Duncan McFARLAN, Congress, NC (1816)


McFARLAN, Duncan, a Representative from North Carolina; born at Laurel Hill, Scotland County, N.C., birth date unknown; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of commons in 1792; served in the State senate in 1793, 1795, 1800, and 1807-1809; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1802 to the Eighth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Ninth Congress (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1807); engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; died at Laurel Hill, N.C., September 7, 1816; interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present