John W. Duncan, 1859-1947
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John W. DUNCAN, 1859-1947 Page Co. Genealogy & Family History


Fourth Generation!
JOHN WILEY DUNCAN;  [FOPC-ID# 1.1.4.2]
(1st Son of ROBERT M. & Wife MARY ANN (ALEXANDER) DUNCAN; of Guernsey Co., OH.; Page Co., IA.
(Brother of ROBERT "Alex" DUNCAN of Mineral Spring Stock Farm, Amity Twp., Page Co., IA.
(1Gs/o......ADAM W. & JENNET (MILLIGAN) DUNCAN of Washington Co., PA.; Jefferson Co., OH. to Guernsey Co., OH.
(2Gs/o......Andrew,1 & Jane (WILEY) DUNCAN) of Scotland, Washington Co., PA. The American Progenitor!
b. 06 Aug 1859 in the original Tarkio Township , (now Harlan twp. ) Page Co., Iowa. d. 18 Dec 1947, age 87yrs, 4m & 14 days [37 days after his wife] Buried in the Maple Hill Cemetery, College Springs, IA. Section III, Row 7, Lot 3.; At the age 23yrs, he married in Jan 1883 in Page Co., IA. 21 year old Miss ANNA ROBERTSON BERRY; (1st d/o GEORGE BERRY, Jr. and AGNES (BERRY) BERRY; b. 28 Aug. 1862, in Urbana, Champaign Co., Ohio; d. 12 Nov. 1947, at the age of 84 years and 3 months, in Page County, Iowa; She is Buried along side her husband;
  They had 5 Children born to this Union: (3 Sons & 1 Dau)
 Son/Dau  Click on Name for More Inf.  b.-d.  Married/Info.  Ch.
 1. 1st Son:  George "Walter" DUNCAN,  *1883-1968 a85yrs  m. *1908 Nellie Roselle BROWN,   3Ch.
 2. 2nd Son:  Robert L. "Roy" DUNCAN,  *1885-1967 a80yrs  m. *1910 Pearl W. KELLER,   2Ch.
 3. Only Dau:  Agnes Jane DUNCAN,  *1890-1962 a72yrs  m. *1914 Charles H. BECKWITH,   4Ch.
 4. 3rd Son:  Charles Spurgeon DUNCAN,  *1892-1975 a83yrs  m. *1917 1st Clara E. PINKERTON,   1Ch.
 "  "  "  m. *1970 2nd Mrs. Lois (McCunn) WAGNOR   0Ch.
 5. 4th Son:  Vernon Alexander DUNCAN,  *1895-1983 a88yrs  m. *1922 1st Neola EDMONDS,   1Ch.
 "  "  "  m. *1942 2nd Nellie M. SHAW   1Ch.
  12 Grandchildren! 
The year JOHN W. DUNCAN was born, was the same year ABRAHAM LINCOLN, republican, was elected President of United States in a 4-way race. He was the second child, and first son of ROBERT M. & MARY ANN (ALEXANDER) DUNCAN. He was only 3 years old when his father ROBERT M. DUNCAN was killed in the Civil War 3 days after Christmas on 28th Dec. 1862, at the Chickasaw Bluff Campaign, near Vicksburg, Miss. He was early inured to farm labor life, and soon felt the responsibility of contributing to the support of the family.

JOHN WILEY DUNCAN, age 11 months can be identified living with his parents, & 3yr old Sister in the [See: 1860 Census] for Tarkio Twp., Page Co., IA.
The next record list the Widow MARY A. (ALEXANDER) DUNCAN, age 39 along with her three small children JANE E., age 6; JOHN W., age 4 and baby ROBERT ALEX. age 2 removed into the town of Clarinda. Source from a document dated 01 Jun. 1863, from her Widows Pension Applications [REF:#022] "Applicant and children Reside in Clarinda" No record has been found by this writer in the Page Co., Land Title Office, of ownership of any property in the town of Clarinda at this time, maybe she was renting? The Clarinda resident is consistent with other records up to the 07 Feb. 1870 purchase of the "Duncan Mineral Springs Stock" in Amity Twp.

JOHN WILEY DUNCAN was 10 years old when his mother MARY A. (ALEXANDER) DUNCAN, age 45 married on 14th day of Sep. 1869, a second time to JOHN T. DUNCAN, age 62 as his second wife.

They can be found in the 1870 Census for Clarinda, IA. 1870 CENSUS - PAGE COUNTY: Nodaway Twp., P.O. Clarinda, IA. taken by G.M. BURNS, 03 Jun. 1870 [1870 Census, M-593, Reel 414, Page 464, F.G. 094] H/H J.T. DUNCAN, a68y b. c1802 PA. "Stone-Mason" $1,200/$160 2nd Wife: M.A. DUNCAN, a43y b. c1827 OH. Keeping House! 1 1st Dau: J. E. a13y b. *1857 IA. m. *1879 ALEXANDER PINKERTON; 2 1st Son: J. W. a11y b. *1859 IA. m. c1882 ANNA ROBERTSON BERRY; 3 2nd Son: R. A. a 8y b. *1862 IA. m. *1885 RACHEL PINKERTON;

MARY ANN (ALEXANDER, DUNCAN) bought a 64 acre farm on 3rd May 1871, on Section 20 of Amity Township, where JOHN WILEY DUNCAN and his older sister JANE E. "Jennie" and his younger brother ALEX. DUNCAN attended the "Butler School House" District 8, South of of their home.

In the 1880 Census at age 20 JOHN WILEY DUNCAN was listed as head of the household and was living with his stepfather JOHN T. DUNCAN His mother MARY ANN ALEXANDER DUNCAN died the year before in 1879; on their farm on Section 20, Amity Twp. (College Springs) Iowa. JOHN WILEY DUNCAN's younger 18 year old brother ALEX. DUNCAN was not listed in this census. [1880 Census, T-009, Reel 358, Page 513, E.D. 003-158, F.Visit. 110-115] H/H John W. DUNCAN, a20y b. 1861 IA. "Farmer" F-b. OH. M-b. PA. Step-Father: John T. a79y b. 1801 PA. F-b. VA. M-b. PA.

