William Harrison Dufur

MaleSeptember 1852–December 1920

Brief Life History of William Harrison

When William Harrison Dufur was born in September 1852, in Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson "Jack" Dufur Sr, was 36 and his mother, Lois Burnham, was 34. He married Mary Elizabeth Alexander on 16 July 1874, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wasco, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Kingsley, Wasco, Oregon, United States in 1900. He died in December 1920, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Harrison Dufur
1852–1920
Mary Elizabeth Alexander
1859–
Marriage: 16 July 1874
Blanche Defur
1876–1964
Andrew Burnham Dufur
1879–1936

Sources (9)

  • William H H Dufur, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Henry Harrison Dufur, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Death Records, 1864-1967"
  • W H Dufur in household of A J Dufur, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1874Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1854

    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries - 1854: Clackamas, Oregon Territory, United States; 1854: Multnomah, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Multnomah, Oregon, United States

    1863

    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 18

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Dufour .

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

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