Joseph “Red?” Gifford

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Joseph “Red?” Gifford

  • Birth 1832 Scioto County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 17 Jul 1886 Windfall, Tipton County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Windfall, Tipton County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 74251829

Joseph was the son of Isaac and Sarah Montgomery Gifford.

Joseph married Susan/Susanna Butler in Scioto County, Ohio on Dec 18, 1855. They had: Rebecca, Mary I., Benjamin B., Samuel C., George A., Margaret "Maggie" O., Joseph S., and Drusilla Gifford.

After Susanna's death, Joseph married Mary Ann Thompson on Nov. 2, 1876, also in Scioto County. Soon after, the family moved to Indiana and settled on a farm near Windfall. Joseph and Mary were the parents of nine children: Thomas H., of Bluffton, Indiana, Lilly/Lillie, (wife of William Bailey Pendergrass), of Tipton Co., Indiana, Edward/Edmund Monroe, of Nevada, and Bert Gifford, of Sharpsville, Indiana, whom survived their mother; also, Jennie F., (wife of Everet Newman Hershman), James, Willie, and 2 others, also believed to have been deceased prior to Mary's death.

After her husband's death, Mary never remarried, but kept her family together until they all grew to be adults and were married, except Eddie.




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  • Maintained by: Suzan K. Owen
  • Originally Created by: Catie & Will
  • Added: 1 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74251829
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph “Red?” Gifford (1832–17 Jul 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74251829, citing Brookside Cemetery, Windfall, Tipton County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Suzan K. Owen (contributor 47137018) .