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Re: Richard A Gordin/Gordon
Posted by: Constance Peck (ID *****8980) Date: May 11, 2009 at 07:42:09
In Reply to: Richard A Gordin/Gordon by Deborah Gantt of 296

AGES ARE OFF..AS TO SPELLING OF NAME GORDON MOST OF THE TIME IS JUST CENSUSTAKERS WAY OF SPELLING OR MISPELLING...MY FAMILY STARTED OUT REEVES SOUTH CAROLIAN ...WENT TO READ BY ABT 1800 MISS...THEN FOR MOST OF THE FAMILY IT BECAMES REED ABT 1850 MS.TO LOUISIANA>TEXAS......GO FIGURE..GEOGRAPHICAL ACCENTS CAN AFFECT THE SPELLING OF SURNAMES...
1870 United States Federal Census

Name: Richard A Gordon
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Age in 1870: 36
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: Montezuma, Poweshiek, Iowa
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Montezuma
Household Members: Name Age
Richard A Gordon 36
Mary Gordon 30
Samuel E Gordon 14
Zara J Gordon 12
Clark W Gordon 10
Emmagetta Gordon 7


GOING BACKWARD
1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Richard Gordon
Age in 1860: 25
Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1860: Green, Clark, Ohio
Gender: Male
Post Office: Springfield
Value of real estate: View Image
Household Members: Name Age
Richard Gordon 25
Mary Gordon 20
Samuel Gordon 3
Zarah Gordon 1
NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS*********
Giles Gordon 50
Phoebe Gordon 46
Elizabeth Gordon 17
Emmazetta Gordon 16
Clark Gordon 14
Cynthia Gordon 12
Andrew Gordon 9
Evan Gordon 7


NOW FOR 1880
1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Richard A. Gorden
Home in 1880: Sugar Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa
Age: 45
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Mary
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Indiana
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Hotel Keeper
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Richard A. Gorden 45
Mary Gorden 42
Clark W. Gorden 17
Emma Z. Gorden 15
John West 55 BOARDER


IOWA STATE CENSUS
Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925

Name: Richard Gordin
Birth Year: abt 1834
Birth Place: Ohio
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Census Date: 1885
Residence state: Iowa
Residence County: Mahaska
Locality: New Sharon
Roll: IA1885_228
Line: 22
Family Number: 95
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Richard Gordin 51
Mary Gordin 44
Clark W Gordin 23
Emma Z Gordin 20
Vema H Gordin 3


A TREE I FOUND STATES THAT RICHARD A GORDON {B 16 SEPT 1834 FOUNTAIN CO INDIANA} MARRIED MARY SHEELY NOV 10 1855
GREENE CO OHIO. IT FURTHER STATES THAT RICHARDS PARENTS ARE
Parents
Giles Elijiah Gordon
1810 1887
Phoebe Stephens
1814 1861

IT WOULD APPEAR THAT MAY BE CONFIRMED BY THE 1860 CENSUS


I AM PRETTY THIS IS THE GILES GORDON FAMILY WITH SPELLING ERRORS
1850
Tilar Gordon
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Birth Place: Virginia
Gender: Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Ross, Greene, Ohio
Phebe Gordon 37
Richard Gordon 15 **********
Sarah Gordon 8
Huldah Gordon 12
Mary Gordon 10
Emazeta Gordon 6
Clark N Gordon 4
Cyntha Gordon 1

ALSO FOUND THIS
1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Mary A Sheely
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Birth Place: O
Gender: Female
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Xenia, Greene, Ohio

ONLY OTHER SHEELY'S IN THE SAME AREA
1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Theodoriah Sheely
[Theodrick Sheeley]
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Birth Place: O
Gender: Male
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Silver Creek, Greene, Ohio
Household Members: Name Age
Davis Sheeley 34
James Sheeley 3
Michael Sheeley 84
Sarah Sheely 24
Theodoriah Sheely 32
William Sheely 1

ALL INFO IS FROM ANCESTRY.COM

I AM NOT RELATED


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