Charlie Edward Duncan

5 August 1894–5 February 1948 (Age 53)
Duff, Shelby, Texas, United States

The Life of Charlie Edward

When Charlie Edward Duncan was born on 5 August 1894, in Duff, Shelby, Texas, United States, his father, Edward Franklin Duncan, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Burgess, was 25. He married Alma Ida Bernhardt on 9 March 1918, in Young Land District, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hall, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 2, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 5 February 1948, in Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Ivan, Stephens, Texas, United States.

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Charlie Edward Duncan
Alma Ida Bernhardt
Marriage: 9 March 1918
Virginia L Duncan
Charlie Edward Duncan
Oleta Duncan

Spouse and Children

9 March 1918
Young Land District, Texas, United States


    Virginia L Duncan


    Charlie Edward Duncan


    Oleta Duncan


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles E Duncan in household of Elmer Duncan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles E Duncan in household of Elmer Duncan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charley E Duncan in household of Paul E Honley, "United States Census, 1940"

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