Benjamin Allen Duncan

November 1845–1924 (Age 78)
Owen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Benjamin Allen

When Benjamin Allen Duncan was born in November 1845, in Owen, Indiana, United States, his father, Freeborn Dunkin, was 43 and his mother, Charity Johns, was 38. He married Sarah E. " Sally" Costin on 26 May 1871. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Quincy, Taylor Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Taylor Township, Owen, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1924, at the age of 79, and was buried in Owen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Allen Duncan
1845–1924
Sarah E. " Sally" Costin
1851–1928
Marriage: 26 May 1871
Lee Curtis Dunkin
1872–
Hattie M. Dunkin
1874–1958
Mary C. Dunkin
1876–
Rebecca Eldina Dunkin
1880–1962
Hettie Jane Dunkin
1884–
Eva E. Duncan
1886–1966
Edna Charlotte Duncan
1892–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 May 1871
children

(7)

    Lee Curtis Dunkin

    Male1872–Male

    Hattie M. Dunkin

    Female1874–1958Female

    Mary C. Dunkin

    Female1876–Female

    Female1880–1962Female

    Hettie Jane Dunkin

    Female1884–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1802–1884Male

    Charity Johns

    Female1807–1894Female

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 6

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 21

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Powerful chieftain.

Sources (3)

  • Benj Dunckir in household of Freburn Dunckir, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ben Duncan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin Duncan in household of Treebom Duncan, "United States Census, 1850"

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