Elmer J Duncan

8 March 1884–19 March 1963 (Age 79)
Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer J

When Elmer J Duncan was born on 8 March 1884, in Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, James Duncan Jr, was 27 and his mother, Anna Judith Beckstrand, was 21. He married Ethel Edna Stott on 21 December 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Black Rock, Millard, Utah, United States in 1900 and Meadow Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 March 1963, in Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Meadow Cemetery, Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer J Duncan
Ethel Edna Stott
Marriage: 21 December 1910
Floyd E Duncan
Lola Duncan
James Stanley Duncan
William Kenneth Duncan
Edna Duncan
Elmer Stott Duncan

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State
Age 12
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 22
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

(1997: 46466;2007: 99500; 2010: 135187)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’.

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

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Sources (34)

  • Elmer J Duncan in entry for <Unknown>, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Elmer G Duncan, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • E J in entry for Floyd Duncan and Edna Bennett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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