Francis Ryan Duffy

23 June 1888–16 August 1979 (Age 91)
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Francis Ryan

When Francis Ryan Duffy was born on 23 June 1888, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Francis Fee Duffy, was 36 and his mother, Hattie Ryan, was 24. He lived in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 16 August 1979, at the age of 91.

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
Age 19
The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 24
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhthaigh ‘descendant of Dubhthach’, a byname derived from dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ). This name was borne by a 6th-century saint who was archbishop of Armagh.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe ‘son of Duibhshíth’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ) + síth ‘peace’.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Francis F R Duffy in household of Francis F Duffy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ryan F Duffy in household of Frank F Duffy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • F Ryan Duffey, "United States Census, 1940"

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