John JORDAN

John is my fourth cousin five times removed.  We are related through Reverend Robert and Sarah (WINTER) JORDAN.  John and family were enumerated in the 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 U.S. census population schedules taken in Coventry, Kent, RI.  In all the censuses he was listed as a farmer.[1]  He was enumerated with his wife, son William and his wife in the 1865 Rhode Island state census, again listed as a farmer.[2]

John JORDAN was born 6 June 1799 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[3]  He was the son of Edmund and Elizabeth (GREENE) JORDAN.  He died 15 February 1883 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[4]  He is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[5]  John married Mercy WEAVER 9 January 1819.[6]  Mercy was born 20 May 1800 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[7]  She is the daughter of Captain John and Ruth (WILBUR) WEAVER.  She died 11 July 1893 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[8]  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[9]

John and Mercy had the following children:

  1. Caroline JORDAN died in 1833. She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[10]
  2. George W. JORDAN was born 22 January 1820 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[11] He died 21 November 1899 in Coventry, Kent, RI.  George is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[12]  He married Ruth Ann HALL 28 November 1839 in Warwick, Kent, RI.[13]  Ruth Ann was born 2 February 1822 in Warwick, Kent, RI.  She was the daughter of Isaac and Susan C. HALL.  She died 6 May 1905.[14] Ruth is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[15]
  3. Susan R. JORDAN was born 11 October 1821. She died 25 March 1913.  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[16]  Susan married two times; first to William TAYLOR 26 November 1840 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[17]  She married second to Charles ANDREWS 17 August 1885.  Charles was born in 1825.  He died 2 January 1890.  He is interred at Edmond Andrews Lot in Coventry, Kent, RI.[18]
  4. Hannah Poole JORDAN was born 23 April 1827 in Coventry, Kent, RI. She died 11 January 1904 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[19]  She married Hiram LINDALL 9 November 1846 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[20]  Hiram was born in 4 August 1826 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[21]  He was the son of Abel and Mary LINDALL.  He died 1918 in Coventry, Kent, RI.  He is interred at Woodland Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[22]
  5. Sarah “Sally” A. JORDAN was born about 1829. She died 25 August 1840.
  6. Mercy A. JORDAN was born about 1831. She died 1921.  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[23]  Mercy married Wilbur Tillinghast GREENE 5 July 1852 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[24]  Wilbur was born in 1827.  He was the son of Elisha and Hannah (JONES) GREENE.  He died 15 August 1896.[25]  He is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[26]
  7. Ruth E. JORDAN was born about 1833. She died 23 January 1837.  She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[27]
  8. Caroline Jordan was born 1836. She died 18 January 1837.
  9. John F. JORDAN was born 29 May 1837 in Coventry, Kent, RI. He died 14 January 1905. He is interred at Glendford Cemetery in North Scituate, Providence, RI.[28]  He married Lydia A.  Lydia was born 7 Jun 1838 in Foster, Providence, RI.[29]  She died 22 January 1894 RI.  He was interred at Glendford Cemetery in North Scituate, Providence, RI.[30]
  10. Mary E. JORDAN died 25 July 1839 at less than 1 year old. She is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[31]
  11. William Henry JORDAN was born 1840 in Greene, Kent, RI. He died 1 August 1925 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[32]  He is interred at Hopkins Hollow Cemetery in Coventry, Kent, RI.[33]  William married twice; first to Sophia.  He married second to Sarah M. EASTERBROOK 20 December 1920 in Coventry, Kent, RI.[34]
  12. Sarah Jane Jordan was born about 1844 in RI.
  13. Caroline Jordan was born in 1844. She died 3 October 1845.

