John Stiff

Maleabout 1756–

Brief Life History of John

When John Stiff was born about 1756, in Heckfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Stiff, was 26 and his mother, Ann Brown, was 23.

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Robert Stiff
Ann Brown
William Stiff
Anne Stiff
John Stiff
Sarah Stiff
William Stiff
Elizabeth Stiff

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    World Events (3)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 45

    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.


    Age 59

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


    Age 67

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English (Suffolk): nickname from Middle English stif ‘rigid, inflexible; resolute, steadfast’ (Old English stif), used either for someone who had difficulty in bending, or for someone who was resolute or steadfast.

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

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