Abbie Duffy
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Abigail E Duffy (abt. 1857 - 1890)

Abigail E (Abbie) Duffy
Born about in Grand Rapids, Wood County, Ohiomap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Jan 1878 in Henry County, Ohiomap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 32 in Grelton, Henry County, Ohiomap
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Abbie Duffy was born in Wood County, Ohio on July 29, 1857[1] to Joseph and Elizabeth (Frisbie) Duffy. It was Abbie's grandfather, Charles, who traveled from Ireland to the United States. Abbie's father was a farmer[2]as was her husband Eli C Clay, whom she married on January 1, 1878.[3] Eli was also a cooper.[4]

Eli and Abigail (Duffy) Clay had these children:[5]

1. Gertrude Ellen Clay, born October 28, 1878[6]
2. Newton Ellsworth Clay, born April 12, 1883[7]
3. Lille Clay, born February 14, 1890, died February 18, 1890[8]

Abbie died on February 17, 1890, one day before Lille passed away.[9][10][11]


  1. Date calculated from Abbie's obituary
  2. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), Joseph Duffy, Ohio, United States; citing p. 30, family 229, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,720.
  3. Marriage record available through: Henry County Genealogical Society, part of the Ohio Genealogical Society,
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 July 2016), Eli Clay, Monroe, Henry, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district ED 116, sheet 159D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1032; FHL microfilm 1,255,032.
  5. Birth records can be ordered through the Henry County Historical Society
  6. Find-A-Grave for Gertrude Clay Mohler
  7. Find-A-Grave for Newton Clay
  8. Find-A-Grave for Lille Clay
  9. Abby E. Clay, 19 Feb 1890; citing Death, Monroe Township, Henry, Ohio, United States, source ID v 3 p 32, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 423,636.
  10. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current:
  11. Obituary: Library of Congress, Chronicling America: Democratic Northwest., February 27, 1890, Image 8:

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