Frances Jane Gordon

12 December 1848–12 July 1915 (Age 66)
Castle Eden, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Frances Jane

When Frances Jane Gordon was born on 12 December 1848, in Castle Eden, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Henry Gordon, was 22 and her mother, Hannah Hudson, was 20. She married Richard Charles Green in 1863, in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She lived in Clover, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880 and Blackawton, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 12 July 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Foster Mills Sr
Frances Jane Gordon
Marriage: about 1866
Foster Mills
William Foster MILLS Jr.
John Mills
Lewis Matthew Mills
Francis James Mills

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1866Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 18
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Frances Jane Gorgon Mills

    Frances Jane Gordon is 1st of 7 children of parents John Henry Gordon & Hannah Hudson. John Henry his family and his parents joined the LDS Church in England Father, John Henry, his wife Hannah and 4 …

    Sources (23)

    • Fannie Mills in household of William Mills, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Frances Jane Mills, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Frances Gordon in household of John Gordon, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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