Gardner Tefft

13 August 1780–8 November 1803 (Age 23)
Easton,Washington,New York

The Life of Gardner

When Gardner Tefft was born on 13 August 1780, his father, Nathan Tefft, was 27 and his mother, Dorcas Babcock, was 26. He married Sarah Havens on 31 May 1801. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 8 November 1803, at the age of 23, and was buried in Middle Falls, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States.

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Gardner Tefft
Sarah Havens
Marriage: 31 May 1801
Sanford H Tefft

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    Sarah Havens


31 May 1801


    Sanford H Tefft


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 7

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Taft . This surname was already well established in CT and RI by 1715 .

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

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  • Gardner Tefft, "Find A Grave Index"

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