DESCENDANTS

OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN GORDON

Submitted by: Bob Gordon

 Dividing Lin

 

Benjamin Franklin GORDON b: 18 June 1854 in MO. d: 1937 in Muskogee, OK. Buried in Citizens cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK. There is no headstone marking his grave. No death certificate filed in the state of OK.

The day 18 came out of is daughter bible, no month, no year. The month and year of Benjamin birth came from the 1900 census from Muskogee, OK.

Citizen's Cemetery Fort Gibson, OK. Was the CHEROKEE NATIONAL CEMETERY Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

A national historical landmark, designated by Cherokee Nation as National Cemetery before Civil War and maintained until 1906. Transferred to town of Fort Gibson Indian Territory. Principal Chief Wm. P. Ross and other officials and dignitaries are buried in this Cemetery. [This is on a monument in front of cemetery]

Benjamin shows up in the following census.

Indian Territory-Cherokee Nation, OK. 1900

20TH day of June ED # 39 SD # 73 page # 7 line #46; Township 16 N.R. 20; Under the head of house Alfred CRAIG [His father in law]

1910 census Muskogee Co, OK.; Nash Township; 12 & 13th day of May; ED # 107 sheet 17A line 40

1920 census Muskogee Co, OK.; Nash Township; 21 day of January; E.D. # 73 sheet # 7B line 83; They spelled His last name GORDEN should be GORDON

1930 census Muskogee Co, OK. Nash Township; 18th day of April; E.D. # 51-23 sheet # 6A line # 26; Again they spelled His last name GORDEN should be GORDON

WIFE Lizzie CRAIG [given name Elizabeth Jane CRAIG] b: 28th Feb 1876 in Hamilton, Iowa d: 31 July 1945 Muskogee, OK, buried 2 Aug 1945 at Citizen's Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK. No headstone marking Her grave. No death certificate in the state of OK.

MARRIED 24TH of Feb 1894 Taney Co, MO.

Note: The Missouri Marriages, 1851-1900 shows the 28th of Feb, but the marriage license shows 24th Feb 1894.

NOTE: All the sons of Benjamin and Lizzie GORDON had only one given name.

CHILDREN

Obie GORDON b: 7 March 1895 Taney Co, MO. d: 29 Nov 1945 San Fernando, CA. Millard [Mert] GORDON b: 28 Dec 1897 Taney Co, MO. d: 28 June 1929 Muskogee, OK.

Wife: Margaret SMITH b: 22 June 1906 Jasper, ARK d: 24 Nov 1972 at Three River, Mich.

Nancy Elva GORDON b: 21 March 1899 Muskogee, OK. d: 2 Sept, 1952 Muskogee, OK. Buried Memorial Park, Muskogee, OK

Husband: Virgil Lee DRY b: 24 Aug 1894 Marshfield, MO d: 11 July 1962 Muskogee, OK. Buried: Memorial Park, Muskogee, OK

Oral GORDON b: 24 March 1901 Fort Gibson, OK. d: Big Spring, Texas

Wife: Ollie? b: ? d: Big Spring Texas

Ulvan GORDON b: 28 March, 1902 Fort Gibson, OK d: Sept, 1945 Woodall, OK

Wife: Esta Izora McFARLAND b: 3 Sept 1903 Braggs, OK. d: 9 Dec 1965 Tahlequah, OK

Norvel GORDON b: 7 Mar, 1905 Muskogee, OK. d: 16 Oct, 1973 Never married

Mary Edith GORDON b: 21 June 1908 Muskogee, OK. d: 13 Sept, 1996 Muskogee, OK. Buried Citizen's Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK.

Husband: William [Bill] Henry ELLIS b: 27 Sept, 1905 Indian Territory, OK d: 7 Oct, 1985 Muskogee, OK. Buried Citizen's Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK.

Orbit GORDON b: 8 Feb 1911 Fort Gibson, OK. d: 7 July 1985 Woodland, CA. Buried 10 July, 1985 East Lawn Southgate, Sacramento, CA. Lloyd GORDON b: 6 Sept, 1914 Fort Gibson, OK, d: 6 July, 1943 Muskogee, OK. Buried: Citizen's Cemetery Fort Gibson, OK, No Headstone Never married

Everett GORDON b: 29 July 1916 Fort Gibson, OK. d: 17 Sept, 1995 Banning, CA. Buried: 21 Sept, 1995 Desert Lawn Cemetery, Calimesa, CA.

Wife: Rosalee Katherine BLAKE b: 30 Jan, 1921 Keifer,OK. d: 20 Sept, 1988 Redland,CA. Buried: 26 Sept, 1988 Desert Lawn Cemetery, Calimesa, CA.

Unnamed baby

Obie GORDON b: 7 March, 1895 Taney Co, MO d: 29 Nov, 1945 at San Fernando, CA. Buried 3 Dec 1945 at Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, CA.

Obie GORDON can be found in the following census under Benjamin Franklin GORDON 1900 census and 1910 census.

1920 census Muskogee Co, OK. Nash Township; Sheet # 14B 21 & 22 Jan E.D.# 72 line 69

1930 census Ottawa Co, OK; Quapaw Township; E.D. # 33, sheet 7A, line 24

Wife: Donnie Parthenie MARTIN b: 4 Apr, 1903 in Little River, ARK d: 16 May, 1988 at Santa Marie, CA. Buried at Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, CA.

Married: 17 May 1919 at Muskogee, OK.

CHILDREN

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Living male

Francis Elizabeth GORDON b: 29th June, 1923 d: 21 Oct 1924 at Joplin, MO. Buried Citizen's Cemetery Fort Gibson, OK. No headstone. .

Loys [Dutch] GORDON b: 27th Jan 1925 at Cardin, Ok. d: 31 Jan, 1999 at Santa Marie, CA. Buried Santa Marie Cemetery [cremation].

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