Duncans in Klickitat Co. WA


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

Last revised August 26, 2007

Formed 1859 from Walla Walla
Benton formed 1905 from Yakima, Klickitat


1860-1870 Klickitat Co. WA Census
      No Duncan indexed

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.470: ROBERT M. GRAHAM, stockman residing in town of Bickleton, early pioneer of eastern Klickitat to which he came in 1872, born in Holmes Co. OH, May 18, 1845; his father William was also born there in 1818, farmed ... to Oregon in 1852 to Benton county, in 1859 moved east of the Cascades to the Des Chutes river, in 1874 to Dayton, Washington, where he died twenty years later. His people originally came from Scotland, and his wife, Harriet (Duncan) Graham, was likewise of Scotch descent, but by nativity a Pennsylvanian, born in 1822. She crossed the plains to Oregon with her parents in 1852, and from that time until her death, in 1891, continued to be a resident of the west. The subject of this review was one of a family of eleven children, between six & seven years old when he came to Oregon with his parents ... (MAD: more on Robert M. Graham family & children, not copied) (MAD: per Babette Dague, 1989, Harriet Duncan was born Cumberland Co. PA)


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