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Jason Duncan
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#0599, goaclef2.jpg, Virginia, Clefford Goad (1910-1988), Clefford Goad (1910-1988), son of William Asa Goad.
#0598, goaclef1.jpg, Virginia, Clefford Goad (1910-1988), Clefford Goad (1910-1988) and his wife Daisy about 1980.
#0597, wilcolocem3.jpg, Alleghany, Colon Williams cemetery, Cem. The family cemetery of Colon Williams behind his daughter's house on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken in March 1998.
#0596, wilcolocem2.jpg, Alleghany, Colon Williams cemetery, Cem. The family cemetery of Colon Williams behind his daughter's house on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken in March 1998.
#0595, wilcolocem1.jpg, Alleghany, Colon Williams cemetery, Cem. The family cemetery of Colon Williams behind his daughter's house on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. He and his wife's headstones are in the center of the picture. Taken in March 1998.
#0594, wilcolohome6.jpg, Alleghany, Sarah Williams Sturgill Home, Peeking through the window of the home of Sarah Williams Sturgill, located on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken in March 1998.
#0593, wilcolohome5.jpg, Alleghany, Sarah Williams Sturgill Home, The home of Weaver Sturgill and his wife Sarah Williams Sturgill who lived here at least as early as 1898. It is on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken in March 1998.
#0592, wilcolohome4.jpg, Alleghany, Sarah Williams Sturgill Home, The home of Weaver Sturgill and his wife Sarah Williams Sturgill who lived here at least as early as 1898. It is on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken in March 1998.
#0591, wilcolohome3.jpg, Alleghany, Sarah Williams Sturgill Home, The home of Weaver Sturgill and his wife Sarah Williams Sturgill who lived here at least as early as 1898. It is on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken in March 1998.
#0590, wilcolohome2.jpg, Alleghany, Sarah Williams Sturgill Home, The home of Weaver Sturgill and his wife Sarah Williams Sturgill who lived here at least as early as 1898. It is on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken from the road, looking across the pasture toward the house and cemetery. March 1998.
#0589, wilcolohome1.jpg, Alleghany, Sarah Williams Sturgill Home, The home of Weaver Sturgill and his wife Sarah Williams Sturgill who lived here at least as early as 1898. It is on the east side of Irwin Grocery Rd. Taken in March 1998.
#0588, atwshel1.jpg, Alleghany, Shelby Atwood, Shelby Atwood was the son of James D. Atwood (1841-1919). Here he is with a friend.
#0587, harkizi8.jpg, Wilkes, Kiziah Harris 100th Birthday, A newspaper article featuring the 100th birthday of Kiziah Harris (1888-1989), daughter of John Wesley Harris.
#0586, chisusa1.jpg, Wilkes, Susan Childress (1862-1940), Susan Childress Bauguess (1862-1940), daughter of Willis Childress. She married John Andrew Bauguess about 1882.
#0585, brojohnhome2.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks Home, The home of John A. Brooks just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2001.
#0584, brojohnhome1.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks Home, The home of John A. Brooks just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2001.
#0583, brojohncert1.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks Teaching Certificate, John A. Brooks was certified to teach the third grade in Alleghany Co on 10/12/1883 for a period of one year. His test scores were as follows: Spelling (84), Defining (75), Reading (85), Writing (76), Arithmetic (78), English Grammar (82), Geography (77), and NC History (74).
#0582, brojohnbible4.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks Bible, p4, John A. Brooks Bible. Elbert Huston N___ was (buried/borned) April ?, 1868. Who was he? James H. Brooks was borned April 2, 1866. 1893. James H. Brooks was a brother of John A. Brooks. Next page, Calton B. Brooks was borned January the 12th, 1861. Hardin Brooks was borned June the 1, 182? (faint) 1869 April 24th day, 1871. This last date must represent the birth of Rufus Brooks, another brother of John A. Brooks.
#0581, brojohnbible3.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks Bible, p3, John A. Brooks Bible. Nancy Brooks, August 29th, 189?. Who was she? Could she be another daughter of J. A. & M. A. Brooks who possibly died young? Unknown.
