James Stiffey


The Life of James

James Stiffey was born in 1856. He married Mary Ellen Wilhite on 20 July 1879, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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James Stiffey
Mary Ellen Wilhite
Marriage: 20 July 1879
Miss Stiffey
Mabelle L. Steffey
Mary Ellen Stiffey

Spouse and Children

20 July 1879
Hancock, Illinois, United States


Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Steffi, from a pet form of the personal name Steffen, a German vernacular form of Latin Stephanus ( see Steven ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jas Stiffey in entry for Frank Boas and Mable Steffey, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • James Steffey in entry for Frank Boos and Mable Steffey, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • James Stiffey in entry for Mabel L. Boas, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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