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Frederick William Duncombe

Frederick William Duncombe[1]

Male 1864 - 1953  (88 years)

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  • Name Frederick William Duncombe  [2
    Born 25 Feb 1864  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frederick Duncombe in the 1871 Census of Canada

      Name«tab»Frederick Duncombe
      Birth«tab»abt 1864 - Ontario
      Residence«tab»Dereham, Oxford South, Ontario - Age: 7

      Name:«tab»Frederick Duncombe
      Gender:«tab»Male
      Age:«tab»7
      Birth Year:«tab»abt 1864
      Birth Place:«tab»Ontario
      Religion:«tab»Weslyan Methodist
      Origin:«tab»English
      Province:«tab»Ontario
      District:«tab»Oxford South
      District Number:«tab»13
      Division:«tab»04
      Subdistrict:«tab»Dereham
      Subdistrict Number:«tab»a
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      William Duncombe«tab»33
      Fanny Duncombe«tab»32
      Frederick Duncombe«tab»7
      Annie Duncombe«tab»5
      George Duncombe«tab»2
      Joseph Duncombe«tab»3/12
      Flora Tompkins
    Census 1871 Canada
    Census 1871
    Census 1881  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fredrick Duncombe in the 1881 Census of Canada

      Source Citation
      Year: 1881; Census Place: Dereham, Oxford South, Ontario; Roll: C_13266; Page: 7; Family No: 32

      Name:«tab»Fredrick Duncombe
      Gender:«tab»Male
      Age:«tab»17
      Birth Year:«tab»1864
      Birthplace:«tab»Ontario
      Religion:«tab»Baptist
      Nationality:«tab»English
      Province:«tab»Ontario
      District Number:«tab»165
      District:«tab»Oxford South
      Sub-District Number:«tab»A
      Subdistrict:«tab»Dereham
      Division:«tab»2
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      William Duncombe«tab»43
      Fanny Duncombe«tab»43
      Fredrick Duncombe«tab»17
      Annie Duncombe«tab»15
      George Duncombe«tab»13
      Joseph Duncombe«tab»10
      Martha Duncombe«tab»5

      Name«tab»Fredrick Duncombe
      Birth«tab»1864 - Ontario
      Residence«tab»Dereham, Oxford South, Ontario - Age: 17
    Census 1881 Canada
    Census 1881 Canada
    Occupation 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptist 
    Residence 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Marriage Record 14 Dec 1887  Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801 - 1928 
    • Name«tab»Frederick Wm Duncombe
      Spouse«tab»Julia Mabee
      Father«tab»William Duncombe
      Mother«tab»Fanny Duncombe
      Spouse's Father«tab»Simeon Mabee
      Spouse's Mother«tab»Ruth Mabee
      Birth«tab»abt 1864 - Dereham
      Marriage«tab»14 Dec 1887 - Oxford - Age: 23
    Marrage Certificate
    Marrage Certificate
    immigrated 1888  orester, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    From Canada to the United States 
    • 1920 Census says Immigrated to United States 1884, 1930 Census says 1887, but it was probably 1888. Anyway it was shortly after his marriage.

      1900 and 1910 Census say immigrated in 1888 and this seems to be more correct.
    Census 18 Jun 1900  Forester Township, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Owned home (farm) with Mortgage, Emigrated 1888. 
    • Frederick W Duncombe in the 1900 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Forester, Sanilac, Michigan; Roll: 743; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1240743