#0580, brojohnbible2.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks Bible, p2, John A. Brooks Bible. Troy McClellan, son of J. A. & M. A. Brooks was born June 19th, 1892. Andrew Alexander, son of J. A. and M. A. Brooks was born March 27th, 1896. Sarah Eller, daughter of J. A. & M. A. Brooks was born October 19th, 1899.
#0579, brojohnbible1.jpg, Alleghany, John A. Brooks Bible, p1, John A. Brooks Bible. J. A. Brooks & Meadie Ann Edwards was married Oct 11th, 1885. Cora Velonie, daughter of J. A. & M. A. Brooks was born July 26th, 1886. Maggie Jane, daughter of J. A. & M. A. Brooks was born March 12th, 188_.
#0578, brojimm3.jpg, Alleghany, Jimmy Brooks, Jimmy Brooks (b1940)
#0577, brodoro2.jpg, Alleghany, Dorothy Brooks, Dorothy Brooks (b1933), daughter of Ransom Brooks.
#0576, brobill5.jpg, Alleghany, Brooks siblings, Bill Brooks (b1930), Jimmy Brooks, Sonny Brooks, and Dorothy Brooks. They are children of Ransom Brooks.
#0575, brobill4.jpg, Alleghany, Bill Brooks, Bill Brooks (b1930) is in the fourth row from the front, second from the left.
#0574, blamary2.jpg, Wilkes, Mary Blackburn Sebastian, Mary Blackburn (b1854) was the daughter of Spencer Blackburn (b1831).
#0573, blamary1.jpg, Wilkes, Mary Blackburn Sebastian, Mary Blackburn (b1854) was the daughter of Spencer Blackburn (b1831).
#0572, irwalic2.jpg, Alleghany, Wolf Branch School, 1906, Front: J. Duncan, Bob Thompson, G. Glenn Nichols, Alice Nichols (on horse), Laura Nichols (on horse). Back: Carrie Shores, Etta Duncan, Ruth Andrews Norman, Candace Irwin Nichols, and Charlie Duncan.
#0571, bilmati1.jpg, Alleghany, John Allen Irwin and Matilda Billings, John Allen Irwin (1855-1935) and his wife Matilda Billings (1855-1938) about 1920. They were married in 1879. She was the daughter of William Billings.
#0570, ausjose1.jpg, Virginia, Joseph Henderson Austin (b1862), Unknown. On the right is Joseph Henderson Austin (born 1862 Floyd Co). He was the son of Joseph Austin Sr (b1835) and Rosannah Smith.
#0569, browile2.jpg, Wilkes, Wiley Matthew Brooks (born 1889), Wiley Matthew Brooks was the son of John N. Brooks. His wife was Maggie Jennings (1890-1972).
#0568, absdoci1.jpg, Wilkes, Docia Absher (1891-1918), Docia Amelia Absher was the daughter of William Hardin Absher and Cassie Ingool. She married in 1915 and died shortly after the birth of her second child.
#0567, vertina1.jpg, Wilkes, Tina Vernon Ingool, Tina Vernon was the wife of Clyde Ingool (1902-1972). The man in the picture is unknown.
#0566, ingclydf.jpg, Wilkes, Clyde Ingool, Clyde Ingool (1902-1972) was the son of Richard C. Ingool. He is on the far left, next to his wife Tina Vernon. The others are unknown.
#0565, duncave1.jpg, Virginia, Caveness Motin Duncan, Cavness Morton Duncan was the son of James Monroe Duncan (1856-1923). From L to R: Zelma Marie Gillispie (1912), Dellie (1927, baby), Mary Ethel Suttle (1895), Herman (1915), Louella (1916), Cavness (1890), Norman (1918), and Mervin (1911). They lived in Putnam Co, WV.
#0564, dunjamm1.jpg, Virginia, James Monroe Duncan (1856-1923), James Monroe Duncan was the son of John Henry Duncan Jr and Sarah Compton. He moved from Carroll Co, VA, to Nitro, WV, about 1902. Back: Lena (1888), Curtis (1895), Clara (1901). Sitting: James Monroe (1856) and wife Mary Ellen Beckner (1870-1917). Front: Lavner (1907), Annie (1909), Nita (1911), and Adeline (1903). Another son Robert E. Duncan would be born in 1913.
