Person:William Gifford (1)

  1. Mary Gifford
  2. Hannah Gifford
  3. John Gifford1640 - 1708
  4. Patience Gifford1644 - 1678
  5. Hananiah GiffordABT 1646 - 1709
  6. William Gifford1654 - 1739
  7. Robert GiffordAbt 1656 - bef 1730
  8. Christopher Gifford1658 - 1748
m. 1675
  1. Gideon Gifford1676 - bef 1752
  2. Gershom Gifford1679 -
  3. Seth Gifford1681 -
  4. Experience Gifford1685 -
  5. Jabez Gifford1686/87 - 1761
  6. Mehitable Gifford1689 - 1782
  7. Justice Gifford1691 -
  8. Mary Gifford1694 - 1731
  9. Hannah Gifford1696 -
  10. William Gifford1699 -
  • HWilliam Gifford1654 - 1739
  • WLydia Hatch1685 - 1750
m. 21 Jun 1711
  1. Temperance Gifford1711 -
  2. Amey Gifford1713 -
  3. Silas Gifford1715 -
  4. Nathan Gifford1717 -
  5. Melatiah Gifford1719 -
  6. Sarah Gifford1725 -
  7. Joseph Gifford1728 - 1775
Facts and Events
Name William Gifford
Gender Male
Birth? 1654 Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 1675 Massachusettsto Hannah Unknown
Marriage 21 Jun 1711 Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesto Lydia Hatch
Will[2] 25 Feb 1737/8 Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Death? 1739 Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

William Gifford was a Quaker and Lydia Hatch was his second wife.

William with his father in 1685 founded the Friends Meeting at West Falmouth



   Sources:
  
   Text: Genealogial Notes of Barnstable Families, Otis, Amos; 2 vols in one; 1888/90; reprinted Geneal Publ Co 1979, 1991. [RE Carroll library] Reliability variable. Some errors
   Text: Little Compton Families, Wilbour, Benj F. Little Compton Historical Soc. Little Compton RI 1967. From NEHGS Circulating Libr. Call F/89/L8W5. 
   Text: Genealogial Notes of Barnstable Families, Otis, Amos; 2 vols in one; 1888/90; reprinted Geneal Publ Co 1979, 1991. [RE Carroll library] Reliability variable. Some errors
   Text: married a Mr. Gifford, a Quaker
References
  1.   Ward, Azuba Ruth (Azuba Ruth Seaver). The Hatch Family: descendants of Lewis Hatch of Lee, Massachusetts and Granville, New York, from Thomas Hatch of Barnstable, Massachusetts. (Bellevue, Washington: A.R. Ward, c1985).
  2. Rounds, H. L. Peter. Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts probate records: Bristol County, Massachusetts probate records. (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1987), 5:389.

    WILL:
    Dated Feb. 25, 1737 Falmouth, MA. Names wife Lydia; sons: Gideon, Jabez, Gershom, Justice, Seth, William, Silas, Nathan, Melatiah & Joseph; daughters: Experience Wing, Mehitable Willis, Hannah Butler, Harris (Amy Harrison), Temperance Gifford & Sarah Gifford; grandchildren: children of daughter Mary Willis. Exor: Justice Gifford, Stephen Bowerman & Thomasn Bowerman Jr. Alternate-Benjamin Bowerman. Witnesses: Benjamin Swift, Samuel Bowerman & Ezra Bourne. [Barnstable Co. Probates 5:389]

  3.   William Gifford of Sandwich, Mass., in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 128:241.
  4.   First wife believed to have been Hannah as she would have been the only Hannah Gifford who could have signed son Gershom Gifford's marriage record.