Gordon, David L.

Gordon, David L.

Male 1844 - 1888  (43 years)

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  • Name Gordon, David L.  [1
    Born 23 Mar 1844  England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1888  Columbus, Cherokee, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I27206  Sackett
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2015 

    Family Sackett, Sabrina Jane,   b. 1 Jan 1849, Alexandria, Jefferson County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1932  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1866  Livingston County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Gordon, James Edwin,   b. 7 Sep 1868, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1942, Columbus, Cherokee, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F9686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Mar 1844 - England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jun 1866 - Livingston County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Gordon, James Edwin - 7 Sep 1868 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1888 - Columbus, Cherokee, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Shawnee, Cherokee, Kansas
      FHL Film: 1254376; NA Film No.: T9-0376
      Page No.: 593A
      David GORDEN, Self, M, Male, W, 37, ENG, Mason Stone, ENG, ENG
      Sabrina GORDEN, Wife, M, Female, W, 30, NY, Keeping House, NY, MA
      James GORDEN, Son, S, Male, W, 11, IL, At Home, ENG, NY
      John PARR, Other, S, Male, W, 28, IL, Farmer, HOLLAND, GER
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      David L. Gordon
      Birth: Mar. 23, 1844
      Death: Mar. 16, 1888

      www.odmp.org/officer/19516-city-marshal-david-gordon
      City Marshal
      David Gordon
      Columbus Police Department, Kansas

      End of Watch: Friday, March 16, 1888

      Bio & Incident Details
      Age: Not available
      Tour: Not available
      Badge # Not available
      Cause: Gunfire
      Incident Date: 3/16/1888
      Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
      Suspect: Sentenced to life

      City Marshal David Gordon was shot and killed by two brothers he was attempting to arrest for breaking into and looting the Gulf Depot.

      Both brothers were convicted of Marshal Gordon's murder and sentenced to life in prison. On September 10, 1896, one of the brothers was shot and killed when he attempted to escape from Leavenworth Penitentiary.
      ~`~ * ~`~

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Sabrina Jane Sackett Gordon (1848 - 1932)
      Children:
      James Edwin Gordon (1868 - 1942)*

      Inscription:
      129th Ill Vol

      Burial:
      Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
      Plot: Section 6

      Maintained by: JFI
      Originally Created by: Anonymous
      Record added: Aug 25, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 21151731

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 21151731 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census.

    3. [S1009] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriageSearch).


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