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Mourning Jordan (Vick)

Also Known As: "Mourning", "Mrs Mourning Jordan", "Mourning Vick Jordan"
Birthplace: Virginia, Colonial Era US
Death: circa 1805 (51-68)
Northampton County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jacob Vick and Patience Vick
Wife of Benjamin Jordan
Mother of Jacob Jordan; Matthew Jordan; Patience Jordan; Mary Jordan; Christian Jordan and 4 others
Sister of Jacob Vick; Isaiah Vick; Jesse Vick and Lydia Lydia VICK Vick

Managed by: Susanne Floyd
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About Mourning Jordan

From Joseph Vick of Lower Parish, Isle of Wight County, Virginia and His Descendants, vol. I:

pp 103-106

MOURNING, b. ca. 1745; d. after 1805 in Northampton County, North Carolina. She m. BENJAMIN JORDAN in 1781 and eight years later inherited a substantial plantation from her father. In 1805, she received a $100 bequest in the will of her sister-in- law, Christian (Knox) Vick. This Mourning should not be confused with Mourning Jordan, wife of Josiah Jordan, who lived in Southampton County at the same time. Although all were Quakers, Benjamin and Mourning (Vick) Jordan were members o f the Rich Square Monthly Meeting in Northampton County, while Josiah and Mourning Jordan were members ofthe Western Branch Monthly Meeting. Children, most of whom were born in North Carolina, surnamed JORDAN:

  • 1. Christian, b. ca. 1781, d. 16 August 1853;
  • 2. Jacob, b. 21, 10th month 1783;
  • 3. Matthew, b. 2, 10th month 1784;
  • 4. Patience, b. 20, 11 th month 1786, d. 7 December 1866 (m .John Vick #154);
  • 5. Mary, b. 23, 12th month 1787;
  • 6.Sitnah, b. ca. 2, 4th month 1792;
  • 7. Joseph, b. 17, 2nd month 1795, d. 12, 9th month 1871;
  • 8. Richard, b. 5, 1sl month 1797.

Christian and Richard were both mentioned in the will of their aunt, Christian (Knox) Vick .12

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Mourning Jordan's Timeline

Virginia, Colonial Era US
October 21, 1783
October 2, 1784
November 20, 1786
December 23, 1787
November 27, 1790
Northampton County, North Carolina, United States
April 2, 1792
February 17, 1795
Northampton, NC, United States