Duncans in Dauphin Co. PA Histories


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

Last revised June 27, 2009

HISTORIES before 1923

1878 "Historical sketch of old Hanover Church" (Dauphin Co. PA) by T.H.R.; pub. Harrisburg, Pa.: Dauphin County Historical Society (LH 1010, HeritageQuest images 6/2007 & 7/2007; FHL film 21,283 item 6)
      New-Side Presbyterian Grave-Yard, Lower Paxtang Township, Dauphin County
      Pg.59: In Memory of William Duncan Who Departed This Life Sept 24 1783 Aged 97 Years
            In Memory of James Duncan Who Departed This Life Aug't 25th 1792 Aged 68 years.

1883 "History of the counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, biographical and genealogical" by William Henry Egle; pub. Philadelphia: Everts & Peck (LH 1026, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL book 974.81 H2e and film 1,000,551 item 2)
      Pg.555: Dauphin Co. JOSIAH C. YOUNG. Josiah Carothers Young, son of Daniel H. Young and Sarah Duncan, was born April 17, 1821, at Harrisburg, PA. He was educated in the common schools of the borough, and learned the trade of a carpenter, which occupation he followed several years. He subsequently taught school, and at the time of his death was a teacher in the public schools of Harrisburg. For a long period he was engaged in mercantile pursuits at Dauphin and Harrisburg. From 1860 to 1868 he was prothonotary and clerk of the courts of Dauphin County, a position he filled with great acceptability. He died at Harrisburg, April 1, 1881, aged almost sixty years, ... Methodist Church ... married Sept. 21, 1843, Catharine Mary Kinter, daughter of George and Elizabeth Kinter, who survives, and their children were William N., John W., George C., Charles W., Albert H., Charles C., and William L., of whom John W. and William L. survive.

