The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 768, Beaver Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"DANIEL C. GORDON was born in Ohio in 1839, His parents, WILLIAM and MARY ANN (CARTRIGHT) GORDON, were natives of the same state, and were born in 1811 and 1814, and married in 1834. About 1841, the family moved to Cass County, Indiana, and in 1856 came to this township. In February, 1861, DANIEL C. GORDON married ELIZABETH, daughter of JOSEPH and RACHAEL (FLORA) KUNS, of Carroll County, Indiana, and born November 1, 1841. To this union was born one child, MOSES M., March 13, 1864. After his marriage, MR. GORDON moved to Ford County, Illinois, but returned in 1866. In 1868, he went into mercantile business in company with his brother, MOSES M., at Francesville, and at one time was robbed of $1,300 worth of goods. He now resides on the farm he purchased when he first came to the township. The brothers and sisters of MR. GORDON were born and named in the following order: MOSES M., May 13, 1836; JAMES S., December 6, 1837; THOMAS, October 7, 1840 (deceased); MARY E., April 6, 1842 (deceased); WILLIAM, January 27, 1844 (died in the Army); RACHAEL A., February 4, 1846; WILSON, May 18, 1851, and JOHN W., December 11, 1853."