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John Jordan, Sr.

Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Chuckatuck, VA, USA
Death: May 6, 1712 (48)
Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas 'the Quaker' Jordan of Chuckatuck and Margaret Jordan
Husband of Margaret Jordan
Father of Martha Whitfield; John Jordan, Jr.; Mourning Jordan; Elizabeth Hasty; Mary Jordan and 1 other
Brother of Thomas Jordan, Ill; James Jordan; Robert Jordan; Richard Jordan; Joseph Jordan and 6 others

Managed by: James Michael McCullough, Jr.
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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


"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"


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John Jordan Sr's Timeline

June 17, 1663
Chuckatuck, VA, USA
Age 26
Age 27
Suffolk, VA, USA
Age 30
Age 32
Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
Age 34
Age 36
May 6, 1712
Age 48
Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States