1907 "History of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, with genealogical memoirs" by Luther Reily Kelker; pub. New York: Lewis Pub. Co. (LH 980, HeritageQuest images 6/2007)
      Vol.1, Pg.93-94: Agreement May 7, 1794, by citizens to purchase a mill-dam in what is now the First Ward of the city, on Paxtang Creek. Agreement signed by ... James Duncan, and others.
      Pg.118: Members of the House of Representatives ... Under the Constitution of 1838 ... 1848, 1849, Thomas Duncan, John B. Rutherford.
      Pg.151: (pg.149, members of the Liberty Company in Lancaster County; almost entirely of men from Londonderry township) Privates ... May, 1775, Duncan, John.
      Pg.265: Subscribed funds for building a church and schoolhouse in the town of Harrisburg, 12 March 1787 ... James Duncan
      Pg.341: List of Attorneys and year admitted to bar: Thomas Duncan, Carlisle, 1785; Robert Duncan, 1791
      Pg.351-352: Mr. Duncan was appointed a justice of the supreme court by Governor Snyder in 1817, in the place of Judge Yeates, deceased. ... Judge Duncan eventually removed to Philadelphia, and resided there till his death, in November, 1827.
      Pg.399: Paxton Land Returns for 1780: Duncan, Wm. (no land)
      Pg.438: Upper Paxton, Lower District Return, 1780: Duncan, Jno., 265 acres
      Vol.2, pg.499: Tax Payers in "Louisburg" [Harrisburg] 1787. James Duncan, Taylor.
      Vol.2, pg.570: Subscribers April, 1786, to school system ... James Duncan
      Vol.2, pg.653: Warrants of Lands in Paxtang Township. (first numerals after name indicate number of acres.) Duncan, Thos., 200; Mar. 6, 1754.
            Duncan, Jas., 200; Feb. 14, 1737* (MAD: cannot find explanation of *)
      Pg.656: Warrantees of land in Derry Township: Duncan, A., 150; Mar. 12, 1738
      Pg.664: Warantees of Land in Upper Paxton Township: Duncan, Margaret, 200; Oct. 29, 1772.
            Duncan, John, 300; Oct. 8, 1784.
      Pg.668: Church Records, Paxtang Presbyterian Church - Marriages by Rev. John Elder, 1744-1791: 1779, Oct. 5 - Ducan, Andrew, and ---- ---- (MAD: spelling as given)
      Pg.674: Paxtang Presbyterian Church - marriages by Rev. John Roan 1754-1775: 1775, April 19 - Duncan, Hannah, and Aaron Cotler.
            1758, Jan. 26 - Duncan, James and Mary Kelly
            1774, Aug. (blank) - Duncan, John and Mary Montgomery
      Pg.726: Return of the assessments of Londonderry Township, in the County of Dauphin, for the year 1785. (pg.724) Duncan, William, 1.13.6; Duncan, John, 0.3.6. (pg.726) Freemen. James Duncan, 1.0.0
      Pg.729: Return of the assessments of Paxton Township, in the County of Dauphin, for the year 1785. Duncan, James, 2.5.0
      Pg.762: List of taxable inhabitants of Dauphin Co. for the year 1786. Londonderry Township. Duncan, William; Duncan, John
            Pg.767. Lower Paxton Township: Duncan, James; Duncan, John
      Pg.942: A Company Return of the 5th Company and 6th Batalian of Lancaster County Militia commanded by Clo. John Rodgers for the year 1778 and 1779: Served May 1st, 1778; 1st Class, Andrew Duncan, drafted the 24th of May 1779, of Northumberland Volunteer.
      Vol.3, pg.82-83: MAJOR JOHN BRUA KEEFER, US Army (retired), born Harrisburg, PA, April 10, 1832, ... Major Keefer married November 27, 1854, Caroline R. Royer, ... and to them have been born six children: 2. Catherine B., wife of Colonel Joseph W. Duncan, United States Army, who has made a brilliant military record, and is now stationed at Manila, Philippine Islands; they have two children: Thomas D. and Caroline K. ...
      Vol.3, pg.485-486: (V) DAVID OBER, son of Isaac(4) and Catherine (Moyer) Ober, born on the Ober homestead in Lancaster Co. PA, March 1, 1827 ... in 1859 to Dauphin Co., 1878 to Berrien Co. MI for 3 years, returned to Oberlin in 1882. He was killed in a railroad wreck on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad near Republic, Ohio, January 4, 1887. He married, in 1855, Anna Barbara Brenner, born June 23, 1834, died April 4, 1876, ... David and Anna Barbara (Brenner) Ober had the following named children: 5. Anna Elizabeth, born July 10, 1862, married John Duncan, now deceased, and resides in Oberlin, Pennsylvania. They have had children: Ray, Alva, Kate and Anna. (MAD: much more on the Ober family not copied)

