William Duncan was born in Jessamine County, Kentucky, January 15, 1788. He married Nancy Blackford December 22, 1813. They were the parents of nine children, six of whom are listed in his will, including his deceased son, Rion, whose children receive his bequest. Three children died in early […]
In an earlier post I shared photos of the small Duncan Cemetery located on Main Street in Nicholasville. Today I share more information about the family, from one of the biographies gathered and written by W. H. Perrin, J. H. Battle and G. C. Kniffin, published in 1887. […]
The small, iron fence-enclosed Duncan Cemetery on the corner of Main Street and Duncan Street reminds me of the Linton family cemetery in Washington County – just a simple family cemetery, but one with lots of stories and history. William Duncan, born January 1, 1788, died September 6, […]
Coleman Duncan was born 226 years ago – March 28, 1786 – in Virginia. Coleman was the son of Henry R. Duncan and Mildred Boyle. The family eventually moved to Nelson County, Kentucky. Coleman Duncan’s siblings were Rebecca, Fanny, William, Mary, Sidney, Thomas and Margaret.