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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Samuel Eaton
Mary Tiffany
Marriage: 30 July 1765
Mary Eaton
Samuel Eaton
Sybel Eaton
Ruth Eaton
Lovice Eaton
Roxelena Eaton
Ebenezer Eaton

Spouse and Children

30 July 1765
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


    Mary Eaton


    Samuel Eaton


    Sybel Eaton


    Ruth Eaton


    Lovice Eaton


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (6)


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.

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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