1896 "Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : containing sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early Scotch-Irish and German settlers." (anonymous); pub. Chambersburg, Pa.: J.M. Runk (LH975, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL film 896,907 and 1,000,551 item 3)
      Pg.58: (list of names and heirs?, entitled "Genealogical Notes") Clark, Robert, of Paxtang, d. March, 1788, leaving his estate to his nephew William Duncan.
      Pg.60: Duncan, John, d. in 1746, leaving a wife Ann.
            Duncan, James, of Derry, d. in March, 1758, leaving a wife Jean, and children: Mary, Elizabeth, Jean, Margaret, Anthony, James, Andrew, and Joseph. The executors were Thomas Logan and Robert Boyd.
            Duncan, James, of Martick, d. in September, 1765, leaving a wife Elizabeth, and children: John, Robert, James, Andrew, Sarah, m. Robert Martin. The executors were wife Elizabeth and son John.
            Duncan, Jean, of Derry, d. October, 1765, leaving children: Joseph, Andrew, John, James, Elizabeth, Jean, and Margaret. John Steel and Patrick Hays were the executors.
            Duncan, John, of Paxtang, d. October, 1788, leaving wife Ann, brothers James, Robert, Andrew, sister m. John Hilton, and their daughter Jean, grandson David Ritchey, great-grandchildren John and Ann Ritchey.
      Pg.121: Thomas Hulings, youngest son of Marcus Hulings, who succeeded to the paternal estate, b. March 3, 1755; d. in Buffalo township, Perry Co., March, 1808 ... twice married; 1st to Elizabeth, daughter of Gen. Frederick Watts of the Revolution and Jane Murray, his wife, b. July 7, 1749; d. July 15, 1801. They had issue: (i) Rebecca, b. March 25, 1789; m. May 21, 1811, Robert Callender Duncan, son of Judge Duncan, of Carlisle, from whom Duncan's Island derives the name. She died in April, 1850, leaving two children: Dr. Thomas Duncan, who d. in 1879, without issue; and Benjamin Styles Duncan, who d. in 1870, leaving four children now residing on Duncan's Island. It may be here remarked that Mrs. Duncan, in her will, says, "of Isle Benvenue."
      Pg.124, 127: The Kellys of Londonderry. I. Patrick Kelly, b.1709, in the north of Ireland; d. June 27, 1769, in Londonderry township, then Lancaster county, Pa., came to America in 1734 ... his wife Rachel, b. in 1708 in Province of Ulster, Ireland; d. August 5, 1782, i Londonderry, and with her husband buried in old Derry church graveyard. They had issue:
            Pg.127-128: i. Rachel, b.1735; m. William Forster. 2.ii. George, b. 1737; m. and had issue. iii. Anne, b. 1739; d. prior to 1806; m. ---- Patrick; and left Mary, m. Thomas Nicholson. 3.iv. John, b. February, 1741; m. Sarah Polk. v. Patrick, b. April 28, 1843 (MAD: probably should be 1743); d. October 28, 1826, in Londonderry; unm. vi. Thomas, b.1747; of whom we have no further record. 4.vii. James, b.1749; m. Elizabeth Forster. 5.viii. Mary, b.1751; m. John Duncan. ...
            V. MARY KELLY (Patrick), b. 1751; d. prior to 1816; m. John Duncan. They had issue (surname Duncan): i. Samuel. ii. William. iii. Battana. iv. Mary. v. Rachel, dec'd; m. William Smith and left Mary and Rachel. vi. Margaret, m. Hugh Dempsey. vii. James, m. and left James, John, Andrew, and Elizabeth. viii. Thomas. ix. David. x. Rebecca m. William Elliott.
      Pg.138: The Sawyer Family. I. William Sawyer, native of Ireland, settled on the Kennebec, in Main, in the fall of 1717 ... William located in Lancaster county, Derry township prior to 1735. He was born in 1703 and died October 18, 1784. His wife Sophia (maiden name not known) b.in 1705, d. September 9, 1788. They had issue, all b. in Derry township, among others: (vi.) [A dau.], m. William Duncan and had (MAD: son) William.
      Pg.621-622: DUNCAN, WILLIAM, son of William and grandson of John Duncan, of Derry township, was born October 16, 1806; died March 31, 1884. From early manhood he was engaged in the tobacco business, the last twenty-five years of his life at the corner of Third and Walnut streets, Harrisburg, where his son and grandson have successively succeeded him. ... Zion Lutheran church. ...
            Among the Scotch who, during the reign of James I. of England (1603-1625), emigrated to the north of Ireland and availed of the patents granted by the Government in the distribution of the confiscated lands of the Earls of Tyrone and Tryconnels, were ancestors of William Duncan. ... In the lapse of time, many of the descendents ... emigrated to the province of Pennsylvania, commencing about 1720 and continuing until 1750, ... Mr. Duncan's great-grandparents were among the earliest of these Scotch-Irish emigrants from Ulster. His grandfather, John Duncan, was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, and his father, William Duncan, was a deputy superintendent of military stores during the war of 1812-1814. His mother was born, Nancy Young, and at marriage to his father was the widow of Lawrence Bennage.
            William Duncan married Elmina Stehley, daughter of George Stehley, of Harrisburg, May 7, 1835. Mrs. Duncan's maternal grandmother was a daughter of Peter and Elizabeth (Dietz) Pancake; she was born in Germany, June 24, 1743, came, when a child, to this country and lived with her brother, Peter Pancake, an early settler of Paxtang. In 1762 she married Sebastian Crevous and with her husband moved to Fort Augusta. (her husband died soon after August 27, 1776, the battle of Long Island.) ... July, 1778, fled ... to New Holland, after a few years returned to Harris' Ferry, married Richard King and had by this marriage one child, Sarah King, who married George Stehley, and was mother of Mrs. Duncan. William and Elmina (Stehley) Duncan had these children: Jacob Mifflin; Dauphin Luther; William Sneeder; Charlotte Louisa, Mrs. E.T. Jaques, of Woodbury, N.J.; Elizabeth Ashmead, Mrs. Charles Westerman, of Philadelphia, and Sarah King.
            DUNCAN, DAUPHIN L., son of William and Elmina (Stehley) Duncan, was born in Harrisburg, January 7, 1842, was educated at the Harrisburg Academy; married Elizabeth Frances Haney; succeeded his father, William Duncan, in the tobacco business; ... died in Harrisburg March 23, 1894, leaving four children: Charlotte L., William D., Elmina S., and Elizabeth F. William D., only son of Dauphin L., was educated at the public schools ... he married Elizabeth, daughter of Rev. J.X. Quigley, and has an infant daughter. ...
      Pg.816: Franklin Wolf ... was married, in 1869, to Miss Elizabeth daughter of Jacob Hoke, of Lower Swatara township. She died December 12, 1883, leaving four children: ... He was again married, in 1884, to Miss Kate R. Duncan, daughter of David Ober, of Swatara township, by whom he has four children: Clarence, Annie, Ober, and Mary. Mr. Wolf and his family attend the lutheran church.
      Pg.866: John P. Hocker ... was married March 24, 1861, to Mary Ann Ferree. Of their 14 children, four are deceased. ... The mother of Mrs. Hocker died in December, 1866; her father in August, 1878. They had eight children: Leah Jane, wife of George Hocker; Mary Ann, Mrs. John Hocker; Joel; Jefferson; Elizabeth, wife of Zachariah Knapp; Agnes, wife of James Duncan; and Ellen, wife of John Arrison.
      Pg.1161-1162: DUNCAN, JOSEPH, general foundry and machine shop, Lykens, Pa., was born in Derbyshire, England, May 13, 1846. His father, George Duncan, was born in Scotland. In his younger days he was a miner. While still a young man he removed to England, locating in Derbyshire, and followed the trade of machinist with the Sheffield and Lancastershire Railway Company. He married Elizabeth Joshuason, born in Leicestershire, England. They had nine children: Mary, Joseph, John, George, William, David, Martha, Jennie, and Elizabeth. The father and mother both died in England.
            Joseph Duncan attended school ... in 1869 Mr. Duncan came to this country on the steamer City of Paris, landed at New York, and after a short stay went to Philadelphia, and soon after to Harrisburg, Pa. After a few days he came to Lykons, where for ten years he was machinist for the Summit Branch Railroad Company, ... In 1888 Mr. Duncan bought the present plant ... Mr. Duncan was married, at Manchester, England, in 1866 to Sarah Kemp, a native of England, born in 1846. Of their twelve children, those now living are: Harriet, wife of George Hersh, miner; Elizabeth, wife of Frederick Senior, foundryman; Jennie, Walter, Josephine, George, and Hannah. The deceased children are: George, Mary, Sarah, David, and Katie. Mr. Duncan is a member of the Episcopal church ....