#0563, crosara1.jpg, Wilkes, Sarah Jane Crouse Blackburn, Sarah Jane Crouse was the wife of Columbus Franklin Blackburn (1834-1917). She was the daughter of Henry Crouse (1815) and his wife Mahala (1820).
#0562, blacolu2.jpg, Wilkes, Columbus Franklin Blackburn (1834-1917), Columbus F. Blackburn (1834-1917) was the son of William Burton Blackburn (1796-1870).
#0561, blacolu3.jpg, Wilkes, Columbus Franklin Blackburn (1834-1917), Columbus F. Blackburn (1834-1917) was the son of William Burton Blackburn (1796-1870).
#0556, atwalbe1.jpg, Alleghany, Albert Benjamin Atwood (1863-1928), Albert Benjamin Atwood (1863-1928) with his wife Anna Ziglar (1871-1903). Albert was the son of Charles Atwood (1836-1879), and the grandson of William F. Atwood (1803-1858) and Mary Steelman. William grew up in Surry Co, NC, but by 1840 his family moved south and east into Stokes Co. This part of Stokes Co became Forsyth. Benjamin lived in Winston-Salem.
#0555, baulytl1.jpg, Wilkes, Lytle Bauguess and Children, Charlie Lytle Bauguess (1903-1987) and children Mildred, Evelyn, and Jerry.
#0554, blaedit1.jpg, Wilkes, Edith Blackburn Brooks Billings, Edith Blackburn (born 1908) is the daughter of John F. Blackburn and Carrie Harris.
#0553, billois3.jpg, Alleghany, Lois Billings, Lois Billings (b1936), daughter of Elmer Billings.
#0552, brojimm2.jpg, Alleghany, Jimmy Brooks, Jimmy Brooks (1940-1983), son of Ransom Brooks and Edith Blackburn.
#0538, dununk37.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. This is a postcard type picture that was addressed to 'Miss Gracie Duncan, Simpkins, VA'. She was born in 1902, and that may help date the picture. It appears to be a boy between 10 and 15 years old. [The original picture looks like a tin type, but it isn't metal.]
#0537, dununk36.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown.
#0536, dununk35.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. Taken in June 1955.
#0535, duneliz3.jpg, Virginia, Elizabeth Duncan Quesenberry (b1868), Elizabeth Duncan Quesenberry (1868-1960), daughter of John Henry Duncan and Millie Duncan. Taken in February 1959.
#0534, dununk34.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. Could this be Samson Duncan (b1912), son of Robert L. Duncan?
#0533, dungrac7.jpg, Virginia, Gracie Duncan (b1902), Gracie Duncan (1902-2000). See also Picture #0530.
#0532, dununk33.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. Could this be Lawson Duncan, son of Louis Duncan (b1895)?
#0531, dunemma2.jpg, Virginia, Ross and Emazetta Quesenberry, Ross Quesenberry and his wife Emmazetta Duncan (1874-1963). She was the daughter of J. Wesley Duncan.
#0530, dununk32.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Standing in the middle may be Gracie Duncan. The man squatting on the left may be either Dorsey or Samson Duncan, sons of Robert L. Duncan. The others are unknown.
#0529, dununk31.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown.
#0528, dununk30.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. Could the man in the middle be Samson Duncan (b1912), son of Robert L. Duncan?
#0527, dununk28.jpg, Virginia, Dorsey Duncan (b1909), Dorsey Duncan, son of Robert Lee Duncan.
#0526, duncord1.jpg, Virginia, Cordle Duncan (b1889), Cordle Duncan and his wife Mattie Reece. Cordle (b1889) was the son of Albert B. Duncan.
#0525, dununk29.jpg, Virginia, Noah Duncan (b1914), Noah Duncan, son of Robert Lee Duncan, is on the right. The others are unknown.
#0524, dungeor1.jpg, Virginia, George Washington Duncan (b1859), George Washington Duncan (born 1859) with first wife Elmyra Jane Marshall, before 1921. This appeared in the Carroll Co newspaper, probably in the 1980s or 1990s.
