James Gifford (1686 - 1734) MP

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Birthplace: Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Managed by: Jason Peter Herbert
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About James Gifford

James Gifford (10 March 1685 - 20 October 1734 Sandwich, Massachusetts), son of William Gifford the Tailor and his second wife, Mary Mills Gifford, married Deborah Lewis on 30 March 1710. Their children were:

  1. Dinah Gifford (born 29 October 1712); married John Atkins 13 February 1728/9
  2. Remember Gifford (born 6 May 1714); married Noah Borden 27 June 1742
  3. Sarah Gifford (born 6 April 1716)
  4. James Gifford (8 October 1717 - 1752)
  5. Cornelius Gifford (9 February 1718/9 - 29 April 1808 Lee, Massachusetts); married Elizabeth Barlow 4 May 1741
  6. Silvanus Gifford (18 October 1720 - 8 February 1804 Lee, Massachusetts), married (1) Jeneverah Walker 28 July 1748; (2) Tabitha Dexter 2 December 1790
  7. Mary Gifford (born 7 June 1722); married Thomas Ashley
  8. Deborah Gifford (born 5 September 1724); married John Borden 22 December 1748
  9. George Gifford (born 30 May 1726)
  10. Thomas Gifford (28 April 1728 - after 1800); married Content Borden 22 December 1748
  11. Eleanor Gifford (born 27 March 1730); married William Chanter 4 December 1747

Sources and Further References

  • Many thanks to genealogical researcher Paul Gifford, whose extensive, careful work on this Gifford line is invaluable. Please visit his site, Gifford Origins. Paul has also posted extensively at http://genforum.genealogy.com/gifford/messages/539.html .
  • "The New England Historical and Genealogical Register". October 1974, Vol 128, No 4.
  • Gifford genealogy, 1626-1896 by Harry E. Gifford. Published 1896 by Pinkham Press in Wollaston, Mass.
  • One Hundred and Sixty Allied Families, John Osborne Austin
  • Plymouth Colony, its history & people, 1620-1691 By Eugene Aubrey Stratton
  • This Old Monmouth of Ours, William S. Hornor
  • Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of William Gifford, Volume 1, William Richard Cutter
  • Patents and deeds and other early records of New Jersey, 1664-1703, William Nelson
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James Gifford's Timeline

1686
March 10, 1686
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
1708
1708
Age 21
Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1710
March 30, 1710
Age 24
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
1712
October 29, 1712
Age 26
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1714
May 6, 1714
Age 28
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1716
April 4, 1716
Age 30
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1717
October 8, 1717
Age 31
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1718
February 9, 1718
Age 31
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts
1720
October 18, 1720
Age 34
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
1722
June 7, 1722
Age 36
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States