1905 "Biographical annals of Franklin County, Pennsylvania : containing genealogical records of representative families, including many of the early settlers, and biographical sketches of prominent citizens." (anonymous); pub. Chicago: Genealogical Pub. Co. (LH687, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL book 974.844 D3b pt.1-2 and film 908,210 item 4; pg.638 from Kathy Cawley 11/2005)
      Pg.128-130: CULBERTSON FAMILY. JOSEPH CULTERTSON (born in "Culbertson's Row," at Ballygan, County Antrim, Ireland - died in "Culbertson's Row," December, 1784), was one of three Irish brothers who settled in the Cumberland Valley in what is now Franklin county, at a very early period, certainly before 1743. (MAD: more on Culbertson family, not copied) Joseph Culbertson married Mary Breckinridge, a sister of James Breckinridge, who settled in "Culbertson's Row," ..., of Alexander Breckinridge, who went to Virginia and was the ancestor of the Breckinridge family of Virginia and Kentucky; and of William Breckinridge, who settled on the farm on which the Rocky Spring Church was built. Joseph and Mary (Breckinridge) Culbertson had issue: ... 3. ROBERT (II). 4. MARGARET married a Duncan. ...
            (II) ROBERT CULBERTSON (born in "Culbertson's Row," July 23, 1755 - died in August, 1801), son of Joseph and Mary (Breckinridge) Culbertson, was a captain in Col. Joseph Armstrong's Battalion (the 5th) of Associators, September, 1776; lieutenant-colonel 1st Battalion, Cumberland County Associators, July 31, 1777; lieutenant-colonel 1st Battalion of Militia, May 14, 1778; after the reorganization, he was commissioned major 6th Battalion of Militia May 10, 1780. .... He lived on a farm in "Culbertson's Row," adjoining that of his father. Col. Culbertson married in 1778, Ann Duncan (died in West Hanover township, Dauphin county, June, 1827), daughter of William and Jane Duncan, of Middle spring; they had issue: 1. JOSEPH (III). 2. WILLIAM, born Sept. 15, 1780, died in 1785. 3. ROBERT, born July 16, 1782, died after 1860. 4. ALEXANDER, born in 1784, died April, 1809. 5. SAMUEL DUNCAN (IV). 6. WILLIAM, born Dec. 12, 1787, died July 1824. 7. STEPHEN (born July 15, 1790 - died July, 1824) .... 8. JOHN CRAIGHEAD (born Sept. 19, 1791 - died in 1860) .... 9. MARY (born April 9, 1793 - died in 1852) married Dec. 18, 1810, Wilson Hays .... 10. DANIEL, born April 15, 1795, died in 1808. 11. ANN (born April 18, 1797) married May 17, 1821, Alexander McCreight. 12. JAMES, born Oct. 12, 1799, died in 1873. ... (III) JOSEPH CULBERTSON (born Feb. 27, 1779 - died July 26, 1858), son of Col. Robert and Ann (Duncan) Culbertson, became a merchant in Chambersburg, ... He married (first) April 12, 1804, Mary Finley (born in 1780 - died April 2, 1817), daughter of Capt. James Finley. They had issue ... 4. CYRUS DUNCAN (born in 1812 - died in 1870) removed to Pittsburgh, ... Mr. Culbertson married (second) Frances Stewart (born near Harrisburg, Feb. 12, 1785 - died Nov. 27, 1867). They had issue ... (IV) SAMUEL DUNCAN CULBERTSON (born in "Culbertson's Row," Franklin county, Feb. 21, 1786 - died in Chambersburg, Aug. 25, 1865), son of Col. Robert and Ann (Duncan) Culbertson, received a classical education at Jefferson College, Canonsburg. ... began to practice (medicine) in Chambersburg in 1810 ... (MAD: more on Culbertson family not copied)

