Laban G. Quaintance1

b. 26 May 1816, d. 20 August 1816
     Laban G. Quaintance was born on 26 May 1816.1 He was the son of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard.1 Laban G. Quaintance died on 20 August 1816.1 He was buried in the Quaintance cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.2

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 43. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Family graveyard listing.

Louisa P. Quaintance1

b. 7 December 1817, d. 12 November 1897
     Louisa P. Quaintance was born on 7 December 1817.1 She was the daughter of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard.1 Louisa P. Quaintance married John W. Stockwell on 26 August 1841.1 Louisa P. Quaintance died on 12 November 1897 at age 79.1

Children of Louisa P. Quaintance and John W. Stockwell

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 43. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Given his burial in the family cemetery with the stone marked "Little Eddon," it is likely that he died in infancy.

Harriet Quaintance1

b. 5 June 1819
     Harriet Quaintance was born on 5 June 1819.1 She was the daughter of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard.1 Harriet Quaintance married Thomas Alexander Henderson on 13 February 1838.1 Harriet Quaintance died.1

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 43. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.

Mary H. Quaintance1

b. 3 January 1821, d. 7 April 1851
     Mary H. Quaintance was born on 3 January 1821.1 She was the daughter of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard.1 Mary H. Quaintance married Monroe T. Brookes on 4 January 1850.1 Mary H. Quaintance died on 7 April 1851 at age 30. She died from tuberculosis.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 43. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S112] "Quaintance History found in papers belonging to Lizzie D. Quaintance," (MS, Abt 1960; Lake Wales, Florida); unknown repository reference, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon; Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. Hereinafter cited as "Quaintance History."

John H. Quaintance1

b. 16 May 1826, d. 3 November 1849
     John H. Quaintance was born on 16 May 1826.1 He was the son of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard.2 John H. Quaintance died on 3 November 1849 at age 23. He died from cholera.1,3 He was buried in the Quaintance cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.4

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 44. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 43.
  3. [S112] "Quaintance History found in papers belonging to Lizzie D. Quaintance," (MS, Abt 1960; Lake Wales, Florida); unknown repository reference, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon; Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. Hereinafter cited as "Quaintance History."
  4. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Family graveyard listing.

Huldah Grace Quaintance1

b. 7 February 1829, d. 11 September 1847
     Huldah Grace Quaintance was born on 7 February 1829.1 She was the daughter of William Quaintance and Sabra Southard.2 Huldah Grace Quaintance died on 11 September 1847 at age 18. She died of typhoid fever.1,3 She was buried in the Quaintance cemetery, Fleming County, Kentucky.4

Citations

  1. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Genealogy of the Quaintance Family in Virginia and Kentucky (Englewood, Colorado: Self published, 1968), Page 44. Hereinafter cited as Quaintances of Va. & Ky.
  2. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Page 43.
  3. [S112] "Quaintance History found in papers belonging to Lizzie D. Quaintance," (MS, Abt 1960; Lake Wales, Florida); unknown repository reference, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon; Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan. Hereinafter cited as "Quaintance History."
  4. [S1] Alfred M. Quaintance, Quaintances of Va. & Ky., Family graveyard listing.

Peter Gordon1

b. 29 December 1800, d. 20 November 1853
Peter and Clarissa Gordon
     Peter Gordon was born on 29 December 1800 in Mason County, Kentucky.1 He was a surveyor and farmer in Mason County.2 He was the son of Col. Lewis Gordon and Keziah Stout. Peter Gordon witnessed the marriage bond of Ralph Newton Jenkins and Susan Gordon on 5 December 1821 in Mason County; her brother Peter was required to attest that she was at least 21 years old, even though Peter himself was barely 21 at the time.3 Peter Gordon married Clarissa Berry Loyd, daughter of Richard Dixon Loyd and Clara Berry, on 30 January 1832 in Mason County. Peter Gordon was Sheriff circa 1850 in Mason County.4 He was appointed on 6 November 1850 to sell subscriptions of "Stock in the Maysville and Lexington Rail Road Company" to people living in the Jersey Ridge area.5 He died on 20 November 1853 in Mason County, at age 52. The cause of death was listed as "Erisypelas", a type of skin infection that can get into the blood and damage the heart valves.1,6 He was buried in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.1 He apparently bought and sold much real estate in Mason Co. There are numerous deeds with his name on them in the local records. All of this land was later sold off by his sons when they moved from Mason to Fleming Co. A property statement filed after his death indicates that he also owned a family of slaves in 1853. The total value of his "personal property" was about $7300.

