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Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
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Last revised April 22, 2011

SMYTH CO. VA
Formed 1832 from Washington, Wythe
 

CENSUS RECORDS

1840 Smyth Co. VA Census (alphabetic)
Pg.389  Saybird Dinkins     2000,01    - 1010,1
   390  Bluford Duncan      1000,01    - 1110,01
         (MAD: 1830 Washington Co. VA)

1850 Smyth Co. VA Census (part from David L. Duncan 1986 with permission to share with others)
Pg.160, #54-56, John W. DUNGANS 28 VA farmer $200
                  Nancy 25 VA
Pg.160, #55-57, Jesse DUNGANS 47 VA mason $600
                  Sarah 43 VA
                  Elisha M. 23 VA farmer
                  Charles J. 19 VA mason
                  Wm. T. 17 VA laborer
                  Mary E. 12, Amelia J. 9 FA
                  Sarah F. 6 VA
Pg.161, #70-72, Bluford DUNCAN 43 NC farmer $0
                  Lydia 45 VA
                  Martha Ann 19, Mary J. 17 VA
                  Sarah E. 13, James W. 10 VA
                  Alfred G. 7, William 5 VA
                  Susan M. 4, Ezra S. 1 VA
                  John BURGER 54 VA laborer
                  (MAD: Sarah E. mar. Washington Co. VA 1857)
Pg.162, #86-88, Absalom H. DUNGANS 31 VA farmer $0
                  Eliza 25 VA
                  Elizabeth 6, Sarah Ann 4 VA
                  John R. 2 VA
                  Elizabeth TILSON 16 VA
Pg.171, #203-206, James DUNCAN 68 NC laborer $0
                  Delilah ASLEY 53 NC
                  Elizabeth 33 NC
                  Emily J. 16, Mary Ann 13 VA
                  Sophronia C. 8 VA
Pg.183, #366-371, Sabird DINKINS 45 NC laborer $0
                  Nancy 38 VA
                  Elizabeth 15, Joseph 13 VA
                  James T. 11, Sally A. 8 VA
                  John 6, Catharine 4 VA
                  Eliza A. 3/12 VA
Pg.186, #410-416, William DUNGANS 35 VA millwright $1500
                  Martha E. 33 VA
                  Caroline J. 3, Rebecca J. 11/12 VA
                  Catharine P. JONES 28 VA
Pg.188, #426-432, James V. DUNGANS 37 VA farmer $2000
                  Sarah 37 VA
                  Robert H. 18, Thomas W. 13 VA
                  Rachel A.F. 11, Eliza J. 9 VA
                  John R. 7, Nancy C. 5 VA
                  Senah A. (f) 3, Wynfield F. (m) 1 VA
Pg.189, #442-448, Elijah DUNGANS 59 VA mason $4000
                  Elizabeth 47 IRE
                  George 31, Ann 31 VA
                  Nancy 2, Patsy 1 VA
                  Samuel DENNISON 31 laborer
                  (MAD per David L. Duncan: George's wife was Ann McCLURE; Patsy 1 was Martha Lucinda)
Pg.200, #582-589, Thomas W. DUNGANS 32 VA farmer $0
                  Anne 32 VA
                  John B. 9, Sarah 7 (or 4) VA
                  Rebecca 60 VA
Pg.??, #--, Thomas I. DUNGANS 25 farmer
                  Susan 23
                  Elizabeth 5
                  (MAD: from David L. Duncan, but not found in index or page-by-page 180-210 on census)
 

