George Henry Duncan

2 August 1872–18 July 1951 (Age 79)
Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Duncan was born on 2 August 1872, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Dr. George Washington Duncan, was 46 and his mother, Dorinda A. Puryear, was 35. He lived in Pawhuska, Osage, Oklahoma, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 July 1951, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. George Washington Duncan
1826–1905
Dorinda A. Puryear
1837–1918
Wille Pond Duncan
1861–1864
Thomas J. Duncan
1863–1864
Mary Sandford Duncan
1865–1916
Charles Alfred Duncan
1868–1953
Nannie Beck Duncan
1870–1871
Nannie Rebecca Duncan
1870–1871
George Henry Duncan
1872–1951
William Adolphus Duncan
1877–1960

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 6

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Powerful chieftain

Sources (3)

  • George H Duncan in household of Chas A Duncan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • G H Duncan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George N Duncan in household of C A Duncan, "United States Census, 1920"

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