Christopher GIFFORD

Male 1658 - 1748  (~ 90 years)


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  • Name Christopher GIFFORD  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • He spent his early life in Sandwich, but received land in Dartmouth from his father, be deed together with his brother Robert. He and Robert both moved later to Little Compton. His eldest brother John settled in Connecticut and his other brothers, Jonathan and James, in Falmouth. In his will, recorded book 1, page 43, dated 5 oct. 1746 and proved 6 Dec 1748, he left small sums of money to his children; to his grandson Christopher Borden a 40 acre lot at Watuppa in Tiverton; to son Enos rest and residue. [1]
    Born Jul 1658  Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1748  Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Notes 
    • [gifford.ged]

      Ancestral File Number: 4TW9-RT
    Person ID I24887  Main Tree
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2013 

    Father William GIFFORD,   b. Abt 1615, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1687, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother unknown 
    Family ID F29002  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Merribah ? 
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F29003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Deborah PERRY,   b. 3 Apr 1665, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1724, Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married abt. 1685  [1
    Children 
     1. Meribah GIFFORD,   b. 31 Oct 1687, Sandwich, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1732, Dartmouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     2. Christopher GIFFORD,   b. 17 Sep 1689, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1689
     3. Audrey GIFFORD,   b. 17 Sep 1689, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Enos GIFFORD,   b. 1 Feb 1693, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1769, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Mary GIFFORD,   b. 06 Oct 1695, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     6. Christopher GIFFORD,   b. 15 Apr 1698, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Deborah GIFFORD,   b. Between 02 Feb 1699 and 1700, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. John GIFFORD,   b. 1705, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1802, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F13921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Nov 1748 - Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5366] "Little Compton Families" Vol. I, Little Compton, Rhode Island, Benjamin Franklin Wilbour.

    2. [S02651] Mayflower Families in Progress: George Soule of the Mayflower and His Descendants for Four, Five and Six Generations, (Name: Name: General Society of Mayflower Descendants 2000 & 2002;;).

    3. [S03289] RootsWeb: World Connect - Toni's Tree by Toni.

    4. [S02388] Gifford Genealogy 1626-1898, Harry E. Gifford, (Name: Name: Pinkham Press;;).