JOHN WILEY DUNCAN & ANNA R. BERRY MARRIAGE: In 1882 when JOHN WILEY DUNCAN was 22 years old he was united in marriage to 20 years old Miss ANNA ROBERTSON BERRY; b. __ Aug. 1862, in Urbana, Ohio; d. 12 Nov. 1947, at the age of 85 years in Page County, Iowa; ANNA ROBERTSON (BERRY) DUNCAN was the only daughter of GEORGE BERRY JR. (b. 1826, Scotland, d. 1916, Amity, Ia.) and his wife AGNES (BERRY) BERRY; (b. 1833, Scotland, d. 1913, Amity, Ia.) The BERRY's lived on "BERRY HILL" in Section 4, Amity Township, Page County, Iowa.

On 25th Feb. 1884, JOHN WILEY & ANNA (BERRY) DUNCAN and little WALTER GEORGE 5 months old, along with step-father JOHN T. DUNCAN, 77 years old relocated to a farm of 45 acres on Section 14 & 15, in Amity Township which he bought from his younger brother ALEX. DUNCAN. Step-father JOHN T. DUNCAN died the next year at 78 years old, in 1885. (Source: Deed Book No. 51, p. 605; Page County, Iowa; February 25, 1884)

   1890 - Biographical Sketches, Pg.834-835: JOHN W. DUNCAN is descended from a family of Scotch-Irish ancestry. His grandfather, Adam W. Duncan, was a farmer in Guernsey County, Ohio. John and Andrew, his sons [Adam W.] who still survive, are residents of Guernsey County.
Robert M. Duncan, the father of John W., [Our Subject] was born in Londonderry, Guernsey County, Ohio, and was a blacksmith by trade; he was also interested in agricultural pursuits.
He married Mary A. Alexander, a daughter of John Alexander, and they were the parents of four children:
1. Jennie Duncan,
2. Elizabeth Duncan,
3. John W. Duncan, and <---This Subject!..prs]
4. Robert Alexander Duncan, the youngest son. <---My Gr-Grandfather..prs]
Robert M. Duncan came to Iowa a few years after his marriage, and in 1858 he settled in Page County and began farming in Tarkio Township. He was a soldier in the civil war, and was killed at Vicksburg by the bursting of a shell before the siege began. His widow survived until February 27, 1879. They were both members of the United Presbyterian Church, and were honorable, industrious people.
John W. Duncan, the subject of this brief biography, was born in Page County, Iowa August 6, 1860, and was but two and a half years old at the time of his father's death. ...
In 1869 his mother was married a second time to John T. Duncan, a native of Indiana County, Pennsylvania. He was also a soldier in the civil war, and was a member of the company that captured John Morgan in Ohio. ... member of United Presbyterian Church. He died in 1885, at the age of seventy-eight years.
In 1882 John W. Duncan was united in marriage to Miss Annie Berry, a daughter of George Berry of Amity Township (see sketch), and they have had born to them three children:
1. George W., was born October 7, 1883;
2. Robert L. was born August 12, 1885, and
3. Agnes J. was born January 10, 1890.
The parents are members of the United Presbyterian Church ...
See: Biographical History of Page Co., Iowa - 1890
By W.L. Kershaw, The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., of Chicago, IL.

Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!  John W. DUNCAN Children - c1894  (Left to Right)
 #4 3rd Son: Charles DUNCAN age 1yr (Sitting in Chiar)
 #2 2nd Son: Roy DUNCAN age 10yrs
 #1 1st Son: Walter DUNCAN age 11yrs
 #2 Only Dau: Agnes DUNCAN age 4yrs
<--Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo! ..prs
(This Photo is from the personal collection of Phyliss (Dunn) FULK, givin to this writer in 1995..prs)

ROBERT ALEXANDER DUNCAN of Page County, conveyed 45 acres lying on the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section numbered Fourteen (14), and the South half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, of the Southwest Quarter of Section numbered Thirteen (13), in Township (Amity) numbered Sixty-seven (67) North, of Range numbered Thirty-seven (37) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, in the county of Page and State of Iowa... to JOHN WILEY DUNCAN..

Later by 1900 JOHN WILEY and ANNA R. (BERRY) DUNCAN lived North of the Berry Hill farm on a 160 acre farm on Section 33 of Harlan Township, they had five children born from this union, all of JOHN WILEY & ANNA R. (BERRY) DUNCAN's children attended the Pleasant Ridge School-House located about 1/2 mile to the north of their farm, on Mr. M. J. WILKEY's property in Section 27.

In the 1900 Census JOHN WILEY and ANNA R. (BERRY) DUNCAN and all 5 children were living on their farm on Section 33, Harlan Twp., Iowa. JOHN WILEY's sister JANE "JENNIE" E. and her husband ALEXANDER "ALEX" PINKERTON were renting the farm (Section 23), Amity Twp., Iowa, from her brother ALEX. DUNCAN (Then 38 years old) (Plat Book, 1900; Page County, Iowa; Page 14)

JOHN WILEY DUNCAN of Page County, State of Iowa... Survey 160 acres of land lying SE 1/4, of Section 33 of the Township (Harlan) 68 North. Range 37 West. of the 5th Principal Meridian....

On 8th Feb. 1907, JOHN WILEY DUNCAN bought additional 180 acres of land lying NE 1/4 of Section 3 of Amity Township, from JOHN H. WALKINSHAW & Wife, for $13,600. (Deed Book No. 172, p. 85; Page County, Iowa; February 28, 1907)

JOHN H. WALKINSHAW and Wife, of Page County, conveyed 180 acres lying on the Northeast Quarter of Section numbered Three (3), in Township (Amity) numbered Sixty-seven (67) North, of Range numbered Thirty-seven (37) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, in the county of Page and State of Iowa... to JOHN WILEY DUNCAN..

