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Person Page 157

Thomas Duncan1,2,3,4

born 12 January 1686, died 9 July 1776

Family: Jane McMurdo (born UNKNOWN)

Facts and Notes

  • Marriage: Jane McMurdo4,3
  • Birth: 12 January 1686; Perthshire, ScotlandB1,1,3,4
  • Death: 18 July 17703
  • Will: 1776; Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USAB; See person note below5
  • Death: 9 July 1776; Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USAB; Age: 901,4,2
  • Burial: 13 July 1776; Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USAB; Date estimated based on time of death.4
  • Note: Cumberland Co. PA wills; Book B (FHL film 21,078)
    B-212: (blank day and month) 1766, will of Thomas Duncan in Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, of perfect mind and memory; my just debts and funeral charges be paid and satisfied; to my wife 1/3 part of all my estate, to wit, money, lands, cattle, moveable, debts, household goods, &c.; to my son William Duncan 5 shillings; to my son John Duncan 5 shillings; to my son Stephen Duncan 5 shillings; to my son David Duncan five shillings; to my son Samuel Duncan 2/3 of what remains after my wife and the other above legacies are taken off; to my son Daniel the remaining 1/3 part after the afsd legacies and bequeathments are taken off; if my wife Jane should not survive or outlive me, then to my sons Daniel Stephen and Samuel that 1/3 part devised to my wife, equally divided; my wife Jane and my son Stephen my sole executors; revoke all former wills. /s/ Thomas Duncan; wit. William Brown, Samuel Coulter, Jno. McCallifler. Produced in court for probate by William Brown and Samuel Coulter, 18 Jan. 1776.


  1. [S366], U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Volume: 207; SAR Membership Number: 41319, Record for Thomas Duncan
  2. [S366], U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, SAR Membership Number: 93170, Application for Thomas Duncan
  3. [S439] , McNaull, Margaret, Personal Family Tree, Margaret McNaull Genealogical Records, Copies sent to Marianna Cobb on 11 May 1993.
  4. [S711] FamilySearch, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Ancestral File," database, Familysearch; Ancestral File Number JG9F-MH, entry for Thomas DUNCAN;; accessed 26 August 2015
  5. [S624] Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson, Duncan Research Files, Cumberland County Pennsylvania Records; accessed 7/26/2016