      NAME:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      [Frederick Duncombe]
      AGE:«tab»36
      BIRTH DATE:«tab»Feb 1864
      BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Canada
      [Canada English]
      HOME IN 1900:«tab»Forester, Sanilac, Michigan
      RACE:«tab»White
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      IMMIGRATION YEAR:«tab»1888
      RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE:«tab»Head
      MARITAL STATUS:«tab»Married
      SPOUSE'S NAME:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      MARRIAGE YEAR:«tab»1888
      YEARS MARRIED:«tab»12
      FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»England
      MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Canada, England
      OCCUPATION:«tab»View on Image
      NEIGHBORS:«tab»View others on page
      HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:«tab»
      NAME«tab»AGE
      Frederick W Duncombe«tab»36
      Julia Duncombe«tab»33
      Ermal L Duncombe«tab»11
      Fredrick Lorne Duncombe«tab»9
      Mildred May Duncombe«tab»7
      William G Duncombe«tab»5
      John Mckinley Duncombe«tab»8/12
    1900 Census
    Census 1900
    Census 18 Jun 1900
    Census 1900 2
    Moved Abt 1905  Beaumont, Riverside County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    To California 
    • Traveled by Ship to Panama, then train accosted Panama, then Ship to California
    Census 1910  Beaumont, Riverside County, California, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation: Farmer; owned a fruit farm 
    • Frederic W Duncombe in the 1910 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Beaumont, Riverside, California; Roll: T624_91; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0063; FHL microfilm: 1374104

      NAME:«tab»Frederic W Duncombe
      AGE IN 1910:«tab»45
      BIRTH YEAR:«tab»abt 1865
      BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Canada
      [Canada English]
      HOME IN 1910:«tab»Beaumont, Riverside, California
      RACE:«tab»White
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      IMMIGRATION YEAR:«tab»1888
      RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE:«tab»Head
      MARITAL STATUS:«tab»Married
      SPOUSE'S NAME:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»England
      MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Pennsylvania
      NEIGHBORS:«tab»View others on page
      HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:«tab»
      NAME«tab»AGE
      Frederic W Duncombe«tab»45
      Julia Duncombe«tab»43
      Mildred M Duncombe«tab»17
      George W Duncombe«tab»15
      [18]
      John Mck Duncombe«tab»10
    1910 Census
    Census 1910
    City Directory 1917  Riverside, Riverside County, California, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frederick W Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      NAME:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1917
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Riverside, California, USA
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Rancher
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Riverside, California, City Directory, 1917
    City Directory Calif 1917
    City Directory Calif 1917
    Residence Sep 1918  Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fred and Julia and family were in Sand Point, Idaho in Sept 1918 according to John Duncombe's World War I Draft registration Card.

      Moved probably in early 1918 from California to Kettle Falls, Washington. They travels by ship to Washington State then over land to Kettle Falls. Fred Duncombe had traded one of his orange orchards for land in Kettle Falls. When they arrived there he took one look at the land and knew he had been cheated , so took a job as janitor in a school in Idaho for the winter.
    John Duncombe's draft card
    John Duncombe Draft Reg.
    Census 1920  Kettle Falls, Stevens County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fredrick W Duncombe in the 1920 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Kettle Falls, Stevens, Washington; Roll: T625_1938; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 296; Image: 473

      NAME:«tab»Fredrick W Duncombe
      [Fredrick W Buncomly]
      AGE:«tab»58
      BIRTH YEAR:«tab»abt 1862
      BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Canada
      HOME IN 1920:«tab»Kettle Falls, Stevens, Washington
      HOUSE NUMBER:«tab»Farm
      RACE:«tab»White
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      IMMIGRATION YEAR:«tab»1884
      RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE:«tab»Head
      MARITAL STATUS:«tab»Married
      SPOUSE'S NAME:«tab»Julia M Duncombe
      FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»England
      MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Canada
      NATIVE TONGUE:«tab»English
      ABLE TO SPEAK ENGLISH:«tab»Yes
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Farmer
      INDUSTRY:«tab»Farm Laboratory
      EMPLOYMENT FIELD:«tab»Wage or Salary
      HOME OWNED OR RENTED:«tab»Rent
      NATURALIZATION STATUS:«tab»Naturalized
      ABLE TO READ:«tab»Yes
      ABLE TO WRITE:«tab»Yes
      NEIGHBORS:«tab»View others on page
      HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:«tab»
      NAME«tab»AGE
      Fredrick W Duncombe«tab»58
      Julia M Duncombe«tab»55
      [52]
      Loren F Duncombe«tab»29
      [21]
      Willie G Duncombe«tab»25
      John M Duncombe«tab»20
      May M Glover«tab»27
      Milton F Glover«tab»7
      Gertrude Glover«tab»6
    6 Jan 1920 Census
    Census Kettle Falls
    City Directory 1920  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    723 E 35th 
    • Left Kettle Falls probably very early in the year of 1920 for Tacoma, Washington as they arrived there early enough to be in the Tacoma City Directory for 1920.