#0523, dunrobe6.jpg, Virginia, Robert Lee Duncan (b1870), I believe this may be Robert Lee Duncan and his wife Lillie Quesenberry. See Picture #0522.
#0522, dunrobe5.jpg, Virginia, Robert Lee Duncan (b1870), I believe this may be Robert Lee Duncan and his wife Lillie Quesenberry with a grandson. See Picture #0523.
#0521, dununk27.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. These five children remind me of The Little Rascals.
#0520, dununk26.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. Could the man on the right be Dorsey Duncan (b1909), son of Robert L. Duncan?
#0519, dununk25.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. The date July 1929 is stamped on the back. Is Larmie Phillips the one on the left?
#0518, dununk24.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. These two are also seen in the background of Picture #0530.
#0517, dunrobe4.jpg, Virginia, Robert Lee Duncan family, Robert Duncan and wife Lillie Quesenberry, with children Louis (1895), Gracie (1902), and Roy (1903-1908). According to Gracie, this was the only known picture of her brother Roy. Notice what appears to be initials in the quilt behind them: SEM, MQ, SPQ, NM, CLB, and CMQ.
#0516, dununk23.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown.
#0515, dallucy3.jpg, Virginia, Lucy Dalton Duncan (1814-1914), Lucy Dalton Duncan, wife of John Duncan.
#0514, dununk22.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. This is a tintype photo. It appears to be a young man about age 20, and he has a small mustache. Could this be an early picture of Robert L. Duncan since it was kept by his daughter?
#0513, dununk21.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. This is a tintype photo. It appears to be a boy about age 12, possibly taken between 1880 and 1900.
#0512, dunsams5.jpg, Virginia, Noah and Louis Duncan, Noah (b1914) and Louis Duncan (b1895). They were the youngest and oldest sons of Robert L. Duncan.
#0511, queasa1.jpg, Virginia, Asa Quesenberry, Asa, Abie, and their mother Delfia Quesenberry. They are Alf Quesenberry's wife and sons.
#0510, dungrac6.jpg, Virginia, Gracie Duncan (b1902), Gracie Duncan, Frieda Q. Dishon, and Linnie Q. Ridpath. Frieda and Linnie were daughters of Jim Quesenberry. The picture was taken on 8/4/1923.
#0509, dundors1.jpg, Virginia, Sons of Robert L. Duncan, Sons of Robert L. Duncan: Dorsie (b1909), Carlie (b1906), Noah (b1914), and Samson (b1912).
#0508, dungrac5.jpg, Virginia, Gracie Duncan (b1902), Unknown. Dovie (b1904) and Larma Phillips (b1898) are sitting. Gracie Duncan (b1902) is standing in the middle.
#0507, dunsams4.jpg, Virginia, Samson and Noah Duncan, with Ina Duncan, Samson (b1912) and Noah Duncan (b1914), with their niece Ina Duncan. Samson and Noah are sons of Robert L. Duncan. Ina (1926-1983) is the daughter of their brother Lewis Duncan.
#0506, dunnoah6.jpg, Virginia, Noah Duncan (b1914), Noah Duncan, son of Robert L. Duncan.
#0505, dunsams3.jpg, Virginia, Unknown, Unknown. I had thought this might be a son of Robert L. Duncan, but now I'm not sure. It may be son Samson Duncan (b1912).
#0504, dungrac4.jpg, Virginia, Gracie Duncan (b1902), Gracie Duncan, daughter of Robert L. Duncan.
#0503, dunjonh7.jpg, Virginia, John Henry Duncan, III (b1878), John Henry Duncan, III, and his wife Malinda Semones.
#0502, dunnoah5.jpg, Virginia, Noah Duncan (b1914), Noah Duncan, son of Robert Lee Duncan.
#0501, dunnoah4.jpg, Virginia, Noah Duncan (b1914), Noah Duncan and his wife Cordie. Noah was the youngest son of Robert L. Duncan.
#0500, dunnoah3.jpg, Virginia, Noah Duncan (b1914), Noah Duncan, son of Robert L. Duncan, is in the middle.

Jason Duncan
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