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Descendants of John Gordon
With Updates 2016 092416

1   John Gordon 1690-1742        
...  +Elizabeth Caldwell 1701 - Aft 1750
.... 2   Robert Gordon 1723-1759
            …….  +Fillis Flemming -1765
.... 2   John Gordon 1724-1758
.... 2   Sarah Gordon 1726 -
            …….  +Solomon Bready -1748
.... 2   Margarett Gordon 1727-
            …….  +Benjamin Jones -1756
.... 2   James Gordon 1730 -1782
            …….  +Mary
            …….  3   Seth Gordon 1757-1803
………..  +Rufiner (Hunn) • 1808
            …….. 3   Elizabeth Gordon 1760
…………  +William Conely
            …….. 3   Charles Gordon 1763-
…………  +Mary Johnson
…………   4   Sarah Gordon 1789 •
…………….  +Joshua Johnson
            …….. 3   James Gordon 1765-
………..   +Jean Chadwick
            ……   *2nd Wife of James Gordon:
            ………..   +Priscilla Mills
            …….. 3   Jonathan Gordon 1770 -
………..  +Charity Wheeler 1778-
          ………..  4   James W. Gordon -1850 [death date?]
            ……………   +Deborah Jones – 1823 [death date?]
            …………….  5   John Gordon 1818 -1870
            ………………..   +Unknown
………………..   6   Cyrus Gordon 1844-
…………………….  +Cornelia P. Leonard
………………… 6   Mary Gordon 1846-
………………… *2nd Wife of John Gordon:
…………………….  +Martha Ann Pagram 1824 -
………………..  6   Charles Gordon 1854-
.................... ….  6   Kevin Gordon 1855 -
……………….   6   Lydia Gordon 1858-
……………….   6   Ann Gordon 1860 -
………………   6   Anna Gordon 1862-
............. …… 5   Seth Gordon 1820 -
............. …… 5   James Jones Gordon 1823 -1874
………………..  +Gulianna Elma Led/better - 1849
………………..  6   Elizabeth Luina Gordon
……………………  +Elias White

…………….. *2nd Wife of James Jones Gordon:  
……………….  +Elizabeth Jane Mills 1827-1910^
………………   6   Jehugh P. Gordon 1852-1860
……………….  6   Levi Newton Gordon 1853 -1890
………………   6   George Washington Gordon 1855-1895
………………….  +Emily Oakley 1855-
…………………… 7   James A. Gordon
…………………..   7   Lawrence Elliott Gordon 1885-1969
........... ………………………….   +Evelyn Anderson 1922-
……………………  7   Ollie Gordon
……………………….   +Adam Hinshaw
…………………..  7   Ella Gordon
……………………… +Will Bell
…………………..  7   Fay Gordon
……………………..  +Edd C. Scott
……………….  6   James Rufus Gordon 1857 -1931 [Dr.; NC House of Representatives]
…………………  +Mary Ellen Idol 1860-1891
…………………..  7   Florence Gordon
……………………..   +Tennyson Leistra
…………………..   7   Annie Gordon
………………………  +Charles Hollowell
………………….   7   Pearl Gordon
........... ………………………  +Charles Shamberger
………………….   7   Howard Gordon
………………………  +Ethel Hindle
………………….   7   John Gordon
……………………..   +? (Dick) Felton
………………….   7   Eleanor Gordon
……………………..   +T. A. Williams
…………………   7   Son
…………………   7   Son
…………………   7   Son
…………………*2nd Wife of James Rufus Gordon:
…………………    +N. Elizabeth Henley 1863 -1932
………………. 6   Seth Craig Gordon 1859-1924
………………….   +Jessie ?
………………. 6    Mary Jane Gordon 1861 -1913
………………….   +Amos Knott
………………. 6    John Henry Gordon 1863-1933 -
…………………..  +Alice Lavina Shields     
………………….   7   Vernon Gordon
……………………..   +Dora Bulla
…………………..  7   Pervie Gordon
…………………..  7   Cassie Gordon
…………………..  7   Lillian Gordon
            ………………………  +Dennis Harold Gordon
…………………..   7   Wesley Gordon
……………………….  +Vera Jordan
………………. 6   Hannah Lutitia Gordon 1865-1876
………………. 6   Rachel Irena Rodema Gordon 1869 -1918
…………………..  +Leroy Ward
…………………..   7    Arthur Ward
………………………    +Vera Pitts
…………………..  7   Annie Ward
            ………………………  +Will Beeson
…………………..  7   Mamie Ward
………………………  +Claude Jones
…………………..  7   Charles Ward
………………………  +Billy
…………………..  7   Eugene Ward
            ………………………  +C/ara Dillon
…………………..  7   Johnsie Ward
            ………………………  +Clarence M. Shields
…………………..   7   Clarence Ward
            ………………………   +Sarah Jones
………………….    7   Eleanor Ward
……………………………  +Honep Mallard
…………………..  7   Delia Ward
            ………………………   +George Waldroop
………………….   7   James Ward
………………………  +Ruby Hunt
………………  6   Eliza Adella Gordon 1872-1881
………….*2nd Wife of James W. Gordon:
…………….+Elizabeth Howell
…………  4   Sarah Gordon
…………  4   Margaret Gordon
…………  4   Jefferson Gordon
…………  4   Keziah Gordon
…………  4   Esther Gordon
            …….  3   John Gordon 1772 • 1846
........... ………..   +Mary Wheeler 1780-1844
………..   4   Jesse Gordon
………..   4   Elizabeth Gordon
            ……….   4   Rachel Gordon
            ……….   4   William Gordon
            ……….   4   Lydia Gordon
            ……….   4   Eli Gordon
            ……….   4   Jonathon W. Gordon

