Hon. Rishworth Jordan

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Rishworth Jordan

Birthplace: Winter Harbor, Biddeford, Maine
Death: Died in Biddeford, York, Maine, United States
Place of Burial: Biddeford, York, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Samuel Jordan and Olive Smith
Husband of Abigail Jordan
Brother of Olive Hovey; Hannah Morrill; Sarah Hill; Samuel Jordan; Col. Tristam Jordan and 2 others

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About Hon. Rishworth Jordan

DAR Ancestor #: A063002

  • Service Source: HIST.OF SACO & BIDDEFORD ME,1830, BY GEORGE FOLSOM P.272
  • Service Description: 1) JUDGE OF COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, ME

In the Revolution he was made Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, later became Chief Justice. Builder of house turned into Stella Maris school [now owned by the University of New England].

Married Abigail Gerrish, 11 children


  1. Folsom, George.  History of Saco and Biddeford with notices of other early settlements, and of the proprietary governments, in Maine, including the provinces of New Somersetshire and Lygonia. Published 1830.  Printed by A. C. Putnam in Saco .  Page 238, 239  
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Hon. Rishworth Jordan's Timeline

Winter Harbor, Biddeford, Maine
April 18, 1808
Age 89
Biddeford, York, Maine, United States
April 1808
Age 89
Biddeford, York, Maine, United States