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Mary (Wheeler) Duncan (abt. 1728)

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Mary Duncan formerly Wheeler
Born about in Worcester, Marylandmap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 29 Oct 2019 | Created 1 Nov 2014
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Mary (Wheeler) (maiden name unproven); Parents Unknown was born about 1710, probably Worcester Co. Maryland.

Mary married Thomas Duncan, son of Thomas Duncan and Elizabeth Unknown about 1748-1760. Thomas Named in will[1]

  • Several researchers give Mary's last name as Baker or Davis. Both families in the Worcester Maryland area. No marriage record has been located to confirm last name; although Wheeler references to this family.

Thomas died about 1790; will 13 April 1790 Mary died about 1794; will of 13 Oct. 1794, probably Accromack Co. Virginia vs. Maryland.


(Y-594 Continued) . . .Thomas Dunkin Senr. decd. by will 13 April 1790 devised to his wife Mary a tract called "Holly Grove"; that Mary wife of said Thomas by her will of 13 Oct. 1794 devised to her son Caleb Dunkin, party to this indenture, the said tract called "Holly Grove" and that Caleb executed a bond dated 28 Feb. 1798 to convey "Holly Grove" to John Stewart which was assigned by said John to Henry White who assigned to Ananias Bradford who assigned to Elizabeth Purnell; now Caleb Dunkin for £5.5 current money of MD conveys to Elizabeth Purnell the tract called "Holly Grove" in Worcester Co. in the neighbourhood of Liberty Town, 14-1/2 acres more or less; wit. John Davis, Nixon Davis. (FHL film 14,544)]


  1. Will of Elizabeth Duncan recorded in Liber JW#4 1769-1783, folio 369, dated 15 March 1774, proved 9 April 1778

See Also Mary Ann Duncan Dobson "Duncan Research Files" (Consolidated, sourced and acknowledged); and the many Duncan Researchers that have provided information.
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"Land Records of Worcester Co. MD 1666-1810" by Dryden (FHC book 975.221 R28d; SLC 3/2/94)


GEDCOM import. Wheeler-7282 was created by Sarah Sherman-VanDeventer through the import of VanDeventer Family Tree.ged on Oct 28, 2014.

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