Biography of Samuel Duncan
Miami County, Ohio Biographies





SAMUEL DUNCAN, farmer; P. 0. Piqua; born Nov. 9, 1815, in Miami Co., and is a son of Amos Duncan, horn in North Carolina, Feb. 27, 1782, and during life engaged in farming; in 1805, came to Greene Co., Ohio, where he united in marriage with Rachel Coats, who was born in North Carolina; in 1808, came to Miami Co., where he died July 1, 1868, and his wife in 1843. Mr. Duncan remained at home, devoting his summer months to farming, attending school in the winter. In 1840, married Elizabeth Gilbert, who died Dec. 4, 1841. One child was the fruit of this unibn. In January, 1843, he united in marriage with Catherine Haines, who was a native of Pennsylvania, and by this union have two children, Francis C., born April 16, 1856, and W. A., whose sketch appears in this work. About 1840, Samuel Duncan began to accumulate some wealth and now owns 370 acres in Miami Co., of which 108 acres lie in Sec. 20, where he now resides.

From:
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Chicago 1880


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