How did Duncanville Texas get its name?

I have a report on Duncanville due on May 12, and I am having trouble finding out how Duncanville got its name, please answer as soon as possible! I will choose best answer for the person that gives me a lot of info.

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  • 10 years ago
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    Settlement of the area began in 1845, when Illinois resident Crawford Trees purchased several thousand acres south of Camp Dallas. In 1880 the Chicago, Texas and Mexican Central Railway reached the area and built Duncan Switch, named for a line foreman. Charles P. Nance, the community's first postmaster, renamed the settlement Duncanville in 1882

  • 10 years ago

    is this magaly?

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