Samuel Elijah Oman Gorden

17 December 1884–30 April 1953 (Age 68)
Benton Township, Polk, Missouri, United States

The Life of Samuel Elijah Oman

When Samuel Elijah Oman Gorden was born on 17 December 1884, in Benton Township, Polk, Missouri, United States, his father, Dennis Schyler Gordon, was 34 and his mother, Anna Celestia Viles, was 29. He married Hattie Bell Wilmot on 3 November 1909, in Alfalfa, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in South Benton Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Garfield Township, Harper, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 30 April 1953, in Laverne Township, Harper, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Laverne Memorial Cemetery, Laverne, Harper, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Elijah Oman Gorden
Hattie Bell Wilmot
Marriage: 3 November 1909
Wendell C Gorden
Cecil Dennis Gorden

Spouse and Children

3 November 1909
Alfalfa, Oklahoma, United States


    Wendell C Gorden


    Cecil Dennis Gorden


Parents and Siblings

    Dennis Schyler Gordon


    Anna Celestia Viles




    D’Antha Roe Gordon



    Elsworth G Gordon


    Emma "Minnie" Franklin Gordon


    Charlie H. Gordon


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Gordon .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel O Gorden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Samuel O Gorden in household of Dennis S Gorden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • S O Gorden in entry for Wendell C Gorden, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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