Fred Ernest Dunphy

6 October 1892–15 June 1951 (Age 58)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Life of Fred Ernest

When Fred Ernest Dunphy was born on 6 October 1892, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, his father, Harry Boardman Dunphy, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Christina McIntosh, was 22. He married Alva Lorene Ruth Leeder on 26 October 1923, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1900 and Hornell, Steuben, New York, United States in 1910. He died on 15 June 1951, in Cooksville, Mississauga, Peel, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 58, and was buried in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Fred Ernest Dunphy
Alva Lorene Ruth Leeder
Marriage: 26 October 1923

Spouse and Children


    Alva Lorene Ruth Leeder


26 October 1923
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Harry Boardman Dunphy


    Sarah Christina McIntosh




    Catharine Dunphey



    George M Dumphy


    Harold Alexander Dumphy


World Events (8)

1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 3

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 14

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchaidh ‘son of Donnchadh’ or Ó Donnchaidh ‘descendant of Donnchadh’ ( see Donahue ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick Dunphy in household of Harry Dunphy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fredrick E Dumphy in household of Harry B Dumphy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frederick Earnest Dunphy, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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