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Elizabeth Gifford (Crowell)

Also Known As: "Elishua", "Eliza", "Elishua Crow"
Birthplace: Sandwich, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Death: April 09, 1708 (56-65)
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Yelverton Crowe and Elizabeth Crowell
Wife of Samuel Matthews and John Gifford
Mother of William Matthews; Elizabeth Tupper; Samuel Gifford; John Gifford; Mary Ransom and 4 others
Sister of John Crowell; Edward Crowell; Samuel Crowell; Elizabeth Mathews; Thomas Crowe and 2 others

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About Elizabeth Gifford


  • Elishua came over to Mass. in 1634,is listed on the ship's manifest as Elishua Crowe (the original name); she was either already married to John OR her maiden name was also Crowe, several Crowe families in Norfolk, Eng. Elishua traveled with the Chubbock family & bought a house & land adjacent to theirs in Charlestown (now a part of Boston). Abt. 1635 John & Elishua Crowe are listed as members of a church, living in Charlestown. John & kids arrived after Elishua (ship's manifest). Strong belief John's 1st wife was a Yelverton, nothing definitive.

The Elishu above is the daughter of Yelverton, she b @ 1647/8, m John Gifford. Their dtr Elizabeth Gifford mentioned as grandaughter in Yelverton will.




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Elizabeth Gifford's Timeline

Sandwich, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
February 28, 1664
Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
March 12, 1667
Falmouth, Barnstable, Mass
June 12, 1668
Falmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
October 9, 1669
Falmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
August 17, 1671
Falmouth, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
May 7, 1673
Falmouth, Barnstable, Mass
April 22, 1676
Sandwich, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony