY farm hand
                  Mary 23 NY
                  William 5, James 3 NY
                  John 1 NY
Lloyd
Pg.294, #702, Abm. ELTING 64 NY & family & others
                  Nancy DUNKIN 45 NY
New Paltz
Pg.332, #1258, Dubois DUNCAN 41 NY miller $8000
                  Mary 40 NY
                  Mary E. 20, Fillep (m) 18 NY
                  Charles 14, Julia M. 10 NY
                  Celia 8, Delia (f) 5 NY
                  James C. 2 NY
                  Elizabeth 65 NY
                  Charles WHITE 19 NY miller
 

1860 Ulster Co. NY Census
Marlborough
Pg.429, #1379-1457, Henry DUNCAN 50 NY day laborer $0-$400
                  Sarah 36 NY
                  William 20 NY farmer
                  George 17 NY farm laborer
                  Henry 4 NY
Pg.463, #1617-1729, Walter DUNCAN 48 SCT farmer $13,000-$8,000
                  Jane 38 NY
                  Maria H. RAYNOR 15 NY
                  Ida J. 12 NY
                  Florence 9 NY
                  Robert W. 12 NY (MAD: age as given)
                  Ella 2 NY
                  Mary A. FERGUSON 17 NY
Kingston
Pg.570, #444-564, William DUNKIN 45 IRE laborer $300-$50
                  Rose 45 IRE
                  John 24 IRE mason
                  Mary 21, Margaret 20 IRE
                  Sarah 18 IRE
                  Jane HATTON 8 NY
Pg.577, #490-620, John VanVLECK 32 NY principal of Academy $500-$2200
                  Elizabeth 30 NY
                  Catharine 34, Fanny 17 NY
                  Cornelia 4, Maria 2, MI ("Michigan")
                  Mr. R. BATCHELLER 26 NY teacher
                  Fanny COX 19 NY teacher of music
                  J. Davison S. COOKE 25 NY teacher $0-$300
                  Johnna CONNELL (f) 25 IRE servant
                  Mary DUNCAN 22 IRE servant
                  Julia FALCONER 22 NY teacher
Pg.597, #605-734, John DUNKIN 37 NY gardener $400-$40
                  Mary 35 ENG
                  William H. 15 NY farmlaborer
                  James 14, John 11 NY
                  Lewis B. 8, Sarah A. 7 NY
                  Henrietta W. 4, Abraham T. 4 NY
Pg.776-7, #1447-2025, William OSTRANDER 54 NY butcher $0-$0
                  Ann 50 NY & family
                  John DUNKIN 38 NY farm laborer
                  Godlip RUFF (m) 22 NJ gardener
                  Freelinda MASSING? (m) 17 Whitemburgh servant
Rosendale
Pg.58, #393-401, Willet DUNCOMB 26 NY miller $0-$100
                  Catharine 27 NY
                  Stephen D.B. 5 NY
 

