Nielsen Hayden genealogy

Levi Gifford

Male 1789 - 1860  (70 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Levi Gifford 
    Born 15 Aug 1789  Conway, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Mar 1860  Moroni, Sanpete, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I8516  Nielsen Hayden genealogy
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2015 

    Father Noah Gifford,   b. Abt 1759, of Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Bowerman,   b. 10 Oct 1758, Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1834 and 1835, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Aft 5 Jun 1784  Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F4525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deborah Wing,   b. 29 May 1796, Greenfield, Saratoga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1877, Weston, Franklin, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1816  Tioga, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Priscilla Gifford,   b. 3 Mar 1818, Covington, Tioga, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1876, Weston, Franklin, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2017 06:35:07 
    Family ID F3448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptized into the Mormon church in 1831. He baptized Eleazar Miller, who in turn baptized Brigham Young. His brother Alpheus Gifford baptized Heber C. Kimball.

      He was a participant in Zion's Camp, 1834.

      In 1835, he was ordained a Seventy and called to serve in the First Quorum of the Seventy, thus becoming one of the earliest General Authorities of the church.

      More about him here.

  • Sources 
    1. [S158] Rootsweb tree of The Wing Family of America.

    2. [S511] Almon E. Daniels and Maclean W. McLean, ed. Anne Borden Harding, "William Gifford of Sandwich, Mass. (d. 1687)." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 128 (1974): 239-261; 129 (1975): 30-44, 221-237, 335-346; 130 (1976): 40-45, 130-141, 284-291; 131 (1977): 51-57, 133-141, 214-220, 294-298; 132 (1978): 211-217, 293-301; 133 (1979): 49-56, 134-140, 211-215, 294-298; 134 (1980): 59-64, 121-134, 237-241, 310-315; 135 (1981): 45-56, 138-147, 307-321; 137 (1983): 137-162; 138 (1984): 203-222.