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Mareen Duvall, the Emigrant, born about 1625, arrived in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, circa 1650. He established his home in the Province of Maryland about 1655, married three times and fathered twelve children. His Will was probated in August 1694. While there is another well known DuVal family of Virginia that descends from Daniel DuVal, there is no known connection between these two lines. Many Duvalls are listed in various early state census enumerations, especially in Louisiana. It appears that the Maryland Duvalls migrated west; some through Western Maryland and Pennsylvania to Ohio, or south to Kentucky, Missouri, Texas, the Carolinas, and then west.
Since the Society was founded in 1926 there have been over 1,000 members. We currently have about 425 members from all across the United States and Washington, DC. Our membership files, under each of the twelve children from which a member is descended, are maintained by the Society's Registrar. The majority of our members descend from Mareen, the Younger, then Benjamin, then Captain John, and then Mareen, the Elder. Mary Duvall Hall and Susannah follow. The remaining children are only represented by a few members, and two have none.