Peter's generation seemed to mark the high point of the family's fortunes in Kentucky. Many of his children married into prominent land-holding families in the area, such as the Downings, Smoots, and Quaintances. The value of these holdings eventually decreased during the next generation, probably due to the Civil War, the end of slavery, and other economic and social changes.7

Children of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd

Citations

  1. [S15] Peter Gordon Family Monument, Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky; Douglas Gordon, 1998.
  2. [S126] W. Douglas Gordon, Gordon Family Papers, 1804-1860 (Rochester Hills, MI: privately printed, 2004), Letter GL20, Peter Gordon to Charity Pullen, 6 Aug 1837. Hereinafter cited as Gordon Family Papers.
  3. [S51] Marriage bond for Susan Gordon and Ralph Jenkins, Mason County Museum, 215 Sutton St., Maysville, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Susan Gordon Marriage Bond.
  4. [S180] E. Polk Johnson, History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities (Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), Biographical sketch of P. G. Smoot on page 1397. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky and Kentuckians.
  5. [S208] Letter from R. (President) Collins (Maysville and Lexington Rail Road Company, Maysville, Kentucky) to Peter Gordon, 6 Nov 1850; Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  6. [S209] Deaths in Mason County, Kentucky Death Records, 1853 (Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Archives, 2010). Hereinafter cited as Kentucky Deaths, 1853.
  7. [S86] Peter Gordon will (12 Jan 1854), Peter Gordon's Property Statement, Mason County Museum, 215 Sutton St., Maysville, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Peter Gordon Property Statement.

Clarissa Berry Loyd

b. 16 June 1808, d. 5 August 1870
Clarissa Berry Loyd
     Clarissa Berry Loyd was born on 16 June 1808 in Mason County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Richard Dixon Loyd and Clara Berry. Clarissa Berry Loyd married Peter Gordon, son of Col. Lewis Gordon and Keziah Stout, on 30 January 1832 in Mason County. Clarissa Berry Loyd died on 5 August 1870 in Mason County, at age 62.

Children of Clarissa Berry Loyd and Peter Gordon

Susan Elizabeth Gordon1

b. 11 November 1832, d. 23 August 1865
     Susan Elizabeth Gordon was born on 11 November 1832 in Mason County, Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd. Susan Elizabeth Gordon died on 23 August 1865 in Mason County, at age 32.1 She was buried in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.1

Citations

  1. [S15] Peter Gordon Family Monument, Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky; Douglas Gordon, 1998.

Anna Eliza Gordon

b. 1 August 1836, d. 2 April 1888
Anna Eliza Gordon
     Anna Eliza Gordon was born on 1 August 1836 in Mason County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd. Anna Eliza Gordon married Darius Downing, son of Robert Downing Jr and Jane McKinzie, on 12 January 1869 in Peter Gordon's residence, Mason County, Kentucky.1 Anna Eliza Gordon died on 2 April 1888 in Mason County, at age 51.1 She was buried in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.2

Children of Anna Eliza Gordon and Darius Downing

Citations

  1. [S41] Darius Downing family, Darius Downing Family Bible Arva Moore Parks, Miami, Florida. Hereinafter cited as Downing Bible.
  2. [S55] Various Headstones, Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky; W. Douglas Gordon, Oct 2001.

Mary Keziah Gordon

b. 22 March 1839, d. 4 October 1924
Mary Keziah Gordon Smoot & Family
     Mary Keziah Gordon was born on 22 March 1839 in Mason County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd. Mary Keziah Gordon married William Perrine Smoot, son of William Elgin Smoot and Elizabeth Perrine, on 6 January 1862 in Mason County. Mary Keziah Gordon and William Perrine Smoot lived in June 1900 in 310 Market St., Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky. They lived there with their son, Peter.1 Mary Keziah Gordon died on 4 October 1924 in Mason County, at age 85. She was buried in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.2

Children of Mary Keziah Gordon and William Perrine Smoot

Citations

  1. [S76] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Mason Co., Film 543, Book 1, Page 88.
  2. [S55] Various Headstones, Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky; W. Douglas Gordon, Oct 2001.
  3. [S44] LDS Church, 1880 U.S. Census (Salt Lake City, UT: FamilySearch.org, 2001). Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census.