1870 Ulster Co. NY Census
Village of Kingston
Pg.160-161, #138-203, hotel, many people and servants, including
                  DUNCAN, Anna 17 NY domestic servant, parents of foreign birth
Pg.175, #323-429, NICHOLAS, Albert G. 54 NY harness maker $6000-$1000
                  Cornelia 48 NY
                  JOHNSTON, Lotty 72 NY
                  SOLON, Ellen 15 NY servant, parents of foreign birth
                  LICKING, Martin 18 TX ("Texas") Appts. harness maker
                  DUNCAN, Louis D. 19 NY appts. harness maker
                  DECKER, William 17 NY appts. harness maker
Pg.211, #797-1016, FRICKEL?, Peter 43 GERmany cooper $5000-$0, parents of foreign birth
                  Agnes 48 GERmany, parents of foreign birth
                  Caroline? 15 NY, parents of foreign birth
                  William 8 NY, parents of foreign birth
                  ?? Patrick 18 IRE laborer, parents of foreign birth
                  COOPER??, Asa 50 NY s.. maker
                  DUNCAN, Jane 40 IRE (blank), parents of foreign birth
                  (MAD: cannot read handwriting)
Pg.212, #809-1032, DUNCAN, William 60 IRE (blank) $500-$0, parents of foreign birth
                  Rose 50 IRE, parents of foreign birth
                  Sarah 20 IRE, parents of foreign birth
Pg.212, #811-1034, DUNCAN, John 35 IRE ?mowwer B&S $3000-$0, parents of foreign birth
                  Mary 25 IRE, parents of foreign birth
                  Rosa 4, ??joannd (f) 2 NY, parents of foreign birth
                  Mary? (f) 8/12 NY b.Dec., parents of foreign birth
Pg.217, #876-2009, DUNCAN, John 50 NY laborer $1500-$0
                  Maggie 48 ENGland parents of foreign birth
                  James 23 NY boatman, parents of foreign birth
                  John 21 NY harness? maker, mother of foreign birth
                  Sarah 19 NY, mother of foreign birth
                  Harriett 14, Abraham 14 NY, mother of foreign birth
                  Eliza 7, Kate 5 NY, mother of foreign birth
                  Ettinge? (Eltinge?) (m) 4 NY, mother of foreign birth
Lloyd
Pg.438, #227-245, DUNCAN, Benjamin 34 NY driving gums? $0-$0
                  Betsey 31 NY keeping
                  Carrie 11 NY S. (occupation)
                  Hattie 9, Dora 7, Eliza 5 NY
                  George 4, Sarah 1 NY
Saugerties
Pg.294, #1373-1627, FOX, William 31 NY (blank) $0-$0
                  Lucretia 22 NY
                  Cora E. 1 NY
                  DUNCAN, Charles 17 NY farm laborer
                  (KDC 2/28/2006: Lucretia (Duncan) Fox and Charles Duncan are children of George Duncan and Lavinia of Greene Co. NY 1850-1860)
Pg.297-298, #1424-1687, TAYLOR, Walter H. 33 NY farmer $0-$0
                  TAYLOR, Eliza J. 28 NY keeping house
                  Lena 5 NY
                  DUNCAN, Lotta (f) 14 NY
Wawarsing
Pg.479, #1222-1402, DUNCAN, John 50 IRE farmer $0-$0, parents of foreign birth
                  Annie 47 IRE house wife $2000-$0, parents of foreign birth
                  Amelia 22 IRE dom. servt., parents of foreign birth
                  Simon 20 IRE at home, parents of foreign birth
                  Peter 16 IRE at home, parents of foreign birth
                  Polly 19 IRE at home, parents of foreign birth
                  (MAD: ages as given)
                  Bridget 14 NY at home, parents of foreign birth
                  Patrick 12, Quinn (m) 9 NY at home, parents of foreign birth
                  Susan 6, Jane 5 NY at home, parents of foreign birth
 

1880 CENSUS, TOWN OF LLOYD, ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK (from Kathy D. Cawley 2/2006)
   S.D.#4, E.D.#135, PAGE# 326A, IMAGE 5 OF 64
38-38
DUNCAN,
BENJAMIN,
W/M, AGE 44, HEAD, LIVERY, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
BETSEY, W/F, AGE 40, WIFE, KEEPING HOUSE, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
CARRY(?), W/F, AGE 19, DAUGHTER, SINGLE, AT HOME, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
DORA, W/F, AGE 17, DAUGHTER, SINGLE, AT HOME, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
ELIZA, W/F, AGE 15, DAUGHTER, SINGLE, AT HOME, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
SARAH, W/F, AGE 11, DAUGHTER, AT HOME, ATTENDS SCHOOL, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
PALMETEER, LEANDER, W/M, AGE 26, M'd, LABORER, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
 

1900 CENSUS, TOWN OF LLOYD, ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK (from Kathy D. Cawley 2/2006)
   S.D.#9, E.D.#114, PAGE# 82B, IMAGE 28 OF 31
295-333
DUNCAN,
BENJAMIN,
HEAD, W/M, APR 1836, AGE 64, M'd 5 YRS., N.Y./N.Y./N.Y., LIVERYMAN
ETTA, WIFE, W/F, JAN 1875, AGE 25, 1 CHI. BORN, 1 LIVING, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
EVA, DAUGHTER, W/F, OCT 1889, AGE 10, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
BENJAMIN, SON, W/M, FEB 1891, AGE 9, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
MYRTLE, DAUGHTER, W/F, OCT 1892, AGE 7, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
HAROLD, SON, W/M, JULY 1897, AGE 2, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
 

1910 CENSUS, TOWN OF LLOYD, ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK (from Kathy D. Cawley 2/2006)
   S.D.#8, E.D.#147, PAGE# 174, IMAGE 7 OF 40
SOUTH OF NEW PALTZ TURNPIKE
66-79
DUNCAN,
BENJAMIN,
HEAD, M/W, AGE 74, M'd 2X, ??YRS., N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.,
PROPRIETOR/LIVERY STABLE
ETTA, WIFE, F/W, AGE 32(?), M'd 1X, 19 YRS.(?), 3 CHI. BORN, 3 LIVING, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
BENJAMIN JR., SON, M/W, AGE 17?, SINGLE, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
DAUGHTER, MYRTLE, F/W, AGE 16, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
HAROLD, SON, M/W, AGE 12, N.Y./N.Y./N.Y.
      (KDC: very hard to read census image; "Daughter, Myrtle" is as stated)
 

