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Charles A. Durfee
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1832
Tunbridge
Orange County
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1897
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Father: Elijah DURFEE b: 26 NOV 1808 in South Royalton, Windsor County, VT
Mother: Elizabeth FITZGERALD b: 15 NOV 1807 in RI

Marriage 1 Sarah A. FULLER b: 1 APR 1833 in Sharon, Windsor County, VT
Married: 23 APR 1847 in Quechee, Windsor County, VT or Hartford, Windsor County, VT
Children
George DURFEE b: 1854 in Holliston, Middlesex County, MA
Calvin Arthur DURFEE b: 1 JUL 1858 in Holliston, Middlesex County, MA
Ida May DURFEE b: 28 FEB 1862 in Dover, Piscataquis County, ME

Marriage 2 Abbie M. b: 1838 in MA
Married: BET 1863 AND 1869 in Hopkinton, MiddlesexCounty, MA

Marriage 3 Julietta Juliette WILFORD b: BET 1856 AND JUN 1857 in West Chazy, Clinton County, NY
Married: 13 OCT 1885 in Brattleboro, Windham County, VT

The marriage of Charles and Sarah is from Hartford, Windsor County, VT, Marriages Book 5, page 28.
He lived for a time in Brattleboro, Windham County, VT, where he edited and published The Leisure Hour, a monthly paper. Charles was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield, Hampden County, MA.
When the U. S. 1850 census of Hartford, Windsor County, VT, was taken Horatio Fuller's family was Horatio Fuller 45, a manufacturer, born in NH, Freelove Fuller 46, born in NY, Calvin C. Fuller 22, a manufacturer, born in VT, Charles Durphy's 19, a manufacturer, born in VT, and Sarah Durphy 17, born in VT.
When the U. S. 1860 census of Piscataquis County, ME, was taken Oratio (Horatio) Fuller's family was Oratio Fuller 55, a farmer, born in NH, Freelove Fuller 55, born in NY, Calvin C. Fuller 31, born in VT, Sarah Durfee 26, born in VT, Alvina Fuller 24, born in Canada, Marian Fuller 5, born in NH, and George Durfee 5, born in MA.
When the U. S. 1860 census of Holliston, Middlesex County, MA, was taken Elijah Durfee's household consisted of Elijah Durfee 52, shoe maker, born in VT, Phebe G. Durfee 46, born in Nova Scotia, Canada, Elizabeth P. Nichols 12 (not clear), born in Nova Scotia, Emma Wilson 21, domestic, born in Nova Scotia, Charles A. Durfee 29, shoe maker, born in VT, Henry Clarke 20, boot maker, born in VT, and Hattie Clarke 15, born in VT.
Apparently, sometime between 1862 and 1870, Charles and Sarah were divorced.
When the U. S. 1870 census of Holliston, Middlesex County, MA, was taken Charles A. Durfee's family was Charles A. Durfee 36, works in a boot factory, born in NH, Abby M. Durfee 31, born in MA, Abby J. (Josie) Bodge 8, born in MA, and Augusta Smith 20, works on straw goods, born in ME.
Charles was Abbie's second husband. Her first husband died in the Civil War.
When the U. S. 1880 census of Brattleboro, Windsor County, VT, was taken Charles A. Durfee's family was Charles A. 46, newspaper agent, born in MA, his parents were born in VT, Abby M., wife, 42, born in MA, as were her parents, Josie Bodge, step daughter, 18, born in MA, as were her parents, and Ida M. Durfee 18, born in ME, as were her parents.
When Charles married Julietta in 1883, he was a resident of Brattleboro, Windsor County, VT, and that record stated that he was born in Northbridge, Worcester County, MA.
When the U. S. 1900 census of Suffield, Hartford County, CT, was taken Carl F. Morgan's family was Carl F. 39, married 1 year, a farmer, born in May 1861, in VT, as were his parents, and Juliette 42, had 0 children, born in June 1857, in NY, as were her parents.
Julietta was of West Chazy, Clinton County, NY. She was living with her second husband in Suffield, Hartford County, CT, in 1904.
The Descendants of Thomas Durfee. William Field Reed. Washington, DC. Two Volumes. 1902 and 1905. Volume 2, pages 25 and 260. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Fuller Rabs (1833 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  George A Durfee (1855 - 1934)*
  Ida M. Durfee Morris (1862 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Stephanie Morris
Record added: Aug 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95435868
Charles A. Durfee
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