Posted By:Julia Lewis
Subject:Looking for information of TIFFT family, 1880's / Jefferson Co.
Post Date:March 14, 2005 at 18:32:31
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Forum:Jefferson County, NY Genealogy Forum
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Seeking information of this TIFFT family:
1870 census, Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY. Roll 944 Book 1, Page 337- Image #845
Tifft, Gardner - age 45 M Farm Laborer
----- Almira - age 38 F
----- Jenny - age 11 F attending school
----- Bertie - age 2 M

1880 census, Henderson, Jefferson Co., NY. Roll 839 Book 1, Page 298a - Image #52-58
Tifft, Almira - age 48; living with a Terry family.

1880 census, Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY. Roll 838 Book 2, Page 234b - Image #261-280
Tifft, Albertus - age 12 M servant - attending school
Living with James K. P. Bigelo family

From the 1850 census of Ellisburg, I learned Gardner H. Tifft, then age 25, was a son of Thomas Tift, who was a son of Caleb & Susanna Tifft, early settlers. (Ref: found in Burial Listings for Surname Tifft).

The Burial Listings for the Surname TIFFT, list:
Gardner H. Tifft b. 5/1825 - d. 10/29/1872, age 47y5m, Maplewood Cemetery, Ellisburg.
Almira Tifft b. 1833 - d. 1882, age 49y, Maplewood Cemetery, Ellisburg. w. Gardner Tifft

I am researching Almira Tifft and children, Jenny, age 11 in 1870 and Albertus, age 12 in 1880 census. Do not know Almira Tifft exact date of death to obtain obit, that could reveal more of their children. Any help would be most appreciated! Thank you.