Mary Tiffany

14 March 1744–
Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Tiffany was born on 14 March 1744, in Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Nathaniel Tiffany, was 43 and her mother, Keziah Ward, was 40. She married Samuel Eaton on 30 July 1765, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died in Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Eaton
1747–1817
Mary Tiffany
1744–
Marriage: 30 July 1765
Mary Eaton
1766–1809
Samuel Eaton
1768–1841
Sybel Eaton
1769–
Ruth Eaton
1771–
Lovice Eaton
1774–
Roxelena Eaton
1774–
Ebenezer Eaton
1776–1776

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 July 1765
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

    Mary Eaton

    Female1766–1809Female

    Samuel Eaton

    Male1768–1841Male

    Sybel Eaton

    Female1769–Female

    Ruth Eaton

    Female1771–Female

    Lovice Eaton

    Female1774–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 32

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 37

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1808

Age 64

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Mary Eaton in entry for Ebenezer Eaton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary in entry for Samuel Eaton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary in entry for Roxelena Eaton, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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