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Manoah "Noah" Gordon
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Birth: May 8, 1779
King George County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1865
Bolivar
Polk County
Missouri, USA




Manoah "Noah" Gordon
Sex: M
Birth: 8 MAY 1779 in King George Co, Virginia
Death: 21 APR 1865 in Polk Co, Missouri

Note:
On Oct 5, 1817 Thomas Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln father) and Noah Gorden & William Whitman entered land on the same date in Spencer, County, IN.
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Noah was a very good friend of Thomas Lincoin. The Lincoln's, Gordon's & Guntreman families moved sereral together.
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Religion: Baptist - Dec 19, 1819 member of the Little Pigeon Baptist Church.
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Washington County, Kentucky Bicentennial History ~ states that Noah and Thomas Lincoln, the father of Abraham Lincoln ~ were good friends. They moved at the same time to Hardin County, Kentucky and then on to Spencer County, Springfield, IL.
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Today, Lincoln State Park at Little Pigeon, Spencer, IN includes Noah's farm and markers indicating the site of the Horse Mill for grinding grain Noah built in about 1818. Everyone had to supply their own horses to power the mill. It was at this mill that Abraham Lincoln was kicked by a horse and knocked unconscious for a while.
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Church minutes May 6,1821

The church appoints 3 trustees to attend to the building of the new church. Noah Gordon,
Owen R Griffth & Henry Gunterman.

