Sarah Chapman was born 1707 to Unknown Chapman (c1680) and died 1795 of unspecified causes. She married John George Gordon (c1706-c1767) .

Her uncle, Dr. James Chapman, opposed her marriage to someone of such low economic status as her Mr Gordon.

Some records show her as "Mary", but John's tombstone is clear.


Offspring of John Gordon and Sarah Chapman (1707-1795)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Nathaniel Gordon (c1728)
Charles Gordon Sr (1730-1799) 1730 1799 Mary Boswell (c1730)

John Gordon (1734-)
Sarah Gordon (1735-)
Elizabeth Gordon (1739-)
George Gordon (1743-1800) 15 January 1743 Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States 1800 Sarah Herndon (1754-1842)

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  Robin Patterson