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Re: DunCan/Embrey/ John Jacobs /George Washington Connection & Beyond
Posted by: Ronald Jacobs (ID *****6750) Date: September 24, 2012 at 16:45:41
In Reply to: Re: DunCan/Embrey/ John Jacobs /George Washington Connection & Beyond by Ronald Jacobs of 4620

More follow up on DUNCAN

I was able to go back further than William:

# ID: I70146
# Name: William Duncan
# Sex: M
# Birth: BEF 1656 in Perthshire, Scotland
# Death: BET 1676 AND 1690 in Westmoreland County, Virginia

Father: Peter Duncan b: 17 JUN 1624 in Cannongate, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, Scotland
Mother: Elizabeth 'Bessie' Caldwell b: 26 JUL 1628 in High Church, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland

# ID: I63842
# Name: Peter Duncan
# Sex: M
# Birth: 17 JUN 1624 in Cannongate, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, Scotland
# Death: 9 SEP 1676 in Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate
# Note:

Marriage 1 Elizabeth 'Bessie' Caldwell b: 26 JUL 1628 in High Church, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland

* Married: 2 JUN 1646 in Cannongate, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, Scotland


1. Has No Children Peter Duncan b: 1642 in Perthshire, Scotland
2. Has Children Charles Duncan b: 9 MAR 1646/47 in Perthshire, Scotland
3. Has Children John Duncan b: 16 JAN 1647/48 in Perthshire, Scotland
4. Has Children Henry Duncan b: 11 APR 1649 in Scotland
5. Has Children Elizabeth Duncan b: ABT 1654 in Perthshire, Scotland
6. Has No Children William Duncan b: BEF 1656 in Perthshire, Scotland
7. Has Children Anne Duncan b: 1658 in Perthshire, Scotland
8. Has No Children Matthew Duncan b: 1663 in Perthshire, Scotland
9. Has No Children Eleanor Duncan b: 1667 in Westmoreland County, Virginia
10. Has Children Rebecca Duncan b: 1670 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia

p. 254 Westmoreland County Court 30th of September 1714
- DUNKAN &c, v REMY &c. In the Ejectione Finne brought to this Court by Thomas Clay,Lessee of JOHN DUNKAN, Pltf. against WILLIAM REMY admitted Defendant in the stead ofJohn Day for lands and tenements with appurtenances scituate in the Parish of Cople and County aforesaid in the possession of WILLIAM NASH. After severall continuances of the same, the Pltf. and Defendt. at March Court 1714 agreed on the following facts, [vizt] that PETER DUNKAN was possest of the land in dispute in fee; 2ndly that he by his Will in writeing duely proved dated the 9th ofSeptember 1676 devised the same to his Son, WILLIAM, for one hundred acres of land called the "WOODYARD" and willed that if it should please almighty God to take his Sons, MATTHEW, WILLIAM and CHARLES out of this life or either ofthem without heir that then what he had given them in his Will should fall between his Daughters before in his Will named equally which Daughters were ELIZABETH, ANNE, ELLEN and REBECCA as by his Will a true copy whereofis hereunto annexed more at large appeares; 3dly that WILLIAM DUNKAN did depart this life without issue; 4thly that ELIZABETH, ANNE and REBECCA [ELLEN being dead without issue] entered into the lands by vertue ofthe devise and with their Husbands made sale thereof to the Defendt. and are all since dead every one ofthem leaveing and haveing issue liveing, 5thly that JOHN DUNKAN, Pltfs Lessor is heir at Law to PETER DUNKAN the Testator and the point in question is what Estate the Daughters had in the lands in controversie whether an Estate only for life or an Estate of Inheritance in fee, and submitted the same to the Judgment ofthe Court. Upon consideration whereofthe Court are of opinion that the devise of PETER DUNKAN according to the intent and meaning ofhis Last Will and Testament creates an Estate in fee taile in his Daughters aforementioned and noe other; whereupon at the instance of the Defendt. the suit is ordered to be dismist with costs &c.

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