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  Descendants of James JORDAN

Generation No. 1 

1. JAMES1 JORDAN was born ca 1780 in Bertie Co, NC, and died 29 May 1836 in Bertie Co, NC. He married MARY.  

Notes for JAMES JORDAN:  Information from: David Jordan email

Will dated 29 May 1835 and probated in Bertie Co, NC May 1836.

Deeds Bertie Co,NC

Gift Deed 11 Aug 1835 James Jordan to son Iredell S. Jordan 120 ac

Gift Deed 8 Nov 1841 Iredell Jordan to sister Mariah Dawson 80 acr

Deed 21 Aug 1841 Iredell Jordan to Starkey Ruffin 380 ac

Deed 29 Jan 1850 Iredell S Jordan to Robert C. Watson 120 ac

Children of JAMES JORDAN and MARY are:

2. i. IREDELL S.2 JORDAN, b. ca 1806, Bertie Co, NC; d. 23 Apr 1844, Dallas Co, AL.

ii. THEOPILUS JORDAN, b. ca 1807.

iii. PATSEY JORDAN, b. ca 1808.

iv. NANCY JORDAN, b. ca 1810; m. (1) UNKNOWN BAKER; m. (2) STEPHEN SMITH, 08 Sep 1847.

v. MARIAH JORDAN, b. ca 1813.

Generation No. 2 

2. IREDELL S.2 JORDAN (JAMES1) was born ca 1806 in Bertie Co, NC, and died 23 Apr 1844 in Dallas Co, AL. He married MARY PRICILLA WARD, daughter of JOSHUA WARD and SILVIA. She was born 1813 in NC, and died 24 Jul 1850 in Union Parish, LA.


Moved to Dallas Co, AL after 1841.

Bought land in Dallas Co, AL in 1842.  

Irdell's Will - Dallas Co, AL: dated 18 Apr 1844 and probated 8 Jul 1844.

Children of IREDELL JORDAN and MARY WARD are:

3. i. JAMES IREDELL3 JORDAN, b. 16 Apr 1838, Bertie Co, NC; d. 29 Jan 1909, Drane Community, Navarro Co,TX.

ii. ELLEN REBECCA JORDAN, b. ca 1839; m. G. W. EVERETT, 16 Mar 1854, Union Cross Roads, Union Parish, LA.


iv. SUSAN ANN ELIZABETH JORDAN, b. ca 1843; m. JESSEE J. STALLINGS, 15 Jul 1858, Pigeon Hill, Union Co, AR.

Generation No. 3  

3. JAMES IREDELL3 JORDAN (IREDELL S.2, JAMES1) was born 16 Apr 1838 in Bertie Co, NC, and died 29 Jan 1909 in Drane Community, Navarro Co,TX. He married (1) MARTHA PERTHYNIA GODLEY 23 Sep 1855 in Union Parish, LA, daughter of JOHN GODLEY and MARTHA BROWN. She was born 21 Oct 1836 in Jasper Co, GA, and died 23 Feb 1880 in Drane Community, Navarro, Co, TX. He married (2) ANNIE LAURIE STURDEVENT 04 Dec 1881 in Navarro, Co, TX. She was born ca 1855 in Anson Co, NC, and died 26 Jan 1928 in Drane Community, Navarro Co,TX.


1850 Dallas Co, AL census

1860 Union Co, AR Census

Enlisted in 9th AR Regt, Capt Wallace Co. of the CSA on 27 mar 1862 at Burnsville, MS.

About 1865 James Iredell Jordan moved to the Drane Community, Navarro Co, TX  

More About JAMES IREDELL JORDAN:   Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Navarro Co, TX  

More About MARTHA PERTHYNIA GODLEY:   Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Navarro Co, TX


CSA Pension.  

More About ANNIE LAURIE STURDEVENT:  Burial: Dresden Cemetery, Navarro Co, TX


i. JOHN IREDELL4 JORDAN, b. 23 Jul 1856, La; d. 11 Aug 1864, Union Co, AR.

ii. LILLIE B. JORDAN, b. 29 Mar 1858, Union Parish, LA; d. 16 Sep 1864, Union Co, AR.

iii. LOUISE O. JORDAN, b. 16 Mar 1860, Union Co, AR; d. 15 Sep 1860, Union Co, AR.

