Gifford Family Bible Entries

The following are entries recorded in a bible presented to Abbigal Gifford by Charles Demot in 1853.

BIRTHS
Jeremiah Gifford was born July 2, 1761 at Fredericksburg, Dutchess Co., NY
Stephen Gifford was born March 30, 1793
Abbigal Covell Gifford was born Aug 4, 1793 in Dutchess Co., NY
George Gifford was born June 28, 1812 (child of Stephen and Abbigal)
Sylvester Eggbert Zeluff was born Feb 4, 1815 in Essex Co., NJ
Sarah Aljanette Gifford was born June 25, 1823 in Dutchess Co., NY (daughter of Stephen and Abbigal)
Elizabeth M. Zeluff was born Feb. 8, 1841 in Monroe Co., MI (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
Laura Abigal Zeluff was born Feb. 26, 1844 in Ft. Wayne, IN (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
Charles Henry Zeluff was born Nov. 18, 1848 in Monroe Co., MI (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
Eleanor Zeluff was born Dec. 18, 1855 in Monroe Co., MI (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
James Edmund Zeluff was born in August 1862 (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
Lee Zeluff - died in infancy (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
Mary Zeluff (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
Caroline Zeluff - died in infancy (child of Sarah and Sylvester)
Phoebe Gifford (child of Stephen and Abbigal)
Laura Gifford (child of Stephen and Abbigal)
Jane Gifford (child of Stephen and Abbigal)
Eelisha Gifford (child of Stephen and Abbigal)
Mary Gifford (child of Stephen and Abbigal)
Lucy Gifford (child of Stephen and Abbigal)

DEATHS
Stephen Gifford died March 1, 1866 aged 72 years 11 months
Abbigal Covell Gifford his wife died May 12, 1870. Buried at Ridgeway Cemetery, MI
Sylvester Eggbert Zeluff died March 21st 1876 aged 61 yrs 1 m 17 d. Buried at Azalia, MI
James Edmond Zeluff died Feb. 8, 1881 aged 19 yrs
Sarah Aljanette Gifford Zeluff died January 27, 1901 aged 77yrs, 8 mon, 2 days. Buried at Azalia, MI.
Charles Henry Zeluff died Nov. 1, 1917
Elizabeth (Zeluff) Smith died June 28, 1921
Laura Abigail (Zeluff) Stevens died July 21, 1932
Edwin Jenne died April 4, 1936
Ella Black Zeluff, wife of Charles, died March 24, 1947
Eleanor Zeluff Jenne died May 18, 1947 in Dundee, Mich.
Mary Zeluff Rankin died in Nebraska - no record

Marriages
Sarah Aljanette Gifford was married to Sylvester Zeluff by Esq. Kennedy Feb. 26th 1839
Sarah Aljanette Gifford Zeluff was married to Peter Babcock by Rev. L.P. Tompkins Oct. 28, 1877
Phoebe Gifford was married to Mr. Allison
Laura Gifford was married to Jake Cheever
Jane Gifford was married to Henry Dibble
George Gifford was married to Sarah Zeluff
Mary Gifford was married to Mr. Van Duser
Lucy Gifford was married to Mr. Rolland

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