of Greene County, Pennsylvania
BASIL GORDON, Associate Judge of Greene County, Penn., was born in Whiteley Township,
this county, December 27, 1822. He is a
son of Mark and Susan (Shriver) Gordon.
His mother was born in Greene County and his father in Virginia.
Both were of German extraction.
His father came to Greene
County when a child, and
was a farmer by occupation. Basil was
the fourth in a family of ten children.
He was reared on a farm in this county, and educated in Greene Academy
at Carmichaels, Penn. Mr. Gordon has made farming his occupation
and has been very successful. He was
united in the holy bonds of matrimony, May 20, 1847, with Mariar, daughter of
Arthur Inghram, and they are the parents of five children, viz., John A., a
farmer; Susan, Virginia, wife of Thomas Montgomery; Josiah
and Alice. The Judge is trustee in the
M. P. Church. He has served as township
auditor, superintendent of the poor and school director.
History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 17 November 2008
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