Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born, in Deniliquin, NSW, 1863, died
One of three children, to Thomas Gordon and Maria née Giffen. The family moved to Qld.
Sarah became a school teacher in Cardwell, and collected MEL specimens at Cardwell, 1880, and Rockingham Bay, n.d.
In 1882, Sarah married the Rev. William Frederick Clark-Kennedy (1856-1937), and they had six children.
She died in Qld in 1931 in her 68th year.
One letter from Sarah to Mueller survives.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]
Portrait Photo: http://www.myheritage.cn/photo-1500812_67521831_67521831/sarah-alice-gordon (the dates on this website match: 1863-1931) viewed 22.12.2014.