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Jason Duncan
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#0199, holunk2.jpg, Wilkes, John Holloway Family, This may be the family of one of the many John Holloways in Wilkes Co.
#0198, holsall2.jpg, Wilkes, Sallie A. Holbrook Pruitt, Sallie A. Holbrook Pruitt (b1871), wife of Josh Pruitt.
#0197, holsall1.jpg, Wilkes, Sallie A. Holbrook Pruitt, Sallie A. Holbrook Pruitt (b1871), wife of Josh Pruitt.
#0196, holdavi1.jpg, Wilkes, David Holloway, David K. Holloway (b1838) and his wife Mary King. He was the son of John A. Holloway.
#0195, harkizi7.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris, Isaac Coy Pruitt and wife Kiziah Harris (1888-1989).
#0194, harkizi6.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris, Isaac Coy Pruitt and wife Kiziah Harris (1888-1989) with their daughter Ruby (b1916).
#0193, harkizi5.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris, Kiziah Harris Pruitt (1888-1989), daughter of Wesley Harris.
#0192, harkizi4.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris, Kiziah Harris Pruitt (1888-1989), daughter of Wesley Harris, at 100 years old.
#0191, harkizi3.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris, Five generations beginning with Kiziah Harris Pruitt (1888-1989) and her daughter Ruby Pruitt Wiles.
#0190, harkizi2.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris, The family of Kizzie Harris Pruitt (1888-1989). She married Isaac Coy Pruitt in 1905.
#0189, harkizi1.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris, Kiziah Harris Pruitt (1888-1989), daughter of John Wesley Harris.
#0188, harcarr2.jpg, Wilkes, Carrie Harris, Carrie Harris Blackburn (1880-1981), daughter of John Wesley Harris.
#0187, harcarr1.jpg, Wilkes, Carrie Harris, Carrie Harris Blackburn (1880-1981), daughter of John Wesley Harris.
#0186, gruwalt1.jpg, Virginia, Lura Simpkins, Walter Grubb and his wife Lura Simpkins with six of their children. The girl on the left is Treva. The boy in front is Bobby. Lura Simpkins was the daughter of Cordelia Duncan Simpkins. This picture was probably taken in the 1930s.
#0185, grejuli1.jpg, Wilkes, Julianna Greenwell, Julianna Greenwell (1851-1934), daughter of William Henry Greenwell and his second wife Sarah Pardue. She was the half-sister of Sarah Mira Greenwell (1829-1915) who married John Harris.
#0184, edwmccl1.jpg, Alleghany, McClain Edwards, Doctor McClain Edwards (1877-1944), son of Calvin Edwards.
#0183, edwcree1.jpg, Alleghany, Creed Edwards, Creed Edwards (1837-1916) and his wife Elizabeth Kennedy. Creed is the son of Richard Edwards.
#0182, edwalle1.jpg, Alleghany, Boss Al Edwards, Allen (Boss Al) Edwards (1833-1908), son of Richard Edwards.
#0181, dunwils3.jpg, Virginia, Wilson Duncan, Identified as Prayor Simpkins, Wilson Duncan, Ollie Simpkins, Lucy Hedge, and Gaston Hedge of Snowville.
#0180, dunwils2.jpg, Virginia, Wilson Duncan, Wilson Duncan (b1912), son of Perry Cornelius Duncan. Taken in the early 1920s.
#0179, dunwils1.jpg, Virginia, Wilson Duncan, Wilson Duncan, son of Perry Duncan, with his wife Ann. On the original was written: 'Wilson Morris Duncan, wife Ann, California, 11-13-1912 to 12-24-1941'. His wife's last name is unknown. What happened to her?
#0178, dunwatt6.jpg, Wilkes, Watts Duncan, Watts Duncan (1917-2004) with Leroy Thomas Wood (born 1942) near Wilkesboro. Taken at the Wood home on Mtn View Rd. The Wood family moved to this house about 1947.
#0177, dunwatt5.jpg, Wilkes, Watts Duncan, Perry Watts Duncan (b1917), son of Perry Cornelius Duncan.
