'Gordon16'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gordon of Ballinteggart, Gordon of Florida

Commoners reports that "This family, a branch of the ancient and ennobled line of the same name in Scotland, is stated to have gone from Berwickshire to ireland during the period of the civil wars in North Britain."
Robert Gordon of Ballinteggart, co. Down (d 1720)
m. (1689) _ Ross (sister of Robert Ross of Rosstrevor)
1. John Gordon of Ballinteggart (b 1690, d 02.1771)
  m1. (1720) Jane Hamilton (dau of Alexander (sb Hugh?) Hamilton of Hampton Hall)
  A. Robert Gordon of Florida, co. Down (b 1722, d 1793)
  m. (1755) Alicia Arbuckle (dau of James Arbuckle by Anne, dau/heir of John, brother/heir of David Craford of Florida)
  i. John Craford Gordon of Florida (b 1757, d unm 11.1797)
  ii. David Gordon of Florida, Sheriff of co. Down (b 01.06.1759, a 1812, a 1840?)
  m. (11.09.1789) Mary Crawford (dau of James Crawford of Crawfordsburn, sister of Anne, Countess of Caledon)
a. Robert Gordon, Sheriff of co. Down (b 08.09.1791, a 1833)
  m. (25.08.1825) Mary Crawford (dau of William Crawford of Lukelands)
  b.+ other issue - John (d 1816), James (d young), James (b 28.04.1796, cleric), Arthur Johnston (d infant), Mabella (d 1800), Alicia (d infant), Jane Maria, Harriet (d 1826)
  iii. Robert Gordon had issue
  m. (1804) Catherine Anne Clarke (dau of John Clarke of Belfast)
iv. Alexander Gordon (d 15.07.1829) had issue
  m. Dorothea Gisborne (dau of General James Gisborne of Derbyshire)
  v. Anne Gordon
  m. (01.1779) Eldred Pottinger of Mount Pottinger
  B. Jane Gordon
  m. David Johnston
  m2. Grace Knox (dau of Thomas Knox of Dungannon, sister of 1st Viscount Northland)
  C. Thomas Knox Gordon of Ballinteggart (b 1728, d 1796, Chief Justice of South Carolina)
  i. John Gordon of Ballinteggart (Major)
  D. John Gordon (b 1730, dsp 1782, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (1780) Elizabeth Bampfylde (sister of Sir Charles Bampfylde, Bart of South Molton)
  E. Margery Gordon
  m. William Staven
  F. Elizabeth Gordon
  m. Joseph Wallace
2. Robert Gordon (minister)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 4, Gordon of Florida)
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