Neil Cornwell Duffman

16 September 1913–6 September 1953 (Age 39)
Ashley, Elba Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Neil Cornwell

When Neil Cornwell Duffman was born on 16 September 1913, in Ashley, Elba Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, his father, Merle Anderson Duffman, was 31 and his mother, Flossie Mae Insley, was 22. He married Cleola L Lanning on 29 September 1934, in Auglaize, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Blanchard Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Orange Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 6 September 1953, in Crittenden, Grant, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Benton Ridge Cemetery, Benton Ridge, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Neil Cornwell Duffman
Cleola L Lanning
Marriage: 29 September 1934
Neal R Duffman

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29 September 1934
Auglaize, Ohio, United States


    Neal R Duffman


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 13

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Hoffmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Neal Duffman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Neil C Duffman in household of Merle A Duffman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Neal Cornwell Duffman, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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