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

Last revised February 11, 2013

MEIGS CO. OH
Formed 1819 from Gallia, Athens
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1820 Meigs Co. OH Census
Orange Twp.
Pg.114a  Amos Duncan      210020  -  12010

1830-1840 Meigs Co. OH Census
      No Duncan indexed

1850 Meigs Co. OH Census
Bedford Twp.
Pg.35, #518, Sarah CUMMINS 29 OH
                  Walter 3 OH
                  Charles DUNKEN 69 VA blind
                  (MAD: 1830 Wood Co. (W)VA census)

1860 Meigs Co. OH Census
Salisbury Twp.
Pg.41, #589-590, Robert DUNKIN 30 SCT milner $300-$50
                  Ann 34 SCT
                  Janet 4 VA
                  James 1 OH
Bedford Twp.
Pg.170, #272-256, M. PENEBAKER (m) 25 VA cooper $0-$200
                  Malinda 17 OH
                  Manford H. (m) 1 OH
                  Charles DUNCAN 78 VA farmer

1870 Meigs Co. OH Census
Racine
Pg.366, #238-268, DUNCAN, George M. 46 WV physician $0-$0
                  Edith A. 29 WV keeping house
                  Lenna J. (f) 12, Phebe A. 11 WV at home
                  Jesse A. (m) 8, George E. 7 WV at home
                  OGDEN, George 35 WV farm hand
                  MORELAND, Samuel (age erased - 36?) OH laborer
                  (MAD: 1860 Marion Co. WV census; "Lenna" as written)
 

COUNTY RECORDS

Meigs Co. OH General Index (probate) 1824-1925 (FHL film 912,901)
      Duncan, George, admr. John Brown, Case #4 (not on film; indexed as 1834 estate)
      No others; no other early probate records on film except wills

Meigs Co. OH Wills 1822-1862 (FHL film 313,470)
      No Duncan

Meigs Co. OH Deeds (313,478 index)
      1820-1848 - no Duncan
      1848-1862 - no Charles Duncan
      Quit
 

REFERENCES FROM OTHER LOCALITIES

St.Louis [MO] Probate Court Digitization Project, 1802-1900; Case Number #1982, Filed 1845, Microfilm Reel C 27547 (Internet images, 12/2004; MAD's extract)
      http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/stlprobate/ A collaborative project of the Missouri State Archives, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, and the St. Louis Probate Court.
      #1982. DUNCAN, SUSANNA
      Will of Susanna Duncan of St.Louis County, State of Missouri, desire just debts be paid and funeral expenses out of proceeds and debts due to my estate; to my brother Henry Duncan all my right to ... one horse, also my interest in the cattle; my slave Burr at my decease to serve my sister Catharine Duncan five years, then be free; my slave Lewis at my death to serve my sister Catharine Duncan nine years and 4 months and then be liberated. My slave David at my death to serve my sister Catharine Duncan 12 years, then be free; my sister Catharine Duncan to provide the "nesaries" of life for my brother George Duncan now living in the State of Virginia Loudoun Co. I desire my sister Catharine Duncan to pay my brother Henry Duncan $50 a year for 5 years and if my sister should die before then, my estate shall be bound to pay him the $50 a year for the 5 years and if he should die before the expiration of that time the paying seases. I desire that if my sister Catharine Duncan should die before the expiration of the time that the above mentioned blacks has to serve, that the proceeds of their labour shall be (too dark) if it be nesesary and the law requires it, to assist in (bottom line too dark) (next page) for their liberation then the proffits arising from their labour for the length of time that they may have to serve is to be divided equally between my brother George Duncan in Virginia, my brother Charles Duncan in Ohio, my brother Benjamin Duncan in Missouri, my brother Henry Duncan in Missouri and my nephew Coleman Duncan, a son of my brother William's and also in the State of Missouri, and in the event of the death of any of the above mentioned persons it is to be "dived" among those of the above mentioned that may [be] living at the time. I wish my nephew Coleman Duncan to be my executor and my sister Catharine Duncan to be his security. This 10th March 1843. /s/ Susanne Duncan. P.S. I wish my nephew Coleman Duncan a son of my brother William's to have one horse at my death, namely a dark bay horse. /s/ SD. Wit. Mahala Branery?, George Hume. 24 Oct. 1844, proved by George Hume.
      Documents include receipts from Henry Duncan and Catharine Duncan.
      (MAD: George Duncan of Loudoun Co. VA, Charles Duncan of Meigs Co. OH, Benjamin Duncan of Marion Co. MO, Henry Duncan of St.Louis MO; children of Charles Duncan died 1807 Loudoun Co. VA & Susan Mason.)
 

Armstrong Co. PA Deeds (SLC 9/15/2012)
      23-482: 17 Dec. 1858, John Duncan and Lucy Duncan, his wife, of Meigs Co. OH, for $200 paid, quit claim to Charles Webster and William Wilson of the same place, our interest in the premises and appurtenances in Madison Twp, Armstrong Co. PA, bounded by Red Bank Creek, lands of John Chrissman, lands of Reynolds & Richey. /s/ John Duncan, Lucy Duncan. Wit. Joseph Moore, A. Dunlap. Ack. Meigs Co. OH 17 Dec. 1858. Recorded 27 Dec. 1859. (Indexed as recorded 27 Dec. 1858) (FHL film 861,236; MAD: see 1860 Gallia Co. OH)
 

OTHER RECORDS

Some early Duncans in Meigs Co. OH:
      Patty Duncan, 4 Aug. 1827, mar. James Wilson. (MAD: ? see Belmont Co. OH)
      Mary R. Duncan, 14 Oct. 1845, mar. Ambrose Martin.
      David W. Duckns, 25 Nov. 1847, mar. Margaret Baly. (MAD: one David Duncan, wife Margaret E., in 1850 Miami Co. OH census, 1860 Van Buren Co. IA census)
      Charles Duncan, bef.xxx, died in Meigs Co. OH, father of Susan M. Duncan who mar. William Bird Pennybacker on 9 Feb. 1832 in Wood Co. WV, she born Loudoun Co. VA 9/14/1812, dau. of Charles and Abigail Duncan. (pg.122, Vol.8, "Hardesty's WV Counties", FHL film 908,975)
 

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