In the 1880 census index for Texas: William A. GORDY, DeWitt Co, pg 417, ED 47; Alice E. GORDY, DeWitt Co, pg 417, ED 47; Aaron GORDY, Palo Pinto Co, pg 122, ED 155; Robert GORDY, McLennen (sic) Co, pg 148, ED 110. I would check DeWitt Co, TX for death of Wm. A. GORDY. Have you looked at DeWitt Co, TX genweb site? Be sure to leave a query there, too.