my gggrand father was james whalan gorden or gordon. b. kentucky. his fatherwas elijah gordenb. in kentucky i, belive. his father was hugh gordon b. in scotland. my ggrand father was william jasper gordon or gorden.b1847 in missouri. his mother name was bolt or belt. james married again had other children. jasper gordon had charlie h. gordon and a daughter i, dont know her name for sure could be nancy or melvina. on charlie death record his name was not charlie h. gordon but listed as william c. gordon. he was b.july 8,1868 or 1874.in bolviar missouri. his son claud edward gordon b. june 11,1894 boone co. arkansas.was my grand father. his son william charlie gordon b.mar 7,1922 barron fork okla. was my father. i, have been doing research on jasper gordon four years now. jasper was also in the civil war in missouri. the hickory battalion missouri home guard. would love to hear from any one related to this line of my family. also would likr=e to state jasper never ran away from home. also looking for jasper wife name vinna or melvina thank you kathleen gordon vargas.