Dr. Peter Albert Gordon1

b. 29 November 1844, d. 4 February 1891
Peter Albert Gordon
     Dr. Peter Albert Gordon was born on 29 November 1844 in Mason County, Kentucky.1 He was a homeopathic physician in Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.2 He was the son of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd. Dr. Peter Albert Gordon was educated at the Homeopathic Medical College of New York in New York City, New York.3 He was graduated on 1 March 1868.3 He lived in 1880 in Flemingsburg.4 He was a partner in a farming operation with his brother, Lewis Dixon Gordon, from 1887 to his death in 1891. Peter owned the land, which was near Lamar in Barton Co., Missouri.5 He shared his medical practice in Flemingsburg with Dr. Peter Gordon Smoot from 1888 until June of 1891.6 He died on 4 February 1891 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri, at age 46. He died of "La Grippe," which is now called influenza.1,7,8 He was buried in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.1,7 Peter may have lived somewhat of an adventurous life. One of the pictures of him was taken at a photographer's studio in Denver, Colorado. It is not known why he was there and exactly when, but in the late 1800's that was quite a "boom" area due to the gold rush in the Rockies. He must have established enough of a residence that he wanted a portrait photograph taken.9

Citations

  1. [S15] Peter Gordon Family Monument, Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky; Douglas Gordon, 1998.
  2. [S99] Fleming Co. Courthouse, compiler, Fleming Co. Court Records (Flemingsburg, Kentucky: n.pub.), Case 25697, regarding estate disposition.. Hereinafter cited as Fleming Co. Court Records.
  3. [S104] Medical Registry of Fleming County, Kentucky: Page 12., Fleming County Courthouse, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Fleming Co. Medical Registry.
  4. [S44] LDS Church, 1880 U.S. Census (Salt Lake City, UT: FamilySearch.org, 2001). Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census.
  5. [S100] Estate of P.A. Gordon v. Surviving relatives, Case 25697: Lewis Dixon Gordon gave a detailed deposition on his involvement in the Missouri farming enterprise., Fleming County Courthouse, Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.
  6. [S100] Estate of P.A. Gordon v. Surviving relatives, Case 25697: In the estate settlement, Peter G. Smoot gave a disposition regarding this partnership and the possibility of money owed., Fleming County Courthouse.
  7. [S56] P. A. Gordon Obituary, Peter A. Gordon Obituary, Mason Co., Kentucky.
  8. [S165] P. A. Gordon Obituary, Lamar Democrat, Lamar, Barton Co., Missouri, 5 Feb 1891, Died at the residence of S. N. Smoot in Lamar on Tuesday at 5 a.m. Dr. P. A. Gordon of Flemingsburg, Kentucky. The Dr. was a brother of Lewis Gordon of Lamar, also of Mrs. Smoot. Dr. Gordon has not enjoyed good health for several years past and aobut a week ago, was taken down with La Grippe from the effects of which he died. His body will be taken to Kentucky for burial.. Hereinafter cited as Lamar Democrat.
  9. [S87] Peter Albert Gordon Photograph, Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).

Clara Ella Gordon

b. 1 June 1848, d. 22 February 1922
Clara Ella Gordon
     Clara Ella Gordon was born on 1 June 1848 in Mason County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd. Clara Ella Gordon married Samuel N. Smoot, son of William Elgin Smoot and Elizabeth Perrine, on 15 October 1874 in Mason County.1 Clara Ella Gordon and Samuel N. Smoot lived in 1884 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.2 Clara Ella Gordon appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Anna Marie Smoot and Abraham Cohn in 710 South Fuller St., Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.3 Clara Ella Gordon died on 22 February 1922 in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, at age 73.4 She was buried in Mt. Washington Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.4,5

