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David Duncan (abt. 1700 - abt. 1744)

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David Duncan
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Surry, VAmap
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Discrepancy

No original source records have been located to confirm birth or marriage records. It appears that some erroneous information may have been published, and perhaps republished/reported, making the “actual facts” obscure. There is a great deal of conflicting information surrounding the Duncan Families in North Carolina – Many Source-to-Source discrepancies; co-mingling of records, Lack of records; conflicting family stories; number of Duncan’s with the same names, inter-marriages, etc.

Family Location Virginia to Caswell Co North Carolina to Henderson Kentucky and Georgia

Biography

David Duncan Parents: Unknown

Birth Estimate 1675-1700
Marriage Estimate 1695-1720 -- Elizabeth (Unknown)
Death Estimate 1743-1745 Albemarle Parish VA (Will) dated 1744, recorded 17 July 1744 or 1745; Albemarle Parish date of death 9 April 1745, certified by Nathl. Duncan)[1]

It is likely that David Duncan was "transported" to Virginia in 1718 by William Hunt.[2] [3] [4]

Children

Will Named wife Elizabeth and children Nathaniel, David, John, Peter, Daniel and Jennett
(births about 1695-1745 in Surry-Sussex VA[5]

Will

  • "Wills and Administrations of Surry Co. VA, 1671-1750" by Davis (FHC book 975.562 S2d; SLC 8/24/82) Will Recorded 17 July 1744 - DUNCAN, David; Leg. - Wife, Elizabeth Duncan, household good, horses, etc. To son, Nathaniel, all my slaves. Son, David Duncan, one negro. Son, John, two negroes, bed, etc. Son, Peter, 2 negroes, son, Daniel, 2 negroes, son Nathaniel, the land and plantation where I live, household good, etc. Daughter, Jennett. Dated (no month or day) 1744; proved 17 July, 1744. Wit. Hugh Ivey, John Hays. (pg.55)

Sources

[1] [5]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Will Transcriptions of David Duncan (References need to be rechecked for discrepancies)
    LVA Catalog Part of index to Amherst County Wills and Administrations (1761 - 1800)
    Wills and Administrations of Surry County, Virginia, 1671-1750; Eliza Timberlake Davis; Genealogical Publishing Com, 1980 Will Book 9, Surrey County, Virginia, p.508
    Albemarle Parish Records, 1739-1777, Parts of the two counties of Surry and Sussex, VA, births and deaths" by Ricks (975.55 V2r; SLC 9/18/81)
    17 July, 1744 Surry Co VA (Will Proved) "Surry Co. VA Wills, Estate Accounts & Inventories 1730-1800" by Hart (FHC book 975.5562 P2h, SLC 2/19/93, pg.36-7) and "Wills and Administrations of Surry Co. VA, 1671-1750" by Davis (FHC book 975.562 S2d, SLC 8/24/82, pg.55
    ([Presumed to be Father by Boddie]
    "Surry Co. VA Wills, Estate Accounts & Inventories 1730-1800" by Hart, FHC book 975.5562, has proved date as 17 July 1745; (see Albemarle Parish Record died 9 April 1745.)
  2. Arrival 1718 New Hampshire. Source: #S1659242265 Place: New Hampshire; Year: 1718; Page Number: 326
  3. "Cavaliers and Pioneers", Vol. I (16231666); Vol. II (16661695); Vol. III; by Nugent (index & extracts from Evelyn Sigler 7/30/1981 & from Charles Gordon 7/1/1983; SLC & Placerville 8/31/1982 & later)
  4. Patent Book 10: William Hunt, 1120 acres (N.L.), Surry Co; on SW side of Nottoway River, by Hunting Quarter Swamp, adj. Major William Hunt, 12 Nov. 1718, p.406.4 Lbs., 5 Shill., & Imp. of 6 pers: David Dunkins, ...(Vol III:209)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Albemarle Parish Transcripts shows children; gender and relationships - confirmed by (David's) Will Recorded 17 July 1744
    Boddie, J. B. Births, Deaths and Sponsor - 1717-1778 - from the Albermarle Parish Register of Surry and Sussex Counties of Virginia. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1958. p 37.
    ppgs 37; 63; 118; 104; 126
  6. Caswell Co. NC Tax List 1777 by Kendall, St.Lawrence Dist.: Agnes Duncan; Daniel Duncan; Miles Duncan; 1781 tax list shows Daniel Duncan; Miles Duncan; Jesse Duncan; Agniss Duncan (taxed 172.4 on cash and 1862 (money) on property)

See Also

Mary Ann Duncan Dobson "Duncan Research Files" (Consolidated, sourced and acknowledged); and the many Duncan Researchers that have provided information. See link re Archived Status
The Genealogy Bug

Family Search Pedigree Resource File (Unsourced) David Duncan 1700–1745 • K2XV-XXR

Acknowledgement

GEDCOM import. Duncan-4184 was created by Karen Fleming through the import of IshmaelGibson_2014_0325.ged on Mar 25, 2014 User ID: 30799AA6113B449198112700ABEC35B85EBA

  • Source: S1658871532 Repository: #R-2145023627 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Ancestry Family Tree https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/4151977/family
  • Source: S1659242265 Repository: #R-2145023627 U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc
  • Source: S1659732122 Repository: #R-2145023627 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820 Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.


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