DUFFUS OF SCOTLAND (peter1)
DESCENDANTS OF PETER DUFFUS OF SCOTLAND (peter1)
Generation No. 1
1. PETER1 DUFFUS was born 1760 in Scotland. He married SUSAN SYME.
Children of PETER DUFFUS and SUSAN SYME are:
2. i. WILLIAM2 DUFFUS, d. April 26, 1884.
3. ii. ROBERT DUFFUS, b. 1824, Scotland; d. 1904, Scotland.
iii. PETER DUFFUS, d. 1892.
4. iv. KATHERINE DUFFUS.
5. v. ELLEN DUFFUS.
6. vi. ISABELLA DUFFUS.
vii. JAMES DUFFUS.
viii. JOHN ROBERTSON DUFFUS.
Generation No. 2
2. WILLIAM2 DUFFUS (PETER1) died April 26, 1884.
Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS are:
i. JOHN3 DUFFUS.
ii. ISABELLA DUFFUS.
3. ROBERT2 DUFFUS (PETER1) was born 1824 in Scotland, and died 1904 in Scotland. He married MARGARET WALKER SMITH.
Children of ROBERT DUFFUS and MARGARET SMITH are:
7. i. JESSIE WALKER3 DUFFUS, b. March 02, 1851, Scotland; d. March 31, 1947, Scotland.
ii. PETER DUFFUS, b. January 01, 1853; d. June 23, 1932; m. ISABELLA HEMINGWAY.
iii. JAMES DUFFUS, b. December 01, 1855; d. 1865.
8. iv. JOHN DUFFUS, b. September 17, 1856; d. April 1924.
v. MARY DUFFUS, b. February 26, 1865; d. February 28, 1865.
vi. MARGARET DUFFUS, b. February 27; d. March 03.
9. vii. WILLIAM CULROSS DUFFUS, b. December 06, 1862, Edinburgh Scotland; d. March 31, 1925.
4. KATHERINE2 DUFFUS (PETER1). She married ROBERTSON.
Children of KATHERINE DUFFUS and ROBERTSON are:
i. ISABELLA3 ROBERTSON.
ii. JO ROBERTSON.
5. ELLEN2 DUFFUS (PETER1). She married MULLOCH.
Children of ELLEN DUFFUS and MULLOCH are:
i. JAMES3 MULLOCH.
ii. PETER MULLOCH.
iii. SUSAN MULLOCH.
6. ISABELLA2 DUFFUS (PETER1). She married LINDSAY.
Child of ISABELLA DUFFUS and LINDSAY is:
10. i. SUSAN3 LINDSAY.
Generation No. 3
7. JESSIE WALKER3 DUFFUS (ROBERT2, PETER1) was born March 02, 1851 in Scotland, and died March 31, 1947 in Scotland. She married ANDREW HOFFMAN.
Children of JESSIE DUFFUS and ANDREW HOFFMAN are:
i. GEORGE4 HOFFMAN.
11. ii. NELLIE HOFFMAN.
8. JOHN3 DUFFUS (ROBERT2, PETER1) was born September 17, 1856, and died April 1924. He married MARY JANE BUTLER.
Children of JOHN DUFFUS and MARY BUTLER are:
12. i. HENRY4 DUFFUS, b. 1885; d. 1978.
ii. PETER DUFFUS, b. 1890; d. 1979; m. HELEN STETSON.
iii. CATHERINE DUFFUS, b. 1895; d. 1978; m. JOE MACKENZIE.
9. WILLIAM CULROSS3 DUFFUS (ROBERT2, PETER1) was born December 06, 1862 in Edinburgh Scotland, and died March 31, 1925. He married ANNIE LAURIE WARD December 19, 1883, daughter of ROBERT WARD and PHOEBE MARR.
Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and ANNIE WARD are:
13. i. ROBERT CULROSS4 DUFFUS, b. September 08, 1885; d. February 21, 1973.
14. ii. WILLIAM CLARE DUFFUS, b. January 25, 1889; d. February 1977, Florida.
15. iii. JAMES STRATHERN DUFFUS, b. June 30, 1902; d. August 28, 1980, California.
10. SUSAN3 LINDSAY (ISABELLA2 DUFFUS, PETER1). She married DONALD MOODY.
Children of SUSAN LINDSAY and DONALD MOODY are:
i. KATHLEEN4 MOODY.
ii. MARGARET MOODY.
Generation No. 4
11. NELLIE4 HOFFMAN (JESSIE WALKER3 DUFFUS, ROBERT2, PETER1). She married HARRY GOING.
Children of NELLIE HOFFMAN and HARRY GOING are:
16. i. HELEN5 GOING.
ii. CHARLES GOING.