      Frederick Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      NAME:«tab»Frederick Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1920
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»723 E 35th
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Gardener
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1920
    City Directory 1920
    City Directory Tacoma 1920
    City Directory 1922  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3561 S Gunnison 
    • Frederick W Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      NAME:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1922
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»3561 S Gunnison
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Gard
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1922
    Tacoma City Directory 1922
    City Directory Tacoma 1922
    Living with Fred and Julia at 3561 Gunnison woriking as a farmer
    City Directory 1929  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1507 So G 
    • Fred W Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      NAME:«tab»Fred W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1929
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»1507 So G
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Gardener
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1929
    City Directory Tacoma 1929
    City Directory Tacoma 1929
    Census 1930  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1507 South G St. 
    • Frederick W Duncombe in the 1930 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington; Roll: 2510; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0129; Image: 914.0; FHL microfilm: 2342244

      NAME:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      BIRTH YEAR:«tab»abt 1865
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RACE:«tab»White
      BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Canada
      MARITAL STATUS:«tab»Married
      RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE:«tab»Head
      HOME IN 1930:«tab»Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
      MAP OF HOME:«tab»View Map
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»So. G Street
      WARD OF CITY:«tab»3
      HOUSE NUMBER IN CITIES OR TOWNS:«tab»1507
      DWELLING NUMBER:«tab»333
      FAMILY NUMBER:«tab»429
      HOME OWNED OR RENTED:«tab»Rented
      HOME VALUE:«tab»15
      RADIO SET:«tab»No
      LIVES ON FARM:«tab»No
      AGE AT FIRST MARRIAGE:«tab»24
      ATTENDED SCHOOL:«tab»No
      ABLE TO READ AND WRITE:«tab»Yes
      FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»England
      MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Pennsylvania
      LANGUAGE SPOKEN:«tab»English
      IMMIGRATION YEAR:«tab»1887
      NATURALIZATION:«tab»Naturalized
      ABLE TO SPEAK ENGLISH:«tab»Yes
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Gardner
      INDUSTRY:«tab»Private Family
      CLASS OF WORKER:«tab»Wage or salary worker
      EMPLOYMENT:«tab»Yes
      NEIGHBORS:«tab»View others on page
      HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:«tab»
      NAME«tab»AGE
      Frederick W Duncombe«tab»65
      Julia Duncombe«tab»63
    Census 1930
    Census 1930
    City Directory 1931  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    616 South 15 th 
    • Frederick W Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      NAME:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1931
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»616 S 15th
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Gardener
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1931
    City Directory Tacoma 1931
    City Directpry Tacoma 1931
    City Directory 1932  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    616 South 15th, Landscape Gardener 
    City Directory Tacoma 1932
    City directory Tacoma 1932
    City Directory 1933  Tscoma, Pierce County, Washington, United Atates of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    616 S 15th, Horticulturist 
    • Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      Frederick W Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      NAME:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1933
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»616 S 15th
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      OCCUPATION:«tab»Horticulturist
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1933
    City directory Tacoma 1933
    City Directory Tacoma 1933
    City Directory 1935  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    401 North Tacoma Ave. 
    • Frederick W Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      NAME:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1935
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»401 N Tacoma
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1935
    City Directory Tacoma 1935
    City Directory Tacoma 1935
    City Directory 1936  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    410 No E 
    • Fred W Duncombe in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      NAME:«tab»Fred W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RESIDENCE YEAR:«tab»1936
      STREET ADDRESS:«tab»410 No E
      RESIDENCE PLACE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      SPOUSE:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      PUBLICATION TITLE:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1936
    City Directory 1936
    City Directory Tacoma 1936
    Census 1940  Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fred W Duncombe in the 1940 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Puyallup, Pierce, Washington; Roll: T627_4356; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 27-83

