Catherine Gordon (née Hering)

21st Aug 1763 - 26th Dec 1840

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Catherine Hering, daughter of Julines Hering of Jamaica and Heybridge.

  1. Born 21/08/1763, baptised 25/09/1763 at Westminster.  Married John Gordon (q.v.), Collector of Customs at Bristol, 1787.

  2. Catherine's sister Mary Helen Hering married Henry Middleton (1770-1846), one of the signers of the American Declaration of Independence.

  3. Catherine's daughter, also called Catherine, married Sir William Miles, 1st Bart, son of Philip John Miles (q.v.).

Sources

  1. Ancestry.com, England and Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 [database online]; Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) vol. 2 pp. 10-13.

  2. See the Hering Family Papers, 1674-1960, http://www.southcarolinahistoricalsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Hering-Family-papers-1211.00.pdf [accessed 12/03/2013].

  3. http://www.inglis.uk.com/11%20the%20american%20branch.htm [accessed 28/03/2011].

We are grateful for the assistance of Madeleine Mitchell in compiling this entry.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Maiden Name
Hering
Spouse
John Gordon of Bristol
Children
7 sons, 3 daughters

Associated Claims (1)

£1,079 13S 4D
Awardee

Relationships (5)

Wife → Husband
Mother-in-law → Son-in-law
Notes →
Michael Hinton Castle married Catherine Gordon's daughter Mary Helen...
Sister → Brother
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Other relatives
Notes →
Philip John Miles's son Sir William Miles, 1st Bart., married Catherine Gordon, daughter of John Gordon and Catherine...