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Gertrude Agnes Helen DUNCAN

Female 1886 - 1966  (79 years)


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  • Name Gertrude Agnes Helen DUNCAN 
    Born 17 Nov 1886  Etton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Civil registration event: Birth Name: DUNCAN, Gertrude Agnes H Registration district: [?] Oundle County: Northamptonshire* Year of registration: 1887 Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar Volume no:[?] 3B Page no:[?]215
      *Elton, Peterborough is only five miles from Oundle, Northants


      England and Wales Free BMD birth index 1837-1915 for Duncan, Gertrude Agnes H, at Oundle, Vol 3 b, page 215
      Full date of birth confirmed from the Countess of Rosebery's School at Mentmore. Her sisters were also enrolled at the school.

    Gender Female 
    Census 1891  Byfleet, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1891 census for Misterall? Farm, Byfleet, Surrey:
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      Alexander Duncan, head, aged 48, farm bailiff, born Scotland
      Ellen Duncan, wife, aged 38, dairy work, born Scotland,
      Bella M, Duncan, dau, single, aged 7, scholar, born Wales
      Hannah W. Duncan, dau,a ged 5, Elton, Huntington
      Gertrude A. H. Duncan, dau, aged 4, born Elton, Huntington
      Herbert S? A. Duncan, son, aged 2, born Wansford, Northhampton
      Davinia Watson, aged 15, general servant, born Scotland

    Census 1911  Red Lion Inn, Chelwood Gate, Uckfield, Sussex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1913  Raymond Place, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Ellis Hospital, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1940 
    Assistant superintendent, Ellis Hospital, New York, USA 
    Census 1 Apr 1940  Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1955  Birch Pine, Richmondville, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1966  45 Greenfield Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _FGRAVE 190577003 
    Died 28 Oct 1966  Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Gertrude H Duncan Gender: Female Age: 79
      Birth Date: abt 1887 Residence Place: Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, USA
      Death Date: 28 Oct 1966 Death Place: New York, USA
      Certificate Number: 80228


      Glens Falls Post Star Monday 31 October 1966
      Miss Gertrude Duncan
      Saratoga Springs-Miss Gertrude Duncan, 79, of 45 Greenfield Ave, died Friday in Saratoga Hospital following a long illness. Formerly of Schenectady, she was a registered nurse and assistant director of Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, for more than 32 years until her retirement in 1953. Miss Duncan was a communicant of St George's Espiscopal Church.
      She is survived by a brother, Herbert Duncan of Burnt Hills, and several nieces and nephews.
      The office for the burial of the dead and a memorial Eucharist will be celebrated at noon today by the Rev. Darwin Kirby Jr., rector, at St George's Espiscopal Church, Schenectady.


      Name: Gertrude Duncan SSN: 102-26-9012
      Last Residence: 12866 Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, USA
      BORN: 17 Nov 1886 Died: Oct 1966
      State (Year) SSN issued: New York (1951)

    Buried 31 Oct 1966  Saint Georges Episcopal Church Cemetery, Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/190577003
      Name: Gertrude H. Duncan Birth Date: 1886 Death Date: 1966
      Cemetery: Saint Georges Episcopal Church Cemetery
      Burial or Cremation Place: Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, United States of America

    Person ID I6453  Warren Nunn's Suffolk Nunns
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2021 

    Father Alexander DUNCAN,   b. 11 Feb 1843, Newhills, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1910, Chelwood Gate, Uckfield, Sussex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Hellen SILVER,   b. 24 Sep 1852, Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1915, Red Lion Inn, Chelwood Gate, Uckfield, Sussex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1882  Crossley, Cookney, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage registrar
      1882 Marriages in the district of Cookney in the county of Kincardine
      Thirteenth of June, 1882 at Crossley, Cookney
      Alexander Duncan, land steward (bachelor) aged 38 of Brynog, Parish of Trefiln, Cardiganshire, South Wales.
      Parents: Alexander Duncan, farmer (deceased) and Margaret Black (deceased)
      and
      Hellen Silver, farmer's daughter (at home) (spinster) aged 29 of Crossley, district of Cookney. Parents: Alexander Silver farmer (deceased) and Isabella Falconer.
      Witness: William Selbie, Minister Free Church, Maryculter, Joseph Duncan, James Silver
      James Smart Registrar
    • Aberdeen Journal 14 June 1882, page 4:
      At Crossley, Fetteresso, on the 13th inst., by the Rev. Wm. Selbie, Free Church, Alexander Duncan, land steward, Brynog, Cardingashire, to Hellen, eldest daughter of the late Alexander Silver, farmer.

    Family ID F873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Not with family on 1901 census, but is on 1911 census. Moved to the USA where she was a nurse at Ellis Hospital, New York and by 1940 was the assistant superintendent. Did not marry. A newspaper report in 1955 about a Ellis Hospital reunion describes her as Miss Duncan.

      Following social security entry fits given her birth was registered first quarter 1887 in England, and her birthdate of 17 Nov 1886 is confirmed from school records in England.
      Social Security number 102-26-9012 was issued to GERTRUDE DUNCAN, who was born 17 November 1886 and, Death Master File says, died October 1966.
      Source: http://ssdmf.info/by_number/pages/025262.html

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