Child of Clara Ella Gordon and Samuel N. Smoot

Citations

  1. [S44] LDS Church, 1880 U.S. Census (Salt Lake City, UT: FamilySearch.org, 2001). Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census.
  2. [S91] , History of Hickory, Polk, Cedar, Dade and Barton Counties, Missouri (n.p.: Goodspeed, 1889), Pages 946, 947. Hereinafter cited as Barton Co. History.
  3. [S181] 1920 U.S. Census, http://www.heritagequestonline.com, Heritage Quest Online, Series T625, roll 923, page 253.
  4. [S167] Descendants of William Smute, online www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as William Smute.
  5. [S240] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

Col. Lewis Gordon1

b. 9 June 1762, d. 9 May 1844
Lewis Gordon's headstone
     Col. Lewis Gordon was born on 9 June 1762 in Monmouth County, New Jersey.2,1 He was the son of Peter Gordon and Mary Craig.3,1,4 Col. Lewis Gordon married Keziah Stout, daughter of John Stout and Mabel Sexton, before 1783 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey.5 Col. Lewis Gordon and Keziah Stout lived in 1785 in Hopewell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. The tax record seems to indicate that they lived in town and that Lewis had some sort of business as a "merchant". He owned some cattle, but apparently no taxable land. His status as a "householder" and not as a "single man" shows that they were married by this time.6 Col. Lewis Gordon and Keziah Stout lived in 1789 in Hopewell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.7 Col. Lewis Gordon and Maj. Peter Gordon were in partnership in a store circa 1796 in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey.8 He emigrated from New Jersey to Washington, Kentucky, which was one of the first settlements west of the Alleghenies, after 1796.9,10 Col. Lewis Gordon was county surveyor in 1799 in Mason County, Kentucky.11,12 He and Keziah Stout lived after 18 May 1799 in Jersey Ridge, Mason County, Kentucky. The land was near Lawrence's Creek and was purchased from Alexander Orr.13 Col. Lewis Gordon was a farmer, raising corn and wheat and keeping horses and cattle after 1799 in Mason County.14 He was in military service in the Kentucky Militia, aka the "Cornstalk Militia" between 1803 and 1811 in Mason County. He was a Captain in the 15th Regiment, 21 May 1803, and a Major in the 15th Regiment, 1st Battalion, 28 Aug 1806. It is assumed that his final rank was Colonel, as this is the title by which he was later referred.15,16 He made several purchases in William Tureman's store in Washington, Kentucky in 1807.17 He was a "Trustee of Schools in Mason County" in 1809.18 In 1811, Col. Lewis Gordon and Samuel Lucas borrowed between two and three hundred dollars to build the baptist church in Maysville. The church was unable to pay them back, and it was only by an act of the Kentucky legislature in 1825 that arrangements were made to lease out the church's land so that the two men could be paid back with interest.19 He died on 9 May 1844 in Mason County, at age 81.20 He was buried in the Old Washington Cemetery, Mason County, Kentucky.20

