Leonard Lewis Gorden, born 1869, died 1958.This is the Leonard I was talking about in my previous message.Looks to be the same one.His parents were Josiah Gordon (this is how he spelled it-according to family) and Jane Amanda Dickerson.Jane died in the 1870's and is buried in Caldwell, Texas.Josiah came back to Iowa after her death and married a Sinthia Ann Owen(s).Leonard's siblings: William Thomas b. 1856 Mary Jane b. 1858 James Finley b. 1861 Samuel H. b. 1864 Daniel King b. 1872 With Sinthia: David Foster b. 1878 Elizabeth J. b. 1880 Rosanna b. 1885 Zella Alta b. 1887
Josiah Gorden died in 1905 and is buried at Big Springs Cemetery near Brighton, Washington County, Iowa.