Elisha JORDAN

Elisha is my second cousin six times removed; we are related through his great grandparents, Dominicus and Hannah (TRISTRAM) JORDAN, my seventh great grandparents.  Elisha served in the Revolutionary War.[1]

Elisha JORDAN was born 12 April 1761 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[2]  Elisha is the son of Clement and Sarah (GRAY) JORDAN.  He died 12 January 1852 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[3]  He was interred at Riverside Cemetery, Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[4]  Elisha married Mary ARMSTRONG 27 January 1790 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[5]  Mary was born in 1769 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[6]  She died 22 April 1850 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[7]  She was interred at Riverside Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[8]

Elisha and Mary had the following children:

  1. Esther was born 2 January 1791 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[9] She died 13 January 1862 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[10]  She is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[11]  She married Nathaniel JORDAN 27 December 1808 in Cape Elizabeth Cumberland, ME.[12]  He was born 15 October 1782 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[13]  Nathaniel is the son of Captain Joshua and Catherine (JORDAN) JORDAN.  He is my first cousin six times removes, fourth cousin five times removed and fourth cousin nine times removed.  Esther and Nathaniel are second cousin once removed and fourth cousins.  Nathaniel died 19 March 1856.[14]  He is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[15]
  2. Mary was born in 1792 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[16] She died 14 December 1823.[17]  She is interred at Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[18]  She married Peter MERRILL 23 October 1817 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[19]  Peter was born 1788.[20]  He is the son of James and Hannah (HARRIS) MERRILL.  He died of consumption on 1 November 1846 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[21]  He is interred at Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[22]
  3. Pauline was born 1796 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[23] She died 9 December 1828 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[24]  She is interred at Riverside Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[25]  Pauline married twice; she married first to Ephraim Clark DUNN 7 June 1816 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME, by Rev. William GREGG.[26] Ephraim was born 29 December 1793 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[27]  He was the son of Joshua and Rebecca (JONES) DUNN.  He died before September 1821.[28]   She married second, Captain Ephraim B. DINSMORE about 17 September 1821 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME by Rev. William GREGG.[29]  Ephraim was born 25 June 1795 in Dresden, Lincoln, ME.[30]  He was the son of David and Anna DINSMORE.
  4. Lucia was born 1798 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[31] She died 17 September 1834 in Buxton, York, ME.[32]  She is interred at Eastern Cemetery in Gorham, Cumberland, ME.[33]  Lucia married Daniel C. EMERY on 9 August 1826.[34]  Daniel was born 2 May 1803 in Buxton, York, ME.[35]  He died 1 June 1881.[36]  He is interred at Eastern Cemetery in Gorham, Cumberland, ME.[37]
  5. Mehitable was born in 1800 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[38] She died 9 October 1828.[39]  She is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[40]  Mehitable married James STROUT 29 January 1824.[41]  James was born 18 May 1799 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[42]  He is the son of James and Anna (COBB) STROUT.  He died 10 August 1870 in Durham, Androscoggin, ME.[43]  He is interred at Strout Cemetery, Durham, Androscoggin, ME.[44]
  6. Caroline was born in 1802 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[45] She died unmarried in 1883.[46]  She is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[47]
  7. Sarah Gray was born in 1805 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[48] She died unmarried 6 January 1829 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[49]  She is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[50]
  8. Achsah was born 1808 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[51] She died 17 November 1835 in South Portland, Cumberland, ME.[52]  She is interred in at Bayview Cemetery South Portland, Cumberland, ME.[53]  Achsah married Rufus DYER 26 August 1829 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[54]  Rufus was born 18 August 1806 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[55]  He is the son of Nathaniel and Abigail (HIGGINS) DYER.  He died 25 April 1864.[56]  He is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in South Portland, Cumberland, ME.[57]
  9. Captain Elisha was born in 1811 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[58] He died 23 March 1853.[59]  He is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[60]  Elisha married Sarah A. JORDAN 18 November 1840 in Buxton, York, ME.[61]  Sarah was born 18 March 1820 in Gorham, Cumberland, ME.[62]  She is the daughter of Nathaniel and Desire Parker (LEWIS) JORDAN.  Sarah and I are related as third cousins four times removed, fourth cousin four and five times removed and sixth cousins seven times removed.  Elisha and Sarah are first cousins once removed and third cousins once removed.  Sarah died 7 February 1915 in Santa Clara County, CA.[63]  She is interred at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME.[64]

[1] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[2] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[3] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[4] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[5] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[6] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[7] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[8] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 29, 65 [Elisha Jordan #195].

[9] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65, 90, 174 [Esther Jordan #760].

[10] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 90, 174 [Esther Jordan #760].

