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Name Sir John Gordon 1st Baronet Gordon114,139, M
Birth Date 1610
Death Date 19 Jun 1644 Age: 34
Father George Gordon , M (<1594-1610)
Mother Margaret Bannerman , F (<1594-)
Misc. Notes
Sir John Gordon, 1st Bt. was born in 1610. He was the son of George Gordon and Margaret Bannerman. He married Mary Forbes, daughter of William Forbes, in 1630. He died on 19 July 1644, beheaded after being found guilty of treason (the first Royalist to be executed by a judicial sentence).
Sir John Gordon, 1st Bt. was next in command of the Royal forces to oppose the Covenanters. He fought in the action at Turreff in 1639. He was created 1st Baronet Gordon, of Haddo, co. Aberdeen on 13 August 1642. In October 1643 he protested against the Covenant. On 8 May 1644 in Kelly, Devon, England, his house was beseiged and he was taken prisoner on its surrender.

Family Mary Forbes b. before 1620, d. after July 1644
Children
Sir John Gordon of Haddo, 2nd Bt.+ b. c 1632, d. 1665
Sir George Gordon of Haddo, 1st Earl of Aberdeen+ b. 3 Oct 1637, d. 20 Apr 1720
Janet Gordon b. b 1644
Spouses
1 Mary Forbes114,139, F
Birth Date bef 1620
Death Date abt 1644 Age: 24
Misc. Notes
Mary Forbes was born before 1620. She was the daughter of William Forbes. She married Sir John Gordon, 1st Bt., son of George Gordon and Margaret Bannerman, in 1630. She died after July 1644.
Marr Date 1630
Children George , M (1637-1720)
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