Gordon Family Bible
April 25 1995.
Four photocopied pages.
Douglas H. Stobbs of Calgary who submitted these 4 pages,
states that the original pages are in the possession of
216 Haysboro Crescent, S.W.
Ursula received them from a relative in Ontario.
Neither Ursula or the relative can tie the family
into any records they have.
Surnames in this bible record:
CHISHOLM / CHISM (witness)
This is to certify that
Mr. Charles GORDON of Syndenham
Miss Josephine GIMBY of Derby
were solemnly united by me in
At the residence of Mr. John[?] Jos[?] GIMBY on the third
day of January in the year of our Lord
One Thousand Eight Hundred and seventy seven
Conformably to the Ordinance of God and the Laws of
in presence of
Mr. J. H. GIMBY David Creighton McDowell
Charles CHISHOLM Officiating Minister
[separate form, photocopied onto page two, some of the form
having been written over because of the faint print]:
No. Registered at Owen Sound
I Hereby Certify, that on the Third day of January in the
year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and
Seventy-seven, the Rite of Holy Matrimony was duly
solemnized by me, by authority of License,
between Charles GORDON of the Town of Owen Sound,
the County of Grey, Province of Ontario, Dominion of Canada,
and Josephine GIMBY, of the Township of Derby, in the
County of Grey, Province of Ontario, and Dominion of Canada.
Witness my Hand at Owen Sound, Nov. 4th day of January 1877.
Witnesses, Jno? H. GIMBY David Creighton McDowell
Charles CHISM [sic] Officiating Minister
Josephine Maude GORDON, daughter of Chas. H. Mc. GORDON
and Maude Agnes RUSSELL, born April 25th 1902
at Regina, Sask. at the time of birth known as Regina, --?
Ethel Margaret GORDON, daughter of Joseph Vincent GORDON
and Adelaide Marion HAMILTON born May 25/09 at Regina Sask.
Charles Haughton McKay GORDON and Maude Agnes RUSSELL
July 5th 1901. Married in Regina N.W.L. Officiating minister
Geo. C. Hill, Anglican Clergyman.
Joseph Vincent GORDON and Adelaide Marion HAMILTON,
May 1st. 1906. Married Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, U.S.A.
Officiating Minister D. C. Marshall, Baptist Clergyman.
Wesley Ashton GORDON and Jean Benella HARKNESS
June 29/09. Married in Annan, Ontario. Officiating ministers
being Rev. Pr McLaughlin and Rev. Dr. J. B. Fraser.
Russell Gimby GORDON and Euphemia Stewart CAMPBELL
was married in Owen Sound on the 11th day of May AD 1911.
Officiating minister Rev. L. A. Roger, Pastor of Knox
Church, Owen Sound.
Record of the family of Charles & Josephine GIMBY GORDON
Eva GORDON April 6th. 1897 at 12.30 pm.
Josephine GIMBY GORDON beloved wife of Chas. GORDON died at
7 o'clock in the evening of Monday October nineteenth, in
the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eight (1908)
She, (her mortal body) was laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery
on Friday afternoon October 23rd 1908.
Six of her sons tenderly bore the casket from the Hearse to the
Grave followed by her seventh son and [her] husband. A devoted
wife and cherished mother on earth, an angel in Heaven, is the
testimony of her husband and family of seven sons and two
daughters living at the time of her death. Rev. L. A. Roger,
Pastor of Knox Church officiated. Other Clergymen present:
were Mr. Morris & Mr. Chautler, Methodists, Mr. Woodside
and Mr. Bethune, Presbyterian & J. F. McLaughlan (pro Vic
Thomas GORDON, who adopted the additional name of Seaton
and was known as Thomas Seaton GORDON, died from wounds
January 22nd 1916 in France, serving with the British
Expeditionary Force as 2nd Lieut., 11th (Lonsdale) Battalion,
Border Regt., 97th Brigade, 32nd. Division.
Charles Haughton McKay GORDON (Major) died April 5th 1919
Regina, Sask. while home on leave to look after his daughter
who was left alone, her mother having died from Spanish
Influenza some two months before her father Major GORDON
dying from same disease.