FAMILY TREE OF WILLIAM DUFFUS OF FRASERBURGH, 
ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND


 DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM DUFFUS OF FRASERBURGH, ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND (W2)    

Generation No. 1

 

1.  WILLIAM1 DUFFUS was born in Fraserburgh,  Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and died 1861 in Scotland.  He married MARGARET MCGLASHAN December 11, 1852 in Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland.

 

More About WILLIAM DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Was an express man and later a member of a brewery firm.

       

Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and MARGARET MCGLASHAN are:

2.                i.       JOHN MCGLASHAN2 DUFFUS, b. May 14, 1853, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; d. 1907.

3.               ii.       WILLIAM DUFFUS, b. December 11, 1854, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

                 iii.       JOANNA DUFFUS.

                 iv.       DELLA DUFFUS.

                  v.       DAUGHTER DUFFUS.

                 vi.       DAUGHTER DUFFUS.

                vii.       DAUGHTER DUFFUS.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  JOHN MCGLASHAN2 DUFFUS (WILLIAM1) was born May 14, 1853 in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and died 1907.  He married HELEN GERTRUDE GRAVES April 22, 1884.

 

Notes for JOHN MCGLASHAN DUFFUS:

Left school at eight years of age when his father died and worked for a year as a bookseller. At fourteen he was apprenticed to his uncle to learn the granite-cutting trade. He came to the States aged

 

 

More About JOHN MCGLASHAN DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Left school at eight years of age  & worked one year as bookseller.

Fact 2: At fourteen he was apprenticed to his uncle to learn granite-cutting trade.

Fact 3: 1873, At age 20 came to United States landing at Mt. Desert Island, MA.

Fact 4: 1873, Practiced granite cutting trade in Vermont.

Fact 5: He was 6'3" tall and weighed 225 lbs. Had black hair and eyes.

Fact 6: Was  a Mason.

Fact 7: 1890, Became US citizen.

       

Children of JOHN DUFFUS and HELEN GRAVES are:

4.                i.       MARJORIE ALICE3 DUFFUS, b. June 21, 1892; d. 1971.

5.               ii.       WILLIAM MCGLASHAN DUFFUS, b. January 20, 1886; d. 1965.

6.              iii.       ROBERT LUTHER DUFFUS, b. July 10, 1888; d. 1972, Pal Alto, CA.

 

3.  WILLIAM2 DUFFUS (WILLIAM1) was born December 11, 1854 in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  He married JOANNA.

 

More About WILLIAM DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Owned an iron & brass foundry business at 717-727 Frelton, Brooklyn, NY

       

Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and JOANNA are:

                   i.       MARGARET3 DUFFUS.

 

More About MARGARET DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Died of tuberculosis/never married

 

                  ii.       WILLIAM MCGLASHAN DUFFUS, JR..

                 iii.       JOANNA DUFFUS.

 

More About JOANNA DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Married sea captain

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

4.  MARJORIE ALICE3 DUFFUS (JOHN MCGLASHAN2, WILLIAM1) was born June 21, 1892, and died 1971.  She married SAMUEL BRYAN July 12, 1916.

 

More About SAMUEL BRYAN:

Fact 1: Lived in Madison, WI after marriage.

Fact 2: Was a Public Utilities Commissioner for State of Wisconsin.

       

Children of MARJORIE DUFFUS and SAMUEL BRYAN are:

                   i.       RICHARD4 BRYAN.

                  ii.       HELEN BRYAN.

                 iii.       MARJORIE BRYAN.

 

5.  WILLIAM MCGLASHAN3 DUFFUS (JOHN MCGLASHAN2, WILLIAM1) was born January 20, 1886, and died 1965.  He married (1) EFFIE PARMELEE WELLS 1914.  He married (2) URSULA HUBBARD 1941.

 

Notes for WILLIAM MCGLASHAN DUFFUS:

Taught economics and business courses at the University of Kansas, Boston University and Ohio State University. he retired in 1955 and died in Rome, Italy as the result of a car accident in 1965.  

 

More About WILLIAM MCGLASHAN DUFFUS:

Fact 1: 1908, Graduated from Stanford University.

Fact 2: Taught economics and business courses at University of Kansas.

Fact 3: Taught economics and business at Boston University & Ohio State.

Fact 4: 1955, Retired.

Fact 5: 1965, Died as result of auto accident.

