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William Duke (abt. 1756 - abt. 1818)

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William Duke
Born about in MDmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1775 in Culpeper, VAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Culpeper County, VAmap
Profile last modified 9 Feb 2015 | Created 21 Jul 2009
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This person was created on 01 July 2010 through the import of mcdougle 2010-06-30.ged.

Re: William Duke � Descendants of William Duke Generation One 1. William1 Duke; (In the list of heirs of William Duke, there were John & William Duke. At one time, I included them as children of William. I now believe they were children of William's son Richard Duke, who had predeceased his father. Richard did have sons John & William, who appeared in assorted records) (Deed Book, n.d., Culpeper Co., VA, Deed Book SS, pp. 41-43, 4 Jun 1825 lists the children & heirs of William Duke. The only child omitted is Washington Duke, who had already sold his share in the estate by 1825.) married Mary Ricketts, daughter of (--?--) Ricketts and (--?--) Mobberly, before 1770 at Anne Arundel Co., MD. He died in 1818 at Culpeper Co., VA (His will has been lost). Children of William1 Duke and Mary Ricketts were as follows: + 2 i. Elizabeth2 Duke, married Benjamin McDougle; born 29 Jan 1766. + 3 ii. Edward Duke, married Mary Vaught. + 4 iii. Richard Duke, married Elizabeth McDogle. + 5 iv. Eleanor Duke, married Stephen Compton. 6 v. Rachel Duke; married Walter Moreland 12 Mar 1804 at Culpeper Co., VA. 7 vi. Washington Duke; Biographical Sketches of Ohio Co., Kentucky, p. 947.) (Deed Book, Book L, page 375, Rutherford Co., Tennessee; Power of Attorney executed by Washington Duke of Rutherford Co to Walter Molden of Culpeper Co.. delivered to James Matthews living in Jefferson Co., KY 26 Ap 1819. The Power of Attorney was to convey land given by verbal will of William Duke of Culpeper Co., VA, to Washington Duke.); born 11 Aug 1786 at MD; married Elizabeth Vaught, daughter of Simeon Vaught, 12 Dec 1807 at Shenandoah Co., VA; buried 1863 at Duke Cemetery, Ohio Co., KY; died 8 May 1863 at Ohio Co., KY, at age 76. + 8 vii. Sarah Duke, married George Compton. 9 viii. Delila Duke; married Elisha Ricketts, son of Anthony A. Ricketts and Mary Ricketts.

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Husband: @I04246@
Wife: @I04247@
Child: @I00424@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I04250@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I04251@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I04252@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I04253@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I02496@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I02529@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I02518@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I04254@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: @I04255@
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: ABT 1770
Place: Fredericks Co., MD



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On 8 Oct 2014 at 21:51 GMT Wombat Allen wrote:

Duke-689 and Duke-8 do not represent the same person because: The parents are completely different - the fathers have birthdates more than 50 years apart!

On 8 Oct 2014 at 15:31 GMT Dave McDougle wrote:

Duke-689 and Duke-8 appear to represent the same person because: I believe these are a match

William is 21 degrees from Cari Starosta, 15 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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