Peggy Gordon*

Peggy Gordon is the child of Philip and Priscilla Gordon she appears in the Birchtown Muster with no age listed. It is assumed that she is an infant. She ad a sister- Mary who is listed with her mother in the BON but this child had died by the time of the Birchtown Muster.
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Lord Dunmore's Proclamation - Norfolk

  • John Murray, Lord Dunmore -

    John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809), was the  colonial governor of Virginia at the outbreak of the American Revolution.

Source for this event: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation


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Treaty of Paris - Paris France

  • Treaty of Paris -

    In November 1782 a provisional peace treaty was hammered out between the British and the Americans in Paris.

Source for this event: Treaty of Paris


Birchtown Muster - Birchtown

Source for this event: Birchtown Muster of Free Blacks
Name Age Occupation Families they lived with Companies they belong to Remarks Company They Are Now With
Peggy Gordon * Captain Perth's Company
Remarks:[It is assumed that Peggy is a 'Gordon' - hence the asterisk after her last name. As there is no age recorded either it is assumed that she is an infant.]
Peggy Gordon *'s Relationships