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92. Ira GIFFORD59 was born on 1 January 1788 in Washington County, New York.71,72 He died on 12 May 1867 at the age of 79.71,72

Ira and family were found living in Rensselaer County, Schaghticoke Township, in the 1850 Census. Ira's age given as age 62, property valued at $25,000, born in NY as was all the family. Susan was 57. Jedediah was 32, with Sarah age 15 and Jane S. age 12. Daniel Cary age 30, James Congden age 25, and Betsey Congden age 22, all three born in Ireland were listed as part of the household.

1860. Schaghticoke, Renssalaer, NY, Hh 536
"Isaac" Gifford, age 72, Farmer, Property worth $15,030.
Susan, 67
Sarah 24,
Jediah, 41, Mary 24, Albert 2
Susan 18, Mary 15
James Hays, 25, farm labor, b. Ireland
Owen Sweeney, 21, farm labor, b. Ireland

Ira GIFFORD and Susannah CORNELL were married on 16 April 1813.72 Susannah CORNELL was born on 14 December 1792 in Washington County, New York.71,72 She died on 6 February 1879 at the age of 86.71,73

Ira GIFFORD and Susannah CORNELL had the following children:

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Seneca Wing GIFFORD.

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Thomas Cornell GIFFORD.

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Mary Cornell GIFFORD.

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Jedediah Pendergast GIFFORD.

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Royal Cornell GIFFORD74,75,76 was born on 14 November 1821.77 In 1860, living in the household of Herman S. Barnum, age 60 in White Creek, Washington Co NY, is "Ryal" C. Gifford age 36, Mary age 34 and Mattie age 5.

1870. Rial C. Gifford age 50, retired farmer. Mary B. age 46. Hattie/Mattie age 14.

1880. Still living in White Creek. Royal Gifford, retired farmer, age 56. Mary B. Gifford, age 54, wife.

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Ira GIFFORD was born in 1823 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.77 Probably died as an infant or small child.

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Uriel GIFFORD78 was born in 1825 in New York. Uriel was living with Seneca Gifford in 1850. He fits very well in the family of Ira but may not belong - he could instead be a cousin.

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Ira Merritt GIFFORD was born on 3 November 1829 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.77

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Sarah GIFFORD.

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Jane S. GIFFORD.