JOHN WILEY and ANNA (BERRY) DUNCAN's DEATH:
Mrs. ANNA ROBERTSON (BERRY) DUNCAN died 12 Nov. 1947 at age of 84 years and 3 months. 37 days later on 18 Dec. 1947, JOHN WILEY DUNCAN died at the age of 87 years, 4 months and 14 days and They were laid to rest together at the Maple Hill Cemetery, College Springs, Iowa. Section III, Row 7, Lot 3. (JOHN W. DUNCAN' S brother ALEX. DUNCAN is buried in Lot 2)

It has been reported (by George ANNAN to this writer, 1991) that they both died from a gas leak at their home, on "DUNCAN" road 3 miles west of Shambaugh.

The Clarinda Herald-Journal
 John DUNCAN, 88 DIES -  Monday Dec. 22, 1947
  John DUNCAN, 88 died Thursday night at his home, west of Shambaugh of the effect of coal gas poisoning nearly two months ago, following his wife in death by five weeks.
Services for Mr. DUNCAN, were held Sunday afternoon, at the United Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. A.A. Kesley in charge. He had been bedfast since he and Mrs. DUNCAN were overcome by fumes from their heating stove late in October. Mrs. DUNCAN died Nov. 12.
Funeral services was conducted at the United Presbyterian church in College Springs at 2:00 o'clock, Sunday afternoon 21 Dec. 1947 by their pastor, the Rev. A. A. KELSEY.
Pallbears were Grandsons:
RALPH BECKWITH, son of Agnes (Duncan) Beckwith
ROSS BECKWITH, son of Agnes (Duncan) Beckwith
LOWELL DUNCAN, son of Walter Duncan
DONALD DUNCAN, son of Charles S. Duncan
PAUL DUNBAR, husband of Dorothy H. (Duncan) Dunbar
DELOSS DHORITY, husband of Alice M. (Duncan) Dhority
Music was provided by CLARK McLEAN, HARRY OSBOURINE, Mrs. HAROLD MARTIN, Mrs. CLARENCE WHIGHAM and Miss LENA JOHNSON, organist.
Source: My Aunt Elise (WILSON) ANNAN, sent to me Jun. 12, 1997..prs

