Josephine Alyce Quisenberry

1902–1992 (Age 89)
Audrain, Missouri, United States

The Life of Josephine Alyce

When Josephine Alyce Quisenberry was born on 23 September 1902, in Audrain, Missouri, United States, her father, Kelly Wright Quisenberry, was 29 and her mother, Josie A. Null, was 30. She married Henry Duffen on 20 August 1921, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in South Fork Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 July 1992, in Miami, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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Josephine Alyce Quisenberry
Henry Duffen
Marriage: 20 August 1921
Donald Emil Duffen

Spouse & Children

20 August 1921
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Christenberry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alice Quisenberry in household of Josie Quisenberry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alyce Duffen in household of Henry Duffen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Duffin in household of Henry Duffin, "United States Census, 1930"

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