THE ANNUAL DUNCAN FAMILY REUNION will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Berry Chapel Baptist Church on Altapass Road in Spruce Pine, NC. All Descendants of John Duncan, Jr. of Ashe (now Alleghany) / Yancey Counties, NC (c. 1785-aft. 1880) including: Calvin Duncan, George Washington Duncan, Franklin Duncan, John Duncan, Matilda Duncan, William Gilbert Duncan,
Charity Duncan and all other children & related Duncan families.
John Duncan b. circa 1785, lived in Ashe/Alleghany County until the mid-1850's and resided in the Egypt/Ramseytown area of Yancey County until his death sometime after 1880. John's known children are:
KNOWN CHILDREN OF JOHN AND WIFE #1:
Cynthia Duncan b. c. 1811-1815 m. David Landreth
Nancy Mahalia Duncan b. abt. 1814, m. Joshua Stoneman Edwards (resided in Alleghany County, NC)
George Washington Duncan b. 1821, Ashe Co. NC, m. Jane Edwards
Franklin Duncan b. 1820, m. Senia (Sally) Wolf (resided in Alleghany County, NC)
John Duncan b. 1828-1829, m. Margaret (moved to Tennessee after 1850)
John Calvin Duncan b. 1836, Ashe Co. NC, m. Rebecca Simmons
ADDITIONAL “POSSIBLE” CHILDREN OF JOHN AND WIFE #1:
Jane Duncan b. abt. 1807, m. Jonathan Edwards (moved to Oregon)
Joseph Duncan b. 1810 m. Amy
Jonathan Duncan b. abt. 1812, m. Temperance (moved to Missouri)
Linda Duncan b. 1818 m. Daniel Fender
Elizabeth Duncan possibly m. Franklin Gortney/Gaultney
KNOWN CHILDREN OF JOHN AND CATHERINE:
William Duncan b. 1848, Ashe Co. NC
Matilda Duncan b. 1850, Ashe Co. NC, m. Samuel F. Edwards
KNOWN CHILDREN OF JOHN AND ELIZABETH Edwards
William Gilbert Duncan b. 18 Jul 1863, Yancey Co. m. Nancy Lovina Duncan b. 25 Sep 1875
Martha Jane Duncan b. 1866, Yancey Co.
Charity C. Duncan b. 1870, Yancey Co., m. Gordon "Mack" Knapp
Nancy L. Duncan b. 1873, Yancey Co.
Sarah Duncan b. 1876, Yancey Co. (may be a grandchild)
If you would like more information, please send an e-mail and I will gladly answer.
Nancy Mays, great-great-granddaughter of John Duncan, Jr.email@example.com