Gladys Durfee

20 September 1916–11 November 2008 (Age 92)
Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of Gladys

When Gladys Durfee was born on 20 September 1916, in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, her father, Eugene Durfee, was 36 and her mother, Eva Luvern Beal, was 22. She married George Norman William Davie on 7 May 1956, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Election District 17 Deaver, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Election District 13 Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1940. She died on 11 November 2008, in Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Freeman Cooley
1888–1984
Gladys Durfee
1916–2008
Marriage: 15 August 1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1979Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1920
    Age 4
    Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 5
    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
    1941
    Age 25
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Durfé: habitational name, with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone from Urfé in Loire. The surname Durfé is virtually non-existing in France.History: The name was brought to England by Huguenot refugees in the 16th century. Thomas Durfee, the ancestor of the Durfee family in America, was born in 1643 and came to Providence, RI, in 1660.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Durfey

    Sources (11)

    • Gladys Durfee in household of Eugene Durfee, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Gladace Durfee in household of Eugene Durfee, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Gladys Davie, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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