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Duncan, William T. H.

Born: 1807-05-10 Kentucky

Died: 1862-10-20


Brother of Marshal T. Duncan, and twin brother to James T. Duncan, William was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky. William moved with his father, Marshal Duncan, and siblings to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1820-21, settling in Salisbury Township. In 1831, he married Eve Miller, with whom he had twelve children. In 1860, he was a farmer who owned real estate valued at $700.

U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Sangamon County, IL, 325; John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 271.