First American to orbit Earth
- 5th Generation — 2nd Great-grandmother of John Glenn
- Ahnentafel No:
- John Adam Gordon
- Cassandra Holland
- Birth Date:
- 20 Jun 1790
- Birth Location:
- Monongalia County, Virginia
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 11 Nov 1870
- Death Location:
- Guernsey County, Ohio
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery, Byesville, Guernsey, Ohio
- Spouse Name:
- Adam Shriver Jr.
- Marriage Date:
- Marriage Location:
- Jane Shriver
Delilah's tombstone places her death on 11 NOV 1870, but the probate records on 15 May 1871 record her death as 20 JAN 1871. It seems more likely that the tombstone has the correct date.
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Sources for Delilah Gordon
- 1 Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #A104465.
- 2 Federal Census, OH, Guernsey County, 1850, Jackson, Image 16 of 30, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
- 3 Federal Census, OH, Guernsey County, 1860, Jackson, p. 79, Image 21 of 23, Ancestry.com (Online Census Images).
- 4 Find A Grave, (accessed 03/09/2015).
- 5 Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001, Death record for Delilah Shriver, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
- 6 Leckey, Howard L., The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families, Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (2001), 436.
- 7 Reynolds, Ralph D., Iams of America: Landed Gentry of Maryland: Patriots, Pioneers, and Successful Americans, Morgantown, Pennsylvania: Masthof Press (1998), 13.
- 8 Sarchet, Cyrus P. B., History of Guernsey County, Ohio, Vol. 2, Indianapolis, Indiana: B. F. Bowen and Company (1911), 699, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 9 Williams, T.F., The Household Guide and Instructor with Biographies: History of Guernsey County, Ohio, Evansville, Indiana: Reprinted by Windmill Publications, Inc. (1990, original 1882), 496, Google Books (Digital Library).