1860 Smyth Co. VA Census (also part from David L. Duncan 1986 with permission to share with others)
Pg.869, #39-39, Jesse DUNGAN 57 VA stonemason $1500-$500
                  Sally 53 VA
                  Permelia J. (f) 18, Sarah Anne 16 VA
                  Susan V. 8 VA
                  William HAYS 21 VA laborer
Pg.869, #40-40, Elijah DUNGAN 66 VA stonemason $1600-$1000
                  Rachel 59 VA
                  Alfred DUNCAN 18 VA laborer $0
                  (MAD per David L. Duncan: Alfred may be Bluford Duncan's son)
Pg.869, #42-42, Elish. M. DUNGAN (m) 33 VA farmer $400-$300
                  Sarah Ann 29 VA
                  Mary J. 6, Nancy E. 4 VA
                  Sarah C. 2 VA
7 Mile Ford P.O.
Pg.892, #189-189, Charles J. DUNGAN 30 VA stonemason $2000-$500
                  Eliza A. 28 VA
                  Louisa A. 7, John W. 6 VA
                  Eliza J. 4, Sarah F. 2 VA
                  Mary C. 10/12 VA
                  John HAYS 22 VA laborer $0
Pg.893, #196-196, John W. DUNGAN 35 VA farmer $1400-$200
                  Nancy 34 VA
                  Joseph A. NEIKIRK 14 VA
Pg.898, #229-229, Robert C. TUELL 29 VA laborer $0-$0
                  Emily J. 26 VA
                  Nancy B. 4, Ann E. 1 VA
                  William DUNCAN 12 VA
                  Ezra S. (m) 8 VA
                  (MAD: ? Ezra S. age 20 in 1870 Greene Co. TN census; Robert C. Tuell the son of Carter Tuell and Barbary Duncan, per Melanie McPherson)
Pg.899, #240-240, James W. DUNGAN 25 VA carpenter $0-$200
                  Rachel Ann 24 VA
                  Robert H. 25 VA student $0-$250
Pg.944, #528-528, William P. DUNGAN 45 VA millwright $2600-$1600
                  Elizabeth 43 VA
                  Caroline 13, Rebecca J. 11 VA
                  William P. 9, Martha P. 7 VA
                  Mary C. 5 VA
                  Catherine P. JONES 40 VA school teacher
Pg.950, #568-569, William T. DUNGAN 27 VA farmer $0-$1000
                  David SMALLWOOD 20 VA laborer
                  Mary C. 21 VA
                  Michael BURGER 16 VA
Pg.952, #585-586, James A. HARRIS 32 VA carpenter $1600-$400
                  Martha 22 VA
                  Franklin L. 1 VA
                  James W. DUNCAN 21 carpenter $0-$0
                  (MAD per David L. Duncan: Bluford's son)
Pg.963, #650-652, George W. DUNGAN 40 VA farmer $3000-600
                  Anna 31 VA
                  Nancy 13, Patsy 10 VA
                  Racheal 7, John 5 VA
                  James 1 VA
Pg.971, #704-706, Robert DENISON 22 VA laborer $0
                  Rebecca 22 VA
                  Mary J. 1/12 VA
Pg.974, #725-727, Thomas W. DUNGAN 23 VA school teacher $230-$400
                  Nancy 29 VA
                  Sarah E. 11/12 VA
                  Rachael TILSON 9 VA
Pg.1019, #1028-1030, James V. DUNGAN 47 VA farmer $3000-500
                  John R. 17, Nancy 15 VA
                  Scena A. (f) 13, Winfield T. 11 VA
                  Margaret E. 9 VA
 

1870 Smyth Co. VA Census (also from David L. Duncan 1986 with permission to share with others)
Marion Twp.
Pg.25, #319-326, DUNGAN, William P. 55 VA farmer $2500-$1200
                  Elizabeth H. 53 VA
                  Caroline J. 22, Rebecca J. 21 VA
                  Martha 17, Mary K. 15 VA
                  HUBBARD, Jacob 50 VA BLACK laborer
                  JONES, Catherine P. 48 VA keeping house
Pg.27, #344-351, SMITH, Elizabeth 62 VA keeping house $0-$0
                  DUNGANS, Nancy K?. 32 VA keeping house
                  Sarah E.T. 10 VA
Pg.28, #355-362, DUNGANS, Charles J. 40 VA farmer $3000-$400
                  Elizabeth 38 VA keeping house
                  Louisa A. (f) 18 VA attend school
                  John W. 16, Eliza J. 14 VA
                  Sarah F. 12, Mary C. 10 VA
                  William R. 8, Nancy T. 6 VA
                  James J. 4, Emma J. 2
Pg.40, #530-532, BOOTH, John family
                  DUNGAN, Elisha 44 VA farmer $1000-$400
                  Sarah A. 39 VA
                  Mary J. 16, Nancy E. 14 VA
                  Sarah C. 12, Thomas W. 9 VA
                  Jessee W. 7, Emily F. 5, Susan V?. 2 VA
                  Elijah (m) 74 VA without occupation
St.Clair
Pg.105, #151-149, DUNGANS, William 26 VA farm laborer $0-$0
                  Martha A.L. 21 VA
                  Elijah P.L. 4/12 VA b.Jan.
                  DAY, Rachelle 9 VA domestic servant
                  (DLD: William Madison Duncan, son of Bluford; my gr-grandfather)
Pg.105, #152-150, DUNGANS, George 49 VA farmer $2390-$357
                  Annie 41 VA
                  Rachelle 19, John 15, James 13 VA
                  Freelove (f) 7, Martin 4, William 1 VA

