James Gledhill Duffin

30 May 1860–20 May 1921 (Age 60)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Gledhill

When James Gledhill Duffin was born on 30 May 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Isaac Duffin, was 33 and his mother, Mary Fielding, was 32. He married Mary Jane Grainger on 19 January 1881, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ward 1 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 20 May 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Gledhill Duffin
Mary Jane Grainger
Marriage: 19 January 1881
James Franklin Duffin
Isaac C. Duffin
Clarence Duffin
Cyril Duffin
David Duffin
Florence Duffin
George Duffin
Stanley G. Duffin
Rulon Duffin
Maurine Duffin
Spencer Duffin
Owen Duffin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1881St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    This document was OCR’ed and some errors are from that process. The spelling errors for the most part were taken directly for Nephi’s journal. MISSIONARY JOURNAL OF NEPHI WILLIAMS Arkansas 1899-1900 …

    Sources (79)

    • Jas G Duffin in entry for Ralph Carlin Duffin, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • James G Duffin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • James G in entry for Owen George Duffin and Blanche Elease Lawson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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