Charles Gordon Sr was born 1730 to John George Gordon (c1706-c1767) and Sarah Chapman (1707-1795) and died 1799 of unspecified causes. He married Mary Boswell (c1730) circa 1759 . Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

Charles and his brother George moved with their widowed mother to Wilkes County, North Carolina, in 1770 (according to George's headstone) or about 1774 (according to the family website).


Offspring of Charles Gordon Sr and Mary Boswell (c1730)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles Gordon Jr (c1762-1799) 1762 Virginia, USA 1799 Mary Lenoir (c1762)

Chapman Gordon (1764-1812) 1764 1812 Charity King (c1764)

Nathaniel C. Gordon (1764-1812) 1764 Virginia, United States 1812 Nancy Gordon (c1780)


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