1870 Smyth Co. VA Census (from Patti Hamill 4/2008)
St. Clair, [ancestry image 22], M593-1679, pg. 105b:
Dw# 149: DUNGAN, William, 26, farm labor, b. VA
      Martha A L, 21, VA
      Elijah P L, 4/12, VA
      DAY, Rachel, 9, Domestic Servent, VA
Dw# 150: DUNGAN, George, 49, Farmer, $2390/351, VA
      Annie, 41, VA
      Rachelle, 19, VA
      John, 15, VA
      James, 13, VA
      Freelove, 7, VA
      Martin, 4, VA
      William, 1, VA
 

1880 Smyth Co. VA Census (from David L. Duncan 1986 with permission to share with others)
#34-45, DUNGAN, John 55 farmer
            Nancy 54 wife
            FRANCIS, Mary 78 mother-in-law
#88, DUNGAN, Taylor 30 teacher
            E.R. 23
            DUNGAN, Caroline 42 daughter
            SMITH, Eliza 72 mother
#271, DUNGAN, William T. 47 farmer
            Susan 36
            J. Robert 13, James M. 11, Maggie 8,
            William E. 8, Charles C. 5
            BOOTH, Margaret, mother-in-law
#305, DUNGAN, Charles J. 50 farmer RH
            Elizabeth 49
            William R. 18, Nancy 16, James J. 13,
            Emma 12, ? 9, Susan 7, C.A.(f) 5
#314, DUNGAN, E.W. 53
            Sarah 49
            T. William 19, Emily 14,
            Vic 12, Elijah 9, Lo.? 6
#387, DUNGAN, W.P. 29 merchant
            Alice 22
#308, DUNGAN, George 60
            Ann 50
            Rachel 25, John 24, Martin 13,
            William 11, Jennie 7
#366, DUNGAN, Sarah 36
            Walter 10
            DUNGAN, John 41 working on farm, (blank) 33
#159, DUNCAN, James W. 41 carpenter
            Sarah 34 (DLD: Bluford's son)
            Mary D. 15, Henry 12,
            ? (male) 8, Ellen 3, Jas. 1
Rich Valley Section
#73-74, DUNCAN, George W. 39 VA shoemaker NC NC
            Sarah Lasah 34 VA NC NC
            Ludemia 14, M?. (f) 10,
            Matilda 6, Charles Smith 1, NC NC

1880 Smyth Co. VA Census (from Patti Hamill 4/2008)
St. Clair, [image 31], T9-1902, pg. 120, line 23, Dw# 308, Fm# 308.
DUNGAN, George, 60, head, occupation blank, b. VA
      Ann, 50, VA
      Rachel, 25, VA
      John, 24, VA
      Martin, 13, VA
      William, 11, VA
      Jennie, 7, VA
pg. 121, [image 32]
CALLIHAM, John 50, VA
      Caroline B, 42, Va
      Susan M, 13, VA
      Mary Francis, 1, VA
      PICKEL, Elizabeth 14, VA
      Virgie, 13, VA
 

1900 Smyth Co. VA Census (from Patti Hamill 4/2008, line 41 from HQ 9/2008)
St. Clair, [image 5], T623-1728, pg. 171a, ED 89, Sht 3a.,
Line 24, Dw# 43: CALLAHAN, John, b. Feb 1829, 71, married 34 y. b. VA,
farmer, owns farm free #32
  Caroline B, b. Jan 1838, 62, married 34 y, birth 2 children with 2 alive
  DUNCAN, James, b. Dec 1871, 28y, married for 1 year, b. VA
  Mary B, b. Dec 1878, 21y, married 1 year, birth 1 child with 1 alive, b. VA
  Everett D, b. Feb 1900 in March, b. VA
Line 35, Dw# 45: DUNCAN, William, b. Mar 1843, 57y, married 32 years, b. VA, farmer, owns farm free #33
  Martha L, wife, b. Jul 1849, 50y, married 32 years, birth 9 children with 8 alive, b. VA
  James B, son, b. Mar 1881, 19, VA
  Lissie, dau, b. Mar 1884, 16, VA
  Jocie, dau, Jul 1888, 11, VA
  Reede H, son, Sep 1892, 7, VA
Line 41, DW# 46-48: DUNCAN, George H?. head W/M, b. Feb. 1878, 22y, married 1 yr, VA VA VA laborer
  Nettie B. wife W/F, b. July 1886?, 15y, mar. 1 ch., 1 living, VA VA VA
  "(not named)" daughter W/F, b. May 1900, 2?/12, single VA VA VA
 