1880 "History of Indiana County, Penn'a." by Celoron; pub. Newark, Ohio: J.A. Caldwell (LH11364, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL book 974.889 H2h v.1&2 and film 908,661 items 1-2)
      Pg.542: JOHN DUNCAN was born in Dauphin county, Pa., in 1790, and migrated to Indiana county, prior to the war of 1812, and served several months in the war. He followed farming and wagoning as his vocation. He wagoned for fourteen years, between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and farmed during the remainder of his days. He was married in 1817, to Miss Ann Graham, born in 1794, daughter of John and Ann Graham. They settled in Buffington township, and lived in same township until he deceased, in 1857. His wife is in Marshall county, Illinois, and is eighty-six years of age. Their children were: William J.; James J.; John J.; Joseph J.; Jane, d.; Margaret; and David, d.
            JAMES J. DUNCAN, son of John and Ann Duncan, was born March 27th, 1823, in Indiana county. He married Eliza Bracken, in 1844, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Bracken. They settled near the Black Lick furnace, and remained until 1868, when they moved on the farm in Buffington township, where he is now living. His wife deceased, May 8th, 1878. They reared a family of eight children, three sons and five daughters. His son John, served nearly three years in the 13th Pennsylvania volunteers, in the war of 1861 - came home at the close of the war, went west, and deceased in 1868.
      Pg.542: WILLIAM DUNCAN was born in Dauphin county, in 1796. He migrated to Indiana county, with his father, William Duncan, 1810 or 1811, and located on the farm now owned by James W. Duncan, in Buffington township. He married Jane Graham in 1817 or 1818. She was a daughter of John and Ann Graham. They settled in Buffington township, where they remained until death took them away. His wife deceased in 1864, and he in June, 1874. His occupation was that of a farmer. They reared a family of six children: Elizabeth, d.; Jno. W.; William, d.; Anna; James W.; Samuel, d.
            JOHN W. DUNCAN, a son of William and Jane Duncan, was born in Indiana county, May 9th, 1831, on the farm now owned by James W. Duncan. He married on the 7th of March, 1843, for his first wife, Sarah Weagley, daughter of Samuel and Rebecca Weagley. They settled near Duncan mills, in the edge of Cambria county, Pa. They remained three years, and in 1846, removed to Indiana county, where they are now living, near the same mills. He is the owner of the grist and saw mill, known a the "Red mills," located a few rods from the Indiana county line, in Cambria county, on the old state road. They reared a family of seven children, three sons and four daughters. His wife deceased in 1856. He married March 30, 1858, for his second wife, Miriam Griffith, daughter of Evan and Sarah Griffith. Their children were six sons and three daughters. He owns a farm in Buffington township, and has made farming, lumbering and milling, his occupation.

