Louisa Copp, daughter of John and Sarah Copp born in Rhode Island in 1803 married Alvin Gaylord born 1799 in Vermont.
Alvin Gaylord was active in the local village affairs. He was one of the original 8 to sign the town of Mansfield, PA charter. He was a zealous member of the Methodist church.
Louisa and Alvin had the following children:
Unknown Gaylord Son born 1830
Amanda Gaylord born 1831 may have married J.H. Bixby who was a grocery keeper born 1836 in PA. Their son is John born 1853.
William R. Gaylord born 1831 Enlisted in Company B 101st Regiment, PA, Volunteer. Died August 6, 1890 on Pine Creek. Died at age 67 never married. Buried in Hope Cemetery.
George G. Gaylord born 1833. He was 2nd lieutenant, Co. B and enlisted at age 28. He was a millwright from Mansfield, Tioga County, PA. He mustered in September 1861 to the 101st Infantry. George was wounded in the hand, May 3, 1862 at the Battle of Fair Oaks, VA. He resigned August 9, 1862. He was killed in Corning, NY on December 13, 1877, as he fell from the railroad at age 44. He is buried in Prospect Cemetery, Richmond Township, Tioga, PA. He was buried on Christmas Day.
Sanford Gaylord born 1835 and died 1888. He was one of the oldest engineers in point of service in the employ of Tioga company, dropped dead about nine o'clock last Friday morning in the train dispatcher's office in Elmira. The dispatcher had handed him his orders, and Mr. Gaylord was waiting for permission for his brother in-law to ride on the engine, when he fell heavily to the floor, expiring instantly. His remains were taken into the baggage room and thence to his residence in
Thomas Gaylord born 1837
Homer Gaylord born 1837 died December 10, 1878
Phoebe A. Gaylord born 1841 in PA may have married Sam Waters from England.
Henry E. Gaylord served his country during the Civil War and enlisted February 18, 1862 served under Company B, PA 101st Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on June 25, 1865 at the end of the war at New Berne, NC. He took part in Sherman's march to the sea and was captured and sent to Libby Prison where he was kept for 3 weeks and then transferred to Andersonville for a total of 7 months, 19 days. He was discharged June 25, 1865. Before being captured with his entire Regiment at Plymouth, NC on April 20, 1864 he was in the Pennisula Campaign, the battles of Fair Oaks, Kingston, Goldsboro, Little Washington & Plymouth. He received a pension of $8 a month beginning September 8, 1891.
The children of Henry and Genevieve are:
Ralph J. Gaylord born June 12, 1880 Tioga County, PA and died December 22, 1880 in Tioga County, PA
Fred Leigh Gaylord born June 12, 1882 PA and died October 17, 1956 Bradford County, PA. He married Carrie Mae Froman born 1893 and died 1926.
Children of Fred and Carrie are:
Albert Gaylord born June 4, 1915 PA and died November 10, 1965. He graduated from Mansfield High School in 1934. He removed to Philadelphia, PA
Elizabeth Gaylord born 1918, Tioga County, PA, died 1974 and married Ralph Wayne Youmans born 1911 and died 2002.
Children of Elizabeth and Ralph are:
3 living daughters
1 living son
Fred also married Eva Blanche Watkins born 1890 and died 1909.
Children of Fred and Eva are:
Grace Gaylord born August 23, 1907 Sheshequin, PA and died August 14, 1987 Wellsboro, PA she married Walter Bensen
Genevieve Gaylord born September 1, 1905 Elmira, NY and died March 28, 1990. She married Albert Heck born 1896 and died 1985
Fred Gaylord born 1909 and when his mother died went to live his grandparents Henry and Genevieve Gaylord.
Ross S. Gaylord born July 1884 PA and died October 1890 Tioga, PA
Lois Theresa Gaylord born May 1886 Sheshequin, Bradford, PA Children of Lois Gaylord are:
Donald McQueen Gaylord born 1904. He would marry Mary Hitchens born 1908
Children of Donald and Mary are:
Richard A. Gaylord, Sr. born 1938 and died 2005. He married Annabelle in 1963
Children of Richard and Annabelle
Richard Gaylord, Jr.
Lois Theresa Gaylord married John Schwank, she may have changed her name around.
Found in newspaper clipping of obituary for Lois, she appears to have a daughter, Mrs. James H. Ogrodowski, who resided in Elmira and John
had a daughter Mrs. Anna Lutz. Lois and John perrished in a house fire December 31, 1930.
Haryy E. Gaylord born 1845