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Margaret Amanda (Allen) Duff (1816 - 1900)

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Margaret Amanda Duff formerly Allen
Born in Amherst, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 4 Jan 1831 in Amherst, Virginia, USAmap
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Died in Jackson, West Virginia, USAmap
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Profile last modified 7 Feb 2020 | Created 4 Feb 2013 | Last significant change: 7 Feb 2020
12:41: Chris Brady edited the Biography for Margaret Amanda (Allen) Duff (1816-1900). [Thank Chris for this]
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H109Margaret's father, Robert F. Allen, was born in Scotland. He had no brothers nor sisters and died at the age of 48. His widow, Amanda's mother, married William Logan, and to them was born a son, William Monroe Logan. Margaret Amanda had three sisters and two brothers. Two of the sisters died young, and the other one, Mary, died at the age of 35 years. One brother, Robert, died at the age of 17. The other one, W.S. Allen, married and moved to Bridgeport, AL and died at the age of 87 years. To this couple was born a son W.S., Jr. who lived in Bridgeport. Margaret Amanda's great, great grandmother was a Betsey Brown, whose sister was mother of the poet, Robert Burns. Margaret Amanda also had a first cousin, Fielding Brown, and an uncle, Joe Brown, whose father was named Joe Brown, descendents of the older Brown family. Margaret Amanda had a good education for her day and time. She and John H. were well-bred, and their relatives were regarded as high class.
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