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE CHILDREN OF: JOHN WILEY DUNCAN and ANNA ROBERTSON (BERRY) DUNCAN: 1 1st Son: GEORGE "WALTER" DUNCAN; (1st s/o John Wiley & Anna (Berry) Duncan) b. 07 Oct 1883, in Amity Twp., Page Co., Iowa; d. 28 Oct 1968, age 85yrs, & 21 days; in Clarinda, Iowa, Buried in the Clarinda City Cemetery, "Birchwood Section" [Page 15] where a headstone marks his grave. He went to Rice Elem. School, Amity College; Farmer, Shambaugh Lived at (Amity Sec 3 NE 1/4) At the age of 25 he married on 12 Feb. 1908, at Clarinda, Page Co., IA. to Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo! 23 year old Miss NELLIE ROSELLE BROWN; (2nd d/o DANIEL "WISE" BROWN & Mother: MARY ELLEN HUDDLE) b. 31 Jul 1885, near Shambaugh, Page Co., IA. d. 05 Dec 1970, age 85y, 4m & 4d, Clarinda, IA. (diabetes and cancer) both are buried in the Birchwood Addition at the Clarinda City Cemetery; She went to Rice, Butler, Olive Branch Elem School houses; Attended Amity College; Was a school teacher at Shady Brook; They were members of the United Presbyterian church of College Springs; WALTER DUNCAN was a Elder at the Trinity U.P. church at Clarinda, Iowa; In the 1910 Census farmed 237.05 acres land, (South of "Duncan" Road) across from his fathers farm on Sec. 3, Amity Twp. (the original "Berry Hill" home place was west of them); they retired to 422 North 14th St. Clarinda, Iowa where they remained until their death; They had three children born from this union: 1.1 1st Dau: ALICE MILDRED DUNCAN; b. 1910 m. *1947 Deloss W. DHORITY, 2Ch. 1.2 1st Son: LOWELL KEITH DUNCAN; b. 1915-1955 a40y m. *1937 M. Leone ROPP, 4Ch. 1.3 2nd Dau: MARY ELLEN DUNCAN; b. 1920 m. *1939 Allan R. DODGE, 2Ch. [Source: Photo of Nellie from Marg Larson, mlarson@esedona.net 01 Nov 2007]
  Geo. Walter DUNCAN - 1965 Survey
Click on Thumbnail for Larger Map! Amity Twp., Sec 3, 237.05 acres
Survey for GEORGE "WALTER" DUNCAN of Page County... land laying as followg: 78.39 acres, W 1/2, NW 1/4 of Section 3 and 158.66 acres, NE 1/4 of Section 3 of Township 67 (Amity), Range 37 West, of the 5th. Principal Meridian....
(Source: Page County, Iowa; Plat Map 1965)
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE CHILDREN OF: GEORGE "WALTER" DUNCAN & NELLIE R. (BROWN) DUNCAN 1.1 ALICE MILDRED DUNCAN; (1st Dau of G. Walter & Nellie R. (Brown) Duncan) b. 3 Jul. 1910, near Shambaugh, Iowa; Attended College Springs High School 1928, 1 year at NWMSU-Marysville, Missouri; Methodist faith; Married on 28 Jun. 1947, at Troy, Kansas to DELOSS WALKER DHORITY; (Son of RAYMOND DHORITY and his wife ETTA (WALKER) DHORITY) b. 13 Feb. 1910, at Moulton, Iowa; d. 07 Dec. 1970, age 60yrs, 9m & 24days, of Heart Attack, Clarinda, IA. Buried in the Sunset Memorial Garden Cemetery, Greeley, Colo.; DELOSS W. DHORITY, attended Mystic High School, 1928 at Moulton, Iowa; Was a Blacksmith by trade when a young man; Was with Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. for over 15 years; Was founder and owner of the Sunset Memorial Garden Cemeteries in Greeley, and Sterling, Colo; Methodist; BPOE of Elks, Rotary, Member of National Cemetery Organization; Last known address of ALICE MILDRED (DUNCAN) DHORITY 1710 20th. Ave. Greeley, Colo. 80631; There was two daughters born from this union: 1.1.1 1st Dau: BARBARA ANN DHORITY; b. 1930 1.1.2 2nd Dau: DONNA LEE DHORITY; b. 1935 1.1.1 1st Dau: BARBARA ANN DHORITY; (Dau of Deloss W. & Alyce M. (Duncan) Dhority) b. 8 Sep. 1930; Married WAYNE CREAGAN; ad. Newton, Iowa; they have three sons born from this union. Need more Information. 1.1.2 2nd Dau: DONNA LEE DHORITY; (Dau of Deloss W. & Alyce M. (Duncan) Dhority) b. 26 Jul. 1935; Married FRANK P. LAKIN; ad Greeley, Colo. they have three sons born from this union. Need more Information. 1.2 LOWELL KEITH DUNCAN; (Only Son of G. Walter & Nellie R. (Brown) Duncan) b. 31 March 1915, College Springs, Page Co., Iowa; d. 25 Apr. 1955, age 40yrs, 0ms & 24 days; LOWELL K. DUNCAN committed suicide, it has been reported that LOWELL had just warmed up the baby bottle of his only son ROYCE E. DUNCAN (who was 8 months old at the time) and quietly left the house and went out to the barn and hanged himself, Earlier in his life, he had crushed his head while loading cattle in a truck and had terrible headaches afterward. The doctors told him to quit work for six months and not even think - he couldn't do it; LOWELL K. DUNCAN was involved with sports as a young man, football, basketball, and track awards; was a farmer in Amity Twp. 1933 to 1955; Raised purebred Hampshire hogs, and many awards for growing the best yield DeKalb Corn for several years; Was a trustee of the United Presbyterian church at College Springs, Iowa; Married on 31 Aug. 1937, at Clarinda, Iowa, to MARY "LEONE" ROPP; (d/o LeROY ROPP and his wife MARY "GRACE" CABBAGE) b. 26 Jun. 1915, at Hazelton, North Dakota; LEONE ROPP attended Clarinda High School, where she graduated in 1933 and 1 year (1934) at Findlay College, in Ohio; then because of the depression she decided not to go back to school and got a job at Woolworth's, until she was married in 1937; then she was a farmers wife and raised four children; they farmed west of Shambaugh (South side of "Duncan" Road, Section 3, Amity Twp.) until LOWELL's death in 1955; Widow LEONE (ROPP) DUNCAN and the children removed to Clarinda and she started work again as a secretary at the Savings and Loan office at Clarinda, Iowa since 1963; member of the Trinity U.P. Church, Church Treas., Sunday School Teacher; her interest were needlework, gardening cooking; She was a member of DAR the Waubonsie Chapter; She married a second time in 1963 to ERNEST W. WINGER; Farmer, Elder at Trinity U.P.; last known address 100 N. 17th. St. Clarinda, Iowa; four children born from this first union: (Source: Pages from the Past; Vol. IV, No. 4, Pg. 2-5, Dec. 1981; By Mrs. LeROY (GRACE CABBAGE) ROPP, Clarinda, Iowa) 1.2.1 1st Dau: MARY "ELAYNE" DUNCAN; b. 1938 1.2.2 2nd Dau: BEVERLY ANN DUNCAN; b. 1942 1.2.3 3rd Dau: KAREN SUE DUNCAN; b. 1951 1.2.4 1st Son: ROYCE EUGENE DUNCAN; b. 1954 (Source: Page County, Iowa - Plat Map 1965) Survey for LOWELL KEITH DUNCAN of Page County... land laying as followg: 40.00 acres, NE 1/4, NE 1/4 , SE 1/4 of Section 3 of Township 67 (Amity), Range 37 West, of the 5th. Principal Meridian.... THE FOLLOWING ARE THE CHILDREN OF: LOWELL KEITH DUNCAN & MARY "ELEONE" (ROPP) DUNCAN 1.2.1 1st Dau: MARY "ELAYNE" DUNCAN; (Dau of Lowell K. & Mary "Eleone" (Ropp) Duncan) b. 18 Apr. 1938; Clarinda, Iowa; Attended Amity High School, at College Springs, Iowa; was the 1956 Homecoming Queen; attended IWCC-Clarinda 1958 (Dean's List); Secretary American Petrofina Co., 1959-1956; Organist at the Preston Hills Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas; On the Christian Education Committee of the Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church at Richardson, Texas; Pres. Terrace Garden Club, Sec. Sitters Club. Library Chairperson of PTA-Arapaho Elem. School,; Interest, Music, Specter Sports, China Painting; Married on 26 Oct. 1962, at Dallas, Texas to JOHN MICHAEL REDFEARN "Mike"; b. 20 Aug. 1938, Dallas, Texas; Son of PERCY RANDOLPH and PAULINE (McMILLIAN) REDFEARN; "MIKE" attended Southern Methodist U., Dallas, Texas (BBA-Accounting); Controller at Slaughter Brothers Inc., Dallas Texas; On the Fellowship Committee of the Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church; Sunday School teacher; Kappa Alpha Frat; Interest in Golf, Spectator Sports; Last known address 1309 Chippewa Dr. Richardson, Texas 75080; They had three sons born from this union: 1.2.1 1st Son: JEFFREY MICHAEL REDFEARN; b. 26 Feb 1965 1.2.2 2nd Son: KYLE DOUGLAS REDFEARN; b. 18 Nov 1968 1.2.3 3rd Son: TODD DUNCAN REDFEARN; b. 06 Mar 1969 1.2.2 2nd Dau: BEVERLY ANN DUNCAN; (Dau of Lowell K. & Mary "Eleone" (Ropp) Duncan) b. 28 Aug. 1942, Clarinda, Iowa; Attended Clarinda High School Grad. 1960; Attend NWMSU-Maryville, Missouri, Grad. 1962; Secretary at American Petrofina Oil Co., 1963-69; Member of the Memorial Drive United Methodist Church; Treas. 1975-6 of PTA at Addicks Elem. School; Member of the Garden Club at Thornwood II and III; Interest, Needlework, Sports Activities, Bridge; Married on 8 Jul. 1967, Clarinda, Iowa, to FRED ANTHONY ODOM "Andy"; b. 18 Jul. 1940, at Alexander, La.; Son of FRED EARLE and FRANCES ALICE (ANTHONY) ODOM; Grad. 1958 from Gilmer High School, Gilmer, Texas; Grad. 1963 from U. Of Texas, Austin, BBA; Banker Vice- Pres. at the Cullen Center Bank & Trust, Houston, Texas; On the Adminidtrative Board, Methodist Church; Member of the Pine Forest Country Club, Houston, Texas; Member of the Touchdown Club; Interest in Golf, U. Texas Alumni Ass'n; last known address 703 Thistlewood, Houston, Texas 77024; They had three children born from this union: 1.2.2.1 1st Dau: KELLY SUZETTE ODOM; b. 15 Aug. 1969 1.2.2.2 1st Son: SCOTT ANTHONY ODOM; b. 18 Nov. 1971 1.2.2.3 2nd Son: MARK DUNCAN ODOM; b. 20 Sep. 1974 1.2.3 3rd Dau: KAREN SUE DUNCAN; (Dau of Lowell K. & Mary "Eleone" (Ropp) Duncan) b. 7 Oct. 1951, Clarinda, Iowa; Attended Gardield Elem. School; Grad. 1969 from Clarinda High School; Attended IWCC - Clarinda, Iowa 1970, Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa 1972, ISC - Ames, 1974 (Major-Elem. Ed., Minor-Exceptional Children) Dean's List; Sub-Teacher in the Des Moines Public School System 1974-75; Member of the Saint Paul Lutheran Church, at Ankeny, Iowa; Interest in Sewing, Tennis, SWIMMING, Spectator Sports; Married on 30 May 1970, at Clarinda, Iowa to KENNETH DEAN CARLSON "Ken"; b. 26 Oct. 1950, Clarinda, Iowa; Son of NORMAN M. and MARTHA ANNA (MULLER) CARLSON; Attended St. Paul Parochial Elem. School, Grad. 1968 from Clarinda High School; Grad. Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa, (Major-Bus. Admn., Economics); Accountant with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell Public Accounting Firm 1972-1974; CPA for Witte and Juckette Construction Co. 1974, Pres.; Member St. Paul Lutheran Church, German Shorthair Club, American Institute of CPA's; Interest in Hunting; Last known address 422 SE Trilein Dr. Ankeny, Iowa; They have two sons born from this union: 1.2.3.1 1st Son: BRENTON LOWELL CARLSON; b. 30 Dec 1970 1.2.3.1 2nd Son: COURTNEY RENAE CARLSON; b. 07 Mar 1976 1.2.4 1st Son: ROYCE EUGENE DUNCAN; (Son of Lowell K. & Mary "Eleone" (Ropp) Duncan) b. 19 Aug. 1954, Clarinda, Iowa; Grad. 1972, from Clarinda High School; ISU-Ames 1976 (Industrial Adm.); Student part time work at the Highlander Co., Des Moines; Member of Trinity U.P. Clarinda, Phi