Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Lamont Tiffany 1808-1868 and Lydia Sophia Clark 1814-1877

Lamont Tiffany
Parents Benjamin Tiffany and Elizabeth Lamont
Birth  2 Jul 1808 Columbia, New York
Occupation:  (1850) Farmer (1855) Farmer
Married Lydia Sophia Clark about 1835 New York
Death 1 Dec 1868 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Obituary: 
Mr. Lamont Tiffany of Phelps died at his residence in that place on the 1st instant from the effects of a paralytic attack. He was sixty years old.
Sources
Family Search
Obituary: Ontario County Times 9 December 1868 link: http://ontario.nygenweb.net/Tiobituaries.htm
1840 US Census Austerlitz, Columbia, New York
Note:  in the 1840 Census his name is given as Lemon.  It also showed 3 males, 4 females in his household of the following ages: One boy under five (his son Charles), one boy 15-19 (probably a brother or hired help), one man 30-39 (himself); two females under age 5 (daughters Jane and Esther), one woman 20-29 (wife Lydia), one woman 60-69 (his or Lydia's mother?). 
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 41 with real estate value of 3,850)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 46)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 52)
Note:  listed as Samuel
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80437330

Lydia Sophia Clark
Parents Anson Clark and Lydia (unknown surname)
Birth 10 Apr 1814 West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Died 10 Jun 1877 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Sources
Birth:  Massachusetts Town and Vital Records 1620-1988,
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 35)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 40)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 45)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 55)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 61, widow)
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80437331

CHILDREN

Jane E Tiffany
Birth 4 Oct 1836 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Married Miles Fiero 14 Oct 1857 New York
Children: Emma, Miles, Hattie, Carrie
Died 5 Sep 1897 Axtell, Kearney, Nebraska
Buried Minden Cemetery, Minden, Kearney, Nebraska
Note: requested photo of headstone in the Minden Cemetery, but there isn't one.  Since the death and burial information came from a newspaper, it might be wrong about the cemetery she was buried in.  Her husband remarried and is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery with his second wife
Sources
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 13)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 18)
1880 US Census Eaton, Kearney, Nebraska (age 42)
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=119635179
Charles L Tiffany
Birth 1 Feb 1838 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Occupation:  (1855) Farmer (1880) Farmer
Married 1) Elizabeth Askerson abt 1864 New York
Children:  Ida, Oda, Charles
2) Bertha V Burgess 28 Aug 1889 Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan
Note:  Bertha was married at least four times
1st husband:  Gardner Wesley Blackford
Children:  Ira
2nd husband was Charles
3rd husband William Harper
4th husband Phillip Churchill
Died 9 Dec 1904 Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Note:  his death information claims he is widowed (he was - from Elizabeth), and the 1900 census claims he is divorced (and he could be - from Bertha).
Buried Lakeside Cemetery, Holly, Oakland, Michigan section D




