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Ada Emaline (Peets) Duncan (1869 - 1948)

Ada Emaline Duncan formerly Peets aka Wetzel
Born in Spencer, Clay, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 10 Feb 1887 (to 1894) in Oakdale, Antelope, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Wife of — married 25 Sep 1897 (to 1923) in Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 78 in Tilden, Madison, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Sep 2009
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Biography

Ada Emaline Peets, 1869-1948, was the the third of the nine children of John Peets and Jane Crosier. Ada married twice. She had four children with her first husband, Jacob H. Wetzel; and she had five children with her second husband,Charles H. Duncan. Ada survived both of her husbands. [1] NOTE: birth place and death place are shown in error on this family tree. This Wikitree profile shows correct data, as seen in her obituary, posted on FindAGrave.

In 1885, the Peets family lived in Twin Grove, Antelope County, Nebraska. The household included

John Peets Father Male 42, a farmer
Jane Peets Wife Female 40
Phebe Peets Daughter Female 19
George Peets Son Male 17, a laborer
Ada Peets Daughter Female 15
Lulu Peets Daughter Female 13
William Peets Son Male 11
Catharine Peets Daughter Female 4
Nellie Peets Daughter Female 3
Cora B Peets Daughter Female 10 months of age [2]


Jacob Wetzel, 27, and Ada Peets, 17, were married on 10 February 1887 in Oakdale, Antelope, Nebraska. [3]

Jacob died in 1894.

Charles H. Duncan, 28, and Ada Wetzel, 27, were married on 25 September 1897 in Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska. He was the son of W.P. and Esther Duncan. Ada was the daughter of John Peets and Jane Crosier. [4]

In 1900, the Duncan family lived in Oakdale Township, Antelope, Nebraska. They owned their house without a mortgage. The four eldest children were attending school. The household included

Charles Duncan Head Male 31 born in Iowa in Sept. 1869 (parents b. IL)
Ada Duncan Wife Female 31 born in Iowa in Dec. 1869, who had had five children, all of whom were living (her father b. NY; mother b. PA)
Myrtice Duncan Daughter Female 2 Nebraska
May A Welzel Daughter Female 13 Nebraska
Pearl Welzel Stepdaughter Female 11 Nebraska
Maggie J Welzel Stepdaughter Female 9 Nebraska
Elta M Welzel Stepdaughter Female 7 Nebraska [5]


In 1910, the Duncan family lived on their farm in Lake Flat, Pennington, South Dakota. They owned their farm with a mortgage. The family included

Charles H Duncan, 40, born in Iowa, a farmer (parents b. Canada), married 13 years
Ada Duncan, Wife, 40, b. Iowa (father b. NY; mother b. IA), who had had eight children, all of whom were living
Maggie Netzel Stepdaughter, 18, b. Nebraska (father b. Germany)
Etta Netzel Stepdaughter, 16, b. Nebraska, in school (father b. Germany)
Myrtce Duncan Daughter 10 Nebraska, in school
Orvin Duncan Son Male 9 Nebraska, in school
Velta Duncan Daughter 6 Nebraska, in school
Cassie Duncan Daughter 0 Nebraska, 11 months of age [6]


In 1920, the Duncan family lived on their farm in Pennington, South Dakota. They owned their property with a mortgage. All members of the household could read and write, except for the youngest child.

Charles H Duncan, 50, born in Iowa, a farmer
Ada E Duncan Wife 50 Iowa
Irven C Duncan Son 18 Nebraska
Velda I Duncan Dau. 16 Nebraska
Cassie M Duncan Dau. 10 Nebraska, in school
Nina R Duncan Dau. 7 Nebraska, in school [7]


Ada Emeline (Peets) Wetzel, 1869-1948 (78), is buried at Oakdale Cemetery, Oakdale, Nebraska. She was born in Spencer, Clay, Iowa, the daughter of John and Jane (Crosier) Peets. At age eleven she moved with her family to a timber claim eight miles South of Oakdale, Nebraska. In 1886 she married Jacob Wetzel. They had four daughters. After Jacob’s death, Ada married Charles Duncan, in 1897. They had seven children. Ada suffered a stroke and died at Tilden Hospital, Tilden, Nebraska. [8]

NOTE: birth place and death place are in error on FindAGrave. The data on this profile is correct, as shown on her obituary, which is posted in the FaG bio.

Sources

  1. familysearch Family Tree, with sources (https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/K2XD-MPP)
  2. "Nebraska State Census, 1885," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3XX-VC4 : accessed 17 May 2016), Ada Peets in entry for John Peets, 1885; citing NARA microfilm publication M352 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 499,530.
  3. "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZL-QPKG : 8 June 2021), Ada Puts in entry for Jacob Wetzel, 1887.
  4. "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ZL-QR72 : 8 June 2021), Ada Wetzel in entry for Charles H Duncan, 1897.
  5. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3BN-BB6 : accessed 8 April 2022), Ada Duncan in household of Charles Duncan, Cedar & Oakdale Townships Oakdale village, Antelope, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 4, sheet 1B, family 18, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,916.
  6. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPXF-X4Z : accessed 8 April 2022), Ada Duncan in household of Charles H Duncan, Lake Flat, Pennington, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 80, sheet 1A, family 10, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1486; FHL microfilm 1,375,499.
  7. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6JV-SG9 : 3 February 2021), Ada E Duncan in entry for Charles H Duncan, 1920.
  8. FindAGrave (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53538017/ada-emaline-wetzel)


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