Anna Nash

17 February 1800–5 September 1879 (Age 79)
Butternuts, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Nash was born on 17 February 1800, in Butternuts, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Azor Nash, was 19 and her mother, Lucy Shaw, was 20. She married Alpheus Gifford on 27 April 1817, in Butternuts, Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Shonesburg, Kane, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 5 September 1879, in Springdale, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Shunesburg Cemetery, Shunesburg, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Alpheus Gifford
Anna Nash
Marriage: 27 April 1817
Mary Elizabeth Gifford
Ichabod Bowerman Gifford
Samuel Kendall Gifford
William Pitts Gifford
Henry Dill Gifford
Rhoda Gifford
Rachel Gifford
Moses Gifford
Enos Curtis Gifford
Heber Chase Kimball Gifford

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  • Marriage
    27 April 1817Butternuts, Otsego, New York, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 3
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 21
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by an ash tree, a variant of Ash by misdivision of Middle English atten ash ‘at the ash’, or a habitational name from any of the many places in England and Wales named Nash, from this phrase, as for example Nash in Buckinghamshire, Herefordshire, or Shropshire. The name was established from an early date in Wales and Ireland.Jewish: possibly an Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.History: The surname Nash was taken to Ireland from England or Wales by a family who established themselves in County Kerry in the 13th century, during the second wave of Anglo-Norman settlement. — Abner Nash (c. 1740–86), governor of NC, was of Welsh origin, his parents having emigrated to VA from Wales in 1730. His brother Francis (c. 1742–77) was a general in the Continental army; the city of Nashville, TN, was named in his honor.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Samuel Kendall Gifford Life History

    The following is taken from a biographical encyclopedia. Samuel Kendall Gifford, a Patriarch in the St. George Stake of Zion, (Utah), was born November 11, 1821, at Milo, Yates county, New York, …

    Sources (31)

    • Annie Gifford in household of Samuel Gifford, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Anna Nash in entry for Samuel Kendall Gifford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Anna Nash - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Anna Nash

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