Children of Col. Lewis Gordon and Keziah Stout

Citations

  1. [S22] Charles and Peter Gordon, CD182 Family History: New Jersey Genealogies #1, Genealogies of New Jersey Families, Volume II, Five New Jersey Bible Records, Gordon Family (Novato, California: Broderbund Software, 1998);. Hereinafter cited as Charles Gordon bible.
  2. [S14] Lewis Gordon Family Headstones, Old Washington Cemetery, Mason County, Kentucky; Douglas Gordon, 1998, date falls within range according to age shown on headstone.
  3. [S19] William S. Hornor, This Old Monmouth of Ours (Cottonport: Polyanthos, reprint 1974), Page 251. This source confuses this Lewis with the Lewis born in 1754, assuming they are the same person with two birth dates given.. Hereinafter cited as This Old Monmouth.
  4. [S19] William S. Hornor, This Old Monmouth, Page 251.
  5. [S201] Elmer T. Hutchinson, compiler, Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. IX, 1796-1800 (Westminster, Maryland 21157: Heritage Books, 2008), Page 371. Will mentions Lewis Gordon as Keziah's husband. He apparently owed £46 to John Stout at the time of John Stout's death. This was to be taken out of Keziah's legacy.. Hereinafter cited as New Jersey Wills, 1796-1800.
  6. [S122] Lewis Gordon entry, 1785 Tax Rateables, Tax list records no land, 2 cattle, 1 householder, 1 merchant, 1 convening house, Hopewell; Hopewell Tax Rateables, 1781-1820; Hunterdon Co. Historical Society, 114 Main St., Flemington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Hereinafter cited as Tax Rateables.
  7. [S120] Letters Remaining in the Post Office, Princeton, John Harrison, Postmaster, Brunswick Gazette, 29 Sep 1789, List shows letter for "Mrs. Keziah Gordon, Hopewell".. Hereinafter cited as Brunswick Gazette.
  8. [S190] State of New Jersey v. Benoni Field et al, New Jersey Supreme Court Case No. 35241: The case involved "a Negro man named Ben, property of Minny Gulick," who planned to "break open the store of Mesrs. Peter & Lewis Gordon.", New Jersey State Archives, 225 W. State St., Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey.
  9. [S94] Various, 1850 U.S. Census Record, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Census record indicates that Susan was born in New Jersey.
  10. [S190] State of New Jersey v. Benoni Field et al, New Jersey Supreme Court Case No. 35241: The case was brought to court in 1796, at which time Peter & Lewis are stated to have owned a store., New Jersey State Archives.
  11. [S8] Court record pertaining to Lewis Gordon as county surveyor, Mason County Museum, 215 Sutton St., Maysville, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Lewis Gordon, county surveyor.
  12. [S9] Interview with Various family members (Cincinnati, Ohio), by W. Douglas Gordon. Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).
  13. [S6] Deed for land near Lawrence's Creek, Alexander Orr to Lewis Gordon, Mason Co. Museum, Mason Co., Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Lawrence's Creek deed.
  14. [S126] W. Douglas Gordon, Gordon Family Papers, 1804-1860 (Rochester Hills, MI: privately printed, 2004), Various letters to son Peter mention farming activities. Hereinafter cited as Gordon Family Papers.
  15. [S9] Interview, Various family members, numerous family references to him as "The Colonel".
  16. [S10] G. Glen Clift, The Cornstalk Militia of Kentucky (Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society, 1957). Hereinafter cited as The Cornstalk Militia.
  17. [S144] "Journal from William Tureman's Store," (MS, 1807; Washington, Kentucky), Various purchases including tea, a sugar bowl, and a pair of shoes that were later returned.; unknown repository reference, Mason County Museum; 215 Sutton St., Maysville, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as "William Tureman's Journal."
  18. [S175] Western Heraldry Organization, Mason County Deed Book Abstracts (Denver, Colorado: Western Heraldry Org., 1973), Deed dated 10 Jul 1809 states that John Senteny and Lewis Gordon, "Trustees of Schools in Mason County", signed a 99-year lease on land belonging to Andrew Thorp for the use of a school or religious worship. The nominal payment was to be "one ear of corn per annum".. Hereinafter cited as Mason Co. Deeds.
  19. [S200] Commonwealth of Kentucky, Acts Passed at the First Session of the Thirty-Third General Assembly for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (Frankfort, Kentucky: Amos Kendall and Company, 1825), page 115. Hereinafter cited as Acts of 33rd Kentucky Assembly.
  20. [S14] Lewis Gordon Family Headstones, Old Washington Cemetery, Mason County, Kentucky.
  21. [S51] Marriage bond for Susan Gordon and Ralph Jenkins, Mason County Museum, 215 Sutton St., Maysville, Kentucky. Hereinafter cited as Susan Gordon Marriage Bond.

William Perrine Smoot

b. 23 November 1840, d. 26 May 1909
William P. Smoot
     William Perrine Smoot was born on 23 November 1840 in Mason County, Kentucky. He was the son of William Elgin Smoot and Elizabeth Perrine. William Perrine Smoot married Mary Keziah Gordon, daughter of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd, on 6 January 1862 in Mason County. William Perrine Smoot was a superintendent of turnpikes in 1900 in Mason County.1 He and Mary Keziah Gordon lived in June 1900 in 310 Market St., Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky. They lived there with their son, Peter.1 William Perrine Smoot died on 26 May 1909 in Mason County, at age 68.2 He was buried in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.3

Children of William Perrine Smoot and Mary Keziah Gordon

Citations

  1. [S76] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Mason Co., Film 543, Book 1, Page 88.
  2. [S180] E. Polk Johnson, History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities (Chicago - New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), Biographical sketch of P. G. Smoot on page 1397. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky and Kentuckians.
  3. [S55] Various Headstones, Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky; W. Douglas Gordon, Oct 2001.
  4. [S44] LDS Church, 1880 U.S. Census (Salt Lake City, UT: FamilySearch.org, 2001). Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census.

