Duncan Bohannon, Jr.

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Duncan Bohannon, Jr.

Birthplace: Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia
Death: March 02, 1753 (73-82)
St. Thomas, Orange County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Duncan Bohannon, Sr. and Cicely Bohannon
Husband of Sarah Bohannon and Sarah Bohannon
Father of Elliott Bohannon; Sarah Saymor; Judith Askue; William Bohannon; Duncan Bohannon, III and 5 others
Brother of Joseph Bohannon; John Bohannon; Elizabeth Neville; Ambrose Bohannon and Henry Bohannon

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About Duncan Bohannon, Jr.

Duncan Bohannon, Jr. of Gloucester County in 1704 apparently moved to St. Stephens Parish, King and Queen County, Virginia, by 1730. He seems to be the Duncan Bohannon with wife Sarah who founded the branch of the Bohannon family which lived in Culpeper County, Virginia, and Woodford County, Kentucky.


Will of Dunkin Bohanon of the Parish of St. Thomas in the County of Orange, dated 2 March1753 ... Sarah my beloved wife £21 a year during her natural life, to be kept in my son Dunkin'shands for her support, one Negro woman Phillis ... Negro wench Jenny ... in lieu of dower ... land in King William County may be sold ... children of my son William one seventh part of my estate to be equally divided ... as they shall come of age ... son Dunkin one seventh part ... children of my son Robert one seventh part ... equally divided ... as they shall come of age ... son Elliott one seventh part ... daughter Sarah Saymor one seventh part ... during her natural life and then to her heirs ... daughter Judith Askue one seventh part ... during her life and then to heirs lawfully begotten of her body by her present husband provided she gives good security for the said estate to return to her said children at her decease. If she refuse, to be divided among her children as they shall come of age ... daughter Margaret Gollorthun one seventh part ... during her natural life and then to the children lawfully begotten of her body by her former husband Henry Rice provided she gives good security. If she refuse, to be divided among her children as they shall come of age ... two sons Dunkin Bohanon and Elliott Bohanon executors. The will was signed with a mark and witnessed by Joseph Thomas, David Harris, Richd. Thomas, Richd. Vernon and George Fraser.

A codicil made the same day before the same witnesses added bequests to twograndchildren ... Franky Bohanon daughter of my son Dunkin Bohanon one Negro girl Lucy ...

Mary Bohanon daughter of my son Elliott Bohanon one Negro girl Judy.

The will was presented into court by Duncan Bohannon (Dunkin Bohanon) on 01 March 1754 and proved by the witnesses. The inventory of the estate, returned on 28 March 1754, was valued at a total of £370.0.0, including 18 slaves valued at £348.10.0. An additional inventory returned on 25 April 1754 totaled £114.3.6, including 5 slaves worth £114. The estate was distributed on 03 April1754 to the children of William Bohannon, Elliott Bohannon, Judith Askue, Duncan Bohannon, children of Robert Bohannon, deceased, Margaret Gollorthun, and Sarah Saymor, with each share being valued at £66.15.8. On 27 June 1754 an additional inventory was recorded in the amount of £25.5.0. The share of the children of William Bohannon consisted of "Tom, a negro man, 35.0.0,


  1. "Ancestral File v4.19," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/MW58-9FR : accessed 11 August 2012), entry for Duncan Or Dunkin BOHANNON.
  2. http://wgscroggins.kueber.us/Bohannon6_Duncan.pdf
  3. http://bullockgenealogy.net/f_17.html#9
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Duncan Bohannon, Jr.'s Timeline

Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia
September 10, 1698
Gloucester, Gloucester, Virginia, United States
May 6, 1699
March 9, 1701
Kingston Parish, Gloucester Co., Virginia
January 17, 1703
Kingston Parrish, Gloucester CO. VA
March 30, 1707
March 6, 1710
December 21, 1711
Gloucester County, Virginia
December 21, 1711