#0176, dunwatt4.jpg, Wilkes, Watts Duncan, Perry Watts Duncan (b1917), son of Perry Cornelius Duncan.
#0175, dunwats3.jpg, Wilkes, Watts Duncan, Perry Watts Duncan (b1917), son of Perry Cornelius Duncan.
#0174, dunwats2.jpg, Wilkes, Watts Duncan, Watts Duncan (1917-2004), son of Perry Duncan.
#0173, dunwats1.jpg, Virginia, Watts Duncan, Perry Watts Duncan (b1917), son of Perry Cornelius Duncan. Taken in 1919.
#0172, dunsibs2.jpg, Virginia, Lizzie and Bertie Duncan, (L-R): Lizzie Duncan (1890-1964), Edith Simpkins (d-i-l of Eva), Eva Susan Duncan, Bertie Duncan (1898-1991), Pauline Shepherd, and Eva's husband Henry Lee Duncan. Lizzie, Eva, and Bertie are daughters of Benjamin F. Duncan. This was taken at Eva's house in Snowville.
#0171, dunsibs1.jpg, Virginia, Children of Benjamin Duncan, Clockwise from upper left: Lizzie Duncan, Charlie Duncan, Cordelia Duncan, Nancy Duncan, Bertie Duncan (b1898). They are all children of Benjamin F. Duncan. This was taken at Cordelia's house c1940.
#0170, dunsibdub3.jpg, Virginia, Children of Perry Duncan, (L-R) Maggie Duncan, Watts Duncan, and Wilson Duncan, children of Perry Cornelius Duncan. Taken about 1919.
#0169, dunsibdub2.jpg, Virginia, Mary Mitchell Duncan, Mary Mitchell Duncan (1890-1925) with children Wilson, Maggie, and Watts (b1917).
#0168, dunrwwm.jpg, Virginia, Family of Perry Duncan, L-R): Wilson Duncan (1912-1941), Perry Watts Duncan (b 1917), Roy Clifford Duncan (1919-1975), and Maggie Lee Duncan (1915-1931). They were children of Perry C. Duncan. This picture was taken at their home in Dublin, VA, probably about 1922.
#0167, dunroyb.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Duncan (1919-1975), son of Perry Duncan, with Leroy Thomas Wood (b1942). The address written on the back seems unrelated to the picture.
#0165, dunroy9.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Duncan (1919-1975) with Mary Wiles Bauguess about 1942 near North Wilkesboro.
#0164, dunroy8.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Duncan (1919-1975), son of Perry Duncan. The lady is unknown.
#0163, dunroy7.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, On the right, Roy Duncan (1919-1975), son of Perry Duncan. The man on the left is unknown.
#0162, dunroy6.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Duncan (1919-1975) with Richard Wood (b1937) in about 1942, near Wilkesboro.
#0161, dunroy5.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Duncan (on right, 1919-1975). Possibly taken in the late 1940s. Or, possibly during the war. Who is the unknown man on the left?
#0160, dunroy4.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Duncan (on right, 1919-1975), son of Perry Duncan. On the left is Claude Stone.
#0159, dunroy3.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Clifford Duncan (1919-1975) with an unknown girl in the 1940s. Roy is the son of Perry Cornelius Duncan. The girl is said to be the daughter of Lester and Ethel.
#0158, dunroy2.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, Roy Clifford Duncan (right) in about 1941. Who is the unknown man on the left?
#0157, dunroy1.jpg, Wilkes, Roy Duncan, WWII. Roy Clifford Duncan (right, b1919) with army friend 'Hildenboard from Kentucky' during WWII. The identity of Hildenboard is unknown.
#0156, dunprymry.jpg, Virginia, Perry Duncan and Mitchell sisters, Clockwise from upper left: Alverta (Verti) Mitchell, Daisy Mitchell (b 1899), Lutisha Mitchell, Perry Cornelius Duncan (1888-1937), Mary Mitchell (1890-1925). Perry and Mary were married in February 1911 at her father's house. This picture was taken in late 1910.
