Maude Foreman Gordon

28 January 1888–12 September 1953 (Age 65)
Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Maude Foreman

When Maude Foreman Gordon was born on 28 January 1888, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry A. Gordon, was 39 and her mother, Mary Alice Brown, was 37. She died on 12 September 1953, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Henry A. Gordon
Mary Alice Brown
Agnes Brown Gordon
Maude Foreman Gordon
Loy Brown Gordon
Jacob Merle Gordon
Allen Bahner Gordon
William Harry Gordon

Parents and Siblings

    Henry A. Gordon


    Mary Alice Brown




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 17

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Maude F Gordon in household of Harry W Gordon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maude F Gordon in household of Harry A Gordon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maud Gordon in household of Alice Gordon, "United States Census, 1920"

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