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  • Lt. Aaron Gaylord (c.1745 - 1778)
    Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A043762 Service: CONNECTICUT Rank: LIEUTENANT Birth: 1745 FARMINGTON HARTFORD CO CONNECTICUT Death: 7-3-1778 WESTMORELAND WESTMORELAND CO CONNECTICUT ...
  • Abigail Gaylord (1658 - 1723)
  • Alice Treat (1594 - 1670)
    Alice Gaylord Treat Birth: May 10, 1594 Pitminster Somerset, England Death: unknown Wethersfield Hartford County Connecticut, USA The immigrant ancestor of the Treat Family of Wethersfield, Con...
  • Ann Phelps (Gaylord) (1645 - 1690)
    Children: Isaac Phelps b. 18 Sep 1666, d. 14 Jun 1698 daughter Phelps b. 19 Mar 1668/69 Sarah Phelps b. 4 Jul 1670 Capt. John Phelps b. 27 Dec 1672, d. 9 Sep 1741 Hannah Phelps+ b. 5 Nov 16...
  • Ann Gaylord (Porter) (c.1621 - 1653)
    Children of Ann Porter and William Gaylord Jr. Ann Gaylord (our line) b. 24 Apr 1645, d. 27 Sep 1690 Hanna Gaylord b. 30 Jan 1645/46 John Gaylord b. 27 Jun 1648, d. 27 Apr 1699 Note: John married...

About the Gaylord surname

My most puzzling Gaylord is my 2nd great grandfather, Duane F Gaylord. He was born 19 Jan 1820 in either ME, VT, NY, MA depending on which census or history record you refer to. He popped up in IA abt 1846. He was married twice to Elvira Hammitt and Tabitha Owsley. He died 23 Jan 1881 in Cass Co, IA. During his life he was a store owner, Lawyer, auctioneer, musician, politician and also served as Sheriff for Des Moine, IA and as the town treasurer. Though I have looked for 25 years to find his parents, I can find no trace. He is my "brick wall". If anyone can provide a clue, I would be ever so grateful. All the data I have on Duane and his children and wives is at under Duane F Gaylord. I can be reached at or you can send me a message at Ancestry if you are a member.