George Duddy

8 May 1847–19 April 1899 (Age 51)
New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George

When George Duddy was born on 8 May 1847, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Duddy, was 25 and his mother, Isabella Donaghy, was 25. He married Harriet R. Davis on 19 February 1871, in Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 19 April 1899, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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George Duddy
Harriet R. Davis
Marriage: 19 February 1871
Isabel Eva Duddy

Spouse and Children

19 February 1871
Wareham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Duddy


    Isabella Donaghy





    James T. Duddy


    William Duddy


    Eliza J. Duddy



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World Events (6)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 28

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a lost place in Sussex named Dudehay ‘Dudda’s enclosure (Old English hæg).2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhda ( see Dowd ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Duddy in household of James Duddy, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • George Duddy in household of James Duddy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Duddy in household of Edwin Luther, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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