JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Isaac S. Duncan, 
a well known farmer, is dead.
Man long a resident of this county
died this afternoon at home of his
daughter in Mt. Vernon.


Isaac Stephen Duncan, retired farmer, died at 12:05 o’clock this 
afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth Smith, 223 south Eighteenth 
street, after an illness which lasted little more than a week. 
Mr. Duncan is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Lena Litchfield, Kansas 
City, Mo., Mrs. Mellie Hall of St. Louis, formerly of Mt. Vernon, and 
Mrs. Ruth Smith, with whom he made his home. 
Interment will take place at East Salem cemetery, following funeral 
services which will be held at the church at that place, Tuesday afternoon 
at 2:30. 
Mr. Duncan was born November 14, 1852. In April, 1878, he was married 
to Miss Eldora Hawkins and they were the parents of six children. Mrs. 
Duncan and three of the children preceded him in death. 
He was a well known farmer, residing most of his life in the northeast 
section of Jefferson county. 
  

Date: 19 January 1931
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Lori Lisenby Leonard 
  



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