Delta Theta Frat; Interest in Outdoor Activities; Married on 17 Aug. 1974, at Clarinda, Iowa to Miss JANICE SUE BLASI; b. 29 Aug. 1954, Fairfield, Iowa; daughter of JERALD DEAN and MARTHA LOUISE (JESSEN) BLASI; Grad. 1972 from Clarinda High School; IWCC-Clarinda, Community Service Program (Listed Who's Who in American Junior Colleges); Dean's List 1974; Typist at Banker's Life Insurance Co., Des Moines; Lutheran; Interest in Reading; last known address 1436 Milton Ave., Des Moines, Iowa; They had two children born from this union: 1.2.4.1 1st Dau: SEACY MICHELLE DUNCAN; b. 30 May 1978 1.2.4.2 2nd Dau: STEPHANIE MARIE DUNCAN b. 17 Jan 1981 1.3 MARY ELLEN DUNCAN; (2nd Dau of G. Walter & Nellie R. (Brown) Duncan) b. 11 Feb. 1920, near Shambaugh, Iowa; attended College Springs High School; Receptionist; Methodist; Married on 6 Jun. 1939, Page Co., Iowa, to ALLAN RAY DODGE; b. 9 Aug. 1916; Son of RAY ALLAN DODGE and his wife GERTRUDE MAUDE (WAGGONER) DODGE; ALLAN R. DODGE attended College of Podiatry, Chicago, Ill; Has been a Podiatrist since 1950 at Creston, Iowa; last known address 800 N. Elm St. Crestion, Iowa 50801; They had two Sons born to this union: 1.3.1 1st Son: RONALD A. DODGE; b. 1943 2.3.2 2nd Son: ROBERT D. DODGE; b. 1952 1.3.1 1st Son: RONALD ALLAN DODGE; (Son of Mary E. (Duncan) & Allan R. Dodge) b. 23 Nov. 1943; U. Northern Colorado; (Business); Owner and Operator of Santeramo's Restaurant, in Loveland Colo.; Married on 22 Apr. 1967, at Greeley, Colo; to KATHERINE SANTERAMO; b. ?; Dau of ?; they had two children born from this union: 1.3.1 1st Dau: LYNETTE MARIE DODGE; b. 21 Oct. 1969 1.3.2 2nd Dau: TIFFANY LYNN DODGE; b. 7 Jan 1973 2.3.2 2nd Son: ROBERT DUNCAN DODGE; (Son of Mary E. (Duncan) & Allan R. Dodge) b. 28 Jan. 1952; attended SUI- Iowa City, Iowa; Electrical Engineer 2 2nd Son: ROBERT LeROY "ROY" DUNCAN; (Son of John Wiley & Anna (Berry) Duncan) b. Aug. 07, 1885, at Page County, Iowa; d. 27 Jul. 1967, at the age of 80 years, 11 months and 15 days at the Clarinda Municipal Hospital after a year of illness; At the age of 245, he married on 17 Mar. 1910, at Clarinda, Ia., to the 20 year old Miss PEARL "Winnie" KELLER; b. 8 Oct. 1889, Ponca, Nebraska; d. 1 Oct. 1984, age 94y, 11m, & 23 days at the Bethesda Care Center, Clarinda, Iowa where she resided for several years; area both are buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, College Springs, Ia. (Section III, Row 10, Lot 3); (d/o ROBERT D. and MARY JANE (CREFIELD/CRIFFIELD) KELLER; (1Gd/o Elijah & Jane CRIFFIELD) ROY & PEARL (KELLER) DUNCAN had two daughters born from this union: 2.1 1st. Dau: ROSE DUNCAN; b. 1915 2.2 2nd. Dau: DOROTHY H. DUNCAN; b. 1917 ROY DUNCAN was a farmer in Section 33, Harlan Twp. (North on "Duncan" Road, this was the original John Wiley Duncan "Home- place") until his illness in 1966; They were member's of the United Presbyterian Church in College Springs, where he was a usher for more than 40 years, and active on the session; ROY DUNCAN member of the Lions Club at College Springs, Iowa and showed an outstanding attendance record. (Source: Page County, Iowa; Plat Map 1965) Survey for ROBERT Le"ROY" DUNCAN of Page County... land laying as followg: 120.00 acres, W 1/2 , SE 1/4 and SW 1/4, SW, SE, of Section 33 of Township 68 (Harlan), Range 37 West, of the 5th. Principal Meridian.... In 1985 the JOHN WILEY DUNCAN - "Home-place" was owned by the "DUNCAN HOME FARM PARTNERSHIP". THE FOLLOWING ARE THE CHILDREN OF: ROBERT "ROY" AND PEARL W. (KELLER) DUNCAN 2.1 1st. Dau: ROSE DUNCAN; (Dau of Roy & Pearl W. (Keller) Duncan) b. Unknown Date; Harlan Twp., Page County, Iowa; Married 02 Nov., 1941, at Wichita, KS., to RAY E. EVANS; [CHJ 06 Nov. 1941] b. Unknown; Son of Unknown; Live Wichita, Kansas; have one child born from this union: 2.1.1 1st Son: PAUL EVANS; b. Unk. 2.1.1 1st Son: PAUL EVANS; (Son of Rose (Duncan) & Ray Evans) b. Unknown; Married Unknown; Live Derby, Kansas; three children: 2.1.1.1 1st Dau: PAULA JO EVANS; b. Unk. 2.1.1.2 1st Son: KENDALL EVANS; b. Unk. 2.1.1.3 2nd Son: KYLE EVANS; b. Unk. 2.2 2nd Dau: DOROTHY HELEN DUNCAN; (Dau of Roy & Pearl W. (Keller) Duncan) b. 1917, ; Harlan Twp., Page Co., Iowa; was raised on her fathers farm (North side of "Duncan" Road, in her Grandfather John Wiley Duncan "Home-place"; Attended Unknown Schools; Married on 29 Jun. 1935, Page County, Iowa; to PAUL RANSOM DUNBAR; b. 11 Nov. 1911, Location Unknown; d. 09 Dec. 1986, at the age of 75 years, 0 months and 28 days; Son of TED L. & BELLE (RANSOM) DUNBAR; PAUL and DOROTHY (DUNCAN) DUNBAR owned a 80 acre farm located in Amity Township, on Section 3 of the S 1/2, SE 1/4 along road 333, in 1966. (Source: Page County, Iowa; Plat Map 1965)Both were Presbyterians, PAUL R. DUNBAR was on the Church Board, Chairman & Trustee; President of the Lions Club; was also a very good Mechanic; DOROTHY (DUNCAN) DUNBAR was in the Clarinda Missionary Soc.; and the Clarinda Neighborhood Club; Last known adress of Mrs. Paul (Dorothy Duncan) Dunbar is unknown; They had two children adopted: 2.1.1 Son: J. L. "JIM" DUNBAR; 2.1.2 Dau: JANA DUNBAR; See Biography Profile© on :DUNBAR Family! for Continuation of this Family. 