1891 "Biographical & Historical Cyclopedia of Indiana and Armstrong Cos. PA" by Samuel T. Wiley, pub. by John M. Gresham (Memphis Public Library book 974.889 W676b; from Evelyn Sigler 2/1985)
      Pg.190: Wm. Duncan, Blairsville [Indiana Co.] Merchant, son of James and Sarah (Clark) Duncan, b. Cambria Co. PA March 27, 1838. The paternal grandfather, William Duncan, emigrated latter part of 18th century from Scotland to America with two of his brothers, settled in Dauphin Co. Father James Duncan was b. 1800 Dauphin Co., moved to Cambria Co. Sarah (Clark) d. 1889 at age 82.

1889 "Biographical Annals of Deceased Residents of the West Branch Valley of the Susquehanna" by John F. Meginness (from Florence Dyess 9/1987)
      Pg.210+ Montgomery Family. In 1737, it is learned from a small pamphlet entitled a "History of the Montgomery family," that Robert Montgomery came from Co. Armagh, IRE, with his wife Sarah and children, and settled near the present site of Harrisburg. He died Oct. 15, 1776. His wife soon afterward died. They left 5 sons and 3 daughters, as follows: William, Thomas, Hugh, David and John. Hugh afterwards kept a public house in Milton, but the date of his death is unknown. John married Christiana Foster, of Lancaster Co. As to the three daughters, one of them married a man named Duncan, who was the original owner of the island at the mouth of the Juniata, which still bears his name. Another married Nathan Patton, who lived in Milton, and the third ... John, the 5th son, ... in 1773 exchanged his improved farm in Dauphin Co. for .. Turbutt Twp, Northumberland Co. (more on sons not copied here) (MAD: Mary Montgomery married in 1774 in Dauphin Co. PA to John Duncan)