OTHER RECORDS

"Ulster County, N.Y. probate records in the office of the surrogate, and in the county clerk's office at Kingston, N.Y. : a careful abstract and translation of the Dutch and English wills, letters of administration after intestates, and inventories from 1665, with genealogical and historical notes, and list of Dutch and Frisian baptismal names with their English equivalents / by Gustave Anjou ; with introduction by A.T. Clearwater." by Gustave Anjou; pub. New York: G. Anjou, 1906, 551 pgs. (LH6955, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL book 974.734 P2a v.1&2 and films 908,531 items 2-3 and 934,853 items 2-3 and 930,123)
      (MAD: this work should be rechecked with the original documents; Gustave Anjou has a bad reputation)
      Vol II. Abstracts of Wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of Kingston, N. Y.; Liber A
      Vol.2, pg.29-30, Will Book A, Kingston. Will pg.73, SHUTTER, JOSEPH, of Montgomery. Will dated March 22, 1787. "My Executors, viz. my son Robert Shutter and my daughter Elizabeth Shutter and James Houston" "to Colect all the Money due me" "pay all my just Debts" - "and least any despute should arise about my Movable Estate, I mention this that two Horses all the Swin and two Sleghs are the property of my son Robert Shutter that I have no power to Will away." - To daughter Elizabeth "the best feather Bed and all the necessary furniture of Bed Sted and beding" "and also her Choise of my Cows with L25." - To Robert "the second best Feather Bed, Beding and Bedstead, and one young Horse comeing three Years Old this Spring."
      Residue to be sold by the executors, and legacy paid to Elizabeth of L25 "or the Remainder" 1/2 to daughter Elizabeth and the other half to my other children: Samuel Shutter, Margaret Dunken, Robert Shutter and Martha Colman." Joseph Shuter. Patrick Barber, Tristram Smith, John Armstrong (his mark). (March 5, 1788, Tristram Smith, of Montgomery, Farmer, appeared before the Surrogate, proving the will, and signatures of the other witnesses). (Orig. will in box 35.) (MAD: Montgomery, Orange Co. NY)
      Abstracts of Wills and Letters of Administration, on File in the Surrogate's Office, New York City.
      Vol II. Abstracts of Wills and letters of administration, on file in the Surrogate's Office, New York City
      Vol.2, pg.131, Surrogate's Office, New York City. Liber 15, p.(*) 217. GOLDSMITH, THOMAS, in the Highlands, Ulster Co. Will dated Dec. 24, 1743.
            "To my eldest son, Richard, 10 shillings, to my sons, Thomas and 3d son Elisha, each 10 s. - To my wife Abigail 1000 acres of land, being a grant in Orange Co., granted to me by James Duncan, Elizabeth Duncan, and Matthew Warmene, by deed of Apr. 11/12, 1735. To her also 1000 acres of land, where I now live, called Holmsfield, upon Paltz River in Ulster Co., with all the houses and improvements, also tract of 250 acres of land sold to me by Daniel Horton and John Turtle by deed of June 27, 1733, near Goshen, also 2/3 of my right in the Newburgh warehouse, also all the rest of my movables. To my daughter, Abigail Turtle, 1/3 of my right in the Newburgh warehouse. Wife and brother-in-law Charles Booth, appointed executors. Witnessed by Giles Hatson, Susanah Howie (her mark), Andrew Ogilvie. Proved June 4, 1744. (* see note pg.104) (pg.104: "An * in the text indicates corrections of errors, wrong interpretations, or omissions in the "Abstracts of New York Wills" - Abstracts of Ulster County wills have been printed in the New York Historical Society's Collections; these are, however, not only scattered through a number of volumes, but only an English translation of the Dutch records have been printed, which would have been acceptable if correct. Unfortunately, this is not the case, as hardly one of the Ulster wills have been properly copied or translated.")
 

HISTORIES before 1923

"History of New Paltz, New York and its old families (from 1678 to 1820) : including the Huguenot pioneers and others who settled New Paltz previous to the revolution : with an appendix bringing down the history of certain families and some other matter to 1850" (Ulster Co.) by Ralph Le Fevre; pub. Albany, N.Y.: Fort Orange Press, Brandon Print. Co., 1909, 833 pgs. (LH6971, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL fiche 6,100,453)
      Pg.319: Andries DuBois. Isaac's twin brother, Andries, located at Highland where he had a mill, now the Philip Schantz mill. His wife was Mary Deyo, sister of his brother Isaac's wife. Andries was a stone mason and with his own hands built the stone house in which he lived and which is still standing. Andries left but one son, Joseph, who died in the army in the war of 1812, leaving one daughter, who married Daniel Tooker of Marlborough. Andries had four daughters: Phebe, married Job G. Elmore; Ellen, married Reuben Deyo; Elizabeth, married Samuel Duncan; Rachel, married Arthur Doren and kept the mill, and Catharine, married Dr. Deyo and after his death Isaac Craft.
 

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