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Robert Gordon
Family Bible

The following dates of births, marriages and deaths in the Gordon and Kennedy families were obtained from the Robert Gordon, Sr. family Bible. Robert Gordon Senior was born February 14, 1763 and died June 6, 1847 in the Richland Creek settlement, Giles County, Tennessee. This bible was then in the possession of Robert Gordon, Helena, Arkansas.

BIRTHS & DEATHS

Robert Gordon, Sr.
February 14, 1763 - June 2, 1847

Thomas Kennedy Gordon
April 6, 1792 - March 31, 1880

Elizabeth Gordon
September 18, 1793 - 1863

Evander Gordon
April 1, 1796 - January 5, 1833

John Gordon
August 7, 1798 - (September 30, 1890 - R.G.)

Samuel Gordon
October 26, 1800 - August 2, 1813

Andrew Gordon
December 15, 1802

Mary Gordon
November 12, 1804 - October 21, 1844

David Gordon
February 9, 1807 - August 20, 1841

Robert Gordon, Jr.
February 26, 1809 - December 23, 1855

Margaret Gordon
June 27, 1811 - (April 1, 1892 - MJR)

Nancy Jane Gordon
October 10, 1813 - September 20, 1869

Robert McDonald
June 2, 1827 - December 8, 1827

John Kennedy, Jr.
April 16, 1753 - (Killed by Indians at or near Cumberland Gap, December 26, 1780)

Margaret Kennedy
March 19, 1755 - (Married -Faulkner, grandmother, Elizabeth Faulkner Denny-MLW)

Thomas Kennedy
September 11, 1757

Joseph Kennedy
August 28, 1760

Andrew Kennedy
February 5, 1764 - January 30, 1825

Elizabeth Kennedy
August 2, 1766 - May 16, 1805

David Kennedy
September 27, 1769

Mary Kennedy
December 6, 1771 - May 30, 1854
(Robert Gordon)

Jane Kennedy
June 13, 1775

MARRIAGES

Robert Gordon, Sr., June 9, 1791 to Mary Kennedy
Elizabeth Gordon
February 1, 1810
(Joseph McDonald, and lived near Pisgah, Giles County. Mary McDonald m. Charles Wilcox; moved to Tippah County, near Salem. Martha M. Wright congressman from Mississippi.)

Thomas K. Gordon
February 24, 1820
(Robert James, February 14, 1823; 10 miles north of Pulaski on old stage road; Nancy Mildred, March 1825, Robert Laird; Mary Isabella, May 1827, m. Samuel Ewing, died 1853)

John Gordon
October 4, 1821
(Mary Kennedy, dau. James Kennedy and Mary Denny, reared by General Thomas Kennedy in Kentucky.)

Mary Gordon
May 22, 1823
(Martin B. Woods from Virginia, lived near Brick Church' about eleven children.)

Andrew Gordon
January 13, 1825
(Eliza Goff, dau. of John Goff, old Martin Place, about 11 children.)

David Gordon
December 13, 1827
(Martha, dau. of Drury Smith, Hycetus, Ramelina Greenville, Elvira Mendocia Claravel, Lucindy Kennedy, Quintillus Cincillus Volutus.)

Nancy Jane Gordon
February 17, 1831
(Thomas J. Lane, son of Thomas and Nancy Lane. 14 children)

Margaret Gordon
November 10, 1831
(Squire Jonathan Rothrock from Pennsylvania. Robert, Mary, Mattie, William, George, Tom. Live at old place settled by Robert Gordon in 1808.)

Robert Gordon, Jr.
March 4, 1834
(Mary Hinton Lane - RG)

Information in parentheses was supplied principally by M. L. White.

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Submitted by Steve Gordon.