Daniel Earle Durfee (1779 - 1863)

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Daniel Earle Durfee
1779 - 1863
updated February 06, 2019
Daniel Earle Durfee was born on January 11, 1779 at Tiverton, Newport, RI. He died in October 1863 at Howell, Livingston, MI at 84 years old.


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Daniel Durfee was born on at Tiverton, Newport, RI,


Daniel Durfee died in at Howell, Livingston, MI,

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Daniel Earle Durfee passed away in October 1863 at Howell, Livingston, MI at 84 years old. He was born on January 11, 1779 at Tiverton, Newport, RI. There is no information about Daniel's family or relationships.
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In 1815, by the time he was 36 years old, on June 18th, the Battle of Waterloo was fought. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, and Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher decisively defeated Napoleon's troops. The defeat at Waterloo ended Napoleon's rule as Emperor of the French. Napoleon would die in exile six years later.

In 1822, Daniel was 43 years old when on May 26th, 116 people died in the Grue Church fire - the biggest fire disaster in Norway's history. On Pentecost, the church was packed and a fire broke out on the outer wall of the southern transept. Within 15 minutes, the whole church was on fire and it burned to the ground. Almost half of the dead were under 16 and the cause of the fire is still unknown.

In 1831, by the time he was 52 years old, on November 7th, slave trading was forbidden in Brazil. Purchasing slaves had begun under Portuguese rule in the mid-16th century - slaves were used on sugarcane plantations. It wasn't until 1888, however, that slavery was totally abolished.

In 1842, Daniel was 63 years old when on August 14th, General William J. Worth declared that the Florida War - also called the Second Seminole War - was over. It was the "the longest and most costly of the Indian conflicts of the United States", lasting from 1835 to 1842. By the end of the war, it was costing $93,300 per month - plus the pay of the regular soldiers. An agreement allowed the Seminole either to move west or to move to a reservation in southwest Florida.

In 1863, in the year of Daniel Earle Durfee's passing, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

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May 1, 1901 - November 1985
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Jan 21, 1931 - Feb 17, 2011
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Jan 18, 1921 - Apr 24, 1994
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Other Durfees

Ephraim Durfee
Jun 12, 1785 - Jan 15, 1879
Benjamin Durfee
Born: around 1735
Thomas Durfee
Born: around 1741
Ann Durfee Estes
Aug 25, 1691 - Apr 27, 1737
Benjamin Durfee
Born: 1740
Hope Durfee
1765 - Aug 20, 1815
Tammy Durfee
Mar 6, 1813 - Jan 30, 1885
Elizabeth Durfee
Mar 29, 1768 - Jul 5, 1804
Gideon Durfee Durfee
Feb 6, 1738 - Sep 12, 1814
Job Durfee Durfee
1710 - April 1774
Thomas A Durfee, Jr.
Mar 28, 1669 - Feb 11, 1729
Benjamin Durfee, Jr.
Jan 5, 1709 - Mar 23, 1793
Perry Durfee
Oct 19, 1765 - around May 1800
Mary Earle Durfee
Born: Feb 19, 1703
Richard Durfee
Nov 29, 1667 - March 1700
Anne Durfee
1676 - 1731
David Durfee, Jr.
Mar 3, 1781 - Sep 7, 1876

Other Bios

Ephraim Durfee
Jun 12, 1785 - Jan 15, 1879
Benjamin Durfee
Born: around 1735
Thomas Durfee
Born: around 1741
Jeremiah Irons
around 1765 - 1790
Rhoda Irons
around 1770 - 1790
Daniel Ralph
around 1771 - 1796
William Irons
Born: around 1739
Bethia Irons
Born: around 1743
Elizabeth Adams
Died: around 1801
Casper Wistar Crispin
Feb 16, 1846 - Nov 6, 1916
Angelique Proulx
Died: Nov 21, 1798
Hendrik Mentz, *
Oct 30, 1804 - Jun 13, 1870
Nancy Joyce Sharp
1809 - 1838
Thomas Joyce
1782 - 1842
Hendrik Mentz
Oct 15, 1776 - Feb 1, 1860
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