Bio: Gifford, Elizabeth M. (1881)

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Surnames: Gifford, Kennedy, Moore

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, page 560

MRS. ELIZABETH M. GIFFORD, Wausau, was born in Jackson, Ohio, Sept. 1, 1829, formerly Mrs. Judge Kennedy. She settled in Mosinee, with her sister, Mrs. John L. Moore, in 1845, and lived there two years. She was married to Mr. William Kennedy, Nov. 28, 1847, and moved to Big Rib River, where he was engaged in the lumber business. After three years, they moved to Wausau, where Mr. Kennedy followed the practice of law, together with his lumber interests. Mr. Kennedy was born in Philadelphia, in 1809. He was elected to the second Constitutional Convention from Portage County. He went to St. Louis, Mo., to dispose of his lumber, in the season of 1859, and died there, August 29, of the same year. By their union in marriage they had three children, Annette, William A., and James F. Mrs. Kennedy again married to Mr. Peter Gifford, at Wausau, June 15, 1866. Mr. Gifford made lumbering his business for some time, and is now engaged in a saw-mill. He was born in New York, in 1825. They have one son, Phillip S.

 

 


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