When Ollie Estie Duncan was born on 31 January 1903, in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Lorenzo Pleasant Duncan, was 28 and her mother, Laura Claxton Brewer, was 30. She married James Daniel Smith on 23 February 1920, in Garvin, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Whitebead, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Turnbull Township, McClain, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 1 October 1986, in McClain, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, McClain, Oklahoma, United States.
Scottish: from the Older Scots personal name Dunecan, itself from the traditional Irish royal name Donnchad(h), derived from donn ‘brown-haired’ + cath ‘battle’. Judging by the Scots form, the Scottish Gaelic intermediary seems to have been understood as containing ceann ‘head’, as if the whole name meant ‘brown head’; compare sense 2. In Ireland the name was Anglicized as Donagh or Donaghue. Compare Donahue .
Irish: 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’.
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