Fannie M. Gordon

Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Fannie M.

Fannie M. Gordon was born in 1862, in Cole, Missouri, United States. She married George Samuel Van Ausdal on 8 March 1883, in Cole, Missouri, United States.

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George Samuel Van Ausdal
Fannie M. Gordon
Marriage: 8 March 1883

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1883Cole, Missouri, United States
  • World Events (3)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 1
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1865 · Slavery Abolished
    Age 3
    On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Gordon in Berwickshire, named with Welsh gor ‘spacious’ + din ‘fort’.English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Gourdon in Saône-et-Loire, so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gordus + the locative suffix -o, -ōnis.English (of Norman origin): alternatively, said to be a nickname from a diminutive of Old French gourd ‘heavy, dull, sluggish’ (compare 8 below).

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Fannie M Gordon in entry for Geo S Vansansdal, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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