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William Gordon
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1828
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1865

Relationship: 2nd great grand uncle of husband

Birthdate derived from information on tombstone
Died at 37 years 7 months 2 days

Husband of Mary Ann Trapp Gordon
Brother of John Gordon

William is the son of Pleasant Gordon. He was born 8 Mar 1828 in Giles County, Tenn. He moved to Effingham County with his father and brothers and there met and married Mary Ann Trapp 11 Oct 1849. They lived in Effingham County for several years, later moving to Jersey County,IL and then back to Effingham County. Children born to this union are: John Henry Gordon (1850-1917) Rachel Gordon (1854-) Andrew M Gordon (1857-) Mary A (E) Gordon (1859-) Michael Gordon (1859-) William Gordon (1865-1899
William served in the Civil war, mustering out in 1865. He died in Oct of 1865. It is not known if his death was a result of Civil War injuries or of another cause but he died before his youngest child was born. 
Family links: 
  Andrew M. Gordon (1856 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: This gravesite found by Gary Wells
Bethsaida Cemetery
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Kathryn Hammett Gordon
Record added: Apr 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67958088
William Gordon
Added by: gary wells
William Gordon
Added by: gary wells
William Gordon
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