4. iv. JAMES WILLIAM ROCK JORDAN, b. 30 Oct 1862, Union Parish, LA; d. 21 Jun 1944, Houston, Harris Co, TX.

v. JESSIE S. JORDAN, b. 17 Apr 1864; d. 10 Mar 1865.

vi. MARYETTA S. JORDAN, b. 25 Jul 1866, Navarro, Co, TX; d. 22 Oct 1949; m. HARDY HOPKINS, 18 Dec 1883.

vii. FRANCIS JORDAN, b. 14 Mar 1869; d. 22 Sep 1919; m. WALTERS HARRIS.

viii. MARTHA GODLEY JORDAN, b. 12 Jan 1872; d. 08 May 1958, Navarro, Co, TX; m. THOMAS SIEMON HARRIS, 18 Dec 1889.

ix. SAMUEL BARLETT JORDAN, b. 09 Dec 1874, Navarro, Co, TX; d. 31 Oct 1959, Texas City, TX; m. NEVA GALE HANSON, 16 Feb 1898, Navarro, Co, TX.

x. THOMAS PAUL JORDAN, b. 20 Oct 1877; d. 25 Apr 1948; m. BLANCHE BRYAN.

xi. BENNIE I. JORDAN, b. 14 Feb 1880, Navarro, Co, TX; d. 05 Jul 1880, Navarro, Co, TX.

xii. LUMMIE I. JORDAN, b. 14 Feb 1880, Navarro, Co, TX; d. 12 Nov 1880, Navarro, Co, TX.


xiii. ZELLA ELIZABETH4 JORDAN, b. 02 Sep 1882, Navarro, Co, TX; d. 29 Apr 1979, San Antonio, Bexar Co, TX; m. MURRAY ELMO HANSON, 07 Oct 1900, Navarro, Co, TX.

xiv. MARGARET JORDAN, b. 20 Mar 1885, Navarro, Co, TX; d. 13 Jan 1908; m. JOHN ROBERT WERNER.

xv. INFANT JORDAN, b. 01 Jan 1887; d. 15 Jan 1887.

xvi. ALLIE GERTRUDE JORDAN, b. 15 Nov 1887, Navarro, Co, TX; d. Apr 1982, CA; m. JOHN ROBERT WERNER.

xvii. CHARLES BENJAMIN "BUBA" JORDAN, b. 02 Apr 1890; d. 02 Apr 1984; m. WILLIE RAE.

xviii. SADIE JORDAN, b. 17 Mar 1892.

xix. RUBY JEWELL JORDAN, b. 08 Feb 1894; d. 25 Feb 1922; m. JIM HOWARD.

xx. NETTIE LEE JORDAN, b. 15 Sep 1895; d. 06 Mar 1975; m. (1) GULICK ROBINSON; m. (2) GORDON SUTTON.

xxi. VIVA LOTTIE JORDAN, b. 05 Jul 1895, Navarro, Co, TX; d. 05 Dec 1987, Navarro, Co, TX; m. VIRGIL WILLIAMSON.

    Generation No. 4  

4. JAMES WILLIAM ROCK4 JORDAN (JAMES IREDELL3, IREDELL S.2, JAMES1) was born 30 Oct 1862 in Union Parish, LA, and died 21 Jun 1944 in Houston, Harris Co, TX. She married IOLA V. HANSON 1894. She was born 11 Feb 1868 in El Dorado, AR, and died 1936 in San Antonio, Bexar Co, TX.

  More About JAMES WILLIAM ROCK JORDAN:  Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, San Antonio, TX

  More About IOLA V. HANSON:  Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, San Antonio, TX

Children of JAMES JORDAN and IOLA HANSON are:


ii. THELMA FRANCIS JORDAN, b. 13 Jul 1900, Cross Roades, Henderson Co, TX; d. 28 Dec 1914, Cross Roades, Henderson Co, TX.

iii. ELMO JORDAN, b. 1902; m. EVA KAHEY.

iv. OLA JORDAN, b. 1904; m. O. D. STARKEY.

v. ALLEN JORDAN, b. 1906, Cross Roades, Henderson Co, TX; d. Royal Oak, MI; m. GRACE, Smackover, AR.

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