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Henry Nelson Gifford

Male 1861 - 1943  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Henry Nelson Gifford 
    Born February 1861  Parma Township, Jackson County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Mason 
    Died 27 August 1943  Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Olivet City Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1870 Federal Census. Brookfield Township, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll 670, page 217B
      William Gifford, 30, farmer, $200 personal estate
      Martha Gifford, 28, keeping house
      Henry Gifford, 9
      Carvie Gifford, 5
      Ella Gifford, 4
      Minnie Gifford, 2
      William Gifford, 1 month
      All were born in Michigan except William who was born in Massachuetts.

      1880 Federal Census. Brookfield Township, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll 578, page 309D
      Wm. B. Gifford, 40, farmer
      Martha L. Gifford, 38, wife, keeping house
      Henry Nelson Gifford, 19, son, works on farm
      Carrie E. Gifford, 15, daughter
      Sarah E. Gifford, 14, daughter, at home
      Minnie L. Gifford, 12, daughter
      Wm. Sydney Gifford, 10, son
      Rufus O. Gifford, 4, son
      Edith E. Gifford, 2, daughter
      Mary Gertrude Gifford, 9 months, daughter

      1900 Federal Census. Walton Township, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll 709, page 2A
      Olivet Village
      Henry M. Gifford, head, b. Feb 1861, 39, m. 14 years, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI, mason
      Luella M. Gifford, wife, b. Dec 1867, 32, m. 14 years, 2 children, both living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ohio
      Lynn Gifford, son, b. Nov 1886, 13, b. Michigan, parents b. MI, at school
      Earle Gifford, son, b. Jan 1891, 9, b. ditto, at school

      1910 Federal Census. Walton Township, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll T624_645, page 16B
      Olivet Village
      Henry M. Gifford, head, 47, m1. 24 years, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI, mason, stone work
      Luella M. Gifford, wife,42, m1. 24 years, 3 children, all living, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. Ohio
      Lynn Gifford, son, 22, b. Michigan, parents b. MI, laborer, street
      Earle Gifford, son, 20, b. ditto
      Doris Gifford, daughter, 2, b. ditto

      1920 Federal Census. Walton Township, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll T624_645, page 16B
      Church Street, Olivet Village
      Henry N. Gifford, head, 53 , b. MI, father b. MA, mother b. MI, mason, concrete
      Luella Gifford, wife, 48, b. MI, parents b. MI
      Doris Gifford, daughter, 11, b. Michigan, parents b. MI

      1930 Federal Census. Olivet Village, Eaton County, Michigan
      Roll 983, page 2A
      220 Kalamo Street
      Henry N. Gifford, head, 69, m. age 24 contractor, mason work, b. MI, father b. MA, mother b. MI
      Luella M. Gifford, wife, 63, m. age 18, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. OH, contractor, mason work
      Dorris M. Gifford, daughter, 22, single, b. MI, parents b. MI, clerk, dry goods store
      Son Lynn and his family live next door.

      1940 Federal Census. Aurelius, Ingham County, Michigan
      Roll 1759, page 4B
      Henry N. Gifford, head, 79, 5th grade, home mason, contractor
      Luella Gifford, wife, 73, 8th grade, housewife
      Both were born in Michigan. They had lived in Eaton Rapids in 1935.

      Olivet City Cemetery. Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan
      Henry N. Gifford, 1861–1943
      Luella M. Gifford, 1867–1958
    Person ID I28824  Schirado
    Last Modified 21 April 2015 

    Father William B. Gifford,   b. 1 March 1841, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 February 1923, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Martha Lucretia Weldon,   b. 23 April 1842, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 September 1906, Winn Township, Isabella County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 30 July 1859  Parma Township, Jackson County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F71143  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Louella Van Geison,   b. 2 December 1867, Lee Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. August 1958, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 25 July 1885  Springport Township, Jackson County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lynn Gifford,   b. 1 November 1886, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1969, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Earle Eugene Gifford,   b. 26 January 1891, St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 January 1967, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Doris May Gifford,   b. 8 April 1908, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 September 1998, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F20739  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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