      NAME:«tab»Fred W Duncombe
      AGE:«tab»76
      ESTIMATED BIRTH YEAR:«tab»abt 1864
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      RACE:«tab»White
      BIRTHPLACE:«tab»Canada English
      MARITAL STATUS:«tab»Widowed
      RELATION TO HEAD OF HOUSE:«tab»Father
      HOME IN 1940:«tab»Puyallup, Pierce, Washington
      MAP OF HOME IN 1940:«tab»View Map
      STREET:«tab»Tomlinson
      HOUSE NUMBER:«tab»347
      INFERRED RESIDENCE IN 1935:«tab»Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
      RESIDENCE IN 1935:«tab»Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
      RESIDENT ON FARM IN 1935:«tab»No
      CITIZENSHIP:«tab»Naturalized
      SHEET NUMBER:«tab»4A
      ATTENDED SCHOOL OR COLLEGE:«tab»No
      HIGHEST GRADE COMPLETED:«tab»Elementary school, 3rd grade
      NEIGHBORS:«tab»View others on page
      HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:«tab»
      NAME«tab»AGE
      Lorne Duncombe«tab»49
      Fred W Duncombe«tab»76
    Census 24 Apr 1940
    Census 1940
    Residence 1944  Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Glenn
      Hi! I don't know if I ever answered your letter before, but Thank you for sending the time line for some of grandpa's family. It was very interesting. About the date when grandpa came to live with us-- know he was there in 1944. In 1942 I think not.
      Evaline
      Living with his daughter May Bandy at Summit View, on south hill above Puyallup, Washington
    Obituary 1953 
    • Frederick W Duncombe in the Web: Tacoma, Washington, Obituary Index, 1939-2010

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. Web: Tacoma, Washington, Obituary Index, 1939-2010 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
      Original data: Tacoma Area Obituaries Database. Tacoma Public Library. http://search.tacomapubliclibrary.org/obits/: accessed March 2010.
    death Index 1 Feb 1953  Pierce County, Washington, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fredrick W Duncombe in the Washington Death Index, 1940-1996

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. Washington Death Index, 1940-1996 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.

      DATE OF DEATH:«tab»1 Feb 1953
      PLACE OF DEATH:«tab»Pierce
      AGE:«tab»88
      ESTIMATED BIRTH YEAR:«tab»abt 1865
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      CERTIFICATE:«tab»3151
    Death Records 1 Feb 1953  Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fredrick W Duncombe in the Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.

      NAME:«tab»Fredrick W Duncombe
      GENDER:«tab»Male
      BIRTH DATE:«tab»abt 1865
      DEATH DATE:«tab»1 Feb 1953
      AGE AT DEATH:«tab»88
      DEATH LOCATION:«tab»Puyallup, Pierce, Washington
      FATHER:«tab»William G Duncombe
      MOTHER:«tab»Fannie Hill
      RECORD SOURCE:«tab»Washington State Death Records
    _FSFTID L44Q-D2H 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=L44Q-D2H 
    Died 4 Feb 1953  Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Mountain View Memorial Park , Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Summit View is on the South Hill above Puyallup, Washington
      Carrie Harris said that Duncomde is a Duch name, but they were English Canadian. Great Grandpa Duncombe lived in Ontario, Canada; Mich.; Calif.; Idaho; Washington. He planted many of the Orange orchards around Las Angeles and Great Uncle Lorne homsteaded above LA in the hills. then went in to the army and after release from the army, homesteaded in Shelton Washin gton. He later moved to Woodland to be with Grandpa and then when Grandpa moved in with Grandma Bandy (at Summit View) so did Uncle Lorne.

      Dear Janice

      I believe that you are a great-Granddaughter of Fredrick William Duncombe and Julia Mabee: is that correct? He was also my Great-Grandfather and a very good and well beloved man. If you are doing genealogy work, I think you know that Julia Mabee came from a very distinguished family whose founder in the USA was Isaack Allerton, that with his wife and family came over on the Mayflower. Then descended down through the American branch of the Churchill family. If you need them, I have records of these decedents and some of their ancestors back in England. If you need these records you are welcome to them. I have the original of Grandpa Duncombe's marriage licence. The one that hung on their wall. I took it out of the frame they had it in and put it in acid free plastic to preserve it. It is a keepsake that would be hard to give up, but you may have a copy of it if you wish.

