Lucy Tiffany

from 24 April 1797 to 24 April 1798–from 21 October 1881 to 22 October 1881 (Age 84)
Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Tiffany was born from 24 April 1797 to 24 April 1798, in Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Edmond Hodges Tiffany, was 26 and her mother, Mary Howlett, was 27. She married Cyrus Whitmore on 2 July 1821, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1840 and Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States in 1850. She died from 21 October 1881 to 22 October 1881, in Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Whitmore
Lucy Tiffany
Marriage: 2 July 1821
Daniel J. Whitmore
Edmond Tiffany Whitmore

Spouse and Children

2 July 1821
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Edmond Hodges Tiffany






    Gordin Judson Tiffiany


    Edmund Prelate Tiffany


World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 5

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from the medieval female personal name Tiffania (Old French Tiphaine, from Greek Theophania, a compound of theos ‘God’ + phainein ‘to appear’). This name was often given to girls born around the feast of Epiphany. Compare Italian Bifano , which is named for the same feast.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Tiffany in household of Edmund Tiffany, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Whitmore in household of Cynes Whitmore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Tiffany, "United States Census, 1840"

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