Samuel N. Smoot1

b. 11 December 1847, d. 17 December 1934
Samuel N. Smoot
     Samuel N. Smoot was born on 11 December 1847 in Mason County, Kentucky. He was the son of William Elgin Smoot and Elizabeth Perrine. Samuel N. Smoot married Clara Ella Gordon, daughter of Peter Gordon and Clarissa Berry Loyd, on 15 October 1874 in Mason County.1 Samuel N. Smoot and Clara Ella Gordon lived in 1884 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.2 Samuel was one of the family members who moved to Missouri in the 1880's, where he may have had some sort of partnership with Peter A. Gordon or Lewis Dixon Gordon. Samuel N. Smoot was proprietor of the Commercial Hotel in 1892 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri.3 He appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Anna Marie Smoot and Abraham Cohn in 710 South Fuller St., Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.4 Samuel N. Smoot appeared on the census of April 1930 in the household of Anna Marie Smoot in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.5 Samuel N. Smoot died on 17 December 1934 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 87.6 He was buried in Mount Washington Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.7

Child of Samuel N. Smoot and Clara Ella Gordon

Citations

  1. [S44] LDS Church, 1880 U.S. Census (Salt Lake City, UT: FamilySearch.org, 2001). Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census.
  2. [S91] , History of Hickory, Polk, Cedar, Dade and Barton Counties, Missouri (n.p.: Goodspeed, 1889), Pages 946, 947. Hereinafter cited as Barton Co. History.
  3. [S166] Advertisement for the Commercial Hotel, Lamar Democrat, Lamar, Barton Co., Missouri, 13 Apr 1892, The Commerical Hotel, Lamar, Mo., S. N. Smoot, Prop. House is all newly furnished. Located in the center of the city. Good accomodations, and careful attention to guests. Open day and night. Rates, $2.00 per day.. Hereinafter cited as Lamar Democrat.
  4. [S181] 1920 U.S. Census, http://www.heritagequestonline.com, Heritage Quest Online, Series T625, roll 923, page 253.
  5. [S164] Ancestry.com, 1930 U.S. Census (www.ancestry.com: MyFamily.com). Hereinafter cited as 1930 Census.
  6. [S167] Descendants of William Smute, online www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as William Smute.
  7. [S240] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

Ella Gordon Downing1

b. 20 January 1870, d. 9 September 1926
Ella Gordon Downing
     Ella Gordon Downing was born on 20 January 1870. She was the daughter of Darius Downing and Anna Eliza Gordon. Ella Gordon Downing married James Edward Parker, son of Peter Lee Parker, on 18 May 1892.1 Ella Gordon Downing and James Edward Parker lived in June 1900 in 1222 East Second, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.2 Ella Gordon Downing died on 9 September 1926 at age 56.1

Children of Ella Gordon Downing and James Edward Parker

Citations

  1. [S41] Darius Downing family, Darius Downing Family Bible Arva Moore Parks, Miami, Florida. Hereinafter cited as Downing Bible.
  2. [S76] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Mason Co., Film 543, Book 1, Page 120.

