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Tift, Campbell family of Branch County, MI

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Tift, Campbell family of Branch County, MI

Posted: 4 Dec 2003 7:10AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 5 Jun 2005 7:39PM GMT
Surnames: Tift, Campbell, McClaren, Gilliland
I am researching the various branches of my McClaren family and find one in Branch County, MI, by the name of Tift. The following is what I have so far.

Can anyone make a connection to this group?

MINNIE LOUISE ADELINE CAMPBELL, daughter of Mary Gilliland and William R. Campbell, was born 30 November 1876 in MICHIGAN, and died 3 May 1946 in SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. She married LOUIS DAVID TIFT Abt. 1896, son of ALBERT TIFT and EVELINE HUNGERFORD. He was born Abt. 1875 in MICHIGAN, and died Bef. 1940 in CALIFORNIA.

Notes for MINNIE LOUISE ADELINE CAMPBELL:
Lived in Chino, CA, area per sister's obituary.

Notes for LOUIS DAVID TIFT:
Louis Tift is living with his parents in Branch County, MI, in the 1880 Census.

This family is located in Los Angeles Twp Pct 217, Los Angeles County, CA, in the 1910 Census in ED 262, page 2A/B.

Tift, Louis D, M, W, 35, M1, 14, MI, MI, MI, Retail merchant, bakery shop
Minnie, wife, F, W, 36, M1, 14, 8, 8, MI, PA, PA
Everil, dau, F, W, 13, MI, MI, MI
Ethel, dau, F, W, 12, MI, MI, MI
Raymond, son, M, W, 10, MI, MI, MI
Mary, dau, 9, MI, MI, MI
Mabelle, dau, 7, MI, MI, MI
Joice, dau, 6, CA, MI, MI
Georgia, dau, 5, CA, MI, MI
Zoe, dau, 10/12, CA, MI, MI

In the 1920 Census, they are in the 10th Ward of Ontario, San Bernardino County, CA, in ED 165, page 13A.

Tift, Louis D, M, W, 44, M, MI, PA, PA, Toolmaker, electrical shop
Minnie, wife, F, W, 45, M, MI, PA, PA
Everil, dau, F, W, 23, S, MI, MI, MI
Raymond, son, M, W, 20, S, MI, MI, MI
Mary, dau, M (sic), W, 18, S, MI, MI, MI
Mabel, dau, M (sic), W, 17, S, MI, MI, MI
Joyce, dau, F, W, 16, CA, MI, MI
Georgia, dau, F, W, 14, CA, MI, MI
Zoe, dau, F, W, 10, CA, MI, MI
Gilbert, son, M, W, 7, CA, MI, MI
Louis, son, M, W, 4 2/12, CA, MI, MI
Lester, son, M, W, 4 2/12, CA, MI, MI
Floyd, son, M, W, 6/12, CA, MI, MI

Children of MINNIE CAMPBELL and LOUIS TIFT are:
i. EVERIL TIFT, b. Abt. 1897, MICHIGAN.
ii. ETHEL TIFT, b. Abt. 1898, MICHIGAN.
iii. ALBERT RAYMOND TIFT, b. 3 November 1899, MICHIGAN; d. 13 January 1988, RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.
iv. MARY EVELINE TIFT, b. 22 January 1901, BATTLE CREEK, CALHOUN COUNTY, MICHIGAN; d. 29 March 1986, SANTA MARIA, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.
v. MABEL TIFT, b. Abt. 1903, MICHIGAN.
vi. JOYCE TIFT, b. Abt. 1904, CALIFORNIA.
vii. GEORGIA BONNIE TIFT, b. 23 January 1905, CALIFORNIA; d. 1 March 1987, ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; m. ? MOORE.
viii. ZOE RUTH TIFT, b. 4 June 1909, CALIFORNIA; d. 3 February 1980, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; m. ? CUMMINGS.
ix. GILBERT TIFT, b. Abt. 1913, CALIFORNIA.
x. LOUIS TIFT, b. 18 October 1915, CALIFORNIA.
xi. LESTER TIFT, b. 18 October 1915, CALIFORNIA; d. June 1972.
xii. FLOYD TIFT, b. Abt. 1919, CALIFORNIA.

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