Amos Duncan

1873–25 April 1954 (Age 81)
Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Duncan was born in 1873, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, Burwell Duncan, was 37 and his mother, Susannah Reed, was 32. He married Minnie Ella Duncan on 12 July 1907, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Indian Valley, Floyd, Virginia, United States for about 55 years and Court House Magisterial District, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1954, at the age of 81, and was buried in Duncan Cemetery, Willis, Floyd, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Duncan
Minnie Ella Duncan
Marriage: 12 July 1907
Lola Essie Duncan
Lura Ollie Duncan
Wilbert Guy Duncan
Emory S Duncan
Martha Jane Duncan
Rollie Hassel Duncan
Eddie Lee Duncan
Cecil Calvin Duncan

Spouse and Children


    Minnie Ella Duncan


12 July 1907
Floyd, Virginia, United States


    Lola Essie Duncan


    Lura Ollie Duncan



    Emory S Duncan


    Martha Jane Duncan


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 21

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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

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)

  • Amos Duncan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amar Duncan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amos Duncan, "United States Census, 1930"

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