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Dorothy Desborough Jordan (Whitfield)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ockley, Surrey, England
Death: Died in Ockley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Cause of death: Smallpox
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Daughter of Reverend Henry Whitfield and Dorothy Whitfield
Wife of Thomas Jordan and Samuel Desborough, Esq.
Mother of Elizabeth Leete; Mary Rogers; Dr. James Disbrowe and Sarah Milles
Sister of Abigail Fitch; Sarah Higginson; Thomas Whitfield; John Whitfield; Nathaniel Whitfield and 4 others

Occupation: Married Thomas Jordan 1649 in Connecticut
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About Dorothy Desborough Jordan (Whitfield)

The new Oxford DNB states that Samuel Desborough married Dorothy, daughter of Henry  Whitfield of Ockley, Surrey. They had one daughter, Sarah, who was born in March  1649. They had a son, James, who married Abigail Marsh of St Albans, Hertfordshire on 9 March 1679.

Samuel's first wife died of smallpox in  1654. In 1655 he married Rose, widow of Samuel Penoyer, a merchant of  London.

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-------------------- 3. Hon. Andrew Leete, son of Gov. fm, m. June 1, 1669, Elizabeth Jordan, dau. of Thomas and Dorothy Jordan. He died aged 59, Oct. 31, 1702. His wife died March 4, 1701.

Source: "The Family of William Leete, One of the First Settlers of Guilford, Connecticut and Governor of New Haven and the Connecticut Colonies.” Edited by Alvin Talcott.

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Dorothy Desborough Jordan's Timeline

1617
1617
1619
March 25, 1619
Ockley, Surrey, England
1635
1635
Age 15
England
1649
1649
Age 29
England
1649
Age 29
1650
1650
Age 30
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1652
May 27, 1652
Age 33
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1654
1654
Age 34
Ockley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom