Deborah Van Gorder

Female4 March 1795–30 November 1829

Brief Life History of Deborah Van

When Deborah Van Gorder was born on 4 March 1795, in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Van Gorder Sr., was 33 and her mother, Margaret Holiday, was 31. She married David Morrison about 1813, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 30 November 1829, in Fayette, Ohio, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Bloomingburg, Paint Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Morrison
Deborah Van Gorder
Marriage: about 1813
Margaret Morrison
Elizabeth Morrison
James Perry Morrison
Jacob F Morrison
Rachael Scott Morrison
Deborah Morrison
David Houghlin Morrison Jr

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Deborah Van Gorder - Family genealogies: birth-name: Deborah Van Gorder
  • Deborah Van Gorder Morrison, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1813Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 8

    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.


    Age 13

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    German (Görder): variant of Gärtner (see Gartner ).

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

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