George Tifft

Male16 January 1754–9 May 1813

Brief Life History of George

When George Tifft was born on 16 January 1754, in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Jonathan Tefft, was 26 and his mother, Mary Webb, was 23. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Rebeckah Brown. He died on 9 May 1813, in North Stephentown, Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Stephentown, Rensselaer, New York, United States.

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George Tifft
Rebeckah Brown
Capt. John Tifft
Rhoda Tifft
Nancy Tifft
Eleanor Tifft

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  • George Tift, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (6)


Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

Age 22

Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 32

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Taft . Compare Toft .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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