Biography of George W. Tiffany
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Tiffany, George W., was born at Austerlitz, Columbia county, February 18, 1844, and came to Ontario county with his parents when he was three months of age. He was educated in the public schools, and has always followed farming. He has also had charge of and settled several estates. January 24, 1867, he married Thressa Coons, of the town of Arcadia, and they have one daughter, Iva F., who is a student. Mr. Tiffany's father, Lamont, was born at Austerlitz, Columbia county, in 1808, and married Sophia Clark, of that county. They had ten children: Oharles L., Jane, Esther M., George W., as noted, Edward D., Loren R., Florence A., Sophia E., Millie E., and Anna B. He died in 1869, and his wife May 10, 1876. Mrs. Tiffany's father, Alexander Coons, was born at Red Hook, Dutchess county, July 4, 1812. He was educated in the schools of his day, and always followed farming. April 10, 1848, he married Deborah E. Ackley, of Stockport, Columbia county, formerly of Sing Sing, Westchester county. They had two children, one who died in infancy, and Theessa, as above. The family came to Newark in November, 1849. He died in 1887, and his widow resides with her daughter, Mrs. Tiffany. Mr. Tiffany is a member of Newark Grange.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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