3 1st Dau: AGNES JANE DUNCAN; (Only Dau. of John Wiley & Anna (Berry) Duncan) born 10 Jan. 1890, near Braddyville, Page Co., Iowa; d. 11 Jan. 1962, at the age of 72 years, 0 months, and 1 day, after a long illness, at the Boone County Hospital, Albion, Nebr.; Rural Schools; Attended Amity College; Methodist; She was a active member of U.P. Church at College Springs; Married on 2 Sep. 1914, Page County, Iowa to CHARLES H. BECKWITH; b. Unknown, of College Springs; Son of Unknown; In the Spring of 1919 they moved by rail to a farm 10 miles Northwest of Albion, Neb. where they remained for the rest of there life; their were four known children born to this union: 3.1 1st Son: JOHN BECKWITH; b. Unk. Liv Denver CO. 3.2 1st Dau: ANNA MAE BECKWITH; b. Unk. m. Mr. SCHMODEKE, Albion, NE. 3.3 2nd Son: RALPH BECKWITH; b. Unk. Liv. Albion, NE. 3.4 3rd Son: ROSS BECKWITH; b. Unk. Liv. Loretto, NE. 4 CHARLES SPURGEON DUNCAN; (3rd Son of John Wiley & Anna (Berry) Duncan) born 05 Feb. 1892, in the community of "Shady Brook", near College Springs, Amity Twp., Page Co., Iowa; (his fathers farm was on the North side of "Duncan" Road in Harlin Twp. Sec. 33) d. on 16 Mar. 1975, in Clarinda, Iowa, at the age of 83 years, 1 month, and 11 days; Married twice, first on 27 Dec. 1917, College Springs, (U.P. parsonage) Iowa to Miss CLARA E. PINKERTON; (2nd d/o James Albert PINKERTON and Wife Phoebe D. (FINLEY)) b. 7 March 1891, Hanna City, Peoria Co. Ill; d. 21 Jun. 1969, a78y, 3m, 14d, at Clarinda Muni. Hospt. Clarinda, Iowa; both are buried in the DUNCAN section at the "Birchwood Addition" of the Clarinda City Cemetery; They had one son born from this first union; After the death of his first wife CHARLES S., age 78 married a second time on 17 Oct. 1970 to the widow Mrs. LOIS (McCUNN) WAGONER, of Clarinda; b. Unk.; No issue; FIRST MARRIAGE: 4.1 Only Son: A. DONALD DUNCAN; *1922-1981 a58y m. 1) Betty J. WHIPP, 3Ch. m. 2) Mrs. KATHRINE (COE) GRAFT; 0Ch. SECOND MARRIAGE: No Issue. CHARLES S. DUNCAN lived his entire life along the North side of "Duncan Road" on the "Original John W. DUNCAN" 200 acre farm (T-68-R-37 Harlan, Sec. 33) that his mother and father gave him on Nov. 19, 1945; On Dec. 30, 1967, CHARLES S. & CLARE E. (PINKERTON) DUNCAN observed their 50th. Wedding anniversary with over 100 guest at the United Presbyterian Church in College Springs, Iowa. Their son A. DONALD DUNCAN & Unknown Wife, Grand Children KATHRYN & DIANNE, J.ROBERT of Lincoln, Nb. were present. Presiding at the guest book was DIANNE DUNCAN. Serving at the tea table were Mrs. WALTER DUNCAN, Mrs. HAROLD HATFIELD, Mrs. RAY BEERY, and GERTRUDE FINLEY. The social committee of the church served in the kitchen. JOHN W. DUNCAN, Will Deed; Deed Bk 348, Pg 248; Page County, Iowa; Date Filing 21 Nov. 1945; Date Instrument 19 Nov. 1945 JOHN W. DUNCAN and wife ANNIE R. DUNCAN of Page County, State of Iowa...assignes 120 acres of land lying E 1/2, SW 1/4 80 acres; and NW 1/4, SE 1/4 40 acres of Section 33 in Township (Harlan) 68 North, Range 37 West of 5 PM...to CHARLES S. DUNCAN for Love and Consideration and $1.00 \s\ JOHN W. DUNCAN \s\ ANNIE R. DUNCAN Will Deed; Deed Bk 361, Pg 344; Page County, Iowa; Date Filing 29 Dec. 1947; Date Instrument 29 Dec. 1947 CHARLEY S. DUNCAN of Page County, State of Iowa... assignes 120 acres of land lying E 1/2, SW 1/4 80 acres; and NW 1/4, SE 1/4 40 acres of Section 33 in Township (Harlan) 68 North, Range 37 West of 5 PM...to L. P. MANING for Love and Consideration and $1.00 \S\ CHARLEY S. DUNCAN Will Deed; Deed Bk 363, Pg 201; Page County, Iowa; Date Filing 02 Mar. 1948; Date Instrument 01 Mar. 1948 CHARLEY S. DUNCAN and wife CLARE E. DUNCAN of Page County, State of Iowa... assignes 160 acres of land lying SW 1/4 of Section 35 in Township (Harlan) 68 North, Range 37 West of 5 PM...to HAROLD O. HATFIELD ... \S\ CHARLEY S. DUNCAN \S\ CLARE E. DUNCAN Will Deed; Deed Bk 364, Pg 250; Page County, Iowa; Date Filing 24 Apr. 1948; Date Instrument 24 Apr. 1948 CHARLEY S. DUNCAN of Page County, State of Iowa ... assignes 39.32 acres of land lying E 1/2, E 1/4, NE 1/4 of Section 3 in Township (Amity) 67 North, Range 37 West of 5 PM...to GEORGE WALTER DUNCAN...for love and consideration of $1.00 \S\ CHARLEY S. DUNCAN Page County, Iowa.; 1966, Rural Atlas CHARLES S. DUNCAN ... of Page County, State of Iowa ... 200 acres of land lying SW 1/4, 160 acres, and NW 1/4, SE 1/4, 40 acres of Section 33 of Township (Harlan) 68, North and Range 37, West of 5 PM... See Biography Profile on the Ohio PINKERTON for continuation of this Family. 4.1 Only Son: ALBERT DONALD DUNCAN; (Only s/o Charles S. & Clara E. (Pinkerton) Duncan) b. 22 Aug. 1922, Amity Twp., Iowa; [CH 07 Sep 1922] d. 18 Jan. 1981, at the age of 58y, 4m, 26d, in Phoenix, Az.; Buried in the Birchwood Addition at the Clarinda City Cemetery, Iowa; Married twice, first on 06 Sep. 1941, to BETTY JEAN WHIPP; b. Unk.; d.Unk.; They had three children born to this first marriage; The second marriage Date Unknown was to Mrs. KATHRINE (COE) GRAFT; b. Unk.; d. Unk.; No more information. FIRST MARRIAGE: 4.1.1 1st Son: J. R. "Bob" DUNCAN; b. c1942. Clarinda 4.1.2 1st Dau: KATHRYN D. DUNCAN; b. 16 Aug 1945, Clarinda 4.1.3 2nd Dau: CAROL DIANNE DUNCAN; b. 08 Sep 1948, Clarinda Clarinda Newspaper; January 18, 1981 A. DONALD DUNCAN was one of Lincoln, Nebraska's most prominent businessmen, he was chairman of DUNCAN Aviation, Inc. of Lincoln, a