Gardner JORDAN

Gardner is my fourth cousin four times removed through his third great grandparents, Dominicus and Hannah (TRISTRAM), my seventh great grandparents.  He is also my fifth cousin four times removed through his fourth great grandparents, Reverend Robert and Sarah (WINTER) JORDAN, my eighth great grandparents.  Gardner and family were enumerated in the 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 censuses taken in Portland, Cumberland, ME.

Gardner JORDAN was born 11 April 1818 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[1]  He died of a disease of the heart on 23 February 1883 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[2]  He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[3]  He married first Hannah RACKLEFF in 28 November 1839 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[4]  Hannah was born 31 December 1822 in Boothbay, Lincoln, ME.  She was the daughter of Charles and Lois (DREW) RACKLEFF.  He married second to Harriet Frances QUIMBY 1 September 1857 in Lynn, Essex, MA.[5]  Harriet died 13 April 1909.  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[6]

Gardner and Hannah had the following children:

  1. Harriet Augusta was born 6 September 1840 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[7] She died of consumption 28 May 1852 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[8]
  2. Son born 25 July 1842 in Portland, Cumberland, ME. He died at age 1 day of “infantile” 26 July 1842 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[9]
  3. Cornelia was born 1849 in Portland, Cumberland, ME. She died of consumption 11 September 1856 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[10]

[1] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 313, 661 [Gardner Jordan #4540].

[2] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002615, Gardner Jordan, 23 February 1883; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 313, 661 [Gardner Jordan #4540].

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 April 2015), Gardner Jordan; memorial 118572052.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 313, 661 [Gardner Jordan #4540].

[4] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002615, Gardner Jordan and Harriet Rackleff, 28 November 1839; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 313, 661 [Gardner Jordan #4540].

[5] Dodd Jordan, Liahona Research, creator, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 18 April 2015), Gardner Jordan and Harriet F. Bradbury; FHL microfilm 1433015.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 313, 661 [Gardner Jordan #4540].

[6] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 April 2015), Harriet Jordan; memorial 118571176.

[7] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002615, 000009812, Harrett Augusta Jordan, 6 September 1840; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015), Harriett Augusta Jordan; FHL microfilm 9812, 12013.

[8] Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine, Death and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015), Harriet A. Jordan; FHL microfilm 12017, 9812.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002615, 000009812, Harriet A. Jordan, 30 May 1852; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[9] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002615, Jordan, 26 July 1842; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[10] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002615, Cornelia Jordan, 11 September 1856; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 18 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

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