#0155, dunpeter.jpg, Virginia, Peter Duncan, Peter Duncan (born 1848), son of Elijah Duncan (b1824).
#0154, dunpery7b.jpg, Virginia, Perry Duncan, On the far right, Perry Cornelius Duncan (1888-1927) clearing timber. He may have been clearing the way for the railroad. Who are the unknown men with him?
#0153, dunpery6.jpg, Wilkes, Perry Duncan, Gladys Casey Spicer, Perry Duncan (1887-1937), Maude Casey Duncan, and (in back) Lona Casey Ingool. Taken in 1925.
#0152, dunpery5.jpg, Wilkes, Perry Duncan, Perry Cornelius Duncan (1887-1937) and his second wife Maude Casey when they were married in 1925 in Wilkes Co, NC.
#0151, dunpery4.jpg, Virginia, Perry Duncan, Perry Cornelius Duncan (1887-1937), son of Benjamin F. Duncan. This was probably taken between 1900 and 1905, possibly in Deepwater before they moved to Newbern.
#0150, dunpery3.jpg, Virginia, Perry Duncan, On the right, Perry Cornelius Duncan (1887-1937), son of Benjamin F. Duncan. Who is the unknown man on the left? The original was developed at Collins Studio in Pulaski Co.
#0149, dunpery2.jpg, Virginia, Perry Duncan, Perry Cornelius Duncan (1887-1937), son of Benjamin F. Duncan.
#0148, dunpery1.jpg, Virginia, Perry Duncan, Perry Cornelius Duncan (1887-1937), son of Benjamin F. Duncan. This picture was taken after he moved to Wilkes Co, NC, in 1925.
#0147, dunnanc1.jpg, Virginia, Nancy Duncan, Nancy Duncan (1896-1984), daughter of Benjamin Duncan.
#0146, dunmagg1.jpg, Virginia, Maggie Duncan, Maggie Lee Duncan (1915-1931), daughter of Perry C. Duncan. Probably taken about 1925 in Dublin, VA.
#0145, dunlizz1.jpg, Virginia, Lizzie Duncan, Lizzie Duncan (1890-1964), daughter of Benjamin Floyd Duncan. This picture was taken in OH.
#0144, dunjonmily1.jpg, Virginia, John Henry Duncan, Jr., John Henry Duncan, Jr. (1835-1902) and his wife Millie Duncan (1843-1927).
#0143, dunjonh2.jpg, Virginia, John H. Duncan, III, John Henry Duncan, III (1878-1946) where he is buried off Rt 611 in Caroll Co, VA. This cemetery is on the hill across the road from where he lived.
#0142, dunjonh1.jpg, Virginia, John H. Duncan III, John Henry Duncan, III and his wife Malinda Semones. Their son James Wilcie Duncan is standing in the center and was killed during WWII in 1943.
#0141, dunisaa3.jpg, Virginia, Isaac Duncan, Isaac Leroy Duncan (1884-1948) and his first wife Malinda Wilson. Isaac was the son of Benjamin F. Duncan.
#0140, dunisac2.jpg, Virginia, Unknown Duncan Children, Unknown. This picture was found among others of the Duncan family kept by Bertie Duncan Phillips. I believe they are children of Benjamin Floyd Duncan (see #0138). They may be Nancy (b1896), Charlie (b1893), and Bertie (b1898).
#0139, dunisac1.jpg, Virginia, Isaac Duncan, Isaac Duncan (1884-1948) and his second wife Rosie Quesenberry. The picture was taken at his home in Newbern, VA, when they were married in 1939. The home had previously belonged to his father Benjamin F. Duncan.
#0138, dungirls2.jpg, Virginia, Bertie and Nancy Duncan, Bertie (b1898) and Nancy (b1896) were daughters of Benjamin F. Duncan. This picture was kept by Bertie, and she would later remember that she didn't want her picture taken with her sister and that's why she looks unhappy.
#0137, dunsibs3.jpg, Virginia, Bertie, Nancy, and Eva Duncan, Bertie Duncan (1898-1991), Nancy Duncan (1896-1984), and Eva Susan Duncan (1882-1974), daughters of Benjamin Floyd Duncan.
