78 Years Ago Today

On March 15, 1828, seventy-eight years ago today, William A. B. Gifford (1860-1935), my 3rd great grandfather, died in Boone Co., Arkansas. Following his death, William was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Harrison, Boone Co., Arkansas.

William & Sallie Gifford's Headstone
William & Sallie Gifford’s Headstone

William was the husband of Sallie T. Lytle (1854-1936), with whom he had three children, one of which was Mae Josie Gifford (1885-?) who married Ernest Jacob Worthington (1885-1939). William was born in 1860 in Tishomingo Co., Mississippi the son of Robert A. Gifford (1827-1871) and Elizabeth Bussa (1836-?).

2 thoughts on “78 Years Ago Today

  1. William A. B. Gifford (1860-1935) is my great grand uncle. My great grandfather is his brother, Robert E. Lee Gifford. I would like to correspond with you and share family history if you are interested.

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