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Abraham Gifford - Lookup

Abraham Gifford - Lookup

Ardie Hunt (View posts)
Posted: 3 Oct 2004 12:23AM GMT
Classification: Query
Please lookup Abraham Gifford. Born: 1755 in Massachusetts. Married Patience Besse on 29 Dec 1778 in Sandwich, MA (Barnstable County). Died: 1842 in Morgan County, OH.
Thanks.

Re: Abraham Gifford - Lookup

Posted: 3 Oct 2004 3:10AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Dec 2004 6:30PM GMT
Surnames: Gifford
Hello Ardie;
I looked up Abraham Gifford in the NSDAR Patriot Index and did not locate him. That doesnt mean he didnt fight, it means that no one has joined the NSDAR Membership using his lineage.

I did check a book called "Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols. " and listed was a Gifford, Abraham, listed below. Not sure he is yours but its worth a shot to research.

Volume 6
page 402
Gifford, Abraham. Private, Capt. William Hick's co., Col. Pope's regt.; marched Dec. 7, 1777; returned Dec. 14, 1777; service, 8 days; company raised in Dartmouth; also, Capt. William Hicks's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Dartmouth.

Since he died after the 1840 census, he should be listed there as a patriot. t=The 1840 census asked for the first time the ages of revolutionary war pensioners.

Hope this helps and if we can help you again, please feel free to contact us.

Warmly,
Sara
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Re: Abraham Gifford - Lookup

Posted: 6 Dec 2012 11:31AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: gifford
I have him born 1755 died march 31, 1837
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