Paul Gifford (1756 - 1826)

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Paul Gifford
1756 - 1826
updated February 06, 2019
Paul Gifford was born around 1756. He died on March 23, 1826 at Hanover, MA at 70 years old.


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Paul Gifford died on March 23, 1826 at Hanover, MA at 70 years old. He was born around 1756. There is no information about Paul's family.
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1756 - 1826 World Events

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In 1804, he was 48 years old when on May 14th, Lewis and Clark started out from St. Louis, Missouri on an expedition to explore the West and to find a route to the Pacific Ocean. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the trip shortly after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. He wanted the new territory mapped and wanted to establish an American presence in the West before Great Britain or other European powers could claim it.

In 1806, Paul was 50 years old when on May 30th, Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson in a duel. Dickinson accused Jackson of cheating on a bet, then insulted his wife Rachel - accusing her of bigamy. Although Dickinson had the first shot - and hit Jackson in the chest, near his heart - Jackson shot (maybe twice, which would have been illegal) and killed Dickinson. Although it is thought that Jackson fought anywhere from 5 to 100 duels (he had a bad temper), he won a run for President in 1829.

In 1807, he was 51 years old when on February 19th, former Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr was arrested on charges of treason, accused of plotting to grab parts of Louisiana and Mexico in order to create an independent republic. On September 1st, he was acquitted of the charges. Although he was deemed to be guilty of plotting against the U.S., he was not found to be guilty of an "overt act" - which is the Constitutional requirement to be met. Burr's reputation, after the charges and the duel with Alexander Hamilton, was ruined, however.

In 1812, at the age of 56 years old, Paul was alive when on July 12th, the United States invaded Canada at Windsor, Ontario during the War of 1812 against the British. General Hull lead the invasion and was defeated - on August 16th, Hull surrendered the city of Detroit to English forces.

In 1826, in the year of Paul Gifford's passing, 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."

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Other Paul Giffords

Paul J Gifford
Born: around 1921
New York, United States
Paul D Gifford
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Paul D Gifford
Born: around 1917
Washington, United States
Paul A Gifford
Born: around 1915
Kansas, United States
Paul C Gifford
Born: around 1926
Indiana, United States
Paul A Gifford
Born: around 1921
Colorado, United States
Paul H Gifford
Born: around 1910
United States
Paul L Gifford
Born: around 1918
Massachusetts, United States
Paul Gifford
Born: around 1920
Pennsylvania, United States
Paul B Gifford
Born: around 1928
New York, United States
Paul v Gifford
Born: around 1923
New York, United States
Paul L Gifford
Born: around 1888
New Jersey, United States
Paul J Gifford
Oct 11, 1921 - Mar 5, 1989
Arroyo Grande, CA
Paul Levitt Gifford
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 10, 1965
Paul C Gifford
Dec 7, 1926 - Apr 3, 1991
Paul Gifford
Dec 17, 1920 - December 1977
Tulare, California
Paul Gifford
May 26, 1900 - November 1958
Paul E Gifford
Mar 10, 1932 - Jan 6, 2007
Salinas, CA
Paul D Gifford
May 19, 1917 - Jul 23, 2000
Spokane, WA

Other Giffords

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
Jeremiah Gifford
Died: Mar 13, 1771
Benjamin Gifford
May 14, 1716 - Dec 16, 1807
Peleg Gifford
Dec 1, 1719 - Mar 1, 1810
Margaret Gifford
Apr 15, 1722 - Mar 27, 1773

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Mary Sampson
Jul 9, 1772 - Jun 29, 1858
Edmund Gifford
Born: around 1810
Stephen Nye Gifford
Jul 21, 1815 - Apr 18, 1886
Jeremiah Taber
Died: May 25, 1796
William (Seaver) Sever, 1729
around 1729 - Jun 15, 1809
Sarah Warren
around 1729 - Mar 15, 1797
William Sever
Born: Jun 23, 1759
Hannah Ford
Born: Dec 23, 1717
Peleg Ford
Born: Oct 19, 1719
Sarah Ford White
Sep 23, 1721 - Apr 17, 1777
Susanna Ford
Oct 1, 1723 - May 25, 1786
Charles Ford
Born: Nov 8, 1727
John Ford
Oct 5, 1729 - Sep 11, 1730
Nathaniel Ford
Jul 11, 1731 - Jun 26, 1789
Charles White
Born: Oct 11, 1740
Alice White
Born: Sep 4, 1742
Sarah White
Born: Jun 16, 1744
Ruth White Cornell
Born: Apr 11, 1746
Lucy White
Born: Jun 8, 1748
Cornelius White
Feb 15, 1752 - Jul 10, 1753
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