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, Margaret
(About 1760-)


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1. GORDON, John émigré Merchant, then Cavalryman

, Margaret 1

  • Born: About 1760
  • Marriage (1): GORDON, John émigré Merchant, then Cavalryman 1

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Margaret married John GORDON émigré Merchant, then Cavalryman, son of Lewis GORDON in Milltown of Laggan, then Tomnagyloch, Jacobite 1745 and Janet SMITH.1 (John GORDON émigré Merchant, then Cavalryman was baptised on 22 February 1756 in Mortlach parish, Banffshire, Scotland 2 3 and died in 1781 in Revolutionary War of Independence, America 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"915 - John. 1781, Jan. Apr., joined Lord Cornwallis when he arrived at Wilmington upon his expedition to Virginia; Cornwallis soon after gave him a com. to raise an Independent Coy. of Horse; k. during that summer in a skirmish with a party of Americans (American Loyalist Claims, Treasury Rec., P.R.O.).

Eldest son of Lewis, in Tomnagayloch, who was the son of Thomas, in Achnastank, Glenlivet, a cadet of Beldorney (J. M. Bulloch in Banffshire Field Club Transactions, 1907, Jan. 31); went to Wilmington before 1777, Oct., and was a merchant there; m. Margaret -, his administratrix. Brother of Thomas in Spynie, 1332, who claimed his property; first cousin of James, 722, John 906, and William, 1415."

from Gordons Under Arms 1


1 e-books, The House of Gordon vol. 3 Gordons Under Arms by C. O. Skelton and J. M. Bulloch (1912).

2 Old Parish Registers of the Church of Scotland, Mortlach parish Banffshire Baptisms.

3 GRO Scotland, OPR Index of Births and Baptisms.

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