Flavel Tiffany

29 August 1784–13 October 1830 (Age 46)
Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Flavel

When Flavel Tiffany was born on 29 August 1784, in Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Benjamin Tiffany, was 24 and his mother, Parthena Bishop, was 19. He married Phebe Gilbert about 1806, in Columbia, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States in 1810. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 13 October 1830, in Lenox, Lenox, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 46.

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Flavel Tiffany
Phebe Gilbert
Marriage: about 1806
Sally Gilbert Tiffany
Ambrose Benjamin Tiffany
Roxie Ann Tiffany
Orrin Bishop Tiffany
Dewitt Clinton Tiffany
Sarepta Tiffany

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  • Marriage
    about 1806Columbia, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 3
    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.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 13
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): from the Middle English female personal name Tiffan(ia), Teffan(ia) (Old French Tiphaine, from Late Latin, Greek Theophania, which is based on words meaning ‘manifestation of God’, another name for the Epiphany or ‘showing’ of Christ; see Epifanio ). This name was often given to girls born on or around the Christian feast of Epiphany.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Flavel Tiffany, "United States Census, 1810"
    • Flavil Tiffany, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Flavel Tiffany, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

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