Stephen Giffin

1755–
Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Giffin was born in 1755, in Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Giffin, was 30 and his mother, Lettice Moule, was 26. He married Elizabeth Newman on 24 October 1779, in Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Giffin
1755–
Elizabeth Newman
Marriage: 24 October 1779
Joseph Giffen
1780–
James Giffin
1781–
Lettice Giffin
1786–
Edith Giffin
1790–

Spouse and Children

    Male1755–Male

    Elizabeth Newman

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
24 October 1779
Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Joseph Giffen

    Male1780–Male

    James Giffin

    Male1781–Male

    Lettice Giffin

    Female1786–Female

    Edith Giffin

    Female1790–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Giffin

    Male1725–1760Male

    Lettice Moule

    Female1729–1764Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 46

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 60

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 68

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McGiffin , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhfinn ‘son of Duibhfionn’.2 English: from a pet form of the Norman personal name Geffrei ( see Jeffrey ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Steven Giffin, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "
  • Stephen Giffin in entry for Lettice Giffin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Stephen Giffen, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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