12. HENRY4 DUFFUS (JOHN3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born 1885, and died 1978. He married ELIZABETH DORSEY.
Children of HENRY DUFFUS and ELIZABETH DORSEY are:
17. i. HENRY JOHN5 DUFFUS, b. 1925.
More for Henry John Duffus:
I was born in Vancouver, B.C., Canada in 1927. My father owned and ran the
Duffus Business College. Having fought the encroaching government involvement in that
business for decades, my father did not encourage me to continue it, although I went
through all its courses at an early age, and even taught a little.
After winning a provincial scholarship to the University of British Columbia I embarked on the engineering program during the final years of World War II. At first I headed towards aeronautical engineering, but I found large numbers of aeronautical engineers unemployed in Los Angeles. Therefore, l changed to Physics on the recommendation of my professor who correctly advised me that one would never make any money at it, but physics was fun.
Several of us decided to ask the university to start an Engineering Physics program. We had no trouble in getting the faculty to do so...and without the strikes and sit-ins which later characterized student/faculty negotiations with the same faculty as in our day. So we formed the first class to graduate in Engineering Physics in 1948.
Engineering aside, I spent a great deal of time in amateur dramatics, becoming president of the Players' Club and playing very minor roles on stage with a surprising number of people who later became professional actors. During the summer of 1948 I worked at the Suffield Experimental Station in Alberta for the Defence Research Board on field trials with nerve gas countermeasures. I learned the valuable lesson that nobody was looking after me anymore when, after a nerve gas bomb drop, I found my gas mask leaked. After a memorably bumpy small aircraft ride across the prairies following a much too boozy bachelor party, I reached Victoria and shortly afterwards married my wife of forty eight years, Maureen Stuart Yates. Many particulars of her family's long association with Victoria are to be found in her historical novel "A Most Unusual Colony" ISBN 1895332-1 1-7.
We honeymooned in Quebec City and took up my first teaching job at the fledgling Carleton College in Ottawa. At that time it was a rather hand-to-mouth establishment. Each summer the staff waited for the announcement of the Provincial Government's financial grant to learn if they still had jobs. Some of them didn't. Now it is the well known and well established Carleton University.
During the summers I attended the Graduate School of Physics at Columbia University in New York. One summer I worked at the National Research Council Laboratory in Ottawa perfecting a method to make artificial sapphire and ruby. During the winter I also took extension graduate courses from McGill University, Montreal, in Electrical Engineering. Maureen had continued her career as a journalist by getting a job with the Ottawa Citizen newspaper. However, she had inherited some money in England which could not be taken out of the country.
When the Dean of Arts at Carleton got me into New College, Oxford, and the National Research Council came up with a scholarship, there was little point in finishing at McGill or Columbia. I quit my job at Carleton, and we took the Empress of Scotland across the rather rough Atlantic, spending the next three years in Oxford...a very happy choice.
At the Clarendon Laboratory I worked on solid state microwave spectroscopy using the recent wartime advances in radar equipment and the special low temperatures and large magnetic fields available at that laboratory. We did not know it at the time, but this area of research led soon afterwards to the invention of masers and lasers.
After graduating with a degree of D.Phil. I looked for a job in Canada. The Defence Research Board was growing at that time, and offered a job at Suffield. However I held out for a job at the new Pacific Naval Laboratory in Victoria...then a collection of army huts. For the next five years I was engaged in submarine detection methods. As submarines had become capable of standing off the coast and firing nuclear missiles, our
job was to develop long range acoustic tracking capability and short range magnetic detection methods to identify the target precisely for attack by ship or aircraft. The magnetic detection problems led us to a fascinating area of study of the ionosphere, the auroral regions, and the emissions from the sun. Sputnik and other satellites had just gone up, and the electromagnetic properties of space around the earth were of great interest. Our secret acoustic detection equipment provided an advantage in electronics which made our research results of world class interest.
After five years at the Pacific Naval Laboratory I was offered the job of Professor of Physics and Head of the Department at Royal Roads Military College. I enjoyed the return to teaching and the challenge of finding synergies between the Defense Research Board interests and those of the Army, Navy and Airforce who were our supporters. Thus a good deal of surplus Defence Research Board scientific equipment found its way into Royal Roads teaching and research laboratories. We were not constrained by aircraft or ship costs to do experiments quickly, nor to use the absolutely newest state of the art equipment.
Maureen continued her career in journalism at both Victoria daily newspapers, rising to Editor of the Women's Section. Later she produced the public relations newsletters for the Institute of Ocean Sciences, at Pat Bay, north of Victoria.
