John Jordan, Sr.
|Birthplace:||Chuckatuck, VA, USA|
|Death:||Died in Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States|
Son of Thomas 'the Quaker' Jordan of Chuckatuck and Margaret Jordan
|Managed by:||James Michael McCullough, Jr.|
About John Jordan Sr
"John Jordan the son of Thomas Jordan of Chuckatuck in ye county of Nanzemund and Margaret Burgh of ye same place did publish their marriage at a meeting of friends both men and women at Richard Ratliffs howse in ye Isleaweight county on ye: 8th day of the tenth month last And coming before ye meeting ye second time at William Sanderses howse in ye county aforesaid they did publish their marriage againe one the twelft day of ye Eleventh month last and were married i ye house of his father on ye Ninth day of ye twelfe month in ye year: 1688.
John Jordan Margaret Burgh
father Tho: Jordan Elizabeth Godwin
Mother Margaret Jordan Abagall Brassewr ante
ouncele John Brassere Elizabeth Copland
Brother Tho Jordan Junr Elizabeth Woory
Brother Robert Jordan Elizabeth Jordan, sister
John Copland Margaret Davis, ante
Tho. Godwin Eliz: Ratliff, Elder
Rich: Ratliff Sara: Sanburne
Hen: Hackley Eliz: Newbye
Will: Newbye Mary Bryan
ouncle James Davis Eliz: Bradley
Robt Jones Johe Laurence
Tho: Page Dorithy Newbye
Leaven Bufkin Christian Jordan sister
Joseph Jordan Eliz Ratliff: yongr"
Source: "Early Quaker Records in Virginia" Compiled by Miles White, Jr.
A deed in Prince George's County, Maryland, enrolled 22 Apr 1725 (folio 627):
From: Thomas JORDAN, planter of Chuccatuck, Nansemond County, Virginia, and Elizabeth his wife and Mourning PETTUS of James City County, widow
To: James HOLLYDAY
"George BILLINGSLY, late of Chuccatuck, deceased, by his will dated 21 Dec 1681 bequeathed Margaret BURGH, his sister, a parcel of land on the Patuxent River called "Billingsly's Point" of 500 acres; part of "Pottern" of 700 acres granted to Maj. John BILLINGSLY deceased; at her death the land went to her sisters, Elizabeth and Mourning; for a certain amount of money sold to Thomas HOLLYDAY of Calvert County, merchant.
(signed) Tho. JORDAN (seal), Elizabeth JORDAN (seal), Mourning PETTUS (seal)
Witnesses: Thomas CLASON (mark), James CARR (mark)
Signatures sworn to before Nathaniel BACON 12 Aug 1687"
next (folio 628) Indenture, 29 Apr 1725; enrolled 4 May 1725:
From: John JORDAN of the Isle of White [sic] county in the Colony of Virginia; heir of Margarett JORDAN's sister and devisee of George BILLINGSLY late of Nansemond County in Virginia
To: James HOLLYDAY, Gent. of Talbot County
"Margaret JORDAN agreed to sell the 500 acres to Thomas HOLLYDAY; John JORDAN also Martha WHITFIELD and Elizabeth JORDAN, daughter[s] of Margaret are in agreement that all the other descendants of George BILLINGSLY who would be entitled to the land have released their claim; for his expenses and L120 a tract of 500 acres of "Billingsly's Point".
(signed) John JORDAN
Witnesses: J. BRAY, Saml. WELDON, Benj. ALLEIN
Signature sworn to before Leonard HOLLYDAY and Thomas SPRIGG; confirmed by Levin COVINGTON"
from THE LAND RECORDS OF PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND (online at http://books.google.com/books?id=nX_sEdq729UC&pg=PA94)
from the Rootsweb tree, Shulers and others: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=kbkeeley&id=I63490
John Jordan Sr's Timeline
June 17, 1663
Chuckatuck, VA, USA
Suffolk, VA, USA
Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
May 6, 1712
Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States