This family, although not found in the 1850 index, is listed on the 1850 Marion Twp., Hendricks Co, IN census, on page 74, house 1030-1030 as follows: Jonathan Gordon 28 farmer b. MD; Nancy 38 KY; Polly A. 16 b. IN (too old to be Jonathan's child); Elizabeth 12 IN; Benjamin 3 IN. Neighbors on each side: Peter FRY 51 KY and family house 1032-1032 and Mahlen STINSON 22 KY and family.
Descendants of Jonathan Gordon
1 Jonathan GORDON b: Abt. 1822 in MD
.. +Nancy UNKNOWN b: Abt. 1812 in KY
.. 2 Polly A. GORDON b: Abt. 1834
.. 2 Elizabeth GORDON b: Abt. 1838
.. 2 Benjamin Edgar GORDON b: October 05, 1847 in Rush Co., IN d: December 13, 1901 in Shawnee, Pottowatomie, OK?
....... +Lucindy BROUGHTON b: Abt. 1850 d: 1867 in Danville, IN Father: Joseph Broughton Mother: Lucinda Leffew m: September 06, 1865 in Hendricks Co., IN
.. *2nd Wife of Benjamin Edgar GORDON:
....... +Eliza MAYES b: February 02, 1852 in Ridlington, Rutland, England d: November 24, 1907 in Shawnee, OK Father: Richard Mayes Mother: Mary Ann Unknown m: February 14, 1871 in Bluffs, Scott, IL (my ancestors)
.. 2 Nancy? GORDON b: Abt. 1850
.. 2 Joseph? GORDON b: Abt. 1851
I have not yet found them on the 1860 census, but I believe Jonathan GORDON died in the Civil War (waiting on pension papers from the National Archives).
All help appreciated,
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