During the four years of war for the suppression of the Rebellion, Norwich furnished 178 different men for the armies of the Union. There were seven re-enlistments, making the whole number of soldiers credited to the town 185. By the census of 1860, the number of inhabitants was 1759. It appears, therefore, that the town
In 1828 the transfer of the British garrison from Drummond Island to Penetanguishene commenced. A list of voyageurs who resided on Drummond Island at the time of the transfer. In many cases a brief biographical sketch is contained which may provide clues to their ethnicity, family relationships, and the location where they or their ancestors settled.
Few men owe their success more to their own efforts than Joseph B. Gordon, junior member of the law firm of Kirkbride & Gordon of San Mateo. His path was not strewn with roses. It was one over which only sheer pluck, courage and perseverance can take the traveler. Mr. Gordon had had only a
K310 JOHN GORDON, of Scurdargue, or Essie: 2nd s. of John de Gordon, of Strathbolgie, and brother of Adam Gordon, killed at Homildon ; d. 1420 ; succeeded by eldest son, K311. K311 JOHN, of Auchlenchries, co. Aberdeen. K312 JOHN, of Auchlenchries: slain at battle of Flodden, under the command of Alexander, 3rd Earl of
The house of Earlston descends from Alexander, 2nd son of H255 WILLIAM DE GORDOUNE, 6th Lord of Lochinvar, whose great-grandson, H256 H256 JOHN GORDON, of Earlston: d. 1628. (1) Margaret. (2) Alexander: 2nd of Earlston, M. P. H257. (3) William, of Carleton. (A) James: 2nd Gordon of Carleton; d. unm. 1688. (4) Robert: d. s.
E193 WILLIAM I, KING OF ENGLAND. E 194 GUNRED : m. William de Warren. E195 WILLIAM, Earl of Warren and Surrey. E196 ADELINE: m. Henry, Prince of Scotland. E197 DAVID, Earl of Huntingdon. E198 ISABEL: m. Robert, Earl of Annandale. E199 ROBERT BRUCE: Earl of Annandale. E200 ROBERT BRUCE: Earl of Carrick. E201 ROBERT BRUCE:
D166 ALFRED THE GREAT, KING OF ENGLAND: m. Ethelbith, dau. of Earl Ethelan. X167 EDWARD the ELDER, KING OF ENGLAND: m. Edgiva, dau. of Earl Sigelline. D168 EDMUND I, KING OF ENGLAND: m. Lady Elgiva. D169 EDGAR the PEACEFUL, KING OF ENGLAND: m. Elfrieda, dau. of Ordgar, Earl of Devon. D170 ETHELRED the UNREADY, KING
A121 GEORGE IV, EARL OF HUNTLY. Succeeded his grandfather when age 10. “He was a youth of lovely countenance and appearance. When the King went to France, 1535, to marry lady Magdaline, the King of France’s daughter, he nominated the Earl of Huntly (then about age 28) lieutenant of the kingdom in his absence. The
A112 ALEXANDER II. “Gave proof of his courage” at Bannockburn. Commanded the Scots Army in the battle of Halidonhill. After many victories he at last fell in the battle of Dunham, where his son William was also killed, A. D. 1346. A113 SIR ADAM VI. He was succeeded by his brother John-114. A114 SIR JOHN
The name of Gordon is as ancient as any of the present European monarchies. Caesar mentions in his commentaries a people among the Nervii, called Gorduni, to whom he gives great praise for their brave defense of Ghent (their city, which he attacked in his conquest of Gaul, B. C. 53). It is said that