[1] 1840 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, Coventry, page 73, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 0022260; NARA microfilm publication M704, 504.  1850 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, population schedule, Coventry, page 256 (stamped), dwelling 149, family 160, John Jordan; NARA microfilm publication M432, 841.  1860 U.S. census, Kent County, Maine, population schedule, Coventry, page 16, dwelling 129, family 149, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 805203; NARA microfilm publication M653, 1203.  1870 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, population schedule, Coventry, page 91, 167 (stamped), dwelling 658, family 809, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 552970; NARA microfilm publication M593, 1471.  1880 U.S. census, Kent County, Rhode Island, population schedule, Coventry, Enumeration District (ED) 071, page 27C, 131 (stamped), dwelling 249, family 289, John Jordan; FHL microfilm 1255209; NARA microfilm publication T9, 1209.

[2] 1865 Rhode Island State Census, Kent County, Rhode Island; Kent Co., RI, (Coventry); John Jordan; page 47, 119 (stamped); line 11, dwelling 292, family 353, Rhode Island, State Censues, 1865-1935, 1865, Kent, Coventry, Ancestry.com; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].

[4] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].

[5] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), John Jordan; memorial 63293347.

[6] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].  Yates Publishing, “U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 June 2015), Mercy Weaver and John Jordan.

[7] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].

[8] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 115, 307 [John Jordan #1528].  FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), Mercy Jordan; FHL microfilm 925616.

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Mercy Weaver Jordan; memorial 30096217.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Caroline Jordan; memorial 117266377.

[11] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 307, 653 [George W. Jordan #4499].

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), George W. Jordan; memorial 63292887.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), George Jordan; page 207457.

[13] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 307, 653 [George W. Jordan #4499].  “Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899,” images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 16 June 2015), Ruth Ann Hall and George W. Jordan; page 73.  James N. Arnold, “Rhode Island Vital Records, 1636-1850; Town and church Records (V.1-V.12),” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Ruth Ann Hall and George W. Jordan; Kent County-V1; page 61; page 73.

[14] Annonson, The Family Jordan, 307, 653 [George W. Jordan #4499].

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Ruth Ann Hall Jordan; memorial 63292917.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Susan R. Jordan Taylor Andrews; memorial 30057715.

[17] James N. Arnold, “Rhode Island Vital Records, 1636-1850; Town and church Records (V.1-V.12),” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Susan R. Jordan and William Taylor; Kent County-V1; page 4-31, page 4-52.  Family History Library, “Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), William Taylor and Susan R. Jordan; FHL microfilm 925615, 908269.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Charles Andrews; memorial 76074503.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Charles Andrews; page 8550.

[19] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), Hannah Pool Lindall; FHL microfilm 1906750.

[20] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), Hannah Pool Lindall; FHL microfilm 1906750.  James N. Arnold, “Rhode Island Vital Records, 1636-1850; Town and church Records (V.1-V.12),” online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Hannah Jordan and Hiram Lindall; Kent County; V1, page 4-31, 4-34.

[21] Genealogical Society of Utah, “Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), Hiram Lindall; FHL microfilm 925615, 908269.

[22] New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Hiram Lindall.

[23] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Mercy A. Jordan Greene; memorial 18932163.

[24] Family History Library, “Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), Wilbur T. Greene and Mercy A. Jordan; FHL microfilm 925616, 925615.

[25] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2015), Wilber Tillinghast Greene; FHL microfilm 2023267.

[26] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Wilbur Tillinghast Greene; memorial 18932201.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 June 2015), Wilbur Greene.

[27] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Ruth E. Jordan; memorial 117266552.

[28] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 June 2015), John F. Jordan; memorial 120700420.

[29]

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 June 2015), Lydia A. Jordan; microfilm 120700439.

[31] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 16 June 2015), Mary E. Jordan; FHL microfilm 117266486.

[32] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan; FHL microfilm 1940081.

[33] FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan; FHL microfilm 1940081.

[34] Family History Library, “Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan and Sarah M. Trenn; FHL microfilm 1838042.  FamilySearch, “Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-`950,” database online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 16 June 2015), William Henry Jordan; FHL microfilm 1940081.

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