      I haven't been able to find out much about Grandpa Duncombe's family except that he came from Canada between The date of their Marriage 14 Dec 18 87 and the birth of their first child 12 Mar 1889. The exact date is not certain, as I remember it he told me he came shortly after their marriage in Dec 1887. That means they would have probably move to the USA in 1988 as they were in Mich. when their first child was born in March 1889.

      There is a story about him you may not know. When he was a boy, his fathers farm was right across the road from the farm of the parents of Aimee Semple McPherson Who was born in Salford, Ontario, Canada in 1890 and was the founder of the Four Square Church, so he knew the family. One day he save her life and then regretted it all his adult life, as he felt so strong that the Four Square Church was an abomination and had he not saved her life it never would have been. Thus he felt like he had interfered with the will of God. I think you know he was a very Spiritual man. This must have happened when they were in Salford for the birth of William and Wilamena in 1894. As he was in Michigan when she was born and untl 1804 as far as we know. Aimee would have been 4 at that time.

      Grandpa Duncombe told me that the way he saved her life was as follows:

      She was setting in a wagon pulled by a team of horses. The team bolted a nd started running toward a cliff or the lip of a very deep Canion with a river at the bottom, that if they went over would have surely killed her. He was nearby and jumped between the horses and grabbing the rains near the bit, one in each hand, dragged between the horses, pulling them to a stop just short of the cliff.

      I'm inputting the records and corrections you sent into my computer and have some questions:

      1. Most of the women that are named Belle in the family spell it with a " e" on the end. Are you sure that Myrtle Bell Lowes spelled it without t he "e"?

      Glenn Cook

      Don wrote: You asked about Grandpa Duncombe and if anyone knew anything about him as your sources were sketchy. I don't know how much truth the re is to it, but mom told me many times that Grandpa (actually Great Grandpa) was 23rd of 27 children, more than one birth being multiples. As far as she knew, even from such a prolific family there are no male descend ants that have survived to this day and the family name has died. Grandpa Duncombe was the kindred spirit you read about but Grandma Duncombe was a hellcat of the hightest caliber! Mom said that she was always on the warpath about something and that long-suffering Grandpa would always try to calm her down with, "Now, now, Pet (his nickname for her) please calm down as everything is goind to be alright and it isn't as bad as it seems." My recollections of him around Grandma Bandy's place were the nightly Bible readings in the living room, my daily
      experience of watching bug-eyed as Grandpa would go through his daily ritual of shaving with the big straight razor of his (I just knew that one day I was going to see him cut his throat!), and his morning ritual of washing his eyes in a shotglass of warm, fresh urine! It must have worked as his eyesight was pretty darn good right up until his death.

      Mom said that Grandpa had cultivated a huge garden every year since he w as 8 years old and that had been his main source of livelyhood for most of his life. And I will never forget those fabulous vegetable he grew!! When he had his stroke and lost a leg in his late 80s, he was devastated that he could not tend a garden anymore and seemed to will himself to death.

      Of Uncle Lorne's bachelorhood, mom said that Uncle Lorne was dating a very nice young lady that was from a different church. When he told Grandma Duncombe that he was thinking of asking her to marry him, she flew into a rage and forbid him to ever see her again as she considered the girl a heathen.

      Uncle Lorne was said to have calmly told her that if he couldn't marry her, then he wouldn't marry anyone and never dated another woman for the rest o f his life.

      I don't know how much of this is truth and how much was family lore, but it makes
      good stories anyway.

      Mom also mentioned several relatives in Canada but was never aware of any of
      them having male descendents that survived to this day. By the way, my neighbor here in Texas has the last name of Duncom (different spelling).

      Thank you Don for your recollections of Grandpa Duncombe I will put them in the family records. Yes Grandma Duncombe was a "Hell Cat" as you sai d. I remember only too well. I stayed clear of her, you better believe. What you remember of Lorne is also correct as far as I know. I spell Duncombe with an "e" as that is the way it is in the records I have. I have not proved that to be correct though. There are a lot of things I need to research yet, but have decided that pulling this all together and in a usable form is more important. I will do more research after.