1882 "History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties [OH] : with illustrations and biographical sketches" Vol.1-2, pub. by H.Z. Williams & Bros. (from Charles A. Duncan 10/1987)
      Vol.2, pg.545: Lordstown, Trumbull Co. Thomas Duncan, an old resident of Trumbull Co., was born in Austintown township, Trumbull Co., now Mahoning, July 5, 1805. His father, John Duncan, was a native of Washington Co. PA. Mr. John Duncan's father, George Duncan, came from Scotland with his brothers William and Alexander, all three of whom were in the War of the Revolution. After the war George settled in Washington Co., William located near Harrisburg [Dauphin Co.], PA, and Alexander in Chester Co.

1884 "History of Gibson Co. IN" pub. by Tartt & Co. (FHL book Q977.235 H2g and film 928,280 item 3, SLC 9/2007)
      Pg.233: Partial list of Patrons, City of Princeton: Duncan, Wm. M., Deputy County Auditor, born Dauphin Co. PA, settled in county 1840.

1903 "Historical encyclopedia of Illinois and history of Warren Co." by Tracy, Reny, Emma Roberts Hubble; IL ed. by Newton Bateman & Paul Selby, Warren Co. ed. by Hugh R. Moffett, Thomas H. Rogers; pub. Chicago: Munsell Pub. Co. (LH6211, HeritageQuest images 4/2007; FHL film 825,608 and 1,000,520 item 2)
      Pg.859: SEARLES, J.F., natives of Ohio who came to Illinois during the early development ... native Ohioan in Warren County, is J.F. Searles, of Monmouth ... Mr. Searles was born in Seneca County, Ohio, December 14, 1846, a son of David Young and Eliza (Schuyler) Searles. His father was born June 2, 1817, three miles east of Lancaster, Ohio, and his mother a native of Seneca County, New York, was born November 22, 1819. John Searles, his grandfather, was born in Ann Arundel County, Md., February 20, 1775, and married Jane Duncan, who was born at Duncan Island, near Harrisburg, Penn., March 26, 1780. John Schuyler, his mother's father, was born in New York in 1783, and married Eliza C. Turner, a native of Maryland, born March 13, 1799. His great-grandfather in the maternal line ... J.F. Searles ... to Illinois in 1866 for 3 years, then to Chicago, then in 1870 to Monmouth, in 1872 returned to Chicago, then 1881 located permanently in Monmouth. ... (MAD: Harrisburg, Dauphin Co. PA)

1894 "General catalog and account of the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary : A.F.A. 1868, A.H.S. 1893." (Albany High School, Albany Co. NY) by Seth Low; pub. Albany, N.Y.?: unknown (LH3980, HeritageQuest images 6/2007; FHL fiche 6,070,913)
      Pg.65: Alphabetical list of graduates: Duncan, George S., '81
      Pg.109: General catalog. DUNCAN, George S., No.1208 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg, Penn. Williams College, B.A., 1885. Princeton College, M.A., 1887. Princeton Theological Seminary, B.D., 1888. Oxford Univ., 1890. Berlin Univ., 1891. Member Amer. Soc. of Biblical Lit. and Exegesis. Moderator Carlisle Presbytery. Ministr. Unmarried. (MAD: Harrisburg, Dauphin Co. PA)
      Pg.131: Class of 1886. COLLIER, Jessie, No.97 Eagle Street, Albany. Married Dr. Richard F. Duncan.

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