[11] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 90, 174 [Esther Jordan #760].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 10 May 2015), Esther Jordan Jordan; memorial 5900695.

[12] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 90, 174 [Esther Jordan #760].  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 10 May 2015), Esther Jordan and Nathaniel Jordan.

[13] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 36, 90, 174 [Nathaniel Jordan #304].

[14] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 36, 90, 174 [Nathaniel Jordan #304].

[15] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 36, 90, 174 [Nathaniel Jordan #304].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 10 May 2015), Nathaniel Jordan; memorial 5900624.

[16] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65, 174 [Mary Jordan #761].

[17] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Mary Jordan #761].

[18] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Mary Jordan #761].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 10 May 2015), Mary Merrill; memorial 70871107.

[19] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Mary Jordan #761].

[20] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Mary Jordan #761].

[21] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Mary Jordan #761].  Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine, Death and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015), Peter Merrill; FHL microfilm 12017.  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002651, 000009830, Peter Merrill, 3 November 1846; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[22] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Mary Jordan #761].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 10 May 2015), Peter Merrill; memorial 101663685.

[23] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65, 174 [Pauline Jordan #762].

[24] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Pauline Jordan #762].

[25] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Pauline Jordan #762].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 May 2015), Paulina Jordan Densmore; memorial 60303906.

[26] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Pauline Jordan #762].  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Ephraim Dunn, 7 June 1816; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[27] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Pauline Jordan #762].  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Ephraim Clark Dunn, 29 December 1793; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[28] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Pauline Jordan #762].

[29] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 174 [Pauline Jordan #762].  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Eprhraim Dinsmore and Paulina Dunn, about 17 September 1821; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[30] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015), Ephram Dinsmore; FHL microfilm 10820.

[31] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65, 175 [Lucia Jordan #763].

[32] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Lucia Jordan #763].  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002334, Mrs. Lucia Emery, 17 September 1834; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[33] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Lucia Jordan #763].

[34] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015), Daniel C. Emery and Lucia Jordan; FHL microfilm 10930.  Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Lucia Jordan #763].

[35] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Lucia Jordan #763].  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015), Daniel C. Emery; FHL microfilm 10594.

[36] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Lucia Jordan #763].  Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002334, 000009782, Daniel C. Emery, 1 June 1881; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 10 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[37] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Lucia Jordan #763].

[38] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65 [Mehitable Jordan #764].

[39] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65 [Mehitable Jordan #764].

[40] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65 [Mehitable Jordan #764].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 May 2015), Mehitab le Jordan Strout; memorial 60305467.

[41] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65 [Mehitable Jordan #764].

[42] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205261, James Strout, Jr., 18 May 1799; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 11 May 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 May 2015), James Strout Junior.

[43] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 May 2015), James Strout Junior.

[44] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 11 May 2015), James Strout Jr; memorial 44325066.

[45] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65 [Caroline Jordan #765].

[46] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65 [Caroline Jordan #765].

[47] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65 [Caroline Jordan #765].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 11 May 2015), Caroline Jordan; memorial 60305043.

[48] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65 [Sarah Gray Jordan #766].

[49] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65 [Sarah Gray Jordan #766].

[50] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65 [Sarah Gray Jordan #766].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 8 May 2015), Sarah C. Jordan; memorial 60305299.

[51] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65, 175 [Achsah Jordan #767].

[52] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Achsah Jordan #767].

[53] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Achsah Jordan #767].

[54] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 May 2015), Rufus Dyer and Achsah Jordan.  Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Achsah Jordan #767].

[55] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Achsah Jordan #767].

[56] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Achsah Jordan #767].

[57] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175 [Achsah Jordan #767].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 11 May 2015), Rufus Dyer; memorial 82276685.

[58] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 65, 175, 426 [Captain Elisha Jordan #768].

[59] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175, 426 [Captain Elisha Jordan #768].

[60] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175, 426 [Captain Elisha Jordan #768].

[61] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2014), Sarah A. Jordan and Elisha Jordan 18 Nov. 1840.  Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175, 426 [Captain Elisha Jordan #768].

[62] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175, 426 [Captain Elisha Jordan #768].  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2014), Sarah Jordan 18 March 1820.

[63] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175, 426 [Captain Elisha Jordan #768].  California California Department of Health and Wellfare, “California, Death Index, 1905-1939,” digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 March 2014), Sarah A. Jordan.

[64] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 65, 175, 426 [Captain Elisha Jordan #768].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 March 2014), Sarah A. Jordan.  Billion Graves, Billion Graves, online images (www.billionbraves.com : online 21 March 2014), Sarah A. Jordan.

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