Matthew Jordan

Matthew JORDAN is my first cousin five times removed.  We are related through his grandparents, my fifth great grandparents Solomon I. and Christiana (SIMONTON) JORDAN.  Matthew is the second of ten children born to Matthew and Abigail (HASLAM) JORDAN.  He was born 19 October 1798 in Ellsworth, Maine.[1]  He married first Eliza WHITTAKER 1827 in Ellsworth.[2]  He and Eliza had five children:  Susan Alice, Levi Cousins, Hazen W., George W., and Joshua.  He married second, Mary CUMMINGS Jan 1844 in Ellsworth.  He and Mary had one child: Albion Francis.  He and Mary along with all the children were enumerated in the 1850 and 1860 censuses taken in Trenton.[3]  He died 14 Jul 1870 in Trenton, Maine; he is buried at Brady Brook Cemetery in Trenton.[4]


[1] Godfrey Memorial Library, comp., “American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI),” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 28 September 2013), Matthew Jordan 93:335.  Online image, William Edgar Sherman, national 48193, state 920, descendant of Capt. George Haslam; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 September 2013), Mathew Jordan, 19 Oct 1798, Trenton, Hancock, Maine.

[2] Online image, William Edgar Sherman, national 48193, state 920, Sons of the American Revolution.

[3] 1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Trenton, , dwelling 12, family 13, Matthew Jordan; NARA microfilm publication M432, 255.  1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Trenton, page 31, dwelling 218, family 218, Matthew Jordan; NARA microfilm publication M653, .

[4] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 28 September 2013), Matthew Jordan, Jr., mem#107788946.

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