Myrtle Mae "Mertie" Gifford

FatherRev Robert Jackson Gifford (1831-1903)
MotherSarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sackett (1836-1920)
Myrtle Mae "Mertie" Gifford, daughter of Rev Robert Jackson Gifford and Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sackett, was born in PennsylvaniaG on 27 October 18641 and died aged 70 on 9 January 1935.1 She married on 9 April 1885, Philip J Schade.1 He was born in 18622 and died in 1935.2
     In 1880 Myrtle was living in Greene, Erie County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of her parents Robert and Lizzie, and was recorded in the census as Mertie Gifford, a schoolgirl, aged 15 and born in Pennsylvania.3

Child of Myrtle Mae "Mertie" Gifford and Philip J Schade

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database.
  2. Email from Kay Prindle Corwin to Sackett List, July 2008.
  3. 1880 United States census
    FHL 1255128, NA T9-1128:47D
    Greene, Erie, Pennsylvania
    Robert Gifford, self, married, 48, b. PA, farmer, father b. VT, mother b. PA
    Lizzie Gifford, wife, 42, b. PA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. PA
    Jesse Gifford, son, single, 17, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Mertie Gifford, dau, 15, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Charles Gifford, son, 9, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Gail Gifford, son, 7, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Blaine Gifford, son, 3, b. PA, at school, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Kay Prindle Corwin.
Last Edited1 Jul 2009

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