1910 Smyth Co. VA Census (HeritageQuest image 12/3/2010)
Marion Dist.
Pg.70, SD 9, ED 84, Sheet 1A
#8-8, POWERS?, Robt P?, head, m/w, age 41, mar.10y, VA VA VA farmer general farm Emp (employed) farm
  Julia E?, wife, f/w, 27, mar.10y, 9 ch, 9 living, VA VA VA
  Oziell?, son, m/w, 9, single, VA???, VA VA
  Oial?, dau, f/w, 7, single, VA VA VA
  Fierra, dau, f/w, 5, single, VA VA VA
  Jennie F?, dau, f/w, 3, single, VA VA VA
  ??, son, m/w, 2/12, single, VA VA VA
 DUNCAN, Walter, stepson, m/w, age 16, single, VA VA VA
  Sam, stepson, m/w, 14 single, VA VA VA
  Lizzie Fay, stepdau., f/w, 11 single, VA VA VA
  Jamie, "stepson," "f"/w, 10 single, VA VA VA
      MAD: see 1900 Roanoke Co. VA census)

1910 Smyth Co. VA Census (from Patti Hamill 4/2008)
St. Clair, [ancestry image 6 &7], T624-1649, pg. 183b & 184a, ED 91,
Line 94, DW# 56: DUNCAN, George W , 33, married 10 for 10 years, Sawyer in Lumber Mill
  Nettie L, wife, 25, m=1, 10 years, birth 5 children w/3 alive, b. VA
  Neal W, son, 8 y, VA
  Bradley W, son, 3, VA
  not named, dau, 5/12
Line 98, Dw# 57, Fm# 57
DUNCAN, William, head, 66 y, married once for 41 years, b. VA, farmer, OFF#37
  Martha A L, wife, 59, married once for 41 y, birth 9 children with 8 alive, b. VA
  Sarah M, 26, VA
  James B, son, 29, VA
continues Page 184a, line 1
  Jocie, 21, dau, VA
  Reed H, son, 17, VA
Line 5, Dw# 58
CALLAHAN, John, head, 81, married 1 for 64 years, b. VA, VA, VA, farmer, General Farm, OFF38
  Caroline, 72, married 1 for 64 years, birth 2 children with 2 alive
  DAUGHER, Mary F, dau, 31, married 1 for 10 years, birth 4 children w/4 alive, b. VA
  DUNCAN, John, son in law, 38, married 1 for 10 years, b. VA, farmer, General farm, OFF39
  Everett D, grand son, 10, VA
  MacClintie, grand son, 5, VA
  Dixie R, grand son, 3, VA
  Rubie G, grand dau, 2, VA
 

MARRIAGE RECORDS

Smyth Co. VA Original Marriage Registers 1832-1915 (FHL film 33,990)
   Wanted 1850-1860; did not copy earlier
   1832-1855:
      Charles J. Dungan to Elizabeth A. Smith, bond 9/2/1852 (pg.34)
      Elish (sic) Dungan to Sarah Ann Farris, bond 8/30/1852 (pg.35)
      Elijah Dungan to Rachel Gandey, 1/25/1852 (pg.35)
      Lucinda Duncan to Patrick John Kelly, 2/28/1852; page of 1850 marriages, 2 July "1852" written above, return dated 28 Feb. 1852 by Elijah Hawkins (pg.32)
   1853-1915:
      2/2/1854, Clemin Dunkin to Eliz. Holt (pg.2)
      9/14/1858, Thos. W. Dungan, 21, to Nancy C. Smith, 20, both b. Smyth Co. VA, his p. Jas. & Sarah Dungan; her p. Jos. J. & Elizabeth Smith (p.10)
      12/17/1858, W.H. Sells (Lills?), 47, to Martha A. Dunken, 27, he widowed b. Ashe Co. NC and resided Grayson Co. VA, she b. & resided Smyth Co. VA, his p. Geo. W. & Nancy Sells, her p. Buford Dunken & Lyda Barker? (p.11)
      12/30/1858, Isaac C. Anderson, 38, to Elizabeth J. Dungan, 17, his p. John & Catharine Anderson, her p. James V. & Sarah Dungan (p.11)
      1/25/1860, D.S. Smallwood, 20, to Mary C. Dungan, 21, both born and resided Smyth Co. VA, his parents John & Sarah, her parents Jesse & Sarah, he a farmer, married by Wm. Huff. (p.13)
      No other to end of 1860; quit
 

