Delores, This William is not a son of old William Duty (d.1815). He is believed to be his grandson. He was born in North Carolina. He married Polly Grant in Posey Co., Indiana on 8 June 1826. The Elizabeth Duty who married John N. Hawkins was most likely his daughter. All of William and Polly's children were born in Vanderburgh Co., Indiana. This William was probably a brother of John Duty (b.1799).