Margaret H. Duffy

1903–17 March 1985 (Age 82)
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Margaret H.

When Margaret H. Duffy was born in 1903, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas J Duffy, was 31 and her mother, Anna Frances Bowen, was 25. She married John Andrew Heimlich on 21 August 1929, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 17 March 1985, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Springfield Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Andrew Heimlich
Margaret H. Duffy
Marriage: 21 August 1929

Spouse and Children

    John Andrew Heimlich



21 August 1929
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas J Duffy


    Anna Frances Bowen





    Ann Duffy


    John Duffy


    Robert Duffy


    Thomas Duffy


World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 0

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 7

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 22

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhthaigh ‘descendant of Dubhthach’, a byname derived from dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ). This name was borne by a 6th-century saint who was archbishop of Armagh.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe ‘son of Duibhshíth’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ ( see Duff ) + síth ‘peace’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Heimlich in household of Albert L Heimlich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Scherf in household of John G Scherf, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Margaret H Scherf, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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