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Tifft,  George Thomas

Tifft, George Thomas

Male 1859 - 1924  (65 years)

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  • Name Tifft, George Thomas  
    Born 04 Mar 1859  Charleston, Coles Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1888  Cheyenne, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    an engineer on the Denver-Cheyenne railroad line 
    Residence Between 1888 and 1889  221 E. 12th, Leadville, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The City Directory listed him as a boilermaker for D. & R. G. R. R. [Denver & Rio Grande Railroad - kic]
    Occupation 1923  Hendrie & Bolthoff Manufacturing and Supply Co., Denver Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    a boilerman 
    Died 15 Aug 1924  Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried 19 Aug 1924  Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "services were held at Olligger Chapel on Tuesday the 19th, followed by Masonic interment at Riverside Cemetery, conducted by Harmony Lodge.".........Judith Osterberg Sylte
    Notes 
    • "It is interesting to note that my Grandma Gracie does say in her reminiscences that her parents became engaged by correspondence when her mother was in Denver and her father (George T.) was "in California," so that may be a clue."..........Judith Osterberg Sylte [1]
    Person ID I89  McElrea
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2006 

    Family Powell, Sarah Ann,   b. 21 Jul 1863, Well St., Brynmawr, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1930, 6625 S. Denver Ave, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1885  Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Tifft, George Frank,   b. 29 Sep 1886, Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1918, Allentown, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Mar 1859 - Charleston, Coles Co., Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Dec 1885 - Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - an engineer on the Denver-Cheyenne railroad line - 1888 - Cheyenne, Wyoming Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1888 and 1889 - 221 E. 12th, Leadville, Colorado Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1924 - Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Aug 1924 - Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Ltr Sylte, Judith 7/96.

    2. [S411] Ancestry.com, Leadville, Colorado City Directories 1882-90, 9 Jan 2001, copy of entry held by K. Cooper.

    3. [S222] DIR-Denver-1923, (pub. not known, Denver, Col., 1923).

    4. [S225] George T. Tifft Death Certificate, (19 Aug 1924).

    5. [S209] Arapahoe County, Colorado Marriages, Compiler: Arapahoe County Marriage Committee, The Colorado Genealogy Society, (The Colorado Genealogy Society), Fiche 6,087,871., p. 305.