Sources
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 12)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 17)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 23 - with Elizabeth)
Civil War Draft Registration (Shown above, age 25, Married)
1870 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 31- with Elizabeth)
1880 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 41 - married but Elizabeth isn't there)
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 62, divorced)
Marriage to Bertha: Michigan Marriages V3 p 35 RN 190
Michigan Deaths and Burials V 3 p 58 RN 743 Batch B53275-5
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44633340
Esther May Tiffany
Birth April 1839 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Unmarried
Died 1 Nov 1913 Fenton, Genesee, Michigan
Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Fenton, Genesee, Michigan
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Deaths and Burials V 4 page 285 Batch B 53245-8
Note:  Father's name spelled Lemont on record
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 11)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
1870 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 30, with brother Charles)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 40)
Note: 1880 census claims she is single, living with brother Edward and incorrectly states she is his daughter
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 61, with brother Edward)
1910 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 72, with brother Edward)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80149202
George W Tiffany
Birth 18 Feb 1844 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Occupation:  Farmer (Civil War)  Farmer (1880)
Married Thessa Coons 24 Jan 1867 New York
Children:  Iva
Died by 1905 - he is not in the census with Thessa and Ivy
Buried
Sources
Family Search
Civil War Draft Registration 1863-1865 (see above, age 20, unmarried, listed with his brother)
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 7)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 12)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 17)
1880 US Census Arcadia, Wayne, New York (age 36)
1892 New York State Census Arcadia, Wayne, New York (age 47)
1900  US Census Arcadia, Wayne, New York (age 57)
Thessa is in 1905 US Census Newark, Wayne, New York (claims age 57)
Edward D Tiffany
Birth  Feb 1846 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Occupation:  (1880) Farmer
Unmarried
Died 16 Apr 1915 Flint, Genesee, Michigan
Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Fenton, Genesee, Michigan
Sources
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 5)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 9)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 14)
Note:  Edward's name is given as Edwin in the census
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 24)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 35)
Note:  1880 Census claims he is single and incorrectly gives middle initial as O
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 54)
1910 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 61)
Michigan Deaths and Burials V 4 page 288 Batch B53245-8
Note:  death information claims he is widowed - though this is doubtful.  His sister, who was living with him when she died in 1913 might have been assumed to be his wife.  It also incorrectly gives his age as 62 when it should be 66.
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80149159
Loren R Tiffany
Birth Oct 1849 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Occupation:  (1880) Farmer
Married 1) Ida E
2) Laura J Huff 3 May 1894 Parshallville, Oakland, Michigan
Children:  Esther, Edna, Lamont, Louella, Maude
Died 4 Mar 1906 Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Buried
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Marriages v 3 p 441 rn 101
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 2 months)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 5)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 11)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 25, with Ida)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 30)
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 51)
Michigan Deaths and Burials
Note: his name spelled Lauren in death record, his father's spelled Lamant
Harriet Adela (Hattie) Tiffany
Birth 24 Jul 1851 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Died 11 Feb 1867  Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Sources
Family Search
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 1)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 9)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80437332

Flora A Tiffany
Birth 1853 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Horace B Shaffer abt 1879 New York
Note:  Horace died in 1913 in Michigan
Children Leon H (1881), Louis (1885-1928, single)
Died after 1892
Buried
Sources
Family Search
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 7)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 22)
1880 US Census Victory, Cayuga, New York (age 26, with her husband and his two young sibs)
Note:  surname spelled Shafir
1892 New York State Census Victory, Cayuga, New York (age 38)
Horace was in 1905 US Census for Newark, Wayne, New York (age 55, staying with Thessa - who was married to George Tiffany, Flora's brother)

Julia E Tiffany
Birth 27 Jan 1855 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Ira P Rockefeller abt 1875 New York
Children: Roy
Died 23 Jan 1887 New York
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Sources
Family Search
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 5)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 14)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 20, with her mother)
1880 US Census New York (age 25)
Note:  name extracted as Juliar, her husband's name extracted as Ava
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13749573

Millie E Tiffany
Birth  May 1857 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married William Ezra Childs abt 1877 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Children: Joseph, Lamont, Edward, Fred, Julia
Died 1910
Buried Whitney Cemetery, Seneca, Ontario, New York
Sources
Family Search
Book:  Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families: Of the Past and Present in the US and Canada from 1630-1881 (published 1881) By Elias Child page 616 Note:  this book claims Millie's name is Nellie.  Perhaps this is where all the errors originated.  
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 3)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 12)
Note:  name spelled Willie
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 18)
1900 US Census Seneca, Ontario, New York (age 43)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115562593
Sophia E (Fida) Tiffany
Birth July 1858 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Henry Maxwell Belford 6 Apr 1881 Oakland, Michigan
Children:  Lula (1891) Harold (1898) 
Died 21 Dec 1918 Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Note:  after her death, Henry married Lillian Burton
Buried Lakeside Cemetery, Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Note: requested picture of headstone.
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Marriages: Indexing Batch number M51868-3
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 2)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 10)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 42)
Note:  name given as Fida A in Census
1910 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 51)
Note:  name given as Tida E in Census
Michigan Deaths and Burials
Note:  her first name is given as Elgada in the death record
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38660890
Anna Belle Tiffany
Birth 20 Oct 1860 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Emerson Tifft 29 May 1887 Belford Station, Oakland, Michigan
Died 3 Jan 1923 Oak Park, Cook, Illinois
Buried 6 Jan 1923 Forest Home Cemetery, Oak Park, Cook, Illinois
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 0)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 4)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 14)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 20)
Note: 1880 census claims she is single, living with brother Edward and incorrectly states she is his daughter.
Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths  Ref 519 CN6
1900 US Census Chicago, Cook, Illinois (age 41)
1920 US Census Chicago, Cook, Illinois (age 61)
Note: name extracted as Annia
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=125790715

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