….  *2nd Wife of James Gordon:
            ……    +Sarah
…. 2   Seth Gordon 1733-1763
…. 2   Elizabeth Gordon 1735-
          ……   +William Darling -1759
….  *2nd Husband of Elizabeth Gordon:
          ……   +John Speer
…. 2   Nanne Gordon 1737-
          ……   +Thomas Craige -1768
….  *2nd Husband of Nanne Gordon:
          ……   +Edward Stradley

 

John Gordon b.circa 1690 d. June 1742 Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Delaware (will dated 1 June, Probate dated 11 June, Archives A 19, pp. 161-162, Dover, Delaware), immigrated from Scotland to Delaware, no record of his arrival or place of origin in Scotland have been found. M. ante 11 Nov. 1722, Kent Co., Delaware

Elizabeth Caldwell b. circa 1701, Somerset County, Monie Hundred, Maryland, d. after 1750 Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Delaware (shown by quit claim to her son, Robert [Vol. 0, 55, Dover, Del. Court House]). Marriage date shown when her father gave her and her husband two hundred acres of Rhoades Forest”, part of a two thousand acre tract of land which Andrew Caldwell renamed the “Exchange”. At this time Andrew Caldwell owned over six thousand acres of land.

1. Robert  2. John  3. Sarah  4. Margaret  5. JAMES  6. Seth  7. Elizabeth  8. Nanne

James Gordon (John) b. circa 1730/31 Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Del. James got a land grant of four hundred acres in Guilford County in 1780 which he named the “Golden Thicket” after his home in Delaware. D. 9 Sept. 1782, Deep River, Guilford County, North Carolina, m. circa 1754/56 Kent County, Delaware
Mary _______ d. Surry County, North Carolina after 1772
            1. Seth  2. Elizabeth  3. Charles  4. James  5. JONATHAN  6. John

Jonathan Gordon (James, John), b. 1770 in Kent County, Delaware; d. before the time of the census of 1820 in Guilford County, North Carolina; m.17 March 1794, at the Deep River Quaker Meeting in Guilford County,
Charity Wheeler, b. 19 July 1778
            1.JAMES W.  2. Sarah  3. Margaret  4. Jefferson  5. Keziah  6. Esther
James W. Gordon (Jonathan, James, John), d. 1850 in Guilford County, North Carolina; m. 5 September 1814, in Guilford County,
Deborah Jones d. 1823 in Guilford County, at the birth of her third child, James Jones Gordon.
            1. John  2. Seth  3. JAMES JONES GORDON

James Jones Gordon (James W., Jonathan, James, John) b. 16 June 1823, Guilford County, North Carolina; d. 8 June 1874; buried Deep River Friends Cemetery, Guilford County; m. 1 August 1847
Elizabeth Jane Mills, b. 29 September 1827; d. 25 Jan. 1910 buried beside her husband in Deep River Friends Cemetery.
1.Jehugh  2. Levi  3. GEORGE WASHINGTON  4. James  5. Seth  6. Mary  7. John      8. Hannah  9. Rachel  10. Eliza

George Washington Gordon (James Jones, James W., Jonathan, James, John) b. 1855, Guilford County, North Carolina; d. 1895 in Guilford County; m.
Emily E. Oakley, b. 1855; died in Guilford County

1. James A. Gordon   m. Mary Stanley:
2. LAWRENCE ELLIOTT GORDON           (George W., James J., James W., Jonathan, James, John) [See next section for wife and descendants – typist’s note]3. Ollie Gordon            m. Adam Hinshaw:
4. Ella Gordon             m. Will Bell      (No Children)5. Faye Gordon           m. Edd C. Scott:

Lawrence Elliott Gordon (George W., James Jones, James W., Jonathan, James, John) b. 1885 in Guilford County, North Carolina; d. 19 April, 1969, in Johnson City, Tenn., m. 19 Dec. 1912, in Guilford County, N.C. Member of the Methodist Church.
Mary Pearl Cable (Martin Luther, Lewis, Jacob, Anthony, John [John immigrated from Germany circa 1780]), b. 7 Nov. 1887, in Guilford Co., N.C.: d. 30 Jan. 1975, in Johnson City, Tenn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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