      Grandpa didn't have a stroke, but hardening of the arteries and the blood flow to his foot was cut off and got gangrene in it. So it had to be cut off. It may make you feel better if I tell you that one time he told me that his life was bad after the amputation as he had always be en so active, but latter it became the best part of his life as he found he had time for things he never had time for before. People would come and visit and he could take the time to talk to them about the Bible and such. He could listen to his programs on the radio and in general found it very pleasant.

      Glenn's answer
      Yes! Don, Grandpa was very nice and I loved him dearly, but when religion was involved he could be a "Hell Cat" also. He chased me around more th an once. He was a hard shell Baptist and nothing else would do. He went to the Methodist church as there was no Baptist Church around, but never let the Methodist forget that he was really a Baptist.

      But, when he died, even the Catholics said if ever a man made it he did.

      He wouldn't let Grandma Bandy marry Grandpa Glovers brother either. Palmer was his name and he was a good man. I think you remember he stayed wi th Mom and Dad before he died. Grandpa Duncombe just set his foot down and said "We have had enough of those Glovers" and that was it. She ended up marrying Grandpa Bandy and he was a little ruff on the family. I remember only too well.

      What I need is information about his family before. And, yes they were in Canada and some still are. I sent you a copy of their Marriage Licence record from Canada. Got it from Sue Pattullo. She said that his fathers name was William G Duncombe born in England and came to Canada as a young man. His mother was Fannie Hill.

      In Dec 1936 Fred and Julia were living at 410 North E St. Tacoma, Washington.

      Sue Pattullo just sent me a lot of information on Grandpa and the famil y, She says he is listed in 1900 U.S. Census, Sanilac Co., Michigan, Forester Township.

      Obituary of FREDERICK William Duncombe.

      Deckerville....... Word has been received by
      Mrs. Thorns Pattullo of the death of her brother
      Fred Duncombe, 88, in Puyallup, Washington.
      Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 4.
      Mr. Duncombe was born on February 25, 1864
      in Canada and came to Sanilac County as a young
      man. He married and lived on the farm now occup-
      ied by Willis Clemons in Marion township. He was
      an active member of East Melon Baptist Church
      and Sunday School. Mr. and Mrs. Duncombe and
      family left here in 1908 to make their home in Calif-
      ornia, later moving to Washington.
      Mrs. Duncombe passed away several years ago.
      He is survived by three sons. William Duncombe,
      Mercer Island Washington; John Duncombe, Tacoma,
      Washington; and Loren Duncombe, Puyallup, Wash-
      ington: one daughter, Mrs. May Bandy with whom he
      lived: seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren
      one great-great-grandchild: and his sister. Mrs. Pattullo.

      Listed in the 1900 U.S. Census, Sanilac Co. Michigan. Forester Township.

      Obituary-Tacoma News Trigune says 4 Feb 1953
    • (Research):The origins of the Duncombe name comes from the Anglo-Saxon ruled over Britain. The name Dunscombe was originally derived from a family having lived in the village of Duncombe. There is also a Duncombe in Lancashire which is in the north country too. This local name was originally derived from the Old English word dun, which means hill. The second part of the name, comb was originally derived from the Old English word cumb, which refers to a short, straight valley. Therefore Duncombe was literally a hill in a short, straight valley.

      Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were common occurrence. Elements of Latin. French, and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and names spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Duncombe include Duncombe, Duncombe, Duncombe, Dunscomb, Duncombe, Duncumb and many more.

      First found in Buckingham shire where early records show Richard de Ingen held a barony in this shire since the Domesday Book. The name evolved through many changes; Vitalis D'Ingen reigh of King Henry I, which lasted from 1216 to 1272 to Ralph Dungun who was Lord of Tingewick (Rotuli Hundredorum.) From this latter reference, the name was listed as Dunguns, Dengaines, Dungems and then gradually was changed to Duncombe, the more popular Spelling since the 16«sup»th«/sup» century.

