Charity Taft

Brief Life History of Charity

When Charity Taft was born on 24 November 1742, in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Taft II, was 29 and her mother, Lydia Thompson, was 31. She died on 22 August 1747, in Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 4.

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Thomas Taft II
Lydia Thompson
Nathaniel Taft
Thomas Taft
Kezia Taft
Lydia Taft
Charity Taft
Hannah Taft
Nathaniel Taft
Amariah Taft
Deborah Taft
Thomas Taft III
Genery Taft

Sources (5)

  • Charity Taft, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Charity Taft, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Charity Taft, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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Name Meaning

English (mainly Staffordshire and Derbyshire): variant of Toft .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial or metonymic occupational name from German Taft ‘taffeta’.

History: Robert Taft (born c. 1640), lived in Braintree, MA, and subsequently Mendon, MA. — Alphonso Taft (1810–91), jurist and politician born in Townshend, VT, was the father of William Howard Taft (1857–1930), 27th president of the US and chief justice of the US Supreme Court.

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

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