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Tiffany - George

Source: H. W. Beckwith, 1881 History of Montgomery County, Indiana  (Chicago: Beers) p 516

TIFFANY, George P. (deceased was b. in Onandaga co, NY Oct  1808. He moved with his parents to Ohio, and there married Mary  ALDRICH. They lived in Ohio until 1844, when they emigrated to  Warren Co,unty IN and in the Spring of 1845 came to Montgomery County.  They bought land two miles south of Crawfordsville, where they  lived till 1856. They then bought the present property and moved  to Coal Creek Twp. He owned 212 acres, which he sold in 1866, and  moved one mile east of Crawfordsville. There he died in 1866. He  had buried his first wife in 1848 and had married Mrs. Calista (  FOX ) THOMSON in 1850, whom he also buried. His third wife was  Mrs. ENGLE who resides near Crawfordsville. Mr. Tiffany dealt  quite largely in cattle. He was whig and republican and belonged  to the Methodist Episcopal Church.

In his first family were 8  children. William W. Tiffany was born Jan 13, 1833 in Madison County,  Ohio. His life has been that of a farmer. He came with his  parents to Montgomery County March 6, 1862 he was married to Sarah M.  THOMAS.  She was born in Delaware Co, IN March 19, 1843. Her  parents, James and Joanna ( BOBO) Thomas, were natives of Ohio  and came to Montgomery Co IN about 1847. Her father died Feb 28,  1874 and her mother lives at Pleasant Hill. They bought 85 acres  of land in Coal Creek Twp; subsequently sold, and purchased 85  acres; sold again and bought 152 acres, and disposed of this and  secured 240 acres, which they now own. In 1876 they build a large  addition to their residence. In politics Mr. Tiffany is zealous  for republicanism. He is also a strong member of the Masonic  fraternity, having been worshipful master in Ashler Lodge for  years.

He served one year in the Civil War Co E 72nd Ind, and  fought at Plantersville and Selma. He is a member of the  Methodist Episcopal Church and Mrs. Tiffany belongs to the  Christian denomination. They have 6 children: Whillie, Mary E,  Charlie A, Georgiana, Maria and Martella. Mr. & Mrs. Tiffany  have industriously toiled for what they have accumulated.
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