Emily “Emela” Harriet JORDAN

Emily is my fifth cousin four times removed through three different lines all stemming from Rev. Robert and Sarah (WINTER) JORDAN.  She is the daughter of Elias and Polly (WARREN) JORDAN.  Emily and George were enumerated in the 1850 census living with George’s Parents in Lee, Penobscot, Maine.[1]  In the 1860 census they were enumerated living in Brunswick, Kanabec, Minnesota.[2]

Emily Harriet JORDAN was born 23 May 1825 in Dover, Penobscot, Maine.[3]  She died 31 December 1916 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon.  She was interred at Hillside Cemetery in Monticello, Wright, Minnesota.[4]  Emily married George Lincoln STAPLES 5 September 1845 in Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine.[5]  George was born in 26 January 1826 in Lee, Penobscot, Maine.[6]  He was the son of Winslow and Elizabeth STAPLES.  He died 18 December 1869 in Monticello, Wright, Minnesota.  He was interred at Hillside Cemetery in Monticello, Wright, Minnesota.[7]

Emily and George had the following children:

  1. Mary E. STAPLES.  Born 10 July 1846.  She died Jun 1879.  She was interred at Hillside Cemetery in Monticello, Wright, Minnesota.[8]  Mary married William TUBBS.
  2. Silas Lincoln STAPLES. Born 1 Jan 1848 in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine.  He died 7 October 1924 in Lincoln, Morrison, Minnesota.  He is interred at Randall Cemetery in Randall, Morrison, Minnesota.[9]  He married Mary Elizabeth WARINNER.
  3. King George STAPLES. Born 26 May 1851.  He died 21 September 1910.  He is interred at Oakwood Cemetery at Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota.[10]
  4. Isaac Edwin “Ike” STAPLES. Born 27 April 1859 in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine.  He died 21 July 1942 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon.  He is interred at Wilhelm’s Portland Memorial in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon. [11] He married three times, first to Minnie Myra CHANCE.  He married second to Gertrude E. HILBORN.  His third wife was Pearl Lau SHOREY.
  5. Union STAPLES was born 1865. He died in 1870.  He is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Monticello, Wright, Minnesota.[12]

[1] 1850 United States census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Lee, image 6/22, dwelling 41, family 41, Winslow Staples; FHL microfilm 443503; NARA microfilm publication M432, 266.

[2] 1860 U.S. census, Kanabec County, Minnesota, population schedule, Brunswick, page 1, dwelling 1, family 1, George L. Staples; FHL 803571; NARA microfilm publication M653, 571.

[3] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 20 March 2016), Emela Jordan; FHL microfilm 11530.

[4] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), Emily Jordan Staples; memorial 35324771.

[5] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205247, 000009863, George L. Staples and Emily Jordon, 5 September 1845; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 20 March 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 20 March 2016), George L. Staples and Emily Jordan; FHL microfilm 11529, 11948.

[6] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 20 March 2016), George Lincoln Staples; FHL microfilm 11531.

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), George Lincoln Staples; memorial 35295095.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), mary E. Staples Tubbs; memorial 58313854.

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), Silas Lincoln Staples; memorial 95038387.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), King G. Staples; memorial 15442018.

[11] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), Isaac Edwin “Ike” Staples, Sr.; memorial 81621791.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), Union E. Staples; memorial 58313982.

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