John Taff

Male7 February 1819–28 February 1884

Brief Life History of John

When John Taff was born on 7 February 1819, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Taff, was 11816 and his mother, Sarah Copeland, was 16. He married Mahala Anderson on 14 May 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Boone Township, Maries, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Jackson Township, Maries, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 28 February 1884, in Vienna, Maries, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Maries, Missouri, United States.

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John Taff
Mahala Anderson
Marriage: 14 May 1846
Annette J Nettie Taff
Amanda Nettie Taff
Sarah E. Taff
William S Taff
Nancy R Taff
Minnie L. Taff

Sources (7)

  • John Taff, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Toff, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John Taff, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1846
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 16

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.


    Age 27

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and Irish: variant of Taaffe .

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

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