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    Person ID I70  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2015 

    Father William George Duncombe,   b. 3 Mar 1839, Great Barford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1909, Forester Township, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Frances Flora (Fannie) Hill,   b. 20 Feb 1837, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1900, Salford, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1862  Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928
      Birth, Marriage & Death

      Name«tab»William G Duncombe
      Spouse«tab»F F Tomkins
      Father«tab»John Duncombe
      Mother«tab»Sarah Duncombe
      Spouse's Father«tab»Calvin G Hill
      Spouse's Mother«tab»Mary Hill
      Birth«tab»abt 1838 - Great Burford
      Marriage«tab»1 Jan 1862 - Oxford - Age: 24
      Residence«tab»Dereham Township

      Name:«tab»F F Tomkins
      Age:«tab»24
      Birth Date:«tab»abt 1838
      Birth Place:«tab»Dereham
      Marriage Date:«tab»1 Jan 1862
      Marriage County or District:«tab»Oxford
      Father:«tab»Calvin G Hill
      Mother:«tab»Mary Hill
      Spouse:«tab»William G Duncombe
      Spouse's Age:«tab»24
      Spouse Birth Date:«tab»abt 1838
      Spouse Birth Place:«tab»Great Burford
      Spouse Residence:«tab»Dereham Township
      Spouse Father:«tab»John Duncombe
      Spouse Mother:«tab»Sarah Duncombe
      Residence:«tab»Dereham Township
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet

    Family Julia Mabee,   b. 19 Feb 1867, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1939, In Hospital In Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7

    • Have their original marriage license

      Frederick Wm Duncombe in the Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928

      Source Citation
      Archives of Ontario; Series: MS932; Reel: 58

      Name:«tab»Frederick Wm Duncombe
      Age:«tab»23
      Birth Date:«tab»abt 1864
      Birth Place:«tab»Dereham
      Marriage Date:«tab»14 Dec 1887
      Marriage County or District:«tab»Oxford
      Father:«tab»William Duncombe
      Mother:«tab»Fanny Duncombe
      Spouse:«tab»Julia Mabee
      Spouse's Age:«tab»20
      Spouse Birth Date:«tab»abt 1867
      Spouse Birth Place:«tab»West Oxford
      Spouse Father:«tab»Simeon Mabee
      Spouse Mother:«tab»Ruth Mabee
    Julia and Fred Cuncombe
    Julia and Fred Cuncombe
    Fred and Julia and family
    Fred and Julia and family
    Duncombe Family:
    Back row: Fred Duncombe, William Duncombe, John Lowes
    Middle row: Lorne Duncombe, Julia Duncombe nee Mabee, John Duncombe
    Front row: Ermal Lowes nee Duncombe, Mable Lowes, May Duncombe
    Three Generations
    Three Generations
    back: May Duncombe
    Middle: July Mabee Frederick Duncombe
    Front: G. Belle Glover, Melton Glover
    Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Record
    Marriage Record
    Children 
     1. Ermal Laverne Duncombe,   b. 12 Mar 1889, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1919, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. Lorne Fredrick Duncombe,   b. 20 Nov 1890, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1968, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Gertrude Belle Duncombe,   b. 24 Aug 1892, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mildred May Duncombe,   b. 24 Aug 1892, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1962, In Hospital In Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Wilamena (Winnie) Georgina Duncombe,   b. 11 Jul 1894, Salford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Salford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William George Duncombe,   b. 11 Jul 1894, Salford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1968, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. John Mc Kinley Duncombe,   b. 8 Sep 1899, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1955, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Fred Duncombe
    Fred Duncombe
    Fred in Beoumont, California
    Fred in Beoumont, California
    Fred in Beoumont, California
    Fred in Beoumont, California

  • Sources 
    1. [S273] Janice Gnekow.

    2. [S10] Family records kept by Carrie Haris nee Mabee and/or the books "Colonial Families in America', "Churchill Family in America" 1904 Boston Mass. copied by E. W. Bell; recopied by Carrie Harris.

    3. [S275] Schedule B - Marriages; County of Oxfird, Division of Dereham.

    4. [S1485] Obituary-Tacoma News Trigune.

    5. [S4] Newspaper Clipping.

    6. [S9] Marriage certificate I have in my files. Glenn Cook.

    7. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, MARRIAGE NOTICE: INGERSOLL CHRONICLE & CANADIAN DAIRYMAN THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1887, PG: 3, COL: 5 (Reliability: 3).