THE ANNUAL DUNCAN FAMILY REUNION will be held on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Berry Chapel Baptist Church on Altapass Road in Spruce Pine, NC. All descendants of John Calvin and Rebecca Simmons Duncan & all other children and related Duncan families of John Duncan, Jr. (Calvin’s father) of Ashe/Yancey Counties, North Carolina are invited.
John Duncan b. circa 1785, lived in Ashe 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: 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 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 Cynthia Duncan b. c. 1811/1815 m. David Landreth Nancy Mahalia Duncan b. abt. 1814, m. Joshua Stoneman Edwards (resided in Alleghany County, NC) Jonathan Duncan b. abt. 1812, m. Temperance (moved to Missouri) Elizabeth Duncan possibly m. Franklin Gortney John Duncan b. 1829, m. Margaret (moved to Tennessee after 1850)
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 b. 18 Jul 1863, Yancey Co. m. Nancy Lovina Duncan b. 25 Sep 1875 Martha J. b. 1866, Yancey Co. Charity C. b. 1870, Yancey Co., m. Gordon "Mack" Knapp Nancy I. b. 1873, Yancey Co. Sarah 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.