 

More About URSULA HUBBARD:

Fact 1: Worked for State Department.

       

Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and EFFIE WELLS are:

7.                i.       PARMELEE WELLS4 DUFFUS, b. October 15, 1915, Burlington, Vermont.

8.               ii.       WILLIAM WRIGHT DUFFUS, b. August 30, 1920, Burlington, Vermont.

                 iii.       RUTH EFFIE MCGLASHAN DUFFUS, b. September 10, 1917, Burlington, Vermont; d. March 28, 1928; m. MARLOWE D. MELVIN, December 25, 1939.

 

More About MARLOWE D. MELVIN:

Fact 1: Retired oil geologist.

 

6.  ROBERT LUTHER3 DUFFUS (JOHN MCGLASHAN2, WILLIAM1) was born July 10, 1888, and died 1972 in Pal Alto, CA.  He married LEAH LOUISE DEANE 1914.

 

Notes for ROBERT LUTHER DUFFUS:

He was a reporter for the San Francisco Bulletin, editorial writer for the San Francisco Call and the New York Globe and he was head of the editorial staff of the New York Times when he retired.  

 

More About ROBERT LUTHER DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Author - "Queen Calafia's Island"

Fact 2: Author - "Williamstown Branch"

Fact 3: Author - "The Waterbury Record"

Fact 4: Author - "The Tower of Jewels"

Fact 5: Author - "Nastalgia USA"

Fact 6: Author - "Victory on Westhill"

Fact 7: Author - "Adventures in Retirement"

Fact 8: Author - "Innocents at Cedro"

Fact 9: Author - "The Santa Fe Trail"

Fact 10: Author - "Lillian Wand"

Fact 11: Author - "That Was Alderbury"

Fact 12: Reporter for San Francisco Bulletin & editorial writer for San Francisco Call.

Fact 13: Editorial writer for New York Globe; head of editorial staff - NY Times.

       

Children of ROBERT DUFFUS and LEAH DEANE are:

                   i.       NAIRNE LOUISE4 DUFFUS.

9.               ii.       MARJORIE ROSE DUFFUS, d. 1971, Madison, WI.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

7.  PARMELEE WELLS4 DUFFUS (WILLIAM MCGLASHAN3, JOHN MCGLASHAN2, WILLIAM1) was born October 15, 1915 in Burlington, Vermont.  He married LOIS PLAISTED March 25, 1939.

 

More About PARMELEE WELLS DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Retired vice-president of Federal Home Bank, Cincinnati.

       

Child of PARMELEE DUFFUS and LOIS PLAISTED is:

                   i.       WINIFRED5 DUFFUS, m. FRANK ROSENBERGER.

 

8.  WILLIAM WRIGHT4 DUFFUS (WILLIAM MCGLASHAN3, JOHN MCGLASHAN2, WILLIAM1) was born August 30, 1920 in Burlington, Vermont.  He married MARGARET COVINGTON August 23, 1941.  

More About WILLIAM WRIGHT DUFFUS:

Fact 1: CPA and corporate executive.

Fact 2: Current address: 722 North Forty Rd., Morehead City, NC 28557

Fact 3: Contact for family tree.

 

More About MARGARET COVINGTON:

Fact 1: Retired school teacher.

       

Children of WILLIAM DUFFUS and MARGARET COVINGTON are:

                   i.       JOANNE MCLEAN5 DUFFUS, b. January 16, 1946, Louisville, KY; m. STEVE GOODFELLOW, June 03, 1967.

 

More About STEVE GOODFELLOW:

Fact 1: Engineer with Intel

 

                  ii.       RICHARD ALLEN DUFFUS, b. June 08, 1948, Cleveland, OH.

 

More About RICHARD ALLEN DUFFUS:

Fact 1: Lives in Bridgewater, Mass.

Fact 2: Does computer work for Dun & Bradstreet subsidiary.

 

9.  MARJORIE ROSE4 DUFFUS (ROBERT LUTHER3, JOHN MCGLASHAN2, WILLIAM1) died 1971 in Madison, WI.  She married SAM BRYAN.

 

More About SAM BRYAN:

Fact 2: Public Utilities Commissioner

       

Children of MARJORIE DUFFUS and SAM BRYAN are:

                   i.       RICHARD5 BRYAN.

                  ii.       HELEN BRYAN.

                 iii.       MARJORIE BRYAN.

 


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