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Daniel T. Rogers(b. 1943) - all my relatives


Nathan Gifford

1Almon E. Daniels and Maclean W. McLean, William1 Gifford of Sandwich, Mass. (d. 1687) NEHGR Vol. 128, p. 261 (Oct 1974).
"Children by second wife, Lydia Hatch:
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xiv. NATHAN, b. 25 Jan. 1717; d. Nov. 1798 at Falmouth (Diary of Benjamin Percival shows an entry of 29 Nov. 1798--"Yesterday Nathan Gifford buried"--Pilgrim Notes & Queries); mar. 29 Sept. 1740 MERCY3 (ROBINSON) WEEKS (the clerk noted that Gifford had given a certificate (to John Otis, J.P.) stating that he "took sd Mercy naked of any estate that was her former husband's, Jonathan Weeks" (Falmouth Town Records, 1:226). She was b. ca. 1720, d. 15 Aug. 1792. The Falmouth Church Records show: 8 April 1742, "Mercy Gifford, wife of Nathan Gifford, propounded for full communion . . . and Jabez Weeks baptized, ye son of Mercy Gifford which she had by her first husband Jonathan Weeks, Junr." (ibid., 1:18,19). Nathan and Mercy (Robinson) (Weeks) Gifford seem to have had but one child: Mercy4 Gifford, bapt. 16 Jan. 1742/3 (ibid., 1:23); d. 10 Dec. 1785; mar. 2 Sept. 1762 John4 Weeks. They had several children of whom a son, William Weeks, mar. 7 Dec. 1780, Mary Gifford, dau. Reuben4 Gifford (#51).".