Duck

1820–
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Duck

When Duck was born from 1820 to 1825, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thaddeus Duck, was 35 and his mother, Sele " Celia" Mullins, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Thaddeus Duck
1790–1870
Sele " Celia" Mullins
1793–1870
Leah Willey Duck
1814–1905
Caroline Duck
1824–1891
William Duck
1827–
Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Dukes
1817–1895
James Sewell Duck Dyke
1819–1897
Duck
1820–
Celia Mariah Duck
1822–
Andrew Jackson Dyke
1825–1869
Lewis E. Duck
1825–1850
Arthur Asberry Dyke
1829–1880

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 10

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English doke, hence a nickname for someone with some fancied resemblance to a duck or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept ducks or for a wild fowler.2 Irish: English name adopted as an equivalent of Lohan (an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’) by mistranslation, as if from lacha ‘duck’.3 Dutch: variant of Duyck . In a German-speaking environment, this is also a variant of ( VAN ) Dyck .

Possible Related Names

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

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