Thomas Edward Duff

Brief Life History of Thomas Edward

When Thomas Edward Duff was born on 20 October 1865, in Virginia, United States, his father, Sanford B. Duff, was 31 and his mother, America B Hall, was 24. He married Mary Idella Delphia Rothgeb on 22 September 1892, in Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 3, Howard, Maryland, United States in 1900 and Baltimore, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 April 1949, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Randallstown, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Thomas Edward Duff
1865–1949
Mary Idella Delphia Rothgeb
1873–1941
Marriage: 22 September 1892
Jesse Lee Duff
1893–1956
Violette Idella Duff
1900–1983

Sources (13)

  • Tho E Duff, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas E. Duff, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Thomas Edward Duff, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: from Gaelic dubh ‘dark, black’, used both as a nickname and a personal name. In Scotland, it is typically a descriptive epithet for a dark-haired man (compare Dow 1). In Ireland, it is usually from Ó Duibh ‘descendant of Dubh’ or Mac Giolla Duibh ‘son of the servant of Dubh’. It is also found as a short form of Duffin and a variant of Duffy . See also McDuff .

In some cases possibly also a shortened form of Breton Le Duff , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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