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178. William GAYLORD, (William, William, William, William), Rev., b. 24 November 1709 Hartford, CT. (Htfd VR Vol. FFS, p. 41), d. 2 January 1767 Wilton, CT., ae 58, m. Elizabeth DAVENPORT 24 January 1733 Wilton, CT., daughter of Rev. John and Martha (Gould) Davenport of Stanford, CT., b. 28 August/September 1708, d. 6 July 1747, ae 38y 10m 8da., buried Wilton, CT., m. 2) Elizabeth BISHOP 25 March 1753 Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 29), daughter of Stephen and Mercy Bishop, b. ca 1722, d. 1 October 1811, ae 89.

Graduate of Yale College 1730; following inscribed on his headstone: "Here lies interred the body of Rev. William Gaylord, who departed this life 2 January 1767, in the 58th year of his age, and in the 35th year of his ministry."

 

Children of William and Elizabeth Davenport:

367. William, b. November 1733

368. Elizabeth, b. October 1736, d. 29 May 1749, ae 13

369. Sarah, b. October 1737, d. 8 May 1751, ae 13

370. Moses, b. 21 November 1739, d. 7 October 1760 Fort Herkimer, NY., soldier in French War

371. Theodosia, b. 6 March 1743, d. 16 June 1742

372. Martha, b. 21 April 1743, m. Seth Taylor 7 March 1765 Wilton/Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 25), son of John and Hannah (Stewart) Taylor, b. 30 March 1735, d. 8 August 1785 Westport, CT.

373. John, b. 11 May 1746

 

Children of William and Elizabeth Bishop:

374. Aaron, b. 22 October 1754 Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 29)

375. Elizabeth, b. 24 October 1756 Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 29), m. Andrew Hendrick 2 September 1779 Wilton, CT (Wstn VR Vol. 1, p. 26 - Washington), son of David and Mary (Fountain) Hendrick, bapt. 17 June 1753. Removed to Washington, living 1818, Middletown,  Susquehanna, PA.

376. Samuel, b. 28 October 1758 Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 29)

377. Moses, b. ca 1758, drowned ae 6

378. Sarah, b. 18 June 1758 Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 29), d. 11 February 1846, m. Deacon John Davenport

379. Deodate, b. 20 July 1760 Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 29)

380. Moses, b. 4 May 1762 Norwalk, CT. (Nrw VR Vol. LR18, p. 29)