Helen Isabelle Gordon was born in April 1873, just three months after her father died.

Helen Gordon married Graham Henry Whalley Nicholson, who was born on the 30th of August 1859, and together they had their first child Cameron Gordon Graham Nicholson, on the 30th of June 1898 and got their second, Reginald Arran Graham Nicholson, on the 12th of March 1904.

Cameron Gordon Graham Nicholson later married Evelyn Odell and became Sir General Cameron Gordon G. Nicholson GCB, KBE, DSO with Bar, MC with Bar. His younger brother Reginald also served with the British Army during World War 2 as a Major with the 115th Field Regiment Royal Artillery in Burma. He was awarded the D.S.O. on 20 September 1945.

Father Nicholson was listed as a Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery in 1892, became a Colonel in 1922, and was mentioned in the 1922 Birthday Honours. Graham was decorated with the Commander of the most distinguished Order of Saint George and Michael.

Graham Nicholson died on the 1st of February 1946. Helen died on 23rd October 1961 in Kent, England. She was the last of Major Gordon's family.


Peter of Ballee                         William of Ballyskeagh 1697 - ?

x                                                   x

Mary Boak                                Mary Ross


                                                 Aaron Gordon                                            William Gordon (1738 - 1831)                  Margaret Gordon                           Mary Gordon


                                                 Margaret Boak (1744 - 14/11/1837)                                                                              

Elizabeth(... - 1839)         Aaron(1781 - 8/10/1844)       Robert of Stragollen (1774- 7/9/1850)         William(..- ./1/1837)          Mary

                                                                                                              X 19/04/1809

                                                                                               Ellen Eagleson (1786 - 21/09/1860)

George (22/6/1824 - 4/6/1896)   William(15/5/1812 - 25/2/1814)  Aaron  (17/5/1814 - 1860)   Matilda An (1/11/1817 - 1863)    William E. (4/6/1831-15/1/1873)     Elizabeth   Robert (4/6/1823 - 23/7/1823)   Margaret (5/5/1810 - 1816)   Ellen (1827 - 1899)     Robert (1830 - 1883)

    X (1)Marion Hay Forbes

Robert (1855-1918)                                                                                                                                                                               X (2) Emelia M. Dick


Marion Elizabeth Versfeld                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                    William Eagleson                       Archibald Alexander                   Robert Aaron                   Emily Mackenzie                           Helen Isabelle

George    Ronald Eagleson                                                                                                                                x                                                         x                                                                                                                                                         x                                                                                       x                                                                                                                                         Margaret Katherine Blair                Lizzie Maude Smith                                                                                                                      Graham H. W. Nicholson              

                    Vera Newcomb                                                                                                                                    


 Cyriel Vivian Eagleson                                                                                          Colin Mackenzie Blair                William "Bill" Hyde Eagleson   Archibald G. R.   Edmund Robert Adam           Cameron Gordon Graham (Nicholson)