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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Mary Gordon: Birth: 1828 in New York. Death: 13 OCT 1905 in Woodstock, Lenawee Co., Michigan

  2. Almira \ Elmira Gordon: Birth: ABT 1829. Death: 13 OCT 1905 in Woodstock, Lenawee Co., Michigan

  3. Matthew \ Silas L. Gordon: Birth: 25 JUN 1833 in New York. Death: 6 DEC 1872 in Joyfield, Benzie Co., Michigan

  4. Marcus L. Gordon: Birth: ABT 1836 in New York.

  5. Ira Gordon: Birth: 1840 in New York. Death: 15 DEC 1910 in Homestead, Benzie Co., Michigan

  6. Lydia Gordon: Birth: 1840 in New York. Death: AUG 1886 in Woodstock, Lenawee, Michigan

  7. Christopher Gordon: Birth: ABT 1842 in New York.

  8. Chester Gordon: Birth: ABT 1846 in Michigan.


Family
Children:
  1. Almira \ Elmira Gordon: Birth: ABT 1829. Death: 13 OCT 1905 in Woodstock, Lenawee Co., Michigan


Sources
1. Title:   1850 U.S. Census
Name:   Ancestry.com
Givenname:   Ancestry.com
RepositoryId:   R2
Repository:   R5
CallNumber:   CS / 71 / C989 1889
2. Title:   1860 U.S. Census
Name:   Ancestry.com
Givenname:   Ancestry.com
RepositoryId:   R2
Repository:   R5
CallNumber:   CS / 71 / C989 1889
3. Title:   1870 U.S. Census
Name:   Ancestry.com
Givenname:   Ancestry.com
RepositoryId:   R2
Repository:   R5
CallNumber:   CS / 71 / C989 1889
4. Title:   1880 U.S. Census
Name:   Ancestry.com
Givenname:   Ancestry.com
RepositoryId:   R2
Repository:   R5
CallNumber:   CS / 71 / C989 1889

Notes
a. Note:   sus. He is 20-30 years old. There is an Eliphalet GORDEN living in a consecutive dwelling. In the 1840 Somerset, Niagara, NY census he may be listed under ----- W. GORDEN (on the ancestry.com you can actually read this as Silas). However he has 2 daughters, one under 5 and one 5-10. I only have found Almira born about 1832, and Mathew is born 1837. The 1840 census is interesting. A couple lines below Silas W are a William Bowen and Elijah Bowen, his brothers-in-law. A bit further down the page is a Harry (Henry?) Patnum. Silas' sister Sally is married to a Patnum. I have received information stating that Silas and Sibil Gordon owned property in Macomb county Michigan. This property was eventually sold to Amos Bowen. I have not been able to confirm this land record, yet. 1850 census.... The 1860 Woodstock, Lenawee, Michigan census is not very positive a Josiah Gordon and his wife Sable, and their children Almira, Ira, Chester, Christopher are listed. Their ages all match up, but who is Josiah? At any rate Silas' son Mathew, his wife Nancy, and their 1st daughter live a couple dwellings prior. Silas W. and Mathew L. owned land in Ionia co. They are 4-5 miles apart. Mathew is in Odessa Twp, and Silas is in Campbell Twp. Land Office Records county date Twp range section acres Silas W. Ionia 1858/05/01 5N 8W 26 40.00 Silas W Benzie 1869/11/01 25N 15W 24 160.00 They all moved to Benzie co, Michigan. Where Silas W, Mathew, and Ira all have proporties. In the 1870 Benzie co census Silas is residing with Chester and Susan.
Note:   I have found a Silas W GORDEN listed on the 1830 Mendon, Monroe, NY cen


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