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John Gifford

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: 1708 (61-70)
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, present United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William 'the Tailor' Gifford, of Sandwich and 1st wife of William Gifford
Husband of Elizabeth Gifford
Father of Elizabeth Tupper; Samuel Gifford; John Gifford; Mary Ransom; Grace Hoxie and 3 others
Brother of Annaniah Gifford; Patience Kirby; William Gifford, II; Robert Gifford and Christopher Gifford
Half brother of James Gifford; Jonathan Gifford and Mary Jenney

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About John Gifford

This profile needs to be carefully fact-checked due to some inaccurate merges that have taken place in the family group. The most carefully-researched tree for him is:

John Gifford (c.1642 - 1708 Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts), son of William Gifford, the Tailor, and his first wife (who is unidentified), married Elishua Crowell. They had eight known children.

  1. Elizabeth Gifford (25 February 1665/6 - 19 October 1701) married Israel Tupper
  2. Samuel Gifford (12 March 1666/7 - 24 April 1738 Sandwich, Massachusetts) married Jane Loring 2 November 1699
  3. John Gifford (12 June 1668 - 1750 Rochester, Massachusetts) married Desire Sprague 24 November 1696
  4. Mary Gifford (born 9 October 1669) married Robert Ransom
  5. Grace Gifford (born 17 August 1671) married Gideon Hoxie
  6. William Gifford (7 May 1673 - 1733 Falmouth, Massachusetts) married (1) Elizabeth Wheaten 13 March 1701/2; (2) Experience (Bowerman) Claghorn 7 November 1726
  7. Yelverton Gifford (22 April 1676 - 31 March 1772 North Kingstown, Rhode Island) married Ann Northrup 28 February 1714
  8. Josiah Gifford (born 17 February 1681) married Mercy Chadwick 11 March 1714/5

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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John Gifford's Timeline

1642
1642
Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
1664
February 28, 1664
Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1667
March 12, 1667
Falmouth, Barnstable, Mass
1668
June 12, 1668
Falmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1669
October 9, 1669
Falmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1671
August 17, 1671
Falmouth, Barnstable County, Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1673
May 7, 1673
Falmouth, Barnstable, Mass
1676
April 22, 1676
Sandwich, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
1681
February 27, 1681
Falmouth, Barnstable, Mass