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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* Se...
  • Abigail Gaylord (1658 - 1723)
  • Alice Treat (bef.1594 - 1670)
    Alice Gaylord *Birth: May 10, 1594 Pitminster Somerset, England*Death: unknown Wethersfield Hartford County Connecticut, USA*Burial: Wethersfield Village Cemetery Wethersfield Hartford County Connect...
  • Alice Gaylord (c.1560 - bef.1629)
    Alice (unknown) died BEF 17 FEB 1628/9 in Pitminster, Somersetshire, England. She was buried 17 FEB 1628/9 in Pitminster, Somersetshire, England*Parents unknown.* not the same as wife of NN Hawkins Fro...
  • Ann Phelps (1645 - 1690)
    Extracted from Phelps and Servin, p 1268.Capt. Isaac Phelps b. 20 Aug. 1638, Windsor, m. Ann Gaylord , 11 Mar. 1665 (1645-1689), dau. of William Gaylord, Jr. & Ann Porter (Gaylord 2.1). She d. 27 Sept....

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.