In 1966 I spent a sabbatical year at Oxford and at ['Institute de Geophysique at the Universite de Paris, mostly at their Laboratoire Geodynamique Soumarin in Villefranche sur Mer. As the Russians had just offered them support for underwater geomagnetic research and hence the Americans had pulled out, this was not a very good time to get much work done.
In 1976 I was sent to the National Defence College, Kingston, for their year long orientation program about world politics and economics. This involved many months of travel, lectures and briefings in the company of about forty upwardly mobile military officers, senior civil servants, university professors and business people. It was a remarkable experience.
During my years as Dean of Science and Engineering, including a few as Acting Principal, Royal Roads Military College grew from a three year undergraduate feeder college to a college with bachelors degrees in science and arts and masters degrees in science. We pioneered many advanced courses in underwater acoustics and oceanography based upon the existing and foreseen requirements of the armed forces. I retired in 1989. In 1995 the government closed both Royal Roads Military College and the National Defence College as an economy measure. No comment.
Since retirement I have started the Victoria branch of the Tetra Society. Their volunteers invent, design, or adapt aids for handicapped people which are not available commercially. Maureen has edited and published two books of local history and written and published "A Most Unusual Colony". Her brief "author's biography sheet" is attached. We live in a bit of the country now bypassed by the city, and from time to time keep sheep, horses, dogs, children and grandchildren.
18. ii. HELEN JUNE DUFFUS, b. 1924.
13. ROBERT CULROSS4 DUFFUS (WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born September 08, 18851, and died February 21, 19731. He married MYRTA GUNN February 23, 1909 in Lansing, MI.
Children of ROBERT DUFFUS and MYRTA GUNN are:
19. i. PHOEBE CATHERINE5 DUFFUS, b. April 30, 1910, Lansing, MI.
20. ii. HELEN LORENA DUFFUS, b. January 15, 1912, Flint, MI.
14. WILLIAM CLARE4 DUFFUS (WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born January 25, 1889, and died February 1977 in Florida. He married (1) EMMA STOCKER. He married (2) ELEANOR BRENNAN.
More About EMMA STOCKER: Cause of Death: Died on a steamer after an emergency operation
Child of WILLIAM DUFFUS and ELEANOR BRENNAN is:
21. i. WILLIAM CLARE5 DUFFUS, b. 1923; d. 1943.
15. JAMES STRATHERN4 DUFFUS (WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born June 30, 19022, and died August 28, 1980 in California2. He married GOLA HELEN ZODER.
Children of JAMES DUFFUS and GOLA ZODER are:
i. ANNIE LAURIE5 DUFFUS, b. May 12, 1924; d. February 10, 1936.
More About ANNIE LAURIE DUFFUS:
Cause of Death: Pneumonia after almost drowning
22. ii. PATRICIA DUFFUS, b. April 03, 1926.
Generation No. 5
16. HELEN5 GOING (NELLIE4 HOFFMAN, JESSIE WALKER3 DUFFUS, ROBERT2, PETER1). She married BOB BLACK.
Children of HELEN GOING and BOB BLACK are:
i. BARBARA6 BLACK.
ii. DOROTHY BLACK.
17. HENRY JOHN5 DUFFUS (HENRY4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born 1925. He married MAUREEN STUART YATES.
Notes for MAUREEN STUART YATES:
" A Most Unusual Colony: Vancouver Island 1849-1860" by Maureen Duffus
This is the story of the colony of Vancouver Island, from the arrival of the first Scots immigrants in 1849 to the demolition of Fort Victoria buildings in 1860. History is presented through the fictional character of Kate Murray in a series of recollections and letters to a friend. The historical facts and social climate of the time are based on actual letters, reminiscences of the period as well as Hudson Bay Company records, provincial archives, Scottish records and published histories. Maureen Duffus is well known as the author of Craigflower Country and Beyond the Blue Bridge (editor). "Based upon a pridigious amount of research, A Most Unusual Colony blends fact and fiction to present a picture of life in Fort Victoria that is both entertaining and convincing. Maureen Duffus must know more about day-to-day life of this period than anyone writing today." Terry Reksten, author of "More English Than the English, Craigdarroch, The Dunsmuir Saga and Rattenbury. " Paperback, 8.5 x 9.5, 156 pp. b/w photos ISBN 1-895332-11-7 $18.95 through Sandhill Book Marketing Ltd., #99-1270 Ellis St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z4 Ph: 1-800-667-3848 Fax: (250) 763-4051
Children of HENRY DUFFUS and MAUREEN YATES are:
23. i. ROBERT JOHN6 DUFFUS, b. November 16, 1957.
ii. JAMES M. STUART DUFFUS, b. February 10, 1964.
