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Charles Albert Gifford
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1843
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1915
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA

Charles was born in Bristol County, Massachusetts. The family later moved to Little Compton, RI and subsequently to Westport, Mass. where Charles' parents and siblings are buried.

Charles died at Kenwood, Iowa which has been a part of Cedar Rapids for a long time. Kenwood is centered at 32nd Street and First Avenue east.

He was married first to Laura Jane Gifford on January 1, 1865 in Tiverton, Rhode Island.

They had two children:
~~William Russell Gifford (1867~1882),
b. Westport, Mass., d. aged 15 of diphtheria

~~Olive Belle (Gifford) Washburn (1874~1952), who was born in Iowa.

Charles & Laura divorced and Laura & Olive Belle moved back to Massachusetts.

Charles was married second to Rosetta (Reed) Tyler on October 18, 1898 in Boone, Iowa.
Family links: 
  William Gifford (1813 - 1867)
  Hannah W. Gifford Gifford (1818 - 1869)
  Laura Jane Gifford Gifford (1845 - 1918)*
  Rosetta Reed Gifford (1843 - 1918)*
  William Russell Gifford (1867 - 1882)*
  Olive Belle Gifford Washburn (1874 - 1952)*
  Charles Albert Gifford (1843 - 1915)
  Nancy J. Gifford (1845 - 1864)*
  Isabel Lindsay Gifford Gifford (1849 - 1932)*
  William Herbert Gifford (1851 - 1916)*
  Abbie S. Gifford (1854 - 1864)*
  John I. Gifford (1859 - 1935)*
  Joshua W. Gifford (1863 - 1891)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Shade Cemetery
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section J, Lot 11, Space 5
Maintained by: J.Bosworth
Originally Created by: Thelma Jane Dorsey
Record added: Aug 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11564836
Charles Albert Gifford
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Charles Albert Gifford
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In memory of my 2X Great Grand Uncle.
- J.Bosworth
 Added: Aug. 6, 2015
Many thanks to Thelma Jane Dorsey for transferring this memorial. I'm very happy to have Charles back with the Gifford Family from Westport, Mass.
- J.Bosworth
 Added: Jun. 5, 2011

- Don and BJ Clouston
 Added: Dec. 18, 2007

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