James Edward Parker

b. 6 June 1864, d. 26 March 1963
     James Edward Parker was born on 6 June 1864. He was the son of Peter Lee Parker.1 James Edward Parker married Ella Gordon Downing, daughter of Darius Downing and Anna Eliza Gordon, on 18 May 1892.2 James Edward Parker and Ella Gordon Downing lived in June 1900 in 1222 East Second, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky.3 James Edward Parker died on 26 March 1963 at age 98.4

Children of James Edward Parker and Ella Gordon Downing

Citations

  1. [S44] LDS Church, 1880 U.S. Census (Salt Lake City, UT: FamilySearch.org, 2001). Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census.
  2. [S41] Darius Downing family, Darius Downing Family Bible Arva Moore Parks, Miami, Florida. Hereinafter cited as Downing Bible.
  3. [S76] Various, 1900 U.S. Census record, unknown repository address, Genealogy.com Internet Service, Mason Co., Film 543, Book 1, Page 120.
  4. [S42] Arva Parks McCabe, "E-mail messages from Arva Moore Parks," e-mail message from e-mail address (Miami, Florida) to W. Douglas Gordon, 2001. Hereinafter cited as "E-mail from Arva Parks."

Lillian Lee Parker1

b. 8 November 1894, d. 9 June 1896
     Lillian Lee Parker was born on 8 November 1894.1 She was the daughter of James Edward Parker and Ella Gordon Downing. Lillian Lee Parker died on 9 June 1896 at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S41] Darius Downing family, Darius Downing Family Bible Arva Moore Parks, Miami, Florida. Hereinafter cited as Downing Bible.

James Edward Parker1

b. 6 May 1898, d. 19 September 1986
     James Edward Parker was born on 6 May 1898.1,2 He was the son of James Edward Parker and Ella Gordon Downing. James Edward Parker married Ruth Thomas on 11 December 1921.1 James Edward Parker died on 19 September 1986 at age 88.2

Children of James Edward Parker and Ruth Thomas

  • Roberta Downing Parker1
  • James Edward Parker1

Citations

  1. [S41] Darius Downing family, Darius Downing Family Bible Arva Moore Parks, Miami, Florida. Hereinafter cited as Downing Bible.
  2. [S42] Arva Parks McCabe, "E-mail messages from Arva Moore Parks," e-mail message from e-mail address (Miami, Florida) to W. Douglas Gordon, 2001. Hereinafter cited as "E-mail from Arva Parks."

Robert Elmer Parker

b. 19 April 1907, d. 9 August 1913
     Robert Elmer Parker was born on 19 April 1907.1 He was the son of James Edward Parker and Ella Gordon Downing. Robert Elmer Parker died on 9 August 1913 at age 6.1

Citations

  1. [S41] Darius Downing family, Darius Downing Family Bible Arva Moore Parks, Miami, Florida. Hereinafter cited as Downing Bible.

Edward Darnall1,2

b. 1671, d. 1754
     Edward Darnall was born in 1671 in England.1 He married Sarah Robey, daughter of John II Robey and Sara Hines Luckett, circa 1703 in Charles County, Maryland.1,2 Edward Darnall died in 1754 in Charles County, Maryland.1,2

Children of Edward Darnall and Sarah Robey

Citations

  1. [S5] William Grafton Robey Jr., Robey, Roby, Robie: The Family History from Early England to America (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1994). Hereinafter cited as Robey Family History.
  2. [S31] Letter from James Pyles (Maysville, Kentucky) to W. Douglas Gordon; Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).

Sarah Robey1

b. 1687, d. 1738
     Sarah Robey was born in 1687 in Charles County, Maryland.1 She was the daughter of John II Robey and Sara Hines Luckett.1 Sarah Robey married Edward Darnall circa 1703 in Charles County, Maryland.1,2 Sarah Robey died in 1738 in Charles County, Maryland.1

Children of Sarah Robey and Edward Darnall

Citations

  1. [S5] William Grafton Robey Jr., Robey, Roby, Robie: The Family History from Early England to America (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1994). Hereinafter cited as Robey Family History.
  2. [S31] Letter from James Pyles (Maysville, Kentucky) to W. Douglas Gordon; Personal collection of W. D. Gordon (Rochester Hills, Oakland County, Michigan).

Peter Glasscock Jr.1

b. 1744, d. after 1801
     Peter Glasscock Jr. was born in 1744 in Fauquier County, Virginia.1 He was the son of Peter Glasscock and Jane Fishback.1 Peter Glasscock Jr. died after 1801 in Rowan County, N. Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S2] Lawrence A. Glassco, The Glasscock-Glassco Saga (3rd Edition) (Niles, Ohio: Self published, 1975). Hereinafter cited as The Glasscock Saga.