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Emily Gordon[1]

Female abt. 1824 - 1897


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  • Born  abt. 1824  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  07 Nov 1897  [2
    Buried  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I22  Clancy
    Last Modified  16 Oct 2007 

    Father  George Gordon, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy Crozier, Loudon County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F8  Group Sheet

    Family  Balthazaar "Balthus" Faith,   b. 28 Apr 1811, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1878, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Aug 1851  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    >1. Joseph Faith,   b. Jun 1854, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1921, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Francis Faith,   b. Jun 1856, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1937, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Rose Agnes Faith,   b. 22 Mar 1859, Springifeld, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1950
     4. George H. Faith,   b. abt. 1862, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Margaret L. Faith,   b. Feb 1866, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1948, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Oct 2007 
    Family ID  F4  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1860 IL Census: B Faith (Head)
    1860 IL Census: B Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 30 Sep 1860
    Page: 303
    Location: 17th Subdivision, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #2190
    1. B. Faith - age 47, real estate $100, personal estate 200,
    2. E - female, age 37, born in Maryland
    3. J - male, age 7, born in Indiana
    4. J F - male, age 5, born in Indiana
    5. R. A. - female, age 1, born in Illinois

    Link to full image.
    1870 IL Census: Wallace Faith (Head)
    1870 IL Census: Wallace Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 2 Jul 1870
    Page: 4
    Location: Sacket, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #133
    1. Wallace - age 56?, born in Berne, Bavaria, real estate $4000, personal estate $600, parents of foreign birth
    2. Emiline - age 34, born in Maryland
    3. Joseph - age 17, born in Maryland
    4. John - age 15, born in Maryland
    5. Rose A. - age 11, born in Maryland
    6. George - age 8, born in Illinois
    7. Margaret - age 2, born in Illinois

    Note: I think "Wallace" is a misrepresentation of his name - he may have been nicknamed Balthus.
    1880 IL Census: Emily Faith (Head)
    1880 IL Census: Emily Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 15 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 216
    Page: 13
    Location: Salisbury Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #119
    1. Emily - age 56, born in Maryland
    2. Joseph - age 26, born in Maryland, married
    3. Mary A. - age 23, born in Mass, married
    4. John H. - age 23, son, born in Maryland
    5. Agnes - age 21, daughter, born in Illinois
    6. G.H. - age 18, son, born in Illinois
    7. Margaret - age 14, daughter, born in Illinois

    Headstones
    Emily Gordon Faith is buried in Calvary Cemetery in the Faith Family plot.
    Emily Gordon Faith is buried in Calvary Cemetery in the Faith Family plot.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] History of Sangamon County, Illinois, (Inter-State Publishing Company), ILGenweb Site., 1015.

    2. [S11] Calvary Cemetery Inscriptions, Illinois Genweb - Sangamon County, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsangam/cem-cal_ad.htm).