Frances Colvin

1776–1858 (Age 82)
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Frances

Frances Colvin was born in 1776, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. She had at least 1 son with Willis Duncan. She died in 1858, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Willis Duncan
Frances Colvin
Gaven Bennett Duncan

Spouse and Children

    Willis Duncan





    Gaven Bennett Duncan


World Events (8)


Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 4

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 24

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Francis Coburn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Frances Calvin Or Cohin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Francis Calvin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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