Edward Duncan

Maleabout 1765–before 8 August 1799

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Duncan was born about 1765, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Duncan, was 36 and his mother, Ann Jones, was 36. He married Elizabeth Curd on 13 November 1788, in Buckingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 8 August 1799, in Buckingham, Virginia, United States.

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Edward Duncan
1765–1799
Elizabeth Curd
1763–1821
Marriage: 13 November 1788
Joseph Curd Duncan
1789–1868
Edmund Glover Johns Duncan
1790–
Martha Johns Duncan
1800–
T James Duncan
1791–
George Duncan
1793–1794
Eliza Duncan
1796–1886
Edward Claibon Duncan
1798–1870

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1788Buckingham, Virginia, United States
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (5)

    1775

    Age 10

    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

    1776

    Age 11

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 21

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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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