Stephen Duffin

28 January 1841–after 5 June 1900 (Age 59)
Nutley, Hampshire, England

The Life Summary of Stephen

When Stephen Duffin was born on 28 January 1841, in Nutley, Hampshire, England, his father, Moses Duffin, was 24 and his mother, Eliza Payne, was 22. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1854 and lived in Preston Candover, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died after 5 June 1900, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Moses Duffin
Eliza Payne
Stephen Duffin
William Duffin

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
Age 9
The state known as Utah began when Brigham Young led a group of LDS pilgrims seeking freedom from religious persecution into the Great Salt Lake Valley, where they established a settlement in 1847. The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869, leading to a further influx of settlers.
Age 22
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse personal name Dólgfinnr, composed of the elements dólgr ‘wound’, ‘scar’ + Finnr ‘Finn’.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhchinn ( see Diffin ), Ó Duibhghinn ( see Deegan ), or perhaps Ó Daimhín ( see Devine ).

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

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Sources (10)

  • S Duffin in household of George Alexander, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Stephen Duffin in household of Joseph Alexander, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Stephen Duffin, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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