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Second Generation

5. William2 Gifford (William1) was born in England ca. 1654. William died 1739 in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, at 85 years of age.

He married twice. He married Hannah before 6 Oct 1676. He married Lydia Hatch before 5 Aug 1713.

William Gifford and Hannah had the following children:

child + 11 i. Gideon3 Gifford was born 6 Oct 1676.

child 12 ii. Gershom Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 10 Jun 1679. He married Deborah Bowerman Aug 1704.

child 13 iii. Seth Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 17 May 1681. He married Joanna after 6 Mar 1713.

child + 14 iv. Experience Gifford was born 7 Oct 1685.

child 15 v. Jabez Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 7 Feb 1686/87. Jabez died 30 1st mo 1761 in Dutchess Co., NY, at 74 years of age. He married Dinah Sheldon in Jamestown(?), RI, Nov 1716.

child 16 vi. Mehitable Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 7 Jul 1689. Mehitable died 18 Jan 1782 in Dartmouth, MA, at 92 years of age. She married Col Samuel Willis in Dartmouth, MA, 24 Mar 1712/13.

child 17 vii. Justus Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 12 Oct 1692. Justus died Mar 1739 in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, at 46 years of age. He married Ruth Gifford in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, 4 Jan 1715/16.

child 18 viii. Mary Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 25 May 1694. Mary died 28 Apr 1731 at 36 years of age. She married Isaac Willis in Dartmouth, MA, 2 Apr 1724.

child 19 ix. Hannah Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 24 Oct 1696. She married Obadiah Butler 14 Sep 1732.

child 20 x. William Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 16 Feb 1699. William died 5 Dec 1789 at 90 years of age. He married Mary Swift 3 Aug 1727.

child 21 xi. Temperance Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 17 Dec 1701.

William Gifford and Lydia Hatch had the following children:

child 22 xii. Amy Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 5 Aug 1713. She married Humphrey Harrison 25 Oct 1733.

child 23 xiii. Silas Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 30 Jun 1715. Silas died 1761 at 46 years of age. He married Elizabeth Weeks 1 Mar 1738/39.

child 24 xiv. Nathan Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 25 Jan 1717. Nathan died Nov 1798 at 81 years of age. He married Mercy Robinson 29 Sep 1740.

child 25 xv. Melatiah Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 14 May 1719. Melatiah died 1783 in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, at 64 years of age. He married twice. He married Hannah Claghorn in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, 10 Feb 1737/38. He married Sarah Bowerman in Sandwich, MA, 7 Dec 1743.

child 26 xvi. Sarah Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 17 Sep 1725. She married Ichabod Perry in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, 13 Feb 1747/48.

child 27 xvii. Joseph Gifford was born in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA 28 Jul 1728. Joseph died 30 Apr 1775 in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, at 46 years of age. He married Zerviah Robinson in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., MA, 19 Dec 1761.

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