Isaac Duffin

31 December 1826–26 February 1883 (Age 56)
East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Duffin was born on 31 December 1826, in East Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Duffin Jr, was 52 and his mother, Margaret Gledhill, was 30. He married Mary Fielding on 8 June 1849, in Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kane, Utah, United States in 1880 and Toquerville, Kane, Utah, United States in 1883. He registered for military service in 1864. His occupation is listed as rancher, farmer, stockman, merchant, miner, and builder of utah roads in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 26 February 1883, in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Duffin
Mary Fielding
Marriage: 8 June 1849
James Duffin
about 1848–1860
Sarah Mariah Duffin
Mary Ann Duffin
Annie Sophia Duffin
Isaac Nephi Duffin
Brigham Fielding Duffin
James Gledhill Duffin
Joseph Albert Duffin
William Henry Duffin
Richard Hyrum Duffin
Hezekiah Erastus Duffin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1849Manayunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 17
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): possibly from the Old Norse personal name Dufan, a loan from Old Irish Dubán, derived from the ancestor of Gaelic dubh ‘dark’.Irish (Antrim): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhfinn, ‘descendant of Dubhfionn’, a personal name composed of dubh ‘dark’ + fionn ‘fair’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Excerpts from Isaac Duffin Mormon Pioneer (73 pgs), Compiled by Beryl Putnam Duffin 1996, 2006

    Following are excerpts from Isaac Duffin's History. When Isaac Duffin died in 1883, it was said that he had done more in fifty-six years than the average man could do in eighty. Rancher, farmer, stoc …

    Sources (69)

    • Isaac Duffin, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Isaac Duffin in entry for James Gledhill Duffin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Isaac Duffin, "United States Census, 1860"

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