Alice Christie Gordon

1859–1925 (Age 65)
Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice Christie

When Alice Christie Gordon was born on 27 December 1859, in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Reid Gordon, was 36 and her mother, Annie Duncan Frater, was 34. She married Alexander Gillespie about 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States in 1870 and Meadowville, Rich, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 27 November 1925, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Montpelier Cemetery, Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alice Christie Gordon
1859–1925
Alexander Gillespie
1859–1912
Marriage: about 1880

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1880
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 9

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

STORIES OF THE PAST, FROM MEMORY by James F. Gordon

I am starting this series of stories by giving some family history that I think is not written any other place. I received this information in a letter written to me by my eldest sister, Sus …

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Gordon in household of William Gordon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alice Gordon in household of William Gordon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alice C. Pugmire in household of William L Pugmire, "United States Census, 1900"

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