Young Duncan

1824–about 1862 (Age 38)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Young

Young Duncan was born in 1824, in Alabama, United States. He married Martha Ann Bryan about 1841, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died about 1862, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Young Duncan
Martha Ann Bryan
Marriage: about 1841
Nancy Guinn
Julia Ann Guinn
Edward Young Duncan
Mary Duncan
Edmond Young Duncan
Avie Ann Duncan
Alexander Hamilton Duncan
William Duncan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1841Georgia, United States
  • Children


    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital
    Age 2
    In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 12
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: from the Older Scots personal name Dunecan, itself from the traditional Irish royal name Donnchad(h), derived from donn ‘brown-haired’ + cath ‘battle’. Judging by the Scots form, the Scottish Gaelic intermediary seems to have been understood as containing ceann ‘head’, as if the whole name meant ‘brown head’; compare sense 2. In Ireland the name was Anglicized as Donagh or Donaghue. Compare Donahue .Irish: used as an Anglicized equivalent of Gaelic Ó Duinnchinn ‘descendant of Donncheann’, a byname composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + ceann ‘head’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (2)

    • Edward Y Dunkin, United States Census, 1850
    • E Y Duncan, United States Census, 1860

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