Harry Alvin Dieffenderfer

19 July 1880–17 January 1945 (Age 64)
White Deer, White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Harry Alvin

When Harry Alvin Dieffenderfer was born on 19 July 1880, in White Deer, White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Franklin Dieffenderfer, was 19 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Buck, was 15. He married Mary Esther Wagner on 19 April 1905, in Liberty Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Liberty Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 17 January 1945, in Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Harry Alvin Dieffenderfer
Mary Esther Wagner
Marriage: 19 April 1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1905Liberty Township, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 2
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 18
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Diefendörfer (see Diefenderfer ).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Harry A Dieffendifer, "United States Census, 1940"
    • H. A. Dieffenderfer, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Harry Alvin Deiffenderfer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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