Matilda Ann Hoover

30 March 1870–25 August 1905 (Age 35)
Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States

The Life of Matilda Ann

When Matilda Ann Hoover was born on 30 March 1870, in Goshen, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, her father, Tillman Hoover, was 32 and her mother, Eliza Ann Grimes, was 34. She married Charles Richard Gordon in 1894, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Liberty Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 25 August 1905, in Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Rose Valley Cemetery, Winfield, Cowley, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Richard Gordon
1870–1939
Matilda Ann Hoover
1870–1905
Marriage: 1894
Blanche Irene Gordon
1895–1985
John Alfred (Jack) Gordon
1898–1972
Floyd Leroy Gordon
1902–1992
Ralph Ule Gordon
1904–1964

Spouse and Children

    Charles Richard Gordon

    Male1870–1939Male

    Female1870–1905Female

MARRIAGE
1894
Kansas, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Tillman Hoover

    Male1837–1919Male

    Eliza Ann Grimes

    Female1835–1919Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 7

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 11

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch huve, a measure of land area ( compare German Huber ) + -er, suffix of agent nouns; a status name for a landowner or a prosperous small farmer.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • M M Gordon in household of C Gordon, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Fithe M Gordon in household of Charles Gordon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda Hoover in household of Tillman Hoover, "United States Census, 1880"

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