Biography of John J. Gifford
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Gifford, John James, a native and lifelong resident of the town of Dartmouth, was born December 13, 1839, a son of Jeptha W. and Mary A. (Allen) Gifford. During his boyhood Mr. Gifford worked on his lather's farm and received the educational advantages offered by the public schools of his native town. He then learned the carpenter's trade, which he has since continued; he is also engaged in manufacturing and repairing carriages at his carriage shop in Russell's Mills. Mr. Gifford is a member of the Masonic fraternity and enjoys the confidence of a wide circle of friends. In 1863 he married Jane B., daughter of Stephen and Hannah (Sole) Wood of Dartmouth. For his second wife he married Eliza J. Devol of Dartmouth. The Gifford family. which is elsewhere mentioned in this work, is one of the oldest in the county. Mr. Gifford's father was a native bf the town of Westport.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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