Descendants of Patrick Gordon

John Gordon

 

John Gordon was born in 1838 in Fairymount, Co. Roscommon, probably in the townland of Curreentorpan. He was one of the 14 children of Patrick Gordon from Kilgarriff, Fairymount, and Mary French from Elphin, Co, Roscommon.

In 1869 John, who was a farmer, married Mary O'Connor from Elphin. They lived in Sheepwalk, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon where they raised 11 children: Mary (Matthews), Patrick (RIC member, Co. Wexford), John (farmer, Co. Roscommon), Martin (no information available), James (medical doctor, Co. Donegal), Kate (James's housekeeper, Co. Donegal), Ellen (McKeon, Dublin), Thomas (veterinary surgeon, Co. Leitrim), Cormac (medical doctor, Co. Roscommon), Annie (nurse, Dublin) and Michael (no information available).

James died in 1895 aged about 57.

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