Duncans in Kittitas Co. WA


Duncan research files of
Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised August 26, 2007

Formed 1883 from Yakima

HISTORIES before 1923

"An Illustrated history of Klickitat, Yakima and Kittitas Counties : with an outline of the early history of the state of Washington." by G Blanchet, G J Rains, Narcisse Raymond; pub. unknown: Whipporwill Publication, 197-?, 1166 pgs.; pub. Chicago : Interstate Pub. Co., 1904, 941 pgs. (LH12358, HeritageQuest images 5/2007, 7/2007 & 8/2007; FHL book 979.75 D3i and film 1,036,104 item 1 and 396,346)
      Pg.919: JOHN H. CASH, head blacksmith at Cle-Elum [Kittitas Co.], learned trade with his father and brothers at Lone Jack, Missouri, born at Kansas City in 1861. His father, William Cash, a blacksmith, born in North Carolina 1832 and raised in Kentucky, died June 13, 1891. The mother, Elizabeth (Duncan) Cash, was born in Kentucky in 1841, and died November 5, 1891. Her ancestors were Kentucky pioneers, and her father, Thornton Duncan, was a veteran in the Mexican war. ... (MAD: more on John H. Cash family & children not copied; dates as given) (MAD: see Jackson Co. MO biography)

"Montana, its story and biography : a history of aboriginal and territorial Montana and three decades of statehood" by L.E. Munson, ed. by Tom Stout; pub. Chicago: American Historical Society, 1921, 2791 pgs. (LH12734, HeritageQuest images 5/2007 & 8/2007; FHL book 978.6 H2s v.2 and film 1,000,175)
      Vol.III, pg.1082: JUSTICE LINCOLN WILSON, proprietor of the "W Bar" ranch in Powder River County, five miles up the river from Broadus, the county seat of the newly created county, ... was born at Fort Wayne, Indiana, November 22, 1860, son of John Tolburt and Hannah D. (Jones) Wilson ... in 1863 the family migrated to Marshall Co. IA ... the widowed mother took her children to Nebraska in the early '70s. ... John T. Wilson ... his children were as follows ... Justice Lincoln, whose name heads this review; and Nellie, who married James Duncan, of Thorpe, Washington. .... (pg.1083) On January 28, 1882, Justice Lincoln Wilson was united in marriage near Hastings, Nebraska, to Margaret Duncan, a daughter of Patrick Duncan. Born in Ireland of Scotch parents, Patrick Duncan came to the United States and lived in Illinois at the time of his marriage, and spent some time near Carroll and at Chicago, that state. In the early '70s he migrated to Nebraska, and was one of the first settlers of Adams County, Nebraska, where he died when about ninety years old. His children were as follows: John, who lives at Roseland, Nebraska; Julia, who married John Woods and died on Powder River; William, who lives at Roseland, Nebraska; Mary, who never married, and died at Roseland, Nebraska; Catherine, who married Edward Wilson, a brother of Justice Lincoln Wilson; Ellen, who married James Bovard, and lives at Ayr, Nebraska; Mrs. Wilson, who was born October 26, 1863; Anna, who married Lee Arnold of Roseland, Nebraska; and Eugene, who died at Roseland, Nebraska. ... (MAD: Thorpe, Kittitas Co. WA, James Duncan b.1857 IL from 1910 census index; see 1880 Adams Co. NE census, James Duncan another son of Patrick Duncan)


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