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Samuel Duncan

Male Bef 1700 - Bef 1770  (~ 70 years)

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  • Name Samuel Duncan 
    Born Bef 1700  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 5 Nov 1770  Bush River, Craven County, now Chester County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Y
    Person ID I4291  Carl
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 

    Father John Duncan,   b. Abt 1690 
    Mother Jean Henderson,   b. Abt 1680 
    Family ID F1352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Linn Margaret,   b. Bef 1700 
    +1. Samuel Duncan,   b. Abt 1720, Dundee, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1775, Chester County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Old) CRAVEN DIST. SC
      Formed 1683; discontinued
      Chester formed 1785 from Craven, Camden


      SC Land Plats 1688-1787 (Index on FHL film 22,598)
      Name, location, No. of Acres, volume, page, date
      Duncan, John, Craven, 100a, 14-493, 20 Oct. 1767
      Duncan, John, Craven, 50a, 14-494, 27 Mar. 1771
      Duncan, Jonathn, Craven, 300a, 14-494, 14 Dec. 1771
      Duncan, Saml., Craven, 400a, 11-41, 5 Sept. 1769? (1764?)
      Duncan, Sarah, Broad R., 350a, 11-415, 4 Sept. 177- (edge dark)
      Duncan, William, Craven, 100a, 14-495, 19 Dec. 1771

      SC Land Plats (some pages have diagram of land)
      11-41: "Pursuant to a Receipt from John Troup Esqr. Dep. Sver?. Genl. dated 6 Aug. 1765, I have measured & laid out unto John Hammer a Tract of Land containing Four hundred acres on the waters of Bush River in Craven County bounded W.wardtlmore's Land, & vact. land, S.ward part on Mathias Elmore's Land part on Wm. Hilborn's & part vact. ?.ward portion Wm. Hilborn's Land & part vacant, & to the N?.ward by vact. land & Hath such shape & marks as the above plat represst s. Certified 28 Aug. 1765, Jno. Pearson D.S. N.B. The above plat was certified for Samuel Dunkin. Paid? la? casta? 5th Sepr. 1769. (FHL film 22,606)
      11-415: Receipt 3 Feb. 1767, laid out unto Samuel Duncan, 350 acres in the fork between Broad & Saludy Rivers on a small branch of Bush Creek, bounded by David Hammer, Wm. Austel, ... Surveyed 17 Feb. 1767; plat certified for Sarah DuncaL film 22,606)
      Index to South Carolina Royal Land Grants, A-K (FHL film 22,581)
      (Location in parentheses below was added in small handwriting near the name columns, apparently at a later date)
      Dunken, Jonathan, (S. Fork of Rawley Cr.), Crav, 300a, 23-173, 13 Mar. 1772
      Dunken, John, (James Cr. Tyger R.), Crav, 100a, 32-73, 11 Aug. 1774
      Dunken, Samuel, (Bush Cr.,) Crav, 400a, 18-541, 27 Sept. 1769
      Duncan, Sarah, A. Bush Cr, 350a, 21-72, 19 Sept. 1770
      Duncan, William, (S. fork of Tyger River), Crav, 100a, 25-449, 15 May 1772

      SC Royal Land Grants
      16-541: 27 Sept. 1769, to Samuel Dunkin, 400 acres on Waters of Bush Creek in Craven Co., bounded W by Wm. and Mathias Elmores land and vacant land, S part on Mathias Elmores land, part on William Hilburnns land and part vacant, E part od and ?? vacant and N by vacant lands; plat certified 5 Sept. 1769. (FHL film 22,589) (MAD: see also (old) Berkeley Dist. SC)
      18-541: 27 Sept. 1769, surveyed 5 Sept. 1769, grant to Samuel Dunkin, 400 acres on waters of Bush Creek in Craven County, bounded N. by Wm. and Mathias Elmores land and vacant land, S on Mathias Elmores land, part on William Hilbourns lan, E. part on Wm. Hilbourns land and part vacant & N by vacant land. (FHL film 22,591)
      21-72: 19 Sept. 1770, grant to Sarah Duncan, 350 acres situate on the fork between Broad & Saluda Rivers, on a small branch of Bush Creek, bounding northeastwardly on land laid out to David Hammer & part vacant, southwestwardly part on ltliam Austin & part vacant, the other sides on vacant land. (FHL film 22,592)
      Charleston Co. SC Probate Records; Inventories 1771-1774, Vol.Z (FHL film 194,636)
      Z-137: Inventory of estate of Samuel Dunkin decd, incl. 4 cows, 5 head of young (cows), waggon & gear complete, horses, filleys, old mare, sundry plantation tools, 2 guns and a barrel, 1 rifle gun, sundry household goods, 2 spinning wheelss, woman's saddle, beds & furniture, a saddle, bridle & saddle bags, 1 old negro man, looking glass, bed, flour, etc. The above is a just and true inventory of the goods and chattels shewed us by Sarah Dunkin and appraised; 13 July 17 71, /s/ Jacob Brooks Jurat, Wm. Gillum (X). (MAD: see Old Berkeley and Craven Cos. SC)
      MAD: 5 Nov. 1770, Citation granted to Sarah Duncan to administer on the Estate and Effects of Samuel Duncan late of Bush River Craven County as Nearest of kin; to be read in the parish Chh of St. Marks or nearest place of Worship.. to qualify Sarah Duncan administratrix of the estate and effects of Samuel Duncan her husband, 5 Feb. 1771. (from pg.111 and 121, "Probate Records of SC; Journal of the Court of Ordinary 1764-1771 [Charleston Co. SC]" Vo l.3, by Brent H. Holcomb; FHL book 975.7 P2p v.3)

      Laurens and Newberry Cos. SC: Saluda and Little River Settlements 1749-1775" by Jesse Hogan Motes III and Margaret Peckham Motes, 1994 (FHL book 975.73 R2m and from Jim Wanke 4/1997, from Mary L. Cook Public Library, Waynesville, OH)
      This volume contains extracts from surveys and memorials for land in several districts: Sec.3, Saluda River and Beaverdam Creek in Berkeley Co. for Richard and Samuel Dunkin or Duncan and Samuel's widow Sarah; Sec.5, Bush River and Beavernley and Craven Co. for Nelson Duncan (also written Darkett) and Samuel Dunkin or Duncan; and Sec.8, Little River above Mudlick Creek, witness Samuel Duncan in 1793 to a deed recorded in Newberry Co. Part 3, Case Study: Settlement on L ittle River 1755-1833; Chapter 9, Beaverdam / Mountville Settlement, Laurens Co. 1755-1833, includes a deed in Laurens Co. to land adj. Regnal Duncan in 1833.

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