Descendants of John GORDON (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

Sixth Generation


271. Marie MCKEON (Ellen (Helen) GORDON , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born about 1915. She died in Nov 1985.

Marie lived in Belfast.

Marie married Sydney J. GRAHAM, son of John GRAHAM, in 1941 in St. Colmcille's Church, Swords, Co. Dublin. Sydney was born in probably Belfast. He died.

Sydney was from Knock Eden Park, Belfast.

They had the following children.

+ 436 F i Living.
  437 M ii Living.
  438 M iii Living.

273. Oliver Gordon MCKEON (Ellen (Helen) GORDON , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born on 8 Jun 1920 in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. He died on 20 Apr 1983.

Oliver married Elizabeth Attracta (Attracta) O'HOULIHAN on 24 Oct 1956 in St. John the Baptist Church, Clontarf, Dublin. Elizabeth was born on 28 May 1926. She died on 26 Jul 2006.

Elizabeth was from Clontarf, Dublin.

They had the following children.

  439 F i Living.
        Living married Living.
  440 M ii Living.
        Living married Living.
  441 F iii Living.
        Living married Living.
  442 F iv Living.
        Living married Living.

274. Mary GORDON (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born on 30 May 1922 in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. She died on 28 Dec 2013 in Torrington, Connecticut.

Mary, a nurse, lived in Torrington, Connecticut.

Mary married James A. IVAIN, son of James IVAIN and Elizabeth 'UNKNOWN'. James was born on 11 Jun 1918 in Connecticut. He died on 9 Jul 1983 in Torrington, Connecticut.

They had the following children.

+ 443 M i Living.
  444 F ii Living.
  445 F iii
Pauline IVAIN died.

275. John GORDON (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born in 1923 in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. He died in 1998 in England.

John lived in England where he worked for the Foreign Office.

John married Living in 1948 in Buckinghamshire.

They had the following children.

  446 M i Living.
  447 M ii Living.
  448 M iii Living.
  449 M iv Living.
  450 F v Living.

278. Margaret (Gretta) GORDON (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born in 1927 in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. She died on 28 Oct 2006 in Galway.

Margaret married Christopher (Chris) GRIFFIN. Christopher died before 28 Oct 2006.

Christopher and Gretta lived in Woodquay in Galway.

They had the following children.

  451 M i Living.
  452 F ii Living.
  453 M iii Living.
  454 F iv Living.
  455 F v Living.

279. Zena Marie GORDON (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born in 1928 in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. She died on 22 Jan 2013 in probably Co. Clare.

Zena married John James (Jimmy) VAUGHAN, son of Michael VAUGHAN and 'unknown' HEALY. John died before 22 Jan 2013.

Jimmy and his wife, Zena, farmed in Deerpark West, Lahinch Road, Co. Clare.

They had the following children.

  456 M i Living.
  457 F ii Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 458 M iii Living.
  459 M iv Living.
        Living married Living.

281. Joan Angela GORDON (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born on 24 May 1931 in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. She died on 6 Apr 2014 in Sligo. She was buried in St Ninnidh's Cemetery, Bundoran, Co. Donegal.

The photograph shown here is from a visa application, dated 11 March 1954, for a visit to Brazil. She travelled with her uncle James Gordon. A year later she and her sister Dorothy travelled with James to Sri Lanka (then Ceylon), departing by ship from Liverpool on 14 January 1955 and returning (presumably to Liverpool - the page on the ship manifest does not specify) on 9 March 1955. Joan married Sean Meehan the following year. They and their family lived on Main St., Bundoran, Co. Donegal.

Joan married Living in 1956.

They had the following children.

  460 M i Living.
        Living married Living.
  461 M ii Living.

282. Living (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ).

Living married Stephen J. IVAIN, son of James IVAIN and Elizabeth 'UNKNOWN'. Stephen was born on 13 Apr 1921 in Connecticut. He died on 30 Jul 1975 in Torrington, Connecticut.

They had the following children.

  462 M i
Thomas IVAIN was born in 1960. He died in 1960.
  463 F ii Living.
  464 M iii Living.
        Living married Living.
  465 M iv Living.
        Living married Living.

283. Cormac GORDON (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born on 31 Dec 1933 in Mohill, Co. Leitrim. He died on 8 Oct 2001 in Connecticut.

Cormac graduated from university in London with degrees in civil and electrical engineering. He worked for the Department of Industry and Commerce in Ireland, much of his work relating to energy research.

Cormac, who lived in Sutton in Dublin, died while on vacation in Connecticut.

Cormac married Living in Sutton, Dublin.

They had the following children.

  466 F i Living.
  467 M ii Living.
  468 M iii Living.
  469 M iv Living.

285. Living (Thomas , John , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ).

Living married Living.

They had the following children.

  470 M i
Peter GORDON was born in 1974. He died in 1974.
  471 M ii Living.
        Living married Living.
  472 F iii Living.
  473 M iv Living.
  474 F v Living.
  475 F vi Living.

286. John Vincent JOYCE (Anne Catherine (Annie Kate) GORDON , Patrick , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born on 5 Aug 1896 in Longford. He died on 13 Mar 1964 in Dublin. He was buried in Deansgrange Cemetery, Dublin.

John lived at 5 Palmerstown Road, Rathmines, Dublin. He attained the rank of colonel in the Irish Army and was a member of the Military Court.

John married Marion FOGARTY. Marion was born about 1899 in Galway. She died on 21 Aug 1978 in Dublin.

Marion lived in Shankill, co. Dublin.

They had the following children.

  476 F i Living.
  477 M ii Living.
  478 M iii
John William James JOYCE was born in 1931. He died on 24 Jun 1931. He was buried in Deansgrange Cemetery, Dublin.

John died as a baby.

287. Mary Mercedes JOYCE (Anne Catherine (Annie Kate) GORDON , Patrick , Patrick (Pat) , Cormac or Thomas , John ) was born on 25 Sep 1897 in Longford. She died in 1982 in Australia.

Mary, who was also known as Mercedes, died in Australia where it is thought she had been living for some years. It is possible she moved to Australia because her daughter, Pepita, was living there.

Mary married Joseph (Joe) KEATING, son of Joseph KEATING and Ann (Annie) HANNAN, on 18 Jul 1923 in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Joseph was born about 1890 in Co. Limerick. He died in 1960.

Joe was a brother of the remowned Irish painter Sean Keating and an uncle of Sean's son Justin, a Labour politician who served as Minister for Industry and Commerce in the Irish government in the 1970s.

Marriage Notes:

Their marriage certificate tells us that Joe's address at the time was [what looks like] 106 Lower Baggot St., Dublin and Mary's was 14 Adelaide St., Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Witnesses to the marriage were Claude Keating and Clare Mary Joyce.

Mary and Joseph had the following children.

+ 479 M i Paul John Geoffrey KEATING was born on 13 Aug 1924. He died on 14 Mar 1980.
+ 480 M ii Terence (Terry) KEATING was born on 14 Jun 1926. He died on 22 Sep 2005.
+ 481 F iii Josephine (Pepita) KEATING was born on 9 Jun 1935.

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