Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Duck

The first person with this surname in my tree was Sarah Duck.

The ancestral line is:

1 My ex-husband

2 Murray Irwin Willis (1931-1964)
3 Shirley Patricia Casey (1935-2013)

6 Albert George Casey (1901-1965)
7 Lilah Adela Mulder (1903-1987)

12 Albert was illegitimate – it is not yet known who his father was
13 Caroline Elizabeth Florence Laver (1872-1934)

26 Thomas Laver (1840-1919)
27 Eliza Hooton (1842-1906)

52 George Laver (1819-1885)
53 Elizabeth Male (1818-1897)

104 John Laver (1790-1852)
105 Sarah Duck (1793-

Sarah was baptized 21 July 1793 at South Petherton, Somerset, England.

She married John Laver on 26 April 1818 at South Petherton, and they had 7 children:

  • Jane Laver 1818-
  • George Laver 1819-1885
  • Elizabeth Laver 1825-
  • Thomas Laver 1827-
  • Eber Laver 1831-bef 1881
  • Jabez Laver 1832-1889
  • Flora Laver 1835-

I have not found a death/burial record for Sarah yet.

210 James Duck (1762-1829)
211 Sarah Gummer

I haven’t yet found a baptism record for James, although his burial record indicates he was born about 1762.

He married Sarah Gummer on 23 February 1786 at South Petherton.  They had 6 children:

  • George Duck 1787-
  • Thomas Duck 1788-
  • Susanna Duck 1790-
  • Sarah Duck 1793-
  • Keziah Duck 1796-1868
  • Ann Duck 1800-

James Duck was buried 30 September 1829 at South Petherton, aged 67 years.

 

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