(GENEALOGY) START HERE. 1821-1911: Hans Larson and
Kiersti/Christi/Chresti. Documents and Biography.
WHERE. The GORDON name derives from a farm, Odegaarden, north of Moelv and 2 kilometers southeast from the Brottum train station on a hillside facing southwest above Lake Mjosa. (two a's written in Norwegian is an a with a little "o" over it; pronounced long o, or in other words, Gordon, and means "garden" or farm).
Google Earth KMZ file of ODEGAARDEN (Click to go there) N 60 59.891 E 10 35.606
The Senstad Farm is where Hans Larson married his wife Kjersti and their first child was born:
Google Earth KMZ file of the SENSTAD farm (Click to go there) N 60 48.204 E 10 44.566
Movie clips (MPEG-1, 320x240 resolution)
Odegaarden Farm. Driving up to the farm now owned by Johannes Granum. Introduction by Jim Gordon. Walk around the farm. Panoramic sweep of Lake Mjosa, the house, and more narration by Jim Gordon. 221 seconds, 89 megabytes (Yes, it is real big and very good quality so you want high speed internet for this one!) July 1988.
Odegaarden Farm. Explore the front yard, shed and a big ancient tree. Hay drying on racks. Size: 17 megabytes. Time: 42 seconds.
SEE THE ODEGAARDEN FARM IN NORWAY Narrated by James Gilbert Gordon
REUNIONS and THE
GORDON CLANSMAN newsletter
The Gordon Clansman (Annual Issues) >>>>> (Private; requires password. Opens an index of issues)
Table of Gordon Reunions: When,
where, who; Clansman Editors.
2004 Gordon Reunion at Beaver Lake, The Alice and Thurman Creager
Description and downloads of EMBLEM
Shevlin, Minnesota, Cemetary headstone photographs . Photographed June 21 by Michael G. Gordon. Nearly all headstones photographed in high quality double-vga (1280x960) with a Nikon 5000. Images available in tiny thumbs (1/3 vga) for rapid selection, vga for slide-show stepping through the whole collection, and zoomed to maximum size to inspect detail, download, save and print as desired.
Cemetary headstone photographs , Norman County, Minnesota.
Photographed June 20 by Michael G. Gordon. Nearly all headstones
photographed in high quality double-vga (1280x960) with a Nikon 5000.
Images available in tiny thumbs (quarter-vga) for rapid selection, vga
for slide-show stepping through the whole collection, and zoomed to
maximum size to inspect detail, download, save and print as desired.
Archive of Gordon images at Clearwater Historical Society Museum , Shevlin, Minnesota. 22 June 2002.
Clearwater Historical Society Museum , Shevlin, Minnesota. 22 June 2002.
Abbreviated Family Tree . < This is a list of ALL descendents of Hans Larson (Gordon or Odegaarden))
Graphical List of descendents (links point to web pages with more detailed information, maps, photographs).
Lars H. Gordon
Charles (Nels) L. Gordon
Anna Gordon (Died in Norway leaving no descendents)
Andrew L. Gordon
Hans Ludvig Gordon
Hans S. and Ethel Gordon
Andrew L. and Inez Gordon
Suzi Gordon Yasi
Alice Jane Gordon Creager (died 2002)
Warren Gordon Creager
Kimberly (Creager) Whelan
Robert (Bob Sr.) Leroy Creager
Myron Henry Creager
Thurman (Tom) Creager
Andrew Emory Creager
John L. Gordon
Karen Gordon Morgan
Hans Gordon (died, left no children)
Gilbert Gordon and Olava Evanstad
Lloyd Chester Gordon and Myrtle Caroline Jensen
Lloyd Chester Gordon
Kathryn Elizabeth Gordon
Michael Greig Gordon
Ellen Elizabeth Gordon
Wyatt William Gordon
Clara Gordon Hetland Foster
Anthon H. Gordon
Michael Gordon via "responder" on front page. (Hans Larson > Gilbert Gordon > Lloyd Gordon Sr. > Lloyd Gordon Jr. > Michael Gordon)
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