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102. Sarah GIFFORD was born on 15 August 1806 in Easton, Washington County, New York.31 She died on 22 November 1842 at the age of 36 in Washington County, New York.31

N & E Gifford Family Burial Ground
Easton, Washington Co, NY
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Gerrit Fort 1800-1876 His Wife Sally Gifford 1806-1842
Their Children Nathaniel A. 1840-1858 Jacob 1838-1838

Sarah GIFFORD and Gerrit FORT were married. Gerrit FORT85,95 was born on 28 October 1800 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.95 He died on 28 November 1876 at the age of 76 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.

1850 Census: Cambridge, Washington Co NY
Gerrit Fort, age 49. James, Deborah, Elmira & Nathaniel.

1860 Census. Garrit Fort was then age 59. He had remarried to a woman named Eunice who was age 51. William W. age 20 was still at home - was he listed as Nathaniel age 9 in 1850? Or is this a son of Eunice? There also appeared to be two married daughters living at home with their husbands. Listed was C. W. Darrow age 30 and Elmira Darrow age 29. Daniel Akin age 33 and Deborah Akin age 29 with Sarah 3 and Nathaniel age 2.

Sarah GIFFORD and Gerrit FORT had the following children:

191

i.

James FORT was born in 1829 in New York.95

192

ii.

Deborah FORT85 was born in 1832 in New York.95

Deborah apparently married Daniel Akin as she is recorded next to him, but still living in her father's household in 1860. The had two children, Sarah 3 and Nathaniel 2.

193

iii.

Elmira FORT85 was born on 17 June 1833 in Cambridge, Washington County, New York.95 She died after 1885 at the age of 52 in Washington County, New York.

Elmina married Charles Wesley Darrow - they were living with her father in the 1860 census.
She has a joint grave marker with Darrow, N and E Gifford Family Burial Ground, but her date of death was never added. Charles Darrow was born 1831, died 26 Feb 1885.

194

iv.

Jacob FORT was born in 1838 in Washington County, New York. He died in 1838 at the age of 0 in Washington County, New York.

195

v.

Nathaniel A. FORT was born in 1840 in Washington County, New York. He died in 1858 at the age of 18 in Washington County, New York.

196

vi.

Nathaniel FORT was born in 1841 in New York.95