When Sarah Tiffany was born on 13 June 1707, in Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Ebenezer Tiffany, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Maiden Tiffany, was 29. She married Samuel Maxwell on 10 October 1741, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America. She died on 22 January 1743, at the age of 35.
English (Yorkshire): from the Middle English female personal name Tiffan(ia), Teffan(ia) (Old French Tiphaine, from Late Latin, Greek Theophania, which is based on words meaning ‘manifestation of God’, another name for the Epiphany or ‘showing’ of Christ; see Epifanio ). This name was often given to girls born on or around the Christian feast of Epiphany.
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