- Birth Date
- 3 October 1807
- Death Date
- 5 June 1876
The Gordon family sailed to the United States in 1859 on the ship William Tapscott.
- Age at Departure: 53
- Head of Household
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- "Died," Deseret News , [Weelky] 14 June 1876, 307.
- Gordon, John, Autobiographical sketch, Tooele Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, early-1925, reel 7018, 7, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Ledger Index, [1992, 2013].
- Richardson, Frank Donald, John Gordon biography in Richardson family biographies [ca 1980], fd 7, p. 10-13.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America