Washington County, KY Will book F page 435-436 Noah is listed as heir of Hugh Gordon.
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Source: Information BELOW came from - Margo Gorden Krieger @ xarray@redshift.com
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Name: Manoah "Noah" GORDEN
Sex: M
ALIA: /Noah/
Birth: 8 MAY 1779 in Hanover, King George Co, VA
Death: 21 APR 1865 in Polk Co, MO
Burial: Hendrickson Cem: Bolivar, Polk Co, MO
Census: 1810 Hardin Co, KY
Census: 1820 Spencer Co, IN
Census: 1830 Sangamon Co, IL, #150-1
Census: 1840 Van Buren Twp, Polk Co, MO
Census: 18 SEP 1850 Polk Co, MO (P-34, H-437, D-437), Noah (72)(VA)(farmer), Nancy (65)(NC)
Religion: 11 DEC 1819 Member of the Little Pigeon Baptist Church
Event: By Order of Law 10 DEC 1825 The Little Pigeon Creek Church had ordered 3 of its members, Reuben Grigsby, William Barker, & Noah Gorden, to "lay off the burying grounds", which was located on land , next to the meetinghouse, belonging to Noah.
Education: The earliest schoolhouse in the Little Pigeon community stood on the Noah Gorden farm in Clay Twp. It was a one room bldg, built by the subscribers to the school, a good spring of water and the teacher was Andrew Crawford
Emigration: 5 OCT 1817 Thomas Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln's father), Noah Gorden, & William Whitman entered land on the same date in Spencer Co, IN
Event: Land Deed Noah & Nancy Gorden deeded land to Armistead Gorden (son). Noah signed the document but Nancy did not, net even a mark, maybe his was all that was required, or possibly she couldn't write
Occupation: ABT. 1818 Noah Gorden built a "Horse Mill" for grinding grain, everyone had to supply their own horses to power the mill. Thomas Lincoln used the mill and it is recorded that abe Lincoln was kicked by a horse and apparently killed for a time. abe remarked his dog co 7
PROP: MAY 1818 Only land entries in Clay Twp, Spencer Co, IN prior to 1820
Residence: 19 NOV 1799 Living in Fiance, Green Co, KY 10
Residence: 1787 Moved as a child to Fauqier Co, VA 10
Residence: 1 MAY 1798 Resident as a child in Springfield, Washington Co, VA/Springfield, Washington Co., KY 10
Residence: ABT. 2 FEB 1800 Living in Groom, Green Co, KY 10
Residence: 13 NOV 1800 Resident of Washington Co, KY
Residence: ABT. 1809 Resident in Mill Creek, Hardin Co, KY 7
Residence: ABT. 1816 Resident in Little Pigeon, Spencer Co, IN
Residence: MAR 1830 Resident of Sangamon Co, IL now
Residence: ABT. SEP 1837 Arrived to move to Polk Co, MO
Event: Tax Lists 1800 Washington Co, KY
Event: Tax Lists 1803 Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, male above 21, 6 horses
Event: Tax Lists 1804 Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, male above 21, 1 black above 16, total blacks 3, 4 horses
Event: Tax Lists 1806 Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 84 a. 2nd, waters of Plaesant Run, 1 wh male above 21, 5horses
Event: Tax Lists 1807 Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 84 a. 2nd, waters of Pleasant Run, 1 wh male above 21, horses 7
Event: Tax Lists 1808 Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 84 a. 2nd, waters of Pleasant Run, 1 wh male above 21, horses
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Note:
Land Deeds: Noah & Nancy Gorden deeded land to Armistead Gorden (son). Noah signed the document but Nancy did not, net even a mark, maybe his was all that was required.
October 05, 1817 - Thomas Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln's father), Noah Gorden, & William Whitman were in Vincennes, IN (round trip of 120 miles) at the U.S. Land Office to make their initial payments on the land which they had settled in the "Little Pigeon Community" in what is now Spencer Co, IN.
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The earliest schoolhouse in the Little Pigeon (IL) community stood on the Noah Gorden farm in Clay Twp. It was a one room bldg, built by the subscribers to the school, a good spring of water and the first teacher was Andrew Crawford. This school was located in about the center of the scattered population then living near the headwaters of Little Pigeon Creek.
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Noah and family lived less than 2 miles from the Lincoln family. In about 1818, Noah Gorden built a "Horse Mill" for grinding grain, everyone had to supply their own horses to power the mill. Thomas Lincoln used the mill and it is recorded that Abe Lincoln was kicked by a horse and apparently "killed" for a time. Abe remarked his dog could eat the meal as fast as the mill could grind the grain. There was a wheel for grinding corn that you hook a horse up to. Abe was waiting his turn to grind his. When it came his time he hooked horse up and he couldn't get it to move. He was trying anything he could to get it to move and the horse hauled off and kicked in the head and he was " dead " for awhile they said.
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In 1821, Thomas Lincoln was chosen to supervise the construction of the Little Pigeon Meetinghouse. The Little Pigeon Baptist Church was organized in 1816 in Warrick Co, IN, but March 12, 1819, consideration was given to build a house of wordship and on Dec 11, 1819, it was decided to build it on Brother (Noah) Gorden's farm, because of the spring of water near by, belonging to Samuel Howell. Noah Gorden was a member of the Little Pigeon Baptist Church.
The first marriage at this church Andrew Crawford performed as Justice of the Peace for Joseph C. Wright & Diana Pierce on Jan 20, 1819. He also married William Gordon & Lucinda Randle during 1819.
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By Order of Law-
December 10, 1825: The Little Pigeon Creek Church had ordered 3 of its members, Reuben Grigsby, William Barker, & Noah Gorden, to "lay off the burying grounds", which was located on land , next to the meetinghouse, belonging to Noah.
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Census: 1820 Spencer Co, IN Federal Census Index, p. 89
Noah Gordon
1 M under 10 yrs, 2 M 10-15 yrs, 1 M 16-25 yrs, 1 M 26-44 yrs, 4 F under 10 yrs, 1 F 16-25 yrs, 1 F 26-44
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Census: 1840 Polk County MO Federal Census Index-1st Division
(175) Van Buren Township
Gordon, Noah
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Census: 1850 Polk County Missouri Federal Census Index
437-437
Gordon, Noah 72 M VA
Nancy 67 F NC
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Tax Lists-
1800: Washington Co, KY
1803: Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 1 male above 21, 6 horses
1804: Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 1 wh male above 21, 1 black above 16, total blacks 3, 4 horses
1806: Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 84 a. 2nd, waters of Plaesant Run, 1 wh male above 21, 5 horses
1807: Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 84 a. 2nd, waters of Pleasant Run, 1 wh male above 21, 5 horses
1808: Washington Co, KY: Noah Gorden, 84 a. 2nd, waters of Pleasant Run, 1 wh male above 21, 5 horses
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Properties-
May 1818: Only land entries in Clay Twp, Spencer Co, IN prior to 1820
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Residences-
1787: Moved as a child to Fauqier Co, VA
May 1, 1798: Resident, living with family, in Springfield, Washington Co, VA
Nov 19, 1799: Living in Fiance, Green Co, KY
About Feb 2, 1800: Living in Groom, Green Co, KY
Nov 13, 1800: Resident of Washington Co, KY
About 1809: Resident in Mill Creek, Hardin Co, KY
About 1816: Resident in Little Pigeon, Spencer Co, IN
March 1830: Resident of Sangamon Co, IL
Abt Sept 1837: Arrived at Polk Co, MO
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Posted by Peggy Peters on Sun, 22 Mar 1998, in response to GORDON, GORDEN, posted by Mary Ann Hanson on Mon, 23 Feb 1998, at 12:29 p.m.
Information garnered from Washington Co. Bicentennial History: Noah Gorden, born May 8, 1799 in King George County, died April 21, 1865 in Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri. He married Nancy Bartlett in 1799 in Green Co. Ky. Noah and Thomas Lincoln were good friends. They moved at the same time to Hardin Co. Ky, and then on to Spencer Co. Indiana and Springfield, Ill. In Indiana, Noah built an unusual horse operated grist mill that all the neighbors used. It was here that Abraham Lincoln was kicked by his own horse while operating the mill to grind his own meal. Today, Lincoln State Park at Little Pigeon Creek includes Noah's farm and markers indicate the site of the grist mill.
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Noah's children: William B. Gorden married Mary Gunterman; Nancy Gorden; Armstead Gorden married Elizabeth Lamar; Alfred Gorden married Matilda Gunterman; Sarah Gorden married Moses Hart; Mary Gorden; ElizabethGorden; John Gorden married his cousin Sarah Ann Gorden, daughter of Elijah; Elyia Gorden married David Henrickson; Malinda Gorden; Matilda Gorden.
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BURIAL: Hendrickson Cemetery, located in southwest Marion Twp., southwest part of Bolivar...close to Southwest Baptist University grounds
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Father: Hugh GORDEN b: ABT. 1734 in Galloway area?, SCOTLAND
Mother: Sarah OWENS b: 1749 in King George Colony,VA or Ireland
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Marriage 1 Nancy BARTLETT b: 14 FEB 1784 in NC
Married: 19 NOV 1799 in Green Co, KY 5
Note:
Married by Benjamin Lynn, Baptist Minister
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Marriage License for Noah Gorden & Nancy Bartlett was signed by Noah Gorden and Robinson Hunt. Consent was given by Nancy's father, John Bartlett. Witnesses were Robinson Hunt and Soloman Bartlett Sr.[7-22-2001merge.FTW]
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Sources:
Title: Hanson, Mary Ann research
Note: ABBR Mary Ann Hanson research
Note: Mary Ann Hanson of Eugene, OR is a descendent of Noah Gorden who was a brother to my Elijah Gorden and has done much research. She has been alot of help in finding my ancestors. Info located in Elijah.doc
Repository:
Media: Electronic
Title: Gorden, Willis Family Report compiled late 1970's
Repository:
Media: Manuscript
Title: Cemetery Directory of Polk County, Missouri
Author: The Historical Society of Polk Co, Inc
Note: ABBR Cemetery Directory of Polk County, Missouri
Repository:
Media: Book
Title: Gorden, Louis B. visit 10 Aug 1999
Note: ABBR Louis B. Gorden visit 10 Aug 1999
Note: Visited Louis and Vera (Quick) Gorden in Bolivar, MO with my dad, Ronnie D. Gorden and son, Ian Michael Gorden Commins. They took us out to old Gorden Cemetery which used to be off the main travelled road btwn Springfield & Sedalia, MO but road no longer

