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George W. Duncan





-Averyt Duncan

-Henry Duncan

-Luquinna Barber


-Winifred Joyner

-Alexander Duncan

-Betsy Johnson


The name Duncan is sometimes spelled Dunkin or Dinkin or Dinkins












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Harris tree info: George Duncan married 12-24-1848 to Louisa Durham (his brother Alexander married Sabrina Durham)


1850 census, Johnston County NC, District 2

(next-door to his brother Alexander)

George W. Duncan, age 45, farmer, estate value: 600, born NC

Louisa, age 35

Sally Duncan, age 37 (this must be his sister, who is with Winifred Joyner in 1860)

Josiah V, age 8 months (census taken in July)


1850 slave schedule, Johnston District 2

(next to Alexander Duncan and on same page as Mary Avera)

George W. Duncan listed owning three males, ages 30, 25, and 10, and two 15-year-old females


1860 census, Johnston Co. NC, Neuse River township, Post Office Clayton

(with his sister Betsy Johnson's household between him and brother Alexander's household)

George Duncan, 54, farmer, no real estate value listed, personal estate $434, born NC

Louiza, age 45, born NC

Josiah V. age 10

George B, age 8

Daniel, age 7

Washington, age 5

Celia, age 2


1860 slave schedule, Johnston Co, District West of the Neuse River

(again it is George Duncan, Alvin Johnson, Alex Duncan)

George has only one male, forty years old (compared to Alexander, who had 6 slaves)

(Avery Duncan is also on the same page of the slave schedule)

And in 1861, the Civil War began


1870 census, New Hanover County, Holden Township

(next-door to Dawson Durham, age 48, next page from Henry Durham age 62--her maiden name=Durham)

Louisa Duncan, age 56, keeping house, real estate value 1000, personal estate 600, born NC

Joseph, age 20, farm labor

Patrick, age 18, farm labor

Daniel, age 16, farm labor

Ernice? (male) age 14, farm labor

Ceyla, age 12, attending school

(previous page also has Benj. Mydyett)