Chapman Duncan

1 July 1812–22 December 1900 (Age 88)
Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Chapman

When Chapman Duncan was born on 1 July 1812, in Bath, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Duncan Esq., was 32 and his mother, Betsey Taylor Putnam, was 27. He married Rebecca Rose on 21 May 1838, in Lee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1851. He died on 22 December 1900, in Caineville, Wayne, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lyman Cemetery, Lyman, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chapman Duncan
Lauratha "Lorthy" Martha Jones
Marriage: 12 March 1846
Boy Duncan
William Duncan
Charles Litt Duncan
Emily Deseret Duncan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1846Burkes Garden, Tazewell, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 9
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    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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    Story Highlight

    John Chapman Duncan

    HISTORY of CHAPMAN DUNCAN by Emily Bell Duncan Taylor Chapman Duncan, was the fourth child of John Duncan and Betsy Putman. He was born July 1, 1812 in Bath Town, New Hampshire. His parent …

    Sources (64)

    • Chaplin Duncan, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Chapman Duncann in entry for Rebecca Rosetta Morrell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Chapman Duncan in household of Chapman T Duncan, "United States Census, 1900"

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