company which he founded. The company was one of the largest and most respected general aviation centers in the world, with over 300 employees. A. DONALD DUNCAN was regarded as one of the world's leading salesmen of private jets, having sold over 330 Lear jets. A. DONALD DUNCAN began farming in Page County, Iowa in 1938, and continued farming while establishing an Automobile agency in Clarinda in 1948. DUNCAN Motors was located in the present City Hall location (1981). In 1956, he began and aviation business in Omaha, Nebr. which remained their until 1968. The present business location in Lincoln, Nebr. was started in 1963. His local business interest continue to include farming and more recently, banking, serving as a director and part owner of "Citizens State Bank" in Clarinda, Iowa and also part owner of "Farmers Savings and Loan" in Fremont, Iowa. Clarinda Newspaper; October , 1981 THE FAMILY OF DONALD DUNCAN ... former owner of the Citizens State Bank, who passed away last year, unveiled a sculpture in his memory last Thursday. The sculpture will reside in the front window of the bank. Shown with the sculpture were Mr. DUNCAN's children, DIANNE (DUNCAN) THOMAS, of Omaha, ROBERT DUNCAN, of Lincoln and KATHRYN (DUNCAN) THOMPSON of Clarinda. The sculpture is untilted, Mrs THOMPSON saying that each person viewing the artwork could make their own interpretation. The sculpture was done in sandstone by GEORGE D. TURNER and was purchased in Aspen, Co. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE CHILDREN OF: A. DONALD DUNCAN & 1st Wife BETTY (WHIPP) DUNCAN: 4.1.1 1st Son: J. ROBERT "Bob" DUNCAN; (Son of A. Donald & Betty (Whipp) Duncan) b. 1943; At age 22, Liv. Omaha, he arried on 20 Jul. 1965, Clarinda, IA to the 22 year old Miss KAREN K. KENT; b. 1943, Clarinda, IA.; Dau of Unknown; two children born to this union; Live Lincoln, Nebr. 1.2.2.4.4.1.1.1 1st. Son: DAVID TODD; b. Unk. 1.2.2.4.4.1.1.2 1st. Dau: KATHRYN PAIGE; b. 12 Feb 1969. Need more Information. 4.1.2 1st Dau: KATHRYN DAWN DUNCAN; (Dau of A. Donald & Betty (Whipp) Duncan) b. 16 Aug 1945, Clarinda, IA; she teaches at Clarinda Community College; Married on 26 Jul. 1971; Lincoln, NE, to MICHAEL L. THOMPSON; b. Unknown; Son of Unknown; Works for the Citizens Bank, Clarinda, Iowa; Live in Clarinda; two children born to this union: 4.1.2.1 1st. Son: IAN THOMPSON; b. Unk. 4.1.2.2 2nd. Son: ERIC THOMPSON; b. Unk. Need more Information. 4.1.3 2nd Dau: DIANNE D. DUNCAN; (Dau of A. Donald & Betty (Whipp) Duncan) b. Unknown; Married Unknown Date, to (Unknown) THOMAS; b. Unknown; Son of Unknown; Unknown Children; Last known address Omaha, Nebr.; No more Information. Need more Information. 5 4th Son: VERNON ALEXANDER DUNCAN; (Son of John Wiley & Anna (Berry) Duncan) b. 24 Mar. 1895, in Amity Twp., Page Co., Iowa; d. 22 Jun. 1983, age 88yrs, 2m & 27days, Springfield, Missouri; He married twice, first at the age 28 on 30 Dec 1922, Page Co., IA to the 18 year old Miss Neola EDMONDS; b. c1904, Unknown Co.; They had one daughter born to this union; He married second on 22 May 1942, Page Co., Iowa to NELLIE M. SHAW; b. Unknown, She was a RN; They had one son born to second marriage; In father Obit. 1947, was listed as living in San Francisco, Ca.; They owned a farm in Amity Township, in 1966, S 1/2, NE 1/4 OF Section 4, 80 acres; Later removed to Hollister, Missouri; Last known address 712 E. Sunshine St. Apt. 21-D, Springfield, Missouri 65867; No more information. FIRST MARRIAGE: 5.1 1st. Dau: CLEVIA A. DUNCAN; b. Unk. SECOND MARRIAGE: 5.2 1st. Son: JOHN WILEY DUNCAN: b. 08 Aug 1947 Page County, Iowa.; 1966, Rural Atlas VERNON and NELLIE DUNCAN...of Page County, State of Iowa...80.00 acres of land lying S 1/2, SE 1/4, of Section 4 of Township (Amity) 67, North and Range 37, West of 5 PM... 5.1 1st. Dau: CLEVIA A. DUNCAN ; (Dau of Vernon A. & Unknown (Edmonds) Duncan) b. Unknown, in Page Co., Iowa; Married J. E. ISSACSON; b. Unknown; Son of Unknown; Received land from Parents 1970. Need more Information. Will Deed; Deed Bk 485, Pg 809; Page County, Iowa; Date Filing 25 Apr. 1975; Date Instrument 13 Apr. 1970 VERNON A. DUNCAN and wife NELLIE M. DUNCAN of Page County, State of Iowa ... assignes acres of land lying N 1/4, NE 1/4 and SW 1/4, NE 1/4 and NE 1/4, NW 1/4 and E 1/2, NW 1/4 and NW 1/2 of Section 4 in Township (Amity) 67 North, Range 37 West of 5 PM...to J. E. and CLEVIA A. ISAACSON...for love and consideration of $1.00 \S\ VERNON A. DUNCAN \S\ NELLIE M. DUNCAN 5.2 1st. Son: JOHN WILEY DUNCAN: (Son of Vernon A. & 2nd. Nellie M. (Shaw) Duncan) b. 08 Aug 1947, in Page Co., Iowa; (b. San Francisco, CA. per [CHJ 14 Aug 1947] Attended MWMS, Maryville, Mo. At age 19y he married 25 Feb. 1967, at the Trinity U.P. Church, Clarinda, Iowa, to 19 year old Miss TRUDY RAE HIRSCH, of Dexter, IA. b. 1948, of Dexter, Iowa; [CHJ 02 Feb 1967] Daughter of W. RAY & LENA (Unknown) HIRSCH, of Dexter, Iowa; JOHN W. DUNCAN joined the Air Force; They have Two Children born to this union; No more information. 5.2.1 1st Dau: AMBER DUNCAN; b. c1970 5.2 2 1st Son: JOHN ANTHONY DUNCAN; b. 31 Oct. 1971, at Altus AFB, Oklahoma. End of JOHN WILEY DUNCAN Chapter. See Biographical Profile on Brother: ROBERT Alex. DUNCAN for Continuation.

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