Lemuel Gipson Duke1,2,3

b. 14 June 1879
Lemuel Gipson Duke|b. 14 Jun 1879|p1614.htm|Lemuel Gipson Duke|b. c 1832|p1609.htm|Sarah Jane Carson|b. Jan 1845\nd. 16 Jul 1922|p82.htm|||||||John P. Carson|b. c 1816\nd. 24 Dec 1856|p137.htm|Jane E. Kennedy|||

2nd cousin of Louise Underwood.
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Lemuel Gipson Duke was born on 14 June 1879 in Louisiana.1,4 He was the son of Lemuel Gipson Duke and Sarah Jane Carson.1 He married Mina Lavin on 23 March 1909 in New Orleans, Orleans County, Louisiana.3,4

Additional Data

L. Gip Duke appeared on the 1 June 1880 Federal Census of Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, in the household of his parents, L. Gip and Sarah Duke.2 Click to view image

Lemuel Gipson Duke appeared on the 1 June 1900 Federal Census of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, in the household of St. Clair, his brother.1 Click to view image

Dr. Lemuel Gip Duke registered for the World War I draft 12 September 1918 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Described as being of medium height and build with brown eyes and black hair, he was a married dentist living and working in New Orleans. He listed his wife Mina Lavin as his next of kin.4


  1. [S240] St. Clair Duke household, 1900 U.S. Census, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, population schedule, 5th Precinct, New Orleans city, enumeration district (ED) 13, sheet 8A/239, dwelling 158, family 151; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 570.
  2. [S239] L. Gip Duke household, 1880 U.S. Census, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, population schedule, Harrisonburg, enumeration district (ED) 5, sheet 42B/140B; National Archives micropublication T9, roll 451.
  3. [S1148] Ancestry.com, New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1925 (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002). Original data: State of Louisiana, Secretary of State, Division of Archives, Records Management, and History. Vital Records Indices. Baton Rouge, LA, USA., citing vol. 31, p. 34.
  4. [S918] World War I Selective Service Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (National Archives Micropublication M1509, roll 1681847). Original images published online by Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, 2002-2005.