#0136, duneva1.jpg, Virginia, Eva Duncan Simpkins, Eva Susan Duncan Simpkins (1882-1974), daughter of Benjamin F. Duncan.
#0135, duneliz2.jpg, Virginia, Elizabeth Duncan Quesenberry, Elizabeth Duncan Quesenberry (1868-1960), daughter of John Henry Duncan, Jr.
#0134, duncord2.jpg, Virginia, Cordelia Duncan Akers, Cordelia Duncan (1885-1943) and her second husband George Thomas Akers. Cordelia was the daughter of Benjamin Floyd Duncan.
#0133, dunchjr.jpg, Virginia, Merit Cooper family, (L-R) Marie Cooper, Nancy Duncan Lucas, and Charles Duncan Jr. Nancy and Charles were children of Charles Lee Duncan and 'Bessie' Cooper. Marie was the daughter of Merit Cooper, oldest child of 'Bessie'.
#0132, dunchar3.jpg, Virginia, Charlie Duncan, Charlie Lee Duncan (1893-1963), son of Benjamin Floyd Duncan, with his first wife Mary Emma 'Bessie' Cooper.
#0131, dunchar1.jpg, Virginia, Charlie Duncan, Charlie Lee Duncan (1893-1963), son of Benjamin Floyd Duncan.
#0130, dunbert4.jpg, Virginia, Bertie Duncan, Bertie Duncan (1898-1991), daughter of Benjamin Duncan.
#0129, dunbert6.jpg, Virginia, Bertie Duncan Family, Bertie Duncan (1898-1991), her husband Columbus Phillips, and two of their children.
#0128, dunbert2.jpg, Virginia, Bertie Duncan, Millie 'Bertie' Duncan (1898-1991) and her husband Columbus Phillips at their 70th wedding anniversary in 1987. Bertie was the daughter of Benjamin Floyd Duncan.
#0127, dunbenuncl.jpg, Virginia, Benjamin Augusta Duncan, Back in 1999, a researcher named Ruth Ann Duncan Davis (lakem77@aol.com) identified this as Benjamin Augusta Duncan (b1841). He was the son of Abel W. Duncan, son of Blanch Duncan and Nancy Reed. Unknown for sure. Can anyone else verify this?
#0126, dunbenmar.jpg, Virginia, Benjamin Duncan and wife Margaret Sutphin, Benjamin Floyd Duncan (1862-1909) and his wife Margaret Ann Sutphin (1860-1914). This picture was probably made in the early 1880s. Francis and Pauline remember a large version of this picture hanging on the wall at their aunt Eva's house. Eva was the oldest child of Benjamin and Margaret.
#0125, dallucy2.jpg, Virginia, Lucy Dalton Duncan, Lucy Dalton Duncan (1814-1914), daughter of Lewis Dalton and Frances Phillips, with her great grandson Edgar D. Duncan (b1899).
#0124, dallucy1.jpg, Virginia, Lucy Dalton Duncan, Lucy Dalton Duncan (1814-1914), daughter of Lewis Dalton and Frances Phillips.
#0123, coomerit1.jpg, Virginia, Bessie Cooper Duncan family, (L-R) Nancy Duncan (1921), Merit Jordan Cooper (1906), Sherman Duncan (1918), Mary Emma 'Bessie' Cooper Duncan (1886-1928), and Charles Lee Duncan Jr (1924). Bessie is pictured with her four children. She was the wife of Charlie Duncan (1893). They lived in Newbern, Pulaski Co.
#0122, bucviny1.jpg, Wilkes, Viny Buchanan, Lavina (Viny) Buchanan (c1820-1918), mother of Rachel Buchanan who married Newton Blackburn.
#0121, brwmary1.jpg, Wilkes, Mary Brown Brooks, Mary Brown Brooks (1824-1887), daughter of John Brown. She was the wife of Larkin Brooks.
#0120, browiley.jpg, Wilkes, Wiley Matthew Brooks, Wiley Matthew Brooks (born 1889) and his wife Maggie Jennings. He was the son of John N. Brooks.
