Friday, May 1, 2015

Ephraim Tiffany and Bethia Tosh

Ephraim Tiffany
Parents: Humphrey Tiffany and Elizabeth (unknown surname)

Born 26 Dec 1677 Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Married Bethia Tosh about 1700 Massachusetts
Died 15 Jul 1727 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Buried 
Sources
Genealogical Sketch of the Tiffany Family, By Ella F. Wright, 1904.  (the author, Ella, was one of his descendants)


Bethia Tosh (nickname: Leisha)
Parents  William Tosh and Penelope Niles
alternate parents:  William Macintosh and Jael Sullivan
Born September 1676  New Shoreham, Newport, Rhode Island
Died 
Buried
Sources
Family Search
Ancestry.com

CHILDREN



Samuel Tiffany
Born 7 April 1701 New Shoreham, Newport, Rhode Island
Note:  his mother's name is give as Leisha and is either a type-o or an extraction/clerk error.  This Samuel is often confused with his cousin Samuel that was born about the same time to James and Bethia Tiffany.
Died 1734 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Buried 
Sources
Birth:  Vital Records of Rhode Island page 36
Birth:  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Volume 153 page 456
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Consider Tiffany
Born 28 April 1703 New Shoreham, Newport, Rhode Island
Note:  his mother's name is give as Leisha 
Married 1) Naomi Comstock 26 Nov 1731 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Children: Consider(1732), Luther (1734),  Naomi (1737), Samuel (1740), Humphrey (1743)
2)  Mary Davis 23 January 1753 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Children:  Timothy, Titus
Died 29 May 1763 Newfield, Tompkins, New York
Buried Tiffany Cemetery, Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Sources
Birth:  Vital Records of Rhode Island page 36
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Volume 153 page 456
Marriage to Naomi:  Lyme Vital Records Volume L-6 page 316
Birth of his son, Consider:  Lyme Vital Records Volume L-6 page 316
Marriage to Mary: Lyme Vital Records Volume 1 page 67
Death/Burial: New England Death and Burial Index
Ancestry.com
Family Search
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=130892576
Humphrey Tiffany
Born 9 February 1706 New Shoreham, Newport, Rhode Island
Note:  his mother's name is give as Leisha and is either a type-o or an extraction/clerk error
Married Dorothy Mott when he was younger?  Phoebe Brown in 1771?
Died 5 Jan 1788  Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Buried
Sources
Birth:  Vital Records of Rhode Island page 36
Family Search
Ephraim Tiffany 
Born 1708 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Died 1759 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Buried 
Sources
Birth:  Vital Records of Rhode Island page 36
Birth:  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Volume 153 page 456
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Bethia Tiffany
Born 1710 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Possibly married David Eaton (his second marriage) 11 March 1741 Ashford, Connecticut
Died
Buried
Sources
Birth:  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Volume 153 page 456
Ancestry.com
Family Search
Mary Tiffany
Born 1714 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Married ?
Died 
Buried 
Sources
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Lieutenant Ebenezer Tiffany
Born 1716 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Married Ruhamah Ely abt 1855 Connecticut
Children: Ruhamah, Deborah, Ebenezer, Richard, Abner, Simeon, Seth
Died 13 Feb 1799 Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Buried Pleasant View Cemetery,  Lyme, New London, Connecticut
Sources
Marriage to Ruhama:  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register  Volume 153 page 457
Ancestry.com
Family Search
Headstone for Ebenezer: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11804774
Headstone for his wife, Ruhamah: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11804770

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