Ann Gordon

Female29 March 1743–20 April 1766

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Gordon was born on 29 March 1743, in Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Colonel James Gordon IV, was 29 and her mother, Millicent Conway, was 17. She married Richard Chichester on 7 June 1759, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 20 April 1766, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Richard Chichester
Ann Gordon
Marriage: 7 June 1759
Milicent Chichester

Sources (3)

  • Anne Gordon, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Anne Gordon in entry for Richard Chichester, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1759Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (4)

    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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