Samuel Duffield was born on September 10, 1857, in Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland, the son of John Duffield and Margaret. He married Elizabeth Robinson on December 24, 1879, in Belfast. The marriage was performed by license, and lists Samuel as the son of John, the occupation of both father and son was “dairy man.” Elizabeth’s father James was a farmer. Witnesses to the wedding included Alexander Robinson (likely a relative of Elizabeth – Eliza on the record), and Emily Sow. This record suggests that Samuel was 20 and Eliza was 24. Elizabeth Robinson was born in 1856 in Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland, the daughter of James Robinson. They had two children during their marriage.
- Mary Ellen Duffield (1880-1943) married Patrick Joseph Eagan (1877-1932)
- James Alexander Duffield (1882-1936)
Main image: View down North Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island (image via Wikimedia)