James Tiffany

about 1706–
Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Tiffany was born about 1706, in Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Ebenezer Tiffany, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Maiden Tiffany, was 28.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know James? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ebenezer Tiffany
1663–1747
Elizabeth Maiden Tiffany
1678–1749
Ebenezer Tiffiny
1695–1723
James Tiffany
1706–
Hezekiah Tiffany
1697–1779
Catherine Tiffany
1699–1789
Elizabeth Tiffany
1700–
Ebenezer Tiffiny
1702–1753
Seth ( twin) Tiffany
1704–1743
Ephraim Tiffany
1704–1771
Sarah Tiffany
1707–1743
William Tiffany
1710–1728

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1776
Age 70
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
Age 70
Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 70
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from the medieval female personal name Tiffania (Old French Tiphaine, from Greek Theophania, a compound of theos ‘God’ + phainein ‘to appear’). This name was often given to girls born around the feast of Epiphany. Compare Italian Bifano , which is named for the same feast.

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

Possible Related Names

Bifano
Duffany
Tiffin
Tufano

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to James.

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.