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The Fighting Duffields

In the course of my investigations into the Duffields, I found an article that appeared to provide information about my ancestors, but took some sleuthing to confirm.

Finding the Irish Duffields

I thought I’d be stuck in Rhode Island and never able to trace my Duffield family back to Ireland. With just one record, I was able to break through that brick wall.

James Alexander Duffield

James Alexander Duffield emigrated with his parents from Ireland to the United States at age 2 and was orphaned at the age of 18.


George Parker Ferguson
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Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Mary Ellen Young
Children: none
Siblings: none


James Duffield
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Father: UnspecifiedMother: Unspecified
Children: John Duffield
Siblings: none


Margaret McGaw
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Born: 1829 Died: 1906
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: John Duffield
Children: Margaret Duffield, Samuel Duffield
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Immigration: Irish


John Duffield
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Born: 1830 Died: 1897
Father: James DuffieldMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Margaret McGaw
Children: Margaret Duffield, Samuel Duffield
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Robert James Hill
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Born: 1855 Died: 1931
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Margaret Duffield
Children: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Elizabeth Robinson
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Born: 1856 Died: 1896
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Samuel Duffield
Children: Mary Ellen Duffield
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Samuel Duffield
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Born: 1857 Died: 1900
Father: John DuffieldMother: Margaret McGawSpouse: Elizabeth Robinson
Children: Mary Ellen Duffield
Siblings: Margaret Duffield
Individual Facts
Occupation: Irish


Hugh Young
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Born: 1861 Died: 1925
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Mary Ellen Duffield
Children: Mary Ellen Young, Ann (Annie) Isabella Young, Margaret (Maggie) Young, Samuel Young
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Margaret Duffield
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Born: 1862 Died: 1936
Father: John DuffieldMother: Margaret McGawSpouse: Robert James Hill
Children: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Siblings: Samuel Duffield
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Mary Ellen Duffield
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Born: 1864 Died: 1927
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret DuffieldSpouse: Hugh Young
Children: Mary Ellen Young, Ann (Annie) Isabella Young, Margaret (Maggie) Young, Samuel Young
Siblings: Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Patrick Joseph Eagan
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Born: 1877 Died: 1932
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Mary Ellen Duffield
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Harry Beaumont Smith Sr.
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Born: 1878 Died: 1952
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Sarah Hill
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: English


Philip Sidney Watson
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Born: 1880 Died: 1924
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Jennie Hamilton Hill
Children: none
Siblings: none


Mary Ellen Duffield
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Born: 1880 Died: 1943
Father: Samuel DuffieldMother: Elizabeth RobinsonSpouse: Patrick Joseph Eagan
Children: none
Siblings: none


Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
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Born: 1880 Died: 1938
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret DuffieldSpouse: George Owen Dunford Sr.
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


George Owen Dunford Sr.
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Born: 1881 Died: 1957
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Occupation: English


Sarah Hill
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Born: 1881 Died: 1943
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret DuffieldSpouse: Harry Beaumont Smith Sr.
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


James Alexander Duffield
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Father: UnspecifiedMother: Unspecified
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Samuel Young
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Father: Hugh YoungMother: Mary Ellen Duffield
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Young, Ann (Annie) Isabella Young, Margaret (Maggie) Young
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Margaret (Maggie) Young
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Father: Hugh YoungMother: Mary Ellen Duffield
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Young, Ann (Annie) Isabella Young, Samuel Young
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Jennie Hamilton Hill
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Born: 1885 Died: 1934
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret DuffieldSpouse: Philip Sidney Watson
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Occupation: American


John Duffield Hill
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Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Elizabeth Jane Young
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


Chester T. Carpenter
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Born: 1887 Died: 1958
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Margaret (Etta) Hill
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


Elizabeth Jane Young
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Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: John Duffield Hill
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Margaret (Etta) Hill
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Born: 1889 Died: 1958
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret DuffieldSpouse: Chester T. Carpenter
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Ann (Annie) Isabella Young
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Father: Hugh YoungMother: Mary Ellen Duffield
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Young, Margaret (Maggie) Young, Samuel Young
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Mary Ellen Young
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Born: 1891 Died: 1921
Father: Hugh YoungMother: Mary Ellen Duffield
Children: none
Siblings: Ann (Annie) Isabella Young, Margaret (Maggie) Young, Samuel Young
Individual Facts
Nationality: Irish


Elizabeth Major
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Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: Robert James Hill
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


Robert James Hill
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Born: 1893 Died: 1965
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret DuffieldSpouse: Elizabeth Major
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


George Charles Hill
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Born: 1895 Died: 1969
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret DuffieldSpouse: Amalia Strobl
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, William E. Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


Alice M. Hill
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Father: UnspecifiedMother: Unspecified
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


Amalia Strobl
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Born: 1898 Died: 1973
Father: UnspecifiedMother: UnspecifiedSpouse: George Charles Hill
Children: none
Siblings: none
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


William E. Hill
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Born: 1899 Died: 1904
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret Duffield
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, Ernest A. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: American


Ernest A. Hill
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Born: 1901 Died: 1960
Father: Robert James HillMother: Margaret Duffield
Children: none
Siblings: Mary Ellen Duffield, William E. Hill, George Charles Hill, Robert James Hill, Margaret (Etta) Hill, Jennie Hamilton Hill, Sarah Hill, Mary Ellen Matheson Hill
Individual Facts
Nationality: American

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