John Boyd Durfey

5 October 1900–
Wayne, Utah, United States

The Life of John Boyd

When John Boyd Durfey was born on 5 October 1900, in Wayne, Utah, United States, his father, William Alma Durfey, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Ann Lund, was 27. He was buried in Bicknell, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alma Durfey
Sarah Ann Lund
Mabel Monteze Durfey
William Glen Durfey
John Boyd Durfey
Reva Durfey
Ray Lund Durfey
Lewella Durfey
Kahliel Durfey
Reed Durfey
Neff Lunn Durfey
Kay Alma Durfey

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 1

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.

Age 31

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Variant of French Durfee .

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Boyd Durfey, "Find A Grave Index"

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