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James Gordon
Grand Meadow Twp.

James Gordon is a native of Canada, born Feb. 10, 1828. In 1849 he went to Rock County, Wis., and remained there until 1854, when he came to Clayton County and settled on his present farm on section 7, Grand Meadow Township. He owns 154 acres of highly cultivated land and forty of timber. He was married to Nancy Stiles on June 28, 1860. She was born in New York, Dec. 30, 1840. Their union has been blessed with three children-- Arthur, born April 6, 1861; Orren M., March 19, 1863, and Edwin C., Sept. 3, 1864. Mr. Gordon votes the Republican Ticket. He is one of Clayton County's substantial farmers and representative men.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 828
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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