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96. Nathaniel GIFFORD59,80,81,82 was born on 8 August 1790 in Easton, Washington County, New York.30 He died on 7 May 1881 at the age of 90 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.30

Nathan lived in Cambridge Twp of Washington Co NY in 1850. He was age 59, with property valued at $11,600. Wife Betsy, age 57, Mary 18, Sophia 17, Eliza 13. All born in New York. Daniel Crowley age 23, laborer, born in Ireland, lived with the family. Next door was Ira Gifford age 22, with Catharine age 20. The next house was John Gifford age 29 with Susan age 27. After that came Betsy Gifford, age 51, with $9000 worth of property. Living with Betsy were Benjamin age 20, Davis 21, and Catharine 20. [I have not identified the widow Betsy and her family]

There were probably other children than these found in 1850.

1860. Nathan Gifford, age 64. Betsey age 67. Sophia age 24 still at home. Alice Brownell age 13 also lived with the family.

1870. Nathan Gifford, age 79. Betsey 77. Sophia age 37. Mary Mahar age 14, domestic servant, born Ireland.

1880: Cambridge, Washington Co NY. p.34C along with John and Ira and their wives. Nathan was age 89. Sofia, age 45, daughter was still living with him. Katie Dunivan, age 19, servant b. in NY but parents born in Ireland.

N & E Gifford Family Burial Ground
Easton, Washington Co, NY
Betsy Kenyon wife of Nathan Gifford, d. 2 May 1876, age 82
Nathan Gifford d. 7 May 1881, age 90 years.

Nathaniel GIFFORD and Betsey KENYON were married.59 Betsey KENYON was born in 1794 in New York.59 She died on 2 May 1876 at the age of 82 in Washington County, New York.

Nathaniel GIFFORD and Betsey KENYON had the following children:






Ira GIFFORD59,80,83,84 was born in 1828 in New York.59

Living with Ira in 1850 was Catharine, age 20.

1860. Ira Gifford age 32, Catherine 31. Ann M. age 10 and Mary 5.

1870. Ira age 42, Katie, 41. Anna 20 and "Etter" Etta? age 16.

1880: Cambridge, Washington Co NY, p.34c along with his brother John.
Ira, age 52, Catharine, age 51, Gifford Lee, grandson age 8. Mary Gormanoy, age 24, servant, b. Ireland.






Sophia GIFFORD was born on 21 August 1833 in Washington County, New York.59 She died on 24 December 1901 at the age of 68.

N & E Gifford Family Burial Ground
Easton, Washington Co, NY
Sophia Gifford b. 21 Aug 1833, d. 24 Dec 1901

Sophia apparently never married.



Eliza GIFFORD was born on 29 February 1836 in Washington County, New York.59 She died on 8 February 1867 at the age of 30.

N & E Gifford Family Burial Ground
Easton, Washington Co, NY
Eliza Gifford, wife of J. W. Fort, died 8 Feb 1867, aged 30 yrs 11mo 8 dys