Person:George Gordon (52)

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Dr. George E. Gordon
b.12 Aug 1806 Kentucky
m. 10 Jun 1839
  1. Isabelle Gordon1842 - 1916
Facts and Events
Name[1] Dr. George E. Gordon
Gender Male
Birth[2] 12 Aug 1806 Kentucky
Marriage 10 Jun 1839 Red River County, Texas(her 3rd husband; 4 children)
to Isabella Hadden Hopkins
Death[3] 14 Jun 1872 Red River County, Texas
Alt Death[2] Dec 1872 Clarksville, Red River County, Texas
Burial[2] Saint Joseph Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States

Red River County, Texas, 1850 census:S7

Gordon, George 44 yrs M.D. (real estate = $5,000) b. Kentucky
      Isabella 45 yrs b. Kentucky
      Patrick [stepson?] 15 yrs b. Texas
Clark, Frank 20 yrs Lawyer b. C. Nation
      James John 12 yrs b. Tennessee
      Isabella 10 yrs b. Tennessee
      Richard 7 yrs b. Tennessee
      James 6 yrs b. Tennessee
Brown, James C. 30 yrs Trader (real estate = $700) b. Kentucky
      Mary 22 yrs b. Alabama
      Presh 1 yr b. Texas
Rachell, Pinkney 19 yrs b. South Carolina
Carter, Martha 16 yrs b. [blank]
Covington, Peter 22 yrs Oveseer b. Alabama
Hughins, Thomas 22 yrs Law. b. Virginia

Red River County, Texas, 1860 census:S8

Gordon, George 55 yrs Physician (real estate = $40,000; personal estate = $20,000) b. Kentucky
      Isabella H. 50 yrs b. Kentucky
      John C. 20 yrs Student b. Texas
      Belle 17 yrs b. Texas
      Richard 15 yrs Student b. Texas
Clark, James 24 yrs [no occ.] (real estate = $3,000; personal estate = $---) b. Texas
References
  1. Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), p. xiv.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Grave marker, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States.
  3. Handbook of Texas Online, "Gordon, Isabella Hadden Hopkins".
  4.   United States. Adjutant General's Office. Index to compiled service records of Confederate soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Texas. (Washington [District of Columbia]: The National Archives, 1955).

    Served as a surgeon in the 9th Texas Cavalry after 1863.

  5.   Texas. General Land Office. Abstracts of All Original Texas Land Titles Comprising Grants and Locations. (Austin, Texas: Texas General Land Office), Patent #156 (Abstract # 572).

    On 16 Nov 1867, he patented 3rd Class headright certificate #149 (originally granted to John J. Musgrove) for 640 acres, which he located southeast of Peters Prairie.

  6.   Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States. Northern Standard (Clarksville, Texas), 7 October 1848.

    He appears on the list of letters being held at the Clarksville post office.

  7.   Red River, Texas, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 224B, house/family 403/403.
  8.   Red River, Texas, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. ___, house/family 788/788.