Duncan Sources

1. Death record of William W. Duncan, Effingham County, Illinois, County Clerk’s Office.

2. Marriage record of William W. Duncan and Jennie Salina Ford, 21 September 1849, Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois, County Clerk’s Office. The U.S. Census of 1870 also lists marriage occurred the prior year in September.

3. B.S. Ford household, 1850 U.S. Census, roll 106, Fayette County, Illinois, p. 381b, family 653.

4. U.S. Census of 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623, Effingham County, Illinois, City of Effingham, Douglas Township, e.d. 81, sheet 30, Vine Ave., family 665, household of W.W. Duncan, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 18 February 2012. The 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, and 1930 U.S. Census lists Jennie’s birth year as approximately 1844, 1844, 1846, 1846, and 1847 respectively. Each one lists Ohio as the birth state.

5. U.S. Census of 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 205, Effingham County, Illinois, City of Effingham, e.d. 133, sheet 24, family 216, household of W.W. Duncan, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 18 February 2012. The 1870 and 1900 U.S. Censuses also list W.W. Duncan as a physician.

6. U.S. Census of 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 220, Fayette County, Illinois, Sharon Township, p. 750B, family 24, household of Wm. W. Duncan, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 18 February 2012.

7. Tombstone of Sarah J. Duncan, Allegheny Cemetery, Section 14, Lot 86, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, accessed online at findagrave.com.

8. Obituary of John Dunlap, “Another Pioneer Gone,” Pittsburgh Dispatch, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 8 June 1892, p. 9, accessed online at chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, 18 February 2012.

9. U.S. Census of 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, e.d. 179, sheet 12, Robinson St., family 237, household of John H Dunlap, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012.

10. Obituary of Sarah McKinley Duncan, “McKinley Kin Dies, Funeral at Poland,” Youngstown Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio, 22 November 1931.

11. U.S. Census of 1900, Nara microfilm publication T623, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Cleveland, e.d. 101, sheet 4b, 190 Oakdale St., family 93, household of Andrew J. Duncan, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012. Census indicates Sarah and Andrew Duncan had four total children. President William McKinley’s other sister, Helen is also living in the household.

12. Death record of William W. Duncan

13. U.S. Census of 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 286, Effingham County, Illinois, City of Effingham, e.d. 38, sheet 4, family 46, household of Jennie Duncan, accessed online at HeritageQuest.com, 19 February 2012.

14. U.S. Census of 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 165, Los Angeles County, California, City of Los Angeles, e.d. 19-711, sheet 16A, family 301, household of George B Foley, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012.

15. Obituary of Nellie McElhiney, “Toledo Woman’s Services Set,” The Daily Journal Gazette, Mattoon, Illinois, 6 September 1950, p. 8, accessed online at newspaperarchive.com, 19 February 2012.

16. U.S. Census of 1930, Los Angeles County, California, household of George B Foley, cited in footnote 14.

17. Social Security Death Index (SSDI) entry for Charles A. Duncan, 1877-1969, SS #358-05-3188, , accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012.

18. Ibed.

19. Marriage record of Charles A. Duncan and Margaret Rostrom, 9 August 1901, Effingham County, Illinois, County Clerk’s Office.

20. U.S. Census of 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1090, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Robinson Township, e.d. 083, sheet 214B, family 49, household of James Rostron, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012.

21. U.S. Census of 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1413, Mahoning County, Ohio, City of Youngstown, e.d. 178, sheet 1A, family 5, household of Charles Duncan, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012. Career also confirmed on marriage record (footnote 19) and the 1930 U.S. Census.

22. U.S. Census of 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 388, Wayne County, Indiana, Richmond Ward 7, e.d. 0201, sheet 7B, family 151, household of Charles A. Duncan, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012. The children’s listed birth states indicate the family moved from Illinois to Pennsylvania, then back to Illinois, and then to Indiana.

23. U.S. Census of 1920, Mahoning County, Ohio, household of Charles Duncan…

24. U.S. Census of 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1842, Mahoning County, Ohio, Youngstown Ward 1, e.d. 5, sheet 3A, family 50, household of Charles A. Duncan, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012.

25. Death record of Charles R. Duncan, Trumbull County, Ohio, Ohio Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, State File Number 063353.

26. Obituary of Charles R. Duncan, “Charles R. Duncan, 82, rail yardmaster 49 years,” 20 August 1984, clipping from unnamed newspaper.

27. Obituary of James Duncan, “James A. Duncan Dies; Operator of Tavern,” Youngstown Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio, 20 August 1976.

28. Social Security Death Index (SSDI) entries for John W. Duncan, 1909-1990, SS #296-07-2727, accessed online at Ancestry.com, 19 February 2012.

29. U.S. Census of 1930, Mahoning County, Ohio, household of Charles A. Duncan…

30. Obituary of Marcella Grant, “Mrs. Robert Grant Dies; Rites Saturday,” Youngstown Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio, 8 June 1972.

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