John Oxford Gandy

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Born in Butler, Alabama, USA on 14 Oct 1868 to Oxford Gandy and Sarah Ann Watts. John Oxford married Mary Ann Black and had 6 children. He passed away on 1977 in Escambia, Florida, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Gandy"

English (of Norman origin): of uncertain origin. The most plausible suggestion is that it is a nickname for someone who was in the habit of wearing gloves, from Old French ganté, a derivative of gant ‘glove’ (see Gant) or an occupational name for a glove-maker, Old French gantier. However, a certain Hugh de Gandy was High Sheriff of Devon in 1167; it is possible that his surname is a habitational name from some unidentified place in France or even from Ghent in Flanders (see Gaunt 1).

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