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PVT Eligha T.G. “Elijah” Duckworth

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PVT Eligha T.G. “Elijah” Duckworth

  • Birth 4 Jan 1895 Perks, Pulaski County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 4 Jul 1918 Demuin, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 18, Site 3142.
  • Memorial ID 55810401

This memorial is dedicated to my great Uncle Eligha (Elijah), he was the son of Justus Duckworth and Angeline Moore. He was the sixth child of ten.
Eligha enlisted in the army June 5, 1917, he was described as small in height, medium in weight, blue eyes and dark brown hair.
He was a Private in Co G 132 INF 33 Div WW. Eligha was killed in the Battle of Le Hamel in World War I. He stepped on a land mine and was killed instantly. He was first buried in Le Hamel, Somme, France grave number 14. His remains was later moved to the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia Grave number 3142 in the EURO section. He received two WWI medals. WWI Victory Medal and WWI Victory Button.
He was the brother of Willie, Walter, Belle, Charlie, Howard, Grace Maggie,
Glenard, Angeline and Flossie
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He has many notable ancestor that include
American Revolutionary War soldiers Thomas Thomas, John Stovall, Isaac Bullard, Stephen Dolph, Asa Moore and John Brown
Henry Adams and Edith Squire, the progenitors in New England of a distinguished American family
including Presidents John Adams and his son John Quncy Adams Eligha descends through Henry and Edith's son Henry and his wife Elizabeth Paine.
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Saint Gondolfus and his descendants
Saint Arnulf Of Metz and his wife Saint Dode,(whose great grandmother was Saint Dode of Reims) Their son Ansegisen of Metz and his wife Saint Begga, whose grandson was Charles Martel and were the third great grandparents of Charlemagne through his son Louis the Pious
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William de Lanvallei
Allan (Algernon) de Percy and his mother
Emma de Port
Henry Hotspur Percy
Henry Percy, he married Eleanor Neville, whose mother was Joan Beaufort. Joan was the daughter of John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford. John's parents were
Edward III
of England and Philippa of Hainault. Whom Edward was the fifth great grandson of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders
William the Conqueror's ancestors The Dukes of Normandy at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen" and L'Abbatiale de la Trinité
Robert of Normandy
He also descends from Richard "Strongbow" de Clare who married Aoife MacMurrough. She descends from line of Irish Kings who descends from Eochaid Buaid he was the forty second great grandchild of Nél Nemnach mac Fóeniusa Farsaid and Scota of Egypt. Scota was the daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten IV, half sister toPharaoh Tutankhamun. Scota paternal great grandparents were Yuya and Tjuyu. Some scholars believe that Yuya was the biblical Joseph.
Tamar Tephi ha-David, the 16 great granddaughter of King David and Bathsheba



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Elijah Duckworth
Illinois
Pvt
132 INF
33 DIV
July 4, 1918


  • Maintained by: A.D.L
  • Originally Created by: Mad
  • Added: 2 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55810401
  • Mad
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Eligha T.G. “Elijah” Duckworth (4 Jan 1895–4 Jul 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55810401, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by A.D.L (contributor 47895058) .