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

Last revised September 18, 2003

HALIFAX CO. VA
Formed 1752 from Lunenburg
Pittsylvania formed 1766-7 from Halifax
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1830 Halifax Co. VA Census, semi-alphabetic
Pg.385  Daniel S. Dunecomb     0000,1     - 0
   388  James Duncomb          1200,01    - 0100,01

1840 Halifax Co. VA Census
Pg. 45  James Duncan           0210,001   - 1010,11

1850 Halifax Co. VA Census
Pg.94, #545, James DUNKUM 50 VA planter
                  Jane 50 VA
                  Richard 30, Mary 20 VA
                  James 19, John 18 VA
Pg.104, #702, Edward J. TUCK 54 VA planter $1600
                  Nancy 33 VA
                  Mary 20, Martha 19 VA
                  Amanda 15, Richard 12 VA
                  Benjamin TUCK 1 VA
Pg.104, #703, Richard DUNKUM 30 VA none
                  Parthena (f) 21 VA (not m/in/year)
                  (MAD: see 1850 Mecklenburg Co. VA for same couple)

1860 Halifax Co. VA Census
P.O. Halifax C.H.
Pg.906, #1185-1165, Jane DUNCAN (f) 60 VA (blank)
                  James 30 VA (blank)
Pg.906, #1186-1166, Thos. DUNCAN 28 VA (blank)
                  Elizabeth 27 VA
Pg.906, #1187-1167, Rich. DUNCAN 36 VA (blank)
                  Panthea (f) 31 VA
                  A.C.M. (f) 10, Infant (f) 3/12 VA
                  (MAD: ?? Panther? Duncan 38 VA in 1870 Mecklenburg Co. VA census)

1870 Halifax Co. VA Census
Bannister Twp.
Pg.418-419, #295-296, DUNKUM, Matt 38 VA BLACK cook $0-$0
                  Phebe 30 VA BLACK keeping house
                  Sarah 14, Elizabeth 13 VA BLACK at home
                  Silvia (f) 11 VA BLACK
                  DUNKUM, Felix (m) 10 VA BLACK
                  Roxey (f) 9, Rachael 8 VA BLACK
                  Rebecca 5, Anna 2 VA BLACK
                  (MAD: Matt Dunkum indexed 38 NC)
Pg.419, #301-303, MIODREN??? (MARTREN??), Gabrael 28 VA BLACK farm laborer $0-$0
                  Ellen 25 VA BLACK keeping house
                  DUNKUM, Lucy 61 VA BLACK "no occupation"
                  Henderson 36 VA BLACK farm laborer
                  Oliver 20, Nancy 16 VA BLACK farm laborer
Pg.421, #329-331, MORTON??, John 48 VA BLACK farm laborer $0-$0
                  Philice (f) 50 VA BLACK keeping house
                  Charles 13 VA BLACK at home
                  DUNKUM, Isaac 10 VA BLACK at home
                  HUBBARD, Louisa (f) 14 VA BLACK farm laborer
Pg.421, #336-338, DUNKUM, Burgess (m) 46 VA BLACK farm laborer $0-$0
                  Phebe 28 VA BLACK keeping house
                  Shadrack 10 VA BLACK
                  Penick (m) 7, Paul 6, Louisa 2 VA BLACK
                  Butler (m) 11/12 VA BLACK b.Aug.
Hycounty Twp.
Pg.556, #615-620, DUNCUM, James 48 VA (white) farmer $0-$0
                  Roan (f) 30 NC keeping house
Pg.558, #656-661, DUNCUM, James 40 VA (white) farm laborer $0-$0
                  Roan (f) 30 VA keeping house
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Halifax Co. VA Marriages (index 1753-1949, grooms on FHL film 31,910, brides on FHL film 31,915)
   Marriage Register Books 1 to 3-1/2 (FHL film 31,918)
      Abner Duncan to Ann H. Parker, bond Richd. Parker, her own consent, 9/7/1802, 1-51
      Joseph Dunncom to Rebecca Henderson Ferguson, bond Jacob Ferguson, 2/7/1806, no return, 1-62
      Edward Tuck to Nancy H. Duncomb, bond Richard (X) Duncomb, 7/17/1848, no return, 1-186
      Next are 1877, not copied
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Halifax Co. VA Will Index 1752-1949
      No Testator until 1937 (FHL film 31,857)
      No Devisee (FHL film 31,859)
 

LAND RECORDS

VA State Land Office Surveys, Book 1, 1779-1782 (FHL film 29,544)
      1-577: Halifax Co., 15 Nov. 1764, surveyed for Charles Dunkin, 395 acres on branches of Dan River adj. James Dunkin's corner, Stone's line. Assigned to George Sutherland. Grant issued Feb. 1, 1781.
 

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