John Gordon, Sr.

 

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Descendants of John Gordon, Sr. - of St Jame's Northam Parish, Goochland Co. VA was married 25 Mar 1758 to JUDITH MORACET (MORRISET) of Manikintowne Parish.  (Recorded....St. James Parish

 

John Gordon, Sr died in 1803.  His will was dated July 18, 1803, Goochland Co. VA.  In November of that year it was presented by sons Wm and John in Clark Co. KY who requested verification by witnesses that their father was of sound mind.  The witnesses were questioned and verified that Jno Gordon was in sound mind at that time.  The will was approved 8 March 1804 and was returned to Clark Co KY.  In this will John Gordon, Sr. leaves all of his estate  both real and personal to his dearly beloved wife, Judith, during her natural life and at the time of her death both real and personal property shall be sold by my executors...shall be equally distributed among my nine children...  I appoint my sons William and John executors    hereby evoking all former wills by me made in testimony... Judith died aft 1814 in Clark Co, KY.

 

KY (Clark Co - formed from Madison Co KY)

 

Children of John GORDON, SR and Judith MORACET (All born in Goochland Co. VA):

 

1) Elizabeth GORDON b. 31 Mar 1759 md 17 Dec 1771 John UTLEY, b. 1755                

2) Mary GORDON b. 10 Mar 1761 md 15 Dec 1783  Vachel FAUDRIE                      

3) John GORDON b. 26 Sep 1763 md abt 18 Sep 1783 to Mary ROUNTREE, b.1761 

 

Children of John GORDON, JR.:

 

David M. GORDON, son of John and Mary ROUNTREE (all the old Gordons said Rountree) b. 13 Oct 1801 Clark Co. KY md 20 Jan 1820, Clark Co. KY

Elizabeth (Betsey) ROUT b. abt 1805, died 1849

 

Children of David M. GORDON and Mary ROUNTREE:

 

1) Martha (Patsey) GORDON, b. 15 Jan 1821, died 4 June 1859, Platte Co MO, md 6 Feb 1837  Alexander ANDERSON, born Sep 25, 1805, VA,  the son of Archibald ANDERSON, b. VA

 

2) Catherine GORDON, b. 7 Nov 1822, d. 12 Aug 1893, Clark Co KY

md Dec 1, 1840 Charles S. LOCKNANE, b. 26 Nov 1813, Clark Co KY, son of John and Nancy Gordon LOCKNANE, d. 1862

 

3) Narcissa GORDON, b. abt 1830, Clark Co. KY

  

4) John D. GORDON, b. c1832, Clark Co. KY md Polly A. Jones, b. abt 1836, Clark Co KY

 

5) Mary GORDON, b. abt 1834, Clark Co. KY, d. 20 Jan 1852, Clark Co KY

 

6) James W. GORDON, b. abt 1835, Clark Co KY md 1) 18 Feb 1858, Clark Co KY Mary Ann OWEN, d. of William Roby and Eleanor Cullom (HUKILL) OWEN, then md 2) Mahala OWEN, sister of late wife

 

7) Sarah Ann (Sally) GORDON, b. abt 1839, Clark co. KY md Sep 1, 1854, Richard Thomas OWEN, b. Dec 8, 1828,    died 1909, Clark Co. Ky son of William Roby OWEN and Eleanor,         

 

 

**David M. Gordon md 2) Sarah (Sally) ROBERSON 26 Dec 1850, she was the daughter of Emily ROBERSON. David is widowed on the 1850 Census but md on the 1860 Census...Clark Co. KY

 

4) Lucy GORDON md JOHN ROUNTREE, son of Randall ROUNTREE   

5) Judith GORDON, b. 3 Aug 1770 md STEPHEN LEWIS

6) William GORDON, b. abt 1772 md Sarah BRUCE, b. 1776

 

Children of William GORDON:

 

1) Milly GORDON m. Henry MULLINS

2) Nancy GORDON m. 1821 Daniel HARDIN

3) William GORDON, Jr.

4) Jackson GORDON m. 1839, m. Sally WATTS

5) Judith GORDON m. 1819 John A. PIGG

6) Patison  (Patterson)? GORDON

7) Elizabeth GORDON m. 1824 Tandy PRICE

8) Benjamin GORDON

9) Jane GORDON m. 1830 Miles LOCKNANE

10) Sarah GORDON m 1835 Frederick RAKER

 

7) Frances GORDON (Fanny) m. 15 Nov William LEWIS 

8) Nancy GORDON md Miles LOCKNANE 

9) Benjamin GORDON b. 11 Jan 1785, d 22 Jul 1852, Ray Co MO m 21 NOV 1803 md Mary (Polly) DENNIS in Clark Co. KY, daughter of John Dennis & Sarah ROUNTREE

 

Children of Benjamin GORDON and Mary DENNIS:

 

John GORDON

Randall GORDON

Clarissa GORDON (1809-1900) md Thomas BABER

Elizabeth GORDON m Asa D. BRASHEAR

Benjamin GORDON, Jr m Martha SACRE

 

 

 

 

Notes:

 

This John GORDON, SR. family may be related to the Gordons of Mercer Co. KY and / or the Madison Co. KY Gordons.

 

 

Sources:

 

Joanne Benne (edits Feb. 7, 2007)

CJBenne1@aol.com

 

Kelly Parks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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