Col. Nathaniel Jordan

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Nathaniel Jordan

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
Death: August 16, 1795 (76)
Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Major Dominicus Jordan and Joanna Jordan
Husband of Hannah Jordan and Hannah Jordan
Father of Tristram Jordan; Israel Jordan, Sr.; Dominicus Jordan; Ezekiel Jordan; Hannah Hill and 5 others
Brother of Miriam Mitchell; Clement Jordan; Hannah Prout; Dominicus Jordan; Tristram Jordan and 1 other

Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Col. Nathaniel Jordan

DAR Ancestor #: A062990

He was Lieut. Col. of the militia raised in Cumberland Co. and was on the pay roll as field and staff officer, 1779. He served in the Penobscot Expedition (July-August 1779)

brief biography

(IV) Leiutenant Colonel Nathaniel, son of Major Dominicus and Joanna (Bray) Jordan, was born in Spurwink, Maine, Dec. 24, 1718, and was one of the influential men of the province in his time. He received from his father more than four hundred acresof good land, but he himself added materially to his inherited possessions. He was lieutenant colonel of the militia raised in Cumberland county and served in the defense of the seacoast; and his name appears on the roll of field and staff officers for the year 1779.

He married, Aug. 2, 1740, Hannah Woodbury, of Beverly, Mass.

Children, b. in Falmouth:

  1. Tristram, b. 1743, revolutionary soldier and private in Captain Joshua Jordan's company; married Hannah Lassell.
  2. Israel, b. June 12, 1745, married Susanna Jordan.
  3. Dominicus, b. 1746.
  4. Ezekiel, b. 1749, married, 1774, Mary Simonton.
  5. Hannah, b. 1752, married 1770, Samuel Hill, of Biddeford.
  6. Mary, b. 1754, married 1774, Lemuel Jordan.
  7. Abigail, b. 1756, married, 1778, Jeremiah Cobb.
  8. Nathaniel, b. Nov., 1757, revolutionary soldier in the seacoast defense; married, 1784, Joanna Sawyer.
  9. Simon, b. 1763, lost at sea.


  1. Genealogical and Family History of the STATE OF MAINE. Compiled under the editorial supervision of George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D. LEWIS HISTORICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY New York 1909. Transcribed by Coralynn Brown. "JORDAN."

(Colonel) son of Dominicus Jordan Jr. and Johannah (Deering) Jordan. Husband of Hannah (Woodbury) Jordan. Father of Israel Jordan.

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Col. Nathaniel Jordan's Timeline

December 24, 1718
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
Age 24
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
June 12, 1745
Age 26
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
June 12, 1745
Age 26
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Age 27
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Age 30
Falmouth, York, Maine, United States
Age 33
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine
Age 35
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States