18. HELEN JUNE5 DUFFUS (HENRY4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born 1924. She married JACK HEISER.
Children of HELEN DUFFUS and JACK HEISER are:
24. i. STETSON6 HEISER.
ii. LINDA HEISER.
19. PHOEBE CATHERINE5 DUFFUS (ROBERT CULROSS4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born April 30, 1910 in Lansing, MI. She married LEO JOSEPH ANDRIES December 27, 1954.
Children of PHOEBE DUFFUS and LEO ANDRIES are:
25. i. ROBERTA6 ANDRIES, b. January 13, 1936.
26. ii. CLAIRE ANN ANDRIES, b. October 23, 1946.
20. HELEN LORENA5 DUFFUS (ROBERT CULROSS4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born January 15, 1912 in Flint, MI. She married GERALD A. WALTERS October 30, 1948 in Detroit, MI.
Child of HELEN DUFFUS and GERALD WALTERS is:
i. LURENA GARLAND6 WALTERS, b. April 03, 1950, Stuttgart, Germany; m. JOHN BETTENCOURT, June 22, 1974.
21. WILLIAM CLARE5 DUFFUS (WILLIAM CLARE4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born 1923, and died 1943. He married JEAN.
More About WILLIAM CLARE DUFFUS: Cause of Death: Drug Addict, Committed suicide
Child of WILLIAM DUFFUS and JEAN is:
i. PETER6 DUFFUS.
22. PATRICIA5 DUFFUS (JAMES STRATHERN4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born April 03, 1926. She married ROBERT EWALD January 06, 1948.
Children of PATRICIA DUFFUS and ROBERT EWALD are:
27. i. PAMELA6 EWALD, b. April 13, 1950.
28. ii. JAMES STRATHERN EWALD, b. August 31, 1951.
29. iii. ROBERT JAMES EWALD, b. October 31, 1955.
Generation No. 6
23. ROBERT JOHN6 DUFFUS (HENRY JOHN5, HENRY4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born November 16, 1957. He married NINA RANDAWA.
Children of ROBERT DUFFUS and NINA RANDAWA are:
i. GAVIN7 DUFFUS, b. June 17, 1987.
ii. ELIZABETH MAUREEN DUFFUS, b. February 08, 1985.
24. STETSON6 HEISER (HELEN JUNE5 DUFFUS, HENRY4, JOHN3, ROBERT2, PETER1). He married MIE.
Children of STETSON HEISER and AMIE are:
i. STETSON GUNTHER7 HEISER, b. 1981.
ii. CAMERON LYNN HEISER, b. 1983.
25. ROBERTA6 ANDRIES (PHOEBE CATHERINE5 DUFFUS, ROBERT CULROSS4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born January 13, 1936. She married LAWRENCE CARDOMA April 04, 1959.
Children of ROBERTA ANDRIES and LAWRENCE CARDOMA are:
i. STEPHEN ANTHONY7 CARDOMA, b. June 17, 1961; d. May 04, 1966.
ii. PAUL JOSEPH CARDOMA, b. December 31, 1962.
iii. ANN ELIZABETH CARDOMA, b. October 04, 1965.
iv. DAVID LAWRENCE CARDOMA, b. August 24, 1969.
26. CLAIRE ANN6 ANDRIES (PHOEBE CATHERINE5 DUFFUS, ROBERT CULROSS4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born October 23, 1946. She married (1) PAUL EDWARD CHATHAM January 10, 1970. She married (2) JAMES SEARS January 26, 1980.
Children of CLAIRE ANDRIES and PAUL CHATHAM are:
i. CHRISTINE MARIE7 CHATHAM, b. July 21, 1971.
ii. PAUL EDWARD CHATHAM III, b. October 02, 1975.
27. PAMELA6 EWALD (PATRICIA5 DUFFUS, JAMES STRATHERN4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born April 13, 1950. She married S.W. BEASLEY.
Child of PAMELA EWALD and S.W. BEASLEY is:
i. MILES STEVEN7 BEASLEY, b. 1979.
28. JAMES STRATHERN6 EWALD (PATRICIA5 DUFFUS, JAMES STRATHERN4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born August 31, 1951.
Child of JAMES STRATHERN EWALD is:
i. PATRICK EWALD7 EWALD, b. February 18, 1975.
29. ROBERT JAMES6 EWALD (PATRICIA5 DUFFUS, JAMES STRATHERN4, WILLIAM CULROSS3, ROBERT2, PETER1) was born October 31, 1955.
Child of ROBERT JAMES EWALD is:
i. BRUCE7 EWALD, b. January 04, 1976.
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