Mary Duff

about 1840–
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Duff was born about 1840, in New Hampshire, United States. She married Orrison Augustine Cass on 3 June 1885, in Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orrison Augustine Cass
1843–1903
Mary Duff
1840–
Marriage: 3 June 1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1885
Merrimack, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

World Events (3)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 65

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibh (‘descendant of Dubh’), Mac Giolla Duibh (‘son of the servant of Dubh’), or a short form of Duffin 2 (County Wexford), MacElduff (County Tyrone; see Kilduff ), Mac Duibh, and Duffy , all of which are formed from personal names containing the element dubh ‘dark’, ‘black’ (widely used as a nickname or byname for a dark-haired man or man of dark temperament and as an element of personal names).

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

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