Jesse H Duncan

1868–2 November 1925 (Age 57)
Center Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Jesse H

When Jesse H Duncan was born in 1868, in Center Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States, his father, Jesse R. "Arthur" Duncan, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Stroup, was 26. He married Mary C Day on 21 February 1889, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States for about 10 years and Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 November 1925, in Auburn, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse H Duncan
Mary Rebecca "Mollie" Fleming
Marriage: about 1905
Maude J Kerns
William Franklin Kerns
James Melvin Kerns
Verda Viola Kerns
Jesse Arlot Duncan

Spouse and Children


    Mary Rebecca "Mollie" Fleming


about 1905


Parents and Siblings



    William O Duncan


    Charles M Duncan



    Arthur Duncan



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 9

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and Irish (of Scottish origin): from the Gaelic personal name Donnchadh, composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + a derivative of cath ‘battle’, Anglicized in Ireland as Donagh or Donaghue. Compare Donahue .2 Irish (Sligo): 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John H Duncan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie Duncan in household of Sarah A Duncan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J Alex Duncan, "United States Census, 1940"

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