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Elijah Duncan (1789 - 1869)

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Elijah Duncan
Born in North Carolinamap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
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Died in Webster County, Kentuckymap
Profile last modified 8 Oct 2019 | Created 9 Jan 2009
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Biography

Profile represents Elijah Duncan m. Jane Umphas (Humphries?)

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Discrepancy

Children named children the same names - Elijah also reportedly had brothers (Birth Estimates 1782-1806) named William, Absolom and John as well as presumed children (Birth Estimates 1811-1855) with these same names -- possible co-mingle of records due to so many same names in this Duncan family. Elijah Duncan

presumed son of Nathan (Nathaniel) Benjamin Duncan and Jane Rainey

Birth Estimate 1791-1794 in North Carolina[1]
Marriage 05 Nov 1835 Henderson, Kentucky -- Jane Umphas (Humphries?) 1835 (-20 = 1815) This may have been 2nd marriage or son's marriage[2]
Death Estimate 1869 Webster Co., KY[3] Jane appears to have been deceased prior to 1850.

Probate

1850-1880 Mortality Schedules (from Kathy Cawley 4/26/2005 by email, from Ancestry.com database)     Elijah DUNKIN, Male, White, Widowed, born North Carolina; age 79, died Dec of Paralysis; District 1, Webster, Kentucky, 1870; Roll T655_15, Page 1513, Enumeration District (blank), Line Number 18.

Webster Co. KY Probate Records; Wills 1860-1916 (FHL film 568,130, SLC 2/25/1993)

    1-359:  Will of Elijah Duncan, 23 Sept. 1869, proved 14 Dec. 1869; after debts paid, remainder of property be distributed equally amongst my heirs as directed by law.  The shares going to my two daughters, Martha Keller wife of Levi Keller, and Franka Rames wife of Joseph Rames be paid to my two sons Wm. Duncan, Absalom Duncan who are hereby appointed trustees to hold the property for the benefit of my two daughters aforesaid, and they are further requested to pay it over to them as it may in their opinion be best; said property is to be free from the control of the aforesaid husbands, Louis Keller and Joseph Rames.  Appoint my sons Wm. & Absalom Duncan my sole execs.  /s/ Elija (X) Duncan; wit. Richard Tapp, Wiley D. Tapp. (copy of page sent to DSA 2006 for Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN)

Children

Children Birth Estimates 1811-1855

Elijah and Jane had land on Highland Creek in Henderson Co. KY and appears to have transferred land to [4]

(I-143) Leroy Russell and presumably Elijah's children
M-87:  Elijah & Jane Duncan to William Duncan, 1848, 37a
N-110:  Elijah Duncan to Absalom Duncan, 1850, 50a
P-466:  Elijah Duncan to John Duncan, 1854, 55a
John appears to have died prior to 1861 when Elijah distributed to heirs (T-222) of John Duncan, of whom Elijah C. Duncan was named and who appears in Elijah's Household in 1860.

1850 Henderson KY Census Household Role Gender Age Birthplace Elijah Duncan M 56 North Carolina (b.1794) Martha Duncan F 20 North Carolina (b.1830) Nathan Duncan M 17 Kentucky (b.1813) [1]

1860 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace Elijah Duncan        M    69    N C (1791) Susan F Duncan        F    17    Ky (1843) Malvina Duncan        F    12    Ky (1848) Elijah C Duncan        M    8    Ky (1852) Susan Cottingham    F    45    Ky (1815) [12]

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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M65W-RRF : accessed 23 August 2015), Elijah Duncan, Henderson county, Henderson, Kentucky, United States; citing family 474, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FW5V-2TB : accessed 23 August 2015), Elijah Duncan and Jane Umphas, 05 Nov 1835; citing Henderson, Kentucky, reference 576460_80 P 59; FHL microfilm 576,460.
  3. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLR-98VH : 13 December 2015), Elijah Duncan, 1869; Burial, , Henderson, Kentucky, United States of America, Duncan Cemetery; citing record ID 105880899, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. Henderson Co. KY Deeds (grantee index on FHL film 571,713; grantor on FHL film 571,719; SLC)
  5. "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FW1V-PLZ : accessed 4 September 2018), Absalom Duncan and Elizabeth Robards, 28 Aug 1841; citing , Henderson, Kentucky, United States, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond; FHL microfilm 1,944,390.
  6. Household Role Sex Age Birthplace Absalom Duncan M 33 North Carolina (1817) Elizabeth Duncan F 22 Kentucky (1828) Martha Duncan F 4 Kentucky (1846) William J Duncan M 2 Kentucky (1848) Citing this Record "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M65W-RRX : 12 April 2016), William J Duncan in household of Absalom Duncan, Henderson county, Henderson, Kentucky, United States; citing family 473, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  7. "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FW5V-22W : accessed 4 September 2018), John Duncan and Lucy Ann Williams, 17 Jun 1835; citing , Henderson, Kentucky, United States, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond; FHL microfilm 576,460.
  8. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M654-CM5 : 12 April 2016), John Duncan, Henderson county, Henderson, Kentucky, United States; citing family 501, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  9. Frances Duncan, born 1825 (Order Bk. F, pg. 449, Henderson Co. KY). Children: Mary b. 1843, Nancy b. 1846, Elizabeth b. 1850, M.F. (f) b. 1853, Thomas b. 1855 and A.M. (f) b. 1857.
    Frances (Duncan) Freels, widow, married 2nd before 1860. (pg. 73) Correction: Frances (Duncan) Freels married as her second husband Joseph Rames, (not Baynes). Information from the grandmother, Audie Jane (Keller) Wall who was the daughter of Martha Frances (Freels) Keller whose parents were Isham Freels and Frances Duncan; substantiated by 1870 census Webster Co. KY: #285/282 Joseph Rames 33 KY farmer, Francis 40 NC, Elias 10, Lavenia E. 8 KY, Ceily E. Freels 20 KY "at home". Henderson Co. KY Marriage Bond Book 1, pg. 78, marriage date of Isham Freels and Francis Duncan, March 31, 1842, instead of May 31, 1843. [by Lynn Miller, (Corrections; pg.100)]
  10. Frances m. 1st Isham (son of Thomas and Matlock
    "Society of KY Pioneers 1983 Yearbook" 1985 (TN Gen. Society Library #4991 from Evelyn Sigler 8/7/1985)
    Pg.32: Thos. Freels, b. 1755, d. 11 Dec. 1855 Henderson Co. KY, m. (1) Polly Matlock. Son Isham (b.) 1812 m. Frances Duncan.
  11. p.365 1828 - Jane Humphries <ref></ref> gives receipt for money from estate of William Humphries to Nathan Duncan
  12. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZB1-5M5 : 14 December 2017), Elijah Duncan, 1860. ( Webster Co., KY)
  13. Caswell County, North Carolina, Will Books 1777-1814: 1784 ..., Books 1777-1880 By Katharine Kerr Kendall, Mary Frances Kerr

Acknowledgements

  • GEDCOM import. Duncan-4180 was created by Karen Fleming through the import of IshmaelGibson_2014_0325.ged on Mar 25, 2014.


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