Abigail (Durfee) Gifford (1742 - 1832)

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Abigail (Durfee) Gifford
1742 - 1832
updated February 06, 2019
Abigail Durfee Gifford was born in 1742. She was born into the Durfee family and married into the Gifford family. She died on August 22, 1832 at 90 years of age.


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Abigail Durfee Gifford died on August 22, 1832 at 90 years old. She was born in 1742. We are unaware of information about Abigail's family or relationships.
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In 1802, by the time she was 60 years old, on March 16, Congress established the United States Military Academy at West Point - the oldest of the five service academies in the United States and one of the oldest service academies in the world.

In 1807, at the age of 65 years old, Abigail was alive when on August 17th, the Clermont - Robert Fulton's steamboat - made the first successful steamboat trip on the Hudson River between New York City and Albany. The boat ran at an average of 5 miles per hour.

In 1813, Abigail was 71 years old when on March 4th, President James Madison was inaugurated to his second term. Madison received 50.4% of the vote, defeating rival DeWitt Clinton.

In 1826, at the age of 84 years old, Abigail was alive when on July 4th, former US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died. It was the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson died a few hours before Adams. Adams, unaware of Jefferson's death - who was both a friend and a rival - said as he was dying ""Thomas Jefferson survives."

In 1832, in the year of Abigail Durfee Gifford's passing, on October 20th, the Chickasaw nation signed the Pontotoc Creek Treaty with the United States. The Treaty ceded 6,283,804 million acres of Chickasaw land in Mississippi to the U.S. In return, the Chickasaw were supposed to receive all proceeds of sales of the land by the federal government to private owners, along with expenses for relocation and food and supplies for one year and an equal amount of land west of the Mississippi. The area ceded included the entire northern one-sixth of the state of Mississippi.

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Abigail T Gifford
around 1881 - Feb 21, 1931
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Born: around 1749
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1767 - 1846
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Jan 4, 1785 - Nov 4, 1844

Other Giffords

David Gifford
Nov 15 - May 14, 1776
Dorothy Gifford Shirley
1520 - Oct 29, 1571
Rebecca Sowle Soule
around 1753 - around Jan 13
William Gifford
November 1754 - around Sep 2
Ichabod Gifford
around 1760 - around 1782
Ruth Gifford
Born: around 1760
Paul Gifford
around 1756 - Mar 23, 1826
Edmund Gifford
Born: around 1810
Stephen Nye Gifford
Jul 21, 1815 - Apr 18, 1886
Catharine Gifford
around 1784 - Feb 21, 1863
Mary Wright Gifford
around 1683 - Dec 10, 1759
Robert Gifford
Born: 1252
Peacable Gifford
1770 - Jan 3, 1849
Joshua Gifford
Born: around 1744

Other Durfees

Elizabeth Durfee Delano
around 1702 - Feb 18, 1784
James Durfee
1730 - Sep 5, 1813
Abner Durfee
Born: Sep 18, 1761
Catherine Durfee
Born: Oct 3, 1787
Abigail Durfee
Born: Sep 6, 1789
Bridget Ann Durfee
Born: Sep 6, 1793
Harriet Durfee
Sep 16, 1796 - Jun 16, 1822
Caroline Durfee
Died: Jul 24, 1884
Edmond Durfee
Oct 19, 1765 - 1770
William Durfee
Mar 8, 1767 - 1818
Maribe or Meribe Durfee
Oct 24, 1768 - May 23, 1817
Daniel Earle Durfee
Jan 11, 1779 - October 1863
Ephraim Durfee
Jun 12, 1785 - Jan 15, 1879
Benjamin Durfee
Born: around 1735
Thomas Durfee
Born: around 1741

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