Dona Elizabeth Duffin

14 December 1929–8 February 2015 (Age 85)
Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Dona Elizabeth

When Dona Elizabeth Duffin was born on 14 December 1929, in Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Clifford Duffin, was 24 and her mother, Erma Christine Nielsen, was 26. She married LaRoy Harold Anderson on 2 January 1951, in Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Centerfield Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 8 February 2015, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

LaRoy Harold Anderson
1927–2018
Dona Elizabeth Duffin
1929–2015
Marriage: 2 January 1951
Kenny Laroy Anderson
1974–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1951
Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 2

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1952 · Salt Lake City Floods

Age 23

During the first week of May, more than 45 families were displaced from their homes as the flood waters began to engulf the surrounding area. Many were saved by rafts and the water caused millions of dollars in damages with thousands of acres of farmland deemed unusable.

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 (3)

  • Dona Elizabeth Daffin Anderson in household of Le Roy Harold Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Donna Elizabeth Duffin in household of Erma Christine Nielson Duffin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Donna Elizabeth Duffin in household of Emma Christena Nielson Duffin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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