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Many thanks to Andy Harris for permission to reprint information he has posted to Rootsweb as part of the Andy Clay Harris Family Tree.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Duncan Johnson





-Averyt Duncan

-Henry Duncan

-Luquinna Barber


-Winifred Joyner

-Alexander Duncan

-George W Duncan


The name Duncan is sometimes spelled Dunkin or Dinkin or Dinkins












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Harris tree info: Betsy Duncan married 3-28-1836 to Alvin Johnson


1860 census, Johnston NC, Neuse River township, Post Office: Clayton

(between George Duncan and Alex Duncan)

Alvin Johnson, age 50, farmer, real estate value: 1400, personal: 218, born NC

Elizabeth, age 50

Georgie R, age 18, farmer

John W, age 13

Elizabeth, 12


1860 slave schedule Johnston Co, District West of Neuse River

(between George Duncan & Alexander Duncan)

Alvin Johnson owns two males, ages 10 and 8, and a female, age 2.

And in 1861, the Civil War began


1870 census Johnston County NC, Clayton township, post office: Selma

John Johnson, age 24, farmer real estate value: 500, personal estate: 100, born NC

Alvin Johnson, age 65, farmer, born NC

Betty Johnson, age 60, keeps house, born NC

(There are various Boons families on the page--Betsy's brother Henry married a Boon)


1880 census, Johnston NC, Clayton District

(Frank Duncan is son of Betsy's brother Henry. Luquina Barber is Betsy's sister)

Frank Duncan age 24, farmer, born NC

Wife Rosa, age 22, born NC

Daughter Lillian, age 2

Sister Balsy, age 21

Sister Della, age 19

Aunt Luquina Barber, age 78

John Johnson, age 32, farm labor