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70. Deborah ALLEN was born on 25 January 1765.22 She died on 16 December 1841 at the age of 76.27

Deborah ALLEN and Elihu GIFFORD were married in 1784.28 Elihu GIFFORD29, son of Benjamin GIFFORD and Abigail WING, was born on 4 July 1761 in Dutchess County, New York.23 He served in the military in 1776 at Carried supplies to Washington's camp at White Plains. in Revolutionary War.29 He died on 10 September 1846 at the age of 85 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.23

Elihu was the son of Benjamin Gifford and Abigail Wing.

Was too young for service during the Revolutionary War, but he carried supplies [wood] to Washington's camp at White Plains and is considered a Patriot by DAR.

1800 Census. Cambridge, Washington Co NY
Elihu Gifford. 2m under 10 [Allen & Jediah]. 2m 10-16 [Ira & Nathaniel]. 1m 26-45 [Elihu].
2f under 10 [Hannah and ?Abigail]. 1f 16-26 [Elizabeth]. 1f 26-45. [Deborah, age 35]

1810. Easton, Washington Co NY
Elisha Gifford: 1m under 10 [Elihu Jr], 2m 10-16 [Jediah & Allen?], 2m 16-26 [Nathaniel & Ira], 1m over 45 [Elihu]
1f under 10 [Sarah], 2f 10-16 Abigail & Hannah], 1f 26-45 [Deborah]

1820. Easton, Washington Co NY
Elihus Gifford: 2m under 10, 1m 10-16, 1m 16-18 [Elihu Jr would have been age 17 & been counted as both 16-18 and 16-26], 1m 16-26, 1m 26-45, 1m +45 [Elihu]
1f 10-16 [Sarah], 1f 16-26 [Abigail], 1f over 45 [Deborah].
Ira Gifford was enumerated next. There does appear to perhaps be a son and grandsons living with Elihu.

1830 Census. Easton, Washington Co NY
Elihu Gifford: 1m 5-10, 1m 10-15, 1m 60-70 [Elihu]. 1f 20-30 and 1f 60-70 [Deborah]
Elihu Jr and then Ira followed Elihu's entry. There must have been grandchildren living with Elihu and Deborah.

1840 Census. Easton, Washington Co NY
Elihu Gifford: 1m age 70-80. 1f 40-50 and 1f 70-80.
Elihu Gifford Jr. was listed next.

Deborah ALLEN and Elihu GIFFORD had the following children:

91

i.

Elizabeth GIFFORD was born on 23 December 1785.30

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ii.

Ira GIFFORD.

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iii.

Nathaniel GIFFORD.

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iv.

Allen GIFFORD.

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v.

Jediah GIFFORD.

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vi.

Hannah GIFFORD was born on 4 October 1797.31 She died on 14 October 1879 at the age of 82.31

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vii.

Abigail GIFFORD.

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viii.

Elihu GIFFORD.

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ix.

Sarah GIFFORD.