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Jonathan & Nancy GORDON - 1850 census
Posted by: Janice Mauldin Castleman Date: July 30, 2000 at 11:38:57
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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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