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Alexander Gordon

Male Abt 1638 - Bef 1697  (~ 59 years)


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  • Name Alexander Gordon 
    Born Abt 1638  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 15 Aug 1697  Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I6215  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2018 

    Family Mary Lissen,   b. Bef 1644,   d. Aft 15 Mar 1697  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Bef 10 Oct 1664  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Mary Gordon,   b. 22 May 1668, Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1737  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F2019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire [citation details below]:

      Gordon, Alexander, Exeter. A Scotch pris. of war at Tuthill Fields, London, he was redeemed there by Danl. Stone of Cambridge, and came to N. E. with John Cloyes under verbal agreem., working his passage with Capt. John Allen. Cloyes's sale of him to Saml. Stratton 15 Oct. 1652, aft. a yr.'s work without compensa., resulted in his appeal to the ct. in Feb. 1653-4 [Mass. Hist. Soc. Proc. 61.25]. His hist. unkn. for 10 yrs., he was mar. to Mary Lissen (2) bef. 10 Oct. 1664, when he had an Exeter gr. adj. land given him by his fa. Lissen. Deposed twice in 1678, ± 40. ... Adm. 15 Aug. 1697 to s. John wid. Mary renounc. Ch: Elizabeth, b. 23 Feb. 1664, m. 26 May 1686 Thos. Emerson of Haverh.; both k. by Ind. with 2 [actually 3] of their 5 ch. 15 Mar. 1696-7. Nicholas, b. 23 Mar. 1665-6. Mary, b. 22 May 1668, m. Nicholas Smith. John, b. 26 Oct. 1670. James, b. 22 July 1673. Lists 67, 376b (1698). M. 7 Aug. 1700 Abiel Redman (John), who was gr. adm. 7 Dec. 1714, and m. 2d Moses Kimmin (2). 5 sons. Alexander, b. 1 Dec. 1675, m. (ct. 14 Sept. 1699) Sarah Sewall (Edward). ... Wid. Sarah, exec. of his will (not found), deeded to Wm. Graves 25 Mar. 1729-30 half a lot owned in common with Graves; liv. a wid. 1732. 7 or m. ch. Thomas, b. 1678, m 1st in Haverh. 22 Nov. 1699 Elizabeth Harriman (Matthew), 7 ch., 6 rec. Haverh.; m. 2d aft. 10 Apr. 1709 Rebecca Heard (2), 5 ch. liv. 1756. ... Will 1757-1761, names 10 ch. Daniel, b. 1682, blacksmith, m. in Haverh. 15 Sept. 1708 Margaret Harriman. Liv. Kingston and app. sold out there 1717. ... Of 5 ch. rec. 1709-1716, 2 m. in Haverh. Wid. or dau. Margaret m. 17 Feb. 1736 Saml. Bradstreet, both of Suncook.

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Ancestors and Descendants of Andrew Lee and Clarinda Knapp Allen, by Gerald R. Fuller. Esther Fuller Dial, ed. The Andrew Lee Allen Family Organization, 1952.

    2. [S660] Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939.

    3. [S651] Nicholas Smith 1629 Genealogy, by Richard J. Smith. 1968.