Duncan research files of
1880 CENSUS, WHITE TOWNSHIP, KINGMAN COUNTY, KANSAS (from Kathy Cawley 1/2006)
THOMAS E., AGE 53, HEAD, W'd., FARMER, OH./OH./OH.
CHARLES M., AGE 20, SON, SINGLE, FARM LABORER, IN./OH./OH.
ALTA Z., AGE 16, DAUGHTER, DOES HOUSEWORK, IN./OH./OH.
SELBA S., AGE 13, SON, WORKS ON FARM, IN./OH./OH.
OBERLY, ANTHONY B., AGE 26, SON-IN-LAW, FARMER, GER./GER./GER.
OBERLY, EMMA S., AGE 23, DAUGHTER, KEEPING HOUSE, IN./OH./OH.
OBERLY, ELSIE P., AGE 2, GRAND-DAU., KS./GER./IN.
(KDC: See 1910 Tulsa Co. OK census for Selba Howe living with the Duncan family; The above HOWE family is Alta's family, the second wife of Reuben Duncan)
1883 "History of the State of Kansas : containing a full account of its growth from an uninhabited territory to a wealthy and important state; of its early settlements; a supplementary history and description of its counties, cities, towns and villages, their advantages, industries and commerce, to which are added biographical sketches and portraits of prominent men and early settlers" ed. by William G. Cutler, A.T. Andreas; pub. Chicago : A.T. Andreas (FHL book 978.1 H2hi 1976 & v.2; FHL film 982,248 items 1-2)
Pg.1528: Kingman Co., Kingman. HORACE B. DUNCAN, physician, was born in Hardin County, Ky., November 9, 1850. He is the son of William T. Duncan, a cabinet-maker by trade, and native of Kentucky, and Eveline, his wife, also a native of the same State. Horace B. commenced his education in the common school, but in 1870 he entered Lynnland College, located in Hardin County, Ky., which he attended for three years. He afterward attended the medical department of the university at Louisville for two terms, graduating from there in 1876. After graduating, he located at Lebanon Junction, Bullitt Co., Ky., where he commenced the practice of medicine, which he pursued until 1879, when he moved to Kansas and located at Kingman, where he resumed the practice of his profession. On May 7, 1879, Mr. Duncan was married in Bullitt County, Ky., to Miss Sally M?. Hays (MAD: poor copy), a native of said county. One son has been the issue of their marriage, Everett B., born in Kingman, Kan., April 23, 1880.
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