Museum the New Llano Colony



Walter Duncan

Birth: Born around 1871 in Illinois.  

Family Information:  

Description: In January 1934 he was grimy and covered with odorous pine shavings -- he was shoveling wood shavings into his wagon.  

Pre-Colony History: His early life was spent in farming, then he went into the lumber business.  

Home in Colony: The 1930 US Census lists him as a lodger with the Rolllie Ridgeway family. In 1935 he was living in the Newllano Colony. 

Job in Colony: He was working as a teamster for the colony in 1930 and 1934. 

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In 1940 he was living in a home in the unincorporated New Llano, Louisiana (site of the old colony).  

Death:  

Sources: US Census: 1930, 1940; "LLano Colonist": January 27, 1934  

 

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