1843–1887
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Sep­tem­ber 24, 1843, Brook­lyn, New York.

May 12, 1887, Bloom­field, New Jer­sey.

Elm­wood Ce­me­te­ry, De­troit, Mi­chi­gan.

Samuel was the son of George Duf­field, Jr., and hus­band of Har­ri­et Hay­ward (1847–1906).

Hel gra­du­at­ed from Yale Col­lege in 1863.

In 1866 he was li­censed, and in 1867 or­dained, as a Pres­by­ter­i­an min­is­ter. He served at church­es in Ber­gen, New Jer­sey; Ann Ar­bor, Mi­chi­gan; Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and Al­too­na, Penn­syl­van­ia. In 1881 be­came pas­tor of the West­min­ster Church, Bloom­field, New Jer­sey, where he stayed unt­il his death.

Duffield’s works in­clude:

  1. Jesus, Who on Calvary’s Mountain
  2. No Flower Will Come to Splendor
  3. O Christ, the Eternal Light
  4. O What Shall Be, O When Shall Be?
  5. Oh, Land Relieved from Sorrow
  6. Single in Essential Place
  7. To Thee, O Christ, We Ever Pray
  1. Holy Spirit, Come and Shine
  2. Into His Arms with Tender Love
  3. O Christ, the Eternal Light
  4. O Ye Who Seek Your Lord Today
  5. Royal Banners Forward Fly, The
  6. Thou Splendid Giver of the light
  7. To Thee, O Christ, We Ever Pray