ESTATE RECORDS

Smyth Co. VA General Index to Wills 1832-1913 (FHL film 33,976)
      No Ashley
      No Duncan until 1896
 

LAND RECORDS

Smyth Co. VA Deed Indexes (1832-1929 index; grantors on FHL film 33,978, grantees on FHL film 33,979)
      No Ashley early
      2-74: Duncan, Bluford to A.B. Stars Tr., trust personal prop., 3/20/1837
      10-275: Duncan, William B. tr.&c from Atlantic MS & O RR, trust, 9/9/1871
      13-240: Duncan, William B. tr. &c to D. Graham Extrs &c, lease, real & pers., 8/11/1880
      14-95: Duncan, J.W. & Sarah &c to Catherine Sprinkle &c, 17a & 40a, 1/7/ 1882
      18-158: Duncan, J.W. & S.A. &c to William H. Patrick, int. 30a Cove Crk, 1/16/1886
      18-279: Duncan, James Tr. from Robert J. Aker, personal, trust, 3/4/1889
      19-369: Duncan, Martha L. from W.D. Dungan, 21a, 5/6/1889
      20-71: Duncan, James from A.F. Stone &c, lot #4 Marion, 6/2/1889
      20-243: Duncan, J.W. & S.A. to C.F. Harris, 1/4a Marion, 3/10/1891
      25-252: Duncan, R.L. from M?.C. Duncan/Dungan, 21a +, 1/3/1896
      25-253: Duncan, M.L., Martha &c to M.D. Dungan, int. est., partition, 1/25/1890
      All others after 1900, not copied here
      Smyth Co. Deed Books 9 and later are not in FHL catalog 2/1992

Smyth Co. VA Deeds
      1-122: 20 Sept. 1833, Nathaniel Atkins and wife Nancy of Smyth Co. VA to Thomas J. Davis of same, for $3,200, 3 tracts on middle fork of Holston River, the same land willed to Nathaniel Atkins by his father Joseph Atkins ... Rec. 18 Oct. 1833. No power of attorney indexed or recorded. (FHL film 33,980)
      No power of attorney recorded ca 1/25/1833 from Nathaniel Atkins and wife Nancy to James Duncan of Russell Co. KY, which was ack. in court. (FHL film 33,980)
      2-74: 20 March 1837, Bluford (x) Duncan of Smyth Co. to Arthur B. Byars of same, Duncan owes James Smith $85 by note this date, in order to secure payment, in trust to Arthur B. Byars, bay mare, saddle, briddle, two beds, furniture, shoe makers tools, etc. No wit. (FHL film 33,980)
 

COURT RECORDS

Smyth Co. VA Chancery Court Order Books; Court suits (FHL film 33,989)
      Book 1, 1832-1856 - no Duncan; no cross-index

Smyth Co. VA Order Books (FHL film 33,985)
   Book 1, 1832-1833
      1-136: Jan. 25, 1833, power of attorney from Nathaniel Atkins and wife Nancy to James Duncan of Russell Co. KY ack. in court.
      1-218: Aug. 23, 1833, exempt persons from present and future years tax ... James Duncan on account of infirmity, John Duncan a cripple.
      1-167: June 20, 1833, ordered that ... John Duncan be exempted from payment of present & future tax on account of bodily infirmities. (& others)
   Book 2, 1833-1835 - no Duncan
   Book 3, 1836-1838 - no Duncan
   Book 4, 1838-1840 - no Duncan
      Quit
 

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