Delia A Gordon

26 August 1815–12 January 1834 (Age 18)
Sag Harbor, East Hampton, Suffolk, New York, United States

The Life of Delia A

When Delia A Gordon was born on 26 August 1815, in Sag Harbor, East Hampton, Suffolk, New York, United States, her father, Conrad Gordon, was 31 and her mother, Julia Ann Searle, was 22. She died on 12 January 1834, in Westhampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Conrad Gordon
1784–1821
Julia Ann Searle
1793–1879
Gordon
1809–1809
Miss Gordon
1809–1809
Mary Everett Gordon
1811–1868
Orrin P Gordon
1813–1878
Delia A Gordon
1815–1834
Samuel Gordon
1817–1840
Louisa Chapin Gordon
1820–1849

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 6

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Berwickshire (Borders), named with Welsh gor ‘spacious’ + din ‘fort’.2 English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from Gourdon in Saône-et-Loire, so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gordus + the locative suffix -o, -ōnis.3 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mag Mhuirneacháin, a patronymic from the personal name Muirneachán, a diminutive of muirneach ‘beloved’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

RECORD OF SOUTHAMPTON FAMILIES. (Hampshire County, Massachusetts) 1630-2890

(Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts) Genealogical Society of Utah Library, Micro film Serial #25557 Mass. S 10 pg 279 (Copied by Edwin G. Wells, great grandson, with addition of Punctuation …

Sources (1)

  • Chapmans of Southampton, LDS film # 186169

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