Dewey Austin Gaffney

27 March 1853–7 September 1910 (Age 57)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Dewey Austin

When Dewey Austin Gaffney was born on 27 March 1853, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel George Washington Gaffney, was 20 and his mother, Susananna Young Aaron, was 20. He married Christina Elizabeth Gloner on 10 October 1875, in Polk, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 7 Green Pond, Polk, Florida, United States in 1880. He died on 7 September 1910, in Green Pond, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Polk City, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Dewey Austin Gaffney
Christina Elizabeth Gloner
Marriage: 10 October 1875
Henry Washington Gaffney
Susan T Gaffney
Viola Iola Gaffney
Emanuel Austin Gaffney
Cleveland Gaffney
Lawrence Gaffney
Florence Gaffney
Lula Virgina Gaffney
Marion Bonna Gaffney
Gordon Allen Gaffney
Dollie Christina Gaffney

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World Events (8)

Age 7
In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
Age 10
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 17
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

(1997: 4960;2007: 9530; 2010: 12805)Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Declan, Kieran, Niall, Ronan.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Gamhna ‘descendant of Gamhain’, a byname meaning ‘calf’. The English surname Caulfield was adopted in Ireland as a supposed equivalent.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (16)

  • Drewry Gaffney, "United States Census, 1880"
  • D. A. Gaffrey, "Florida, County Marriages, 1830-1957"
  • Drewer Gaffney in entry for Iola Elizeberth Osteen, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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