Gladys Durfee

Brief Life History 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 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

Sources (11)

  • Gladys Durfee in household of Eugene Durfee, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Gladys Durfee Davie, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gladace Durfee in household of Eugene Durfee, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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World Events (8)

1920

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

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

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.

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