Florence Duty

1900–2005 (Age 105)
Magnolia, Morgan, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Florence

When Florence Duty was born about 1900, in Magnolia, Morgan, West Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob W Duty, was 32 and her mother, Amanda, was 26. She lived in Mingo, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Magnolia Magisterial District, Mingo, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died before 2005, at the age of 104.

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Jacob W Duty
Florence Duty
Ethel Duty
Harmon Duty
Haze Duty

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 0

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly a Americanized spelling of French Duthie or Dutey, both variants of Dutil , or a translation of French Dudevoir, which is probably a dit-name in origin, from one of the regiments that served in New France, perhaps a nickname for someone obsessed with duty.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Duty in household of Jacob W Duty, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Duty in household of Jacob Duty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Duty in household of Jake W Duty, "United States Census, 1940"

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