Title: Gorden, W. Clyde research (very small part of it)
Note: ABBR Clyde Gorden research (very small part of it)
Repository:
Note: NAME Louis B. Gorden
Media: Letter
Text: 25 AUG 1999
Title: Gorden, Willis Family Report compiled late 1970's
Repository:
Media: Manuscript

Title: Boyett, Lee & Barbara (Payne) research
Repository:
Media: Electronic
Title: Kingston, Margaret book on our Gorden lineage
Title: Vincennes District, Spencer Co, IN Tract Book, No VI, Vol II
Repository:
Media: Book
Page: Page 296
Title: Boyett, Lee & Barbara (Payne) research
Repository:
Media: Electronic
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Father: Hugh Gordon b: ABT 1733 in Probably in Inverness Scotland
Mother: Sarah Owens b: ABT 1749 in Probably Ireland

Marriage 1 Nancy Bartlett b: 14 FEB 1784 in North Carolina
Married: 19 NOV 1799 in Green County, Kentucky

Children
William Bartlett Gordon b: 12 NOV 1800 in Springfield, Washington Co, KY
Nancy Gordon b: 6 MAR 1803 in Springfield, Washington Co, KY
Armistead Gordon b: 8 APR 1806 in Springfield, Washington Co, KY
Alfred Gordon b: 24 DEC 1807 in Springfield, Washington Co, KY
Mary "Polly" Gordon b: 28 MAR 1810 in Mill Creek, Hardin Co, KY
Sarah Ann Gordon b: 30 APR 1812 in Mill Creek, Hardin Co, KY
Elizabeth Gordon b: 15 JAN 1815 in Mill Creek, Hardin Co, KY
John Gordon b: 6 FEB 1817 in Little Pigeon, Spencer, IN
Lydia Gordon b: 31 AUG 1819 in Little Pigeon, Spencer, IN
Malinda Gordon b: 25 MAR 1823 in Little Pigeon, Spencer, IN
Matida Gordon b: 4 DEC 1826 in Little Pigeon, Spencer, IN

 
 
Burial:
Hendrickson Cemetery
Bolivar
Polk County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Bobby and Carol Babin E...
Record added: May 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90857937
Manoah Noah Gordon
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