#0119, brounkn3.jpg, Alleghany, Unknown Brooks, Unknown. They are probably related to the family of Stokes Brooks.
#0118, brounkn2.jpg, Alleghany, Unknown Brooks, Unknown. This picture was found among other pictures of the Brooks family. This picture was probably taken between 1920 and 1940.
#0117, brounkn1.jpg, Alleghany, Unknown Brooks, Unknown. This picture was found among other pictures of the Brooks family. This picture was probably taken between 1900 and 1920.
#0116, brotroy3.jpg, Alleghany, Troy and Andy Brooks, Troy Brooks (1892-1971) and Andy Brooks (1886-1990), sons of John A. Brooks.
#0115, brotroy2.jpg, Alleghany, Troy Brooks, Troy Brooks (1892-1971), son of John A. Brooks.
#0114, brotroy1.jpg, Alleghany, Troy Brooks, Troy Brooks (1892-1971), son of John A. Brooks, during WWI.
#0113, brosonn1.jpg, Alleghany, Edith Blackburn Brooks Billings, Sonny Brooks and Bill Brooks (born 1930) with their mother Edith Blackburn Brooks.
#0112, brorufu1.jpg, Alleghany, Rufus Brooks, Rufus Brooks (1871-1926), son of Hardin Brooks.
#0111, brorobt1.jpg, Alleghany, Robert Brooks, Robert Brooks (1845-1929) and his second wife Jane Sanders. Robert was the son of Hardin Brooks.
#0110, brorans4.jpg, Alleghany, Ransom Brooks, Ransom Garfield Brooks (1903-1947), son of John A. Brooks.
#0109, brorans3.jpg, Alleghany, Ransom Brooks, Ransom Garfield Brooks (1903-1947), son of John A. Brooks. This picture was probably taken while he was in prison between 1933 and 1939.
#0108, brorans2.jpg, Alleghany, Ransom Brooks, Ransom Garfield Brooks (1903-1947), son of John A. Brooks.
#0107, bromart1.jpg, Alleghany, Martha Brooks, Martha Brooks Royall (born 1864) and husband William (Billy) Royal, with their family. They moved from Alleghany Co to Indiana about 1900. They are identified in the book Log Cabin Families of Stone Mountain, North Carolina. Six young children in front: Lulu Kimes, Mildred McCoy, Georgia Kimes, Paul Royall, Irene McCoy, and Lucille Kimes. Four adults sitting: Etta Royall McCoy Morris, William Lewis Royall, Martha Royall Ford, and Carrie Royall Kimes Felton. Six adults standing in back: Amos McCoy, Inez Kimes Smith, Lizzie Royall Vetor, Wiley Royall, Florence (Mrs. Wiley) Royall, and Arthur Royall. The originial was dated 5/25/1925.
#0106, bromagg1.jpg, Alleghany, Maggie Brooks, Maggie Brooks Bennett (born 1889) and husband Walter Bennett with their baby. She was the daughter of John A. Brooks.
#0105, broliqr1.jpg, Wilkes, Unknown Blackburn, Unknown. This picture was found among pictures of the Blackburn family of Wilkes Co and the Brooks family of Alleghany Co. It depicts the family liquor-making business in the 1920s or 1930s.
#0104, brolark2.jpg, Wilkes, Larkin Brooks, I think this is Larkin Brooks (1822-1901), son of Stokes Brooks. To me, he looks a lot like the other known picture I have of Larkin (#0103). However, it is possible that he is one of Larkin's brothers.
#0103, brolark1.jpg, Wilkes, Larkin Brooks, Larkin Brooks (1822-1901), son of Stokes Brooks.
#0102, brojonn1.jpg, Wilkes, John N. Brooks family, The family of John N. Brooks (1844-1921), son of Stokes Brooks.
#0101, brojohn3.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks, John A. Brooks (1858-1926) and wife Meadie Ann Edwards (1863-1955).
#0100, brojohn2.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks, John A. Brooks (1858-1926), son of Hardin Brooks.

Jason Duncan
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