Susan C. Gordon

4 March 1861–6 March 1947 (Age 86)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Susan C.

When Susan C. Gordon was born on 4 March 1861, in Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Gordon, was 40 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Kendall, was 36. She married David Thomas Dove on 4 March 1878, in Warren, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Warren, Virginia, United States in 1870 and Greenway Magisterial District, Clarke, Virginia, United States for about 50 years. She died on 6 March 1947, in Clarke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Meade Memorial Episcopal Church Cemetery, White Post, Clarke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Thomas Dove
Susan C. Gordon
Marriage: 4 March 1878
Alice Daisy Dove
Crete William Dove

Spouse and Children

    David Thomas Dove



4 March 1878
Warren, Virginia, United States


    Alice Daisy Dove



Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

Age 1

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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Sources (3)

  • Susie Dove in household of Crate W Dove, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susan Gorden in household of Jefferson Gorden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan C Dove in household of David T Dove, "United States Census, 1920"

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