Lillian Marietta Gordon

11 September 1910–13 March 1995 (Age 84)
Mount Holly, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lillian Marietta

When Lillian Marietta Gordon was born on 11 September 1910, in Mount Holly, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Leon Benjamin Gordon, was 34 and her mother, Mabelle Florence Dorman, was 30. She married Porter Charlie Thayer on 21 November 1957, in Williamsville, Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United States. She lived in Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 March 1995, in Townshend, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Williamsville, Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Porter Charlie Thayer
Lillian Marietta Gordon
Marriage: 21 November 1957

Spouse and Children

21 November 1957
Williamsville, Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Leon Benjamin Gordon


    Mabelle Florence Dorman




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Lilian Gordon in household of Mabelle Gordon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lily M Gordan in household of Leon Gordan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillian M Gordon in household of Leon B Gordon, "United States Census, 1930"

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